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19:47 World
Hurricane Willa: Mexico warns of 'extremely dangerous' storm

Willa is expected to make landfall on Mexico's south-western coast later on Tuesday and is "potentially catastrophic", forecasters say.

19:24 World
Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder

The 54-year-old admitted placing poisoned jars of food in supermarkets and blackmailing retailers by offering to identify items, local media report.

19:00 World
Ronaldo on rape claim: I'm a 'happy man' and my lawyers are confident

Mayorga says the star Juventus forward raped her in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009 while she repeatedly screamed no, according to a lawsuit filed in Clark County, Nevada.

18:38 World
Roman Reigns gives up WWE Universal Championship to fight leukemia

Reigns, a former football player who has since become one of World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) most popular personalities, announced Monday that he had been living with cancer for 11 years and that it had returned.

18:16 World
Taiwan court: Excessive speed caused deadly train derailment

The train entered a curve in eastern Taiwan on Sunday afternoon at 140 kilometers (87 miles) per hour, almost twice the speed limit for that section of track, the Yilan County district court said in a statement.

17:45 World
Zimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on economic crisis

Nelson Chamisa, who narrowly lost July's election, accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of excessive borrowing and lacking ideas to solve Zimbabwe's biggest crisis in a decade.

17:24 World
Rare ancient tomb with poems and murals found in north China

The tomb was excavated in May during an expressway construction in Longbai Village in the city of Jinzhong. Research work on the tomb has just been completed.

17:00 World
Amnesty faces scrutiny as inquiry links Paris worker's suicide to his job

Questions raised about workplace culture as organisation awaits outcome of further investigation into death of Gaëtan Mootoo.

16:38 World
Canadian rapper dies after falling off airplane wing in failed stunt

Jon James McMurray died Saturday filming a project he had been working on for months, a statement from the team said. He trained "intensively" for the stunt, it said.

15:45 World
Khashoggi met with crown prince's brother amid efforts to return him to Saudi Arabia

Prince Khalid had been contacting Khashoggi for at least a year to try to persuade him to return, three people told NBC News.

15:27 World
Explosive device found at residence of George Soros, liberal philanthropist and target of far right

Police didn’t specify who owned the home, but town records show that it is co-owned by Soros Fund Management LLC, a family office operated by Soros.

13:41 World
Shares sink toward one-year low as bears bite again

The tech sector posted the worst performance after chipmaker AMS plunged 17 percent as its outlook triggered alarm bells, but there was a broader force at play.

13:28 World
Netflix adds to growing debt pile with $2 billion bond issue

Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings has been explicit about the Los Gatos, California-based company’s plan to fund content acquisition by raising debt.

13:00 World
Invictus Games: Athlete comforted in moving on-court moment

Former mine warfare specialist Paul Guest was playing in a wheelchair tennis match in Sydney on Monday when the helicopter flew overhead.

12:29 World
Why this mom was hanging on a ladder under a bridge between Guatemala and Mexico

The solid, hard concrete of the crossing held no promise of a future for her. Instead, she'd decided it was better to be lowered down, down to the fast-moving waters of the Suchiate River where people pulled her onto a raft of wood and inner tubes.

12:02 World
Saudi investment conference begins after exodus of CEOs

Dozens of top business leaders from around the world have pulled out of the Future Investment Initiative as questions have mounted over the Saudi government's role in the killing of Khashoggi, a dissident journalist who disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

11:16 World
Guns and guards to be removed from Korean 'truce village' of Panmunjom

Demilitarisation will happen within days after talks between South Korea, North Korea and UN Command.

10:45 World
Singapore core inflation edges down in September, surprising economists

The median forecast in a Reuters poll was for core inflation to be 1.9 percent, unchanged from the 4-year highs seen in August and July.

10:27 World
Saudi foreign minister pledges 'comprehensive investigation' of Khashoggi killing

Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi government, disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 to obtain documents for his marriage.

10:00 NKR
Declaration of Friendship was signed between Shekher community of the Republic of Artsakh and Arnouville community of the French Republic

The Declaration was signed by head of the Shekher community Mkhitar Mangasaryan and Mayor of Arnouville Pascal Doll. The solemn ceremony of signing took place in Shekher. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian, Member of the National Assembly of France, Vice-Chairman of the France-Artsakh Friendship Circle François Pupponi and member of the  France-Artsakh Friendship Circle  Francois Rochebloine were present at the ceremony.
Source: nkr.am

20:09 World
Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

A video of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has also been shared online.

