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Taxi-hailing firm reveals 4,158 reports of sexual assault

BBC News2021-10-22 11:52:27.409042

Taxi-hailing firm reveals 4,158 reports of sexual assault Author: BBC News
Safety data from US company Lyft says the incidents were reported between 2017 and 2019. ...Read full article

Merrick Garland 'didn't know anything': Rep. Issa

Fox News2021-10-22 11:52:23.6443544

Merrick Garland 'didn't know anything': Rep. Issa Author: Fox News
Rep. Darrell Issa criticizes Attorney General Garland's testimony before the House Judiciary and says he's 'astounded' by the inefficiency leading to the supply chain crisis. ...Read full article

Mozambique: Tuskless elephant evolution linked to Ivory hunting

BBC News2021-10-22 11:52:23.0663731

Mozambique: Tuskless elephant evolution linked to Ivory hunting Author: BBC News
Scientists say poaching during Mozambique's civil war led to more females being born without tusks. ...Read full article

Rep. Boebert appears to catch Rep. Nadler sleeping during Garland hearing

Fox News2021-10-22 11:52:22.6914659

Rep. Boebert appears to catch Rep. Nadler sleeping during Garland hearing Author: Fox News
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., tweeted out a video that appeared to show House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., sleeping during a congressional hearing Thursday. ...Read full article

Illinois mom fatally struck by bullet while reading Bible to youngest daughter

Fox News2021-10-22 11:37:22.4801772

Illinois mom fatally struck by bullet while reading Bible to youngest daughter Author: Fox News
An Illinois mother was fatally injured by a stray bullet Sunday night while she was preparing her 7-month-old daughter for bed and reading the baby the Bible. ...Read full article

Will Britain give citizenship rights to all Chagos islanders?

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 11:36:03

Will Britain give citizenship rights to all Chagos islanders? Author: Bala Chambers
Britain expelled thousands in the late 60s to make way for a US base. Now, their descendants are left in limbo. ...Read full article

Analysis: If Democrats win in Virginia, they should thank Donald Trump

CNN2021-10-22 11:15:24

Analysis: If Democrats win in Virginia, they should thank Donald Trump Author: Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN
President Joe Biden is not a popular politician at this point in his presidency. This is even true in Virginia, a state he won by 10 points last year, where his net approval rating (approval - disapproval) is under water. ...Read full article

It's bloom time in Chile's 'flowering desert', despite drought

Reuters2021-10-22 11:13:38

It's bloom time in Chile's 'flowering desert', despite drought Author:
The sand dunes of Chile's Atacama are once again bathed in vibrant colors following the sprouting of flowers in recent weeks in the world's most arid desert despite a persistent drought. ...Read full article

Special Section: Capitol Hill Show

The Washington Times2021-10-22 11:07:48.1189938

Special Section: Capitol Hill Show Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
Washington Times Opinion contributor Tim Constantine goes one-on-one with the people you want to hear from in Washington. Get the real story, directly from the source, on The Capitol Hill Show. ...Read full article

South Africa to call on rich nations to do more at COP26

Reuters2021-10-22 10:58:40

South Africa to call on rich nations to do more at COP26 Author:
South Africa will tell rich countries at climate talks next week to honour promises to help poorer nations go green and massively boost available funds, the environment minister said on Friday, while announcing talks with a global fund to help end its relianc… ...Read full article

France to pay 38m citizens €100 each to ease costs

BBC News2021-10-22 10:52:21.9351117

France to pay 38m citizens €100 each to ease costs Author: BBC News
The one-off payment to lower-income groups is prompted by the spike in fuel and energy prices. ...Read full article

Take Five: ECB, FAANG and China's bond conundrum

Reuters2021-10-22 10:48:39

Take Five: ECB, FAANG and China's bond conundrum Author:
The week to come will give European Central Bank policy makers another chance to ponder just how sticky inflation really is, while U.S. earnings will be dominated by FAANG companies. ...Read full article

