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Travel

St. George Island beachgoers react to new Florida law allowing smoking ban

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) – A new law in Florida aims to cut down on cigarette butts in the sand by allowing local governments to restrict or ban smoking on public beaches. According to data from the ocean conservancy, cigarette butts are the most common piece of trash volunteers pick up on Florida beaches. WCTV […]

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Business

An energy transition loophole is allowing Big Oil to offload high-polluting assets to private buyers

An oil flare burns at Repsol’s oil refining complex in Cartagena, Spain. Repsol was one of the top sellers of assets between 2017 and 2021 in EDF’s analysis. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil and gas giants are increasingly selling off dirty assets to private firms, amplifying concerns that the fossil fuel industry’s traditional […]

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Life Style

Guilty: Doctor’s conduct had ‘major impact’ on family

A GP has been censured for her part in allowing a close personal relationship with a patient to evolve. Stock Photo / 123RF A doctor who continued to treat the wife and children of a patient she was having a personal relationship with has been found guilty of professional misconduct and censured. The doctor, who […]

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Pets

Father Joe’s Villages allowing pets in shelters –

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Jesse Casement, Division Director of Client Services at Father Joe’s Villages, joined KUSI’s Jason Austell on “Good Morning San Diego” to discuss updates with her organization, namely allowing pets to come along with homeless folks in their shelters. Source link

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Canada

After survivors speak, Anglican leader apologizes for church allowing ‘terrible crime’ at residential schools | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. The spiritual leader of the Anglican Church told survivors gathered at a Saskatchewan First Nation Saturday that he was sorry the church had allowed “terrible crime” to occur at residential schools. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby started his visit at James Smith Cree Nation, east of Prince Albert, around midday, […]

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Pets

Spirit’s Homestretch provided sanctuary for senior pets; rise in donors allowing nonprofit to grow – The Owensboro Times

Spirit’s Homestretch | Photos provided Ten years ago, Stacey Utley and her mother Shirley Sandifer began Spirit’s Homestretch, a sanctuary for senior pets that become homeless. Utley said it has remained a constant over the last decade that senior dogs need homes, but she said fortunately more donors have become interested in helping.  The nonprofit […]

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US

KILT Protocol introduces web3name allowing users to have a unique digital name for Web3 ecosystem | HackerNoon

KILT is a blockchain-based decentralised identity protocol. Digital identity is defined by a decentralised identifier (DID) – a one-of-a-kind sequence of alphanumeric characters – and whatever credentials one may associate with it. Web3name is a new approach to describing one’s digital identity that is both personal and recognised. Users can also produce credentials certifying possession […]

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World

Is the EU allowing Russia to evade sanctions? Zelensky claims EU makes money out of blood

The fifth round of EU sanctions imposed over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine includes the port ban – but there are still significant gaps in the EU’s latest round of punishments for Russia. Russian ships are now barred from entering ports in Belgium, Bulgaria and Italy. However, an EU statement on April 8 said “exemptions apply […]

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US

Functionland is allowing users to be owners in the Web3 era

Functionland aims to disrupt cloud subscription services as part of its vision for a more egalitarian internet. One of the great hopes surrounding Web3 is the promise decentralized networks show for defending liberal democracy and creating a universally equal playing field that frees users from the so-called “rental web,” in which an outsized share of […]

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UK

Star Hobson’s evil mother has sentence for allowing toddler’s death increased

Three senior judges today increased her jail sentence to 12 years. Star died after she was taken to hospital in September 2020, having suffered “utterly catastrophic” and “unsurvivable” injuries at Brockhill’s hands in Keighley, West Yorkshire. Brockhill herself was jailed for life in December. The 28-year-old security guard laughed at Bradford Crown Court as the sentence was […]