Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
All Boeing 777s with a certain engine should be grounded, the aircraft manufacturer has said in the wake of a dangerous engine failure in the US. It amounts to 128 planes. It comes after Flight 328, which was carrying 231 passengers, had to make an emergency landing in Denver after one of its engines blew.
The US Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of Boeing 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines after the Denver engine failure.
Dozens of the 777 aircraft have also been grounded in the US and Japan ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/3dxLLGJ8O0— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) February 22, 2021
Australia's deputy prime minister said tennis fans who booed mention of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Australian Open are "disgusting." Michael McCormack said: "I don't like booing at any event, and certainly any sporting event," adding: "This vaccine is going to get our country back to some sort of pre-COVID normality."
Australian Open fans have been branded "disgusting" for booing at the mention of the COVID vaccine. The deputy prime minister took aim at the crowd's behaviour at the men’s final, as authorities work to convince Australians the vaccine is safe. @SharnelleVella #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/MsYZwrl89d— 7NEWS Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) February 22, 2021
The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in the troubled African country. Luca Attanasio, 43, died today after the UN convoy he was riding in was attacked in Goma. The convoy is thought to have belonged to the World Food Programme.
🇮🇹 #Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people were killed on Monday in an attack on a #UN convoy in eastern Congo.— FRANCE 24 English (@France24_en) February 22, 2021
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Texans are calling on the state to pay off the enormous energy bills racked up by residents during a devastating winter storm. The mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, is among those saying it is not fair for ordinary Texans to be punished for severe weather. One US Army veteran has already spoken of his sadness after draining his savings to pay a $16,000 bill.
A bizarre sight in San Francisco has got locals rubbernecking. A 139-year-old home has been driven through the streets to make way for a 48-unit, eight-storey building. The move cost the owner about $200,000.