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20:30 World
Two Chinese men jailed after brawl in plane’s first-class cabin

Passengers sat in area without proper tickets and attacked crew and other travellers who intervened after they were asked to move, according to media reports.

20:09 World
Nickelodeon scraps plan for underwater Philippines resort

Environmentalists said the planned resort on Palawan island would damage the area's world-famous marine ecosystem.

19:45 World
Walmart and Google to offer voice-enabled shopping

From next month, US consumers will be able to buy Walmart products using the voice-activated Google Assistant platform on phones and home devices.

19:24 World
NASA's Cassini probe is plunging to its death

The nuclear-powered spacecraft has orbited Saturn for 13 years, and sent back hundreds of thousands of images. 

18:43 World
Robert De Niro and Benjamin Millepied have suited up for the latest Ermenegildo Zegna campaign

The veteran actor was tapped by the Italian fashion house at the end of 2016 and appeared in his first advertisements earlier this year, looking dapper in a project titled Defining Moments opposite American Honey star McCaul Lombardi.

18:28 World
The highly-anticipated season seven finale of Game of Thrones finally has a name, and it's certainly an intriguing one

Dubbed "The Dragon and the Wolf," the nearly 80-minute episode will be the longest in Thrones history and looks to feature almost every major character coming together for the first time at a summit in King's Landing.

18:06 World
Harry: Paparazzi chased Princess Diana then photographed her dying

The Prince says he finds it hard to come to terms with the behaviour of paparazzi who took pictures as his mother lay injured.

17:45 World
Typhoon Hato shuts down Hong Kong with gusts of up to 129mph

Footage on social media shows people being blown away on the streets and monster waves battering oceanfront tower blocks.

17:24 World
Adopt-A-Nazi is Jewish group's answer to 'Patriot Prayer' rally

The Jewish Bar Association of San Francisco, JBASF, has already raised more than $100,000 with its GoFundMe campaign titled “Adopt-a-Nazi (Not Really),” NBC News reported.

16:38 World
Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka

In other emails, Marlow suggested he could have Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump ousted from the White House "by end of year" and shared a personal smear about their private lives, perhaps an indication of how low the website is willing to go to achieve its agenda.

16:16 World
New North Korea photos reveal hidden details of missile program

On Wednesday, North Korean state media KCNA announced leader Kim Jong Un had visited the country's Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Sciences.

15:27 World
Bodybuilding superstar Dallas McCarver -aka "Big Country" -- has died after apparently choking on food at his Florida home

McCarver was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports there appears to be no signs of foul play.

14:44 World
Danish police confirm headless torso is missing journalist Kim Wall

Police find DNA match to Swedish reporter who is believed to have been killed on a homemade submarine.

14:26 World
Dispute along cold war lines led to collapse of UN cyberwarfare talks

Thirteen years of negotiations came to an abrupt end in June, it has emerged, because of a row over the right to self-defence in the face of attacks.

14:02 World
Angolan President to step down after 38 years of corruption and nepotism

The battle for power is between the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the political party that has been in power under dos Santos for more than 40 years, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita) which has been kept in opposition for over 50 years.

13:41 World
Egypt says U.S. decision to withhold aid could have negative impact: Foreign Ministry

Two U.S. sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday the decision came because of Egypt's failure to make progress on respecting human rights and democratic norms.

13:28 World
Cambodia orders U.S.-funded group to halt operations, remove staff

In a statement, the foreign ministry accused the National Democratic Institute (NDI) of operating in Cambodia without registering, and said its foreign staff had seven days to leave.

12:43 World
Police spray tear gas at protesters following Trump's Phoenix rally

The protests come more than a week after demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, where clashes between white supremacists and counter-protestors turned violent and resulted in one death.

11:16 World
N.K. unveils footage of missile strike threats for Guam

Uriminzokkiri uploaded a video suggestive of its launch of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 ballistic missiles toward Guam on its YouTube account Saturday in an apparent bid to show that it can take actions against the United States if determined.

10:47 World
Mudslide at Guinea rubbish dump kills at least 8

The disaster followed landslides in Sierra Leone and Democratic Republic of Congo in which hundreds of people have been killed since early last week.

10:26 World
Asia shares settle after rally, dollar squares losses on Trump comments

The dollar initially wobbled against the yen following campaign-rally threats by U.S. President Donald to force a government shutdown over funding a border wall, but it eventually squared the losses.

