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By Howard Bloom In the wake of Covid, are Americans losing their minds? Sort of. We are going crazy for animal stories.  Why?   It could be because stories of insanity among humans are just too hard for us to take.  In the Associated Press’s list of the 31 oddest stories of the week, fully 16—more than
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by Howard Bloom Hamas’ strategy of using civilians as human shields is working.   The biggest stories in Gaza War news in the last few days have centered on two purported Israeli strikes in Rafah killing civilians.  On Sunday May 26th Israel dropped two small 37-pound bombs to kill two Hamas leaders.  These pinpoint bombs killed precisely the
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By Howard Bloom The Internet has been under constant attack for the last 20 years as the source of all of our emotional woes, from depression, cyberbullying, and suicide to negative body image.     The anti-Internet attack has been so fierce that nine states have tried to ban social media access for kids under sixteen or
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Pro-Palestinian protesters took over a university building in the US – the latest escalation of demonstrations at college campuses against the Israel-Hamas war. The demonstrators barricaded the entrance of the building at Columbia University in New York on Tuesday and unfurled a Palestinian flag out of a window. Video footage showed protesters on the Manhattan
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Three police officers have been shot and killed and another five wounded as they served an arrest warrant in North Carolina. According to officials, the suspect was also shot dead. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive
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A four-month-old baby was among at least five people killed after dozens of tornadoes swept across central parts of the US. Officials said at least 100 people were injured in Oklahoma, where four of the five died, as the extreme weather flattened buildings, ripped off roofing and threw vehicles down the street. The destruction was
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By Howard Bloom On Wednesday, April 24th, the Senate passed a TikTok bill. And Joe Biden signed it into law. The new law says that ByteDance, the company that founded and owns TikTok, must sell TikTok to an American purchaser within nine months or TikTok will be banished from the Apple and Google app stores
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