Brazilian Right-Wing Fell Hard for a Fake News Story About Venezuela, Provoking Diplomatic Incident

Brazilian Right-Wing Fell Hard for a Fake News Story About Venezuela, Provoking Diplomatic Incident

A 31-year-old Brazilian man living in Los Angeles leaves his comfortable life behind to pursue a humanitarian mission in Venezuela. Jonatan Diniz, founder of a non-governmental organization called Time to Change the Earth, posts photos of malnourished Venezuelan children and asks for donations on social media. The goal: raise funds for the NGO so it […]

Supersonic jets may be about to make a comeback

Supersonic jets may be about to make a comeback

IN OCTOBER 2003, the age of supersonic passenger travel came to an inauspicious end. That month British Airways withdrew from service its last Concorde jet, a Franco-British aircraft from the 1970s that could fly at twice the speed of sound. Since the 1940s executives in the aerospace industry had predicted that the future of passenger […]

Watch This Tear-Jerking Ad About Helping Immigrants Crossing The Border

Watch This Tear-Jerking Ad About Helping Immigrants Crossing The Border

“Nice is something you say, whereas Kind is something you do. If we had to sum it up, we’d say this: Nice is passive, but kind is active.” This phrase is from the newest commercial campaign of snack bar company, “Kind.” ‘Kind’ partnered with Academy Award winner, Emmanuel Lubezki, who is part Mexican, to spread […]

Burglars demand ‘more clarity’ about holiday plans from Facebook users|Humor

A spokesman for the burglar community says he appreciates that most Facebook users are ‘admirably candid’ about when the entire contents of their house are there for the taking.  He likes the way they go on for weeks about their upcoming trip abroad and tell their Facebook friends how their 85-year-old neighbour will be ‘keeping […]

Democrats Are Fooling Themselves About Tax Reform’s Unpopularity

According to political analysts, 2018 Democrats will use the just-passed tax reform as a way to argue that the Republican Party is the party of the plutocracy, which is another way of saying that Democrats are going to use the same argument they’ve been using for the past three decades with varying degrees of success. […]

No One Is Talking About the Drug Crisis Killing Black People

As the number of deaths from drug overdoses continues to skyrocket, attention from the White House, state legislatures, and the media is focused on opioids and the white men driving the crisis. But according to a study published last week in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, African Americans are facing their own overdose death epidemic, fueled by cocaine.  […]

Exclusive: Guggenheim Partners working to quell investor concern about management

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top executives at asset manager and investment bank Guggenheim Partners LLC are working to quell clients’ concerns about the fate of their chief executive officer and about an ongoing examination by U.S. securities regulators. A top investment consultancy and at least four of Guggenheim’s institutional clients have said they are closely […]

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