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1. Homeless residents forge dangerous caves along California riverbanks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-residents-forge-dangerous-caves-along-california-riverbanks

In a recent discovery that sheds light on the struggles of homelessness in California, authorities in Modesto uncovered a series of makeshift caves along the banks of the Tuolumne River, serving as clandestine dwellings for those without homes....

2. USA: Detroit unveils groundbreaking electric charging road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-detroit-unveils-groundbreaking-electric-charging-road

Detroit has reportedly unveiled new technology beneath its streets after a year of waiting, with electric vehicles able to get a boost that could ultimately make range anxiety a thing of the past....

3. Cofounder, CEO, philanthropist, and now cowboy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cofounder-ceo-philanthropist-and-now-cowboy

The Meta chief's new addition to a list of titles comes as he revealed his latest venture is livestock farming....

4. Hezbollah leader reveals new weapons in border clashes with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-reveals-new-weapons-in-border-clashes-with-israel

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said Saturday his fighters have introduced new weapons, including a missile with a heavy warhead in the ongoing fighting along the Lebanon-Israel border, adding that they will keep using the tense frontier to pressure Israel....

5. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

6. Rare 96-year-old Macallan whisky to fetch Over $1.4m at Sotheby's auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-96-year-old-macallan-whisky-to-fetch-over-$1-4m-at-sotheby-s-auction

A bottle of what Sotheby’s is calling “the most sought-after Scotch whisky” is set to go up for auction next month, with an estimated price of up to 1.2 million pounds ($1.4 million), the auction house said Thursday....

7. Grazer takes crown in Alaska's Fat Bear Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grazer-takes-crown-in-alaska-s-fat-bear-week

A "gutsy" brown bear described as "thicker than a bowl of oatmeal" has been crowned the champion of Alaska's annual Fat Bear Week competition....

8. ''Adopt, don't shop'' as abandoned dogs crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adopt-don-t-shop-as-abandoned-dogs-crisis-deepens

The plight of abandoned dogs in Cyprus has taken a turn for the worse, according to officials from the Municipality of Nicosia and a local pound that houses strays collected by multiple authorities in the Nicosia district. ...

9. Step up, weigh in! Korean Air weighs passengers for safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/step-up-weigh-in-korean-air-weighs-passengers-for-safety

Starting Monday, passengers flying on Korean Air may be asked to step on a scale before boarding their flight. ...

10. Taylor Swift's tour spreads goodwill to food banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taylor-swift-s-tour-spreads-goodwill-to-food-banks

Economists told CNN recently that Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour is becoming such a massive phenomenon that it’s having demonstrable impacts on the US economy at large, but it’s not only stadium venues, record labels, and ticket vendors benefiting....

11. When drugs for weight and diabetes backfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/when-drugs-for-weight-and-diabetes-backfire

Joanie Knight has a message for anyone considering drugs like Ozempic or Wegovy, which have become popular for the dramatic weight loss they can help people achieve....

12. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfires-lead-to-flight-cancellations

Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

13. New rule in NYC: Fines imposed for takeout extras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rule-in-nyc-fines-imposed-for-takeout-extras

In an effort to reduce plastic use, New York will start fining restaurants and third-party delivery services that provide disposable utensils, soy sauce packets, and similar items without the customer requesting them....

14. BBC under fire for alleged payment of child for explicit photos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-under-fire-for-alleged-payment-of-child-for-explicit-photos

The British government on Sunday ordered the BBC to investigate one of its presenters, accused in the press by a mother of having paid her child to send her pornographic photos....

15. It's a race against time as rescuers scramble to locate missing sub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-a-race-against-time-as-rescuers-scramble-to-locate-missing-sub

Rescuers in a remote area of the Atlantic Ocean raced against time early Tuesday to find a missing submersible carrying five people on a mission to document the wreckage of the Titanic, the iconic ocean liner that sank more than a century ago....

16. Why are food prices so high in Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/why-are-food-prices-so-high-in-europe

It is the most basic of staple food items: sliced white bread. In Britain, the average price of a loaf was 28 percent higher in April, at 1.39 pounds, or $1.72, than it was a year earlier....

17. New York City could be sinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-york-city-could-be-sinking

From the Financial District’s sky-high centers of economic power to the pricey pads that rise above Billionaires’ Row, the great volume of towering buildings is part of what gives New York City its identity. But according to new research cited by the New York Post, the weight of those same buildings that give the Big Apple its soaring sense of bravado could contribute to the city's sinking....

18. Banks around the world feel force of SVB fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-around-the-world-feel-force-of-svb-fallout

U.S. President Joe Biden vowed to do whatever was needed to address a threatened banking crisis after the collapses of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank forced regulators to step in with emergency measures....

19. HSBC buys failed Silicon Valley Bank in bid to stem fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hsbc-buys-failed-silicon-valley-bank-in-bid-to-stem-fallout

Governments in the UK and the U.S. took extraordinary steps to stop a potential banking crisis after the historic failure of Silicon Valley Bank, even as another major bank was shut down....

20. UK to pay France half a billion pounds to end channel crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-to-pay-france-half-a-billion-pounds-to-curb-channel-crossings

Britain is to pay France almost half a billion pounds over the next three years in a high-stakes gamble to end Channel migrant crossings....

21. Home grown Cypriot company acquired by UK entertainment firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/home-grown-cypriot-company-acquired-by-uk-entertainment-firm

Born out of their passion for theater, 'Stagedoor' was founded in 2014 by Yiannis Gavrielides (Invelopment Partners, Covve) and Paris Erotokritou (Fresh Target Theatre), along with Michael Hadjijoseph (Stagedoor CEO) and Alex Cican (Stagedoor CPO) who contributed their expertise in technology and product management. ...

22. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

23. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

24. Kilograms of cash, diamonds, jewelry and a Picasso still lost after 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kilograms-of-cash-diamonds-jewelry-and-a-picasso-still-lost-after-25-years

Swissair Flight 111 from New York's JFK airport to Geneva, Switzerland, crashes off Nova Scotia, Canada, killing 229 people....

25. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

26. New diabetes drug helps people lose weight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-diabetes-drug-helps-people-lose-weight

A weekly dose of a medication recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes may help adults without diabetes lose weight as well, a new study found....

27. Boris Johnson to face no-confidence vote tonight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-to-face-no-confidence-vote-tonight

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote Monday that could oust him from power, as discontent with his rule finally threatens to topple a politician who has often seemed invincible despite many scandals....

28. Woman says bishop sexually assaulted her as a teen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-bishop-sexually-assaulted-her-as-a-teen

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos is facing more sexual assault charges after his acquittal in a rape case last year, with a new female accuser saying he assaulted her when she was seeking orphan aid from the church at the age of 16...

29. Boris Becker faces jail term for failing to declare his millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-becker-faces-jail-term-for-failing-to-declare-his-millions

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker could be sent to jail today as he faces a sentence for flouting the terms of his 2017 bankruptcy....

30. 8 feel good stories from the conflict in Ukraine that will inspire and give you hope in humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/8-feel-good-stories-from-the-conflict-in-ukraine-that-will-inspire-and-give-you-hope-in-humanity

From charities and governments to celebrities and everyday people, millions are pitching in to ease the burden for fleeing or sheltering Ukrainians. In turn, they’re inspiring the world with their generosity and strength....

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