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N.B.A. Summer League Opens With Buzz (Lonzo Ball) and a Sprained Ankle (Markelle Fultz)

N.B.A. Summer League Opens With Buzz (Lonzo Ball) and a Sprained Ankle (Markelle Fultz)

LAS VEGAS — Organizers of the N.B.A.’s summer league here have traditionally closed the upper deck of Thomas & Mack Center by draping black curtains to cover rows of empty seats. While attendance and interest have grown in recent years, …

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Montreal becomes sanctuary city after unanimous vote; rights’ groups call it symbolic

Montreal becomes sanctuary city after unanimous vote; rights’ groups call it symbolic

The downtown skyline is seen Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Montreal. Montreal city council passed a motion on Monday making it the latest Canadian jurisdiction to declare itself a "sanctuary city."

MONTREAL – Montreal city council unanimously passed a motion …

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Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend

Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend

TEBOURBA, Tunisia — When Adel Dridi poured gasoline on his head and set himself on fire in May, his first thought was of his mother, Dalila, whose name is roughly tattooed on his arm. But another person was also on …

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Are supermarkets facing the beginning of the end?

Are supermarkets facing the beginning of the end?

CC BY 2.0 Dean Hochman — It’s ‘Permanent Global Summer Time’ at the supermarket, where corn and strawberries are in season simultaneously.

In the face of climate change, water shortages, and political instability, the current supermarket model is extremely vulnerable.

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Term Limits And The Circle Of Congressional Hypocrisy

Term Limits And The Circle Of Congressional Hypocrisy

Term limits is a phrase often tossed around by politicians at all levels of government. But a concept that is rarely debated or voted on in Congress.

Most people have forgotten that congressional term limits was actually in the 1994 …

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Manchester city council to create UK’s first LGBT retirement home

Manchester city council to create UK’s first LGBT retirement home

Manchester city council has announced plans to create the UK’s first retirement community aimed specifically at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

According to the local authority, the city is home to the country’s biggest LGBT community outside of London …

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Gorgeous wines from Georgia

Gorgeous wines from Georgia

Tbilvino Qvevris, Kakheti, Georgia 2015 (£10, Marks & Spencer) There are some wines I’ve only started to love after visiting the place they’re made. One is sherry, which made so much more sense once I’d had a glass of …

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Poland democracy hero Lech Walesa hospitalized, said ‘weak’

Poland democracy hero Lech Walesa hospitalized, said ‘weak’

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, center, Lech Walesa, left, and others, listen as President Donald Trump speaks at Krasinski Square at the Royal Castle, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Warsaw. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former …

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Stephen Miller was no hero fighting left-wing oppression at Santa Monica High School

Stephen Miller was no hero fighting left-wing oppression at Santa Monica High School

White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2003. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Stephen Miller would eagerly tell you he’s from a liberal paradise, and I’d have to agree with him. Growing up …

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China iron ore pulls back from record high amid doubts on rally

China iron ore pulls back from record high amid doubts on rally

“The rally to the highest level since 2014 has occurred at the same time as stocks have been rising, which has caused some producers to question the sustainability of the rise,” ANZ analysts said in a note. (Reuters)

Iron ore …

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