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Without The U.S. Government, The World Unites To Fight Climate Change

Enlarge this image France’s President Emmanuel Macron, center, Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, and Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel, right, pose for a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower while aboard a boat cruising on the Seine River after the One Planet Summit, Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 12. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption toggle caption Thibault Camus/AP Two years ago yesterday, Dec. 12, nearly 200 countries came to a consensus that greenhouse emissions — mostly caused by the burning of fossil fuels — had to be drastically cut if we were to…

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Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have.

Creativity needs practice. You will never run out of ideas unless you stopped thinking of ideas. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” So, learn from your mistakes, be fun and creative! The post Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have. appeared first on Lifehack. … Read the referenced story here… Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have.

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Peace Laureate Urges World to ‘See the Light’ and Ban Nukes

A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group’s aim with her struggle to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.   Setsuko Thurlow, who was 13 when the 1945 bombing devastated her Japanese city, spoke Sunday at the formal Nobel Peace prize presentation in Oslo, Norway. The group is a driving force behind an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons.   Thurlow said the blast left her buried under the rubble of a school, but she was able…

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

Bryan Caplan, AtlanticI have been in school for more than 40 years. First preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, junior high, and high school. Then a bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, followed by a doctoral program at Princeton. The next step was what you could call my first “real” job—as an economics professor at George Mason University. … Read the referenced story here: The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

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The Definition of Leadership: Seeing the World as It Is

Noah Rothman, CommentaryTo a self-righteous set of foreign-policy observers, Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is the height of irresponsibility. From real American allies like Britain’s Theresa May to fake ones, like Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, Trump’s move has been met with trepidation. Once again, we are told, an American president is sacrificing the credibility of the United States by going it alone, thereby abandoning the country’s singular role as global leader.This is, of course, a load of nonsense. … Read the referenced story here: The Definition of…

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Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza as Muslim World Protests Continue Against Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from Gaza killed two men Saturday, in the latest fallout from the announcement from U.S. President Donald Trump that Washington is recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plans to move its Israeli embassy there. Hamas said two of its gunmen were killed in the strikes.   An Israeli army statement said the target of the strikes were “two weapons manufacturing sites, a weapons warehouse and a military compound.” Large crowds of protesters across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches…

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Protesters Lash Out at Trump Across Muslim World

Large crowds of protesters across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with protests in Gaza leading to the death of one Palestinian man. The Palestinian, Mahmoud al-Masri, 30, was killed by Israeli soldiers during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border after Palestinians called for a “Day of Rage” to protest the U.S. action. The Israeli military confirmed that it shot two people in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, accusing them of being “main instigators” of “violent riots.” Israeli warplanes also struck…

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