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Pipeline shutdown could lead to price spikes, shortages — and problems for East Coast airports

‘Conspiracy is hard’: Inside the Trump administration’s secret plan to kill Qassem Soleimani

Research challenges decades-old understanding of how we hear sound

California’s New Math Framework Demands Educators ‘Teach Toward Social Justice’

Cuomo in More Hot Water as Investigation Widens to Include Using Vaccine for Political Gain

Big Tech’s Censors Come for Science

How science has been corrupted

Democrats hit crucial stretch as filibuster fight looms

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Ransomware cyberattack shuts down major US pipeline, company says

Big Tech’s Monopoly Creep

‘It’s like the embers in a barbecue pit.’ Nuclear reactions are smoldering again at Chernobyl

Mexico City Is Sinking at an Alarming And Largely Unstoppable Rate, New Data Finds

Grapefruit Is One of the Weirdest Fruits on the Planet

‘A dirty business’: how one drug is turning Syria into a narco-state

Full FDA Approval Of Pfizer’s Covid Shot Could Make Vaccine Mandates More Likely

With Blood Pressure, Lower Is Not Always Better

The economy surprises the “experts” – again

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The Curious Case of China’s Feminist Eugenicists

Spike Protein Behavior

OSHA Imposes New Rule For Employer-Required COVID-19 Vaccines

After Netanyahu’s failure, Lapid tapped to form Israeli government

Doctors investigate mystery brain disease in Canada

Combined China and Russian Defense Spending Exceeds U.S. Defense Budget

A wider war coming to Myanmar

Kremlin: Russia is preparing to be disconnected from SWIFT

Poll: 25% want mask use until 2023, some ‘indefinitely’

Federal Judge Tosses National Eviction Moratorium

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Best plain English case for the prosecution:

I am no expert, but I think this has implications as to what the vaccine does to your body. The novel coronavirus’ spike protein plays additional key role in illness

Expelling Asian Americans from top schools proves NYC education is off the rails

‘It’s an act of war’: Trump’s acting Pentagon chief urges Biden to tackle directed-energy attacks

Biden Administration considering outsourcing domestic spying to private companies to get around laws that prohibit domestic spying.

Same drug can have opposite effects on memory according to sexual differences

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The Costs Are Just Up, Up, Up’: Warren Buffett Issues Grave Warning About Inflation

State revises mask mandate for outdoor athletics after Summit HS runner collapses at finish line

If you ever happen to see a picture of a “healthy young person” who dies of COVID, most often they will have this medical issue. About 78% of people who have been hospitalized, needed a ventilator, or died from Covid-19 have been overweight or obese.