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bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-580777

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Three months since we reported residents in Skewen were living in “constant fear” of a repeat, it’s happened.

They fear the drains can’t cope with heavy rain since the mine shaft blow out - but the Coal Authority says drainage issues are a matter for the council.

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We must, however, ask the question. Do these types of leaks really threaten national security? Or are they simply exposing extremely immoral, illegal, and unethical actions by the U.S. government?
thepulse.one/2021/08/02/whistl

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In Honolulu, the police department spent about $150,000 in federal pandemic relief money to buy their Spot from robotics firm Boston Dynamics for use at a government-run tent city near the airport.

“Because these people are houseless it’s considered OK to do that,” said Jongwook Kim, legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii. “At some point it will come out again for some different use after the pandemic is over.”

nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/haw

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The housing market is not going well, the housing market is slowly getting bought by huge capitalist interest because land and house are more valuable than crashing stocks, and they know it's about to crash.

At a time when people are getting evicted under a president that the left helped getting elected, this is not only a big problem, this is also a cause for anger. And this is why those capitalist funds are doing it quietly, while medias talk about the "great time to sell" to everyday people

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Got out into the bay yesterday for the first time in weeks. Pretty rough, but a good swim. Saw a turtle with a very white shell. Way outside the normal range of variation I usually see. Not sure if this is a pigment disorder, extreme age, disease or something else going on.

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Amnesty International: "The Thai authorities are violently suppressing peaceful activists. This must stop ✊

[:tw: tweets.newsbots.eu/amnesty/sta#humanrights #news #bot]

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‘Seriously ill’ young people in current #Covid-19 admissions, expert warns | #Coronavirus | The Guardian

What a good idea it was to drop all legal restrictions last Monday. Which bunch of libertarian idiots thought that one up, I wonder?

theguardian.com/world/2021/jul

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There is a lot to digest in this report and I need to study it in depth. Sadly, I don't remember it being on any news station so I doubt it will change anything at all.
I also feel an underlying defensiveness in the tone of the report.
I would love to be proved wrong but.....🤔
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Independent report

Foreword, introduction, and full recommendations

Updated 28 April 2021

gov.uk/government/publications

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Human Rights Watch: **German Flood Deaths Highlight Climate Change Risks for People with Disabilities**

"Click to expand Image The “Lebenshilfe-Haus” or ‘assisted-living facility”, where twelve people with disabilities drowned in floods on July 15, 2021. © 2021 Thomas Frey/dpa via AP On July 15, twelve people wi…"

hrw.org/news/2021/07/21/german

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