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Biden Chastises Trump For Surrendering In National Battle Against COVID-19

Joe Biden wielded a stinging critique of President Trump’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday condemning his apparent surrender to the alarming crisis which has claimed about 128,000 lives in the United States. “Donald Trump is in retreat,”  the Democratic presidential nominee said, recalling how Trump once branded himself a “wartime president” and appealed to Americans to sacrifice together in the face of a shared enemy. Biden criticized the president for appearing to give up...
Tags: News, Russia, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, United States, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, United Stated, President Trump, Coronavirus, Zoë Richards

Watch 12 Classic Chinese Films Online, Complete with English Subtitles (1920s-1940s)

The Chinese film industry began around the turn of the 20th century, but unfortunately nothing survives of those first two decades--films lost to fire, to age, and just plain lost. Any person wanting to study this history must make do with synopses, photos, and imagination. However, after that? This YouTube playlist curated by the Department of Asian Studies of the University of British Columbia features a dozen notable films and influential classics from two and half decades of Chinese ...
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The Creation Of The Stereotypical Arab

Robert Entman, professor of media and public affairs, published an excellent study in  1993 in which he explained the inner workings of framing. Framing is a well-known concept within communication sciences and the study of mass communication, and concerns according to Entman both selection and promotion. He describes it as: “The selection of some aspects of a perceived reality to make them more salient in a communicating text, in such a way as to promote a particular problem definition, causal ...
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CUSMA/USMCA: The Poison Pills Revisited – a Scorecard

On November 30th, 2018, 16 months after the start of negotiations, the leaders of Canada, Mexico and the United States signed the Canada United States-Mexico-Agreement (“CUSMA”) or the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”)[1]. Signed on the margins of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires, the agreement is made up of 34 chapters and a dozen side letters. Ironically, it does not include the word “trade” in its title. CUSMA/USMCA = NAFTA-Minus In our previous article we addressed the contin...
Tags: New York, Law, Congress, Mexico, Canada, United States, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, WTO, Buenos Aires, Administrative Law, Nafta, United States Mexico, FTA, Canada Mexico, Ceta

Open Mike: Evidence-Based Nutrition

[Ed. Note: "Open Mike" is the anything-goes, often off-topic editorial page of TOP, wherein we let Yr. Hmbl. Ed. off the leash and allow him to indulge in tracking behavior*. When all is well and the moon is in the Seventh House, "Open Mike" appears on Wednesdays.] There's lots of putative information on the Web about nutrition, probably 90% of it misinformation. If you're curious, possibly the most reliable site, in my opinion, is Michael Gregor, a rock star in the WFPB (who...
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How a Suspected Russian Agent Allegedly Used Guns, Sex and Billionaires to Peddle Influence

A woman charged with carrying out a years-long conspiracy to work covertly in the United Stated as a Russian agent was ordered to remain jailed by a federal magistrate judge ahead of her trial after prosecutors insisted she was a flight risk in a salacious 29-page court filing. It was the latest twist in the…
Tags: News, Russia, Uncategorized, Intelligence, Spying, Donald Trump, United Stated

5 Must-Visit Casinos Around the World

Casinos have evolved into these huge spectacles for the world to see, with ravishing buffets, attached resorts, wide selection of games and more. It looks like casinos are getting bigger and better with each passing year and luring tourists from all over the world. While we know that Macau is undoubtedly the gambling capital of the world today, we have compiled a list of some of the largest and most famous casinos in the world that give you the thrill that you are looking for during a holiday: ...
Tags: Europe, Australia, United States, Katy Perry, Nicole Kidman, James Bond, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Travel Tips, Macau, Vegas, Melbourne Australia, Southern Hemisphere, MGM Grand, Borgata, David Copperfield

Synthetic double-stranded RNA may have potential for use as vaccine to prevent liver cancer

Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, there are no effective treatments or drugs.
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A new strategy for prevention of liver cancer development

Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, there are no effective treatments or drugs. However, an unexpected finding made by a team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers sheds light on the development of a new strategy for prevention of liver cancer.
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New Tamagotchi Returns For 20th Anniversary, Releases In America Next Month

Bandai America announced today that new Tamagotchis will be returning to the United Stated next month.  The company will only be rolling out a limited supply of Tamagotchis to stores worldwide to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the virtual pet game. The new Tamagotchi has Nov. 5 release date and is priced at $14.99.
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Researchers discover how breast cancer mutation in BRCA1 causes protein to self-destruct

Of the more than 3 million people with breast cancer in the United Stated, about 10 percent carry an inherited mutation in their BRCA1 gene.
Tags: Breast Cancer, United Stated

Scientists discover how genetic mutation disarms tumor-suppressing BRCA1 proteins in breast cancer

Of the more than 3 million people with breast cancer in the United Stated, about 10 percent carry an inherited mutation in their BRCA1 gene. In health, the gene is responsible for suppressing tumors. In disease, the gene goes terribly awry.
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Milk Drinkers Are Owed Money In These 15 States — Here's How To Get It

If you woke up this morning thinking you really needed something to pull you back to reality after your three-day weekend, we have some news for you. That didn't take long, did it? Apparently, some dairy producers in the United Stated are being accused of killing over 500,000 dairy cows as a way to lower production and in turn increase prices. Crazy, right?According to the Huffington Post, as a result of an antitrust class-action lawsuit, these dairy producers will be required to pay $52 millio...
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Acquisitions/Sales Account Manager (fairfield / vacaville)

Specialty Sales Classics, Inc. (SSCI) is the largest seller of classic, muscle, exotic, performance and other collector cars in the western United Stated and we are GROWING! If you enjoy being around classic American (and, yes, some European) iron, a [...]
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How Will Khamenei And Trump Deal With Each Other?

