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The Venezuelan Perspective
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000

Foreign Minister Yván Gil Pinto discusses Venezuela’s bid to join the BRICS alliance, the impacts of U.S. sanctions, and the battle over Citgo.

The post The Venezuelan Perspective appeared first on The Intercept.


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‘A return to the cold war’: Putin and Kim have joined forces as global delinquents | Andrew Roth
Sun, 23 Jun 2024 12:00:02 GMT

The defiant Russia-North Korea friendship pact raises big questions for Washington and Seoul – but also for Beijing

A quarter of a century ago, Vladimir Putin flew to Pyongyang to sign a ­“friendship treaty” with Kim Jong-il that helped revive Russia’s relations with North Korea without obliging the two sides to come to each other’s aid in case of a military attack.

With his visit last week, Putin has in effect gone further into the past, signing a deal with Kim Jong-un reminiscent of the 1961 security pact that existed under the Soviet Union during the cold war. But today Russia is engaged in a hot war in Ukraine that Putin has made his ­foreign policy priority, and a nuclear North Korea has become a crucial lifeline of munitions for his military.

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The U.S. Says a Far-Right Ukrainian Army Unit Can Now Get Aid. A Photo Shows Training Was Already Happening.
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 09:00:00 +0000

The administration says the “Azov Brigade” is separate from the old, Nazi-linked “Azov Battalion.” The unit itself says they’re the same.

The post The U.S. Says a Far-Right Ukrainian Army Unit Can Now Get Aid. A Photo Shows Training Was Already Happening. appeared first on The Intercept.


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Russia-Ukraine war live: international court issues warrants for Russian officials over attacks on Ukrainian civilian targets
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:42:37 GMT

International criminal court issues arrest warrants for Russia’s former defence minister Sergei Shogu and military chief of staff Valery Gerasimov

President Maia Sandu welcomed the start of the EU accession talks with Moldova, stressing that her country is within the European family.

“We are stronger together,” she said on X.

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Euro 2024: England v Slovenia buildup, Croatia reaction,and more – live news
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:56:15 GMT
  • Latest news as Group C and Group D set for final fixtures
  • Get in touch: Email Dominic with your thoughts

Everyone loves a fan zone at a major tournament. And The Guardian’s very own Ed Aarons went straight into the mixer to get a sense of Germany’s 2024 fan zones, a place where supporters without tickets to the games can soak in the atmosphere.

So it looks like it’ll be Conor Gallagher providing an injection of energy and work ethic into the England midfield tonight. As critical as people may be of Southgate for such a change, England do require a vast improvement in their pressing and the Chelsea man will help there. Kobbie Mainoo might have been the more pulse-raising selection, or perhaps Jude Bellingham dropping into the No 8 role, but Gallagher has done well twice off the bench.

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Edinburgh shelves Taiwan friendship deal over China sanctions fear
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:19:21 GMT
The council was considering a partnership with Kaohsiung but China and city businesses raised concerns.
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Ex-Trump security adviser backtracks on proposal to send all Marines to Asia
Sun, 23 Jun 2024 21:00:11 GMT

Robert O’Brien explains his outline to sever US-China economic ties would only be to send in ‘fighting force’

Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Robert O’Brien – tipped to play a leading role if the ex-president returns to the White House – backtracked on parts of his proposal to sever US-China economic ties, an aspect of which called for sending the entire US Marine Corps to Asia.

O’Brien, who recently submitted a 5,000-word article outlining his thinking to Foreign Affairs, explained on Sunday that instead of the “entire US Marine Corps”, it would be only the “fighting force”. And he said some Marines would still be stationed at bases like California’s Camp Pendleton and North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune.

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US Bans Kaspersky Software
Thu, 20 Jun 2024 20:15:00 +0000
Using a Trump-era authority, the US Commerce Department has banned the sale of Kaspersky’s antivirus tools to new customers in the US, citing alleged threats to national security.
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Julian Assange plea deal live: WikiLeaks founder will seek US pardon after accepting plea deal to go free, wife says
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:44:00 GMT

Assange is reportedly travelling to a US plea deal hearing on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands

The plea agreement comes months after the US president, Joe Biden, said he was considering a request from Australia to drop the US push to prosecute Assange.

