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A number of new studies resulting from samples collected from an expedition on #MountEverest show how the impact of #climatechange and human activity has exacerbated #environmental problems in the areas. pic.twitter.com/WrmUCM1XXo— Business Insider India🇮🇳 (@BiIndia) November 21, 2020
A number of new studies resulting from samples collected from an expedition on Mount Everest show how the impact of climate change and human activity has created environmental problems A total of 19 high elevation samples were collected, 11 were found in the snow at Everest Base Camp and high into the Death Zone near the mountain's summit. Another eight samples were procured from stream water
Quebec landlord Cominar Real Estate has filed three eviction notices against the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) for failing to pay millions of dollars in rent since April in three mall locations. Similar legal notices have been filed against HBC across Canada.https://t.co/Zup1MCC3OW— Toronto Star (@TorontoStar) November 21, 2020
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) suddenly stopped paying rent during the pandemic, and said that the issue of unpaid rent is not an indication of any financial distress. Over the last eight months, HBC hasn’t paid any rent at all to eight landlords in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Florida, according to legal filings.
Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief scientific adviser of Operation Warp Speed, says first Americans could receive a Covid-19 vaccine by December. "So I would expect, maybe, on day two after approval ... hopefully the first people will be immunized across the United States." #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/UvQpPi0pl9— State of the Union (@CNNSotu) November 22, 2020
Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the head adviser of the US government's COVID-19 vaccine effort, said that the first Americans could receive vaccinations by December 11.
The UK and Canada have agreed a deal to continue trading under the same terms as the current European Union agreement after the Brexit transition period ends, in a relief for businesses fearing high tariffs. https://t.co/kSPG7N9cF7— The Herald (@heraldscotland) November 21, 2020
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the two countries have agreed to continue trading under the same terms as the current European Union agreement following the Brexit transition period.
NEW: Last major effort by the Trump campaign to derail Pennsylvania’s vote certification has failed in court. The judge said allegations of fraud were “unsupported by evidence” and likened one of Trump’s legal arguments to Frankenstein’s monster: “haphazardly stitched together.”— Lewis Goodall (@lewis_goodall) November 22, 2020
US District Court Judge Matthew Brann dismissed a lawsuit on Saturday filed by Trump's campaign in Pennsylvania. Brann said the campaign had failed to provide evidence of widespread voter fraud in the state but had instead presented the court "with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations."