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BBC (September 12)

2022/ 09/ 14 by jd in Global News

China “is the world’s last major economy attempting to entirely stamp out Covid outbreaks, claiming this is necessary to prevent wider surges of the virus which could overwhelm hospitals.” At present, “tens of millions of people in at least 30 regions have been ordered to stay at home under partial or full lockdowns,” with some of the impacted residents “complaining of shortages of food and essential items.”

 

Chicago Tribune (September 5)

2013/ 09/ 07 by jd in Global News

“It will come as a consolation to some Chicagoans that when they struggle to shed weight, they are up against powerful forces beyond their control.” Research has shown that fans of losing teams consume 16% more saturated fat and 10% percent more calories following losses. “For Chicago, this is apocalyptically bad news…. We have not one but two baseball teams to influence our dietary habits — both of which, right now, are in last place.”

 

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