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The New York Times › 10 minutes ago
Fix the climate crisis and save the Earth, one of this year's Nobel laureates for physics urged on Saturday, saying the idea of humans escaping our planet to live in other solar systems was farfetched and unrealistic.
The New York Times › 12 minutes ago
A judge ruled that Agnes Reeves Taylor could not be tried in London over atrocity accusations in her country’s civil war.
The New York Times › 13 minutes ago
Milan’s storied La Scala opera house opens its 2019-2020 season on Saturday with Puccini’s “Tosca,” which stars Russian soprano Anna Netrebko as the object of unwanted sexual attention from a powerful authority figure.
Axios › 21 minutes ago
An American graduate student imprisoned in Tehran since 2016 was released on Saturday in exchange for an Iranian stem cell researcher held in the U.S., the New York Times reports.Why it matters: Iran may have released American Xiyue Wang to distract...
The New York Times › 41 minutes ago
Airstrikes on areas in the last major rebel stronghold in northwest Syria killed at least four people, including women and children, and wounded others as a three-month truce crumbles, opposition activists said.
Sputnik International › 45 minutes ago
According to data provided by the organisation BabyCenter the name Aaliyah also broke into the top 10 list of most popular names for girls. In 2015, the Pew Research Center said the Muslim community would become the second-largest non-Christian...
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
The suspect for the rape and murder of a young woman in northern France almost two decades ago was under guard in hospital Saturday after he swallowed pesticide in an apparent suicide bid following his conviction. Willy Bardon, on trial over the murder...
The New York Times › 1 hour ago
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani led a memorial Saturday in the capital Kabul to bid final farewell to a Japanese physician killed earlier this week in a roadside shooting in eastern Afghanistan that also killed five Afghans, who were traveling with him.
The New York Times › 1 hour ago
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.
Reuters › 1 hour ago
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
Oil and gas groups were accused Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use. A day after tens of...
The Wall Street Journal › 1 hour ago
The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong was denied entry to the nearby city of Macau, which like Hong Kong is a semiautonomous region of China and normally grants Hong Kong residents rapid entry.
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
Tesla co-founder Elon Musk was cleared of defamation on Friday by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver “pedo guy.” The jury deliberated less than an hour before ruling in favor of Musk and clearing him of any...
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
Out of control bushfires forced residents in eastern Australia to flee their homes on Saturday, as other parts of the country braced for a heatwave due next week. Bushfires are common in the country but scientists say this year’s season has come...
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
Angela Merkel visited the former Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Friday for the first time as chancellor and said admitting Nazi crimes was a key part of Germany’s identity that could combat growing anti-Semitism. “Remembering the crimes… is a...
Metro › 1 hour ago
The WWF says global warming is to blame.
The Wall Street Journal › 1 hour ago
African migrants and refugees, who arrive to Libya after fleeing conflict and poverty at home, are risking the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to reach Europe only to be intercepted and returned to a civil war in Libya.
Reuters › 1 hour ago
Lebanon appealed to more friendly states on Saturday to help it import essential goods as it wrestles with an acute economic crisis and hard currency shortages, the office of caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said.
Raw Story › 1 hour ago
The police gave Ricky Joyner a pen and a nine-page questionnaire. Write what you did, beginning to end, on the day Sandra Hernandez disappeared, one question asked. “Went ot work …,” Joyner wrote, transposing the letters in “to.” “Went home...
The Sydney Morning Herald › Lifestyle › 1 hour ago
Three uni students from Queensland have made it their business to keep a school in Kenya's biggest slum in lunches and a lot more.
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