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India's billionaires got richer while coronavirus pushed millions of vulnerable people into poverty

India has been hobbled by an economic slump and a brutal wave of coronavirus that new research shows pushed millions of people into poverty.
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India's billionaires got richer while Covid pushed millions into poverty

India has been hobbled by an economic slump and a brutal wave of coronavirus that new research shows pushed millions of people into poverty.
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Up To Third Of Wisconsin’s Wolves Killed After Removal From Endangered Species List

The state ended its wolf hunt after just three days when hunters killed at least 216 wolves in about 60 hours.
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Up To One-Third Of Wisconsin’s Wolves Killed After Removal From Endangered Species List

The state ended its wolf hunt after just three days when hunters killed at least 216 wolves in about 60 hours.
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Thailand leaked memo raises concerns over Sinovac vaccine's efficacy

A leaked health ministry document has prompted calls in Thailand for medical staff inoculated against Covid-19 to be given a booster of an mRNA vaccine, after it included a comment that such a move could dent public confidence in China's Sinovac Biotech's vaccine.
Tags: China, Cnn, Thailand, Sinovac Biotech


Italy’s True Colours Takes Sales on Mario Martone’s Toni Servillo-Starrer ‘The King of Laughter’ (EXCLUSIVE)

True Colours has taken international sales on Italian auteur Mario Martone’s new film “The King of Laughter” (“Qui Rido Io”) starring Toni Servillo (“The Great Beauty”) as popular and prolific early 20th century Neapolitan actor and playwright Eduardo Scarpetta. Martone’s latest three works “Leopardi,” “Capri Revolution” and “The Mayor of Rione Sanità” all launched from […]
Tags: News, Italy, Cannes film festival, Mario Martone, Toni Servillo, Eduardo Scarpetta Martone, Leopardi Capri Revolution, Rione Sanità


Kensington Palace Reportedly Wrested Change In TV Documentary On William And Harry

A phrase about Harry's "mental health" was reportedly excised.
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‘I’m always afraid’: Fiji reels as it moves from Covid haven to frontline

Largely spared an outbreak earlier in the pandemic, the Pacific nation is now grappling with a rising caseload, and a shrinking economyFor most of the pandemic, when Fijians tuned in each night to updates from the country’s health experts, they were greeted with the same message: the nation had reported zero, or one or two cases that day.While most countries around the world grappled with surging Covid cases and overwhelmed health systems, Fiji – a country of about 900,000 people in the south Pa...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Pacific, Fiji, Pacific Islands, Coronavirus, COVID


Cambodian PM orders return of defanged pet lion to owner

Animal was seized after appearing on TikTok before prime minister Hun Sen stepped inA defanged and declawed lion that was kept in an upmarket neighbourhood of the Cambodian capital has been returned to its owner after the unlikely intervention of prime minister Hun Sen.The 18-month-old cub, weighing 70 kilograms (154 pounds), had been imported from overseas, officials said. It was raised by its owner, a Chinese national, who named it Hima. Continue reading...
Tags: China, World news, Cambodia, Hun Sen


Fortissimo Launches Talent Agency in China (EXCLUSIVE)

Fortissimo Films, the Amsterdam- and Beijing-based film rights sales company, is launching a talent agency that will represent international talent in the growing Chinese film industry. As the Chinese film industry expands and matures, Chinese directors and producers are keen to work with overseas talents. This helps them fill certain skills gaps, enhance their stories […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Beijing, Markets & Festivals, Amsterdam, Artists, Fortissimo Films, Wouter Barendrecht, Laurent Couson


Surfside catastrophe raises concerns about Bay Area's sinking Millennium Tower

San Francisco's lavish Millennium Tower, with soaring panoramic views and world-class amenities, opened to great fanfare in 2009.
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Surfside tragedy raises concerns about Bay Area's sinking tower

San Francisco's lavish Millennium Tower, with soaring panoramic views and world-class amenities, opened to great fanfare in 2009.
Tags: News, San Francisco, Stories, Bay Area, Surfside


Surfside catastrophe raises concerns about Bay Area tower

San Francisco's lavish Millennium Tower, with soaring panoramic views and world-class amenities, opened to great fanfare in 2009.
Tags: News, San Francisco, Stories, Bay Area, Surfside


The Millennium Tower opened to great fanfare in 2009, but it has sunk 18 inches into the soft downtown soil -- and it's tilting, its current engineer says

San Francisco's lavish Millennium Tower, with soaring panoramic views and world-class amenities, opened to great fanfare in 2009.
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New Zealand MP breaks ranks with Ardern government to criticise China over human rights

Louisa Wall’s comments mark a relatively rare departure from the government’s usually cautious statementsA member of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour party has denounced alleged human rights abuses by China, including illegal organ harvesting, saying Beijing has no regard for human rights.The comments by MP Louisa Wall mark a relatively rare departure from the government’s typically cautious statements on alleged human rights violations in China. Continue reading...
Tags: China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Labour, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Louisa Wall


Tropical Storm Elsa: Cuba reels as storm moves towards Florida

The storm is moving north towards Florida, but it threatens to dump more rain on Cuba as it leaves.
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Republican Strategist Rails Against Her Own Party: ‘It’s Neofascism!’

