Day: September 17, 2022

Business

Trump Media’s Merger Delay Puts $1 Billion Financing Deal in Doubt

An agreement with hedge funds and other wealthy investors is set to expire soon, and they could walk away from the upstart social media company if conditions are not met.

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Life & style

Spring is here and there’s no better time to roll up the sleeves and get the lawn looking its absolute best.

Dennis Scott says spring is the best time to roll up the sleeves and get the lawn looking its absolute best. Follow these tips and tricks, and you will be on the way to a lush green ‘carpet’ of your dreams. I could quite easily pretend that I know everything about growing the perfect lawn […]

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Overseas

Ukraine nuclear plant reconnected to national grid

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant is receiving power from the national grid once again, the UN’s atomic agency (IAEA) said Saturday, after it was cut off from external power, raising the risk of an accident.  The Russian-occupied plant had been cut from the national grid since September due to shelling. “The restored 750 kilovolt (kV) line […]

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Sports

24 hours of mini-golf: The quartet who crushed a world record to raise money for Kentucky flood victims

Their game was no different to the countless others being played across the globe that day, except for one not so miniature difference: it didn’t finish until the following morning. After 24 hours, 116.5 rounds, 14,664 strokes, and almost 20 miles of walking, Putt-Putt Golf Erlanger became the home of a new Guinness World Record […]

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Business

81% of South Africans cutting down on daily meals due to high food prices

A new survey shows that an astonishing 81% of South Africans are cutting down on daily meals due to high food prices as they cannot afford three square meals per day anymore, while 41% say their monthly grocery budget can no longer feed their families.  Rampant inflation is hitting South Africans where it hurts most […]

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Life & style

Five household items that double as sex toys

You don’t need to spend a fortune on some naughties for the bedroom. For a good time, as little as fourteen Rand for a large English cucumber could turn your sex time between the sheets into an adventure. United Kingdom-based sex expert Pippa Murphy of condoms.co.uk partnered with fellow Brittan Dr Deborah Lee of well-known […]

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Business

An 11th-Hour Deal to Avert Rail Chaos

Negotiators reached a tentative agreement that is poised to avoid a debilitating nationwide rail strike.

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Overseas

Fiji PM ‘disturbed’ by son’s Australian assault trial

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama expressed concern Saturday that his son faces multiple domestic violence charges in Australia. Ratu Meli Bainimarama, 36, appeared in court on Thursday to face 17 counts, including assault, choking and distributing intimate images without consent. “My son is not a member of the Fijian government and this is not a […]

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Sports

Roger Federer, a genius who made tennis look effortless

CNN  —  We are living through a period where the expected has surprised. In life, there is always an ending. Always. We know this. We anticipate this. We try to prepare for this. But when the passing of time forces a chapter to inevitably close, the reality of it all still stuns like a thunderbolt. […]

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Life & style

It’s time to talk about no-mask anxiety

Before the sweltering summer heat kicked in, the Japanese government relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks, advising people to remove them where possible to avoid heat-related incidents. For some people,…

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