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There is conflicting evidence about the severity of the pandemic puppy boom when it seemed like almost everyone had adopted a dog as a lockdown companion. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reported that more than 23 million U.S. households β€” nearly 1 in 5 nationwide β€” adopted a pet during the pandemic, but other local surveys suggest it wasn’t as big a boom as we thought . . Either way, sentiment about pets has changed. Nearly all U.S. pet owners say their pets are part of their family, according to a July 2023 Pew Research…

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Whether you choose the mist-shrouded depths of Taman Negara, the pristine allure of the Perhentian Islands or the palm-fringed beaches of Cherating, they all offer a unique blend of adventure, relaxation and cultural immersion. Whether they trek through untamed jungles, snorkel among vibrant coral reefs or explore the coastline and remote shores of Pahang, travelers will enjoy the unique and diverse range of experiences that await them when they explore the rainforests, beaches and islands of Malaysia visits. Taman Negara National Park Taman Negara National Park is over 130 million years old, making it one of the oldest rainforests in…

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Carl Zeiss ZMT employees are seen outside giant vacuum chambers where optical systems for ASML’s new High NA EUV tool are being tested.ASMLChip stocks fell on Wednesday after ASML, a major developer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, said bookings fell 61% during the first quarter, a steeper decline than investors expected. During trading on Wednesday AMDs shares fell more than 4%, Nvidia shares fell about 3%, Intel shares fell almost 2% and Qualcomm was 2% discount. But the biggest decline affected the chip technology company Armwhich was trading almost 10% lower on Wednesday.ASML fell more than 8% on a day when…

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Buildings were destroyed on Tuesday in Khan Younis, southern Gaza.Credit…Agence France-Presse β€” Getty ImagesThe Iranian attack on Israel has shifted the focus from the war in Gaza, but Israeli military operations there continue with the aim of eliminating Hamas, the armed group that controlled the area before the fighting began.The Israeli army launched its attack on Gaza after October 7, when Hamas led an attack that Israeli authorities say killed about 1,200 people. Israel said its goal was to defeat Hamas and free the hostages it took that day, about 100 of whom remain in Gaza. Local health authorities say…

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Prosecutors want Trump held for contempt for violating the gag order by attacking witnesses Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen. CNN’s Paula Reid said: It is certainly no surprise that Trump would violate the gag order. We’ve seen him do it before, but the challenge for the judge is: what do you do now? We are less than half a day into jury selection at the beginning of a five- to six-week trial period. How do you keep Trump within the bounds of his gag order without making him a martyr or disrupting this case? So the prosecutors here said they…

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The Biden administration has announced a series of historic steps aimed at protecting the U.S. steel industry and creating good-paying jobs. On a call with reporters, a senior administration official described President Biden’s approach to protecting the steel industry: β€œThe President’s approach is strategic, balanced and targeted, and has been developed in close collaboration with industry stakeholders and unions directly addressing the crisis. have been through. consequences of China’s unfair trade practices for years. It is also an approach that involves working with our partners and allies, who are also feeling the impact of China’s overcapacity and artificially low-priced exports.…

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Britain’s Conservative government hopes to pass Rwanda’s Security Bill on Wednesday, after a lengthy back-and-forth between the two houses of parliament, during which the legislation has drawn sustained criticism.The bill aims to pave the way for the government to put some asylum seekers on a one-way flight to Rwanda, in central Africa, without first hearing their cases. Human rights experts have denounced this approach, which they say violates Britain’s obligations under domestic and international law.Crucially, under the government’s plans, even asylum seekers who were granted refugee status would be resettled in Rwanda, not Britain. The plan was deemed unlawful by…

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Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo has been forced to involuntarily rebrand one of its new electric cars after facing legal threats from the Italian government over the use of an ‘Italian-sounding name’ for its Polish-built model. The 113-year-old carmaker launched its mini SUV, the Milano, last week, describing it as ‘Italian at first glance’. But the Stellantis-owned group quickly found itself in the crosshairs of the Italian government for its seemingly hollow claims of patriotism. The Milano was the first Alfa Romeo car to be built entirely outside Italy, originating from the automaker’s Tychy production plant in Poland. ‘The name Milano…

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4 minutes readingApril 08 Today marks the 120th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale, a milestone that settled several territorial disputes and paved the way for much closer diplomatic cooperation between Britain and France. It reflected a pragmatic insight that, regardless of the many differences in interests and prospects, the basic principles of geography and economics point to future cooperation rather than conflict on the part of these two old adversaries. The Entente Cordiale helped shore up Britain’s alliance with France during two world wars and beyond, and the phrase has become shorthand for the bilateral relationship…

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