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Monday August 15th, 2022 morning edition

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“The FBI and DHS have observed an increase in threats to federal law enforcement and to a lesser extent other law enforcement and government officials following the FBI’s recent execution of a search warrant in Palm Beach, Florida," the document, dated Friday, reads, according to one official.

The bulletin, which advises that such threats are occurring online, was sent out of an abundance of caution, the officials said.

A third law enforcement official said the five-page document states that such threats are appearing across multiple platforms, “including social media sites, web forums, video sharing platforms and image boards.”.

The bulletin cites an incident in which a man fired a nail gun into the FBI Cincinnati field office as one of the attacks on federal law enforcement, the law enforcement officials said.

The man, whom two law enforcement sources identified as Ricky Shiffer, died in a confrontation with police.

He appeared to have recently posted online about his desire to kill FBI agents shortly after the search.

Trump spokesperson Taylor Budowich was dismissive of details in the documents in a statement Friday, calling the search “outrageous” and a “botched raid. »

Study: PTSD sufferers share bacterial footprint in saliva

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In a remarkable breakthrough, scientists from Israel have discovered that they can use saliva samples to quickly and accurately diagnose people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

“To the best of our knowledge, this is the first depiction of a microbial signature in the saliva among veteran soldiers with PTSD,” said Gozes.

“It must be stressed that until now, post-trauma diagnosis has been based solely on psychological and psychiatric measures,” said Gozes. »

An unannounced Avatar: The Last Airbender game has been listed on Amazon

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GameMill Entertainment looks set to release a new Avatar: The Last Airbender game for PlayStation 4 and 5 this year.

This will be Avatar’s first game since 2014’s The Legend of Korra game, which was developed by PlatinumGames, best known for the Bayonetta series and NieR:Automata.

A turn-based RPG mobile game is also in the works titled Avatar: Generations, which is developed by Square Enix London Mobile and Navigator Games. »

A missing dog was finally found -- 500 feet underground in an intricate cave system

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Haley, along with a team of around 30 spelunkers, was mapping a cave north of Perryville, Missouri, as part of a project for the Cave Research Foundation.

The cave is part of the Berome Moore cave system, Missouri's second largest cave system, measuring around 22 miles, he told CNN.

Another group of parents and children visiting the cave for the day had encountered a dog deep in the cave before flagging Haley for help. »

China’s Demographics Spell Decline Not Domination

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The decline in the general fertility rate implies a decline in the current period total fertility rate (TFR) … [which] calculates expected lifetime births by assuming that women will follow current age-specific birth rates over their childbearing years.

Put simply, if the average woman has fewer than two children, then (other things being equal) the population is bound to decline.

Strikingly, the decline in fertility has occurred across nearly all child-bearing ages, ethnic groups and education levels. »