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Keep up to date with all the interesting world news and current events that relate to RationalWiki's mission here. The most popular entries are found at Best of the world and the older entries found in the archives.

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December 2018

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22This issue affects the United Kingdom. Counterterrorism police have arrested three suspected members of the Neo-Nazi group Sonnenkrieg Division, following calls to assassinate the Duke of Sussex and murder police officers on Discord. Sonnenkrieg is affiliated with the American organisation Atomwaffen Division, and includes ex-members of National Action and System Resistance Network.
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29This issue affects Luxembourg. In a bid to encourage people out of their cars, the government of Luxembourg has agreed to remove the charges and make all public transport completely free throughout the Grand Duchy from 2020 at a cost of €30 million.
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17This issue affects the United States. The Republican-controlled Wisconsin legislature has passed a bill to weaken the incoming Democratic governor's powers.
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23This issue affects the United States. Four have been criminally charged in the US government's investigation of the Panama Papers.
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28This issue affects the United Kingdom. Theresa May's government has been found in contempt of Parliament for refusing to publish legal advice received on Brexit.
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13This issue affects the United States. The emails of top National Republican Congressional Committee officials were stolen in a major hack.
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19This issue affects the United Kingdom. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has quit the party in opposition to current leader Gerard Batten's decision to appoint Tommy Robinson as an advisor.
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16This issue affects France. In response to violent protests in many major cities across France, fuel tax hikes have been suspended for six months.
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16This issue affects Poland. The COP24 environmental conference in Katowice has been criticized for being literally a coal festival, with coal sponsorship, coal displays and coal miners brass band greeting the delegates.
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16This issue affects Italy. Italy's antivax health minister Giulia Grillo has sacked all of the members of the country's higher health board.
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15This issue affects Qatar. Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in January 2019.
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7This issue affects the World. Social media platform Tumblr announces that is banning all adult content from the site from December 17th.
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14This issue affects Hungary. The Soros-founded Central European University has been forced out of Hungary.
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24This issue affects Germany. Police have shut down a gig in Saxony after the audience began shouting "Sieg Heil".
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31This issue affects Israel. Israeli police recommends the attorney general to indict prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for alleged bribery with a telecoms tycoon.
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15This issue affects the United States. This issue affects China. Trump and Xi have reached a truce on the trade war.
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13This issue affects Denmark. Denmark to banish foreign convicted criminals to deserted island.
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15This issue affects the United Kingdom. The charities' ombudsman, the Charity Commission, has slapped the right-wing think tank the Institute of Economic AffairsWikipedia's W.svg over publishing a pro-Brexit report as ‘overstepped the line of what is permissible charitable activity’. While another related think think the Adam Smith InstituteWikipedia's W.svg has removed a section mentioning "cash-for-access" of power lunches with ministers.
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5This issue affects the United States. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has suspended the Broward County elections supervisor.
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10This issue affects the United Kingdom. Theresa May announces that the UK is to pull out of the European Galileo satellite navigation system, and plans for the UK to set up its own satellite system. This causes the UK to lose over a billion pounds worth of investment. This has, in turn, led to the resignation of science and universities minister Sam Gyimah.

November 2018

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12This issue affects the United States. Former US president George H. W. Bush has died at the age of 94.
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15This issue affects the World. Large-scale hydropower projects are found to be less economical and environmentally friendly than previously thought. Europe and the U.S. are removing their dams but developing countries are building a lot more.
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16This issue affects South Korea. This issue affects North Korea. A South Korean train crosses the DMZ for the first time in more than a decade, carrying a team of engineers aboard tasked with inspecting North Korea's rail infrastructure, which Kim Jong-un said is in an "embarrassing" state.
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16This issue affects the United States. A federal judge has ruled against Trump blocking funding for sanctuary cities.
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17This issue affects Australia. Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes has been denied a visa for a speaking tour of Australia on character grounds.
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10This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Mexico. This issue affects Canada. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the trade agreement that replaces NAFTA has been signed in Buenos Aires, by Presidents Trump, Pena Nieto and Prime Minister Trudeau.
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17This issue affects France. This issue affects North Korea. A civil servant for the French Senate and president of the French-Korean Friendship Association Benoît Quennedey, has been arrested for spying for North Korea.
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22This issue affects the United States. Michael Cohen pleads guilty in court about lying to Congress about plans for the proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.
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14This issue affects the United Kingdom. After the violent bullying of a Syrian brother and sister at a school in Yorkshire led to police action, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon is being sued by the victims' parents for defending their abuser(s) on Facebook.
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24This issue affects the United Nations. A United Nations report reveals that Earth's ozone layer is healing.
