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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave

1.5 degrees Keeping the rise in global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius will avoid the worst impacts of climate change, scientists say. That’s compared with ‘pre-industrial’ times. The world has already warmed about 1C since then. 2 degrees The original target for limiting the rise in global average temperature. …

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Phillies’ Herrera Is Suspended Through End of the Season

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has accepted a suspension for the rest of the season under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, the commissioner’s office said Friday. The decision came two days after domestic-assault charges against Herrera were dismissed in Atlantic City. He had been charged with simple assault and …

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Women Crash the Pool Party

There is a three-second shot in Hulu’s “Shrill” that lingers. Annie, a tenderly insecure young journalist played by Aidy Bryant, is at her first Fat Babe Pool Party. It’s a glamorous bash featuring women dancing and splashing around in cute swimwear, and while Annie is enchanted with what she sees, …

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Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons

TUNIS, Tunisia — Prime Minister Youssef Chahed of Tunisia on Friday prohibited anyone wearing the niqab, a religious covering for the face with only an opening for the eyes, from entering public institutions and government offices, citing security reasons. After Tunisia’s 2011 revolution, which started the Arab Spring, an Islamist …

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