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Situation
We're right under the flight path for the scheduled orbital launch, but don't worry--it's too cold out for the rockets to operate safely, so I'm sure they'll postpone.
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Pascal's Wager Triangle
In contrast to Pascal's Wager Triangle, Pascal's Triangle Wager argues that maybe God wants you to draw a triangle of numbers where each one is the sum of the two numbers above it, so you probably should, just in case.
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Network Configuration
If you repeatedly rerun the development of technological civilization, it turns out that for some reason the only constant is that there is always a networking utility called 'netcat', though it does a different thing in each one.
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Electric vs Gas
An idling gas engine may be annoyingly loud, but that's the price you pay for having WAY less torque available at a standstill.
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The 46 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now (June 2024)
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 11:00:00 +0000
Hit Man, Under Paris, and Godzilla Minus One are just a few of the movies you should watch on Netflix this month.
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The 29 Best Movies on Hulu This Week (June 2024)
Thu, 20 Jun 2024 19:00:00 +0000
Origin, Anchorman, and Fight Club are just a few of the movies you need to watch on Hulu right now.
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The 49 Best Shows on Netflix Right Now (June 2024)
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 11:00:00 +0000
Bridgerton, Scavengers Reign, and Sweet Tooth are just a few of the shows you need to watch on Netflix this month.
Match ID: 2 Score: 35.00 source: www.wired.com age: 2 days
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Kevin Costner on “Yellowstone,” “Horizon,” and Why the Western Endures
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
The actor and director, whose film “Horizon: An American Saga” has been in the making for decades, thinks of the Western as America’s Shakespeare.
Match ID: 3 Score: 20.00 source: www.newyorker.com age: 0 days
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“Green Border” Confronts the Horror and Heroism of the Refugee Crisis
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
With pulse-pounding sweep and moral fury, the veteran Polish director Agnieszka Holland turns her camera on injustice at the Polish-Belarusian border.
Match ID: 4 Score: 20.00 source: www.newyorker.com age: 2 days
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Sols 4222-4224: A Particularly Prickly Power Puzzle
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 01:06:39 +0000
Earth planning date: Friday, June 21, 2024 All our patient waiting has been rewarded, as we were greeted with the news that our drill attempt of “Mammoth Lakes 2” was successful! You can see the drill hole in the image above, as well as the first place we attempted just to the left. The actual […]
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The Studio Executive Who Wants Hollywood to Get Real About Bad Storytelling
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:55:20 +0000
As the entertainment industry rebounds, Kamala Avila-Salmon, head of inclusive content at Lionsgate, wants to make sure it comes back healthier than before.
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The Polite Therapy of the “Inside Out” Movies
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
The premise of the Pixar series demands a model for our emotional lives, and the films deliver the standard, secular consensus. It’s mildly depressing.
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The Monotonous Miseries of “Kinds of Kindness”
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
Yorgos Lanthimos’s new film casts the same set of actors in a trio of stories, all of them cruel.
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Columbia Task Force for Dealing With Campus Protests Declares That Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism
Mon, 17 Jun 2024 23:25:16 +0000

The task force revealed its plans not in a communiqué to faculty and students — but instead in an Israeli newspaper article.

The post Columbia Task Force for Dealing With Campus Protests Declares That Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism appeared first on The Intercept.


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Most Frequently Asked Questions About NFTs(Non-Fungible Tokens)
Sun, 06 Feb 2022 10:04:00 +0000

 

NFTs

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the most popular digital assets today, capturing the attention of cryptocurrency investors, whales and people from around the world. People find it amazing that some users spend thousands or millions of dollars on a single NFT-based image of a monkey or other token, but you can simply take a screenshot for free. So here we share some freuently asked question about NFTs.

1) What is an NFT?

NFT stands for non-fungible  token, which is a cryptographic token on a blockchain with unique identification codes that distinguish it from other tokens. NFTs are unique and not interchangeable, which means no two NFTs are the same. NFTs can be a unique artwork, GIF, Images, videos, Audio album. in-game items, collectibles etc.

