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Thousands evacuated as powerful Typhoon Haishen barrels toward Japan and the Korean Peninsula

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Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated out of the path of a powerful typhoon that's expected to make landfall in southwestern Japan on Sunday. Typhoon Haishen has sustained winds of 195 kph (121 mph) an...

Tens of thousands of fires are pushing the Amazon to a tipping point

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Fires continue to rage at high levels through the Amazon in Brazil for the second consecutive year, raising concerns among scientists that the rainforest's destruction could eventually reach a point of no return. S...

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead in New Mexico

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Biologists at New Mexico State University are trying to find out why hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead across the state. The mystery started August 20 with the discovery of a large number...

Bacterial outbreak infects thousands after factory leak in China

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Several thousand people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease, authorities said on Tuesday, in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year. The Health Commission ...

Feed the Polls organizing thousands of meals for 2020 voters in food-insecure areas

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For voters worried about their next meal, taking the time to stand in line for hours is a nearly impossible ask. While many Americans are opting to mail in or drop off their ballots this year, election officials ar...

As coronavirus cases surge, hundreds of footballers jet off thousands of miles round the world

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As many countries grapple with a second wave of coronavirus cases, hundreds of footballers have flown thousands of miles around the world to play international matches. According to players union FIFPro, 251 players...

Thousands of abandoned baby chicks die at Madrid airport

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About 23,000 baby chicks have died after being abandoned in transit at Madrid Barajas airport in Spain. The birds, who were only a few days old, had been left outside in cardboard boxes for three days without food o...

Researchers gave thousands of dollars to homeless people. The results defied stereotypes.

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You've heard this refrain before -- giving money to homeless people is not the best way to help them because it might be squandered, or spent on harmful habits. But a new Canadian study makes a powerful case to the ...

Thousands of mink die in Covid-19 outbreaks at US fur farms

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Thousands of mink have died at fur farms in Utah and Wisconsin after a series of coronavirus outbreaks. In Utah, ranchers have lost at least 8,000 mink to Covid-19 among the animals known for their silky, luxurious ...

Nashville officials investigating a religious concert that lacked a permit and drew thousands without masks

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Health officials in Nashville, Tennessee, are investigating an outdoor religious concert that they say took place downtown without a permit on Sunday and drew large crowds of people who weren't wearing masks. "We ha...

Task force warns against small gatherings as Trump rallies with thousands

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The White House coronavirus task force expressed concern about virus spread stemming from small household gatherings as coronavirus cases rise across the country and colder months approach. The warnings come as Pres...

This dad’s adorably amateurish pet portraits have raised thousands for charity

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London A British man has raised thousands of pounds for charity after his unconventional drawings of people's pets went viral. Phil Heckels, 38, told CNN that his rise to internet stardom began six weeks ago when he ...

Thousands of miles away, their lives may depend on the US election too

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It's not just Americans who worry about their jobs, health care or feeding their families depending on who sits in the Oval Office. Even in the America First era, the US is the biggest foreign aid donor globally an...

Thousands of cars form lines to collect food in Texas

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Thousands of people lined up for groceries at a food bank distribution event in Dallas, Texas, this weekend, with organizers saying the Covid-19 pandemic has increased need in the city. Texas becomes the first US...

He donated to his local food bank for years. Now, he’s among the thousands who rely on it to feed his family

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One Texas man used to donate his time and money to his local food bank. Now, he's among the thousands of people relying on it during the coronavirus pandemic. Neil Wilson, a retired veteran who served in the air for...

Wildfires in three states leave one dead and destroy thousands of acres

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Wildfires have scorched more than 8.7 million acres across the country this year, but the season is still not over. Right now, there are three new wildfires burning in the West: the Mountain View Fire, the Pinehaven...

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