'Predatory,' widespread sexual harassment on Australia's Antarctic research bases, report finds

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 23:22
Australian women working on research bases in Antarctica have been plagued by a widespread culture of sexual harassment, a recently released report found.
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Analysis: Liz Truss faces her party faithful after a disastrous week. Many Conservatives fear defeat looms at UK's next election

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 21:34
Liz Truss's first full week as British Prime Minister has not been an easy one. It began with the pound crashing to its lowest level in decades following her government's mini-budget last Friday. It ended with her meeting the UK's independent financial forecaster and having to explain herself after a week of economic chaos.
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Bolsonaro or Lula? As Brazil prepares to vote, here's what to know

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 21:28
As election day approaches in Brazil, the two leading presidential candidates -- former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and current leader Jair Bolsonaro -- have stepped up efforts to woo voters.
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South Korean President warns North over nuclear program

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 20:56
North Korea will face "a determined and overwhelming response" from South Korea and the United States if it attempts to use nuclear weapons, South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol said Saturday.
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Ukraine war: Biden says US will not be intimidated by reckless Putin

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 20:29
The US president leads condemnation of Vladimir Putin after he annexes four occupied regions of Ukraine.
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Cyclone Ian batters South Carolina in second US landfall

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 20:01
After wreaking deadly havoc in Florida, Ian smashes piers in South Carolina and floods neighbourhoods.
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Hurricane Ian: Bigotry couldn't beat this family - then came the storm

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 19:11
Their ancestors were among the first black Americans on Sanibel Island. Hurricane Ian drove them away.
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Four teenagers were shot at a protest in Papua. Eight years on, only one suspect is facing trial

CNN World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:57
Even by the bloody standards of Indonesia's decades-long Papua conflict, one massacre stands out for its brutality -- and the seeming impunity of those behind it.
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India abortion: Why Supreme Court ruling is a huge step forward

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:12
Unlike the Roe v Wade ruling in the US, Indian top court's order is being hailed as hugely progressive.
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Bulgarian election: Russia overshadows vote in EU's poorest country

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:12
Energy tops the agenda in Bulgaria's election and Russia's war and its gas play a big role.
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Tunisia cost-of-living crisis: 'My husband either reaches Europe or dies at sea'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:03
Life is getting so hard in Tunisia that increasing numbers are ready to risk their lives to reach Europe.
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Brazil voters: 'Our candidate isn't perfect, but he beats the alternative'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:00
For many voters in Brazil, the election is as much about who they want to keep out as who they want in.
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Ukraine war: Tortured for refusing to teach in Russian

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:00
Teachers in parts of recently-occupied Ukraine say they were beaten and forced to destroy textbooks.
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Roblox removes 'meat grinder' Ukraine v Russia game

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 15:41
The War on Larkiv game was accepted and promoted by the world's largest children's game platform.
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Week in pictures: 24 - 30 September 2022

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 15:40
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken in the past seven days.
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A sailor has been acquitted of setting a fire that destroyed a massive ship

NPR - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 15:21
US Navy sailor Ryan Sawyer Mays walks past reporters at Naval Base San Diego before entering a Navy courtroom, Aug. 17, 2022, in San Diego.

A military judge on Friday acquitted a sailor of arson in a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, a blow to the Navy as it faces allegations of improper training and maintenance of the ship.

(Image credit: Julie Watson/AP)

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The cyclist admitted wrongdoing in 2013

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 15:13
Lance Armstrong said he'd apologise to the man he sued for reporting on his doping
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Messages reveal how Musk and Twitter boss fell out

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 14:15
New text messages between Musk and Twitter boss Parag Agrawal reveal how the relationship broke down.
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Rare tree dormouse not seen for 20 years found in Austria

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 14:10
Researchers hope to learn more about the species, found in a Salzburg forest, before it goes into hibernation.
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Iran protests: 'Nine Europeans' arrested in latest unrest

BBC World News - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:40
Germany, France, the UK and Sweden have been warned over the involvement of their "agents", Iran says.
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