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As Biden Continues Trump’s War on Asylum, Danger Mounts in the Deadly Sonoran Desert
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:24 +0000

Dangerous nighttime expulsions are surging in Northern Mexico while organized crime and government security forces prey on stranded asylum-seekers.

The post As Biden Continues Trump’s War on Asylum, Danger Mounts in the Deadly Sonoran Desert appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 0 Score: 40.00 source: theintercept.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 25.00 federal judge(|s), 15.00 judge

This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]
Match ID: 1 Score: 25.00 source: feedproxy.google.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 judge, 10.00 congress

The New Mexico Spring
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:52 +0000

How progressives took power in the state's Democratic Party.

The post The New Mexico Spring appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 2 Score: 25.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 judge, 10.00 congress

Cambodia accused of using Covid to edge towards ‘totalitarian dictatorship’
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 06:15:24 GMT

New law means people could face 20 years in prison for lockdown breaches, as campaigners warn of ‘human rights disaster’

Cambodians who break Covid rules could face 20 years in prison under a new law that human rights groups say takes the country “a step towards a totalitarian dictatorship”.

Prime minister Hun Sen warned that Cambodia was “on the brink of death” as a two-week lockdown was imposed in Phnom Penh on Thursday to try to control the spread of the virus.

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Match ID: 3 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 new law

House and Senate Democrats Plan Bill to Add Four Justices to Supreme Court
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:13:11 +0000

The Constitution allows Congress to set the number of Supreme Court justices.

The post House and Senate Democrats Plan Bill to Add Four Justices to Supreme Court appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 4 Score: 17.86 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 10.71 judge, 7.14 congress

Pub and restaurant bosses launch legal battle over Covid rules
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:43:03 GMT

High court judge to consider whether venues in England should be allowed indoor seating

A “David versus Goliath” legal action gets under way at the high court on Monday as hospitality bosses try to force the UK government to bring forward the reopening date for pubs and restaurants indoors.

A judge will this week consider evidence in the case brought by Sacha Lord, the night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester and a co-founder of Parklife festival, and Hugh Osmond, the founder of Punch Taverns and a former boss at Pizza Express. The case has been expedited.

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Match ID: 5 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 judge

Arkansas House passes unconstitutional bill putting creationism in schools
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:40:38 +0000
Despite unanimous Democratic opposition, the bill moves on to the Senate.
Match ID: 6 Score: 15.00 source: arstechnica.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 judge

Video Friday: Aquatic Snakebotics
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:42:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Match ID: 7 Score: 15.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 judge

Oklahoma Lawmaker Calls Abortion Worse Than Slavery
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:32 +0000

State legislators are crafting ever more extreme abortion restrictions designed to reach the Supreme Court. 2021 has already seen more than 500 bills filed across the country.

The post Oklahoma Lawmaker Calls Abortion Worse Than Slavery appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 8 Score: 15.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 judge

CPI da Covid: quando as instituições funcionam, Bolsonaro perde
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Nomes da comissão indicam que responsáveis pelo genocídio em curso vão suar para explicar o boicote sistemático a todas medidas de combate à pandemia.

The post CPI da Covid: quando as instituições funcionam, Bolsonaro perde appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 9 Score: 10.00 source: theintercept.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

Andrew Cuomo, Matt Gaetz, and the New “Never Resign” School of Politics
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
In recent years, many politicians have seemed to realize that remaining in office is often the best path out of a scandal—for their own sake if no one else’s.
Match ID: 10 Score: 10.00 source: www.newyorker.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

Congressmen ask Biden admin to keep chip design software away from China
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:09:50 +0000
And no fab should use American tools to sell advanced chips to China, they add.
Match ID: 11 Score: 10.00 source: arstechnica.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

Chemical Industry Lobbyist in Trump EPA Suppressed Evidence of Cancer Risk
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:28:23 +0000

The EPA inspector general found that Bill Wehrum, who ran the agency’s office of Air and Radiation, buried data about cancer risks from ethylene oxide pollution.

The post Chemical Industry Lobbyist in Trump EPA Suppressed Evidence of Cancer Risk appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 12 Score: 10.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

Pressão sobre Biden contra vacinas genéricas de covid-19 para outros países vem até de ex-governador democrata
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Howard Dean, ex-governador democrata no estado de Vermont, se junta à indústria farmacêutica para lutar contra o compartilhamento de propriedade intelectual para vacinas de baixo custo.

The post Pressão sobre Biden contra vacinas genéricas de covid-19 para outros países vem até de ex-governador democrata appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 13 Score: 10.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 10.00 congress

Enemies, Foreign and Domestic
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:39:14 +0000
The heads of American intelligence agencies brief Congress on the biggest threats to national security
Match ID: 14 Score: 8.57 source: www.newyorker.com age: 3 days
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Haiti: único país sem vacinas contra a covid-19 na América Latina
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:10:53 +0000

A falta de vacina contra a covid-19 é só mais um dos elementos que compõem a crise no Haiti hoje. O país caminha sem Congresso, com violência em alta e um presidente cada vez mais autoritário.

The post Haiti: único país sem vacinas contra a covid-19 na América Latina appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 15 Score: 8.57 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 8.57 congress

Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 20:04:27 +0000

Mas o nome da big tech não aparece na indicação feita por subordinados de Paulo Guedes. Escolha cabe a Bolsonaro.

