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Author Lilian Galstyan

22:51 09/10/2018

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17:01 World
CVS Health's full-year profit forecast misses estimates

The drugstore chain operator and pharmacy benefits manager, which bought health insurer Aetna last year, forecast full-year 2019 adjusted profit of $6.68 per share to $6.88 per share, while analysts on average currently expect $7.41 per share, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

15:45 World
Rabbit does 20 tricks in 1 minute for Guinness record

Aino Kivikallio's mixed-breed bunny, Taawi, performed the tricks at his owner's Turku home and was awarded the Guinness record for most tricks by a rabbit in 1 minute.

14:28 World
IMF likely to lower growth forecast for Germany

Lagarde urged the German government to spend more money for projects like modernizing public infrastructure in order to bolster growth, the paper added.

14:02 World
An incredibly rare emperor penguin which is almost completely covered in feathers has been spotted among a colony of others in the Antarctic

Footage shows the penguin standing among hundreds of others with distinctive black backs and heads, white underbellies and yellow patches on their necks.

13:41 World
Mysterious fish that looks 'half turtle, half snake' causes panic in a Chinese city after being spotted at a popular park

An eyewitness told local reporters when he first saw the back of the fish sticking out of the water, it looked like a turtle's back; but afterwards it showed its head and its head resembled that of a snake.

13:00 World
'#MeToo' spray-painted on iconic statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

The statue is modeled after an iconic photo taken in Times Square in 1945, showing a woman dressed in a white uniform being embraced and kissed by a sailor to celebrate the end of World War II.

12:43 World
British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York

The Boeing 747 - adorned in livery used between 1964 and 1974 - departed for New York's JFK Airport, as part of celebrations marking the airline's centenary.

12:29 World
Klinsmann received $3.35m settlement after he was fired by US Soccer

Klinsmann was hired in 2011 and in December 2013 was given a contract extension through to December 2018.

12:02 World
Manny Machado agrees $300m deal with Padres, according to reports

The 26-year-old who, along with fellow free-agent All-Star Bryce Harper, had remained unsigned with spring training rapidly approaching last played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

11:38 World
House investigates 'White House plan' to share nuclear technology with Saudis

Top Trump officials pushed plan to share technology despite objections, according to House oversight committee report.

10:45 World
Amazing winners of the 2018 international landscape photographer of the year contest

Over 800 landscape photographers from around the world submitted their best shots for a chance to win, among other prizes, $10,000 cash.

10:27 World
Tencent says it will not scale back on investments this year

Lau said 2018 was the best year for the company in terms of investment, according to a transcript of his speech made last month and seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

10:01 World
Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and the world’s richest person, paid for the Post in 2013.

20:09 World
Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates to recover from pneumonia

The former Black Sabbath singer had already called off the UK and European legs of his No More Tours 2.

19:47 World
Supermoon, 2019's biggest and brightest, will light up the sky

The super snow moon is the second of three supermoon events in the first three months of the year -- a packed lunar calendar for 2019, which marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that took the first humans to the moon.

19:00 World
Britain will not take part in EU parliament elections: junior Brexit minister

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday that although it seemed unlikely, he could not rule out that Britain would participate in the European elections because it could ask for an extension of the deadline to leave the EU.

18:38 World
A collection of spiders from the Cretaceous (Albian) Jinju Formation of Korea is described

These finds increase the number of known spiders from the Jinju Formation from one to 11. There is considerable diversity of mygalomorphs and araneomorphs, including palpimanoids (including lagonomegopids), as well as cribellate and ecribellate entelegynes.

17:24 World
Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure

The Japanese company builds 160,000 Honda Civics a year in Swindon, its only car factory in the EU.

17:00 World
Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

The first map of great whites sharks' DNA has revealed "mutations" that protect the animals against cancer and other illnesses.

16:38 World
Syrian Kurdish leader: border force needed to protect us from Turkey

Ilham Ahmed says Kurds want allies from anti-Isis coalition on border to ensure Turkey does not attack.

15:45 World
German police arrest 2 Bosnian men with hand grenades in car

Federal police said Tuesday that officers first detained the men, who had stopped in a no-parking zone outside Dresden's main train station, because they suspected them of immigration offenses.

