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World News Weight ban on tourists riding iconic donkeys
Author: 0 Weight ban on tourists riding iconic donkeys

With more than five million tourists stopping at Santorini for a visit each year, the donkeys have no shortage of eager riders. Town officials in Santorini had already agreed to set work limits for the donkeys, but new rules from the government's Ministry of Rural Development and Food require even more protections.

World News Brexit: May Pressured by Cabinet Ministers Over Indefinite Customs Union
Author: 0 Brexit: May Pressured by Cabinet Ministers Over Indefinite Customs Union

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was challenged by a number of her cabinet ministers, including Liam Fox, the worldwide trade secretary and Michael Gove, the environment secretary, on Thursday who voiced concerns over her new backstop plan, fearing it would keep the UK in a customs union with the EU for an open-ended period of time.

World News Pope Francis: Abortion is like hiring a hitman to solve a problem
Author: 0 Pope Francis: Abortion is like hiring a hitman to solve a problem

Referring to abortion of unborn children with disabilities, Francis criticised advice given to parents who were told to terminate their pregnancies. They are the idols of this world: money, power, success. These are wrong parameters to evaluate Life. Pope Francis said that in his fidelity to his culture and Christian faith, John Paul II sought to "ensure that the Church stood up as the guardian of the inalienable rights of man , of the family and of peoples , in order to be a ...

World News South Korean climbers among 9 missing in Nepal Himalayas
Author: 0 South Korean climbers among 9 missing in Nepal Himalayas

Villagers who reached base camp Saturday afternoon found the bodies of four South Korean climbers, two Nepalese guides and another person yet to be identified, while the search was continuing for two more, Budamagar said. In April, an Italian climber died after he was blown off Mount Dhaulagiri, the world's seventh highest peak which neighbours Mount Gurja. A helicopter reached the site and managed to land just above the expedition team's camp, but were unable to retrieve any of the bodies.

World News Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home
Author: 0 Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home

Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs suspended the license of the funeral home in April after inspectors found decomposing embalmed bodies and other violations. "If I had them in the funeral home then my funeral home wouldn't smell fresh ... so yes they are embalmed and serviced we put them in the garage", Cantrell said at the time.

World News Palestinian woman killed after stone-throwing attack by Israeli settlers
Author: 0 Palestinian woman killed after stone-throwing attack by Israeli settlers

The incident comes days after a Palestinian man killed two Israelis and injured another at a factory where he was employed at the Barkan Industrial Zone in the West Bank. Col. Jonathan Conricus, who tweeted "some 20 terrorists crossed through the hole created by the IED, about 5 assaulted the IDF position and were repelled".

World News Australia to restrict migrants outside Sydney, Melbourne
Author: 0 Australia to restrict migrants outside Sydney, Melbourne

Canberra , Oct 9 The Australian government has unveiled a proposal to force new migrants to live outside Sydney and Melbourne where population was expected to exceed eight million by 2030. Such visa restrictions would not extend to migrants on family reunion or employer-sponsored visas, he said. While Melbourne and Sydney have experienced strong population growth, the population of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia (SA), grew by 0.7 percent in financial year 2017 while that of ...

World News Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and other rights groups also raised red flags about some other countries elected to the council Friday, including Bahrain and Cameroon. Such votes make mockery of word "election". "More importantly, the United States will continue to be the world's human rights leader regardless of the suspect composition and poor decisions of the Human Rights Council".

Author: 0 Eurostar services could stop under 'no-deal' Brexit, government paper warns

Speaking during an interview on Sky News, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said: "We are confident that we will have continuity on Eurostar". "We can't accept a time limit, but we can accept it will only be there unless and until something better is agreed in the future, which is what everyone wants".

World News Trump Says Energized Republicans Must Vote to Ensure Unexpected Senate Wins
Author: 0 Trump Says Energized Republicans Must Vote to Ensure Unexpected Senate Wins

The deal is a significant victory for McConnell, who has made clearing a long list of President Donald Trump's nominees, especially judges, a top priority this year. The "uphill climb" to earn voters' trust was evident in the results of a CNN poll in which 51% opposed his confirmation, while 52% believed his accusers and think he lied about his past alcohol use.

World News Washington state abolishes death penalty
Author: 0 Washington state abolishes death penalty

The news is welcome, but not particularly surprising. Washington has had a moratorium on executions since 2014, but the ruling makes it the 20th state to do away with capital punishment by legislative act or court decree. The court chose to convert Washington's current death sentences to life imprisonment. Since 1981, despite approximately 300 aggravated murder convictions, prosecutors have sought the death sentence in only about 80 cases.

World News White Woman Calls The Cops On A Black Man Babysitting White Children
Author: 0 White Woman Calls The Cops On A Black Man Babysitting White Children

Corey Lewis told CBS46 that he was at the Walmart with the two children, 6 and 10 years old, when he was stopped in the parking lot by a white woman. He told the outlet a white woman "pulled up alongside us and asked, 'Are the kids OK?'" after he took them to a Subway sandwich store inside the Walmart .

World News Over 940,000 US customers without power after Michael
Author: 0 Over 940,000 US customers without power after Michael

Thousands of residents in the Florida Panhandle are slowly returning to their homes and discovering that everything or nearly everything they owned has been reduced to rubble. Downed power lines lay almost everywhere. Roofs were peeled away, sent airborne, and homes were split open by fallen trees. Hundreds of cars had broken windows.

