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Review: 'The Handmaid's Tale' Creates a Chilling Man's World - The ...
New York Times
This new Hulu show is based on the 1985 Margaret Atwood dystopian novel that feels scarily current.

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BBC News

France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader
BBC News
He said his former economy minister would "defend the values which will bring French people together at such an important moment, a serious time for Europe, the world and France". Mr Fillon and Socialist Benoît Hamon both urged their supporters to vote ...
Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around worldABC News
French presidential election: first round results in charts and mapsThe Guardian
Risk On as French Vote Ripples Around the World: Markets WrapBloomberg
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New York Times

Welcome to the World's Coolest Kindergarten
New York Times
Since 2010, the Pestalozzi Foundation has operated from inside the stadium — literally inside, not next door or across the street — offering families perks that are most likely unique in the world of early childhood education. The kindergarten ...



CNNMoney

Russia is now the world's third largest military spender
CNNMoney
The country boosted its military spending to $69.2 billion in 2016, according to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The 5.9% increase landed Russia behind only the United States and China in the ranking of ...

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CNBC

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate
CNBC
New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Bloomberg, who considered a ...
Michael Bloomberg to world leaders: ignore Trump on climate changeThe Guardian

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Washington Post

Trump boasts of highest TV ratings since 'the World Trade Center came down'
Washington Post
Donald Trump has long been television ratings gold, and, even as president, he has kept his eye squarely on the small screen as a gauge of his popularity, a barometer for his governing agenda and his ability to dominate the airwaves, as The Washington ...
Trump: I gave 'Face the Nation' highest ratings 'since the World Trade Center came down'The Hill
Donald Trump brags that he got 'higher ratings than 9/11' in interview about first 100 daysThe Independent

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Science Magazine

Could this caterpillar help solve the world's plastic bag problem?
Science Magazine
A developmental biologist and amateur beekeeper has come up with a new way to get rid of used plastic bags: Make waxworms eat them. The larvae of the greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella), these caterpillars thrive on beeswax. While cleaning out empty ...

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World Health Organization

Prevent malaria - save lives: WHO push for prevention on World Malaria Day, 25th April
World Health Organization
According to the World Malaria Report 2016, the rate of new malaria cases fell by 21% globally between 2010 and 2015. Malaria death rates fell by 29% in the same 5-year period. In sub-Saharan Africa, case incidence and death rates fell by 21% and 31%, ...
World's First Malaria Vaccine Pilot Will Run In 2018Huffington Post
Ghana, Kenya and Malawi chosen to test world's first malaria vaccine in huge trial on young childrenTelegraph.co.uk

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The World Needs a DARPA-Style Project to Prevent Pandemics
Harvard Business Review
We believe an important first step in this effort is for the U.S. and governments around the world to develop an equivalent to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), that focuses cross-sector efforts on advancing biological and pandemic ...



Bloomberg

Broken Politics and a Fragile World Economy
Bloomberg
The global economy is gathering momentum, the International Monetary Fund has declared. That's probably correct and undeniably encouraging, but there's an ominous discord between this economic expansion and what's euphemistically called "political ...

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