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Hurricane Fiona: 2 dead,1,000 rescued as storm cripples Puerto Rico with flooding and power outages before slamming the Dominican Republic

Hurricane Fiona: 2 dead,1,000 rescued as storm cripples Puerto Rico with flooding and power outages before slamming the Dominican Republic

Editor’s Note: In the storm’s path? Bookmark CNN’s lite site for fast connectivity. CNN — At least two people have died in Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Fiona, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi told CNN, as rescuers scrambled to save flooding victims. A 58-year-old man died after being swept away by La Plata River behind his home …

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'Don't Worry Darling' is set for a very buzzy debut at the Venice Film Festival

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is set for a very buzzy debut at the Venice Film Festival

“Don’t Worry Darling” is directed by Olivia Wilde and stars Florence Pugh, Gemma Chan, Chris Pine and Harry Styles. There was already buzz for the movie given its A-list cast, the psychological thriller’s intriguing trailer, and the fact Wilde and Styles are reportedly dating. (The two have not publicly commented on their personal relationship.) Interest …

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The world's rivers are drying up in drought and heat.  Here's how 6 look from space

The world’s rivers are drying up in drought and heat. Here’s how 6 look from space

A painful lack of rain and relentless heat waves are drying up rivers in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Many are shrinking in length and breadth. Patches of riverbed poking out above the water are a common sight. Some rivers are so desiccated, they have become virtually impassable. The human-caused climate crisis …

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Alex Jones on trial: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

Alex Jones on trial: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

Plaintiffs Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded a total of just under $50 million in both compensatory and punitive damages. Of the total $49.3 million, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced due to Texas statute. “Care and concern is so important and we saw what happens when there is a dearth …

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How climate change is threatening lemon farming on Italy's Amalfi coast

How climate change is threatening lemon farming on Italy’s Amalfi coast

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150+ migrants intercepted in sailboat believed to be from Haiti, a country in crisis

150+ migrants intercepted in sailboat believed to be from Haiti, a country in crisis

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – US Coast Guard and Miami-Dade police boats were on scene as officials intercepted a sailboat containing more than 150 migrants near Boca Chita Key Thursday morning. At around 10:45 am, Sky 10 flew over the boat, which was filled to the brim with people. Several children were on board. Boca Chita …

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UN condemns election-related violence across Papua New Guinea Highlands |

UN condemns election-related violence across Papua New Guinea Highlands |

The UN Country Team called for an “immediate cessation” to the election-related violence amidst a deteriorating security situation in the Highlands region of the southwest Pacific island, with Government sources confirming “deaths, assaults, rape, and the extensive destruction of property and infrastructure”. Investigation and prosecution call The UN in PNG is calling for a “swift …

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Lebanon: At 'a crossroad between rebound or collapse' |

Lebanon: At ‘a crossroad between rebound or collapse’ |

Success hinges on the ability and willingness of political leaders to “urgently initiate sustainable solutions” to end deadlock and economic paralysis said Joanna Wronecka, stressing that State institutions must be reformed to meet people’s needs. One year ago, UNICEF warned that the water system was at a breaking point. While a total collapse of public …

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Klimaændringer: Ny tilgang er nødvendig for at måle dyresundhedspåvirkning på emissioner |

Klimaændringer: Ny tilgang er nødvendig for at måle dyresundhedspåvirkning på emissioner |

Sygdomme, der påvirker dyr – samt hvor længe de lever, og hvor produktive de er – har en væsentlig indflydelse på emissionerne. Der findes dog ingen standardiseret metode på nuværende tidspunkt til at måle fremskridt, således at forbedret dyresundhed kan indgå i nationale klimaforpligtelser. Over hele kloden transformerer mennesker landbrugsfødevaresystemer til at blive mere nærende, …

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