Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
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Conservative Co-Chair Oliver Dowden says sorry for the government's COVID failures
Sky, 13 Oct 2021
Conservative Party Co-Chair Oliver Dowden says the government is "sorry for the losses" families suffered during the pandemic, adding he hopes people recognise it was an "unprecedented crisis".
He spoke to Kay Burley just 24 hours after his colleague Cabinet Office Minister Steve Barclay refused to apologise to her for the government's handling of the pandemic.
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Astronauts arrive for SpaceX Halloween launch
AP, 27 Oct 2021
SpaceX Crew-3 arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday.
"62% of Albertans are demanding a fair deal:" Kenney on equalization referendum vote results
CA, 27 Oct 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that over 60 per cent of Albertans have voted to reject equalization payments from the Canadian constitution.
Japan's Princess Mako finally marries commoner boyfriend
BBC, 27 Oct 2021
Japan's Princess Mako has married her college sweetheart Kei Komuro - thus losing her royal status.
Germany's new Bundestag sits for the first time
DW, 27 Oct 2021
A lighthearted, first-day-of-school atmosphere settled inside the historic Reichstag building in Berlin on Tuesday, as Germany's 20th legislative period began with a five-hour s...
Is Myanmar a failing state?| The Stream
Al Jazeera, 27 Oct 2021
Myanmar Nine months after the military junta overthrew a democratically-elected government in Myanmar, tensions are reaching a boiling point as a low-level rebellion and a bruta...
Democrats say nearing deal on spending bill
Reuters, 27 Oct 2021
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he hoped to see the House of Representative pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi said negotiators had ha...
Houston Astros host the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the World Series
CBS, 27 Oct 2021
The Houston Astros look to claim their third World Series in the last 5 years starting Tuesday, when they host the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 at Minute Maid Park.
Kayleigh McEnany torches Ilhan Omar's latest anti-police rhetoric
FOX, 27 Oct 2021
Kayleigh McEnany slammed Omar for her anti-police rhetoric, warning her remarks will backfire for the Democrats in the upcoming elections.
US 'deeply concerned' by Israeli settlement announcement
AFP, 27 Oct 2021
The US is "deeply concerned about the Israeli government's plan to advance thousands of settlement units" in the West Bank, State Department spokesman Ned Price tells reporters ...
Queen Elizabeth Will Not Attend Climate Summit In Scotland Amid Health Concerns
NBC, 27 Oct 2021
The Buckingham Palace has announced Queen Elizabeth will not
What could Biden’s low poll numbers mean for Virginia’s race
CNN, 27 Oct 2021
Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg joins CNN’s John King to discuss President Joe Biden’s declining poll numbers, and how they could affect the upcoming Virginia governor race.
WATCH LIVE: TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube executives testify in Senate hearing about kids' safety online
PBS, 27 Oct 2021
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ACES Meet 2021-2 | Joint Pakistani-Turkish drills in full swing
RT, 26 Oct 2021
Joint military drills of the Pakistani and Turkish Air Forces, dubbed ACES Meet 2021-2, have kicked off in Pakistan, with participation from the Uzbekistan and British Air Force...
China's largest shallow-water oil rig incorporates sustainable development in its operations
CGTN, 26 Oct 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China's largest shallow-water oil rig is off the coast of Dongying City in east China's Shandong Province, sitting atop the Shengli Oilfield...
Japan's Princess Mako marries university sweetheart Kei Komuro
Telegraph, 26 Oct 2021
Japan's Princess Mako married her university sweetheart Kei Komuro on Tuesday, the Imperial household said, but proceedings were kept low-key following years of controversy.
Timeless Iraqi village isolated from the world survives on herding and farming
SCMP, 26 Oct 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Al-Sahl is a century-old village near the western Iraqi desert that is located around 250 kilomet...
More police punished for abusing their positions
Sky, 26 Oct 2021
The number of police officers and staff being disciplined after abusing their position for sexual purposes has risen sharply.
France justice: Trial begins in 2018 murder of elderly Jewish woman • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 26 Oct 2021
Two men went on #trial on Tuesday over the 2018 murder of an elderly Jewish woman that provoked protests and alarm in #France about anti-Semitic #crime.
ITV CEO Sees Skills Shortage in Production
Bloomberg, 26 Oct 2021
ITV CEO Carolyn McCall discusses public service broadcasting, skills shortages in production, supply chain issues, and the media landscape.
NASA and SpaceX count down to Halloween launch
AP, 27 Oct 2021
SpaceX is counting down to the company's fourth launch of NASA astronauts and its fifth passenger flight overall.