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    Daily Digest 5/24 – Good News Friday: Disaster Relief Package Approved, How To Save 1M People From A Cyclone

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    Friday, May 24, 2019, 7:14 AM

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    • Senate overwhelmingly approves $19.1 billion disaster relief package
    • The Four Factors Behind Newark’s Education Turnaround
    • Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close. But they’re not demanding raises
    • Mary Anning, the greatest fossilist the world ever knew
    • Nevada could become 15th state to buck Electoral College in favor of popular vote
    • New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs
    • California defies Trump to ban pesticide linked to childhood brain damage
    • Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies
    • How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

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    Daily Digest 5/23 – A Graduation Message For A Terrifying Age, What’s Next For Ford After Layoffs?

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:54 AM

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    • E.U. Elections 2019: A Guide to the Parliament Vote
    • How To Survive The Journey Ahead: A Graduation Message For A Terrifying Age
    • Poverty Line Proposal Would Cut Medicaid, Medicare, and Premium Tax Credits, Causing Millions to Lose or See Reduced Benefits Over Time
    • Dow Jones, Nasdaq Cut Losses As These 5 Growth Stocks Stomp Higher
    • How work became the millennial religion of choice
    • Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars
    • Credit, debit cards found to be ‘dirtiest payment method’ versus cash, coins, study says
    • After laying off 7,000 workers, what’s next for Ford?
    • There’s Only One Way to Stop Predatory Lending
    • Saudi Arabia wants to buy tons of American natural gas
    • The Silence Before The Storm In Oil Markets

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    Daily Digest 5/22 – Fed’s U.S. Debt Hoard Is About to Soar, Is A College Degree Worth The Debt?

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 8:31 AM

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    • Moody’s: Illinois one of two states unprepared to weather a recession
    • QE May Be Over, But the Fed’s U.S. Debt Hoard Is About to Soar
    • Is a college degree worth owing thousands in student loans?
    • Millennials had been good at staying out of bad credit card debt. Not anymore
    • Powell Says Leveraged Lending Isn’t Posing a Crash Threat
    • France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money
    • Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction
    • A French cop on why French cops will never join the Yellow Vests
    • Thanks To Facebook, Your Cellphone Company Is Watching You More Closely Than Ever
    • None Dare Call It Nonsense
    • Another SAT Bombshell: College Board adds “Parental Misfortune Score”

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    Daily Digest 5/21 – How Tariffs Impact The U.S. Economy and Workers, Glyphosate Effects On Earthworms

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:42 AM

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    • Major Shocker: Conservatives Win Australia as Labor’s Climate Agenda Backfires
    • Their biggest challenge? Avoiding a recession
    • Ford will cut 10 percent of its salaried employees
    • Estimated Impacts of Tariffs on the U.S. Economy and Workers (2019)
    • Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: GM, Snap, Merck and more
    • Ron Paul: Violence Against Women Act Does Violence to the Constitution
    • Why You Need A Retirement Plan A, B And C
    • A Hegemon Checkmated
    • A nationwide tax on soda? Economists say it would be good for the country, and here’s their ‘optimal’ rate.
    • Oil Rises But Some Drillers Are Filing For A Second Bankruptcy
    • Oil is rallying on supply worries after Trump threatens the ‘official end of Iran’
    • Xcel’s new plan: Coal-free by 2030, nuclear until 2040
    • Glyphosate effects on earthworms

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    Daily Digest 5/20 – Fake Has Become Realer Than Real, Millennials ‘Playing Catch-Up In The Game Of Life’

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, May 20, 2019, 6:34 AM

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    • Here are the five worst Dow Jones industrial average performers as trade dispute escalates
    • Here’s How Many U.S. Households Will Run Out of Money in Retirement
    • Fake Has Become Realer Than Real And The Dogs Of War Are There To Keep It That Way
    • ‘Playing Catch-Up in the Game of Life.’ Millennials Approach Middle Age in Crisis
    • Prescription For Violence: The Corresponding Rise of Antidepressants, SSRIs & Mass Shootings
    • JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in the bank’s biggest acquisition since the financial crisis
    • Austrian government collapses as far right leader caught in video sting
    • A Fake Asteroid Headed to Earth Can Really Make You Think
    • OPEC: Signs Of A Major Oil Deficit
    • Global Oil Shipping Concerns Rise Over Middle East Tensions
    • China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to U.S. recycling plants
    • E.P.A. Could Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

