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Updated: 10-11-2018 03:30 IST
A Somali-born man set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday and stabbed three people, killing one, before he was shot by police in a rampage they called an act of terrorism.


Exclusive: Mystery company named by murdered Maltese journalist is linked to power station developer

VALLETTA/DUBAI, (Reuters) - In February 2017, the Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia wrote in her blog about a mystery company in Dubai called 17 Black Limited. She alleged it was connected to Maltese politicians, but offered no evidence.



Trump dubs California bar shooter 'sick puppy' as wildfires rage

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the gunman who killed 12 people in a crowded South California bar this week was a “very, very sick guy” and speculated the former U.S. Marine combat veteran could have been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.


Five dead in California wildfire as second blaze forces Malibu evacuation

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Five people died in Northern California when flames engulfed their vehicles as they attempted to flee Paradise, a mountain town north of Sacramento mostly destroyed by one of three wildfires raging across the state, authorities said on Friday.



U.S. judge halts Keystone XL oil pipeline in blow to Trump, Trudeau

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge in Montana has blocked construction of the Keystone XL pipeline designed to carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States, drawing praise on Friday from environmental groups and a rebuke from President Donald Trump.


Exclusive: Takeda to win EU approval for $62 billion Shire deal - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical is set to win conditional EU antitrust approval for its $62-billion bid for London’s Shire, the biggest ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.



Kardashians, del Toro among celebrities fleeing as Malibu burns

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kim Kardashian, Alyssa Milano and Melissa Etheridge were among thousands fleeing from their homes in and around Malibu on Friday, as a fast-moving wildfire forced evacuations from the celebrity-packed area.


Ed Sheeran, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill settle copyright lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ed Sheeran, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have settled a copyright lawsuit claiming that their song “The Rest of Our Life” was a “blatant” rip-off of a song by two Australian songwriters, titled “When I Found You.”



NBA roundup: Curry exits as Bucks blast Warriors

Eric Bledsoe scored six of his game-high 26 points during a second-quarter flurry that allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to build a double-digit lead en route to a shockingly easy 134-111 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in Oakland, Calif.


Cubs willing to trade Bryant: report

Kris Bryant figured to be one the Chicago Cubs’ young cornerstones, but the team is now open to trading him, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.




Democratic lawyer enters Florida recount fight with string of wins

The attorney who said he thinks imperiled Florida Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson would win reelection made a similar prediction a decade ago in another tight Senate contest, predicting that comedian Al Franken would win his Senate contest by a slim margin.

9 Nov, 17:00 ET / 22:00 GMT


Rome court expected to rule in case against city mayor, Virginia Raggi

A Rome court is expected to hand down its verdict in a case where city mayor Virginia Raggi is accused of lying to a public body over a staffing appointment. If convicted, Raggi, who is a member of the 5-Star Movement, has said she will resign, throwing the Italian capital into fresh political chaos.

Nov 10


Florida voting officials face deadline for counts in close U.S. Senate, governor’s races

Florida's bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor could step closer to recounts on Saturday, the deadline for county officials to submit final ballot tallies after Tuesday's election. Voters in Georgia, Arizona and California are also waiting for final results in tight election contests.

Nov 10


Macron and Merkel attend WW1 commemoration ceremony

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend WW1 commemoration ceremony in Rethondes, where the Armistice was signed, marking the end of the war

10 Nov 09:30 ET / 14:30 GMT


Turkey's Erdogan attends 100th anniversary of First World War end in Paris

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits Paris to attend the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which brought the First World War to a close.

Nov 10



Former FARC rebels, UN join forces to bring tourism to old war zones

Former fighters from Colombia's FARC rebel group, aided by the United Nations, have set up a rafting business deep in the country's southern Amazon. The project is part of reintegration efforts for the ex-guerrillas, who hope to attract international tourists.

Nov 10

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