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ABC NewsOct 18, 2021
Colin Powell, former secretary of state, dies of COVID-19 complications
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell had died of COVID-19 complications at age 84.

Colin Powell, Who Shaped U.S. National Security, Dies at 84 (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CBC Top StoriesOct 18, 2021
China denies report of hypersonic missile test, says it tested space vehicle
China tested a space vehicle in July, not a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile as reported by the Financial Times, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday.

China denies testing nuclear-capable hypersonic missile (BBC Front Page)

BBC Front PageOct 18, 2021
Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications
The ex-US secretary of state, who was the first African-American in the role, dies of Covid complications.

ABC NewsOct 18, 2021
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell had died of COVID-19 complications at age 84.

BBC Front PageOct 18, 2021
Campher takes four wickets in four balls as Ireland beat Dutch at T20 World Cup
Curtis Campher takes a remarkable four wickets in four balls to lead Ireland to a seven-wicket victory over the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 18, 2021
Notorious gang blamed for kidnapping 17 U.S. and Canadian missionaries in Haiti
A group of American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti are being held by one of the country's most notorious gangs, the 400 Mawozo, a senior police official says.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 18, 2021
Russia suspends NATO mission in retaliation for expelled diplomats
Russia will suspend the activities of its mission to NATO starting next month in response to the alliance's expulsion of eight Russians.

ABC NewsOct 18, 2021
China calls missile launch 'routine test' of new technology
China says its launch of a new spacecraft was merely a test to see whether the vehicle could be re-used

CNBC World NewsOct 18, 2021
First bitcoin futures ETF to make its debut Tuesday on the NYSE, ProShares says
The first bitcoin-linked exchange-traded fund will make its debut officially on Tuesday.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 18, 2021
England leave big names out of autumn Test squad but call up Quirke & Freeman
Sale scrum-half Raffi Quirke is one of four uncapped players named in England's squad but a host of big names miss out again.

NewsweekOct 18, 2021
How Prince William Took a Leaf Out of Harry and Meghan's Book for Climate Change Award
Prince William took risky moves to promote his climate change prize—echoing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's more challenging style.

BBC Front PageOct 18, 2021
Positive trial results for Valneva Covid vaccine
Blood results show it gets the body to mount an immune response to fight coronavirus.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 18, 2021
Celebrities join Prince William, Kate for Earthshot Prize award
Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program.

CNBC World NewsOct 18, 2021
Dow futures shed more than 100 points as investors await a big week of earnings
The major averages are coming off a winning week. The Dow advanced 382 points on Friday, ending the week with a 1.58% gain for its best week since June.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 18, 2021
Ahmaud Arbery: Trial over black jogger's death begins
The three men involved in ambushing and shooting the jogger face murder and assault charges.

What you need to know about the trial set to begin in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery (NPR Topics: News)

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 18, 2021
As Starbucks Workers Seek a Union, Company Officials Converge on Stores
A push in the Buffalo area could produce the first union at company-owned stores in the U.S. But backers say moves by management are having a chilling effect.

NewsweekOct 18, 2021
Haiti Kidnappings Live Updates: US Issues Level 4 Travel Advisory For Haiti Amid 'Widespread' Kidnappings
Officials believe the 400 Mawozo gang is responsible for the recent spike in kidnappings in Hatiti. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.

CNBC World NewsOct 18, 2021
Supply chain chaos is already hitting global growth. And it's about to get worse
The Covid-19 pandemic has left one very destructive issue in its wake: disruption to global supply chains.

ABC NewsOct 18, 2021
Russia suspends its mission to NATO, foreign minister says
Russia's foreign minister says that the country is suspending its mission to NATO

BBC Front PageOct 18, 2021
Sir David Amess death: Family visit Leigh-on-Sea church to read tributes
Sir David's widow Julia reads some of the many floral tributes left in memory of the Conservative MP. - EuropeOct 18, 2021
Xi Jinping undeterred from structural shifts despite China's economic slowdown
Weak third-quarter GDP growth will not divert president from long-term changes, analysts say

NYTimes GlobalOct 18, 2021
America's Cash Glut
The economy is almost doing too well. But there are some problems. - Comment & AnalysisOct 18, 2021
David Amess' killing will change how Britain does politics
The constituency link is the jewel in the country's democracy — but open access comes with vulnerability

ABC NewsOct 18, 2021
EU says exports of COVID-19 vaccines now top 1 billion mark
The European Union says it now has exported over 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world

California School Walkout as Thousands of Parents Defy Child Vaccine Mandate (Newsweek)

NYTimes GlobalOct 18, 2021
How to Drive Safely When You're an Older Driver
Safe driving is possible for many people in their 70s, 80s and beyond, provided they take steps to maintain their skills.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 18, 2021
Trump Missed the Part About No Do-Overs
And apparently no one from his party is going to explain it to him.

NYTimes GlobalOct 18, 2021
Between Fear and the Need to Feel Alive
The clearest views in life come from standing at the edge of a scary cliff. Which is why I want my son by my side.

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 18, 2021
China sees slower growth amid power and property crises
Softened by an electricity crunch and a debt-ridden real estate sector, third-quarter GDP growth was 4.9 percent, the slowest pace in a year.

CNBC World NewsOct 18, 2021
Gas crisis, labor shortages and supply chain chaos: Post-Brexit Britain faces a difficult winter
Britain has emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic to find itself faced with new economic crises that have left the country in "a precarious position," experts say.

