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North Korea Wants to Convince the World It Can Nuke Hawaii. Donald Trump Is Happy to Oblige.
The Intercept
The North Koreans want to sell the world on the idea that they're a serious threat. Not six months or six years from now, but today. The U.S. media has been eager to take this end-of-the-world meme one step further, drawing comparisons to the Cuban ...

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NPR

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa
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After two rounds of secret balloting delegates at the World Health Assembly in Geneva chose Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the next director-general. Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar, ...
Former Ethiopian health minister becomes first African head of the World Health OrganizationScience Magazine
Ethiopian Wins Race to Head World Health OrganizationNBCNews.com
WHO elects first ever African director-general after tense voteThe Guardian
Financial Times
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New York Times

Fighting Trump on Climate, California Becomes a Global Force
New York Times
“I want to do everything we can to keep America on track, keep the world on track, and lead in all the ways California has,” said Mr. Brown, who has embraced this fight as he enters what is likely to be the final stretch of a 40-year career in ...



Telegraph.co.uk

World monuments illuminated with Britain's Union flag in tribute to Manchester victims
Telegraph.co.uk
World monuments illuminated with Britain's Union flag in tribute to Manchester victims. Tributes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Barney Henderson. 24 May 2017 • 2:36am. Several monuments around the world have been lit up in the Union flag in tribute to the ...

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CNBC

Google's AlphaGo A.I. beats world's number one in ancient game of Go
CNBC
Wuzhen, China -- Computer 1, human 0. The rise of the machine was fully evident Tuesday when a Google computer beat the world's number one player of the ancient Chinese board game Go, signifying a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence.
Google's artificial intelligence machine AlphaGo just beat the world's No. 1 Go playerLos Angeles Times
World's best Go player flummoxed by Google's 'godlike' AlphaGo AIThe Guardian
Google's AlphaGo AI defeats world Go number one Ke JieThe Verge
MIT Technology Review -TechCrunch -Ars Technica -New York Times
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NBCNews.com

World's Biggest Aircraft Nails Critical Test Flight
NBCNews.com
It's a plane, it's a blimp … it's the world's largest aircraft. A massive airship dubbed the Airlander 10 recently completed a successful test flight, bringing the helium-filled behemoth one step closer to commercial use. Though it looks like a ...

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Reuters

Brazil police arrest presidential aide in World Cup probe
Reuters
Renovation of the Brasilia stadium for the 2014 World Cup cost about 1.5 billion reais ($459.38 million), prosecutors and police said in a statement, and an auditing court has said the construction included rampant overbilling. It was the second-most ...
Brazil police arrest close aide of president in World Cup schemeThe Guardian

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NPR

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever On World Cafe
NPR
World Cafe has a pair of brothers and a pair of cousins — plus one — in the studio today. Together, they're Melbourne's Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. In this session, we chat about the band's Cinderella story: It went from late-night bedroom jams ...

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Slate Magazine (blog)

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: "Donald Trump United the Entire Muslim World" Edition
Slate Magazine (blog)
In the tradition of the Clintonometer and the Trump Apocalypse Watch, the Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends, whether by being impeached (and ...
Trump Tells Muslim World To Stop Enabling TerrorismThe Federalist
Abroad, President Trump's reality collides with candidate Trump's wordsCNN
Donald Trump's unpredictability is destabilising the worldFinancial Times
NBCNews.com -New York Times
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Washington Post

Melania and Ivanka Trump show the world what feminine power looks like
Washington Post
Captured on film, it was the flick (or slap?) seen 'round the world — and in many cases, cheered. In that instant, the first lady became every American woman who donned a pink-kitten hat to protest the then-new president — and cemented her status as ...

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