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Int'l Herald TribuneOct 15, 2021
Blast at Afghan Mosque Kills at Least 37 as Shiites Are Targeted Again
It was the second week in a row that attackers had struck a Shiite place of worship during Friday Prayer.

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 37 (ABC News)

NPR Topics: NewsOct 15, 2021
A British lawmaker is stabbed to death while meeting with constituents
Conservative lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death on Friday during a routine meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England. A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

David Amess, Conservative Lawmaker in U.K., Is Reportedly Stabbed to Death (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CNN WorldOct 15, 2021
At least 16 killed as explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar
At least 16 people were killed and 32 were injured after an explosion hit a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in Kandahar, a doctor at a hospital in the Afghan city told CNN.

Afghanistan mosque bombing leaves at 33 dead, 73 wounded (MSNBC Int'l News)

FT.com - EuropeOct 15, 2021
LinkedIn tries to play down China demise
Steadily increasing requests for censorship put pressure on Microsoft's global brand

CBC Top StoriesOct 15, 2021
Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine certificate QR codes available for download during next 3 days
Ontario is making COVID-19 vaccine certificate QR codes available for download during the next three days, beginning Friday morning with those born between January and April.

Parents have questions about kids taking COVID-19 vaccines. Doctors say more talk is needed (CBC Top Stories)

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 15, 2021
Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn app in China amid scrutiny
Microsoft is shutting down its main LinkedIn service in China later this year after internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to

BBC Front PageOct 15, 2021
Boris Johnson pays tribute to Conservative MP Sir David Amess
Boris Johnson said Sir David Amess was one of the "kindest, nicest, most gentle people in politics".

Sir David Amess: Conservative MP stabbed to death (BBC Front Page)
Sir David Amess: Former Tory leader wants face to face meetings to continue (BBC Front Page)

CNBC World NewsOct 15, 2021
British lawmaker dies after stabbing attack, police say
British lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times on Friday at a church in southeast England.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 15, 2021
F.D.A. Panel Meets on Johnson & Johnson Boosters
While Thursday's gathering on Moderna's booster concluded without significant disagreement, Friday's could be messier. Here's the latest.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 15, 2021
Taiwan's ‘Ghost Building' Fire: a Death Trap for Dozens of Elderly
"I had no choice but to live here," said one resident who survived a blaze that killed 46 of her neighbors and raised questions about lax safety standards.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 15, 2021
Suspect Confesses in Bow-and-Arrow Rampage in Norway
Espen Anderson Brathen has been charged with murder in the deaths of five people after the authorities say he went on a killing spree armed with a hunting bow.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 15, 2021
U.K. lawmaker stabbed to death while holding meetings with constituents
British lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death Friday while holding regular meetings with constituents, his office and fellow lawmakers said.

CBC Top StoriesOct 15, 2021
Action, not talk, needed on climate, Queen Elizabeth signals to world leaders
Queen Elizabeth said she was irritated by world leaders who talk about climate change but do nothing to address global warming, and said it was still unclear who would turn up at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

BBC Front PageOct 15, 2021
Afghanistan: Suicide attack hits Kandahar mosque during prayers
Three blasts at a Shia mosque in Kandahar kill at least 37 people during Friday worship.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 15, 2021
Toyota to Cut Production 15 Percent Amid Chip Shortages
The automaker had initially planned to produce a million vehicles in November, but it now projects it will make 850,000 to 900,000 vehicles next month.

CNBC World NewsOct 15, 2021
Coldplay's world tour to use sustainable tech, but Chris Martin says 'backlash' for flying is right
Band says it will pay surcharge so it can "use or supply" sustainable aviation fuel when flying.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 15, 2021
Custody hearing for Norway bow-and-arrow suspect
The suspect in a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and wounded three in a quiet Norwegian town this week is facing a custody hearing Friday.

BBC Front PageOct 15, 2021
Masten Wanjala: Mob beats Kenyan child serial killer to death - police
Police had launched a massive manhunt for Masten Wanjala, who confessed to killing several children.

NYTimes GlobalOct 15, 2021
Toyota to Cut November Production 15% Amid Chip Shortages
The automaker had initially planned to produce a million vehicles in November, but it now projects it will make 850,000 to 900,000 vehicles next month.

ABC NewsOct 15, 2021
White House plans to address economic risk of climate change
Biden administration taking steps to address economic risks from climate change.

Queen 'irritated' by climate change inaction in COP26 build-up (BBC Front Page)

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 15, 2021
Covid: US to lift travel ban for fully jabbed on 8 November
Fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed to enter the US for the first time since March 2020.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 15, 2021
'No discussions' on Newcastle future as Bruce to stay in charge against Spurs
Steve Bruce says he has tried to "keep respect and dignity" following Newcastle's takeover last week and there have been no discussions about his future

BBC Front PageOct 15, 2021
Sir David Amess stabbing: What we know so far
What happened, who the MP was, and what the reaction has been so far.

