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Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

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A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

US surgeons in NewYork transplanted a pig’s kidney to a human

US surgeons in NewYork say they have successfully given a pig's kidney to a person in a transplant. The recipient was brain-dead, without hope of recovering. The kidney came from a pig that had been genetically modified to stop the organ being recognised by the body as "foreign" and being rejected.

Scientists in the Netherlands developed a solar powered chemical miniplant

A sustainable strategy for future production of some chemicals and pharmaceuticals was conceived and proved to be realistic in the Netherlands by researchers at the University of Amsterdam’s Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences.

Sinclair Broadcast Group was hit by ransomware in the weekend

Sinclair Broadcast Group, a Hunt Valley, Maryland-based company which operates dozens of TV stations across the U.S., said Monday that some of its servers and work stations were encrypted with ransomware. The full ramifications are not yet known. The unidentified hackers also stole data from Sinclair's network.

Facebook has a big project to use the European tech talent building virtual reality

A Facebook project can hire 10,000 highly-skilled people in the European Union over the next five years. It’s about metaverse. Explained, metaverse it as a "set of virtual spaces where you can create and explore with other people who aren't in the same physical space as you".

FDA authorized some e-cigarette products for the first time ever

Unexpected move in the U.S.: FDA had authorized e-cigarette products for the first time ever, giving permission to R.J. Reynolds to sell three of its Vuse vape products. However, „all tobacco products are harmful and addictive and those who do not use tobacco products should not start," the FDA said in a statement.

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Donald Trump announced launch of owned social media network called “TRUTH Social” in 2022

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced the upcoming launch of his own social media network called "TRUTH Social."

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, has been awarded Thursday the Nobel Prize for Literature as appreciation for his novels which subjects are about the impact of migration on individuals and societies.

Famous Swedish cartoonist artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash

Swedish cartoonist artist Lars Vilks, who depicted the Prophet Mohammad with the body of a dog, in 2007, since he had be living under police protection, was killed aged 75 in a car crash near the southern town of Markaryd on Sunday. He was traveling in a police vehicle which collided with a truck. Two police officers were also killed. The driver of the truck was injured and taken to hospital, where he was questioned by investigators. One eyewitness told media that the car Vilks was thought to be in seemed to lose control and came over to his side of the motorway at high speed. A tyre explosion or something similar is supposed. ”We will investigate what happened and what caused the collision,” Swedish police said in a statement on Monday. At least for the instant they have found no evidence that it was intentional. Muslims consider any depiction of the founder of Islam as offensive. Some conservative Muslims also consider dogs unclean, so especially offensive.Vilks had said that the cartoons were not intended to provoke Muslims, but to challenge political correctness in the art world. "That's a way of expressing things. If you don't like it, don't look at it. And if you look at it, don't take it too seriously. No harm done, really," he said. Vilks noted that he had also depicted Jesus as a pedophile. He had a $100,000 bounty put on his head and his house was fire-bombed.

Sports News

The International Olympic Committee detailed rules to apply at 2022 Winter Games in Beijing

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday revealed info about Covid protocol to be applied at the upcoming 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. First, no foreign spectators at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, but Chinese residents will be allowed to attend.More, there will be lengthy quarantines for unvaccinated participants and daily COVID-19 testing.

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A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

Donald Trump announced launch of owned social media network called “TRUTH Social” in 2022

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced the upcoming launch of his own social media network called "TRUTH Social."

Toyota will invest billion dollars to produce electric car batteries in the U.S.

Toyota, the world’s largest automaker by volume, plans to build a new $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles. The company said it eventually will employ 1,750 people and start making batteries in 2025.

Facebook has a big project to use the European tech talent building virtual reality

A Facebook project can hire 10,000 highly-skilled people in the European Union over the next five years. It’s about metaverse. Explained, metaverse it as a "set of virtual spaces where you can create and explore with other people who aren't in the same physical space as you".

Life

A young man died falling from a hot air balloon mid-flight in Israel

A man in his 20s is dead after falling Tuesday from a hot air balloon mid-flight in Israel. He was a member of the crew. I don’t know how this happened but he hung himself on the basket,” Amir Almog, the man’s employer, told reporters. The pilot could not immediately land and the man tumbled from the hot air balloon at a height of about 50 meters (164 feet), Almog said.

Toyota will invest billion dollars to produce electric car batteries in the U.S.

Toyota, the world’s largest automaker by volume, plans to build a new $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles. The company said it eventually will employ 1,750 people and start making batteries in 2025.

China is pushing its strong strategy against Covid 19 right now

As the pandemic is going to take a while to end, China continues to prepare against Covid 19. Beijing is doubling down on its zero-Covid strategy. A $260 million, 5,000-room quarantine facility for incoming travelers, comprised of rows of three-story buildings, officially named the Guangzhou International Health Station ,is set to open in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou in the coming days and rules are to be respected.

Science

A new way to activate the immune system against cancers was discovered by MIT researchers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have now discovered a new way to jump-start the immune system to attack tumors. It’s about removing tumor cells from the body, treating them with chemotherapy drugs, and then placing them back in the tumor. This spurs the T cells into action.

Biggest rainfall, significant snow and even an atmospheric river predicted for the Western U.S.

A series of potent Pacific storms are directed at Northern California this week.

