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  1. Biodegradable plastic may not degrade as quickly as expected
  2. Switzerland sets out exit strategy for easing coronavirus restrictions
  3. Deputy PM Reznikov warns about Russia's POW swap attempt bypassing Minsk process
  4. Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 110.3 mln
  5. US rescinds Trump claim that UN sanctions reimposed on Iran
  6. University watchdog faces 'impartiality' questions
  7. Aggressors using blockade as weapon against Yemen: envoy
  8. US and Israel announce work on new Arrow 4 air defense system amid Iran tensions
  9. Spain arrests 80 in three nights of riots over rapper’s jailing
  10. Pink balls, help for Root, and Stokes v Ashwin - how England can bounce back in India
  11. Hryvnia gets stronger against U.S. dollar on Feb 19
  12. Technocracy is back in Italy – but with a different agenda
  13. Covid-19: UK's surplus vaccine pledge and two million 'not given flight refunds'
  14. COVID-19: Number of new active cases exceeds 6,000, second day in row, on Feb 19
  15. All sanctions imposed by Trump must be lifted: Zarif
  16. Hong Kong eyes significant overhaul of public broadcaster RTHK
  17. Africa COVID deaths surpass 100,000 amid second wave
  18. Woman dies after being shot in Myanmar post-coup protest
  19. Iran's remedial measures response to EU/US violations
  20. Vireo Health Completes Arizona Cannabis Cultivation Facility Expansion
  21. ‘Sorry’: Brokerage chief at heart of GameStop saga apologises
  22. Big Tech Censors, 2020 Election Still Stolen, Economy Fragile
  23. In a media diversity hearing, ex-PM Kevin Rudd said that Australian politicians are afraid of Murdoch media; a News Corp exec dismissed Rudd's claims (Daniel Hurst/The Guardian)
  24. North Dakota taking steps to nullify ALL of Joe Biden’s unconstitutional laws and executive orders
  25. Dems Introduce New Bill To Permanently Ban Trump —> H.R. 484
  26. From Enron to Ercot
  27. Australia to push ahead with media law despite Facebook blackout
  28. De Blasio UNLOADS on Cuomo, backs Dem who says he was threatened: ‘ bullying is nothing new!’
  29. Liberals introduce new bill to relax penalties for drug offences
  30. NY Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim: Cuomo told me that my career would be over if I didn’t lie, asked me to cover up a crime -MSNBC
  31. Texas outages, China, Biden and Trumps EO
  32. What does Princess Latifa case mean for British sport?
  33. Florida Man Arrested For Attempted Sexual Battery of a Minor He Met on Facebook Marketplace
  34. Florida Man Arrested For Attempted Sexual Battery of a Minor He Met on Facebook Marketplace
  35. US ready to join talks to resume Iran nuclear deal
  36. Politics Seeping Into Everything And Ruining Everything…
  37. Elon Musk’s SpaceX raised $850 million, jumping valuation to about $74 billion
  39. Imagine if Jay Powell said this: “Financial vulnerabilities of the U.S. financial system are notable, and asset valuation pressures are elevated.” Impossible, right? But that’s *exactly* what the Fed’s own staff told the FOMC last month.
  40. [Thread] In audio obtained by NPR, Chicago Tribune EIC Colin McMahon told staffers that Trib papers make 10-13% profit now and new owner Alden will seek 20%+ (David Folkenflik/@davidfolkenflik)
  41. Foot-and-mouth outbreak's parallels with Covid pandemic
  42. Now Norway is offering drug-free treatment to people with psychosis
  43. Texas storm: ‘He’s 92 so we wrapped him tight like a mummy’
  44. France's elite forced to confront sexual abuse scandals
  45. The dentist who helped a koala to walk
  46. Black lawyer was told ‘people like you don’t become barristers’
  47. Brazil: Can you vaccinate a whole town against Covid?
  48. The search widens for hot rocks that provide power
  49. Climate Change: How much did it cost the US economy in 2020?
  50. Cancel culture: Have any two words become more weaponised?