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In areas hit hard by climate change, only the rich can afford to stay

CNBC Real Estate
The rain fell steadily at Curt Dyer’s Miami Beach, Florida, home on a mid-July day this summer. He opened the door to the garage and pointed to the flood already collecting in his driveway. He said it wouldn’t be long until the whole garage flooded. Curt Dyer and Bruce Bender CNBC......

New York and New Jersey declare states of emergency as remnants of Hurricane Ida hit Northeast

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency early Thursday about an hour after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared one due to what he called “an historic weather event … with record breaking rain across......

Afghan women hit back at Taliban with #DoNotTouchMyClothes campaign

BBC
Type “Afghan traditional clothes” into Google and you will be overwhelmed at the sight of multi-coloured cultural dresses. Each one is unique, with handmade embroidery and heavy designs, small mirrors placed carefully around the chest, skirts long and pleated, perfect for twirling during “Attan” or Afghanistan’s national dance. Some women......

Fitzpatrick Leaves Game After Big Hit, Will Not Return

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzODIwNzg0OTk1NjczNDg3/ryan-fitzpatrick-1.jpg Andrew Gastelum Washington quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been knocked out of Sunday’s matchup against the Chargers in the second quarter with a hip injury. Fitzpatrick, playing with his ninth NFL team, will not return, according to the Washington Football Team. He had completed three of six passes for 13......

TUC: Jobs at risk if UK fails to hit carbon emissions target

BBC
“In recent months we’ve secured record investment in wind power, published a world-leading Hydrogen Strategy, pledged £1bn in funding to support the development of carbon capture and launched a landmark North Sea Transition Deal – the first G7 nation to do so – that will protect our environment, generate huge......

Chase Young or Justin Herbert? ESPN experts hit rewind, make Washington’s 2020 pick

ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. — When the Washington Football Team drafted defensive end Chase Young with the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NFL draft, it was a no-brainer. A local kid who played a premium position and was ranked as the draft’s No. 1 player by ESPN analysts Mel Kiper Jr.......

Democrats Hit the Road to Sell Big Spending Bills as Republicans Attack

New York Times
LAWSON, Colo. — Standing alongside Clear Creek, a popular white-water rafting destination in this gateway to the Rocky Mountains west of Denver, Senator Michael Bennet delivered his pitch for $60 billion in new spending to protect the state’s forests and watersheds against recurring fires and their widespread impact. “It sounds......

With possible Covid restrictions looming, Americans are eager to hit the road Labor Day holiday weekend

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wide open spaces like national parks and beaches continue to be popular for long holiday weekend travel. Thomas Barwick | Stone | Getty Images A surge in Covid-19 infections due to the delta variant may be slowing the rebound from......

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs — three market experts look at what’s next

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The tech-heavy Nasdaq and broader S&P 500 are setting records after records. Three experts joined CNBC to discuss where markets are headed next. Mike Wilson, chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, says expectations may have been too lofty and......

GM truck production hit again by chip shortage

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — General Motors Co. is again halting truck production despite its efforts to keep it going amid the global chip shortage.  The Detroit automaker will take down both the Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Silao, Mexico, light-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra......

At least 8 deaths as Hurricane Ida’s remnants hit Northeast

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Other videos showed vehicles submerged up to their windows on major roadways in and around the city and garbage bobbing down the streets. “We’re enduring an historic weather event tonight with record breaking rain across the city, brutal flooding and......

Live Updates: New York City declares state of emergency as remnants of Hurricane Ida hit the region

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared late Wednesday that the city is now under a state of emergency due to “an historic weather event … with record breaking rain across the city, brutal flooding and dangerous conditions on......

Rockets fired at Kabul airport amid US withdrawal hit homes

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Kabul, Afghanistan —  Rocket fire apparently targeting Kabul’s international airport struck a nearby neighborhood on Monday, the eve of the deadline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. The Islamic State group claimed the attack, and......

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