News: World

What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused?

Tuesday  20:31,   14 august 2018
msn

Avital Ronell, a superstar professor, was found by N.Y.U. to have sexually harassed a male grad student. But his charges have met disbelief from some feminist scholars.An 11-month Title IX investigation found Professor Ronell, described by a[...]
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Alien abduction: 45 years after alleged UFO encounter, Mississippi man breaks his silence

Tuesday  15:27,   14 august 2018
usatoday

<p>Calvin Parker, now of Moss Point, along with friend Charles Hickson, claimed they were abducted by aliens while fishing on the Pascagoula River and now Parker has written a book he hopes will set the record straight.</p>"Pascagoula — The[...]

Man arrested after car crash outside Parliament

Tuesday  12:07,   14 august 2018
news.sky

<p>Armed police arrest a man outside Parliament after a car crashed into security barriers, injuring a "number of pedestrians".</p>A silver car crashed into security barriers in Westminster at 7.37am, prompting a huge response from[...]

Trump reportedly tries to call world leaders at odd hours and has to be reminded of different time zones on a 'constant basis'

Tuesday  08:52,   14 august 2018
businessinsider.com.au

President Donald Trump has to be reminded of differences in time zones on a "constant basis" as he impulsively attempts to call other world leaders, a diplomatic source told Politico.According to a former National Security Council official [...]

An aristocrat who claims his family should have inherited the throne of Monaco is suing France for $401 million

Tuesday  08:52,   14 august 2018
businessinsider.com.au

A French aristocrat is suing France for €351 million ($US401 million) in damages. Count Louis de Causans says the French state cheated his family out of the throne of Monaco. The aristocrat, full name Louis Jean Raymond Marie de Vincens de Causans,[...]

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Tuesday  07:30,   14 august 2018
msn

President Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges just months after clearing his way to rule China for as long as he wants.&nbsp;Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by [...]

Richard Russell’s Flight Experience Before Stealing a Plane? ‘I Played Video Games’

Tuesday  07:21,   14 august 2018
msn

Flight instructors and aviation experts were split on whether games and simulations could prepare someone to operate a real plane.Mr. Russell, 28, a Horizon Air employee whose duties would have included handling baggage and de-icing planes but not[...]

Boy found dead at New Mexico compound died during ritual to rid his body of demons, FBI agent says

Tuesday  06:55,   14 august 2018
nydailynews

Two of the children found living in squalor at a New Mexico compound said a young boy, Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, died during a ritual intended to rid his body of demons, an FBI agent testified Monday.&nbsp;Agent Travis Taylor said in a pretrial[...]

Remains of airline worker who stole, crashed plane found on island in Puget Sound

Tuesday  06:30,   14 august 2018
nydailynews

The remains of an airline worker who stole and crashed a passenger plane have been found on an island in Puget Sound, officials say. Investigators also said Sunday that they have recovered the flight recorder and components of the cockpit voice[...]

Melania Can't Wait to Divorce Donald Trump and Punishes Him With Her Fashion Choices, Omarosa Claims

Tuesday  06:10,   14 august 2018
newsweek

The former 'Apprentice' star has made a serious of explosive allegations against President Trump.First Lady Melania Trump is eager for her husband, President Donald Trump, to leave office so she can divorce him and, in the meantime, many[...]

Conjoined twins who survived risky surgery now prepare for university

Tuesday  06:10,   14 august 2018
honey.nine.com.au

Open up about their ‘twintuition’When US sisters Lexi and Sydney Stark were born on March 9, 2001, the doctor pulled them out all four feet at once. The twins, conjoined at their spines, were considered a medical miracle, as up to 60 per cent of[...]

As Venezuela disintegrates, a new breed of pirates threatens the Caribbean

Tuesday  05:11,   14 august 2018
washingtonpost

Boarded ships, terrorized fishermen and lawless coastlines. It’s a 21st-century version of an old menace.“We be lookin’ for our red fish as normal, thinkin’ they be fishin’, too,” said Jimmy Lalla, 36, part of the crew that had dropped lines in[...]

Quake damage to Indonesia's Lombok exceeds $342 million as deaths top 400

Tuesday  04:05,   14 august 2018
reuters

Indonesia's holiday island of Lombok suffered damage running into more than 5 trillion rupiah ($342 million) from last week's huge earthquake, authorities said on Monday, as the death toll climbed to more than 430. More than 350,000 people[...]

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

Tuesday  03:51,   14 august 2018
msn

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But the Labour[...]

'Islamic State': Up to 30,000 fighters still in Syria and Iraq, UN says

Tuesday  03:31,   14 august 2018
dw

Despite military defeat in the region, the "Islamic State" militant group can still "mount attacks inside Syrian territory," according to a UN report. In Iraq, the group "remains active" hiding out in desert areas.A[...]