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California power outages highlight economic disparity

California power outages highlight economic disparityWhen the nation's largest utility warned customers that it would cut power to nearly 2 million people across Northern California, many rushed out to buy portable generators, knowing the investment could help sustain them during blackouts. Others had the security of knowing they could rely on solar panels and batteries installed in their homes. Communities in the San Francisco Bay Area are already reeling from economic imbalance as the tech industry has drawn well-off workers to the region, pushing lower- and middle-income families farther away from pricey city centers.



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Ivanka Trump's attempt to highlight gun violence in Chicago backfired when the city's mayor slammed her misleading tweets as 'nonsense'

Ivanka Trump's attempt to highlight gun violence in Chicago backfired when the city's mayor slammed her misleading tweets as 'nonsense'Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was "not going to be distracted by nonsense tweets from people who don't know what they're talking about."



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IS suicide attacks highlight perils of Syria campaign

IS suicide attacks highlight perils of Syria campaignOUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The three Islamic State fighters emerged from the group's last bastion in eastern Syria on Friday acting as though they wanted to surrender, but when they reached the U.S.-backed forces that have them surrounded they blew themselves up, killing six people.



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Blackface scandals highlight U.S.'s troubled racial past – and present

Blackface scandals highlight U.S.'s troubled racial past - and present(Advisory: Note language in paragraph 11) By Andrew Hay (Reuters) – The painful history of blackface in America was highlighted this week as two top Virginia Democrats came under fire after admitting to having blackened their faces to resemble African-Americans while in college in the 1980s. While the practice is less common than it was decades ago, African-American scholars say it persists in some corners as evidence of racism. Apologies by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring followed blackface appearances by celebrities such as actor Billy Crystal and late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon in recent years.



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'Unequal Scenes' — Aerials highlight the split between rich and poor

'Unequal Scenes' — Aerials highlight the split between rich and poorThese shocking drone images highlight the range of inequality that exists across the world. Taken by South Africa-based photographer Johnny Miller, 'Unequal Scenes' shows the contrast between rich and poor.



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2-Year-Old Gets Through Pool Safety Gate With Ease to Highlight Importance of Child Supervision

2-Year-Old Gets Through Pool Safety Gate With Ease to Highlight Importance of Child SupervisionThe Wyman family posted the video to Facebook to show the importance of keeping a close eye on your children around the pool.



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Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat

Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heatExperts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat.



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