‘If not us, who?’ Failure of representation drives youth climate strike

'If not us, who?' Failure of representation drives youth climate strike

On a cold 25 January, Germany’s coal commission gathered at the federal ministry for economic affairs and energy in Berlin to decide the future of coal in the country. Outside, armed with signs, stood an estimated 5,000 students. Fridays for Future (F4F), the student-led movement for school strikes for climate on Friday, had announced their plans to demonstrate weeks ago.

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World War II veteran picks up $1,500 tab for military members at Chick-fil-A

World War II veteran picks up $1,500 tab for military members at Chick-fil-A

World War II veteran Edmund Rusinek turns 92 years old in a few days. To mark that milestone, he treated himself to a rather extravagant gift – the honor of buying some $1,500 worth of meals for military families who happened into the Rossmoor Chick-fil-A last weekend. It wasn’t the first time Rusinek surprised active service people with his largess, nor will it be his last. But it was his most generous.

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Apple Releases 2018 Conflict Minerals Report, Remains ‘Deeply Committed’ to Responsible Sourcing

Apple Releases 2018 Conflict Minerals Report, Remains 'Deeply Committed' to Responsible Sourcing

Apple said it remains "deeply committed" to upholding human rights across its global network of suppliers and "works to safeguard the well-being of people involved in its supply chain and to protect the places where materials are sourced." Apple commits to use minerals in its products that do not directly or indirectly finance armed conflict or benefit armed groups.

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Another doorbell licker caught on camera, this time in Florida

Another doorbell licker caught on camera, this time in Florida

The man standing outside the front door is seen leaning into the camera, showing a stack of newspapers and rotating a lighter on top of the stack. Before he leaves the front porch, the man is seen coming back to the lick the doorbell a few more times. In January, a man was recorded in Salinas, California, licking the doorbell for three hours while looking into the camera.

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President’s pastor Robert Jeffress says evangelicals who don’t back Trump are ‘spineless morons’

President’s pastor Robert Jeffress says evangelicals who don’t back Trump are ‘spineless morons’

The evangelical adviser to Donald Trump has blasted conservative Christians who do not support the president. Pastor of Dallas' First Baptist Church, Robert Jeffress, is very public in his backing of Trump, even saying last month in support of his southern border policy that “heaven itself is going to have a wall around it.” In an interview on the Todd Starnes Radio Show on Tuesday, Jeffress rebuked fellow evangelicals who did not share his enthusiasm for Trump.

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Oakland Renters Deserve Quality Service and The Power To Choose Their ISP

Oakland Renters Deserve Quality Service and The Power To Choose Their ISP

Oakland residents, we need your stories and experience to continue the fight to stop powerful Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from limiting your ability to choose the service that’s best for you. For years, renters have been denied access to the Internet Service Provider of their choice as a result of pay-to-play schemes.

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Scientists call for ban on lethal, autonomous robots

Scientists call for ban on lethal, autonomous robots

Toby Walsh, a researcher in artificial intelligence at the University of New South Wales in Australia, predicted a new arms race if autonomous robots take on combat roles, as well as the possibility they would eventually be used by police and border agents

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