Assange was indicted during the former president Donald Trump’s administration over WikiLeaks’ mass release of secret US documents, which were leaked by Chelsea Manning, a former US military intelligence analyst who was also prosecuted under the Espionage Act.

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The biggest 2024 Supreme Court rulings to come, and what’s been decided
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:17:20 +0000
We’re tracking decisions in the biggest cases before the Supreme Court in 2024 — what has been decided and what is still to come. See the latest.
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Even among world leaders, Biden and Trump are old
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:00:01 +0000
The next U.S. president, whether it’s Biden or Trump, will be at least 15 years older than the median for global leaders. Here’s how the ages of world leaders compare.
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Special counsel falters in push to limit Trump’s attacks on FBI agents
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 10:30:39 +0000

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Republicans have a ghoulish tactic for distracting from Trump’s criminality | Sidney Blumenthal
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 10:01:22 GMT

Trumpists are painting Biden’s border policies as a nexus of vicious crimes so we forget the former president is a felon

Donald Trump is already showcasing the big surprise he will spring on Joe Biden at their debate. It’s not a surprise; it’s his most morbid, ghastly and predictable trick.

On Friday, his campaign arranged and publicized a telephone call to the mother of a young woman who had been murdered by an undocumented immigrant to express his heartfelt sympathy. That day, the former president posted three similar stories of gruesome murders on his Truth Social account. “We have a new Biden Migrant Killing – It’s only going to get worse, and it’s all Crooked Joe Biden’s fault. He’s a disgrace to the Office of President, he’s a disgrace to America. I look forward to seeing him at the Fake Debate on Thursday. Let him explain why he has allowed MILLIONS of people to come into our Country illegally!”

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‘Want to be a real artist? Keep going!’: Cyndi Lauper at 71 on self-doubt, success – and surviving sexual assault
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 09:00:04 GMT

She’s the subject of a new documentary, has just announced her farewell tour, and is about to play Glastonbury. The singer and songwriter discusses Trump, resilience and why she hated being pitted against Madonna

Once you’ve had a feature-length documentary made about you, it’s surely time to accept you’ve reached legendary status? Cyndi Lauper laughs. “My dogs don’t think so,” she says, to the sound of barking. Then, to her dogs: “You gotta stop, guys!”

Lauper is the subject of Let the Canary Sing, a new film by Alison Ellwood. It follows Lauper from her difficult childhood with an abusive stepfather, through the New York music scene and early bands, to the release of feminist anthem Girls Just Want to Have Fun, and beyond. There are clashes with music execs who don’t understand Lauper’s art school sensibility and want her to compete with Madonna, and she survives a career downturn. More recently, Lauper has become a campaigner, and the writer of award-winning musicals.

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Labor says ‘no mandated sanction’ after senator crosses floor – as it happened
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 08:59:35 GMT

This blog is now closed.

‘It’s just a lazy delay’

Bill Shorten says a further delay of the Senate vote on the NDIS bill won’t actually lead to any changes:

There’s no good reason on God’s green earth to have another eight weeks of review, which isn’t actually eight weeks.

There won’t be a whole lot of new submissions come in, there won’t be some brand new arguments not considered.

I’m horrified after 12 months of reviewing the NDIS and then another six months of discussing the review including [in] the last three a Senate committee having public hearings calling for submissions.

The opposition has used words never ever said before by them.

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This betting scandal is the dying gasp of a tawdry Tory government forever tarred by Partygate and sleaze | Gaby Hinsliff
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 05:00:05 GMT

Rishi Sunak was meant to clean up the Tory party. Instead he will leave it morally and ideologically exhausted

In the dying days of Donald Trump’s presidency, the log fire in his chief of staff’s office was lit daily.

The outgoing team were frantically burning documents, or so the White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson writes in her memoir, to the point that her own boss’s wife reportedly complained that his suits smelled of smoke. Many alarming things happened in those final days, but the fall-of-Rome atmosphere is somehow captured in that whiff of bonfire. The paranoia; the panic; the queasy feeling of something very wrong at the heart of public life.

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Julian Assange Strikes Plea Deal, Will Return to Australia
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 01:29:28 +0000

In April, President Joe Biden said he was “considering” dropping charges against the WikiLeaks founder.

The post Julian Assange Strikes Plea Deal, Will Return to Australia  appeared first on The Intercept.


