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berlin just froze rents for the next 5 years after locals complained about being priced out about 40k people h
Berlin just froze rents for the next 5 years after locals complained about being priced out. About 40K people have moved there every year since 2008, causing the average rent to double.
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a north miami police officer shot at an autistic man who was holding a toy truck saying he thought it was a gu
A North Miami police officer shot at an autistic man who was holding a toy truck, saying he thought it was a gun. He missed and hit the man's therapist — an unarmed Black man who was lying on the ground — in the leg.

The officer was just acquitted of felony charges.
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one of the biggest wildlife reserves in africa has gone 1 full year without any animals being killed by poache
One of the biggest wildlife reserves in Africa has gone 1 full year without any animals being killed by poachers.

Poaching in Niassa, Mozambique cut the local elephant population from 12,000 to 3,600. Experts say it will take many years for elephants to rebuild those numbers.
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the un s human rights office wants to investigate the death of egypt s ex president mohamed morsi who suffered
The UN's human rights office wants to investigate the death of Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi, who suffered a heart attack in court. It says it has concerns about his access to health care during the 6 years he spent in custody after the military removed him from power.
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uk broadcaster itv just banned comedy shows with all male writing teams or those with one token woman writer a
UK broadcaster ITV just banned comedy shows with all-male writing teams or those with one "token woman" writer.

According to a report from the UK's writers' union, just 28% of all UK TV episodes between 2005-16 were written by women.
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youtuber elijah daniel bought the tiny town of hell michigan for and renamed it gay hell to protest the trump
YouTuber Elijah Daniel bought the tiny town of Hell, Michigan for #PrideMonth and renamed it "Gay Hell" to protest the Trump administration's ban on flying rainbow flags:

"The only flags allowed to fly are pride."
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a black couple who were held at gunpoint by phoenix police in front of their children after their 4 year old a
A Black couple who were held at gunpoint by Phoenix police in front of their children after their 4-year-old allegedly stole a doll rejected apologies from the city's mayor and police chief, calling them insincere.

Dravon Ames and Iesha Harper want the officers involved fired.
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at least 12 people have died after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off the coast of turkey 31 others have been
At least 12 people have died after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off the coast of Turkey. 31 others have been rescued.

544 people have died or gone missing crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe so far this year.
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the father of a 6 year old who was killed in the sandy hook school shooting won a defamation lawsuit against t
The father of a 6-year-old who was killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the massacre was fake.

26 people, including 20 children, were killed in the attack.
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nasa has renamed the street in front of its headquarters hidden figures way to honor the black women including
NASA has renamed the street in front of its headquarters "Hidden Figures Way," to honor the Black women — including Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson — whose work in mathematics and engineering was instrumental to the 1960s U.S. space program.

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breaking cyntoia brown was just granted clemency from a life sentence in prison for killing a man who bought h
BREAKING: Cyntoia Brown was just granted clemency from a life sentence in prison for killing a man who bought her for sex when she was 16.

She'll be released on parole supervision on August 7.
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america meet your new president donald j trump
America, meet your new president: Donald J. Trump.
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over 400 people have been killed in syria in the last five days 150 of them were children
Over 400 people have been killed in Syria in the last five days.

150 of them were children.
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did you catch all the themes in childish gambino s this is america
Did you catch all the themes in Childish Gambino's “This is America”?
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good news for sea turtles they re coming back from the brink of extinction
Good news for sea turtles: they're coming back from the brink of extinction.
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a young man was attacked with a k 9 and tasered after he was stopped by police while mowing lawns
A young man was attacked with a K-9 and tasered after he was stopped by police while mowing lawns.
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india s supreme court just decriminalized gay sex it s a historic ruling that overturns more than 150 years of
India's Supreme Court just decriminalized gay sex.

It's a historic ruling that overturns more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation.
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terry crews speaks to congress about toxic masculinity
Terry Crews speaks to Congress about toxic masculinity.
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no is no do not touch young women or women of all ages when this man saw a girl being touched inappropriately
“No is no, do not touch young women or women of all ages.”

When this man saw a girl being touched inappropriately, he took action.
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activists laid out 4500 pairs of shoes in front of the european union in brussels today to represent every pal
Activists laid out 4,500 pairs of shoes in front of the European Union in Brussels today to represent every Palestinian killed by Israel in the last 10 years. (Photo credit: Avaaz)
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