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Sunday December 27th, 2020 evening edition

image for A homeless man rescued all the animals at a shelter after it caught on fire

(CNN) A homeless man risked his life to save several cats and dogs trapped at an Atlanta animal shelter after it caught fire, the facility's founder said.

Keith Walker, 53, rushed into the W-Underdogs shelter on December 18 after a fire engulfed its kitchen.

"I was nervous as hell, I'm not going to lie.

But God put me there to save those animals," Walker told CNN.

My dog is my best friend, and I wouldn't be here without him, so I knew I had to save all those other dogs.".

While the shelter was not completely destroyed, the fire left it uninhabitable, according to W-Underdogs founder Gracie Hamlin.

Luckily, W-Underdogs was only a week away from moving into its new facility in Atlanta, where the animals now reside. »

UN hits Trump over Blackwater pardons, says move 'contributes to impunity'

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"These four individuals were given sentences ranging from 12 years to life imprisonment, including on charges of first-degree murder.

Pardoning them contributes to impunity and has the effect of emboldening others to commit such crimes in the future," Hurtado said. »

One in 1,000 Americans have died from Covid-19

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The overwhelming scale of death means that one in 1,000 Americans have died from Covid-19.

Within the final weeks of the year, Covid-19 has become the leading cause of death in the US.

Four months later, another 100,000 Americans had died from the disease. »

Korean artificial sun sets the new world record of 20-sec-long operation at 100 million degrees

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It is an achievement to extend the 8 second plasma operation time during the 2019 KSTAR Plasma Campaign by more than 2 times.

In its 2018 experiment, the KSTAR reached the plasma ion temperature of 100 million degrees for the first time (retention time: about 1.5 seconds).

So far, there have been other fusion devices that have briefly managed plasma at temperatures of 100 million degrees or higher. »

‘Sad and an utter scam’: Republican congressman accuses Trump of temper tantrums and conspiracy theories

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Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger has said Donald Trump and his allies’ attempts to overturn November’s presidential election results are an “utter scam” meant to “raise money and gain followers.”.

Replying to the post, which was labelled by Twitter as a disputed claim, Mr Kinzinger, from Illinois, wrote: “My God.

Since then, Mr Trump and his campaign team have repeatedly sent out emails asking for donations for an “Election Defence Fund”. »