The UK economy still hasn't recovered from the pandemic. Now it's on the ropes again

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:22
There was good news and bad in Friday's revised data about the UK economy. It grew — marginally — in the second quarter of the year, rather than shrinking as previously estimated.
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EU agrees windfall tax on energy firms

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:20
The EU has agreed to implement levies on energy firms which are benefiting from soaring gas prices.
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Iran: Fifa called on to ban country from World Cup over women's rights

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:02
An open letter to Fifa says it does not trust women will be allowed to attend games in future.
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An Oakland school shooting that injured 6 was gang-related, police say

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 03:00
Six adults suffered gunshot wounds in the hail of bullets that rained down on the King Estate complex, which houses four different schools Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday.

Officials said at least two gunmen were targeting a specific person and that they are still working to determine what touched off the shooting. It comes amid a surge in violence across the city.

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Trevor Noah said he is leaving The Daily Show. Take a look at some memorable moments

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:31

Noah announced Thursday he is leaving the show, seven years after he took over as host from Jon Stewart.

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Biden's plan to cancel some student debt turns into a legal fight

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:13

The Biden administration's efforts to cancel hundreds of billions of dollars in federal student loan debt is up in the air. There are two different lawsuits trying to prevent it from going through.

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Heavy gunfire in Burkina Faso capital, soldiers on streets, witnesses say

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:11
Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the main military camp and some residential areas of Burkina Faso's capital early on Friday morning, Reuters reporters said.
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'Luda' isn't a book you read — it's a book you experience

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:00

Luda is a magical, multilayered, intoxicating story about identity, stardom, performance, lust, and death that could only have come from the prodigious mind of Grant Morrison.

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How one Filipino American artist influenced the work of a generation of others

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:00
A participant sings karaoke inside "TNT Traysikel," a mobile artwork by Paolo Asuncion and Michael Arcega, two students of Carlos Villa. The piece is part of the Villa retrospective at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

When Carlos Villa asked about Filipino artists as a student he was told: there weren't any.

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Texts released ahead of Twitter trial show Elon Musk assembling the deal

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 01:49

Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter went down via private text messages between the Tesla CEO and a small circle of Silicon Valley's rich and powerful, according to court filings released this week.

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Lev Tahor Jewish sect members held in Mexico escape

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 01:37
Dramatic footage shows members escaping the site where they were held since a raid on their base.
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Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa's injury sparks concern over the NFL's concussion policies

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:42
Teammates gather around Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Cincinnati.

Tua Tagovailoa sustained a major hit in a Sept. 25 game that the team called a back injury that raised questions. Now, he's being treated for a possible concussion after a Thursday game.

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At least 19 dead after suicide bomb blast at educational center in Kabul

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:17
A suicide bomb attack on an education center in Kabul has killed at least 19 people, most of whom are believed to be young women, in the latest sign of the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital.
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Ukraine war: Many dead as rockets hit humanitarian convoy in Zaporizhzhia

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:14
At least 23 civilians reportedly killed as they tried to enter Russian-held territory to deliver aid.
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Sexual harassment 'rife' at Australia's Antarctica research stations

BBC World News - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:37
Female workers have endured uninvited touching, requests for sex, and a predatory culture, a review says.
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Live spiders and cockroaches: Ex-eBay executives get prison time in harassment plot

NPR - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:30
eBay former Senior Director of Safety and Security James Baugh arrives for his sentencing in a cyber stalking case at Moakley Federal Court on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Boston.

Former eBay Inc. executives were sentenced Thursday to prison for a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included sending live spiders, cockroaches, a funeral wreath.

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Kabul blast: Casualties after blast hits Kabul education centre - police

BBC World News - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:27
An explosion has hit an education centre in western Kabul and police say there are casualties.
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Ukraine war: Zaporizhzhia locals flee Russia annexation

BBC World News - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:03
As Moscow formally seizes more of Ukraine, the BBC speaks to those on Russia's new so-called “border”.
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Hurricane Ian: Death toll rising as storm strengthens

BBC World News - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 21:49
As flooding traps people in their homes, the storm is now taking aim at South Carolina.
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Nike feels squeeze from strong dollar and discounts

BBC World News - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 20:35
The sportswear giant's shares fell by more than 9% in after-hours trading in New York.
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