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Where are Cape Town’s great white sharks?

Where are Cape Town’s great white sharks?

Science
For years, one of South Africa’s great tourist attractions has been the opportunity to see, up close, one of the world’s most fearsome predators - the great white shark. But barely a single one has been spotted off the coast of Cape Town for two years now – where there used to be hundreds. What’s going on? Reporter: Andrew Harding Camera and editing: Christian ParkinsonLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Science & Environment
The Latest: Fauci to resume virus updates in White House

The Latest: Fauci to resume virus updates in White House

Health
WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is back in the White House briefing room.Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, was tasked by President Joe Biden to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic after largely being sidelined in recent months by former president Donald Trump.Fauci said the new administration would “be completely open and honest” in dealing with the pandemic and, in an implicit rebuke to the Trump administration, said everything now would be “based on science and evidence.”He also said in the Biden administration, the rule would be “if you don’t know the answer, don’t guess.”Fauci, who repeatedly attacked by Trump for breaking with his rosy view of the pandemic, provided an update on the new, more contagious strains of the virus, which has now claimed the lives o...
Interview: ‘White Tiger’ star Adarsh Gourav experiences deja vu in role

Interview: ‘White Tiger’ star Adarsh Gourav experiences deja vu in role

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The new Netflix original film, The White Tiger, is based on the novel by Aravind Adiga. However, the star, Adarsh Gourav, found he had several qualities in common with his character, Balram, a boy from a poor village who becomes a wealthy family's driver. Balram has a habit of naming people in his life after animals like The Mongoose and The Stork and has earned the nickname White Tiger for his ambition and potential. That surprised Gourav when he read the book. Advertisement "That was something I did as a kid," Gourav told UPI in a phone interview. "I would look at every person I met and think about some animal." In the caste system of India, Gourav's character sees working for the wealthy as an opportunity. He becomes a driver for the family of the landlord...
Democrats give VP Mike Pence ultimatum to remove Trump from White House

Democrats give VP Mike Pence ultimatum to remove Trump from White House

World
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Covid-19: Trump rejects plan for early vaccines at White House

Covid-19: Trump rejects plan for early vaccines at White House

World
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