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Source: DW

Kyrgyzstan: Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win presidential election

Monday 14:32 GMT

Sooronbai Jeenbekov, a former prime minister and close associate of outgoing President Almazbek Atambayev, is set to win the Kyrgyzstan presidential election in the first round.

Polls prior to the election had shown that no candidate would receive over 50 percent of the vote, the threshold needed to win outright and avoid a second-round runoff election. Nearly 3 million citizens were able to vote for one of 11 candidates, according to the country's electoral commission.

Source: Common Domain

Boise State stifles Penny, beats No. 19 San Diego St. 31-14

Monday 07:00 GMT

The No. 19 Aztecs (6-1, 2-1 Mountain West) and Penny failed to establish the run or offensive rhythm during a 31-14 loss to the Broncos on Saturday night.

San Diego State: Penny turned his second attempt of the game into a 21-yard gain, making him the sixth Aztec player to have multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons. Boise State: The Broncos won their first game over a ranked opponent as an unranked team since September 2008.

Source: BBC

Hundreds dead in Mogadishu blast

Monday 16:24 GMT

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say.

A BBC Somali reporter at the scene of the main blast said the Safari Hotel had collapsed, with people trapped under the rubble. An eyewitness, local resident Muhidin Ali, told news agency AFP it was "the biggest blast I have ever witnessed, it destroyed the whole area".

Source: BBC

More women accuse Weinstein of rape

Monday 08:06 GMT

Two more women have accused Harvey Weinstein of raping them as the top Hollywood producer finds himself increasingly shunned by his peers.

"Mr Weinstein obviously can't speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual," her statement added.

Source: CBS News

Ophelia, post-tropical cyclone, could bring damage to Ireland and U.K.

Monday 14:33 GMT

LONDON -- Hurricane Ophelia was downgraded late Sunday night to post-tropical cyclone, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center's (NHC) latest advisory, but can still bring strong winds to Ireland and the United Kingdom later on Monday.

NHC says could bring 80 mile an hour wind gusts, disruption and damage to Ireland and Britain as the work week gets underway, weather services said Sunday.

Source: CTV

231 killed in Somalia's deadliest attack

Monday 14:32 GMT

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

The United Nations special envoy to Somalia called the attack "revolting," saying an unprecedented number of civilians had been killed. Michael Keating said the U.N. and African Union were supporting the Somali government's response with "logistical support, medical supplies and expertise."

Source: Fox News

NBC will not punish Al Michaels for comparing Giants to Harvey Weinstein

Monday 21:01 GMT

Michaels has been a professional broadcaster since the 1960s and has been involved in a variety of major sporting events, including the “Miracle on Ice,” numerous NBA Finals, Super Bowls and World Series.

The 72-year-old Michaels made the comments during the third quarter of a game when he was trying to explain how badly the Giants had underperformed this season. “It was an inappropriate comment, and was acknowledged with an apology soon after on the telecast,” an NBC Sports spokesman told Fox News.

Source: Fox News

Amazing Western Wall discovery: New section, ancient theater, uncovered in Jerusalem

Monday 21:01 GMT

In a stunning discovery, archaeologists in Jerusalem have uncovered a new section of the Western Wall that has been hidden for 1,700 years.

The Western Wall is part of an ancient retaining wall supporting the Temple Mount where the Jewish First and Second Temples once stood. When experts from the Israel Antiquities Authority removed the soil, they were stunned to discover the remains of a theater-like structure that dates to the Roman period.

Source: DW

Angela Merkel's conservatives in Lower Saxony can't top Social Democrats in state election

Monday 16:24 GMT

Elections in Lower Saxony have complicated German Chancellor Angela Merkel's federal coalition calculus as her conservative party finished second in a close race to the Social Democrats.

This election was brought forward after a Green party MP switched allegiances to the Christian Democrats, meaning the ruling coalition of Social Democrats and Greens lost their one-seat majority.

Source: The Guradian

California wildfires jeopardize fate of family-run vineyards

Monday 05:10 GMT

As fires continue to ravage California’s premiere wine country – Napa and Sonoma – they threaten 100,000 acres of vineyards, many of them small businesses. As fires continue to ravage California’s premiere wine country – Napa and Sonoma – they threaten 100,000 acres of vineyards, many of them small businesses. Will Bucklin always had “a pretty good vision of armageddon”.

The owner of Old Hill Ranch in Sonoma valley – one of the oldest vineyards in the region – had imagined and prepared for a day when there would be a wildfire.

Source: Washington Post

A man tortured in Chechnya for being gay dares to go public with his story

Monday 21:01 GMT

For the first time since gruesome accounts of the systematic detention and torture of gay men began leaking out of Russia’s republic of Chechnya, a young man has gone public with his story.

“The charge was that I am gay,” Lapunov, dressed in a white T-shirt and blue cardigan, told reporters on Monday in a news conference at the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, which has published several explosive reports on the alleged torture of gay men in Chechnya. When he refused a confession, he was led into a jail cell soaked with fresh blood, where he could hear “screams and groans” coming from somewhere in the bowels of the police station.

Source: Common Domain

How to help victims of Northern California fires

Monday 01:31 GMT

As firefighters continue to battle one of California's worst fire disasters, many people are wondering how they can help.

Facebook groups including Napa/Sonoma Fires Animal Evacuations and Solano County Horse/Livestock Fire Evacuation Help Page serve as resource hubs for donation and volunteer information and pet/owner reunification. Shelters and stores across the Bay Area are accepting monetary donations for pets that are displaced or in need.

Source: CBS News

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Monday 21:01 GMT

Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior-before-the-enemy charges that could put him in prison for life.

Bergdahl began telling his story publicly for the first time in December 2015 on the second season of the popular "Serial" podcast.

Source: The Guradian

'You should have been more careful': when doctors shame rape survivors

Monday 14:34 GMT

“You should have been more careful,” the gynaecologist said, peeling off her blue latex gloves after I told her about my sexual assault that had happened a week ago.

When every 98 seconds an American is estimated to be sexually assaulted, gynaecologists need to be proactive in ensuring that they are supporting – not shaming – survivors of sexual assault now.

Source: NBC News

Family finds beloved dog Izzy alive amid California wildfires

Monday 14:34 GMT

Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Jack's mother from the grim task of recovering the body of the family's beloved dog Izzy.

Katherine Weaver was convinced Izzy died in a ferocious wildfire that destroyed their Northern California neighborhood and sent them fleeing for safety, Katherine still in her nightgown.

Source: NBC News

Civilians to be evacuated from ISIS holdout, says U.S.

Saturday 16:24 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

Monday 00:37 GMT
Source: New York Times

Forest, Forest Everywhere. But Not an Acre to Touch.

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: BBC

Do our tongues have different ‘taste zones’?

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: CBS News

Man treads water, drifts for 17 hours after kayak sinks

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: The Week

The stark beauty of Chile's Atacama Desert

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump mocks ‘Liddle’ Bob Corker, says senator was ‘made to sound a fool’

Wednesday 13:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Alpine Ski Resorts Luring Buyers with Year-Round Activities

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: The Guradian

James Corden faces backlash for Harvey Weinstein jokes

Monday 14:32 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Li Yuchun: meet the pop star taking gender neutral style to China

Monday 08:06 GMT
Source: New York Times

Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: DW

Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit

Monday 07:00 GMT
Source: CBS News

Harry Styles goes in a new direction

Monday 09:58 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Healthy meal prep ideas

Monday 09:01 GMT

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