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Fortnite makers and Red Cross create game to save lives

The game was developed to highlight four core activities the ICRC is carrying out in its operations in more than 80 countries. Players compete to heal civilians, rebuild essential infrastructure, remove mines and distribute aid as fast as possible. Power was streaming the Liferun game when it launched. He has …

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Fortnite makers and Red Cross create game to save lives instead of killing

The game was developed to highlight four core activities the ICRC is carrying out in its operations in more than 80 countries. Players compete to heal civilians, rebuild essential infrastructure, remove mines and distribute aid as fast as possible. Power was streaming the Liferun game when it launched. He has …

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Environment will take centre stage at Davos: World Economic Forum boss

The forum is shifting its recent focus from how technology is transforming lives to the environment and responsible business practices that promote jobs, fight climate change and work for both social good and profit-making. World Economic Forum boss Klaus Schwab says the environment will be a key focus at Davos …

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Law restricting doctors from initiating euthanasia talk is ‘gag clause’, academics say

“The stated intent … is not to discourage open discussion, but to ensure that patients are not coerced or unduly influenced into accessing voluntary assisted dying,” the authors wrote. “Although this aim is undeniably important, the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying offered no evidence from other jurisdictions that …

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The warming planet is already killing people, so health policy must catch up

The type of climate change the globe is currently on track to experience isn’t just about the frequency and severity of weather events. It’s about changing climate zones, desertification, ocean acidification. All things that affect food supplies and health. Loading The World Health Organisation four years ago declared climate change …

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So far, it’s been a summer of denim

Loading I like that denim started off as clothes for working people in the American gold rush of the 1850s, when a tailor called Jacob W. Davis collaborated with cloth merchant Levi Strauss to create durable pants, complete with copper rivets in the places that trousers were most likely to …

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Is all giving really good giving?

Loading So, for those seeking how to best donate, there is a couple of things to consider. Australian charitable entities are legal, registered structures, with stringent governance and legal requirements in place. When you make a charitable donation during your lifetime, for which you may receive a tax deduction (for …

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Lost Olympians explored true beauty of sporting ideals

The resurrection of the two Olympians is the result of dedicated research by the son of an Olympian, John Treloar, whose father, also named John, was a finalist in the 100 metres at the 1952 Helsinki Games and is regarded as Australia’s greatest male sprinter. Coates told the Herald: “At …

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Veteran Liberal MP Kevin Andrews faces preselection battle

In the 2011 Australia Day honours he received a Commendation for Distinguished Service, for duty in action. Military veteran Keith Wolahan has been hailed as “the future” of the party. Mr Wolahan declined to comment when contacted by The Age, citing party rules prohibiting party members from commenting on preselection. …

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Renegades claim back-to-back wins as Heat fall in a heap

Another Brisbane horror batting performance has gifted the Melbourne Renegades a 44-run BBL win at the Gabba. Two days after being rolled for 100 in just 17 overs in a 10-wicket thrashing by Adelaide, the Heat lost 10 for 36 on Sunday night to be dismissed for 120, chasing 165. …

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