Sunday, 10 November 2019 Highlights of this day in history: The Edmund Fitzgerald sinks in Lake Superior; Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev dies; Henry Stanley finds David Livingstone in central Africa; Film composer Ennio Morricone born; 'Sesame Street' premieres. (Nov. 10)
This Day in History: 'Sesame Street' Debuts November 10, 1969 'Sesame Street' was created by former public television documentary filmmaker, Joan Ganz Cooney. Cooney sought to provide programming for preschoolers that would both entertain and educate. Puppeteer Jim Henson created some of televisions...
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. The German government says he was poisoned with the nerve agent, Novichok. Emer McCarthy reports.
Tests performed on samples taken from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalnyshowed the presence of the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, the Germangovernment has said. Mr Navalny, a politician and corruption investigator whois one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, fell ill on aflight back to Moscow from Siberia on August 20 and was taken to hospital inthe Siberian city of Omsk after the plane made an emergency landing. He waslater transferred to Berlin’s Charite hospital, where doctors last week saidthere were indications he had been poisoned.
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This Day in History: Pope Urban II Orders the First Crusade November 27, 1095 During a speech to several hundred clerics and noblemen at the Council of Clermont in France, Pope Urban II called on all..