Monday, September 27, 2021


Firefighters in California try to protect the world’s largest tree

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree - theGeneral Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest- in a fire-resistant aluminum blanket as they tried to save the famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada, especially from the Colony wildfire.

A father filed a $1 million lawsuit in federal court in Grand Rapids against the school district where his daughter is

Jimmy Hoffmeyer, the father of a 7-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents’ permission has filed Tuesday a $1 million lawsuit in federal court in Grand Rapids against the school district, a librarian and a teacher's assistant. He invoked girl’s constitutional rights were violated, racial discrimination, ethnic intimidation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault and battery.

Legendary singer Sir Elton John postponed his upcoming 2021 UK and European tour until 2023

Sir Elton John 74-old-singer, the legendary piano man, has postponed his upcoming 2021 UK and European tour (Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour) until 2023. This will affect roughly 50 dates in the UK, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Belgium and France

Lawmakers versus Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the impact of Instagram over children’s mental health

Lawmakers want Facebook to abandon plans to launch an “Instagram for Kids” - intended for children under the age of 13 - after they were informed about some negative influences: the platform has inflamed mental-health problems, including suicidal ideation, among its teenage users; most notably, young girls.

Women’s battle to be proteged by the laws

Women, as they are vulnerable beings, want to be proteged by laws. A group of former models in France asked lawmakers to change the actual sex abuse laws.The women say “rape should not have an expiration date.”

Flash flooding in the southern France, Wednesday,people evacuated in dozens villages

Flash flooding abruptly turned roads and fields into rivers and lakes in the southern France, as new heavy rainfall threatened the area on Wednesday. About 60 villages have been partially hit.

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles Wednesday

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Wednesday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. They were launched from central North Korea and soared nearly 500 miles before landing in the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

Three former US intelligence operatives helped building a hacking program for the UAE

Marc Baier, Ryan Adams and Daniel Gericke , all former US intelligence or military operatives, are accused for helping build a hacking program for the United Arab Emirates government using computer exploits to break into computers in the US and around the world.

A woman was reunited with her abducted daughter after near 15 years

Angelica Vences-Salgado, a Clermont woman, has been reunited with her daughter, who was abducted from their home nearly 15 years ago. She received a call from Mexico from her abducted daughter, Jacqueline Hernandez. Authorities were able to verify girl’s identity as Jacqueline Hernandez, now 19 years old, and reunited her with her mother.

President Vladimir Putin self quarantined due to some coronavirus cases in his environment

A Kremlin statement announced the Russian President Vladimir Putin ,68, acknowledged the existence of "identified cases of coronavirus in his environment" and decided to quarantine as precaution.

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Facebook paused the Instagram Kids project

After many negative signals and warnings from the public, specialists and lawmakers about the danger of social media on kids, especially on teenage girls, Facebook paused the project dubbed Instagram Kids for under-13s.

Germany after Merkel, after Sunday’s parliamentary elections

The center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) won 25.7% of the vote in the Sunday's parliamentary elections in Germany. No winning party in a German national election had previously taken less than 31% of the vote. The German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, 63 old, is far from certain to become Germany's next chancellor after Merkel’s 16 years in power

Landsat 9 satellite is prepared to be launched on Monday

Landsat 9, which is ready to be launched on Monday, will be the ninth and most advanced satellite to study Earth from above for the Landsat program, a joint effort by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey that has provided constant imagery of our planet for nearly 50 years.

Iceland is the first country in Europe which voted more women than men into its parliament

Iceland, the North Atlantic island of 371,000 people which ranked the most gender-equal country in the world for the 12th year, has voted more women than men into its parliament, a first in Europe, as the final result of election revealed Sunday.

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