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Sunday June 4th, 2023 morning edition

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Even more worrying, the researchers say, is the role of ocean pollution in the proliferation of the bacteria, which can cause disease and death if a person gets infected.

In particular, caution should be exercised regarding the harvest and processing of sargassum biomass until the risks are explored more thoroughly,” he said.

And now even more than that, there’s harmful bacteria too.

“We’ll be paying extra attention and making sure everybody washes their hands, and doesn’t touch their faces after the cleanup.

“The amount of plastic we find entangled in the seaweed on a daily basis, and every tide that comes in brings more, is shocking.

“[That] is good news for many coastal residents of Florida,” the university’s optical oceanography laboratory said on its website.

“The plausible theory was that in 2010 there was a long distance transport from the Sargasso sea to the tropical Atlantic. »

Florida congressman shouts ‘f*** Ron DeSantis’ on stage at Paramore concert

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Maxwell Alejandro Frost has laughed off criticism after he yelled “F*** Ron DeSantis” while performing on stage at a Paramore concert on Friday night.

The Florida congressman joined the rock band for a barnstorming rendition of their hit song “Misery Business”during a show at Capitol One Arena in Washington DC.

Lead singer Hayley Williams asked if he had a message for the crowd as he took the stage, with the Gen Z Democrat lawmaker responding: “F*** Ron DeSantis! »

Biden orders 20-year ban on oil, gas drilling around tribal site in New Mexico

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“I value and appreciate the many Tribal leaders, elected officials, and stakeholders who have persisted in their work to conserve this special area.”.

Navajo Nation officials have made similar arguments, saying millions of dollars in annual oil and gas revenues benefit the tribe and individual tribal members.

President Joe Biden initially proposed the ban in November 2021 at the White House Tribal Nations Summit. »

A Florida woman's car caught fire with her children inside while she allegedly shoplifted inside a mall

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A Florida woman has been arrested and charged after her car caught fire with her unattended children inside while she shoplifted inside a mall in Oviedo, police said.

Moore went inside the store where loss prevention personnel watched her and an unknown man shoplift items for about an hour, according to the report.

Moore was leaving the store when she saw her car engulfed in flames, dropped the stolen merchandise and ran out of the store, police said. »

Chinese warship nearly hits U.S. destroyer in Taiwan Strait during joint Canada-U.S. mission - National

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A Chinese warship came within 150 yards of hitting American destroyer USS Chung-Hoon, during a rare joint Canada-U.S. mission sailing through the Taiwan Strait, the latest aggressive military move from Beijing in the South China Sea.

0:55 Exclusive video captures Chinese warship nearly hitting U.S. destroyer in Taiwan Strait.

The Chung-Hoon and Montreal have been sailing together in the South China Sea for nearly a week prior to entering the Taiwan Strait. »