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UW climate change experts

Some of the UW faculty who can discuss regional and global climate change. (See the separate lists for weather experts and clean energy experts.)
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Mike Pence just compared Trump to Martin Luther King. Yes, really

Mike Pence just compared Trump to Martin Luther King. Yes, really | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Another day, another completely bizarre quote from a member of the Trump administration. Just ahead of Martin Luther King Day, which is held on 21 January, vice president Mike Pence used a line from his legendary “I have a dream” speech to build support for president Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Speaking on CBS, Pence said: Now is the time to make real the promises for
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Emin Agalarov, Russian singer linked to Trump family, cancels upcoming North American tour

Emin Agalarov, Russian singer linked to Trump family, cancels upcoming North American tour | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The pop star said he'd been forced to nix the tour against his will. His lawyer told NBC the cancellation is "most definitely" linked to the Russia probe.
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Trump suggests he could deport 11 million migrants if he doesn’t get border wall funding in veiled shutdown threat: ‘Be careful Nancy’

Trump suggests he could deport 11 million migrants if he doesn’t get border wall funding in veiled shutdown threat: ‘Be careful Nancy’ | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has implied he could launch a “big push” to deport millions of illegal immigrants if he does not get $5.6bn funding for his border wall, in a veiled threat to Democrats over the US government shutdown.
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US LGBT+ retirees lose round in housing battle but legal war continues

US LGBT+ retirees lose round in housing battle but legal war continues | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
A U.S. lesbian couple rejected for admission to a retirement community suffered a defeat this week in their effort to claim discrimination, but a leading legal group on Friday vowed to take up the fight to protect LGBT+ people from housing bias.
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Trump Endangers Pelosi's Life By Leaking Her Commercial Travel Plans

Trump Endangers Pelosi's Life By Leaking Her Commercial Travel Plans | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Trump wasn't satisfied with canceling Pelosi's flight to Afghanistan. He also endangered her life by leaking her commercial travel plans.
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Trump tried to deny Hurricane Maria relief money to Puerto Rico

Trump tried to deny Hurricane Maria relief money to Puerto Rico | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Trump’s handling of his one big external crisis remains terrifying.
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Buyer of James Watson’s Nobel Medal for DNA Says He Will Return It to the Scientist - The New York Times

Buyer of James Watson’s Nobel Medal for DNA Says He Will Return It to the Scientist - The New York Times | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur, Alisher Usmanov of Moscow, said he was the anonymous bidder who paid $4.1 million for the prize last week, which was awarded in 1962 for the discovery of the structure of DNA.
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Black people ‘less intelligent’ scientist claims | The Times

Black people ‘less intelligent’ scientist claims | The Times | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
One of the world’s most respected scientists is embroiled in an extraordinary row after claiming that black people are less intelligent than white people. James Watson, a Nobel Prize winner fo
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Viral video shows MAGA hat-wearing teens harassing Native American Vietnam veteran - AOL News

Viral video shows MAGA hat-wearing teens harassing Native American Vietnam veteran - AOL News | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
A group of teens wearing “Make America Great Again” hats harassed a Native American Vietnam War veteran during Friday’s first Indigenous Peoples March.
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Videos Show Migrant Children Being Slapped, Dragged At Since-Shuttered Arizona Shelter

Videos Show Migrant Children Being Slapped, Dragged At Since-Shuttered Arizona Shelter | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
The Hacienda Del Sol shelter, run by the embattled Southwest Key Programs, was shut down by the federal government in October.
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Taking a stand on hatred and Trump: Thank you for your journalism, Jorge Ramos

Taking a stand on hatred and Trump: Thank you for your journalism, Jorge Ramos | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Election Day is almost here and voters in the U.S. are faced with a challenge. Very soon we will see if the electorate chooses to reject hate and fear, and instead opts to move forward—together
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Scientists And Doctors Are Freaking Out About A President Trump

Scientists And Doctors Are Freaking Out About A President Trump | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
They're scared about climate change, biomedical research funding, and a general backlash against the "elite," among other things. "I feel sick to my stomach," one scientist told BuzzFeed News.
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ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran - AOL News

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran - AOL News | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Marine veteran with PTSD was reportedly held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen.
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Why many stores can’t accept food stamps during the shutdown

Why many stores can’t accept food stamps during the shutdown | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
While so far there have been no major lapses in benefits for the nearly 39 million people who depend on food stamps amid the partial government shutdown, 2,500 retailers around the country are unable to take any form of SNAP EBT payments.
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Jon Bon Jovi offering free meals to federal workers during government shutdown

Jon Bon Jovi offering free meals to federal workers during government shutdown | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Jon Bon Jovi is the latest celebrity to help out government workers who are not being paid during the government shutdown.
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"I'm about to be evicted" - Federal workers' emotional plea with lawmakers to resume salaries

"I'm about to be evicted" - Federal workers' emotional plea with lawmakers to resume salaries | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Fear of eviction, inability to pay their mortgages and feed their children among the fears of federal workers. "I'm here today to bring my bill for Mr. Mitch McConnell, to show him, if you're not familiar, I want a 'Second Chance' [rent credit] program. I have to have my rent in on time. I have no more money coming in. "
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NC House Speaker invites Trump to give State of the Union in Raleigh

NC House Speaker invites Trump to give State of the Union in Raleigh | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
"The President of the United States is always welcome in the Old North State," NC House Speaker Tim Moore writes.
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Trump Ally Lindsey Graham Shows Up In Turkey On Friday After Trump Cancels Nancy Pelosi Trip To Visit Troops

Trump Ally Lindsey Graham Shows Up In Turkey On Friday After Trump Cancels Nancy Pelosi Trip To Visit Troops | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump, citing the government shutdown, canceled a trip to visit troops by Nancy Pelosi, top Trump ally Lindsey Graham turned up in Ankara shaking hands with th
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Decoding Watson | American Masters | WGBH

Decoding Watson | American Masters | WGBH | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it

Scientist James Watson, the man behind the Double Helix, confronts his complex legacy.
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Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For 'Reprehensible' Race Remarks

Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For 'Reprehensible' Race Remarks | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
He said in a documentary that he finds "no joy" in what he said are the differences in intelligence between blacks and whites.
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Activist On Jason Van Dyke Sentence In Laquan McDonald Murder: 'Slap In The Face'

Activist On Jason Van Dyke Sentence In Laquan McDonald Murder: 'Slap In The Face' | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Chicago community organizer William Calloway said the ex-officer deserves to "spend the rest of his life behind bars."
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As Government Shutdown Continues, Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Survive

As Government Shutdown Continues, Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Survive | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
With the government shutdown now the longest in history, domestic violence shelters are running out of federal funds. That means fewer resources for victims.
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Los Angeles School Employee Yelled “Build The Wall” At Teachers On Strike

Los Angeles School Employee Yelled “Build The Wall” At Teachers On Strike | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
Educators from the nation’s second-largest school district are in the throes of an ongoing strike for better pay, smaller class sizes, and more resources.
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Faced With A Trump Presidency, Could A State Actually Secede?

Faced With A Trump Presidency, Could A State Actually Secede? | THE OTHER EYEWITTNESS - news | Scoop.it
How "united" are the states of America, really?
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