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Joe Biden is standing by his 31 August deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan, rejecting the pleas of domestic and international allies to keep troops there for evacuation efforts beyond the end of the month.

“We are currently on a pace to finish by August the 31st,” the president said in an address from the White House on Tuesday. “The sooner we can finish, the better. Each day of operations brings added risk to our troops.”

Biden is receiving a lot of criticism, at home and abroad, for sticking by the 31 August deadline. In rejecting the pleas of his international allies, he may have damaged already fractured relations with Europe.

チャーリー・ワッツ, drummer for the Rolling Stones, 「「passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family”, his publicist announced yesterday.

Watts had announced earlier this month that he would miss the band’s forthcoming US tour as he recovered from an unspecified medical procedure. He spent より多い 60 年 as the heartbeat of the Stones, a calm presence in all the rock’n’roll madness.

The US House of Representatives passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, 投票 219-212 on party lines. The bill would require that areas with a history of voting rights violations be under federal supervision, restoring a critical provisional of the landmark civil rights law, インクルード 1965 投票権法. It may still fail in the Senate, しかしながら, as it requires the support of 10 Republicans in order to pass, and so far only Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has indicated she would vote for it.

In part due to a lack of information from China, a classified US intelligence report delivered to the White House was inconclusive on the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, two US officials familiar with the matter told ワシントンポスト.

Donald Trump and his aides repeatedly pushed a theory that coronavirus had been leaked from a lab in Wuhan, despite US intelligence agencies’ conclusion that the virus was “not manmade or genetically modified”. The unfounded theory helped fuel anti-Asian hate attacks throughout the country, which skyrocketed because of the pandemic.

Joe Biden directed the intelligence community to “redouble their efforts” to untangle the origin debate, but the 90-day review brought them no closer to consensus.

以来 1973, global heating has driven increases in dangerous “fire weather” days in which communities are put on high alert because of hot, dry and windy weather conditions known for fuelling wildfires. The Sacramento region, which is still battling the Dixie fire, 持っていました 19 fire weather days in 2020, a sharp uptick from the seven reported in 1973.

Some patients with a range of debilitating long Covid symptoms are finding themselves waiting for months for a diagnosis and treatment. That is because for many of these patients, they probably caught Covid-19 too early in the pandemic, when testing was not as available. Without a positive test, they have to fight for acknowledgment from the medical community.

Chris Newman and his wife, Annie, left their jobs in 2013 to found Sylvanaqua Farms, a 120-acre operation in northern Virginia that produces pasture-raised chicken, eggs, pork, and grass-fed beef. Their focus is to produce animal food in ways that do not exploit people or the environment, and to make sure they feed as many people as possible – not just those who can typically afford pricier sustainable farm-to-table options.

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LondonCats Worldwide celebrated its 150th show this year, と 200 cats flocking – or darting, pouncing and/or lazily meandering over when they felt like it – to the Crystal Palace national sports center for a feline extravaganza. The first-ever feline fancy – a Victorian term for an animal competition that is still in use today – took place in 1871, and many of the rules set up by Harrison Weir, “the father of the cat fancy”, are still largely upheld today.

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