Day: December 4, 2019

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Near-record number of migrants make Channel crossing in one day

A total of 79 migrants have crossed the English Channel in five boats – close to the record number to do so in one day. The group of migrants, which included children, was intercepted in five separate incidents on Wednesday, the Home Office said. It is close to the record number of people to cross the […]

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Bodycam footage shows South Carolina deputy under attack shooting suspect’s mom

Bodycam footage released Wednesday shows the moment a South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother in her home while trying to make an arrest. The Greenville County sheriff’s deputy, who hasn’t been publicly named, confronted 40-year-old Sean Theodore Kaiser Oct. 20 in front of his mom’s home, but he retreated inside, according to […]

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Vikings
World

Archaeologists use radar to find a massive Viking ship buried on an island for a millennium

There was no greater honour for a Viking than to die in battle, beginning a journey from the flat Earth up toward Valhalla, where an eternal feast awaited. “They can have a fight and party every day,” Knut Paasche, a period archaeologist said, “and then the next day, do it again.” But they needed a […]

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Friends (TV show)
Jennifer Aniston
TV

Friends cast are ‘trying’ to make reunion happen says Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston has given us an update on the Friends reunion (Picture: Getty) Jennifer Aniston has given us hope that we’ll one-day see Monica, Phoebe, Rachel, Joey, Chandler and Ross back together again as she insisted that the Friends cast are still pushing for a reunion special. After teasing us all on The Ellen Show […]

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Volunteerism – An Antidote to a World in Flux — Global Issues

Naw Wan Gay, UN Volunteer providing service for refugees in Baan Mai Nai Soi Temporary Shelter Area, Thailand. (UNHCR, 2016) Opinion by Achim Steiner, Olivier Adam (united nations) Wednesday, December 04, 2019 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Dec 04 (IPS) – Olivier Adam is Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme Achim Steiner is Administrator, […]

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Trump’s $28 Billion Trade War Bailout Is Overpaying Farmers

(Bloomberg) — Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  President Donald Trump’s $28 billion farm bailout may be paying many growers more than the trade war with China has cost them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s calculations overshot the impact of the trade conflict […]

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Canada Goose Inc.
News
Retail & Marketing
Retail Trade

Inside Canada Goose’s new store that has a room that snows, floor of fake ice — but no inventory

Canada Goose’s latest store has a faux-rock crevasse, a room that snows and a floor that cracks like ice. But it might be more notable for what it does not have: product you can take home. The Canadian parka retailer says the flagship location, opening Thursday in a west Toronto mall, is an experiment, something […]

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Nato summit: PM hails ‘solidarity’ after anniversary talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the UK prime minister’s message to fellow Nato leaders earlier Boris Johnson has hailed Nato as “the most successful alliance in history” after talks with leaders near London. The PM insisted there was “very great solidarity” within the alliance, amid tensions on its 70th anniversary. He […]

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James Stavridis
national security
NATO
Philip Breedlove
The Cipher Brief

NATO’s New Mission

There is little argument that the 70-year-old NATO Alliance today finds itself in one of the most complicated security environments it has ever seen. China and Russia continue to pose significant challenges, the fast-paced development of new technology is adding borderless perimeters that must be defended and the organization is managing internal strife from its […]

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Nightmarish sketches reveal what modern animals would look like if we drew them based on skeletons 

Nightmarish sketches reveal what modern animals would look like if we drew them in the same way as dinosaurs based on their skeletons Palaeoartist C. M. Kosemen believes there was more to the shapely dinosaurs  Mr Kosemen has made his point by re-imagining modern day animals A streamlined swan with featherless wings is pictured with […]

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