US election: The sinking island voting for Trump

Tangier Island is slowly disappearing due to erosion and rising water levels, but this US community of fishermen is putting its faith in a sea wall – and President Trump – to protect their homes, jobs and way of life. Some of the Chesapeake Bay residents warn that their neighbours are in denial about the threat of climate change. And scientists say who occupies the White House for the next four years could play a critical role in the global fight against dangerous climate change. Read more about what impact…

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Justin Trudeau offers blunt assessment of global pandemic: ‘It really sucks’

I love the whole mortality rates being low thing. Like…am I coward then for nothing not diving face first into life? Get bent. If I went outside everyday for a year but 4 of those days, unbeknownst to me when, would incinerate me immediately upon exiting my garage….I think I’d alter my game plan. Here’s my day to day and week to week. I work at home and am lucky I can. But I’m a sales person so I can work from home no problem. I go to the grocery…

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Christian Coleman banned for two years for missing drugs test

Coleman became the sixth-fastest man in history in 2019 World 100m champion Christian Coleman has been banned for two years after missing three drugs tests. The 24-year-old American, who is suspended from 14 May 2020, will miss the postponed Tokyo Olympics next year. Coleman won 100m gold at the World Championships in Doha in 2019. Representative Emanuel Hudson confirmed the indoor 60m world record holder will appeal against the Athletics Integrity Unit’s (AIU) ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). Hudson described the decision as “unfortunate”, adding: “Mr…

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Coronavirus antibodies decline after infection, study finds, raising questions about herd immunity : worldnews

There is no herd immunity to nCovid19. I fail to see why grasping this concept is so hard. There are numerous diseases we do not have natural herd immunity to. Influenza, Pneumonia, Measles, Tuberculosis, HIV, Smallpox, so on and so on and so forth. What the politicians are referring to as “herd immunity” is actually the widespread use of EFFECTIVE vaccines to protect those few members of society who for documented medical reasons cannot safely be vaccinated. Source link

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