The United States will plant a billion trees because climate change is killing forests

Billings, Mont. The Biden administration said Monday that the government will plant more than a billion trees across millions of acres of burnt and dead forests in the western United States, as officials struggle to cope with mounting losses in the country’s forests. from wildfires, insects and other manifestations of climate change. devastating fires In … Read more

Pope apologizes for ‘disastrous’ school policy in Canada

MASQUASIS, Alberta (Associated Press) – Pope Francis issued a historic apology Monday for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “disastrous” policy of Indigenous residential schools, saying that forced integration of Indigenous peoples into the Christian community had destroyed their cultures, cutting off their families and marginalized generations. “I am deeply sorry,” Francis said to the … Read more

North Korea pushes traditional medicine to fight COVID-19

BAJO, South Korea (AP) – As a medical student in North Korea, Lee Gwang-jin said he treated fevers and other minor ailments with traditional herbal medicine. But a bad illness could mean trouble because hospitals in his rural town lack the ambulances, beds and sometimes even electricity needed to treat patients in critical or emergency … Read more

“Beacon of Hope”: Ukraine and Russia sign grain export agreement

Russia and Ukraine signed separate agreements on Friday with Turkey and the United Nations, paving the way for millions of tons of much-needed Ukrainian grain – as well as some Russian grain and fertilizer – to be exported through the Black Sea. Long-awaited deal ends wartime standoff that threatened food security around the world. The … Read more

Rio police raid on slums kills at least 18 people, sparks outrage

By DIARLEI RODRIGUES AND DIANE JEANTET July 21, 2022 GMT Caribbean-rio-de-janeiro-26dbb7833baf45d61d1e8c95fa30e045 RIO DE JANEIRO (Associated Press) – A police operation Thursday targeting gang members in Rio de Janeiro’s largest slum, or low-income communities, has killed at least 18 people in one of the city’s deadliest raids recently and one has already brought in More … Read more

Netflix Q2 subscriber loss widens, but not as much as feared

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix shed nearly 1 million subscribers during the spring amid stiffer competition and spiraling inflation straining household budgets, adding to the urgency behind the video streaming service’s efforts to launch a cheaper option with commercial outages. The April-June contraction of 970,000 accounts, announced Tuesday as part of Netflix’s second-quarter earnings report, … Read more

The United Kingdom breaks the record for the highest temperature as the temperature increases

Britain shattered its record for the highest temperature ever recorded on Tuesday amid a heat wave that swept across swathes of Europe – and the national weather forecaster predicted the temperature could rise even more. In a country not prepared for such extreme cases. The usually temperate country was the latest to be engulfed in … Read more

Europe burns in heat wave that is fueling fires in France and Spain

LA TESTE-DE-BUCH, FRANCE (AP) – The heat wave that smashed from Europe on Monday has spread north into Britain. It ignited fierce wildfires in Spain and France, evacuating thousands of people and rushing planes and firefighters to bombard water to fight fires in dry forests. Two people have been killed in Spain’s fires which its … Read more

Amid Russian bombing, Ukraine aims to strengthen government

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) – As Russia continued its relentless bombardment across the country, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky widened the change in his security services on Monday by suspending 28 more officials, a day after he fired two top officials over… Allegations that their agencies harbored “collaborators and traitors”. In his nightly video address, Zelensky said … Read more

From the end of the world to your town, goodbye to Elton John

Philadelphia (AP) – I think it will take a very long time until we see another songwriter and artist like Elton John. Concluding his more than 50-year career with a farewell tour, the British pianist and singer has created some of the most memorable and enduring music in pop rock history, songs that have been … Read more