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Vox Sentences: The US’s attack on Huawei

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Huawei is dealt another blow in the international market as Google moves against it; Australia’s conservative party emerges from the country’s election as the surprising winner. Google restricts Huawei’s access to its services Ethan Miller/Getty Images Google is restricting Huawei’s access to its services after Trump’s administration blacklisted the company. ...

America’s first-ever public option, explained by Gov. Jay Inslee

A first-of-its-kind Obamacare “public option” will be implemented in Washington state after Gov. Jay Inslee last week signed into law a bill creating the new health care program. The program will be a trial run for this kind of health care expansion, which has become something close to the bare minimum for Democratic presidential candidates. Pretty much everybody in the race, from Joe Biden to Bernie Sanders, supports a public option. Now Inslee, who is running for president on a climate change-focused platform, can boast that he has actually put it into practice. Here is how the “public option” plan —...

Game of Thrones finally acknowledged Ghost as the very good dog...

Game of Thrones’ series finale, “The Iron Throne,” didn’t exactly deliver the ending that many fans expected. But there was at least one character who got justice after being treated horribly in an earlier episode: Jon Snow’s beloved direwolf, Ghost. Ghost became the subject of social media outrage after the final season’s fourth episode, “The Last of the Starks,” saw his owner, Jon Snow, give the animal to Tormund and send him north to Castle Black — all without so much as a pat on the head goodbye. In an effort to explain why Game of Thrones chose not to show...

Trump and top Republicans distance themselves from Alabama’s controversial abortion law

Days after Alabama’s government passed a near-total ban on abortion, President Donald Trump and other prominent Republican lawmakers are staking out their more lenient positions on the issue. Saturday night Trump sent out a series of tweets explaining his stance on reproductive rights while warning that Republicans will suffer if the party cannot get on the same page. “I am strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions — Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother — the same position taken by Ronald Reagan,” he wrote. “We must stick together and Win for Life in 2020. If we are foolish and...

Effective Exercises for a Narrow Waist

High cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, apnea, and other diseases will all lead to a significant reduction of a person’s life span. To lower your risks of suffering from these conditions, one of the first things you should do is perform the best exercises for a narrow waist. The ideal waist size for an average male should not be over 40 inches and for women, it should be less than 35 inches. This measurement will also depend on your BMI or Body Mass Index which takes into account your height and weight....

Do you know the purpose of CBD oil?

The cannabis plant was used for thousands of years in different cultures around the world for different purposes, including medicine. The plant has different active ingredients called Cannabinoids. These Cannabinoids (more than 60 of them), have different functions, some of them are already discovered but most of them are still without their purpose. These Cannabinoids, which are inside the plant, are called phytocannabinoids. CBD oil contains cannabidiol. It is a very effective way to administer the daily dose of cannabidiol. These oils are refined with vegetable oils, such as extra virgin olive oil or...

Canyoning Bohinj, a fun activity near your holiday destination

Do you want to experience canyoning, but do not want to drive too far from Bled? We, at Altitude activities, are offering you fun and adventurous experience just a few minutes’ drive away from Bled. We will meet in front of our office at Ljubljanska cesta 1, Bled and drive along beautiful Lake Bled, passed the former residence of Yugoslav president Josip Broz- Tito, towards the Bohinj valley. Pay attention to a protruding rock on the slopes of Jelovica Mountain, the so-called Babji zob (an Old Hag’s Tooth)! In just a few minutes, we will arrive to...

Why Do You Need a Mobile Cover?

Nothing is as frustrating as buying your dream smartphone only to accidentally break its screen the next day. In your day to day activities, you move a lot here and there and during these times, your phone is always at risk of falling or slipping from your hand. To ensure that your precious phone won’t get any serious damage that can make it broken beyond repair, it is a must to get a good quality mobile phone cover. Phone covers work by protecting your phone from incurring unwanted damages. Most phones available right...

Is PopSocket the best invention for mobile phones?

The world of accessories for mobile phones is full of an infinity of elements created to facilitate the use of them, to add some design and color to the equipment or to protect it from the most common damages. Every day they develop new ideas on this topic, so the most common problems that were had when using a mobile phone have practically disappeared completely, because for every need there seems to be more than one solution. What is a PopSocket and why is so...