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Source: Global News

#MeToo rattles Indian government as minister is accused of sexual harassment

Monday 07:00 GMT

Indian minister M.J. Akbar described multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him as “wild and baseless” on Sunday and added he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations.

The comments by Akbar, 67, follow widespread calls on social media for his resignation from his post as the minister of state for external affairs in the Indian government, after at least 10 women came forward to accuse him of harassment in recent days.

Source: DW

Top accolade for woman who broke up anti-Semitic attack

Monday 20:58 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. A 19-year-old Syrian admitted to carrying out the attack and told a court in June that he had been under the influence of marijuana, and argued that it had not been an anti-Semitic attack.

Levy, the managing director of a Hamburg creative agency, intervened when a Syrian man in Berlin used a leather belt to attack two young men wearing kippas, the traditional Jewish head covering.

Source: CBS News

The Flat Earth movement: A society of disbelievers in scientific fact

Monday 02:24 GMT

Earth is actually "flatter than a pancake," said Nathan Thompson, part of a movement of people who call themselves Flat Earthers.

Patricia Steere, who is one of what you might call the "stars" of today's Flat Earth movement (which mostly orbits around YouTube), told Silva-Braga, "Probably most people who hear of it will laugh at it, think we're idiots.

Source: The Guradian

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in France

Monday 03:19 GMT

A 34-year-old Briton was shot dead by a hunter as he sped down a wooded track on a mountain bike in the French Alps, officials have said.

The victim was “perfectly identifiable” and was on a well-used but hard to access mountain track when he was shot by a 22-year-old hunter, who was taken to hospital in shock. A spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: “We are in contact with the local authorities about the death of a British man in France, and we are providing assistance to his family.”

Source: Washington Post

Redskins look to rebound against Carolina Panthers

Monday 07:00 GMT

Carolina tight end Greg Olsen is expected to return from the broken foot he suffered in Week 1.. Josh Norman explains recent Twitter spat: ‘I went to that Kanye West sunken place’. Alex Smith says Redskins need to ‘look at themselves in the mirror’ after ugly loss. Alex Smith can help the Redskins win a lot of games, but he’s not going to carry them

Washington Redskins (2-2) vs. Carolina Panthers (3-1) Kickoff: 1 p.m., FedEx Field TV: FOX | Radio: 630, 980 AM; 92.7, 94.3, 105.9 FM Line: Panthers by 1 Box score: Updates every 60 seconds here. The Redskins will look to put one of their most embarrassing losses in recent memory behind them and retain their position atop the NFC East when they host the Panthers at FedEx Field.

Source: DW

Somalia marks anniversary of Mogadishu bombing with execution

Monday 13:37 GMT

Hassan Adan Isak was sentenced to death by firing squad by a court in the Somali capital on the anniversary of last October's truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people.

We had been trailing the car bomb before it was detonated but it sped through a traffic jam and unfortunately reached the site," said Abdullahi Sanbalolshe, Somalia's former intelligence chief. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Security officials have admitted they had advance warning about an attack but had no idea about the large amount of explosives it carried.

Source: Fox News

Looming steelworker strike could impact midterm elections

Monday 20:58 GMT

“[And] right now what you’re seeing amongst steelworkers is a real sense of urgency that these promises of better conditions, more purchasing power, more health care get fulfilled and, if they don’t, they are going to go with the party of change.”

As a result, some steelworkers, a key voting bloc for President Trump, are not rallying behind him, presenting a potential liability in critical midterm elections.

Source: DW

Merkel's sister conservatives battered in Bavaria, Greens gain big

Monday 07:00 GMT

Analysis will begin about what Sunday's result means for the CSU's much larger conservative sister party, the CDU, and its chairwoman, Chancellor Angela Merkel.

One trend evident from Sunday's results is that the smaller parties continue to eat away at the support for Merkel's conservatives and their national coalition partners, the Social Democrats. The latest polls suggest that the CDU could struggle to break 30 percent in that vote.

Source: The Guradian

Stacey Abrams: GOP opponent creating 'miasma of fear' over voting in Georgia

Monday 07:00 GMT

As a crisis of potential voter suppression in Georgia deepened, the Democratic candidate for governor accused her opponent of seeking to disenfranchise people of color and women by creating a “miasma of fear” around voting.

