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North Korea has released video of a new 'railway-borne missile system' which it says successfully hit its target 800km away. France’s ambassador to the UN called it a 'major threat to peace and security'. Read more:

• New Zealand, Australia travel bubble suspended as COVID continues • In a COVID hotspot, Canada’s election prompts little enthusiasm Follow our coverage for the latest updates ⤵️

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#Mumbai | Congress observes 'National Unemployment Day' on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday. NDTV's Saurabh Gupta reports

Google and Apple have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's tactical voting app from their stores, his team said, after Russia accused the U.S. tech firms of meddling in its internal affairs

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’It’s gradually sinking in a bit more’ US Open Champion Emma Raducanu tells #BBCBreakfast  she watched her famous win back for the first time last night.

Kylie Minogue's Can't Get You Out Of My Head was released in the UK 20 years ago. Sky News has spoken to Rob Davis, one of the songwriters behind the hit, for a look back at how the star's biggest track was created and how it changed her career

Italy is to become the first European country to make a vaccine passport system compulsory for all workers

The widow of a U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan in August has given birth to a baby girl.

India tells China border troop pullback needed for better ties

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Maharashtra | Income-Tax Department is conducting raids at several locations including the Nagpur residence of former state home minister Anil Deshmukh, in connection with income tax irregularities Visuals from Nagpur


Scoops of the Day

UCD's students' union has said that thousands of young people attending the university are unable to find anywhere to stay this year. As the first week of campus life draws to a close, they say the accommodation crisis has deepened in cities including in the capital.

Taiwan plans to use $8.7 billion to fund missiles, naval ships and other systems to deter an attack from China

After Nicki Minaj questioned the efficacy of the Covid vaccine this week, the White House confirmed that it had offered her a call with a doctor to answer questions about vaccine safety.

The Colony Fire burning in Sequoia National Park in California is expected to reach a grove of 2,000 sequoias on Thursday. Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree, the colossal General Sherman Tree, in an effort to protect it.

Inventor Sir Clive Sinclair, who popularised the home computer and invented the pocket calculator, dies aged 81

Duterte spokesman who mocked the UN now hopes they’ll give him a job

In COVID time, I did two things -- I started cooking at home & giving lectures through video conference. I delivered many lectures online, which were uploaded on YouTube. Owing to huge viewership, YouTube now pays me Rs 4 lakhs per month: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (16.09)

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Never ones to miss a chance to cry “hardship,” upper-middle-class, well-educated young Americans are getting in on the Chinese “lie flat” social protest movement, claiming they, too, are burned out and quitting their jobs to do nothing

An American lawyer sentenced to jail in Hong Kong over a scuffle with a plainclothes officer warn expats they could be targeted by police even if they steer clear of politics


Scoops of the Week

"To be clear, I blame Larry Nassar and I also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse," Simone Biles gives her opening statement at a Senate hearing on the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar investigation.

Moon meets BTS, tapped as his special envoy, ahead of U.N. event next week

TWO DAYS, California. TWO DAYS to show the rest of the nation that we stand for: - vaccines - climate science - women’s rights - immigrant rights - reproductive rights - the minimum wage - commonsense gun safety laws It’s ALL on the ballot. VOTE NO.

Am I allowed to not care about the Met Gala? I love fashion as much as the next woman but would have been pretty amazing if all those celebrities took the 35K it costs for a table and donated it to essential workers and food banks in the country. The time of excess seems dated.

BREAKING: Norm MacDonald has died "after a long and private battle with cancer" The influential comedian and former 'SNL' Weekend Update anchor was 61

K-pop group BTS appointed as "special presidential envoy for future generations and culture" by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Sen. @RandPaul  to Secretary of State Antony Blinken: "Never in my worst nightmares could I have imagined that an administration would leave $80 billion of weaponry to the Taliban."

Sen. @RandPaul : "The guy the Biden administration droned: was he an aid worker or an ISIS-K operative?" Sec. Blinken: "I don't know because we're reviewing it." Sen. Paul: "You'd think you'd kind of know before you off somebody with a predator drone."

Until the mid-1990s, Republicans and Democrats worried about climate change equally. Voters on the right were then persuaded to quit worrying by a well-documented misinformation campaign

Pfizer CFO on timeline for #covid19  vaccine for kids, today at Morgan Stanley conf: -results in kids 5-11 by end of Sept, filing for EUA early Oct -filing for EUA for kids 6 months - 5 years about a month later, early Nov (clarity on timeline for younger kids is new) (1/2)

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