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Earth's slowing rotation may cause a huge surge in deadly earthquakes next year that could hit a BILLION people – Daily Mail

Slight fluctuations will release mammoth amounts of underground energy Next year we could have at least 20 serious earthquakes, scientists warn The most intense ones are expected to occur in tropical regions By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline Published: 03:57 EST, 20 November 2017 | Updated: 04:11 EST, 20 November 2017 Swarms of devastating earthquakes are…

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Kenya Supreme Court Sides With Incumbent in Presidential Revote – New York Times

Advertisement NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions seeking to overturn last month’s presidential vote, paving the way for the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta for a second term. The decision is the latest — and, it seems, final — stage of Kenya’s unexpectedly prolonged presidential election cycle, which erupted this…

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Collapse of German coalition talks deals Merkel blow, raises prospect of new elections – Washington Post

By Griff Witte, BERLIN — The sudden collapse of talks to form a coalition government left German politics in turmoil on Monday, with Angela Merkel reckoning with one of the worst crises of her 12-year chancellorship. The breakdown of the talks ends the possibility that Europe’s largest economy will be governed by a never-before tried…

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Black Friday deals not always as good as they look, Which? reveals – The Guardian

Black Friday Consumer group says 60% of deals either cost the same price or are cheaper either before or after the US-inspired discount day <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> A shop advertises some deep deals on Black Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Black Friday Black Friday deals not always as good as they look, Which? reveals…

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Lake Forest homebuying: Sales up 4.6% in summer – OCRegister

Homebuying in Lake Forest in the third quarter outpaced countywide sales activity. Using CoreLogic data, we compared sales patterns for all residences in the July-to-September period vs. a year ago for the older parts of Lake Forest and Foothill Ranch. Sales rose as 389 residences were purchased this year vs. 372 a year ago. That’s…

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Pokemon GO Global Catch event needs 3 billion catches in a week – SlashGear

Pokemon GO has been credited, half in jest, to have gotten usually sedentary people walking again. And bumping into structures or getting into accidents. Some players, however, have taken the game to heart, sometimes traveling miles or even to other countries to catch ‘em all. Capitalizing on that, Niantic Labs has is making “Pokemon GO…

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Steven Mnuchin didn't think the cartoonishly villainous AP photo of him and his wife holding cash would go public – The Week Magazine

Eliahu Pietruszka spent 70 years thinking every member of his immediate family died during the Holocaust. Two weeks ago, he learned that not only did his younger brother survive, but he had one son, and that son wanted nothing more than to meet his uncle in person. Pietruszka, 102, was 24 when he fled Poland…

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10 facts about NASA's Joint Polar Satellite System-1: 5 ways the weather forecaster will save our lives – India Today

This first-of-its-kind satellite launched by NASA will change the face of weather forecasting for our planet! Considering the active and dangerous hurricanes and destructive wildfires seen around the planet, the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite has come to the rescue. 10 facts about the revolutionary satellite 1. The satellite is 14.8 feet in diameter, and…

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Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body – Newser

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Theo Ramos learned how to cut himself when he was in fifth grade, when his body seemed to revolt. Exploring online was easy, with hashtags like #scars, #hurt and #brokeninside. Nothing made sense back then, but Theo absorbed what he saw on websites like a religion. All he could focus on…

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