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Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day? 14.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More and more places in the United States are dropping Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, but the shift isn't happening without some pushback.
Who will win the streaming wars? 10.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Disney takes on Netflix, as HBO Max, Peacock, Apple TV+ and Quibi prepare to enter the streaming fray. Not all will be able to thrive in the increasingly crowded market, analysts warn.

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Opinion: Win the Nobel Peace Prize at 25, become a commodity. How last year's winner endured 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

When Nadia Murad won the Nobel Peace Prize at 25, it seemed she felt the prize was less of a cause for celebration and more of a memorial to everything Islamic State had taken from her.

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Why Netflix isn't worried about the streaming wars 9.10.2019 LA Times: Business

The company that defined the concept of binge watching has continued to reinvent itself. But as Disney, Apple and others enter the streaming business, Netflix faces the biggest challenge in its history.

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Even a Small Nuclear War Could Trigger a Global Apocalypse 7.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Stipulated: A nuclear war would be real bad. But, like, how bad, exactly? What if it wasn’t all-out, the United States and Russia throwing thousands of warheads at each other, but instead something more limited? Longtime adversaries India […]
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In Iraq and Syria, a new phase of the war against Islamic State begins 7.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

It could have been a wild boar rooting in the underbrush. Or perhaps a bird.

How the trade war crushed a growing Chinese market for U.S. cranberries 6.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. spent millions to get China to embrace the unknown fruit — and it did. Now, tariffs have driven China to buy its cranberries from other countries, leaving U.S. farmers in the lurch.
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Joseph Wilson, U.S. diplomat and Iraq war intelligence skeptic, dies 28.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Ex-wife Valerie Plame's identity as CIA operative was leaked days after his criticism

Jacques Chirac, French president who opposed U.S. Iraq War, is dead at 86 26.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The two-term French president was the first chief executive to acknowledge France's collaboration in the Holocaust. His long career included time as prime minister and mayor of Paris.
Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies at 86 26.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Former French President Jacques Chirac, during four decades in government, became a senior European statesman and led opposition to the Iraq war.

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Review: Animation and nonfiction explore war and memory in 'Another Day of Life' 13.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Animation/nonfiction hybrid "Another Day of Life" focuses on story of a Polish journalist reporting from the front lines of the 1975 Angolan civil war.

Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Says Bolton Wanted 'Pointless Wars' That Would Kill 'Large Number of Young People' 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is great news for America," the right-wing host said of Trump's national security advisor's ouster.
If Donald Trump's China Trade War Escalates, the U.S. Could Lose Almost 800,000 Jobs and Plunge Into a Deep Recession: Economists 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is a 35 percent chance that President Donald Trump escalates his trade war with China and others, Moody's Analytics says.
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Fox Nation Host Claims 'Civil War' Could Break Out As Young Americans 'Don't Believe' Religion, Patriotism Are Important 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"For socialism to rise and really take root, they've got to get rid of religious liberty," Todd Starnes claimed. "They've got to take away the foundation of this country."
Opinion: Trump's Afghanistan 'peace' will be Vietnam all over again: A mess America leaves behind 10.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The Afghanistan peace deal has been shelved, but U.S. forces may withdraw anyway. Either way, we won't look back.

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' Alpha Details: Schedule, Preload Time, Early Access and PS4 Exclusivity 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
This weekend, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" multiplayer is coming to the PlayStation 4 for an Alpha test featuring multiple gameplay modes and maps.
Are the U.S. and China headed for a Cold War? 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
U.S.-China tensions are rising on almost every front, and there are plenty of parallels to the U.S.-Soviet rivalry. Analysts say competition is inevitable, but doesn't have to lead to confrontation.
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'Fortnite' Creative 6 Best Map Codes: Scary Maps, Desert Wars & 1v1 For September 2019 7.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Fortnite" Creative continues to evolve, with new map codes taking over YouTube each month. Today we'll show off some scary maps, Desert Zone Wars and a cool 1v1 challenge room.
Most Americans "Concerned" About Impact of Trump's Trade War on Bottom Line 7.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
This represents an increase in concern by several points since the poll was last taken in June.
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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's longtime president, dies at 95 6.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

One of the last of Africa's "Big Men," Mugabe became an international pariah before being driven from power

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