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(CNN)Powerful storms like the ones that tore through parts of the central United States this weekend are the “new normal” in an era of climate change, the top federal emergency management official said on Sunday.Deanne Criswell, the FEMA administrator, said her agency was prepared to bolster resilience in the face of more severe weather.”This is going to be our new normal,” Criswell told CNN on Sunday.”The effects we are seeing of climate change are the crisis of our generation,” Criswell said. “We’re taking a lot of efforts at FEMA to work with communities to help reduce the impacts that we’re seeing from…

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Powerful storms like the ones that tore through parts of the central United States this weekend are the “new normal” in an era of climate change, the top federal emergency management official said on Sunday.Deanne Criswell, the FEMA administrator, said her agency was prepared to bolster resilience in the face of more severe weather.”This is going to be our new normal,” Criswell told CNN on Sunday.”The effects we are seeing of climate change are the crisis of our generation,” Criswell said. “We’re taking a lot of efforts at FEMA to work with communities to help reduce the impacts that we’re seeing from…

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, Getty ImagesDouble-jabbed people in England who are close contacts of Covid cases will be told to take daily lateral flow tests for seven days from Tuesday.Those who test positive, develop symptoms, or are unvaccinated should continue to self-isolate for 10 days, under new guidance.It means people in close contact with suspected or confirmed Omicron variant cases no longer need to self-isolate.NHS lateral flow tests are free from pharmacies or via online order.People will not need to isolate if the test is negative and they have had at least two vaccine doses.The government said the change…

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Kelly Ripa will co-host the 15th Annual CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute, starting at 8 p.m. ET. They will be joined by celebrities including “West Side Story” star Rachel Zegler, singer Josh Groban, “Claws” star Niecy Nash and singer Aloe Blacc, who will perform. Here are three ways you can be a part of tonight’s annual CNN Heroes event:Tune in to watch this two-hour live televised event tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español or on CNNgo, the online streaming platform available on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Samsung Smart…

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The band Metallica poses during a photo shoot in West Hollywood, California, in 1991. From left are guitarist Kirk Hammett, lead vocalist James Hetfield, bassist Jason Newsted and drummer Lars Ulrich. It was 1988 when photographer Ross Halfin first got an inkling that there was something special, something different about Metallica. “They were on this tour called Monsters of Rock with Van Halen, the Scorpions, Dokken, and Metallica was way down the bill,” he remembers. “And I started to notice — particularly at Giants Stadium in New York and the L.A. Coliseum — that after Metallica played, half the audience…

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But that depended in part on the enhanced credit getting to the neediest of American families — those with incomes so low they don’t have to file taxes. The Internal Revenue Service and community organizations across the nation spread out to try to reach these parents, blanketing them with information about the hundreds of dollars they could receive each month if they submitted a recent tax return or used special online portals created for non-filers by the November 15 deadline.With the potentially final installment set to be delivered on Wednesday, the impact of these efforts remains uncertain. Some parents were…

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The diocese of Solsona — where Xavier Novell Goma has been serving as a bishop — issued a statement on Saturday that said Novell is now forbidden from administering the sacraments and engaging in any active teaching, “both in public and private,” although he can still maintain his status as a bishop. According to the statement, Novell, bishop emeritus of Solsona, entered into a civil marriage with Silvia Caballol on November 22, 2021, in the province of Barcelona. The statement then refers to Canon 1394.1 of the Catholic Church, which states that “a clergyman attempting marriage, even if only civilly,…

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England pace bowler Stuart Broad says he was “ready to go” for England’s first Ashes Test and “disappointed” not to play in the defeat at the Gabba.Broad, 35, has not played for England since August because of a calf injury.He was omitted in Brisbane alongside James Anderson, the veteran pair owning 1,156 Test wickets between them.”I love Ashes cricket, love bowling at the Gabba and feel like I could’ve had a positive influence on a pitch like that,” Broad wrote in the Mail.England were beaten by nine wickets at the Gabba, their 10th loss in 11 Tests down under and…

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Francisco Starks, 44, was treated at a hospital in Mayfield after being rescued from the Mayfield Consumer Products building, troopers said in a news release.More than 30 tornadoes were reported in at least six states overnight Friday into Saturday, including Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi. Officials fear the death toll could top 80.After his release from the hospital, Starks allegedly walked away instead of reporting to continue his sentence, the news release said. Starks was serving time for third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking of an automobile and receiving stolen property, according to the news release.Graves County jailer George Workman…

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