WORLD ON THE RUN II

US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. Read the whole story at BBC News

Wigan Warriors will face Hull FC in Australia in 2018 in the first Super League game to be played outside of Europe. Read the whole...

National Post – It’s one of the only things in Canadian waters that can strike swimmers with a scream-inducing sting — and summer beachgoers keep spotting...

Baby’s parents want him allowed home, but hospital bosses say a hospice would be a better place. Read the whole story at BBC News

Wildfires in southeast France force the evacuation of 10,000 people during the night, officials say. Read the whole story at BBC News

Voice of America – Dozens of teen pregnancy prevention programs deemed ineffective by President Donald Trump’s administration will lose more than $200 million in funding...

CTV – A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with...

BBC – When Francisco Franco banned the use of the ancient Euskara language, residents of the Basque Country fought to keep it alive…. More at BBC 

Reuters – U.S. retailer Michael Kors…agreed to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo…for $1.2 billion, snapping up a British company whose towering stilettos have been made famous...

The offer made during a “drink-fuelled” meeting was “wishful thinking” by Jeffrey Blue, judge says. Read the whole story at BBC News

National Public Radio – Contrary to what you may have seen on social media, the so-called “Goldwater rule,” a code of ethics prohibiting most psychiatrists from...

Deutsche Welle – Relocations of refugees under EU guidelines have proven to be anything but straight-forward procedures. In many instances, they have turned into bureaucratic minefields...

ReliefWeb – With the battle for West Mosul all but over last week, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints...

TreeHugger – Everyone needs to eat, but not everyone has to spend a fortune on food. If you’re diligent about shopping efficiently and effectively, then...

The legislation will sharply limit the president’s ability to ease Russia sanctions in the future. Read the whole story at BBC News

The Vatican treasurer denies all accusations of sexual assault against him, a court hears. Read the whole story at BBC News

Wired – Mexico City just made it easier for real estate developers to avoid building parking. Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa this month announced a new...