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16This issue affects the European Union. This issue affects the United States. NASA receives the powerhouse for its next-generation spacecraft, the Orion, from the European Space Agency (ESA).
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10This issue affects Venezuela. This issue affects China. Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE helps Venezuela create a new ID card that tracks citizens' activities, including voting.
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13This issue affects France. This issue affects the European Union. Marine Le Pen has lost her appeal against the misappropriation of expenses totalling over 41 500 euro as a MEP, by employing her bodyguard as a "research assistant".
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19This issue affects Germany. Police raid the offices of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt over money laundering allegations stemming from the Panama Papers.
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13This issue affects Philippines. Philippine leader Duterte threatens to create a death squad to hunt "Maoist assassins".
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20This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Yemen. The Senate advances a bill to end US involvement in the Yemeni Civil War.
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22This issue affects the United States. President Trump claims he is too intelligent to believe in climate change.
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16This issue affects the European Union. Discrimination against black people "commonplace" in the EU.
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15This issue affects Ukraine. This issue affects Russia. Martial law goes into effect in 10 Ukrainian provinces after a sea clash with Russia.
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20This issue affects China. The world's first gene-edited babies (twins) were born in China. The scientist involved defends his work.
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27This issue affects the World. 'Fury' as Mark Zuckerberg failed to show up at an inquiry attended by 9 countries
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24This issue affects the United States. Paul Manafort's plea deal has been invalidated, as he has lied to Robert Mueller and the FBI about his behavior during the 2016 presidential elections. Also, he tried to speak to Julian Assange while in London.
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37This issue affects the United States. Trump's disapproval rating matches its all-time high of 60%.
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20This issue affects the United States. US Court of Appeals rules in favor of Schlafly Beer in trademark suit filed by Phyllis Schlafly's heirs.
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16This issue affects Australia. Fake "wellness" fraudster, Belle Gibson, is facing jail for failing to pay a $410,000 fine imposed on her for faking cancer in order to profit from false claims about curing it with natural therapies and nutrition.
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26This issue affects the United States. NASA's InSight lander has touched down on Mars.
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12This issue affects the United Kingdom. Christopher Chope is at it again, and has now come out against a proposed amendment to the Children's Act that would ban Female Genital Mutilation, on the grounds that non-government bills are improper.
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12This issue affects the United States. Jury selection begins for the trial of James Alex Fields Jr.
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17This issue affects Switzerland. Two-thirds of Swiss voters have rejected a popular initiative which would make international treaties unbinding if they contradict the Swiss constitution, which would have potentially invalidated international human rights laws.
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7This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Mexico. US border guards fire tear gas at the migrant caravan at US-Mexican border.
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15This issue affects the United States. Neo-nazis are organizing secret paramilitary training across America.
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16This issue affects Russia. This issue affects Ukraine. Russian special forces have captured three Ukrainian ships in the Azov Sea, following allegations from both sides of ships illegally crossing the border.
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6This issue affects the European Union. This issue affects the United Kingdom. EU leaders have approved the UK's Brexit deal.
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31This issue affects the United States. Researchers have reportedly developed a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease that could cut the number of dementia cases in half.
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23This issue affects the World. African elephants are evolving to not grow tusks because of poachers.
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17This issue affects the United States. A federal report on the worsening impact of climate change has been released.
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19This issue affects the United States. The homeless crisis is getting worse in America's richest cities
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20This issue affects Greenland. A 19 mile wide impact crater has been found under Greenland's ice.
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15This issue affects Pakistan. This issue affects China. Three gunmen attacked the Chinese consulate in Pakistan.
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2This issue affects the United Kingdom. With UKIP's national executive ruling that EDL members cannot join the party, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon is to be Gerard Batten's new special adviser on Muslim grooming gangs.
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13This issue affects the United States. Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes distances himself from the organization.
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18This issue affects the World. Warming gas concentrations have reached a new record high.
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8This issue affects the United States. The White House has approved the use of lethal force at the US-Mexico border.
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15This issue affects the United States. U.S. abortion rates plummeted from 2006 to 2015, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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21This issue affects India. American missionary wannabe is killed by members of an isolated tribe in the Andaman Islands.
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14This issue affects Yemen. 85,000 children under the age of five have died of starvation due to the Yemeni Civil War.
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12This issue affects the United Kingdom. This issue affects United Arab Emirates. A British PhD student has been sentenced to life in prison by the UAE on spying charges.
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20This issue affects the United States. In lighter news, a different federal judge struck down Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks.
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12This issue affects the United States. A federal judge has found the nationwide ban on female genital mutilation to be unconstitutional, legalizing it in the 23 states without bans.
