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Climate protesters smash cake on wax figure of King Charles, smear potatoes on Monet

A wax model of King Charles was receiving a chocolate cake on Monday, the latest in a series of activism aimed at boosting climate action. Two protesters from the British activist group Just Stop Oil smash a cake in the face of a wax model of the king at Madame Tussauds wax museum in London. […]

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Environment Canada removes reference to Diwali from Greater Toronto Air Quality Statement

Environment Canada released, then deleted, what a meteorologist said was its first air quality statement about holiday fireworks on Monday, raising questions about why a big holiday Hindu was designated. A joint statement released by the federal agency and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment warned that “high levels of air pollution” were expected in […]

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Ukraine cites drone downing success as Kyiv and Moscow swap ‘dirty bomb’ accusations

Ukrainian authorities tried to allay public fears over Russia’s use of Iranian drones by claiming growing success in downing them on Monday, while the Kremlin’s talk of a possible ‘dirty bomb’ attack added another disturbing dimension as the war enters its ninth month. Ukrainians are bracing for less electricity this winter following a sustained Russian […]

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Uganda says 9 more Ebola cases confirmed in Kampala, urges vigilance

Uganda has reported nine more cases of Ebola in the capital Kampala, bringing the total number of known infections to 14 in the past two days, the health minister said on Monday. The outbreak began in September in a rural area of ​​central Uganda. It was spread earlier this month to Kampala, a city of […]

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Chinese intelligence officers accused of trying to obstruct US investigation into tech giant Huawei

Two men suspected of being Chinese intelligence agents have been charged with trying to obstruct a US criminal investigation and prosecution of Chinese tech giant Huawei, according to court documents released Monday. The two men, Guochun He and Zheng Wang, are accused of attempting to order a US government person they believed to be a […]

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Celebrating Diwali – the festival of lights

Diwali is a holiday celebrated around the world. The harvest festival, also called the festival of lights, has started in India. It is an important religious celebration for Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The annual festival lasts several days and peaks on Mondays Posted: Oct 24, 2022 9:29 a.m. ET | Last updated: 6 minutes ago […]

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J. Alexander Kueng, officer who knelt on George Floyd’s back, agrees to plea deal

A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Monday to aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the murder of George Floyd just as jury selection was about to begin. Another former officer waived his right to a jury trial, setting up an unusual procedure in which the judge will issue a verdict after lawyers submit written […]

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Parkour athletes turn off the lights of Paris one by one

Hadj Benhalima assessed the building in front of him, then ran towards the wall, kicked it with one foot, twisted in the air and reached out to flip a switch a few feet off the ground. A snap and a brief second later, the dazzling exterior sign of the currency exchange office went out, one […]

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Michigan teenager pleads guilty to terrorism and other charges in deadly school shooting

A teenager pleaded guilty on Monday to terrorism and first-degree murder in a Michigan school shooting that killed four students and placed an extraordinary focus on the boy’s home life and his parents’ alleged role in the tragedy. Ethan Crumbley has pleaded guilty to 24 counts, nearly a year after the attack at Oxford High […]

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Coke’s COP27 sponsorship doesn’t sit well with environmental groups

This year’s United Nations Climate Summit is brought to you by Coke. Soft drink giant Coca-Cola Co.’s sponsorship of the UN’s flagship climate conference, known as COP27, sparked a backlash online and highlighted wider concerns about lobbying and corporate influence. COP27 negotiations to limit global temperature rise are set to begin next month in the […]

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