In today's news roundup, the US struggles to beat a heatwave, Algeria Wins the African Cup of Nations, a "genius" bear is on the run in Italy, and two penguins keep showing up for sushi in New Zealand.
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The Bank of England says it will honor Alan Turing on a new 50-pound banknote. Mr. Turing, a math genius and secret hero of World War II, was mistreated by England near the end of his life.
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.
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.
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.
The United States won the 2019 Women's World Cup on Sunday, beating the Netherlands 2-0. It was a hard fought match that led to the US winning a record-setting four World Cup soccer contests.
One nice thing about electric cars is that they're quiet. But some people believe they're too quiet. To help keep walkers safe, all new models of electric cars in Europe must now make noise when they move.
Scientists tracking a young female arctic fox were shocked to watch as the fox travelled over 2,175 miles (3,500 kilometers). The fox left from Norway and wound up in Canada 76 days later.
A huge tennis upset took place at Wimbledon on Monday as 15-year-old Cori Gauff beat 5-time Wimbledon winner Venus Williams. Gauff is the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon.
In today's news roundup, Apple loses its famous designer, seals are taught how to sing, San Francisco makes a law against selling e-cigarettes, and the Netherlands deals with a phone problem that takes out its emergency number.