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Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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At least 40 refugees and migrants are feared dead off of the coast of Libya after a boat carrying dozens of people en route to Europe capsized Tuesday morning in the Mediterranean Sea. According to the Libyan coast guard, some 65 migrants and refugees, mostly from Sudan, were rescued with the help of local fishermen. […]

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Nicole Bus: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

on August 28, 2019

Watch Nicole Bus play “You”, “Love It” and “Mr. Big Shot” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug 21, 2019 | Abby O’Neill — Emerging artist Nicole Bus, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, had an immediate presence about her — a glow that […]

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Nicole Bus: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

on August 28, 2019

Watch Nicole Bus play “You”, “Love It” and “Mr. Big Shot” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug 21, 2019 | Abby O’Neill — Emerging artist Nicole Bus, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, had an immediate presence about her — a glow that […]

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Watch Nicole Bus play “You”, “Love It” and “Mr. Big Shot” at the Tiny Desk. More from NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.npr.org/tinydesk Twitter: https://twitter.com/nprmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nprmusic Aug 21, 2019 | Abby O’Neill — Emerging artist Nicole Bus, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, had an immediate presence about her — a glow that […]

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Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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Flint’s Deadly Water | Preview | FRONTLINE

on August 27, 2019

Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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Flint’s Deadly Water | Preview | FRONTLINE

on August 27, 2019

Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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Flint’s Deadly Water | Preview | FRONTLINE

on August 27, 2019

Five years into the Flint Water crisis, FRONTLINE has found that the death toll may be significantly higher than reported by officials. Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” (the full film) starting 9/10 on PBS and streaming here: https://to.pbs.org/2zndLku #FlintWaterCrisis #FRONTLINE #Documentary The death toll from the 2014 Flint water crisis continues, but the killer isn’t the […]

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While the Trump administration has been focused on trade wars, China has found another way to challenge U.S. power. It is using its signature overseas development policy, “The Belt and Road Initiative,” to advance military interests, especially on the high seas. China is using the debts it is owed by other countries to purchase or […]

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Soviet-era genetic experiments sought to speed up evolution to breed domesticated foxes as calm and lovable as a family pooch. Dozens of generations later, the institute now sells fox cubs online. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/outfoxing-evolution-soviet-era-project-turns-foxes-into-pets/30131748.html

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Nigeria: Anguish, Poverty Confront Trafficking Survivors

on August 27, 2019

Many survivors of sex and labor trafficking struggle with unaddressed health challenges, poverty, and abhorrent conditions upon their return to Nigeria. Nigerian authorities have failed to provide the assistance that survivors need to rebuild their lives and have unlawfully detained many of the already traumatized women and girls in shelters. The Nigerian government should take […]

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Nigeria: Anguish, Poverty Confront Trafficking Survivors

on August 27, 2019

Many survivors of sex and labor trafficking struggle with unaddressed health challenges, poverty, and abhorrent conditions upon their return to Nigeria. Nigerian authorities have failed to provide the assistance that survivors need to rebuild their lives and have unlawfully detained many of the already traumatized women and girls in shelters. The Nigerian government should take […]

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Nigeria: Anguish, Poverty Confront Trafficking Survivors

on August 27, 2019

Many survivors of sex and labor trafficking struggle with unaddressed health challenges, poverty, and abhorrent conditions upon their return to Nigeria. Nigerian authorities have failed to provide the assistance that survivors need to rebuild their lives and have unlawfully detained many of the already traumatized women and girls in shelters. The Nigerian government should take […]

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