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WORLD VIEW: US-Bad News for Dems, Missing Aussie Girl Found, Facebook...

Nov 03, 2021 The Associated Press   The Rundown Takeaways from Tuesday's elections: Bad omens for Democrats The off-year elections for governor in Virginia and New Jersey tend to...

Deliver on Pomises, Developing World Tells Rich at COP26 Climate Talks

By Elizabeth Piper and William James Summary COP26 aims to secure tougher measures to cut CO2 emissions Developing countries demand overdue climate financing Weekend...

COP26: World Leaders Promise to End Deforestation by 2030

  By Georgina Rannard BBC News More than 100 world leaders will promise to end and reverse deforestation by 2030, in the COP26 climate summit's first major...

WORLD VIEW: Covid Deaths Top 5m, COP26 Meet Opens, Afghan Doctors...

Nov. 1, 2021 The global death toll from COVID-19 passed 5 million Monday, less than two years into the crisis that has devastated poor...

WORLD VIEW: Biden Meets Pope, G-20-Climate Change Vs. Fuels, Myanmar Torture,...

  Oct 29, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Biden, pope to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican ROME (AP) — Just hours after he arrives in Rome, President...

Report: World Not Making Changes Needed To Avoid Climate Breakdown

Pace of emissions reductions must be increased significantly to keep global heating to 1.5C Oliver Milman Guardian Every corner of society is failing to take the “transformational...

WORLD VIEW from REUTERS

The Reuters Daily Briefing Thursday, October 28, 2021 Today's biggest stories Glasgow Protest Activists symbolically set George Square on fire with an art installation of faux flames and...

Employment Impact from the Pandemic Worse than Expected

The latest ILO Monitor report on the impact of COVID-19 on labour markets, shows a stalled global recovery and significant disparities between advanced and...

WORLD VIEW: Reality Bites US Congress Liberals, Oil Still King in...

Oct 27, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Many progressives grudgingly accepting smaller economic bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Many progressives have started lining up behind an emerging social...

WORLD VIEW: Facebook Revelations Grow, 2 Dead in Idaho Mall Shooting,...

Oct 26, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Apple once threatened Facebook ban over Mideast maid abuse DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two years ago, Apple threatened...

Chappelle Slams Cancel Culture Amid Netflix Transgender Furore

BBC- US comedian Dave Chappelle, whose latest Netflix special sparked a transgender backlash, has hit back at those he says want to "cancel" him. Chappelle...

WORLD VIEW: US Budget, Violent California Storm, China with Virus Surge,...

Oct. 25, 2021 Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain...

Record High Migrant Detentions at US-Mexico Border

BBC- The US says more than 1.7 million migrants were detained along its border with Mexico in the past 12 months - the highest...

WORLD VIEW: Trump Advisor in Contempt of Congress, China Booster...

Oct 22, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to hold Steve...

Alec Baldwin Kills Woman, Injures Man When Prop Gun Misfires...

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins airlifted to hospital, where she died, while director Joel Souza also injured Alec Baldwin, who is acting in and producing the film...

Memorial Service Set for Colin Powell at National Cathedral

A memorial service for Colin Powell will be held on Nov. 5 at the Washington National Cathedral, according to a spokesman for the former...

WORLD VIEW: Trump’s Man with Contempt Charge, Paris Attack Survivors, Syria...

Oct 20, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6...

WORLD VIEW: Bannon Contempt Vote, Powell Remembered, N. Korea Missiles, More

Oct 19, 2021 The Associated Press Advancing the Power of Facts The Rundown Jan. 6 panel plans contempt vote as Trump sues over probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A House...

Colin Powell: Former US Sec. of State Dies of COVID Complications...

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, the first Black American to serve in the post, died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications...

WORLD VIEW: Haiti Hostage Drama, Biden’s Woes, Japan’s Success, China’s...

Oct 18, 2021 U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a...

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