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World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord
New York Times
TAORMINA, Sicily — World leaders on Friday intensified their pressure on President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement, as negotiators for seven Western powers labored to bridge differences between Mr. Trump and his ...
In Europe, World Leaders Try To Change Trump's Mind On Climate ChangeNPR
World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7CNN
Trump is expected to clash with other world leaders at the G-7 summitVICE News
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New York Times

Denis Johnson's Poetic Visions of a Fallen World
New York Times
Denis Johnson, the poet and novelist whose work lent his desperate and sometimes crazed characters an almost mythic dimension. Credit Marion Ettlinger/Corbis, via Getty Images. In one of the rare interviews he did, the fiction writer and poet Denis ...

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Phys.Org

Construction begins on the world's first super telescope
Phys.Org
Artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) in its enclosure on Cerro Armazones, a 3060-metre mountaintop in Chile's Atacama Desert. The 39-metre E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world — …more.
Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desertAOL

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National Review

Unhinged Activists Never Enter the 'Real World'
National Review
Indeed, even the “real world” isn't what it used to be. Now that we live in hyper-partisan times and increasingly work in geographically separated ideological cocoons, it's easy to take your activism straight to work, even if it's not a philosophy ...

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Miami New Times

World OutGames Cancels Events Hours Before Start, Costs Beach $200000 And Sparks Investigation
Miami New Times
In a nation where literally zero of the thousands of athletes currently playing in the big four professional sports — football, basketball, baseball, and ice hockey — are openly gay, the fact that Miami Beach was hosting the 2017 World OutGames ...
World OutGames sporting events canceled amid financial woes, sparking fraud investigationMiami Herald
World OutGames unravel hours before they were set to begin, leaving Canadian athletes in MiamiCBC.ca

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Michael Jackson impersonator talks playing the King of Pop around the world, and now in Lifetime biopic
ABC News
Michael Jackson's “Thriller” is still the best-selling album of all time, and the King of Pop, eight years after his death, is still a figure of fascination. Playing Jackson in Lifetime's biopic is Navi, who bills himself as the world's No. 1 Jackson ...

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Washington Post

Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin
Washington Post
Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield ...

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CNBC

Pensions time-bomb for world's biggest economies could explode to $400 trillion, says WEF
CNBC
Future generations are on course to become enveloped in the biggest pension crisis in history, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), unless policymakers from the world's leading economies take urgent action. The Geneva-based organization ...
World's Major Economies to Come up $400 Trillion Short on Retirement SavingsBloomberg

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Jezebel

White as a Ghost World
Jezebel
Movies try any number of tricks to manipulate their viewers into relating to the characters on screen, and Terry Zwigoff's Ghost World arrived in 2001 with a particularly ingenious one up its sleeve. The film's principal characters Enid and Rebecca ...

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NPR

Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe
NPR
Pokey LaFarge joins World Cafe to perform new songs from his latest album, Manic Revelations. LaFarge lives in St. Louis, right near Ferguson, Mo., which he says inspired his song "Riot In The Streets." He puts it this way: I knew I had to write it ...

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