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Source: DW

'Mr. Jones': The journalist who exposed Stalin's famine in Ukraine

12-Feb-2019

Agniezska Holland's Berlinale film revisits the Holodomor, the man-made famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in 1933.

Jones, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday, portrays the journalist who revealed to the Western world the mass starvation of the Ukrainians caused by Stalin's collectivization of farmlands. The young Welsh reporter, Gareth Jones (played by James Norton), established his reputation by becoming the first foreign journalist to interview Adolf Hitler in his private plane after his appointment as chancellor of the German Empire in 1933.

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Source: Reuters

As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter: study

12-Feb-2019

Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island’s vast ice sheet and washing large amounts of sediment into the sea, scientists said on Monday.

The study said that sand and gravel might be used in future to reinforce beaches and coastlines at risk of rising sea levels, caused in part by Greenland’s thaw.

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Source: Global News

Anti-Brexit protester appears naked on ‘Good Morning Britain’ to ‘expose’ truth

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

Viewers across the pond may have been a little shocked Tuesday morning when they turned on the telly and saw a protester exposing the “truth” about Brexit, along with her breasts. Dr. Victoria Bateman appeared on Good Morning Britain, telling viewers “Brexit leaves Britain naked.”

“Why should I as a woman only be able to use my body for sex and babies, why shouldn’t I also be able to use my body to deliver an important political message?”. Needless to say U.K. viewers were a little shocked by the not-so-naked naked protester, and some took the opportunity to take digs at GMB co-host Piers Morgan.

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Source: The Guradian

Exposure to weed killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study

Friday 06:04 GMT

A broad new scientific analysis of the cancer-causing potential of glyphosate herbicides, the most widely used weed killing products in the world, has found that people with high exposures to the popular pesticides have a 41% increased risk of developing a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

The evidence “supports a compelling link” between exposures to glyphosate-based herbicides and increased risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), the authors concluded, though they said the specific numerical risk estimates should be interpreted with caution.

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Source: BBC

Narcissus fresco uncovered in Pompeii

Friday 15:26 GMT

Archaeologists in Pompeii have announced their latest find on Valentine's Day - a fresco of Narcissus, who loved only himself.

They said its ceiling had collapsed, but excavators were able to uncover the design of the fresco and find fragments to piece it together. A press release from archaeologists described the fresco's surroundings as an "elegant and sensual" bedroom.

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Source: Fox News

Marc Thiessen: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ accidentally exposes the left’s big lie

Saturday 14:30 GMT

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's now infamous talking points on the Green New Deal are the most unintentionally honest explanation of the neo-socialism now gripping the Democratic Party.

TRUMP JUST MADE A REAL PLAY FOR IT. But her talking points (even the watered-down version that was posted on her website) admit that won't come close to covering the full costs of her Green New Deal.

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Source: Fox News

Virginia’s ‘Green New Deal’ exposes what Democrats really care about -- and it’s not the environment

Today 19:05 GMT

Rural America isn’t going to be the guinea pig for this vision of a Green New Deal the Democrats have dancing in their heads.

This is the Democrats’ new favorite fairytale, the Green New Deal which should be re-titled “Government Need for Domination.” Possibly never before have we seen Democrats be so shockingly forthcoming about their insatiable and disturbing need for control.


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