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20:30 World
There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it

There is help available for the 18-year-old -- right offshore. A floating state-of-the-art hospital, the USNS Comfort, could provide critical care, his doctor says.

20:09 World
Parts of a Ramses II temple uncovered in Giza's Abusir

The newly uncovered temple in Abusir necropolis helps piece together the activities of Ramses II in the Memphis area.

19:47 World
Taylor Swift films latest music video in north London kebab shop

Swift has been shooting her new music video in the capital over the weekend and this involved a trip to Kentish Delight, a kebab shop in Kentish Town. 

19:24 World
Taliban attacks kill at least 69 across Afghanistan

The deadliest attack hit a police training centre attached to the police headquarters in Gardez, main city of Paktia province.

19:00 World
Tigers from war-torn Aleppo settle into new Dutch home

The organization that saved the tigers, Sultan and Sayeeda, said Tuesday they are settling into the FELIDA Big Cat Center in Nijeberkoop, 130 kilometers (80 miles) northeast of Amsterdam, where they will receive special care and monitoring to help them overcome their traumatic past.

18:38 World
True scale of UK slavery likely to involve ‘tens of thousands' of victims

Anti-trafficking commissioner Kevin Hyland says slavery far more prevalent than previous government estimates suggest, and that victims are being failed.

18:16 World
Anger as Chinese media claim harassment is just a western problem

State newspaper says China does not have Harvey Weinstein-type predators because ‘men are taught to be protective of women’.

17:45 World
Bizarre footage shows a three-year-old boy riding a giant python during a flood

The enormous 20ft long snake is kept as a pet at the family's home in Thanh Hoa province, northern Vietnam.

17:00 World
Philippines' Duterte declares liberation of Marawi from ISIS-affiliated militants

Around 20 to 30 militants remain in the city, holding about 20 hostages, Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla, spokesman for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), said at a press conference earlier in Manila.

16:38 World
China will not deviate from path of reform, says party spokesman

Tuo made the remarks at a briefing a day ahead of the opening of the key, twice-a-decade party congress that will see President Xi Jinping map out his ambitions for the country and further tighten his grip on power.

16:16 World
New Bank of England deputy says not ready to vote for rate hike

Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said he was not part of the majority of BoE policymakers who believe a rate hike is likely to be needed “in the coming months” because he saw little sign of inflation pressure building in Britain’s labor market.

15:45 World
UK's Canvey Island bids for independence

Inspired by Catalonia's bid for independence a tiny island is now seeking to follow suit by breaking away from Britain.

15:27 World
Parsons Green Tube station stabbing: One dead, two hurt

The attack happened just after 19:30 BST on Monday at the station where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month.

15:01 World
Space out with planets in Google Maps

During its mission, Cassini recorded and sent nearly half a million pictures back to Earth, allowing scientists to reconstruct these distant worlds in unprecedented detail. 

14:44 World
Sky-high paper wigs topped with modern luxuries by Asya Kozina

Her series Skyscraper on the Head imagines how these outdated accessories might look if produced today, replacing the exotic fruits and birds of early centuries with airplanes, skyscrapers, and ferris wheels.

14:26 World
Europe's highest-paid celebrities of 2017

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling leads the pack with $95 million, earned over 12 months, before taxes and management fees, by FORBES’ estimate.

14:02 World
Inspection battle threatens Egypt's wheat supply

Those trips, funded by exporters, have been canceled as part of Egypt’s efforts to streamline imports worth more than $1 billion a year. Traders say the new system has backfired as inspectors are now rejecting cargoes at Egyptian ports on arbitrary and unpredictable grounds.

13:31 World
Labour leader and other UK lawmakers could lose seats in cost cutting plan

The independent boundary commission has made proposals to make sure most electoral districts in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are roughly equal in the number of voters, meaning certain seats, like Corbyn‘s, are set to be abolished.

13:00 World
Venezuela elections neither 'free nor fair', says US

The State Department said ballot papers had been manipulated and polling stations moved "without public notice".

12:29 World
Facebook buys weeks-old app for teens to be nice to each other

The app - called tbh, meaning "to be honest" - is just nine weeks old, but had already been downloaded 5 million times.

12:02 World
Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets

Bombardier has faced a series of problems over the plane, most recently a trade dispute in the US that imposed a 300% import tariff.

11:38 World
New Zealand town has itself to tank after solving petrol drought

Residents of remote rural Pongoroa build their own service station so they don’t have to drive two hours to fill up.

11:16 World
Whales and dolphins lead 'human-like lives' thanks to big brains, says study

The cultural brain hypothesis of human development could also explain cetaceans forming friendships – and even gossiping.

10:47 World
California wildfire death toll hits 41 as survivors face long road to recovery

With 213,000 acres burned and 5,700 structures destroyed, the future is uncertain for people like Diego Pacheco, whose life savings went up in smoke.

