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China hopes for change if Biden wins, but unlikely

BEIJING (AP) – Chinese leaders hope that Washington will ease trade, technology and security conflicts if Joe Biden wins the November 3rd presidential election. But any change is likely to be stylistic and not substantial as frustration with Beijing grows across America’s political spectrum. Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and their constituents seem reluctant to take a softer approach to …

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China hopes for change if Biden wins, but unlikely

BEIJING (AP) – Chinese leaders hope that Washington will ease trade, technology and security conflicts if Joe Biden wins the November 3rd presidential election. But any change is likely to be stylistic and not substantial as frustration with Beijing grows across America’s political spectrum. Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and their constituents seem reluctant to take a softer approach to …

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Richard Grenell followed conversations about Maduro, change of power in Venezuela

WASHINGTON – Richard Grenell, a close ally of Trump’s numerous administrative functions, tacitly launched a pre-election mission last month designed at least in part to convince Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro to give up power. Mr. Grenell, a vocal and combative supporter of President Trump’s re-election campaign, met with Jorge Rodríguez, a former Venezuelan vice president and close ally of Mr. …

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Asbestos, a mining town in Quebec, will change its name to Val-des-Sources

If business was going well, the kids in town could write their names in asbestos dust that fell from the mines, and the dust covered the drying of the laundry on the pipes outside. During the First and Second World Wars, miners in asbestos provided material for ships, airplanes, and fireproof soldiers’ uniforms, she said. “They were heroes, so they …

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Sharks have killed 7 people in Australia this year, most since 1934. Climate change could be a factor

Days of search uncovered the man’s surfboard, but his body was never found. He was counted as Australia’s seventh victim of a shark attack that year – an alarming spike that has not been seen in the country in 86 years. “There’s been a little slip in Australia (this year),” said Culum Brown, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences …

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“Ten one-billionths of cosmic history” – Homo species of the past could not survive the intense climate change (weekend feature)

Posted on Oct 17, 2020 in Climate Change, Evolution, Science The human experience with our light blue dot “took less than 10 billionths of cosmic history, surrounded by a huge lifeless space, but we humans congratulate ourselves,” says Peter Brannen, author of Ends of the world on the current human domination, recently dubbed the Anthropocene – the 1950s atomic era …

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Old believers could not survive climate change

“More like Old Unfaithful Amirite ,,,,,” – Brian Kahn, Earther Managing Editor / My Actual Bossphoto:: Mark Ralston ((Getty Images) Yellowstone National Park has a great geyser called Old Faithful that spits out boiling hot water on a regular basis (every, on average) 90 to 94 minutes). I’ve never seen it in person beforebut I assumed there was no rush …

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