Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022
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Tokyo 2020: Olympic countdown clock shows one day to go
AFP, 22 Jul 2021
A countdown clock installed outside Tokyo Station shows just one day to go until the official opening of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Finland removes last large Lenin statue
AFP, 05 Oct 2022
The eastern Finnish city of Kotka removes a statue of Lenin from a public park in the city centre, near a wooden house where the Bolshevik Party founder is rumoured to have stayed.
Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen hire divorce lawyers: Report
FOX, 05 Oct 2022
'Outnumbered' panelists discuss the 'insanity' of the possible NFL star's divorce following Brady's return from retirement.
Trudeau vows to hold Iran's "bloodthirsty regime" accountable amid fallout from Mahsa Amini death
CA, 05 Oct 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed Tuesday that his government
FAA: Flight attendants must get more rest
AP, 05 Oct 2022
(4 Oct 2022) Airlines will be required to give flight attendants at least 10 hours off duty between shifts, one more hour than currently, under a rule announced Tuesday by the F...
Trial underway for Oath Keepers on Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy charges
CBS, 05 Oct 2022
An FBI agent resumed his testimony today in the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes.
Kenyan farmers turn to avocados as demand soars
Reuters, 05 Oct 2022
Kenyan farmers have been switching from maize to avocado cultivation amid soaring global demand and changing weather patterns.
Russians in Georgia: Political turbulence as thousands flee war
Al Jazeera, 04 Oct 2022
A massive influx of Russians entering Georgia has become a political problem for the government that is being heavily criticised for allowing such large numbers to cross.
Ukraine makes breakthrough against Russia in south
BBC, 04 Oct 2022
Ukrainian troops have retaken more territory in regions illegally annexed by Russia.
CIA director: Putin ‘dangerous and reckless’ if he is cornered
CNN, 04 Oct 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin can be “quite dangerous and reckless” if he is cornered, CIA Director Bill Burns told CBS in an interview.
LISTEN LIVE: Supreme Court hears arguments on Alabama election redistricting, veterans’ benefits
PBS, 04 Oct 2022
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Paris will not show World Cup matches on big screens • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 04 Oct 2022
Paris will not show matches from the World Cup in Qatar on big screens in the French capital, partly due to the "conditions" of the tournament, the city's current deputy mayor f...
Liz Truss twice refuses to say she has confidence in Kwasi Kwarteng
Guardian, 04 Oct 2022
Liz Truss twice ducked a question asking her to say whether she had confidence in her chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, after the pair were forced to U-turn on a planned tax cut for t...
Elon Musk promises Tesla humanoid robot won’t be like the ‘Terminator’
SCMP, 04 Oct 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased his company's latest humanoid robot in its annual event in Palo Alto, ...
Ukraine's Zelenskyy Says Russia Sending Soldiers To Fill 'Shoes Of The Dead'
NBC, 04 Oct 2022
In his Monday night broadcast, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia's leaders of using the partial mobilization to send soldiers to their deaths.
Overall scale of China's deepwater channels ranks 1st in the world
CGTN, 04 Oct 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-10-04/Overall-scale-of-China-s-deepwater-channels-ranks-1st-in-the-world-1dRnPt0wpFe/index.html The overall scale of China's #deepwater...
COVID-19 'still a threat' as public inquiry begins
Sky, 04 Oct 2022
A clinical epidemiologist says COVID-19 still poses a threat as a public inquiry into the UK government's handling of the pandemic has its first preliminary hearing in London.
Ukraine advances on all fronts | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast
Telegraph, 04 Oct 2022
Day 222 Today, we discuss the latest updates from the warzone, looking at the advances made by Ukraine in Kherson, Zaporizhzhia.
Credit Suisse Uncertainty Mounts as CDS Costs Rise
Bloomberg, 04 Oct 2022
Credit Suisse shares sank to an all-time low Monday before recovering
Iran's supreme leader accuses US, Israel of being behind the nationwide protests
DW, 04 Oct 2022
Iran's ultraconservative Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
BRI: a "debt trap" or platform for common development?
CD, 04 Oct 2022
Nine years on, the Belt and Road initiative(BRI) is widely considered