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Polls open in Russia's three-day parliamentary election
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
Russians in Vladivostok begin voting in a three-day parliamentary election in which vocal Kremlin critics have been barred from running following a historic crackdown on the opposition.
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President Joe Biden touts economic plan as benefit to parents
Reuters, 16 Oct 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden touted a crucial part of his economic plan, funding for childcare that will free parents, mostly women, to work for pay, in a speech at a Connecticut ch...
China launches 2nd crewed mission to build space station
CA, 16 Oct 2021
China launched a second crew into space on Friday as work continues on a space station that will act as a base for Chinese astronauts during future launches.
Moscow Metro launches pay per face recognition
DW, 16 Oct 2021
Passengers on the Moscow metro can now pay for their commute using facial recognition technology.
Steve Hilton: What the left has done to police makes me so angry
FOX, 16 Oct 2021
The 'Outnumbered' panel reacts to Secretary Mayorkas honoring
Over 90 Rattlesnakes Discovered Underneath California Home
NBC, 16 Oct 2021
After receiving a complaint about snakes, a reptile rescue group was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes under a California home.
Biden pushes child care proposals in Connecticut
AP, 16 Oct 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden visited a child care center in Connecticut Friday, to argue that investments in child care and other social safety net programs are imperative to keep A...
FDA advisory panel recommends Johnson and Johnson booster shot
CBS, 16 Oct 2021
The FDA advisory panel unanimously voted to recommend the Johnson and Johnson booster shot on Friday.
Bonus Edition: diversity in opera, Iraq's next moves, refugees in Europe | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 16 Oct 2021
This week on The Stream, we go behind the scenes to speak with a man who made opera history this month, discuss the loss of empathy for those seeking refuge in Europe and have a...
Amsterdam dance music festival returns after pandemic restrictions
AFP, 16 Oct 2021
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has started hosting its five-day dance music festival after the Dutch government lifted restrictions on the entertainment sector, as well as clubs an...
Avlon: How Trump and his team continuously avoided the law
CNN, 16 Oct 2021
CNN’s John Avlon breaks down how Donald Trump avoided the law for his crimes during his presidency and how he must answer to them now.
UK PM Boris Johnson pays tribute to Sir David Amess MP, who was stabbed to death
BBC, 15 Oct 2021
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid tribute to Sir David Amess, who was killed after being stabbed to death in his Essex constituency.
COP26: 'We're not even close to the finish line'
Sky, 15 Oct 2021
Greenpeace Executive Director John Sauven applauds the recent remarks from members of the Royal Family regarding climate action and warns there's a long way to go to reach COP26...
CrossTalk | European dis-Union
RT, 15 Oct 2021
When Europe is mentioned, what do you think of? A place? An idea? A common place with diverging ideas? Maybe you think of the European Union.
Biodiversity: Shared Future for All
CGTN, 15 Oct 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video As world leaders are convening virtually for what is likely to be one of the most important summits on #biodiversity in a decade – #COP15 – ...
Banksy auction: Self-shredding art sold for over $25 million • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 15 Oct 2021
A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost $25.4 million on October 14.
Adele reveals she played new album to Drake last year as she releases 'Easy On Me' single
Telegraph, 15 Oct 2021
Adele has revealed she played her new album to Drake last year, but says it's "always just about how it makes me feel".
Heroes emerge in China amid Typhoon Kompasu
SCMP, 15 Oct 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Two motorists used their cars to protect a deliveryman from strong winds so he could help a falle...
Is China's economic model broken?
FT, 15 Oct 2021
Since the early 2000s some China watchers have been predicting that the building boom would lead to a crash.
Shenzhou-13 spacecraft lifts off in China
Reuters, 16 Oct 2021
China launched a rocket carrying three astronauts, including one woman, to the core module of a future space station where they will live and work for six months, the longest-ev...
UK's Boris Johnson pays tribute to murdered MP David Amess: "A much-loved friend"
CA, 16 Oct 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute to lawmaker David Amess who was stabbed to death at a constituency meeting in a church on Friday, saying he was a fine public s...