- New Fulton Market neighborhood sculpture spotlights children as the hope for a peaceful world
A new and colorful art installation in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood may put a spotlight on children, but it's meant to serve as a reminder for adults.
ABC News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:11:28 UTC.
- Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on...
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:35:38 +0100.
- 3,000 vets gather in S'pore for global summit to promote animal welfare
SINGAPORE - The world's largest association of small animal veterinarians has gathered in Singapore for the first time, aiming to advance the health and welfare of pets, and highlight vets' roles as animal welfare advocates.
Straits Times. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:27:06 +0800.
- Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence
After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to military camps.
Hadra Ahmed and Joseph Goldstein. New York Times. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:26:01 GMT.
- Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone'
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct claims in a Fox News interview.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:15:26 GMT.
- WWE Raw Results: News And Notes After The Shield's First Match In Nearly 1 Year
WWE Raw news, notes and business analysis on Monday, September 24, 2018 from Denver, Colo.
By Alfred Konuwa, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:10:00 -0400.
- Asia stocks slip as U.S.-China trade row revives growth fears; oil elevated
Asia stocks struggled on Tuesday as a fresh round of U.S.-China tariffs and a surge in oil prices to near four-year highs added to worries about risks to global growth.
Reuters. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:52:37 -0400.
- Britain's May To Press Rohani To Release Woman Imprisoned In Tehran
British Prime Minister Theresa May will press for the release of a British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran at a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rohani in New York on September 25, a senior government official told reporters.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 02:44:53 +0000.
- Nicaragua Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leader
A Managua judge issued an arrest warrant on Monday for opposition leader Felix Maradiaga, accused by the Nicaraguan government of financing violent protests that have rocked the impoverished Central American nation. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:30:59 -0400.
- Judge Restores Grizzly Bears' Protections As Endangered Species
The ruling blocks planned hunting of grizzlies. Judge Dana Christensen said the federal government didn't use the best available science when it took them off the threatened-species list last year.
Nate Hegyi. NPR. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:20:10 -0400.
- New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's baby premieres among world leaders
The New Zealand leader makes history by bringing baby Neve to the UN in New York.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:57:33 GMT.
- 'Lion King' Tech Arrested for Printing 3D Gun at Theatre
A puppet technician for "The Lion King" in New York City on Broadway was arrested last week for allegedly using a 3D printer at work to print a plastic gun, according to the New York Daily News.
Newsmax. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 21:47:20 EDT.
- Finalists from Over 35 Countries Compete for 2018 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 -- Energy companies from 37 countries have been selected as Finalists for the 20th annual S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:44:00 +0000.
- Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try
Venezuela's government said Monday that diplomats from three Latin American countries may have played a role in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, and it demanded the foreign governments investigate.
Fox News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:42:51 GMT.
- K-Pop Band Goes Viral with UN Plea to Young People
As world leaders descended on New York on Monday for an annual gathering, South Korea's top boy band, BTS, took advantage of the spotlight to urge young people to join global efforts against discrimination and poverty. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 21:39:06 -0400.
- Domain registrar oversteps taking down Zoho domain, impacts over 30Mil users
Domain registrar bungle takes down the website of one of the world's largest companies.
ZDNet. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:11:20 +0000.
- Italy adopts controversial anti-migrant decree
The Italian government on Monday adopted a heavily-criticised security decree which will make it easier to expel migrants and strip them of Italian citizenship.
France 24. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:59:50 GMT.
- The girl who executed Nazis after seducing them in bars dies aged 92
A World War II heroine who used her harmless appearance to gain the trust of Nazis before executing them has died in The Netherlands, aged 92. Freddie Oversteegen was born in Haarlem, near Amsterdam on September 6, 1925 and ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:38:43 +1200.
- Iran, trade and Salisbury on agenda as PM visits UN
Theresa May is to make a personal plea for the release of a British mother jailed in Iran as she meets with world leaders in New York.
Sky News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:03:00 +0100.
- Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls
DETROIT (AP) - The government says a Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:35:41 -0400.