Why Countries Are Trying to Ban TikTok

In recent months, lawmakers in the United States, Europe and Canada have escalated efforts to restrict access to TikTok, the massively popular short-form video app that is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, citing security threats. The White House told federal agencies on Feb. 27 that they had 30 days to delete the app from … Read more

At Brazil’s Indigenous Olympics, players celebrate culture, sport | Gallery News

As a bonfire lit by children finished burning, the winners at the first Indigenous Games of Peruibe received the wooden medals around their necks with little fanfare. The spectators, though, screamed and howled around the village’s arena as defeated competitors applauded between smokes of their pipes. The two-day competition last weekend in southern Sao Paulo … Read more

Rocket launched from Sweden accidentally lands in Norway | News

The wayward rocket launched from the Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden lands in an uninhabited area of Norway. A research rocket launched by Sweden Space Corp (SSC) from northern Sweden has malfunctioned and landed 15km (9.3 miles) inside neighbouring Norway. The rocket was part of a research programme in which experiments are carried out … Read more

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