Friday briefing: New booster shot eligibility; what to expect this holiday shopping season; a fatal shooting on set; winter forecast; and more

The Washington Post2021-10-22 10:45:35

Friday briefing: New booster shot eligibility; what to expect this holiday shopping season; a fatal shooting on set; winter forecast; and more Author: Tess Homan
Catch up in minutes with these 7 stories. ...Read full article

Evergrande's tortuous restructuring, asset sales in focus after default averted

Reuters2021-10-22 10:33:06

Evergrande's tortuous restructuring, asset sales in focus after default averted Author:
Unless China Evergrande Group takes quick steps for an orderly restructuring of its debt pile and steps up asset sales, its last-minute bond interest payment this week will do little to shore up creditors' support for the developer, analysts and lawyers said. ...Read full article

The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Manchin, Sanders in budget feud; Biden still upbeat | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 10:28:42

The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Manchin, Sanders in budget feud; Biden still upbeat | TheHill Author: Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver
Presented by Uber ... ...Read full article

Biden backs down on corporate tax hikes, open to altering filibuster

Reuters2021-10-22 10:26:40

Biden backs down on corporate tax hikes, open to altering filibuster Author:
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday backed away from pledged tax increases to fund planned infrastructure and social spending, and also said he was open to reforming Senate voting rights by "fundamentally altering" its Read full article

Supply chain crisis shows Biden's 'failed leadership,' trucking exec says

Fox News2021-10-22 10:22:19.8040882

Supply chain crisis shows Biden's 'failed leadership,' trucking exec says Author: Fox News
Toy costs up as much as 400% as U.S. port backlogs continue. Georgia congressional candidate Mike Collins weighs in on 'Fox & Friends First.' ...Read full article

Next Africa: The Terrible Cost of Vaccine Inequality

Bloomberg2021-10-22 10:12:46+00:00

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Sheriff: Baldwin fired prop gun on movie set, killing woman

Associated Press2021-10-22 10:09:20

Sheriff: Baldwin fired prop gun on movie set, killing woman Author: MORGAN LEE and WALTER BERRY
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set and killed the cinematographer, authorities said. The director of the Western being filmed was wounded, and authorities are investigating what happened. ...Read full article

Eswatini bans protests as tensions flare amid pro-democracy calls

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 10:05:35

Eswatini bans protests as tensions flare amid pro-democracy calls Author: Al Jazeera
The ban comes as absolute monarchy is gripped by new round of deadly protests calling for democratic reforms. ...Read full article

In corporate crackdown, U.S. SEC takes aim at executive pay

Reuters2021-10-22 10:04:37

In corporate crackdown, U.S. SEC takes aim at executive pay Author:
The new Democratic leadership of the U.S. securities watchdog has a message for Corporate America's highly paid executives: if your company screws up, your pay is at risk. ...Read full article

Inflation Rings Alarm Bells for World Leaders

Bloomberg2021-10-22 10:04:08+00:00

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Frustration with Biden among Black leaders rises | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 10:00:22

Frustration with Biden among Black leaders rises | TheHill Author: Marty Johnson and Morgan Chalfant
Black voters and activists are increasingly frustrated with Democrats and the Biden administratio... ...Read full article

Democrats brush off risks of paring down spending package | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 10:00:19

Democrats brush off risks of paring down spending package | TheHill Author: Morgan Chalfant and Amie Parnes
Democrats are brushing off the political risks of slashing their sweeping social spending measure... ...Read full article

Where President Biden’s economic plan appears to stand right now: From taxes to climate policy to Medicare to immigration

The Washington Post2021-10-22 10:00:19

Where President Biden’s economic plan appears to stand right now: From taxes to climate policy to Medicare to immigration Author: Jeff Stein, Rachel Roubein, Marianna Sotomayor
Democrats have started signaling which parts of the White House agenda could be cut and which are likely to be approved. ...Read full article

Democratic frustration with Sinema rises | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 10:00:11

