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Wednesday November 16th, 2022 night edition

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WARSAW, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Polish prime minister has called an urgent meeting of a committee for national security and defense affairs, the government spokesman said on twitter on Tuesday.

The committee, which consists of heads of defense, interior, justice and foreign affairs ministries as well as coordinator of intelligence services, is a body that prepares and coordinates decisions on national security and defense.

Cabinet spokesman Piotr Muller was not immediately available for a comment.

His tweet did not mention what the committee was due to discuss.

Russia pounded cities and energy facilities across Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least one person and causing widespread power outages in what Kyiv said was the heaviest wave of missile strikes in nearly nine months of war.

Reporting by Marek Strzelecki Editing by Tomasz Janowski.

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4 University of Idaho students were likely killed with an "edged weapon," police say; no suspects in custody

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Investigators think an edged weapon was used in the deaths of four University of Idaho students, police said Tuesday.

Police discovered the students' bodies just before noon Sunday as they responded to a report of an unconscious person at a home steps away from the Moscow, Idaho, campus.

The Moscow Police Department has labeled the deaths as "homicides" but maintains there is not an active risk to the community. »

Nearly Every Republican Tulsi Gabbard Endorsed Lost the Election

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On Monday, MAGA Republican Matt Gaetz floated Gabbard as a potential speaker of the House candidate.

That same day, Gabbard officially signed a deal with Fox News to join the network as a paid contributor.

If Gabbard expected to coast into the GOP on a red wave, one bolstered by her “free-thinking” endorsements, she might be disappointed with the results. »

This Underwater Buoy Could Power Homes By Capturing The Ocean's Power

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A Scottish startup says its prototype wave-energy device produced "highly encouraging results.".

AWS Ocean announced that after six months at sea its Archimedes Waveswing produced more than 10 kilowatts during moderate wave conditions, with peaks as high as 80 kilowatts.

Waveswing is a 50-ton buoylike device that's tethered to the ocean floor and sits below the water's surface. »