Crisis Lines

Overcoming the challenge of exchanging lead service lines

Passing of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of October 2021 will provide states with $15 billion to fund lead service line replacement — the most funds the federal government has ever put into this work Has. States and water systems across the country are preparing to implement …

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Op-Ed: How COVID Caused a Universal Midlife Crisis

The post-pandemic horizon is coming into focus. Even with the rise of new Omicron subvariants hot on our heels, fear is being replaced by cautious optimism. But we are not going back to pre-pandemic normalcy. In fact, over the past two COVID-19 years, many people have chosen to fundamentally change …

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Russia-Ukraine War and Putin News: Live Updates

BRUSSELS – Russian President Vladimir V. Putin said stopping NATO expansion helped him invade Ukraine. But on Thursday, Finland unequivocally declared its intention to join, which not only turned Putin’s plan on its head but also put the alliance’s newest potential member on Russia’s northern doorstep. The declaration by Finnish …

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House Demos must share the blame for the border crisis

Republicans hint at midterm election strategy as they spread blame for rising illegal immigration, migrant deaths and fentanyl smuggling on the southern border EL PASO, Texas (Borders Report) — Leaders of the Republican House of Representatives and former Trump officials on Wednesday urged their Democratic counterparts to keep Title 42 …

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China: China accuses the US of testing its “red lines” and expanding NATO in the Indo-Pacific

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Yucheng accused the US of expanding NATO into the Indo-Pacific and “flexing its muscles on China’s doorstep,” saying on Friday that the Americans had been fueling the Taiwan issue over the years in order to to test the country’s “red line”. The Chinese minister made …

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Expanding access to mental health support for health and social service workers

Health care and community social services workers across British Columbia will have access to more mental health support as the province expands tailored programs for the sector. The BC Government has invested $735,000 to expand Care to Speak and Care for Caregivers – two unique programs that provide online peer …

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The pros and cons of buying supermarket own brand groceries | money

Government critics have echoed comments from Environment Secretary George Eustice, who suggested that by buying quality food, people could help alleviate the cost of living crisis. Opponents pointed out that this would hardly scratch the surface when energy bills have risen by 54% and the most vulnerable are already buying …

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What happened on day 68 of the war in Ukraine

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Ukrainian civilians evacuated from the devastated city of Mariupol brought fresh reports of survival and terror on Monday as Western nations worked to implement their increasingly expansive aid promises and billions of dollars in military and oil embargo prepared for economic aid and other once unthinkable moves. …

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Pelosi leads delegation to Kyiv and Poland; promises US support

Warsaw, Poland – A US Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi commended the courage of the Ukrainian people in remarks during a visit to Poland on Sunday, a day after a surprise trip to Kyiv to meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. US lawmakers assessed Ukraine’s needs for the next …

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Amazon and Google close out their worst months on Wall Street since 2008

Getty Images; Chris Ratcliff | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stocks of Amazon and Google parent Alphabet have just completed their steepest monthly declines since the 2008 financial crisis. The internet giants both reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results this week, weighed down by a combination of macroeconomic factors, the war in Ukraine …

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The city’s affordability crisis threatens to price out the creative class

Thursday April 28, 2022 by Chad Swiatecki Leaders in the region’s entertainment and sporting events industries see problems if the city cannot solve the affordability problems that are forcing working-class performers and audiences to relocate to nearby suburbs. Citing the rising cost of living, transportation and other infrastructure issues, panelists …

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Space Blocks: The Future of International Cooperation in Space

In the last decade there has been a tremendous growth in commercial activity in space. As a result, some scholars see a future for space cooperation driven by shared commercial interests. In this scenario, commercial companies act as intermediaries between states, uniting them behind specific commercial projects in space. However, …

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Criminal-turned-firefighters find a new life on the front lines

“The worst thing for me was the feeling of letting my family down,” says the 40-year-old married father of four. “That was the hardest part for me. I’m a vendor.” Reyna and his mentors are confident that he will soon be earning a good starting salary as a firefighter, with …

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What Virginia’s new laws reveal about how the natural gas industry sees its future

Natural gas has a moment. The war in Ukraine has highlighted Europe’s heavy reliance on Russian gas and the challenge of replacing it with new supplies from other countries. Suddenly, after talking so much about the need to move away from fossil fuels, the Biden administration wants to expand oil …

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Putin says sanctions have failed

The White House reiterated that President Biden has no plans to send US troops to assist Ukraine in its fight against Russia, dismissing comments from a close Senate ally that the administration should consider such a scenario. Responding to comments from Sen. Chris Coons (D, Del.), White House press secretary …

