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Washington Post World NewsDec 06, 2022
What gets missed in the angry debate over Qatar's World Cup
Off the field, the World Cup has been the site of a rancorous contest between a moralizing West and increasingly indignant Qatari hosts and their Arab brethren.

World Cup 2022: Watch every penalty as Morocco beat Spain in shootout (BBC Front Page)
Spain out of World Cup as Morocco win on penalties (BBC Front Page)

Washington Post World NewsDec 06, 2022
Ukraine live briefing: Few crossing Dnieper River into Kherson; ‘reduced tempo' of war to continue, U.S. intel chief says
Russia and Ukraine will probably "try to refit, resupply, in a sense, reconstitute" in the spring, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said.

Ukraine allows perilous Dnieper River crossings to flee Russian occupation (Washington Post World News)

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
Xi Jinping of China to Visit Saudi Arabia for Regional Summits
Xi Jinping is expected to sign a flurry of contracts with the Saudis and other Gulf States, highlighting Beijing's growing clout in the region when Washington has pulled away.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 06, 2022
Tampa police chief resigns after she flashed her badge to escape a traffic stop
Body camera footage showed Police Chief Mary O'Connor saying "I'm hoping you'll just let us go tonight" after a deputy pulled her and her husband over for driving an unregistered golf cart.

BBC Front PageDec 06, 2022
Iran protests: Ex-president Khatami says rulers must heed protesters' demands
A former Iranian president makes rare public comments praising anti-government protesters.

BBC News Front Page | WorldDec 06, 2022
Club Q shooting: Colorado suspect faces 305 criminal counts
The attacker, armed with a rifle and wearing body armour, killed five in an LGBT nightclub.

CBC Top StoriesDec 06, 2022
Federal COVID-19 vaccine and benefits rollout swift but wasteful, audit finds

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
Suspect in Colorado Springs Attack Charged With Murder and Hate Crimes
Prosecutors lodged a total of 305 criminal counts against the defendant who the police say opened fire in a nightclub serving L.G.B.T.Q. patrons.

NYTimes GlobalDec 06, 2022
I'm the Governor of North Carolina. This Fringe Claim Before the Supreme Court Would Upend Democracy.
The ability to exercise electoral and political power at the ballot box is hanging in the balance.

Christian Science Monitor--worldDec 06, 2022
New Indonesia penal code criminalizes dissent, sex outside marriage
Indonesian lawmakers passed a revision to its code of laws banning all forms of sex outside marriage for both citizens and foreigners. The package of laws, which was met with criticism from human rights activists, also bans political and religious dissent.

NewsweekDec 06, 2022
Putin's War Began Hours After Ukraine Left Russian Energy System: Official
Ukraine had been part of a common power grid with Russia, Belarus and Moldova but joined a European grid after the war began.

Christian Science Monitor--worldDec 06, 2022
‘My life has changed': Women boxers allowed to compete in Cuba
Women boxers, after decades of restrictions, will now be able to compete in Cuba, officials announced. The news sparked excitement among the athletes who have spent years striving to be recognized in a country known worldwide for the sport.

CBC Top StoriesDec 06, 2022
Indonesia's parliament passes law criminalizing sex outside marriage
Indonesia's parliament passed a long-awaited and controversial revision of its penal code on Tuesday that criminalizes extramarital sex for citizens and visiting foreigners alike.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 06, 2022
Boxing powerhouse Cuba lets women boxers compete
Cuban officials say women boxers will be able to compete officially after decades of restrictions, though they didn't yet confirm if that would be taken to a professional level like Cuban male boxers.

CNN WorldDec 06, 2022
Al Jazeera submits Shireen Abu Akleh case to ICC
Al Jazeera said Tuesday it will submit a case to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot in the head while covering an Israeli raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank in May.

NewsweekDec 06, 2022
Russian Draftee Killed After Grenade Launcher Misfires
A number of mobilized Russian troops have died before they arrived in Ukraine.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
5 Key Factors That Will Decide the Georgia Senate Runoff
Turnout will matter, especially who turns out.

Democrats look for breathing room in U.S. Senate in today's Georgia run-off vote (CBC Top Stories)

BBC News Front Page | WorldDec 06, 2022
Shireen Abu Aqla: Al Jazeera files case at ICC over journalist's killing
The network says it has evidence that Shireen Abu Aqla was shot by an Israeli soldier "deliberately".

Neil Gorsuch Remarks During Supreme Court Gay Rights Case Spark Concern (Newsweek)

CBC Top StoriesDec 06, 2022
Jan. 6 committee to make criminal referrals based on evidence gathered during hearings
The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will make criminal referrals to the Justice Department as it wraps up its probe and looks to publish a final report by the end of the year, the panel's chair said Tuesday.

Jan. 6 committee 'will probably make' criminal referrals on Capitol attack: Thompson (ABC News)

BBC News Front Page | WorldDec 06, 2022
US Capitol riot committee to make criminal referrals, chairman says
The House committee investigating the attack will make criminal referrals to the justice department.

BBC Front PageDec 06, 2022
World Cup 2022: Morocco into last eight after shootout win over Spain
Achraf Hakimi scores the winning penalty to send Morocco into the quarter-finals of the World Cup at the expense of Spain.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
House Jan. 6 Committee to Issue Criminal Referrals, Chairman Says
Representative Bennie Thompson, the panel's chairman, said no decision had been made on who would be the subject of the referrals or what the charges would be.

