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Donald Trump becomes 'official Republican presidential nominee'

Donald Trump has officially done it, quietly moving past the magic number of delegates needed to ensure he is crowned Republican nominee for the …

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new transgender rights bill

While Americans continue to fume over President Barack Obama’s directive last week that schoolchildren must be allowed to choose the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity, and not their birth certificate, Canadians are bracing for a related fight.<p>While receiving an award for his …

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5 lessons America has failed to learn from the Iraq War

After vowing not to put boots on the ground, Obama has now committed troops to Syria and Yemen. Here we go again<p>One of the most popular apps these days is Snapchat. It allows the sender to set a timer for any photo dispatched via the app, so that a few seconds after the recipient opens the message, …

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How Much Liberty Do Americans Have Left?

This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a …

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Air power now weapon of choice - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Air power has become the weapon of choice for Western politicians because it causes maximum destruction with the minimum of commitment, according to …

After 145 years, Ringling Bros. Circus elephants perform for the last time

The circus’s leading ladies wore nothing special for their farewell performance Sunday — no extra bedazzle, no added flair — just the traditional blue headdresses declaring their expiring part in “The Greatest Show on Earth.”<p>Through the lush red curtain they sashayed, all six, all endangered Asian …

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Rebuilding Nepal by Hand

The photographer Renaud Philippe returned to the epicenter of last year’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake to document what progress has been made in some of the hardest-to-reach villages. Before April 25, 2015, Barpak was a picturesque Nepali village nestled some 6,000 feet above sea level. After, less …

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Two of Donald Trump's Children Won't Be Voting for Their Father

Eric and Ivanka Trump, two of Republican president frontrunner Donald Trump’s four adult children, are not eligible to vote in New York’s …

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How Many 'Boots on the Ground' Would It Take to Defeat ISIS?

We asked two experts about the complexities of invading the Islamic State.<p>Though President Barack Obama announced the US would send 50 special forces troops to Syria in October, and though America, along with several other NATO nations, has stepped up anti-ISIS operations in the region, many …

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WTF Happened to Trump and Clinton in Wisconsin, Explained

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz had a good night — and kept hope alive for their campaigns<p>Just when you thought all the drama had fizzed out of the 2016 …

I Fooled the Internet with a Petition to Allow Guns at the Republican Convention

It started out as a joke, but my petition ended up attracting more than 50,000 signatures and becoming a national news story.<p><i>This week, an anonymous internet person calling himself the "Hyper Rationalist" launched a Change.org petition calling for guns to be allowed at the GOP convention this July.</i> …

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Conservative women in the media call for Donald Trump to fire Corey Lewandowski for grabbing reporter

Some female members of the media are calling for the firing of Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who denied that he grabbed and …

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