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9This issue affects South Korea. This issue affects Russia. South Korea’s Kim Jong-Yang has been voted as the next head of InterpolWikipedia's W.svg, beating Russia’s Alexander Prokopchuk by 96 to 39 votes.
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10This issue affects New Zealand. The Police, the New Zealand Defence Forces and two notable sponsors, Westpac NZ and Vodafone NZ have dropped their support for Auckland Pride after the organisers object to New Zealand Police marching in uniform.
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11This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Saudi Arabia. Trump says that the US intends to remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite the CIA concluding that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi's murder.
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9This issue affects the United States. Ohio lawmakers are considering outlawing abortion and making it punishable by death with no exceptions.
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21This issue affects the United Kingdom. It has be revealed by the Guardian newspaper, that the right-wing think tank Taxpayers' AllianceWikipedia's W.svg has receive over $250,000 from various American and offshore sources in the last five years including the Templeton Religious TrustWikipedia's W.svg and the Atlas NetworkWikipedia's W.svg. This is potentially illegal, as foreign financing of political groups is forbidden.
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12This issue affects the United States. A federal judge blocks rules put into place by Trump that bar migrants who enter illegally from requesting asylum.
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7This issue affects Russia. Criticism over the possibility of a Russian police chief being elected president of Interpol.
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11This issue affects the United Kingdom. Mars Foods has pointed out to the Environment and Food Secretary Michael Gove that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, they would only have production of the iconic Mars bars for two weeks maximum.
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14This issue affects Canada. This issue affects the United Kingdom. Canadian Tory leader Andrew Scheer has been criticised for advocating a no-deal Brexit, as getting involved in a debate he has no idea about.
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16This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Mexico. The US is to winddown troops on the American-Mexican border, leading to criticism from many including the American Enterprise Institute that it was a mid-term stunt.
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17This issue affects the United States. But her emails! Ivanka Trump is alleged to use a private e-mail account to communicate White House business, which is in violation of federal transparency rules.
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26This issue affects the United States. FBI now classifies far-right Proud Boys as 'extremist group', documents say
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14This issue affects the United States. The White House has fully restored Jim Acosta's press pass and implemented new press conference rules.
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11This issue affects the European Union. The EU under the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), has proposed creating seventeen new defence related organsations including a spy school and a cyber-response team.
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23This issue affects the World. Metrologists from over 50 countries voted to reform the metric system (SI) such that the units of measurements will be based on seven constants of nature.
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10This issue affects Canada. This issue affects Mexico. This issue affects the United States. Justin Trudeau says he won't negotiate in public on future of LGBTQ rights in USMCA
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8This issue affects the United Kingdom. Johnston Press, who owns a mixture of regional and local newspapers in the UK has gone into administration (a sort of bankruptcy).
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11This issue affects Finland. This issue affects Russia. Finland has summoned its resident Russian ambassador Pavel Kuznetsov after Russia was suspected in blocking GPS signals over Finnish Lapland.
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20This issue affects Saudi Arabia. This issue affects the United States. The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Jamal Khashoggi's assassination.
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23This issue affects the World. Long-lived nuclear waste can be broken down into into shorter-lived isotopes, minimizing a major sticking point for widespread nuclear power.
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27This issue affects Ireland. Protests in Ireland after the woman having worn a thong was used as evidence for consent by the defense in a rape trial.
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12This issue affects Czechia. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is facing calls to resign. After it was reported that he lured his mentally disabled son Andrej Babiš Jr, and then put him into a sanatorium in Russian-occupied Crimea against his will. This was alleged to prevent investigators from making inquiries to Babiš Jr regarding corruption of EU funds into Babiš Sr’s businesses.
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18This issue affects the United States. A court filing mistake suggests that Assange has been charged in secret by the Justice Department.
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19This issue affects the World. We have a new definition for the kilogram, to be implemented May 20th, 2019.
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18This issue affects Cambodia. The last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge have been found guilty of genocide.
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16This issue affects the World. Potential super-Earth found nearby after decades-long hunt
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33This issue affects the United States. Man shouts "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump!" during a performance of Fiddler on the Roof in Baltimore, sparking a rush for the exits, as people feared a shooting was about to occur.
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16This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Saudi Arabia. The US announces sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals with alleged roles in the Khashoggi killing as Saudi prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for five allegedly involved.
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25This issue affects the United Kingdom. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resignedsaying he cannot support the UK's proposed EU deal.
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22This issue affects the World. The ongoing surge in renewable energy is not enough to halt climate change.
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15This issue affects Colombia. Key witness in the Odebrecht corruption case died of a heart attack on Thursday. His son who came home from Spain for the funeral found a water bottle on his dad's desk, took a drink, and died of cyanide poisoning.
