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Reality vs Human Nature
We often hear that “reality has a well-known liberal bias.” Public opinion, on the other hand, has a well-known bias in favor of ignorance and jingoism. The truth is usually evident, but will not be accepted until much later. This is especially true when the truth turns out to be unpleasant or (even worse) expensive.
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demand president's resignation

Hundreds of homes evacuated as
wildfire spreads north of Los Angeles

Pokemon GO blamed for illegal
border crossing from Canada to U.S.

Peru's Fujimori asks for pardon
ahead of presidential transition

French president's support rating
inches up despite Nice attack: poll

FBI led Brazil to suspected militants
mulling Olympic attack: prosecutor

Putin, Netanyahu discuss cooperation
against Middle East terrorism -agencies

Islamic State claims responsibility
for Kabul attack, 80 dead

Colorado town finds no marijuana
chemical in water, cancels restrictions

Turkey's Erdogan shuts schools, charities
in first state of emergency decree

Tropical Storm Darby nears
Hawaii, emergency declared

Munich gunman fixated on mass
killing, had no Islamist ties

Women in male-dominated career fields
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Thirteen Welsh teenagers
injured in French bus crash

Venezuela opposition leader
Lopez awaits appeal verdict

At least 61 dead, 207 wounded
in Kabul demonstration attack

ASEAN in discord ahead of meeting
with top China, U.S. diplomats

China completes world's largest
amphibious aircraft: Xinhua

Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic
ways to ease South China Sea tensions

Munich gunman raised locally,
no ties to Islamic State

Rebel Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier
killed, one wounded by Azeri fire

Trench cuts off Iraq's Falluja
from the north following IS defeat

Turkey's Erdogan, using emergency decree,
shuts private schools, charities, unions

Suicide bombers at Kabul
demonstration kill at least 29

Hungary's Orban likes what he hears
of 'valiant' Trump's security plans

A photographer's challenge: Libyan forces
battle for Islamic State stronghold

G20 nations pledge to bolster
defenses against Brexit headwinds

Kerry, on private travel to Nice,
to visit American hurt in attack

Zimbabwe threatens "traitorous"
war veterans after Mugabe attack

At least 10 die in blast at march
in Afghan capital Kabul: officials

Turkey keen for mention in
G20 communique, but rejected

Kerry to press ASEAN meeting to launch
talks on South China Sea disputes

Wildfire forces 300 homes to
evacuate north of Los Angeles

Former Argentina leader slams
corruption probes as political plot

UK's Cameron made last-ditch pre-vote
appeal to Merkel over immigration: BBC

Russian balloonist sets world
record for circumnavigation

Islamic State said to shun withdrawal
offer in surrounded Syrian city

Turkey's Erdogan orders closure of
more schools, extends detention period

Heavy rain in China kills at
least 87, thousands evacuated

Malaysian police say bomb plot
on top officers foiled, 14 held

India searches for missing air
force plane, no wreckage found

Members of Afghan Hazara minority
protest in Kabul over power line route

Hawaii issues emergency proclamation
ahead of Tropical Storm Darby

National Football League demands interviews
with four players named in PED report

German-Iranian gunman kills nine
in Munich, then himself: police

Democrat Clinton picks Kaine as
running mate, bypassing liberals

Indian aid worker kidnapped
in Afghanistan released

Hornets co-owner hits out
at All Star Game move

Silicon Valley leads avalanche
of quarterly reports

Peruvians march to call for
release of former leader Fujimori

Dallas police job applications
surge after fatal ambush attacks

Mexico to investigate migrant
children drowned off Pacific coast

Alaska's top court rejects
parental notice for abortions

Banned Australia sports scientist
injured after shots fired at home

Clinton picks Kaine, able
governing partner, as running mate

Kaine's crime-busting past may
hurt Clinton's outreach to blacks

Likely lone gunman in Munich
mall shooting found dead: police

Virginia's top court rules against
move to restore felons' voting rights

EgyptAir Flight 804 broke up in
midair after a fire: NY Times

Kerry's Syria plan with Russia faces
deep skepticism in U.S., abroad

Obama signs into law opioid
addiction bill to protect newborns

Brazil holds terror suspects, seeks
leads about possible Olympic threat

Judge tentatively rejects bid to
toss Trump University lawsuit

U.S. accuses three more of
multimillion-dollar text message scam

California governor signs bill to
require registration of 'ghost guns'

Pennsylvania lawyer gets six months
in prison for insider trading

New York pizzeria owner, son guilty in
U.S. drug case tied to Italian mafia

Gunmen kill at least eight in Munich
shopping mall, shooters on the run

Florida tests more than 200
residents in Zika probe

Three Florida men charged with
attempting to support Islamic State

Two Florida officers on leave after
shooting of unarmed black man

Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after
Republican convention: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Russian serviceman killed by
self-detonating bomb in Syria: TASS

