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18:38 World
Los Angeles becomes the largest city to ban sales of fur

The Los Angeles City Council, led by Paul Koretz, Bob Blumenfield, and Mitch O’Farrell voted unanimously to take the city fur-free

 

18:16 World
Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court orders ex-PM's release

The court suspended the sentences of Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were convicted in July, shortly before the country held general elections.

17:45 World
Strawberry needle scare: Prime Minister announces tough penalties for fruit tampering

Contaminated strawberries have been found across five states and investigations are ongoing, with the West Australian Government offering a $100,000 reward for information.

17:00 World
Champions League: Roberto Firmino's late winner for Liverpool stuns PSG

It was PSG's first shot on target in the second half, but Brazilian Firmino, on the bench after sustaining a nasty eye injury in Saturday's 2-1 league win over Tottenham Hotspur, rifled home a right foot shot in injury time.

16:38 World
Is air pollution tied to higher dementia risk?

The study found that among older adults in London, those living in areas with the highest amount of annual air pollution concentration in the region were at a subsequent higher risk of dementia compared with those living in areas with the lowest amount.

16:16 World
Justin Bieber serenades Hailey Baldwin outside Buckingham Palace

The pop star performed acoustic versions of Cold Water, his 2016 collaboration with Major Lazer and MO, and Tracy Chapman's 1988 hit Fast Car.

15:45 World
Arrests in Georgia church for selling edible marijuana

The arrests occurred at an event the church, in the city of Savannah, was holding for local entrepreneurs.

14:44 World
8 people rushed to hospital, 24 treated at scene after chemical leak at Sydney hotel

The guests at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Hotel were treated for "eye irritation and breathing problems," the spokesperson told Xinhua.

14:09 World
Taiwan's stunning 106-year-old mountain railway

The train has embarked on one of the newly introduced cruise-style tours on the century-old Alishan Forest Railway, a network of 71.4 kilometers (44.4 miles) of narrow-gauge rail lines in central Taiwan's Alishan mountain range.

13:28 World
Stormy Daniels' tell-all book on Trump: salacious detail and claims of cheating

A copy of the book, Full Disclosure, was obtained by the Guardian. In it, Daniels describes her mounting disbelief as Trump began to win primary contests in 2016 for the Republican presidential nomination.

13:00 World
Danske Bank CEO resigns over money laundering scandal

The bank also lowered its expectations for annual net profit to 16-17 billion Danish crowns from 18-20 billion.

12:43 World
India man held for 'inhumane torture' of sister

Police and officials from the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) broke into his house and rescued her in a dramatic operation on Tuesday.

12:29 World
Mexico corpse trailer: Jalisco forensic chief Luis Octavio Cotero fired

But Luis Octavio Cotero denied he was responsible for the storage of the unclaimed bodies, and accused the state government of making him a scapegoat.

12:02 World
Giant towers proposed to clean Delhi's toxic smog

Delhi's citizens are on the frontlines of a smog crisis. During a particularly bad spell in late 2017, air quality was so poor breathing it was equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day.

10:45 World
Tesla is facing U.S. criminal probe over Elon Musk statements

Federal prosecutors opened a fraud investigation after Musk tweeted last month that he was contemplating taking Tesla private and had “funding secured” for the deal, said the people, who were granted anonymity to discuss a confidential criminal probe.

10:27 World
Canada's Trudeau under growing pressure to get NAFTA deal done

The two sides are far apart in some areas and Trudeau says his Liberal government will walk away if necessary.

10:01 World
Bayer's Monsanto asks U.S. court to toss $289 million glyphosate verdict

Johnson’s case, filed in 2016, was fast-tracked for trial due to the severity of his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system, that he alleged was caused by years of exposure to Roundup and Ranger Pro, another Monsanto herbicide that contains glyphosate.

20:30 World
China to penalize $60 billion of U.S. imports but reduce amount of tariffs it collects

On Monday, the U.S. administration said it will begin to levy new tariffs of 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese products on Sept. 24, with the tariffs to go up to 25 percent by the end of 2018.

19:47 World
Welcome to the Fur Seasons! Hawaii cat sanctuary that's home to 600 feral felines becomes a top tourist attraction

Kathy 'Kat' Carroll had the idea to open the sanctuary after she moved to the small island of Lanai in 2001 and was shocked to find hundreds of homeless and starving cats roaming the island.

19:24 World
This Dubai hotel is now serving 24-carat gold with your morning coffee

Available for a snip at Dhs85, the gold cappuccino is available to purchase from 8am to 11pm at the Burj Al Arab, the world’s only seven star hotel.

19:00 World
Samsung reportedly killing the Galaxy J-series for the new M-series

The report further adds that the Samsung Galaxy M-series will target the budget segment where Chinese brands have been dominating since the last couple of years.

17:24 World
Moby - the world’s oldest dolphin in captivity - dies aged 58 after 47 years inside German zoo

The dolphin has fathered 13 cubs over the years, four of which are still alive, living in Holland, Spain and Portugal, as part of the European Breeding Program.

17:00 World
Amanda Reid: Australian Paralympian 'exaggerated symptoms'

Reid and her mother did not respond to detailed BBC questions about the allegations.

16:38 World
Nicolás Maduro: Fury over Venezuela leader's Salt Bae 'feast'

The images show Turkish celebrity chef Nusret Gokce carving meat in front of the president and his wife, Cilia Flores, at Gokce's Nusr-Et restaurant in Istanbul.

15:45 World
Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

Typhoon Mangkhut, the most powerful storm to hit the Philippines this year, left at least 74 people dead and dozens of others missing, mostly in the avalanche in the gold-mining town of Itogon in Benguet province.

15:29 World
German spy chief's fate in hands of cabinet after far-right controversy

Meeting will decide fate of Hans-Georg Maaßen a day after Angela Merkel reportedly decided his position was untenable.

15:01 World
Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov was probably poisoned, German medics say

Speaking at a press conference Tuesday, Dr. Kai-Uwe Eckardt of the Berlin Charite Hospital said that an external substance appears to have affected Pyotr Verzilov's nervous system.

14:26 World
It was a typical March day under the Orlické Mountains and Mr. Frankota was walking his dog, Monty, along one of the fields

Suddenly Monty began frantically digging and when Mr. Frankota came to have a look at what all the fuss was about, he noticed that bronze, sickle like objects were appearing.

13:28 World
McDonald's workers walk out in 10 US cities over 'sexual harassment epidemic'

Workers in 10 cities will walk out at lunchtime to highlight their struggle and call on the company to take action.

12:43 World
US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded.

12:29 World
Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners

Foy won the best actress in a drama series for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's royal epic The Crown.

11:38 World
Aunt begged shark attack victim not to go to Cape Cod

He died at the hospital after getting bitten Saturday while boogie boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. The 26-year-old Revere man was the state's first shark attack fatality since 1936.

10:45 World
Strawberry needle scare: police warn copycats could be jailed

Growers deal with job losses and dump truckloads of strawberries as needles reported to have been found in other fruit.

10:27 World
IKEA's services platform TaskRabbit expands to Canada

IKEA Group, known for its flat-packed self-assembly furniture and its large out-of-town warehouse stores across around 30 markets, bought TaskRabbit as part of a strategy to boost its service offering to keep up with changing shopper habits and expectations.

19:24 World
Iranian hackers selling stolen academic research from top British universities online

Infiltration of the elite British academic institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge, comes ahead of a new round of sanctions against Tehran due to be imposed in November.

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