In today's news roundup, Facebook gets a $5 billion fine, England meets New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup, Simona Halep wins the Wimbledon women's title, and a group of bikers ride naked in Cologne, Germany.
Published in “Year: 2019”
In today's news roundup, France puts a new tax on internet companies, a Japanese spacecraft lands on an asteroid, protected birds in Australia may have been poisoned, and a security company drops $175,000 out of their truck.
Rap star Nicki Minaj has canceled a concert in Saudi Arabia in response to protests. Many people asked Ms. Minaj to cancel her concert to protest the way the country treats women and many of its other people.
In the past year, 14 of the deer in Japan's famous Nara Park have died. Nine of those deer appear to have been killed by eating plastic. Volunteers are working together to try to end the problem.
Protesters in Sudan and Hong Kong seem to have reached their goals through protests that have been mainly peaceful. The protests in both countries were huge, and lasted longer than many people expected.
As pressure grows worldwide to deal with the climate crisis, the airline KLM has taken the unusual step of suggesting that travelers should think twice before booking a flight with the airline.