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California storms to dump up to 7 feet of snow, force evacuations

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(Reuters) - Big Pacific storms are set to dump up to seven feet (2.1 meters) of snow in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and several inches of rain elsewhere in the state, forcing evacuations in areas at risk to mudslides. The first storm moved over Southern California on Tuesday, with rainfall of up to 3 inches…
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Tigers dwindling: just six sub-species remain

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Six different sub-species of tigers exist today, scientists confirmed yesterday, amid hopes the findings will boost efforts to save the fewer than 4,000 free-range big cats that remain in the world. The six include the Bengal tiger, Amur tiger, South China tiger, Sumatran tiger, Indochinese tiger and Malayan tiger, said the report in the journal…
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Bangladesh among 'best value travel destinations'

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Bangladesh ranked seventh in the Lonely Planet's Top 10 “Best Value” travel destinations for 2019, which showcased the top ten places for affordable adventures, UNB reports. Lonely Planet, the world's largest travel guidebook publisher, said Bangladesh “creates astonishingly few ripples given everything it has to offer” and focused on the country's diverse and exciting cities.…
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Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

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President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.” In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in…
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UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

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In this October 26, 2015 file photo, fish swim over a patch of bleached coral in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay off the island of Oahu. Warmer water is repeatedly causing mass global bleaching events to Earth’s fragile coral reefs. A United Nations science report released on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 (Monday, Oct. 8, South Korea time)…