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10 things to know on Friday

10 things to know on Friday

# 8: Connor McGregor is the highest paid athlete in 2020 according to Forbes rankings. (Photo: Getty Images)

10 things to know. The million 1 million lottery to get vaccinated, COVID-19 may have killed 10 million and Conor McGregor the highest paid athlete in 2020: 10 news to read this Friday 14 May 2021.

1. The US state of Ohio has announced that it will provide $ 1 million to 5 people who go for the vaccine NBC. Winners are randomly selected from all adults who have received the COVID-19 dose. U.S. politicians and businesses have been vying for originality to boost the vaccine, which has been slow for weeks.

2. The Economist The number of people who have succumbed to COVID-19 is estimated to have reached 10 million since the virus actually arrived. Official figures list 3.3 million deaths, most of them in industrialized countries, but the majority of deaths are not counted in less affluent countries, the magazine said.

3. Content moderator on Facebook says BBC His job every day is a real nightmare. Employees like her have the task of clearly seeing the content flagged throughout the day, and the young woman denies the secret culture of behaving around this ungrateful job as well as the lack of psychological help.

4. Greyhound Announced the termination of all internal connections in Canada. All routes in Quebec and Ontario except the United States will be permanently removed. The company cited financial difficulties related to the epidemic to justify its decision.

5. In Gaza, a journalist experienced a direct bombing. An Israeli airstrike destroys the building behind the shooting site. The conflict has been growing for days and nearly a hundred people have died, mostly civilians.

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6. The Italian Prime Minister waives his salary. Mario Draghi has announced that he will not receive any financial compensation of 115,000 euros (approximately $ 170,000) from the Prime Minister. Bloomberg. The goal of this maneuver is to rally as many allies as possible to form a coalition government.

7. After years of fighting in guerrillas against the FARC, Colombian national police are using the same force on demonstrators seeking social change, analyzed New York Times. At least 42 people have been killed in two weeks of protests across the country.

8. With an income of $ 180 million, Conor McGregor is said to be the highest paid athlete in 2020 Forbes In the ranking of the 10 highest paid athletes. Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Doc Prescott each received over 100 million, a record. If the year 2020 is profitable for famous athletes, it will be very difficult for most of them.

9. The benefits of pet therapy last up to weeks after having contact with an animal, according to a study Gizmodo. Students who spent time hugging dogs trained for treatment comforted animals rather than workshops to explain the causes of stress.

10. Is the future of space research made of wood? For the first time, a small satellite made of plywood will be launched into orbit to ensure that the wood can withstand extreme space conditions.

Editor’s Note: The article “10 Things to Know” remains a press review exercise. The views and opinions reported in it do not reflect the views of the editorial staff Contracts.

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