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Editor/Producer @Reuters. Opinions mine, RTs not endorsements, etc. Bad jokes, worse puns. I'm with him: @bobalevine.

Mixed news on life expectancy — First, the good news: We're living longer. The bad news? We're not living better, per se. That's according to a new study on life global life expectancy that tracked the age and well-being of the global population.

A stinky problem — And you thought New York City trash collection was bad. Sanitation work in Beirut, Lebanon, has sparked widespread protests, as garbage piles up throughout the city. Reuters photographers captured images of the most jaw-dropping, trash-filled scenes - click here to view.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @Reuters: Why sanitation work in Beirut has sparked widespread protests, in today's Reuters FYI:

The tortoise and the drone — Slow and steady may win the race -- but if you want to stop egg poaching, you'll need a drone. Mexican authorities are unleashing a fleet of drones to combat illegal egg-grabbers on the countries southwest beaches. Read on for more news you may have missed.

Maybe take the bus instead — Another day, another criticism of Uber. The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles amended their civil suit against the car-service summoner, broadening it to include accusations that Uber's background check process is insufficient. Specifically, the suit now claims that Uber failed to detect applicants who were previously convicted of murder and sex crimes.

The weather up there — Not an Odyssey, a slideshow. Reuters has collected several of the most stunning images captured from the International Space Station. Click here to view them all. And read on for more news you may have missed: Charleston schools take Confederate ban further After the Confederate flag was taken down from the South Carolina state capitol, Charleston schools said they would forbid students from wearing the symbol on t-shirts and other apparel.

Surf’s up - and full of sharks — Just when you thought it was safe... Some of Australia's top beaches are growing deserted this year, as even seasoned surfers abandon the famed waters of Bondi Beach. The reason, if you haven't already guessed from the gratuitous "Jaws" references, is an influx of sharks.

Eye on Iowa — How's this for pork-barrel politics? Presidential hopefuls have descended upon the Iowa State Fair, where they've cooked pork burgers, noshed on pork on a stick and, yes, talked politics with potential voters. Check out a slideshow of the event's highlights here. And read on for more news you may have missed.

Let’s build a better mousetrap — We can rebuild them. We have the technology. We can make rodents better than they were. At least that's the news out of Britain's Leeds University, where researchers say they've developed hyper-intelligent mice. Why? Well, they were researching brain disorders and found that by blocking a specific enzyme they could turn the critters into Mensa mice.

New Jersey is overrun with bears — Welcome to the great wilds of... New Jersey? The most densely populated state has a problem on its hands: black bears - too many of them, to be precise. The Garden State has decided to expand legal hunting days in order to take down the alleged horde of bears, which threaten its key industries of biopharmaceuticals, petroleum refining and Bruce Springsteen.

Stewart’s farewell — Farewell, Jon Stewart. "The Daily Show" host is signing off tonight after 16 years of hilariously skewering politicians, business titans, world figures and entertainers alike. Luckily for die-hard fans, the Newseum in Washington, D.C., will house his famed set after the show wraps. And now, your moment of Zen. .
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Aug 27, 2015

Manspreading, hangry, Grexit join Oxford online dictionary via @Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Virginia journalists killed on-air 'much more than what you saw on TV' via @Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Shooting of Virginia journalists another example of U.S. gun violence becoming all too common: White House spokesperson, via @Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Highly recommend @jessbidgood for live tweets on the New Hampshire prep school rape trial -- great feed

Aug 26, 2015

RT @WDBJ7: #BREAKING: Man suspected of killing two WDBJ7 employees kills himself on I-66 in Fauquier Co.…

Aug 26, 2015

@ElizPace on the upside, I feel like it's really brought us together as a community

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