“Pig Ebola” is spreading uncontrollably in China and Vietnam

“Pig Ebola” is spreading uncontrollably in China and Vietnam

It’s an unprecedented outbreak of a virus that’s deadly to pigs. An unprecedented outbreak of African swine fever, a highly contagious disease that’s been called “pig Ebola,” is ravaging Asia’s pig industry with no signs of letting up. The current outbreak of the virus, which kills almost all infected animals, began in China in August. Since then, some 22 percent of the country’s pig herd has been lost to the disease and to culling, Christine…

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50 years after Stonewall, the NYPD finally apologizes to the LGBTQ community

50 years after Stonewall, the NYPD finally apologizes to the LGBTQ community

“The actions and the laws were discriminatory and oppressive, and for that, I apologize.” Fifty years after the New York Police Department raided the Stonewall Inn, leading to the birth of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, the commissioner of the NYPD has apologized. “I do know what happened should not have happened,” James O’Neill, New York’s police commissioner, said in a public statement. “The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong — plain and simple….

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Trump insulted Nancy Pelosi and Robert Mueller while at a cemetery for American WWII dead

Trump insulted Nancy Pelosi and Robert Mueller while at a cemetery for American WWII dead

The president didn’t let the solemnity of the occasion stop him from talking trash about his political enemies. President Donald Trump spent most of Thursday in Normandy, France, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and honor the Americans who fought and died to liberate France from Nazi occupation in World War II. But he didn’t let the solemnity of the occasion stop him from talking trash about his political enemies. Sitting just a few…

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