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U.K.'s Truss stands by ‘disruption’ agenda in speech marred by protest and doubts within her party

“I am ready to make the hard choices,” Truss said as she closed a tumultuous Conservative conference in the central English city of Birmingham.
Image: Liz Truss Delivers Her Leader's Speech To Party Conservative Party Conference
Image: Liz Truss Delivers Her Leader's Speech To Party Conservative Party Conference
4h ago

Nobel chemistry prize awarded to trio for attaching molecules

Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless shared the award for developing way of “snapping molecules together.”
A model of the prestigious Nobel Medal in the old town Gamla Stan, Sweden on Oct. 10, 2021.
A model of the prestigious Nobel Medal in the old town Gamla Stan, Sweden on Oct. 10, 2021.
5h ago

Seoul’s reprisal blows up as U.S., South Korea respond to North Korean missile test

North Korea’s successful launch of a nuclear-capable ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday was the country’s most provocative weapons demonstration since 2017.
Image: South Korea And US Hold Joint Live-fire Exercise
Image: South Korea And US Hold Joint Live-fire Exercise

American citizen Baquer Namazi flies out of Iran after six years of detention

Namazi will undergo urgent surgery to clear a “severe blockage” of an artery, his family and lawyer said in a statement.
Siamak Namazi and Baquer Namazi
Siamak Namazi and Baquer Namazi
11h ago

U.S. citizen killed in gunfire in Turks and Caicos Islands

The American was killed Sunday when people whom police described as “armed criminals” opened fire into a vehicle returning from an excursion.
A police vehicle intercepted the suspected gunmen and riddled with bullets during a shootout, officials said.
A police vehicle intercepted the suspected gunmen and riddled with bullets during a shootout, officials said.

U.S., allies respond to North Korea’s missile test over Japan

The U.S., South Korea and Japan responded to North Korea’s most provocative missile test in years with a show of strength. North Korea launched a missile over Japan, at a range long enough to reach U.S. territory in Guam.
U.S., allies respond to North Korea’s missile test over Japan
U.S., allies respond to North Korea’s missile test over Japan
1d ago

Ancient gold coins found hidden in a wall shed light on the Byzantine Empire

Israeli archaeologists have hailed the discovery as a rare glimpse into a time of violent conquest.
Archaeologists in Israel have found 44 pure gold coins dating back to the Byzantine era, hidden in a wall at a nature reserve.
Archaeologists in Israel have found 44 pure gold coins dating back to the Byzantine era, hidden in a wall at a nature reserve.
1d ago

Russian court fines TikTok for not deleting LGBTQ content

The fine comes as the Russian government has been stepping up efforts to enforce greater control over the internet and social media.
The TikTok booth at the Hangzhou International E-commerce Expo in Hangzhou, China, on Oct. 17, 2021.
The TikTok booth at the Hangzhou International E-commerce Expo in Hangzhou, China, on Oct. 17, 2021.
1d ago

Danish queen apologizes after stripping grandchildren of royal titles, insists move is 'necessary'

Queen Margrethe II acknowledged that the decision had led to “strong reactions” and said she was sorry, but she doubled down on her move to streamline the country’s monarchy.
Queen Margrethe II Of Denmark And Family Celebrate Her Majesty's 76th Birthday
Queen Margrethe II Of Denmark And Family Celebrate Her Majesty's 76th Birthday
1d ago

Indonesia police say stadium exit gates were too small for escape after soccer disaster

The disaster Saturday night was among the deadliest ever at a sporting event.
Image: Relatives Grieve After 174 Died At Riot And Stampede At Football Match
Image: Relatives Grieve After 174 Died At Riot And Stampede At Football Match
1d ago

North Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

The South Korean and U.S. militaries responded by launching fighter jets which fired weapons at a target off South Korea’s west coast in a show of strength against North Korea.
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