World News Hillary Clinton Says Democrats 'Can't Be Civil' Until They Win
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Says Democrats 'Can't Be Civil' Until They Win

And the Democratic party she represents is exactly the one the country needs: foolhardy, inept, dismissive of reality, blind to appearances, deaf to lessons, alien to the heartland, and contemptuous of the voters. Broaddrick's story has resurfaced during the 2016 presidential election campaign and in light of the growing popularity of the #MeToo movement, encouraging victims of sexual assault, including historic, to come out.

World News Crocodile attack reported in Northern Territory
Author: 0 Crocodile attack reported in Northern Territory

The woman's body and the crocodile were found just before 5pm, less than one kilometre from the scene. Police worked with local rangers and the community to search nearby waterways for the woman. The incident occurred on the Gan Gan outstation where Yirralka Rangers work in the Laynhapuy Indigenous Protected Area. They kill an average of two people each year in Australia.

World News China legalises Uighur ‘re-education’ camps in first acknowledgement of detention centres
Author: 0 China legalises Uighur ‘re-education’ camps in first acknowledgement of detention centres

Over the years, Xinjiang has been transformed into a vast security state, packed with police stations, street cameras, and security checkpoints at which electronic identity cards are scanned. The 300-page report describes a "downward trajectory" on human rights since Xi took power in 2012. Published Oct. 10, the report was prepared and released by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, which is chaired by Sen.

World News Michael Bloomberg changes voter registration to Democrat
Author: 0 Michael Bloomberg changes voter registration to Democrat

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business forum in New York last month. He has entertained the idea of a presidential run before but never generated enough traction to establish himself as the kind of outsize political force his fellow NY billionaire has become.

World News Turkey says heavy arms pullout completed in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkey says heavy arms pullout completed in Syria's Idlib

The weapons pullback is the first major test of a truce deal brokered by government-affiliated Russian Federation and militant-affiliated Turkey last month to avoid what the United Nations warned would be the appalling humanitarian consequences of a major government offensive.

World News Warning of heavy rain
Author: 0 Warning of heavy rain

The third storm of the 18/19 season is set to bring heavy downpours and strong gales to the country, with yellow weather warnings now in place in some areas. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) warned that weather conditions at sea could also cause flooding with large waves, strong winds and a tidal surge. The main impacts for the United Kingdom will be from heavy rain across some western areas on Friday and Saturday.

World News Russia suspends manned space launches after emergency landing
Author: 0 Russia suspends manned space launches after emergency landing

They were to dock at the orbiting outpost six hours later but the booster suffered a failure minutes after the launch. NASA is working closely with Roscosmos to ensure the safe return of the crew. What does this mean for future Soyuz missions? He rejected suggestions it could harm USA relations, saying they recognised it was a "hi-tech industry linked to risk", but he added: "We certainly won't hide the reasons, it is uncommon for such situations".

World News The Pope accused the Satan in the intimate problems of the Church
Author: 0 The Pope accused the Satan in the intimate problems of the Church

The Vatican press office October 6 published a statement saying Pope Francis has decided that as the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith continues its investigations into the sex abuse allegations against Cardinal McCarrick, "a further thorough study of the entire documentation present in the archives of the dicasteries and offices of the Holy See regarding the former Cardinal McCarrick" will take place.

World News Yorkshire Mum Campaigns For Mental Health Awareness
Author: 0 Yorkshire Mum Campaigns For Mental Health Awareness

They said the scope of the issues are on par with the many physical ailments affecting millions worldwide. A study commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation found one in ten children aged between ten and fifteen say they have no one to talk to, or would not talk to anyone in school if they felt anxious or sad.

World News Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe
Author: 0 Air India flight hits compound wall at Trichy Airport, all passengers safe

The aircraft's wheels had hit the wall, officials said. Another flight has been arranged to take the passengers from Mumbai to Dubai, Air India said. NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. It was later declared fit for operations after inspection at Mumbai airport. AI express has informed DGCA about the incident. "It was chose to divert the aircraft to Mumbai as a precautionary measure".

World News Cyclone Titli makes landfall
Author: 0 Cyclone Titli makes landfall

HR Biswas, the director of Bhubaneswar based Metereological Centre, said, "The process of landfall has started and it will completely cross the Odisha coast in one or two hours". It also forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall for Kandhamal, Boudh and Dhenkanal district from Thursday. Red alert has been issued for districts of north Andhra Pradesh & south Odisha coasts.

World News Pieter Hanson: Full Story & Must-See Details Of #HimToo Meme
Author: 0 Pieter Hanson: Full Story & Must-See Details Of #HimToo Meme

And not by explaining that her son shouldn't be anxious about being accused of sexual assault if he simply, you know, doesn't assault anyone . Pieter Hanson , a Navy Veteran, told The Washington Post he was in the middle of an exam at UCF when his phone started blowing up with notifications.

World News 'End death penalty now', United Nations chief urges countries
Author: 0 'End death penalty now', United Nations chief urges countries

Some 170 Member States have abolished or put a stay on executions, since the UN General Assembly's first call for a moratorium on its use in 2007. It looks like we may soon get rid of the death penalty and other extreme laws, after all. The penalty is exclusively carried out by hanging in Malaysia - a legacy of British colonial rule. Liew, adds that different consideration must also be given convicts who for example committed less serious offences such as being used as drug mule.