Scientists in the Netherlands developed a solar powered chemical miniplant

A sustainable strategy for future production of some chemicals and pharmaceuticals was conceived and proved to be realistic in the Netherlands by researchers at the University of Amsterdam’s Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences.

Facebook has a big project to use the European tech talent building virtual reality

A Facebook project can hire 10,000 highly-skilled people in the European Union over the next five years. It’s about metaverse. Explained, metaverse it as a "set of virtual spaces where you can create and explore with other people who aren't in the same physical space as you".

China has the first astronut woman aboard Tiangong space station

Chinese astronauts – two men and a woman - successfully docked aboard Tiangong space station ,China's first permanent space station, and began Saturday their six-month mission on. They are the second crew to move into China's Tiangong space station, which was launched last April.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have now discovered a new way to jump-start the immune system to attack tumors. It’s about removing tumor cells from the body, treating them with chemotherapy drugs, and then placing them back in the tumor. This spurs the T cells into action.
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Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

17 people were killed after an explosion at an ammunition plant in Russia, Friday

A deadly explosion and fire at an ammunition disposal plant in Russia's western Ryazan province on Friday killed at least 16 people. One employee was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the accident and died there. He sustained burns of 80% of his skin's surface. The explosion occurred in the village of Lesnoy in Shilovsky District, about 270 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

Queen Elizabeth “remains in good spirits” after testing in hospital

Queen Elizabeth II, 95-year-old monarch, spent Wednesday night at King Edward VII’s hospital following medical advice to rest for a few days while "preliminary investigations," according to a Buckingham palace spokesperson. Before, she cancelled a planned trip to Northern Ireland this week.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 45-year-old activist, was awarded the annual Sakharov prize ,the European Union's top human rights prize, Wednesday. The European Parliament praised his "immense personal bravery."

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A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

Biggest rainfall, significant snow and even an atmospheric river predicted for the Western U.S.

A series of potent Pacific storms are directed at Northern California this week.

Donald Trump announced launch of owned social media network called “TRUTH Social” in 2022

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced the upcoming launch of his own social media network called "TRUTH Social."

Sinclair Broadcast Group was hit by ransomware in the weekend

Sinclair Broadcast Group, a Hunt Valley, Maryland-based company which operates dozens of TV stations across the U.S., said Monday that some of its servers and work stations were encrypted with ransomware. The full ramifications are not yet known. The unidentified hackers also stole data from Sinclair's network.

International News

Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

A young man died falling from a hot air balloon mid-flight in Israel

A man in his 20s is dead after falling Tuesday from a hot air balloon mid-flight in Israel. He was a member of the crew. I don’t know how this happened but he hung himself on the basket,” Amir Almog, the man’s employer, told reporters. The pilot could not immediately land and the man tumbled from the hot air balloon at a height of about 50 meters (164 feet), Almog said.

Russia is suspending its permanent mission to NATO

Russia is suspending its permanent mission to NATO, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday. "NATO is not interested in any equal dialogue or in any joint work," Lavrov said.
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Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

A new way to activate the immune system against cancers was discovered by MIT researchers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have now discovered a new way to jump-start the immune system to attack tumors. It’s about removing tumor cells from the body, treating them with chemotherapy drugs, and then placing them back in the tumor. This spurs the T cells into action.

A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

17 people were killed after an explosion at an ammunition plant in Russia, Friday

A deadly explosion and fire at an ammunition disposal plant in Russia's western Ryazan province on Friday killed at least 16 people. One employee was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the accident and died there. He sustained burns of 80% of his skin's surface. The explosion occurred in the village of Lesnoy in Shilovsky District, about 270 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

Based on study results, Pfizer asked FDA to approve coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Pfizer says kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children (5- to 11-year-old). The shots could begin in early November and will determine to have first children protected by Christmas.

Queen Elizabeth “remains in good spirits” after testing in hospital

Queen Elizabeth II, 95-year-old monarch, spent Wednesday night at King Edward VII’s hospital following medical advice to rest for a few days while "preliminary investigations," according to a Buckingham palace spokesperson. Before, she cancelled a planned trip to Northern Ireland this week.

Biggest rainfall, significant snow and even an atmospheric river predicted for the Western U.S.

A series of potent Pacific storms are directed at Northern California this week.

US surgeons in NewYork transplanted a pig’s kidney to a human

US surgeons in NewYork say they have successfully given a pig's kidney to a person in a transplant. The recipient was brain-dead, without hope of recovering. The kidney came from a pig that had been genetically modified to stop the organ being recognised by the body as "foreign" and being rejected.

Donald Trump announced launch of owned social media network called “TRUTH Social” in 2022

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced the upcoming launch of his own social media network called "TRUTH Social."

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 45-year-old activist, was awarded the annual Sakharov prize ,the European Union's top human rights prize, Wednesday. The European Parliament praised his "immense personal bravery."

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Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

A new way to activate the immune system against cancers was discovered by MIT researchers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have now discovered a new way to jump-start the immune system to attack tumors. It’s about removing tumor cells from the body, treating them with chemotherapy drugs, and then placing them back in the tumor. This spurs the T cells into action.

A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

17 people were killed after an explosion at an ammunition plant in Russia, Friday

A deadly explosion and fire at an ammunition disposal plant in Russia's western Ryazan province on Friday killed at least 16 people. One employee was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the accident and died there. He sustained burns of 80% of his skin's surface. The explosion occurred in the village of Lesnoy in Shilovsky District, about 270 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

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