Your Thursday Rundown

Your Thursday Rundown

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June 6, 2019( Wish to get this rundown by e-mail? Here's the sign-up) Good early morning, We're covering the 75 th anniversary of D-Day, fading possibilities for a Mexico deal, and the N.B.A. finals Image French World War II re-enactors paid tribute on Utah Beach in Ste.-Marie-du Monte, France, today. Credit Jean-Francois Monier/Agence France-Presse-- Getty Images Pausing to keep in mind D-Day World leaders, including President Trump, remain in France today for events commemorating the 75 th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy, the start of the 1944 campaign to wrest Europe from Nazi control. Mr. Trump is also consulting with President Emmanuel Macron of France. The two leaders as soon as had a warm relationship, but it has chilled in recent months since of differences…
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Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Divorce was just made legal in Ireland in 1995 following a tight referendum vote. People in the Republic of Ireland have voted extremely in favour of liberalising divorce laws, in a referendum hung on Friday. The proposition passed with 82.1%of voters backing a modification to the law. The constitution presently mentions that spouses must be separated for four of the previous five years to divorce. But that provision will now be eliminated, permitting the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) to choose a new separation period before divorce is permitted. Divorce was legalised in Ireland in 1995, after a referendum that authorized the measure by 50.28%to 49.72%. Any change to the Irish constitution need to be supported by a majority of citizens in a referendum. Prior to…
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Trump boys go wild in the Emerald Isle

Trump boys go wild in the Emerald Isle

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Image copyright PA Image caption Donald Trump Jr (centre), and Eric Trump (best) behind the bar in Tubridy's Bar in the town of Doonbeg. US President Donald Trump's two adult kids poured pints of Guinness on a bar crawl throughout a stopover in Ireland. The president and his household are remaining in County Clare at his Doonbeg golf resort, which employs hundreds of regional individuals. Donald Jr and Eric Trump purchased beverages for locals, and thanked the small town for its "unbelievable" support. Teetotaler Mr Trump remained in Doonbeg on Wednesday, too, however did not join the bar-hopping. Image copyright PA Image caption Doonbeg locals greet Eric Trump. The village of Doonbeg (population about 200) invited the Trump children with fanfare and US flags. The BBC's Nuala McGovern asked 35-…
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‘We had 30 shots and could not score’ – Republic employer McCarthy enjoyed beat Gibraltar

‘We had 30 shots and could not score’ – Republic employer McCarthy enjoyed beat Gibraltar

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Mick McCarthy enters the action as his Republic side secured victory over Gibraltar Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy was "pleased" with the outcome, if not the performance, after a lacklustre 2-0 win over minnows Gibraltar in the Euro 2020 qualifier at the Aviva Arena. Robbie Brady's injury time header sealed success after Joseph Chipolina's own objective to leave the Republic 5 points clear at the top of Group D." Am I delighted with the performance? Not really," McCarthy informed Sky Sports. But he added: "That's 10 points in my pocket - I'm delighted and pleased." Republic labour to see off Gibraltar Relive the Aviva Arena qualifier as it occurred Late Duffy objective gets Republic a point in Denmark It was an aggravating night for the Republic after Saturday's outstanding…
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Music and numbers (Eli Maor)

Music and numbers (Eli Maor)

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Music is considered one of the high points of human artistic expression. This art in capitals arises from the training but also, and above all, from the inspiration. Despite this, not all examples of music are the same. Those that we consider true masterpieces have well-defined structures, which reveals that they hide more than artistic talent. Music, in fact, contains numbers, and therefore, is the subject of mathematics as a subject of study. There has even been, throughout history, musicians who have expressly used mathematics as a tool for their new musical productions. In this book, entitled "Music and numbers", Eli Maor, a specialist in the history of mathematics, delves into the relationships between this science and music, bringing us an amazing story about how both have influenced each other…
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“Hacked minds”: a warning about the abuse of technology

“Hacked minds”: a warning about the abuse of technology

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Jorge Rudko is the author of the book that talks about the loss of our mental and spiritual freedom because of new technologies. A hard look but, without doubt, realistic. Hacked Minds is a deep reflection on the B side of the digital age, an alert that warns about how the abuse of technology can affect social life, cause neurological damage and lose the capacity to use our potential to the fullest. "The lack of relationship, that we used to establish with people even with strangers, has caused that they deteriorate or end not only friendships and family relationships, but also marriages due to lack of communication and physical contact," says its author, Jorge Rudko In addition, he says that "the immersion that technology causes in people is such that…
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Teachings of the “happiness teacher”: what differentiates the happiest people in the world?

Teachings of the “happiness teacher”: what differentiates the happiest people in the world?

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The psychologist and philosopher Tal Ben-Shahar is also known as "the guru of happiness of the 21st century". Dictates Positive Psychology classes in the most convening subject in the history of Harvard University. What are the two concepts that distinguish happy people Tal Ben-Shahar founded his academic education in a holistic, existential concept. He addressed a philosophical question that humanity pursues from time zero, without discrimination of epochs, cultures, and politics. He said and signed: "Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole purpose, and purpose of human existence." Doctor in psychology and philosophy, born in 1970 in Tel Aviv, teaches Positive Psychology classes at Harvard University, where he was raised as " the teacher of happiness ." Ben-Shahar has the record of presence in the subject with…
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