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Age anxiety hangs over first Biden-Trump debate
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 01:00:14 GMT
On Thursday, the current president, 81, and his Republican predecessor, 78, will face off in Georgia.
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Biden, Trump supporters oppose reducing Social Security benefits
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 20:30:07 +0000

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Analysis: Trump’s flip-flops on Biden’s debate skills
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 19:59:46 +0000

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Judge Cannon dives into Justice Department budget at Trump hearing
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 18:52:27 +0000

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Watchdog group files complaint over Trump’s pledges to oil executives
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 18:32:08 +0000

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Trump’s flip-flops on Biden’s debate skills
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 18:15:52 +0000
Ahead of Thursday’s bout, Trump and his surrogates have cast Biden as an accomplished debater who has shown he can rise to the occasion. That’s not what Trump said before — including as recently as last month.
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Biden, Trump eye pick-up opportunities in post-debate travel
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 18:05:59 +0000

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Harris says Trump ‘guilty’ of stealing reproductive rights from women
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 16:42:26 +0000

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Donald Trump will be in New Orleans on Monday for a fundraiser with House Majority Leader...
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 16:02:16 +0000

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Thursday’s presidential debate in Atlanta will, among other things, offer both President Biden and Donald Trump...
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 15:22:10 +0000

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In the eyes of many Donald Trump backers, he is almost certain to prevail if the...
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 14:19:14 +0000

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A viral blog post from a bureaucrat exposes why tech billionaires fear Biden — and fund Trump: Silicon Valley increasingly depends on scammy products, and no one is friendly to grifters than Trump
2024-06-24T12:54:20+00:00
A viral blog post from a bureaucrat exposes why tech billionaires fear Biden — and fund Trump: Silicon Valley increasingly depends on scammy products, and no one is friendly to grifters than Trump submitted by /u/cos
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President Biden’s campaign released an ad Monday highlighting Donald Trump’s criminal conviction and opposition to abortion...
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 12:38:53 +0000

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Pro-Trump extremists are sure he will win. That could be dangerous.
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 11:57:51 +0000

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On losing abortion rights, Biden says Trump is ‘responsible for this nightmare’
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 11:41:56 +0000

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Trump is still courting coal workers. This county shows why it matters.
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 11:00:36 +0000

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Trump spreads violent rhetoric by suggesting migrants should fight for sport
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:30:05 +0000

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America!: Republican Vice-Presidential Candidates Compete for Trump’s Favor in the Thunderdome
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
It’s the same as the real world, but more steampunk—so, worse.
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What Can We Expect from the Biden-Trump Debate?
Sun, 23 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
Until recently, it wasn’t clear that the two men would ever share a stage again. Now there’s a potential for even greater stakes and strangeness than four years ago.
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Company Linked to Federal Execution Spree Says It Will No Longer Produce Key Drug
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 16:33:37 +0000

As Republicans thirst for restarting federal executions, Absolute Standards told Connecticut lawmakers it hasn’t made or sold pentobarbital since December 2020.

The post Company Linked to Federal Execution Spree Says It Will No Longer Produce Key Drug appeared first on The Intercept.


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What to Expect from the Biden-Trump Debate, with the Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 13:15:08 +0000
“If anybody’s wondering whether debates matter,” Evan Osnos says, “the truth is that the history on this is pretty eloquent, which is that they do matter in very tight contests.”
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Congress passes bill to jumpstart new nuclear power tech
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:40:16 +0000
ADVANCE Act heads for Biden's signature, but it may be too little, too late.
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Project Trump, Global Edition
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:17:00 +0000
Cut off all economic ties with China? End all aid to Ukraine? The ex-President’s men have a plan.
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Can Conservatives Expand the Death Penalty Using the “Trigger Law” Playbook?
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:35:10 +0000

Project 2025 — a road map for the next Trump White House — urges overturning Supreme Court precedent, and a trickle of bills may tee up challenges.

The post Can Conservatives Expand the Death Penalty Using the “Trigger Law” Playbook? appeared first on The Intercept.


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From face-plants to flying across the lagoon: how I learned to kitesurf in Sicily
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 06:00:07 GMT

The coastline near Marsala is the perfect spot to practise your Superman moves on a residential kitesurfing course

There’s no escaping it: kitesurfing is a daunting sport for beginners. Don’t be fooled by the name – it is nothing like flying a kite in a park. On the first day of a week-long kitesurfing course in Sicily, I found myself in the sea attached to an enormous polyester wing that was powerful enough to lift me clear of the water and send me hurtling through the air.

