‘Unpredictable' storm could continue to bring abnormally high tides and damaging windsEast coast surfers have defied warnings about large swells whipped up by ex-cyclone Oma, a sub-tropical system that intensified into a category two storm early on Saturday but was downgraded by 11am after taking a south-eastern turn.The storm, twice the diameter of 2017's deadly cyclone Debbie, was tracking south towards Lord Howe Island but was predicted to turn and head north again. Continue reading... [...]
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Judge Robert Burns cited improper evidence in dropping second-degree murder charges [...]
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Seven women among the dead, and 20 of the 45 people taken to hospital are critically illAt least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in hospital, a government minister said on Friday.The deaths come less than two weeks after more than 100 people died after drinking tainted alcohol in northern India. Continue reading... [...]
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Entrepreneurs aiming to set up Nepal's first ski resort are undeterred by difficult terrain and lack of state supportAlong the single icy road leading through the village of Kuri, high in the hills of eastern Nepal, tourists stop to stare at a pair of skis. “Is it a skateboard?” asks one. “Maybe they are ice skates,” suggests another. “No idea,” they agree, before walking off gingerly along the slippery track.Nepal may have the highest mountains [...]
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By the Grace of God released as judges prepare to deliver verdict in first trial related to scandalIt was filmed in secrecy, certain scenes were so sensitive they had to be shot abroad and two legal cases were brought this week to try to ban it from French cinemas.But By the Grace of God, the film by the acclaimed French director François Ozon which took the Silver Bear jury prize at the Berlin film festival [...]
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Patriots owner accused of soliciting prostitute; Veteran with therapy dogs pays it forward. [...]
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"You come in here and say 'it has to be my way or the highway' and I don't respond to that," Feinstein told about 15 students at her San Francisco office [...]
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The Justice Department says it does not expect to receive a report from special counsel Robert Mueller for at least another ten days. CBSN political contributor and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller joins CBSN to discuss the latest developments and the rest of the days political headlines. [...]
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R. Kelly turned himself in Friday night to Chicago police on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Former prosecutor Vinoo Varghese joins CBSN to discuss what comes next for the singer. [...]
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Dawn Butler to tell conference women need an economy that works for them, not against themA Labour government would give everyone the right to choose when they do and do not work from the day they are employed, its shadow women and equalities secretary will tell Labour's women's conference on Saturday.“Women do the vast majority of unpaid care, but this must not be a barrier to women in work,” Dawn Butler will say. “That's why [...]
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