Day: May 29, 2022

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High Gas Prices Make Maternity Care Almost Out of Reach in British Columbia’s Far North

High gas prices are making life more expensive for a pregnant woman in northern British Columbia, who says she has to travel hundreds of miles for ultrasound appointments. Stephanie Roberts lives with her husband and two children in Fort Nelson, in the far north of British Columbia, about 130 kilometers south of the British Columbia-Yukon […]

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Des Moines tries to cooperate to reduce agricultural runoff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines utility has been committed for years to a tug of war to clean drinking water from rivers teeming with agricultural pollutants, filing lawsuits, proposing laws and even shaming the public to try to force farmers to reduce runoff from their fields. None of this worked, Des Moines […]

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Here are the best Memorial Day tablet sellers

We may receive a commission from purchases made through links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. Tablets for the whole family are on sale this Memorial Day weekend. Catch them while you can! (Photo: Amazon) Shelf deals come just in time for Memorial Day, just in time for summer travel! For […]

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The best tech sales for Memorial Day 2022

We may receive a commission from purchases made through links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. These Memorial Day deals are the ones from the record books! (Photos: Amazon, Lenovo, Ring, Samsung, Target) Welcome to the unofficial start of summer – and big savings. The deep-discount items featured below may be […]

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Sonic Workers Flee From Large Snake Found Behind Deep Fryer

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Workers preparing burgers and tater tots at a Sonic fast food kitchen have fled after discovering an intruder hiding behind the fryer. Brunswick Police Lt. Matthew Wilson found Sonic Drive-In employees crowded in the parking lot when he arrived to investigate last Saturday. Over the phone, they had described the culprit […]

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Biden to travel to Uvalde, Texas to mourn with community after school shooting

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden hope to comfort a town stricken with grief and anger as they meet with families affected by the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that killed 19 students and two teachers. Sunday’s visit to Uvalde is Biden’s second trip in as many weeks to comfort […]

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2 key figures show why I will buy more Coupang

Historically, buying stocks right after their initial public offering (IPO) has proven to be a high-risk proposition for investors. This risk often stems from the hype surrounding activity at an all-time high, when there is only limited financial data for the company. Generally speaking, it’s usually wise for investors to wait a few quarters, gathering […]

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Turkish Erdogan still against Finnish and Swedish NATO candidacies

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president told reporters he still intends to block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said meetings this week with the Finnish and Swedish delegations had not been “at the expected level”, noting that no action had been taken to alleviate Turkey’s security concerns. “As long as Tayyip Erdogan […]

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RAF and Royal Navy will help keep fans safe at Qatar World Cup, MoD says

The Royal Air Force and Royal Navy will help ensure the safety of fans at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the government has announced. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the RAF and Navy would help counter terrorism and other threats for the tournament, which is due to take place in the country […]

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Port Harcourt: Nigeria church lightning strike kills 31

Police say the crowd has become "uncontrollable" at a charity event where food was distributed to the poor.

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