15:27 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan attended in Gandzasar’s Matenadaran Scientific-Cultural Center the conference devoted

to the 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanyan organized by the Artsakh Union of Writers and Stepanakert’s Grigor Narekatsi University. The President highlighted the perpetuation of the memory of great Armenians stating with satisfaction that such events had become an integral part of the country’s literary life.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

14:44 World
Ireland urges people not to stockpile medicines ahead of Brexit

Despite its large pharmaceutical industry, Ireland relies on Britain for many medicines. Some of them may not be approved for use in the EU if Britain leaves on March 29 without a deal, Simon Coveney told RTE radio.

14:26 World
For Yazidi survivors of Islamic State killings, the nightmares go on

For Hassan, 39, who was captured, it is her three missing children, and three years of imprisonment at the hands of the jihadist group.

14:02 World
Two policemen killed in suicide attack in Egypt's capital Cairo

An explosion in Cairo on Monday killed two policemen who were chasing a man believed to have planted an explosive device last week near a mosque, Egypt's interior ministry said.

13:41 World
Swiss police search for stolen man-sized steak

Police in the Swiss canton of Zug have called on the public to help them locate a huge plastic steak which was stolen recently.

13:28 World
Gasoline prices around the world: the real cost of filling up

We ranked 61 countries by three economic measures to see which has the most affordable gas and which feels the most pain at the pump.

13:00 World
For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Forbidden City to open at night

The special event, taking place February 19-20, will form part of Beijing's Lantern Festival celebration, which marks the end of the Lunar New Year holiday.

12:43 World
Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

Large parts of eastern Australia have endured severe drought for months, crippling farming communities.

12:02 World
Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news

Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPs.

11:38 World
George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95

Alfred Eisenstaedt photographed sailor kissing Greta Friedman in Times Square at the end of the second world war.

11:16 World
'Friends from college' canceled after two seasons at Netflix

Netflix released a statement in regards to the news adding, “We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show.

10:45 World
Americans among group arrested in Haiti with arsenal of guns

The U.S. State Department was aware that Haitian police arrested a group that included U.S. citizens, an official at the department said on Monday. Haitian police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

10:27 World
Nicaraguan farmer who protested Ortega gets 216-year prison sentence

More than 320 people died in the protests last year against Ortega, after government supporters and police opened fire on crowds. Street rallies have since tapered off, and the government has clamped down on opposition media and organizations seen as supporting the protests.

10:04 World
Queen’s chief fireplace lighter romping with married chambermaid at Windsor Castle

Upstairs Downstairs pair Gary Jones, 54, and Joanne Ancell, 44, arranged steamy rendezvous in the State Dining Room.

20:11 World
YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests

A study quizzed people at flat earth conferences and found most cited videos viewed on the site as a key influence.

19:24 World
Cardiff City may sue Nantes for negligence if pilot in Emiliano Sala crash had incorrect licence

Senior figures at Cardiff are bracing themselves for an escalation in a legal row that saw them given until the end of last week to pay the first instalment of his £15 million transfer fee.

18:38 World
Stunned metal detectorist unearths a 'chocolate coin' - only to discover it is a 1,500-year-old Anglo-Saxon gold pendant

The shiny piece of gold was originally mistaken to be a 'chocolate coin' due to its immaculate preservation but experts proved it is a gold pendant from 1,500 years ago.

17:24 World
NYPD commander being investigated for threatening rapper 50 Cent's life — police sources

A Brooklyn precinct commander is being investigated by the NYPD for allegedly threatening the celebrity’s life — telling his officers at a roll call to “shoot him on sight,” the Daily News has learned.

17:00 World
Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and she was "embarrassed and ashamed" to stay.

16:38 World
Cancun club shooting leaves 5 dead, 5 wounded, authorities say

The men, armed with a long gun and three handguns, opened fire inside La Kuka, a club located on a main avenue in central Cancun about 4 miles away from the seaside tourist hotel zone, Quintana Roo state prosecutors said.

16:16 World
Owner of New Delhi hotel where fire killed 17 arrested

Police say Arpit Palace Hotel owner Rakesh Goel appeared Sunday in court, which ruled that police could take him into custody for questioning.

15:45 World
Nine films that should have won best picture at the Oscars

The Academy’s biggest oversights and most controversial choices from nine decades of ceremonies.

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