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Steve October 20, 2021

Throughout Earth’s oceans runs a conveyor belt of water. Its churning is powered by differences in the water’s temperature and saltiness, and weather patterns around the world are regulated by its activity. A pair of researchers studied the Atlantic portion of this worldwide conveyor belt called the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, or AMOC, and found […]

Steve October 20, 2021

International and local human rights and environmental organisations speaking for thousands of people in East Africa have submitted a complaint to the World Bank criticising it and its subsidiary, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), of supporting major fossil fuel projects without properly considering the environmental and human impacts: the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Holly Thomas, President Joe Biden’s pick for a lifetime seat on a powerful U.S. appeals court, got her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday. But Republicans on the Judiciary Committee decided to make something else the focal point of the hearing: their own transphobia. One by one, GOP senators used their allotted time for questions with […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Source: New York Times Amherst College announced on Wednesday that it would no longer give the children of alumni a boost in the admissions process, becoming one of the first highly selective colleges in the country to abandon a practice that has held back efforts to diversify the top echelons of American higher education. With […]

Steve October 20, 2021

The World Health Organization says there has been a 7% rise in new coronavirus cases across Europe last week ByThe Associated Press October 21, 2021, 1:30 AM • 3 min read LONDON — The World Health Organization said there was a 7% rise in new coronavirus cases across Europe last week, the only region in […]

Steve October 20, 2021

The three-stage NURI is due to lift off in a few hours time with future plans for surveillance, communications satellites, and even lunar probes. South Korea is set to jumpstart its space programme on Thursday when it conducts the first test launch of its domestically built rocket. The three-stage KSLV-II NURI rocket, emblazoned with South […]

Steve October 20, 2021

US, UK and France say country has advanced its weapons programme, while Pyongyang accuses US of ‘double standards’. The United States, Britain and France have told the United Nations that North Korea, which tested what it said was a “new type” submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Tuesday, has continued to advance its weapons programmes, despite […]

Steve October 20, 2021

“Our country has long offered shelter to those seeking refuge from catastrophe. Now is the time to continue that tradition and stand beside Afghan evacuees in need.” Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib led two dozen other Democrats in sending a letter pressuring U.S. President Joe Biden to take several “concrete, commonsense steps” to aid Afghan evacuees […]

Steve October 20, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s launching a new media company with its own social media platform. Trump says his goal in launching the Trump Media & Technology Group and its “TRUTH […]