Day: July 20, 2022

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Cow burps targeted as researchers look for ways to cut methane emissions

At Rimrock Feeders, a feedlot west of High River, Alberta, a cow’s typical diet consists of corn, distillers grains (leftovers from ethanol manufacturing), silage , vitamins and minerals. It is a mixture that evolves over time to improve the health of the herd. But now, innovators are investigating how changes to feed could also help […]

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Netflix lost nearly a million subscribers in the spring – still fewer than expected

Netflix lost nearly a million subscribers in the spring amid increased competition and runaway inflation that is squeezing household budgets, increasing the urgency behind the video streaming service’s efforts to launch a less expensive with commercial interruptions. The April-June contraction of 970,000 accounts, announced as part of Netflix’s second-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, is by […]

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Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will face off in the race to become Conservative leader and Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will face off over the next few weeks to become the UK’s next prime minister. The former Chancellor and Foreign Secretary finished in the top two places after five rounds of Tory MPs, with Penny Mordaunt knocked out of the race after tough competition at Westminster. Mr Sunak, the favorite […]

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Patients have turned to telehealth during the pandemic. BC doctors say it’s not a long-term solution

In May 2021, Debra Barlee and her husband, Ron, decided to sell their home in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, about an hour’s drive east of Vancouver, and move to the rural town of Creston, near from the Canada-US border in the southeast of the province. They left everything behind: their friends, their family, their jobs. […]

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UPDATE 1-Sterling Ignoring Soaring UK Inflation

(Add details, update rates) By Joice Alves LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – The pound stabilized against the U.S. dollar and the euro on Wednesday after data showed Britain’s inflation hit its highest rate in 40 years, but only slightly above forecast. Inflation data bolstered bets that the Bank of England will choose to raise interest […]

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Tyreek Hill tops the list of the NFL’s highest-paid wide receivers. Here are the Top 30, ranked by 2022 salary

Wide receiver is the highest paying skill position outside of quarterback. He is well represented among the highest paid players in the league. And a mega-deal Tyreek Hill struck with the Miami Dolphins this offseason broke into new financial territory for ball catchers, raising the bar for other wide stars looking to sign new contracts. […]

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Jeremy Clarkson says his pig died during the heat wave

Jeremy Clarkson says people in heat waves need to drink more beer. (Getty Images for Hawkstone) Jeremy Clarkson said one of his pigs died during the current UK heat wave. the old Top of the line The presenter broke the news on Twitter after previously brushing off concern over rising temperatures across the country. Clarkson […]

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Wildfires rage across Europe with record temperatures

Firefighters in Tuscany battled a wildfire on Wednesday that forced hundreds of people to evacuate when gas tanks caught in the flames exploded, while smoke from a blaze in northeastern Italy blew forced shipbuilder Fincantieri to close a factory employing 3,000 people. Wildfires have broken out in several regions of Italy this week as temperatures […]

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Protesters and people on the new president of Sri Lanka and the country’s problems

While some celebrated the election of the new president, many Sri Lankans are disappointed that the former prime minister holds the top job. Gathered outside the presidential offices, still under the watchful eye of a small group of protesters – with the entrance hall turned into a community library – a number of activists watched […]

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EU says bloc’s GDP could fall 1.5% over ‘likely scenario’ of Russian gas supply cut

A complete cut of Russian gas supplies to Europe, combined with a cold winter, could reduce the European Union’s average gross domestic product by up to 1.5% if countries do not prepare in advance, the European Commission said on Wednesday. The EU executive has proposed a voluntary target for member states to reduce their gas […]

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