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Old Reliable: Beasley Is Back for the US, Eyeing a Fifth World Cup
New York Times
United States defender DaMarcus Beasley became the first American men's player to appear in five World Cup qualifying cycles when he started against Mexico in June. A veteran of the last four World Cups, Beasley, 35, is back on the roster for Friday's ...

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WIRED

Snopes and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World
WIRED
But Snopes has kicked around the internet since 1994—which makes it almost as old as what we once called the World Wide Web. In this age of untruth, it has become an indispensable resource. Should your friend's sister start a conspiracy trash fire in ...



New York Times

Meet the World's Leaders, in Hypocrisy
New York Times
Yemen needs aid because the U.S. is helping Saudi Arabia starve and bomb Yemeni civilians, creating what the U.N. says is the world's largest humanitarian crisis. In other words, we are helping to create the very disaster that we're boasting about ...



CNN

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis
ABC News
Myanmar tried to reassure the world Wednesday about its handling of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh and said it is committed to resolving sectarian tensions in the strife-hit region. The Southeast Asian nation is facing accusations of ...
The world cannot ignore the plight of Rohingya MuslimsCNN
Message to the world from Arba Khatun, a RohingyaAljazeera.com

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The Guardian

Hurricane Maria: Dominica 'in daze' after storm leaves island cut off from world
The Guardian
There was no electricity and virtually no means of communicating with the outside world, he said. Henry said he had spoken to Skerrit – who had to be rescued from his flooded residence during the hurricane – via satellite phone. “He and family are fine ...
Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without powerBBC News

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The New Yorker

The World's Greenest Sports Team Is a Century-Old Football Club in a Tiny English Town
The New Yorker
Forest Green is the first completely vegan professional sports team in the world. But its ethos extends way beyond food. The team plays on an organic and vegan field, called the New Lawn, which is fed with a solution of Scottish seaweed that's hand-cut ...



New York Times

Sea Turtles Appear to Be Bouncing Back Around the World
New York Times
Dr. Mazaris and his colleagues analyzed existing public data of sea turtle nesting sites around the world over time periods ranging from six to 47 years. They standardized individual data sets and evaluated each site separately and then combined them ...

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Washington Post

In a turbulent world, Germans set to reward Angela Merkel for country's stability
Washington Post
The win would put her in rarefied company: Another term would allow her to equal the longest tenure for a post-war German chancellor, and defy the political gravity of a world in which leaders who linger for a decade or more must choose between ...

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Financial Times

Brexit is Britain's gift to the world
Financial Times
But as John Major, former British prime minister, remarks, in a connected world the only fully sovereign state is North Korea. All other countries are forever trading away bits of sovereignty. For instance, the trade deal that the UK hopes to sign one ...



Chicago Tribune

Meet the Wilmette woman who won the Cubs World Series ring
Chicago Tribune
The Cubs announced on Sept. 11 that Dietz's number had been selected from more than 25,000 tickets sold in the Cubs Charities World Series Ring Raffle, which raised over $250,000 for Cubs Charities. Dietz went to the Cubs offices at Wrigley Field on Sept.


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