27 Jul, 2021

Free school meals in California

California will be the first state this fall to offer free meals to all public school students. Regardless of parental income, just free meals for all students. No income statements.

It is important to note that many states give food benefits to low-income schoolchildren.

Why did California take such a step? It is estimated that about 20% of Californian households have experienced difficulty buying food due to the pandemic. Among them, 27% are Hispanic families, 35% are African American

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The United States is changing its role in Iraq from combat to training, as many American fighters will remain in the country as the new task requires, Psaki said.

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Biden said that further cooperation with Iraq will focus on training Iraqi forces and fighting IS (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) and assured that the United States will not participate in any military missions in Iraq.

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Under the government of Belarus, a commission will be created to establish the exact financial losses during the Great Patriotic War, the Prosecutor General said.

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The Nauka module encountered a number of emergency situations during its flight to the ISS, but the specialists managed to cope with most of them, Alexander Khokhlov, a member of the North-West organization of the Russian Federation of Cosmonautics, told RIA Novosti.

Among the abnormal situations – remarks to the sensors, an unopened antenna of the rendezvous system (eventually revealed), a problem with the propulsion system. The docking of Nauka with the ISS is scheduled for July 29.

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Almost 60% of teachers in Russia are engaged in tutoring, another 17% think to start, follows from the results of a study by MAXIMUM Education, available to RIA Novosti

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The Finiko financial pyramid collapsed in Russia. Since 2019, she has been taking money from clients, promising to invest at 20-30% per month. Some Russians took out loans to become clients of the company. Finiko stopped payments in July 2021. According to Kazan investigators, about seven billion rubles have been invested in the financial pyramid in three years.

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“People are the same animals. There is a herd law – more than 60% of individuals need to be vaccinated in order to achieve herd immunity. If nothing can be explained to a brainless ram or, forgive, a cow, they need to be forced for the sake of the survival of the whole herd, “said Aminov, deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan from the United Russia party.

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The United Russia Commission on Ethics does not see anything reprehensible in the TV speech of the deputy of the State Council of Tatarstan from United Russia Ilshat Aminov, where he called the opponents of vaccination “cows” and “brainless rams”. This was announced to Open Media by the head of the party commission Yevgeny Revenko.

“It is obvious that Ilshat Aminov had no intention of offending anyone. <…> I think that he will still have the opportunity to formulate his thoughts in such a way that they do not offend anyone, “Revenko noted.

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Lavrov and Shoigu during the election campaign of “United Russia” will take a micro leave for 2-3 hours to participate in the campaigning events of the party in power, sources say URA.RU.

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The share of migrants and their descendants (including visitors from other European countries) in Britain has grown in 20 years from 10% to almost 20%, according to a study by Migration Watch UK.

From 2017 to 2019, migrants and their children contributed 90% of the country’s population growth, the report says. At the same time, its authors are concerned about the inability to achieve the level of integration required for a harmonious society.

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The American aviation regulator “because of the risk from extremist / paramilitary groups” issued an order prohibiting civil aviation flights over Afghanistan below 8 km.

Pakistan has deployed a regular army along the border (previously its security was provided by the border police). Afghan television reports that the Pakistani military is entering areas of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban (the movement is banned in Russia as terrorist).

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Arabica coffee rose in price to an almost seven-year high on Tuesday amid concerns about a cut in supplies due to freezing temperatures in Brazil, Trading Economics writes. The price of futures during trading on the New York stock exchange ICE Futures rose above $ 2 per pound for the first time since October 2014.

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More than 1,500 servicemen from Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will take part in exercises at the Harb-Maidon training ground 20 km from Afghanistan, which will be held from 5 to 10 August, the press service of the Central Military District said.

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Every seventh inhabitant of Russia, or 20 million Russians, are forced to wait for an ambulance doctor for more than 20 minutes – this is the time set by the Ministry of Health for cases when a person’s life is in danger, they write “Important stories”. The publication also points to a shortage of ambulances: in 2020, there were 21 thousand vehicles throughout Russia, their number has not increased since 2013.

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Tesla’s net profit exceeded $ 1 billion for the first time in the quarter

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Forest fires caused damage to Yakutia in 1 billion rubles – EMERCOM of Russia

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Turkey will not accept migrants from Afghanistan. Turkish Foreign Ministry: “We were surprised to meet the statement of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who called Turkey“ the most suitable place ”for Afghan refugees. Turkey will by no means assume the international obligations of third countries and will not accept a new wave of migration. We inform our partners at all levels about this, noting that Turkey will not become an EU border guard or a camp for those who seek asylum. ”

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The communication lines between South Korea and the DPRK, severed more than a year ago, have been fully restored, according to the administration of the South Korean president.

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The Russian icebreaker for the Northern Sea Route had to be built in Turkey. The contract for the construction of the Icebreaker 7 class icebreaker will be awarded to the Turkish company Sefine Denizcilik Tersanedzhilik Tourism Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Sh. She was the only one who applied for participation in the tender of Rosmorrechflot, Kommersant reports.

As the newspaper notes, ships have to be ordered abroad due to the fact that Russian companies do not undertake their construction at the indicated prices and terms. In Russia, the work will cost 15-16 billion rubles or more, taking into account the rise in steel prices.

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Gazprom again refused to book additional interrupted transit capacity through Ukraine for August. Interfax writes about this with reference to the data of the Regional Booking Platform booking system.

“The operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine” put up for auction additional transit capacities for July (63.7 million cubic meters per day), they were completely unclaimed.

In recent months, Gazprom has regularly acquired solid transit capacities, but has never taken advantage of Ukraine’s offer for additional pumping. According to Ukrainian power engineers, such a policy is blackmailing Europe.

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Switzerland has closed a more than 10-year-long investigation into suspected money laundering related to the so-called Magnitsky case. According to the country’s federal prosecutor’s office on Tuesday, investigators have found no evidence that would lead to a charge against anyone in Switzerland.

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A court in Gomel on July 27 declared the website and social networks of the Belarusian opposition TV channel Belsat to be extremist. The decision was made on the basis of materials from the inspection of the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption (GUBOPiK) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus, the department reported in its telegram channel.

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The German organizing committee of the Petersburg Dialogue forum of civil societies of Russia and Germany has decided to suspend all bilateral events and meetings of Russian-German working groups, according to a message on the forum’s website.

“We cannot accept the fact that some of our participating organizations cannot do their work in Russia, since they are officially considered“ undesirable ”and if they are violated, serious fines can be expected. they may also be subject to legal persecution, “said Ronald Pofalla, chairman of the German organizing committee for the Petersburg Dialogue.

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In Minsk, a court sentenced four residents of the capital to terms of 13 to 28 days. They were accused of “expressing their political interests by placing one white sheet of paper on the window”

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‼ ️ The Moscow Helsinki Group complained to the Council of Europe about the practice of abductions in Russia, Open Media found out. As human rights activists write, citizens of Belarus are secretly stolen in Russia and taken to their homeland, where they are prosecuted for participating in protests

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