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Los Angeles Times

World powers press for cease-fire in Syria, but UN doesn't act
Los Angeles Times
A civil defense volunteer, a member of the group known as the White Helmets, checks the site of a Syrian airstrike in the rebel-held town of Saqba, in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. (AFP / Getty Images ...

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Foreign Policy (blog)

The World Bank's Doing Business Indicators Still Work
Foreign Policy (blog)
The World Bank's Doing Business indicators are one of the institution's greatest contributions of the past 50 years. I first described them here in 2013. The United States, as the institution's largest shareholder, should be proud of what these ...



New York Magazine

Trump: If North Korea Doesn't Obey Me, I Might Punish the Whole World
New York Magazine
On Friday, president Trump announced that his administration would be hitting North Korea with the “heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country before.” The new penalties target dozens of ships and shipping companies that have (allegedly) been helping ...
Trump: If North Korea sanctions don't work, it may be 'very unfortunate' for the worldCNBC

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BBC News

Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?
BBC News
Is smartphone hardware treading water while industrial designers wait for bendy screens and other flexible, futuristic components to make more radical models possible? And will sales continue to decline until they do? Samsung is casting a long shadow ...
MWC 2018: what to expect from Samsung, Nokia, and Sony in ...The Verge
The Morning After: Mobile World Congress previewEngadget
Samsung's latest Galaxy and 5G: What to expect at Mobile World CongressUSA TODAY
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NPR

Bahamas On World Cafe
NPR
Ever since he released his 2009 solo debut Pink Strat, I've always thought of Afie Jurvanen, better known as Bahamas, as a captain of cool breeze sound — easy, inviting and a little sideways. But this time around, Bahamas recruited the rhythm section ...

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Fox News

Ben Rhodes announces memoir of time in Obama administration called 'The World As It Is'
Fox News
Ben Rhodes announces memoir of time in Obama administration called 'The World As It Is'. By Graham Piro | Washington Free Beacon. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Comments; Print; Email. Deputy U.S. National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes participates in the ...



Space.com

Made In Space Sets Guinness World Record for Longest 3D-Printed Piece
Space.com
California-based Made In Space earned a Guinness World Record for "World's Longest 3D Printed Nonassembled Piece," company representatives announced Thursday (Feb. 22). That piece is a beam 123 feet 8.25 inches (37.7 meters) long, and it now hangs from ...

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Engadget

'Ghostbusters World' AR game is coming to Android and iOS this year
Engadget
Similar to Apple's own ARKit, Google's version provides a framework to allow app makers bring virtual objects into the real world via compatible phones. Ghostbusters World will apparently get you out and about, battling and capturing hundreds of ghosts ...
Ghostbusters World AnnouncedIGN

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The Guardian

Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin?
The Guardian
Three years ago the world watched a ragtag band of men and women fighters in the Syrian town of Kobane, most armed only with Kalashnikovs, hold off a vast army of Islamist militants with tanks, artillery and overwhelming logistical superiority. The ...



The Atlantic

A Week Around the World With The Atlantic
The Atlantic
A liberal order under attack: Last week's Munich Security Conference did little to dispel fears that the Western liberal order is under attack. The failure of world leaders to adequately address global points of conflict such as the Syrian civil war or ...

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