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The 5 Most Jaw-Dropping Moments In Trump’s Wild Axios Interview

“There are those that say, ‘You can test too much,’ you know that?” 

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Duterte Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak With Another Lockdown. Here’s Why That Alone Won’t Work.

Experts say a strong reliance on tough lockdowns and a militaristic approach, without focus on other preventative measures, is a lethal combination – as seen in how poorly the Philippine government handled previous months of the pandemic.

/ August 4, 2020
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Australian Anti-Masker ‘Smashed the Head of a Policewoman Several Times Into Concrete’ After Being Asked to Wear Mask

The 38-year-old female offender was charged with "significant offences".

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The Art World at Home: Brooklyn Museum Curator Jenée-Daria Strand Is Researching Lorraine O’Grady and Reflecting on Her Dad’s Work With Tupac

The curatorial assistant is preparing for the Brooklyn Museum's Lorraine O’Grady retrospective at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. The post The Art World at Home: Brooklyn Museum Curator Jenée-Daria Strand Is Researching Lorraine O’Grady and Reflecting on...

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The UFC’s ‘Fight Island’ Was a Strange Portrait of Covid-Era Entertainment

The whole thing existed purely to dodge travel restrictions. I went there to find it audience-free and eerie.

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Hawkins: ‘Real solutions can’t wait’

Anti-racismClimate crisisEconomyEnvironmentHealthcareHousingImperialism & warBarry SheppardHowie HawkinsIssue 1275United States2020 US electionGreen Party of the United StatesAugust 4, 2020The 2020 national convention of the Green Party of the United States, held online, ratified the nomination of Howie Hawkins as its candidate for President,...

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A Year of Lockdown and New Laws Leave Kashmir Vulnerable to a Land Grab

Local businessmen worry they may have to sell land to outsiders to stay afloat.

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The Vigilante Hunting Down Cheaters in Video Games

This 24-year-old Iraqi who lives in London has spent two years hunting cheaters in Overwatch and Valorant, getting thousands of cheaters banned and helping gaming companies improve their games.

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Bitcoin’s 10% Drop Shrugged Off – Traders Expect More Big Dips On the Way Up

Bitcoin investors are shrugging off the recent drop in value that saw a loss of over 10.9% on Sunday. A number of speculators believe the price is still very bullish but expect some more big dips along the way. Meanwhile,...

/ August 4, 2020
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Attention-seeking conspiracy theorists forced to film themselves not wearing mask while shopping online

With retail stores closed in Melbourne, conspiracy theorists have resorted to posting videos of themselves not wearing a mask while

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Last week the US wanted to break up Big Tech. Now it’s trying to supersize it.

Donald Trump sits next to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at a 2017 event. | Chip Somodevilla / Getty The TikTok/Microsoft deal — if it happens — will make it harder to shrink Facebook or Google. Do you think Donald Trump...

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Alabama’s and Mississippi’s troubling Covid-19 curves, briefly explained

Covid Tracking Project National Covid-19 cases appear to be plateauing, but new hot spots are emerging. For the first time in a while, there is a bit of good news to report about America’s coronavirus pandemic: Nationally, cases have plateaued...

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How climate change made the melting of New Zealand’s glaciers 10 times more likely

For the first time, scientists have been able to quantify how much climate change contributed to glacial melt, using more than 40 years of data from New Zealand's retreating glaciers.

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Mexico Just Arrested a Cartel Boss Known as ‘The Sledgehammer’

The move is an attempt by AMLO's government to claw back a semblance of control in the violence-plagued state, but it gives an opening to a rival cartel.

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Microsoft’s takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants – not users

If a new deal between Microsoft and ByteDance goes through, the Chinese company may withdraw ownership of its TikTok operations in not only the US – but also Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

/ August 3, 2020
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Forced Abortions, Collective Punishment: Here’s What Happens to Women Who Try to Escape North Korea

A United Nations report reveals “heartbreaking” state-sponsored punishment for women who attempt to cross the border and are repatriated.

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Former Reuters bureau chief speaks at free Julian Assange rally

DemocracyCarrie-Ann SmithIssue 1275AustraliaWikileaksCollateral MurderHobartAugust 3, 2020Reuter’s former bureau chief in Bagdad was one of the speakers to call for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to be released at a coronavirus safe rally, organised by Free Assange Hobart on July 31. Yates was...

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What I Buy & Why: Real-Estate Mogul Jorge Pérez on Which Artists He’s Lucky to Have Bought Early and Why He Likes Very Big Art

The collector made his first art purchase with his winnings from dorm room poker back in college. The post What I Buy & Why: Real-Estate Mogul Jorge Pérez on Which Artists He’s Lucky to Have Bought Early and Why He...

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Thousands of Australians Prepare to Stand on Their Porch and Scream in Response to COVID

As Melbourne enforces the country's strictest lockdown yet, this viral Facebook event has accumulated more than 30,000 frustrated attendees overnight.

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How China Is Quietly Moving its Borders into India

VICE News spoke to Indian residents living along the country's northern border. They all describe China's program of tacit expansion.

/ August 3, 2020