Tuesday, July 27

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Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients’beg’ for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. LoadingSomething is loading. Whilst COVID-19 deaths soar in the USA amongst unvaccinated people, doctors have been ...
Anti-Vaccination, Conspiracy, covid, NHS, UK News, UK Weekend, Vaccine

Anti-vaxx conspiracy theorist tells rally that healthcare workers fighting COVID could face Nuremberg-style trials

Thousands gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to protest the use of COVID-19 vaccinations. Kate Shemirani-a former nurse who was struck off-compared the use of the jabs to Nazi-era medical testing. Several other high-profile conspiracy theorists spoke at the event, including David Icke and Piers Corbyn. LoadingSomething is loading. Mass anti...
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Sen. Rand Paul confronted by foul-mouthed constituent during a virtual town hall meeting

A Kentucky resident told Sen. Rand Paul to "get f---ed" during a virtual town hall meeting. The interaction was posted on TikTok before being deleted. Paul has been criticized for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine and encouraging people to ditch masks. LoadingSomething is loading. Sen. Rand Paul was told to "get f---ed" during a virtual town h...
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At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24 , 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Summary List Placement High-profile Republicans are switching from a previous vaccine hesitant stance and now urging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as soon as possible. Only two weeks ago at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, attendees cheered and clapped that Biden had not been able to "sucker" people and had missed his goal of vaccinating 70% of adults. Vaccine hesitancy on the right had metastasized into o...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene said she would deport Chinese people who are’loyal’ to the Chinese Communist Party

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to "kick out every single Chinese in this country that is loyal to the CCP". The United States has a history of questioning the loyalty of Asian American immigrants. Greene made the comments while speaking to Steve Bannon on his show. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that if she was in c...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not isolate despite his health secretary testing positive for COVID-19

Boris Johnson was exposed to COVID-19 in a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid. NHS policy means that he should isolate for 10 days-but Johnson is part of a pilot study, meaning he can continue to work. This has sparked outrage at a point where over half a million people have been told to self-isolate. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not be self-isolating after being exposed to COVID-19, Downing Street has confirmed. On Friday, July 16th, Johnson had an in-person meeting with Sajid Javid, the newly-appointed UK health secretary. The following day, Javid took to Twitter to annou...
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Trolls target Mark Zuckerberg’s dog with anti-Semitic comments over image of pet wearing a yarmulke

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted an image of his dog wearing a yarmulke with the Star of David. The comments were filled with anti-Semitic memes and pro-Palestine messages. Zuckerberg has been more vocal about his Jewish faith in recent years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg's dog was hit with anti-Semitic comments after the Facebook CEO posted a picture of the animal wearing Jewish religious regalia. Zuckerberg posted a picture of Beast, who is a type of Hungarian Sheepdog, wearing a royal blue yarmulke and prayer shawl embellished with the Star of David.The comment section was filled with anti-Semi...
CPAC, Hunter Biden, Politics, trump jr, UK News, UK Weekend

Donald Trump Jr says he’understands addiction’ before attacking former drug addict Hunter Biden in CPAC speech

Donald Trump Jr says he "totally understands addiction" at CPAC, whilst lamenting Hunter Biden. Trump Jr adds that he believed Hunter Biden is a "total waste." President Biden has said he is "very proud" of his son. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Donald Trump Jr has taken the stage at CPAC-America's largest Conservative conference-to call Hunter Biden a "total waste" and accused him of "selling access to the highest levels of government". The former president's son suggested that Hunter Biden, second son of President Joe Biden, got an easy ride from the mainstream media over his former struggles with drug addiction."Wh...
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SpaceX’s Rideshare is making it far easier to launch satellites into orbit. In-Space Missions explains how it’s using the program to help customers realise their ambitions.

SpaceX's Rideshare has helped cut the timescale for getting into orbit from years to a few months.  UK firm In-Space Missions is using the program to develop its own customizable satellite tech. It was able to send one of the 88 small satellites, or smallsats, that recently launched into orbit.  When you spend millions to build a satellite — each second you wait for its launch carries the weight of years of hard work.Nobody knows that better than Doug Liddle, co-founder and CEO of In-Space Missions, and a nearly 30-year veteran of the space industry. He also led the design of the first Galileo satellite demonstrator, Europe's premier global navigation sat...