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‘I’m working on it, man’: Protestors interrupt Biden

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Protestors calling to for an end to detention centres interrupted U.S President Joe Biden’s rally to mark his 100th day in office.

President Biden is interrupted by protestors.


As soon as Biden began his speech, protesters calling for an end to detention centres and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) interrupted Biden at his rally in Georgia, Atlanta.

Biden and first lady Jill Biden travelled to Georgia to mark his 100th day in office.

Protesters can be heard shouting “End detention now” and “Abolish ICE.”

“Our families are dying.”

One protester called out.

Biden responded to the call outs from protestors.

“I AGREE WITH YOU. I’M WORKING ON IT, MAN… GIVE ME ANOTHER 5 DAYS”

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During the first week into his presidency, Biden signed an order directing the Justice Department to end its reliance on private prisons.

Clearly, he has been pressed by progressives to end the use of detention centres for immigrants who illegally entered the country.

The protesters were eventually escorted out of the drive-in rally.

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Russia defaults on foreign debt for the first time in a century

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Russia has failed to pay out its overseas debt for the first time in over 100 years

The country missed its Sunday deadline due to challenges in transferring the payments to international creditors.

Moscow has the funds to make the 100 million dollar payment but sanctions have complicated the process.

The country is unhappy with the situation with the finance minister calling the situation “a farce”.

The last time that Russia defaulted on its foreign debt was in 1918 when leader Vladimir Lenin did not pay out debts on behalf of the Russian Empire.

Russia has been hit with sanctions by a number of countries in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

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Over 20 young people mysteriously die at nightclub

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Authorities in South Africa are investigating the deaths of 22 people, who were mysteriously found in a nightclub

Victims were found spread across the tables and floors in a coastal town.

They have been taken for testing, as authorities scramble to find a cause of death.

South Africa’s President is sending his “deepest condolences” to families of the victims, most of whom are teenagers.

The tragedy has taken place during Youth Month, where South Africa pushes for more opportunities to help young people from poor socio-economic backgrounds.

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Deadly stadium collapse at bullfighting event in Columbia

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At least four people have died, and 500 injured at a bullfighting stadium in Columbia

Videos show a stand collapsing during the event, as emergency workers race to help.

Local media reports that hospitals have begun helping those who were injured.

The nation’s newly-elected President is calling for an end to bullfighting, tweeting that tragedies like this have already happened in the past.

He is urging local authorities to not allow more shows that involve the death of people or animals.

Investigations continue into the cause of the collapse.

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