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Full interview with Alexander Lukashenko

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:16pm
CNN interviewed Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko. Questions were asked in English, translated to Russian, and answered in Russian. This is the full interview.

Stopping the march towards famine a UN Resident Coordinator blog

United Nations - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 9:40pm
Seven years into a brutal conflict, Yemen is heavily dependent on humanitarian assistance, but the UN is intent on avoiding a repeat of the worst periods of famine and malnutrition its citizens have suffered. On a recent visit to UN headquarters in New York, David Gressly, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, told UN News that, although emergency funds have been received, the humanitarian response remain severely underfunded.

Lemon calls out McConnell for 'hypocrisy' on debt ceiling

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 8:19pm
CNN's Don Lemon calls out Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) hypocrisy for blocking Democratic efforts to move forward on a debt ceiling suspension.

Police officer adopts child he consoled on duty

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 8:00pm
An Arizona police officer had his life forever changed during a welfare call when he met a little girl with a "strong spirit" that he would end up adopting as his daughter. CNN's Adrienne Broaddus reports.

He worked on YouTube's algorithm. Now he says the company failed on misinformation

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 7:31pm
Days after YouTube banned misinformation about coronavirus and vaccines on its site, questions remain about what effect it may have this far into the pandemic. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan spoke to a former Google engineer who worked on the YouTube algorithm about the development.

'We're going to get it done': Biden on infrastructure negotiations

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 6:47pm
President Joe Biden gave brief remarks following a meeting at the US Capitol with the House Democratic Caucus regarding ongoing negotiations on his major economic package. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.

Non-Violence Day offers prospect for ‘new era of peace, trust and tolerance’

United Nations - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 6:05pm
In his message for the International Day of Non-Violence, on Saturday, the UN chief noted that the day provides an opportunity to usher in a “new era of peace, trust and tolerance”.

'Erin Burnett OutFront' celebrates 10 years on the air

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 5:39pm
CNN's Erin Burnett celebrates 10 years of "Erin Burnett OutFront" by looking back at some of the show's key moments.

'Destiny': 'Sopranos' creator on casting James Gandolfini's son

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 5:28pm
David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," talks about casting the late James Gandolfini's son, Michael, to play the young version of his father's most famous character, Tony Soprano. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T

'Jeopardy!' champ surpasses second longest win streak in show history

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 5:27pm
Matt Amodio racked up his 33rd straight "Jeopardy!" win, moving him into second place on the show's all-time streak list.

'Sopranos' creator David Chase on making of prequel film

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 4:39pm
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to David Chase, the creator of "The Sopranos," about its prequel film "The Many Saints of Newark." Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.

Democratic lawmakers say Biden acknowledged price tag on reconciliation package must come down

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:48pm
CNN's Jeremy Diamond and Lauren Fox report.

'Europe's last dictator': I have nothing to apologize for

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:35pm
In an exclusive interview with CNN's Matthew Chance, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says he has "nothing to apologize for" when challenged on human rights abuses.

London police advice for women 'absolutely asinine' says activist

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:32pm
Women's rights activists Yogita Bhayana and Jamie Klingler discuss how the world is failing female victims of violence.

Stunning display at first Russian royal wedding in over a century

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:29pm
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov, a descendant of Russia's last royal family, married his wife Rebecca Bettarini in an ornate ceremony in St. Petersburg.

Alabama governor signs bill to use Covid-19 relief funds to build prisons

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 3:06pm
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill to use the state's allotment of Covid-19 relief funds to build new prisons. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.

Outrage after VP Harris fails to correct smear of Israel

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 2:26pm
Vice President Kamala Harris' office is doing damage control following an exchange earlier this week between the vice president and a student who characterized Israel's actions toward Palestinians as "an ethnic genocide and a displacement of people." CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.

Congressman doesn't understand what a 'finsta' is

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 2:21pm
Sen. Richard Blumenthal grilled a Facebook executive about "finstas," or fake Instagram accounts. The slang term is primarily used to describe a private Instagram account created by teens to interact with a trusted group of family and/or friends.

'Don't sink West Virginia': Kayak protesters rally outside Manchin's boat

CNN - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 2:21pm
For four days, protesters from West Virginia rallied by kayaks and other boats in front of Sen. Joe Manchin's houseboat to demand he support the budget reconciliation bill.

Ethiopia: Decision to expel UN staff could put aid operations at risk

United Nations - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 2:05pm
The decision to expel United Nations staff from Ethiopia could affect aid distribution in the war-torn north of the country, where needs and displacement are rising, UN humanitarians said on Friday.

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