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# Retreat

Yesterday
7th February 2023
# Contemplation
Aaron Rodgers to decide on NFL future after 'darkness' retreat
The Packers quarterback told The Pat McAfee Show he plans to head into his four-day, four-night isolation soon after this weekend’s Super Bowl.
Last year
2022
# Ukraine
'Life is returning': Ukrainian police and broadcasters come back to Kherson
Residents awoke from jubilant celebrations that broke out after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of Dnieper River.
# Retreat
Moscow says Kherson pullout has started as Ukraine claims gains
In Moscow, Kremlin supporters rushed to justify the decision.
# Retreat
Ukraine army accuses Russia of firing phosphorus bombs on Snake Island
An international convention bans the use of phosphorus weapons against civilians but allows it on military targets.
All time
# Pilgrimage
Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot
Around 25,000 people are expected to make the pilgrimage up Croagh Patrick today.
# Donetsk
Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia
However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.
# lets talk about sex
Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times
And in separate claims, students who attended a retreat in Knock also said they were told by speakers that they would lose certain hormones the more often they had sex.
# Quitting
Tesco to exit Japan after eight years of trying
The giant retailer has conceded that it cannot build a “scalable business” in Japan and has announced it is selling up.