Months of planning, a balcony and a drone: this is how they killed the leader of Al Qaeda. The United States banned Putin’s alleged girlfriend. Here’s what you need to know to start the day. Truth first.
1. Why did Pelosi go to Taiwan despite China?
United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan on a visit Tuesday that sparked tensions in Washington following threats from China, which summoned the US ambassador to oppose the visit. Beijing has previously warned of the consequences of such a visit, saying its military “will not sit idly by.” What is behind the decision?
2. Definitive suspension of the extradition of Rafael Caro Quintero to the United States.
A federal judge in Mexico granted a definitive suspension of a United States extradition order to alleged drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero, according to a ruling accessed by CNN.
3. The United States Sanctions Putin’s Alleged Girlfriend
The US Treasury Department on Tuesday approved the alleged girlfriend of Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of a series of measures targeting the Russian elite in the Biden administration’s latest attempt to punish the Kremlin for war in Ukraine.
4. Months of Planning, a Balcony and a Drone: This Is How They Killed the Leader of Al Qaeda
President Joe Biden said in a speech Monday night that al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed after a US drone strike in Afghanistan on Saturday. Biden said Saturday’s attack was the result of “extraordinary perseverance and skill” by the intelligence community to topple the al Qaeda leader.
5. PetroJoint Team Says Solidarity Income Will Be Lower
Colombia has not considered resources for Solidarity Income, presented by Ivan Duque’s government in the 2023 budget, warned Gustavo Petro’s joint team, emphasizing the need to approve tax reform so that programs can be funded. This.
What precautions should families take against Covid-19 now that classes are back in schools?
To guide us through this back-to-school refresher, we asked Dr. Lena Wen, CNN medical analyst, ER physician, and professor of health policy and management at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and mother of two. Children who are going back to school soon.
Copa Libertadores quarterfinals: matches, dates and times
The action returns in the Copa Libertadores, the most important soccer club tournament in South America. Here’s what you need to know about the quarterfinals (featuring that only the Brazilian and Argentine teams will star).
Thailand expands its tourist offering by including cannabis cafes
Cannabis Café RG420 opened four days ago in Khao San, an area in Bangkok that is popular with backpackers, and is already packed with customers.
Demi Lovato Reveals Why She Used the “She” Pronoun Again
Demi Lovato, who in 2021 identified as non-binary and changed her pronouns to “they,” has opened up about why she adopted her old pronouns.
Monkeypox Vaccines in the US: Where Are They Available and How to Get Them
There are currently two vaccines against monkeypox available in the United States and the government is distributing them throughout the country, primarily in the states with the highest incidence of cases: New York, California, Florida and Illinois.
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Tiger Woods has turned down an offer of $700 million to $800 million to join the Saudi-backed LIV golf chain, according to CEO Greg Norman.
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Unexpected encounter: Bear caught on video ringing a house bell
A bear that is seen ringing the doorbell was caught on the doorbell camera. CNN’s Jeanne Moose talks to a woman who was spotted by a bear in South Carolina.