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Sunday December 12nd, 2021 morning edition

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Julian Assange has had a stroke in Belmarsh Prison, his fiancee Stella Moris revealed last night.

It happened at the time of a High Court appearance via video link from Belmarsh in October.

A 'transient ischaemic attack' – the interruption of the blood supply to the brain – can be a warning sign of a full stroke.

Ms Moris, 38, a lawyer, said: 'Julian is struggling and I fear this mini-stroke could be the precursor to a more major attack.

It compounds our fears about his ability to survive the longer this long legal battle goes on.

WikiLeaks publisher, 50, Julian Assange (pictured with his son Gabriel) has had a stroke in Belmarsh Prison, his fiancee Stella Moris revealed last night.

But Ms Moris said: 'I believe this constant chess game, battle after battle, the extreme stress, is what caused Julian's stroke on October 27. »

California tackles food waste with largest recycling program in US

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California will soon enact the largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program in the US in January, an effort designed to dramatically cut down on organic waste in landfills and reduce the state’s methane emissions.

Recycling food waste “is the single easiest and fastest thing that every single person can do to affect climate change”, Wagoner said.

Prue hopes San Diego residents will quickly realize the importance of recycling food waste after the program starts next summer. »

Activision Blizzard workers announce open-ended strike and union drive

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Activision Blizzard management reportedly told striking employees that they would only be paid through Wednesday, according to the Post.

In a GoFundMe post for that Strike Fund, Gonzalez says Activision Blizzard management has "continually abused, union-busted, and remained apathetic to the wishes of workers."

Alongside the strike, A Better ABK is also actively working to create a formal labor union by distributing union authorization cards to employees. »

A woman who lives in Amsterdam's Red Light District says it's the 'most fun' area, but she wishes tourists would be more respectful to sex workers

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A resident of Amsterdam's Red Light District spoke to Insider about what it's like to live there.

"If they want to pay for it and a woman can make money from it, then why not?"

Amsterdam's Red Light District (RLD) has countless strip clubs, coffee shops, and around 300 windows belonging to sex workers, according to Amsterdam.Info, making it a prime location for tourists. »

COVID-19: Death metal band Omicron won't change its name

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COVID-19: Death metal band Omicron won't change its name Omicron - the variant, not the band - was first detected in South Africa but has since been found much further afield, featuring more than 30 mutations, which has experts worried about it being more transmissible.

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They say all publicity is good publicity - and Belgian death metal band Omicron will not be changing its name, despite sharing it with the new COVID variant. »