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|Central and southern China hit by heavy flooding|
Added: 13.07.2020 12:11 | 0 views | 0 comments
The country's flood response alert has been raised to the second highest level.
|Satellite data show severity of drought summers in 2018 and 2019|
Added: 11.07.2020 12:08 | 0 views | 0 comments
Measurements by the GRACE-FO satellite mission show a decline in water storage in Central Europe by up to 94 percent compared with seasonal fluctuations. The changes are so serious that a recovery within one year is not to be expected. The water shortage in the years 2018 and 2019 is thus the largest in the entire GRACE and GRACE-FO measurement campaign of almost 20 years.
|Officials warn of 'unknown pneumonia' in Kazakhstan that is deadlier than coronavirus|
Added: 10.07.2020 11:35 | 0 views | 0 comments
A new "unknown pneumonia" that is potentially deadlier than the novel coronavirus has reportedly killed more than 1,700 people this year in the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan, according to a warning issued by Chinese officials Thursday.
|Declassified files show deployed US troops exposed to toxins in wake of 9/11|
Added: 10.07.2020 0:03 | 0 views | 0 comments
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday released a collection of newly declassified Defense Department documents indicating that US troops who were deployed to a Central Asian base in the wake of the 9/11 attacks were likely exposed to a dangerous mix of toxins and other hazards, which some believe has led to increased cancer rates among US service members stationed there.
|A Child Custody Dispute at the Bitter Extreme|
Added: 09.07.2020 19:33 | 1 views | 0 comments
A few months ago, Adam Fuss, an internationally known fine art photographer, flew from New York to Costa Rica for one of his regular visits with his 7-year-old son, Arden. Arden's mother had absconded with the boy to Central America during a long-simmering custody dispute in the U.S., and he was living in a foster home run by the country's child protection agency while the local authorities figured out whether to return him to his father or not.
|Extreme rainfall events cause top-heavy aquatic food webs|
Added: 09.07.2020 13:53 | 0 views | 0 comments
Scientists across seven different sites throughout Central and South America replicated the extreme rainfall events predicted by climate change science. Using the insect larvae that live in the water trapped by bromeliad plants as a model ecosystem, they found that food webs became top-heavy with predators when there were large day-to-day variations in rainfall.
|Birdwatcher involved in infamous 'Central Park Karen' incident refuses to cooperate with authorities|
Added: 08.07.2020 16:57 | 0 views | 0 comments
In a now-viral May video that sparked national outrage, Amy, a white woman, tells the birdwatcher she is going to call the cops and “tell them there’s an African American man threatening my life.”
|LA County officials push plan to close aging Men's Central Jail in 'care first, jails last' approach|
Added: 07.07.2020 23:47 | 0 views | 0 comments
Los Angeles County officials endorsed a proposal Tuesday to create a plan to close down the county's largest jail complex within a year amid escalating costs to maintain the aging facility.
|Eye Opener: Coronavirus cases continue to soar in U.S.|
Added: 07.07.2020 12:59 | 0 views | 0 comments
The U.S. is "still knee-deep in the first wave of" the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. Also, a White woman who called police on a Black man in New York's Central Park was charged with filing a false report. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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|Amy Cooper charged after calling police on Black bird watcher|
Added: 07.07.2020 2:02 | 0 views | 0 comments
Amy Cooper, the White woman who called the police on a Black man who asked her to leash her dog in New York's Central Park, is being prosecuted for falsely reporting the incident. Errol Barnett reports.
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