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Thousands told to evacuate Sydney during “life-threatening” floods

More than 30,000 residents in Sydney were told to evacuate their homes Monday due to “life-threatening” floods. Why it matters: Australia is facing its fourth…

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A meter of rain triggers evacuation warnings in Australia’s largest city

Parts of Sydney’s 5 million people are facing a fourth flooding emergency in a year and a half after torrential rain caused dams to overflow…

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25 years ago, Britain handed control of Hong Kong back to China

NPR’s Melissa Block speaks with two friends from Hong Kong born 25 years ago, when China resumed control over the city. They’ve faced difficult decisions…

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Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

Doctors have sometimes failed to diagnose serious cases of Covid-19 among people of color — and the Food and Drug Administration acknowledges one reason may…

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The crypto bear: The bad, the ugly and no-good

The signs of a crypto bear market must be heeded as the first half of the year draws to a close. Why it matters: The…

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Leaders stare down energy and climate tug of war at G7 summit

The geopolitical fallout from Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is on display at the ongoing G7 meeting in Germany, where climate change is a key…

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Polio found in U.K. for the first time in nearly 40 years. Here’s what it means

Scientists in Britain have detected multiple versions of the virus in wastewater. Officials say the risk to the public is extremely low and urge people…

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Air traffic control union warns overtime and shortages are compromising agency

Airservices Australia denies there is any shortage of controllers, despite struggle to fill shifts Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Download…

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Europe told to prepare for Russia turning off gas

The International Energy Agency warns that Russia may stop supplying gas to Europe this winter. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-61899509?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Even your boss wants to quit

The Great Resignation is seeping into the corner office, with 70% of C-level executives telling Deloitte pollsters that they seriously might resign for a job…

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An oral history of the 10-month St. Vincent Hospital strike

The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding failure at every level of government to prevent its spread dealt a devastating blow to healthcare workers. Nurses, doctors,…

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Law banning Xinjiang products goes into effect

A law banning the importation of products made in China’s Xinjiang region goes into effect today. Complying with it will be a monumental challenge for…

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The secret to saving mountain gorillas

Justin Rowlatt finds out what gorilla conservation can teach us about protecting other species. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-61788828?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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‘Fluffy’ crab that wears a sponge as a hat discovered in Western Australia

Family found a Lamarckdromia beagle specimen washed up on the beach in Denmark in southern WA Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest…

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Australia’s leader refuses to publicly intervene for Julian Assange

The recently elected Australian prime minister declined to say whether he had spoken to U.S. President Joe Biden about the case. (Image credit: Mark Baker/AP)…

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FINA restricts transgender women from elite swimming competitions

Swimming’s international governing body, FINA, voted on Sunday to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s swimming competitions. Why it matters: For athletes…

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Airline staff shortages expected to last into 2023

Airline staffing shortages, which are already disrupting summer vacation plans, could extend well into 2023, some industry officials say. The big picture: Airlines had two…

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A trade dispute between the U.K. and the EU erupts over post-Brexit deal

The international trade dispute has drawn widespread condemnation and threatened to disrupt the relative peace in Northern Ireland since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in…

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Australia commits to reducing greenhouse emissions by 43%

The new government may face pressure to set even more ambitious goals for a country that is one of the world’s largest exporters of coal…

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Scientists rush to save ancient Colorado River fish

Scientists are on a mission to save the “humpback chub” — an ancient fish under attack from not only invasive predators, but also from the…

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Was Hong Kong a colony? Not according to new textbooks, a newspaper says

New textbooks approved by Beijing contend the territory was never a British colony. The reason: China never recognized the treaties that ceded it to Britain….

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First minister of Scotland unveils campaign for Scottish independence

The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, announced that her relatively autonomous government in Scotland would pursue a second referendum on full Scottish independence. Source:…

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