19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 15, 2017

… Danger List, omitting any that come with travel warnings form the U.S. State Department. While such places are no less important, its not recommended that you visit them now, typically because of war, crime, or other dangers. ERIC LAFFORGUE via Getty Images 5 Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, Georgia These historic buildings are prime examples of medieval architecture, UNESCO says. Keep an eye out for exquisite mosaics and wall paintings in the …

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Borough Market opens after London Bridge terror attack – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… of condolence have also been left on a wall at the south end of the bridge Staff at one restaurant in the market, which will be reopening on Wednesday lunchtime, said they had “emerged from a tough time as a stronger family”. Workers in the El Pastor were hailed as heroes for throwing objects at the terrorists as they burst in during the attack. In a post on the restaurant’s Instagram page, they said “the kindness and bravery shown by individuals and groups on the the …

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Tesla was worth more than BMW on Wall Street for a moment

June 11, 2017

… help Tesla outpace BMW’s $61.3 billion market value. By the end of the day, though, Tesla ended up $2.6 billion below BMW. Tesla’s gain over BMW was only in its value on wall Street. In the real world, Tesla is still producing only 80,000 cars to BMW’s 2.4 million. Still, zooming past BMW was a milestone for Tesla. When Tesla really does produce Model 3 cars at scale, rather than just Musk talking about the possibility, Tesla could outdo even the biggest-name automakers. For …

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Facebook valiantly tries but fails to moderate hate speech in Myanmar

May 30, 2017

A young woman looks at her Facebook wall while she travels on a bus in Yangon.Image: AFP/Getty Images Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy. Like what it’s doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar. SEE ALSO: This gripping app lets you ‘walk a mile’ in a 16-year-old refugee girl’s shoes The emerging market experienced a surge of new …

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Trump’s Crazy Comes To Europe

… preceded him across the Atlantic. Benedetta Alabardi works at a pharmacy a few blocks from the Vatican. She opposes Trump because of his plans to build a border wall with Mexico. He only likes American people. He doesnt like other people, said the Bangladesh native. He is pretending, Gionti said. How people here view Berlusconi appears to inform their view of Trump. Alabardi, Rafiquizzaman and Gionti all opposed Berlusconi. He is a strong man, Placidi, 42, said of Trump. It would be …

May 24, 2017
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Trump’s Budget Takes From Safety Net, Gives To Military

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump wants Congress to cut food stamps and other anti-poverty programs in order to pay for more military spending and a border wall, according to a budget proposal the White House will formally unveil on Tuesday. Trumps budget for fiscal 2018, a summary of which the administration released late Monday, would plow the savings from welfare cuts into higher military spending and deficit reduction. It also adds $2.6 billion more for border security, including $1.6 …

May 23, 2017
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Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

… conflict is a two-state solution: an Israeli state living side-by-side in peace and security with a Palestinian state. Trump threatened to upend that framework at his first press conference with Netanyahu in mid-February when he said he would be OK with a one-state or two-state solution. Read: Israel ‘shocked’ over Trump aide’s Western wall comments But since then, Trump seems to have has fallen in line with traditional US policy. “One thing I know is that a one …

May 22, 2017
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