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J&K: 3 soldiers killed in Pak shelling along LoC

India News: Two soldiers were killed and four injured in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in J&K's Naugam sector on Thursd

npr - The Times of India
8:00pm PDT - September 30th, 2020

Tokyo Stock Exchange to Resume Trading Friday After Outage

The Tokyo Stock Exchange confirmed it will restart trading on Friday after an unprecedented all-day halt on Thursday which froze buying and selling of thousands of companies in the worst-ever outage in the world’s third-largest equity market.

npr - Bloomberg
4:51pm PDT - September 30th, 2020

Charles Hurt -- The Mistake on the Lake: Unpresidential Debate, Winner-less Cage Match

And the winner is … the Commission on Unpresidential Debates! | 2020 Election

npr - Breitbart News
3:38pm PDT - September 30th, 2020

Trump-Mark Esper rift widens as Pentagon fears being drawn into election

Distrust between the commander in chief and Pentagon leadership has reached a near-unprecedented level, analysts and military insiders say, with both sides of the Potomac eyeing the other anxiously as Election Day draws near.

npr - The Washington Times
1:05pm PDT - September 30th, 2020

Man, 41, loses bid for wealthy parents' support

A judge described the case of the unemployed man with mental health disabilities as "unprecedented".

npr - BBC News
8:29am PDT - September 30th, 2020

'Will you shut up, man?': Top quotes from the first Trump-Biden US Presidential debate

At one point when Trump was interrupting him, Biden said: 'Will you shut up, man?' This is so unpresidential.Biden said Trump had done nothing to calm the protests. 'He just pours gasoline on the fire'

npr - Google News (India)
10:32pm PDT - September 29th, 2020

Wildfires Are Obliterating Australia's Iconic Ecosystems

Australia's bushfires aren't just unprecedented—they're catastrophic. The continent's ecosystems could be forever changed.

npr - Wired
6:47am PST - January 8th, 2020

Using AI, and Film, to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians

Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos.

npr - Wired
4:00am PDT - July 25th, 2019

How did BTS get so big in the West? One 2015 EP and a recipe just right for the U.S. market

Even if you’re not a K-pop fan, you’ve likely heard of BTS. The 7-member boy brand from South Korea is enjoying an unprecedented rise, celebrating three consecutive Billboard No. 1 albums, two certified platinum singles, and two sold-out nights at London’s We…

npr - NBC News
12:33pm PDT - July 24th, 2019

Silicon Valley Billionaire Michael Moritz to Sponsor U.K.'s Prestigious Booker Prize

Moritz, a partner at Sequoia Capital who was born in Wales, will sponsor the prize via his nonprofit Crankstart Foundation

npr - Fortune
3:46am PST - February 28th, 2019

A journalist asked Kim Jong Un a question. For once, he answered.

It was a stunning — and possibly unprecedented — moment.

npr - Politico
3:24pm PST - February 27th, 2019

India and Pakistan square up in serious military crisis

It is an almost unprecedented situation for two countries that have access to nuclear arms to carry out air strikes on each other's territory.

npr - RTE
10:33am PST - February 27th, 2019

Email Scammers Ditch Wire Transfers for iTunes Gift Cards

Business email compromise attacks are increasingly targeting nonprofits, and bilking them for iTunes gift cards.

npr - Wired
9:31am PST - February 27th, 2019

CSIRO saw this summer three years ago

The heat and unpredictability of the summer just passing was first foretold in CSIRO projections three decades ago.

npr - Australian Financial Review
4:45am PST - February 27th, 2019

Why is it so warm this week?

Thanks to a combination of unpredictable weather and climate change, we may be headed for more sizzling February days in the years to come.

npr - RTE
4:37am PST - February 27th, 2019

Alan Dershowitz publishes open letter to A-G defending Netanyahu

"To bring down a duly elected prime minister on the basis of an expansive and unprecedented application of a broad and expandable criminal statute endangers democracy," Dershowitz wrote.

npr - The Jerusalem Post
1:40am PST - February 27th, 2019

Here are the 3 reasons big investing firms have been plowing an unprecedented amount of money into ETFs

Big investing firms kept pouring money into ETFs in 2018, and a survey of their leaders found three major reasons the trend should continue.

npr - Business Insider
4:00pm PST - February 26th, 2019

Here are the 3 reasons big investing firms have been plowing an unprecedented amount of money into ETFs

Big investing firms kept pouring money into ETFs in 2018, and a survey of their leaders found three major reasons the trend should continue.

npr - Business Insider (UK)
4:00pm PST - February 26th, 2019

It's not a great time to be an independent fisherman, but one charity is saving the ‘small guy’