Fourteen bodies found after
'execution' in Benghazi, Libya

First baby with Zika-related birth
defect born in New York City

U.N. authorizes states to help
Libya dispose of chemicals

Former Ku Klux Klan leader Duke
runs for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

Michigan courthouse shooter vowed
in a letter to escape or die

Deal struck for New Jersey gasoline
tax increase to fund road projects

Multiple casualties in shooting rampage
in Munich shopping mall: police

Funeral for slain Baton Rouge
police officer draws thousands

Kerry, Russian foreign minister
to discuss Syria in coming days

Convicted spy Pollard urges
reversal of U.S. parole conditions

U.S. asks phone companies to provide
'robocall' blocking technology

Obama: dark Trump vision
'doesn't really jibe' with facts

Up to 20 dead as northern Mali
fighting threatens peace deal

Palermo court says people smuggler
arrested in Sudan is right man

Erdogan announces army overhaul
in latest post-coup shakeup

Catalan support for split
from Spain grows: poll

Obama: fears expressed at Republican
convention not based on fact

French state of emergency a
threat to human rights: NGO

Syrian opposition turns
to Pokemon to win support

University of California may curb 'study
abroad' program after student deaths

Obama, after meeting Mexican leader,
praises Mexico as critical partner

Ex-New York City jail guard union
boss pleads not guilty to bribery

Police from across U.S. honor
Baton Rouge officer at funeral

Grenade explodes near
mosque in Yemen's Sanaa

U.N. envoy eyes new Syrian
peace talks in Geneva in August

J&J unit Acclarent to pay $18
million to settle false claims case

Austin policeman being probed after
slamming black woman to ground

U.S. charges three people in $1
billion Medicare fraud scheme

Poland amends constitutional court
law, opposition says more work needed

German train attacker tried to
destroy SIM card: Spiegel magazine

Kaine leads as Democrat Clinton
nears a running mate choice

Migrants in Serbia start march
to Hungary and hunger strike

Colombia reaches deal with
truckers to lift 45-day strike

Deere to lay off 120
employees at Moline factory

Democrat Clinton nears a choice
on running mate, Kaine eyed

Undocumented immigrants given
roles at Democratic convention

Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean
already this year: IOM

American fighting with Kurds against
Islamic State killed in Syria

Indian military plane with 29 on
board missing in Bay of Bengal

Turkey rebuffs EU on death penalty, as
Erdogan calls for 'new blood' in army

Libyan forces report gains
against IS in battle for Sirte

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GE profit beats estimates
as power revenue jumps

Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic
appeals genocide conviction

Libyan forces claim gains in fierce
fighting against IS in Sirte

As Republicans anoint Trump, party
grapples with identity crisis

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as Turkey reels in crisis

Japan business lobby says Abe
government can't rely on nuclear energy

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for South China Sea calm to Beijing

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North Korean Air Koryo plane
makes emergency landing in China

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flares in Mali's desert north

Search for missing Malaysian MH370
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U.N. envoy hopes Geneva meeting
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Cars burned north of Paris in third night
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Bahrain says dismantles
Iran-linked militant cell

Philippine woman will not be in
Indonesia's next round of executions

Flight MH370 search to be 'suspended'
if not found in current search area

Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles
in South Korea amid emissions probe

Philippines' oil still in troubled
waters after South China Sea ruling

Chicago police officer shot, suspect
killed in exchange of gunfire

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A divided Republican party:
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Pentagon revises law of war manual
after criticism of press treatment

Trump accepts Republican nomination,
vows to put 'America first'

Papua New Guinea PM survives
no-confidence vote but strikes remain

Trump vows law and order if
elected, sharply criticizes Clinton

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Peter Thiel tells Republican
convention he is 'proud to be gay'

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arrested for taking bribes: Xinhua

Erdogan vows Turkish military
shake-up as emergency rule takes hold

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Former California police officer
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vows law and order if elected

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NBA pulls All-Star Game from
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Man charged in fatal shooting
of Kansas police officer

Kerry calls for new measures to
counter changing Islamic State

Suspect surrenders after tossing fake
bomb into police van in Manhattan

Doctors devise care plan for babies
as Zika threat looms in U.S.

