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Florida still world’s shark bite capital – but attacks on humans lowest in decade
Across the world there were 57 unprovoked shark bites in 2022, most of which occurred in the US and Australia

Richard Luscombe

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Black skateboarders on the life and death of Tyre Nichols: ‘He was one of us. That could have been me’
Three skaters address their own experiences, activism and the police response to their communities

Niloufar Haidari

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Flaco the owl flees New York Central Park zoo after enclosure vandalized
Eurasian eagle owl spotted in midtown since escape as zoo staff try to lure Flaco back by leaving food out for him

Erum Salam

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Celebrities and scientists mourn mountain lion P-22 at sold-out memorial
City’s most famous feline was euthanized last year after being hit by vehicle, but his legacy lives on with a highway wildlife crossing

Katharine Gammon in Los Angeles

06, Feb, 2023 @9:43 PM

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Biden prepares for State of the Union as US collects Chinese balloon debris – as it happened
Officials claim suspected spy balloon entered US three times during Trump presidency – follow the latest

Lauren Gambino in Washington

06, Feb, 2023 @9:11 PM

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Georgia officials condemned for labeling ‘Cop City’ protests domestic terrorism
Lawyers for family of climate activist killed by police say charges send warning: ‘If you stand in our way, we will take you out of our way’

Richard Luscombe

06, Feb, 2023 @7:27 PM

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AI-generated Seinfeld parody banned on Twitch over transphobic standup bit
Nothing, Forever, a 24/7 show based on popular sitcom, will be offline for 14 days as makers blame technical glitch

Gloria Oladipo

06, Feb, 2023 @5:55 PM

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US school marks Black History Month with fried chicken and watermelon
Nyack middle school in New York apologizes for lunch playing off racist tropes in last-minute menu change by vendor

Gloria Oladipo

06, Feb, 2023 @4:17 PM

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First Thing: 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria kills hundreds
Quake hit early on Monday, leveling buildings while many slept and trapping people under rubble. Plus, the Chinese ‘spy balloon’ row

Mattha Busby

06, Feb, 2023 @1:20 PM

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Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier in plea for clemency after 47 years in jail
Exclusive: Peltier, 78, convicted of murdering two FBI agents in 1975, tells Guardian of desire to return home to tribal land

Nina Lakhani in New York

06, Feb, 2023 @1:19 PM

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What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and is it likely to pass?
‘We need to get that bill passed,’ Tyre Nichols’s mother said at his funeral – but what is it, and will Congress ever act?

Joan E Greve

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘We still don’t know it’s over’: will Covid surge after US ends emergency?
Experts remain concerned about virus as Biden administration says it will let the public health emergency expire in May

Eric Berger

06, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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