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How to make sure you’re getting enough vitamin D this fall

You’re likely to hear the term vitamin D thrown around a lot: “I need to top up my vitamin D levels” “Get to the beach to dose up on vitamin D”. Whether you’re in the northern or southern hemisphere, it’s worth keeping your eye on how much or how little of this sunshine vitamin you’re getting. And how for that matter. Because the health benefits go way beyond good bone health and a little feel-good factor.

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Boris Johnson shows what happens when a world leader gets Covid-19

As news of President Donald Trump's shock diagnosis with Covid-19 spread Friday, the experience of United Kingdom Prime Minster Boris Johnson, who tested positive six months ago, could offer a clue to what might come next.

Johnson, 55, announced on March 27, at the height of the pandemic in the U.K., that he was suffering "mild" symptoms and would self-isolate while continuing to work. He was thought to be the first world leader confirmed to have contracted Covid-19.

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‘This could have been a Breonna Taylor:’ Police stormed a Black student’s dorm after a false report

Christin Evans was suddenly awakened in the early hours of Sept. 14 by the sound of campus police storming into her dorm room at Stephen F. Austin State University with guns drawn and bright lights shining into her eyes.

A resident adviser had called campus police after a group of students, which included Evans’ three White roommates, said that Evans, who is Black, had threatened them, her lawyer, Randall Kallinen, said at a news conference on Monday.

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Serena finds it weird to stay in hotel instead of her Paris home

As part of the COVID-19 protocols, the French Open organisers have told all participants to stay in two designated hotels, unlike the U.S. Open which allowed staying in private accommodation.

Williams was one of the players who rented a private home for the tournament at Flushing Meadows.

“It’s definitely weird. This has always been my home away from home. I always loved being here,” Williams told reporters on Saturday.

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China says WHO gave blessing for coronavirus vaccine emergency use programme

The World Health Organization gave China its support and understanding to start administering experimental coronavirus vaccines to people while clinical trials were still underway, a Chinese health official said on Friday.

China launched its emergency programme in July, having communicated with the WHO in late June, according to Zheng Zhongwei, a National Health Commission official.

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Trump could stay in power even if he doesn’t win the election. The Constitution allows it.

By declining to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, President Trump has agitated many who fear he will refuse to leave office even if he loses the November election — and may even resort to violence. The terrifying reality is that there are also several mechanisms that are legal and constitutional that could enable Trump to stay in office without actually winning the vote.

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Nigerian gas tanker explosion kills at least 28

At least 28 people were killed on Wednesday when a gas tanker exploded in the central Nigerian state of Kogi and started a blaze, a road safety agency official said.

Bisi Kazeem, spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), said nine children were involved in the accident, which happened opposite a petrol station along Lokoja-Zariagi highway in the state.

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