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A motocross rider dies after a horrifying fall trying to break a jump record
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A motocross rider dies after a horrifying fall trying to break a jump record

American motocross rider and stuntman Alex Harvill he lost his life last Thursday at 28 years in an attempt to break the world record for jumping. The victim was jumping, trying to land on the top of a hill with his motorcycle with a ramp of more than 100 meters, but it did not measure well and ended up impacting unstably against the ground.The Grant County Sheriff's Department reported that Harvill He later died from injuries caused by the accident and that his body could not bear. Anyway, this Friday an autopsy will be carried out to clarify more causes of death."Our deepest condolences to Alex's family, friends and loved ones"they wrote from the department.Similarly, the Moses Lake Airshow...
Putin arrives late in Geneva to meet with Biden
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Putin arrives late in Geneva to meet with Biden

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, arrived this Wednesday in Geneva, where this noon he will meet with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, at a summit marked by strong tensions between Moscow and Washington.The Kremlin chief's plane landed on 12.29 local time (10.29 GMT) at the Geneva airport of Cointrin, from where he and his entourage will go to Villa La Grange, the headquarters of the Russian-American negotiations. During the summit, proposed by Biden last April during a phone call with Putin, the two leaders will address virtually the entire spectrum of topics that concern both Moscow and Washington.The agenda of the talks focuses on the current state and prospects of bilateral relat...
Cicada invasion delays the flight of journalists accompanying Biden to Europe
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Cicada invasion delays the flight of journalists accompanying Biden to Europe

A cicada, or rather, hordes of these insects they became the involuntary, and certainly uninvited, protagonists of the start of US President Joe Biden's trip to Europe.Before boarding the presidential plane at Andrews base on the outskirts of Washington DC on Wednesday, a large cicada landed on Biden's neck, who reacted jokingly: "Watch out, I just got one", he said, as he removed it from his neck.This anecdote is only a sequel to what has been the feat of the cicadas on this trip: delay the flight of journalists Americans and internationals, including Efe, who were on a charter flight chartered by the White House.The flight was scheduled to depart from Dulles International Airport, near the US...
Washington offers marijuana in exchange for the COVID vaccine
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Washington offers marijuana in exchange for the COVID vaccine

In recent weeks the vaccination rate in USA It has dropped and before this, although it seems incredible, in Washington they decided to offer a free joint of marijuana in exchange for agreeing to apply the COVID vaccine.The State Council of Alcoholic Beverages and Cannabis, launched this strategy baptizing it as “Joints for Jabs”, which could be translated into Spanish as “Joint for Injections ”.The reason for all this is that while almost everyone in the world is eager to receive the vaccine, in Washington the opposite happens, since more than 42 percent of the population has not received any dose.This despite the fact that in the neighboring country, COVID vaccines are freely available to all citizens, which means that they are being applied almost everywhere.A COVID vaccine in exchange ...
The Pentagon will present a report on the existence of UFOs at the end of June
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The Pentagon will present a report on the existence of UFOs at the end of June

On June 25, the deadline granted by the United States Government to the Armed Forces to submit a report on the existence of UFOs (unidentified flying objects) ends. In this report, which will not be made public in its entirety, It is expected to know some of the sightings that have been made in these years and what explanation they may have.How it collects France24, Pentagon officials explain that the purpose of this report is to clarify whether or not those UFOs are a threat to the planet. Also, these UFOs They could also be technological equipment from other countries or even drones, weather balloons or metallic party balloons.The former director of National Intelligence with Trump, John Rat...
DNA analysis proves the hieroglyphs of Egyptian tombs right about the true origin of watermelon
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DNA analysis proves the hieroglyphs of Egyptian tombs right about the true origin of watermelon

A comprehensive DNA analysis greenhouse grown plants representing all species and hundreds of varieties of watermelon, has located the origin of this fruit in wild crops in Northeast Africa. The study fixes a 90 year error which grouped watermelons in the same category as South African citron melon.Instead, the new research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that a Sudanese form with non-bitter whitish pulp, known as Kordofan melon (C. lanatus), is the closest relative of domesticated watermelons.Drawings in Egyptian tombsGenetic research is consistent with recently interpreted Egyptian tomb paintings which suggest that watermelon may have been eaten in the Nile ...
Biden cross out "direct affront" the "outrageous" forced diversion of a plane by Belarus
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Biden cross out "direct affront" the "outrageous" forced diversion of a plane by Belarus

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has described as "direct affront to international standards" Belarus' forced diversion of a commercial flight to detain a Belarusian dissident, an incident it has called "outrageous".In this way, and through a statement issued by the White House, Biden has assured that the United States condemns "In the strongest terms, both the deviation of the plane and the subsequent transfer and arrest of Román Protasevich", a well-known Belarusian opposition journalist. The US leader adds that this "outrageous incident and the video that Protasevich appears to have made under duress are shameful attacks on both political dissent and freedom of th...
Spain will buy from the US 90 million euros in technology and training in military drones
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Spain will buy from the US 90 million euros in technology and training in military drones

The U.S. government approved an arms contract for the sale to Spain of MQ-9A drone parts and maintenance, known as Reaper, for a value of 110 million dollars. It is a logistics contract requested by the Government of Spain that includes the sale of components, spare parts and accessories for drones, repair and return services, software and simulators, as well as staff training and training teams, among others.The manufacturer is General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, company based in Palmdale (California).Approval by CongressThe contract is now pending the processing of the congressional authorization, which has already been notified by the Government.In its statement, the State De...
Locks of Kurt Cobain’s hair auctioned for more than 11,000 euros in a virtual auction
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Locks of Kurt Cobain’s hair auctioned for more than 11,000 euros in a virtual auction

Six strands allegedly cut in 1989 from the hair of Kurt Cobain, the frontman of Nirvana who died in 1994, have been sold for $ 14,145 (11,580 euros) in a virtual auction de Iconic Auctions.The auction has included personal items, worn during recitals or signed by Cobain and other artists like the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin, and part of proceeds will go to benefit Live Nation's Crew Nation, a relief fund for stage world workers affected by the pandemic.According to the information from the auctioneers, Tessa Osbourne cut Cobain's hair in Birmingham, England, and gave artist Nicole DePolo, from Seattle, Washington, a lock after the musician's suicide in 1994.The auctioned p...
Adrián de la Garza travels to Washington
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Adrián de la Garza travels to Washington

Monterrey, Nuevo León.- While the Attorney General's Office (FGR) opened an investigation against him for alleged purchase and coercion of the vote, the PRI-PRD candidate for governor of Nuevo León, Adrián de la Garza Santos traveled to Washington.Through his social networks, the aspiring tricolor shared his trip where he can be seen accompanied by the former secretary of the Federal Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo.The candidate of the alliance "Va Fuerte por Nuevo León" did not postpone his tour despite the controversy over the investigation against him by the federal agency for the "pink card" of which the President of the Republic, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, spoke for several consecutive days.The purpose of the candidate's visit to Washington is to meet with personalities of that place t...