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High-street outlets move to ditch plastic amid environmental concerns

Pret A Manger becomes the latest to act by offering free filtered water and selling empty glass bottles<p>Share your photos and stories of how you are avoiding plastic<p>A growing number of outlets selling food and drink in the UK are taking action to ditch plastic amid deepening concern about its effect …

DNA tests show second uncle impregnated Indian rape victim, 10, police say

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> A 10-year-old Indian rape victim who gave birth in August was raped by two of her uncles, police said.<p>Police in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh will file charges against the second suspect, the younger brother of the uncle already charged with rape.<p>The search for a second …

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World will need 'carbon sucking' technology by 2030s, scientists warn

New methods to capture and store emissions, such as planting more forests and pumping carbon underground, are currently costly and need testing<p>As efforts to cut planet-warming emissions fall short, large-scale projects to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere will be needed by the 2030s to hold …

Why prostitution should never be legalised

Decriminalisation of the sex trade benefits pimps and brothel-owners, not women. Abolition is the only progressive solution<p>Ask the question “What should we do about prostitution?” anywhere in the world, and you are increasingly likely to get the answer: “Legalise it.” This view is based on a belief …

5 things for October 10: California wildfires, Las Vegas shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Catalonia may declare independence from Spain today. Here's what else you need to know to <b>Get Up to Speed and Out the Door</b>. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)<p>1. California wildfires<p>Fifteen wildfires scorched Northern California …

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