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A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants To Build A Utopia In Neveda

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The following is an excerpt from Nathaniel Popper | November 1, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

STOREY COUNTY, Nev. — An enormous plot of land in the Nevada desert — bigger than nearby Reno — has been the subject of local …

Divers Found the Flight Recorder From the Downed Indonesian Jet

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The following is an excerpt from Time.com | November 1, 2018 |

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Divers on Thursday recovered a flight data recorder from the crashed Lion Air jet on the seafloor, a crucial development in the investigation into what …

Apple Unveils New MacBook Air With Retina Display And Touch ID

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The following is an excerpt from Mark Wycislik-Wilson | October 30, 2018 | Betanews.com |

At the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Apple today revealed a new MacBook Air. As well as a Retina Display, Apple has shrunk the bezels to …

Climate Change Flooding In Rick Scott’s Florida Is Now Routine — Even As He Denies Its Cause

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Water from a temporary pump, set up to prevent flooding during a King Tide, an especially high tide, empties into the Little River, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Little River Pocket Park in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Meghan and Harry given traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand

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The following is an excerpt from BBC.com | October 28, 2018 |

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been welcomed to New Zealand with a traditional Maori greeting.
They performed a hongi, where they touched noses and foreheads with …

Why 5G Is Out Of Reach For More People Than You Think

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The following is an excerpt from SHARA TIBKEN | October 25, 2018 | CNET.com |

This is part of CNET's "Crossing the Broadband Divide" series exploring the challenges of getting internet access to everyone.

I sit in a massive green …

With Google Earth, This Amazon Tribe Could Save The World

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The following is an excerpt from Dara Kerr | October 25, 2018 | CNET.com |

Flying over Brazil's state of Rondônia, all you see is a blackish-green mass of Amazon rainforest punctuated by oblong plots of dried brown earth. These …

Why a ‘Strong, Charismatic’ Leader Is Not the Solution to America’s Tumultuous Times

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MESA, AZ - OCTOBER 19: President Donald Trump is engulfed by supporters holding signs during a rally at the International Air Response facility on October 19, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona. President Trump is holding rallies in Arizona, Montana and Nevada,

ENORMOUS 3,000-FOOT SPIDER WEB SHROUDS GREEK LAKE—AND IT LOOKS SET TO GROW

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The following is an excerpt from KATHERINE HIGNETT | October 22, 2018 | Newsweek.com |

Hundreds of thousands of spiders have blanketed a Greek lake in an enormous web stretching some 3,300 feet—just in time for Halloween. Local biologists have …

Ethiopia Signs Peace Deal With Rebels From Gas-Rich Region

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The following is an excerpt from Aaron Maasho | October 21, 2018 | reuters.com |

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia signed a peace deal on Sunday with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had …

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