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Sri Lanka declares a 5-day freeze on stock trading due to the crisis

Issued on: 04/16/2022 – 12:14Changed: 16.04.2022 – 12:13 Colombo (AFP) – The Colombo Stock Exchange on Saturday announced a five-day halt to trading after crisis-hit Sri Lanka hiked interest rates and declared a default on its external debt during the traditional Lunar New Year holiday. The market was due to …

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Pressure mounts on Sri Lankan leader to quit as crisis deepens

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Thousands of Sri Lankans rallied in the country’s central business district and Christian clergymen marched in the capital to observe a day of protests on Saturday that have called for the indebted nation’s president to resign amid fear and anger bottlenecks were brewing. Demonstrators carrying …

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WHO is urging accelerated action to protect human health and address the climate crisis at a time of heightened conflict and fragility

On this World Health Day (7 April 2022), as part of the Our Planet, Our Health campaign, WHO is issuing an urgent call to leaders and all people to accelerate action to maintain and protect health and contain the climate crisis The organization’s founding day, which comes at a time …

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opinion | War crimes charges could help Putin, not hurt him

The truth is, now as in the past, Putin’s regime has been remarkably stable. Moreover, many of the forecasters who are predicting Putin’s demise today have done so before and have fared poorly. When the global financial crisis shattered Russia’s economy in 2008, observers of Russia predicted “the end of …

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Russians fear sanctions triggered by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Russians fear sanctions triggered by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Tough sanctions imposed on Russia by western states have reminded citizens of the country’s 1998 debt crisis. By Anna Nemtsova US TODAY McDonald’s and other American companies have shut down in Russia in …

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On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Portman calls for more support for Ukraine and a red line on chemical weapons use

March 23, 2022 | press releases Joining MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning, US Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) commended the American people and United States allies for their support of Ukraine and also called on the Biden administration to do more to help to help Ukraine win the war. In particular, …

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Latest Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

War in Ukraine: What you need to know The newest: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said food and medical supplies for the besieged southern port city of Mariupol, where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped behind Russian lines, would arrive on Sunday afternoon. Russian forces continued to bomb Ukrainian cities and …

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Johnson turns the truth on its head about Britain’s response to Ukraine’s refugee crisis Zoe Williams

SSince 2015, Boris Johnson has told a nervous House of Commons when asked by the Prime Minister: “We have done more to resettle vulnerable people than any other European country”. It didn’t make sense, so maybe it was a mistake. Poland has taken in 1.2 million Ukrainian refugees, Hungary 190,000 …

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Europe needs to reduce energy demand. Now.

While oil grabs the biggest headlines, gas and power are of deep concern for Europe, which is at the epicenter of the current energy shock. The price of electricity on the continent is determined by the most expensive source – and right now that would be power plants fueled by …

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The Ukraine crisis puts the DC crypto lobby in the hot seat

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlights the dark side of crypto as the industry lobby ramps up efforts in DC to shield them from regulation. Why it matters: The crisis has prompted a sharp and almost uniform global response from the very institutions – governments and banks – that want to …

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Biden’s mental health plan has potential, experts say, if Congress acts: gunfire

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 1: US President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in the chamber of the US Capitol House on March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC. Among other things, Biden spoke about his administration’s plans to address mental health …

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In State of the Union, Biden will focus on the economy and Russia

Mr. Biden will ask Congress to pass legislation approved by the House of Representatives in December to increase Federal Maritime Commission oversight of the shipping industry. The president will deliver his remarks without a mask on Tuesday, the same day officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are …

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Video appears to capture Russian panic over impending bank blockade

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: The video seems to indicate an internal panic sweeping across Russia. Videos circulating online showed hundreds of Russians queuing at ATMs in a panic, following an agreement to ban Russia from the global payment system SWIFT in a harsh Western response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Civilians …

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Biden officials have repeatedly urged China to help avert war in Ukraine

“They claim neutrality, they claim they stand by principle, but everything they say about the causes is against the US, blaming NATO and taking the Russian line,” said Evan Medeiros, a professor at Georgetown University and Senior Asia Director in the White House National Security Council in the Obama administration. …

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Russia-Ukraine Crisis Live News: Sanctions, Videos and the Latest

UKRANIAN RAILWAYS TRAIN 749 – We boarded the train bound for Lviv, in the north-west corner of Ukraine, near the Polish border and the NATO front, expecting it to be crammed with people fleeing a feared Russian invasion. But a day after Russian troops moved into eastern Ukraine and tens …

