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UN Offers Grim Warning with Climate Change Report

UN Offers Grim Warning with Climate Change Report

The United Nations has issued a climate change report that is a dire warning to countries around the globe. The report is being called a “code red for humanity,” with the UN insisting that action is needed immediately to curb the worst effects of runaway climate change. Recent incidents like …

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Relatively Unknown Italian Runner Takes Olympic Gold

Relatively Unknown Italian Runner Takes Olympic Gold

At the 100-meter sprint Sunday night, a relatively unknown Italian athlete came out of nowhere to secure a gold medal and make a real name for himself. Marcell Jacobs, 26, enters his name into the storied company of sprinters like Usain Bolt, Jesse Owens, and Carl Lewis. Jacobs himself even …

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EURO 2020 Final: Italy Wins it All in Penalty Shootout

EURO 2020 Final: Italy Wins it All in Penalty Shootout

When one of the youngest players in the Euro Championship final’s history, Bukayo Saka, squared off against Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in the final shot of the penalty shootout, fifty years of championship pressure weighed on the teenager’s shoulders. Donnarumma slapped Saka’s shot aside, securing the championship for the Italian …

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Iceland’s Four-Day Week Offers Blueprint for the Future

Iceland’s Four-Day Week Offers Blueprint for the Future

Who doesn’t want to work a four-day week instead of five? The concept is extremely compelling for some countries and governments for a variety of reasons. A case in point is Iceland, which has recently published the results of two four-day-week trials undertaken in 2015 and 2017. The results are …

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Swedish Government Votes to Reinstate Ousted Prime Minister

Swedish Government Votes to Reinstate Ousted Prime Minister

Only two weeks after former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven formally resigned from his post, he’s been reinstated as the Prime Minister of Sweden. His resignation came after Parliament ousted him in a vote of no confidence on June 21, following the sudden reversal of the coalition that made him …

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Roaming Charges Coming for UK Customers in Europe

Roaming Charges Coming for UK Customers in Europe

Brexit has caused no shortage of frustration for the UK since its formal implementation at the start of this year. From a row over sausage exports to confusion over who can enter the country, the process of disentangling the country from the continent has been arduous. Today, yet another wrinkle …

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