NPR Topics: NewsOct 18, 2021
China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown
The world's second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in September, down from the previous quarter's 7.9%, government data showed on Monday.

NewsweekOct 18, 2021
Human Rights Protestors Arrested As Torch Lighting Ceremony Held for Beijing Olympics
"How can Beijing be allowed to host the Olympics given that they are committing a genocide against the Uyghurs?" one protester said.

Beijing 2022: Protest staged at Winter Olympics torch lighting (BBC News Front Page | World)

CBC Top StoriesOct 18, 2021
Kamloops residential school survivor calls for leadership on reconciliation, funding ahead of PM's visit
A survivor of the residential school near Kamloops, B.C., is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to act as a role model on reconciliation and help the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Nation with additional funding ahead of a meeting with the First Nation on Monday.

BBC Front PageOct 17, 2021
T20 World Cup - Scotland v Bangladesh: Chris Greaves stars with bat & ball
Chris Greaves top scores with 45 and then takes 2-19 as Scotland successfully defend 140 against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup in Muscat, Oman.

CBC Top StoriesOct 17, 2021
The National: Haiti kidnapping, COVID-19 testing for travel, vaccines and sports
The National for Oct. 17 — A Canadian is among 17 people kidnapped in Haiti, missionary group says. Plus, A staffing shortage could force Manitoba families to pitch in at nursing homes.

16 US missionaries kidnapped by a street gang in Haiti (Christian Science Monitor--world)

NYTimes GlobalOct 17, 2021
Biden's Plans Raise Questions About What U.S. Can Afford Not to Do
Democrats are debating whether doing nothing will cost more than doing something to deal with climate change, education, child care, prescription drugs and more.

BBC Front PageOct 17, 2021
BBC's Rainsford can return if Russian journalists get UK visas - ambassador
Ambassador Andrei Kelin says the BBC reporter can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 17, 2021
Mass Abduction of U.S. Missionaries Startles Even Kidnap-Weary Haiti
"Where is this country going?" Gang members seized 16 Americans and one Canadian, among them five children, as they visited an orphanage.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 17, 2021
Nearly $7 Million Awarded in First Earthshot Prizes
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.

ABC NewsOct 17, 2021
17 missionaries, including 5 children, kidnapped in Haiti, ministry says
Seventeen missionaries, including five children, have been kidnapped in Haiti, according to the ministry the group is affiliated with.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 17, 2021
Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions
BBC science correspondent Matt McGrath answers your questions about Glasgow's COP26 climate summit. - EuropeOct 17, 2021
Latest news updates: Supply chain problems cause biggest drop in US factory output in 7 months
State prosecutors are investigating an allegation that taxpayers' money was used to fund the former chancellor's rise to power

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 17, 2021
As Trump Thunders About Last Election, Republicans Worry About the Next One
Donald Trump is the Republicans' greatest asset in mobilizing voters. But some fret that his obsession with false claims about the 2020 election could cost the G.O.P. in 2022.

NYTimes GlobalOct 17, 2021
Last Chance to Save American Democracy
This season of oppression is very likely the beginning of an era of oppression — unless Congress intervenes.

BBC Front PageOct 17, 2021
Bill Clinton: Former US president discharged from hospital
The 75-year-old had been receiving treatment for a blood infection in California.

Former President Bill Clinton discharged from hospital, will continue treatment at home (CNBC World News)

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 17, 2021
The quiet war being waged against 'foreign agents' in Russia
Russia is in the midst of the largest crackdown on the free press and political dissent since the Soviet era.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 17, 2021
Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space
The Russian film crew return after an ISS shoot that had its own moments of drama.

Space tourism may be taking off, but critics not taken with its aims (CBC Top Stories)
First movie in space: Russian film crew lands after shooting aboard space station (MSNBC Int'l News) - EuropeOct 17, 2021
Fuel price spike threatens airlines' recovery from pandemic
Carriers hit by twofold rise in cost of jet fuel over past year

NPR Headline NewsOct 17, 2021
Lawyer says NFL needs to release Washington Football Team investigation findings
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with attorney Lisa Banks about why she thinks more information from the NFL's investigation into the Washington Football Team should be released.

Who should be playing Champions League football? It's Garth's team of the week (BBC News Front Page | World)

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 17, 2021
Bill Clinton Is Released From Hospital
The former president was admitted to a California hospital on Tuesday for treatment of an infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.

CNN WorldOct 17, 2021
Protest in Athens as Beijing prepares for Olympic Games flame
Greek police detained two human rights activists after they unfurled banners at the Athens Acropolis on Sunday opposing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics as China's Games organizers prepare to receive the Olympic flame.

CBC Top StoriesOct 17, 2021
Bill Clinton released from hospital after treatment for urological infection
Bill Clinton was discharged from a Southern California hospital on Sunday after undergoing treatment for an infection that had spread to his bloodstream.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 17, 2021
Missionaries Affiliated With a U.S. Aid Group Are Kidnapped in Haiti
Gang members took as many as 17 missionaries and their relatives in the capital, Port-au-Prince, a former official for the aid group said. Follow updates here.

NPR Headline NewsOct 15, 2021
More than 10,000 factory workers for farm equipment maker John Deere are on strike
More than 10,000 workers for John Deere, one of the nation's largest makers of farm and construction equipment, are on strike as the the company is seeing record profits, and U.S. unions flex power.

NPR Headline NewsOct 13, 2021
President of truck driving school says driver shortage is causing supply chain issues
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Bruce Busada, president of the Diesel Driving Academy, about how truck driver shortages are worsening supply chain struggles.
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