Stacey Abrams, who if elected would become the first African American woman governor of any state, is running against Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, Brian Kemp. A lawsuit filed by civil rights groups on Thursday accused Kemp of seeking to disenfranchise more than 50,000 voters, up to 80% of them minority voters, by suspending voters from registration rolls if records held by various state agencies show any slight discrepancy in how a voter’s name is hyphenated, spelled or spaced.

Source: CBS News

Saving memories of animals with Joel Sartore's Photo Ark

Monday 20:57 GMT

Joel Sartore: I think she was just thinking, you know, "Is there a banana in this somewhere for me? (laugh) A mango?". Joel Sartore: I like the white one better I think.

To catch Joel Sartore in action, we flew halfway around the world to the Philippines, home to hundreds of unique species.

Source: The Guradian

Hurricane Michael: mayor hopes for 'miracle' in destroyed Mexico Beach

Monday 07:00 GMT

Crews operating heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in Mexico Beach on Sunday, as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out Hurricane Michael.

Mayor Al Cathey estimated 250 residents stayed behind when the hurricane struck, and he said he remained hopeful about their fate. Search-and-rescue teams in the beach town had already combed areas with the worst damage, Cathey said, adding: “If we lose only one life, to me that’s going to be a miracle.”

Source: Fox News

Remains of crew from downed World War II-era plane recovered from Pacific Ocean

Monday 03:19 GMT

The decades-long wait to find the wreckage of a World War II-era aircraft and remains of its 11 crew members came to an end on Saturday for a group of families gathered in Minnesota.

AMERICA'S DEADLIEST BATTLE: WORLD WAR I'S MEUSE-ARGONNE OFFENSIVE 100 YEARS LATER. Project Recover, which formed two years ago, works to find the final underwater resting places of Americans missing in action since World War II to provide recognition and closure for families.

Source: Fox News

Suspect in college golfer’s murder linked to 3 knives, court documents show

Monday 07:00 GMT

A man accused of killing a decorated college golfer in Iowa was linked to three knives police recovered during their investigation, including where he allegedly showered after the slaying, court documents revealed.

Authorities investigating Collin Richards recovered a knife at a campsite in Ames, Iowa, where the 22-year-old has been connected to, Des Moines Register reported, citing court documents.

Source: Reuters

Florida wild cat sanctuary caught in hurricane's path

Monday 07:00 GMT

“Saint” the mountain lion was pacing nervously in his pen and crying days before Hurricane Michael cut a path of destruction through the Bear Creek Feline Center, a refuge for 23 wild cats near Florida’s Panama City. “They were very agitated,” said Bertie Broaddus, who runs the center with her husband Jim Broaddus, as she inspected the damage from the powerful storm that killed at least 17 people and tore up Florida’s Panhandle coastline.

Source: Fox News

Hillary Clinton says husband's affair was not an abuse of power

Monday 13:37 GMT

Hillary Clinton vehemently denied in a recent interview that her husband’s extramarital affair with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky was an abuse of power and added that former President Bill Clinton was right not to resign amid a scandal that led to his impeachment on perjury and obstruction charges.

Hillary Clinton, who went on to be elected to the Senate and served as President Obama’s secretary of state, said the relationship was not an abuse of power because Lewinsky “was an adult.”

Source: The Guradian

Dutch museums discover 170 artworks stolen by Nazis

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Is There a Cure for My Dog’s Bad Breath?

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: The Guradian

'I believed love could cure cancer': how grief sent Steve Perry on a new Journey

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Wednesday 20:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

5 Mood-Lifting Museums

Sunday 05:10 GMT
Source: CBS News

What happened at Studio 54 is still an "embarrassment" for co-founder Ian Schrager

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Washington Post

A supermodel recalls the glorious decade when no one cared if you gained a few pounds

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields tick higher as stocks struggle for direction

Monday 20:58 GMT
Source: Global News

Spotify just turned 10 — here’s how it’s impacted music: Alan Cross

Monday 03:19 GMT
Source: The Guradian

How irritating that smug couples have stumbled on the secret of a perfect relationship

Monday 03:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Monday 20:58 GMT
Source: Common Domain

‘Mesh’ of Digital Tools Set to Transform Business

Monday 20:58 GMT
Source: Fox News

Chinese official finds Trump 'very confusing'; says US warships at China's doorstep building tension

Monday 03:19 GMT
Source: ABC News

Elizabeth Warren releases DNA analysis on Native American ancestry

Monday 20:57 GMT

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