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Aly Raisman and over 140 other Larry Nassar survivors deliver a powerful moment at the ESPYs

“But on Wednesday night, these brave women gave us another powerful image as over 140 of them came together on stage in Los Angeles at ESPN’s ESPY awards to accept the network’s Arthur Ashe Award for Courage” writes Marcus Gilmer for mashable.com. And that image was both heartbreaking yet powerful and inspirational. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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Aly Raisman and 140 abuse survivors unite for powerful ESPYS moment

“It was a powerful, emotional and heartbreaking moment, but these women are amazing and their bravery is admirable” writes Charles Curtis for usatoday.com. After powerfully listing off all the years in which survivors spoke up about the abuse but were ignored, Raisman said: “The ripple effect of our actions — or inactions — can be enormous, spanning generations. Source: usatoday.com Share This:

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Murphy defends his staff after powerful Democrat claims administration is ‘Trump-like’

“The interview came a week after Murphy and state lawmakers narrowly avoided a state government shutdown by reaching an 11th-hour deal on the state budget” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. In the end, Murphy and lawmakers agreed to raise the marginal tax rate on those who make $5 million or more by 10.75 and to increase the corporate business tax rate on the state’s largest corporations.Phil Murphy stood by his staff Tuesday after George Norcross III, arguably New Jersey’s most powerful non-elected official, told a political new website that the rookie governor is “suffering…

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The 25 most powerful nations on earth

“The world’s largest country by landmass also has one of the world’s largest economies” writes Sin Ad Baker for independent.co.uk. India is the world’s largest democracy and until recently had one of the fastest-growing economies.France has one of the world’s largest economies and is often listed as the world’s most-visited country.Here are the 25 most powerful nations, according to this year’s rankings.China has seen rapid economic progress, but many still live below the nation’s official poverty level, The World Bank states. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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‘I definitely personally hope centralized exchanges burn in hell:’ Ethereum founder blasts the most powerful players in crypto

“I definitely personally hope centralized exchanges burn in hell as much as possible,” Buterin said speaking to TechCrunch” writes Frank Chaparro for businessinsider.com. Vitalik Buterin, the 24-year-old founder of the cryptocurrency Ethereum, had some choice words for centralized crypto exchanges.Notably, one-third of centralized crypto exchanges have been hacked, according to JPMorgan. And venture capital investors tell Business Insider decentralized exchanges have been a hot investment idea recently.Nearly 10 years later, the centralized exchanges — those folks sitting in the middle of buyers and sellers — are among the most powerful…

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Ex-SEAL Diver Dies in Thai Cave Rescue Attempt

“The rescue effort to save the 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a Thai cave has turned tragic with the death of a diver returning from bringing the boys oxygen” writes David Grossman for popularmechanics.com. A volunteer in the rescue effort and a highly trained diver, his death shows the difficulty in what has until now been seen as the most logical plan of attack.While the trapped survivors received their payload, he did not have enough oxygen left over and succumbed to the powerful water. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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Could Quantum Computing Be the End of Free Will?

“On a more existential level, according to Daniel Zajfman, some people are concerned that quantum computing could bring about the end of free will” writes Rachel Gutman for theatlantic.com. Faster, more powerful computing has the potential to revolutionize fields from drug delivery to freight transportation.Quantum computing capitalizes on the quantum-physics principle that a particle may be in two states at once, as long as it does not leave a record of either state.But the advent of quantum computing promises to bring more than improved problem-solving. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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Rebooting Germany – Where Europe’s most powerful economy is falling behind

“It took a nudge by the government to get him to embrace digital technology in the first place” writes Paul Carrel for reuters.com. Digital czar Baer complained that “there is always a great deal of foggy angst” about digital technology.The firm’s founder, Heiko Zemmler, credits a government-backed scheme with “taking us through a psychological barrier” about digital technology.The transition to digital technology is being overlooked because of roaring growth now. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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Eating habits to protect your brain from Alzheimer’s

“Eat at least five servings of fruit and vegetables every day Higher vegetable consumption was associated with slower rate of cognitive decline in 3,718 people aged 65 years and older who participated in the Chicago Health and Aging Project” writes Kenneth S for aol.com. All of the study participants scored lower on cognitive tests at the end of the study than they did at the beginning, but those who consumed more than four daily servings of vegetables experienced a 40 percent slower decline in their abilities than people who consumed…

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RECAP: Vela, Hernandez power Mexico past South Korea 2-1

“Mexico, which upset defending champion Germany in its opening match, took the lead when Vela converted from the penalty spot in the 26th minute” reports foxsports.com. The Mexicans were awarded the penalty after Jang Hyun-soo handled the ball while trying to stop a cross from Andres Guardado.Mexico relied on keeping possession and long-range shots, with a powerful attempt from Andreas Guardado forcing an athletic save from Jo in the second half. Source: foxsports.com Share This:

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