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UK food supplies at risk as American CO2 provider shuts down due to soaring gas prices
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UK food supplies at risk as American CO2 provider shuts down due to soaring gas prices

UK supermarkets could face shortages of meat and other fresh food within weeks after soaring gas prices prompted a major US fertilizer manufacturer to suspend production, turning off most of Britain’s supply of carbon dioxide to the food and drink industry in the process. Illinois-based CF Industries said last week that it would halt operations…MORE

Covid-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds is safe and shows ‘robust’ antibody response, Pfizer says
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Covid-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds is safe and shows ‘robust’ antibody response, Pfizer says

In a highly anticipated announcement, Pfizer said on Monday a Phase 2/3 trial showed its Covid-19 vaccine was safe and generated a “robust” antibody response in children ages 5 to 11. These are the first such results released for this age group for a US Covid-19 vaccine, and the data has not yet been peer-reviewed…MORE

5 things to know for September 20: Coronavirus, immigration, Canada, Afghanistan, UN

5 things to know for September 20: Coronavirus, immigration, Canada, Afghanistan, UN

What’s “stagflation?” It’s a period of high inflation and stagnant economic growth, and it can be a lose-lose situation for economic policy makers. Unfortunately, it looks like mild stagflation already may have hit the US. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get…MORE

Evergrande’s debt crisis is wreaking havoc on Hong Kong’s stock market
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Evergrande’s debt crisis is wreaking havoc on Hong Kong’s stock market

Evergrande’s debt crisis is continuing to unsettle investors in Asia and raising concerns about whether a potential default by the troubled Chinese conglomerate could spill over to other parts of the economy. Shares of Evergrande Group plummeted 10% in Hong Kong on Monday, hitting just 2.28 Hong Kong dollars ($0.29) per share. The stock has…MORE

‘Imagine how good it could be’: Northern Ireland women’s footballers ready to seize their moment
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‘Imagine how good it could be’: Northern Ireland women’s footballers ready to seize their moment

Nadene Caldwell doesn’t want to be called an underdog anymore. Life has changed for the midfielder since scoring the winning goal that catapulted her side to their first major tournament — the upcoming Women’s Euro 2022. It’s an incredible achievement for the Northern Ireland team, who, hampered by a round of injuries to key players,…MORE

See the harvest moon shine in the night sky tonight, 2 days before the autumnal equinox
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See the harvest moon shine in the night sky tonight, 2 days before the autumnal equinox

As the fall season approaches and colder temperatures set in, there’s a silver lining to look up to — literally — as the harvest moon makes its debut on September 20, bringing plenty of bright moonlight. The full moon known as the harvest moon, as it traditionally gave farmers more time to harvest their summer-grown…MORE

The mysterious sex lives of dinosaurs
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The mysterious sex lives of dinosaurs

Dinosaurs must have had sex to reproduce but how they did it — with their neck frills, armored plates and tails tipped with spikes — isn’t exactly clear. No fossil has revealed two dinosaurs caught in the act — the only known vertebrates to be unequivocally preserved mating are a pair of 47 million-year-old turtles…MORE

FBI searches family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie after her likely remains were found
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FBI searches family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie after her likely remains were found

The FBI entered and searched the family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie in Florida on Monday, a day after investigators across the country found what they believe to be her remains. On Monday morning, FBI investigators surrounded and entered Laundrie’s parents’ home in North Port as part of a “court-authorized search warrant” related…MORE

Covid-19 cases forcing hospitals to ration care is unfair and unacceptable, expert says
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Covid-19 cases forcing hospitals to ration care is unfair and unacceptable, expert says

With the spread of the Delta variant and lagging vaccination rates, Covid-19 cases have strained many hospitals across the US — which one expert called unfair and unacceptable. Montana’s health care system is under that strain, including St. Peter’s Health in Helena, which is operating under crisis standards of care. “We are at the point…MORE

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