Bottled up sand builds better homes for refugees

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TINDOUF, Algeria - With a master’s degree in energy efficiency, Sahrawi refugee Tateh Lehbib Breica had originally planned to build an energy efficient home in the desert, using discarded bottles for a roof garden But...

Preliminary Crime Stats for 2016 Released

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Today, the FBI released its Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, which covers January through June 2016 and which shows an increase in the number of violent crimes and a decrease in the number of...

Federal Funds Stolen From Homeless Care Center

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The staff of two non-profit health care clinics diligently worked to offer critical medical care and services to the most vulnerable residents—young and old—of the Birmingham, Alabama, region. And to carry out its operations,...
Displaced children carry cooked meals provided by a local charity in the Al-Mashatiyeh neighborhood of east Aleppo, Syria, where UNHCR and its partners are distributing key relief items. © UNHCR/Bassam Diab

Amid the ruins of Aleppo, UNHCR sees signs of hope

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ALEPPO, Syria - UN agencies are rushing to provide urgent aid to the civilians of Aleppo and are finding fledgling signs of optimism for the future, according to Sajjad Malik, Representative of UNHCR, the...

Americans are closer to gun violence than they think

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Nearly all Americans are likely to know a victim of gun violence within their social networks during their lifetime. The findings suggest citizens are “closer to gun violence than they perceive,” write the authors...

Are You an Employer? How You can Deal with Asbestos in Your Building in...

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There was a time when asbestos was widely used and could basically be found anywhere – it does, after all, have many properties which are considered very beneficial in the construction business; properties such...

One prize bull caused 500,000 miscarried calves

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Pawnee Farm Arlinda Chief was one of the most prolific bulls in the history of Holstein cattle breeding—but he also introduced a lethal gene into the population, responsible for an estimated half million spontaneous...

How HR could change in the UK post-Brexit

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Right now, Brexit is a card game: players won't show their cards because no one is sure about how the game will end. The british government, headed by Theresa May, tries to manage the situation...

Ecstasy prices reveal its path from city to city

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The Carolinas could be a hotspot for the trafficking and production of the drug Ecstasy, also called MDMA. Economist Siddharth Chandra of Michigan State University has developed a methodology based on the wholesale prices of...

Many Young People Are Going into Politics

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The 2016 presidential election in the United States has stirred up more emotions in voters than any election in recent memory. There can be no question that the outcome of this election will have...

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