Thursday, July 27, 2017
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BMW’s X2City electric kick scooter will go on sale later this year


© BMW Group

Don’t look for it at car dealers, though, because it will only be sold in bike shops.

In some circles, there’s a certain amount of prestige attached to owning specific brands (but not here on TreeHugger, of …

Politics Briefing: The continued influence of the Magnitsky Act


A portrait of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who died in jail, is held by his mother Nataliya Magnitskaya, as she speaks during an interview with the AP in Moscow. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)

Good morning,

When Donald Trump Jr. met a Russian lawyer …

Review: At Seattle chamber-music fest, a world premiere in graceful flight


1 of 2 Composer Lisa Bielawa’s “Fictional Migrations” had its world premiere at the July 10 concert in Seattle Chamber Music Society’s summer fest. (Matthew Gush)

If you want a textbook example of what the Seattle Chamber Music Society does …

Soldier stayed in Army despite support for Islamic State


1 of 6 In this Monday, July 10, 2017 photo, Clifford Kang, father of soldier Ikaika E. Kang, poses with photo of his son in Kailua, Hawaii. Ikaika E. Kang, an active-duty U.S. soldier, was arrested over the… (Bruce Asato/The …

WBO review confirms Horn beat Pacquiao


CHAMPION. The World Boxing Organization’s review had Jeff Horn winning a close fight over Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

SYDNEY, Australia – Australian Jeff Horn’s shock welterweight title victory over Manny Pacquiao was confirmed Tuesday, July 11, after a …

My foray into the mysterious world of sound healing


© Alex McGuire — Singing bowls on display at the sound healing workshop

Sound healing is based on the idea that pure, deconstructed sound can rebalance the body’s energy.

Music is known to be a universal language, but it does …

“Rise up”: The full text of Tony Blair’s Open Britain speech on Brexit


Tony Blair urged Britons to "rise up… in defence of what we believe". (Source: Getty)

Tony Blair has been absent from British politics for years, now – but today he returned in spectacular style, urging the UK’s population to "rise …

Animal advocates challenge Connecticut’s dog death penalty


This undated photo provided by Kim Miller shows her dogs Kato and Kleo, who were taken from her in October 2012.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge is being asked to decide whether Connecticut has violated the rights of …

Michael Connelly’s New Detective Makes Harry Bosch Look Like a Slouch


Michael Connelly has spent much of his career writing about Harry Bosch, the brooding detective who has a long, checkered history with the Los Angeles Police Department and an obsessive dedication to his work. But as Connelly recently told The …

Maharashtra farm crisis: Here is why it is crucial to make farmers market ready


Loan waiver contagion after UP: Since the policy announcement by Uttar Pradesh’s Yogi Adityanath government, if anyone thought that the waiver would be UP’s internal affair, he or she was surely mistaken. (Reuters)

History repeats itself, and does so when …

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Korean War: Today marks the 64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

Tensions have been escalating on the Korean Peninsula with the recent test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea that experts warn could reach Alaska, USA.

BBC’s Karen Allen was live from Seoul, South Korea answering your questions.
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