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19:00 World
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over no handshake

They confirmed the decision on Friday, further citing the couple's failure to integrate and respect gender equality.

18:38 World
Genoa soccer teams attend bridge victims funeral

Players and managers of Genoa's two major league soccer teams were among those attending the state funeral Saturday for victims of the city's bridge collapse.

17:45 World
Cardiff vs Newcastle LIVE: Latest score, what time does it start, TV channel, where can I watch it, goal updates

Neil Warnock’s team put in a dogged performance against Bournemouth, and their rally in between the two goals conceded at least provides the 69-year-old, who is a managing a club in the Premier League for only the third time, with a building block from which to work.

17:00 World
Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US

Working with local Yemeni journalists and munitions experts, CNN has established that the weapon that left dozens of children dead on August 9 was a 500-pound (227 kilogram) laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of the top US defense contractors.

16:38 World
George Papadopoulos: Mueller proposes sentence for ex-Trump aide

Mr Mueller, head of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, said such a sentence was "warranted and appropriate".

16:16 World
Tesla sues Ontario government for 'unfair' scrapping of electric car scheme

Since taking power earlier this year, the new government – led by Doug Ford, the brother of the former, late Toronto mayor Rob Ford – has killed off several initiatives ushered in by previous Liberal governments, from a pilot exploring basic income to a hike in the minimum price of beer.

15:45 World
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

Khan' s Tehreek-e-Insaf party won the most seats in the July 25 national elections but fell short of an outright majority.

15:27 World
New rules ban students from ‘indecency’ and ‘inappropriate’ displays of affection

The new regulation now also forbids public assembly likely to disturb order or go against morality, inappropriate acts of affection and obscenity in private and public places, and causing a nuisance. 

14:44 World
Miss America accuses pageant leaders of bullying and manipulation

Cara Mund made the allegations against chairwoman Gretchen Carlson and CEO Regina Hopper in a letter to former titleholders.

14:26 World
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

Couple also ‘showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex’.

14:02 World
Jill Janus, singer of the metal band Huntress, dead at 43

Janus had long struggled with mental illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, her relatives and bandmates said in a statement released through publicist Alexandra Greenberg.

13:41 World
Airport shooter Esteban Santiago sentenced to five life terms and 120 years in prison

He immediately told agents that voices in his head were giving him orders. He later made unsubstantiated claims that he had acted in support of the Islamic State terrorist group.

13:33 World
U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead poisoning

The letter, written by Democratic Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner of Virginia, along with Republican Senators David Perdue and Johnny Isakson of Georgia, came a day after Reuters reported that more than 1,000 young children tested at military clinics had elevated lead levels between 2011 and 2016.

13:00 World
U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

The sanctions by the Treasury Department marked the toughest U.S. action so far in response to Myanmar’s crackdown on the Rohingya minority, which started last year and has driven more than 700,000 people into neighboring Bangladesh and left thousands of dead behind.

12:43 World
Winx makes history with 26th consecutive victory

The seven-year-old mare took the Winx Stakes in Sydney, a race named in her honour, to overtake the previous record set by the legendary Black Caviar.

12:29 World
Man returns to bank he robbed 60 years ago for champagne lunch

Boyne Lester Johnston, 27, was on the run for 17 days before he was caught and sentenced to four years in prison.

12:02 World
Twisting 'garden' skyscraper to become Australia's tallest building

Set to break ground in 2020, the proposed "Green Spine" project comprises two main towers, the tallest of which will reach more than 356 meters (1,168 feet) into the sky.

11:38 World
Taiwan bakery caught between Taipei and Beijing over presidential visit

The Taiwanese chain, 85C, became an overnight pariah in mainland China after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited one of its stores in Los Angeles on Sunday during a stopover on her diplomatic trip to South America.

10:27 World
China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal

Changsheng was accused in July of falsifying data for a rabies vaccine and manufacturing an ineffective vaccine for babies, sparking widespread public anger and multiple probes including police investigations.

10:04 World
Maduro orders 96 percent devaluation in hyperinflation-stricken Venezuela

But economists expressed doubts that Venezuela’s cash-strapped government, which faces U.S. sanctions and has defaulted on its bondholders, would succeed.

20:23 World
Honduras post-election killings: families wait in vain for justice

UN confirms at least 16 people were killed by security forces, but six months on not a single indictment has been filed.

19:49 World
China, Taiwan and a bakery: How a coffee sparked a diplomatic row

China regards Taiwan as part of its territory, and the Chinese public are often quick to jump on anything that is seen as endorsing Taiwanese independence.

