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Italy quake: Powerful tremor near Norcia destroys buildings
A strong earthquake has struck near Norcia in central Italy, destroying numerous buildings. The quakes come nearly two months after a major earthquake killed almost 300 people and destroyed several towns. Sunday's quake measured magnitude 6.6, larger than August's quake and aftershocks last week. It is thought to be Italy's most violent in decades. At least nine people have been hurt but no deaths are reported so far. Many locals left after la...
Tesla shows off solar roof tiles
Roof tiles with built-in solar panels have been unveiled by Tesla chief executive Elon Musk. The tiles, made from glass, are intended to be a more attractive way to add solar panels to homes, compared with currently-used solar technology. The launch took place in Universal Studios, Los Angeles, on what used to be the set for the television show Desperate Housewives. It comes with Tesla due to take over struggling energy firm Solar City. Some ...
Bob Dylan: Nobel Literature Prize left me speechless
US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan says he accepts his Nobel Prize in literature, ending a silence since being awarded the prize earlier this month. He said the honour had left him "speechless", the Nobel Foundation said in a statement. The foundation said it had not yet been decided if the singer would attend the awards ceremony in December. However, Dylan reportedly told a UK newspaper he intended to pick up the award in person "if at all p...
Mosul Iraq battle: Shia militias aim to take Tal Afar
Iraq's Shia militia groups say they have launched an attack against Islamic State militants west of Mosul, as the offensive to retake the city continues. The Hashid Shaabi groups say their aim is to oust IS from the town of Tal Afar, cutting jihadist supply routes to Mosul from Syria. Tal Afar had a Shia majority before IS overran it in 2014. Mosul is a Sunni city, and the Shia militias have pledged not to enter it. Iraq began the offensive la...
US election 2016: Clinton demands details of new email probe
Hillary Clinton has urged the FBI to explain without delay why it is carrying out a new investigation into her use of emails. Americans "deserve to get the full and complete facts immediately," she said. The FBI says it has new emails linked to her use of a private server when she was secretary of state. Republican presidential rival Donald Trump said the move, announced 11 days before the election, was the "biggest political scandal since Wat...
Chinese M20 no competitor to Iskander – expert
Nyut.am’s guest is IA REGNUM military observer, chief editor of New defense order. Strategies magazine Leonid Nersisyan. - At the Airshow China 2016 exhibition China will present new operative military missile system M20. It is called Chinese “Iskander”. Can M20 be really considered analogue to Iskander M. Which is their difference? - It is quite difficult question taking into consideration the small information about “C...
Gagik Tsarukyan to head a new party?
According to the source close to the Prosperous Armenia party Gagik Tsarukyan willno return to the party but will establish a new one and become its leader. According to some information, this party will comprise of mainly young people. The prepared young people are aimed at combining other parties as well. If Gagik Tsarukyan agrees to head it more probably the PAP will join them. All this issues are in the discussion phase.  
Birth control: Male contraceptive injection 'shows promise'
A hormone injection has been shown to be a safe and effective method of contraception - for men. US researchers say the jab was almost 96% effective in tests on around 270 men who were using it, with four pregnancies among their partners. However, a relatively high number developed side effects, including acne and mood disorders. Researchers have been investigating potential for male hormonal contraceptives for around 20 years. They have all ...
Calais 'Jungle' stragglers and minors spend another night at camp
At least 80 migrants including children have spent the night in shelters that remain in the now otherwise deserted Calais "Jungle" camp. France and the UK have traded accusations about the children's treatment. Two large fires broke out on Friday morning at the camp, from which almost 6,000 people have been evacuated. The evacuation is due to be completed on Friday and people refusing to leave would be arrested, Calais police said. Migrants f...
Celebgate hack: Collins sentenced over nude photos theft
A Pennsylvania court has sentenced a man to 18 months in jail for hacking into the accounts of celebrities and stealing nude photos and videos. Ryan Collins, 36, pleaded guilty to the charges in May. He had stolen the usernames and passwords of more than 600 people. Collins tricked his victims - including actresses Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Scarlett Johansson, and Kirsten Dunst - by sending emails appearing be from Google or Apple. Colli...
