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Sake Takes on the World

François Chartier takes a molecular approach to blending sake.

Japan’s famous rice-based beverage is finding increasing popularity beyond its traditional borders. © Tanaka x Chartier | François Chartier takes a molecular approach to blending sake. A lot has changed since traditional Japanese sake started drinking hundreds of years ago. In fact, most sake drinkers today are not even from Japan and this new international …

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Johnson faces backlash for ‘failure to act’ over Chris Pincher warnings | Sexual harassment

Boris Johnson is facing a backlash over the promotion of his ally Chris Pincher, as a group of Conservative parliamentary staffers accused the prime minister of a “failure to act on warnings” of sexual misconduct by his MPs. As new claims emerged about Pincher, who resigned as deputy chief whip over allegations that he groped …

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Reuters Journalist Tsegaye Tadesse Had Front Row Seat to Ethiopian History | World News

By Barry Malone and Tiksa Negeri ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Tsegaye Tadesse, a former Reuters correspondent in Ethiopia who had a front row seat to history and a knack for being in the right place at the right time, has died at 92. An avuncular presence, easily recognizable with his trademark pipes and fedora hats, …

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Afghan Clerics’ Assembly Urges Recognition of Taliban Govt | World News

By RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) – A three-day assembly of Islamic clerics and tribal elders in the Afghan capital concluded Saturday with pledges of support for the Taliban and calls on the international community to recognize the country’s Taliban-led government. The meeting in Kabul was tailored along the lines of Afghanistan’s traditional Loya …

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Canada’s Emergency Rooms Bear the Brunt of a ‘Perfect Storm’ | World News

TORONTO (Reuters) – Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral infections such …

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‘IMF does not trust Pakistan due to…’: Maryam Nawaz shreds into Imran Khan | World News

'IMF does not trust Pakistan due to…': Maryam Nawaz shreds into Imran Khan |  World News

Pakistan is staring at multiple economic challenges with foreign exchange reserves drying up fast. Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Swati Bhasin Pakistan Muslim League-N president Maryam Nawaz on Saturday shredded into former prime minister Imran Khan over the deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Calling the deal between the fund and …

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