- 21:00 | In the world Texas man convicted of 1987 murders freed after bite mark evidence discredited
Steven Mark Chaney was sentenced to life in prison after a dentist told a Dallas County jury in 1989 there was a 1 in a million chance that someone other than Chaney made bite marks found on the body of one of the victims. The dentist now says he was wrong.
Source: FOX NEWS
- 20:42 | In the world Take a rare look inside North Korea's dolphinarium
Video in NBC NEWS.
- 20:21 | In the world Iran's Parliament passes Bill approving nuclear deal
Many lawmakers strongly opposed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that President Hassan Rouhani's government reached with world powers on July 14, and Tuesday's vote removes an obstacle to putting the agreement into practice.
- 20:03 | In the world Battling for India's soul, state by state
An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert.
- 19:45 | In the world Pepsi, Coca-Cola competing for investment in Chobani
The negotiations illustrate how soft drink giants are making a push to diversify beyond the slow-growth carbonated beverage sector into the U.S. consumer market's faster-growing healthy lifestyle segment.
- 19:24 | In the world Three israelis killed in Jerusalem after shooting and stabbing attacks
Earlier, two more stabbing attacks occurred in the city of Ra’anana.
- 19:06 | In the world AB InBev must change spots to make SAB deal work
Anheuser-Busch InBev chief Carlos Brito has a fearsome reputation for cost-cutting. He will need it to justify the $104 billion AB InBev has offered for SABMiller.
- 18:48 | In the world One of Henry V’s 'great ships' likely found in England
Experts from Historic England believe the wreck that lies buried in mud in the River Hamble near Southampton is the "Holigost" (Holy Ghost).
- 18:27 | In the world Cirque du Soleil celebrates the strength of women in Amaluna
"Amaluna is a show that's celebrating the strength of women."
- 18:09 | In the world Human evolution was shaped by interbreeding
After modern humans first left Africa, they came into contact with Neanderthals and things got cosy. These early frolics are now visible in our DNA. Genetic analysis indicates that Europeans and Asians obtained 1-4% of their DNA from Neanderthals.
- 17:50 | In the world MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch report blames missile
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says.
- 17:28 | In the world How the 'hoverboards' took off - in spite of laws against them
Within five minutes, the teenagers begin to circle. They are drawn, camera phone first, by the contraption at my feet.
- 17:10 | In the world US government deporting Central American migrants to their deaths
The US government is deporting undocumented immigrants back to Central America to face the imminent threat of violence, with several individuals being murdered just days or months after their return.
- 16:49 | In the world Why Columbus Day’s days could be numbered
Native American groups, who were by all indications here first, didn't like the idea of celebrating a man whose arrival on the continent marked their decline and brought with it all manner of suffering.
- 16:27 | In the world Audiovisual tricycles by ‘VJ Suave’ project animations on the streets of Rio de Janeiro
Over the last year or so VJ Suave have pedaled their bikes through Russia, Germany and Switzerland, but I think a few more cities are in order? Make it happen.
- 16:08 | In the world A French museum dedicated to over 100 hyperrealistic miniature film sets
The tiny scenes were produced by world-renowned miniaturists and contain the highest form of Hyperrealism in order to trick the audience’s eye into believing each set was indeed life-size.
- 15:49 | In the world An elegant kinetic sculpture by Derek Hugger that mimics the flight of a hummingbird
This project took me roughly 700 hours and contains about 400 parts.
- 15:30 | In the world Owners of 'Breaking Bad'-themed coffee shop scouting for Brooklyn location
Founder Deniz Kosan has said that he was inspired by a scene in the Emmy-winning show where meth-maker Walter White admires a cup of joe.
- 15:12 | In the world Icy Villains, Cool Lawmen Make ‘Fargo’ Season 2 Worth the Trip
The first season of the widely acclaimed series Fargo defied the odds against movie-to-TV remakes and turned out terrific.
- 14:55 | In the world Putting astronauts on Mars: NASA lays out three-phase plan
The path to Mars goes through the moon — or the region of space near the moon, anyway.
- 14:33 | In the world Armed robbery suspect tries to use Uber as getaway car
Uber's an ambitious company that's always on the lookout for new ways to make money, but we should at this point make it absolutely clear - the incident was not part of a trial for a new service called UberGetaway.
