Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
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William Shatner blasts off into space for real
AP, 13 Oct 2021
Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasts into space aboard the aboard New Shepard, a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company. (Oct 13)
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Slums rise in cities as Bangladesh climate refugees soar in number
AFP, 27 Oct 2021
Experts say that Bangladesh, an impoverished delta nation of 170 million people is set for the biggest displacement in human history -- due to climate change.
GOP candidate's new ad targets iconic book. Hear what he left out
CNN, 27 Oct 2021
Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin is featuring
ISIL attack on Iraqi village kills 11 ‘defenceless civilians’
Al Jazeera, 27 Oct 2021
In Iraq, at least 11 people have been killed in an ISIL (ISIS) attack that has stoked sectarian tensions in Diyala province.
Julian Assange’s partner asks court to not allow extradition to US
CA, 27 Oct 2021
Joining a protest outside the U.K. Royal Courts of Justice on Wednesday, Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, asked that the court deny a new request by U.S.
Babies share incubator as Kabul hospitals struggle
Reuters, 27 Oct 2021
The crumbling of Afghanistan's health system is reflected in the eyes of exhausted staff in Kabul's main children's hospital.
Virginia's governors race remains razor thin in final days
CBS, 27 Oct 2021
The race for Virginia's governor remains a virtual tie between former governor Terry McAuliffe and Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin, with the election less than a week away.
Millions in Nigeria face hunger amid pandemic and unrest
DW, 27 Oct 2021
A report released this month, the Global Hunger Index, shows the number of undernourished people worldwide has risen for the first time in years.
World's first postage stamp up for auction
AP, 27 Oct 2021
The world's first-ever stamp will go up for auction later this year. The unused Penny Black is part of a document that's expected to sell for between £4 and 6 million.
Tom Homan: Migrants continue to cross border because there are ‘no consequences’
FOX, 27 Oct 2021
Former acting ICE director Tom Homan tells ‘Fox & Friends’ ‘actions speak louder than words’ when it comes to the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis.
Nonprofit Releases 'Worst List' Of 180 Colleges That Are 'Unsafe' For LGBTQ Students
NBC, 27 Oct 2021
An LGBTQ nonprofit is highlighting colleges and universities
Lebanon’s economic crisis: 'No food, no gas, no hope' night
BBC, 27 Oct 2021
As Lebanon’s crisis continues to intensify, how are people trying to cope in the midst of financial devastation? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Earlier this month v...
Budget 2021: Chancellor says plans will give an 'economy fit for a new age of optimism'
Sky, 27 Oct 2021
The Chancellor begins his budget speech by emphasising prudence and saying he will focus on a 'post-COVID' economy.
Watch the 'Media Challengers' operate a hot dry noodles restaurant in Wuhan
CGTN, 27 Oct 2021
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Putin attends the XVI East Asia Summit [TAPE]
RT, 27 Oct 2021
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Afghan hospital struggles to handle overflowing patients with dwindling supplies
SCMP, 27 Oct 2021
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Josh Cavallo: ‘I’m a footballer and I’m gay’ #shorts
Guardian, 27 Oct 2021
From @Guardian Football ► Adelaide United player Josh Cavallo says he knows there are other players “living in silence” after becoming the only known current male top-flight pro...
FRANCE 24 report: On the streets of Kabul with the Taliban police • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 27 Oct 2021
Omnipresent on the streets of #Kabul, #Taliban fighters are keeping a tight grip over the city, the centre of their new regime, which they call the Islamic Emirate of #Afghanistan.
The Chancellor's Budget: Watch ITV News' special coverage of Rishi Sunak's statement
ITV, 27 Oct 2021
The Chancellor's Budget: Watch ITV News' special coverage of Rishi Sunak's statement.
‘It’s chaos’: restaurant owner films floods tearing through Sicily
Telegraph, 27 Oct 2021
Heavy rainfall continued to flood streets in the city of Catania in Sicily on Tuesday.
LIVE: SCIO holds a press conference on progress in preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
CD, 27 Oct 2021
LIVE: SCIO holds a press conference on overall progress in preparations