Greta Thunberg came with a burning message at Davos Forum

Greta Thunberg came with a burning message at Davos Forum

Greta Thunberg on Tuesday punched a hole in the promises emerging from a forum of the global political and business elite and offered instead an ultimatum: Stop investing in fossil fuels immediately, or explain to your children why you did...
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Democrats remain silent on Iran protests as demonstrators blame regime, not Trump, for plane crash

Democrats remain silent on Iran protests as demonstrators blame regime, not Trump, for plane crash

Democratic congressional leaders and presidential candidates who were unsparing in their criticism of President Trump for the escalation with Iran over the past two weeks largely have gone silent now that the protests on the streets of Tehran and beyond...
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How fake bushfire images and misleading maps of Australia are spreading on social media

How fake bushfire images and misleading maps of Australia are spreading on social media

Photos from old bushfires and fake maps have been shared on social media during the bushfire crisis. There has been no shortage of terrifying images showing the devastation wrought by Australia’s bushfire crisis, but some of the most widely shared...
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Joaquin Phoenix drops several F-Bombs in his Golden Globes speech, blasting Hollywood hypocrisy

Joaquin Phoenix drops several F-Bombs in his Golden Globes speech, blasting Hollywood hypocrisy

Joaquin Phoenix drops several F-Bombs in his Golden Globes speech, blasting Hollywood hypocrisy Joaquin Phoenix took home the Golden Globe on Sunday night for his role in “Joker,” but not without some drama. After acknowledging his fellow nominees, Phoenix...
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Use of death penalty in US this year was “near historic lows”, report says

Use of death penalty in US this year was “near historic lows”, report says

The use of the death penalty across the United States remained near “historic lows” this year, a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center says. “Capital punishment continued to wither across the United States in 2019, disappearing c...
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Macron pension reform: France enters second day of strike

Macron pension reform: France enters second day of strike

A strike over planned pension reforms that paralysed France on Thursday has entered its second day. Several unions, including rail and metro workers, voted to extend the strike action, meaning another day of major disruptions to key services. It comes...
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Indian doctors remove giant 7.4kg kidney from man

Indian doctors remove giant 7.4kg kidney from man

Organ nearly 45cm-long was cut from 56-year-old suffering from autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Indian surgeons have cut a kidney weighing the same as a bowling ball out of a man with a life-threatening genetic condition, a surgeon has said....
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