In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
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In today's news roundup, Typhoon Faxai hits Japan, Norway is struck with a mystery dog illness, an artist plants a forest in a soccer stadium, and a boy gets teased for a t-shirt he created, which goes on to be a best-seller.
Last week, a French court decided that a rooster named Maurice is allowed to crow when he wants. The case may seem silly, but it points out a growing conflict between groups of people in France.
On Monday, British Airways cancelled almost all of its flights for two days as the result of a strike by a large group of its pilots. The strike affected the travel plans of close to 200,000 people.
In today's news roundup, the Bahamas struggles to recover from Hurricane Dorian, Boris Johnson suffers several defeats, a school takes Harry Potter off its shelves because of its "actual" spells, and a man buys the "most expensive beer in history".
In today's news roundup, Bangladesh moves to limit cell service for Rohingya people, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe died, a student learning to fly makes an emergency landing, and the pope gets stuck in an elevator.
After studying DNA in water collected from Loch Ness, scientist Neil Gemmell has proven that many ideas about the Loch Ness monster simply aren't possible. But he's left one idea open - giant eels.
Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament, limiting its power to stop his plans for a "no-deal" Brexit. As a result, the future of the United Kingdom in the European Union is more uncertain than ever.
In today's news roundup, millions in Assam, India may be left without a country, Italy forms a surprising new government, Andrew Luck retires from football early, and Carli Lloyd shows she can kick football field goals.
In today's news roundup, the second Democratic debate will only have 10 people, Karachi struggles with swarms of flies, Greta Thunberg arrives in the US, and Barcelona's police offer cover-up kits to swimmers who have lost their clothes.