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Comprehensive or lacking? Lawmakers weigh in on Duterte’s SONA

Comprehensive or lacking? Lawmakers weigh in on Duterte’s SONA

News July 26, 2017 at 2:47 am 0 comments

WAS IT ENOUGH? President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his second State of the Nation Address. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

MANILA, Philippines – Self-confessed “bully” President Rodrigo Duterte may have hit some of the right notes during his second State of …

Revealed: Jeremy Corbyn’s secret backer when chips were down – Tony Blair

Revealed: Jeremy Corbyn’s secret backer when chips were down – Tony Blair

News July 23, 2017 at 2:45 am 0 comments

Famously, Jeremy Corbyn could not have entered the Labour leadership contest without the nominations of MPs who wanted a leftwinger in the race, although they had no intention of voting for him. But even before that, it has emerged, the …

A high schooler came up with a genius way to help prevent sunburns at the pool.

A high schooler came up with a genius way to help prevent sunburns at the pool.

News July 22, 2017 at 5:35 am 0 comments

The residents of Clayton, Missouri, can expect fewer sunburns at the pool this summer, thanks to a timely and brilliant idea from a local high school student.

16-year-old Lynly Brennan raised about $1,600 to install sunscreen dispensers at three community …

Chief: Death of Australian woman ‘should not have happened’

Chief: Death of Australian woman ‘should not have happened’

News July 21, 2017 at 6:08 am 0 comments

(Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP). Family and friends gather on Sydney’s Freshwater Beach, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, following a candlelight vigil, where they threw hundreds of pink flowers into the ocean for Justine Damond. (Stephen Govel/www.stephengovel.com via AP). This undated …

Senate, O.J. Simpson, Linkin Park: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Senate, O.J. Simpson, Linkin Park: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

News July 21, 2017 at 3:03 am 0 comments

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Good evening. Here’s the latest.

1. The scramble to revive the health bill continues in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, plans to hold a make-or-break procedural vote …

Just like Thatcher, Theresa May must be both fox and lion to survive

Just like Thatcher, Theresa May must be both fox and lion to survive

News July 20, 2017 at 2:45 am 0 comments

She’s in trouble, big trouble. Westminster is alive with leaks of cabinet rows. Government policy is a shambles. The lobby is a cauldron of midsummer madness. The prime minister has lost her grip. She must go, by Christmas if not …

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Inspiration to Women of Color in STEM Fields

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Inspiration to Women of Color in STEM Fields

News July 19, 2017 at 2:29 am 0 comments

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The effect of Maryam Mirzakhani’s death was felt worldwide.

On July 14, Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford professor of mathematics and the only female winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics, died at the age of 40.

In just …

China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown

China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown

News July 18, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

SHANGHAI — The last of Facebook’s major products that still worked in China was hit by government blocks on Tuesday, as Beijing broadly tightens its controls over the internet.

WhatsApp, a messaging app used across the globe, was partly disrupted …

Grenfell Tower Fire: Jeremy Corbyn’s Letter To Theresa May In Full

Grenfell Tower Fire: Jeremy Corbyn’s Letter To Theresa May In Full

News July 18, 2017 at 8:04 am 0 comments

Jeremy Corbyn said the Government risks “disrespecting” Grenfell Tower victims if the inquiry fails to unearth “underlying causes” for the lethal inferno.

The Labour leader has written to Prime Minister Theresa May calling for sweeping changes to the probe into …

‘Dunkirk’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

‘Dunkirk’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

News July 18, 2017 at 5:27 am 0 comments

The early reviews of “Dunkirk” are in, and critics seem to be singing director Christopher Nolan’s praises.

Hitting theaters this Friday, Nolan’s World War II epic is currently averaging 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, thanks to overwhelmingly positive reviews.

Christopher Nolan’s …