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The Reaction To Patton Oswalt’s Engagement Proves We Don’t Understand Grief

The Reaction To Patton Oswalt’s Engagement Proves We Don’t Understand Grief

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American comedian Patton Oswalt recently announced his engagement to actress Meredith Salenger. Many fans on Twitter were delighted to hear that the two stars were planning to tie the knot. On the flip side, though, there was a …

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Wells Fargo fires 4 executives amid probe into sales practices

Wells Fargo fires 4 executives amid probe into sales practices

Wells Fargo & Co has fired four mid-level executives and stripped them of bonuses and stock awards as a result of an investigation into improper sales practices in its retail bank, according to a company announcement on Tuesday. (Reuters)

Wells …

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Ministers expected to take steps to reduce impact of business rate changes

Ministers expected to take steps to reduce impact of business rate changes

Beleaguered cabinet ministers are expected to take steps to ameliorate the impact on the companies hardest hit by a shake-up in business rates that has fuelled a backlash among Conservative MPs.

Communities secretary Sajid Javid is likely to join the …

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Good science, due process and mining

Good science, due process and mining

Is a golden mean possible in mining? Yes, but radical reforms in governance are necessary to get there.

Aristotle’s concept of the "golden mean" is one of the most practical moral concepts I have encountered. According to this ancient Greek …

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Liberal Jewish and Muslim MPs condemn imams who called for the death of Jews

Liberal Jewish and Muslim MPs condemn imams who called for the death of Jews

For much of the last week, MPs have have largely been pre-occupied with this question: Should the House of Commons condemn Islamophobia and all systemic religious intolerance and hate or should the House simply condemn all system religious intolerance and …

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Leader Of Largest US Catholic Church Advocates For Married Priests

Leader Of Largest US Catholic Church Advocates For Married Priests

A priest covers his head with a book as Pope Francis celebrates a Jubilee mass in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile – RTSDC69

The leader of the largest Catholic church in the U.S. said …

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Ice dance champions Davis-White skipping 2018 Olympics

Ice dance champions Davis-White skipping 2018 Olympics

FILE – In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States perform during the figure skating exhibition gala at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Davis and …

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Video of officer firing gun during altercation with teens sparks protests, where 24 are arrested

Video of officer firing gun during altercation with teens sparks protests, where 24 are arrested

Anaheim police arrest a protester. Police said about 24 people were arrested. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

More than 300 people demonstrated on the streets of Anaheim on Wednesday night to protest an incident in which an off-duty Los …

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Norwegian Adds Flights From Ireland And Scotland To Niche East Coast Airports

Norwegian Adds Flights From Ireland And Scotland To Niche East Coast Airports

Norwegian is the little airline that’s roaring in all the right directions. Particularly across the Atlantic. The no-frills airline has announced 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights between Edinburgh, Belfast Cork, Shannon and Dublin to airports in upstate …

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Family of unarmed black teen killed by white officer to receive US$3.35 million settlement

Family of unarmed black teen killed by white officer to receive US$3.35 million settlement

Tony Robinson was fatally shot March 6, 2015, by police in Madison, Wis.

MADISON, Wis. — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive US$3.35 million to settle a federal …

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