Monkeypox cases investigated in Europe, US and Canada

Published: 2022-05-20 03:22:19 UTC

[BBC News] Cases of the rare disease are now confirmed in four European countries, health authorities say.

Chariots of Fire, Blade Runner composer Vangelis dies aged 79

Published: 2022-05-20 03:04:41 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Oscar-winning composer was a musical pioneer, renowned for his experimentation with electronic synthesizers.

The former prisoners tasked with patrolling San Francisco

Published: 2022-05-20 02:52:17 UTC

[BBC News] Artie spent 26 years in jail for murder. He is now part of a controversial scheme to tackle drugs, homelessness and crime in San Francisco.

Platinum Jubilee: Eight new cities created in Queen's honour

Published: 2022-05-20 02:37:22 UTC

[BBC News] Locations in all four UK nations and on the Falkland Islands and Isle of Man will get city status.

Royals attend premiere of Top Gun sequel

Published: 2022-05-20 02:37:20 UTC

[BBC News] The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the premiere of the long awaited Top Gun sequel.

As Australia votes, cost of living a key concern

Published: 2022-05-20 01:31:40 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Liberal-National Coalition and centre-left Labor Party running neck and neck in election focused on rising prices.

Asylum seekers stuck on Diego Garcia start hunger strike

Published: 2022-05-20 00:23:48 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Group of Tamils has been held on the island, site of a secretive US military base, since October last year.

North Korea: Fighting Covid with traditional medicine

Published: 2022-05-20 00:22:20 UTC

[BBC News] As Covid spreads in North Korea, state media has urged the use of traditional medicine against the virus.

Gusty Winds Fan Wildfires in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado

Published: 2022-05-19 23:49:07 UTC

[Bloomberg]

Oklahoma bans most abortions after conception

Published: 2022-05-19 23:37:22 UTC

[BBC News] The state's ban, its third in recent months, has been called the strictest in the US.

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Published: 2022-05-19 23:26:29 UTC

[Bloomberg]

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79

Published: 2022-05-19 23:22:21 UTC

[BBC News] The Greek musician won an Oscar for the 1981 film theme, and also wrote the Blade Runner soundtrack.

Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

Published: 2022-05-19 22:56:06 UTC

[Associated Press] CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Twitter Moves to Limit Spread of Misinformation in Crises

Published: 2022-05-19 22:23:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Social-media platform is adding criteria for tweets involving natural disasters and armed conflicts as Elon Musk pushes for less moderation.

Starliner test launch live updates: Third time’s a charm? Boeing hopes so.

Published: 2022-05-19 22:06:27 UTC

[The Washington Post] Follow live coverage of Boeing’s test of its Starliner capsule.

How covid complacency and ideology killed 1 million Americans

Published: 2022-05-19 21:58:07 UTC

[The Washington Post] After 1 million covid deaths, it must be asked: Is the United States prepared for any crisis requiring communal action?

Ballot fiasco delays results in Oregon, vote-by-mail pioneer

Published: 2022-05-19 21:55:26 UTC

[Associated Press] OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of ballots with blurry barcodes that can’t be read by vote-counting machines will delay results by weeks in a key U.S. House race in Oregon’s primary election, a shocking development that is giving a black eye to a vote-by-m…

US: Oklahoma passes bill banning nearly all abortions

Published: 2022-05-19 21:13:22 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] If signed into law by Oklahoma’s governor, it will be most restrictive anti-abortion law in US, abortion providers say.

Spirit Airlines Board Urges Shareholders to Reject JetBlue Offer

Published: 2022-05-19 21:03:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] The budget carrier’s board is recommending instead an agreed-upon merger with Frontier over concerns that a deal with JetBlue would be blocked by antitrust regulators.

Russia-Ukraine live news: Biden lauds approval of US aid package

Published: 2022-05-19 21:01:46 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] US president says massive assistance package will help Ukraine ‘defend democracy’ amid Russia’s ongoing invasion.

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