Trump will use speech to pledge
law and order if elected

Judge shrinks Madoff trustee $905
million lawsuit versus Florida firm

France tells Palestinian leader
of concern at Mideast situation

UK opposition Labour leader Corbyn
says must respect Brexit vote result

Discrimination against Muslims an
affront of American values: Obama

Brazil arrests 10 for 'amateur'
terror plot against Olympics

Clinton faces pressure to pick VP
who is tough on trade, Wall Street

Trump in the spotlight for big
Cleveland convention speech

Republicans divided ahead
of big Trump speech

Erdogan vows military shake-up as
Turkey seeks to assuage critics

White House calls for Malaysian
transparency in wake of fund scandal

Shooting of unarmed black man in Florida
heightens calls for police review

U.S. judge suspends Michigan's
ban on straight-ticket voting

Ex-Western Asset employee avoids
prison for computer intrusion

Former Portugal Prime Minister Guterres
front runner to be next U.N. chief

Exclusive: Possible early North
Korean nuclear site found - report

U.N. memo on South Sudan leaves
out criticism of Britain

Texan gets one-and-a-half years in
prison for running bitcoin Ponzi scheme

Arab-American bias lawsuit against
JPMorgan can proceed: U.S. judge

Trump NATO plan would be sharp
break with decades-long U.S. policy

Fox News chief Ailes resigns
after sexual harassment claims

U.S. warns of potential imminent
threat to citizens in Jeddah

Texans may use postcard, affidavit
for voter ID after court faults law

NATO commitment has no caveats:
British defense secretary

Divisive Ailes gave conservatives a
TV home at Fox News

France's Hollande urges UK to deliver
Brexit soon but offers May some time

Rescuers recover 17 bodies,
pick up 1,128 boat migrants

Father of EU divorce clause demands
tough stance on British exit

Libyan forces launch new assault
to oust Islamic State from Sirte

South Sudan's president asks vice
president to return to capital

U.N. Security Council holds first
ballot to choose next U.N. chief

Trump-Cruz rift roils Republicans on day
meant to unite party and rally Americans

Texan gets 10 years in U.S. prison
for Russian tech export scheme

Hollande says understands UK
needs time to prepare for Brexit

Exclusive: White House to review ban on
military gear for police - police leaders

Cuba objects to U.S. lawmakers'
attempts to stop flights

Newly developed wheel converts any
bicycle into an electric vehicle

EU relaxes trade rules with Jordan
to create jobs for Syrian refugees

Trump leaves some on Wall
Street wary and confused

Brazil arrests 'amateur' group
accused of Olympics terror plot

U.S. moves to block massive health
insurer deals led by Anthem, Aetna

Kenyan police kill two suspected
members of Somalia's al Shabaab

As Islamic State spreads, U.S.
officials urge more information sharing

"Make Republicans Whole Again!" A divided
party struggles to rally behind Trump

Zimbabwe to pay army, police
late as cash crisis deepens

GM says it may recall 4.3 million
vehicles over Takata air bags

Trump calls for new
standards to aid NATO allies

Russian Olympic ban upheld, Moscow
denounces 'crime against sport'

Video shows black man with hands
up before Florida police shooting

I'm not Trump's 'servile puppy
dog,' Republican Cruz says

'Mission Impossible': Tight
Brexit timeline unsettles Germans

Iraq's domestic security must catch up
to military gains, defense minister says

Florida investigators to lead probe
of North Miami police shooting

U.S. envoy says liberation of Mosul
from Islamic State 'now in sight'

Police warn UK opposition
lawmaker Eagle of safety risks

U.S. Attorney General says
gathering info on Florida shooting

Investment banker Galanis pleads
guilty in Gerova stock scam

Brazil arrests group plotting 'acts
of terrorism' before Olympics

Saudi Arabia denies issuing
new fatwa against Pokemon

U.S. has 'ironclad' commitment to
NATO mutual defense: White House

Republican Cruz says he's not
Trump's 'servile puppy dog'

