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Debt crisis averted, but at what cost?

With Tuesday’s 219-206 vote along party lines to increase the U.S. debt limit by $480 billion, House Democrats averted a possible global financial meltdown. But Congress’ – and the country’s – problems remain far from resolved.The increase will only cover the bills through early December, which is also the end date for a temporary extension of government…

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Marvel: Crisis Protocol — 10 Strongest Cabal Members, Ranked

Marvel: Crisis Protocol currently has 18 affiliations available to players, but the Cabal has stayed relevant and competitive since its introduction as one of the two affiliations in the original core set. The Cabal also has the second-largest roster of affiliated characters (behind only the Avengers) in the Marvel board game. While this breadth of options is…

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'Manmade crisis

Cruz: ‘Manmade Crisis’ in Del Rio Due to ‘Political Decision’ by Biden Admin. to Halt Deportation Flights to Haiti

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blamed the migrant situation in Del Rio on the “political decision” by the Biden administration to stop deportation flights to Haiti. Cruz said, “[T]his is a manmade crisis. … September 8, the Biden administration made a political decision. They announced that they…

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Ida left behind a water crisis in the Gulf

It has been a week and a half since Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast and the devastating impacts of the Category 4 storm are still being felt throughout the region. Some 418,000 people in Louisiana remain without power, unable to run air conditioning units to deal with scorching late summer temperatures or keep food…

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climate crisis

Climate crisis could double frequency of extreme regional summer droughts in Europe

Figure: Drying stripes for two selected hot-spot regions showing the percent of normal index (PNI), which gives the percentage of precipitation of a given month and year compared to the long-term mean in a counterfactual world with pre-industrial greenhouse gas concentrations. The PNI values were calculated for each climate simulation of the ensemble, before the…

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Climate crisis triggers spike in lightning strike deaths in India

About 2,500 people die in lightning strikes in India each year, government data shows, compared with just 45 in the US.Faizuddin is still traumatised from the lightning strike that killed his three friends as they took selfies atop a 400-year-old fort in India, where climate change is making lethal strikes more common. Dozens of people…

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climate crisis

Climate crisis: Marine life will need to ‘adapt or die’ as ocean surfaces change

Nearly all of Earth’s ocean surface climates could be radically altered by 2100. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images If the rate at which we’ve been releasing carbon doesn’t change, environmental researchers suggest about 95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100, creating a grim future for some marine species that may face two options:…

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border crisis

In border crisis between Belarus and Lithuania, salvos fly in ‘propaganda war’

MOSCOW — Belarus calls it shocking: state media reports on an Iraqi migrant who died while trying to cross into Lithuania.Lithuania calls it fiction: a story invented by Belarus to smear its neighbor amid a growing crisis in which migrants have been used as pawns by Belarus’s leader, Alexander Lukashenko.Amid the conflicting accounts, Lukashenko is…

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crisis educativa

Crisis educativa: por qué Toyota no consigue 200 jóvenes con el secundario completo para trabajar en su planta

En un informe de el Observatorio de Argentinos por la Educación analizaron la situación e indagaron en variables como la cantidad de egresados y la situación socioeconómica de los estudiantes

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The Border Crisis Is Killing Americans, Data Shows

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has called fentanyl the “primary driver” of the record 92,183 drug overdose deaths in 2020. Some experts have said the Biden administration needs to pressure Mexico to use its military in coordination with the U.S. to destroy cartel labs. While many drugs come into the U.S. country at various points…