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Storm Imelda lashes Texas with 'life-threatening' amounts of rainfall – video
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More than 1,000 people have been evacuated after Tropical Storm Imelda brought chaos to Texas with up to 40 inches of rainfall and flash flooding. Governor Greg Abbott declared 13 counties disaster zones as the National Weather Service warned 'life-threatening amounts of rainfall' had fallen, with more expected over ThursdayTropical Storm Imelda: more than 1,000 rescued as floodwaters swamp Texas Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal
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Rui Pinto is accused of illegally publishing confidential files belonging to leading football clubs. (BBC News)
Sea-level rise endangers U.S. cities Sea-level rise endangers U.S. cities
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Warmer water and warmer weather is increasing ice melt at the poles.          (USA Today)
We are living in the Sixth Extinction We are living in the Sixth Extinction
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Past mass extinctions were probably caused by algae, asteroids and volcanoes. This one is caused by us.          (USA Today)
There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970
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North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.         (USA Today)
Trudeau asks for forgiveness for brownface photos
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized and asked for forgiveness for dressing up in brown and blackface in the past. At a news conference Thursday, Trudeau said it is something he deeply regrets. (Sept. 19)         (USA Today)
Australian Jock Palfreeman paroled after 11 years in Bulgarian jail
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Palfreeman was sentenced to 20 years for murder but has always maintained he was trying to help a man who was being attacked in SofiaAn Australian, Jock Palfreeman, has been unexpectedly granted parole after serving 11 years behind bars for murder in Bulgaria.Palfreeman, now 32, was serving a 20-year sentence for fatally stabbing a Bulgarian law student, Andrei Monov, 23, during a brawl in the capital, Sofia, in 2007. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Russian artist duo creates optical illusions with psychedelic color-changing portraits Russian artist duo creates optical illusions with psychedelic color-changing portraits
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Fraktality, a married Russian couple, use lenticular printing to make digital images change color depending on where they are viewed from.          (USA Today)
How will Justin Trudeau's blackface photos affect Canada's election?
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Incident has landed the prime minister in hot water as his Liberal party fights to secure another term in a tightly contested electionCanadians have long been aware that Justin Trudeau likes to dress up.His tendency to appropriate dress and customs from other cultures has prompted gentle mockery from rival politicians and the media: on a trip to India last year, he was photographed in a kurta on numerous occasions. He has Indigenous art tattooed his shoulder. He wears Ramadan socks and dances to bhangra music. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'Worse than Hurricane Harvey': More than 1,000 rescued or evacuated from floods as Imelda drenches Texas 'Worse than Hurricane Harvey': More than 1,000 rescued or evacuated from floods as Imelda drenches Texas
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First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas, with rain.          (USA Today)