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Corner Office: David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee: ‘The Devil Can't Have the Best Tunes'

42 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The son of World War II refugees, Mr. Miliband walked away from British politics. Today he works to bring food, aid and education to refugees around the world.
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Mom of N.J. man killed by "brain-eating amoeba" after visiting surf resort files lawsuit

59 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The mother of a New Jersey man who died of a rare "brain-eating amoeba" after visiting a Texas surf resort has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the water park.
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Move over, Ken Jennings. There's a new Jeopardy champion ready to become a household name

1 hour ago   |   National Post

It was almost 15 years ago, in the summer of 2004, that Ken Jennings began his Jeopardy winning streak. On his way to becoming a household name and water-cooler fodder across...
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How Rachel Carson's Silent Spring inspired the first Earth Day - and how hard the powers that be fought to stop it

1 hour ago   |   National Post

The red imported fire ant is an invasive, baneful little pest of the family formicidae, native to South America and introduced to the U.S., it's believed, by cargo shipped from...
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Jason Momoa shaves signature beard to promote recycling

2 hours ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - “Aquaman” is clean-shaven. Actor Jason Momoa on Wednesday released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and moustache in order to promote recycling...
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Quebec public security minister warning flood zone residents not to take chances

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Quebec's public security minister is urging people in regions at risk of flooding not to take any chances and to follow the advice of civil security officials. Genevieve...
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The Chaplain, the cathedral fire and the race to rescue Notre Dame's relics

The Chaplain, the cathedral fire and the race to rescue Notre Dame's relics

3 hours ago   |   National Post

PARIS - By the time the Paris Fire Department's chaplain made his way inside of Notre Dame, flames had already consumed most of the cathedral's roof and its spire had smashed...
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Roger Waters Urges Madonna to Boycott Eurovision Israel Performance in Guardian Op-Ed

4 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

“Some of my fellow musicians who have recently performed in Israel say they are doing it to build bridges and further the cause of peace. Bullshit.”-Roger Waters
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These are the world's 12 longest tunnels

These are the world's 12 longest tunnels

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

For centuries, mountains and lakes posed massive problems for engineers. In both cases, they make travel nearly impossible and can make trips longer by days or months to bypass...
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New Brunswick facing ‘significant flooding' risk over Easter weekend:forecasters

4 hours ago   |   National Post

FREDERICTON - A year after history-making floods, people living along the St. John River are being warned anew to brace for significant flooding over the Easter weekend. The...
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Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just received Mueller's report

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Electrical short circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

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Notre Dame fundraising inspires nearly $2 million in donations to rebuild burned Louisiana churches

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Diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

Diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

Josh Bratchley was found in an air pocket in the flooded cave. Read more ...

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Replace Pompeo with someone ‘more cautious & mature' if you want to talk, N. Korea tells US

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Transcript: Attorney General William Barr's press conference remarks ahead of Mueller report release

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Read the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller

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