19:24 World
Republicans fear Democratic 'blue wave' spreading to once-safe districts

Voters such as Sneed and Lesser are a significant reason why Democrats now believe that in the Nov. 6 congressional midterm elections, the party can win more than the 23 seats they need to seize control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

19:00 World
US decision to withdraw from Cold War-era nuke treaty draws rebuke from Russia

Trump’s decision to leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces pact comes after the U.S. has accused Russia of violating the terms of the treaty, which prohibits the U.S. and Russia from creating and testing ground-launched nuclear cruise missiles with a range of 300 to 3,400 miles.

18:38 World
Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, however, suggested the government would appeal and added that Soriano did not declare Duterte's signed order that voided Trillanes' amnesty unconstitutional.

18:16 World
Thief squirted ketchup at victims and told them they were bleeding to steal purses

He was only stopped from his crime spree after a quick-thinking member of the public spotted him acting suspiciously and asked him for a selfie, which was then passed to police.

 

18:03 NKR
President Bako Sahakyan visited the central office of the 'Artsakh Republic Union of Relatives of Missing in Action Freedom Fighters'

and met with a group of members of the organization led by its chairwoman Vera Grigoryan. The President congratulated the attendees on the 20th anniversary of the Union, commended the activities carried out by the organization, qualifying its work as a unique mission.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

17:45 World
Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

His alma mater Nagasaki University said Monday that Shimomura died Friday of natural causes.

16:16 World
Russia to react to U.S. moves after its withdrawal from INF Treaty

On Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump said that Washington would pull out of the INF Treaty on account of Russia's alleged breach of the agreement.

15:27 World
Amritsar train crash: India searches for blame after crowd mowed down

The crowd had gathered on railway tracks near the city of Amritsar in northern Punjab state and had no warning the train was headed their way.

14:26 World
Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits south

The firefighter went missing when his truck overturned on a flooded road overnight, according to emergency services in the southern region of Andalusia. Two other firefighters traveling with him were rescued, but he was swept away.

14:02 World
World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to attend a ceremony in Zhuhai on Tuesday, along with top officials from Hong Kong and Macau, with the bridge opening to public traffic Wednesday.

13:41 World
In China's Catholic heartland, Vatican deal brings Communist Party closer

Despite repeated appeals to Chinese authorities from Vatican officials and underground clergy, it is unclear whether Su, who would now be 86, is still being held or is even alive.

13:28 World
Sony makes no concessions to EU regulators in EMI music bid

EU antitrust regulators earlier this month asked rivals and users whether they think the Japanese group would use its greater market power to win better terms in digital media deals.

 

13:00 World
Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity annual homecoming party was just getting started when the floor gave way.

12:43 World
Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis Zoo could not separate the pair. He died of suffocation.

12:02 World
New Zealand ban on foreign home buyers begins amid doubts it will ease crisis

Critics say the policy is unlikely to make housing – which has soared 60% in price in 10 years – more affordable for locals.

11:16 World
US throws diplomatic support behind Macedonia name change

Senior official’s visit comes after Skopje parliament approved start of constitutional process.

10:51 World
Central Sulawesi quake, tsunami inflicted US$911 million in losses

The earthquake and ensuing tsunami that devastated Central Sulawesi resulted in at least Rp 13.82 trillion (US$911 million) in economic losses, according to National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) data.

10:27 World
Uber to appeal Singapore's competition watchdog decision on Grab deal

Uber said it was making the appeal independently of Grab, as a matter of principle. Grab did not provide immediate comment, but its Singapore head told the Straits Times newspaper on Monday that the company would not appeal the regulator’s decision.

10:00 World
Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

The weeks of denial and lack of credible evidence in the face of allegations from Turkish officials that Khashoggi had been killed have shaken global confidence in ties with the world’s top oil exporter.

19:00 World
Croatians protest over government plan to raise retirement age

This week the government asked parliament to pass legislation lifting the retirement age of 65 from 2033 onwards, defending the reform as a step in efforts to make the pension system sustainable.

18:38 World
Nasa's most iconic telescopes are FAILING and astronomers claim their loss of is a 'daunting prospect' for science

Astronomical observatories such as Hubble and Chandra were launched into orbit several years ago and have provided us with stunning images and precious data ever since.

18:16 World
CNN’s Jim Acosta sends expletive to ex-Melania Trump staffer in private message, apologizes

Ex-Trump aide Justin Caporale mocked Acosta by writing, “Dear Diary,” after the CNN reporter sent a lengthy tweet complaining about the volume levels at President Trump’s Montana rally.

 

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