2) What is Blockchain?

A blockchain is a distributed digital ledger that allows for the secure storage of data. By recording any kind of information—such as bank account transactions, the ownership of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), or Decentralized Finance (DeFi) smart contracts—in one place, and distributing it to many different computers, blockchains ensure that data can’t be manipulated without everyone in the system being aware.

3) What makes an NFT valuable?


The value of an NFT comes from its ability to be traded freely and securely on the blockchain, which is not possible with other current digital ownership solutionsThe NFT points to its location on the blockchain, but doesn’t necessarily contain the digital property. For example, if you replace one bitcoin with another, you will still have the same thing. If you buy a non-fungible item, such as a movie ticket, it is impossible to replace it with any other movie ticket because each ticket is unique to a specific time and place.

4) How do NFTs work?

One of the unique characteristics of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is that they can be tokenised to create a digital certificate of ownership that can be bought, sold and traded on the blockchain. 

As with crypto-currency, records of who owns what are stored on a ledger that is maintained by thousands of computers around the world. These records can’t be forged because the whole system operates on an open-source network. 

NFTs also contain smart contracts—small computer programs that run on the blockchain—that give the artist, for example, a cut of any future sale of the token.

5) What’s the connection between NFTs and cryptocurrency?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) aren't cryptocurrencies, but they do use blockchain technology. Many NFTs are based on Ethereum, where the blockchain serves as a ledger for all the transactions related to said NFT and the properties it represents.5) How to make an NFT?

Anyone can create an NFT. All you need is a digital wallet, some ethereum tokens and a connection to an NFT marketplace where you’ll be able to upload and sell your creations

6) How to validate the authencity of an NFT?

When you purchase a stock in NFT, that purchase is recorded on the blockchain—the bitcoin ledger of transactions—and that entry acts as your proof of ownership.

7) How is an NFT valued? What are the most expensive NFTs?

The value of an NFT varies a lot based on the digital asset up for grabs. People use NFTs to trade and sell digital art, so when creating an NFT, you should consider the popularity of your digital artwork along with historical statistics.

In the year 2021, a digital artist called Pak created an artwork called The Merge. It was sold on the Nifty Gateway NFT market for $91.8 million.

8) Can NFTs be used as an investment?

Non-fungible tokens can be used in investment opportunities. One can purchase an NFT and resell it at a profit. Certain NFT marketplaces let sellers of NFTs keep a percentage of the profits from sales of the assets they create.

9) Will NFTs be the future of art and collectibles?

Many people want to buy NFTs because it lets them support the arts and own something cool from their favorite musicians, brands, and celebrities. NFTs also give artists an opportunity to program in continual royalties if someone buys their work. Galleries see this as a way to reach new buyers interested in art.

10) How do we buy an NFTs?

There are many places to buy digital assets, like opensea and their policies vary. On top shot, for instance, you sign up for a waitlist that can be thousands of people long. When a digital asset goes on sale, you are occasionally chosen to purchase it.

11) Can i mint NFT for free?

To mint an NFT token, you must pay some amount of gas fee to process the transaction on the Etherum blockchain, but you can mint your NFT on a different blockchain called Polygon to avoid paying gas fees. This option is available on OpenSea and this simply denotes that your NFT will only be able to trade using Polygon's blockchain and not Etherum's blockchain. Mintable allows you to mint NFTs for free without paying any gas fees.

12) Do i own an NFT if i screenshot it?

The answer is no. Non-Fungible Tokens are minted on the blockchain using cryptocurrencies such as Etherum, Solana, Polygon, and so on. Once a Non-Fungible Token is minted, the transaction is recorded on the blockchain and the contract or license is awarded to whoever has that Non-Fungible Token in their wallet.

12) Why are people investing so much in NFT?


