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10:27 World
TomTom reports better-than-expected third-quarter core earnings

The company raised its full-year revenue outlook to 850 million euros from 825 million euros, but said a contract announced in 2016 to provide location and navigation services to Volvo had been ended.

19:47 World
Houston couple creates 'Good Boy' beer for dogs

Megan and Steve Long said they learned how to brew beer for dogs, which does not contain alcohol, when their Rottweiler mix, Rocky, started having digestion problems a few years ago.

18:38 World
13 dead after floods hit southern France

Roads were cut off and cars overturned after three months' worth of rain fell in six hours overnight Sunday into Monday, causing rivers to flood.

18:16 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan received the delegation of the Lebanese Regional Board of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party at the head of A. Takesyan

A range of issues related to Artsakh’s foreign and domestic policy and its socioeconomic development were on the discussion agenda.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

17:45 World
Novo Nordisk hires AstraZeneca executive to revive struggling biopharma unit

Novo hopes to close the deal to buy biopharma assets this year, CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen told Reuters, but declined to provide more detail on the potential deal.

17:39 World
European stocks brush 22-month low as Saudi tensions swirl

Germany's government bonds also rallied and the euro climbed as high as $1.16 EUR= despite a humbling regional election result for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Bavarian allies on Sunday.

17:00 World
Meghan and Harry: Duchess of Sussex expecting a baby

Kensington Palace said the couple were "delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public".

16:38 World
Hurricane Michael: Dozens still missing on Florida coast

Recovery teams with dogs and heavy equipment are due to scour destroyed buildings in Mexico Beach and Panama City in the search for more victims.

16:16 World
Koreas to break ground for railway, road connection late Nov. or early Dec.

They also agreed to hold Red Cross talks in November to discuss issues related to families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War and arrange a general-level military meeting "as soon as possible."

15:27 World
Grumpy cat saved woman’s life after it became friendly when she got cancer

She went to see doctors and was eventually told that pre-cancerous cells were discovered so she had an operation to have them removed.

 

15:01 World
How criminals used Canada's casinos to launder millions

The impacts of the Vancouver model - as the scheme came to be known - is linked to the opioid crisis and unaffordable real estate market.

14:44 World
Many Japanese schools and companies are encouraging people to cry to boost mental health

Tears of sadness and happiness are believed to reduce stress, as the act of crying relaxes autonomic nerves by stimulating parasympathetic nerve activity, according to experts.

14:26 World
20 people killed when flooding wipes out part of school in Indonesia

At least 11 of those who died in the flooding Friday were students, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho of the disaster mitigation agency. Some students are still missing. The flooding was in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatra.

13:41 World
Saudi Arabia says will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case

Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and Washington Post columnist critical of Riyadh’s policies, disappeared on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkey believes he was murdered and his body removed. Saudi Arabia has denied that.

13:33 World
Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

Jordanian state news agency Petra reported early on Monday that Jordan and Syria had agreed to open the border to all in a change from an earlier statement that normal traffic would not be allowed until a later date.

13:00 World
Indian minister defiant amid #MeToo storm

MJ Akbar, junior minister for foreign affairs in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and a former influential newspaper editor, has over the past week been accused by former female colleagues of groping, assault and harassment.

12:43 World
Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies lose majority in crushing vote

The Christian Social Union, or CSU -- the Bavarian sister party to Merkel's conservative Christian Democrat Union, or CDU -- has dominated politics in the state since the end of World War II, ruling for all but three years for nearly seven decades.

12:29 World
Jamie Dimon: JP Morgan boss pulls out of Saudi conference

He is the latest high-profile figure to pull out of a conference dubbed "Davos in the Desert" after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

12:02 World
Himalayan storm: Climbers' bodies removed from Nepal mountain

The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the base camp near Mount Gurja, a 7,193m high peak (23,600ft).

10:27 World
Asian shares resume descent, oil prices up on Saudi tensions

Japan's Nikkei .N225 dropped 1.4 percent, with carmaker shares .ITEQP.T hitting 13-month lows after Washington said it would seek a provision about currency manipulation in future trade deals with Japan.

