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I tweeted about diversity & got hammered by haters

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:10
Late last week, I saw a tweet about the Census Bureau's conclusion that by 2045, groups once thought of as minorities would make up the majority of the US population. I thought it was a data point, well-known to most, that was worth repeating.
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German city installs Karl Marx traffic lights

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:57
The communist thinker's home town chooses an unusual way to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.
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Trump on Texas bombings: These are sick people

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:56
President Trump calls the series of bombings in Texas "terrible" and calls the bomb makers "sick people."
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Hamburgers usurp classic baguette sandwich in France

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:48
The French order more US-style hamburgers than classic jambon-beurre sandwiches, a study suggests.
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Trump: I congratulated Putin

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:48
While meeting with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, President Donald Trump said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone and that they will be meeting soon.
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'He was a gentle giant'

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:41
The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the species from extinction.
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US offers $2.5m in aid to Venezuelans in Colombia

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:30
The US Agency for International Development says it will provide food and health assistance.
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Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle choose cake

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:08
East London-based Californian to bake the organic lemon and elderflower creation.
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5 bombs, many questions: What we know about the Texas explosions

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:46
Now we know the explosions could strike anyone.
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In March for Our Lives, don't forget Trayvon Martin

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:30
Students of all ages last week joined their courageous and eloquent peers from Parkland, Florida in protest. They are showing us that the damage from school shootings is not only the tragic loss of young lives, but also the pervasive fear that exists in modern American schools, where "active shooter" drills embed terror the way that "duck and cover" once did.
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Carson confronted about furniture cost

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:10
Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson is confronted about the cost of a dining room set that was ordered for his office during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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3 tax preparation tools to tame your taxes

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:07
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French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:07
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
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