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Prince Harry says social media is creating a 'crisis of hate' and worries about the damage to children
Chinnapong/iStock By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry delivered strong words for social media companies and those that advertise on them in a new op-ed in which he calls for the social media world to reform."We’ve always believed that individuals and communities thrive when the frameworks around them are built from compassion, trust, and wellbeing," Harry wrote in Fast Company, referring to himself and his wife Meghan. "Sadly, this belief is at odds with much of what is being experienced by people on social media.""We have an opportunity to do better and remake the digital world," Harry wrote...
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Beirut in crisis after deadly explosion. Here's what's being done to help.
ABC News BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(BEIRUT, Lebanon) -- In the wake of the massive explosion in Beirut that killed at least 135 and injured around 5,000, officials in the country have been calling for help from the international community to recover from the tragedy, which could also leave some 300,000 homeless, officials said.Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud called the Aug. 4 explosion "a national catastrophe" in a tearful interview early Thursday, pleading for assistance. He said the country will need to rely heavily on donations and foreign aid to rebuild. French President Emmanuel Macron traveled to offer support as the...
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Beirut explosion: A look at ammonium nitrate
KeithBinns/iStock By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD and GUY DAVIES, ABC News(PARIS and LONDON) -- An explosion at a warehouse stocked with 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in the Beirut port changed the face of a city almost instantly.The exact cause of the Beirut blast is still under investigation, but the catastrophic effects of ammonium nitrate were there for all to see: A massive explosion causing shock waves throughout the city and a mushroom cloud of smoke billowing high into the sky.So far, at least 137 are confirmed dead, including one American, and over 5.000 were injured in the blast, according to the...
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