Squid Game Ahead? No, Just Directions, British Police Explain

The police in England clarified that a highway sign featuring symbols that also appear on the hit Netflix series merely indicated a detour.

Squid Game Ahead? No, Just Directions, British Police Explain
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U.K. Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Before U.N. Summit

U.K. Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Before U.N. Summit
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With more extreme weather events expected to bring floods and droughts, the body urged ...

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John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days in 1978, Will Be Beatified

John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days in 1978, Will Be Beatified
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Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the last Italian pope, bringing him a ...

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W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People

W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People
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Officials noted that the shots were not boosters, but meant to shore up the ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 16:15:52 +0000

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins
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“This new group can do all the fancy footwork it wants, but China’s not ...

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U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers

U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers
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Opening the borders with Mexico and Canada, where crossing for nonessential travel has been ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 15:53:37 +0000

W.H.O Names Advisory Group to Study Origin of Covid Pandemic

W.H.O Names Advisory Group to Study Origin of Covid Pandemic
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The group includes scientists from 26 countries, a reflection of the W.H.O.’s effort to ...

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John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days in 1978, Will Be Beatified

John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days in 1978, Will Be Beatified
The New York Times

Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the last Italian pope, bringing him a ...

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Britain Needs Truckers Fast. We Went to a School Where They Train.

Britain Needs Truckers Fast. We Went to a School Where They Train.
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Britain has experienced shortages of gasoline and some foods because of too few drivers. ...

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Squid Game Ahead? No, Just Directions, British Police Explain

Squid Game Ahead? No, Just Directions, British Police Explain
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The police in England clarified that a highway sign featuring symbols that also appear ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 15:26:22 +0000

Agony and Ecstasy on the Scottish Archipelago of St. Kilda

Agony and Ecstasy on the Scottish Archipelago of St. Kilda
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The 85-mile boat ride through rough seas left some of us huddling in discomfort. ...

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Virginia’s Close Race

Virginia’s Close Race
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We look at how the state’s governor’s race offers a preview of the midterms. ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:33:50 +0000

This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete.

This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete.
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In rural Japan, the unstoppable forces of nature meet the immovable determination of the ...

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China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness

China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness
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China announced on Wednesday a national rush to mine and burn more coal, as ...

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Minnesota Hospital Struggle Under Weight of Latest Virus Surge

Minnesota Hospital Struggle Under Weight of Latest Virus Surge
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New daily cases have risen by 29 percent in the last two weeks and ...

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U.K. Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Before U.N. Summit

U.K. Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Before U.N. Summit
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With more extreme weather events expected to bring flooding and droughts, the body urged ...

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Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan

Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan
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A university spokesman said the move out of Beijing had long been planned. The ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:57:08 +0000

Virginia’s Close Race

Virginia’s Close Race
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We look at how the state’s governor’s race offers a preview of the midterms. ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:33:38 +0000

Minnesota Hospital Struggle Under Weight of Latest Virus Surge

Minnesota Hospital Struggle Under Weight of Latest Virus Surge
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New daily cases have risen by 29 percent in the last two weeks and ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:46:37 +0000

This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete.

This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete.
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In rural Japan, the unstoppable forces of nature meet the immovable determination of the ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:00:27 +0000

U.K. Escalates Dispute With E.U. Over Northern Ireland

U.K. Escalates Dispute With E.U. Over Northern Ireland
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Britain’s Brexit minister is demanding an overhaul of an agreement on trade rules for ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 06:50:46 +0000

Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan

Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan
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A university spokesman said the move had long been planned. The program’s director said ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 06:45:35 +0000

U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers

U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers
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The opening of the land borders 19 months after they closed will reconnect the ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 03:49:22 +0000

As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge

As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge
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The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 02:25:41 +0000

E.U. Pledges $1.15 Billion in Afghan Aid as U.S. Talks to Taliban

E.U. Pledges $1.15 Billion in Afghan Aid as U.S. Talks to Taliban
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Europe and America are offering stopgap humanitarian aid for a country on the brink ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:29:22 +0000

The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home

The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home
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Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:14:56 +0000

E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region

E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region
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“We need to do it fast,” a European leader declared, announcing an aid package ...

  • Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:07:07 +0000

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia
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The State Department is investigating new complaints of mysterious brain injuries before Secretary of ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 22:24:09 +0000

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia
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The State Department is investigating new complaints of mysterious brain injuries before Secretary of ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 22:24:08 +0000

Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure

Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure
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One of the most senior ISIS leaders ever to be taken alive is now ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:43:11 +0000

Ethiopia Attacks Rebels in Tigray as Famine Threatens

Ethiopia Attacks Rebels in Tigray as Famine Threatens
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Western officials confirmed Tigrayan reports of an assault on several fronts. Aid workers said ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:32:12 +0000

I.M.F.'s Executive Board Says Kristalina Georgieva Can Remain

I.M.F.'s Executive Board Says Kristalina Georgieva Can Remain
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An independent inquiry commissioned by the World Bank had concluded that she played a ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:31:26 +0000

How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down

How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down
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Éric Zemmour, an anti-immigrant writer and TV commentator, is surging in opinion polls before ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:27:01 +0000

Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out

Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out
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China Evergrande Group’s financial troubles, and the government policies that helped push it to ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:17:46 +0000

UN Top Court Largely Sides With Somalia Over Kenya in Ocean Dispute

UN Top Court Largely Sides With Somalia Over Kenya in Ocean Dispute
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A court ruling largely gave Somalia control over a patch of the Indian Ocean ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:54:33 +0000

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins
The New York Times

“This new group can do all the fancy footwork it wants, but China’s not ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:26:56 +0000

Britain Escalates Dispute With European Union Over Northern Ireland

Britain Escalates Dispute With European Union Over Northern Ireland
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Britain’s Brexit minister is demanding an overhaul of an agreement on trade rules for ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:06:36 +0000

W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People

W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People
The New York Times

Officials noted that the shots were not boosters, but meant to shore up the ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 19:51:03 +0000

Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds

Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 19:36:18 +0000

Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78

Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78
The New York Times

His larger-than-life career, flamboyant personality and ongoing legal struggles made him one of the ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 18:35:52 +0000

Gov. Greg Abbott Bars Vaccine Mandates in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott Bars Vaccine Mandates in Texas
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Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest executive order includes private employers, which had been exempt from ...

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E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region

E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region
The New York Times

“We need to do it fast,” a European leader declared, announcing an aid package ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:29:00 +0000

Navy Nuclear Engineer Attempted Espionage, FBI Says

Navy Nuclear Engineer Attempted Espionage, FBI Says
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Jonathan Toebbe and his wife tried several times to pass information on nuclear propulsion ...

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