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People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down.

Wednesday  17:46,   19 june 2019
msn

Correction: June 18, 2019 This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misspelled in some passages the surname of the lawyer hired by Vayne Myers. He is Matthew Dietz, not Deitz. A 26-year-old >>>

Armed Police Arrest ‘Student With Handgun Making Threats’ At Exeter University

Wednesday  17:46,   19 june 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Armed police arrested an individual at Exeter University today amid reports he had been threatening students with a handgun. Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed an arrest had been made and that investigators were determining whether the weapon is... >>>

Pictured: Grandmother, 83, who suffered a broken pelvis when she was 'sent spinning to the ground' by police motorcyclist escorting Kate and William - as her family blasts royal convoy for 'driving too fast'

Wednesday  17:46,   19 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The incident took place as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were heading from London to Windsor. It is believed to have involved one of their police motorcycle... >>>

Ex-French president Sarkozy loses bid to halt corruption trial

Wednesday  16:06,   19 june 2019
msn

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have to appear in court in the coming months, sources close to the case told AFP Wednesday. Last month a >>>

Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.

Wednesday  15:55,   19 june 2019
msn

Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms... >>>

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle

Wednesday  15:25,   19 june 2019
msn

As tensions between Washington and Tehran escalate, European leaders find themselves in an uncomfortable... >>>

Mines used in tanker attacks 'strikingly' like Iran's, US says

Wednesday  15:15,   19 june 2019
news.sky

Pieces of mines recovered after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman "strikingly" resemble Iranian mines, the US navy has said. Officials showed what they described as evidence recovered from the tanker Kokuka Courageous to reporters at the US >>>

What Being Malala's Father Taught Me About Feminism

Wednesday  14:45,   19 june 2019
time

"Breaking the chains of patriarchy in our family didn't just free Malala. It freed me and my sons too," writes Ziauddin... >>>

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing

Wednesday  13:50,   19 june 2019
washingtonpost

The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mission was being... >>>

Gender stereotypes have been banned from British ads. What does that mean?

Wednesday  13:27,   19 june 2019
vox

The UK’s advertising regulator gave agencies six months to eliminate stereotypes “likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offense.” Playing off gender stereotypes to sell stuff is now explicitly against the law for advertisers in the UK.... >>>

Corsica's 'cat-fox': On the trail of what may be a new species

Wednesday  13:15,   19 june 2019
msn

In the forest undergrowth of northern Corsica, two wildlife rangers open a cage to reveal a striped, tawny-coated animal, one of 16 felines known as "cat-foxes" in the area and thought to be a new species. © PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA Wildlife... >>>

Ebola Funds Won't Help Congo Until the Disease Spreads

Wednesday  12:20,   19 june 2019
ozy

The World Bank's bid to aid countries battling Ebola is contingent on some strict... >>>

Homes are left without power and roads flooded as thunderstorms lash Britain overnight with 1,000 lightning strikes and two inches of rainfall in an hour

Wednesday  12:15,   19 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Homes were left without power and roads were flooded in parts of the South East of England overnight, while Lenham in Kent saw 1.65in (42mm) of rain in the space of just one... >>>

Was royal crash rider on WRONG side of the road? Kate and William's police motorcyclist was 'clearing traffic' when he hit 83-year-old grandmother - as 'deeply concerned' couple offer to visit her in hospital

Wednesday  10:40,   19 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The incident took place as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were heading from London to Windsor. It is believed to have involved one of their police motorcycle... >>>

Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here's how.

Wednesday  10:10,   19 june 2019
nationalgeographic

The Samoan islands are sinking faster than expected due to warming alone, and a pair of huge quakes is likely to... >>>