Susan Del Percio said the "wackiest wackies" will win GOP primaries... but will cost the party seats in Congress.
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The $52 bedroom humidifier combats dry, stale, uninspired air in your home

You never truly appreciate a home with perfect humidity until you're forced to live somewhere that seems to suck the moisture right out of the air. It's more than just inconvenient. Low humidity can dry out your skin, lips, and hair, resulting in scratchy throats and noses, while causing itching and chapping. — Read the rest
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California police investigate Martin Luther King Jr. statue vandalism as a hate crime

The Long Beach Police Department told USA TODAY that the incident is being investigated as a hate crime. There were no suspects as of Monday night.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Usa Today, Martin Luther King Jr, Long Beach Police Department


A new robot is heading to the International Space Station

A new autonomous robot with “an elbow, shoulders, and even wrists" is heading to the International Space Station this month.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Esa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, ERA, European Robotic Arm


Maricopa County supervisor on rejecting calls from Trump allies: 'Whatever needed to be said, needed to be said in a courtroom'

A Republican official from a key Arizona county said Monday that he had rejected calls from President Donald Trump's White House in the weeks following the 2020 election because he believed "whatever needed to be said, needed to be said in a courtroom."
Tags: White House, Cnn, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, Maricopa County


Netflix Buys ‘Tinder Swindler’ Documentary on Con Man Shimon Hayut (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has picked up global rights to the documentary “Tinder Swindler,” about a notorious con man who lured women using the popular dating app and tricked them out of millions of dollars. Produced by “Three Identical Strangers” and “Don’t F*** With Cats” makers Raw TV, alongside AGC Studios, the doc tells the story of Israeli […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Cannes film festival, Don, AGC Studios, Documentaries to Watch, Shimon Hayut


K-Pop Propels YouTube to Streaming Dominance in Korea, Study Finds

The powerful appeal of K-pop is a major contributor to YouTube taking up position as the dominant streaming video platform in South Korea, a new study has found. Netflix, which has also invested heavily in Korean film and TV, is the leading subscription video service in the country. South Koreans streamed 169 billion minutes of […]
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, Youtube, Global, Netflix, Korea, Media Partners Asia, K-pop


Julia Banks: Ex-Australia MP alleges inappropriate touching by minister

Former government MP Julia Banks quit the ruling party in 2018 over its treatment of women.
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This is why America remains divided

• The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022 • How much money could Biden raise for infrastructure through tougher IRS enforcement? It's not clear • Opinion: You're my governor, Greg Abbott. Why are you endangering my kids?
Tags: News, Senate, America, Stories, Biden, Irs, Greg Abbott


From vaccination rates to voting rights, blue and red states are hurtling in opposite directions at staggering speed, even as Biden calls for greater national unity

While July Fourth is the holiday that most directly celebrates Americans' common heritage, this year it comes as their extreme divides underscore how difficult it has become for any president to set a unified direction for the country.
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The red state recoil from Biden's agenda may constitute even greater evidence of the country pulling apart

While July Fourth is the holiday that most directly celebrates Americans' common heritage, this year it comes as their extreme divides underscore how difficult it has become for any president to set a unified direction for the country.
Tags: News, Stories, Biden


Dozens remain missing in deadly 'tsunami' mudslide in central Japan

Japanese rescue workers continued to search for survivors Monday, two days after a devastating "tsunami" of mud swept through a coastal city, killing at least three and leaving more than 80 feared missing.
Tags: Japan, Cnn


Surfside catastrophe raises concerns about San Francisco's sinking Millennium Tower

San Francisco's lavish Millennium Tower, with soaring panoramic views and world-class amenities, opened to great fanfare in 2009.
Tags: San Francisco, Cnn, Surfside


Australia news live update: Sydney Covid lockdown decision due tomorrow as NSW records 18 new cases, Qld one

NSW flags lockdown announcement on Wednesday; police investigate Cairns hotel quarantine escapee; Australian Grand Prix set to be cancelledNSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; Qld hotpots; Qld restrictionsCovid Australia vaccine rollout trackerDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefing 3.21am BST Another Covid-19 free day for the ACT!ACT COVID-19 update (6 July 2021)▪️ Cases today: 0 ▪️ Active cases: 0 ▪️ Total cases: 124 ▪️ Recovered: 121 ▪️ Lives lost: 3 ▪️ Test results (past 24...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, NSW, Aged Care, Coronavirus



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