 Non-fungible tokens have gained the hearts of people around the world, and they have given digital creators the recognition they deserve. One of the remarkable things about non-fungible tokens is that you can take a screenshot of one, but you don’t own it. This is because when a non-fungible token is created, then the transaction is stored on the blockchain, and the license or contract to hold such a token is awarded to the person owning the token in their digital wallet.

You can sell your work and creations by attaching a license to it on the blockchain, where its ownership can be transferred. This lets you get exposure without losing full ownership of your work. Some of the most successful projects include Cryptopunks, Bored Ape Yatch Club NFTs, SandBox, World of Women and so on. These NFT projects have gained popularity globally and are owned by celebrities and other successful entrepreneurs. Owning one of these NFTs gives you an automatic ticket to exclusive business meetings and life-changing connections.

Final Saying

That’s a wrap. Hope you guys found this article enlightening. I just answer some question with my limited knowledge about NFTs. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop them in the comment section below. Also I have a question for you, Is bitcoin an NFTs? let me know in The comment section below






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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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Gareth Southgate says England have had ‘open and honest conversations’
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 21:30:48 GMT
  • Manager sees ‘progress’ in buildup to Slovenia game
  • Declan Rice rejects criticism of side’s fitness

Gareth Southgate has revealed that “open and honest” conversations have allowed England to reset since their disappointing draw with Denmark, while Declan Rice urged everyone to step up and embrace the challenge of chasing glory at Euro 2024.

England have been irked by ­criticism from former professionals and television pundits over their flatness and tactical confusion in their opening two games in Germany and defiance was the overriding theme as they prepared for Tuesday night’s match against Slovenia.

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Neoplants Neo Px Review: This Plant Isn't as Good as an Air Purifier
Sun, 23 Jun 2024 13:00:00 +0000
Is the Neo Px plant system a new kind of air purifying tech or a lot of hot air?
Match ID: 2 Score: 35.00 source: www.wired.com age: 1 day
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Best Apple Watch (2024): Which Model Should You Buy?
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:30:00 +0000
Should you splurge for the Ultra Watch 2? Or stick with the SE? Let us help you figure out which version to get (and which to avoid).
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‘The man who used to be James Cracknell’: the Olympic rower on catastrophe, comas and comebacks
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 04:00:19 GMT

With two Olympic golds under his belt, Cracknell was building a second career as an endurance athlete when disaster struck. He discusses relentlessness, running for the Tories – and his disgust at Partygate

James Cracknell sometimes refers to himself as “the man who used to be James Cracknell” or “the man who is almost James Cracknell”. Like so many people who have experienced traumatic brain injuries, he underwent an extreme personality change. James Cracknell is the man who won two Olympic gold medals, rowed with the legends Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent and took on superhuman endurance challenges with his friend the broadcaster Ben Fogle. The man who used to be James Cracknell is the product of the 2010 road traffic accident that almost killed him when he was hit by a petrol tanker while cycling in the US. Severe damage to his frontal lobe left him delusional, angry, incoherent, amnesiac and uncoordinated.

Fourteen years on, he has made an astonishing recovery and is running for parliament as the Conservative candidate for Colchester. He might not be the Cracknell of old, but he is closer to it than many ever thought he would be. In one way or another, the 52-year-old has been competing in first-past-the-post races all his life. Now, he is approaching another.

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Top 10 Best PLR(Private Label Rights) Websites | Which One You Should Join in 2022?
Sat, 26 Feb 2022 13:36:00 +0000
PLR


Content creation is one of the biggest struggles for many marketers and business owners. It often requires both time and financial resources, especially if you plan to hire a writer.
Today, we have a fantastic opportunity to use other people's products by purchasing Private Label Rights.

To find a good PLR website, first, determine the type of products you want to acquire. One way to do this is to choose among membership sites or PLR product stores. Following are 10 great sites that offer products in both categories.

What are PLR websites?

