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New York Nurses Threaten Major Strike Over ‘Understaffing’

Gotham Gazette

During one night shift at the children’s hospital where she worked as a nurse, Nicolette Mabeza‘s unit filled up with intubated children. She and the other nurses were frantic.

An American visit to Saudi Arabia, ca. 1985

Popula

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Like many expats, he drank scotch or homemade wine every night, indoors and under the radar. Outdoors he took photographs.

Joven que acompañaba a Catrillanca rompe el silencio: “Me dijeron ‘¿Querí que te mate como a tu peñi?'”

The Clinic

En su testimonio también soltó que vio el momento exacto en que Ávila borró las imágenes del asesinato a Catrillanca

Meet Rotem Sela, The Israeli Actress Who Provoked Netanyahu By Calling Arabs ‘Human Beings’

Forward

Netanyahu’s bikini-wearing rival is a trained lawyer, Navy veteran, and activist mother of three.

Heightened Security Checks for Foreign Military Recruits Leave Many in Limbo

Documented

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The Trump administration's process may threaten promised citizenship for foreign recruits

The Rise of Hate, Fake News Hurts Minorities In South Korea

Global Ground

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Government and Social Media Companies Fail to Tackle Hatred.

FDA: Public Meeting About CBD Is Still On

Cannabis Wire

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Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's resignation this week spurred uncertainty, concerns over delays in the rollout of regulations for the hemp-derived CBD industry.

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S3 EP2: What Triggers Innovation

Zig Zag

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From hydroelectric dams to glitter frosting, we tell you what to look for.

This Rabbit Hole Is Lovely, Dark and Deep

The Small Bow

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Facebook’s “On This Day” feature is a gratitude list that has already written itself

Ellas quieren ser Mortal

El Inter Cambio

En un barrio marginal de Honduras, hay círculos de infinitas violencias en los que viven dos niñas y una adulta pandilleras. Esta es la historia sobre tres mujeres que no pueden elegir mientras el abuso policial contra las pandillas aumenta y las autoridades reducen su importancia dentro de las estructuras criminales.

Are PILOTs A Race To The Bottom?

The River

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Tax deals promising jobs, like the one offered to Amazon HQ, are ubiquitous in New York State, but the net effect for communities like those in the Hudson Valley are not clear.

Here is Pretty Much Everything James Bond Ate and Drank in Ian Fleming’s THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

Hmm Daily

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Thirteenth installment in a series.

Sindicato petrolero y Gobierno ponen fecha límite en las negociaciones con Sinopec

Adnsur

Si para este viernes, la empresa no presenta un plan de inversiones y estabilidad laboral, habrá "un paro total en los yacimientos de la provincia".

Duterte Throws Out Decade-Long Fight for the International Criminal Court

Rappler

It took 11 years under 3 presidents for the Philippines to finally become a member of the International Criminal Court. That ends under President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, March 17, 2019.

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Bike-Friendly Cities Should Be Designed For Everyone, Not Just For Wealthy White Cyclists

ecoWURD

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Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote cycling as a way to reduce problems ranging from air pollution to traffic deaths.

Cannabis lobby gains new clout in Colorado as its spending tripled in the past five years

Colorado Sun

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The marijuana industry is counting on support from Gov. Jared Polis in a key legislative year.

Why Did Kyiv Banish a Prominent Austrian Journalist?

Transitions Online

ORF’s Christian Wehrschuetz may have angered officials with his critical reporting.

La fiscal que persiguió a dos presidentes ahora busca gobernar Guatemala

Elfaro

La ex fiscal general de Guatemala, Thelma Aldana, fue oficializada como la candidata presidencial de un movimiento de centro izquierda denominado Semilla. Aldana dirigió el Ministerio Público que, con apoyo de la Cicig, procesó al expresidente Otto Pérez Molina y abrió una investigación contra el actual presidente Jimmy Morales.

Want To Tell Your Local Police Officers Something? Attend These Meetings

Block Club Chicago

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This is your chance to share your ideas with officers assigned to protect your neighborhood.

Capuano’s Trip Through the Revolving Door: From Medicare-for-All Supporter to Health Industry Lobbying Firm

Sludge

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This could make for some awkward lobbying conversations.

Nefarious Reasons in a Special Election

FAQ NYC

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New Public Advocate-elect Jumaane Williams called Christina Greer just before the polls closed to discuss his vision for the office—and why there needs to be an investigation of how his sealed police records from a decade-old domestic dispute ended up dropping days before the election

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