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Boost climate action or we'll see you in court, activists tell govts

Governments around the world must scale up climate action "or face further legal action", an open letter from campaign groups warned Tuesday, as battles over policies to cut emissions and protect the environment are increasingly fought in the courts. The groups said they had already launched more than 80 legal cases around the world to "compel" governments from the Netherlands to Brazil, warning that the world was on the "precipice of the most serious intergenerational violation of human rights in history".
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Stressed? It May Make You Focus On Your Partner's Negative Behaviors

Stress can affect how people behave in a relationship, but how does it impact the way individuals see their significant others? Stressful life experiences may make someone more attuned to their partner's negative behaviors, researchers have found. For their new study, published Monday in the journal Social Psychological and Personality...
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Anthony Edwards apologized for anti-gay comments

Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards apologized after making anti-gay comments in a social media video this offseason. This offseason, Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards posted a since-deleted video on social media that got him in some trouble, as he used homophobic language upon seeing a group of people standing on a sidewalk. Edwards issued an apology on Twitter after posting and deleting the video. The NBA punished Edwards on Sept. 20, fining him $40,000 for using “offensive and derogatory language.”
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Miami surgeon performs 'top surgery' for 15-year-old transgender kids, report says

NEW YORK (TND) — Healthcare professionals who have been criticized for allegedly providing life-altering "gender-affirming" surgeries to minors claim information about their services to youth are frequently misconstrued and misrepresented by right-wing media. But one doctor in Florida providing "gender-affirming" pediatric services, Dr. Sidhbh Gallagher, has decided not to...
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Putin's call-up fuels Russians' anger, protests and violence

TALLINN, Estonia - Long lines of cars on roads snaking to Russia's border crossings with Georgia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia, and similar queues at airports. Angry demonstrations - not just in Moscow and St. Petersburg - but in the remote far north province of Yakutia and in the southern region of Dagestan, with women chasing a police officer and shouting, "No to war!"
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