england, world, country, tuesday

Jos Altuve and the Astros show why they could be a nightmare in the World Series   100%

For telling the story of these Astros, the twisting and turning ALCS and the way baseball is played at the end of 2019, José Altuve's walk-off was the perfect vehicle.

Matador gored in groin by bull he stabbed in the neck  

Gonzalo Caballero's femoral vein was ruptured

Chris the sheep: Merino with famously overgrown fleece dies   5%

Chris the sheep's mammoth coat won him fans globally in 2015 after he was spotted in the wild.

Saturday Night Live: David Harbour stars in Joker spoof as Grouch from Sesame Street  

Cast of the late-night show did a Sesame Street-inspired send-up of Todd Phillip's origin story about Batman's nemesis

Lebanon braces for third day of unrest amid fury over economic crisis  

Hezbollah leader says group opposes government's potential resignation amid ongoing protests

Body of 24-year-old glamour model found encased in concrete in desert after being injected with pool cleaner   -7%

Detectives believe victim was held against her will at neighbour's house before being murdered

For the royals, it's starting to feel like another annus horribilis  

Harry and Meghan's television interview feels on a par with Diana's explosive sit-down with Panorama.

Japan has turned miracle-making into the mundane maybe that can be their Rugby World Cup legacy  

The nation has blazed a trail, established itself as a shining example to those smaller sides and unions who, for decades now, have been chasing the coat tails of the sport's heavyweights

'Jojo Rabbit' uses Hitler to awkwardly convey anti-hate message   -18%

Described as "an anti-hate satire," "Jojo Rabbit" seeks to strike a delicate balance in using a Hitler-obsessed boy -- during Nazi Germany's final throes -- to convey that message. The result is an awkward, uneven film, with writer-director Taika Waititi conjuring some touching moments, but unable to pull off the magic act this "Rabbit" trick requires.

Can Facebook's smart display earn a place in your lounge room?   1%

Social media giant's Portal device has a renewed focus on privacy and is designed to make video calls easier.

Census Bureau Struggles To Add Staff For 2020's Census   -6%

The federal government hopes to hire around half a million workers by next spring to complete the 2020 census. But it's running into trouble with low unemployment and background-check delays.

Salt-of-the-earth GOP senator humiliates a smug, rich liberal elitist  

Missouri's Josh Hawley opens fire on the proprietor of this blog.

What's it like working with someone you're married to?   43%

Some couples who work together say it makes both partnerships stronger, but it's not always easy to navigate.

Czech Republic vs England prediction: How will Euro 2020 qualifier play out?   3%

Gareth Southgate's side currently sit at the top of group A, six points clear of the Czechs who sit in second place

The Circle's Paddy Smyth: 'People tell me I've given disabled kids hope'  

Paddy Smyth says he's been overwhelmed by messages from people with disabilities.

El Camino: Bryan Cranston says he would only reprise Breaking Bad role under certain conditions  

The actor says it's crucial that the integrity of his character be respected

Tottenham Hotspur agree to Amazon documentary series charting 2019/20 season  

The club will be the focus of Amazon's All or Nothing documentary series

'Yoni Netanyahus mistake nearly led to disaster': U.K. historian sets the record straight on Operation Entebbe  

The PM's slain brother was not a central figure in the operation, Saul David, on whose book the film '7 Days in Entebbe' was based, tells Haaretz

Motorcyclist dies after crash with truck  

A man has died after being thrown from his motorcycle during a crash with a truck in Sydney's northwest.

California bans private prisons and migrant detention centres  

The move was promised by the state's governor upon his election

Lost medals of fearless WWI flying ace find home at war memorial   -75%

The enemy were both terrified and angered. Our man's plane was riddled.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Rob Kearney and Peter OMahony return to Ireland side for quarter-final against New Zealand   50%

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton become Ireland's most capped halfback pairing

President George W. Bush proudly displays paintings of world leaders  

You're either with these paintings, or against them: Olmert, Putin, Merkel, Singh, Dalai Lama, among others, inspire Bush's art.

'We are not alone' in fighting climate change, says Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr   -10%

Over 90 mayors of the world's biggest cities have signed a Global Green New Deal in Copenhagen this week. Freetown's mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr talks environmental justice, tackling pollution and what gives her hope.

NBA preview: Kawhi Leonard, Paul George in good company   80%

The versatility of Clippers forwards Kawhi Leonard and Paul George draws comparisons to another great duo: Chicago's Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones explains why he has dropped George Ford for England vs Australia  

Fly-half drops to the bench for England's quarter-final showdown with the Wallabies as Jones restores captain Owen Farrell to fly-half in plan to nullify Samu Kerevi

'I hope we did them proud': Farmers rally to finish grieving family's harvest   10%

Trevor Berkan's friends and neighbours remember him for his hard work in his community and his love of his family.

Only 41% of Israel's first-graders attend secular schools. How will if affect the economy?  

The number of first-graders in Haredi schools is rising, while Arab schools are suffering budget crises and there's a drop in college students

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones accuses New Zealand media of being fans with keyboards for All Blacks support  

England boss humiliated a Kiwi journalist by taking a swipe at them for their pro-All Blacks bias ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Three network down - as it happened: Latest news as mobile provider hints at way to fix signal and internet after it stops working   4%

Three's UK mobile network has been down for several hours, pushing users on to social media to complain – if they are lucky enough to have WiFi service.

Pelosi details evidence of what she calls Trump's 'shakedown' of Ukrainian leader  

The releases "encapsulate all the evidence uncovered to date about the president's months-long pressure campaign to undermine the 2020 election".

The good news for Justin Trudeau? He has Obama's support and Trump's scorn   -21%

Canada goes to the polls Monday, and there are signs that the election may bring a dramatic change in the country's political environment.

The Israeli startup that lets you eat meat - without eating the animal  

SuperMeat is run by a longtime vegan and animal rights activist and co-founder and co-CEO Koby Barak says his company's meat will be kosher and vegan-friendly.

In the rush to harvest body parts, death investigations have been upended   -50%

The Times found a rising number of death investigations across the country were complicated or upended after transplantable body parts were taken before a coroner's autopsy.

Galatasaray to host Real Madrid in Champions League   20%

Turkish champions Galatasaray faces Spain's Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League

World Gymnastics Championships 2019: Great Britains Joe Fraser claims gold medal in parallel bars  

The 20-year-old nailed his routine to clinch Team GB's second gold of the tournament

USA Triathlon signs deal to partner with a CBD manufacturer   35%

USA Triathlon's deal with Colorado-based company Pure Spectrum comes at a time when many athletes hope to use cannabidiol for a variety of ailments.

Lionel Messi is sublime, hes the standard, he is football   38%

The Century: The Argentine's unique brand of everyday excellence has made the utterly remarkable, utterly routine. He is the greatest not just of the century, but maybe all time