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Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that military reservists will be called up to fight in Ukraine. The country's defence minister said 300,000 troops will be mobilized.
Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin orders a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, in a measure that appears to be an admission that Moscow’s war against Ukraine isn't going according to plan after nearly seven months of fighting. https://t.co/jmkhn4kCW3— ABC News (@ABC) September 21, 2022
There have been riots in Iran after a woman was reportedly killed by security forces for breaking laws on what women can wear. Tuesday marked the fifth successive day of unrest in the country, with protesters filmed burning their hijabs.
One person died on Tuesday and four police officers were injured during anti-government protests in Iran, according to reports https://t.co/XUrX7OJopI— Sky News (@SkyNews) September 21, 2022
Some uniforms for school kids in the US and Canada contain high levels of "forever chemicals," according to a new study. Researchers said the PFAS chemicals in some items of clothing are linked to obesity, fertility issues and asthma.
Scientists find high levels of "forever chemicals" in school uniforms https://t.co/bkYejvZ4vl pic.twitter.com/T5muiQm1w4— The Hill (@thehill) September 21, 2022
An expert panel backed by the US government has recommended that all adults under 65 should be screened for anxiety disorders. The US Preventive Services Task Force also said adults should be screened for depression.
New guidance from a panel of U.S. health experts says American adults under 65 should be screened for anxiety https://t.co/jvZm8kiEAe— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) September 20, 2022
Another, and far worse, mass stranding incident has occurred in Tasmania. This time more than 200 whales – thought to be pilot whales – have been found trapped at the entrance to Macquarie Harbour.
#UPDATE Hundreds of pilot whales are stranded on the rugged west coast of Tasmania, with Australian officials saying only half appear to be alive.— AFP News Agency (@AFP) September 21, 2022
"A pod of approximately 230 whales has stranded near Macquarie Harbour," the Department of Natural Resources and Environment says pic.twitter.com/FTQ1Y3inTG
In happier news, the recently launched James Webb telescope has sent back stunning new images of the planet Neptune. The majestic ice giant can be seen in spectacular detail, with even its rings visible.
Hey Neptune. Did you ring? 👋— NASA Webb Telescope (@NASAWebb) September 21, 2022
Webb’s latest image is the clearest look at Neptune's rings in 30+ years, and our first time seeing them in infrared light. Take in Webb's ghostly, ethereal views of the planet and its dust bands, rings and moons: https://t.co/Jd09henF1F #IAC2022 pic.twitter.com/17QNXj23ow