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ANALYSIS | A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future

Elections are moments of reckoning. They can either project a party onto a new trajectory or force a party into ...

Meghan confirms Archie has inherited Prince Harry's red hair

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 16 (ANI): Prince Archie seems turning out to be a mini form of Prince Harry. During ...

Great Lakes flooding: The warning signs that homes must be moved

Every fall, I take my environmental studies class camping at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. Some years ...

Both conservatives and liberals can agree on action on climate change

We tend to assume that democracies, over the long arc of history, work towards progress and justice. But with an ...

Concentration camps have deep roots in liberal democracies

The New York Times recently reported that U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to authorize shooting Central American migrants in the ...

Legal cannabis celebrates its first anniversary in Canada: What's next?

This week marks the first anniversary of Canada's recreational cannabis legalization. It's an appropriate time to review what happened last ...

Revealed: how Australian politicians would bridge the trust divide

We hear a lot from citizens about the failings of Australian democracy and the need for reform. But how do ...

We can't drought-proof Australia, and trying is a fool's errand

There is a phrase in the novel East of Eden that springs to mind every time politicians speak of "drought-proofing" ...

Ghana's construction industry is lively but needs regulation

Over the past two decades, Ghana's construction sector has both contributed to and benefited from a rapidly growing economy. The ...

Why Google's latest launch is more about the brand than the tech

Google has launched its latest flagship phones, Pixel 4 and 4XL. Although the new models feature relatively marginal improvements to ...

How tiny creatures are reshaping the very rivers they live in

What shapes a river? People typically imagine large-scale processes such as storms and floods or human modifications like dams or ...

What was in Boris Johnson's Queen's Speech - and does it matter?

Looking back, it seems strange to think that Boris Johnson claimed he needed to prorogue parliament for five weeks to ...

Why 'woke' NBA is struggling to balance its values with Chinese expansion

It's not easy being a for-profit organization these days.Take the National Basketball Association. It found itself in a tricky situation ...

If impeachment comes to the Senate - 5 questions answered

Editor's note: If the House of Representatives concludes its impeachment inquiry by passing articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, ...

How the US census kickstarted America's computing industry

The U.S. Constitution requires that a population count be conducted at the beginning of every decade.This census has always been ...

Quantum dots that light up TVs could be used for brain research

While many people love colorful photos of landscapes, flowers or rainbows, some biomedical researchers treasure vivid images on a much ...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Turkish Ministers Over Syria Offensive

The United States has imposed sanctions on Turkey's defense minister and two other ministers in response to Ankara's military assault ...

Trump's Decision on Kurds Rattles Some in South Korea

SEOUL - Lee Juhyun contributed to this report.U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria amid a ...

Double counting of emissions cuts may undermine Paris climate deal

In the four years since the Paris climate agreement was adopted, countries have debated the fine print of how emissions ...

Gareth Evans: how to be a successful political leader

This is an edited extract from a presentation to Leon Mann Leadership Forum, co-sponsored by Academy of Social Sciences in ...

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SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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