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Russia's Putin declares state of emergency after Arctic Circle oil spill
Russia's President Putin declares a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of oil leak into a river.
'My brothers on Europe's last death row'
Any day now two men may be executed in Europe's only country that still has the death penalty.
Sudan banned FGM - what happens next?
FGM was outlawed by Sudan's new Sovereign Council, who have been in power since August 2019.
George Floyd: What has Trump done for black jobs, poverty and crime?
President Trump says he's done more for African-Americans than any president since Lincoln. Has he?
Coronavirus in Russia: 'I don't trust Putin any more'
In Russia, coronavirus ahs seen the long-time president's approval rating fall to an all-time low.

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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.

Quote of the Day
Dale Carnegie
"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."
Napoleon Bonaparte
"If you want a thing done well, do it yourself."
Lillian Hellman
"Things start out as hopes and end up as habits."
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
"The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others."

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How to Care for a Bruise Naturally
Bruises form on your body as a response to an injury or blow. Most bruises aren't serious, so don't worry! However, the associated pain and swelling might be uncomfortable for a few days. If you want to get rid of your bruise naturally, there are several easy treatments you can try at home to reduce swelling and speed up healing time. If your bruise covers a significant portion of a limb or doesn't fade on its own within 2 weeks, it's best to get checked out by a doctor to make sure everything is okay.
How to Make Disinfectant Wipes
Disposable disinfecting wipes offer a quick and convenient way to keep your home and hands clean and free of germs and viruses. However, with news of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic dominating the headlines, these basic cleaning supplies are flying off the shelves. If you go to your local grocery store or pharmacy and find that all the disinfecting wipes are out of stock, don’t panic! You can easily make your own disinfecting wipes for home surfaces with a few basic household supplies. While doctors recommend washing your hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based gel hand sanitizer, you can also make disinfectant hand wipes if you don’t have access to anything better.
How to Prepare Your Yard for Summer
The secret to keeping your yard thriving throughout the summer lies in the lawn care techniques you implement during the spring. By getting started early in the year, you'll develop a resilient lawn that's resistant to the effects of the sun, weeds, pests and heavy foot traffic. Follow these guidelines to prepare your yard to grow nice and green for the summer.
How to Be Prepared for a Hike
Hiking is a great way to spend time outdoors and get a lot of exercise. While you may be eager to go out into the wilderness, taking time to prepare for your hike will help keep you safe and comfortable. Even if you’re just going out for a day hike, there are essentials you should bring with you. If you plan on going on a more advanced hike, warm up with some exercise beforehand so you don’t get exhausted later on. As long as you plan ahead, you'll be ready to take on any hike!
How to Clean Copper
Copper makes beautiful jewelry, household items, and decor, and you likely want to keep your items looking their best. However, exposure to oxygen causes copper to develop a black patina over time and your pieces might become stained. Fortunately, you can restore the rose gold luster of your favorite copper pieces using products you likely have in your home. With a little elbow-grease, you may be able to get your precious pieces looking new again.

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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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Roof Insulation Captures Escaping Energy
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