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Freya, a young female walrus, had become a real star in Norway: the animal was euthanized

The Norwegian authorities announced on Sunday that they had euthanized the walrus Freya, whose presence in the Oslo fjord had become the attraction of the summer to the point of putting the lives of the public and the animal in danger. “The decision to euthanize the walrus was made based on an overall assessment of …

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Beer over wine, venom? Scientists show that this saying is not true

“Grape or grain but never the twain“, “Bier op wijn, venijn“, “Bier auf Wein, das lass’ sein“, “Beer over wine, venom“… whatever the language in which it is expressed, this famous saying seems to be applied like a scientific truth when it comes to alcohol. But in the end, is it really the case? To …

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Austria: a van tries to escape the police, three migrants killed

Three illegal migrants were killed and several others injured on Saturday in Austria when the van carrying them and trying to escape border police turned around, Austrian news agency APA reported. The accident took place in Burgenland, at a border post with Slovakia, said the Interior Ministry. Twenty people, including children, were crammed into the …

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“Information on the French president” would have been seized from Donald Trump

US federal police officers seized “twenty” boxes, said the Wall Street Journal on Friday, which said it had access to a three-page inventory of what was collected on Monday during this search. Or, documents classified top secret or confidential, photos and a handwritten note. The newspaper assures that on this inventory there is information concerning …

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Searches at Trump’s house: the warrant and the inventory of the documents seized have been made public

US federal police seized documents marked “top secret” during their search of the home of former President Donald Trump, in possible violation of a national security law, according to court documents released Friday. FBI investigators suspect the Republican of having violated an American law on espionage which very strictly regulates the possession of confidential documents …

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“Dead fish everywhere”: fear of environmental disaster in Germany and Poland

These shoals of fish flocking, belly up, to the shores near the town of Schwedt in eastern Germany, were likely carried by the current from Poland where the first cases were reported by locals and fishermen from 28 July. German officials, taken by surprise by their massive arrival, accused the Polish authorities of failing to …

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Who is Hadi Matar, the man arrested for stabbing writer Salman Rushdie?

The American news website “The Daily Beast” also sought to profile Hadi Matar. He interviewed a former student who knew him in high school in California. This student, Gabriel Sanchez, said to himself “shocked” to learn that Hadi Matar could be implicated in such an event. He described Hadi Matar as “a devout Muslim who …

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“Dead fish everywhere”: fear of environmental disaster in Germany and Poland

These shoals of fish flocking, belly up, to the shores near the town of Schwedt in eastern Germany, were likely carried by the current from Poland where the first cases were reported by locals and fishermen from 28 July. German officials, taken by surprise by their massive arrival, accused the Polish authorities of failing to …

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