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Saturday January 29th, 2022 day edition

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Joni Mitchell has said she’s removing her work from Spotify, in solidarity with Neil Young’s decision to do the same this week.

Pitchfork has contacted Spotify for comment.

The singer-songwriter posted a statement to her website Friday night (January 28), which reads in full:.

I’ve decided to remove all my music from Spotify.

I stand in solidarity with Neil Young and the global scientific and medical communities on this issue.

Young had requested the removal of his work earlier in the week, citing Spotify’s role in “spreading fake information about vaccines” by hosting Joe Rogan’s podcast.

Read “In Praise of Neil Young’s Eternal Battle With the Music Industry” on the Pitch. »

Joni Mitchell to remove songs from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young's stance against Joe Rogan's COVID 'misinformation'

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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell says she will remove her catalogue from Spotify in solidarity with fellow Canadian musical artist Neil Young's stance against COVID "misinformation" on the streaming service.

Key points: Mitchell said she was standing in solidarity with Neil Young and the "global scientific and medical communities".

Mitchell said she was standing in solidarity with Neil Young and the "global scientific and medical communities" Young's music was removed after he told Spotify to choose between streaming his music or Joe Rogan's podcast. »

Steve Irwin’s family has saved over 90K animals, including Australia wildfire victims

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The family of the late Steve Irwin has helped rescue 90,000 animals including those falling victim to the ongoing wildfire devastation in Australia.

Terri Irwin, the widow of Steve Irwin, and their children, daughter Bindi and son Robert Irwin, own and operate the Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital.

Steve Price normally fights fires in the U.S. but for the past month he’s been in Australia. »

QAnon Sex Trafficking Conspiracies Have Shut Down a Texas Butterfly Center

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A QAnon conspiracy theory that a butterfly sanctuary on the southern border of the U.S. is being used for sex trafficking has led to the center closing “due to credible threats” against its staff.

Neither the Butterfly Center, Wright or Lowe immediately responded to VICE News requests for comment on the incident.

He has repeatedly spread false rumors about the center, including claims that he observed butterflies swarming around dead bodies at the center. »

Biden administration set to deny $130 mln in military aid to Egypt, U.S. officials say

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Rights groups had called on the administration to block the entire $300 million of foreign military financing to Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's Egyptian government.

Sisi, who ousted the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, has overseen a crackdown on dissent that has tightened in recent years.

The portion of the aid withheld accounts for 10 percent of the $1.3 billion that was allocated for Egypt for fiscal year 2020. »