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Amnesty Says EU Leaders Complicit In Torture Of Refugees And Migrants

European leaders stand accused by Amnesty International of being knowingly complicit in the torture and exploitation of thousands of migrants and refugees by the European Union-financed Libyan coast guard and officials running the country’s detention camps, The Guardian reports. In attempts to stem the flow of people across the Mediterranean to Europe, the EU is financing a system that routinely ...

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Leading French Conservative Quits Party After Right-Winger Wins Top Post

Right-wing heavyweight Xavier Bertrand quit France’s main conservative party, The Republicans, on Monday, highlighting the challenges its new chief will face in trying to keep the party together. The move comes a day after party members overwhelmingly elected Laurent Wauquiez as their new boss, following a campaign during which he said President Emmanuel Macron was too weak on security and ...

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Diplomat Blasts Tillerson In Stinging Resignation Letter

A rising star at the State Department has written a blistering resignation letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that under his leadership, the agency’s influence has withered and morale among staff has plummeted, in part because of the “stinging disrespect” shown by the Trump administration, CNN reports. In the letter, obtained by CNN and first reported on by ...

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Diplomat Blasts Tillerson In Stinging Resignation Letter

A rising star at the State Department has written a blistering resignation letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that under his leadership, the agency’s influence has withered and morale among staff has plummeted, in part because of the “stinging disrespect” shown by the Trump administration, CNN reports. In the letter, obtained by CNN and first reported on by ...

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Diplomat Blasts Tillerson In Stinging Resignation Letter

A rising star at the State Department has written a blistering resignation letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that under his leadership, the agency’s influence has withered and morale among staff has plummeted, in part because of the “stinging disrespect” shown by the Trump administration, CNN reports. In the letter, obtained by CNN and first reported on by ...

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Trump Signs Directive For NASA To Send Astronauts Back To Moon, Then To Mars

President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon – and on to Mars, The Associated Press reports. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to “refocus America’s space program on human exploration and discovery.” The move, Trump said, “marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the ...

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Trump Signs Directive For NASA To Send Astronauts Back To Moon, Then To Mars

President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon – and on to Mars, The Associated Press reports. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to “refocus America’s space program on human exploration and discovery.” The move, Trump said, “marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the ...

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Data Will Use One-Fifth of Global Electricity By 2025

Experts warn that the communications industry is on track to consume 20% of the world’s electricity by 2025, casting a shadow on the attempts to meet climate change targets and the straining electricity grids that are being used by billions of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more, according to The Guardian. The industry has repeatedly said it could reduce carbon emissions ...

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Data Will Use One-Fifth of Global Electricity By 2025

Experts warn that the communications industry is on track to consume 20% of the world’s electricity by 2025, casting a shadow on the attempts to meet climate change targets and the straining electricity grids that are being used by billions of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more, according to The Guardian. The industry has repeatedly said it could reduce carbon emissions ...

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