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Parting the Red Sea: Why the Chinese and U.S. armies are fortifying this tiny African country – The Globe and Mail

Djibouti, 2017: Personnel from China’s People’s Liberation Army hold an opening ceremony for a new Chinese military base, the country’s first such facility to be built overseas. STR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES GEOFFREY YORK AFRICA BUREAU CHIEF DJIBOUTI PUBLISHED JUNE 6, 2019 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Google is offering texting from a computer and is testing RCS (Advanced SMS) messaging without the carrier in middle

Send and receive Text / SMS / MMS messages from your computer with the Messages web app by Google. Requires an Android mobile phone and setting Google Messages as the default text messaging app if it not already. Samsung and … Continue reading

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How the U.S. EPA is Changing its Mercury Policy – IISD Experimental Lakes Area

https://www.iisd.org/ela/blog/commentary/u-s-epa-changing-mercury-policy/

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Is the ‘deep state’ real? Are the leaks against Trump justified?

‘The big loser in all this will probably be the national security bureaucracy itself and, to the extent it is weakened, the security of the American people.’ Illustration: Antoine Doré Opinion Jack Goldsmith Sun 22 Apr 2018 02.00 EDT Even … Continue reading

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The U.S. stuffed waste from nuclear bomb tests under a dome on a Pacific island. Now, the dome is cracking open – National Post

A still from an overhead video view of the dome, as shot by an ABC News Australia team.ABC News Australia BY WASHINGTON POST ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MAY 21, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/news/world/the-u-s-stuffed-waste-from-nuclear-bomb-tests-under-a-dome-on-a-pacific-island-now-the-dome-is-cracking-open

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Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gas | National Post

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL Jacob DubéJacob Dubé May 22, 2019 2:55 PM EDT https://nationalpost.com/news/world/scientists-discover-china-has-been-secretly-emitting-banned-ozone-depleting-gas

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Can AI help crack the code of fusion power?

‘It’s sort of this beautiful synergy between the human and the machine’ By Rachel Becker on January 29, 2019 10:00 am https://youtu.be/k4eTAYbuvyQ https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/29/18201220/nuclear-fusion-energy-artificial-intelligence-machine-learning-tae-google https://twitter.com/verge/status/1125099212717223937?s=03

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