OPEC+ is expected to cut oil production as it seeks to boost the price

NPR - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 01:01
A man walks past OPEC headquarters in Vienna on Tuesday on the eve of the 45th meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee and the 33rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting. The in-person meeting of OPEC members led by Saudi Arabia and allied members headed by Russia will be the first in the Austrian capital since the spring of 2020.

Wednesday's meeting of the 24 OPEC+ oil-producing countries comes when much of the world is battling soaring energy costs. A cut in oil production is backed by Saudi Arabia and could benefit Russia.

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Pandemic stress may have had a lasting impact on our personalities

NPR - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 01:00
A new study analyzes survey data from before and during the pandemic to find that Americans

A study finds small but meaningful declines in personality traits that help us navigate social situations, trust others, think creatively, and act responsibly. Young people were especially affected.

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Ukraine war: Russia warns US of direct military clash risk

BBC World News - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 00:10
Moscow says a US decision to send more military aid to Ukraine is an "immediate threat" to Russia.
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Avalanche kills at least 4 mountaineers in Indian Himalayas

CNN World News - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 00:02
At least four people were killed and 28 people remain missing after an avalanche hit a group of mountaineers in the Indian Himalayas on Tuesday, according to an Indian mountaineering organization.
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A South Korea missile blows up in a drill and panics a nearby city

NPR - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 23:59
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, an Army missile is fired during a joint military drill between U.S. and South Korea at an undisclosed location in South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.

A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile blew up as it plowed into the ground Wednesday during a live-fire drill, panicking and confusing residents of the coastal city of Gangneung.

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Hans Niemann 'likely cheated' in more than 100 games, investigation finds

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 22:26
It is likely Hans Niemann has cheated "much more often" than he has acknowledged, an investigation finds.
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Uttarakhand: At least 25 killed as bus plunges into gorge in Pauri Garhwal district

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 22:18
The bus was carrying a wedding procession when it veered off the road and fell into a ravine.
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Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 21:01
A telescope in Chile captures an image of a comet-like plume of debris behind the giant rock.
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Brittany Higgins felt 'trapped' during alleged rape in Australian parliament - court

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 20:52
Brittany Higgins told police she said "stop" and "no" during the alleged rape in 2019, a jury hears.
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Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill Philippine radio commentator

NPR - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 20:16
Activists light candles as they condemn the killing of Filipino journalist Percival Mabasa during a rally in Quezon, Philippines, Tuesday Oct. 4, 2022.

Gunmen killed a radio commentator in metropolitan Manila in the latest attack on a member of the media in the Philippines, considered one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists.

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US and South Korea test-fire missiles in continued response after North Korea launch

CNN World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 19:39
The United States and South Korea launched four missiles off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday morning local time, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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A tiny fish that once caused an epic conservation fight is no longer under threat

NPR - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 18:54
Retired professor Dr. David Etnier (center) and a group of scientists check the state of the snail darter in the Holston River north of Knoxville, Tenn., on April 9, 2008. The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Tuesday its official removal from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Wildlife.

The snail darter, a tiny Southeastern fish that derailed a federal dam during an epic battle over Endangered Species Act protection in the '70s, is no longer considered imperiled, officials announced.

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Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of abuse on private plane

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 18:08
Ms Jolie says Mr Pitt grabbed her by the head and attacked two of their children. He denies the claim.
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Aaron Judge hits home run #62 and makes baseball history

NPR - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 17:21
Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits his 62nd home run of the season against the Texas Rangers during the first inning in game two of a double header at Globe Life Field on Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.

The New York Yankees' star outfielder has broken the 61-year-old record set by fellow Yankee Roger Maris back in 1961.

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South Korea and US fire missiles into sea in response to North Korea

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 17:15
It comes hours after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan, escalating tensions.
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COP27: Activists "baffled" that Coca-Cola will be sponsor

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 17:09
Climate activists say Egypt should reverse its decision because of Coca-Cola's plastic pollution.
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Trump seeks Supreme Court ruling in Mar-a-Lago dispute

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 16:16
The former president wants an outside expert to vet 103 documents with classification markings.
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US midterms: 'America's elections could turn really nasty'

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 16:11
Amid warnings of violence, the first vote since the Capitol riot will be a huge test of US democracy.
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Take a ride around San Francisco in a driverless taxi

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 16:06
Driverless robo-taxis are being allowed on the city's streets at night for paying members of the public.
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Mahsa Amini: How one woman's death sparked a movement

BBC World News - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 16:04
The BBC has analysed over 1,000 videos of unprecedented protests following Mahsa Amini's death in custody.
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