BBC Front PageDec 06, 2022
World Cup 2022: Samuel Eto'o apologises after altercation with man in Qatar
Former Barcelona and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o apologises after an altercation with a man following a match at the World Cup in Qatar.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
Netanyahu Coalition Roils Israel Before Government Is Formed
Efforts by Benjamin Netanyahu to appease his extremist coalition partners have been met with a backlash from Israeli liberals.

CNBC World NewsDec 06, 2022
Eddie Jones: England head coach sacked just nine months before 2023 Rugby World Cup
Eddie Jones has been sacked as England head coach after seven years in charge, just nine months out from the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 06, 2022
Georgia Runoff: What a Walker or Warnock Victory Would Look Like
Surprises are always possible, but there seem to be few reasons to think Herschel Walker can improve upon his showing last month.

ABC NewsDec 06, 2022
Spain eliminated from World Cup after penalty shootout loss to Morocco in round of 16
Spain eliminated from World Cup after penalty shootout loss to Morocco in round of 16

ABC NewsDec 06, 2022
LGBTQ club shooting suspect faces 305 charges, including bias-motivated crimes
The suspect accused of killing five people after opening fire in an LGBTQ nightclub last month in Colorado Springs, Colorado, appeared in court Tuesday.

CBC Top StoriesDec 06, 2022
Another airfield ablaze as drone attacks hit Russia for 2nd straight day
A third Russian airfield was ablaze on Tuesday from a drone strike, a day after Ukraine demonstrated an apparent new ability to penetrate hundreds of kilometres deep into Russian air space with attacks on two Russian air bases.

BBC Front PageDec 06, 2022
World Cup: Korean ambassador parties despite his team's defeat
The South Korean ambassador to Brazil hosted a party as the two countries clashed in the World Cup.

ABC NewsDec 06, 2022
Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system
Facebook's quasi-independent oversight board says an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former President Donald Trump, from some or all of its content moderation rules needs a major overhaul

Oversight Board Criticizes Meta for Preferential Treatment (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NewsweekDec 06, 2022
Anderson Lee Aldrich Returns to Court Over Club Q Shooting
The 22-year-old suspect is accused of being the armor-clad shooter who murdered five people and wounded 17 more in a gay nightclub in Colorado last month.

ABC NewsDec 06, 2022
Election Day is here for Georgia's Senate runoff between Warnock and Walker
Tuesday is the Georgia runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker

BBC News Front Page | WorldDec 06, 2022
Indonesia passes criminal code banning sex outside marriage
The new laws will disproportionately punish women, LGBT people and religious minorities, critics say.

ABC NewsDec 06, 2022
North Korea fires artillery again over South's drills
North Korea has fired a barrage of artillery rounds into waters near rival South Korea for the second consecutive day in a tit-for-tat for the South's live-fire drills

BBC Front PageDec 06, 2022
Missile attacks force Ukraine power shutdowns
President Zelensky says Ukraine's power grid needs to be stabilised after another wave of deadly Russian strikes.

BBC Front PageDec 05, 2022
Tampa police chief quits after trying to avoid golf cart ticket
Video shows Mary O'Connor being pulled over for driving an unlicensed vehicle on a public street.

BBC Front PageDec 05, 2022
Iran protests: BBC identifies many more people killed in demonstrations after Mahsa Amini's death
BBC journalists have been able to identify more people killed in Iran, and research confirmed that high numbers come from ethnic minority groups.

MSNBC Int'l NewsDec 05, 2022
Will Iranian regime disband morality police following protests?
After months of protests in Iran led by women, there are confusing signals over whether the nation's morality police is being disbanded. NBC News' Andrea Mitchell has more details on the violent crackdown.

What to Know About Iran's Morality Police (NYT Middle East)
The latest on Iran's protests, morality police and a silent majority (NPR Headline News)

NPR Headline NewsDec 05, 2022
Vaccine hesitancy may hamper China's efforts to ease COVID restrictions
China is partly adjusting its zero COVID policy by ramping up vaccinations for senior citizens. But vaccine hesitancy may be a problem for the authorities.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 05, 2022
North Carolina Governor Calls Attack on Power Stations a ‘New Level of Threat'
Gov. Roy Cooper, of North Carolina, said that whoever carried out the attack "knew exactly what they were doing."

BBC Front PageDec 05, 2022
World Cup 2022: Croatia into last eight after beating Japan on penalties
Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic is the hero, saving three penalties in the shootout, as Croatia edge past Japan with a 3-1 victory to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

NYTimes GlobalDec 05, 2022
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Faces Impeachment Attempt
The president of Peru, Pedro Castillo, faces a third impeachment attempt in Congress, the latest crisis for the leader who rose to power promising to address the country's chronic inequality.

Christian Science Monitor--worldDec 05, 2022
In a democratic step, Sudan inks deal for a civilian-led government
Sudan's coup leaders and its main pro-democracy group have signed a deal that would establish a civilian-led transitional government, despite missing key players. Facilitators from the US, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Britain helped negotiate the agreement.

Sudan's generals, pro-democracy group ink deal to end crisis (Washington Post World News)

MSNBC Int'l NewsNov 30, 2022
Blinken: U.S. must speak out 'clearly' in support of people's rights to protest amid Iran crackdown
Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced support in an NBC interview for protests in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini and a crackdown on demonstrations.
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