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New York Times

New Privacy Law Makes Europe World's Leading Tech Watchdog
New York Times
Europe is determined to cement its role as the world's foremost tech watchdog — and the region is only getting started. Authorities in Brussels and in the European Union's 28 member countries are also setting the bar for stricter enforcement of ...

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New York Times

Donald Trump's Magical Fantasy World
New York Times
Americans have always had a tremendous capacity for fantasy. Jay Gatsby is a classic American hero because he constructed a fantasy version of himself and then attempted to live it. John Wayne constructed a fantasy version of the American West, which a ...



Washington Post

Justice Department briefings: What in the world is going on?
Washington Post
The Justice Department held two unprecedented, highly controversial briefings for two groups of lawmakers concerning an ongoing criminal and counter-intelligence investigation. If you knew nothing else, that would be odd enough. Until the Hillary ...
'World's most expensive Witch Hunt': Trump lashes outStuff.co.nz

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CNBC

Russia quietly conducted the world's longest surface-to-air missile test
CNBC
Russia quietly conducted the world's longest surface-to-air missile test, according to sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence about the weapons program. The S-500 surface-to-air missile system successfully struck a target 299 miles away ...
MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators sayBBC News
MH17 downed by Russian military missile system, say investigatorsThe Guardian
How Russia bamboozles the world with its spin machineSky News

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CNN

World's largest freshwater pearl up for auction in the Netherlands
CNN
The world's largest known freshwater pearl is going on sale at a public auction in the Netherlands next week. Known as "The Sleeping Lion" due to its unique shape, the rare natural object weighs almost 120 grams (4 ounces) and is over 2.7 inches long.

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Thrillist

This Cool Chart Shows How Your Take Home Pay Compares to Workers Around the World
Thrillist
If you're curious how much less (or more) money you'd have after taxes if you lived elsewhere, a nifty new graph reveals just how take-home pay compares for workers in 35 different countries around the world. Spoiler alert: if you've never wished you ...

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CNN

How Trump's anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world
CNN
For more than 50 years, the United States Agency for International Development has been the largest financial supporter of women's reproductive health services in the world's poorest countries, with funding contributing to programs that have lowered ...



Vox

A radical proposal to fight poverty in the developing world: tax the rich more than the poor
Vox
The world's poorest people have been getting richer recently, but they remain incredibly poor, with 10 percent of the world's population still consuming $1.90 or less a day — a small fraction of the resources available to people at the US poverty line ...



CNN

Despite sanctions, Putin is pulling the world back to Russia
CNN
(CNN) Russian President Vladimir Putin presides this week over the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, continuing a charm offensive that aims to revive Brand Russia. This year's forum features high-profile guests: French President Emmanuel ...
Trump Pushes the World Right Into Putin's HandsBloomberg

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Ars Technica

The DoJ is reportedly probing the murky world of bitcoin trading
Ars Technica
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have taken a wild ride over the past 18 months. Now, according to Bloomberg News, the US Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into whether price manipulations have contributed to the meteoric ...

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