The post Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 16 Score: 7.14 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 7.14 congress

Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:32:25 +0000

Putting conditions on U.S. aid to Israel has become a controversial topic — but it was the norm in Washington just a few decades ago.

The post Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 17 Score: 7.14 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 7.14 congress

Shontel Brown Approved Major Contract, Then Contractor Backed Her Campaign
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:11:20 +0000

Despite pledging to recuse herself from contracts involving her partner “as necessary,” the council member-turned-House-candidate approved $17 million to Perk.

The post Shontel Brown Approved Major Contract, Then Contractor Backed Her Campaign appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 18 Score: 7.14 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 7.14 congress

“It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:26 +0000

A change in Border Patrol policies is straining human aid networks in one of the deadliest areas along the border.

The post “It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 19 Score: 7.14 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 7.14 congress

This Engineer Has Made Rural Electrification in Kenya Her Mission
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
The IEEE Smart Village director is also helping telehealth centers solve Internet connectivity challenges
Match ID: 20 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 6 days
qualifiers: 4.29 congress

‘Felt like a setup’: WhatsApp chat shows Gaetz ally scrambling to contain fallout
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:00:54 EST
The Florida congressman’s "wingman" said he was paying legal fees for the former teen at the center of the case.
Match ID: 21 Score: 4.29 source: www.politico.com age: 6 days
qualifiers: 4.29 congress

A Theory of (Almost) Everything
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT
A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world
Match ID: 22 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
qualifiers: 2.14 judge

'They get a sense of self-worth – that’s vital': the charities teaching skills that change lives
Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:28:27 GMT

By helping people to develop the skills they need to find work, build resilience and ultimately manage their lives better, charities can also bring benefits to the wider community

It took years for Paige Parker to find help. Life had been difficult growing up in the tiny Cotswold town of Winchcombe, says the 22-year-old: her father left when she was young, and her mother endured several abusive relationships, which took their toll on both of them. Parker struggled at school, fell in with the wrong crowd and found herself heavily dependent on drugs and alcohol.

“I was totally lost and unmotivated. My life wasn’t heading in a good direction,” she says. Seeking help wasn’t easy either. “I always found it very difficult to trust people and open up. But Young Gloucestershire was different. I felt welcome. I didn’t feel judged.”

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Match ID: 23 Score: 2.14 source: www.theguardian.com age: 33 days
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Don't Believe the Hype About Hypersonic Missiles
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Hypersonic tech represents merely evolutionary change that isn't worth the price
Match ID: 24 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 72 days
qualifiers: 2.14 judge

U.S. Eases Restrictions on Private Remote-Sensing Satellites
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:44:00 GMT
Commercial satellite-imaging companies are set to benefit from the upcoming changes to regulations
Match ID: 25 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 291 days
qualifiers: 2.14 judge

‘Crazy things happen’: Biden’s next spending spree fuels a fight over risks
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 03:30:03 EST
The president’s team is preparing a $3 trillion spending proposal to power through Congress. They’re betting markets and the economy will cooperate long enough to pass it.
Match ID: 26 Score: 1.43 source: www.politico.com age: 25 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Today's Cyberattacks Foreshadow Wars to Come
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT
SolarWinds, the Florida water treatment hack, even Texas's grid outage: These are what threats to a nation's cybersecurity look like
Match ID: 27 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 25 days
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A Better Path to Tech Reform? Felony Charges
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 16:54:12 +0000
This week's Big Tech hearing will surely be a waste of Congress's time, again. But the DOJ and SEC could buy time by raising the stakes.
Match ID: 28 Score: 1.43 source: www.wired.com age: 26 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

FAA Files Reveal a Surprising Threat to Airline Safety: the U.S. Military's GPS Tests
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
Military tests that jam and spoof GPS signals are an accident waiting to happen
Match ID: 29 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 87 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics Compete to Build the Next Moon Lander
Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
If all goes well, in February NASA will pick which design to develop
Match ID: 30 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 102 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Russia, China, the U.S.: Who Will Win the Hypersonic Arms Race?
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
When missiles fly beyond Mach 5, materials melt, airflow turns turbulent, and budgets enter the stratosphere
Match ID: 31 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 152 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

When a Giant Mylar Balloon Was the Coolest Thing in Space
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
The Echo 1 satellite delivered mail, probed the ionosphere, and captured traces of the big bang
Match ID: 32 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 157 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Liquid Lasers Challenge Fiber Lasers as the Basis of Future High-Energy Weapons
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Boeing and General Atomics are teaming to scale a novel killer-laser technology to 250 kilowatts.
Match ID: 33 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 179 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium
Match ID: 34 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days
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A Glass Nightmare: Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Scientists have spent three decades cleaning up the Hanford Site’s 177 giant tanks of radioactive sludge. And they’re just getting started
Match ID: 35 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 355 days
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U.S. Transportation Officials Seek Alternative Tech for GPS
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Ten years after decommissioning the previous backup to the country’s global satellite fleet, government agencies are taking steps to create a new one
Match ID: 36 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Here’s Where and How We Think China Will Land on Mars
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:13:00 GMT
China’s 2020 HX-1 Mars mission will draw on previous lunar explorations and human spaceflights
Match ID: 37 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 389 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

Aerospace Companies Compete to Build Lunar Landers for NASA’s Project Artemis
Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:00:00 GMT
Blue Origin, Boeing, and SpaceX are among those proposing ships to put astronauts back on the moon by the end of 2024
Match ID: 38 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 474 days
qualifiers: 1.43 congress

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