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Ex-Saudi intel official describes Crown Prince as a 'psychopath'

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 18:51
Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is a "psychopath," who "poses a threat to his people, to the Americans and to the planet," a former top Saudi intelligence official who is now living in exile in Canada has said.

Recycling plastics does not work, says Boris Johnson

Science & Nature - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 18:10
The Recycling Association responds by saying Boris Johnson has "completely lost the plastic plot".

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to build a tourism space station nearly as big as the ISS

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:38
Blue Origin, the rocket and space tourism company founded by Jeff Bezos, is proposing a massive new commercial space station called "Orbital Reef" that could be used to host science experiments, vacation getaways, and potentially even in-space manufacturing.

Halyna Hutchins: In her own words

Entertainment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:08
Halyna Hutchins died doing what she loved on the set of the film "Rust."

15-year-old details harrowing days as captive to ruthless gang

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 16:41
Although the 17 missionaries from the US and Canada who were kidnapped in Haiti are generating international headlines, it's Haitians who bear most of the brunt of this brutal gang practice. CNN's Joe Johns spoke to one girl who was taken in the same neighborhood as the missionaries.

MPs say UK research frozen because of Brexit delay

Science & Nature - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 16:18
UK scientists are likely to be "frozen out" of EU research programmes, a committee of MPs warns.

German police stop far-right vigilantes patrolling Polish border

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 16:16
German police said on Sunday they had stopped more than 50 far-right vigilantes armed with pepper spray, a bayonet, a machete and batons who were trying to patrol the Polish border to stop migrants from entering the country.

Even the most gifted talent sometimes needs an editor

Entertainment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 15:23
There's a popular assumption that gifted artists, left to their own devices, will create their best work, and that the intrusion of network suits or studio bosses only mucks up the process.

Oil surpasses $85 for the first time in seven years

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 15:01
The oil rally hit another milestone Monday, with crude topping $85 a barrel for the first time in seven years.

China unveils plan to slash fossil fuels but fails to announce new emissions target

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 14:52
China plans to cut its reliance on fossil fuels to below 20% by 2060, according to a cabinet document published in state media Sunday.

Jennifer Aniston leads tributes to 'Friends' actor James Michael Tyler following his death

Entertainment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 14:25
Jennifer Aniston has led the tributes to her "Friends" co-star James Michael Tyler following his death, saying the show "would not have been the same" without him.

Climate change: Pledge of $100bn annual aid slips to 2023

Science & Nature - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:55
A key pledge on climate funding has still not been met, and the money is not sure to be there before 2023.

Bryan Greenberg and Jamie Chung welcome twins

Entertainment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:51
Bryan Greenberg and his wife Jamie Chung have welcomed twins.

With export restrictions eased, Colombia's medical cannabis business is poised for liftoff

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:51
When Beatriz Porras was studying agronomy at university in Tunja, Colombia, she thought her career would lead to growing coffee, like her parents, or flowers, the traditional agricultural staples for the country's export market.

Snoop Dogg mourns his mother Beverly Tate

Entertainment - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:43
Snoop Dogg announced that his mother, Beverly Tate, has died.

Michael Jordan's sneakers sell for record-breaking $1.47M

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 12:18
A pair of Nike Air Ships sneakers worn by Michael Jordan have sold for a record-breaking $1.47 million (£1.07 million) at auction.

Insulate Britain: Protesters block east London roads

Science & Nature - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 11:28
In a statement, the group said: "We won't stand by while the government kills our kids."

Not everyone approves of this princess' wedding. She's going ahead with it anyway

World - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 09:59
It had all the makings of a modern royal fairytale: the marriage of an aspiring lawyer to a real-life princess who was prepared to leave her Tokyo palace for a new life in New York.
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