• Sri Lanka woke immediately to an unsure future, with each its President and Prime Minister set to step down
after 1000’s of protesters stormed their properties in fury over the nation’s crippling financial disaster.
• President Joe Biden on Friday signed an govt order aimed toward protecting access to reproductive health services
within the wake of the Supreme Courtroom overturning Roe v. Wade.
• Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Friday moved to terminate his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter
The week forward
July 11 is World Population Day
. In accordance with the United Nations, the world’s inhabitants will hit 8 billion this yr, up from 7 billion in 2021.
The Home choose committee investigating the January 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol will hold its seventh hearing
starting at 10 a.m. ET. The committee has not but introduced any witnesses.
President Joe Biden begins a controversial trip to the Middle East
with stops in Israel, the West Financial institution and Saudi Arabia — a international coverage trade-off that completes the reversal of his campaign pledge
to make the dominion a “pariah.” An in-person assembly with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would mark the primary time Biden instantly engages with Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler since taking workplace. Biden has been extremely vital of the Saudis’ document on human rights, its battle in Yemen and the position its authorities performed within the homicide of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
A 3rd listening to is scheduled for two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist and WNBA star Brittney Griner, who pleaded guilty to drug charges
in a Russian court docket close to Moscow final week. Griner, whom the US State Division has categorised as wrongfully detained, faces as much as 10 years in jail underneath the cost. Griner’s attorneys stated final week they count on the court docket to bear in mind the 31-year-old athlete’s responsible plea and hope for leniency.
It is also Bastille Day
The brand new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
quantity — 988 — goes reside throughout the US. Just like dialing 911 in an emergency, all 988 calls can be routed on to the nationwide suicide hotline.
Need extra 5 Issues?
This week on the Sunday version of the 5 Issues podcast, CNN White Home Reporter Natasha Bertrand previews President Biden’s upcoming journey the Center East, which features a cease in Saudi Arabia. We look at why Biden is now keen to fulfill with members of the Saudi authorities regardless of his pledge to make the dominion a “pariah.” Listen here
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What’s occurring in leisure
‘Patagonia: Life on the Fringe of the World’
This ground-breaking documentary collection — which premieres tonight on CNN at 9 p.m. ET/PT — explores the wonders of one of the wildest places on Earth
. Filmed over one dramatic yr, it reveals what it takes to survive and thrive
on the fringe of the world.
‘Higher Name Saul’
The second half of the sixth and final season
of the collection begins airing on AMC and AMC+ on Monday at 9 p.m. ET. The collection finale of the “Breaking Dangerous” spinoff is scheduled to air on August 15.
JB Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and Melissa Fumero (“Brooklyn 9-9”) will announce the nominees for the 74th Emmy Awards
on Tuesday. Observers are anticipating loads of love for darkish dramas like “Severance” and “Ozark,” chased with a shot of laughter for comedies like “Hacks” and “Abbot Elementary.” The nomination announcement will happen at 11:30 a.m. ET.
‘The place the Crawdads Sing’
The film adaptation of Delia Owens’ hit 2018 novel a few lady left by her household to fend for herself within the marshes of North Carolina hits the big screen on Friday
What’s occurring in sports activities
The men’s singles final on Centre Court
is simply getting underway immediately, with Nick Kyrgios facing top seed Novak Djokovic
, who got here from behind on Friday to defeat Cameron Norrie 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4. Final week, 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal withdrew from the tournament
earlier than the semifinals attributable to an belly harm — robotically sending Kyrgios to the ultimate. On Saturday, Elena Rybakina won the women’s singles final
, claiming her first Grand Slam title and the primary for Kazakhstan. Rybakina beat world No. 3 Ons Jabeur in three units, coming from a set right down to win 3-6 6-2 6-2.
The a hundred and fiftieth Open Championship — identified exterior the UK because the British Open — begins Thursday on the Old Course at St Andrews
in Scotland. The Open is among the 4 Grand Slam golf tournaments, and St Andrews
is thought to be the “Dwelling of Golf.”
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