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more than 70000 americans died from drugs in 2017 that is more than all the american soldiers killed in the en
More than 70,000 Americans died from drugs in 2017. That is more than all the American soldiers killed in the entire Vietnam war https://t.co/dL6tRNGs6x
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strong economic growth in the united states led to a rise up the rankings for 14 of the 16 american cities inc
Strong economic growth in the United States led to a rise up the rankings for 14 of the 16 American cities included in the index https://t.co/GCxsOaI4Su
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the case begs the question who is authorised to speak for the commonwealth of virginia
The case begs the question: who is authorised to speak for the Commonwealth of Virginia? https://t.co/t6kUgIKtvs
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rich children are already unfairly advantaged in the game of elite university admissions
Rich children are already unfairly advantaged in the game of elite university admissions https://t.co/babWn0qDWV
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he is known for his groundbreaking work on the effects on american workers of chinas extraordinary rise
He is known for his groundbreaking work on the effects on American workers of China’s extraordinary rise https://t.co/BWWMKUClJS
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people stop attending church when they have intellectual disagreements with their religion and lose social att
People stop attending church when they have intellectual disagreements with their religion and lose social attachments to their congregations https://t.co/4bu8kHZ9Ii
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in 2000 only 578 americans died of a meth overdose by 2017 deaths increased 18 fold to 10333 people
In 2000 only 578 Americans died of a meth overdose. By 2017, deaths increased 18-fold to 10,333 people https://t.co/hK2leEQrYD
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black people are about 38 more likely to be pulled over by state patrol officers than white drivers
Black people are about 38% more likely to be pulled over by state patrol officers than white drivers https://t.co/2neo4f0JwB
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san francisco s division of the drug enforcement administration seized 830 kg of meth in 201847 more than the
San Francisco's division of the Drug Enforcement Administration seized 830 kg of meth in 2018—47% more than the year before https://t.co/0Dl99gmUC4
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showing voters that they can bring about change on bread and butter issues may help republicans fend off compe
Showing voters that they can bring about change on bread-and-butter issues may help Republicans fend off competition in 2020 https://t.co/5B5x0ZCrgc

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refugees are actually the least likely potential terrorists
Refugees are actually the least likely potential terrorists https://t.co/5D8m8pXKZY
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2015 is by far america s worst ever year for mass shootings and it s not even over
2015 is by far America's worst ever year for mass shootings. And it's not even over http://t.co/qNb0KwmU75
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Martin Luther King Jr made equality obvious—perhaps inevitable #EconArchive https://t.co/501tR2rncm
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americans are 40 times more likely than brits to be murdered with a gun
Americans are 40 times more likely than Brits to be murdered with a gun http://t.co/chDN3kslIj
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2015 is by far america s worst ever year for mass shootings and it s not even over
2015 is by far America's worst ever year for mass shootings. And it's not even over http://t.co/6eGDrq5pU9
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40 countries around the world have built fences against 64 of their neighbours since 1989
40 countries around the world have built fences against 64 of their neighbours since 1989 http://t.co/fwVq860hcN
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income inequality in america is much worse than the figures suggest
Income inequality in America is much worse than the figures suggest http://t.co/g03bwOCbzK
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daily chart how households around the world spend their money differently
Daily chart: how households around the world spend their money differently http://t.co/VE3L6LP79c
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global carbon emissions were 58 higher in 2012 than they were in 1990 the world must act
Global carbon emissions were 58% higher in 2012 than they were in 1990. The world must act http://t.co/ESW4i2FiTr
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america s great lakes are filling up with the beads in your toothpaste now fish are dying
America's Great Lakes are filling up with the beads in your toothpaste. Now fish are dying http://t.co/5P7unAtvm3
Total(1) => 0.21552491188049 f_f_QM(2) => 0.18892097473145 indS(2) => 0.056784152984619 indM(2) => 0.12973999977112 indM_1(2) => 0.028082847595215 indM_2(2) => 0.00080108642578125 indM_4(2) => 0.0059278011322021 indM_5(2) => 0.02862811088562 indM_6(2) => 0.0013411045074463 indM_7(2) => 0.042299032211304 indM_8(2) => 0.0047037601470947 indM_9(2) => 0.0092477798461914 indM_10(2) => 0.0083527565002441 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.024313926696777 f_f_dT(20) => 0.023851633071899