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Tokyo Olympics can be delivered 'safely and securely,' says World Athletics president Seb Coe

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 15:32
World Athletics president Seb Coe says he is confident the Tokyo Olympics can be held in a safe way, despite growing calls for the Games to be canceled.
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New 'Big 5' of wildlife photography revealed

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 15:16
In the 1800s, when blood sports were more socially acceptable, the term "Big Five" was coined to refer to the lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant and leopard -- the animals that trophy hunters in Africa considered the most dangerous to hunt on foot.
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Melting ice in Antarctica could trigger chain reactions, study says

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:31
In an ever-warming climate, ripple effects or chain reactions could lead to altered weather patterns across the globe thanks to a melting Antarctic ice sheet, a new study says.
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This nurse is on a mission to vaccinate an entire island

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:29
The UK's vaccine rollout is reaching even the most isolated parts of the country. CNN boards a small plane bound for Fair Isle, off the coast of Scotland, along with Margaret Cooper, a nurse on a mission to vaccinate the entire island. CNN's Phil Black reports.
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Those emerging cicadas are giving some people anxiety

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:24
Rosalie Lacorazza already has lived through two 17-year cicada events and dreads what's coming.
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Why sexual activity took a pandemic hit, and what to do about it

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:22
When Covid-19 first hit, I stopped getting as many inquiries from new patients for sex therapy.
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Wave of anti-trans bills is 'really alarming,' says transgender motorsport star

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:06
Anorexia. Depression. Loneliness. If motor racing requires a high level of endurance, then Charlie Martin is well versed in navigating life's twists and turns -- on and off the track.
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Taiwan was a Covid success story. Now it's fighting its biggest outbreak

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 14:05
Taiwan has imposed new restrictions including limits on gatherings in its capital as it battles its biggest coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic last year.
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European leaders seized more power during the pandemic. Few have 'exit plans' to hand it back

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 13:27
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives across Europe due to Covid-19, and many more have suffered long-term ill health after contracting the disease. They're not the only casualties of the pandemic.
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China's space agency just gave the Communist Party a big 100th birthday gift

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 12:13
• Video: Why is there a race to Mars?
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Scarlett Johansson gets slimed by Colin Jost at MTV Awards

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:27
Actress Scarlett Johansson was hilariously interrupted during her acceptance speech at the MTV Movie & TV Awards by her husband, comedian Colin Jost. See more highlights from the awards show.
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Covid-19: YouTube launches vaccination ad campaign

BBC Technology - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 04:40
The video-sharing site will pay for ads on buses, billboards and its own site to promote vaccination.
Categories: Technology

The app that lets you pay to control another person's life

BBC Technology - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 04:33
NewNew aims to connect artists with their fans who can vote on aspects of their work and daily life.
Categories: Technology

Mystery surrounds upcoming Pentagon report on UFOs

CNN - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 00:59
Gideon Lewis-Kraus of The New Yorker discusses an upcoming report to be released by the Pentagon on the topic of UFOs.
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Gov. Hogan: Trump is toxic for the Republican party

CNN - Sun, 05/16/2021 - 20:10
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland tells CNN's Dana Bash that he believes former president Donald Trump is toxic for the Republican party and for the country.
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Analysis: End of latest violence will be no more than a truce

CNN - Sun, 05/16/2021 - 19:26
The current explosion of violence between Palestinians and the state of Israel is yet to inflict as many casualties as the devastating 2014 Gaza conflict, but in many ways is a bleaker and more foreboding episode. Confrontation is not confined to aerial bombardment and rocket fire over Gaza and southern Israel but has spread to the streets of Israeli towns, to neighborhoods of Jerusalem and across the West Bank.
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This is how Coca-Cola comes up with new flavors

CNN - Sat, 05/15/2021 - 23:04
New soda flavors aren't always a hit, but Coke CTO Nancy Quan explains how the company tries to use data to get ahead of global trends.
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LaFleur wants Rodgers back 'in the worst way'

ESPN NFL News - Sat, 05/15/2021 - 13:12
Nothing has changed in Aaron Rodgers' standoff with the Packers, but Matt LaFleur is doubling down on his desire to continue coaching the reigning NFL MVP.
Categories: Sports

Rep for women reached out to Watson's lawyers

ESPN NFL News - Sat, 05/15/2021 - 13:12
Text messages and a recording reviewed by ESPN show a member of the legal team representing the women suing Deshaun Watson approaching Watson's legal team to discuss "working things out."
Categories: Sports

Sources: Broncos lose Hamilton to off-site injury

ESPN NFL News - Sat, 05/15/2021 - 13:12
DaeSean Hamilton, whom the Broncos were trying to trade in recent days, has suffered a torn knee ligament in a workout away from the team's complex.
Categories: Sports

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