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16:15 13/01/2018

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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.

18:16 World
Squirrel invades London Assembly during meeting

The squirrel was caught on video by committee employee Giles Broadbent as it ran around the assembly chamber while a committee meeting was in session.

17:45 World
Singer Amy Winehouse to return to the stage as a hologram

The Winehouse hologram will be projected on stage in front of a live band that will accompany the voice from her original recordings.

16:38 World
Princess Eugenie's royal wedding: Harry and Meghan among star-studded guests

The ceremony took place in St. George's Chapel, which also hosted the wedding of Harry and Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, in May.

16:14 World
Japanese PM Abe to visit China in sign of improved relations

Bilateral ties nosedived in 2012 after Japan nationalized a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea claimed by Beijing, setting off violent protests in China.

15:45 World
Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86

Botha died in "the early hours of the morning" at his home after an illness, his son, also named Roelof, told South Africa's eNCA news outlet.

15:01 World
Air India plane hits wall on takeoff

Flight IX 611, which was carrying 130 passengers and six crew members, took off from the south Indian city at approximately 1:30 a.m., but was diverted to Mumbai.

14:44 World
Behind the gates of Buckingham Palace

The Center Room is where the royal family gathers before walking out onto the worldwide famous balcony of Buckingham Palace.

14:25 World
Young model shot while driving dies

The family of 28-year-old Kelsey Quayle decided to take her off life support at Grady Memorial Hospital after doctors told them she was brain dead.

13:41 World
Crowds gather for second big UK royal wedding of the year

Windsor castle was also the venue for Harry and Meghan’s wedding in May and Eugenie, ninth-in-line to the throne, has copied much of her cousin’s blueprint for her big day.

13:29 World
ECB feels vindicated but risks gaining prominence

But Draghi also toned down earlier remarks, which foreshadowed a “relatively vigorous” rise in underlying inflation, merely predicting a “gradual” increase over the medium term.

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