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After attacks in Christchurch and Sri Lanka, New Zealand's prime minister and the president of France say they will lead a global effort to end the use of social media as a tool to promote terrorism.
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Los Angeles requires city contractors to fully disclose any sponsorship of — or contract with — the NRA.

The NRA is now suing the city over the ordinance.
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The CDC says the number of measles cases nationwide is up to 695 — the most since 2000, when the disease was considered eradicated in the U.S.
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Rapid re-housing — where you get short-term rent vouchers and work up to paying full rent — is becoming a go-to strategy in L.A.'s fight against homelessness.

But researchers say it doesn't solve the underlying issue: a severe lack of affordable housing.
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"Women of color voters in this country are 20 million strong. Our votes matter," Leah Daughtry told Democratic presidential candidates at the She The People forum. "You put us last on your list, we put you last on our list." @nprpolitics
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Five hundred years ago, Christopher Columbus' son assembled one of the greatest libraries the world has ever known. But most of it was lost to history.

Now, a book summarizing the library's contents has turned up in Denmark.
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Fact check: Were Facebook ads the extent of Russian election interference?

The short answer: No.
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Physically marking a tire without a warrant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment –– the amendment that protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures –– a federal appeals court has ruled.
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Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Seth Moulton are among the Democrats running for president in 2020 calling on the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump.
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More young people are leaning into the sharing economy — owning less of everything and renting and sharing a whole lot more.

Here's why:
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Texas Senate Bill 9 would make it a felony, punishable by jail time, for anyone who provides false information on a voter registration form or casts a ballot when they are ineligible –– even if it's by mistake.
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New Earth Day Poll: 86% of teachers think students should learn about climate change, but most do not talk about it in their own classrooms.
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The world is so beautiful.

The earth is so warm, and loving and caring.

Yet, we sit here. Far away from her.

Mental Health. 

“I slept through Easter yesterday. Right through Christmas just the same.”

- Seven Mary Three : Devil Boy

Also, damn, Mastadon, there had to be a much better way to group completely private direct messages from regular replies.

So, the iOS apps seem to take the CW off if you’re too close to the character limit. It’s also nearly impossible to view a thread in correct order.

Sigh. I need my pc back. Seriously.

lol

That was far more frustrating than it should have been.

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