Queen Elizabeth II to be laid to relaxation, is TikTok the brand new Google?: 5 Issues podcast

On right this moment’s episode of the 5 Issues podcast: Queen Elizabeth II to be laid to relaxation

The queen’s funeral is right this moment after greater than every week of nationwide and international mourning. Plus, Hurricane Fiona strikes via the Caribbean, Ukraine says it discovered Russian torture units, cash and tech reporter Bailey Schulz appears at whether or not TikTok could possibly be used as the brand new Google and there is a shakeup within the faculty soccer coaches’ ballot.

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Taylor Wilson:

Good morning. I am Taylor Wilson and that is 5 Issues you want to know Monday, the nineteenth of September, 2022. Right this moment, Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. Plus Hurricane Fiona is on the transfer and extra.

Listed here are a number of the prime headlines:

  1. A powerful earthquake has rattled Taiwan. The 6.8 magnitude quake was the most important of dozens that rocked the island since Saturday evening. One employee inside a cement manufacturing facility was killed, whereas lots of of vacationers had been stranded on a mountainside and different folks had been trapped in buildings. A prepare was additionally knocked off its tracks.

  2. Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, an envoy of Pope Francis was shot at this weekend as he delivered humanitarian assist within the Pope’s title in Ukraine. The Vatican information service reported he was unhurt and persevering with his mission.

  3. And the Las Vegas Aces are WNBA’s champions. They beat the Connecticut Solar yesterday 78-71 to win the sequence 3 video games to 1. It is the Ace’s first championship in franchise historical past.

Queen Elizabeth II will likely be remembered at a funeral right this moment in London’s Westminster Abbey, and she or he’ll later be laid to relaxation beneath St. George’s Chapel. That is after lengthy strains this previous weekend and late final week because the British public paid their respects to the Monarch who served from 1952 till her demise earlier this month. Joan Inexperienced waited 13 hours.

Joan Inexperienced:

70 years of her life and I feel that is the least we are able to do. I am attempting to carry it collectively. It is the least we are able to do for her. It is the very last thing we are able to do for her, to say thanks. Earlier than we went in, everyone’s chattering. After which all of sudden, it goes very quiet whenever you’re standing on the steps and also you go searching you and the structure in that constructing is unbelievable. It went very, very quiet. Individuals had been very respectful and clearly alone with their very own feelings and ideas as I used to be. I do not remorse any of it, regardless that we needed to wait 13 hours right this moment. It was price it. So sure, I am more than happy I got here.

Taylor Wilson:

President Joe Biden and First Girl Jill Biden arrived in London this weekend forward of the funeral. Biden yesterday praised the Queen’s notion of service.

Joe Biden:

Our hearts exit to the royal household, King Charles and all of the household. It is a loss that leaves a large gap. I feel what she gave is a way of, possibly above all, the notion of service. All of us owe one thing. There’s one thing inside our capability to try this could make issues… Now and never simply the world higher, however your neighborhood higher, your family, higher, your office higher. And that is what she communicated to me anyway.

Taylor Wilson:

On the eve of her funeral, a lot of Britain final evening paused for a minute of silence. Some 2,000 individuals are anticipated to attend the funeral. And London’s mayor’s workplace stated as much as 2 million might line the town streets.

Some normality returned to Britain this previous weekend amid nationwide mourning, together with quite a lot of premier league soccer matches, however the nation will likely be nearly shut down right this moment. Greater than 10,000 cops are on patrol in London, together with reinforcements introduced in from throughout the nation. Westminster Abbey, the place the funeral is held, is similar church the place Elizabeth was topped queen and has been the setting for each coronation since 1066. The funeral is about to start at 11:00 AM native, 6:00 AM Japanese time. You’ll be able to comply with an extended reside on usatoday.com

Hurricane Fiona made landfall yesterday in Southwestern Puerto Rico. The class 1 storm hit the island simply after 3:00 PM Japanese time with most sustained winds of 85 miles an hour in accordance with the Nationwide Hurricane Heart. Forecasters stated Fiona may drop historic rainfall of as much as 30 inches and widespread flooding. In a single city, Utuado, the storm washed away a bridge that was simply put in by the Nationwide Guard after Hurricane Maria hit in 2017. Virtually your complete island of greater than 3 million folks can also be with out energy. Fiona is now heading northwest towards the japanese a part of the Dominican Republic. It was anticipated to graze that nation’s coast this morning earlier than turning towards the east of Turks and Caicos tomorrow. After the Caribbean and the Bahamas, Fiona may subsequent transfer towards Bermuda within the Atlantic. And forecasters stated the hurricane may achieve power of as much as 115 miles per hour early this week.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says greater than 10 torture chambers have been discovered within the nation’s Kharkiv area since a counterattack pushed Russian forces again final week. The area’s prosecutor’s workplace stated it is launched an investigation after discovering instruments of torture and paperwork that confirmed Russia established a police pressure that operated a jail the place the alleged abuse befell. Russian forces have been accused of conflict crimes and atrocities at a number of factors since their February invasion, particularly within the Kyiv suburb of Bucha.