During his campaign for presidency and afterwards, President-Elect Donald Trump has expressed his opposition to military intervention in other countries, as well as nation building such as, for example, what happened in Afghanistan. On January 20 Trump will begin his term as the president. He believes that the main threat in the Middle East is the Daesh (also known as the ISIS or ISIL), not the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and that in order to destroy Daesh, his administration will ...
Tags: Isis, News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Isil, Iraq, Russia, Israel, Jerusalem, America, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Hillary Clinton

BIG and Heatherwick to design Googles new London HQ

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Thomas Heatherwick will team up for another Google project, this time in the form of a new design for the tech giant’s new London headquarters at King's Cross. The two firms previously partnered to develop the plan for Google’s controversial new HQ in Mountain View, California which has been plagued with hiccups since its inception. The architects released a single rendering as a teaser, and we can’t wait to see more as the design plan evolves over time. The duo ...
Tags: Google, UK, Design, London, News, California, Architecture, Bjarke Ingels, Mountain View, Thomas Heatherwick, Big, King, Heatherwick Studio, Bjarke Ingels Group, Googleplex, Mountain View California

Executive Room for Rent (danville / san ramon)

Executive Room for rent in approx five thousand sq foot home, located in one of the best and most prestigious neighborhoods in the United Stated according to Forbes magazine. This Beautiful Room/Home is located near Blackhawk Plaza, Bishop Ranch, Che [...]
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Why Are We Afraid Of Being The Victim Of A Mass Shooting?

When faced with an armed attacker or a wild animal, fear can be a good thing. Fear prompts an alert to immediate danger and primes the body to respond in a way that provides protection from that danger. But as creative creatures, humans also have the ability to anticipate future threats. These feelings may be triggered by the memory of a traumatic event or something in the environment, like a dark alley or the way someone is dressed. Sometimes, though, alertness can grow out of control, morphing...
Tags: News, New York City, United States, Boston Marathon, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Orlando, San Bernardino, Schafer, Healthline, National Safety Council, University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Southern Illinois University, United Stated, Joseph Schafer

Aleppo and Mosul: A Tale of Two Cities

Bombed out street in Aleppo As the crow flies Aleppo and Mosul are little more than 300 miles apart. They mark, roughly, the western and eastern edges of the Islamic State. Both cities are presently the scenes of important battles for control that will help determine the future of the Islamic State, and by extension, the current Syrian and Iraqi governments; and currently, both battles are going badly for Washington and its allies. Aleppo is the second largest city in Syria. For the last four y...
Tags: Isis, News, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Obama Administration, Washington, White House, Islamic State, Iraq, Russia, US, America, Turkey, Syria, United States, Middle East

Grey Liberty Walk Lamborghini Huracan Is a Sight to Behold

The latest Liberty Walk Lamborghini Huracan to be put together in the United Stated come to you courtesy of Speed Suspects and RDB LA, with a little bit of help from Forgiato who supplied the wheels. And the outcome of this collaborative effort is pretty insane. Like off the hook crazy! Of course, Liberty Walk Lamborghini Huracan styling kit is a pretty mad thing to begin with. But what RDB LA guys have achieved here with this one takes thing to a whole new level, whether it’s the wheels,...
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U.N. envoy to Syria says to focus on bringing Syrian cessation of hostilities back on track

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.N. special envoy on Syria, Staffan de Mistura said on Tuesday he wanted to focus on bringing a cessation of hostilities in Syria back on track at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. Lavrov said that he expected to have a fruitful conversation, adding that Russia and the United Stated were also working on resolving the Syria crisis. (Reporting by Denis Dyomkin, writing by Polina Devitt, editing by Angus MacSwan)
Tags: News, Russia, Syria, Moscow, Reuters, Sergei Lavrov, Lavrov, Syria Staffan de Mistura, Polina Devitt, Denis Dyomkin, United Stated

The Story Behind "A Thousand Miles"

As a composer and singer, I write about what I see, hear, touch, and feel. I also write about what I feel is not being said or shown. This goes for everything from the political to the sensual. As an educator, I've worked with youth and adults from conflict zones in the United Stated and abroad, using music to facilitate non-violent communication and self-expression workshops. These experiences shape the sound of my voice and tone of my songs. They inform my worldview and, have shown me evidence...
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US: Porsche Plans to Introduce Entry-Level Macan 4-Cylinder Engine

The German based Porsche carmaker is ready to tackle the United States market with a future entry-level Macan SUV, which will pack a new four-cylinder engine. The model will be displayed at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine will develop 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque and will send the power to all corners via a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. The carmaker will also add the optional Sport Chrono Package, meaning that the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h ...
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Presidential Squirrel Soup

James A. Garfield was President of the United Stated from March 4, 1881 – September 19, 1881.Garfield's exceedingly short tenure as President is due to the fact that in September of his first year in office, he was shot twice as he stepped out on to the platform at the Baltimore and Potomac Railway Station in Washington for some fresh air. The shooter was a disturbed failure by the name of Charles Guiteau, who was angry that he was not given a federal job despite his complete lack of qualificat...
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New Wristband Tells Your DVR to Record When You Doze Off

Community leaders and family members gathered in Brooklyn Sunday night for a memorial service to remember the two NYPD officers who were shot point-blank an... -- Facing pressure from Russian authorities, Facebook blocked a page Saturday supporting a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin. A page urging Russians to att... A trade analyst says the United Stated needs to stick to cash trades with Cuba.
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