Good afternoon! Here are today’s headlines, as always courtesy of Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:
The Washington Post, Published in Washington, DC
Republican House Minority Whip Liz Cheney is set to be ousted from her position for continuing to dispute former President Donald Trump’s claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen. The move marks yet another loss for the old guard Republican establishment.
House Minority Whip Liz Cheney
The New York Times, Published in New York, NY
The Biden administration has waived patent protection rights for Covid vaccines on the grounds that it would increase production and spur global inoculation efforts.
The New Indian Express, Published in Chennai, India
India’s National Centre for Disease Control has stated that a third coronavirus wave for the country is inevitable and has suggested the possibility of a national lockdown.
Haaretz, Published in Tel Aviv, Israel
With Prime Minister Netanyahu having failed to form a government within the 28 day timeframe, Israel’s President has chosen Yair Lapid, leader of Yesh Atid, to attempt to do so instead. Lapid has stated his intention to form a national unity government composed of parties from left, right, and center. Naftali Bennet, leader of an alliance of right-wing parties, has called for a “broad emergency government” to prevent yet another election.
Yesh Atid Leader Yair Lapid
The Guardian, Published in London, UK
A post-Brexit fishing dispute over the waters around the isle of Jersey has led to Prime Minister Boris Johnson deploying two Royal Navy vessels out of concern over a potential blockade by French fishing vessels and comments from a French minister that the isle’s electricity supply might be turned off over lack of access to fishing waters.
Liz Cheney, courtesy of Wikimedia
Yair Lapid, courtesy of Wikimedia