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19:00 World
Lisa Frank hotel room features colorful designs from '90s school supplies

Hospitality firm Barsala's Lisa Frank Flat, developed in partnership with, features wallpaper, bed sheets, drapes, shower curtains and other surfaces featuring the colorful illustrations of Lisa Frank, best known for school supplies popular at the end of the 20th century.

18:38 World
4 dead, 3 seriously injured in Brooklyn shooting

The shooting unfolded just before 7 a.m. at what is believed to be an after hours club called Triple A Aces, a source said.

18:16 World
The world’s first travel guide is on display at the British Museum

It was written by Bernhard von Breydenbach in 1486 and illustrated by artist, Erhard Reuwich, after their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. In the exhibition, the book will be displayed on the ‘pull-out’ map of Jerusalem, the first-ever printed map of the city, with the Dome of the Rock at its centre.


17:00 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan held a meeting with members of the USA delegation,

composed of parliamentarians, political and public figures who have arrived in Artsakh within the frameworks of the “Cooperation for Justice and Peace” conference of Artsakh friends. A range of issues related to the Artsakh-USA relations were on the meeting agenda.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

15:45 World
Kevin McAleenan: US Homeland Security chief steps down

In a tweet, President Donald Trump said Mr McAleenan wanted to spend more time with his family. He said his replacement would be named next week.

15:27 World
Haiti unrest: Protesters forced back from president's home

Weeks of protests over an economic crisis have been further inflamed by the killing of a prominent journalist who had been covering demonstrations.

15:01 World
Elizabeth Warren trolls Facebook with 'false' Zuckerberg ad

Ad claims CEO backs Trump – then admits it’s not true – after company admits letting politicians make false statements.

14:44 World
Eliud Kipchoge makes history by running sub two-hour marathon

Cheered on by thousands of fans, the Kenyan world record holder and Olympic champion completed four laps of a 9.4km circuit around the Prater, a park in the centre of the Austrian capital.

14:26 World
Two NASA astronauts complete nearly 7-hour spacewalk

Astronauts Christina Koch and Andrew Morgan finished their spacewalk at 2:23 p.m. American Eastern Time, lasting about six hours and 45 minutes, according to the U.S. space agency NASA.

14:02 World
Robert Forster, resurgent Oscar nominee from 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78

Forster died Friday at his Los Angeles home of brain cancer, his publicist told The Hollywood Reporter.

13:33 World
Car bomb detonates at jail in Syria holding IS prisoners

An official with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed the report in an SDF-run WhatsApp group.

13:33 World
Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town

Turkey opened its offensive after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Sunday with Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan and withdrew U.S. troops who had been fighting alongside Kurdish forces.

13:00 World
Payments giants abandon Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency

Their move, first reported in the Financial Times, follows the withdrawal of PayPal, announced last week.

12:43 World
Boeing and FAA criticised over 737 Max certification

The panel said the FAA delegated too much oversight to Boeing, while the planemaker had provided confusing information about the system, which has been linked to two deadly crashes.

11:16 World
Tourists in Philippines fined £40 for wearing bikini that was basically a ‘string’

The female traveller was reported to the police after being spotted in the skimpy swimwear at the popular holiday destination.

10:27 World
20 for 2020: Airbnb Reveals the 20 Destinations to Visit Next Year

Looking ahead to travel planning for next year, we’re forecasting growing interest in lesser known and eco-conscious cities and countries across the world based on Airbnb booking data*.

20:01 World
Iran oil tanker 'explosion' reported off Saudi coast

The vessel, from Iran's national oil company (NIOC), was 60 miles (97km) from the Saudi port of Jeddah.

19:47 World
Secret Cold War past of a Spanish tourist hotspot

From the other side of the Iron Curtain, the radio broadcasts of US-funded Radio Liberty reached deep inside the Soviet Union. This was an opening line destined to enter Cold War folklore.

19:24 World
Beauty of Dubai skyscrapers captured in monochrome

Sasidharan's series on his adopted city -- he moved to Dubai from his native India in 2010 -- was chosen as one of the featured exhibitions at the recent Xposure photography festival in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

19:00 World
Benedict Cumberbatch is latest luvvie to join Extinction Rebellion protest as he hangs out with demonstrators camping in Trafalgar Square

The 43-year-old Imitation Game star was spotted speaking to demonstrators and posing for photographs as they prepared to spend the night outside Trafalgar Square while police officers watched on yesterday evening.

