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ByteDance’s Charitable Project Raises Public Doubt

On August 1, ByteDance’s public welfare platform made a live presentation for its first “DOU Public Welfare Day” event to be held on September 5. However, the announcement has aroused doubts from insiders. He Bin, a reporter from China Philanthropist magazine, mentioned in a report on August 8 that a person in the public welfare…

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2022 World Junior Championship predictions

The winner of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will be Canada or Sweden, according to two NHL.com writers.NHL.com deputy managing editor Adam Kimelman believes Canada will win after reaching the championship game of the 2021 WJC, while NHL.com staff writer Mike G. Morreale predicts Sweden will win the tournament for the first time since…

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What a 2,000-mile journey around Afghanistan uncovers a year after the Taliban takeover

ByJason MotlaghPhotographs ByBalazs GardiWe’re free at last from the crush of Kabul morning traffic, and the map on my smartphone estimates it’ll take nine hours to drive 300 miles to Kandahar on National Highway 1, the most expensive and important road in Afghanistan.The United States poured hundreds of millions of dollars into this stretch of…

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More emergency departments across Canada forced to temporarily close because of staff shortages

Ambulances parked by the emergency deptartment at Toronto Western Hospital on July 14.Fred Lum/The Globe and MailOttawa’s Montfort Hospital was among the hospitals across Canada forced to close their emergency departments over the weekend, suggesting the most acute effects of the country’s shortage of nurses are starting to spread beyond smaller communities and into large…

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Instagram Takes Inspiration from BeReal with New Test Features

In the modern social media landscape, replication is the ultimate compliment, and it seems that rising app BeReal is the latest app that’s getting attention, and various ‘compliments’ as a result. BeReal, which has now surpassed 10 million total downloads according to data.ai analysis, has gained significant momentum throughout 2022. As per data.ai: “In Q1…

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‘RHOA’ Recap: Marlo Hampton Shades Kandi Burruss, Says She’s ‘Only Known In Atlanta’

View gallery Image Credit: Broadway World/Shutterstock / AFF-USA/Shutterstock The ladies of The Real Housewives of Atlanta finally made their way to Jamaica during the August 7 episode. Sanya Richards-Ross had previously invited everyone, including the husbands, to join her and her husband on a work trip, and she encouraged everyone to bring a plus one,…

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7 frustrating Windows 11 annoyances, and how to fix them

For a while, it looked like Microsoft might never move past Windows 10, but then it dropped Windows 11 in late 2021. Even with a longer gap between new versions, it was impossible for Microsoft to make everyone happy. Despite some notable improvements in Windows 11, there are still some nagging issues. Thankfully, a lot…

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MotoGP announces 2023 pre-season test dates

For the second year in a row, MotoGP’s pre-season testing phase in 2023 will consist of just five days of running spread over two tests as part of the series push to reduce the number of days of riding as its calendar expands beyond 20 races. MotoGP’s first three-day test of 2023 will take place…

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iPhone 14 release date might be much earlier than expected

The iPhone 14 should hit stores by the end of next month, and we no longer worry about potential release date delays. Apple would have mentioned any launch issues during its June quarterly earnings call a few weeks ago, as it did with the iPhone 12 two years ago. We also think we know when…

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North Korea to convene rubber-stamp parliament in September

ISTANBUL: Two more ships, carrying corn and soybeans, departed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Monday, Turkey and Ukraine said, taking the total to ten since the first ship sailed last week under a deal with Russia to unblock Ukrainian grain exports. The United Nations and Turkey brokered the agreement last month after warnings the…