- 14:14 | In the world US military airdrops 50 tons of ammo for Syrian fighters, after training mission ends
Coming just two days after the Defense Department announced it was effectively ending its current training program, the airdrop delivery was made Sunday by four C-17 transport aircraft.
- 13:56 | In the world 'The Walking Dead' season premiere recap: 'First Time Again'
The post-apocalyptic world that The Walking Dead takes place in is a decidedly gray area.
- 13:35 | In the world T-Swift breakup buzz is 'stupid' declares BFF
Except that didn't happen, according to her best friend and #squad member, Selena Gomez.
- 13:13 | In the world More evidence children harmed by lead near Philadelphia 'Ghost Factory'
Tests of soil where these children play also found dangerously high levels of lead contamination in most of the samples examined.
- 12:54 | In the world Incredible images of the world's most extreme rush hours
Pictures in Daily Mail.
- 12:38 | In the world The children raised by wolves
Article in BBC.
- 12:17 | In the world Economics Nobel honors study of consumption differences between rich and poor
Angus Deaton, 69, a British-American economist at Princeton University, pioneered the study of consumption among poor families and individuals and how it differs from that of more affluent people.
- 11:55 | In the world Lukashenko wins landslide of more than 80 percent – exit polls
Often styled as ‘Europe’s last dictator’, he faced no serious challenge with leading opposition figures either barred from standing or boycotting the ballot.
- 11:36 | In the world Test your smarts on worker ants, kitty contraception, and more on this week’s science news quiz!
Test in Sciencemag.
- 11:18 | In the world The island where men are disappearing
On Old Providence nobody rushes. Nobody looks stressed. They never stop smiling.
- 10:57 | In the world EU calls on Russia to end bombing campaign in Syria
Foreign ministers, who have been meeting in Luxembourg, are warning that strikes designed to support President Bashar al-Assad could deepen the civil war, which has left around a quarter of a million people dead.
- 10:38 | In the world Cash reward for Google.com takeover man
Now Mr Ved has been given a cash reward for spotting the error, which he has decided to donate to charity. Google declined to comment on the story.
- 10:19 | In the world Australian technology transforms how farmers will manage fields
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture is trialling a new machine, which uses ‘optical sensors’ to analyse pastures.
- 10:00 | In the world Aerosmith protest over Trump campaign using their hit Dream On
The singer's lawyers have sent a cease-and-desist letter, saying the use of the song "gives a false impression" he endorses Mr Trump's presidential bid.
- 21:00 | In the world American journalist found guilty of 'espionage' in Iran
Video in FOXNEWS.
- 20:39 | In the world Britain tops list of heaviest alcohol drinkers in new survey
6,500 people across the UK, Germany, Australia, America and China were interviewed by Maxus, a media agency for the drinks industry, who found that Britons had the most liberal attitude to alcohol.
- 20:22 | In the world Paris climate summit: UN negotiations 'need redesign'
The researchers say the science of cooperation is being ignored. Instead, they say the negotiations should focus on a common commitment on the global price of carbon.
- 20:01 | In the world Syrian troops make gains as Putin defends air strikes
Putin said his country's objective was to stabilise the Syrian government and create conditions for a political compromise. He also called on other countries to "unite efforts against this evil".
- 19:40 | In the world EMC to shop itself after deal with Dell - sources
EMC has asked for a 'go-shop' provision to be included in the merger agreement that will allow it to solicit bids from other parties and pay a discounted breakup fee to Dell if there is a deal with another company.
- 19:23 | In the world Strongman Lukashenko poised for fifth presidential term
Authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko is virtually guaranteed re-election for a fifth term as Belarus goes to the polls on Sunday.
- 19:05 | In the world Turkey mourns Ankara attacks, said to be work of two suicide bombers
Article in Euronews
- 18:43 | In the world Tense presidential poll after clashes in Guinea
A different outcome would be preferred by main opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo but he has urged calm with no post-electoral violence.
