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Author Lilian Galstyan

22:51 09/10/2018

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16:16 World
Deadly earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Yibin in Changning County, south-east of the provincial capital Chengdu, late on Monday, officials said.

15:45 World
Panic amid Toronto Raptors victory parade gunfire

Thousands of sports fans were packed into the city centre in Nathan Phillips Square when shots rang out, sending many scurrying for cover.

15:01 World
India encephalitis death toll rises to 103

At least 200 patients, many of whom are below the age of 10, are still being treated at two hospitals.

14:44 World
Huawei laptops return to Microsoft’s online store after mysteriously disappearing

Twitter user WalkingCat noticed that Huawei’s laptops have returned, and we’ve spotted that the MateBook 13, the MateBook, and the MateBook X Pro are all available once again. The MateBook X Pro is currently listed as “out of stock,” but the rest are available to purchase again.

13:41 World
NASA's Cassini reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings

Although the mission ended in 2017, science continues to flow from the data collected. A new paper published June 13 in Science describes results from four Cassini instruments taking their closest-ever observations of the main rings.

12:29 World
Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone

On this island in West Tromsø, north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn't set from May 18 right through to July 26, a full 69 days.

12:02 World
Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show

The recent divergence in fortunes of the world's dominant planemakers was on full display at the biennial industry beauty contest, where the companies typically confirm orders for hundreds of jets.

10:27 World
Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says

The burial was attended by members of the family in Cairo’s Nasr City after authorities refused burial in Mursi’s home province of Sharqiya in the Nile Delta, Ahmed Mursi said.

10:00 World
Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

The Global Alliance for Responsible Media will also include media buying agencies from the major ad groups - WPP, IPG, Publicis, Omnicom and Dentsu - as well as the platform owners, the group said on Tuesday at the ad industry’s annual gathering in Cannes, France.

20:09 World
Excavations at Jordan's Pella unearth trove of ‘exceptional’ artefacts

The team, hailing from the University of Sydney, also uncovered several more rooms in a huge Iron Age (ca. 800BC) 'Civic Building', containing storage jars and various other finds scattered amongst the debris, Bourke noted.

19:47 World
Phoenix mayor apologises after police threaten to shoot black family

Officers were responding to an alleged shoplifting incident last month when the video was recorded.

19:24 World
Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'

US aircraft will be able to use San Cristobal airport, Ecuador's defence minister Oswaldo Jarrin has been quoted as saying.

18:38 World
IndiGo drops Pratt for CFM's jet engines in $20 billion order

CFM, owned by General Electric and France’s Safran, will provide the 1LEAP-1A engines to power 280 A320neo and A321neo jetliners already on order from Airbus by the Delhi-based budget carrier.

18:16 World
France warns new European drone must be competitive on price

France and Germany are spearheading the development of a new manned fighter jet to replace the Eurofighter Typhoon and Dassault Aviation’s Rafale fighter jet, as well as a range of associated weapons, including drones.

17:24 World
Donatella Versace pays homage to the Prodigy's Keith Flint in Milan

The designer’s SS20 collection once again proved her talent for making a splash; elsewhere, Dolce & Gabbana put the leopard into leopard print.

16:16 World
Ancient rock carvings discovered in the world's largest impact crater

Two billion years ago an enormous asteroid slammed into what is now South Africa. It left behind the largest and second oldest confirmed impact crater, the 300 kilometer-wide (190-mile) Vredefort Crater.

15:45 World
Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet

Dassault Aviation and Airbus will build the warplane which is expected to be operational from 2040, with a view to replacing Dassault’s Rafale and Germany’s Eurofighter over time.

15:27 World
Visitors to Greece told to take precautions against West Nile virus

Last year there were a record number of cases of the mosquito-borne illness, which can be fatal.

14:26 World
India magician disappears in river after Houdini trick

Chanchal Lahiri was meant to escape and swim to safety but did not emerge from the Hooghly river in West Bengal state.

14:02 World
Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting

The focus was still the dollar’s surge on Friday after above-forecast U.S. industrial output and retail sales data and upbeat consumer confidence soundings pushed back futures markets expectations of any quick Fed rate cut.

13:41 World
Airbus launches long-range A321 jet, close to 200 orders expected

Leasing company Air Lease Corp on Monday announced a deal for 100 Airbus planes, including 27 of the A321XLR jets, and sources familiar with the matter said Airbus was also close to announcing a deal with JetBlue Airways Corp.

13:33 World
Iran say it will reach allowed enriched uranium limit in 10 days

U.S.-Iran tensions are worsening following accusations by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran carried out attacks last Thursday on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a vital oil shipping route. Iran has denied having any role.

11:16 World
Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009

For minimum-wage workers who have a 40-hour work week, and work 52 weeks without having any unpaid time off, this equates to just $15,080 annually, according to a CNN calculation.

10:55 World
Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president

‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in community.

10:06 World
Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split for July 15 AGM vote

The statement, dated Friday but published on the firm’s website on Monday, said the split will increase flexibility in the firm’s capital raising activities and that the firm’s board recommends shareholders to vote in favor of the proposal.

19:00 World
Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests

Speaking after consultations with lawmakers, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the top official in Hong Kong, said passage of the bill would be suspended and a second reading due to take place this month canceled.

16:16 World
Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice

Maia Sandu spoke Saturday after the first meeting of her coalition Cabinet, which was formed last weekend but had not been able to fully take power because the caretaker government disputed its legitimacy and refused to withdraw.

15:45 World
Center-right coalition wins Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona

The Popular Party's José Luis Martínez-Almeida replaces the far-left administration led by former judge Manuela Carmena. He will govern Madrid in coalition with the center-right Citizens' party and with the backing of Vox's national-populists.

15:01 World
Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 702 was due to fly from Manchester, UK, to Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday but suffered a delay of seven hours, according to the airline.

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