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Canadian diplomats hit by Cuba illness feel ‘abandoned’: paper | Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) – A group of Canadian diplomats who left the embassy in Cuba after they suffered unusual health symptoms says their foreign ministry has abandoned them, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Monday. Canada said in April it … Continue reading

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France Has Neither Nationalism nor Patriotism 

Just 29% of the French are willing to fight for their country, according to a 2017 WIN/Gallup poll, a bit above Germany’s 18%. Contrast that to 84% of Israel’s Jewish population. That’s “patriotism” or “nationalism,” as you prefer. All Europeans … Continue reading

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US shoots down a fake nuke using a ‘kill vehicle’ interceptor

A US warship has shot down a ballistic missile in space as part of the latest test of the military’s advanced interceptor technology. And the entire feat was caught on video. Source: US shoots down a fake nuke using a … Continue reading

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The Legend of Donald Trump Continues to Grow

EXCERPT: Here are the lessons and winners of this epic, historic battle over the Brett Kavanaugh nomination: First, America always does the right thing … but only after exhausting every other option. Second, the biggest winner is President Donald Trump. … Continue reading

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Parkour Atlas | Can You Do This?

Atlas does parkour. The control software uses the whole body including legs, arms and torso, to marshal the energy and strength for jumping over the log and leaping up the steps without breaking its pace. (Step height 40 cm.) Atlas … Continue reading

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National Solar Observatory and U.S. Post Office remain under (Day 3) FBI quarantine and nobody knows why

Townsfolk and the Sheriff of Sunspot, New Mexico, are furious after special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation forcefully evacuated employees, visitors, and residents from the National Solar Observatory and nearby U.S. Post Office at Sacramento Peak on Friday following a … Continue reading

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‘We’ve Been Attacked’: A Personal Reflection About Sept. 11, 2001

I was just three months into a new job in midtown Manhattan as a publicist for a classical music producer and conductor when the planes hit the towers on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. As I emerged from the subway platform … Continue reading

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