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Americans own nearly half world's guns in civilian hands: survey

Americans own nearly half world's guns in civilian hands: surveyAmericans make up 4 percent of the world’s population but owned about 46 percent of the estimated 857 million weapons in civilian hands at the end of 2017, a survey showed on Monday. The Small Arms Survey, an independent global research project based in Geneva, Switzerland, found that there were more than 1 billion firearms in the world, of which civilians owned 85 percent, while the rest were held by militaries or law enforcement agencies. The number of guns owned by civilians globally rose to 857 million in 2017 from 650 million in 2006, the survey said.



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Survey reveals most popular habits of road-trippers in time for Memorial Day weekend

Survey reveals most popular habits of road-trippers in time for Memorial Day weekendThe all-American road-trip season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend in the US, and that means the inevitable backseat tussle between crabby kids and disagreements on what to listen to in the car. 



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Many Americans Still Don't Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey Finds

Many Americans Still Don't Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey FindsFindings of a survey released to coincide Holocaust Remembrance Day on



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Survey Reveals Gaps in Knowledge of Holocaust History—And That Most Americans Believe It Could Happen Again

Survey Reveals Gaps in Knowledge of Holocaust History—And That Most Americans Believe It Could Happen AgainThe results were released in time for Holocaust Remembrance Day



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The Actual Rohingya Death Toll Is 22 Times Higher Than Official Estimate, Survey Shows

The Actual Rohingya Death Toll Is 22 Times Higher Than Official Estimate, Survey ShowsThe outbreak of violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority has reportedly killed thousands more people than the government admits.



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More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destructionBy Carlo Allegri KEY LARGO, Fla. (Reuters) – More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the end of the devastated archipelago on Sunday. As Florida struggled to return to normal after the powerful storm struck this week, Governor Rick Scott ordered all nursing homes in the state to obtain emergency generators. The order followed the deaths of eight elderly people this week at a sweltering nursing home north of Miami that lost power.



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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest beginsNepal has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest — which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal and China — is 8,848 metres (29,029 feet), first recorded by an Indian survey in 1954. “Nepal has never measured Everest on its own although the world’s highest peak lies in its territory.



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Macron puts France top of 'soft power' rankings: survey

Macron puts France top of 'soft power' rankings: surveyFrance has leapfrogged the United States and Britain as the world’s top so-called soft power, helped by the election of President Emmanuel Macron, a study of countries’ non-military global influence showed Tuesday. While France has risen, Donald Trump’s ascent to the White House has seen the US slip from the top last year to third place in the Soft Power 30 study, compiled by PR company Portland Communications and the University of Southern California.



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Pew U.S. survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals

Pew U.S. survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposalsThe survey of 3,930 U.S. adults, including 1,269 gun owners, in March and April, provided a snapshot of American views on guns and gun policies as the nation grapples with gun violence. Some advocates called for a renewed push for gun control measures, as the Republican-controlled Congress has sought to relax existing gun laws.



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Lack of Awareness Of “Teachers as the Cause of Non-Attendance” ― Considered from the Gap between School Survey and Student Survey

Lack of Awareness Of “Teachers as the Cause of Non-Attendance” ― Considered from the Gap between School Survey and Student SurveyIt will be the 50th year for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to disclose the “Survey on Problems Related to Student Guidance, Such as Problematic Behaviors of School Children and Students” in which the current state of bullying, violence, non-attendance, suicides, etc. is summarized. This survey originally started as a survey on “non-attendance” in FY1966 (in those days it was called “school phobia”).



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