18:16 World
Secret Cold War past of a Spanish tourist hotspot

From the other side of the Iron Curtain, the radio broadcasts of US-funded Radio Liberty reached deep inside the Soviet Union. This was an opening line destined to enter Cold War folklore.

17:45 World
Scotland seeks legal advice as typhoon threatens World Cup progress

The Scots are due to face Japan in Yokohama Sunday in a game they must win to have a chance of progressing to the knockout stages, but the match could be called off for safety reasons.

17:24 World
Tekashi 6ix9ine 'signs new £8m record deal in prison'

The deal with label 10K Projects is said to be worth $10m (£8m) and is for two albums - one in English and Spanish.

17:00 World
Californians cope with mass power cuts

This is the largest power outage in California's history and is meant to prevent the spread of wildfires.

16:38 World
Man returns home after being declared dead, buried in East Java

A man thought to have died in a motorbike accident in Tuban, East Java, walked home on Monday - seven hours after his apparent funeral.

16:16 World
German Halle gunman admits far-right synagogue attack

Stephan Balliet, 27, spent several hours giving evidence before a federal court judge about the attack in the eastern city of Halle.

15:45 World
Nike Oregon Project shut down after Alberto Salazar's four-year ban

The Nike Oregon Project was a camp designed primarily to develop US endurance athletes and Salazar, a celebrated distance runner who had won three consecutive New York City marathons from 1980, had been its head coach.

15:01 World
Papua unrest: Social media bots 'skewing the narrative'

A long-running Papuan separatist movement has flared in recent months, sparking fresh calls for self-rule.

14:26 World
Extinction Rebellion: Man climbs on top of plane in climate protest

James Brown, who is visually impaired, filmed himself clinging to the fuselage as he streamed a live message online.

13:41 World
Turkey bombards Syrian Kurdish militia, thousands flee as death toll mounts

The incursion, launched after Trump withdrew U.S. troops who had been fighting alongside Kurdish forces against Islamic State militants, has opened a new front in the eight-year-old Syrian civil war and drawn fierce international criticism.

13:33 World
Spain's top court set to rule on Catalan separatist leaders on Monday

The verdict and the severity of any sentence, with the public prosecutor seeking prison terms of up to 25 years, could stoke protests that have been called for next week throughout Catalonia.

12:43 NKR
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan was present at the opening of the 'Cooperation for Justice and Peace'

conference of Artsakh friends held in Stepanakert and delivered there a speech.
Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

11:38 World
California: north and south battle wildfires as preventive shutoffs hit millions

Blazes destroy homes and buildings and spur evacuations while high winds fuel fears for San Francisco Bay area.

11:16 World
Egypt discovers archaeological industrial zone in Luxor's 'Valley of the Monkeys'

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 30 workshops in the industrial area, the Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement. The area is “composed of houses for storage and the cleaning of the funerary furniture with many potteries dated to Dynasty 18,” the excavation team’s leader, Zahi Hawass, said in the statement.

10:27 World
SAP's McDermott steps down after decade as chief salesman and dealmaker

The announcement sent shares up 4% in premarket trading on Friday and brings down the curtain on an era in which McDermott struck a string of multi-billion-dollar deals that established SAP as Europe’s pre-eminent technology group but also created complexity that frustrated many clients.

10:04 World
Explosion sets ablaze Iranian oil tanker near Saudi port: Iranian state media

The tanker, owned by National Iranian Oil Company, had suffered heavy damage and was leaking oil into the Red Sea some 60 miles from Jeddah, unnamed sources told Iran’s Students News Agency ISNA.

20:01 World
Robert Pattinson’s acclaimed turn in ‘The Lighthouse’ put forward for Oscars consideration

The British star will be submitted by film distributor as Best Actor for The Lighthouse, while his co-star Willem Dafoe will be fielded as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the psychological horror.

19:47 World
L.A.’s subway singer performs at historic little Italy celebration

Emily Zamourka serenaded the crowd just after 5:30 p.m. during the festivities, centered at 230 W. 6th Street.

19:24 World
Marvel Comics at 80: From bankruptcy threat to billions at the box office

But this pensioner is Marvel Comics, which is celebrating its anniversary this week, and much like Captain America - who fought in World War Two - it doesn't age like the rest of us.

18:38 World
Brie Larson says Marvel women have 'passionately' told Kevin Feige they want all-female movie

Now, Brie Larson, one of Variety’s Power of Women honorees, confirms that she, along with her Marvel co-stars, have had talks with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige about making that film a reality.

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