In the meantime, faculties in Russia’s Belgorod area have been closed this week as they shift to distant studying. Ukraine’s counteroffensive has lately bled throughout the border into that a part of Russia and Russian officers say properties and different companies have been destroyed. The US despatched lengthy vary artillery to Ukraine on the situation that it not be used to bomb Russian cities and cities. However Ukraine troops have pushed shut sufficient to the border to succeed in these cities with their very own gear.

Is TikTok turning into the brand new Google? Producer PJ Elliott spoke with Cash and Tech reporter Bailey Schulz who says a rising variety of younger individuals are utilizing the quick type video app the way in which others use Google to search out out the place to eat and extra.

Bailey Schulz:

Yeah, so mainly we’re seeing extra younger web customers are going to TikTok after they wish to search the web. In the event that they wish to know what kind of restaurant to go to close by or if they need possibly concepts for sure outfits, as a substitute of typing one thing into Google, a number of these customers are as a substitute scrolling via TikTok or search on TikTok to search out solutions. There’s truly a Google commissioned research that discovered customers within the US who’re between 18 and 24, practically 40% of these customers used TikTok or Instagram to look on-line. So Google clarified saying that individuals aren’t utilizing these apps as a substitute of Google. Loads of specialists informed us that they are going in and trying to find sure issues on TikTok. Google nonetheless has its place in search, however we’re seeing this development in folks going to those social media apps to look on-line.

PJ Elliott:

Is there a purpose why the youthful folks desire it over Google?

Bailey Schulz:

I feel there’s quite a lot of the explanation why individuals are going to TikTok. We talked to some specialists and so they introduced up that there is typically much less advertisements on TikTok, you get the solutions in a short time when these are all very fast movies. So say you are on the lookout for directions on easy methods to do one thing or the opposite, whether or not it is making a recipe within the kitchen otherwise you wish to work out easy methods to repair one thing in your automobile, you possibly can fast search that on TikTok and also you get a fast, actually concise reply fairly than scrolling via a large weblog publish and scrolling previous advertisements on an internet site.

PJ Elliott:

So we all know in regards to the disinformation on social media in every single place. Ought to folks belief TikTok for info?

Bailey Schulz:

That may be a good query. I feel like with all searches on the web, folks needs to be very cognizant about the place this info is coming from, who the sources are, whether or not or not these sources could be trusted. I had one skilled inform me that whereas there is a bonus to look on TikTok the place you get solutions from, dozens of customers from all the world over, all corners of society and in order that may give you extra numerous responses, however on the similar time that may actually change into a hotbed for misinformation or disinformation. So attempt to search for verified sources for those who can. Perhaps double test issues that you just do discover on apps like TikTok. However yeah, I feel the largest factor is to simply concentrate on the place this info is coming from as a result of not like with Google the place you possibly can simply test and see, “Oh, that is coming from .edu web site or .gov web site,” it is not fairly really easy on web site TikTok.

Taylor Wilson:

Yow will discover Bailey’s full story in right this moment’s episode description.

Taylor Wilson:

Georgia has topped the most recent USA TODAY Sports activities’ AFCA Coaches Ballot. The defending nationwide champion Bulldogs destroyed South Carolina on Saturday 48-7. They obtained 40 of 65 first place votes to overhaul Alabama on the prime of the rankings. Ohio State remained at quantity three, Michigan’s up a spot to quantity 4, and Clemson dropped to 1 to five. Oklahoma, USC, Oklahoma State, Kentucky, and Arkansas spherical out the highest 10. In the meantime, Washington moved into the ballot for the primary time this season at No. 24. Yow will discover full protection of the school soccer season all fall from USA TODAY Sports activities.

Yow will discover 5 Issues each morning on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, your good speaker, or wherever you get your audio. Due to PJ Elliott for his nice work on the present. And I am again tomorrow with extra of 5 Issues from USA TODAY.

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