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Pujara and his team are under heavy pressure to secure promotion

A shortened third day at Wantage Road has still left the promotion battle between Northants and Nottinghamshire on a knife edge…

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Heavy lake-effect snow burying Buffalo, N.Y., more on the way

A significant lake-effect snow event continued Thursday, one day after parts of Michigan were buried under a foot of snow. And as Arctic air continues to pour over the largely unfrozen Great Lakes, AccuWeather forecasters say more snow will pile up through Friday. Snow began to fall in earnest on Wednesday as Marquette, Mich., picked…

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After wildfires that destroyed hundreds of homes in Colorado, heavy snows will hit Colorado

Flames engulf homes as the Marshall Fire spreads through a neighborhood in the town of Superior in Boulder County, Colorado on December 30, 2021. A powerful storm system bringing heavy snowfall was blowing into Colorado on Friday, a day after devastating wildfires fueled by hurricane-force winds destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands…

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In northeast Brazil, heavy rains cause the displacement of thousands

This handout picture taken on December 12, 2021 and released by the Brazilian presidency showings a flooded area in Itamaraju, in the south of Bahia State, Brazil, after heavy rains. More than 11,000 people have been displaced in the Brazilian state of Bahia due to flooding, with authorities scrambling Saturday to provide relief to residents…

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‘ONE Championship: Heavy Hitters’ set for Jan. 14 with Jing Nan Xiong vs. Ayaka Miura

ONE Championship has revealed the lineup for the promotion’s first event of 2022, and a strawweight title fight will serve in the headlining slot. Reigning champion Xiong Jing Nan (16-2) of China will put her title on the line against Japan’s Ayaka Miura (11-3) in the main event of “ONE Championship: Heavy Hitters,” which takes…

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Cannabis may contain heavy metals and affect consumer health, study finds

Cannabis plants — which are used to produce industrial hemp, medical marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) oil, among other products — have an inherent ability to absorb heavy metals from the soil, making them useful for remediating contaminated sites. But this ability to soak up toxic metals may also make cannabis dangerous for consumers who ingest…

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Exclusive Q&A: Heavy Metal CEO Matt Medney on his colorful new sci-fi comic book series ‘The Adventures of Adrienne James’

Home News Entertainment The cover for “The Adventures of Adrienne James.” (Image credit: Heavy Metal) Fans of flashy interstellar odysseys can rejoice this holiday season as the premiere issue of Heavy Metal’s “The Adventures of Adrienne James” sci-fi comic book series arrives later this month, carried by the cosmic wings of an enthusiastic pre-launch buzz.Think…

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Heavy Rains in Sri Lanka, South India Kill at Least 25

A Sri Lankan woman wades through a flooded area in Kochchikade, about 30 kilometers north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Nov. 10, 2021. (Eranga Jayawardena/AP Photo) COLOMBO/CHENNAI—Heavy rains on Sri Lanka’s coast and in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu have killed at least 25 people, destroyed thousands of homes and snarled traffic, authorities…

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Facebook to Face Heavy Fines for Allowing Young Users to Sign-Up to its Platforms Under Proposed Australian Law

The Australian Government will consider a new bill that would force social media companies to obtain parental consent for users under the age of 16, of face hefty fines if caught. Which seems largely impossible to enforce effectively, but the draft legislation outlines that social media apps would be required to “take all reasonable steps…

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Heavy rains in drought-stricken states could be dangerous

Amir AghaKouchak is a professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science at University of California, Irvine. This story originally featured on The Conversation. A powerful storm system known as an atmospheric river is heading for northern California and Oregon, a region in the midst of an historic drought. While it will bring…