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The Russian whistleblower risking it all to expose the scale of an Arctic oil spill catastrophe

Added: 10.07.2020 20:48 | 14 views | 0 comments

Norilsk, Russia (CNN)Vasily Ryabinin stands on the banks of the River Daldykan and pushes a long stick into the blood-orange sludge. Raising the stick, he puts a lighter to it and it ignites it like a torch. "Still burns really well," Ryabinin says. "It's very likely that these puddles are stretching all over the river and will be polluting it for a very long time." We were a few kilometers from the Siberian city of Norilsk, where six weeks ago a huge fuel tank at a power plant ruptured, spilling thousands of tons of diesel into the river. The owner of the plant, the Nornickel metals giant, says the spill was quickly contained, and the damage limited. Ryabinin has sacrificed his job and his...

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The Bachelor's Caila Quinn Wants to Say Yes to the Dress--Except Her Mom Thinks It's Basic

Added: 10.07.2020 16:00 | 21 views | 0 comments

Say Yes to the DressThe Bachelor veteran Caila Quinn is on the hunt for the perfect dress. The thing is, she never envisioned what that dress would look like. "But I am obsessed with toile," she says in the...

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Johnny Depp 'hit Amber Heard in face with phone in row over soiled bed'

Added: 10.07.2020 13:11 | 18 views | 0 comments

Police were called when Johnny Depp allegedly hit Amber Heard in the face with a telephone in a furous row over who had soiled his bed, a court has heard.

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Ventura House / Arquitetura Nacional

Added: 10.07.2020 8:20 | 7 views | 0 comments

This house, located in a gated community in the municipality of Xangri-L&aó, on the south of Brazil, makes use of its privileged position (a corner lot on the border of a lake) to explore the visuals and the relations between private and social areas. The briefing is standard for a beach house: generous social area to entertain family and friends and an intimate area for resting. The living spaces on the ground floor areas as open as possible. On the second floor are the bedrooms and all private areas - a spa and the tv room. On the ground floor, the social spaces are articulated by smaller volumes that hold the complementary spaces (kitchen, toilet, warehouse, and service).


The roughneck US cowboys who drilled Britain's secret WWII oil wells

Added: 10.07.2020 8:07 | 23 views | 0 comments

Wars aren't fought only on battlefields. Here's the little-known story of the gang of Americans who searched for black gold in the heart of besieged Britain.

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Visiting the secret oil wells of World War II

Added: 10.07.2020 8:00 | 22 views | 0 comments

Step into the forest to discover long-abandoned machinery that tells a fascinating story of wartime courage and cooperation.

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TikTok down: Users fear end as app crashes amid US ban scare

Added: 10.07.2020 5:18 | 32 views | 0 comments

TIKTOK users were in turmoil after the app crashed earlier today, leading to fears it had shut down suddenly.

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Lead fallout from Notre Dame fire was likely overlooked

Added: 09.07.2020 19:20 | 32 views | 0 comments

A new study used soil samples collected from neighborhoods around the cathedral to estimate local amounts of lead fallout from the fire.

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'Please don't call the police, mummy. He said he'd kill you if you call the police'

Added: 09.07.2020 16:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

Mother-of-three Maria tells David Cohen how her husband's simmering anger boiled over into physical abuse during the lockdown, leaving her with only one option — to get her children and flee. But not before a violent attack

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Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

Added: 08.07.2020 19:20 | 32 views | 0 comments

High temperatures and dry soil mean ideal conditions for fires. Blazes in June produced more carbon emissions than any other fires in almost two decades of monitoring.

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