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Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children
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Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children

The greatest impact individuals can have in fighting climate change is to have one fewer child, according to a new study that identifies the most effective ways people can cut their carbon emissions.

The next best actions are selling your …

Child protection experts receive report of possible FGM daily, figures show
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Child protection experts receive report of possible FGM daily, figures show

Child protection experts are receiving a report about possible female genital mutilation every day, new figures reveal.

An NSPCC helpline logged 1,564 contacts about girls who may have suffered or are risk of the practice between June 2013 and last …

UK households binned 300,000 tonnes of clothing in 2016
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UK households binned 300,000 tonnes of clothing in 2016

The carbon footprint of the UK clothing sector is worsening, a new report reveals, driven by the ongoing popularity of cheap and cheerful “fast fashion” and a shortage of sustainable raw materials.

Although the amount of clothing being sent to …

Why Was a DACA-Recipient Detained by ICE?
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Why Was a DACA-Recipient Detained by ICE?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Atlanta on February 9, 2017.

Since President Trump took office last month, the future of 750,000 young people living in the United States under the Deferred Action …

Kinder Morgan starts talks to finance Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: sources
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Kinder Morgan starts talks to finance Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: sources

A ship receives its load of oil from the Trans Mountain Expansion Project’s Westeridge loading dock in Burnaby, British Columbia, Thursday, June 4, 2015. (JONATHAN HAYWARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Kinder Morgan Inc has begun talks with institutional investors including major Canadian …

Minnesota officer who killed Philando Castile leaves department under agreement
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Minnesota officer who killed Philando Castile leaves department under agreement

Police officer Jeronimo Yanez stands outside the Ramsey County Courthouse in Minnesota while waiting for a ride in St. Paul, Minn. It was announced Monday, July 10, that Yanez, the Minnesota officer acquitted in last year’s fatal shooting of black …

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Too Close to the Son
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Too Close to the Son

Donald Trump Jr., executive vice president of The Trump Organization, discusses the expansion of Trump hotels in June in New York.

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Reuters reports that Donald Trump Jr. hired New York lawyer Alan Futerfas to represent him …

Should your supermarket receipt count calories?
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Should your supermarket receipt count calories?

Fancy your supermarket receipt assessing the healthiness of your trolley? Well, a new proposal says the “traffic lights” system – widely adopted on food and drink packaging since 2013 – should be migrated from individual items to entire receipts. Forget …

BBC Worldwide Sells 3,000 Hours of Drama in Three Months (EXCLUSIVE)
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BBC Worldwide Sells 3,000 Hours of Drama in Three Months (EXCLUSIVE)

BBC Worldwide, the British broadcaster’s commercial division, says it has sold more than 3,000 hours of drama around the world in the past three months. The announcement came on the eve of BBC Worldwide Showcase, the four-day TV market beginning …

Vijay Mallya fails to appear before Supreme Court in contempt case
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Vijay Mallya fails to appear before Supreme Court in contempt case

A bench comprising of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit fixed the matter for hearing on July 14 and sought the assistance of the Solicitor General in the case. (Image: Reuters)

Embattled businessman Vijay Mallya, who was held guilty of …