User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
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Last updated: Oct 23 2020 17:40 IST RSS 2.0
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Fukushima: Contaminated water could damage human DNA, Greenpeace says 23.10.2020 BBC: World
The group says the water has a radioactive substance amid reports it could be released into the sea.
Covid-19: Wales to go into lockdown and Manchester talks end 'abruptly' 19.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening.
Coronavirus: Belgium facing 'tsunami' of new infections 19.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
The country is close to being overwhelmed as the number of cases soars, the health minister warns.
Fukushima: Japan 'to release contaminated water into sea' 16.10.2020 BBC: World
The water was used to cool the Fukushima nuclear plant which went into meltdown in 2011.
Coronavirus: Trump leaves hospital, operations warning and train refunds 6.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
Covid could cause 'tsunami of cancelled NHS operations' 6.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
NHS surgeons say hospital beds must be kept open for "usual business", not just Covid-19.
Covid-19: Sunak to outline jobs plan as UK cases surge 23.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.
Sunak weighs up new worker pay subsidy scheme 23.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Options to replace the furlough scheme are understood to include a German-style wage top-up system.
Endorsement: Re-elect L.A. City Councilman David Ryu 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ryu has earned a second term

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'Tsunami' of hotel closures is coming, experts warn 19.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The Luxe Rodeo Drive is the first L.A.-area luxury hotel to go out of business because of the pandemic. An unusually high loan delinquency rate may mean more hotel closures are likely to follow.

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Teacher 'overwhelmed' since Who Wants To Be A Millionaire win 14.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Don Fear became the first person to win the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire jackpot in 14 years.
TUC: Chancellor urged to 'stand by working families' 14.9.2020 BBC: Business
The head of the Trades Union Congress will warn that time is running out to prevent job losses.
Coronavirus: Young people and home workers scapegoated, says TUC boss 10.9.2020 BBC: Business
TUC boss says ministers must stop blaming people for not understanding "confusing" Covid advice.
Tokyo Olympics: Games will go ahead 'with or without Covid', says IOC VP 7.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
The vice-president of the IOC said the Tokyo Olympics would be the "Games that conquered Covid".
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Editorial: No time for half-measures in California's coming eviction tsunami 27.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

After spending billions of dollars in recent years to ease the state's homelessness, why aren't Gov. Newsom and lawmakers doing more right now to prevent renters from losing their homes in a pandemic?

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Editorial: Trump's rescue plan would let state and local governments drown in red ink 11.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The nation needs a major infusion of federal funding to keep communities afloat. Instead the president put forth mostly do-nothing executive orders.

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Trump wants an 'alliance of democracies' to oppose China. It's starting to take shape 24.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

Moves by Britain, India and Australia signal an emerging if loose coalition against Beijing's expansionism, economic warfare and COVID-19 propaganda.

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Coronavirus: Did 'herd immunity' change the course of the outbreak? 21.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
What drove the government's thinking in the crucial stages of the coronavirus outbreak?
Nuclear ‘Power Balls’ May Make Meltdowns a Thing of the Past 6.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The basic idea behind all nuclear power plants is the same: Convert the heat created by nuclear fission into electricity. There are several ways to do this, but in each case it involves a delicate balancing act between safety […]
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'Coronavirus hit our business like a hidden tsunami' 23.6.2020 BBC: World
Singapore is slowly emerging from its coronavirus lockdown, but Modesto's pizza parlour is closing its doors for good.
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