Despite my nerves, I could see that the Stagnone Lagoon near Marsala, western Sicily, is a great place to learn. The lagoon is shallow enough to stand up in, has no waves and is protected by four islands – Isola Grande, San Pantaleo, Santa Maria and La Schola – that create a natural wind tunnel; there is a consistent breeze from spring to the end of October. The area is popular with kitesurf schools, including mine, UCPA Planète, but doesn’t feel overcrowded.

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Heartbreak for Croatia as Italy leave it late to progress - Football Daily
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:39:11 GMT

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, George Elek and Nicky Bandini as Italy score a stoppage-time equaliser that sees them through to the round of 16 at Euro 2024

Follow Football Weekly wherever you get your podcasts and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.

On the podcast today; a fantastic finish from Mattia Zaccagni sees Italy progress ahead of Croatia. It wasn’t a particularly thrilling game of football but Italy ultimately got the job done.

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Zlatko Dalic rails at ‘nonsense’ added time in Croatia draw with Italy
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:08:58 GMT
  • Croatia manager says ‘you can’t have eight minutes’
  • Luca Modric laments ‘cruel’ result in final group game

Zlatko Dalic took aim at the “nonsense” decision to add eight minutes of time to Croatia’s match against Italy, having seen Mattia Zaccagni score with the very last action to leave his side all but out of the European Championship.

Zaccagni’s goal followed an opener by Luka Modric that seemed to have given Croatia second place. But Italy dramatically leapfrogged them and Dalic, who has taken Croatia to second- and third-placed finishes at the past two World Cup tournaments, knows two points are unlikely to send them to the last 16. He suggested the extended period of added time given by the refe­ree, Danny Makkelie, was a symbol of the authorities’ ­attitude to a nation that punches above its weight.

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Zelenskiy replaces commander leading war on Russia in eastern Ukraine
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 22:05:39 GMT

Dismissal of Lt Gen Yuriy Sodol comes amid series of personnel changes by Ukrainian president

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has replaced the commander of the Joint Forces Command of Ukraine’s military, after a well-known soldier accused the commander of causing mass casualties in the war with Russia.

In his nightly video address on Monday, Zelenskiy said Lt Gen Yuriy Sodol had been replaced by Brig Gen Andriy Hnatov, without giving a reason for the shake up.

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British man dies of suspected heart attack on Mount Vesuvius in heatwave
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 21:21:30 GMT

The 56-year-old tourist was visiting the volcano near Naples with his family as temperatures in Italy reached 40C

A British man has died of a suspected heart attack after ascending to the crater of Mount Vesuvius during a family holiday.

The tourist, named by Italian media as Mark John Irwin, died on Sunday after climbing the volcano near Naples, in southern Italy, during the visit with his wife and two children.

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Election Extra: Farage doubles down – podcast
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 16:52:17 GMT

Rishi Sunak has heavily criticised comments from Nigel Farage that the west provoked Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Archie Bland reports

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Nigel Farage attacks Mail newspapers over ‘Putin ally’ reports
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 13:00:05 GMT

Reform UK leader accuses group of trying to stop his party breaking through into parliament

Nigel Farage has launched a stinging attack on the Daily Mail group, accusing the newspapers of trying to stop Reform UK “breaking through into parliament” by publishing reports that suggest he is an ally of Vladmir Putin’s administration.

Farage said the newspaper, which has often been supportive of him in the past, was “collaborating with the Kremlin to protect the dying Conservative party”, also lashing out at Boris Johnson for joining condemnation of his comments about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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After attack in Dagestan, Russian officials minimize Islamic State claim
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 12:40:04 +0000
Some Russian officials blamed Ukraine and the United States for a terrorist attack in the predominantly Muslim region of Dagestan despite the region’s long legacy of Islamist violence.
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Weather tracker: southern China hit by floods as north suffers from drought
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:37:49 GMT

Heavy rainfall in Guangdong causes flooding, landslides and mudslides, while northern China gripped by heatwave

Guangdong province in southern China has once more experienced severe flooding, two months after the late April floods and landslides led to more than 50 deaths.

