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US shark attacks soar to record high as experts say global warming is to blame

Daily Mail - ‎May 29, 2016‎
With their fearsome teeth and dorsal fins the inspiration for hit movies, TV series and beach-town souvenirs, it is hard to believe that a century ago American scientists did not believe sharks would fatally attack humans in U.S. temperate waters ...

Life in the Childish States of America

New York Post - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Obama's childlike delusions of sweeping all the blocks off the table and starting over - “fundamentally transforming the United States of America” - appealed especially to young people, who are too new and naive to understand the incremental and ...
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Copa America Centenario 2016: United States vs Colombia, Preview, Prediction & Predicted Lineup

YIBADA English - ‎11 hours ago‎
The United States and Colombia are going to represent Group A, labelled by football pundits as the tourney's "Group of Death", together with other powerhouse squads 2014 World Cup quarterfinalists Costa Rica and 2015 Copa America semifinalists ...

Joint Statement: Between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
At the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the United States of America Barack Obama paid an historic visit to Vietnam to celebrate the Comprehensive Partnership between the two countries and to ...

Where Are All the People in the United States From?

Big Think (blog) - ‎May 29, 2016‎
These are people who were not born as U.S. citizens and became either naturalized citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugees and asylees, or persons on certain temporary visas.
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Gyasi Zardes, Christian Pulisic lead United States to win over Bolivia

ESPN FC - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Gyasi Zardes scored twice and 17-year-old Christian Pulisic added his first international goal as the United States completed their final warm-up for the Copa America with a 4-0 win over Bolivia on Saturday. John Brooks also scored as Jurgen Klinsmann ...

This is How a Bloody US-China War Could Start

The National Interest Online - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Editor's note: The following is a translation of Chapter 14 of the book If the U.S.and China Go to War《假如中美开战》 by the author and analyst Chen Pokong.

Five Times the United States Officially Apologized

Smithsonian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This week, Barack Obama became the first sitting president of the United States to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima. A U.S. president visiting the site where the first nuclear bomb was dropped is significant enough, but during the lead-up to the ...

The United States of Emotions

The Globalist - ‎May 27, 2016‎
For these contributions to the War on Terror, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry effusively thanks Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin-Salman - the author of these reckless Saudi policies - for the fulsome contribution the kingdom is making to suppress ...
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A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a US woman

CNN - ‎May 26, 2016‎
(CNN) A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman showed the presence of a rare kind of E. coli infection, the first known case of its kind in the United States. It is a superbug that is resistant to many antibiotics, even Colistin, which doctors use as a last ...
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Kaka called up by Brazil for Copa America in United States

SkySports - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Brazil have called on Kaka as a late addition for next month's Copa America Centenario in the United States. The Orlando City midfielder will replace Bayern Munich's Douglas Costa, who was cut from the squad because of an injury to his left thigh ...
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The United States Needs to Keep a Watchful Eye on Putin and …

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Recently, many United States senators are asking why America pays more that its fair share to fund NATO, compared to other member countries.

11 United States Champions (Who Didn't Come From America)

WhatCulture - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Whether we want it to be or not, wrestling is inherently cartoonish. Heroes and villains fight for better positions on the card, winning and losing championships as they do.
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And the fittest city in the US is ...

USA TODAY - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The nation's capital was closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul and Denver as the second- and third-fittest of the 50 metro areas, according to the American Fitness Index. The ninth annual ranking came out today from the American College of Sports ...
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United States v Bolivia: Copa America hosts to fine-tune preparations

FourFourTwo - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Copa America hosts USA will play their final warm-up fixture against Bolivia in Kansas City, before opening the tournament on June 3. With the Copa America Centenario looming next week, Saturday's international friendly against Bolivia is the United ...

Theodore Roosevelt Will Be Leading The United States of America In Civilization 6

GamingBolt - ‎May 26, 2016‎
For instance, today we learned that Theodore Roosevelt will be the leader for the United States of America in Civilization 6, simultaneously also confirming that America will be a playable nation in the highly anticipated title- something that shouldn ...
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Christian Pulisic named to United States' Copa America roster

ESPN FC - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic has been included in United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's final 23-man roster for the Copa America Centenario this summer, and Brad Guzan has been named the starting goalkeeper. The 17-year-old ...

USA Memorial Day commemorated as WA honours American war dead

ABC Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
The relationship between Australia and the United States has been honoured during a Memorial Day service at Perth's Kings Park, believed to be the only place in the world it is marked outside of America. The US equivalent of Anzac Day, Memorial Day ...
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Why the United States Dropped Atomic Bombs in 1945

TIME - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Beginning in the 1960s, when the Vietnam War disillusioned millions of Americans with the Cold War and the U.S. role in the world, the idea that the bombing of Hiroshima—and the subsequent bombing of Nagasaki—was not necessary gained ground.
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Indian companies to pay $4000 more for H-1B visa: US

The Indian Express - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Flagship Indian IT companies would have to pay at least an additional $4,000 for every H-1B visa application under the new regulations that came into effect last December, according to details published on Friday by a federal US agency. And those ...