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Rodent that can live without oxygen: Naked mole-rat found to be able to survive for 18 minutes
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Cutting off oxygen for most creatures will result in near-instant death. But scientists have discovered that one animal – the naked mole rat – is able to survive for up to five hours while starved of oxygen. The strange-looking creature is able to create oxygen in its own body with a chemical reaction. It can […]

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After Israel trip, Mattis visits key US ally Qatar
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Defense secretary meets with Qatari emir to discuss Iran, Islamic State and Syria

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Palestine’s Nelson Mandela
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I have a confession to make: I like Marwan Barghouti. I have visited him at his modest Ramallah home several times. During our conversations, we discussed Israeli-Palestinian peace. Our ideas were the same: to create the State of Palestine next to the State of Israel, and to establish peace between the two states, based on […]

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"We're At The Mercy Of The Algos"; More News Sites Say Facebook's 'Fake News' Filter Is Killing Traffic
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Yesterday we highlighted an article written by the Chicago Tribune’s Deputy Editor for Digital News, Kurt Gessler, which provided a fairly compelling set of facts to suggest that Facebook’s ‘fake news’ filter was suppressing the distribution of articles from media sources which undoubtedly consider themselves “legitimate new outlets” (with the definition of ‘legitimate’ left solely […]

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Trump targets key Dodd-Frank financial regulations and taxes in new executive actions
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Pesident Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, will take aim at two of its pillars on Friday. During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump is scheduled to sign two presidential memos ordering six-month reviews of the 2010 law’s authority for regulators to designate large firms as a risk […]

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'Weeping Angel': Wikileaks Publishes User Guide for CIA/MI5 Secret Tool
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The new ‘Vault-7′ batch sheds light on MI5/CIA’s classified smart TV malware bug manual. The “Weeping Angel” tool is an implant designed for Samsung F Series Smart TVs. It is “designed to record audio from the built-in microphone and egress or store the data,” the Wikileaks’ press release said.

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