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Japan urges 37 million people to switch off lights

Japan’s government has urged people in Tokyo and its surrounding area to use less electricity on Monday, as it warned that supplies will be strained as the country faces a heatwave. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expects demand for power to be “severe” this afternoon local time. It …

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Supreme Court has made terrible decisions – Biden

At an event to sign the bipartisan gun control bill into law, President Joe Biden makes further remarks on the Supreme Court’s seismic abortion ruling. “I know how painful and devastating the decision is for so many Americans,” he says. Asked whether the court is a broken institution, Biden replies: …

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Abortion clinics start to close after Supreme Court ruling

Clinics have begun closing in some US states after a Supreme Court ruling on Friday removed American women’s constitutional right to abortion. About half of states are expected to introduce new restrictions or bans after the court overturned its 50-year-old Roe v Wade decision. Of these 13 have outlawed abortion …

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Judge jailed for driving naked

A Supreme Court judge in the American state of Ohio has been indefinitely suspended after he was found driving naked through the city – for the third time in 12 months. Scott Blauvelt, 50, has been a top law official in the area since 1997. But he has had his career halted due to his strange …

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At least 280 killed and scores wounded as earthquake hits Afghanistan

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 280 people and left scores injured in Afghanistan, according to the country’s state news agency. Pictures show landslides and ruined homes in eastern Paktika province, where rescuers are scrambling to treat the injured. In remote areas, helicopters have been ferrying victims to hospitals. …

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Father’s Day: Queen Elizabeth shares photo of late dad

The British monarch, 96, shared a throwback photograph on the Royal Family’s official Instagram account Sunday, marking the annual holiday. In the image — which was taken back in 1946 — the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, and her dad are seen smiling at one another as they stand in a garden. “Wishing …

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The rapist we just can’t kick out of Britain

A rapist whose deportation was dramatically thwarted when a protest by virtue-signalling passengers prevented the plane from taking off is still in the UK four years later, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. A blizzard of legal challenges by Left-wing lawyers have repeatedly torpedoed Home Office attempts to kick out the man, …

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Biden falls off bike after ride in Delaware

US President Joe Biden fell off his bike as he was trying to get off it, after a ride near his beach home in the US state of Delaware. The 79-year-old leader got back to his feet and proceeded to talk with members of the public. He said he did …

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Why are black chickens bred in China

In terms of food, the Chinese are known to eat almost anything edible on the planet, including snakes, frogs, dogs, reptiles, fried pupa, and so on. However, the Chinese have recently added a new breed of chicken to their menu, an unusual domestic bird with black bones and even black …

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Julian Assange can be extradited, says UK home secretary

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US has been approved by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel. Mr Assange has 14 days to appeal the decision, the Home Office said. It said the courts found that extradition would not be “incompatible with his human rights” and that while in the …

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