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Americans Call for Ceasefire in Gaza An increasing number of Americans are urging President Joe Biden to push for a halt to the military actions in Gaza. The latest poll reveals that there is a decline in approval for Biden’s management of the situation, reaching its lowest levels yet. Divided Sympathies and Political Pressures Democrats are divided over the Israel-Hamas conflict, with a rising sentiment of sympathy towards both Israelis and Palestinians. However, there is a notable decrease in support for sending weapons to Israel compared to last year. Pressure is mounting on Biden within his own party, especially among…

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Partisanship and Trust in Trump Influence Views on Ukraine Aid Americans’ views on providing aid to Ukraine are influenced by their perceptions of Russia, the U.S.’s global role, and historical contexts like the Cold War. Partisanship plays a significant role, with divisions within the Republican Party exacerbated by the influence of former President Donald Trump. Trust in Trump impacts support for aid, with “MAGA” Republicans particularly opposed compared to non-“MAGA” Republicans. Aid, Russia, and the U.S. Role in Global Affairs Perceptions of Russia as an enemy correlate with support for Ukraine aid, a sentiment that has declined among Republicans. Age…

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Controversy Over Wardrobe Choice Australian golfer Jason Day made headlines at The Masters this week not for his play, but for the attire he chose to wear. Day sported a sleeveless white, black, and red jumper with the words “Malbon Golf Championship” emblazoned on the front during his first round. However, his outfit drew attention from tournament officials, who asked him to remove the flashy top before his second round. Respect for Tournament Rules Day, currently ranked No. 21 in the world, complied with the request and removed the controversial vest. Speaking to reporters after his third round, Day expressed…

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High Demand for Solar Eclipse Glasses Solar eclipse glasses are in high demand as the total solar eclipse on April 8 approaches, with prices rising by 27% and supplies running low. Importance of Eye Safety Eye safety is crucial when viewing the eclipse. Looking directly at the sun without protection can cause permanent damage except during totality. Alternative Viewing Methods For those without solar eclipse glasses, here are eight ways to safely witness the eclipse: Use a solar filter for your phone camera Wear welder’s glass rated shade 12 or higher Build a pinhole camera Use a colander to project…

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The Cosmic Event Explained A rare total solar eclipse is set to grace the skies from Texas to Maine on Monday, captivating observers with its celestial dance. This phenomenon occurs when the Earth, sun, and moon align perfectly, casting a shadow over parts of the United States. How a Total Solar Eclipse Works As the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun, it completely blocks out the sun’s light, turning afternoon skies dark for about three to four minutes. This alignment, known as the umbra, is the climax of a cosmic ballet that unfolds between our planet, the moon,…

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Tiger’s Struggle Tiger Woods had a rough day at the Masters, recording his worst-ever score and falling out of contention. The golf legend struggled to a 10-over par 82, citing fatigue from his marathon Friday. Despite this setback, Woods remains determined for the final round. Scottie Scheffler Holds One-Stroke Lead Scottie Scheffler leads the pack heading into the final round, overcoming challenges on the course to hold a slim one-shot advantage. The world No. 1 faces stiff competition as five players are within four shots of the lead, promising an exciting finish. Mix of Triumphs and Tribulations The Masters’ third…

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Symptoms of Solar Retinopathy Looking at the eclipse without certified protective glasses can cause serious eye damage. Symptoms of solar retinopathy include blurry vision, dark spots, or a loss of central vision. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms after staring at the eclipse, call an eye doctor. Protective Glasses Are Essential It’s not safe to look at a solar eclipse without wearing certified protective glasses. Sunglasses do not provide adequate protection. If you did look at the eclipse without proper eyewear, or even if you wore the right glasses, monitor your vision for any changes. Immediate and Long-Term…

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Escalating Violence in Israeli-Occupied Territory Israel’s army confirmed on Saturday the tragic discovery of the body of a missing Israeli teen in the West Bank, following what they described as a “terrorist attack.” The incident has led to a surge in violence throughout the Israeli-occupied territory, which has been marred by simmering tensions for months. Settler Attacks Spark Further Unrest The disappearance of 14-year-old Binyamin Achimair prompted retaliatory attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinian villages, resulting in casualties on both sides. Palestinian health officials reported one death and 25 injuries in the assault on al-Mughayyir village, further escalating the conflict.…

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A Date with Destiny Beyond Augusta National World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler’s remarkable form at the Masters could be interrupted by a life-changing event – the birth of his first child with wife Meredith. Primed for Success on the Green The American golfer, living up to his pre-tournament favorite status, is a stroke away from the lead at the 88th edition of the major tournament, poised for a run at another green jacket. Family First Scheffler has vowed to leave the tournament at a moment’s notice, even if he’s leading, to be with his wife for the birth. Impressive Career…

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Prisoners’ Victory to Witness Celestial Phenomenon Together Six inmates, including Jeremy Zielinski, incarcerated at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, New York, have achieved a legal triumph in their quest to view Monday’s solar eclipse. Zielinski, an atheist serving time for first-degree rape, expressed the group’s elation at being able to witness the rare event in unison, calling it “sublime.” Legal Battle for Religious Rights The group, comprising individuals from diverse religious backgrounds such as Baptist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Islam, and Santeria, argued in a federal lawsuit that the state’s lockdown of prisons during the eclipse would infringe on their…

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