- 18:25 | In the world Surfer loses his leg after shark attack on Oahu's North Shore
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports relatives identified the victim as Colin Cook, 25, and confirmed doctors amputated most of his left leg. His hands were injured when he punched the shark before it swam away.
- 18:04 | In the world Tiny flies create zombie honeybees that take night flights, then die
The afflicted bees often make uncharacteristic night flights, sometimes buzzing around porch lights before dying.
- 17:45 | In the world Florida beats Missouri 21-3
Kelvin Taylor rushed for 99 yards and two first-quarter touchdowns and No. 11 Florida defeated Missouri 21-3 on Saturday night.
- 17:26 | In the world 'Soul Mates' share love of Motown at Florida Studio Theatre
Castellino, who has staged several shows at FST in the last 25 years, said part of the charm of “Soul Mates” is watching four young white singers discovering Motown music and putting their own style into songs most closely associated with African-American voices.
- 17:07 | In the world New Elvis album teams king with royal orchestra
Priscilla Presley closes her eyes and bites her lip as she listens to a new album of Elvis songs, with the king of rock and roll's voice backed by Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
- 16:48 | In the world News Climate change clips wings of migratory birds in Poland
Polish ornithologist Jaroslaw Nowakowski delicately unravels the goldcrest, among Europe's smallest bird species, placing it inside a muslin bag before moving it to a make-shift laboratory in a tent for measuring and tagging with rings.
- 16:29 | In the world Changing one letter makes most halloween candy sound gross
Photos in BuzzFeed.
- 16:11 | In the world This is what it’s like coming out when you’re disabled
Charlie Willis was dancing in a gay club with a man he had just met when the man tried to put his hands down Willis’s trousers.
- 15:50 | In the world Why so many syrian children are making the trek to Europe alone
Oday was 16 when he made the plan to save his family.
- 15:32 | In the world For third time in 40 years, no Social Security increase coming
By law, the annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on a government measure of inflation, which is being dragged down by lower prices at the pump.
- 15:14 | In the world Heavy rain floods Washington State football stadium
Video in abcnews.
- 14:53 | In the world Torre to review Utley's slide for possible discipline
Utley broke Tejada's right leg during the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 5-2 win Saturday night while trying to break up a double play at second base.
16:37 21/04/2012 » Armenia
President familiarized with landslide damaged road reconstruction
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20:31 13/10/2015 » Economy
The situation would be even worse, but for the Armenian government’s intervention in grapes procurement process, Lernik Aleksanyan – an MP of the parliamentary faction of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) – told a press conference today. “I cannot say that the situation related to grape purchases has been completely resolved as wholesale companies are still unable to pay farmers for grapes purchased from them because these companies are in financial ...
20:01 13/10/2015 » Politics
The Constitution currently in force rules out the possibility of the country’s evolutionary development – particularly in the sense that it provides no opportunity for a change of power, the head of Concord Center David Shahnazaryan said today during a Yerevan discussion on the constitutional reform. He said that over the last 25 years of Armenia’s independence, authorities have never changed through elections. In his words, under such conditions it is ...
19:47 13/10/2015 » Politics
All representatives of the political arena used to speak about the need for a constitutional reform in Armenia, MP of ARF-Dashnaktsutyun (ARFD) faction Artsvik Minasyan said today during discussions held by Friedrich Ebert Foundation. According to Minasyan, very few political forces in Armenia previously believed that a presidential or semi-presidential model of government was suitable for Armenia. “In their election programs and election campaign speeches, those who have ...
19:03 13/10/2015 » Politics
Sergey Rumyantsev, a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Social Sciences and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, published a sociological essay titled “Azerbaijan’s Post-Soviet Modernization” on the Ukrainian history portal historians.in.ua, where he analyses the processes and mechanisms of the modernization of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani people. Pointing to the “many post-Soviet features” in the modern authoritarian political ...
18:54 13/10/2015 » Analysis
The authorities are unable to properly organize agricultural operations in Armenia, and every year the country faces the same problems, MP of the opposition faction ‘Prosperous Armenia’ Lyova Khachatyan told a press conference today. “After all, farm produce is of strategic importance. It contributes to a positive balance of GDP, while starting 2020, tax privileges of the agricultural sector will be dropped, which means it will also contribute to the state ...