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18This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Saudi Arabia. This issue affects Yemen. The US will stop refueling Saudi-led coalition jets but progressives in Congress want more
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21This issue affects the United States. 13 news organizations, including Fox News, release a joint statement supporting CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration over the revokal of a White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass.
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15This issue affects the United States. UC Berkley scientists use hurricane simulation software on recent hurricanes with different climactic conditions to estimate the effect of climate change on hurricane strength. Short version: 5-10% more rain and wind now due to climate change, and absolute terror if we ever reach 3° C.
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19This issue affects the United Kingdom. The Conservative-DUP pact has collapsed as of Tuesday night due to irrecoverable differences regarding the EU Withdrawal Bill. DUP MPs will no longer receive emails on government planning, and Arlene Foster has not been invited to read and comment on the draft, which will only be approved by the cabinet.
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36This issue affects the United States. With no sense of irony, Mitch McConnell wonders if Dems will "work with us, or simply put partisan politics ahead of the country?"
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26This issue affects the United States. The FBI reports a 17% jump in hate crimes during 2017, the largest increase since 9/11.
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8This issue affects the United Kingdom. This issue affects the European Union. UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement.
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18This issue affects Israel. This issue affects Palestine. Gaza Strip militants announce a ceasefire with Israel in a bid to avoid all-out war.
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13This issue affects the United Kingdom. This issue affects the United States. According to conservative author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, Robert Mueller is seeking information about Nigel Farage in the investigation on the Russiagate affair.
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18This issue affects Malaysia. Malaysia has abolished the death penalty for 32 offenses, including murder.
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17This issue affects the United States. CNN is suing President Trump over the banning of Jim Acosta.
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15This issue affects the United States. Fox News is boycotting Twitter after its presenter Tucker Carlson's home address was shared, leading to protests outside his house. Fox News continues to report on Facebook.
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11This issue affects the United States. Wisconsin's Baraboo High School faces strong criticism after a prom photograph shows the majority of students performing the Sieg Heil salute, with former students revealing a culture of racist bullying.
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15This issue affects the United States. Chicago police face a $1 million lawsuit after accidentally killing a security guard that saved his club from a shooter.
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9This issue affects the United States. This issue affects the United Kingdom. An attempt by the Middle East Forum to meet with former-EDL leader Stephen Yaxley-Lenon fails as his Visa is denied.
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18This issue affects the United States. Fresh from snubbing the memory of US soldiers at the Armistice centenary commemoration, Trump skips Veterans' Day at Arlington and calls for military postal ballots to be ignored.
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14This issue affects the United Kingdom. Thirty prominent humanists have petitioned the BBC's director general, demanding non-religious access to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day.
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16This issue affects Vatican City. This issue affects the United States. The Vatican has ordered US bishops to halt plans for a vote on sex abuse reforms.
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14This issue affects France. Paris is creating its first "eco-neighborhood" as part of its plan to become carbon-neutral by 2050.
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11This issue affects the United States. Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith comes under fire for a joke about attending "a public hanging".
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9This issue affects Saudi Arabia. This issue affects Iran. Top Saudi officials close to the Crown Prince discussed assassinating enemies a year before the Khashoggi killing.
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19This issue affects the United Kingdom. Right-wing lobbying think tank TaxPayers' AllianceWikipedia's W.svg admits to sacking and smearing the whistle-blower Shahmir Sanni, after he revealed that Vote Leave overspent the limit during the EU referendum. Speculation that this a diversionary tactic to prevent TPA from revealing the organisation’s own funding which it keeps hidden.
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9This issue affects Philippines. Philippine authorities say they will file charges of tax evasion against a news source openly critical of Duterte.
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28This issue affects the United States. The tech company Riot Games, which focuses on developing the game League of Legends, is being sued for gender discrimination. The suit cites examples such as male employees emailing each other "Riot Games Hottest Women Employees" and engaging in rape threats. It also touches on ongoing white supremacy at the job, such as the supervisor Geoff Chandler claiming "'diversity should not be a focal point of the design of Riot Games' products because gaming culture is the last remaining safe-haven for white teen boys."
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12This issue affects Austria. This issue affects Russia. A retired Austrian colonel is believed to have spied for Russia for decades.
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13This issue affects the United States. Health insurance company Aetna has been ordered to pay $25.5 million to the estate and husband of a woman who was denied a claim for coverage for proton beam therapy.
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6This issue affects Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan parliament has been dissolved with snap elections scheduled for January.
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18This issue affects the United States. Trump has signed a proclamation blocking asylum for migrants who cross the border illegally.