On Sunday 16 June, heavy rainfall affected the area, with an average of 199mm falling in Pingyuan county. The town of Sishui experienced the highest rainfall totals of 367mm, with three others in the area recording more than 300mm.

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More than 15 killed in Dagestan, Russia, as gunmen hit multiple sites
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 02:09:16 +0000
The dead included a 66-year-old Orthodox priest and over 15 police officers in what appeared to be a coordinated attack at a synagogue, church and police post.
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Biden Is the Candidate Who Stands for Change in This Election
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
The oldest-ever President has been a groundbreaking leader. The debate gives him a chance to get that message across.
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Citing national security, US will ban Kaspersky anti-virus software in July
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 21:00:14 +0000
Kaspersky blames the "present geopolitical climate and theoretical concerns."
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Tell us: have you been affected by London NHS hospitals data hack?
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:54:25 GMT

We would like to hear from people who may have been affected by the ransomware attack

Russian hackers have stolen records covering 300m patient interactions with the NHS, including the results of blood tests for HIV and cancer.

Seven hospitals run by two NHS trusts were affected by the attack, which targeted Synnovis, a private/NHS joint venture that provides pathology services such as blood tests and transfusions. It is unclear at this stage if the hack involves only hospitals in the trusts or is more widespread.

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EDF, Utilita and British Gas rated worst energy suppliers for customer service
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:01:50 GMT

Service ratings across energy sector between January and March among lowest ever, says Citizens Advice

EDF, Utilita and British Gas have been named as the worst energy suppliers for customer service, as research shows industry standards have slipped sharply.

Citizens Advice said customer service ratings across the industry were among the lowest ever between January and March and average ratings had fallen by 10.5% compared with the same period in 2021.

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An Around-the-World Eco-Voyage Makes a Pit Stop Near Wall Street
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
Energy Observer, a ship equipped with solar panels and a hydrogen fuel cell, has spent the past seven years circumnavigating the globe, powered by sun, water, and salads.
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Europe faces an unusual problem: ultra-cheap energy
2024-06-24T06:46:46+00:00
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Israel Opposes Rebuilding Gaza’s Internet Access Because Terrorists Could Go Online
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:00:00 +0000

Israel destroyed much of Gaza’s internet infrastructure. A Saudi proposal to rebuild it was watered down after Israeli and U.S. protests.

The post Israel Opposes Rebuilding Gaza’s Internet Access Because Terrorists Could Go Online appeared first on The Intercept.


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Is America approaching peak tip?
Thu, 20 Jun 2024 10:05:29 +0000
The country’s gratuity madness may soon calm, so long as Donald Trump does not get his way
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NASA Engineer Honored as Girl Scouts ‘Woman of Distinction’
Thu, 20 Jun 2024 15:32:59 +0000
You’d think a NASA aerospace engineer who spends her days inside a giant dome researching how to make plane engines quieter and spacecraft systems more efficient would have a pretty booked schedule. Still, advocacy and mentoring, especially for women and girls in STEM, is something Danielle Koch always tries to say yes to. For decades, […]
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Australia’s most senior diplomat in UK flying with Julian Assange to Saipan
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 09:35:28 GMT

WikiLeaks founder due to be sentenced at a hearing in Northern Mariana Islands

Australia’s most senior diplomat in the United Kingdom is accompanying the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, as he flies to a US territory in the Pacific to formalise a plea deal.

The prime minister, Anthony Albanese, confirmed the high-level consular support for Assange while telling parliament on Tuesday: “We want him brought home to Australia.”

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Labor senator Fatima Payman says each step ‘felt like a mile’ after crossing floor to back Palestine motion
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 09:06:07 GMT

First-term senator risks membership after voting against her party by supporting motion on Palestinian statehood

The Labor senator Fatima Payman has crossed the floor, voting in support of a Greens motion on recognising Palestinian statehood in a move that imperils her party membership.

While Coalition backbenchers are allowed to cross the floor, the Labor party requires all of its parliamentarians to support collective decisions or face the possibility of expulsion. Some Labor members to have crossed the floor have been expelled from the party and others have been suspended.

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City of Sydney could tear up contracts with suppliers targeted by boycott Israel campaign
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 07:56:16 GMT

Mayor Clover Moore says procurement and investment should be examined to potentially ‘put additional pressure towards a ceasefire’ in Gaza

The City of Sydney will consider tearing up contracts with suppliers targeted by the boycott Israel campaign, in a move the lord mayor, Clover Moore, hopes could “put additional pressure towards a ceasefire and an end to the humanitarian crisis” in Gaza.