Democratic frustration with Sinema rises | TheHill Author: Alexander Bolton
Democratic lawmakers are growing increasingly exasperated with maverick Sen. Kyrsten Si... ...Read full article

Afghan journalists lament ‘bleak’ future for media under Taliban

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 09:54:29

Afghan journalists lament ‘bleak’ future for media under Taliban Author: Ali M Latifi
New regime forces exodus of journalists from Afghanistan where free press was one of few gains of Western occupation. ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin spotted ‘in tears’ after 'Rust' movie set shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 ‘critical’: report

Fox News2021-10-22 09:22:18.509693

Alec Baldwin spotted ‘in tears’ after 'Rust' movie set shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 ‘critical’: report Author: Fox News
Actor Alec Baldwin was seen "in tears" by two members of the press in New Mexico following a shooting on the set of the movie "Rust" that left the film’s cinematographer dead and its director in critical condition, according to a report. ...Read full article

In a New Mexico park, the buried bodies of Native American children are evidence of genocide

USA Today2021-10-22 09:01:52+00:00

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The graves at what is now 4-H Park in New Mexico's largest city belong to children who died at the former Albuquerque Indian School. ...Read full article

Section 8 housing program reinforces a Jim Crow pattern in the South, data shows

USA Today2021-10-22 09:01:22+00:00

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Can government-subsidized housing programs overcome Jim Crow-era patterns? Unless something changes, data suggests the answer is no. ...Read full article

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments

Associated Press2021-10-22 08:40:41

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments Author:
BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday said there is “no room” for compromise or concessions over the issue of Taiwan, following a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden that the U.S. is committed to defending the island if it is attacked. ...Read full article

Rand Paul blasts Anthony Fauci after NIH admits gain-of-function funding

Fox News2021-10-22 08:07:22.9712832

Rand Paul blasts Anthony Fauci after NIH admits gain-of-function funding Author: Fox News
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., reacted to the NIH admitting to funding gain-of-function research despite Dr. Anthony Fauci's public denials ...Read full article

Covid-19 live updates: More Americans are getting their boosters than first vaccine doses

The Washington Post2021-10-22 08:05:46

Covid-19 live updates: More Americans are getting their boosters than first vaccine doses Author: Andrew Jeong, Adela Suliman
The number of Americans getting coronavirus vaccine boosters is outpacing the number of those getting their first vaccine shots, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...Read full article

Thousands of refugees and migrants plead for Libya evacuation

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 07:58:36

Thousands of refugees and migrants plead for Libya evacuation Author: Sally Hayden
Appeals at Tripoli sit-in come as more than 5,000 people rounded up this month and put in indefinite detention. ...Read full article

Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit

Associated Press2021-10-22 07:55:05

Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit Author: NASSER KARIMI
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian hard-liners, now back at the helm of the country, may regularly rail against the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the contemporary art museum to marvel at American pop artist … ...Read full article

Pakistan eases travel restrictions, announces aid for Afghanistan

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 07:34:03

Pakistan eases travel restrictions, announces aid for Afghanistan Author: Asad Hashim
Pakistan to provide over $28m in immediate humanitarian aid and ease travel and trade restrictions at its land borders. ...Read full article

In South Sudan, flooding called 'worst thing in my lifetime'

Associated Press2021-10-22 07:25:22

In South Sudan, flooding called 'worst thing in my lifetime' Author: ADRIENNE SURPRENANT
MALUALKON, South Sudan (AP) — He feels like a man who has drowned.The worst flooding that parts of South Sudan have seen in 60 years now surrounds his home of mud and grass. His field of sorghum, which fed his family, is under water. ...Read full article

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening

Reuters2021-10-22 07:23:51

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening Author:
Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead. ...Read full article

Lawsuit challenges hundreds of Fairfax County absentee ballot requests

The Washington Times2021-10-22 06:57:36

Lawsuit challenges hundreds of Fairfax County absentee ballot requests Author: Stephen Dinan
Fairfax County insists it is following state election laws properly, denying the thrust of a new lawsuit this week that argued election officials have accepted hundreds of absentee and mail ballot requests that lacked the required last four digits of an appli… ...Read full article

A notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer some key questions, experts say

CNN2021-10-22 06:51:16

A notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer some key questions, experts say Author: Aya Elamroussi, Leyla Santiago, Randi Kaye and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN
Many questions remain unanswered following the death of Brian Laundrie. But crime experts say the notebook found near his remains in a Florida nature reserve park may shed some light on the circumstances of his disappearance and the violent death of his fianc… ...Read full article

Queen Elizabeth in good spirits after first night in hospital in years

Reuters2021-10-22 06:35:12

Queen Elizabeth in good spirits after first night in hospital in years Author:
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent a night in hospital for the first time in years for what Buckingham Palace termed "preliminary investigations", but was in good spirits and back at work at Windsor Castle on Thursday. ...Read full article

As virus cases rise, so do pleas for Russians to get vaccine

Associated Press2021-10-22 06:21:28

As virus cases rise, so do pleas for Russians to get vaccine Author: YAROSLAV GUNIN
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — As she stood in the courtyard of the morgue holding the body of her grandmother who died of COVID-19, Ramilya Shigalturina had a message for anyone still resisting vaccinations. ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots cinematographer with prop gun on set

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 06:14:05

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots cinematographer with prop gun on set Author: Al Jazeera
Director Joel Souza was also wounded in the incident that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, authorities say. ...Read full article

Opinion: Biden is losing ground because he's not answering the tough questions

CNN2021-10-22 06:02:25

Opinion: Biden is losing ground because he's not answering the tough questions Author: Opinion by Scott Jennings
While I watched President Joe Biden's CNN town hall Thursday night, I kept asking myself: What is the point of this? Who is the audience? ...Read full article

EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?

Associated Press2021-10-22 06:00:18

EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one? Author: LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing — and adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can get a different type of vaccine for that extra dose. ...Read full article

USA TODAY News Quiz: Test your knowledge this week

USA Today2021-10-22 05:57:23+00:00

USA TODAY News Quiz: Test your knowledge this week Author:
Did you pay attention this week? Take the USA TODAY current events news quiz for the week of Oct. 18. ...Read full article

Guilt, grief and anxiety as young people fear for climate's future

Reuters2021-10-22 05:41:36

Guilt, grief and anxiety as young people fear for climate's future Author:
Overwhelmed, sad, guilty are some of the emotions young people say they feel when they think of climate change and their concerns world leaders will fail to tackle it. ...Read full article

‘Yes’: Biden says US would defend Taiwan against China

Al Jazeera English2021-10-22 05:21:14

‘Yes’: Biden says US would defend Taiwan against China Author: Al Jazeera
Comments prompt swift White House clarification after seeming to suggest change to policy of ‘strategic ambiguity’. ...Read full article

Analysis: Biden returns to retail politics to rescue his biggest deal yet

CNN2021-10-22 05:04:08

Analysis: Biden returns to retail politics to rescue his biggest deal yet Author: Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN
Joe Biden, showing candor and good humor, on Thursday reminded America why it picked him as President in a dark hour of crisis. But, at a CNN town hall in Baltimore, he also showed his tendency to send his own White House into emergency damage control as he f… ...Read full article

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

Associated Press2021-10-22 05:00:26

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting Author: THALIA BEATY
NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize — is visiting the United Nations, not as… ...Read full article

Ingraham's first law of consequences

Fox News2021-10-22 04:37:22.8109766

Ingraham's first law of consequences Author: Fox News
One of the consequences of inflation is abysmal poll numbers for Joe Biden, Ingraham says ...Read full article

Rep. Jim Jordan tells AG Garland Americans 'fear their government'

Fox News2021-10-22 04:37:21.4988031

Rep. Jim Jordan tells AG Garland Americans 'fear their government' Author: Fox News
Ohio Republican joins 'Fox News @ Night' to discuss AG Galrand's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and revelations regarding NIH-funded gain-of-function research in Wuhan ...Read full article

