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Reuters Odd News Summary

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.

Homemade 'Nikes' give Filipina athlete a golden edge

To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance. Filipina schoolgirl Rhea Bullos bagged three gold medals at an athletics competition this week without wearing shoes, opting instead to wrap her feet in tape and draw an iconic Nike "swoosh" logo on them.

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WEF 2020: Trump seems politically correct in pulling out from Paris Agreement

If the survey of the World Economic Forum WEF is believed, Trump seems to enjoy the confidence of his people in flaying climate intuitions and climate activists. His preference for economic development over environmental protection not only...

From home to healthcare, here are Robotic innovations transforming lives

Lovot is equipped with more than 50 sensors such as thermography, microphone array, obstacle detection, and touch sensor to generate motion and emotions in real-time....

Translating words to deeds: Achieving gender parity in access to financial resources

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SDG13: How you can reduce global warming by changing your food habits

The mega narratives of various international organizations give the impression that fighting global warming is only a job of government agencies. However, the European Investment Bank EIB has designed a questionnaire which besides making th...


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World News Roundup: probe into bushfire air tanker crash; U.S. calls on Haiti to set a date for election and more

Following is a summary of current world news briefs. Australia starts probe into bushfire air tanker crash that killed three AmericansInvestigations are underway into the crash of a C-130 Hercules air tanker that was fighting bushfires in A...

FACTBOX-C-130 Hercules aircraft used as water bombers to fight fires around the world

A Lockheed C-130 Hercules tanker fighting bushfires in Australias alpine region crashed after losing contact with ground control on Thursday, authorities said. Modified versions of the aircraft are used around the world to dump large quanti...

Sports News Roundup: 'I'm probably done playing hockey', D Methot and Curry brothers' careers started over kitchen sink and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.Former D Methot Im probably done playing hockeyFormer NHL defenseman Marc Methot told TSN Radio Ottawa 1200 on Thursday that he is unlikely to play again in the NHL. Methot hasnt suited u...

U.S. senators to get government briefing on coronavirus -- aide

U.S. senators have been invited to a closed door briefing Friday on the coronavirus with senior U.S. government officials.The briefing will include leadership from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and...

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