Shirtless Adam Driver goes viral for Burberry. Again

CNN World News - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 00:19
As we enter August, there is one definitive accessory making summer headlines: an enviable set of sculpted abs.
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A fire at a music pub in eastern Thailand kills at least 13

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 23:49
Major fire damage fills the interior at the Mountain B pub in the Sattahip district of Chonburi province, about 100 miles southeast of Bangkok, Thailand.

Video circulating on social media showed people fleeing the pub while thick black smoke billowed from the door and then the entrance through which people were escaping was suddenly engulfed in flames.

(Image credit: Anuthep Cheysakron/AP)

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Nancy Pelosi says US will not allow Taiwan to be isolated as China holds military drills

CNN World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 23:43
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed Friday that the United States would not allow Taiwan to be isolated, as Beijing stepped up military drills and warplane incursions after her visit to the island.
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Thailand nightclub fire kills at least 13 and injures dozens

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 23:22
Video footage showed people fleeing the club screaming, some with their clothes alight.
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The Bank of England predicts a lengthy recession at the end of the year

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 22:50
People wait at the Bank of England in London, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.

Soaring natural gas prices are likely to drive consumer price inflation to 13.3% in October, the bank said. That will push Britain into recession later this year, bank forecasts show.

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South Korea launches first lunar orbiter as space program advances

CNN World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 21:51
South Korea launched its first moon mission on Thursday as its homegrown lunar orbiter took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station aboard a SpaceX rocket.
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Four people critically injured by lightning strike near White House

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 21:02
Two men and two women are in hospital after the violent storm in Lafayette Park in Washington DC.
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At least 13 killed, dozens injured as fire engulfs Thai nightclub

CNN World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:11
At least 13 people have been killed and 35 injured after a fire broke out in the early hours of Friday at a nightclub in Thailand, police said.
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Hungary's Viktor Orban fires up Texas conservatives

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 19:47
The right-wing leader says in a speech to Republicans that "a Christian politician cannot be racist".
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Kari Lake, news anchor turned election denier, is Arizona GOP nominee for governor

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 19:11
Arizona Republican candidate for governor Kari Lake speaks at an election-night gathering in Scottsdale, Ariz., Aug. 02, 2022.

Kari Lake, who has spent her campaign spreading election lies, was endorsed by Trump. Her rival, Karrin Taylor Robson, was backed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and former Vice President Mike Pence.

(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Sinema says she will move forward with Senate Democrats' climate, health and tax bill

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 19:02
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) said Thursday that she would "move forward" with Senate Democrats

The Arizona senator said late Thursday that she will move forward with the Inflation Reduction Act after Democrats reached an agreement to remove the carried interest tax provision.

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Brittney Griner: US urges Russia to accept deal to free jailed basketball star

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:36
The US says it has a "serious proposal" for Moscow that would secure the release of the basketball star.
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Afghanistan refugees: Hotels and hopelessness, but opportunity too, in UK

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:27
One year on from the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, we talk to some of the people who escaped to the UK.
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Rescuers race to free miners trapped in flooded mine in Mexico

CNN World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:18
Ten miners have been trapped in a flooded coal mine in northern Mexico for over 24 hours, as rescuers battle to reach them.
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India's 'most wanted' who acted in 28 films and hid for 30 years

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:54
The case went cold after the man disappeared following a botched robbery and murder in 1992.
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Kenya election 2022: How a murder haunts the poll

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:46
The 2017 killing of the official in charge of voting technology still torments the electoral commission.
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Colombia peace deal failing as violent gangs recruit vulnerable children

BBC World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:33
Colombian gangs target vulnerable indigenous communities as 2016 ceasefire deal fails to bring peace.
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4 current and former officers federally charged in raid that killed Breonna Taylor

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:18

The charges announced by Attorney General Merrit Garland on Thursday include civil rights violations, conspiracy, use of excessive force offenses and obstruction.

(Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

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Raising her autistic son taught this mom hard lessons that she's used to help thousands of underserved Chicago-area families

CNN World News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:07
In the spring of 1989, Debra Vines found her 18-month-old son, Jason, staring ahead blankly in his crib, as if he was in another world. Alarmed, she and her husband rushed him to the hospital.
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Senate will take up Democrats' tax, climate and health bill on Saturday, Schumer says

NPR - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:26
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that the Senate would vote to move forward on the Inflation Reduction Act, the Democrats

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has repeatedly said Democrats are on track to pass the Inflation Reduction Act in the coming days, but a few roadblocks still stand in the way.

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