Gutfeld slams NYC for labeling racism as public health crisis

Fox News2021-10-22 04:37:20.0460402

Gutfeld slams NYC for labeling racism as public health crisis Author: Fox News
'Gutfeld!' host and panel react to the crime spike in New York City and Mayor de Blasio's Racial Justice Commission announcement ...Read full article

Lyft says it recorded more than 4,000 cases of sexual assault over three years

The Washington Post2021-10-22 04:32:24

Lyft says it recorded more than 4,000 cases of sexual assault over three years Author: Faiz Siddiqui
Lyft’s first safety report came nearly two years after Uber released a similar set of data for its app. ...Read full article

Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks

BBC News2021-10-22 04:22:24.802189

Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks Author: BBC News
His comments are an apparent departure from the long-held US policy of "strategic ambiguity". ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin Shot and Killed Female Cinematographer, Injured Director on Movie Set

Breitbart News2021-10-22 04:22:10

Alec Baldwin Shot and Killed Female Cinematographer, Injured Director on Movie Set Author: Paul Bois
A tragedy occurred on the set of the latest Alec Baldwin movie where the actor reportedly accidentally shot and killed a female cinematographer and injured the director due to a prop gun misfire. ...Read full article

House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt

Associated Press2021-10-22 04:12:06

House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt Author: MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. ...Read full article

Democrat to his party: I'm not happy - CNN Video

CNN2021-10-22 04:07:28.0986068

Democrat to his party: I'm not happy - CNN Video Author:
CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers explains why he's not happy with the Democratic party right now. ...Read full article

Urban 'Rewilding' Aids Biodiversity, Climate Resilience

Bloomberg2021-10-22 04:01:00+00:00

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Beijing offering COVID-19 boosters, 4 months before Olympics

Associated Press2021-10-22 03:59:33

Beijing offering COVID-19 boosters, 4 months before Olympics Author:
BEIJING (AP) — China’s capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics. Anyone 18 or older who have received two-dose Chinese vaccines and belong to at-risk… ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin fires gun on movie set, killing cinematographer, authorities say

Reuters2021-10-22 03:31:29

Alec Baldwin fires gun on movie set, killing cinematographer, authorities say Author:
Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico on Thursday, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza, authorities said. ...Read full article

Emails Show NSBA Officers Worked with White House to Target Parents

Breitbart News2021-10-22 03:21:08

Emails Show NSBA Officers Worked with White House to Target Parents Author: Dr. Susan Berry
Emails show top officers of the NSBA worked with the White House prior to sending their letter to Biden requesting parents be targeted. ...Read full article

For two months, a family’s hiking trail death was a mystery. Officials now say it was hyperthermia.

The Washington Post2021-10-22 03:20:42

For two months, a family’s hiking trail death was a mystery. Officials now say it was hyperthermia. Author: Meryl Kornfield, Julian Mark
A sole container for water found with the family, an 85-ounce water bladder backpack, was empty. ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed one crewmember and injured director on ‘Rust’ movie set, officials say

The Washington Post2021-10-22 03:14:29

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed one crewmember and injured director on ‘Rust’ movie set, officials say Author: Jaclyn Peiser
Actor and producer Alec Baldwin shot two people on a film set in New Mexico on Thursday. One person died and another is undergoing treatment for his injuries. ...Read full article

'Rust' crew member dead after shooting incident involving Alec Baldwin

CNN2021-10-22 03:05:47

'Rust' crew member dead after shooting incident involving Alec Baldwin Author: Sandra Gonzalez, CNN
A female crew member has died and another injured following an accident involving a prop firearm on the New Mexico set of the film "Rust," according to a law enforcement statement provided to CNN. ...Read full article

District attorney: 'Not true' that bystanders in Philadelphia train rape case sat by and shot video

