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5 things you need to know this morning: Oct. 15, 2021

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Five things you need to know

1. British MP stabbed to death

A British MP has died after he was stabbed while meeting with residents in his riding. Sir David Amess, who was a Conservative, was treated at the scene by medics but could not be saved.

2. Murderers target another mosque in Afghanistan

There has been another mass murder at a Shia mosque in Afghanistan. This time the bombing was in Kandahar, with over 30 people thought to have died.

3. Apple deletes Koran app at request of Chinese Communist Party

Apple has taken down one of the world's most popular Koran apps in China after being instructed to do so by the Chinese Communist Party. Quran Majeed's creator said the app was accused of hosting "illegal religious texts" by Communist officials.

4. Bill Clinton 'on the mend' after being admitted to hospital

Former US President Bill Clinton has been in hospital due to a "non-COVID" infection. The 75-year-old was said to be "on the mend."

5. Major 'Striketober' industrial action across US

Over 100,000 workers in the US have pledged to strike this month for "Striketober." It comes amid complaints about pay and conditions in some industries in the US.

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