Watch rocket launch first Chinese civilian into space

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 23:28
China has sent three astronauts to its Tiangong Space Station, putting a civilian into orbit for the first time.
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Malaysia detains Chinese ship suspected of looting British WW2 wrecks

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 23:04
Malaysia says it has detained a Chinese vessel suspected of raiding two British maritime war graves.
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Moscow drone attack causes damages buildings, mayor says

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 22:50
Sergei Sobyanin says there have been no serious injuries but some residents are being evacuated.
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Covid: Top Chinese scientist says don’t rule out lab leak

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 22:00
The man who led China's pandemic response says inquiries into its origins should consider everything.
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See how police carefully freed a bear trapped inside a car

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 21:09
The careful operation required a long piece of rope to open the car door from a distance.
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Foxconn: iPhone maker hikes pay ahead of new model launch

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 20:39
Foxconn's move comes ahead of the expected launch of Apple's iPhone 15 later this year.
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Ukraine war: Russian air strikes target Kyiv for third night running

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 19:34
At least one death is reported and buildings are left burning in Ukraine's capital.
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Man prises crocodile's jaws off his head at Australian resort

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 19:01
The 51-year-old had a narrow escape from the animal while snorkelling off a luxury island in Queensland.
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Italy: Agents die when boat capsizes on Lake Maggiore

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 17:41
Two Italian intelligence agents and a former member of Israel's security forces are among four victims.
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After the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, can a community heal?

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 17:17
The trial for the alleged perpetrator of the deadliest antisemitic attack in US history is set to begin.
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Lula welcomes back banned Venezuelan leader Maduro

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 16:50
Nicolás Maduro was banned from visiting Brazil by the country's former far-right leader.
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The 'exploding' demand for giant heat pumps

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 16:23
Whole towns in Europe are being heated by huge, energy efficient heat pumps.
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German police arrest stripper over toy gun

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 14:42
Frankfurt police say they took action after receiving reports about a man with an assault rifle.
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Man uniting Indian families torn by colonialism

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 14:06
Shamshu Deen has helped more than 300 people in the Caribbean find long-lost loved ones in India.
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Pita Limjaroenrat: Thai election upstart who vows to be different

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 14:03
Pita Limjaroenrat tells the BBC he wants to govern "for the people", but big hurdles lie ahead.
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Elizabeth Holmes is going to prison. Will she ever pay victims too?

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 13:09
Experts say victims often never get their money back from those who defrauded them.
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Lawmakers race to secure US debt deal votes as deadline looms

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 12:30
President Joe Biden says he "feels good" about the prospect of Congress passing the deal by 5 June.
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Supreme Court “Sackett” Decision Shrinks Protections for US Wetlands

TruthOut - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 11:39

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in Sackett v. EPA that federal protection of wetlands encompasses only those wetlands that directly adjoin rivers, lakes and other bodies of water. This is an extremely narrow interpretation of the Clean Water Act that could expose many wetlands across the U.S. to filling and development. Under this keystone environmental law, federal agencies take the lead in...


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Kosovo: Fresh clashes as Nato troops called in to northern towns

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 11:04
Serb protesters are angry at ethnic Albanian mayors being installed in Serb-majority areas.
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Lindsey Graham: Russia issues arrest warrant for top Republican

BBC World News - Mon, 05/29/2023 - 10:43
It comes after an edited video appeared to show the US senator celebrating Russian troops' deaths.
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