USA Today2021-10-22 03:05:16+00:00

District attorney: 'Not true' that bystanders in Philadelphia train rape case sat by and shot video Author:
Authorities initially expressed dismay because witnesses watched the rape and didn't intervene. District Attorney Jack Sollsteimer says that's false. ...Read full article

Alec Baldwin discharged prop gun in accident that killed cinematographer, injured director, authorities say

USA Today2021-10-22 02:55:41+00:00

Alec Baldwin discharged prop gun in accident that killed cinematographer, injured director, authorities say Author:
The cinematographer of "Rust" was killed Thursday after star Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun in an accident on the set, according to authorities. ...Read full article

Woman shot dead on set of new Alec Baldwin movie Rust

BBC News2021-10-22 02:52:17.4684623

Woman shot dead on set of new Alec Baldwin movie Rust Author: BBC News
A man is also being treated in hospital during the accidental shooting at a film set in New Mexico. ...Read full article

Biden, predicting a deal on his agenda, gives inside details of talks

The Washington Post2021-10-22 02:21:11

Biden, predicting a deal on his agenda, gives inside details of talks Author: Matt Viser
In a 90-minute town hall, Biden cited the opposition of Sens. Manchin and Sinema to major parts of the package and conceded they were forcing major changes. “We’re down to four or five issues,” the president said. ...Read full article

DeSantis Shares 'Don't Tread on Florida' Meme Featuring an Alligator

Breitbart News2021-10-22 02:19:53

DeSantis Shares 'Don't Tread on Florida' Meme Featuring an Alligator Author: Paul Bois
Further defying Biden, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) shared a "Don't Tread on Florida" Gadsen flag featuring an alligator. ...Read full article

Biden: Open to Eliminating Filibuster on Voting Rights -- 'And Maybe More'

Breitbart News2021-10-22 02:18:49

Biden: Open to Eliminating Filibuster on Voting Rights -- 'And Maybe More' Author: Pam Key
During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, President Joe Biden said that he was open to reforming or abolishing the Senate filibuster. | Clips ...Read full article

Analysis: 5 takeaways from Joe Biden's CNN town hall

CNN2021-10-22 02:06:32

Analysis: 5 takeaways from Joe Biden's CNN town hall Author: Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
President Joe Biden spent 90 minutes Thursday night answering questions from CNN's Anderson Cooper as well as a town hall audience on a wide variety of topics from the fate of his domestic agenda to supply chain issues and the timeline of vaccine distribution… ...Read full article

Biden: 'You're Not Seeing a Lot of Pictures of Kids Lying on Top of One Another' with Tarps on Them on Border

Breitbart News2021-10-22 02:04:53

Biden: 'You're Not Seeing a Lot of Pictures of Kids Lying on Top of One Another' with Tarps on Them on Border Author: Ian Hanchett
During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, President Joe Biden said that on the border, "you're not seeing a lot of pictures of kids lying on top of one | Clips ...Read full article

Biden: I Haven't Had the Time to Visit the Border, 'I've Been There Before' and My Wife Has

Breitbart News2021-10-22 02:04:50

Biden: I Haven't Had the Time to Visit the Border, 'I've Been There Before' and My Wife Has Author: Ian Hanchett
During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, President Joe Biden responded to a question on whether he has plans to visit the border by stating that he's "been | Clips ...Read full article

Biden: My Build Back Better Plan Is a Bigger Deal than Obamacare

Breitbart News2021-10-22 01:58:24

Biden: My Build Back Better Plan Is a Bigger Deal than Obamacare Author: Pam Key
During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, President Joe Biden said his Build Back Better plan was a bigger deal than former President Barack Obama's | Clips ...Read full article

Biden pulls back the curtain on his talks with Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema

CNN2021-10-22 01:51:33

Biden pulls back the curtain on his talks with Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema Author: Kevin Liptak, CNN
President Joe Biden has for months been circumspect in describing the behind-the-scenes negotiations with Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema over his sweeping domestic ambitions. He emerged Thursday prepared to spill some of the details. ...Read full article

