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“heighten” in the news
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· The Guardian · Domestic abuse cases soar as lockdown takes its tollOne said: “I’m in a controlling, emotionally abusive relationship and fear it could escalate due to heightened stress surrounding the current virus situation.” Another added that she was having to sit in her car to get away from the perpetrator.
· The New York Times · Coronavirus in N.Y.: Live UpdatesThe coronavirus outbreak has heightened New Yorkers’ reliance on deliveries as they stay home to prevent the spread of the virus.
· The Age · Winning in Australia proves second nature to All Black legend HansenIt's a heightened feeling in horse racing, especially when you win a big race like today.''
· The Japan Times · Pet owners in Japan spend ¥300,000 on dogs, ¥160,000 on cats a yearThe company analyzed that spending on emergency pet goods is expected to increase further amid heightened contingency awareness of people in disaster-prone Japan.
· The New York Times · Trump to Fire Intelligence Watchdog Who Had Key Role in Ukraine ComplaintThe initial attempt to cover up what Mr. Atkinson was trying to tell lawmakers drastically heightened attention toward Mr. Trump’s behavior toward Ukraine, touching off the impeachment proceedings.
· The Independent · Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urged to reconsider lockdown strategy by virus adviserThis would involve accepting the heightened risk to the elderly rather than harming younger generations with rising unemployment, domestic violence and mental illness, it suggests.
· The New York Times · A Debate Over Masks Uncovers Deep White House DivisionsOthers at the White House have expressed worry that asking all Americans to wear masks could heighten shortages for doctors, nurses, emergency workers, even if they urge people not to seek the highly protective, and scarce, N95 masks used by hospital staff.
· The New York Times · Harriet Glickman, Who Pushed ‘Peanuts’ to Add a Black Character, Dies at 93Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, shocking the nation and heightening her concern about what she saw as toxic racism that permeated society.