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Researchers Are Making a Dictionary for a Korea That Doesn’t Exist Yet

July 2, 2019           |                                       

SEOUL — If North Korea and South Korea ever reunite, they’ll have to address their language barrier. In an effort to unify the language, researchers on both sides have started working on a dictionary. But who knows when it’ll be done. Every time relations between the countries chill, the whole project stalls because the two […]

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Fresh Israeli Elections Likely to Complicate Trump’s Peace Plan

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Trump Administration officials, including Jared Kushner and Ambassador Greenblatt, are meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the planned unveiling of the US peace plan for Israel. Officials say that the plan is scheduled for June 25-26. The plan is expected to receive a sour welcome from the Palestinians, since US officials involved have suggested […]

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Caitlin Johnstone finds this jarring revelation reported by only a few outlets, often in an offhand manner. By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com Julian Assange’s Swedish lawyer Per Samuelson has told the press that “Assange’s health situation on Friday was such that it was not possible to conduct a normal conversation with him.” This jarring revelation has […]

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“It happens with my natural Afro, when I have braids or two-strand twists. Regardless,” said Wanzer, who lives in Washington, D.C. “At this point in my life I have come to expect it, but that doesn’t make it any less invasive and frustrating.” Wanzer, who had her hair patted down by Transportation Security Administration officers […]

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EU Leaders, British PM Agree To Extend Brexit Deadline Until October 31

April 10, 2019           |                                       

British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Union leaders have agreed to extend the deadline of Brexit until October 31 at a late-night emergency summit in Brussels. European Council President Donald Tusk announced early on April 11 that May had agreed to the EU’s conditions for the extension. Tusk described the agreement as “a flexible […]

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<!– –> Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has called Planned Parenthood a “lobbying powerhouse.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Every six years, liberal groups proclaim they will take down Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). For three decades, it’s been a failed promise. With 2020 rapidly approaching, enthusiastic Democratic groups are preparing another run at the Senate Majority […]

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ProPublica Illinois and ProPublica Local Reporting Network Partnership Win Awards of Excellence in Health Care Journalism

March 27, 2019           |                                       

The Association of Health Care Journalists announced Wednesday that ProPublica Illinois’ “Stuck Kids” series won an Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism in the health policy category, and “Half-Life,” a collaboration between the Santa Fe New Mexican and ProPublica, won in the public health category. “Stuck Kids,” by ProPublica Illinois reporter Duaa Eldeib, exposed […]

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Veterans Demand Congress End the Forever Wars The Zionist Smear Campaign Against Bernie Sanders Is Just Beginning After Activist Pressure, Amazon Purges Dozens of Far-Right Books Indiana Teachers Shot “Execution-Style” With Pellets in Shooting Drill Fox News Viewers Are Convinced Trump Is the Greatest President Ever Supreme Court Approves Indefinite Detention of Immigrants gerenme via […]

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What has your council sold? Search our map to find out

March 5, 2019           |                                       

The local government funding crisis has become so dire that councils are being forced to sell thousands of public spaces – from libraries and community centres to playgrounds and pools – and are using some of the cash to fund further service cuts and redundancy payments. In a major collaborative investigation with HuffPost UK and […]

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