CBC Top StoriesOct 15, 2021
Federal public health officials give update on COVID-19 in Canada
Canada's chief public health officers provide update on COVID-19.

CNBC World NewsOct 15, 2021
Dow adds nearly 300 points following earnings beats, surprise retail sales gain
U.S. stock indexes rose on Friday as better-than-expected third-quarter earnings reports set the S&P 500 on track for a winning week.

CNBC World NewsOct 15, 2021
U.S. to lift travel ban Nov. 8, allowing vaccinated international visitors into the country
The measure is a relief for large airlines like Delta, United and American, which have struggled to return to profitability.

NewsweekOct 15, 2021
Incredible Video Shows La Palma Volcano Lava 'Tsunami' Traveling at 'Amazing' Speed
The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has been erupting since September 19, with lava flows causing widespread destruction.

NPR Topics: NewsOct 15, 2021
The federal government pledges $100 million to address health care worker shortages
As health care workers face increased levels of pandemic burnout, the Biden Administration is looking to help states recruit and retain clinicians in underserved areas.

Helping Frontline Healthcare Workers Cope with COVID Burnout (Newsweek)

BBC Front PageOct 15, 2021
Liverpool's Alisson and Fabinho to finish quarantine in Spain after international break
Liverpool's Brazilian duo Alisson Becker and defender Fabinho will travel directly to Spain from international duty to complete their Covid-19 quarantine.

ABC NewsOct 15, 2021
Lava flow from Spanish island volcano likened to a tsunami
A second 4.5-magnitude earthquake in two days has rattled the Spanish island of La Palma

CNBC World NewsOct 15, 2021
Sydney to allow quarantine-free international travel for Australians from next month
Australia shut its international borders in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and has so far allowed mostly citizens and permanent residents to return.

NewsweekOct 15, 2021
COVID-19 Live Updates: FDA to Vote on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Booster Shot After Moderna Approved
An FDA expert panel will vote on whether to support or oppose a booster shot for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.

CNN WorldOct 15, 2021
Analysis: How an investigation into Beirut's port explosion is rattling Lebanon's elite
For many in Lebanon, Thursday's scenes from central Beirut brought a sense of deja vu.

Beirut port blast: Day of mourning in Lebanon after bloodshed at protest (BBC Front Page)

NPR Headline NewsOct 14, 2021
Microsoft to end LinkedIn in China due to 'challenging' environment
Microsoft says it's pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China. The decision concludes a seven-year run, at the end of which it became too tough an environment for the networking service to keep operating.

BBC Front PageOct 14, 2021
Kenyan police arrest husband after world record holder Tirop stabbed to death
Record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop was found stabbed to death at her home on Wednesday.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 14, 2021
Coldplay: Band ready for backlash over eco-friendly world tour
Chris Martin says their gigs will be powered from renewable energy but expects backlash over flying.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 14, 2021
Deadly Clashes in Beirut Escalate Fears Over Lebanon's Dysfunction
The fighting further traumatized the small Mediterranean country, a patchwork of sects that has tumbled into an abyss of devastating political and economic crises.

CBC Top StoriesOct 14, 2021
B.C. health officials impose additional COVID-19 restrictions on northern B.C. to curb transmission
Effective midnight Oct. 14 to Friday, Nov. 19, personal gatherings indoor and outdoor will be restricted to fully vaccinated people only.

NPR Headline NewsOct 14, 2021
FDA advisers recommend Moderna booster shot for at-risk adults
The Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory committee met Thursday to consider whether a Moderna booster shot is safe and helpful in the country's fight against COVID-19.

Independent FDA panel votes to authorize Moderna booster for some Americans (ABC News)

NPR Headline NewsOct 14, 2021
Several people killed at protest held by Hezbollah supporters in Beirut
Tensions that had been building for months in Lebanon erupted in violence Thursday in Beirut. Several people were killed at a protest being held by Hezbollah supporters.

NYTimes GlobalOct 14, 2021
Jan. 6 Panel Sets Vote to Recommend Criminal Charges Against Bannon
The House select committee investigating the Capitol riot will vote next week to recommend a criminal contempt of Congress charge against Stephen K. Bannon after he defied a subpoena.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 14, 2021
Kongsberg: Bow and arrow attack appears to be terrorism - officials
The Danish suspect had converted to Islam and there were fears he had been radicalised, police say.

NPR Topics: NewsOct 14, 2021
5 people were killed at a protest linked to the massive 2020 blast in Beirut
Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi said many of the casualties were shot by snipers from buildings. The protest was let by militant group Hezbollah and its allies.
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