Nobody likes to lose money. But if you happen to drop some cash by accident, Tokyo, Japan may be one of the best places to do it. Tokyo police report that last year, people turned in a record-breaking amount of lost money - roughly $29.6 million in cash.
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Law enforcement groups around the world have arrested over 800 people they believe are criminals. The arrests come after a 3-year project by the FBI and Australian police to spy on criminals through a sneaky app on special cell phones.
People in Colombia have been protesting against the government for nearly three weeks. The government's response has been violent, and dozens of people have died. There are no signs that the protests will end anytime soon.
New York City's police department has decided to return a robot dog that it was testing. Though the robot worked well, it upset many people. Some thought it was "creepy". Others worried that it would invade their privacy.
In today's news roundup, Chad's longtime president, Idriss Déby, dies a day after winning the election, police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of killing George Floyd, and David, the famous statue by Michelangelo, now has an exact 3D-printed twin.
Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
Today, NFK looks at long-term protests in several countries. In Thailand, protesters are demanding big government changes, in Belarus, people are protesting the results of August’s elections, and in Hong Kong, a strict new law has nearly ended all protests.
Intense protests have continued in Thailand and Nigeria, even though the governments have tried to stop them. Thailand's protesters are demanding big government changes. In Nigeria, the protesters want changes in the country's police forces.
Yesterday, Kyrgyzstan was rocked by extreme protests over the results of Sunday's elections. In Belarus, protesters are still turning out regularly to protest the results of August's elections. Today NFK looks at the situation in both countries.
Protests in the US over police violence against Black people have continued for nearly three months, stirred up repeatedly by new cases of police violence. The most recent case involved a Black man shot in the back by a white police officer.
After results from Sunday's elections in Belarus seemed to show the current president winning again, protests broke out across the country. Police have been violently shutting down the protests and the main candidate opposing the president has left the country.