Chess grandmaster sues Netflix over line in The Queen's Gambit
News/Entertainment: The world's first female chess grandmaster, Nona Gaprindashvili, has filed a $5 million defamation lawsuit against Netflix over a line in its series The Queen's Gambit, which her lawyers say is false and sexist.
North Korea may be ramping up nuclear weapons program again, satellite images show
North Korea has been relatively quiet since President Trump last met with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ in June 2019. It has carried out no major weapons tests, and focused largely on dealing with COVID, droughts and keeping its ailing economy afloat.
Pentagon says deadly Kabul airstrike killed only civilians, not ISIS extremists
News/World: The U.S. Pentagon retreated from its defence of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first stated.
More climate pledges needed to avoid 'catastrophic' path, UN says
News/Science: A new report shows the world is on a "catastrophic pathway" toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the United Nations said Friday.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
News/World: The British government announced a major simplification of its rules for international travel on Friday, heeding complaints from travellers and businesses that its regulations aimed at staving off the spread of COVID-19 were cumbersome and ineffective.