Biden says he's open to altering, eliminating filibuster to advance voting rights | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 01:51:14

Biden says he's open to altering, eliminating filibuster to advance voting rights | TheHill Author: Morgan Chalfant
President Biden on Thursday opened the door to altering or eliminating the legislative filibuster to advance voting rights and potentially pass other legislation, but he said he has held off on pushing for filibuster reform because he believes it would jeopar… ...Read full article

Pick any vaccine: CDC OKs COVID boosters – even mixing and matching – beginning as soon as Friday

USA Today2021-10-22 01:41:07+00:00

Pick any vaccine: CDC OKs COVID boosters – even mixing and matching – beginning as soon as Friday Author:
Americans are now free to get a free booster dose of all three COVID-19 vaccines. The CDC has OK'd mixing and matching vaccines, too. ...Read full article

Biden: Police, Emergency Responders Should Be Fired if they Won't Get Vaccinated

Breitbart News2021-10-22 01:38:41

Biden: Police, Emergency Responders Should Be Fired if they Won't Get Vaccinated Author: Pam Key
During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, President Joe Biden said police officers and emergency responders should be let go if they refuse their employers ' mandates to get vaccinated against COVID. | Clips ...Read full article

NH Gov. Sununu: When 'Crazy' Anti-Vax Republicans Come, Slam that Door Shut

Breitbart News2021-10-22 01:28:14

NH Gov. Sununu: When 'Crazy' Anti-Vax Republicans Come, Slam that Door Shut Author: Pam Key
Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) said Thursday on CNN's "OutFront" that he deals with "crazy" Republican state representatives who are against the coronavirus vaccine by slamming that door shut. | Clips ...Read full article

Audience erupts at President Joe Biden's consequence from Jill Biden when community college dropped from bill - CNN Video

CNN2021-10-22 01:22:23.5726335

Audience erupts at President Joe Biden's consequence from Jill Biden when community college dropped from bill - CNN Video Author:
During a town hall in Baltimore, President Joe Biden spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the moment Jill Biden reacted when tuition-free community college was dropped from the bill to expand the social safety net. ...Read full article

Crime-hit Chicago grapples with police vaccine revolt

BBC News2021-10-22 01:22:22.4947765

Crime-hit Chicago grapples with police vaccine revolt Author: BBC News
Vaccination rates have lagged among US police, even as Covid-19 becomes their leading cause of death. ...Read full article

CDC director signs off on boosters of Johnson & Johnson, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-22 01:04:02

CDC director signs off on boosters of Johnson & Johnson, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines | TheHill Author: Nathaniel Weixel
More than 50 million Americans are now eligible to get a coronavi... ...Read full article

Democrats scramble to reach deal on taxes | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-21 23:31:05

Democrats scramble to reach deal on taxes | TheHill Author: Naomi Jagoda
Democrats are facing new challenges in figuring out how to pay for their social-spending package,... ...Read full article

Liz Cheney calls out Jim Banks for falsely signing letter as the ranking member of January 6 committee

CNN2021-10-21 22:37:14

Liz Cheney calls out Jim Banks for falsely signing letter as the ranking member of January 6 committee Author: Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNN
GOP Rep. Jim Banks lamented on the House floor that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prevented him from serving on the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol on Thursday. ...Read full article

Exclusive — Sen. Roger Marshall: Dishonorable Discharge Treats Veterans as Felons

Breitbart News2021-10-21 22:35:51

Exclusive — Sen. Roger Marshall: Dishonorable Discharge Treats Veterans as Felons Author: Robert Kraychik
Sen. Roger Marshall explained the consequences of a dishonorable discharge for military personnel refusing coronavirus vaccines. ...Read full article

Manchin threatens 'zero' spending in blowup with Sanders: reports | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-21 22:25:07

