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21Aug/160

How John Hersey’s Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb – BBC News

Seventy years have passed since the publication of a report hailed as one of the greatest pieces of journalism ever written - one that described the terrible effects of the atomic bomb.

Source: How John Hersey's Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb - BBC News

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21Aug/160

Gord Downie thanks crowd ‘for keeping me pushing’ in stage farewell | Toronto Star

The final Hip show was a perfectly surreal union of celebratory and somber, raucous and respectful, massively scaled yet deeply intimate.

Source: Gord Downie thanks crowd ‘for keeping me pushing’ in stage farewell | Toronto Star

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20Aug/160

North Korea calls UK-based defector ‘human scum’ – BBC News

North Korea brands a UK-based diplomat who defected to South Korea as "human scum" who had been accused of child rape and embezzlement.

Source: North Korea calls UK-based defector 'human scum' - BBC News

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19Aug/160

Jamaica’s running away with track in Rio: DiManno | Toronto Star

American dominance in track is over and Jamaica is ascendant, and that might last for a while yet, writes Rosie DiManno.

Source: Jamaica’s running away with track in Rio: DiManno | Toronto Star

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18Aug/160

Unflattering statues strip ‘Emperor’ Trump of his clothes, and his dignity | Toronto Star

Life-size statues of Trump in the nude have been unveiled in a number of U.S. cities as part of campaign to humiliate Trump called “The Emperor Has No B--s.”

Source: Unflattering statues strip ‘Emperor’ Trump of his clothes, and his dignity | Toronto Star

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18Aug/160

Maybe Trump’s not trying to win the White House — he’s trying to start Trump TV – LA Times

Donald Trump's recent decision to overhaul his campaign staff suggests that the Republican Party's nominee is already looking past November. But his target might well be a job in the media, not the White House.

Source: Maybe Trump's not trying to win the White House — he's trying to start Trump TV - LA Times

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18Aug/160

Native Americans plan to make history in the US election – BBC News

Participation in the 2016 US presidential election by Native Americans is breaking records. What does it mean?

Source: Native Americans plan to make history in the US election - BBC News

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17Aug/160

Olympic official Patrick Hickey steps down amid tickets row – BBC News

Irishman Patrick Hickey stands down temporarily from all Olympic roles following his arrest in Rio over illegal ticket sales claims.

Source: Olympic official Patrick Hickey steps down amid tickets row - BBC News

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16Aug/160

Lonnie Johnson: The father of the Super Soaker – BBC News

Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol

Source: Lonnie Johnson: The father of the Super Soaker - BBC News

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16Aug/160

Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers : Nature News & Comment

The threats of old are still the dominant drivers of current species loss, indicates an analysis of IUCN Red List data by Sean Maxwell and colleagues.

Source: Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers : Nature News & Comment

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