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An elderly commuter who sustained severe injuries when he fell in a bus after the driver braked hard died on Thursday (16 September) morning.
A British woman convicted for falsely claiming gang rape in Cyprus has filed an appeal to the island's Supreme Court, seeking to clear her name. The woman received a suspended four-month prison sentence in January 2020 in a case which sparked concern from Britain and activists about her treatment by Cyprus authorities. Lawyers for the defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and prosecutors presented their arguments before a three-bench Supreme Court in the capital Nicosia on Thursday.
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A window sign, now illuminated in red, warned “facial recognition technology in use” and directed customers to “look up at the camera.” After her unobstructed facial image was scanned into a store computer, then screened against the company’s photo archives of previous customers convicted of store-related crimes, the doors clicked open. Just a few miles away, across the Missouri state line in Illinois, such screening is against the law under the toughest privacy laws in the country.
A bison was captured casually strolling down a road at Yellowstone National Park, recently shared video shows.This footage was shot by Cindy Shaffer, a Montana native who regularly posts footage from visits to Yellowstone National Park and the nearby Grand Tetons National Park.Shaffer has run into a few “bison jams” before, and was impressed this time the size of the beast. Credit: Cindy Shaffer via Storyful
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The billboards spotted in Cardiff, Swansea and Aberdare are part of a campaign calling for an end to sovereign power and stating that 'the monarchy is a broken institution'.
A U.S.-backed Uyghur photo exhibit of dozens of people who are missing or alleged to be held in Chinese-run camps in Xinjiang, China opened in Switzerland on Thursday amid high tensions over human rights between Beijing and Washington. The "Wall of the Disappeared" which also features interviews with camp survivors about alleged forced sterilisation stands outside the United Nations in Geneva where a month-long session of the Human Rights Council opened this week. "It was important for us to bring faces to represent the statistics," said Zumretay Arkin whose uncle is featured in the exhibit.
Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots. Workers from two taxi cooperatives assembled the miniature gardens this week using black plastic garbage bags stretched across bamboo frames. The result looks more like an eye-grabbing art installation than a car park, and that’s partly the point: to draw attention to the plight of taxi drivers and operators who have been badly hit by coronavirus lockdown measures.
A mother of three admitted to abusing her two daughters, with her violence against the girls captured on CCTV footage.
French rugby union player Ludovic Radosavljevic was on Thursday banned for 26 weeks for racially abusing a Cameroonian player in the second-tier ProD2.
Boris Johnson tells the House of Commons Britain's new defence pact with the United States and Australia is not intended as an "adversarial" move against China. In a ground-breaking agreement, dubbed Aukus, the three allies agree to co-operate on the development of a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines for the Australian navy.
A Special Marine Warning was issued by the National Weather Service for parts of Tampa Bay, Florida, on September 15.“Heads up! Gusty winds approaching the Bay with storms developing just to the east,” the NWS wrote on Twitter.The weather service also shared timelapse footage from outside its office on 14th Avenue SE in Ruskin on the same day. Credit: @NWSTampaBay via Storyful
After 16 years in power, Chancellor Angela Merkel is not seeking re-election in Germany's Sept. 26 election but she is anything but a lame duck. The likelihood of protracted coalition talks after the vote means Merkel will not be leaving office any time soon and she fully intends to use her time after the election to press on with foreign policy initiatives, government officials say. Under the German constitution, Merkel will remain chancellor until a majority of Bundestag lawmakers elects a successor, who is then sworn in.
SpaceX successfully launched what it said was the world’s first all-civilian spaceflight to orbit from Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre on the evening of September 15.The mission, Inspiration4, has an all-civilian crew of four, SpaceX said, who were launched aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft by a Falcon 9 rocket. The crew will splash down off Florida after a three-day journey, the company said.Johnny Alamillo recorded this timelapse footage from his vantage point in Longwood, capturing the rocket blasting off into the night sky. Credit: Johnny Alamillo via Storyful
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The European Union will set out a formal strategy on Thursday to boost its presence in the Indo-Pacific and counter China's rising power, although Australia's decision to cancel an arms contract with France may complicate cooperation. Led by France, Germany and the Netherlands, which first set out ways to deepen ties with countries such as India, Japan and Australia, the 27-member bloc wants to use the plan to show Beijing that it is against the spread of authoritarianism. However, Wednesday's agreement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-biden-asia/china-fumes-over-australias-nuclear-sub-pact-with-u-s-britain-idUSKBN2GB2BN between the United States, Australia and Britain to establish a security partnership for the Indo-Pacific and scrap a $40 billion French-designed submarine deal has damaged trust between allies, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's newly rekindled romance has us all hooked. Fans and experts explain why their lengthy love story is so compelling.
85-year-old actor Patrick Tse is the main draw in what could possibly be his last film.
The supermarket chain confirmed on Thursday that all 11 franchise stores, which it operated with partner SFH, would shut by the end of this year.