8 ocean facts you probably didn’t know

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8 ocean facts you probably didn’t know

Sea level rise is increasing the frequency of severe weather events such as floods, droughts and wildfires, in part because of global warming. Studies of ice cores taken from deep ocean waters indicate that…

Pregnant journalist killed in Yemen bombing

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Pregnant journalist killed in Yemen bombing

A pregnant Yemen journalist was killed and another injured in an explosion in the capital Sanaa Saturday. The attack on news conference hosted by the Chorus multimedia news agency, which honored the country’s journalists,…

Race director marries extraordinary fellow competitor

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Race director marries extraordinary fellow competitor

Image copyright Amanda Macfarlane Image caption They were married in Spain on one of the highest peaks in the Algarve As professionals, race directors and competitors, the Bride and Groom are polar opposites. They…

Myanmar is thinking about renovating an abandoned island

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Myanmar is thinking about renovating an abandoned island

A joint committee of Myanmar’s government and the country’s mega-rich tycoons discussed plans this week to restore a once-hyped and now-scandalous jewel of the world economy to its former glory. For decades, the Rin…