15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

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The remains of a McDonald’s restaurant in Santa Rosa, California Firefighters battled wildfires in California’s wine region on Tuesday as the death toll rose to 15 and thousands were left homeless in neighborhoods reduced to ashes. “The homes are gone, they are like dust,” said Jack Dixon, a personal trainer who lives in Santa Rosa, Read More

Anne Robinson recalls her abortion 50 years ago on BBC

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Anne Robinson has said it was ‘out of the question’ to not talk about her own abortion as part of new BBC Two documentary Abortion On Trial. Marking 50 years since the Abortion Act was passed, the one-hour programme sees the TV presenter invite a group of nine people with conflicting views on the topic Read More

Ask the Novelist Celeste Ng About Race and Writing

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Photo Celeste Ng Credit Kevin Day Photography “Little Fires Everywhere,” the latest novel by the Asian-American author Celeste Ng, takes place in the 1990s, in a Midwestern suburb that may seem like utopia. In The New York Times Book Review, Eleanor Henderson wrote that Ms. Ng reminds us how “20 years ago, in the age Read More

Dogs adapted to malaria to survive as our companions

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Once domesticated thousands of years ago, dogs spread across the globe wherever humans migrated and settled. As ancient humans expanded from Eurasia, they developed genes to help them survive the harsh climates and diseases of their new homelands. Now a study has shown that dogs taken to tropical regions adapted the same protective gene as Read More

All of the News From This Weekend’s Frontier Expo 2017

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Frontier Developments, the studio behind Elite: Dangerous, Planet Coaster, and Jurassic World Evolution, held its first ever Frontier Expo this weekend. Over 1,000 people attended. Throughout the day, the developer talked about the future of its three flagship titles. Here’s what they announced: Elite: Dangerous is getting a series of free updates in 2018 called Read More

Australia’s cricket team bus hit with rocks in India

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A rock has shattered a window on the Australian cricket team’s bus after their T20 victory over India in Guwahati. No one was injured in the incident which happened as the team was returning to their hotel from the Barsapara Stadium on Wednesday morning AEST. The rock left a large hole in a window towards Read More

Scott Pruitt signs a measure to repeal the Clean Power Plan

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TIE off and collar open, Scott Pruitt unveiled his plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan to loud applause in Hazard, Kentucky, a sleepy coal town in the state’s mountainous south-east. “The war on coal is over,” said Mr Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on October 10th. The next day, in Washington, Read More

Криштиану Роналду не смог повторить рекорд Левандовски. Голландцы в Россию не едут

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Голландцы победили шведов 2:0 и выбыли из борьбы за путевки в Россию. Португальцы вышли в финальную часть чемпионата мира, победив швейцарцев 2:0. Криштиану Роналду не забил и не смог повторить рекорд Роберта Левандовски, забившего 16 мячей в этом отборочном цикле. Группа А Франция – Беларусь 2:1 Голландия – Швеция 2:0 Люксембург – Болгария 1:1 Группа Read More