Rio 2016: Wada publishes report highlighting 'serious failings' at Olympic Games
A Wada report on the anti-doping methods employed at Rio 2016 has highlighted "serious failings". The World Anti-Doping Agency said many athletes who had been targeted for testing "simply could not be found". It added that, on some days, "up to 50% of tests were aborted". Its 55-page Independent Observers report found that, of the 11,470 athletes, 4,125 had no record of any testing in 2016, of whom 1,913 were competing in 10 "higher-risk sport...
Philippines Duterte: God told me to stop swearing
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he has promised God he will clean up his famously vulgar language. Arriving in his home city of Davao after a trip to Japan, Mr Duterte said God gave him an ultimatum on the plane. "I heard a voice telling me to stop swearing or the plane will crash in mid-air, and so I promised to stop," he told reporters at the airport. Mr Duterte's blunt speaking, often directed at the West, has contribute...
World's largest marine protected area declared in Antarctica
Delegates from 24 countries and the European Union have agreed that the Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world's largest marine protected area (MPA). Some 1.57m sq km (600,000 sq miles) of the Southern Ocean will gain protection from commerical fishing for 35 years. Environmentalists have welcomed the move to protect what's said to be the Earth's most pristine marine ecosystem. They hope it will be the first of many such zones in interna...
Oregon wildlife refuge occupiers in shock acquittal
Seven leaders of an armed militia who led a 41-day stand-off at a US federal wildlife refuge in Oregon have been cleared of the charges against them. The surprise verdict acquitted them of conspiracy and firearms offences. A lawyer for one of the leaders, Ammon Bundy, was tackled to the ground by US marshals after shouting at the judge. The militia occupied the refuge in early January, accusing the government of unlawful interference in the af...
HIV Patient Zero cleared by science
One of the most demonised patients in history - Gaetan Dugas - has been convincingly cleared of claims he spread HIV to the US, say scientists. Mr Dugas, a homosexual flight attendant, gained legendary status in the history of HIV/Aids when he became known as Patient Zero. But a study, in the journal Nature, showed he was just one of thousands of infected people in the 1970s. It also showed New York was a crucial hub for the spread of the...
Sakharov prize: Yazidi women win EU freedom prize
Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq have won Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov prize. Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar were among thousands of Yazidi girls and women abducted by IS militants and forced into sexual slavery in 2014. But both survived and now campaign for the Yazidi community. The freedom of thought prize is awarded annually in memory of Andrei Sakharov, a Sov...
EU-Canada trade deal: Belgians break Ceta deadlock
Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus in support of the Ceta trade deal between the EU and Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel has said. He said "an agreement" was found after the latest round of negotiations with Belgium's French-speaking communities who have held up the deal. A signing ceremony on Thursday was cancelled after the region of Wallonia vetoed the deal. A Belgian deal would still have to be approved by the other 27...
Samsung operating profit plunges 30% in wake of Note 7 fiasco
South Korean technology giant Samsung has seen profits plunge after the recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Operating profit between July and September fell 30% from a year earlier to 5.2tn won ($4.6bn, £3.8bn) - the lowest level in two years. The world's largest smartphone manufacturer stopped making the Note 7 after reports of them catching fire. Meanwhile the firm's shareholders have backed Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong ...
Venezuela anti-Maduro protests: Policeman shot dead
One policeman has been shot dead and dozens of people injured during anti-government protests in Venezuela. At least 20 people have been injured and 80 detained nationwide, a local rights group has said. Images circulated on social media of injured people on the ground. There are reports at least three were shot. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government. In Miranda state, a p...
World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'
Global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970, a report says. The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF, suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by 2020. The figures suggest that animals living in lakes, rivers and wetlands are suffering the biggest losses. Human activity, including habitat loss, wildlife trade, pollution and climate change con...
Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region
Two strong earthquakes have hit central Italy, damaging buildings and injuring dozens of people. A 5.5-magnitude quake struck at 19:10 (17:10 GMT) near Visso in Macerata province, followed two hours later by a 6.1 magnitude tremor in the same area. Emergency teams have worked through the night. In August an earthquake killed about 300 people south of Visso. There are few reports of serious injuries but bad weather has been hampering ...
Food Security State Service director to be repalced
Director of Food Security State Service of he Armenia's Agriculture Ministry Armen Hayrapetyan will resign. According to Nyut.amsource, he will be replaced by head of Natfood meat production enterprise Ishkhan Karapetyan. This replacement is intended to take place on November 1. Though it is not excluded to be stated tomorrow at the cabinet session.  
St.Gregory the Illuminator church consecrated in Koghb village
On October 22 in bordering Koghb village of Armenian Tavush province new church was concecrated. The concecration ceremony was conducted by primate of Tavush Diocese of the Armenian Church Bagrat Galstyan. The construction of the church lasted 6 years and was built with the funds provided by Samson Abovyan and Satenik Nasibyan. They were born in the village and currently live in Moscow.    
Apple iPhone sales fall, but beat estimates
Apple has reported its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales and revenue, but sales beat analyst expectations. The tech giant sold 45.51 million iPhones in the three months to 24 September, beating an average estimate of 44.8 million. The company also forecast higher-than-expected holiday season revenue of between $76bn and $78bn. But revenue in the fourth quarter fell 9% to $46.85bn. That meant annual revenue fell for the first...
Canadian nurse charged with eight murders
A 49-year-old nursing home worker in Ontario has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder spanning several years. Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer of Woodstock, Ontario, appeared in court on Tuesday morning. The victims were residents in two long-term care facilities where Ms Wettlaufer worked and were between 75 and 96 years old. Police said seven of the victims were given a fatal dose of a drug. The victims were five women and t...
North Korea nuclear: US intelligence chief says disarmament unlikely
The US policy to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme is "probably a lost cause", the US national intelligence director has said. James Clapper said the best the US could hope for was a cap on the North's capabilities, in a speech in New York. It is a rare admission that Washington's long-standing goal of denuclearisation may not be achievable. However, the US state department said its policy had not changed. North Ko...
Calais 'Jungle': Overnight fires raze parts of migrant camp
Fires have razed parts of the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, as French authorities continue operations to demolish it. At least one gas canister exploded with one migrant lightly injured. The clearance began on Monday and about 4,000 migrants - out of some 7,000 - have been taken from the squalid camp to shelters around France. There are concerns remain that some will refuse to give up their attempts to cross the Channel to the UK. The oper...
'Super-parenting' improves children's autism
Giving mums and dads the skills to become "super parents" can dramatically improve their child's autism, a long-term study has shown. In the training, parents watched films of themselves playing with their child while a therapist gave precise tips for helping their child communicate. "What is remarkable is the pay-off," said Louisa Harrison, who has seen a huge improvement in her son Frank. Experts said the results, published in the Lance...
Dreamworld: Siblings and couple among dead at Australia theme park
A sister and brother and the brother's partner have been named as three of the four people killed in an Australian theme park accident. Kate Goodchild and Luke Dorsett, 32 and 35, died on the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld on Queensland's Gold Coast on Tuesday, their mother said. Mr Dorsett's partner Roozbeh Araghi was also killed, the ABC reports, along with a woman from New Zealand. Two children survived in what officials said ...
'Miracle' US children survive after father's leap from bridge
Two young children have survived after their father jumped off a motorway bridge in the US state of New Jersey with them in his arms. John Spincken died after leaping off the 100-foot high (30m) bridge into a wooded area, state police said. His sons, who are aged one and three years old, were found conscious nearby and are expected to make a full recovery. Local police called it "nothing short of a miracle". The children are being treated in ...