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Ukraine crisis: Officials in Russian-backed regions push older men into their militias | world news

Officials in the Russian-backed separatist areas of eastern Ukraine have taken it upon themselves to force men as young as 60 into their militias. It is reported by several close Sky News contacts that the men are being kidnapped from cars heading to the border Russiaon the streets of Luhansk …

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Ukraine says a soldier has been killed in renewed shelling near the front lines

Pro-Russian separatists in the breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine on Friday ordered the evacuation of civilians to Russia, accusing Ukraine of planning a major military offensive against the two self-proclaimed republics. The unsettled east of the country has witnessed the worst shelling in years over the past two days. Each …

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The Latest on the Ukraine-Russia Border Crisis: Live Updates

As world leaders scramble to find a diplomatic solution to ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the 2015 Minsk Agreement is under discussion as a possible way out of the crisis. The agreement, the second of its kind (and the one that matters), was negotiated in the Belarusian capital to …

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Memphis Council grills MLGW over outages – Tennessee Lookout

On Monday, Memphis’ electric utility, Memphis Light, Gas and Water, finished restoring power to the last of the 233,460 customers who lost power after nearly two weeks of ice storms. On Tuesday, a Memphis City Council committee met with MLGW officials to discuss the city’s problems with power outages, noting …

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Ukraine crisis: Russian invasion could begin ‘anytime’, White House warns – Live updates | world news

Vladimir Putin has hinted that it is not too late for a dialogue on Ukraine as the world continues to wonder whether the Russian president is poised to invade his neighbor or whether his military buildup is a bargaining ploy. Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: SPUTNIK/Reuters At a meeting in …

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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Biden-Putin talks fail to bring breakthrough | Vladimir Putin news

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden have discussed Russia’s military build-up, but the hour-long phone call ended with no breakthrough. The White House has insisted Moscow must face “quick and heavy costs” as it pursues its aggression, while the Kremlin has denounced the United States’ “summit hysteria” …

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Live updates on trucker protests: Ontario declares state of emergency

Video Ontario Premier Doug Ford warned that protesters who fail to clear the transit routes could face a maximum fine of $100,000, up to a year in prison and possible loss of commercial and personal licenses.creditCredit…Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Friday declared a …

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PM offers support to European allies facing Russian aggression

The Prime Minister will travel to Brussels and Warsaw today for talks with NATO Secretary General and Polish leaders Foreign and defense ministers head to Moscow as Britain leads international de-escalation efforts The Prime Minister announces that 1,000 more British troops are to be deployed to support NATO and its …

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Cost of Living Crisis: How are UK Supermarkets Limiting Price Increases? | supermarkets

TThe deepening cost of living crisis has drawn attention to the cost of weekly shopping. Households already struggling with soaring utility bills, gas prices, taxes, mortgage payments and rent can also expect to pay more for groceries this year. Over the weekend, the chairman of Britain’s largest supermarket chain, Tesco, …

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Mrs. J. wanted a blanket in the emergency room. Say no, chips on my soul

WWhat’s upsetting Ms. J. isn’t the six hours she waited in the emergency room to see a doctor about a growing and surprisingly painful sore on her leg. Or that she’s being examined in an ad hoc area in the triage area because the ward’s rooms are filled with patients …

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The youth welfare office is closing the contact point in the city center this weekend because of a demonstration

Ottawa’s Youth Services Bureau is closing its downtown drop-in center this weekend over safety concerns for staff and the vulnerable customers it serves, as more convoys of trucks and protesters arrive in the capital. The drop-in center is on the corner of Besserer Street and Waller Street in ByWard Market …

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Blackhawks’ Rocky Wirtz furiously slams reporters for asking about Beach scandal

Publisher’s Note: The following story is about sexual assault and may be disturbing or offensive to some readers. If you or someone you know needs support in Canada, you can find provincial centers, hotlines and services here. For readers in America, here is a list of resources and references for …

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With low-tech, trench warfare, the Ukrainian army is not NATO caliber

Above ground, plastic sheeting flaps in the icy wind. With Separatist trenches nearby, in a line of trees above a snowy field, the only truly safe place is underground. Understand Russia’s relations with the West Tensions between regions are growing and Russian President Vladimir Putin is increasingly willing to take …

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The US is pushing for better tap water but needs to convince the cautious public

