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Canada

The Tunnel: New attraction offers fresh views of Niagara Falls | CBC News

This summer, visitors in southern Ontario have a new way to see the spectacular Niagara Falls. Niagara Parks Power Station has opened its new attraction, The Tunnel.  Guests can ride a glass-panelled elevator 180 feet (54 metres) below the main generating hall and walk the 2,200-foot (670 metres) long tunnel that winds through the former hydro-electric station to an outdoor viewing platform where […]

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Science

Kohl’s sale falls apart in shaky retail environment

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The potential sale of the Kohl’s department store chain has fallen apart in a shaky retail environment of rising inflation and consumer anxiety. Kohl’s entered exclusive talks early this month with Franchise Group, the owner of Vitamin Shop and other retail outlets, on a deal worth about $8 billion. Source link

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Business

10-year Treasury yield falls to near one-month low as recession fears intensify

U.S. Treasury yields were mixed on Friday as investors continued to assess the risk of an economic downturn. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was trading marginally lower at 2.972%, paring losses after falling to 2.941% earlier in the session — its lowest level since June 6. Meanwhile, the yield on the 30-year […]

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US

Massive fire tears through junkyard in Falls Twp., Bucks County

FALLS TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Firefighters battled a raging junkyard fire in Falls Twp, Bucks County on Thursday. This is happening near Middle Drive and Solar Drive. Firefighters were called there just after 1 p.m. Chopper 6 over the scene shows a raging fire shooting flames and smoke into the air. No injuries have been […]

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Sports

Jack Draper falls at second Wimbledon hurdle but four Brits through to third round

Jack Draper was unable to make it a fantastic five for Britain in the third round of Wimbledon as he surrendered a one-set lead to lose 5-7, 7-6(0), 6-2, 6-3 on Court No 1 against Alex De Minaur. Draper beat Belgian Zizou Bergs in straight sets in the opening round as was looking to take […]

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Finance

UK trade performance falls to worst level on record in first quarter

The UK’s trade performance this year fell to its worst level since records began, heaping more pressure on sterling in international currency markets. The country’s current account deficit was calculated at 8.3 per cent of gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2022, a deterioration from an average of 2.6 per cent across all […]

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Technology

Apple MacBook Pro 16-Inch Falls to Cheapest Price of 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. B&H Photo has issued a steeper price drop on Apple’s M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16-inch, bringing the standard model in Space Gray down to $2,279 ($220 […]

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World

Sievierodonetsk falls to Putin as Ukraine calls for ‘tactical withdrawal’

It represents Kyiv’s biggest setback on the battlefield for over a month following some of the most intense and bloodiest fighting of the war so far. Ukraine has described its retreat as a “tactical withdrawal” as its forces have opted to fight on higher ground in Lysychansk. According to pro-Russian separatists Russian forces are now […]

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Health

Coronavirus: Global life expectancy falls for the first time due to COVID-19

In recent decades global life expectancy has risen. This is in large part due to technological developments meaning people live for longer. However, in a surprise to health experts and officials alike, global life expectancy has fallen for the first time. While Covid is believed to have played a role, other factors have also influenced […]

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UK

Primark shoppers horrified as newborn baby ‘falls down escalator’ in busy store

The horror is believed to have happened at the branch in Romford, east London, in front of customers who’ve since expressed their shock and concern. Writing on a residents’ Facebook page, one shopper said: “A baby fell down from the top of the escalator in Romford Primark yesterday, does anybody that was there know if the […]