Private Label Rights (PLR) products are digital products that can be in the form of an ebook, software, online course videos, value-packed articles, etc. You can use these products with some adjustments to sell as your own under your own brand and keep all the money and profit yourself without wasting your time on product creation.
The truth is that locating the best website for PLR materials can be a time-consuming and expensive exercise. That’s why we have researched, analyzed, and ranked the best 10 websites:

1. PLR.me

 PLR.me is of the best places to get PLR content in 2021-2022. It offers a content marketing system that comes with courses, brandable tools, and more. It is the most trusted PLR website, among other PLR sites. The PLR.me platform features smart digital caching PLR tools for health and wellness professionals. The PLR.me platform, which was built on advanced caching technology, has been well-received by big brands such as Toronto Sun and Entrepreneur. The best thing about this website is its content marketing automation tools.

Pricing

  • Pay-as-you-go Plan – $22
  • 100 Monthly Plan – $99/month
  • 400 Annual Plan – $379/year
  • 800 Annual Plan – $579/year
  • 2500 Annual Plan – $990/year

Pros

  • Access over 15,940+ ready-to-use PLR coaching resources.
  • Content marketing and sliding tools are provided by the site.
  • You can create courses, products, webinars, emails, and nearly anything else you can dream of.
  • You can cancel your subscription anytime.

Cons

  • Compared to other top PLR sites, this one is a bit more expensive.

2. InDigitalWorks

InDigitalWorks is a leading private label rights membership website established in 2008. As of now, it has more than 100,000 members from around the globe have joined the platform. The site offers thousands of ready-to-be-sold digital products for online businesses in every single niche possible. InDigitalWorks features hundreds of electronic books, software applications, templates, graphics, videos that you can sell right away.

Pricing:

  • 3 Months Plan – $39
  • 1 Year Plan – $69
  • Lifetime Plan – $79

Pros

  • IndigitalWorks promotes new authors by providing them with 200 free products for download.
  • Largest and most reputable private label rights membership site.
  •  20000+ digital products
  • 137 training videos provided by experts to help beginners set up and grow their online presence for free.
  • 10 GB of web hosting will be available on a reliable server.

Cons

  • Fewer people are experiencing the frustration of not getting the help they need.

3. BuyQualityPLR

BuyQualityPLR’s website is a Top PLR of 2021-2022! It's a source for major Internet Marketing Products and Resources. Whether you’re an Affiliate Marketer, Product Creator, Course Seller,  BuyQualityPLR can assist you in the right direction. You will find several eBooks and digital products related to the Health and Fitness niche, along with a series of Security-based products. If you search for digital products, Resell Rights Products, Private Label Rights Products, or Internet Marketing Products, BuyQualityPLR is among the best websites for your needs.

Pricing

  • Free PLR articles packs, ebooks, and other digital products are available
  • Price ranges from 3.99$ to 99.9$

Pros

  • Everything on this site is written by professionals
  • The quick download features available
  • Doesn't provide membership.
  • Offers thousand of PLR content in many niches
  • Valuable courses available

Cons

  • You can't buy all content because it doesn't provide membership

4. IDPLR

The IDPLR website has helped thousands of internet marketers since 2008. This website follows a membership approach and allows you to gain access to thousands of PLR products in different niches. The best thing about this site is the quality of the products, which is extremely impressive.
This is the best PLR website of 2021-2022, offering over 200k+ high-quality articles. It also gives you graphics, templates, ebooks, and audio.

Pricing

  • 3 Months ACCESS: $39
  • 1 YEAR ACCESS: $69
  • LIFETIME ACCESS: $79

Pros

  • You will have access to over 12,590 PLR products.
  • You will get access to training tutorials and Courses in a Gold membership.
  • 10 GB of web hosting will be available on a reliable server.
  • You will receive 3D eCover Software
  • It offers an unlimited download limit
  • Most important, you will get a 30 day money-back guarantee

Cons:

  • A few products are available for free membership.

5. PLRMines

PLRmines is a leading digital product library for private label rights products. The site provides useful information on products that you can use to grow your business, as well as licenses for reselling the content. You can either purchase a membership or get access through a free trial, and you can find unlimited high-quality resources via the site's paid or free membership. Overall, the site is an excellent resource for finding outstanding private label rights content.