With unpredictable weather, punishing quotas and sons who don’t want to fish, you’d assume the inshore fishermen of Lyme Bay might have a sinking feeling. But, as Jo Lamiri discovers, they are still buoyant – thanks to a charity giving them a platform for cha…

npr - Independent
5:57am PST - February 26th, 2019

The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America

In a damning new report, Casey Newton gives an unprecedented look at the day-to-day lives of Facebook moderators in America. His interviews with twelve current and former employees of Cognizant in Arizona reveal a workplace perpetually teetering on the brink …

npr - The Verge
5:00am PST - February 25th, 2019

'Brexit fatigue' leaves British businesses unprepared for no deal

BCC survey finds many firms have ‘switched off’ from UK’s imminent EU departure

npr - The Guardian (UK)
10:17pm PDT - September 27th, 2018

PM nominates ABC Board member Dr Kirstin Ferguson as acting chair

Scott Morrison says he will nominate Dr Kirstin Ferguson to be the ABC's acting chair, after a week of unprecedented chaos at the national broadcaster.

npr - ABC News (AU)
6:28pm PDT - September 27th, 2018

Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Week 4 NFL Picks

The NFL has been a weird league prone to wacky, unpredictable results for years. That's part of its charm. But the 2018 season has been particularly bizarre, which might explain why it's been so tough to prognosticate games...

npr - Bleacher Report
5:16am PDT - September 27th, 2018

It may be ‘data journalism,’ but Julia Angwin’s new site the Markup is nothing like FiveThirtyEight

Rather than analyzing data that others have collected, Angwin says the new nonprofit will be collecting data sets about technology that don’t exist today.

npr - Recode
3:15am PDT - September 27th, 2018

'The vision is far ahead of practicality and reality:' AT&T's plan to reinvent TV advertising is massively ambitious — and still very much unproven

BI PRIME: At AT&T Relevance, a three-day conference of about 250 media and advertising professionals, AT&T revealed the vision behind its nearly $90 billion M&A transactions. Xandr — named for AT&T's founder Alexander Graham Bell — includes AT&T's ad business…

npr - Business Insider
5:00pm PDT - September 26th, 2018

RT @NPR: Researchers say that not only do women on average suffer more painful conditions — they may actually be more adept than men at dis…

Scoop Sally (@sally_hashtag)
11:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MaryJoe38642126: .@Whitehouse .@POTUS LEAVE THE #EndangeredSpeciesAct ALONE PUT #EndangeredSpecies B4 #LandDevelopment & #OIL This…

Maria O Donnell (@MariaOD05737730)
11:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Giant Pumice Raft Floating Toward Australia Could Help Replenish Great Barrier Reef https://t.co/xEVqaEBHjq

Katrina (@katrinaasouza)
11:56pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: A massive raft of pumice –– stretching 58 square miles –– is floating toward Australia. Scientists say it's carrying marine organi…

Ruth (@Ruth04125244)
11:55pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: In 2014 and 2015, NPR reported on a mysterious form of kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands in Central America. Now,…

ryc (@lightboxgallery)
11:55pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Slate: The ruling falls far short of the attorney general’s request of $17 billion. https://t.co/Z302O8GFgY

Nate R (@The_Other_NPR)
11:55pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: Researchers say that not only do women on average suffer more painful conditions — they may actually be more adept than men at dis…

antipaganda: at war with despair (@Antipaganda)
11:54pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Small change ... Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay Oklahoma $572 Million In Opioid Trial https://t.co/Zz9DgWk4z3

Neil Johnson (@neiljohnsonza)
11:54pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MenshevikM: The 4th most populous country on earth just announced it's moving capitals because the most populous island on the planet i…

Abolish the Home Office (@blueliberal1)
11:54pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @msoofindia: AGM of #MSO will be at Ajmer Shareef. Education Policy & Muslim, #UAPABill & Minorities, Foreign policy of India in context…

MSO West Bengal (@mso_bengal)
11:53pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: A massive raft of pumice –– stretching 58 square miles –– is floating toward Australia. Scientists say it's carrying marine organi…

Joshua Barr (@joshuawbarr)
11:53pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: More than 30 protests took place across Brazil this weekend to voice outrage over fires burning through the Amazon rainforest. "H…

Linda Mathews (@lmathews92082)
11:53pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Much of the plastic we use can actually be #recycle https://t.co/4gEPaq0tKO

AgroInvestigations (@mateo_penas)
11:53pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @johannhari101: So excited - the film adaptation of my book Chasing The Scream is due to start shooting in October; directed by Oscar-wi…

Julian Buchanan, PhD (@julianbuchanan)
11:53pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

We can't wait for episode to hear an appeal by veterans of Ir….

