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WEDNESDAY WORD/ 3/23/2017

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INFINITE IDENTITIES

Ideas Search Search Sign In SUPPORT White House White House Defends Devin Nunes’ Decision to Brief President Trump on Intelligence Intercepts Congress CBO: New Health Care Bill Will Reduce the Deficit by Less and Not Improve Coverage Cancer These Are the Risks of Breast Implants, According to a Surgeon United Kingdom Another Victim of the London Terror Attack Has Died Photograph by Jody Rogac for TIME Cover Story Behind the TIME Cover Story: Beyond ‘He’ or ‘She’ Katy Steinmetz Mar 16, 2017 Ideas Katy Steinmetz is TIME’s San Francisco Bureau Chief, covering news and ideas in the American West. In … more…

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SHOPPING MALL IS DECLINING

Skip to main content Advertisement sign in become a supporter subscribe search jobs US edition The Guardian – Back to home home › world › cities development UK europe americas asia middle east africa australia home US politics world selected opinion sports soccer tech arts lifestyle fashion business travel environment all sections Cities The death of the American mall Once-proud visions of suburban utopia are left to rot as online shopping and the resurgence of city centres make malls increasingly irrelevant to young people • Why does anyone still live in Detroit? Rolling Acres shopping mall in Akron, Ohio. Photograph: … more…

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DAILY SAVINGS TIME

     Introduction When we change our clocks Incidents and anecdotes Rationale & original idea Opposition & obstacles First there was Standard time Early adoption and U.S. law Worldwide daylight saving Books Museum store Credits View as: You are now viewing Pages. Click Nodes for cloud view.   When we change our clocks Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to standard time on the first Sunday in November. In the U.S., each time zone switches at a different time. In the European Union, Summer Time begins … more…

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PHILIPINES DRUG WAR

News Sports Life Money Tech Travel Opinion 47° Weather Crosswords Washington Video Stocks Apps More Search Firefly 350 30 Duterte’s controversial drug war: 6 months, 6,000 deaths in the Philippines Thomas Maresca, Special for USA TODAY Published 7:04 a.m. ET Jan. 6, 2017 | Updated 5:50 a.m. ET Jan. 9, 2017 Pause 0:15 1:41   Fullscreen Why Philippine President Duterte is so controversial Why Philippine President Duterte is so con… CLOSE President Rodrigo Duterte has built a reputation on colorful language and unorthodox strategies for fighting crime and drugs in the Philippines. USA TODAY (Photo: Mark R. Cristino, European Pressphoto … more…

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WIND POWER

HOME U.S. News Markets Investing Tech Make It Video Shows More SUBSCRIBE › Pro LIVE TV Watchlist 1st US offshore wind farm goes ‘full throttle’ during storm Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 | 2:41 PM ET The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The company that built the United States’ first offshore wind farm says the powerful storm that hit the Northeast this week was a chance to go “full throttle” and put the turbines through their paces. Deepwater Wind says all five turbines off Rhode Island operated at full capacity during much of Tuesday’s nor’easter. It says the wind farm … more…

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E-CIGARETTES

HowStuffWorks Health Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest NOW Adventure Animals Auto Culture Entertainment Health Home & Garden Lifestyle Money Science Tech Video Shows Quizzes 10 Little-known Facts About E-cigarettes by Maria Trimarchi & Susan Cassidy         Health | Smoking Cessation NEXT   Start the Countdown Some e-cigarettes are designed to look like regular tobacco cigarettes, but there are many different styles. © kitiara65/iStock/Thinkstock Despite our growing knowledge that smoking tobacco is bad for us more than 40 million Americans are cigarette smokers. Smoking cigarettes is known to cause damage to every organ in your body, and smoking-related illnesses are responsible … more…

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BARRIS/ THE GONG SHOW

News Sports Life Money Tech Travel Opinion 38° Weather Crosswords Washington Video Stocks Apps More Search Firefly 13923 4 15 Chuck Barris, ‘Gong Show’ host who claimed he was a CIA assassin, dies at 87 Jayme Deerwester , USA TODAY Published 5:18 a.m. ET March 22, 2017 | Updated 14 hours ago Play 0:06 2:01   Fullscreen Cousin Sal Is Giving You Another Chance Cousin Sal Is Giving You Another Chance CLOSE OK, so no one got a perfect bracket in the Fox/SI Bracket Challenge, so comedian Cousin Sal’s Los Angeles-area home is safe. But you can still win $25,000 … more…

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NAKED NEWS

March 23, 2017 Huffpost Canada TV ca Edition: ca Region: ALL Follow Newsletters iOS app Android app More FRONT PAGE Politics Business WorldPost Parents Living Style Entertainment Arts Alberta BC All Sections Canada TV Emmy Awards Liberals’ Premium Hikes Mean Years Of Falling Take-Home Pay: CFIB Morneau Touts Responsibility, Despite No Plan To Return To Balance Liberal MP’s Rule-Breaking Photo Used To Fuel Tory Filibuster Trudeau Gov’t Pledges $101 Million To Reduce Violence Against Women Federal Budget Means Higher Costs For Drinkers, Smokers, Transit Riders Liberals End Canada Savings Bonds Program Liberals Dedicate Billions To Cities, Provinces For Affordable Housing … more…

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FEARLESS GIRL

State Street: Why we commissioned the Wall St. ‘Fearless Girl’ The Wall Street bull has company. Early on Tuesday morning, State Street Global Advisors installed a statue of a defiant girl, with hands on her hips, chin high and pony tail out, in front of the charging bull. The bronze statue, entitled “Fearless Girl,” was installed a day ahead of International Women’s Day. “Fearless Girl” is designed to call attention to a new initiative by the asset-manager to increase the number of women on their clients’ corporate boards. Related: See more of the ‘Fearless Girl’ statue Content by Charles Schwab … more…

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