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In the Arizona desert, coal era burns out for Navajo

BLACK MESA, Ariz. — Tradition has it that the spiritual forerunners of the Navajo people picked this spot — the high mesa land of the American Southwest — and assured the Navajo they had reached a kind of promised land. The Diné, or “children of the Holy People,” as the Navajo call themselves, were taught not to stray from the land bracketed by four sacred mountains, where they would never know the earthquakes, tornadoes and other calamities that beset their neighbors. The Navajo scratched out a living from the sparse…

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Panthers owner announces sale amid sexual harassment claims

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said Sunday that he would sell the National Football League franchise amid allegations that he used a racial slur against an African-American employee and sexually harassed female workers. The announcement came after the allegations first reported by Sports Illustrated — and on the same day the Panthers defeated the Green Bay Packers, making them 10-4 and ranked fifth in their conference. In a statement, Richardson said there had been “no greater mission or purpose in my life” than bringing an NFL team to Charlotte, North…

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Science 

Life after death: Scientist reveals how humans TRANSFORM into new beings after death

Dr Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone Health School of Medicine in New York City, said those who suffer from a cardiac arrest biologically go through the same process as death. The doctor said the process sparks a sense of new-found life in those who have suffered a cardiac arrest. Dr Parnia told the express.co.uk: “When we die we review elements of our life and come back transformed. This ranges from being more engaged in society, increased activity in serving public duty or treating…

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NFL owner under investigation for alleged workplace misconduct

Getty Images The Panthers announced on Friday that team owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for workplace misconduct. An internal investigation into the unspecified allegations against Richardson is being led by the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan, LLP, and will be overseen by limited owner and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. Team spokesman Steven Drummond called Bowles “a trusted leader of unquestioned integrity” and said he will lead an “honest and thorough” investigation. “The Carolina Panthers and Mr. Richardson…

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Life after death: ‘Time did not exist and it lasted FOREVER’

People have been taking to the Near Death Experience Research Foundation (NDERF) to share their experiences of what life is like after death and the results are astonishing. One person, who goes by the name of Fawn R, writes on the website that she died from an alcohol overdose. In her experience, “sound and time did not exist” and had flashbacks of all her life in a period which seemed to go on forever but only lasted three minutes. She wrote: “I became my thoughts and memories floating in a…

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Police seize BIBLES during China church raid – Christian crackdown continues

Officials across multiple government departments joined forces to raid the church service in Anhui province, eastern China. NGO ChinaAid, which promotes religious freedom for Christians in China, said the incident took place last month. The authorities raided a clandestine church inside a house belonging to Christian Yu Jiafang. They confiscated religious items and bibles and threatened to punish Ms Jianfang. ChinaAid claims the move violates the Chinese constitution, which enshrines freedom of belief. China has launched a major crackdown on religion in recent months in an attempt to exercise control…

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Rise of the machines: AI will be worshipped like a GOD warn experts

As former Uber and Google engineer Anthony Levandowski creates a new religion based on AI, experts say it will not be long before the religion has a lot of followers as people tend to “worship supreme understanding”. The new religion, known as Way of the Future (WOTF), says humans should follow AI as it can benefit us by following machines which are “a billion times smarter than humans”. Experts such as Google’s Ray Kurzweil have previously said 2029 will be the year of the AI singularity – the point in…

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Why Trump’s provocative Jerusalem move hasn’t sparked an intifada

Less than a week after President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian protests have largely fizzled out. Trump’s move broke with decades of precedent and U.S. policy, sparked uproar among world leaders and triggered accusations that it jeopardized the prospects of Middle East peace. Protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday. Abed Al Hashlamoun / EPA The announcement prompted the leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas to call for a new intifada — or uprising — against Israel….

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Trump’s Jerusalem move sparks outrage — but not much more

Less than a week after President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian protests have largely fizzled out. Trump’s move broke with with decades of precedent and U.S. policy, sparked uproar among world leaders, and triggered accusations that it jeopardized the prospects of Middle East peace. Protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday. Abed Al Hashlamoun / EPA The announcement was followed by the top leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas calling for a new intifada — or uprising…

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Lifestyle 

How to live to 100: Secret to long life REVEALED – and looking on bright side could help

GETTY – STOCK How to live to 100: Secret to long life REVEALED – and looking on bright side could help Having a strong bond with family, religion and the land will also increase your chances of getting that special birthday card from the monarch, according to the research. The study of people aged 90 to 101 discovered they shared common psychological traits that gave them better mental health than those up to five decades younger. Psychiatrist Dr Anna Scelzo said: “We also found this group tended to be domineering,…

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