Morning news brief: Teens charged in France beheading case, Pope Francis on same-sex couples & more

WION Web Team New Delhi Oct 22, 2020, 08.31 AM(IST) Oct 22, 2020, 08.52 AM(IST)

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'Will not give up cartoons': Teens charged over teacher's beheading in France

Beheading in France

According to the prosecutor, the killer had offered students in school around $350 to $415 to identify the teacher.

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump in first US elections rally for Joe Biden

Barack Obama

Obama, who governed for two terms and remains one of the most popular figures in the Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic

Pope Francis backs civil union laws for same-sex couples

Pope

According to reports, Francis, when he was the archbishop of Buenos Aires, had opposed legislation to approve same-sex marriages but had supported legal protection for the rights of gay couples.

Iran, Russia obtained voter registration information, says US intelligence director John Ratcliffe

Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray who was present with Ratcliffe asserted that US election systems was "safe" and "resilient".

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