Sunday, October 17, 2021

A man is on the run after allegedly killing two neighbors. Some in China hope he will never be caught

Ou Jinzhong has been on the run for more than a week.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/17/china/murder-suspect-sympathy-dst-intl-hnk/index.html

China's economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter

China's economy grew just 4.9% in the third quarter of 2021, the weakest rate of expansion in a year as the country contended with a major energy crunch, supply chain disruptions, and deepening debt woes in its outsized property sector.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/17/economy/china-gdp-q3-intl-hnk/index.html

Chlamydia is so widespread among koalas they're getting vaccinated

About 400 Australian koalas will be vaccinated against chlamydia as part of a trial that researchers say they hope could play a significant role in the longer-term survival of the animals.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/17/australia/australia-koalas-vaccine-chlamydia-intl-hnk/index.html

Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 95

Betty Lynn, best known for playing Barney Fife's girlfriend Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show," died Saturday, the Andy Griffith Museum stated. She was 95 years old.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/17/us/betty-lynn-dies-thelma-lou-andy-griffith-show/index.html

The real reason the US supply chain is backed up

Washington Post global economics correspondent David Lynch explains why the US supply chain is so backed up and says the "original sin" that kicked off this crisis was a change in American consumption habits during the pandemic.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2021/10/17/lynch-us-supply-chain-original-sin-gps-sot-vpx.cnn

Ex-intel official who created controversial Trump Russia dossier speaks out

Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, the man behind the "Steele Dossier" that claimed Russian officials held compromising information on former President Donald Trump, defended the claims made in the dossier in his first on-camera interview since it was revealed in 2017.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/17/politics/christopher-steele-dossier-trump/index.html

Regenerative travel is protecting Colombia's coral reefs

San Andres is one of Colombia's most popular beach destinations in the country. Meet the local entrepreneur and diver who has been spearheading the island's regenerative tourism efforts since 2013.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/travel/2021/10/15/coral-reefs-colombia.cnn

China's birthrate just hit another record low. But the worst is yet to come

China's birthrate in 2020 has hit another record low -- and there's no indication things are about to pick up anytime soon. source...