The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Having an Unexpected Effect on The Environment, Too

The coronavirus epidemic that has paralysed the Chinese economy may have a silver lining for the environment. China’s carbon emissions have dropped by least 100 million metric tonnes over the past two weeks, according to a study published on Wednesday by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) in Finland.   That […]

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USSF paid Jurgen Klinsmann $1.4m in 2018 ex-USWNT boss Jill Ellis well behind

The U.S. Soccer Federation has released its latest tax filing for the 2019 fiscal year, revealing that the highest-paid coach in that period was deposed U.S. men’s national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann. The Form 990 covers the period from April 1 of 2018 to the end of March of 2019, though a USSF spokesperson stated […]

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DISCOs have failed in electricity supply — FG

File: DISCO official disconnecting lines on electric pole By Johnbosco Agbakwuru …Mulls reversal of electricity privatisation ABUJA — THE Federal Government said yesterday that Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have failed in supplying adequate electricity to Nigerian consumers. Government said it would no longer provide intervention funds as subsidy to the DISCOs and might take drastic actions […]

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Watch a Violinist Play While Surgeons Remove Tumour From Her Brain

A violinist helped surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument, the UK hospital where she underwent the innovative procedure said.   Surgeons came up with the novel approach to ensure that areas of Dagmar Turner’s brain responsible for intricate hand movements were not affected during the […]

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Coronavirus hits China’s workers as businesses say they can’t pay wages now

A growing number of China’s private companies have cut wages, delayed paychecks or stopped paying staff completely, saying that the economic toll of the coronavirus has left them unable to cover their labor costs. To slow the spread of the virus that’s claimed more than 2,000 lives, Chinese authorities and big employers have encouraged people to […]

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Klobuchar and Buttigieg Spar Over Her Stumble on Mexico’s President

LAS VEGAS — The simmering Midwestern feud between Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Pete Buttigieg erupted on Wednesday night, as the two rivals increasingly turned their cannons on each other in a manner that was by turns caustic and personal. The fracas ignited in response to a question at the Democratic presidential debate about […]

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Certain Junk Foods Could Be Messing With Your Brain’s Appetite Control, Study Finds

Emerging evidence in humans suggests a typically Western high-fat, high-sugar ‘junk food’ diet can quickly undermine your brain’s appetite control. After indulging in a week-long binge of waffles, milkshakes and similarly rich foods, researchers in Australia found young and healthy volunteers scored worse on memory tests and experienced a greater desire to eat junk food, […]

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Police arraign 4 men over alleged possession of charms

The police on Wednesday arraigned four persons in  a Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, over alleged criminal trespass, possession of charms and attempt to commit theft. The police charged Zakariah Micheal, 27, bus conductor, Lugbe Abuja; Monday Onoja,32, driver, Airport Road, Abuja; Ocholi Adoion, 41, Mpape Abuja and Victor Bebesei, 49 Warri, Delta with […]

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Trump Names Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence

Republican senators had privately pushed the Trump administration to nominate a national security professional for the post, and advisers made clear that the president was not nominating Mr. Grenell for the permanent job. Mr. Trump has installed acting leaders in other top government vacancies, giving him freedom to maneuver around the demands of Senate confirmation. […]

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Bayelsa: Lyon absolves running mate of blame over Supreme Court verdict

Bayelsa: Lyon absolves running mate of blame over Supreme Court verdict ▷ Nigeria news

– The sacked APC’s governor-elect in Bayelsa, Lyon, has urged people not to blame his running mate for the development – Lyon also urged his supporters and APC members not to resort to violence as a result of the verdict – The APC governorship candidate said the party’s legal team will explore all legal options […]

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