Man held after fatal machete attack at Spanish church

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 16:16
A man was arrested shortly after the incident in the port town of Algeciras on Wednesday evening.
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Subscription-based bike hire schemes on a roll

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 16:04
A growing number of people are choosing to hire a bicycle over a long period of time.
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Could UK be drawn into a green trade war with US?

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 16:02
The future of the planet and the global economy are entwined in a potentially risky geopolitical game.
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What you need to know about the US classified documents saga

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 15:39
Mike Pence, Joe Biden and Donald Trump have all kept classified documents from their time in office.
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Ukraine's new tanks an upgrade - but may arrive too late

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 15:14
While the pledged US tanks represent an upgrade - they may arrive too late for the next phase of war.
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Ukraine's Odesa designated Unesco World Heritage site

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:55
While Ukraine welcomes the decision, Russia says Unesco's move is 'politically motivated'.
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Spain letter bombs: Elderly man arrested over high-profile attacks

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:34
The six devices were sent to high-profile targets late last year, including the prime minister.
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Donald Trump to be allowed back onto Facebook and Instagram

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:31
The social media firm Meta said the former US president's suspension will end "in the coming weeks".
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McCarthy Says “It’s Not My Role” to Remove George Santos Despite Rampant Lies

TruthOut - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:15

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) is doubling down on his backing of Republican Rep. George Santos (New York), even as other Republican officials call for Santos’s resignation and legal and political problems pile up for the freshman representative and seemingly inveterate liar. McCarthy, who has stood by Santos for weeks, even as Santos has admitted to fabricating huge swaths of his...

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737 Max crashes: Boeing in court on fraud charge

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 14:00
Relatives of those who died when two Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed are trying to reopen a prosecution.
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Tesla posts record profit despite price cuts

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:40
Elon Musk's electric car company is facing questions as the economy weakens and borrowing costs rise.
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Pope Francis Says Laws Punishing Gay People Are “Unjust”

TruthOut - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:34

In an interview published by The Associated Press on Wednesday, Pope Francis condemned countries and regional authorities that criminalize homosexuality, saying that, while the Catholic Church may still consider homosexuality a sin, governments should not involve themselves in the matter. Pope Francis, who has expressed more tolerant viewpoints on homosexuality than any pope in history...

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Ros Atkins on… Germany’s Ukraine tank decision

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:11
The BBC's Analysis Editor examines the background to Germany’s decision to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
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Olympics 2024: IOC opens door to Russian and Belarussian athletes competing in Paris

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:08
Russian and Belarussian athletes could be free to compete as neutrals at the 2024 Olympics after a statement from International Olympic Committee.
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Texas hit by extreme weather as storms sweep the US

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:04
Houston, Texas was battered by a powerful storm on Tuesday as severe weather hit the Gulf Coast.
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Cori Bush Calls for Investigation Into Police Killing of Activist Tortuguita

TruthOut - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:44

Progressive lawmakers are calling for an independent investigation into the death of climate justice activist Manuel Terán, who also went by the name Tortuguita, who was killed by police last week as law enforcement officers were carrying out a violent raid of a protest camp in a wooded area in Atlanta, Georgia. Activists say that the police raid of the camp was only law enforcement’s most recent...

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Students detained over planned screening of BBC Modi documentary

BBC World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:35
Police are deployed to the Jamia Millia gates as India's government tries to stop the documentary being shown.
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George Santos Changes His Story About How He Got $625,000 in Campaign Funds

TruthOut - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:14

Caught in between several complaints over potential financial improprieties, Republican Rep. George Santos (New York) has changed course on the $705,000 that he previously claimed to have loaned to his campaign, now saying that the money wasn’t actually entirely from personal funds. On Tuesday afternoon, Santos’s campaign filed 10 amended campaign finance reports with the Federal Election...

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Germany and US Agree to Send Tanks to Ukraine Despite Concern of War Escalation

TruthOut - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:11

After weeks of pressure from international allies, Germany has announced it will send 14 German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine and allow other NATO countries to send more German tanks to help Kyiv in its fight against Russia. The announcement came after the United States agreed to also send a shipment of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. For more, we speak with lawmaker Sevim Dağdelen...

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Elizabeth Warren: Crypto giants are 'collapsing under the weight of their own fraud'

CNN World News - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 11:48
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a longtime crypto critic, warned recent turbulence in the digital asset space will only continue unless a host of regulators strengthen protections for investors.
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