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.
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In today's news roundup, Japan struggles with landslides and floods, Chile and Argentina get to see a solar eclipse, a party in the Philippines sends people to the hospital, and President Trump's July 4 event has an unusual history lesson.
Last Tuesday night, people working at the National Weather Service in San Diego, California were puzzled by a strange shape on their radar screens. The unusual cloud turned out to be a massive swarm of ladybugs.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got an unusual letter in the mail recently. A young girl sent her five dollars along with a request for more information on dragons and special brain powers.
Last October, Australia put out a new $50 bill, which is harder to copy. Sadly, the bills have a spelling mistake that didn't get noticed until after the bank had put out 46 million of them.
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.
A group called Oceanix has come up with a plan to create the world's first floating city. In early April their plan was discussed at the United Nations.
The people in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts voted last Tuesday to remove Jasiel Correia II as town mayor. Strangely enough, at the same time they also voted to re-elect Mr. Correia.