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Five Questions for Sunrise co-founder Varshini Prakash about climate activism and a Green New Deal

The concept of the Sunrise Movement arose out of discussions begun in 2015 by organizers who had been working in various parts of the climate movement, from fossil fuel divestment to building political power for climate policy in the purple and red states. I

137 days past judge's reunification deadline, children kidnapped from parents are still in custody

At this point 173 children kidnapped from the arms of asylum seekers at the southern border continue to remain in U.S. custody, according to a recent court filing, with more than 100 of them the children of parents who have already been deported and have sai

Sunday Best at Weekend Studio

After stumbling upon a photo studio ready to close its doors forever, this photographer took over its daily maintenance to preserve its local stories.

Trello acquires Butler to add power of automation

Trello, the organizational tool owned by Atlassian, announced an acquisition of its very own this morning when it bought Butler, an plug-in for an undisclosed amount. What Butler brings to Trello is the power of automation, stringing together a bunch of comma

Long joins Lindsey in Park Place IMSA squad

Last season, Long raced for Wright Motorsports sharing with Christina Nielsen, but will be reunited with Park Place team principal Patrick Lindsey next season. Park Place will compete in all GT Daytona class rounds of the IMSA schedule with the revised Porsch

F1-bound Seidl was set to be Porsche motorsport boss

The former team principal of the marque's ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 squad was due to become head of Porsche Motorsport with responsibility for both its Formula E and GT racing programmes.  Seidl, who led the FE project through this

IMSA GTD champion team Paul Miller Racing signs Hardwick

Following the retirement of Sellers’ 2018 co-driver and co-champion Madison Snow, PMR needed to find a new fulltime partner for Bryan Sellers, who will enter his fourth season with the team. Hardwick is a proven star in a Lamborghini Huracan, having earned

It's Official! NASA's Famed Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches Interstellar Space

It's time to say goodbye to one of the most storied explorers of our age: Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space.

Let’s meet in Poland next week

I’m heading back to Europe to run a pitch-off in Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland. Are you ready? The Wroclaw event, called In-Ference, is happening on December 17 and you can submit to pitch here. The team will notify you if you have been chosen. The winner wil

Q&A with Diversity VC’s Check Warner on newly-launched Diversity & Inclusion guide for tech companies

If the last few years has seen a growing consensus that the tech industry has a diversity and inclusion problem, then what is clearly needed next are practical solutions. While most people agree that building a diverse and inclusive company culture is easier raises $11M to help enterprises adopt cloud-native technologies, a Cambridge, MA-based startup that helps enterprises adopt cloud-native technologies, is coming out of stealth mode today and announcing both its Series A funding round and the launch of its Gloo Enterprise API gateway. Redpoint Ventures led the $11

Giraffe Dies After Rare Emergency C-Section at Ohio Zoo

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio is mourning the loss of Cami, a 6-year-old Masai giraffe that died four days after a Cesarean section was unable to save her calf. Cami collapsed […] The post Giraffe Dies After Rare Emergency C-Section at Ohio Zoo

Grab Your Rolling Pin, You’ll Want to Make These AI-Generated Cookies

Ever wonder what human language would sound like to aliens? Probably something like these neural network-generated cookie names. To help get you in the mood for holiday biscuit baking, research scientist Janelle Shane […] The post Grab Your Rolling Pin

New ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Teaser Reveals Episode Titles

Stranger Things is coming back to Netflix in 2019, and the show’s new Season 3 teaser might give some clues on what’s to come for Eleven, Mike, and the rest of the Hawkins crew. […] The post New ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Tease

Sebi, exchanges on guard for volatility over poll results, RBI guv's exit

Officials said that the exchanges and the regulator have beefed up their monitoring and surveillance mechanism for any eventuality

Shannon Sharpe gives Dak Prescott a ‘C’ for his performance against the Eagles

Shannon Sharpe gives Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott a 'C' grade for his performance against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Skip Bayless is 'not impressed' with the Cowboys despite Week 14 win over the Eagles

Skip Bayless explains why he is exasperated with the Dallas Cowboys, despite a victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, giving Dallas a two game lead in the NFC East,

WATCH: Nick Wright: The Cowboys had their best passing game since the playoff loss to Green Bay

Nick Wright: The Cowboys had their best passing game since the playoff loss to Green Bay

Microsoft's rebuilt Edge likely to support Chrome extensions, may come to Xbox One - CNET

The browser's project manager reveals some details about compatibility.

