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June 15 2017

14:00

The Alaskan Harbor Where Bald Eagles Scavenge Like Pigeons

They pick through garbage and steal pizza from locals.
13:00

Twitter Redesigned Itself to Make the Tweet Supreme Again

More than any single change, the new design refocuses Twitter as place you go to see what's going on.
12:00

'The Handmaid's Tale' Recap, Episode 10: Dystopia Ain't Good at Happy Endings

The season finale of Hulu's show promises a story for Offred that Margaret Atwood's book never told.
12:00

Arctic Climate Change Study Canceled Due to Climate Change

Arctic sea ice is unexpectedly in motion, making the research trip far too dangerous for the ship and the scientists it would be carrying.
11:17

Western Digital seeks court injunction to block sale of Toshiba chip unit | Reuters

Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) said it has sought a court injunction that would prevent Toshiba Corp (6502.T) from selling its NAND chip business until its arbitration case against the Japanese conglomerate has been decided.
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11:17

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull mimics Trump in humorous speech to press ball | US news | The Guardian

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Prime minister recorded making jokes about US president’s alleged links to Russia, his views on fake news and poor poll ratings The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has been recorded mimicking Donald Trump and joking about his poll numbers, his attacks on fake news and his alleged links to Russia. Leaked video and audio of Turnbull’s off-the-record speech – which was also self-deprecating about his own poor opinion poll ratings – shows him impersonating the US president’s unique ora.  show all text
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11:17

Chinese students are losing interest in working at international firms - Jun. 15, 2017

Working for big Western firms used to carry serious prestige, but a new survey finds fewer college students want to work for international companies.
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@cnni: The desire to work for international companies is waning amongst China's best and brightest students cnn.it/2s3AlM2
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@CNN: The desire to work for international companies is waning amongst China's best and brightest students cnn.it/2s3SGbR
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@CNNMoney: The desire to work for international companies is waning amongst China's best & brightest cnnmon.ie/2s3nBFk Via @Sherisse
11:17

Spectacular tree houses from around the world - CNN.com

Treehouses come in many shapes, whether that's a playhouse for children, a retreat for adults, or an amusement park for Italians in the early 1500s.
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11:17

Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno | Reuters

Singer Adele was among people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to posts on social media.
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11:17

Le Figaro on Twitter: "@juliendray @yvesthreard EN DIRECT - La CGT recevra moins d'infos sur la réforme du Travail si elle parle à la presse #legislatives2017 https://t.co/hIVjNZJsqL https://t.co/...

“@juliendray @yvesthreard EN DIRECT - La CGT recevra moins d'infos sur la réforme du Travail si elle parle à la presse #legislatives2017 https://t.co/hIVjNZJsqL https://t.co/Pb3qUTGE7V”
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11:17

London fire: 12 confirmed dead but police expect further fatalities after tower block blaze – latest updates | UK news | The Guardian

Follow the latest updates after a huge fire engulfs Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road, near Notting Hill, in West London
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@Guardian: London fire: 12 confirmed dead but police expect further fatalities after tower block blaze – latest updates trib.al/mQnlX1C
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@Guardian: Nine firefighters suffered minor injuries, including burns and heat exhaustion, tackling the #GrenfellTower blaze theguardian.com/uk-news/live/2…
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@guardiannews: Nine firefighters suffered minor injuries, including burns and heat exhaustion, tackling the #GrenfellTower blaze theguardian.com/uk-news/live/2…
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@Guardian: London fire: people trapped as major blaze engulfs tower block – latest trib.al/juZU8GR
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11:17

EU mobile roaming charges scrapped - BBC News

New rules mean EU citizens can call, text and browse the internet for the same price they pay at home.
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@BBCClick: Good news for those heading abroad to EU countries this summer! An EU law to abolish roaming charges is now in force bbc.in/2sdtxtM
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@BBCClick: EU mobile roaming charges scrapped bbc.in/2riWcMI
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11:17

Cellphone Roaming Charges End in Europe. Many Respond With a Yawn.

nytimes.com - By MARK SCOTT
Many Europeans rarely travel outside their nation’s borders, and some who do expect carriers to increase other fees instead.
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@nytimestech: The EU has done away with cellphone roaming charges, effective today. Why are some people not excited? nyti.ms/2snjLaM
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@nytimes: After a decade of debate, Europe will abolish roaming charges. “It’s for the few, not the many.” nyti.ms/2scklFY
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11:00

The Pharmacy of the Future Is Ready For Your Bathroom Counter

The online pharmacy PillPack is ready to change how you deal with your medications.
11:00

Georgia’s 6th District Runoff Election Doesn't Have a Paper Trail to Safeguard Against Hacks

Without a paper trail, Georgia's elections don't have anything to fall back on in the case of outside interference.
08:55

Uber's trucking ambitions in lower gear after Otto deal | Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc's drive to become a major player in the trucking business is off to a bumpy start, with analysts and industry executives questioning what exactly the company can bring to the sprawling $700-billion industry.
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@ReutersBiz: Uber's trucking ambitions in lower gear after Otto deal reut.rs/2rjrbs7
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@ReutersTech: Uber's trucking ambitions in lower gear after Otto deal reut.rs/2sCvQcz
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08:55

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@ft: Opinion: Why Donald Trump can’t put the green genie back in the bottle on climate change on.ft.com/2riZQ9D pic.twitter.com/CwKv8b8w8t
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08:55

Facebook’s Safety Check is a stress-inducing flip of social norms | TechCrunch

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 Facebook’s Safety Check feature was activated today, following news that a fire had engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in West London, with reports of several fatalities. Clearly this is a tragedy. But should Facebook be reacting by sending push alerts — including to users who are miles away from incident in question? Read More
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@newsyc100: Facebooks Safety Check is a stress-inducing flip of so tcrn.ch/2rj9iJL (bit.ly/2sChusH) via @martinweigert
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08:55

High-rise blocks like Grenfell Tower can be safe. The key issue is management | Anna Minton | Opinion | The Guardian

Residents of the gutted building in west London have been warning for years that a tragedy was inevitable
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