UAE tycoon Qubaisi named in
billion-dollar U.S. suits

India to consider alternatives to
pellet gun use in Kashmir: minister

U.S. regulators sue to block Anthem-Cigna,
Aetna-Humana insurer mergers

Defiant Cruz drives home new
attack on Republican Trump

Musk's new 'master plan' for Tesla
big on vision, short on detail

'Do more,' families of MH370
passengers tell Malaysia, China

Justice Dept. to announce significant
antitrust matter on Thursday

French police conduct anti-terror
swoop north of Paris: officials

U.S. jobless claims hit three-month
low; factory activity weakens

Hours-long standoff with would-be
N.Y. bomber ends with arrest

France orders inquiry into
policing on night of Nice attack

Police investigate attempted abduction
of UK serviceman at air base

China vows to use market forces
to boost defense capabilities

They held a convention in Cleveland,
and (so far) few protesters came

Party revolt forces UK opposition
leader Corbyn back to campaign stump

Greek MPs set to lower voting
age, abolish bonus seats

SABMiller to scrutinize AB InBev mega-deal
after regulator approval: chairman

U.S. lawsuits link Malaysian leader
to stolen money from 1MDB fund

Czech leader hopes U.S. will remain
solid NATO partner whoever wins vote

GM recalling nearly 290,000
U.S. cars for air bag defect

Myanmar frees BBC reporter
from jail after appeal

Hungary's Orban says 'obvious connection'
between terrorism and migration

Turkey says no return to past
repression despite state of emergency

'Don't call me Excellency': Philippines
anti-pomp president bans honorifics

Britain needs Brexit debate, says
woman behind legal challenge

Sports court rejects Russian appeal
against Olympic athletics ban

U.S.-backed Syrian force gives Islamic
State 48 hours to leave Manbij

Trump, after night of mayhem at
convention, takes center stage

MH370 search team raises prospect
plane could lie elsewhere

Thailand ramps up referendum
campaign with songs, TV shows

Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire
sports minister over doping scandal

Blockbuster ratings may give Fox
News room to revive after Ailes exit

France orders Nice policing
inquiry after July 14 attack

U.S. ship visit set to end standoff
with New Zealand over nuclear policy

Japan warns on Pokemon GO safety
as impatient gamers await launch

China's Panchen Lama carries out religious
rite in Tibet, first in 50 years

Libya's U.N.-backed government condemns
France for not coordinating military presence

Bangladesh arrests four militants
in hunt for cafe attack Islamists

U.S. sues to seize $1 billion in
assets tied to Malaysian state fund

Syrian opposition calls for
suspension of U.S.-led air strikes

Malaysia's Najib unmoved after U.S.
lawsuits linked to 1MDB scandal

Trump raises new questions about
commitment to NATO allies: NYT

UK nuclear submarine in 'glancing collision'
near Gibraltar, no reactor damage

Five to appear in Paris court
in connection with Nice attack

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi accepts
Obama's invitation to visit the U.S.

French Riviera attack darkens clouds
over Hollande's re-election hopes

Teenage Hong Kong protest leader
found guilty of unlawful assembly

Crowds attack French police for second
night over death of arrested man

Long bitter enemies, Malaysia's Anwar and
Mahathir join forces against premier Najib

As Republican Party tries to heal
wounds, discord rules at convention

Helping autistic man, black therapist
shot by Florida police: media

President Xi urges Chinese Muslims
to resist religious 'infiltration'

Ted Cruz jeered for refusing to back
Trump, exposing Republican rift

Hong Kong student activists found
guilty of protest-related charges

South Korea's Park calls for
unity over THAAD deployment

Once a self-funder, Trump's new
fundraising machine ramps up

Malaysia opposition leader urges
PM to step down amid 1MDB scandal

We've been looking in the wrong
place, MH370 search team says

Musk 'master plan' expands Tesla
into trucks, buses and car sharing

Eighteen protesters arrested in
Cleveland after scuffle with police

China eyes eight cruise ships
to serve South China Sea

Show us the money: 'Wolf of Wall
Street' probe may boost profits

AB InBev, SABMiller deal wins U.S.
approval, adds craft beer protections

Airbnb hires ex-U.S. Attorney
General to help shape policy

Exclusive: Trump considering fracking mogul
Harold Hamm as energy secretary - sources

China upset by U.S. Republican
platform on South China Sea, Tibet

Oil Search bows to ExxonMobil
in battle for InterOil

Facing Republican scrutiny, Trump-Pence
ticket aims to show harmony

Child hunger and death rising in
Zimbabwe due to drought, charity says

Awkward and divided, Trump-Pence
ticket faces Republican scrutiny

Los Angeles airport approves
Delta terminal plan

Green Republicans resist Trump's
climate denial in Cleveland

Trump employee apologizes
for Melania speech 'chaos'

Accused teen 'jihadist' ordered
held without bond in Arizona

Waste fears as Afghan soldiers
cash in on spent ammo

Argentine fossils shed light
on vicious group of dinosaurs

U.S. appeals court finds Texas
voter ID law discriminatory

Mali declares three-month state of
emergency as Islamist violence surges

Former Baylor football player
charged with sexual assault

Strong demand from China
buoys Qualcomm forecast

Syrian rebel group investigates
beheading of child seen in video

Massachusetts attorney general
bans 'copycat' assault weapons

Turkey's Erdogan declares state
of emergency after coup bid

U.S. blacklists three al
Qaeda members living in Iran

Guantanamo judge nixes Sept. 11
suspect's bid for new lawyers

EBay beats revenue estimate,
bumps up forecasts

Questions cloud Trump campaign after
writer apologizes for speech 'chaos'

Armed men steal gold and silver
from Agnico Eagle's mine in Mexico

U.S. clears 'Guantanamo
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