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Breitbart
Exclusive — Del Beccaro: My Plan to Solve California’s Water Crisisdesalination plants pales in comparison to the cost of a water shortage. Final
Exclusive — Del Beccaro: My Plan to Solve California’s Water Crisis
Breitbart / Posted an hour ago
desalination plants pales in comparison to the cost of a water shortage. Finally, we need to increase our water reserves. Droughts are part of the climate in California. They have been, and they always will be. We need to plan for them... Read more
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The Border Mail
Farmers still waiting for the big fallswe shouldn't be too anxious, we don't really expect to get too much rain in Apr
Farmers still waiting for the big falls
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
we shouldn't be too anxious, we don't really expect to get too much rain in April,” he said. "We're not really speaking of droughts yet, we're just saying the break is slow coming. “If those early-sown crops manage to come up it should be cool... Read more
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SB Nation
NBA playoff scores 2016: The Spurs showed everyone they have another gearIf they can continue to punish the Spurs on the glass, those extra possessions
NBA playoff scores 2016: The Spurs showed everyone they have another gear
SB Nation / Posted 6 hours ago
If they can continue to punish the Spurs on the glass, those extra possessions will allow them to survive some offensive droughts and will eventually wear out the Spurs' bigs. They need to keep sending their center after those boards.LaMarcus... Read more
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Herald Sun
The six dangers that could wipe out humanitywipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineer
The six dangers that could wipe out humanity
Herald Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
wipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster — but... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The six dangers that could wipe out humanitywipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineer
The six dangers that could wipe out humanity
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 hours ago
wipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster — but... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Friedman: Out of Africanot to join the migration to Europe � driven by a toxic brew of government fail
Friedman: Out of Africa
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
not to join the migration to Europe � driven by a toxic brew of government failures, overpopulation and extreme floods and droughts � but to stay home and build their country. The weatherman is Ousmane Ndiaye, head of the climate unit for the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The six dangers that could wipe out humanitywipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineer
The six dangers that could wipe out humanity
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
wipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster — but... Read more
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The Border Mail
Farmers still waiting for the big fallswe shouldn't be too anxious, we don't really expect to get too much rain in Apr
Farmers still waiting for the big falls
The Border Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
we shouldn't be too anxious, we don't really expect to get too much rain in April,” he said. "We're not really speaking of droughts yet, we're just saying the break is slow coming. “If those early-sown crops manage to come up it should be cool... Read more
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Orange County Register
Market-driven solution to relieve droughtcommodity and give some relief to stressed-out Californians who head into winte
Market-driven solution to relieve drought
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
commodity and give some relief to stressed-out Californians who head into winter every year with their fingers crossed. Droughts are a fact of life, but water shortages don’t have to be. Arthur B. Laffer is founder and chairman of Laffer... Read more
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Perth Now
The six dangers that could wipe out humanitywipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineer
The six dangers that could wipe out humanity
Perth Now / Posted 10 hours ago
wipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster — but... Read more
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News.com.au
The six dangers that could wipe out humanitywipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineer
The six dangers that could wipe out humanity
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
wipe out humanity including killer robots and nuclear war. They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster — but... Read more
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dna
Daughters of drought: The vicious cycle of poverty in the parched lands of Karnataka and Maharashtraover the last five years. Landless labourers like her family have found work in
Daughters of drought: The vicious cycle of poverty in the parched lands of Karnataka and Maharashtra
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
over the last five years. Landless labourers like her family have found work increasingly hard to come by. "With successive droughts and crop failures, rich farmers who'd otherwise vie to hire us, have lesser and fewer days of work even as far as... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt closely monitoring water crisis in drought-hit areasthe IMD's monsoon forecast in April last year. The timely assistance to farmer
Govt closely monitoring water crisis in drought-hit areas
Business Standard India / Posted 23 hours ago
the IMD's monsoon forecast in April last year. The timely assistance to farmers ensured that in spite of two successive droughts, the overall agriculture production has not dipped and food stocks are adequate, he added. The minister said the... Read more
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New Kerala
Closely monitoring drought situation in country: Centre - newkerala.com #57067soil and moisture conservation, micro-irrigation and ground water re-charge to
Closely monitoring drought situation in country: Centre - newkerala.com #57067
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