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23This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Afghanistan. This issue affects Iraq. This issue affects Pakistan. The War on Terror has killed about 507,000 people in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan.
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13This issue affects Philippines. Imelda Marcos, Philippine first lady during the Marcos regime, has been found guilty in multiple corruption cases.
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14This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Ukraine. This issue affects Russia. The Treasury Department announces sanctions on several Russian and Ukrainian entities and individuals related to events in Crimea.
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9This issue affects the United States. 12 dead in California bar shooting in Thousand Oaks.
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15This issue affects the United States. A federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Trump does not have the authority to unilaterally end DACA.
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14This issue affects France. Macron comes under fire for praising a World War I marshal who later became the PM of Vichy France.
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24This issue affects the United States. Trump clashes with reporters 7 times during a post-midterms press conference.
UPDATE: The White House used a video doctored by Infowars as justification for suspending one of the journalists Trump clashed with's press pass.
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20This issue affects Pakistan. Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy, has been released from prison.
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14This issue affects Greece. Some 10 thousand Greek Orthodox clergy have had their status as civil servants removed, but will still be paid by the Greek government.
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20This issue affects the United States. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns after immense criticism from President Trump. His acting replacement, Matthew Whitaker, is a GOP loyalist and Trump supporter.
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21This issue affects Russia. This issue affects Monaco. A Russian billionaire, Dmitry Rybolovlev, who attracted attention in the Trump-Russia investigations over his 2008 purchase of a Trump property in Florida, has been arrested in Monaco. He's charged with "corruption" and influence peddling.
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12This issue affects Iraq. This issue affects the United Nations. A UN report says at least 6000 bodies have been dumped in mass graves by ISIS in Iraq.
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13This issue affects the United Kingdom. A local branch of the Labour Party has voted down motion condemning Pittsburgh synagogue attack. This comes amid accusations of antisemitism from within the Party.
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13This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Iran. The Trump administration has reimposed all sanctions on Iran removed by the nuclear deal. However, China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey are exempt.
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19This issue affects the United States. Another mass shooting: a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, was shot up, with two dead and five wounded before the killer turned his gun on himself. The killer was a self-described incel and misogynist who ranted on YouTube about the "collective treachery" of the women he'd gone to high school with for not sleeping with him, and had been arrested twice and banned from the Florida State University campus for groping women.
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11This issue affects France. This issue affects New Caledonia. New Caledonia votes in favor of remaining part of France, by 56.4% to 43.6%
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10This issue affects the United States. North Dakota's recent change in voter registration law could theoretically eliminate 35% of native voters due to the street address requirements.
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15This issue affects the United States. The US Army response to a migrant caravan, dubbed Operation Faithful Patriot, presently consists of 7000 personnel, with a Military Police battalion ordered to block off bridges on the US-Mexico border with razor wire. President Trump faces criticism that the operation, using more personnel than presently in Afghanistan, is a mere publicity stunt for the elections, and has walked back from earlier suggestions that migrants caught throwing stones are to be shot.
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13This issue affects the United Kingdom. After being reported to the National Crime Agency, Brexit badboy Arron Banks is now under investigation by the the financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority for financial irregularities.
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22This issue affects Pakistan. The lawyer representing a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has fled Pakistan in fear for his life.
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13This issue affects North Korea. This issue affects the United States. North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons development if sanctions aren't lifted.
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20This issue affects the United States. Washington state representative Matt Shea comes under FBI scrutiny over a how-to guide he wrote on killing non-believers and establishing a Christian theocracy.
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14This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Russia. A man who brokered a full-time gig for Radio Sputnik on a Washington, D.C. radio station is suing the Department of Justice because he doesn't want to register as a foreign agent.
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5This issue affects Netherlands. The open source intelligence collective Bellingcat is to expand its operations, by opening an office in The Hague, Netherlands.
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14This issue affects the United Kingdom. Allegations afoot that when Theresa May was Home Secretary, she prevented the security services from investigating Arron Banks on his financial links during the EU referendum.
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21This issue affects the World. Scientists plan to map the genomes of the 1.5 million known species of complex life
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14This issue affects the United States. NASA's Dawn Mission to Asteroid Belt Comes to End
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21This issue affects the United Kingdom. This issue affects the European Union. The Electoral Commission has referred to one of the “Bad Boys of Brexit”, Arron Banks, to the National Crime Agency, essentially the police, on the grounds to suspect "a number of criminal offences have been committed".
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10This issue affects the United States. Wisconsin gets approval to implement work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries.
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16This issue affects North Korea. Human Rights Watch releases a report about rampant sexual assault against women by officials in North Korea.