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1. Body of missing 6-year-old boy found in dumpster17:44[−]
LYNNWOOD, Wash. The body of a 6-year-old boy with autism, who was reported missing near Lynnwood, Washington, was found in a dumpster early Tuesday. The Snohomish County...

2. The Latest: Catalan official backs talks in secession spat17:44[−]
BARCELONA, Spain The Latest on Catalonia's drive for independence (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A Catalan official says the jailing of two prominent Catalan separatist activists shows how the central Spanish authorities in Madrid are choosing "repression over dialogue." The Spanish government has said no dialogue can take place if Catalan independence on the table because reforming Spain's Constitution in the national parliament is the only legal way a region can secede. Prime Minister Mariano...

3. Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 update and laptops17:44[−]
The Windows 10 update became available Tuesday. Several of Microsoft's partners...

4. North Korea could collapse within a year, says former Pyongyang official17:43[−]
North Korea could collapse within a year due to US sanctions, a defector and former Pyongyang official...

5. I want more World Cup points!17:42[−]
Je-Un Park is the only athlete from the Olympic host country of Korea to take part in Nordic Combined events. In TUESDAY TALK, he speaks about scoring World Cup points for the first time in the past winter, the big Olympic highlight coming up and other goals for he winter. How did you spend the pre-Olympic summer? Je-Un Park: We started with our season preparation in PyeongChang in May. Until August, we stayed in Korea to...

6. Legendary Alekna leaves a golden legacy in the discus17:42[−]
It was a night to remember after a year to remember for Lithuanian discus throwing. On the stage was one of the all-time greats Virgilijus Alekna and in the audience was one of the stars of the summer in Andrius Gudzius. How fitting this year's Golden Tracks award ceremony was being staged in the capital of Vilnius on Saturday after an outdoor season where Gudzius built on the legacy created by Alekna to become world champion. When he threw a personal best of 69.21m in London in August, Gudzius became only the second...

7. Europe's play-off participants learn fate17:42[−]
Russia 2018's European play-off draw took place on 17 October in Zurich Northern Ireland drawn against Switzerland, Croatia meet Greece Denmark to face Republic of Ireland, 2006 winners Italy to meet Sweden The match-ups to contest the final four European tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Russia™ have been decided, as the play-off ties featuring the group stage's eight best...

8. Highlights - Scrutiny of delegated acts and implementing measures - 19.10.2017 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs17:42[−]
Country specific Recommendations and CCC Tax Base, 10.10.2017 at 15.00 11-10-2017 - 11:14 On 10 October at 15:00 the ECON Committee discussed the assessment...

9. Unions call to end grave human rights violations against Rohingyas in Myanmar17:42[−]
The unimaginable violence against Rohingyas unleashed by the Myanmar army in Rakhain province in late August 2017, resulted in over half a million people crossing the border and arriving in Bangaldesh as refugees. The majority of the refugees are women, children, eldrely people and new born babies requiring aid and help. The labour leaders acknowledged the Bangladesh government's courageous decision to provide shelter to Rohingya refugees. They urged garment workers, factory owners and people at...

10. SAP and UNIDO join forces to enable UN Sustainable Development Goals with innovative technologies17:42[−]
Walldorf and Vienna, 17 October 2017 - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today announce the signing of a joint declaration to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and monitor its implementation, in particular in the area of inclusive and sustainable industrialization, by utilizing innovative...

11. Marquez and Pedrosa visit Astra Honda Factory Indonesia17:42[−]
On their way to Australia for the 16th round of the 2017 MotoGP season, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa made a brief stop in Indonesia, one of Honda's key markets. They visited the Sunter Plant Factory, the original facility established in 1971 by PT Astra Honda, Indonesia - where the riders had the opportunity to experience an enthusiastic welcome from all 1,500 employees. Marquez and Pedrosa...

12. Wales Rally GB saved my life17:42[−]
A WRC fan will make an emotional return to the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB stages next week (26-29 October) - 12 months after his life was saved by the rally's stage rescue and medical teams. Rob Hemmings, an amateur rally co-driver and life-long rallying enthusiast, was taken ill close to the start of the Gartheiniog stage on the Saturday morning of last year's rally. It was immediately...

13. Europe’s eight play-off contenders, in numbers17:42[−]
Denmark and Northern Ireland are appearing in the play-offs for the first time Switzerland, Croatia and Italy all have 100-percent play-off records Eight teams learned their play-off opponents on 17 October The best eight second-placed sides in the European qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ now know who they have to beat if they are to make next year's world finals. We take a look at the eight nations' respective play-off records to see if they offer them any grounds for optimism. CROATIA Four previous World Cup appearances: 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2014. Best performance was at France 1998, where they finished third. Previous play-offs (2/2)...

