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Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [more…]

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Ethiopia’s PM says soldiers who marched on palace sought to ‘abort…

Published 18/10/2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had “nefarious aims” and [more…]

Chestnuts, swagger and good grammar: how Italy’s ‘Captain’ builds…

Chestnuts, swagger and good grammar: how Italy’s ‘Captain’ builds…

Published 18/10/2018

TURIN, Italy (Reuters) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has doubled support for his far-right party in just seven months by cultivating a savvy [more…]

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in [more…]

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Published 18/10/2018

By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda (Reuters) - Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever [more…]

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a budget deficit at a six-year high, on Wednesday told his Cabinet to come up with [more…]

Congo’s Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO…

Congo’s Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO…

Published 17/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an [more…]

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, [more…]