Manchin threatens 'zero' spending in blowup with Sanders: reports | TheHill Author: Joseph Choi
Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) got into argument on Wednesday during which the centrist West Virginia senator said he was willing to let go of all of President Biden's social spending plan, according to an Axios report that has been cor… ...Read full article

'You're a joke': Greene clashes with Cheney, Raskin on House floor | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-21 22:07:51

'You're a joke': Greene clashes with Cheney, Raskin on House floor | TheHill Author: Scott Wong
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), tangled with two members of the Jan. 6 committee on the Hous... ...Read full article

Gabby Petito: Fiancé Brian Laundrie's remains found - FBI

BBC News2021-10-21 22:07:24.8652043

Gabby Petito: Fiancé Brian Laundrie's remains found - FBI Author: BBC News
The FBI confirms Brian Laundrie, the missing fiancé of murdered blogger Gabby Petito, has been found dead. ...Read full article

Brian Laundrie remains confirmed by FBI

Fox News2021-10-21 22:07:24.662131

Brian Laundrie remains confirmed by FBI Author: Fox News
The FBI on Thursday confirmed remains recovered from the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park in North Port, Florida, on Wednesday were Brian Laundrie's. ...Read full article

Neal says Sinema is ready to deal | TheHill

The Hill2021-10-21 22:02:03

Neal says Sinema is ready to deal | TheHill Author: Mike Lillis
The head of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee said Thursday that Sen. Kyrste... ...Read full article

Gabby Petito case: Remains found in Florida park identified as Brian Laundrie, FBI says

USA Today2021-10-21 22:00:48+00:00

Gabby Petito case: Remains found in Florida park identified as Brian Laundrie, FBI says Author:
The human remains found in a Florida wilderness park this week have been identified as Brian Laundrie, according to the FBI. ...Read full article

Spanish scientists study La Palma lava samples

BBC News2021-10-21 21:52:21.2537689

Spanish scientists study La Palma lava samples Author: BBC News
Scientists will look at the viscosity of the red-hot lava from the ongoing Cumbre Vieja eruption. ...Read full article

The Queen back at Windsor after hospital stay

BBC News2021-10-21 21:37:23.4597985

The Queen back at Windsor after hospital stay Author: BBC News
She underwent preliminary medical checks but is back home "in good spirits", Buckingham Palace says. ...Read full article

CDC advisers recommend Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters; say shot can differ from original

The Washington Post2021-10-21 21:34:31

CDC advisers recommend Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters; say shot can differ from original Author: Lena H. Sun, Katie Shepherd
Agency director is expected to sign off later Thursday, allowing providers to give boosters of all three vaccines to eligible Americans. ...Read full article

Judge says US held Afghan man unlawfully at Guantanamo Bay

Al Jazeera English2021-10-21 20:56:55

Judge says US held Afghan man unlawfully at Guantanamo Bay Author: William Roberts
Asadullah Haroon Gul was denied access to a lawyer, held for 14 years at Guantanamo without charge; now ordered freed. ...Read full article

Joe Biden says he's confident he'll get a deal on economic spending packages

The Washington Times2021-10-21 20:47:24

Joe Biden says he's confident he'll get a deal on economic spending packages Author: Jeff Mordock
President Biden expressed confidence Thursday that his two key spending proposals will clear Congress, signaling that lawmakers are nearing an agreement. ...Read full article

Steve Bannon: House votes for ex-Trump aide to face contempt charge

BBC News2021-10-21 20:37:21.2610298

Steve Bannon: House votes for ex-Trump aide to face contempt charge Author: BBC News
Only nine Republicans in the chamber voted to hold Mr Bannon in contempt. ...Read full article

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill American missionary hostages

Al Jazeera English2021-10-21 19:58:55

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill American missionary hostages Author: Al Jazeera
Officials have said 400 Mawozo gang is demanding $1m per hostage in ransom to release 17 members of missionary group. ...Read full article

Rogers (RCI) Chairman Seeks to Replace Five Board Members

Bloomberg2021-10-21 18:09:13+00:00

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