Children on Nauru in desperate need of help, activists tell Australia

(CNN)Australian advocates and opposition politicians are campaigning to free 119 children from forced detention on a tiny Pacific Island, amid warnings that the health of several young refugees is quickly deteriorating. There are 119 children still living on Nauru after being transferred there under Australia’s immigration policy, which bans asylum…

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Vaping good, bad or not clear?

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs Vaping ‘can damage vital immune system cells’ Vaping – the rise in five charts One tweet on Friday morning underlined the frustration of one rail traveller: “No-one on the platform and it’s totally uncovered. I was vaping. A guard walked 100…

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One year after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides, survivors say they can barely afford to eat

(CNN)One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling to afford meals and decent accommodation. But despite that intervention, challenges remain. His rent is coming due, and he fears his family could be out on the…

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Inspector general to review whether politics influences EPA’s science

(CNN)The Environmental Protection Agency inspector general’s office announced Friday that it will review the “extent and type of employee concerns, if any, with scientific integrity.” Then-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed controversial new guidelines in April that would allow the agency to consider outside studies only if the underlying data is…

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If Ocasio-Cortez is going to run from debate, then she isn’t really running

Video Shapiro: Ocasio-Cortez invoking victim status to rally base Ben Shapiro reacts on ‘Your World’ after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compares his debate challenge to a ‘catcall.’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic socialist congressional candidate from New York City, missed an opportunity when she recently refused conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro’s invitation to…

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