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Climate Change Will Bring 50-Fold Rise in Europe Weather-related Deaths

Climate Change Will Bring 50-Fold Rise in Europe Weather-related Deaths

The deaths due to the flooding on the coasts would increase also significantly (+3 780%), up to 233 deaths every year at the end of the century, against only six in 1981-2010. The Joint Research Centre provides scientific advice for the European Commission and "support to EU policy". The increases are lower for the fire (+138%), river floods (+54%), storms (+20%).


Illinois Lottery's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots still growing

Illinois Lottery's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots still growing

The store that sold the winning ticket received a $10,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery. In January, one ticket purchased in California matched the five white balls and Mega ball to win a $188 million jackpot. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The next Powerball drawing is Saturday night, August 5 with an estimated jackpot of $286 million and a cash option of $178 million.


Here we go again: 2 systems have potential for tropical development

Here we go again: 2 systems have potential for tropical development

Closer to home, a second wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea has a 60 percent chance of becoming a depression in five days, forecasters said. In the Caribbean , the probability of a category 3 or above storm is 51 percent, above an average of 42 percent.


Russian Federation slams new European Union bans over Crimea gas turbines as 'unfriendly'

Russian Federation slams new European Union bans over Crimea gas turbines as 'unfriendly'

The EU Council cautioned further that establishing an independent power supply for Crimea and Sevastopol supported their separation from Ukraine , and undermined "the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine". The list of newly sanctioned natural persons and legal entities includes Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, the head of a department of the Energy Ministry Yevgeny Grabchak, General Director of Technopromexport Sergei Topor-Gilka and Interautomatica Company.


North Korea criticises United States travel ban as 'sordid'

North Korea criticises United States travel ban as 'sordid'

News of the push follows North Korea's two recent tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the most recent of which took place last week. The new ban - to be debated by the Security Council on Saturday - would target about $1 billion of North Korean exports, according to one of the United Nations diplomats, who asked not to be identified discussing confidential negotiations.