ST. LOUIS — Angela Stamps will stop drinking water from her faucet, shower less, and stop taking the baths she once found relaxing. She doesn’t cook with tap water and sometimes skips rinsing her products. Though the amount of lead in Flint, Michigan’s tap water has been well below a …

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The shipping company profits with full force, since the trade chaos hardly abates

Container lines are set for another record year of revenue as supply chain difficulties show little sign of abating, much to the chagrin of almost everyone else. Operationally, the shipping crisis has been a disaster for the box carriers that prop up world trade: Schedule compliance hit a record low …

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Scottish nationalists see opportunities and pitfalls in Johnson’s woes | Boris Johnson News

Glasgow, Scotland – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting for his political life after London’s Metropolitan Police opened an investigation on Tuesday into parties being held at his official residence at 10 Downing Street during the coronavirus pandemic. A British official had previously been tasked with conducting an internal …

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Rural Hoosier communities rally as COVID-19 worsens childcare crisis for parents and providers

Listen to the radio version of this story as it aired on the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations. The sounds emanating from Perry Preschool and Child Care on this brisk fall morning give a glimpse of just how hectic things are today. Two employees called and didn’t show up for work, …

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Inflation skyrockets in Sri Lanka; Food prices at record high

Sri Lanka’s benchmark inflation rate, as measured by the National Consumer Price Index, accelerated to 14 percent in December 2021 from 11.1 percent, the state statistics office said on Saturday amid a severe foreign exchange crisis. This was the second straight month after inflation recorded double-digit growth in November for …

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Turning a psychiatric crisis into an opportunity to prevent gunshot injuries

Newswise – Michigan Medicine is now making a new effort to reduce the risk of firearm injuries by offering free gun locks and educational resources to people being treated for a mental health crisis. Initially, the effort will focus on University of Michigan Health Psychiatric Emergency Department patients and their …

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Tonga Volcano Eruption: Too Early to Assess Damage |

Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from the relief coordination office OCHA showed that infrastructure around the main island of Tongatapu, where several resorts in the western coastal areas were destroyed or badly damaged, suffered significant damage. So far there are no confirmed deaths, but two people are …

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Pay your electricity bills, say soldiers in Myanmar, or pay with your life

“In the last 10 months, the country has lost all of its 10-year gains,” said U Hein Maung, a Myanmar-based economist. “The cost of doing business has increased significantly. There is a booming black economy of drug trafficking, illegal logging, money laundering and other illegal businesses.” A drop in electricity …

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Governor: New Mexico National Guard Could Help Fill Shortage of Public Schools | Local news

As the daily number of COVID-19 cases climbed to a record high and schools across the state pondered plans for distance learning, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced on Thursday what may be an unprecedented proposal: move New Mexico National Guard employees to the campus of the public Bringing schools to …

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Russia downplays threat to Ukraine after meeting with the US

Video Russian officials said they had told US diplomats during nearly eight hours of talks that Russia had no plans to invade Ukraine.creditCredit…Denis Balibouse / Reuters GENEVA – As Russian troops gather along the Ukrainian borders, American and Russian diplomats made it clear on Monday after an intense round of …

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The California National Guard will help at test sites as demand exceeds capacity

As a new sign that coronavirus testing capacity is beyond its limits, the state will be deploying National Guard members to 50 test sites across California, including six in San Diego County. The locations in Linda Vista, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, National City and Oceanside will each host two …

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Governor Ivey announces the launch of the Alabama-US corridor

Phase one will benefit Port of Mobile, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby, and Washington / Mobile Counties MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday the creation of the A-USA Corridor, a planned $ 231.6 million railroad project to modernize economic development infrastructure in central and southern Alabama. “Working with Port in Mobile …

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“There is no more money”: Covid crisis leaves Sri Lanka on the verge of bankruptcy | Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka faces a deepening financial and humanitarian crisis and fears it could go bankrupt in 2022 as inflation soars to record levels, food prices skyrocket and coffers empty. The government collapse, led by the powerful President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is caused in part by the immediate effects of the Covid …

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Colorado state officials publish statements about the Marshall Fire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (KKTV) – As thousands of acres continue to burn in Boulder County and many families have no idea whether their homes are up or not, many Colorado officials are posting statements for those affected. The following is a compilation of some of the statements: Democrats in the …

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“Crisis Management Standards” involve painful decisions and ethical decisions for hospital staff

Matthew Wynia, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for the conversation The Conversation is running a series of reports from clinicians and researchers working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. You can Find all the stories heree. With the Omicron variant bringing with it a new wave of …

