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Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison

Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison

Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison The experience motivated Lebedev to write his first novel, “Oblivion,” which explored the legacy of the Soviet prison camp system in a way that, according to Bouis, who has translated all but one of his novels, no Russian …

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Navalny Says Russian Agent Confessed to Plot to Poison Him

Navalny Says Russian Agent Confessed to Plot to Poison Him

Navalny Says Russian Agent Confessed to Plot to Poison Him Navalny Says Russian Agent Confessed to Plot to Poison Him MOSCOW — Aleksei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader recovering from a nerve agent attack, has made a career of needling his country’s sprawling security establishment. On Monday, he produced perhaps his most brazen move yet: a video which he …

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‘Effigy — Poison and the City’ Review: Death and the Matron

‘Effigy — Poison and the City’ Review: Death and the Matron

‘Effigy — Poison and the City’ Review: Death and the Matron ‘Effigy — Poison and the City’ Review: Death and the Matron A surreal period drama inspired by real events, Udo Flohr’s “Effigy — Poison and the City” dramatizes the multiple deaths surrounding a beautiful widow in 1820s Bremen, Germany. Wordy and stilted (it was derived from a stage play), …

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The African Crested Rat Covers Itself With Poison That Can Take Out an Elephant

The African Crested Rat Covers Itself With Poison That Can Take Out an Elephant

The African Crested Rat Covers Itself With Poison That Can Take Out an Elephant The African Crested Rat Covers Itself With Poison That Can Take Out an Elephant For a rodent that resembles the love child of a skunk and a steel wool brush, the African crested rat carries itself with a surprising amount of swagger. The rats “very much …

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Nerve Agent Was Used to Poison Navalny, Chemical Weapons Body Confirms

Nerve Agent Was Used to Poison Navalny, Chemical Weapons Body Confirms

Nerve Agent Was Used to Poison Navalny, Chemical Weapons Body Confirms Nerve Agent Was Used to Poison Navalny, Chemical Weapons Body Confirms The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed on Tuesday that the substance used to poison the Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny had “similar structural characteristics” to the Novichok family of highly potent nerve agents. The …

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356 Elephants Dropped Dead. Did This Bacteria Poison Them?

356 Elephants Dropped Dead. Did This Bacteria Poison Them?

356 Elephants Dropped Dead. Did This Bacteria Poison Them? 356 Elephants Dropped Dead. Did This Bacteria Poison Them? Most types of cyanobacteria that produce neurotoxins occur in marine environments, where they can cause red tides. A few species are found in freshwater around the world, and they sometimes kill dogs, cattle and other animals that drink from or swim in …

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Package addressed to Donald Trump containing poison ricin intercepted by law enforcement: report

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Package addressed to Donald Trump containing poison ricin intercepted by law enforcement: report Package addressed to Donald Trump containing poison ricin intercepted by law enforcement: report A package addressed to president Donald Trump containing the poison ricin has been intercepted by law enforcement, according to report. Two law enforcement officials told CNN that tests confirmed the presence of the poison. …

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Don’t Drink the Tea: Poison Is a Favored Weapon in Russia

Don’t Drink the Tea: Poison Is a Favored Weapon in Russia

Don’t Drink the Tea: Poison Is a Favored Weapon in Russia Don’t Drink the Tea: Poison Is a Favored Weapon in Russia MOSCOW — Without the slightest premonition of any issues with his health, Pyotr Verzilov, a Russian opposition activist, suddenly fell violently ill two years ago and slipped into a coma, a common problem for opponents of the Kremlin. …

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Poison Hotlines See Rise in Accidents With Cleaning Products

As Coronavirus Spreads, Poison Hotlines See Rise in Accidents With Cleaning Products

As awareness of the coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the United States, doctors who monitor activity at poison call centers have noticed an alarming trend: a significant increase in accidental exposures to household cleaners and disinfectants. A study released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that calls to poison hotlines this year for cases involving cleaners …

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