Huge shelf cloud seen over Brazilian city

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 23:13
Timelapse video captured the weather phenomenon moving across the sky in Caxias do Sul.
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French rapper MHD gets 12 years in jail for murder

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 17:43
MHD, a pioneer of "Afro trap" music, was tried for the gang murder of a young man in Paris in 2018.
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Ukraine war: How Zelensky is grappling with Western war fatigue

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:58
Ukraine’s leader has always been comfortable campaigning for help - now he’s having to negotiate.
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Trudeau facing cold reality after lonely week on world stage

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:36
As tensions with India rise, Canada is calling its friends - but they're not answering.
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Pablo Neruda: Chilean poet's death still shrouded in mystery

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:31
An investigation into whether Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was murdered has yet to reach its conclusion.
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AI-generated naked child images shock Spanish town of Almendralejo

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:17
More than 20 Spanish girls in the small town of Almendralejo have so far come forward as victims.
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Osiris-Rex: Nasa awaits fiery return of asteroid Bennu samples

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:16
A capsule carrying rocky debris from asteroid Bennu is about to streak through the sky above Utah.
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The Archies: Why an American comic book evokes nostalgia in Indians

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 16:05
Archie Comic fans explain why the comic was so popular in the 1990s and whether it can be reinvented.
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Rare 'Dumbo' octopus filmed on deep sea live stream

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 15:56
The octopus with ear-like fins resembling the Disney character was filmed at a depth of more than 1,000 metres.
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Nebraska Woman Gets 2 Years in Prison for Helping Teen Daughter Have an Abortion

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 11:19

Amid a wave of right-wing efforts to quash abortion rights across the United States, a Nebraska judge on Friday sentenced Jessica Burgess to two years in prison after helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy and bury the remains in early 2022. Police have said that over two years ago, then-17-year-old Celeste Burgess took abortion pills — provided by her mother — at approximately 29 weeks...


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Nagorno-Karabakh: BBC reporter gets rare access inside conflict-hit region

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 10:14
Journalists' access to the region has been tightly controlled since the Azerbaijan's military recent assault.
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Netanyahu Shows Map of “New Middle East” — Without Palestine — to United Nations

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 10:10

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu angered Palestinians and their defenders Friday after presenting a map of “The New Middle East” without Palestine during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Speaking to a largely empty chamber, Netanyahu — whose far-right government is widely considered the most extreme in Israeli history — showed a series of maps...


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Lampedusa: Inside the camp at the heart of Europe’s migrant surge

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 09:54
At least 10,000 migrants arrived on Italy's Lampedusa island last week, stretching local resources.
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Minnesota Judge Dismisses Line 3 Charges Against Indigenous Water Protectors

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 08:49

In a remarkable ruling last Thursday, a Minnesota judge summarily dismissed misdemeanor charges against three Anishinaabe water protectors who had protested at a pipeline construction site in an effort to stop the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline. “To criminalize their behavior would be the crime,” she concluded. Judge Leslie Metzen relied on a rarely used Minnesota statute that allows a...


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Women of Color Face Mounting Obstacles in Seeking Long COVID Treatment

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 08:44

This story was originally published at Prism. Over the past three and a half years, Cynthia Adinig, a marketing specialist and mother living in Virginia with her 8-year-old son, has become a prominent advocate for patients with long COVID and other chronic illnesses. She’s been featured in The Washington Post and other major media outlets, testified before Congress on long COVID...


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Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara Is Hindering Earthquake Relief Efforts

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 08:04

On September 8, 2023, Morocco was rocked by a devastating earthquake in the Marrakesh-Safi region that injured and killed thousands. Located in an area of seismic hazard and in proximity of the African-Eurasian plates, the country also lies in a problematic collisional zone (where tectonics plates meet) with an increased vulnerability to catastrophic events. More recent earthquakes in Morocco...


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Mouths Full of Blood: Trump and His Backers Spread Lies, Violence and Fascism

TruthOut - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 08:03

Former President Donald Trump has achieved a unique status in United States history. He is the first president to be indicted for conspiring to overturn a presidential election, defraud the U.S. and obstruct official proceedings by attempting to subvert the peaceful transfer of power. It’s now a matter of public record that Trump faces four indictments and 91 felony counts for his criminal...


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Florida police stop 10-year-old driver on highway

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 08:01
Boy and 11-year-old sister found 200 miles from where they were reported missing by mother.
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Nagorno-Karabakh fears grow as residents appeal for aid

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 07:26
Food convoy arrives in the disputed enclave as US senators lead calls for international monitors.
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Ukraine claims Sevastopol strike hit navy commanders

BBC World News - Sat, 09/23/2023 - 07:21
Kyiv says senior officials in Russia's Black Sea fleet were present, but did not offer evidence.
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