2020 Desertification and Drought Day — Global Issues

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Inter Press Service As populations become larger, wealthier, and more urban, there is far greater demand for land. “If we keep producing and consuming as usual, we will eat into the planet’s capacity to sustain life… …until there is nothing left but scraps.” — Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the UN […]

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Bret Weinstein
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White Supremacy

Radical Protests Shut Down Science, Nature for a Day

Radical activists persuaded top science journals to stop work on June 10 and to validate their claims of “white supremacy” throughout the American science sector. The willingness of top scientists to submit to the radicals’ half-disguised political goals is a dangerous failure, said Bret Weinstein, a biologist and a champion for free speech. In a […]

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TV & Showbiz

Paul Chuckle reveals he was forced to perform on the day of his baby daughter’s funeral – The Sun

PAUL Chuckle has heartbreakingly revealed he was forced to perform on the day of his baby daughter’s funeral. The comic – famous for being one half of The Chuckle Brothers – buried his three-month-old child Nicola in the morning before doing a stand-up show at night. 4 Paul Elliott at his brother Barry’s funeral as […]

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Cam Newton
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Drew Brees
Indianapolis Colts
Los Angeles Chargers
New Orleans Saints
Philip Rivers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Teddy Bridgewater
Tom Brady

Tom Brady to Tampa Bay? Sure looks like it, on epic day of NFL QB news

Rivers to Indy, Bridgewater to Carolina, Cam’s out and Brees is back You wanted NFL quarterback news, and bygawd on Tuesday you got it. As never before. By the cargo-ship flotilla. If Tom Brady announcing his departure from New England, preceding reports saying he’s Tampa Bay-bound, plus Carolina kicking Cam Newton to the discount-trade curb, […]

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Stock markets

The Toronto Stock Exchange just had its worst day since 1940. Yes, that’s 80 years

Canadian stocks suffered one of their worst days in decades on Thursday, plunging by more than 12 per cent amid a steady stream of negative headlines connected to the new coronavirus. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell by 12.34 per cent, or more than 1,760 points, as the chief benchmark for Canadian stocks finished at an […]

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bringing ideas to life at Science Hack Day

Have you an idea of something to make, but to do it you would need a free weekend, a group of helpers, a few electrical sockets and a bit of food? If so, then Science Hack Day Dublin on March 7th and 8th could answer the call. An almost annual event since 2012, the free, […]

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BC Government
First Nations
Local News

Ministers optimistic as talks with Wet’suwet’en chiefs continue for third day

SMITHERS — A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief and senior government ministers said Saturday they remain optimistic that talks will break an impasse over a pipeline dispute that has sparked widespread solidarity protests and transport disruptions. The talks in Smithers, B.C., stretched into their third day without a deal, but negotiators from various sides said they believe […]

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Kentucky man died in 2012 but still gets wife Valentine’s Day flowers

Rich Cox was a romantic man in life — and he made sure his death wouldn’t stop his wife from knowing how much he loved her. On Wednesday, for the eighth time since Rich died in 2012, Valentine’s Day flowers were delivered to Tracey Cox from her late husband. They came a day before her Feb.13 birthday — just a […]

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Hockey Inside Out
Montreal Canadiens

Canadiens game day: Ex-linemate Caufield ‘a scorer,’ Devils’ Hughes says

NEWARK, N.J. — Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield was limited to one goal and one assist at the world junior championship this year, but former linemate Jack Hughes said there shouldn’t be any concern over his numbers. “He wasn’t in a very good situation because he only played about 10 minutes a game,” said Hughes, who […]

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Cyber Initiatives Group
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The Cipher Brief
Thomas Donahue

The Worst Possible Day: US Telecommunications and Huawei

Thomas Donahue is a Cipher Brief expert and former Senior Director for Cyber Operations on the U.S. National Security Council Staff.  His article was originally published by National Defense University Press PRISM.  In case you missed it, you can read The Worst Possible Day: US Telecommunication and Huawei – Pt. 1 here  Pt. 2 Options for the […]

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