Trump: Clinton's foreign policy plan would start WW3
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said his rival Hillary Clinton's foreign policy plan in Syria would trigger World War Three. He also said the US should focus on defeating so-called Islamic State (IS) rather than removing Syria's president. Mrs Clinton has proposed a no-fly zone over Syria. The top US military chief has said that could spell conflict with Russian jets in the region. The Clinton campaign accused Mr Trump of "p...
Blockchain bandits hit crypto start-ups
In early September, developer Stephanie Kent watched the approach of Hurricane Hermine with growing trepidation. A hurricane making landfall is never welcome but it looked set to strike Ms Kent's home in Florida at the worst possible time. Back then, Ms Kent was fighting hackers seeking to take over her digital cash start-up Krypton - a services firm based around a variant of Bitcoin's underlying technology, the blockchain. Ms Kent and her cod...
Baby Lynlee 'born twice' after life-saving tumour surgery
A baby girl from Lewisville, Texas, has been "born" twice after she was taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery. At 16 weeks pregnant, Margaret Hawkins Boemer discovered her daughter, Lynlee Hope, had a tumour on her spine. The mass, known as a sacrococcygeal teratoma, was diverting blood from the foetus - raising the risk of fatal heart failure. Baby Lynlee weighed just 1lb 3oz (0.53kg) when surgeons opened the w...
Kim Kardashian West drops Paris robbery lawsuit
Kim Kardashian West has dropped a court case against a website that claimed she staged an armed robbery in Paris. Her lawyer said the two sides had resolved the issue. The reality star said she would take US celebrity gossip site MediaTakeOut to court but has dropped the case after it issued an apology. The site reported the 35-year-old had faked being robbed at gunpoint at a luxury apartment in the French capital earlier this month....
Women 'nearing equality with men - in alcohol consumption'
Women have all but caught up with men at knocking back alcohol, a global study of drinking habits shows. The analysis of 4 million people, born between 1891 and 2001, showed that men used to be far more likely to drink and have resulting health problems. But the current generation have pretty much closed the gap, the BMJ Open report says. The changing roles of men and women in society partly explain the move towards drinking parity. ...
Dreamworld: Four killed on Australian theme park ride
Four people have been killed on a ride at a theme park on Australia's east coast, police and park officials say. Two men and two women died in the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld on Queensland's Gold Coast, a park spokeswoman said. The park in Coomera has been closed and an investigation is under way, the spokeswoman added. Dreamworld bills itself as Australia's biggest theme park with more than 50 rides and attractions. The Thunder R...
Quetta attack: Militants kill dozens at Balochistan Police College
At least 59 cadets and guards have been killed after militants attacked a police college in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say. Three militants wearing suicide bomb vests entered the college late on Monday, reportedly taking hostages. A major security operation lasted for hours and all attackers were killed. No group has said it carried out the assault, but Quetta has seen similar attacks by separatists and Islamist militants in recen...
Ivanishvili accused of selling weaponry to Angola
International Court of Justice has submitted today the sue of the Georgian Labor Party against Georgia's former premier, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili. The laborists demand opening criminal case against Ivanishvili for financing the supply of weaponry to Angola through Russian credit bank which belonged him until 2012. The sue said that from 1993-1998 Ivanishvili has supplied Russian weaponry to Angola worthing 790 million USD. In 2015 Iva...
Head of Customs Service replaced
With the decision of the Armenian prime minister Karen Karapetyan, Arthur Afrikyan has been removed from the post of he first deputy chairman of the State Revenue Committee. Afrikyan was in charge of Customs Service. According to Nyut.am source, he will be replaced by head of the Ararat regional customs office Samvel Avetikyan. This replacement by the premier was expected. With it the changes of the economic sector have been summed up.  
Justin Bieber walks off stage after asking fans to stop screaming
Justin Bieber has walked off stage in Manchester after asking fans to stop screaming in the gaps between songs. During the last of three shows in the city as part of his Purpose world tour the singer said: "I appreciate all the support, I appreciate love I appreciate the kind things. "But the screaming in these breaks has got to stop. Please and thank you. "I don't think it's necessary when I'm trying to say something and you guys are screamin...
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