Pricing

  • Lifetime membership:  $97

Pros

  • 4000+ ebooks from top categories
  • Members have access to more than 660 instructional videos covering all kinds of topics in a membership area.
  • You will receive outstanding graphics that are ready to use.
  • They also offer a variety of helpful resources and tools, such as PLR blogs, WordPress themes, and plugins

Cons

  • The free membership won't give you much value.

6. Super-Resell

Super-Resell is another remarkable provider of PLR material. The platform was established in 2009 and offers valuable PLR content to users. Currently, the platform offers standard lifetime memberships and monthly plans at an affordable price. Interested users can purchase up to 10,000 products with digital rights or rights of re-sale. Super-Resell offers a wide range of products such as readymade websites, article packs, videos, ebooks, software, templates, and graphics, etc.

Pricing

  • 6 Months Membership: $49.90
  • Lifetime membership: $129

Pros

  • It offers you products that come with sales pages and those without sales pages.
  •  You'll find thousands of digital products that will help your business grow.
  • Daily News update

Cons

  • The company has set up an automatic renewal system. This can result in costs for you even though you are not using the service.

7. Unstoppable PLR

UnStoppablePLR was launched in 2006 by Aurelius Tjin, an internet marketer. Over the last 15 years, UnStoppablePLR has provided massive value to users by offering high-quality PLR content. The site is one of the best PLR sites because of its affordability and flexibility.

Pricing

  • Regular Price: $29/Month

Pros

  • You’ll get 30 PLR articles in various niches for free.
  • 100% money-back guarantee.
  • Members get access to community
  • It gives you access to professionally designed graphics and much more.

Cons

  • People often complain that not enough PLR products are released each month. 

8. Resell Rights Weekly

Resell Rights Weekly, a private label rights (PLR) website, provides exceptional PLR content. It is among the top free PLR websites that provide free membership. You will get 728+ PLR products completely free and new products every single week. The Resell Rights Weekly gives you free instant access to all products and downloads the ones you require.

Pricing

  • Gold Membership: $19.95/Month

Pros

  • Lots of products available free of cost
  • Free access to the  members forum

Cons

  • The prices for the products at this PLR site are very low quality compared to other websites that sell the same items.

9. MasterResellRights

MasterResellRights was established in 2006, and it has helped many successful entrepreneurs. Once you join MasterResellRights, you will get access to more than 10,000 products and services from other members. It is one of the top PLR sites that provide high-quality PLR products to members across the globe. You will be able to access a lot of other membership privileges at no extra price. The website also provides PLR, MRR, and RR license products.

Pricing

One Month Membership: $19.97
Three Month Membership: $47.00

Pros

Access more than 10,000 high-quality,  PLR articles in different niches.
Get daily fresh new updates
Users get 8 GB of hosting space
You can pay using PayPal

Cons

Only members have access to the features of this site.

10. BigProductStore 

BigProductStore is a popular private label rights website that offers tens of thousands of digital products. These include software, videos, video courses, eBooks, and many others that you can resell, use as you want, or sell and keep 100% of the profit.
The PLR website updates its product list daily. It currently offers over 10,000 products.
The site offers original content for almost every niche and when you register as a member, you can access the exclusive products section where you can download a variety of high-quality, unique, and exclusive products.

Pricing

  • Monthly Plan: $19.90/Month 27% off
  • One-Time-Payment: $98.50  50% off
  • Monthly Ultimate: $29.90/Month 36% off
  • One-Time-Payment Ultimate: $198.50 50% off

Pros

  • You can use PLR products to generate profits, give them as bonuses for your affiliate promotion campaign, or rebrand them and create new unique products.
  • Lifetime memberships for PLR products can save you money if you’re looking for a long-term solution to bulk goods.
  • The website is updated regularly with fresh, quality content.

Cons

  • Product descriptions may not provide much detail, so it can be difficult to know just what you’re downloading.
  • Some product categories such as WP Themes and articles are outdated. 