19:24 World
Interior Ministry: Germany seals migrant return deal with Greece

The deal relates to asylum seekers for which Greece is responsible, according to European Union rules, namely those who landed in Greece first before moving on to Germany.

17:45 World
Talk about high maintenance! Private jet company reveals its craziest client requests, including catering for a parrot

and a fleet of four planes with DISNEY decor for a family trip. NetJets, a private aviation company, has revealed the craziest requests it's received from wealthy clients over the years.

17:00 World
Serena Williams learned just before Johanna Konta loss that half-sister's killer had been freed

Briton Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Williams' career by winning 6-1 6-0 in the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose.

16:38 World
Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

Pope Francis himself wasn't quoted in the statement, and there was no mention of demands in the United States among some Roman Catholics for the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington.

16:16 World
People plucked from rooftops after India floods kill 164

With heavy rains stopping after a week, rescuers moved quickly to shift those marooned by floods to 1,200 state-run camps where more than 150,000 people already have taken shelter.

15:27 World
Melbourne teen hacked into Apple's secure computer network, court told

The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, broke into Apple’s mainframe from his suburban home on multiple occasions over a year because he was such a fan of the company, according to his lawyer.

15:01 World
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died

Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf of Franklin's family from her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn.

14:44 World
Some Australian pension funds may be derelict in duty, inquiry hears

Over the past two weeks, the Royal Commission has revealed examples of major breaches of responsibility, dishonorable conduct and fee-gouging by institutions that hold workers’ retirement accounts, known as superannuation locally.

14:26 World
Xiamen Air passenger jet skids off runway in Manila, no casualties

Images of the plane operated by Xiamen Air, a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, showed it next to an airport perimeter fence with the left wing touching the ground.

14:02 World
Omarosa releases new tape of Trump campaign's 'hush money' offer

Ex-White House aide says $15,000-a-month job offer from Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara was 'an attempt to buy my silence’.

13:41 World
Massachusetts man indicted on 52 charges after 3 bodies found at his home

The charges against Stewart Weldon include three counts of first-degree murder, eight counts of strangulation, nine counts of aggravated rape, two counts of rape, five counts of aggravated kidnapping and four counts of kidnapping.

13:00 World
Elon Musk was 'not on weed' when tweeting about taking Tesla private

The electric carmaker's founder has been facing intense scrutiny about the 7 August tweet which said he wanted to take Tesla private at $420 a share.

12:43 World
Google employees criticise 'censored China search engine'

They said the project raised "urgent moral and ethical questions" and urged the firm to be more transparent.

12:29 World
Pilot dead as fire-fighting helicopter crashes on NSW South Coast

A spokesman for NSW Ambulance said it was believed the waterbombing helicopter crashed "into a tree" at Woodstock, near Ulladulla.

12:02 World
Tesla founder Elon Musk says past year excruciating and 'worst is yet to come'

In emotional interview, Tesla founder says he has endured ‘the most difficult and painful’ time of his career.

11:38 World
Anti-Semitism is so bad in Britain that some Jews are planning to leave

The 53-year-old plans to begin a new life in Israel with his partner, Mandy Blumenthal, by year's end. Both were born and raised in England. Both are very ready to leave.

11:16 World
Both low and high-carb diets can raise risk of early death, study finds

Eating a moderate amount of carbohydrates best for healthy lifespan, say researchers.

10:45 World
Chinese bombers are training to strike US targets in the Pacific, Pentagon claims

Training runs by H-6K bombers are likely intended to demonstrate China’s ability to strike US and allied forces and military bases including Guam, report claims.

10:27 World
Jin Air's license intact after 'nut rage' sister's scandal; shares soar

Although Jin Air kept its license, it will be restricted from registering new aircraft and routes for a “certain period of time”, the transport ministry said in a decision that pared initial sky-high gains for its stock.

10:00 World
Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections

Other farmers, meanwhile, are upset that the White House has not yet followed through on a promise to reform rules that would boost demand for corn-based ethanol, one of the state’s biggest businesses.

19:24 World
Sweden Muslim woman who refused handshake at job interview wins case

Farah Alhajeh, 24, was applying for a job as an interpreter when she declined to shake the hand of a male interviewer for religious reasons.

19:00 World
Mutant eight-kilogramme potato that has grown into the shape of a human foot

The giant spud has grown to look like a human foot, including realistic looking toes and roots that look like hair.

18:16 World
Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press

Participation comes after a push organized by the Boston Globe to run coordinated editorials against Trump’s attacks on the media.

17:45 World
Amazon in running to acquire landmark movie chain

The chain’s owners have been working with investment banker Stephens Inc. on a possible sale, the people said. No final decisions have been made, and talks could still fall apart.

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