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Transphobia is gaining ground in the U.S. Gender-diverse people in Canada worry it could happen here | CBC News

Amanda Jetté Knox doesn’t know who tried to throw a bottle at them from a vehicle while walking home in Ottawa last month, but remembers the feeling of it barely missing their head.  “[It] hit my bangs as it went by,” said Jetté Knox, who identifies as non-binary and uses she/they pronouns. “[They] called me a […]

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Entertainment

DeKalb County to host Movies in the Park during July – On Common Ground News – 24/7 local news

DECATUR, GA – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Department will host Movies in the Park during the month of July. Every Wednesday, in various locations across the county, a movie will be shown at dusk, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and food for each showing. All […]

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Sports

Gala Stakes: Ground unlikely to help William Haggas’ Addeyyb in Sandown Listed test

Addeybb may have to contend with less than favourable ground conditions in his return to action in the Davies Insurance Services Gala Stakes at Sandown. The William Haggas-trained Pivotal gelding was due to make a third trip to Australia earlier in the year, but a blood clot on his hock became infected and for a […]

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Science

This Plant Lurks Underground to Trap Prey in a Way We’ve Never Seen Before

We often think of plants as sedate, tranquil organisms that can’t help but keep to themselves. But not all plants are harmless wallflowers. Carnivorous plants, as the name suggests, eat prey – mostly bugs, but also small animals, and other nutrient-rich matter.   While the whole idea seems vaguely nightmarish at first, these “ecologically unique” plants need […]

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Science

‘Xi humiliated’: Wuhan lab leak theory gains ground as experts point to evidence in book

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic that threw the entire world into turmoil, a furious debate has raged on about the origins of the Sars-Cov-2 virus. While China believes that the virus jumped from animals to humans, many have alleged that the virus actually leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. In a new […]

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Celebrities

Jodi Sweetin Was Thrown To The Ground By LAPD Cops During An Abortion Protest

“This will not deter us, we will continue fighting for our rights.” This past weekend, protests took place across the world after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion in the United States. Probal Rashid / LightRocket via Getty Images Jodie Sweetin — who you know from Full […]

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Finance

Centre ground politics helps keep Boris Johnson safe in office

This article is an on-site version of our Inside Politics newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday Good morning. Oliver Dowden has not triggered a Cabinet walkout. Although, as Jasmine Cameron-Chileshe reports in an insightful piece, many Conservative MPs are alarmed by Boris Johnson’s claim that he […]

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Travel

Simon Calder travel warning as summer holiday bargains are ‘thin on the ground’

“The assumption is your flight is going to go ahead.” There are also fears that Civil Service staff could go on strike which could impact passport processing. Simon said: “It would slow things up. Most people who are applying online for a passport, it doesn’t really touch the sides. “People don’t get involved. It’s all […]

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Sports

Pretty Polly Stakes: Dreamloper set for Irish assignment for Ed Walker team if ground remains quick

Ed Walker does not want to see too much rain in Ireland ahead of Dreamloper’s run in the Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Winner of both her starts this season in the Dahlia Stakes at Newmarket and the Prix d’Ispahan at ParisLongchamp – where she was striking at Group One one […]

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Science

Strange Honeycomb Pattern on Mars Appears to Be Formed by Water Ice And CO2

From orbit, this landscape on Mars looks like a lacy honeycomb or a spider web. But the unusual polygon-shaped features aren’t created by Martian bees or spiders; they are actually formed from an ongoing process of seasonal change from created from water ice and carbon dioxide.   The HiRISE camera (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) […]