Day: October 28, 2020

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Iran Reportedly Beginning New Construction On Nuclear Site, New Photos ShowIran Reportedly Beginning New Construction On Nuclear Site, New Photos Show

October 28, 2020 5:43 PM ET Iran has started construction at a nuclear facility in Natanz, according to satellite photos released Wednesday and reported by the Associated Press (AP).  New photos from San Francisco’s Planet Labs, Inc. reveal the nuclear site cleared away with construction equipment present, the AP reports. Earlier images from Maxar Technologies […]

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Costco Pulls Milk Over Allegations It Was A Product Of Forced Monkey LaborCostco Pulls Milk Over Allegations It Was A Product Of Forced Monkey Labor

Costco pulled the popular Chaokoh coconut milk made in Thailand off the shelves after allegations surfaced that the company uses forced monkey labor. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) put out the findings of an investigation that found Monkeys in Thailand are kept chained, abusively trained and forced to climb trees to […]

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Germany, France Imposing New Lockdown Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases SurgeGermany, France Imposing New Lockdown Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases Surge

Germany announced increased coronavirus restrictions Wednesday and France is expected to do the same as coronavirus cases in Europe spike, the Associated Press reported. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany will enter a month-long partial lockdown, closing non-essential facilities such as restaurants, bars, and theaters, according to the Associated Press. Restaurants can serve take-out […]

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Qatar Apologizes For Women Being Strip Searched, Physically Examined After Baby Found Under Trash In Airport BathroomQatar Apologizes For Women Being Strip Searched, Physically Examined After Baby Found Under Trash In Airport Bathroom

Qatar issued an apology for subjecting over a dozen women to strip searches and physical examinations after discovering an abandoned baby in the trash of an airport bathroom Wednesday, the New York Times reported.  A flight from Qatar to Sydney, Australia, was delayed Oct. 2 after the discovery of a newborn baby wrapped in plastic […]

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British Student Agrees To Pay Around $8,500 Fine After Breaking COVID QuarantineBritish Student Agrees To Pay Around $8,500 Fine After Breaking COVID Quarantine

A British student agreed to pay around $8,500 after being arrested for violating self-isolation COVID-19 regulations, British outlet Metro reported on Tuesday. Carys Ann Ingram, a 22-year-old college student, was arrested after being contacted and not answering the contact tracing team when they went to her home, according to the British outlet. It was revealed […]

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Missile Strike Kills 21 Civilians In Azerbaijani Town As Violence Escalates In Nagorno-KarabakhMissile Strike Kills 21 Civilians In Azerbaijani Town As Violence Escalates In Nagorno-Karabakh

October 28, 2020 2:01 PM ET A missile strike against the Azerbaijani town of Barda has killed at least 21 civilians, according to new reports.  Azerbaijan has accused the Armenian military of launching the strike as violence escalates in the conflict over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, the BBC reports. Dozens more were wounded in […]

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Report: Brawl Breaks Out On Spirit Airlines As Woman Who Refused To Wear A Mask Tased By CopsReport: Brawl Breaks Out On Spirit Airlines As Woman Who Refused To Wear A Mask Tased By Cops

October 28, 2020 1:15 PM ET A brawl reportedly broke out on a Spirit Airlines flight to Puerto Rico after a woman was tased by police. The woman who was tased by the police had refused to wear a face mask on the flight from New Jersey on Sunday, according to CBS reporter David Begnaud. […]

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Scottish Hate Crime Bill To Prosecute People Who Use Hate Speech Even While HomeScottish Hate Crime Bill To Prosecute People Who Use Hate Speech Even While Home

A hate crime bill in Scotland is stirring up controversy after the Justice Secretary said “hate speech” in the home must be prosecuted. “Are we comfortable giving a defense to somebody whose behaviour is threatening or abusive which is intentionally stirring up hatred against, for example, Muslims? Are we saying that that is justified because […]

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