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Top Republicans McConnell and McCarthy Snub Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Skip Ceremony Honoring Justice as She Lies in State

One week after her passing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being honored Friday morning with a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. Justice Ginsburg becomes the first woman and the first person of Jewish faith to lie in state in Statuary Hall. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi honored the beloved jurist, and […]

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‘What Happened to the People?’: Lindsey Graham Slammed for Declaring Supreme Court ‘Will Decide’ Who Wins the Election

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is facing new outrage from voters across the country for yet another comment he made that’s causing concern. Fresh off the heels of him promising – repeatedly – to not take up the nomination of any Supreme Court justice in an election year, and then reneging on that promise, remarks […]

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Pentagon Officials Are Worried Trump May Order Troops to Put Down Election Unrest: NYT

Senior Defense Department officials have been privately discussing resigning if President Donald Trump orders the American military to put down unrest in the wake of the 2020 election. The New York Times reports that Pentagon officials are worried that Trump will try to use the military against American citizens who will be protesting him if […]

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New Five-Year Carbon Market Pilot Program Gives Conservation Funding for Land Trusts

A new five-year pilot, carbon market program, is organized to provide conservation funding for land trusts to alleviate climate change. This is a project of the Land Trust Alliance. The climate Trust and Finite Carbon serve as project partners. Powered by WPeMatico

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes Istanbul Area

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Istanbul on Thursday afternoon, 4:38 pm local time. The quake caused locals of the most populous city to panic momentarily. Powered by WPeMatico

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Hawk or dove? Birdwatching world’s feathers ruffled over Taiwan independence

Plea to remember ‘birds do not know borders’ amid spat between Taiwan’s largest bird conservation group and UK-based BirdLife International Birdwatchers around the world may have to decide whether they are hawks or doves when it comes to the thorny issue of Taiwan independence. Long-running geopolitical tensions spilled into the conservation world this month after […]

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Tragedy in Tasmania: what are pilot whales, and why do they strand themselves?

Pilot whales – actually large dolphins – are vulnerable because of their close bonds and way of communicating About 380 pilot whales have died in Tasmania in one of the biggest mass strandings of the marine mammals on record. Rescuers saved at least 70 of about 470 animals that got stuck on sandbanks and beaches […]

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23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

In this warm and kindly drama, Alison Steadman and Dave Johns play a couple brought together by their daily perambulations with pooches Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie. One day, […]

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An octopus ‘love story’ on Netflix has caused thoughts to run wild. Why? | Elle Hunt

My Octopus Teacher tells the moving story of how Craig Foster came to know an octopus – and the emotional bond that formed when he did A new Netflix documentary about a filmmaker and his “octopus teacher” has become the subject of impish suggestion and scurrilous rumour on social media, speculating about whether their intimate […]