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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.

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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: Trump given plan to halt US military aid to Kyiv unless it talks peace with Moscow
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 08:37:12 GMT

Two key advisers to Trump present him with plan to end war, if he wins presidential elections, which would cut US weapons supply

Ukrainian troops trying to hold their ground on the eastern front in Donetsk region may still be outnumbered by Russian forces, but the “shell hunger” that plagued them for months as ammunitions started to run out is now behind them.

One unit in Donetsk region, the focus of Russian troops’ slow advance along the 1,000 km (600 mile) front, fired its M-109 self-propelled howitzer as needed - there were no further fears of running short of Western-supplied 155 mm shells, Reuters reported.

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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.
Match ID: 5 Score: 32.14 source: www.wired.com age: 4 days
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Australia politics live: Fatima Payman risks Labor membership after crossing floor to support Greens’ Palestine motion
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 08:45:10 GMT

Follow today’s news headlines live

‘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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Julian Assange plea deal live: ‘elated’ Stella Assange says couple’s children unaware their father to be freed
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 08:33:08 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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Peter Dutton’s nuclear plan could cost as much as $600bn and supply just 3.7% of Australia’s energy by 2050, analysis suggests
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 07:38:20 GMT

Coalition proposal would cost a minimum $116bn – the same as Labor’s plan for almost 100% renewables grid by 2050, industry organisation says

The Coalition’s pledge to build seven nuclear reactors as part of its controversial energy plan could cost taxpayers as much as $600bn while supplying just 3.7% of Australia’s energy mix by 2050, according to the Smart Energy Council.

The analysis found the plan would cost a minimum of $116bn – the same cost as delivering the Albanese government’s plan for 82% renewables by 2030, and an almost 100% renewable energy mix by 2050.

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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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Special counsel falters in push to limit Trump’s attacks on FBI agents
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:52:13 +0000
U.S. Judge Aileen M. Cannon scolded a prosecutor seeking to bar Donald Trump from attacks on FBI agents, after delving deep into special counsel funding policy.
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‘A healthcare crisis’: Harris takes aim at Trump on anniversary of Roe’s fall
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 20:59:35 GMT

Biden and Harris give forceful campaign statements blaming Trump for ending right to abortion access

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris marked the second anniversary of the US supreme court ruling that overturned Roe v Wade with forceful campaign statements that laid the blame squarely on Donald Trump for ending the national right to abortion.

In a video released on Monday, Biden pledged to restore the right to an abortion and “protect American freedom” if he is re-elected.

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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.
Match ID: 30 Score: 25.00 source: www.newyorker.com age: 0 days
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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.
Match ID: 34 Score: 21.43 source: arstechnica.com age: 3 days
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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.
Match ID: 35 Score: 21.43 source: www.newyorker.com age: 3 days
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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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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.
Match ID: 37 Score: 21.43 source: www.newyorker.com age: 3 days
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Euro 2024: Modric reacts to Croatia anguish, England through before Slovenia match – live news
Tue, 25 Jun 2024 08:58:34 GMT
  • Latest news as Group C and Group D play to a finale
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This was the goal that did for Croatia. Quite a strike.

Not sure there has ever been a more desperate player of the match photo.

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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

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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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Croatia's cruel blow leaves Modric's international future uncertain
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 23:07:04 GMT
Croatia's late heartache against Italy likely leaves them heading out of Euro 2024 and with uncertainty over the international future of their captain Luka Modric.
Match ID: 42 Score: 20.00 source: www.bbc.com age: 0 days
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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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Eight killed in Moscow office block fire including two who jumped to deaths
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 19:24:34 GMT

Companies who rented space in the building reportedly include electronics institute sanctioned by US

At least eight people have died in a fire in an office building near Moscow, including two who jumped from the building to escape the flames.

Video taken in the town of Fryazino on Monday showed smoke and flames billowing out of at least three of the building’s top floors and a group of four people huddled around a broken window trying to escape.

