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 2018-11-16 03:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Five-star hotels in China apologise after staff are caught cleaning toilets, cups with used towels...

Hidden camera footage emerges showing cleaners at more than a dozen five-star hotels in China using dirty towels to clean toilets, cups and showers, sparking outrage on Chinese social media....

 2018-11-16 03:14 

The Times of India

Number of missing in California fire jumps past 600...

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the number of missing had more than doubled during the day as investigators went back and checked emergency calls made when the fire broke out a week ago....

 2018-11-16 03:14 

Breitbart Middle East

Watch Rand Paul on Trump's Foreign Policy: Build Roads and Bridges in America, Not Afghanistan...

Rand Paul told Breitbart News that America should be building roads and bridges in America, not Afghanistan....

 2018-11-16 03:09 

Reuters Africa

Olympics - Japan's cybersecurity minister contradicts 'never used a computer' comment...

Two days after saying he never used a computer, Japan...

 2018-11-16 03:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors. Follow us on SMH Twitter and AGE Twitter...

 2018-11-16 03:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

Inside the tactics of 'Definers', Facebook's attack dog...

Facebook initially hired Definers to monitor news about the social network. Then it expanded its relationship....

 2018-11-16 02:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Cambodian tribunal session set for verdicts on Khmer Rouge...

Tribunal judging former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide and other crimes....

 2018-11-16 02:58 

Washington Post

Cambodian tribunal session set for verdicts on Khmer Rouge...

Tribunal judging former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide and other crimes...

 2018-11-16 02:57 

NBC News

Number of missing doubles in Northern California's Camp Fire; seven more bodies found...

The number of missing people continues to skyrocket, rising from 297 to 631 on Thursday night. Seven more bodies were also recovered....

 2018-11-16 02:53 

Deutsche Welle

US denies it will deport Erdogan foe Fethullah Gulen to reduce heat on Saudis...

The White House is reportedly investigating ways to legally deport Erdogan's arch-foe and frequent scapegoat. It reportedly hopes the move would ease pressure on ally Saudi Arabia after it murdered a journalist....

 2018-11-16 02:52 

The Times of India

North Korea's Kim inspects testing of newly developed 'tactical' weapon...

The North's first mention of a new weapons development in months threatens to sour the political atmosphere as negotiations between Pyongyang and the United States appear to have stalled....

 2018-11-16 02:48 

The Times of India

California town's wildfire evacuation plan raises questions...

Now, with at least 56 people dead and perhaps 300 unaccounted for in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, authorities are facing questions of whether they took the right approach....

 2018-11-16 02:43 

Euronews

California schools close as smoke from Camp Fire fills the skies...

Smoky air from Northern California's Camp Fire has prompted officials to close Bay Area schools on Friday....

 2018-11-16 02:33 

Washington Post

Asia shares mixed on uncertainty over trade tensions...

Asian shares are mixed in early trading on concerns over the outlook for a breakthrough in the China-U.S. trade dispute...

 2018-11-16 02:31 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Prisoner confesses to 90 murders, may the deadliest serial killer in US history...

Police believe Samuel Little may be responsible for as many as 90 unsolved murders across the US, and if his confession proves to be true, his tally would surpass that of serial killers Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy....

 2018-11-16 02:24 

dpa

Croatia deny Spain; Bosnia promoted in Nations League...

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 2018-11-16 02:24 

CBC

David Hockney painting auctions for record $90M...

David Hockney's Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) — perhaps the most recognized piece in the English painter's swimming pool series — fetched $90 million US at Christie's New York auction on Thursday, becoming the most ...

 2018-11-16 02:22 

Al Jazeera

Manus refugees ask APEC leaders to help them go free...

More than 600 men remain in temporary accommodation on the Pacific island in conditions the UN called 'very shocking'....

 2018-11-16 02:22 

AP

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects...

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — As world leaders land in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president....

 2018-11-16 02:16 

Sky News

North Korea 'tests ultramodern tactical weapon'...

North Korea has tested a "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon", according to its state media, which did not reveal any further details....

 2018-11-16 02:10 

Reuters Africa

Trump's summit no-show draws Asian nations closer together...

U.S. President Donald Trump didn...

 2018-11-16 02:08 

Washington Post

Australia refers India to WTO over sugar cane subsidies...

Australia is referring India to the World Trade Organization over subsidies it pays its sugar cane farmers, which Australia says creates a surplus that's affecting its own farmers...

 2018-11-16 01:55 

dpa

Federer enters last four at ATP Finals with Anderson win...

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 2018-11-16 01:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Homeless veteran's heartwarming story that pulled in $550,000 'a lie'...

A US couple's feel-good story about a homeless veteran who helped the woman after she ran out of petrol on a highway exit ramp was allegedly a ruse to defraud donors....

 2018-11-16 01:48 

NBC News

VA unwilling to estimate when GI Bill benefit payment issues will be fixed...

Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs testified at a hearing Thursday that they still don't know when their information technology system would be updated to address issues of sending GI Bill benefit payments to veterans....

 2018-11-16 01:45 

Deutsche Welle

Brawl breaks out in Sri Lanka parliament amid prime minister dispute...

Sri Lankan lawmakers threw punches and objects in parliament after a political crisis left the country without a government. Germany's ambassador to the country called the brawl "a bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka."...

 2018-11-16 01:43 

AP

North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of "a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," the nation's state media reported Friday, though it didn't......

 2018-11-16 01:43 

NBC News

California schools close as smoke from Camp Fire fills the skies...

Smoky air from Northern California's Camp Fire has prompted officials to close Bay Area schools on Friday....

 2018-11-16 01:35 

Washington Post

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects testing of unspecified new 'tactical weapon'...

There was no indication of what kind of weapon was tested, but some experts said Pyongyang was sending a message....

 2018-11-16 01:25 

Washington Post

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects...

As world leaders arrive in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president...

 2018-11-16 01:20 

Washington Post

US fails to weaken UN references to sexual health...

The United States has failed in an attempt to water down references to "sexual and reproductive health" in a proposed UN resolution despite support from China and many Islamic countries...

 2018-11-16 01:10 

Reuters Africa

New jury fails to reach verdict in J&J South Carolina talc cancer trial...

A second South Carolina jury on Thursday failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a case by a woman whose family said her long-term use of Johnson & Johnson...

 2018-11-16 01:07 

Fox News

[ World ]

Mexico's high court tosses law on policing by military...

Mexico's Supreme Court invalidated a controversial law signed last year that created a legal framework for the military to work in a policing role in much of the country, ruling Thursday that the measure violated the constitution by trying to normaliz...

 2018-11-16 01:06 

Fox News

[ World ]

North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of...

 2018-11-16 01:03 

Al Jazeera

White US grocery store shooting suspect charged with hate crimes...

Prosecutors say Gregory Bush killed two African Americans based on their race during last month's shooting in Kentucky....

 2018-11-16 00:59 

Washington Post

Mexico's high court tosses law on policing by military...

Mexico's Supreme Court has invalidated a controversial law signed last year that created a legal framework for the military to work in a policing role in much of the country...

 2018-11-16 00:58 

Reuters Africa

China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after U.S. rebuke...

China supports the Myanmar government...

 2018-11-16 00:55 

Al Jazeera

US Senate bill targets Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi's murder, Yemen...

Bipartisan move follows decision to place sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals involved in killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-11-16 00:53 

Washington Post

UN says 8 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels...

The United Nations says eight U.N. peacekeepers and at least 12 Congolese soldiers were killed in a joint military operation against rebels in Congo's northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, the U.N. Security Council said late Thursday...

 2018-11-16 00:48 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

South Korea blows up guard post on border with North Korea...

South Korea uses explosives to destroy one of its frontline guard posts in the Demilitarised Zone in the latest effort to ease tensions, but in the North Kim Jong-un is busy inspecting the testing of a newly developed "tactical" weapon....

 2018-11-16 00:46 

Washington Post

North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'...

North Korean media says leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of "a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," though it didn't describe what the weapon was...

 2018-11-16 00:43 

NBC News

Toddler dead after accidentally shooting himself with gun found under a pillow...

A two-year-old boy in Jonesboro, Georgia, died after finding a handgun and accidentally shooting himself, according to the Clayton County Police Department....

 2018-11-16 00:41 

Al Jazeera

North Korea tests new 'high-tech tactical' weapon...

Any weapons testing could influence direction of stalled diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang over nuclear arms....

 2018-11-16 00:38 

CBC

Acting U.S. attorney general will not meddle with Russia probe: Lindsey Graham...

U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said acting AG Matthew Whitaker has "no concerns" about Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia....

 2018-11-16 00:36 

Washington Post

Mexico's president elect reaches out to business elite...

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has formed a business advisory council including some of the country's biggest names, especially in media...

 2018-11-16 00:36 

Washington Post

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go...

Bangladesh's plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar were scrapped because no one wanted to return to the country that has been accused of driving out hundreds of thousands by ethnic cleansing...

 2018-11-16 00:25 

Deutsche Welle

Majority Germans want Chancellor Angela Merkel to complete term...

Merkel has said she would not be seeking a new term as CDU leader, prompting many to doubt her future as chancellor. The voters are not enthused about Merkel's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer remaining in office....

 2018-11-16 00:25 

Deutsche Welle

Majority Germans want Chancellor Angela Merkel to complete term...

Merkel has said she would not be seeking a new term as CDU leader, prompting many to doubt her future as chancellor. The voters are not enthused about Merkel's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer remaining in office....

 2018-11-16 00:23 

dpa

Zuckerberg 'didn't know' Facebook hired firm accused of smear tactics...

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 2018-11-16 00:23 

dpa

Conclusion of Cambodia genocide trial to be 'affirmation of justice'...

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