The Hurricane Harvey Edition

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading the week of August 31, 2017.

Hurricane Harvey Lays Bare Our New Bargain With Nature ~ …for better or worse | The Atlantic

This Was I-10 Before Harvey. Now It Looks Like An Ocean | CNN

Hurricane Harvey: US Petrol Prices Rise As Key Pipeline Shut ~ US petrol prices have risen after a key network of pipelines was shut in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, sparking fears of a squeeze on fuel supplies to major US cities | BBC

Pets And Wildlife Navigate Texas Flooding | CNN

Tropical Storm Harvey Shutters NASA’s Johnson Space Center Through Labor Day ~ Essential operations to support the International Space Station will continue, with the center reopening on September 5 | Scientific American

Price Wars Unlikely To Materialize As Canadian Grocers Face Amazon’s Whole Foods | CBC

Exiles On Pennsylvania Avenue: How Jared And Ivanka Were Repelled By Washington’s Elite ~ “What is off-putting about them,” one political veteran told me, “is they do not grasp their essential irrelevance. They think they are special” | Vanity Fair

No Decisive Progress On Key Brexit Issues, Says EU’s Chief Negotiator ~ Michel Barnier at odds with UK Brexit secretary David Davis following latest round of talks in Brussels | The Guardian

The Fake-News Fallacy ~ Old fights about radio have lessons for new fights about the Internet | The New Yorker

These Are The Industries Doing The Most Hiring In Canada | Huffington Post

‘X’ Now Allowed As A Gender-Neutral Option On Passports | CTV News

End Of The ACC: Air Canada Centre To Be Renamed As Scotiabank Arena | CP24

Fox News Signs Tomi Lahren As Contributor | Variety

Toronto Bars Are No Longer Giving Straws With Drinks | BlogTO


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