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Cases of Omicron Variants: Hospitalization in Memphis Manoj Jain

The COVID-19 fall curve for Shelby County is rising at an unprecedented rate. There are 8,400 active COVID-19 cases, not too far from most of all time. The Omicron variant has fully arrived in Shelby County. The evidence is largely free of take-away tests in the long lines at test …

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China’s Year of Raids: Party First, Business Then | Business and economy

China’s crackdown on private companies in 2021 has cut the market value of some of the country’s largest companies by more than $ 1 trillion. Beijing’s tighter grip on the economy came as officials stressed the importance of prioritizing “quality” growth that benefits the general population over maximizing gross domestic …

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Hospitals in the Cleveland area battling the recent surge in Covid-19 have placed an ad in a local newspaper that reads “Help”.

That word, in large black letters and surrounded by white space, was called out by Ohio’s largest newspaper – a desperate request from six medical systems in the Cleveland area facing a multitude of Covid-19 cases. The ad was sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth, Summa Health, the …

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Yemen war: financing crisis forces UN to cut food aid

The World Food Program (WFP) had to cut food aid for eight million people in need in Yemen because it ran out of funds. Temenian women and children fill their canisters with water from a tanker in the Al-Maafer district in southwest Taez Governorate, amid an acute water shortage. Photo: …

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US coronavirus: Omicron will not recognize state borders if it storms the US, says an expert

“Although more people who get it will have a milder condition, so many more people will get it overall that I think we will see a real challenge in our health systems in the next three to eight weeks.” said Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research …

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The Big One: Canada’s floods show British Columbia is unprepared for a major earthquake | earthquake

C.Anada’s largest port will be closed. Highways have caved in, kinked and crumbled. Bridges wash into raging rivers and landslides rumble down mountainsides, bury cars and strand travelers. Railroad lines connecting the west coast with the rest of North America have been damaged. Oil pipelines cease operations. Three years ago, …

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The Calgary couple say Canada’s Leading Van Lines truck fire destroyed property during the move

A couple who moved from Regina to Calgary that summer lost everything after a Canadian Leading Van Lines (CLVL) truck carrying their belongings caught fire in transit. Alveen and Kuldeep Grewal say they entrusted the company with their sentimental belongings and owned goods valued at approximately $ 70,000. “I was …

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Climate change, price increases hit Dijon mustard

Dijon (France) (AFP) – Climate change and soaring prices are the seeds of a crisis for France’s famous Dijon mustard maker, which is making its prospects far more lukewarm than its product. The industry’s hardships are a prime example of the difficulties facing the food industry as a whole. According …

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“Chamberlain was a great man”: Why was the Prime Minister deceived by Hitler turned into a hero in the new film Munich? | Movies

“ONEThe present of a country, “says Robert Harris,” is shaped by its interpretation of its past. “Harris, whose bestselling novel from WWII Munich is now coming to the big screen with the kind permission of Netflix, adds:” We have a very strong image of this island, which stands alone, weak, …

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One year after opening, Berlin’s ailing Brandenburg Airport is still in crisis

(CNN) – After almost a decade of delays and billions over budget, Berlin’s long-awaited Berlin-Brandenburg Airport was finally opened on October 31, 2020. But the turbulence for BER continued into its first year of operation, with a long list of problems and passenger complaints: long check-in and security lines; confusing …

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Russia tried to turn the meandering day trip of an aging Ukrainian van into a crisis

“Donbas” in happier days in 2012. Wikimedia Commons photo Russia apparently tried – and mostly failed – to stage a crisis in the Sea of ​​Azov on Thursday and Friday. The seemingly deliberate provocation, involving an ancient Ukrainian naval ship and loads of Russian propaganda, came as Moscow continued to …

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Wanted: Volunteers for the crisis hotline | Local news

LACONIA – In 10 years of the crisis hotline of New Beginnings, the local women’s shelter, its managing director Shauna Foster has received calls that are full of emotions, pent-up anger, grief and guilt – as well as requests for a place to retreat from the path of damage. It’s …

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Kansas Extends Contract for Patient Transfer System Used by 115 Hospitals During COVID-19 Surges

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment renewed an agreement with Motient to use a patient transfer system used by 115 hospitals across the state. The program known as Mission Control helps overwhelmed hospitals find available beds for acute patients. The software also provides a real-time view of …

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Hundreds of millions to remove lead pipes flowing into Illinois as the city replaced only a fraction of the total this year