14. US military plane lands in Somalia with aid after bombing17:41[−]
Turkish medics carry a wounded...

15. Gravitational waves detected from neutron star crash17:41[−]
Reuters CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) — Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time paired the detection of gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, with light from the same cosmic event, according to research published on Monday. The waves, caused by the collision of two extremely dense neutron stars some 130 million years ago, were first detected in August by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave...

16. Israel Aerospace Industries, Hankuk Carbon, to make drones17:41[−]
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel Aerospace Industries says it has formed a...

17. Syrian commander says Syria's Raqqa is free from IS17:41[−]
This frame grab from video released...

18. Romanian lawmaker named in corruption probe keeps immunity17:41[−]
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's parliament has voted to let a former minister named in a corruption probe keep her...

19. Japanese military helicopter loses contact off central Japan17:41[−]
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese defense helicopter carrying four crew members lost contact during flight training in central...

20. The Latest: Group says 270,000 displaced from Raqqa need aid17:41[−]
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria as Islamic State militants make their last stand in the city of Raqqa (all times local): 2:45 p.m. In international charity group says tens of thousands of people who fled the northern Syrian city of Raqqa are in bad need of aid and that the "camps are bursting at the...

21. Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self17:40[−]
Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors. Cass County sheriff's ......

22. Arrested Myanmar photographers allowed to leave Bangladesh17:40[−]
Two Myanmar photojournalists who were arrested in Bangladesh last month while covering the massive influx of Rohingya Muslims from their country have been allowed to leave Bangladesh, their lawyer said ......

23. 21 opposition members on trial over Morocco protests17:40[−]
Demonstrators are calling for the release of 21 detained leaders of a Moroccan protest movement that has become the biggest challenge to the North African kingdom since the 2011 Arab ......

24. Who is Selena Quintanilla, and why is Google honoring her today?17:40[−]
If you’ve searched for anything on Google this morning, you’ve probably noticed an illustration of Tejano music icon Selena Quintanilla. And if you’ve clicked on the fanciful illustration of Selena, ......

25. Woman who got tattoo of ex-boyfriend's death day sentenced17:40[−]
A New Jersey woman who acknowledged killing her ex-boyfriend then getting a tattoo of his name and date of death has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Forty-year-old Charlotte ......

26. US industrial production rose solid 0.3 percent in September17:40[−]
U.S. industrial production rose a solid 0.3 percent in September, but the increase was limited due to the lingering damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday ......

27. Liberian runoff vote on Nov. 7 with Weah facing Boakai17:40[−]
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) " Election authorities say Liberia's presidential runoff will take place Nov. 7.Henry Flomo, National Elections Commission communications director, said Tuesday that former international soccer superstar George Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai in the second round.Neither of the two men got more than 50 percent of the votes which is required by the constitution to win outright in the Oct. 10 polls. Weah got about 39 percent and Boakai won 29 ......

28. 4 killed in Turkey coal mine collapse17:40[−]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a coal mine has collapsed in southeast Turkey, killing at least four...

29. Tigers from war-torn Aleppo settle into new Dutch home17:40[−]
Two tigers rescued from a zoo near Aleppo have arrived in their new home in the Netherlands to recover from their ordeal in the conflict-torn Syrian city. The organization that ......

30. Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison17:40[−]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) " The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison.Curtis Fallgatter wrote in a court filing on Monday that Stephen Donaldson Sr. doesn't have an average man's life expectancy because he's 5-foot-9 and weighs 273 pounds (124 kilograms). For that reason, the attorney wrote, it's not right to make him serve 6 years and four months in prison. Fallgatter wrote that the prison term could ......

31. NYC 'remains a target' - FBI says after bombing conviction17:40[−]
Law enforcement officials are calling the swift conviction of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in New York City a victory but are urging continued vigilance ......

32. The Latest: Kurdish forces lose more territory in Iraq17:40[−]
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) " The Latest on developments in Iraq, day after Iraqi forces took back the disputed city of Kirkuk, forcing Kurdish fighters to leave (all times local):11:30 a.m.Thousands of civilians are streaming back to Kirkuk, a day after fleeing as Iraqi troops pushed Kurdish forces out of the disputed oil-rich city.The civilians were heading back on Tuesday, driving along a main highway to the city's east. The Kurdish peshmerga forces had built an earthen berm ......

33. Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead17:40[−]
LONDON (AP) " Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted transport again Tuesday, a day after making landfall on Ireland's south coast with gusts of almost 100 miles an hour (160 kilometers an hour).Britain's Met Office weather service said Scotland could see heavy rain ......

34. Spain’s top court declares unconstitutional the Catalan law behind the Oct. 1 disputed independence referendum17:39[−]
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s top court declares unconstitutional the Catalan law...

35. Afghanistan’s deputy interior minister says the Taliban have killed 71 people in attacks in Ghazni ...17:39[−]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s deputy interior minister says the...

36. International aid to help Somalia after bomb that killed 30017:39[−]
International aid is arriving in Somalia in response to Saturday's massive truck bomb that killed more than 300 people ......

37. ‘Trailer Park Boys’ star John Dunsworth dies at 7117:39[−]
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A Canadian actor best known for his role as an alcoholic trailer park supervisor in the Netflix comedy series “Trailer Park Boys” has died. John...

38. Afghanistan's deputy interior minister says the Taliban have killed 71 people in attacks in Ghazni ...17:39[−]
Afghanistan's deputy interior minister says the Taliban have killed 71 people in attacks in Ghazni and Paktia province ......

39. She broke a world record for running a marathon - in high heels.17:39[−]
Running a marathon is hard. It takes months of training, a strict eye on your diet and an ironclad mindset to conquer the grueling 26.2-mile race. Now imagine doing it ......

40. 2 Serbian students appear in court over April protests17:39[−]
Two Serbian students have appeared before a court over the street protests last April against the election triumph of President Aleksandar Vucic. Pavle Terzic and Gavrilo Vucetic gave statements Tuesday ......

41. Files show new details of US support for Indonesia bloodbath17:39[−]
Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s. ......

42. The Latest: Top court rules Catalan referendum illegal17:39[−]
The Latest on Catalonia's drive for independence (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Spain's top court has officially ruled that Catalonia's disputed independence referendum was illegal because a regional law that ......

43. Xi’s all that: China’s leader made the country his own, and he’s just getting warmed up17:37[−]
When his first term began as leader of China’s Communist Party, Xi Jinping was an enigmatic nobody. Five years later, he is a feared strongman who has tightened an authoritarian grip on China’s military, society and economy – and at the party’s congress this week, he can tighten it even further ......

44. Islamic State defeated in de facto Syrian capital Raqqa17:37[−]
Beirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa on Tuesday, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in...

45. U.S.-backed forces capture Syrian city used as IS headquarters17:37[−]
By SARAH EL DEEB BEIRUT — U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants on Tuesday, a senior commander for the force said, adding that clearing operations were underway to remove land mines left behind and search for the extremist group’s sleeper cells. Brig. Gen. Talal Sillo told The Associated Press that there are no longer clashes in the city, which had served as the extremist group’s headquarters and self-proclaimed capital of their so-called “caliphate” for more than three years. A formal declaration will be made from the city soon, after...

46. End of an era for the Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies17:37[−]
The Queen of the Skies is in the final days of her reign. For decades, the Boeing 747 ruled over the airline industry, a workhorse with a royal nickname that made flying more affordable because of its huge seating...

47. F-18 military jet crashes outside of Madrid, killing pilot17:36[−]
MADRID (AP) — An F-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday at an air base outside Madrid, killing its pilot, the Spanish Defense Ministry said. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid during takeoff. No one else was on the plane at the time. The ministry said it […] ......

48. After Kirkuk, Kurdish forces pull out of more areas in Iraq17:36[−]
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish forces lost more territory in Iraq on Tuesday, withdrawing from the town of Sinjar a day after Iraqi forces pushed them out of the disputed city of Kirkuk. It was the second hasty withdrawal for the Kurdish forces, known as the peshmerga, from territory they contest along with Iraq’s central […] ......

49. U.S. worried about dwindling independent media in Hungary17:36[−]
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat in Hungary has raised concerns about the dwindling numbers of independent media outlets in Hungary and the growing influence of government allies in the media market. David Kostelnacik, the charge d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy, said Tuesday that while there is independent media in Hungary, the publications […] ......

50. Syrian commander says Syria’s Raqqa is free from IS17:36[−]
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants on Tuesday, a senior commander for the force said, adding that clearing operations were underway to remove land mines left behind and search for the extremist group’s sleeper cells. Brig. Gen. Talal Sillo told The Associated Press that there are […] ......


 
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