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Opinion | The World Wants to Fight Online Hate. Why Doesn’t President …

It’s exactly these structural problems that the call to action looks to address. Not by signing strict speech restrictions into law, but by signaling the urgency of the problem and acknowledging that online extremism will spread unless governments and tech companies refine the processes

Gov. Mills urges USM grads to embrace ‘world of opportunity’ in Maine

Gov. Janet Mills told University of Southern Maine graduates on Saturday to be “ambassadors” for Maine in their post-college lives but also urged them to stay – or eventually come back – to “a world of opportunity right here.” “There is so much to

Nurse denied marathon world record — because she wasn’t wearing a ski…

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Iker Casillas: Spain & Porto goalkeeper ‘stable’ after heart attack

Iker Casillas won five La Liga titles at Real Madrid and three Champions League crowns Spain’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas says “everything is controlled” after he had a heart attack during training with his club Porto. The 37-year-old is “stable” in hospital and

The world is watching—and supporting—Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Every year, thousands of Indigenous Peoples from all over Brazil gather in Brasília, the capital of the country, to share experiences, traditional knowledge, support each other and, most importantly, demand the government protect their rights. But this year, the Free Land Camp (Acampamento Terra

World Tiddlywink Champions Look To Reclaim Title : NPR

A tiddlywinks game mid-play, with winks spread out around the pot. Though players eventually want to “pot” their “winks,” players also strategize how to block their opponents by landing their piece on top of another’s piece. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption toggle caption Claire Harbage/NPR

Notre-Dame: Massive fire ravages Paris cathedral

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThere were gasps from the crowd at the moment Notre-Dame’s spire fell A major fire has engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France’s most famous landmarks. The 850-year-old Gothic building’s spire and

6 demographic trends shaping the U.S. and the world in 2019

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Demographers, sociologists, economists and other researchers gather in Austin, Texas, this week for the annual meeting of the Population Association of America. As the meeting convenes, here are six notable demographic trends highlighted in Pew Research Center analyses over the past

Statement by WHO Director-General on World Health Day 2019

WHO was born on 7 April 1948 with a clear and ambitious vision: a world in which all people enjoy the highest attainable standard of health. Although we have made enormous progress in recent years against some of the world’s leading causes of death

Neil Warnock: Cardiff City laments officials after Chelsea loss

Best league in world but probably worst officials – Warnock Neil Warnock described Premier League officials as the “worst in the world” after his Cardiff City side’s controversial loss to Chelsea. Cesar Azpilicueta was clearly offside when he headed in Chelsea’s 84th-minute equaliser in