Tuesday, October 03, 2023

World News

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Updated 4 hours, 21 minutes ago

Things to know about the Vatican's big meeting on the future of the Catholic Church

“From all corners of the world, greater inclusion and support for LGBTQ+ people have emerged as a top pastoral i...

Updated 1 month ago
Logging is growing in a Nigerian forest home to endangered elephants. Rangers blame lax enforcement

Besides problems with replanting, authorities don't enforce tree removal standards, even when loggers get permits

Updated 1 month ago
Mother of beleaguered Spanish soccer federation chief starts hunger strike in church to defend him

Rubiales came in for a storm of criticism following the kiss which was interpreted by many as sexual abuse.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
What is Stockholm syndrome? It all started with a bank robbery 50 years ago

At one point, a hostage, Kristin Enmark, told Palme over the telephone that she was afraid of the police, not of the two criminals.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Vivek Ramaswamy takes center stage, plus other key moments from the first Republican debate

It took more than an hour for moderators to ask about Trump’s legal battles

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Private jet crash in Russia kills 10. Wagner chief Prigozhin was on passenger list

Prigozhin’s fate has been the subject of intense speculation ever since he mounted a short-lived mutiny against Russia’s military leadership in late June

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Europe's sweeping rules for tech giants are about to kick in. Here's how they work

Some online platforms, which could face billions in fines if they don't comply, have already started making changes

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Looking for a new car under $20,000? Good luck. Your choice has dwindled to just one vehicle

A new Mirage, which costs about the same as a 4-year-old Chevrolet Cruze or Mazda 3, has a five-year, 60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Pacific coast battens down as Hurricane Hilary threatens 'catastrophic' flooding

Experts forecast flash floods, mudslides, isolated tornadoes and wind damage to Southern California, as well as life-threatening surf conditions and rip curr...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
'Complete betrayal of trust:' Neonatal nurse in a British hospital found guilty of killing 7 babies

One of the senior doctors at the Countess of Chester Hospital told the BBC he had repeatedly tried to raise the alarm about Letby but hospital executives fai...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Taliban official says women lose value if their faces are visible to men in public

The Taliban’s restrictions on girls and women have caused global outrage, including from some Muslim-majority countries

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Advocates sue federal government for failing to ban imports of cocoa harvested by children

A 2019 study by the University of Chicago, commissioned by the U.S. government, found 790,000 children, some as young as 5, were working on Ivory Coast cocoa...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
A central Kansas police force comes under constitutional criticism after raiding a newspaper

Newspaper publisher and co-owner Eric Meyer maintains that the newspaper’s aggressive coverage of local politics and Police Chief Gideon Cody’s record are th...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
More evacuations considered in Norway where the level in swollen rivers continues to rise

”This has been like a disaster movie,” Solveig Vestenfor, the mayor of Aal municipality that has been affected by the floods, told NRK.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Virgin Galactic's first space tourists finally soar, an Olympian and a mother-daughter duo

Ticket prices were $200,000 when Goodwin signed up. The cost is now $450,000

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Romanian care homes scandal spotlights abuse described as 'inhumane and degrading'

Four residents with severe disabilities were lying on mattresses “soiled with feces, urine, and blood, with flies on them,” they said, who “couldn’t defend t...