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Republican senators slam Trump, feud boils

Republican senators slam Trump, feud boils

Reuters 2017-10-25 02:11:04

Tensions among Republicans about President Donald Trump boiled over on Tuesday as two senators accused Trump of debasing U.S. politics and the country’s standing abroad, a rebellion that could p...

Thailand prepares for five-day royal funeral

Thailand prepares for five-day royal funeral

BBC 2017-10-25 01:28:51

Big crowds are gathering for a five-day funeral ceremony for Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October aged 88. The monarch will be cremated in Bangkok on Thursday, in a royal...

Dog mauls Australian woman to death

Dog mauls Australian woman to death

BBC 2017-10-25 01:08:23

An Australian woman was brutally mauled to death by her own dog at her residence in Australia’s Canberra. The animal was shot dead by police officers after it attacked them as they tried to adm...

Intruder stabs Russian radio presenter in neck

Intruder stabs Russian radio presenter in neck

Reuters 2017-10-24 12:47:37

An intruder forced his way into the offices of Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy and stabbed one of the station’s anchors in the neck, the broadcaster said on its Internet site on Monday. The i...

Bumpy start for Google Pixel

Bumpy start for Google Pixel

Reuters 2017-10-24 12:00:00

The launch of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an i...

US plans Myanmar sanctions

US plans Myanmar sanctions

Reuters 2017-10-24 12:00:00

The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law...

Canadian man fined for singing 'too loud'

Canadian man fined for singing 'too loud'

BBC 2017-10-24 12:00:00

A Canadian man is contesting a C$149 (US$118) ticket for "screaming in a public place" after being caught singing in his car. The tune that got him grooving - and in trouble - was C+C Music Factory's...

California shooting spree suspect held

California shooting spree suspect held

Xinhua 2017-10-24 12:00:00

Two people were killed and several others sustained injuries in a shooting rampage on Monday in Lake County, about 140 km north of San Francisco, western California, the United States, local media rep...

APO prescribes preparation for adoption of digital economy

APO prescribes preparation for adoption of digital economy

-- 2017-10-24 12:00:00

The Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) has urged its members to take preparation to be able to anticipate changes in digital economy. Secretary-General of APO Santhi Kanoktanaporn made the call at...

Ivory seizures up, African elephants at risk: report

Ivory seizures up, African elephants at risk: report

BBC 2017-10-24 11:23:46

African elephant poaching declined for a fifth year in a row in 2016, but ivory seizers around the world hit record levels, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) report s...

China's Liaoning posts 3pc GDP in Jan-Sept

China's Liaoning posts 3pc GDP in Jan-Sept

-- 2017-10-24 11:11:10

The economy of China’s northeastern rustbelt province of Liaoning showed signs of recovery in the first three quarters of this year, growing 3.0 per cent compared with the same period of 2016....

New York bans vaping in public places

New York bans vaping in public places

BBC 2017-10-24 04:12:45

Vaping is being outlawed in public indoor spaces in the US state of New York. A new rule, which will come into law in 30 days, will mean that the practice will be treated the same as smoking normal c...

China’s blue-chip stocks reaches 26-month high

China’s blue-chip stocks reaches 26-month high

-- 2017-10-24 02:22:46

China’s blue-chip stocks reached a 26-month high on Tuesday as investors cheered robust earnings growth and felt comfortable with economic policy as the Communist Party’s congress drew to...

Child's body found near missing Texas girl's home

Child's body found near missing Texas girl's home

Reuters 2017-10-24 01:48:05

The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a 3-year-old girl reported missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by making her stand...

S Korean stocks rise on earnings hopes

S Korean stocks rise on earnings hopes

-- 2017-10-24 01:15:39

South Korean shares hit another record high on Tuesday on bullish market expectations for September quarter earnings due later this week, though further gains were blocked by foreign profit-taking. T...

Asian share markets slightly higher

Asian share markets slightly higher

-- 2017-10-24 01:09:09

Asian stock markets edged up Tuesday after Wall Street slid overnight as investors sought new drivers for trading activity. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.2 per cent to 21,733.10 points and Sydney&...

WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

BBC 2017-10-23 12:30:33

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. "I have listened carefully to all who have expressed thei...

Returning Rohingyas may lose land

Returning Rohingyas may lose land

Reuters 2017-10-23 12:00:00

Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to...

38 women accuse James Toback of harassment

38 women accuse James Toback of harassment

-- 2017-10-23 12:00:00

Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women, AP reported quoting by The Los Angeles Times. In...

China home-price growth steadies in Sept

China home-price growth steadies in Sept

-- 2017-10-23 12:00:00

China’s new home prices registered a second straight month of weak growth in September as government measures to cool a long property boom took hold. The home-price growth of the world’s...

CO2 rise ‘will affect all sea life’

CO2 rise ‘will affect all sea life’

BBC 2017-10-23 11:12:20

All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say. The eight-year study from more than 250 scientists f...

Asian stocks mostly higher

Asian stocks mostly higher

-- 2017-10-23 11:08:58

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, with Japan’s benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister’s ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. Jap...

Typhoon Lan batters Japan killing two

Typhoon Lan batters Japan killing two

BBC 2017-10-23 10:50:28

Two people have died and more than 10 injured after a typhoon struck Japan. Typhoon Lan made landfall at Shizuoka, 175km (110 miles) south-west of Tokyo, at about 03:00 local time on Monday (18:00 GM...

Airbus turmoil overshadows  bid to rescue CSeries

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

-- 2017-10-23 01:21:40

PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters): Airbus's coup in buying a $6.0 billion Canadian jetliner project stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised...

Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's job feast

Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's job feast

-- 2017-10-23 01:20:26

SYDNEY, Oct 22 (Reuters): Women coming into Australia's workforce provide the answer to an economic puzzle that analysts and policymakers alike have been struggling to solve this year.  While th...

California judge tosses $417m talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

California judge tosses $417m talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

-- 2017-10-23 01:19:44

A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson  in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products l...

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

BBC 2017-10-22 12:06:30

America's five living former presidents gathered together for a concert in aid of victims of the hurricanes which ravaged the US this year. Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush a...

WHO chief 'rethinking' Mugabe's appointment

WHO chief 'rethinking' Mugabe's appointment

BBC 2017-10-22 12:00:00

The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) is rethinking a plan to appoint Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's original proposal spar...

Indian army kills militant in Kashmir gunfight

Indian army kills militant in Kashmir gunfight

Xinhua 2017-10-22 12:00:00

Indian army Sunday said it killed a militant in gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir. The gunfight broke out in Handwara area of frontier Kupwara district, about 90 km northwest of Srinagar...

Titanic victim's final letter sold at $166,000

Titanic victim's final letter sold at $166,000

Reuters 2017-10-22 12:00:00

A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner. T...