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380 pilot whales die after getting beached in Australia, 50 saved by rescuers in largest such incident in state’s history (PHOTOS) - rt

380 pilot whales die after getting beached in Australia, 50 saved by rescuers in largest such incident in state’s history (PHOTOS)

380 pilot whales die after getting beached in Australia, 50 saved by rescuers in largest such incident in state’s history (PHOTOS)
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Eiffel Tower evacuated, police swarm the area after bomb threat - rt

Eiffel Tower evacuated, police swarm the area after bomb threat

The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated and the area sealed off by armed police after an anonymous bomb threat was phoned in. Investigations are underway to determine whether the threat is legitimate.
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Russian frigate and civilian merchant vessel collide near Danish shores – Danish Army

A merchant vessel ‘Ice Rose’ and a Russian warship have collided in the southern part of the Sound Strait near Denmark, the Danish Armed Forced reported.
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‘Brussels, not UK threatening Irish peace,’ Foreign Secretary Raab tells US - rt

‘Brussels, not UK threatening Irish peace,’ Foreign Secretary Raab tells US

The UK government insists it is the European Union that poses a threat to the Good Friday Agreement as London itself pushes new legislation that would breach the Northern Ireland protocol.
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ISS forced to carry out emergency maneuver to dodge remnant of Japanese rocket – NASA - rt

ISS forced to carry out emergency maneuver to dodge remnant of Japanese rocket – NASA

Astronauts on board the International Space Station were forced to take evasive action to avoid an incoming piece of debris, which shot past within “several kilometers” late on Tuesday night.
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EU mandatory asylum-seeker distribution scheme ‘failed & won’t work,’ warns Austria’s Kurz ahead of policy rollout - rt

EU mandatory asylum-seeker distribution scheme ‘failed & won’t work,’ warns Austria’s Kurz ahead of policy rollout

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has argued that the EU should focus on strengthening its external borders and fighting human smugglers, rather than reviving a scheme that would force member states to settle refugees.
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Pentagon says STILL no evidence for NYT’s ‘Russian bounties’ story as US envoy hails Moscow’s support for Afghan peace talks

The Pentagon has still seen no proof for reports that Russia paid the Taliban to kill US troops in Afghanistan, a defense official said, while a senior US diplomat noted Moscow has instead supported the country’s peace process.
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Leaked Email Shows Cop Involved in Breonna Taylor Raid Calling Protesters

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"You DO NOT DESERVE to be in this position," he writes. "The position that allows thugs to get in your face and yell, curse and degrade you."
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When will the new Winnie the Pooh 50p be released and how can you get one?

Calling all Pooh heads!
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Murder investigation after ‘particularly violent’ stabbing near Manchester - metro

Murder investigation after ‘particularly violent’ stabbing near Manchester

Emergency services were alerted to an incident in Wythenshawe this evening.
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‘US can impose neither negotiations nor war’ on Iran, Rouhani tells UN General Assembly - rt

‘US can impose neither negotiations nor war’ on Iran, Rouhani tells UN General Assembly

Addressing a session of the UN General Assembly, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his country will not give in to US pressure and Washington will not bully Tehran, into neither “negotiations nor war.”
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Indoor team sport banned in England - channel 4

Indoor team sport banned in England

Indoor team sport like, five-a-side football, is now banned under the new coronavirus measures in England
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Greenpeace criticised by UK fishing industry for dumping giant boulders in North Sea to prevent “illegal” fishing - channel 4

Greenpeace criticised by UK fishing industry for dumping giant boulders in North Sea to prevent “illegal” fishing

Dangerous, illegal and irresponsible - that's how UK fishing organisations have described the actions of Greenpeace in the North Sea after campaigners dumped giant boulders in the Dogger Bank.
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
Starmer urges former Labour voters to return to fold in first conference speech as leader - channel 4

Starmer urges former Labour voters to return to fold in first conference speech as leader

There was none of the usual fanfare for Sir Keir Starmer's first conference speech as Labour leader.
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
‘The much bigger question is: will Mr Trump concede?’ – former Bill Clinton adviser - channel 4

‘The much bigger question is: will Mr Trump concede?’ – former Bill Clinton adviser

We spoke to Paul Begala, a former advisor to President Clinton
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
Anti-racism protests in US call to arms for militia groups across political divide - channel 4

Anti-racism protests in US call to arms for militia groups across political divide

Krishnan Guru-Murthy been meeting a group called the Three Percenters - and the country's biggest black militia, the NFAC
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Hospitality industry hit by added burden of 10pm curfew - channel 4

Hospitality industry hit by added burden of 10pm curfew

For sectors like hospitality that have just about been clinging on - battered by social distancing requirements and the absence of office workers - there is now the added burden of a 10pm curfew in England, Scotland and Wales, and no prospect of an end in sight. 
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
Scotland bans visiting other people’s homes - channel 4

Scotland bans visiting other people’s homes

Nicola Sturgeon has announced even tougher restrictions for Scotland, imposing a nationwide ban on visiting anyone else in their home
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
PM hopes nudge strategy will avoid need for tougher lockdown - channel 4

PM hopes nudge strategy will avoid need for tougher lockdown

Will these measures go far enough to prevent the exponential spread of the virus - and avoid the need for an even tougher lockdown later down the line?
channel 4 - 15 hours ago
People must show ‘social solidarity’ – Tory MP Andrew Mitchell - channel 4

People must show ‘social solidarity’ – Tory MP Andrew Mitchell

We spoke to the Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell
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The hot grocery item no one can find? Dry active yeast

The hot grocery item no one can find? Dry active yeast

quartz - 5 months ago

As people around the world settle into their homes to wait out the viral spread of Covid-19, a practical new pastime is gaining popularity. Long-time kneaders or crash-course hobbyists, there are many bread bakers among us.

That much can be surmised from people tweeting with shock from the baking aisles of their grocery stores. In parts of the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the US, people have stocked up on so much dry-active yeast that it has becomeat least temporarilya precious, hard-to-find commodity.

Theres been a run on it, says Bob Moore, founder of Bobs Red Mill, an Oregon-based whole grain foods company that counts yeast among its products. Its just that everybody wants to make bread at home, I guess.

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