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News for Jun 27, 2022

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‘Shaman’ special forces take the fight across the border into Russia -- The Times

Rotor blades clattered in the night sky as the helicopters streaked low over the Russian border. On board, the men of the Shaman battalion, an elite Ukrainian special forces unit, prepared to disembark deep behind enemy lines

Outline: (what is this?) ukrainian, special, forces

Tone: (what is this?) + positive

Discussion: (what is this?) -- Russia, - Ukraine, -- Putin, ++ Moscow

Russia in debt default as payment deadline passes -- BBC News (UK)

Russia on brink of default as debt deadline looms

Outline:  russia, debt, default

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, -- Ukraine, + Putin, -- Afghanistan

Vladimir Putin ally warns London ‘will be bombed first’ if World War 3 breaks out -- The Independent

Outline:  putin, ally, threats

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Putin, + London, -- Russia, - Ukraine

‘Godspeed for women’s rights’: Kendrick Lamar references Roe v Wade overturning in astonishing final Glastonbury moment -- The Independent

“They judge me; they judge Christ. Godspeed for women’s rights”

Outline:  rights, kendrick, lamar

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  Supreme Court, Olivia Rodrigo, Lily Allen, Lamar

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong claims he’s ‘renouncing his citizenship’ following Roe vs Wade ruling: ‘There’s just too much stupid in this world’ -- Metro

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong claimed he was ‘renouncing his citizenship’ following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs Wade. ‘F**k America. I’m f***ing renouncing my citizenship. I’m f**king coming here [to London].'

Outline:  billie, joe, armstrong

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  America, Boris, UK, Biden

Lorde says ‘f*** the Supreme Court’ from the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury -- The Independent

Outline:  court, musician, speech

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Lorde, ++ US, U.K., Britain

Paul McCartney review, Glastonbury 2022: It’s a historic privilege just to be alive at the same time as him -- The Independent

Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury 2022 show was possibly the best we’ve ever seen – review

Outline:  mccartney, review, glastonbury

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Paul, ± Macca, ± John Lennon, ++ Paul Mccartney

Paul McCartney at Glastonbury 2022 review: Grohl, Springsteen and a euphoric trip through time -- The Guardian

Outline:  mccartney, second, glastonbury

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Dave Grohl, Paul, George, Matron

How Ukraine left its mark on Glastonbury -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  ukrainian, musicians, festival

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Ukraine, Russia, Paul Mccartney, Putin

‘Delusional’ Boris Johnson says he wants to stay in power until 2030s -- Metro

Boris Johnson has angered senior members within his own party as he admits that he wants to lead into the 2030s. Let's see what this means for the Conservative Party

Outline:  2030s, boris, johnson

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Boris, - UK, ++ Johnson, -- Trump

Johnson will lead Tories at next election, says Brandon Lewis -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  johnson, lead, tories

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Tories, + Boris, ± Johnson, - Brandon Lewis

The Observer view on why Britain needs Tory MPs to oust Boris Johnson | Observer editorial -- The Guardian

Outline:  boris, johnson, observer

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Britain, Johnson, Corbyn, Trump

Illinois Republican tells Trump rally that Roe verdict a ‘victory for white life’ -- The Guardian

Outline:  said, illinois, republican

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ± America, - Trump, - US, ++ Hitler

Arkansas governor defends abortion ban that makes no exception for rape or incest -- The Independent

A child raped by relative cannot legally get abortion in Arkansas, governor confirms

Outline:  legally, abortion, arkansas

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  + Arkansas, ++ America, ++ US, UK

Roe v Wade: What the Supreme Court decision means for US mid-terms -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  roe, wade, supreme

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  London, Biden, Justin Trudeau, India

Anti-Brexit elites have nothing to say about looming European crisis -- The Telegraph

"Since we voted to leave the European Union, six years ago last week, it’s become an article of faith among some that the UK has seriously underperformed... The reality is rather different" | Writes

Outline:  looming, european, crisis

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  -- UK, - EU, - USA, ++ Britain

NHS crisis caused by Tory underfunding not Covid, say doctors -- The Guardian

Outline:  nhs, created, covid

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - NHS, France, Tory, Germany

Anglia Ruskin University research reveals children's screen time has increased by 90 minutes a day -- ITV News

Children aged between six and 10 increased their screen time by nearly an hour and a half every day during the pandemic, according to new research

Outline:  screen, time, pandemic

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Prince Charles: Slave trade history should be taught as widely as the Holocaust -- The Telegraph

The Prince of Wales wants the history of the transatlantic slave trade to be taught and understood as widely as the Holocaust. He believes there is a fundamental gap in national awareness of the trade, despite Britain’s direct involvement in it

Outline:  prince, charles, slave

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Africa, - Britain, - UK, - Charles

Prince Charles faces investigation over 1m euros donation from sheikh -- ITV News

Charles 'accepted suitcase with 1m euros' from sheikh, report claims

Outline:  donations, received, prince

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Charles, Johnson, William, Tory Ministers

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