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Oyster shells given new life as reefs off Texas coast

by François PICARD On the terrace of a seafood restaurant in Houston, Texas's largest city, a few ladies are enjoying a local oyster dish: the breaded mollusks are slathered in mayonnaise and served in a sandwich. Sitting in the shade of a palm tree on a...

Bitcoin’s rollercoaster ride

Virtual currency bitcoin -- which broke the $20,000 barrier in trading for the first time Wednesday -- morphed from an academic paper to one of the world's most closely-watched crypto currencies. Here is a look at its tumultuous rise, fall and rise again. - Mysterious beginnings...

Hospital staff ‘truly exhausted,’ says Texas doctor in viral hug photo

by Mark FELIX with Sarah Titterton in Washington Through multiple masks, a face shield and a protective suit he likens to those worn by astronauts, Dr Joseph Varon bends over his Covid-19 patient and waves into the phone she is holding up. At the other end...

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing his baseless claims that last month's election was stolen from him, telling a raucous crowd at his first post-poll rally he would somehow still win. In a speech remarkable for its...

Resilience: Nasa, SpaceX sends four astronauts to International Space Station aboard Falcon 9

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India, Nov. 16 -- Nasa and SpaceX on Sunday is set to launch four astronauts on a flight to send them to the International Space Station. This is Nasa's first mission where they are sending astronauts on a full-fledged mission aboard a privately owned...

Here’s a real shocker…Republicans leading 41-39 in early Michigan counts

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Here’s a real shocker…The Republican Party (GOP) is leading the Dems in Michigan in early vote counts. The votes are from 2 million mail-in ballots returned from 3.1 million requested in the state. Some 39 per cent of the mail-in ballots were requested by Democrat...

Trump and Biden to do battle in final debate

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by Eric BARADAT, with Jerome CARTILLIER in Washington President Donald Trump squares off against Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Thursday in what promises to be a bruising final debate with less than two weeks left in their turbulent fight for the White House. The pair’s last...

Trump shows off huge rally crowd from aircraft amid backlash

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U.S. President Donald Trump showed off a huge crowd at his rally in Arizona, Tweeting a short video taken before he landed at the airport. https://twitter.com/i/status/1318276008303382529 But on Twitter, Americans came out to attack him for not observing COVID-19 rules and for inviting a large number...

Start of the fourth global Covid-19 wave

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India, Oct. 19 -- As the global case tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crossed the 40 million mark, the outbreak appears to have entered the fourth and strongest (yet) wave. The latest spurt of infections is fuelled by the second wave in most...

Biden leads Trump, but can polls be trusted this year?

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by Francesco Fontemaggi Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election four years ago brought into question as never before the reliability of opinion polls. Can they be believed this time around? – What do the polls say? -With 16 days to go before the November...
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