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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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UK fuel crisis threatens to hit health services and industry

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U.K. Fuel Crisis Deepens as Johnson Mulls Easing Trucker Visas

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Evergrande Crisis Not China’s Lehman Moment (Podcast)

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Economic crisis in Sri Lanka shows organic farming doesn’t happen overnight

In pursuit of becoming the world’s first 100% organic food producer, Sri Lanka now finds itself in an economic crisis exacerbated by the pandemic, inflation, and hoarding of essential food items.In April, the country enacted a sweeping, immediate ban of chemical fertilizers along with other imports like palm oil⁠. The actions were imposed on farmers…

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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 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…