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Kapparot: Why Thousands of Chickens Will Die Today in Controversial Ancient Ritual

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Critics have been pressing for an overhaul of the practice, which has been branded "barbaric" by animal rights groups.
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EU enlargement chief urges Macedonians to back name deal

6 hours ago   |   National Post

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia will take a big step to joining the European Union if the country supports a name change to “North Macedonia,” the official in charge of the...
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Puppies found with severed heads in remote Greek village

22 hours ago   |   ABC News

Police in northeastern Greece say they are investigating the killing of seven puppies who were found dumped on a roadside with their heads cut off
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Data Sheet-Why We Should All Get As Much Sleep As Jeff Bezos

1 day ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . Good morning. I'd like to start...
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Thousands march to promote vote for Macedonia name deal

2 days ago   |   National Post

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Thousands of people have marched in Macedonia's capital to promote support for changing the country's name in an upcoming referendum that also could clear...
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Migrants injured crossing Greece-Turkey

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Police in Greece say three migrants were injured when the truck in which they were riding with 38 others crashed through a fence and collided with a parked car outside a town...
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4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that requires the chopping down of an ancient forest
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4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest. Police in the city...
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4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

BERLIN - Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest. Police in...
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An Ancient Ballgame Makes A Comeback In Mexico

An Ancient Ballgame Makes A Comeback In Mexico

2 days ago   |   NPR

Ulama is a pre-Columbian team sport played with a solid rubber ball that's bounced off players' hips. In olden times, the game is said to have decided the winners of wars.
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China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

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Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. Read more ...

Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying has history of violence

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1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

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Here is what you need to know. Trump slams China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods. President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the US Trade Representative to impose a... Read more ...

College golf star found murdered on course

College golf star found murdered on course

A top Iowa State University golfer was found dead on a course after being assaulted - and a man has been charged with her murder, authorities said. Spanish-native Celia Barquin... Read more ...