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The Silence Breakers are TIME's Person of the Year 2017 #TIMEPOY https://t.co/mLgNTveY9z
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The Silence Breakers are TIME's Person of the Year 2017 #TIMEPOY https://t.co/mLgNTveY9z

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Over 68,137t of chemicals that hurt the ozone are removed every year through our work. We work with govts & manufacturers worldwide to switch from ozone-depleting substances to energy-efficient & natural coolants for more resilient cities. #WorldCitiesDay
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"Like an earthquake, the homeless situation is a state of emergency in California. But our elected officials are not responding in crisis mode. It’s time for a coordinated, emergency response." #NYTLetters https://t.co/LUOXqXdmjh
Rihanna is standing with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, even turning down one of the biggest performances of the year.

Maroon 5 will be the half-time performer in Atlanta in February instead.
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The Financial Action Task Force said that from next year it will start assessing whether countries are doing enough to fight criminal use of virtual currencies.
https://t.co/3YryGvR69v
The Justice Department is pursuing charges in what could be the first case of interference in this year’s midterm election. The Russians are involved. https://t.co/UC76ImGMCy
The European and Japanese space agencies are preparing to launch the BepiColombo spacecraft that will journey on a seven-year flight to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.

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.@Redistrict breaks down the midterms for @chucktodd:

Wasserman: "Pretty much anywhere within a 20-minute drive of a Whole Foods market is a place that Democrats are doing pretty well this year." #MTPDaily
“We are going to the United States!” one person shouted. “Nobody is going to stop us!”

https://t.co/S2gMGNVVjq
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From our friends at @hereandnow: Apples get all the attention this time of year. But pears are their sophisticated autumn cousin. 🍐
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DNA researchers are making a big prediction. In just a few years, they'll have enough DNA samples to match every person in the country.
https://t.co/SeZARXfM8j
Total(1) => 0.057229042053223 f_f_QM(2) => 0.042367219924927 indS(1) => 0.015545845031738 indM(1) => 0.0055811405181885 indM_1(1) => 0.00054192543029785 indM_2(1) => 0.0004580020904541 indM_4(1) => 0.00049805641174316 indM_5(1) => 0.00053882598876953 indM_6(1) => 0.00050997734069824 indM_7(1) => 0.00047397613525391 indM_8(1) => 0.00039887428283691 f_u_GN(1) => 0.00024008750915527 f_f_dT(21) => 0.0074446201324463 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0076100826263428