On Monday night, Moore backed a Greens motion for the council to prepare a report on the council’s investment policy regarding “companies involved in, or profiting from, any human rights violations including the illegal occupation of the settlements in Palestinian territories and the supply of weapons”.

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Set more ambitious climate targets to save Great Barrier Reef, Unesco urges Australia
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:31:15 GMT

Reef escapes being classed ‘in danger’ for now but the government must submit a progress report to World Heritage committee by February

Unesco has urged Australia to set more ambitious climate targets for the Great Barrier Reef in a list of recommendations to preserve its status as a world heritage site.

The report, published in Paris late on Monday, did not recommend the reef be placed on a list of sites “in danger” – a threat that has hung over the reef for years – when the 21-country world heritage committee meets next month.

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Match ID: 63 Score: 10.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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Fusion Sparks an Energy Revolution
Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:00:00 +0000
After hitting a power-output milestone, fusion technology is ready to graduate from small-scale lab experiment to full-sized power plant.
Match ID: 64 Score: 8.57 source: www.wired.com age: 5 days
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Rethinking Democracy for the Age of AI
2024-06-18T11:04:08Z

There is a lot written about technology’s threats to democracy. Polarization. Artificial intelligence. The concentration of wealth and power. I have a more general story: The political and economic systems of governance that were created in the mid-18th century are poorly suited for the 21st century. They don’t align incentives well. And they are being hacked too effectively.

At the same time, the cost of these hacked systems has never been greater, across all human history. We have become too powerful as a species. And our systems cannot keep up with fast-changing disruptive technologies...


Match ID: 65 Score: 8.57 source: www.schneier.com age: 7 days
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Ukrainian Sailors Are Using Telegram to Avoid Being Tricked Into Smuggling Oil for Russia
Sat, 15 Jun 2024 11:00:00 +0000
Contract seafarers in Ukraine are turning to online whisper networks to keep themselves from being hired into Russia’s sanctions-busting shadow fleet.
Match ID: 66 Score: 7.86 source: www.wired.com age: 10 days
qualifiers: 5.00 sanctions, 2.86 russia

“Utterly Dismayed”: Air Force Engineer Resigns as Dissent Against Gaza War Slowly Spreads Within Military
Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000

“I don’t want to be working on something that can turn around and be used to slaughter innocent people.”

The post “Utterly Dismayed”: Air Force Engineer Resigns as Dissent Against Gaza War Slowly Spreads Within Military appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 67 Score: 7.14 source: theintercept.com age: 7 days
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Cheap and Lethal: The Pentagon’s Plan for the Next Drone War
Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:59:24 +0000

UAVs continually kill civilians, but the U.S. military wants to expand its arsenal with an army of new, mass-produced kamikaze AI drones.

The post Cheap and Lethal: The Pentagon’s Plan for the Next Drone War appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 68 Score: 5.71 source: theintercept.com age: 7 days
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Donald Trump’s trade hawk is plotting behind bars
Tue, 11 Jun 2024 17:48:56 +0000
Peter Navarro’s dark vision of the global economy could shape Trump 2
Match ID: 69 Score: 5.71 source: www.economist.com age: 13 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump, 2.14 trump

Would America dare to bring down a Chinese bank?
Wed, 10 Apr 2024 18:26:59 +0000
Janet Yellen promises sanctions for those supporting Vladimir Putin’s war
Match ID: 70 Score: 5.00 source: www.economist.com age: 75 days
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Indian engineers warn of prolonged blackouts amid searing heatwave
Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:32:55 GMT

Increasing use of fans, air coolers and air conditioners is placing ‘serious’ strain on grid in north of country

Engineers in India have warned of the possibility of prolonged power outages in the north, where a heatwave has brought misery for millions of people.

Demand for electricity has soared due to fans, air coolers and air conditioners being run constantly, placing a strain on the grid in Delhi and elsewhere in the north. Manufacturers of air conditioners and air coolers report sales rising by 40-50% compared with last summer.

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Inside Donald Trump’s hush-money trial: three key testimonies – video
Fri, 31 May 2024 02:35:05 GMT

Twelve jurors in New York have presented their fellow Americans with a simple question: are you willing to elect a convicted criminal to the White House?

