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Saturday, July 20th, 2019

 

Wikipedia article of the day for July 21, 2019 Neil Armstrong

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 21, 2019 is Neil Armstrong. Neil Armstrong (1930–2012) was an astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was a United States Naval Aviator who served in the Korean War and later worked as a civilian test pilot for experimental aircraft. Armstrong joined the NASA Astronaut Corps in the second group, selected in 1962; he made his first spaceflight as command pilot of Gemini 8 in March 1966, becoming NASA’s first civilian astronaut to fly inRead More


UK calls seizure of ship a ‘hostile act’; Iran releases video of capture

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” on Saturday, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards posted a video online showing speedboats pulling up alongside the Stena Impero tanker, its name clearly visible. Troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelled to its deck from a helicopter, the same tactics used by British Royal Marines to seize an Iranian tanker off the coastRead More


Iran releases footage of seized British tanker

Iran releases footage of seized British tanker Footage of a British oil tanker seized by Iran has been released on Iranian state television. Iranian officials initially claimed the Stena Impero violated international maritime regulations after ramming a shipping vessel, but now say the vessel was seized in retaliation to the earlier seizure of an Iranian vessel in the Mediterranean. #Iran #Gulf #JeremyHunt —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 20, 2019 at 07:20PM


Zimbabwe’s Food Situation Moving Toward Emergency, UN Says

HARARE (VOA News) – Zimbabwe’s food situation is moving from a crisis to an emergency because of El Nino-induced drought and the ongoing economic meltdown, the United Nations said. Plaxedes Chibura of Epworth, located about 60 kilometers (37 miles) southeast of Harare, is in desperate need of food aid. “We have resorted to just one meal a day,” said Chibura, 48, who struggles to care for her grandchildren. “At times, it’s just the vegetables we get in our garden. We are struggling to get money to buy food. I wishRead More


Zimbabwe’s Food Situation Moving Toward Emergency, UN Says

HARARE (VOA News) – Zimbabwe’s food situation is moving from a crisis to an emergency because of El Nino-induced drought and the ongoing economic meltdown, the United Nations said. Plaxedes Chibura of Epworth, located about 60 kilometers (37 miles) southeast of Harare, is in desperate need of food aid. “We have resorted to just one meal a day,” said Chibura, 48, who struggles to care for her grandchildren. “At times, it’s just the vegetables we get in our garden. We are struggling to get money to buy food. I wishRead More


Zimbabwe’s Food Situation Moving Toward Emergency, UN Says

HARARE (VOA News) – Zimbabwe’s food situation is moving from a crisis to an emergency because of El Nino-induced drought and the ongoing economic meltdown, the United Nations said. Plaxedes Chibura of Epworth, located about 60 kilometers (37 miles) southeast of Harare, is in desperate need of food aid. “We have resorted to just one meal a day,” said Chibura, 48, who struggles to care for her grandchildren. “At times, it’s just the vegetables we get in our garden. We are struggling to get money to buy food. I wishRead More


USA: The Week Away from Trump’s Racist Tweets

Tension with (and a possible back channel to) Iran, Biden’s health-care plan, a minimum-wage bill, and more. If you are at all like me, you spent much of this week tracking the fallout from the racist tweets that Donald Trump posted last Sunday morning, in which he targeted four young Democratic representatives who are all women of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib—saying that they should “go back” to the places “from which they came,” even though all four are Americans and three of them were bornRead More


Mac Davis – It’s Hard To Be Humble (1980)

Mac Davis – It’s Hard To Be Humble (1980) Mac Davis – It’s Hard To Be Humble (1980) Casablanca 2244 bw/The Greatest Gift Of All Original vinyl album: Hard To Be Humble (Casablanca 7207) (It’s Hard To Be Humble) “Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance inRead More


NTVUganda has added Black pirates beat Kobs 38 – 5 video

Black pirates beat Kobs 38 – 5 Black Pirates Rugby club have won this weekend’s Coronation circuit of the Rugby Sevens at Legends grounds in Lugogo. The beat Kobs by 38 points to 5, in a thrilling encounter. In the next round, the series moves to Jinja. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 20, 2019 at 03:38PM


NTVUganda has added Commonwealth parliamentary conference set to boost tourism and business video

Commonwealth parliamentary conference set to boost tourism and business Members of Parliament on the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference organizing committee have asked Ugandans to take advantage of the upcoming Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference scheduled for September this year. The vice chairperson of the committee and Masindi district woman MP Jalia Bintu noted that close to 1,000 delegates are slated to attend the 64th CPC conference in Kampala, who not only will be attending the conference, but will also participate in tourism. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug FollowRead More