Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S. island territory. Reuters: Environment

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Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

The beauty pageant’s organisers say they discovered the “unacceptable” tweet after the ceremony. BBC News – Europe

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Kim delivers rare statement calling Trump ‘mentally deranged’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect “mentally deranged behavior,” according to a statement released by North Korea’s news agency, KCNA. – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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Lifestyle Video

Prada inspired by women’s empowerment for Spring/Summer 2018

Masculine looks with feminine twists dominated the catwalk at the Prada Spring/Summer 2018 show on Thursday. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Reuters Video: Lifestyle

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Company News

UPDATE 1-China-backed fund shunned by Trump to buy British chip maker

Sept 22 (Reuters) – Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the China-backed buyout fund that was barred last week by U.S. President Donald Trump from buying a U.S. chip maker, said it would purchase British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group Plc. Reuters: Company News

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May on Brexit: “A two year transition period”

PM Theresa May has said there should be a transition period of “about” two years after Brexit. BBC News – UK

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Monica Puig send tearful message to hurricane victims

Puerto Rico came to a standstill in 2016 as thousands gathered to welcome the return of the nation’s first ever Olympic champion, Monica Puig. – Tennis

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Environment Video

Australian solar team prepares for global race

Competitors in this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (WSC) are gearing up for the start of the race early next month, as Jim Drury reports. Reuters Video: Environment

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Feeling crabby: Plant-eating dinosaurs snacked on crustaceans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some plant-eating dinosaurs apparently liked a side order of crabs to go with their usual salad. Reuters: Science News

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What if the animals we eat run out of food?

The man who’s turning food waste into maggot-based animal feed. BBC News – Business

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