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Seen Priyanka Chopra's 'The Still Before The Storm' Pic From Marrakech? 5.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Priyanka Chopra will attend the Marrakech International Film Festival
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A TikTok Craze Is Minting Celebrities And Ruining Lives In India 5.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Arpita Chaudhary, a newly recruited police constable in India's western Gujarat state, became an overnight celebrity after posting a clip of her 15-second gambol -- clad in her civvies -- on the...
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In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts 5.12.2019 Reuters: Top News
Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is changing by studying organisms not usually found in the woods around here: corals.
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Notorious storms getting worse, cause billions in damage across California 5.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Atmospheric river hits L.A., and costing state dearly

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Climate change: India fifth among worst-hit countries due to extreme weather in 2018, says report 5.12.2019
In 2017, the country was 14th on the list.
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Carbon monoxide poisoning from portable generators proves predictable, and deadly 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Portable generator use increases in winter, raising the risk of deadly carbon monoxide exposure. Safety advocates say the issue transcends user error, but legislative and regulatory efforts stall.
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Atmospheric rivers cause $1 billion in damage a year, study shows, and are getting worse 5.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The weather phenomenon accounted for $42.6 billion in flood damage in 11 Western states over 40 years, with most of the destruction in California.

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Duluth mayor apologizes, vows to fix snow removal problems 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Days after a major storm dumped nearly two feet of snow on Duluth, some residents still did not have plowed streets. City leaders say the weight of the snow damaged equipment and delayed snow removal work. The mayor on Wednesday apologized for the situation and vowed to fix the problems.
Peloton's Christmas ad mocked as sexist 4.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
Exercise bike and treadmill maker Peloton Interactive Inc's latest Christmas advertisement has been widely criticized on social media as being "sexist" and "dystopian".
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California must act now to prepare for sea level rise, state lawmakers say 4.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The state Assembly's Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy convened Tuesday for the first time in five years.

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Peloton Christmas ad tagged 'sexist' on social media 4.12.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Exercise bike and treadmill maker Peloton Interactive Inc's latest Christmas advertisement was widely criticized on social media as being "sexist" and "dystopian".
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Denver’s biggest snowstorm on record took place 106 years ago today 4.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
December is semi-famously home to Denver's biggest snowstorm in recorded history, a crippling 45.7" event back in 1913. It was such a bad storm that horses had to pull cars to safety.
Denver weather: More sun Wednesday before 50% chance of snow Thursday 4.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
There will be more sunshine Wednesday and temperatures warm enough to melt some of the snow that remains from the weekend.
AAA Colorado responded to a record number of calls over snowy, cold Thanksgiving weekend 4.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Last week's major Front Range snowstorm spurred a record number of calls to AAA Colorado for emergency roadside service over an ultra-busy Thanksgiving travel weekend, the organization announced Tuesday.
Farmers most vulnerable to climate change, doctors the least: Guwahati study 4.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A livelihood vulnerability study conducted in Guwahati, Assam, finds that farmers are the most sensitive to climate change, followed by drivers and street food sellers in the urban setting.
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Radiation hot spots found at Tokyo 2020 torch relay start - Greenpeace 4.12.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Radiation hot spots have been found at the J-Village sports facility in Fukushima where the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay will begin, Greenpeace Japan said on Wednesday.
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South Korea to use radiation detectors, food from home at Tokyo Games 4.12.2019 Reuters: Sports News
South Korea's Olympic committee plans to buy radiation detectors and ship homegrown ingredients to Japan for its athletes at the Tokyo Games because of worries local food may be contaminated by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
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Weight of history: US and EU must pay more than half the cost of climate action, says report 4.12.2019 - News that matters
The costs of climate change are disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable, say experts.
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Intelligence Squared debate: Is capitalism a blessing? 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Capitalism is credited with spurring economic growth and fostering human ingenuity. But there are increasing concerns about income inequality and social justice.
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Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off 4.12.2019 Reuters: World News
The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday, pointing to precautions and compulsory evacuations as key in preventing more casualties.
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