‘Rage rooms’ relieve pandemic stress in California
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For anyone suffering from lockdown-induced stress or anger, "rage rooms" might be the perfect place to blow off some steam. The unique approach is the brainchild of Yashica Budde, who provides a series of spaces in California where clients can destroy items for an allotted time.
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Violence against women has increased significantly worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The victims' association Weisser Ring estimates there was an increase of around ten percent in 2020. The number of unreported cases is also very high.
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Famous German virologist Christian Dorsten believes the coronavirus pandemic has ended and COVID-19 is now an endemic disease. And Justice Minister Marco Buschmann called for the last restrictive measures to be lifted.
The star-studded town of Montecito was also ordered to evacuate. This storm marks the fifth anniversary of a deadly mudslide that killed 23.
Europe is facing its worst drought in at least 500 years, with two-thirds of the continent in a state of alert or warning, reducing inland shipping, electricity production and the yields of certain crops, a European Union agency said on Tuesday.
US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster in storm-battered California as more bad weather is expected. Extreme storms have battered the West Coast state for weeks.
This week, the US state of California was rocked by two mass shootings just two days apart. The massacres are just the latest in a long line of shootings that have made the US the world's number one country in gun ownership and gun deaths. The carnage pushed President Joe Biden to renew calls for Congress to act quickly on a ban on assault weapons.
FBI Director Christopher Wray has accused China of obstructing US efforts to find the cause of the coronavirus pandemic. He said his agency believes COVID-19 spread due to a lab accident in the city of Wuhan.
For the first time in three years, the major German airline has turned a profit as millions of travelers return to the skies. But continuing workforce issues may hamper expansion in 2023.
A new lineage of avian flu H5N1 is ripping through wild bird populations and also affecting mammals, such as minks, badgers, pigs, bears. Are humans next?
It has ravaged farms, decimated wild birds and spilled onto mammals. Could avian flu spark the next human pandemic? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
NBA legend Lamar Odom has vowed to save lives after investing in three different drug treatment centers in California. He has teamed up with former skateboarder Dennis Martinez to acquire facilities in San Diego, El Cajon, and Lemon Grove.
The Taiwanese leader's visit is officially a stopover following a tour of Latin America. China said the visit "seriously violates the One-China principle," its inistence that none of its trade partners recognize Taiwan.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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A German man was killed in a suspected terror attack in central Paris on Saturday. The German investigation will coincide with a probe by French anti-terror prosecutors.
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Singer-songwriter India Naia is of German-Algerian heritage and spent some of her childhood in France before moving to Florida, where she grew up listening to the "crème de la crème" of hip-hop and R'n'B. Several years ago she moved to Paris, where she began writing music. She popped by Arts 24 to tell Marjorie Hache about her debut EP "Globe".
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With COVID-19 infection rates rising, Germany's health minister has encouraged vulnerable individuals to take advantage of newly-adapted vaccinations.
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Even though streaming is reducing the number of people watching films via DVD or CD, movie piracy continues to be a huge problem for the Nigerian movie industry. According to the World Bank, for every legitimate copy of a Nigerian film sold, nine others are pirated. This business is particularly lucrative for young people. But who are these movie pirates and how does the industry reacts to them?
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