soil and moisture conservation, micro-irrigation and ground water re-charge to ensure that in spite of two successive droughts, the overall agriculture production does not dip and food stocks are adequate. Drinking Water: There are 1.71... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government closely monitoring water crisis in drought-hit areasthe IMD's monsoon forecast in April last year. The timely assistance to farmer
Government closely monitoring water crisis in drought-hit areas
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
the IMD's monsoon forecast in April last year. The timely assistance to farmers ensured that in spite of two successive droughts, the overall agriculture production has not dipped and food stocks are adequate, he added. The minister said the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Huge Challenges Ahead For Saudi Arabia’s Oil Reformsconvinced that if the world does not move away from fossil fuels, we will exper
The Huge Challenges Ahead For Saudi Arabia’s Oil Reforms
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
convinced that if the world does not move away from fossil fuels, we will experience a lot of destruction of nature, vast droughts and eventually, a huge migration of people from drought-stricken areas toward more fertile lands, wreaking havoc on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningconstraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
constraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate researchers facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningconstraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
constraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate researchers facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at... Read more
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Kiama Independent
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningconstraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
constraints also hindered the bureau's ability to win its case to house climate researchers facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warningthe centre's creation as an advance: "We were looking at the complete eliminati
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warning
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
the centre's creation as an advance: "We were looking at the complete elimination of [the climate program] at one stage. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon_O'Dwyer "Let's not sugar-coat... Read more
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The Age
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warningsaid, noting that water demand is increasing. "Australia faces a really perilou
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warning
The Age / Posted yesterday
said, noting that water demand is increasing. "Australia faces a really perilous water security challenge in the future." Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon_O'Dwyer The bureau's boss bows... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warningsaid, noting that water demand is increasing. "Australia faces a really perilou
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warning
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
said, noting that water demand is increasing. "Australia faces a really perilous water security challenge in the future." Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon_O'Dwyer The bureau's boss bows... Read more
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WA Today
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warningJohn Howard. The 10-year, $10 billion program funded a range of water policies,
'Perilous': Bureau of Meteorology chief Rob Vertessy bows out with stark climate warning
WA Today / Posted yesterday
John Howard. The 10-year, $10 billion program funded a range of water policies, with almost half going to the bureau. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon_O'Dwyer The bureau now had... Read more
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The Hindu
Ponds go bone-dry in Bundelkhand villages869 in Banda, 541 in Hamirpur and 2,459 in Jhansi. “Bundelkhand has been popul
Ponds go bone-dry in Bundelkhand villages
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
869 in Banda, 541 in Hamirpur and 2,459 in Jhansi. “Bundelkhand has been popular as the region of ponds. It faced droughts every 16 years but our ancestors devised mechanisms to beat drought through rain-water harvesting and preservation... Read more
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Al.com
NFL Draft by the numbers: SEC back on top in first roundNFL Drafts have passed without an Arkansas or Vanderbilt player selected in the
NFL Draft by the numbers: SEC back on top in first round
Al.com / Posted yesterday
NFL Drafts have passed without an Arkansas or Vanderbilt player selected in the first round, the longest active first-round droughts in the SEC. The most recent Razorbacks to come off the board in the first round are RB Darren McFadden, who went to... Read more
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give me sport
Houston Rockets: Dissecting a difficult season in H-Townof Moreyball's ability. But the nature of the implosion, the sloppy, lifeless t
Houston Rockets: Dissecting a difficult season in H-Town
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
of Moreyball's ability. But the nature of the implosion, the sloppy, lifeless team with seemingly interminable scoring droughts that seemed far short of both talent and effort, does not bode well. For so long, it was all about building a core,... Read more
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The Maui News
3 Upcountry council candidates face off in 1st of election debatesUpcountry, which draws most of its water from surface sources. With sources lim
3 Upcountry council candidates face off in 1st of election debates
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
Upcountry, which draws most of its water from surface sources. With sources limited or very costly to tap, and intermittent droughts, there has been a backlog of requests for new meters. When asked about the problem, Greig Nakasone supported... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Mischivous El Niño in Retreat, Experts Saysaw heavy rains and huge floods, while on the other hand, Venezuela, Panama, In
Mischivous El Niño in Retreat, Experts Say
Radio Angulo / Posted 2 days ago
