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'Predatory,' widespread sexual harassment on Australia's Antarctic research bases, report finds

Australian women working on research bases in Antarctica have been plagued by a widespread culture of sexual harassment, a recently released report found. source https://www.cnn.com/2022/…

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Analysis: Liz Truss faces her party faithful after a disastrous week. Many Conservatives fear defeat looms at UK
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Analysis: Liz Truss faces her party faithful after a disastrous week. Many Conservatives fear defeat looms at UK's next election

Liz Truss's first full week as British Prime Minister has not been an easy one. It began with the pound crashing to its lowest level in decades following her government's mini-budge…

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Experts: this is the best cash back card of 2022
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Experts: this is the best cash back card of 2022

source https://www.fool.com/the-ascent/credit-cards/landing/wells-fargo-active-cash-card-review/?utm_site=theascent&utm_campaign=ta-cc-co-cnn-welac2-ron-5-hp-sfpb&utm_medium=cpc&a…

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Vatican secretly disciplined Nobel-winning bishop from East Timor over alleged abuse of minors
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Vatican secretly disciplined Nobel-winning bishop from East Timor over alleged abuse of minors

The Vatican on Thursday acknowledged that it had secretly disciplined East Timor bishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner Carlos Ximenes Belo two years ago, responding to allegations that he sex…

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They were tortured under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos Snr. Now they fear their stories are being erased
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They were tortured under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos Snr. Now they fear their stories are being erased

When Philippine President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jnr. met US President Joe Biden in New York last week, there was an uncomfortable sense of deja vu for some older Filipinos. …

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Iranian women are cutting off their hair in protest. Here
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Iranian women are cutting off their hair in protest. Here's why

A weeping Iranian woman is seen kneeling by her dead brother's coffin as she slashes through her hair with a pair of scissors. Her relatives wail for justice as she tosses strands onto …

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Fighter jets escort Singapore Airlines plane after bomb hoax
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Fighter jets escort Singapore Airlines plane after bomb hoax

Two air force fighter jets escorted a Singapore Airlines plane traveling from San Francisco to Changi Airport after a passenger made a hoax bomb threat. source https://www.cnn.com/travel/…

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Tens of thousands evacuated as Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Vietnam
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Tens of thousands evacuated as Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Vietnam's Da Nang

Typhoon Noru made landfall near Vietnam's popular beach resort city of Da Nang on Wednesday morning, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain as tens of thousands of people were evacuated…

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Analysis: The Truss tax plan in the UK cushions the wealthy while pushing borrowers toward a financial cliff
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Analysis: The Truss tax plan in the UK cushions the wealthy while pushing borrowers toward a financial cliff

After tumbling to a record low against the dollar, the British pound stabilized Tuesday, rising more than 1% to $1.08. source https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/27/business/nightcap-uk-pound-mor…

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Iranians are risking it all to protest. Their families say some of them aren
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Iranians are risking it all to protest. Their families say some of them aren't coming home

The last time Farnaz heard her brother's voice was over the phone, on an unknown number. source https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/23/europe/iran-protest-mahsa-amini-families-morality-police…

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Blinken says US will try to help Iranians maintain access to internet amid blackouts
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Blinken says US will try to help Iranians maintain access to internet amid blackouts

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that the Biden administration "will certainly look for ways to facilitate technology services being made accessible to people in Iran&…

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Kamala Harris to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone Thursday
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Kamala Harris to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone Thursday

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Korean Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea on Thursday as part of her visit to South Korea, a White House official said. sour…

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Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers
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Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers

The Philippines will stop operations of 175 offshore gambling firms and deport about 40,000 Chinese workers, a justice ministry official said on Monday, part of a crackdown on the notorious…

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Typhoon Noru leaves five dead as storm sweeps over the Philippines
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Typhoon Noru leaves five dead as storm sweeps over the Philippines

Five rescue workers have died in the aftermath of Typhoon Noru, which made landfall in the Philippines Sunday and is predicted to gather strength again before hitting Vietnam on Tuesday. …

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Hong Kong puts 90-year-old cardinal on trial over protest fund
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Hong Kong puts 90-year-old cardinal on trial over protest fund

Cardinal Joseph Zen, a 90-year-old former bishop of Hong Kong and outspoken critic of China's ruling Communist Party, went on trial Monday over his role in a relief fund for the city…

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Cubans to decide on same-sex marriage in national referendum
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Cubans to decide on same-sex marriage in national referendum

The cake with figurines of two brides on top melted in the Caribbean heat and the wedding guests fretted aloud that one of Cuba's frequent blackouts could strike at any moment but for A…

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Italy expected to look right as polls open in national election
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Italy expected to look right as polls open in national election

Polls opened Sunday in the Italian national elections, with the far-right Brothers of Italy party -- led by Giorgia Meloni -- poised to make big gains after the collapse of two governments …

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North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off east coast of Korean peninsula
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North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off east coast of Korean peninsula

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into the waters off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, according to officials in both South Korea and Japan. source https://www.cnn.com/2022…

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International chess group criticizes ex-world champion for quitting after one move but says it shares his concerns about cheating
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International chess group criticizes ex-world champion for quitting after one move but says it shares his concerns about cheating

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) reprimanded former world champion Magnus Carlsen for resigning from an online chess match against fellow grandmaster Hans Niemann after just one mo…

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'What happened in Pakistan will not stay in Pakistan,' flood-ravaged country warns UN

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has warned that climate change will not spare other countries the sort of disaster that left up to one third of his country underwater and milli…

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