Tokyo prosecutors indict Carlos Ghosn and Nissan - Roadshow

Under Japanese law, a company can be charged for the misdeeds of its employees.

Apple faces ban on sale of older iPhones in China, Qualcomm says - CNET

Qualcomm says a Chinese court ruled that Apple is infringing on two of its patents.

These are the best Green Monday 2018 deals - CNET

There are some surprisingly good ones! Also: What the hell is Green Monday?

Trump's first choice for his third chief of staff says no

Donald Trump isn’t getting his first choice to replace John Kelly in the impossible, ugly job of Trump chief of staff. Nick Ayers, Mike Pence’s chief of staff, won’t be taking the job, leaving Trump scrambling not just to find a replacement candidat

EU will soon establish alternative payment channel allowing Iran to bypass US sanctions – Mogherini

Brussels will create an alternative payment channel to facilitate financial transactions between the European Union and Iran in the near future to bypass US sanctions, the EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has announced. Read Full Article at

Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago’s Riverfront

ART ON theMART is a new Chicago-based art program that amplifies the works of contemporary artists, transforming their pieces into dazzling displays along the city’s riverfront. The new project uses large-scale projection to illuminate the 2.5 acre faca

WATCH: Cris Carter evaluates Amari Cooper's 3 TD performance against the Eagles

WATCH: Cris Carter evaluates Amari Cooper's 3 TD performance against the Eagles

How Uber will become an ad company, starting with Eats Pool

Where there is discovery in an app, there is paid discovery. Google helped you choose between links, then sold ads that promote a few. Facebook helped you choose between pieces of content, then sold ads that promote a few. And eventually, as Uber helps you ch

Urjit Patel's exit from RBI a 'setback', took me by surprise: Gurumurthy

RBI board member S Gurumurthy says Patel's exit comes as a shock since the November board meeting was held in such a 'cordial atmosphere'

Preview: Heat try to remain hot in LA as Dwyane Wade faces off against LeBron James for final time

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James meet for the second and final time this season as the Miami Heat take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.

Preview: Magic try to pull out of recent slump against Mavericks

The Orlando Magic have a quick one-game road trip Monday night when they head to Texas to take on Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.

Preview: Lightning's red-hot attack gets another chance to thrive vs. Rangers

The Tampa Bay Lightning continue their homestand when they take on the New York Rangers on Monday night.

Tiny Australian wallaby the last living link to extinct giant kangaroos

Scientists reveal that Australia's pint-sized banded hare-wallaby is the closest living relative of the giant short-faced kangaroos which roamed the continent for millions of years, but died out about 40,000 years ago.

Google Maps’ new personalized suggestions come to iOS

A more personalized version of Google Maps is now arriving on iOS. At Google’s I/O developer conference earlier this year, the company introduced a series of new features designed to help Google Maps users learn what’s happening around them, trac

Large silver deposit discovered in central China

One of the world’s largest silver producing countries, China, has announced the discovery of a huge deposit with estimated reserves of at least 1,500 tons. Read Full Article at

Australia borrows crown from Qatar as world's top LNG exporter

In November, Australia became the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), overtaking the small Arab nation of Qatar, that has over recent years been the world's top producer, the latest data from Refinitiv Eikon shows. Read Full Article at

EU will soon establish mechanism allowing Iran to bypass US sanctions - Mogherini

Brussels will create a special purpose vehicle to facilitate financial transactions between the European Union and Iran in the nearest future to bypass US sanctions, the EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has announced. Read Full Article at

How to Survive the 'Game of Thrones,' According to Science

If you want to survive the «Game of Thrones,» it pays to be noble, female and flexible about the concept of loyalty.

April the Giraffe's calf moved to second barn

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A giraffe whose birth became an internet sensation has been moved into another barn away from his mother. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York tells the Press & Sun-Bulletin that Tajiri (tah-JEER'-ee) the giraffe was move

East Waco Library features historic black high school, grads

WACO, Texas (AP) - What tells a high school's story? Its building? Student achievements? Successful graduates? Photos and books? Living memories? The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that was the challenge for members of the Central Texas African-American Heritag

The Best of Goa This Season

There are as many must-do Goa itineraries as the number of friends who have “done” this holiday destination on the western coast of India. And to say nothing of the tailor-made trips on offer on travel portals.But the one and only itinerary that works bes
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