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Biden pledges $60m to stormproof Puerto Rico during visit

57 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The US territory has been frequently battered by hurricanes but is often overlooked by the federal government when it comes to aid Joe Biden announced on Monday that his...
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Khashoggi widow asks US intelligence chief to help recover murdered journalist's ‘bugged' cellphone

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

‘I want all parties to be held accountable for my husband's death'
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From today, America and UK follow new rules on how they can demand your data from each other

4 hours ago   |   The Register

Cops and Feds get easier info sharing, Britain benefits most The Data Access Agreement , by which the US and UK have agreed how one country can respond to lawful data demands...
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John Oliver on stolen antiquities in western museums: ‘Abject callousness on display'

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The Last Week Tonight host digs into the history of stolen artifacts and the market in dubiously sourced antiquities John Oliver tore into western museums and their collections...
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Biden says US has failed Puerto Rico as he flies out to view Hurricane Ian damage

9 hours ago   |   The Independent

‘I'm heading to Puerto Rico because they haven't been taken very good care of'
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Biden visits Puerto Rico as tensions simmer over Hurricane Ian response - live

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

President to see damage from Hurricane Fiona two weeks ago Sign up to receive First Thing - our daily briefing by email Good morning US politics blog readers! Following several...
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Young people demand climate justice in run-up to Cop27 UN talks

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Activists from global south demand recompense for damage from countries most responsible for crisis Young people from some of the countries most affected by climate breakdown...
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TikTok live shopping features coming to the US soon

TikTok live shopping features coming to the US soon

13 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

TikTok has been testing out its live shopping feature for a while and is now planning on launching it in the United States. According to a report by the Financial Times , the...
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Weather tracker: Hurricane Ian likely to be costliest since 1992

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

At least 32 people dead and 10,000 unaccounted for after hurricane brought maximum gusts of 155mph The fourth most powerful storm ever to hit the US mainland has killed at...
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Should you give children melatonin gummies to sleep? Here's what the expert says

Should you give children melatonin gummies to sleep? Here's what the expert says

14 hours ago   |   Metro

Should parents turn to melatonin gummies to help their child sleep? Any parent knows the challenges that can sometimes occur when trying to get their children to sleep. So...
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Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher suggest Harry Maguire can't start for...

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher suggest Harry Maguire can't start for England at the World Cup

Harry Maguire shouldn't start for England at the upcoming World Cup according to Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher as both questioned his defensive capabilities. Read more ...

Black Seed closes £5.8m to support ‘over-mentored and underfunded' Black...

Venture capital firm Black Seed has closed £5.8m for its first fund to invest in “over-mentored and underfunded” Black British tech founders. Based in Brixton, London, the... Read more ...

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Virtually all of Australia will be lashed with relentless rain this week as the east coast braces for dangerous storms and record-breaking falls. Read more ...

Suitcases with children's remains moved at New Zealand storage unit

Suitcases with children's remains moved at New Zealand storage unit

More details are emerging about suitcases containing the remains of two children that were left in a New Zealand storage facility for four years. Read more ...

North Korean Missile Test Triggers Emergency Alerts in Japan - CNET

A missile launched by North Korea flew over the Japanese island on Tuesday morning local time. Read more ...

Peloton to Put Its Bikes in All Hilton-Branded Hotels in the US - CNET

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The pitfalls of trust: all you need to know about social engineering

Social engineering expert Richard De Vere explains how this particular type of threat can be used to turn our human inclination to trust against us and what that means for... Read more ...

Should you always use heat protector when you straighten your hair

Should you always use heat protector when you straighten your hair

A shocking video shared on TikTok by a US based hair salon, reveals the full extent of damage heat tools can cause to hair, and the amazing power of heat protector. Read more ...

Where to get Australia's best meat pie: Whittlesea Bakehouse named the best...

Where to get Australia's best meat pie: Whittlesea Bakehouse named the best at national awards

The best meat pie in Australia for 2022 has been crowned at The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition. Read more ...

Jonny Clayton admits he was fortunate to avoid early World Grand Prix exit

Clayton's three-dart average of 82.24 was slightly lower than that of his Dutch opponent. Read more ...