Fury stops Whyte in 6th round, retains WBC heavyweight title
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury retained his WBC title with a brutal sixth-round stoppage of fellow Briton Dillian Whyte in front of more than 94,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A right uppercut from Fury sent Whyte to the canvas and the champion raised his right hand in celebration. Whyte, who appeared to lose a tooth from the mighty punch, got to his feet and tried to show he was ready to continue but then staggered, leading the referee to end the fight.news.yahoo.com
Stock tied to Trump social firm drops on report of turmoil
Shares in a company planning to buy Donald Trump's new social media business plunged Monday on a news report that two key staff members left, deepening losses from last week when it said it would miss a deadline to file its annual financial statements. Digital World Acquisition Corp. closed Monday down 10% following a Reuters report that the chief technology officer and chief products officer had left the company, citing two anonymous sources.news.yahoo.com
Missiles target US consulate in north Iraq, no casualties
Iran has claimed responsibility for a missile barrage that struck near a sprawling U.S. consulate complex in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its Revolutionary Guard.
Six months on, what has happened to women’s rights in Afghanistan? | AFP
The Taliban stunned the world by marching into Kabul on August 15, 2021, after a lightning offensive that capped a 20-year insurgency against the Western-backed government and the US and allied forces that propped it up. The end of fighting brought relief for many women – but harsh restrictions imposed by the new government are also causing despair. A network of dozens of women – once students, teachers or NGO workers, as well as housewives – have worked in secret to organise protests against the Taliban over the past six months, but are facing increasingly aggressive suppression.news.yahoo.com
Report: Fake overseas accounts driving ‘trucker convoy’ momentum online
The “truck convoy” protests that have overtaken Ottawa and Windsor this week are gaining similar momentum with U.S. anti-vaccination groups, but many of the social media accounts associated are from overseas and are not real, according to a report from NBC News.
Ottawa declares state of emergency over COVID-19 protests
The mayor of Canada’s capital declared a state of emergency and a former U.S. ambassador to Canada says U.S. Republicans must stop interfering in the domestic affairs of its neighbor as protesters opposed to COVID-19 restrictions continued to paralyze Ottawa's downtown.
Save the Children says staff missing after Myanmar massacre
The international aid group Save the Children says two of its staffers are missing in a massacre in eastern Myanmar that left more than 30 people, including women and children, dead and burned in their vehicles after they were reportedly shot by government troops as they were fleeing combat.
Prosecutors begin explaining indictment at MH17 trial
Prosecutors are explaining evidence and their indictment to judges in the murder trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crewwashingtonpost.com
His Reasons for Opposing Trump Were Biblical. Now a Top Christian Editor Is Out.
When Marvin Olasky gets angry emails from readers — more often than not about an expose of wrongdoing at an evangelical church, or about a story that reflects poorly on Donald Trump — he has a stock reply. “We think this is useful to the Church,” he tells disgruntled readers, “because we are also sinners.” Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times As the longtime editor of World, a Christian news organization that has a website, a biweekly magazine and a set of podcasts, Olaskynews.yahoo.com
3 Ways to Organize Your Wrapping Paper this Holiday Season | Contained | Real Simple
If you love wrapping gifts during the holiday season, then you need one of these 3 ways to organize your wrapping paper. These tips will help you keep everything organized and help take some of the stress out of the holidays.news.yahoo.com
'Last, best hope:' Leaders launch crucial UN climate summit
A crucial U.N. climate summit opened Sunday amid papal appeals for prayers and activists’ demands for action, kicking off two weeks of intense diplomatic negotiations by almost 200 countries aimed at speeding up the global response to global warming.
Family from west Michigan among missionaries held captive in Haiti
A gang that kidnapped 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group demanded $1 million ransom per person, although authorities were not clear whether that amount included the five children being held, a top Haitian official said Tuesday.