Iraqi protesters storm parliament for second time in a week | News

Iraqi protesters have once again breached Iraq’s parliament in a show of support for influential Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr, days after they stormed the legislative body and suspended a session to nominate a new prime minister. Security forces on Saturday fired tear gas canisters and hurled sound bombs as demonstrators used ropes to pull down […]

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‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: US retailers compete to clear stock

An air fryer marked down from $149 to $110; a trampoline discounted by 10 per cent and a set of star-spangled kids’ pajamas priced at $9 rather than $12: the red “rollback” signs were not hard to find this week at the Walmart Supercenter closest to the retailer’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas . A mile […]

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Fort never surrendered to British soldiers invaded by cattle

Fort Stanwix National Monument, commonly known as the fort that never surrendered to the British during America’s War of Independence 1777, has been overrun by a swarm of honeybees. Located in the city of Rome in Oneida County in New York, the port has served as a historic site for a long time, reminding Americans […]

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Rising anti-refugee sentiment leads to debate in Turkey | News

With the Turkish government struggling to deal with one of the most serious economic crises the country has faced in decades, another troubling problem is rearing its head – the rise of anti-refugee sentiment in the country. According to the Turkish government, approximately 3.7 million Syrian refugees out of a total of 5.5 million foreigners […]

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Task 5 With Henderson Engineers’ Mark Chrisman

In this series, Healthcare Design asks leading healthcare design professionals, firms, and owners to tell us what’s got their attention and share some ideas on the subject. Mark Chrisman is the health sector executive and a principal at Henderson Engineers (Lenexa, Kan.). Here, he shares his thoughts on delayed infrastructure hospital upgrades related to COVID-19, […]

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China’s Belt and Road spending in Russia drops to zero

China’s new Belt and Road Initiative investments in Russia have fallen to zero for the first time, signaling Beijing’s reluctance to incur sanctions in the wake of the Ukraine war. In contrast to past multibillion-dollar pledges and contracts, Beijing struck no new deals with Russian entities under the Belt and Road program in the first […]

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Monarch butterfly listed as endangered on the IUCN red list

On Thursday, officials at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced the addition of the monarch butterfly to their red list as an endangered species. The listing comes after years of population decline for the spectacular North American butterfly. Continue reading below Our Featured Videos “It’s just a devastating decline,” said Stuart […]

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Turkey denies claims it attacked civilians in Iraq’s Duhok | News

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says reports blaming Turkey for the attack were attempts by the PKK to hinder Ankara’s counterterrorism operations. The Turkish Foreign Minister has denied reports that Turkey carried out attacks targeting civilians in Iraq’s Duhok province, where a strike killed eight and wounded 23 on Wednesday. Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that […]

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