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NHS confirms stolen data published online is from blood test provider
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 18:37:29 GMT

Health service in England issues update saying there is ‘no evidence’ hackers published entire database

Stolen data published online has been confirmed as having come from the NHS provider Synnovis, NHS England has said.

Synnovis, which manages blood tests for NHS trusts and GP services, primarily in south-east London, was the victim of a cyber-attack – understood to have been carried out by the Russian group Qilin – on 3 June.

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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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Ten players putting themselves in the shop window at Euro 2024
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 14:56:05 GMT

A number of players in Germany are not just representing their countries – they are playing for their own futures

By Ben McAleer for WhoScored

The goalkeeper has been linked with a Premier League move and his stock has risen significantly this summer. The Georgia No 1 has made more saves (16) than any other keeper in Germany. Valencia are likely to have a long list of suitors knocking on their door. The 23-year-old, whose father Davit was also a goalkeeper, is still in the infancy of his career. He will be a man in demand once the tournament draws to a close.

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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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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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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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[The Economist] Sun Machines: Solar, an energy source that gets cheaper and cheaper, is going to be huge
2024-06-24T17:52:07+00:00
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Labour wants to make UK a clean energy superpower. Will this help those stuck in fuel poverty?
Mon, 24 Jun 2024 17:00:43 GMT

Experts say Starmer can honour pledge to move to net zero and cut bills – if plan embraces onshore renewables and focuses on poorest

Labour appears poised to win a historic election victory on 4 July. In the series Life under Labour, we look at Keir Starmer’s five key political missions, and ask what is at stake and whether he can deliver the change the country is crying out for.

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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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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...


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NASA’s ELaNa 43 Prepares for Firefly Aerospace Launch
Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:37:41 +0000
NASA is readying for the launch of several small satellites to space, built with the help of students, educators, and researchers from across the country, as part of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. The ELaNa 43 (Educational Launch of Nanosatellites 43) mission includes eight CubeSats flying on Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket for its “Noise of […]
Match ID: 63 Score: 12.86 source: www.nasa.gov age: 3 days
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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, […]
Match ID: 64 Score: 10.71 source: www.nasa.gov age: 4 days
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“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.


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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 08:14:59 GMT

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

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: 68 Score: 10.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 10.00 nuclear

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: 69 Score: 8.57 source: www.wired.com age: 5 days
qualifiers: 8.57 energy

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: 70 Score: 7.86 source: www.wired.com age: 9 days
qualifiers: 5.00 sanctions, 2.86 russia

Britain’s Embrace of the Bomb
Thu, 20 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
The country’s nuclear-weapons program is in bad shape, yet it is one of only two nations actively rearming. What’s it all for?
Match ID: 71 Score: 7.14 source: www.newyorker.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 7.14 nuclear

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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Match ID: 72 Score: 6.43 source: www.theguardian.com age: 6 days
qualifiers: 6.43 energy

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: 73 Score: 5.71 source: theintercept.com age: 7 days
qualifiers: 5.71 russia

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: 74 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: 75 Score: 5.00 source: www.economist.com age: 75 days
qualifiers: 5.00 sanctions

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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Match ID: 76 Score: 3.57 source: www.theguardian.com age: 25 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 77 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 41 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 78 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 62 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 79 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 68 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 80 Score: 3.57 source: www.economist.com age: 90 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 81 Score: 2.86 source: www.wired.com age: 16 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

European banks are making heady profits in Russia
Thu, 06 Jun 2024 09:56:28 +0000
But for how much longer?
Match ID: 82 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 18 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 83 Score: 2.86 source: www.theguardian.com age: 19 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 84 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 53 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 85 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 67 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 86 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 74 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 87 Score: 2.86 source: www.economist.com age: 98 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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 […]
Match ID: 88 Score: 2.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 41 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy

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: 89 Score: 2.14 source: www.wired.com age: 159 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy

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
Match ID: 90 Score: 1.43 source: www.economist.com age: 85 days
qualifiers: 1.43 nuclear

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