On Thursday, Donald Trump was found guilty of all 34 counts of falsifying business records in a criminal hush-money scheme to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. The verdict makes him the first president, current or former, to be found guilty of felony crimes in the US's near 250-year history. Regardless, the conviction does not disqualify Trump as a presidential candidate or bar him from again sitting in the Oval Office.

Trump, who opted not to take the stand during the trial, has denied wrongdoing, railed against the proceedings and ahead of the verdict compared himself to a saint: “Mother Teresa could not beat these charges. The charges are rigged,” he said on Wednesday. Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, is expected to appeal the verdict.

The Guardian’s Sam Levine has been in court over the last several weeks covering all the developments – here are three testimonies he found most memorable. 

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Biden outdoes Trump with ultra-high China tariffs
Tue, 14 May 2024 16:23:33 +0000
The move, which hits electric vehicles, carries an environmental cost
Match ID: 73 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 41 days
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Why a stronger dollar is dangerous
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 16:00:59 +0000
It sets the stage for a nasty new Trump-China clash, among other things
Match ID: 74 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 62 days
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Even without war in the Gulf, pricier petrol is here to stay
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 15:59:46 +0000
Expensive oil could put Donald Trump in the White House
Match ID: 75 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 68 days
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Europe’s economy is under attack from all sides
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 20:00:46 +0000
First Putin, now Xi. Next Trump?
Match ID: 76 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 90 days
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Apple Is Coming for Your Password Manager
Sat, 08 Jun 2024 10:30:00 +0000
Plus: A media executive is charged in an alleged money-laundering scheme, a ransomware attack disrupts care at London hospitals, and Google’s former CEO has a secretive drone project up his sleeve.
Match ID: 77 Score: 2.86 source: www.wired.com age: 17 days
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European banks are making heady profits in Russia
Thu, 06 Jun 2024 09:56:28 +0000
But for how much longer?
Match ID: 78 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 19 days
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Exclusive: The Guardian interviews President Zelenskiy
Wed, 05 Jun 2024 09:48:04 GMT

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, revealed the tactics and traits that help him face the daily frustrations of leading a country at war for more than two years.

Within a ceremonial room inside Kyiv’s presidential compound, Zelenskiy spoke for nearly an hour with a Guardian team, including the editor-in-chief, Katharine Viner. The interview took place during perhaps the toughest time for Ukraine since the early days of the war. Russia is on the offensive in Kharkiv, an advance that follows months of delay in the US Congress over the passing of a major support package, limiting Ukraine’s battlefield capabilities

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Match ID: 79 Score: 2.86 source: www.theguardian.com age: 20 days
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Russia’s gas business will never recover from the war in Ukraine
Thu, 02 May 2024 10:04:48 +0000
Hopes of a Chinese rescue look increasingly vain
Match ID: 80 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 54 days
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Frozen Russian assets will soon pay for Ukraine’s war
Thu, 18 Apr 2024 09:54:20 +0000
And America now hopes to convince others to make better use of the stash
Match ID: 81 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 68 days
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Ukrainian drone strikes are hurting Russia’s oil industry
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 09:51:54 +0000
The world’s third-largest producer is now an importer of petrol
Match ID: 82 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 75 days
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How China, Russia and Iran are forging closer ties
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 19:52:43 +0000
Assessing the economic threat posed by the anti-Western axis
Match ID: 83 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 98 days
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NASA Teammates Recall Favorite Memories Aboard Flying Laboratory
Tue, 14 May 2024 15:00:00 +0000
After flying more than three decades and 158 science campaigns, just one flight remains. NASA’s DC-8 Airborne Science Laboratory will make its final flight May 15 to Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho, where it will be used to train future aircraft technicians by providing real-world experience in the college’s Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program. Before […]
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Global Emissions Could Peak Sooner Than You Think
Wed, 17 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0000
Global deployment of solar and wind power, plus a surge in EV sales, means emissions from fossil-fuel-derived energy will finally hit the downward slope.
Match ID: 85 Score: 2.14 source: www.wired.com age: 160 days
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How Xi Jinping plans to overtake America
Sun, 31 Mar 2024 12:31:35 +0000
Digital twins, nuclear fusion and the small matter of fixing China’s economy
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