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Chad prison deaths: Report disputed claim of mass poisoning
Prosecutors in Chad had suggested 44 prisoners killed themselves, but a new report says otherwise.
Vijayawada: Fire at Covid facility in India kills at least 10
The fire in the state of Andhra Pradesh is the second such blaze at a Covid facility in days.
Beirut explosion: World leaders to hold aid summit
French President Emmanuel Macron has organised Sunday's online talks to generate aid for Lebanon.
Afghan assembly approves Taliban prisoner release
The decision is intended to help progress peace talks but it has proven controversial.
Coronavirus: Brazil passes 100,000 deaths as outbreak shows no sign of easing
The Covid-19 outbreak shows no sign of easing but cities have already reopened shops and restaurants.

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Crocodile bridezilla, kitten-owl bffs, what's next?
Owl-kitten best friends become a Japanese internet sensation, and watch out for this crocodile bridezilla as she ties the knot with the city's mayor in this week's animal round up. Gavino Garay reports.

A new hot dog eating champion is crowned in Brooklyn
23-year old Matt Stonie upsets eight-time hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Fourth of July Key Lime pie eating contest
No hot dogs for these contestants, these competitors battle to consume large amounts of key lime pie. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Speed eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Hot Dog Contest
Competitive eaters weigh-in the day before they vie to be top dog at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest on Coney Island. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Kitten and owl become playmates in Japan
An unlikely friendship between a kitten and owl at a Japanese cafe takes the internet by storm. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead
The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners.
In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China
But the strong figure masks lingering weakness, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mixed bag as he tries to strike a trade deal with the U.S.
European Parliament, Deutsche Bank, Austria: Your Monday Briefing
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‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Recap: All Hail King Who?
“Game of Thrones” wrapped up on Sunday in an episode that included a variety of “Thrones” greatest hits as well as some head-scratching moments.
An Ode to ‘Desperate Don’
Trump’s lies reveal an emboldened but vulnerable president.

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John Ruskin
"Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you."
John Locke
"All wealth is the product of labor."
Alexander Pope
"Never find fault with the absent."
Anton Chekhov
"To advise is not to compel."

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How to Order Food to a Hotel
If you’ve ever gone hungry during an overnight stay at a hotel that didn’t serve food, or, worse, had to suffer through multiple nights of lackluster room service, you might be curious about the etiquette involved in ordering takeout from a nearby eatery. The good news is it couldn’t be easier. Getting food delivered to your hotel is just like getting it delivered anywhere else, only with a little more coordination to ensure that your food gets to the right place in a timely manner.
How to Wash a Cast Iron Pot
Cast iron pots are a great tool to have in your kitchen to make soups, stews, or pasta. Enamel cast iron pots have a coating that makes them more resilient, while cast iron skillets are simply made of cast iron. Caring for each cookware with their needs in mind helps to extend their life and keep them around much longer. You can clean off baked-on pieces and stains with a little elbow grease to keep making delicious meals in your cast iron pot for years to come.
How to Ballroom Dance
Ballroom dance is an umbrella term for a variety of dancing styles, including Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango, Waltz, and Fox Trot, to name a few. These dances come from different eras and parts of the world, but they're all formal partner dances with an emphasis on flow and elegance. You can start by practicing the Waltz, Foxtrot, or American Tango, which are some of the more popular versions of this dance style. Learning how to ballroom dance may seem a bit tricky at first, but it’s easy to get the hang of once you practice with a partner!
How to Sew Thick Fabric by Hand
If you're hoping to sew thick fabric by hand, there are lots of things you can do to make it easier. Start by using strong sewing tools that will help you move through fabrics like denim, wool, canvas, or leather. There are several stitches that are great for thicker fabrics too. With a little bit of patience and some helpful tools, your thick fabric will be sewn in no time.
How to Make a T Shirt Folder
Folding T-shirts can be a pain, especially if you’re trying to pack a bunch for a trip or you’re organizing your closet. A T-Shirt folder can help you fold a lot of shirts quickly so they all look neat and organized. You can make a T-shirt holder in just a few minutes using materials you probably already have around the house. Make one for yourself or your kids to make folding T-shirts fast and easy!

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Healthy Recipes
Low-Cholesterol Recipes: Homemade Pickled Ginger (Gari)

4.76 / 5 Stars | 21 Reviews

by Phoena

"Pickled ginger is called gari or amazu shoga in Japanese. It's served with sushi or sashimi and eaten between different kinds of sushi. It helps to clean your taste buds and enhance the flavors. It's also great with Century Eggs - a Chinese delicacy. You can find prepared pickled ginger in pink or white at most Asian markets but I preferred to make my own and share with family and friends."

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Dairy-Free Recipes: Baked Tilapia in Garlic and Olive Oil

3.92 / 5 Stars | 157 Reviews

by Stephen Carroll

"Baked tilapia, marinated in garlic and olive oil. If you prefer to grill, get your grill hot and put the fish on aluminum foil; grill until desired doneness is reached. "

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Mediterranean Diet: Mediterranean Medley Salad

4.66 / 5 Stars | 33 Reviews


"According to recent studies, a Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets around. This marinated salad made with olive oil and garden fresh vegetables is a good introduction to this healthy eating style."

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Diabetic Recipes: Honeydew Blueberry Soup

4.04 / 5 Stars | 19 Reviews

by J. Carlson

"Honeydew melon is pureed, combined with whole blueberries and chilled before being served with an oatmeal cookie crumb topping."

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Raw Food Diet: Avocado Mango Salsa

4.8 / 5 Stars | 145 Reviews

by Six Pack To Go

"Yowzers! Sweet and hot salsa with tangy mangoes and habaneros. Great with pork, chicken or fish or just with chips. You can omit the habaneros and add red bell peppers for a non-spicy version, but then again, why would you want to? Remember, ALWAYS wear gloves when working with habaneros!"

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Masonite Siding: A Stronger Alternative
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Roof Insulation Captures Escaping Energy
When you turn on the furnace, your HVAC system is not the only thing keeping your house warm; proper insulation keeps this generated heat inside the home. Even though your walls...Read more about Roof Insulation