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    Daily Digest 5/18 – Many Americans Just 1 Paycheck Away From Disaster, The Institutionalization Of Fraud

    by Daily Digest

    Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:24 AM

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    • Millions of Americans are just one paycheck away from financial disaster
    • Fed Officials Sound an Alarm, Worrying Weak Inflation Could Last
    • Walmart and Macy’s warn China tariffs mean higher prices for U.S. shoppers
    • Silver Supply/Demand Crunch Part II: Primary Silver Producers Stuck in Quicksand and Still Sinking
    • US crude rises 1.4% to 2-week high on Middle East tension, settling at $62.87
    • Mortgage rates head down for the third week in a row
    • Ford recalls more than 270,000 vehicles at risk of rolling away
    • The Normalization and Institutionalization of Fraud
    • The Physical Oil Market Is Saying We Are About To See The Largest Crude Storage Draw Since 2011
    • JPM Warns About “Perfect Storm” American Farm Crisis, Slashes Deere To Sell
    • ‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees

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    Daily Digest 5/17 – Good News Friday: The Sound Of Monarchs Migrating, Walking Is The Key Productivity

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:17 PM

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    • What’s It Like to Live in Northern California’s First Tiny-Home Community?
    • Why Walking is the Key to Being More Productive
    • Meet Aerospace Engineer Judith Love Cohen
    • Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum
    • We froze the salaries of 20 executives – and it improved the lives of 500 employees
    • The Week In Wildlife
    • No more styrofoam: Igloo is releasing a $10 biodegradable cooler.
    • The Sound Of Millions Of Migrating Monarch Butterflies

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    Daily Digest 5/16 – The IEA’s Dire Warning For Energy Markets, Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:30 AM

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    • State Department orders non-emergency employees to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions
    • German, Dutch military suspend training operations in Iraq amid U.S.-Iran tensions
    • Boom in Dodgy Wall Street Deals Points to Market Trouble Ahead
    • The media is lying to you about Trump’s China tariffs
    • Crazy Not! Much Higher Gold Prices
    • Netherlands suspends government mission in Iraq over security threat: ANP agency
    • Intel stockpiling 10nm chips, warns that 14nm shortages will continue
    • Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy
    • If the Old River Control Structure Fails: A Catastrophe With Global Impact
    • The IEA’s Dire Warning For Energy Markets
    • Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces
    • It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean this weekend as carbon dioxide hit its highest level in human history
    • Exxon Predicted 2019’s Ominous CO2 Milestone in 1982
    • Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

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    Daily Digest 5/15 – Social Security Is Dead Broke, Mounting Corporate Debt Could Cripple Stocks

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:49 AM

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    • Blue Cross (15.6%) and MVP (9.4%) request rate hikes (Vermont)
    • Kentucky Retirement Systems asked to reconsider math that made pension costs skyrocket
    • Seattle workers pension plan is short by $1.2 billion
    • Italian yields spike higher on Salvini threat, lacklustre debt auction
    • Lawmaker: ‘No Major Shift’ on Illinois’ Pensions Expected
    • Report: New Jersey college students leaving state for lower-cost education
    • Social Security is dead broke. Why isn’t anybody talking about it?
    • Canadian Bankruptcies Jump At Fastest Pace Since Financial Crisis
    • Experts: Mounting Corporate Debt Could Cripple Stocks
    • Expect The Announcement
    • Police Investigators Determined Officer Choked Eric Garner
    • Guaido blasts Venezuela regime after security forces block congress
    • Surviving Venezuela
    • Ohio town worries about safety after radioactive contamination is found at middle school

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    Daily Digest 5/14 – Defiant China Hits U.S. With More Tariffs, The New Age of Extinction

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 6:11 AM

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    • Trump and Xi to meet after defiant China hits U.S. with new tariffs
    • Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online
    • The Crash In US Economic Fundamentals Is Accelerating
    • Supreme Court Rules Against Apple, As Kavanaugh Sides With Liberal Justices
    • Emerald Trash Heap
    • Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions
    • LNG Shippers Gear Up For Hurricane Season
    • California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial
    • Toxic algae is getting worse in the Finger Lakes
    • Climate Change and the New Age of Extinction

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