saw heavy rains and huge floods, while on the other hand, Venezuela, Panama, Indonesia and other nations suffered severe droughts. For now, most forecasts predict the predominance of neutral conditions in the equatorial Pacific during the second... Read more
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Engadget
'A Beautiful Planet' offers a bold new look at Earth in IMAX 3DIt's hard not to be taken aback when you see how dry the Colorado River Basin a
'A Beautiful Planet' offers a bold new look at Earth in IMAX 3D
Engadget / Posted 2 days ago
It's hard not to be taken aback when you see how dry the Colorado River Basin appears from space, which has led to droughts in California and surrounding states, or when you see how much of Brazil's rainforests have been destroyed. In many... Read more
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Wired News
Venezuela’s Energy Crisis Is Proof Renewables Aren’t Enough for the USknew about intermittency, but they did not yet know about cyclical climate shif
Venezuela’s Energy Crisis Is Proof Renewables Aren’t Enough for the US
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
knew about intermittency, but they did not yet know about cyclical climate shifts like El Niño, which causes episodic droughts in South America. Nor did they foresee the worse water shortages yet to come from climate change. Which should be a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Pick-up in WPI inflation likely in FY’17: BofA-MLthat CPI inflation, which is ‘food heavy’ will likely see a reprieve with norma
Pick-up in WPI inflation likely in FY’17: BofA-ML
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
that CPI inflation, which is ‘food heavy’ will likely see a reprieve with normal monsoon this year after two back-to-back droughts. The global brokerage firm has a 2016-17 CPI inflation forecast of 5.7 per cent in March 2017. This assumes full... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
El Nino’s disastrous effects still hindering Asia’s prosperityfell to death in a well as she tried to draw up desperately needed water. The
El Nino’s disastrous effects still hindering Asia’s prosperity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
fell to death in a well as she tried to draw up desperately needed water. The chaos and tragedy wrought by these droughts is part of a larger and more worrying weather pattern across large swaths of the globe. The United Nations says the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Danny Ainge saw Celtics’ end comingBut, again, it’s not so much the result as much as we just … we had some great
Danny Ainge saw Celtics’ end coming
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
But, again, it’s not so much the result as much as we just … we had some great moments in the series, we just had a lot of droughts. I just thought we didn’t even play up to our capability, that’s all.” That said, Ainge acknowledged the eight-game... Read more
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Business Wire
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators Showcasesaid. “Climate change is bringing additional pressures to the environment and
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators Showcase
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
said. “Climate change is bringing additional pressures to the environment and water resources. As rain replaces snow, droughts become longer and temperatures rise, we have to find innovative ways to protect our environment and water supplies,”... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Buffs' image, depth take another hit with latest player arrestswhile No. 2 Kentucky is sitting at 19. (Perhaps not coincidentally, CU and Kent
Buffs' image, depth take another hit with latest player arrests
Colorado Daily / Posted 2 days ago
while No. 2 Kentucky is sitting at 19. (Perhaps not coincidentally, CU and Kentucky have two of the three longest bowl droughts, along with Kansas, among Power Five conference schools. Kansas is No. 4 in the Fulmer Cup standings). Other than... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Join the Biggest Coffee Break on EarthClimate change affects millions of farmers in developing countries who are amon
Join the Biggest Coffee Break on Earth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Climate change affects millions of farmers in developing countries who are among the hardest hit by extreme weather, droughts, floods and crop disease. Unpredictable weather patterns make it challenging for them to grow and harvest their... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brian Fallow: Can NZ handle the heat?rising sea levels and stronger storms • More frequent heavy rain, inundating f
Brian Fallow: Can NZ handle the heat?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
rising sea levels and stronger storms • More frequent heavy rain, inundating floodplains • More frequent and more intense droughts in some areas, raising the risk of wildfires and putting pressure on freshwater • Changing ocean temperature, water... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to grow at 7.6% in FY17 on urban spending: UN reporteconomy strengthens and the job market firms up. With rural demand continuing
India to grow at 7.6% in FY17 on urban spending: UN report
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
economy strengthens and the job market firms up. With rural demand continuing to be weak after two years of back-to-back droughts, urban demand is expected to do the heavy lifting. Urban consumption is expected to get a boost with the government... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Obama declares disaster as Marshall Islands suffers worst-ever droughtHeine on 1 April, will allow Fema to provide emergency relief to the archipelag
Obama declares disaster as Marshall Islands suffers worst-ever drought
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Heine on 1 April, will allow Fema to provide emergency relief to the archipelago, which is suffering one of its worst-ever droughts. Fema is able to provide federal assistance to overseas territories such as the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico,... Read more
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ESPN FC
How does Man United's title drought compare to Liverpool's?haven't been champions since April 28, 1990. Both sets of supporters suffered f
How does Man United's title drought compare to Liverpool's?
