Top U.S. & World Headlines — October 31, 2018

Top U.S. & World Headlines — October 31, 2018 Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email: https://democracynow.org/subscribe Google+:…

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Catastrophic Death Toll in US-Saudi War on Yemen Has Been Grossly Downplayed

Catastrophic Death Toll in US-Saudi War on Yemen Has Been Grossly Downplayed The UN and corporate media have for years claimed only 10,000 Yemenis were killed in the US/UK-backed Saudi/UAE war. But Yemen’s actual death toll is 70,000 to 80,000. Patrick Cockburn on the whitewashing of the catastrophic war Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate. TheRealNews

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RIP Ruth Gates: The World Loses A Top Coral Scientist And ‘Indomitable Spirit’ – The University of Hawaii researcher was working on creative ways to preserve the #Ocean’s dwindling reefs in the face of #ClimateChange. She never lost hope.

RIP Ruth Gates: The World Loses A Top Coral Scientist And ‘Indomitable Spirit’ – The University of Hawaii researcher was working on creative ways to preserve the ocean’s dwindling reefs in the face of climate change. She never lost hope. submitted by /u/ClimateBot [link] [comments] top scoring links : climate

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The appendix may contribute to a person’s chances of developing Parkinson’s disease. Removing the organ was associated with a 19 percent drop in the risk of developing the disease.

The appendix may contribute to a person’s chances of developing Parkinson’s disease. Removing the organ was associated with a 19 percent drop in the risk of developing the disease. submitted by /u/Science_News to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A Start-Up Company Has Created The World’s First Warehouse Run By Robots

A Start-Up Company Has Created The World’s First Warehouse Run By Robots By Aaron Kesel Mujin, a start-up out of Tokyo University, has developed artificially intelligent robots that can fully automate entire warehouses in China and is pushing for the tech in the U.S., CNBC reported. “Lifting heavy boxes is probably the most backbreaking task in warehouse logistics,” said Mujin’s American co-founder and CTO, Rosen Diankov. “A lot of companies are looking for truck unloading systems, and I believe we’re the closest to commercialization.” For the better part of a…

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