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Stuart Scheller, Marine who criticized top brass over 2021-10-15 14:33:00A Marine Corps officer who released videos and social media posts harshly critical of senior military leaders over their handling of the U.S. pullout

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area 2021-10-15 12:42:46MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt t

Russia says it pushed U.S. destroyer from area 2021-10-15 10:19:04MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an atte

David Amess, U.K. lawmaker stabbed in eastern England, 2021-10-15 09:08:56LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in ea

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 2021-10-15 05:35:34KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, kil

Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that 2021-10-14 23:00:19KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission Friday to investigate the conditions at a run-down building in the

China blames U.S. for poor military-to-military ties 2021-10-14 18:37:00China’s military is blaming the United States for poor military-to-military relations after the U.S. and Chinese militaries held their first vid

Alitalia makes final flights before folding 2021-10-14 14:14:44ROME (AP) — Italy’s bankrupt national airline, Alitalia, made its final flights Thursday before formally folding, marking the end of busin

Navy prepares to begin discharging sailors who refuse 2021-10-14 13:53:00The U.S. Navy has set up an organization to process the discharges of sailors who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine and don't have a pending or app

Microsoft closing LinkedIn in China, creating new version 2021-10-14 13:19:00Microsoft is closing down its LinkedIn product in China and developing a new version of the platform that will follow Chinese Communist Party rules. T

Joe Biden to meet with Pope Francis at 2021-10-14 11:06:39President Biden will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Oct. 29 ahead of his two-day summit with leaders of the 20 largest economies, the White

Prince William: Before traveling to space, save the 2021-10-14 08:42:07LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has criticized some of the world's richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and spac

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Russian filmmakers headed for Earth from space station New! 2021-10-16 23:18:38A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has separated from the International Space Station and is heading for the Earth.

Strike averted after union for U.S. film, TV New! 2021-10-16 20:17:02An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk

Lawsuits in U.S. demand unproven ivermectin for COVID-19 New! 2021-10-16 19:04:52At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a

British political leaders pay tribute to slain MP New! 2021-10-16 17:27:31David Amess was a man of the people, a hard-working British lawmaker who had no grand political ambitions beyond serving those who had elected him for

Convicted killer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, lawyer New! 2021-10-16 16:51:49Defence lawyer Dick DeGuerin said he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing positive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin said he didn't know Du

College golf coach, ex-pro Casey Martin reportedly has New! 2021-10-16 15:31:41Former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin, who won the right to use a golf cart in professional events, is now fighting to save his compromised leg.

'That was hell for us': Former Canadian Forces New! 2021-10-16 15:13:00An Afghan man who worked as a contractor with the Canadian Armed Forces is safe with his family in Pakistan, one of thousands who have fled the countr

Russia tops 1,000 new deaths for the 1st 2021-10-16 09:57:05Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections.

Taliban pledge to step up security at Shia 2021-10-16 07:22:29Taliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shia mosques after the second Islamic State attack in a week on worshippers killed more than 4

Could a trillion-dollar coin solve the U.S. debt 2021-10-16 04:00:00As another showdown over the debt ceiling looms, experts say the whole thing could be put to rest by simply minting a $1 trillion coin.

Earthquake on Indonesia resort island Bali kills at 2021-10-16 00:32:59Three people were killed and another seven were injured when a moderately strong earthquake and an aftershock hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali e

U.S. offers to compensate families of Afghans killed 2021-10-15 21:46:21The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched U.S. drone attack in Afghanistan i

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Lorry driver shortage: Government to lift rules on 2021-10-15 05:47:36Ministers want to lift the limit on how many deliveries overseas lorry drivers can make in the UK.

French finance minister: Brexit made UK supply chain 2021-10-15 00:07:17France's finance minister also told the BBC that Europe will be one the world's key economic powers.

Can African tech giant Jumia deliver on its 2021-10-14 20:00:03Can Africa-focussed tech giant Jumia deliver on its promises to a new generation of consumers?

Microsoft Chief Digital Officer tops Powerlist 2021-10-14 19:24:05The Powerlist 2022 recognises the most powerful people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the UK.

Covid-19: Cheaper travel tests to start on 24 2021-10-14 17:30:23People in England going away for half term will be able to book lateral flow tests, the government says.

Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China 2021-10-14 16:14:47The company will offer a jobs-only site with no social-media elements, instead.

100,000 workers take action as 'Striketober' hits the 2021-10-14 15:57:59Staff at tractor maker John Deere walked out on Thursday, with other sectors to follow soon.

Overseas abattoir workers to get temporary visas 2021-10-14 15:03:57The government is to allow butchers into the UK on temporary visas after warnings of mass culls.

Sir Gerry Robinson: Businessman and broadcaster dies aged 2021-10-14 14:45:14Sir Gerry Robinson presented the series Can Gerry Robinson Fix The NHS? for the BBC in 2007.

Bitcoin: Bank deputy calls for urgent crypto regulation 2021-10-14 08:06:18The Bank of England's Sir Jon Cunliffe raises concerns about the financial stability risk of cryptocurrencies.

China: Key price measure rises at fastest rate 2021-10-14 02:38:22The country's manufacturers have been hit by power cuts and surging commodity costs in recent months.

Coronavirus: Unions call for improved vaccine rollout 2021-10-14 02:13:03A global coalition of unions says failing to do so would make supply chain crises worse.

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