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The Guardian

World Orangutan Day: palm oil awareness still key, activists say – video
The Guardian
Palm oil plantations continue to threaten this endangered species. Global standards for minimising consumption of palm oil varies wildly from country to country. Australian conservation groups have been pushing for legislation to mandate the labelling ...



Bloomberg

Tariffs Will Hurt US More Than Rest of World, Maersk Says
Bloomberg
Soren Skou, who runs the world's biggest shipping company from Copenhagen, said the fallout of the current protectionist wave “could easily end up being bigger in the U.S.” Tariffs could slow global annual trade growth by 0.1 to 0.3 percent, though for ...

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CBS News

Leaders around the world react to Kofi Annan's death
CBS News
Kofi Annan, the first black African UN secretary-general, died Saturday after becoming ill. After his death was announced, leaders around the world remembered his impact on global politics. Annan served two terms from Jan. 1, 1997, to Dec. 31, 2006 ...
Kofi Annan death: World leaders honour former UN chiefBBC News
World leaders react to Kofi Annan's deathAljazeera.com
Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Other World Leaders Celebrate the Life of Kofi AnnanTIME
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Telegraph.co.uk

Government to investigate fresh claims of plundering of Second World War shipwrecks in Asia
Telegraph.co.uk
Looters are said to favour targeting the Second World War-era wrecks because of the ship steel's properties. Built before the advent of atomic weapons, the metal has absorbed little background radiation, making the material suitable for sensitive ...
UK investigates fresh reports of looting of sunken navy shipsThe Guardian

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MLB.com (press release) (blog)

Before Saturday's game, Francisco Lindor watched Puerto Rico in the Little League World Series
MLB.com (press release) (blog)
This spring, Francisco Lindor and Team Puerto Rico inspired the country as they went on a marvelous run to the World Baseball Classic final. Their blonde locks were so iconic, there was a massive run on hair bleach in the country as everyone wanted to ...

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DesMoinesRegister.com

Little League World Series: Grandview team rallies in elimination game, stays alive for title contention
DesMoinesRegister.com
Of course, they rallied. The Grandview team came back from a short-lived deficit to handle the New England team, 9-5, to stay alive in the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This, of course, is nothing new for the east-side ...

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Science Daily

World's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics
Science Daily
A research team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex ...

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The Guardian

Best job in the world? Luxury resort in Maldives seeks bookseller
The Guardian
Wanted: barefoot bibliophile willing to punt Daniel Defoe to rich, modern-day Robinson Crusoes at a luxury desert island resort. Philip Blackwell, scion of the bookseller family, needs a Man Friday for possibly the world's most remote bookshop, based ...

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PBS NewsHour

Documentary reveals struggles and triumphs of world champion surfer Andy Irons
PBS NewsHour
Andy Irons, a three-time world champion surfer, died in 2010 at the age of 32 after battling bipolar disorder and opioid addiction. A new documentary, "Andy Irons: Kissed By God," explores Irons' experiences and how they resonate in a larger ...



Business Insider

The 50 most livable cities in the world in 2018
Business Insider
The Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Global Livability Index, measuring the most livable cities in the world. For the first time in eight years, Melbourne, Australia, did not finish in the No. 1 spot. The cities were judged by metrics ...

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