NPR Ebooks (@npr_ebooks)
11:52pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @ajplus: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just completed radiation therapy for a tumor on her pancreas. The 86-year-old now shows no evidenc…

Megatherium (@_noujoum)
11:52pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MichelleDuster: I LOVE ALL OF THIS! "The statue is comprised of five granite blocks and created by American sculptor Eric Goulder. It s…

Herstorical Monuments (@HerstoricalMnts)
11:52pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @SenWarren: Need proof that the Trump administration works for student loan companies & not student loan borrowers? They just appointed…

Deborah Goldsmith (@debbiegoldsmith)
11:52pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

+100000 @MEvstatieva is absolutely the best -- fiercely talented, hard-working, kind and supportive of others. She helps people see their potential + possibilities. I'm so sorry to see a fellow southeastern European leave @npr. @nytimes is very lucky to have her! #welovemonika https://t.co/oWhH3cBbA0

Joanna Kakissis (@joannakakissis)
11:52pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

No media would publish this today! https://t.co/LnoDe1rXIE https://t.co/LnoDe1rXIE

Hicham Chehab (@Hishamch)
11:51pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Leftist Journalists Upset That Trump Allies Are Using Leftist Media Matters Playbook https://t.co/8d1S6vNHbl #cnn #TheLead #SitRoom #outfront #AC360 #NPR #PBSnews #PBSnewshour #cltv #tcot #maga #nyc #boston #chicago #milwaukee #detroit #baltimore #atlanta #miami #houston #denver

Truth Tweeter (@redostoneage)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HumanRtsV: #PiaKlemp #HumanityFirst Captain Who Rescued Migrants At Sea Refuses #ParisMedal, Calling It Hypocritical.. #GrandVermeilM

chris smith (@Chrisbdg34Smith)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @CynthiaDRitchie: Since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won power in India five years ago, lynchings of the country's minor…

Afaq Ahmed (@afaq891)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: An Oklahoma judge has ruled that drugmaker Johnson & Johnson helped ignite the state's opioid crisis by deceptively marketing pain…

Kara Campos (@CareBear_Kara)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @phyllisj1003: I love and admire these young adults. They aren’t taking no for an answer! March For Our Lives, No Longer Protesting In…

Francine (@careaware)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Well, maybe if the CIA didn't covertly giveaway our technology the the Soviet Union/Russia, China and Rothschild's State of Israel, the Mossad, that (((sells))) it to them, we would not have this problem. *But again, we must always have a boogieman/enemy. https://t.co/AAyD7ugUPF

Hugo Benito Gonzalez (@elkabong62)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

That’s not nearly enough. What about the innocent people turned into addicts by their irresponsibility? The families torn apart? The damage caused to people and property? 572 million is not enough. https://t.co/5zYuuv8IvS

Mitch, but uncomfortably hot (@justtallmitch)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @peterboghossian: To all Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion trainers: instead of inviting crackpots who peddle debunked science to lead yo…

Tristan Gemmill (@TristanGemmill)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

70 Mayors came together to fight for seniors, children, and our most vulnerable who need food assistance. We need more elected officials to step forward and care about all of our communities. https://t.co/A8wVxhgbvl

Amanda Renteria (@AmandaRenteria)
2:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HumanRtsV: #PiaKlemp #HumanityFirst Captain Who Rescued Migrants At Sea Refuses #ParisMedal, Calling It Hypocritical.. #GrandVermeilM

Human Rights-#HRV #MASA-Make America Safe Again (@HumanRtsV)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Thousands of readers reported to @petramatic on their favorite funny books for this @nprbooks piece. Glad to see John Kennedy Toole’s A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES made the cut! “The kind of book you'll finish, put down, & instantly pick up to read again.” https://t.co/ZLX5arTJVr

Grove Atlantic (@groveatlantic)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: It's worth reiterating: Never, ever make fun of your child for their weight. Instead, help your child feel comfortable in their bo…

Rachel M. (@Rktoothis)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @RepSpeier: Dear RGB, aka the Woman of Steel, It comes as no surprise that you maintained an active schedule throughout your recent tre…

patsy stone detemple (@detemple)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @jjsmokkieBOY57: Judge In Opioid Trial Rules Johnson & Johnson Must Pay Oklahoma $572 Million https://t.co/sK6osNOwtn

Stella #we.are.the.change.we.seek (@stlajn1)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Lengthy Detention Of Migrant Children May Create Lasting Trauma, Say Researchers https://t.co/cG5FVw2Fwb

Roberto Johansson (@RobertoJohans15)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @colinflaherty: The New York Times and NPR etc. tell us we have not discussed slavery in America. And they point to Alex Haley’s book a…

Catherine (@Catherine3684)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Harryslaststand: I long for the day when they start throwing the bastard executives that signed off on destroying the lives of thousand…

Hoss #ReachOverTheNoise Blocked By IDS (@Hossylass)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @RepSpeier: Dear RGB, aka the Woman of Steel, It comes as no surprise that you maintained an active schedule throughout your recent tre…

Jerri Drennen#Kamala/2020 (@Jerri47)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NPR: some are doggos, some are pupperinos. there are fluffers, floofs and even boofers. chunky ones are thicc. thin ones? long bois.…

Lauren B. (@Lau_runtheworld)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

New story on NPR: SOS From Brazil's Amazon Fire Protesters: 'We Need The World's Help Right Now' https://t.co/Ro4sSZoA9c

Rod Buchignani (@RodBook)
2:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019