Illinois is expected to receive $ 288 million in the coming weeks for lead pipe replacements and other water-related programs under the recently passed federal infrastructure bill. Chicago has nearly 400,000 drinking water plumbing, the highest number for any US city. Critics say city officials should have addressed the multi-billion …

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Bay Area Group Hopes New Warmline Provides Safe Space for Hate Crime Victims – NBC Bay Area

A team of professionals from the Bay Area are doing their part to fight hate crimes by providing victims and their families with a free and safe place to turn if they need help. With many people having another holiday season during the COVID-19 era, communities are still grappling with …

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Russia positions more troops and supply lines as fears of a possible invasion of Ukraine mount

The new details on Russian rearmament underscore the increased concern of US officials about the movements. According to a source familiar with the matter, the equipment currently stationed in the region could supply frontline forces for seven to ten days and other support units for up to a month. Illinois …

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Fentanyl test: This strip of paper can help prevent medication overdose

These strips can detect fentanyl, the deadliest drug in the United States, when mixed with other drugs. Between April 2020 and May 2021 there were more than 100,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States, the highest number of fatal overdoses in a 12 month period, and nearly two-thirds of …

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Japan’s first Omicron case could help portray Prime Minister Kishida as crucial

On the first day of closed borders, a staff wearing protective suit checks the temperature of a passenger boarding an international flight at Narita International Airport to determine the spread of the new variant of the Omicron coronavirus amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19 ) in Narita to prevent. east of …

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Ethiopian government troops do not control Chifra: State media | news

Corpses seen “all over the streets” of the city in the Afar region as Al Jazeera gains exclusive access to the front line of escalating conflict. Ethiopia’s state broadcaster said government forces were in control of the city of Chifra in the Afar Tigray region. Since the outbreak of war …

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“Declaration of War”: Pacific Islands Break COP26 Promise | News on the climate crisis

The United Nations COP26 climate change conference, held in Glasgow this month, was seen as the last chance to save the future of life on earth by ensuring that global warming was 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit ) does not exceed. There were notable pledges from participating nations to …

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All options are fraught with risk when Biden confronts Putin about Ukraine | US foreign policy

Joe Biden is preparing for a virtual summit with Vladimir Putin to stave off the threat of another Russian invasion of Ukraine. The summit was announced by the Kremlin. The White House has not confirmed this, but a spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, said that “high-level diplomacy is a priority for the …

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Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Says He Will Lead Frontline Troops Against Rebels

“Starting tomorrow, I will go to the war front to lead the defense forces personally,” he wrote in a statement on Twitter late Monday, calling on citizens to “lead the country with a sacrifice” and join him. “Those of you who want to be one of the children of Ethiopia …

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Rams vs. Packers Odds Week 12: Bet Lines Open, Point Spreads, Plus Early Movement For NFL Matchup

The NFL concludes its week 11 Sunday table and Football on Sunday evening and Monday night football remain. In the meantime, we’ve got some early odds to prepare you for Week 12. The LA Rams and Green Bay Packers will clash this coming week, with kick-off scheduled for Sunday at …

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Baylor vs. Kansas State Tips: Best bets, current odds, injury updates and more for Saturday’s game

The late afternoon Big 12 chalkboard will bring us to a battle between two teams trying to stay alive in the conference title race while the No. 11 Baylor Bears heads to Manhattan, KS to take on the Kansas State Wildcats. The game begins at 5:30 p.m. ET on FS1. …

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Face to face with the developing opioid crisis

“These are numbers that we have never seen before.” Those sad words were spoken by Nora Volkow, MD, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a division of the National Institutes of Health. On November 17, the National Center for Health Statistics reported that in the first full year …

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Cowboys vs. Chiefs Odds, Week 11: Bet Lines Open, Point Spreads, Plus Early Movement For NFL Matchup

The NFL closes its 10th week Sunday table and Football on Sunday evening and Monday night football remain. In the meantime, we’ve got some early odds to prepare you for Week 11. The Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs will compete against each other this week, with kick-off scheduled for …

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The Global Dream Lab – The New York Times

One thing that everyone will agree on is that sleep, and REM sleep in particular, is important. For one thing, evolution would not have favored such a dangerous activity – where we are disconnected from reality, caught in accidents or predators – if it hadn’t been profoundly helpful to survival. …

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America’s drug use crisis worsened during the pandemic

The forced isolation, interruption of treatment, and resource demands caused by the pandemic have set America back in its efforts to end the opioid epidemic. What we observe: It’s not just opioids. The use of other substances, especially alcohol, has increased over the past year and a half, and experts …

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