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Migrant boat carrying 45 people sinks south of Turkey – ministry

Reuters
ISTANBUL, July 23 (Reuters) – A migrant boat carrying 45 people has sunk to the south of Turkey, and Turkish naval ships and an aircraft are carrying out search and rescue operations, the defence ministry said on Friday. Ministry officials said those on board the vessel were migrants. The ministry......

Vaccinated people make up 75% of recent COVID-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill

Reuters
A medical worker prepares a syringe at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Singapore, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo SINGAPORE, July 23 (Reuters) – Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore’s COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks, but they were not falling seriously ill, government data showed,......

‘I think people are underestimating how bad this is going to get’: Dr. Ashish Jha on the delta variant

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health warned about the tough months ahead across the U.S. due to Covid, as new data shows the delta strain can carry up to 1,000 times more virus in their nasal passages......

Argentina Formally Recognizes Nonbinary People, a Latin American First

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BUENOS AIRES — Argentina has become the first country in Latin America to officially recognize gender nonbinary people, who can now choose to have their gender marked as an X on their national identity documents and passports if......

Argentina creates new ID option for nonbinary people

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus Argentina has created a new gender option on national identification for people who are nonbinary in an attempt to be more inclusive. Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez on Wednesday announced the country will be instating a new National......

Facing high unemployment rates, these formerly incarcerated people are turning to entrepreneurship

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here When Lawrence Carpenter was released from prison in 2001, he was determined to make a better life for himself and his family. Yet he knew that having a criminal record would make it tough to find a job. “I shouldn’t......

About 950 people to watch opening event at stadium, official says

Reuters
A person enjoys the view from Shibuya Sky observation deck ahead of the official opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan, July 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach TOKYO, July 22 (Reuters) – About 950 people, including officials and journalists, will watch Friday’s opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics......

People On The Internet Are Puzzled As To Why Norway’s Women’s Beach Handball Team Was Fined For Wearing Shorts

IA
When you go exercising or doing some kind of sport, you decide for yourself what you want to wear and what you would be comfortable with. But for professional athletes, it’s different, as they have uniforms that are appropriate for the sport they do, representing their country and oftentimes displaying......

People Share The Worst Roads In Their Countries After Brit ‘Complains’ About A Potholed Street And Here Are 43 Of The Scariest Ones

IA
You don’t really care about how bad a road is until you are the one using said bad road. The same applies to snow in winter—you don’t really care about it until all of your regular parking spots become piles of snow and you can’t but try and improvise your......

Jeff Bezos Flies Into Space In An Interestingly-Shaped Rocket And People Bombard The Internet With Memes

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Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos successfully rocketed up more than 65 miles on Tuesday, and declared that the event had made for his “Best day ever.” Bezos, his brother Mark, aeronautics legend Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen flew on a New Shepard rocket, landing safely in the West......

Life expectancy in the U.S. declined in 2020, especially among people of color

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman looks at the “Naming the Lost Memorials,” as the U.S. deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are expected to surpass 600,000, at The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 10, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The......

‘Birthing people’: Team Biden embraces Newspeak

NYPost
Post Editorial Board President Joe Biden’s official budget proposal is proof that the lunatic woke fringe has made its way into the White House: In a section on plans to reduce maternal mortality rates, the document replaces the word “mother” with the absurd “birthing people,” which is supposed to be......

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