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Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky has been named the person of the year for 2022. The 44-year-old has been recognized for his leadership as Ukraine has been invaded and at war with Russia since the beginning of the year.
The Canadian Mint has announced it will be releasing a new coin with a black ring in honour of the Queen, who died in September. The black ring is said to symbolize a mourning armband. About five million coins are expected to be created and will enter circulation later this month.
After more than 50 years, the last 747 rolled off the assembly line this week. Nearly 1,600 planes have been created and in 2020 Boeing said it would stop producing the planes as customers found more fuel-efficient options. This last plane is set to carry cargo.
After 53 years and more than 1,570 planes, the last Boeing 747 is set to roll off the assembly line https://t.co/8xfCo9iTuM— CNN (@CNN) December 7, 2022
A group of veterans is set to gather at the scene of the Japanese bombing that hit Hawaii 81 years ago. The group is expected to be small as many survivors are approaching 100-years-old. More than 2,400 US service men were killed in the attack on Dec. 7, 1941, which launched the beginning of World War II.
Handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor expected to gather at the scene of the Japanese bombing to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago. https://t.co/Yly7tiRZmW— ABC News (@ABC) December 7, 2022
German federal prosecutors say a "group of far-right" figures were planning to storm the country's parliament building in what is being dubbed "Day X." About 3,000 officers took part in the more than 150 raid operations Wednesday morning.
Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup https://t.co/HV72JJcAQ9— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) December 7, 2022