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January 13, 2019 5:28 AM Australia to force local governments to induct citizens on national holiday

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s federal government has ordered local governments to hold naturalization ceremonies for new citizens on Australia Day amid controversy over the holiday, which some claim is offensive to its indigenous people. The government is proposing that all local government bodies in Australia, typically referred to as councils, must hold induction 128

January 6, 2019 12:32 PM 3 dead after heavy rain turns Greek creek into torrent

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's fire service says the bodies of two men missing since a downpour on Thursday have been found separately in a creek southeast of Athens. The two men, 67 and 64 years old, along with the older man's wife, had set out from Keratea, a town about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Athens, in the pouring rain. The 64-year-old had volunteered 114

January 5, 2019 10:39 AM Faulty wiring likely cause of 'Escape Room' fire in Poland

A fire engine stands outside an "Escape Room" game location in Koszalin, northern Poland, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. A fire broke out at the "Escape Room" game location, killing five teenage girls and injuring a man, authorities said. 0(AP Photo/TVN News via AP) WARSAW, Poland – Polish firefighters have blamed substandard electrical wiring and lax security 101

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 119

January 4, 2019 8:49 PM 5 Teenage Girls Killed and One Man Hurt in Fire at an 'Escape Room' in Poland, Officials Say

(WARSAW, Poland) — Officials in Poland say five teenage girls have been killed and one man hurt in a fire that broke out at an “Escape Room” game location in northern Poland. Interior Minister Joachim Brudzinski said the victims were 15-year-old girls. A police spokeswoman in the city of Koszalin, Monika Kosiec, said Friday the victims were probably 84

January 4, 2019 7:13 PM LeBron James to miss another week with groin strain before reevaluation

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will miss at least another week as he continues to recover from a significant groin strain, with the team ruling him out for Friday's game against the New York Knicks as well as an upcoming two-game road trip. The Lakers said in a release Friday that James continues to receive daily treatment and will be reevaluated 60

January 3, 2019 1:20 AM Elizabeth Hurley kicks off 2019 with stunning bikini photo: ‘Best picture of the year so far!’

British actress Elizabeth Hurley kicked off the new year with a stunning bikini photo that many fans are calling the "Best picture of the year so far!" (Reuters) On Monday, the 53-year-old model, actress and swimsuit designer took in the new year by sharing an Instagram photo of herself posing in a low-cut, high-slit plum-colored sequin dress during 114

January 2, 2019 9:47 PM U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Colombia coca cultivation: Pompeo

CARTAGENA (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about an increase in coca cultivation in Colombia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but will work with the Andean country to cut production of the raw material for cocaine in half by the end of 2023. Pompeo met with Colombian President Ivan Duque on a brief visit to the coastal 101

December 20, 2018 6:15 PM Monterey Bay Aquarium apologizes for ‘fat-shaming’ otter, calling her 'thicc' on Twitter

Monterey Bay Aquarium in California has been slammed online because of a tweet fat-shaming Abby, one of its otters. On Tuesday, the California aquarium sent out a tweet referencing the overweight otter’s physique. However, the aquarium was quickly inundated with criticism – particularly over its choice of slang, which has been called out as being AAVE (African 148

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 115