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VOA: Former Top French Official Hopes Teacher’s Beheading Will Mark ‘Turning Point’

The report was explosive. Sixteen years ago, one of France’s top education officials, Jean-Pierre Obin, sounded what he hoped would be a...

CNN: Samuel Paty beheading: Teacher’s slaying spurs protests across France

Demonstrators took to the streets of French locales Sunday lauding free speech and decrying violence against educators after the slaying of a teacher who...

VOA: UN Arms Embargoes on Iran Expire Despite US Objections

A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday...

NPR: China’s Economy Bounces Back As Pandemic Is Brought Under Control

China posted 4.9% economic growth in its third quarter compared to the same period last year, keeping it on track to be...

Reuters: U.S. borders with Canada, Mexico to stay closed to non-essential travel until Nov. 21

The United States’ land borders between Canada and Mexico will remain closed to all non-essential travel until Nov. 21, the U.S. Homeland...

Reuters: New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh; Pompeo says Turkey makes situation worse

Armenian and Azeri forces fought new clashes on Friday, defying hopes of ending nearly three weeks of fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave,...

BBC: Terror inquiry after teacher beheaded near Paris

A teacher has been beheaded in a north-western suburb of Paris, with the attacker shot dead by police. The...

CNN: Brazilian senator allegedly found with cash in his underwear during police raid

A Brazilian senator was allegedly caught with huge amounts of cash hidden in his underwear during a Federal Police raid on...

NPR: Putin Announces Approval Of A 2nd Unproven Coronavirus Vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the approval of a second new coronavirus vaccine in as many months – but neither has...

CNN: Queen Elizabeth has her first royal engagement in months — but doesn’t wear a mask

Queen Elizabeth II carried out her first public engagement since Britain's coronavirus lockdown in March, stepping out on Thursday without a mask...

NPR: Thailand Declares State Of Emergency Amid Anti-Government Protests

Thailand's government has declared a "state of extreme emergency" in the capital, Bangkok, after an extraordinary day of anti-government protests that saw...

VOA: European Cities Locked Down Amid Coronavirus Surge

Dozens of European cities have been forced into lockdown amid a surge in coronavirus infections. Hospital intensive care units in the affected...

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[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

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[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...