18:38 World
China's central bank says market to play decisive role in yuan exchange rate

Yi said the government would keep the exchange rate “broadly stable”, and China’s monetary policy would remain neutral with more focus on guiding expectations.

18:16 World
Crew member dies after fall on set of Mister Rogers movie

Allegheny County say James Emswiller fell around 7:30 p.m. Thursday during a break in filming. The 61-year-old Pittsburgh man died later at a hospital.

17:45 World
2 walkaway with minor injuries following plane crash in Claydesta

The plane had recently taken off from the Midland Airpark Airport before a parachute was deployed. The plane landed on top of a company truck parked in the plaza.

17:00 World
Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data leak

Company didn’t disclose leak for months to avoid a public relations headache and potential regulatory enforcement.

15:45 World
Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe loses job on judge's order

The Ontario judge sided with beauty giant Estée Lauder, a minority investor in Deciem, to strip Brandon Truaxe of his role as co-chief executive.

15:27 World
Khashoggi's Apple Watch may have recorded evidence, Turkish media reports

Khashoggi, 59, was wearing the watch when he walked into the consulate Oct. 2 and synced it to a mobile phone held by his fiancee waiting outside and turned on the recording function, Turkey’s pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper reported.

15:01 World
Melania Trump: Donald Trump and I are fine

US First Lady Melania Trump has dismissed speculation about the state of her marriage, saying her husband's alleged extra-marital affairs are not her "concern or focus" because she has better things to do.

14:44 World
Cape Town artist fights gang violence with beach calligraphy

One artist trying to break Hangberg's destructive cycle recently ran a workshop for a group of children from the area to teach them an unusual medium: beach calligraphy.

13:41 World
US pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkish court, flies to Germany

Brunson is expected to spend a brief time at Ramstein before flying to Washington on Saturday, a White House spokesman said. Speaking at a rally in Ohio, President Trump said he plans to meet with Brunson.

13:33 World
China's Shenzhen city government to provide support to listed firms: newspaper

Under the plan, the city that hosts China’s second-largest stock exchange will provide liquidity via loans and equity investment in select companies, it said, citing unidentified people familiar with the plan.

12:02 World
Lindsey Buckingham suing Fleetwood Mac

In court documents obtained by CNN, Buckingham claims that he lost an estimated $12 million in upcoming tour proceeds after he was involuntarily expelled from Fleetwood Mac in January.

11:38 World
Hurricane Michael leaves Florida residents desperate for aid

He was in a working-class neighborhood called Millville, where many residents said they were becoming desperate for even basic necessities.

11:14 World
Elon Musk's Tesla files for a trademark of 'Teslaquila'

Tesla's CEO teased a Tesla-branded tequila earlier this year as part of a ruse on social media. On Monday, the company officially filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark "Teslaquila."

10:46 World
Catalans march for unity on Spain's national day

Waving both Spanish and Catalan flags and cheering Spain's king, the demonstrators made their way along the elegant Passeig de Gracia, home to some of the city's most luxurious hotels, to the central Placa de Catalunya square.

10:27 World
Five South Korean climbers among group of nine missing in Nepal Himalayas: officials

Wangchu Sherpa, head of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency that provided local support to the South Korean team, said the camp had been devastated, citing the pilot of a rescue helicopter that was sent to look for the missing group on Saturday morning.

20:30 World
Philippine, Vietnam leaders discuss disputed sea boundaries

Duterte said Friday, without elaborating, that he told Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in a meeting in Indonesia that such boundary talks may take longer because the Philippines is still establishing its continental shelf limit, or the country's outermost boundary.

20:09 World
Rights group criticizes US-led coalition for Raqqa deaths

At a news conference in the Lebanese capital, Amnesty International said 2,521 bodies from the battle for Raqqa have been recovered in the city, the majority killed by coalition airstrikes.

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