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Shock Report: Migrants Become Less Integrated the Longer They Stay in Europe

Shock Report: Migrants Become Less Integrated the Longer They Stay in Europe

June 2, 2017

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A new Norwegian study has found the gap in labour participation rates between citizens born in Norway and third world migrants widens the longer newcomers have been in the country.

Researchers at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research uncovered …

Trump’s Tweet-And-Switch On Shutdown And Flynn

Trump’s Tweet-And-Switch On Shutdown And Flynn

June 2, 2017

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President Trump weighed back in on Twitter, apparently trying to switch subjects, from the troubles of his former national security adviser to raising the possibility of a government shutdown.

The president went on a tweetstorm Thursday hyping the idea of …

Angela Merkel warns UK against Brexit ‘illusions’

Angela Merkel warns UK against Brexit ‘illusions’

June 2, 2017

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Speaking in the Bundestag, Mrs Merkel was cheered as she struck a firm tone about Germany’s approach.

Mrs Merkel stressed that a "third country" – as the UK would be after Brexit – could not enjoy the same rights as …

Berkeley Must Respect Free Speech And Take Steps To Make Sure Students Do, Too

Berkeley Must Respect Free Speech And Take Steps To Make Sure Students Do, Too

June 2, 2017

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A man looks on as opposing factions gather over the cancelation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

The current debate at Berkeley over the contested …

Directors Guild President Paris Barclay Hopes Writers Strike Can Be Averted

Directors Guild President Paris Barclay Hopes Writers Strike Can Be Averted

June 2, 2017

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Directors Guild of America president Paris Barclay has declared that the DGA is hoping that a writers strike can be averted.

In a five-paragraph missive to DGA members, he used measured language and did not provide an endorsement of the …

Cancer Drugs Fund condemned as expensive and ineffective

Cancer Drugs Fund condemned as expensive and ineffective

June 2, 2017

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The Cancer Drugs Fund, set up by the government to pay for expensive medicines that the NHS would not normally finance, failed to benefit patients and may have resulted in some of them suffering unnecessarily from toxic side-effects, experts say.…

At senators’ town halls, voters take an uneven measure of Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein

At senators’ town halls, voters take an uneven measure of Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein

June 2, 2017

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California’s senior senator meets voters at a town hall meeting last week in Los Angeles. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

Any single event can mislead when it comes to deciphering the political environment. Many of the more than 18,000 …

The difference between prosciutto, speck and all the other hams

The difference between prosciutto, speck and all the other hams

June 1, 2017

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Do you know your hams? (Alex Lau/Bon Appetit)

Ham has always been there for us, from second grade lunches to Easter dinners at grandma’s house.

But saying every ham is the same is like saying all beef is steak. It’s …

La cruzada por la paz de Benny y Jorge en La Villita

La cruzada por la paz de Benny y Jorge en La Villita

June 1, 2017

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Benny y Jorge, expandilleros, trabajan para mantener la paz en La Villita, un barrio de Chicago desgarrado por un conflicto de décadas.

Caminemos juntos, dicen dos expandilleros mientras recorren las calles, para inducir la calma desde el conflicto

Tarde un …

Forget March Madness — April now the busiest month for college basketball coaches

Forget March Madness — April now the busiest month for college basketball coaches

June 1, 2017

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For college basketball coaches, the real craziness begins after March Madness.

Let’s call it April Anxiety.

"April has become to coaches like a dreaded month," Northwestern coach Chris Collins said with a laugh. "You’re tired from the long season, and …