10:00 World
Trump warns may terminate NAFTA treaty

The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. Trump reopened negotiations of the 1994 treaty out of concern U.S. economic interests were suffering.

20:30 World
Troops make progress in Tal Afar battle as U.S. defense secretary visits Iraq

Tal Afar, a longtime Islamic State stronghold, is the latest objective in the war following the recapture of Mosul after a nine-month campaign that left much of that city in ruins.

20:09 World
Desert erupts in floral beauty after unexpected rain falls in driest place on Earth

Flowers usually grow there once every seven years (because it’s the driest place on Earth) but the extra rain meant it occurred just two years after the last bloom.
Source: Metro

19:24 World
Rare white koala born at zoo in Australia

The pale colouration is said to be down to a recessive gene rather than albinism, where colour is absent from all physical characteristics like skin, fur and eyes. 

19:07 World
Russian theatre director Serebrennikov held in fraud case

He is being investigated over the alleged embezzlement of 68m roubles (£880,000; $1.1m) of state funding awarded for a theatre project.

18:06 World
Mont Blanc: mayor tries to stop ill-equipped 'hotheads' tackling peak

Saint-Gervais mayor warns that people who try to climb France’s highest mountain without proper kit face fines after series of deaths and accidents.

17:45 World
Headless body found in search for missing journalist Kim Wall

Police say it is too early to say if the torso belongs to Kim Wall but it was found in the same area where she disappeared.

17:24 World
Natalee Holloway's final hours: New clues surface in teen's disappearance

When Jessica Caiola saw then-18-year-old Natalee Holloway being driven away in a car after a night out on their vacation, she said she assumed her classmate found a ride back to the hotel where the group of teens was staying.

17:00 World
Philadelphia train crash leaves more than 30 injured

The conductor of the train was among those taken to hospital following the crash at a station in Upper Darby, Philadelphia.

16:16 World
Smart fabric could help keep both civilians and soldiers safe from deadly nerve gas attacks.

As part of the fight against deadly chemical weapon attacks, researchers at the City College of New York have developed a new smart fabric that is capable of not only rapidly detecting nerve gas, but also of neutralizing it.

15:45 World
Stranger Things is already working on season 3, may end after season 4

While that might seem like a short run for a smash hit as popular as Stranger Things, it's probably the most grounded (and ultimately smartest) plan we could ever hope for. 

15:27 World
Woman with prosthetic leg turned away from handicap dressing room

The Texas woman says she doesn't want sympathy, pity or apologies. She just wants it to never happen again to anyone, anywhere.

15:01 World
Spectacular rebirth of Belize's coral reefs threatened by tourism and development

Report reveals improvement but also details danger posed by tourist-generated pollution, oil extraction and climate change.

14:44 World
Maldives army occupies parliament to block no-confidence vote

Opposition MPs are prevented from entering chamber after mounting claims that President Abdulla Yameen is reversing years of democratic progress.

14:26 World
Japan urges pressure on North Korea as U.S. spells out choices

North Korea has pursued its weapons tests in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions and sanctions and ignored all calls, including from major ally China, to stop, prompting a bellicose exchange of rhetoric between the North and the United States.

12:43 World
Densely textured murals reminiscent of topographical maps by ‘Klone’

The paintings of creatures and people are meant as a visual metaphor for the ways in which personalities and inner identities differ.

12:29 World
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

Eva Echeverria, a 63-year-old from Los Angeles, said she had been using the powder as a regular part of her feminine hygiene routine since she was 11 years old. She stopped using it in 2016, after she read a news story about another woman who used it and had ovarian cancer.

12:02 World
Last American soldier who defected to North Korea is dead, sons say

He died of a stroke after receiving medical attention for an undisclosed condition, his sons said. He was 74.

10:47 World
'Worth everything': America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast

Viewers along the path of totality were treated to two minutes of nighttime in the day and the otherwise unimaginable sight of a 360-degree sunset.

10:26 World
Ocean current generator produces electricity

IHI and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, or NEDO, held a test in waters off the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima.

10:00 NKR
On 21 August President Bako Sahakyan convoked a working consultation on organization of solemn events dedicated to the 26th anniversary of the Artsakh Republic

National Assembly chairman, head of the state commission on organizing and coordinating solemn events to mark the 26th anniversary of the Artsakh Republic Ashot Ghoulyan delivered a corresponding report.
Source: Central Information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

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