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Protesters and authorities in Hawaii are facing off over plans to build a telescope on top of a mountain that some native Hawaiians consider sacred. Demonstrators have been forming a human blockade to prevent access to Hawaii's tallest mountain, the Mauna Kea. Hawaii Governor David Ige has signed an emergency proclamation, giving law enforcement officers more options...
MPs have backed a bid to stop a new prime minister suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. A majority of 41 approved an amendment that blocks suspension between 9 October and 18 December unless a Northern Ireland executive is formed. Four cabinet ministers, including Philip Hammond, abstained and 17 Tory MPs rebelled, including minister...
Luxury brand Richemont is the latest firm to report a hit to business over ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The Swiss company said political unrest in Hong Kong, a key market for its watches, has knocked sales. Retailers in the territory forecast a sharp sales drop this year due to the protests, while tourism...
Tesco shoppers could soon be buying their groceries in futuristic checkout-less stores as the supermarket chain fights back against growing competition from e-commerce giant Amazon. The British supermarket giant is developing technology that will allow customers to walk around its stores, load up their shopping bags and walk out without putting them through...
On Friday, Australians will honour beloved former leader Bob Hawke in a memorial service at the Sydney Opera House. Among them will be many Chinese Australians - including my parents - whose lives changed forever when Mr Hawke offered them asylum after the Tiananmen Square massacre. In June 1989, Chinese troops used guns and...
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, TauntonAustralia 307 (49 overs): Warner 107, Finch 82, Amir 5-30Pakistan 266 (45.4 overs): Imam 53, Hafeez 46, Cummins 3-33Australia won by 41 runsScorecard; Table; Schedule David Warner scored his first international century since serving a year-long ban for his part in the ball-tampering scandal in Australia's tense 41-run World Cup victory over Pakistan.
An Indian businessman has been jailed for life after planting a fake hijacking letter in the toilet of a Jet Airways flight from Delhi to Mumbai. Birju Salla said he had hoped the air carrier would close its Delhi operations and his girlfriend - a Jet Airways air stewardess - would have to move...
Here is the good news about journalism - more people are worried about misinformation and so are turning to more reputable sources of information. But here's the bad news - they seem no more inclined to pay for good journalism. Those are just two of the headlines from this year's Digital News Report, a...
A US mother of five children who were killed by their father has asked a jury to spare him the death penalty. Amber Kyzer told a court in South Carolina that Tim Jones Jr "did not show my children mercy by any means, but my kids loved him". The 37-year-old was...
The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes. Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States with two goals apiece for Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis. Lindsey Horan, Megan...

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