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Star Wars Trailer Is a Big Viral Hit

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Don’t be fooled by Jeb Bush’s new rhetoric on climate change

Bush said some stuff about climate change that sounded "moderate," but he still doesn't actually want to do anything about the problem.

California environmental groups sue over refinery marine terminal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Conservation groups filed a lawsuit against California on Friday, saying the state did not adequately consider environmental factors when it approved a 30-year lease last month for a marine terminal at Tesoro Corp's refinery near San Francisco Bay.

“Ex-Machina” takes on nature vs. nurture — with robo-babes

Ex Machina, the new film written and directed by Alex Garland, explores -- quite sordidly at times -- what "power" really means.

Suffering, unstable abortion patient kicked to the curb by Kansas abortion facility?

'It appeared that this woman should have still been in the recovery room, because she was having a hard time keeping her balance and she appeared to be in pain,' said Mark Gietzen.

Postponed: Abortion-expanding Tanzania referendum

Pro-lifers are appealing to the government to include constitutional clauses that respect life from the moment of conception until natural death, traditional marriage, and the natural family as the basic cell of human society.

Governing party to kill latest plan to legalize euthanasia in Australian state of Victoria

A Green Party motion to ask a government commission to examine possibilities for legalizing euthanasia is opposed by Victoria's Labour Party.

Phillips 66 says pipeline leaked diesel into Mississippi River

(Reuters) - Phillips 66 said it discovered a diesel fuel leak from a company-operated pipeline between a terminal in Hartford, Illinois, and the terminal's barge dock on the Mississippi River Friday morning.

Amber Rose and Black Women's Sexuality

Amber Rose, in a selfie from her Instagram. Tabloid favorite Amber Rose’s personal and political commitments are perhaps best summed up by her Twitter bio. Rose describes herself as a “badass,” a “MILF (Mom I’d Like to Fuck),” a “sweetheart,” and surprisingly, a feminist and a women’s empowerment advocate. Show More Summary

Russia’s Virtual Shield Technology in Iran and China

Russia recently announced that an anti-aircraft missile system that was exclusively used by Russian forces will soon be exported for the first time outside of Russia, specifically to China.

Brazil’s March Madness Raises Longer Term Questions

The March anti-corruption protests in Brazil — which focused on a scheme of bid rigging and bribery around Petrobras, the national oil company — occur against a wider backdrop of corruption in Brazilian politics.

Putin’s Incredible Victory

Who's the only world leader able to stand among the ranks of Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Taylor Swift?

The Robust Force for Peace in the South China Sea

On Mischief Reef, in the South China Sea just off the coast of the Philippine island of Palawan, Chinese workers are busy dredging sand and creating an island on top of partially-submerged coral reefs.

Tsipras and Putin Make Amends

Like his predecessors, Tsipras understands that Greece’s economic crisis isn’t a burden it bears alone — it's one that should fall on the shoulders of the whole of Europe.

French law would establish abortion quotas and make abortion far easier to obtain

“I will have sad thoughts this evening for women who are under pressure to abort, and who are not being given time to turn around,” a pro-life politician said of the bill, which also scraps a seven-day mandatory waiting period.

CEOs to world leaders: Get off your asses and fix climate change

Executives from 43 major companies want real progress to come out of the U.N. climate talks in Paris this December.

Green group praises Bush on climate remarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer's climate change advocacy group offered unexpected praise on Friday to Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush for saying the United States should work with the world to reduce carbon emissions.

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