ESPN FC / Posted 3 days ago
haven't been champions since April 28, 1990. Both sets of supporters suffered frustrations during their respective title droughts but how do the two eras compare? And was there much else for their supporters to cheer about during those seasons?... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI goes by the majority voice of the technical advisorsand listed corporate - have seen noticeably slower growth - the former due to t
RBI goes by the majority voice of the technical advisors
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
and listed corporate - have seen noticeably slower growth - the former due to the rare occurrence of two consecutive droughts and the latter driven by global deflationary impulses and a sharp decline in nominal GDP growth over the last 5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Locusts to Invade Zimbabwethe country and as a result, nearly three million Zimbabweans are food insecure
Locusts to Invade Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the country and as a result, nearly three million Zimbabweans are food insecure. Higher temperatures and more frequent droughts, bring with them increased pressures of migratory pests such as the red locusts, African migratory locusts, brown... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murder Cases Soar in Zimbabwethat could bring a curse on the land but today people kill each other like chic
Murder Cases Soar in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that could bring a curse on the land but today people kill each other like chickens. At times, I feel that some of the droughts we are experiencing today are a result of these evils that we are doing as a nation." Social commentator, Admire... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
South County Saviorand its partner Oakland Irrigation District hold three aces that have allowed t
South County Savior
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
and its partner Oakland Irrigation District hold three aces that have allowed the farmers and cities they serve to weather droughts during the past 60 years. Donnells and Beardsley reservoirs in the steep terrain of the Sierra on the Stanislaus... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAof SLO County Parks and Recreation. “No one anticipated the prison population w
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 3 days ago
of SLO County Parks and Recreation. “No one anticipated the prison population was ever going to drop. People anticipate droughts.” Now, without a sufficient backup water source, the course lets the fairways turn brown. In turn, play has... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
April 28, 2016and pools may also be lifted if the council approves. The city restricted wate
April 28, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
and pools may also be lifted if the council approves. The city restricted water use by declaring a Stage 4 water crisis when the Bureau of Reclamation cut the city's share of water by 75 percent amid one of the worst droughts in recorded h... Read more
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Express and Star
New forwards the key for Wolves - Kenny Jackett « Express & Starno striker finding the net since February. Bjorn Sigurdarson, Adam Le Fondre a
New forwards the key for Wolves - Kenny Jackett « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
no striker finding the net since February. Bjorn Sigurdarson, Adam Le Fondre and Joe Mason are all in the midst of scoring droughts. Of that only Mason is expected to still be at the club next season. And when asked what was needed to ensure that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Melancholy of the forgottenBut now you are the forgotten. Like a cursed ground, you remain desolate. I lo
Melancholy of the forgotten
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
But now you are the forgotten. Like a cursed ground, you remain desolate. I looked as you are crolling to your knees. Droughts striping you apart, dust in your roads; your people weary in despair. You are the forgotten. Long ago, if not just... Read more
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New Kerala
No cooking, yagna during daytime: Bihar Govt. - newkerala.com #55462cooking by 9.00 in the morning and start preparing their dinner only after 6.00
No cooking, yagna during daytime: Bihar Govt. - newkerala.com #55462
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
cooking by 9.00 in the morning and start preparing their dinner only after 6.00 in the evening. After facing floods and droughts for several years, Bihar is reeling under a different calamity this year: fire. More than 60 people have been... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Shasta Lake council may ease water penalties at special meetingand pools may also be lifted if the council approves. The city restricted wate
Shasta Lake council may ease water penalties at special meeting
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
and pools may also be lifted if the council approves. The city restricted water use by declaring a Stage 4 water crisis when the Bureau of Reclamation cut the city’s share of water by 75 percent amid one of the worst droughts in recorded h... Read more
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