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Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76
Science & Tech  (tags: Stephen Hawking, scientist, dead )

Johan
- 38 days ago - bbc.com
He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The Briton was known for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.
Florida Senate Committee Approves Proposal to Arm Teachers, Rejects Assault Gun Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons, school, teachers, arming, school shootings, gun laws )

Johan
- 52 days ago - amp.usatoday.com
Lawmakers have until March 9 to respond to the Valentine's Day massacre at a Parkland high school. The proposals expected to move this week in House and Senate committees would arm teachers with weapons.
Cow Escapes on Way to Slaughterhouse, Smashes Through Metal Fence, Breaks Arm of Man Trying to Catch Her Then Swims to Safety
Animals  (tags: cow, slaughter, escape )

Johan
- 61 days ago - independent.co.uk
Local politician reportedly agrees to let animal live after its ordeal captures public attention.
High IQ Linked to Higher Risk of Psychological Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD & Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: iq, intelligence, mental health, mental illness, depression, anxiety, adhd, autism )

Johan
- 93 days ago - insightnewsmag.co
A new peer-reviewed paper has shown that possessing a high intellect could be directly linked to several psychological disorders including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD and Autism.
Sick Trade in Lions Taken From Their Mothers, Reared By Humans and Shot By 'Hunters' in Tiny Enclosures Before Having Bones Sold
Animals  (tags: lion, trophy hunting, canned hunting )

Johan
- 113 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Bred in captivity, lion cubs are torn from their mothers while still blind, a few days after birth. Growing up, they are petted as playthings for tourists until they are ready to be released into small enclosures where they will be shot and killed.
North Atlantic Right Whales Could Become Extinct, US Officials Say
Animals  (tags: right whale, north atlantic, endangered, extinction )

Johan
- 130 days ago - theguardian.com
US federal officials say it is time to consider the possibility that North Atlantic right whales could become extinct, unless new steps are taken to protect them. There are only about 450 whales left and 17 have died in 2017.
Homelessness in Ireland Is Now 'Beyond a Crisis'
World  (tags: homelessness, ireland )

Johan
- 140 days ago - breakingnews.ie
Fr Peter McVerry has said that the homelessness situation in Ireland is now "beyond a crisis". His comments come following reports that seven people have died sleeping rough in less than three months.
Swedish Wolf Hunt Put on Hold After Protests
Animals  (tags: wolf, hunt, sweden, stopped, protests )

Johan
- 1214 days ago - thelocal.se
The plan to cull eight wolves in the county of Dalarna in central Sweden has been halted following legal challenges from animal conservation groups.
Earth Faces Sixth 'Great Extinction' With 41% of Amphibians Set to Go the Way of the Dodo
Animals  (tags: sixth, great, extinction, human, caused, species, vanishing, threatened )

Johan
- 1223 days ago - theguardian.com
Human activity, from overfishing to agriculture, is forcing a vast number of species to vanish from the wild. A staggering 41% of all amphibians on the planet now face extinction while 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds are similarly threatened.
Tigers Are Dying in Record Numbers in India
Animals  (tags: tiger, death, record, india, poaching, census )

Johan
- 1236 days ago - time.com
A record number of tigers died in India over the most recent census period, a total of 274 deceased in the last four years. More than 70 per cent of tiger deaths were due to poaching or for undetermined reasons.
 
 
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