10:26 World
McKinsey 'embarrassed' by failings in South Africa scandal

The Gupta brothers, who work with Zuma’s son, Duduzane, were accused by South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog last year of using control over state agencies to siphon public funds.

20:30 World
Somalia car bombings kill at least 300 people

The revised death toll follows efforts by rescue works to recover bodies from the rubble and the deaths of several people who succumbed to their wounds on Monday, according to Major Ahmed Ibrahim of the police force.

20:09 World
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform

Over time, Wozniak hopes to expand the initiative to include as many as 30 physical locations around the world and courses on everything from software engineering and information technology to mobile app development and cybersecurity, among others.

19:24 World
Facebook is looking for employees with National security clearances

Job candidates with such clearances are often former government and intelligence officials or contractors. The status can carry over to private-sector jobs, as long as the position still requires access to sensitive information.

19:00 World
Austria's next chancellor a 31-year-old conservative, early results show

The People's Party (OVP), which Kurz has led since May, is widely expected to form an alliance with the Freedom Party (FPO), putting the far right in an Austrian governing coalition for the first time in more than 10 years.

17:45 World
Merkel: Strong result for Austria's FPO 'big challenge' for other parties

Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, Merkel added that she was hoping for close cooperation with Austria’s conservative election winner Sebastian Kurz at the European level.

17:24 World
Austria's conservative shift opens path to power for far right

That party was founded by former Nazis and is a sister to France’s National Front and Germany’s AfD, both of which were also buoyed by voter concerns about Europe’s migration crisis in 2015.

17:00 World
British man hides in the woods for 10 years to escape wife's nagging

Malcolm Applegate, 62, said he left his wife after she continued to argue with him over his increased work hours as a gardener.

16:38 World
Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes, killing at least 12

Survivors of the capsizing told local officials that up to 65 people were on board and almost half of them were children, local police official Sheikh Ashrafuzzaman said.

16:16 World
Ophelia races toward Ireland as post-tropical storm

Ophelia is currently packing maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (about 140 kilometers per hour), according to the National Hurricane Center's latest advisory.

15:27 World
#Metoo trend highlights sexual harassment in wake of Weinstein claims

More than 30,000 women, including actors Alyssa Milano and Anna Paquin and MP Stella Creasy, join campaign.

15:01 World
Explosion on Louisiana oil rig injures 7

Nearby residents reported hearing what sounded like a "sonic boom" coming from the lake at 7:19 p.m. local time, at which point the city's fire department was dispatched to investigate, said Ben Zahn, mayor of the city of Kenner.

14:44 World
Colin Kaepernick files lawsuit against NFL over 'collusion' not to sign him

Kaepernick, 29, has been without a team since he opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March.

14:02 World
Elisa Curry: police confirm remains of missing woman found

Death of the 43-year-old Melbourne woman not being treated as suspicious, police say, but investigation will continue.

13:45 World
Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia as deadline passes

The wealthy region threatened to break away following a referendum in Oct. 1 that Spain’s Constitutional Court said was illegal. That plunged the country into its worst political crisis since an attempted military coup in 1981.

13:00 World
AirAsia flight returns to Perth after mid-air scare

Flight QZ535, bound for the Indonesian island of Bali, changed course about 25 minutes after take-off on Sunday.

12:43 World
Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

A seemingly never-ending line entered Bangladesh near the village of Palongkhali. Many were injured, with the elderly on makeshift stretchers, and women balanced family belongings - pots, rice sacks, clothing - on their heads.

12:29 World
Philippine survey shows big support for Duterte's drugs war

Police reject that and say every one of the more than 3,900 victims in their anti-narcotics operations were killed because they were armed and had violently resisted arrest.

12:02 World
Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to become Austria’s next leader

Centre of political gravity shifts right as projections put 31-year-old Kurz’s Austrian People’s party ahead in election with 31.7%.

11:16 World
UK lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat after jailing of activists

Open letter claims imprisonment of pro-democracy activists violates international treaties, amid fears of further crackdowns on freedoms.

10:47 World
Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday

Seven people were injured in the explosion, according to Kenner Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kriss Fortunato, and authorities believe an eighth person is still missing.

10:26 World
California firefighters say they finally ‘turned a corner’

While the danger from the deadliest, most destructive cluster of blazes in California history was far from over, the smoky skies started to clear in some places.

10:00 World
Japanese man invents 'coffee' made entirely of garlic

Shimotai, who launched the drink's sale in January, said the drink was accidentally made from a cooking blunder about 30 years ago, when he burned a steak and garlic while waiting tables at the same time at his shop.

19:00 World
California wildfires: High winds threaten to revive deadly blazes

Ken Pimlott said several thousand extra firefighters deployed on Friday were fighting 17 separate blazes.

18:38 World
Syria war: Alliance poised for new assault on Raqqa

Reports that IS are withdrawing from the city are untrue, SDF sources said.

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