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10:00 25/06/2022
2 killed, several wounded in shooting at nightclub in Oslo

Two people were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub and in nearby streets in Norway's capital Oslo, police said. A suspect believed to be the sole perpetrator was apprehended, police told reporters.

Source: reuters.com

21:47 24/06/2022
Wayne Rooney quits as Derby County manager

Wayne Rooney has quit as manager of Derby County with immediate effect after 18 months in charge. A statement on Derby’s website read: “Wayne Rooney has today informed Derby County Football Club that he wishes to be relieved of his duties as first team manager with immediate effect.”

Source: independent.co.uk

18:00 24/06/2022
Netflix lays off 300 employees in second round of job cuts

The streaming giant said it was cutting roughly 4% of its workforce mostly in the US, after axing 150 people in May. The moves come after the company reported its first subscriber loss in more than a decade in April. The firm is exploring an ad-supported service and cracking down on password sharing as it tries to boost growth.

Source: bbc.com

17:11 24/06/2022
Iran refuses Israeli charges of attacks in Turkey

Iran on Friday dismissed as "ridiculous" allegations by Israel's foreign minister while on a visit to Ankara that the Islamic republic was planning anti-Israeli attacks in Turkey. "The baseless allegations... are ridiculous and part of a pre-designed plot to destroy relations between the two Muslim countries," foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement.

Source: france24.com

15:48 24/06/2022
Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker’s ambitions to roll out electric cars. Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday the cause is still under investigation, but the whole wheel could come off, risking a crash.

Source: apnews.com

14:23 24/06/2022
Sharon Stone shares that she has 'lost 9 children' through miscarriages

"We, as females don't have a forum to discuss the profundity of this loss. I lost nine children by miscarriage," revealed Stone, who is the mother of three sons through adoption: Quinn Kelly, Laird Vonne, and Roan Joseph. "It is no small thing, physically nor emotionally yet we are made to feel it is something to bear alone and secretly with some kind of sense of failure."

Source: people.com

13:30 24/06/2022
Man behind Norway bow-and-arrow attack found guilty

The Buskerud District Court sentenced Espen Andersen Bråthen to compulsory mental health care. Three forensic psychiatric experts who assessed him concluded he has chronic paranoid schizophrenia and was mentally ill at the time of the attack on Oct. 13, 2021. Both the prosecution and the defense had called for compulsory mental health care for Andersen Bråthen. 38-year-old Bråthen also was sentenced to pay compensations to the victims.

Source: apnews.com

12:40 24/06/2022
Iran says EU's Borrell to visit Tehran later on Friday

Iran said European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will travel to Tehran for discussions on efforts to revive the country's 2015 nuclear deal. Borrell would arrive in the Iranian capital at night before meeting Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other officials, foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement.

Source: france24.com

11:41 24/06/2022
Two killed as Nio electric car falls from third floor office in Shanghai

the company said in a Weibo post on Thursday. The company said after an on-site analysis, it can be preliminarily confirmed that the accident has nothing to do with the vehicle itself. Videos circulating online show medical workers trying to rescue the two passengers in the car. Nio said that it has set up a special team to help the families of the deceased deal with the aftermath.

Source: cnbc.com

10:49 24/06/2022
The biggest bacteria ever discovered are the size of an eyelash

Scientists have discovered the world’s largest known bacterium, which comes in the form of white filaments in a swamp in Guadeloupe. At about 1cm long, the strange organism, Thiomargarita magnifica, is roughly 50 times larger than all other known giant bacteria and the first to be visible with the naked eye. The thin white strands were discovered on the surfaces of decaying mangrove leaves in shallow tropical marine marshes.

Source: theguardian.com

10:00 24/06/2022
Buenos Aires apartment building fire kills 5, 30 injured

Two women and three children died in a Buenos Aires apartment building fire Thursday that saw 35 others rushed to several hospitals, emergency services said. The fire broke out at around 6:00 am on the seventh floor of a building in the central Recoleta neighborhood, and spread rapidly to the eighth floor, fire officer Pablo Giardina said.

Source: france24.com

18:50 23/06/2022
Iran dismisses IRGC intel chief amid suspicious deaths of Iranian officers

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Thursday replaced its intelligence chief Hossein Taeb, who had held the position for more than 12 years, the Guards said in a statement. “The Guards’ chief Major General Hossein Salami appointed General Mohammad Kazemi as the new head of the IRGC Intelligence Organisation,” Guards spokesman Ramezan Sharif said in the statement.

Source: france24.com

17:53 23/06/2022
Ancient Inca tomb discovered under home in Peru capital

Scientists have unearthed an Inca-era tomb under a home in the heart of Peru’s capital, Lima, a burial believed to hold remains wrapped in cloth alongside ceramics and fine ornaments. The lead archeologist, Julio Abanto, told Reuters the 500-year-old tomb contained “multiple funerary bundles” tightly wrapped in cloth.

 

17:35 23/06/2022
John Williams puts the final notes on what may be his last film score

after more than six decades of making bicycles soar, sending panicked swimmers to the shore and other spellbinding close encounters. “At the moment I’m working on ‘Indiana Jones 5,’ which Harrison Ford — who’s quite a bit younger than I am — I think has announced will be his last film,” Williams says. “So, I thought: If Harrison can do it, then perhaps I can, also.”

Source: apnews.com

16:44 23/06/2022
Top-scorer Nkunku extends with RB Leipzig until 2026

RB Leipzig have extended the contract of their top-scoring France forward Christopher Nkunku until 2026, it was announced Thursday. The 24-year-old was in stellar form last season, banging in 35 goals, including 20 in the Bundesliga, plus 19 assists in 50 matches in all competitions.

Source: france24.com

15:33 23/06/2022
Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison

The former leader, who is 77, has been held by the military since 1 February last year, when it ousted her democratically elected government, plunging Myanmar into chaos. She has since been charged with at least 20 offences that could lead to her spending the rest of her life in jail, including multiple counts of corruption, which each carry a maximum penalty of 15 years.

Source: theguardian.com

14:15 23/06/2022
Bielefeld goalkeeper Stefan Ortega to join Manchester City

Premier League champions Manchester City are on the verge of signing Stefan Ortega from relegated Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld as back up for first-choice goalkeeper Ederson, according to reports Thursday. Magazine Kicker and top-selling daily Bild say the 29-year-old will join the Citizens on a free transfer as his Bielefeld contract has expired.

Source: france24.com

12:54 23/06/2022
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall to divorce after six years of marriage

The divorce would be a fourth for Media tycoon Murdoch, 91. Ms Hall, 65, was previously married to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. Representatives for Mr Murdoch and Ms Hall, who wed at a mansion in central London in 2016, are yet to comment.

Source: bbc.com

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