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LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA

wired East Porterville's situation is extreme, but it is not an outlier. If anything, it is a harbinger. "It was only an outlier in the concentration and sheer number of people who lived in a very small area that were affected by this," Jensen says. "There's approximately 300 communities in the state of California and more than a million residents who don't have reliable access to safe drinking water, and that's not even counting people who are on domestic wells." At the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility, engineers turn…

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Majestic fox joins Londoner for rooftop sunbathing session

Are you fur real?Image: Getty Images There’s only one thing in this world more cheering than the sight of a happy fox, and that’s a happy fox sunbathing on a roof terrace. SEE ALSO: Londoner passes out at bus stop, gets an alarming wake up call On Sunday, Tom Bell from London experienced exactly that — a fox had arrived on his roof and decided to make itself comfortable in the sweet, sweet sunshine. This just in. Having a fox on your roof is great. pic.twitter.com/WDz7Vi7aFj — Tom Bell (@tombellforever)…

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GOP Lawmakers: Trump Still Deserves The Nobel Even After Summit Collapse

President Donald Trump may have pulled out of the North Korean nuclear summit. But several lawmakers still either want to award him the Nobel Peace Prize for his overtures to Kim Jong-Un or believe that the recognition will come in time. Considering Barack Obama received the prize for simply having a pulse and then recklessly destabilizing the globe, its hard to imagine how anyone could keep a straight face while questioning if Trump deserves one, Kelsey Knight, a spokesman for Rep. Jim Renacci, an Ohio Republican running for the Senate,…

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Calm down, carnivores: fake meat with real flavour is good for all of us | Aine Carlin

Plant-based burgers now so tasty they deserve to be sold alongside the real thing are not just for vegetarians and vegans, says the food writer Aine Carlin Fake meat. Its a divisive topic, and one that frequently reduce their meat intake given the colossal environmental crisis we find ourselves in. But regardless of which camp you belong to, its going to take a collective effort to undo even some of the strain livestock production puts on the planet. So its a head-scratcher that people are up in arms after pea…

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20+ Brutally Honest Sticky Notes That Sum Up Your Life As An Adult (New Pics)

“A lot of articles that publish my work point out that I make jokes about ‘the struggles of adulthood’ which I’ve always found a bit insulting, because I’ve just been making observations about my life – I wasn’t aware I was struggling until those bastards pointed it out,” Chaz told Bored Panda with a laugh. Now based in Berlin, after stints in London and New York, Chaz has over 100,000 Instagram followers and a book on the shelves. We have featured his previous Post-It cartoons before, as well as these…

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Charlottesville Hate Marcher Elected by Republican Party

An affiliate of a pro-white group who marched in Charlottesville last year was elected to a Republican Party post in Washington state last week, part of his campaign to take over the GOP for the alt-right. James Allsup, 22, attended the Rep. Jason Chaffetz (who did not return The Daily Beasts request for comment), and claimed he or an associate were scheduled for a private meeting with an unnamed congressperson. On June 2, Allsup posted a picture of a certificate on Facebook. As of today I am officially an elected…

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Trump Slams Robert De Niro as ‘A Very Low IQ Individual’

Washington (AP) — President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual." Robert De Niro, a very Low IQ individual, has received to many shots to the head by real boxers in movies. I watched him last night and truly believe he may be “punch-drunk.” I guess he doesn’t… — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2018 …realize the economy is the best it’s ever been with employment being at an all time high, and many companies pouring back into our country. Wake up…

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Puerto Rico releases records of deaths since Hurricane Maria to CNN and another news organization

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN)The Puerto Rican government on Tuesday released to CNN and another news organization a database of information on all deaths that occurred after Hurricane Maria, which pummeled this US commonwealth on September 20. CNN plans to use the records to further investigate deaths that followed that storm. The data will include many deaths that occurred after the storm but were unrelated to Hurricane Maria. The network intends to post all of the names online in a searchable database and to ask its audience to help investigate…

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Fighter Pilot Amy McGrath Wins Kentucky Primary

In the Democratic primary in Kentuckys 6th Congressional District, initially cajoled into the contest by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, campaigns last minute decision to air an ad McGrath viewed as negative on Friday evening may not have helped his case either. It used her service in the Marine Corps to paint McGrath as somewhat of a carpetbagger and drew a condemnation from the campaign.

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Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ to stay on Netflix after new deal

You can still catch one of Chef Anthony Bourdain's well-loved shows on Netflix.Image: Getty Images As the world continues to reel from the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain, many fans have been revisiting his great work, from books to television. Now Netflix has announced it’ll still be easy for fans to do so on its streaming service.  SEE ALSO: President Obama joins other big names in posting touching tributes to Anthony Bourdain The run of the chef’s CNN series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, was to leave the streaming service on…

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