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Bolsonaro transforms tiny Brazil party into congressional powerhouse

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:33am
Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro turned his party from a footnote in a crowded Congress into a national behemoth on Sunday, underscoring a seismic shift in Latin America's biggest nation as voters raged against the political establishment.

Factbox: U.N. report on keeping global warming down to 1.5 degrees Celsius

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:27am
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report on Monday saying temperatures were likely to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius between 2030 and 2052 if global warming continues at its current pace.

Pompeo says North Korea's Kim ready to allow inspectors into nuclear, missile sites

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 11:21pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ready to allow international inspectors into the North's nuclear and missile sites.

Right-winger leads Brazil election, heading for run-off

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 6:22pm
Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro took a commanding lead in Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, but the contest was likely to extend to a second round of voting between him and leftist former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad, according to exit polls and initial results.

New York limousine crash kills 20 in deadliest U.S. vehicle accident since 2009

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 5:48pm
Twenty people were killed in rural upstate New York when a limousine collided with another vehicle, New York State Police said on Sunday.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says talks with Pompeo 'productive and wonderful': KCNA

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 5:23pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un described his talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday as "productive and wonderful," state media KCNA said on Monday, striking a positive tone compared with a previous state media stance when talks were stalled.

Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: results

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 5:13pm
Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro jumped to an early lead in Brazil's presidential election as the first votes were counted on Sunday, but would still face a second-round runoff against leftist rival Fernando Haddad, according to official results.

Brazil right-winger wins first round, heads to runoff: exit poll

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 5:09pm
Brazil's presidential election is heading to an Oct. 28 runoff vote between right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro and leftist former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad, according to an exit poll conducted by the Ibope polling during Sunday's first-round vote.

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 4:25pm
China said on Sunday it was investigating Meng Hongwei for suspected wrongdoing after the head of the global law enforcement organization Interpol and Chinese vice minister for security was reported missing in France.

Pompeo says has good meeting with North Korea's Kim but more needs to be done

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 4:23pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed to arrange a second leaders summit "as soon as possible," and discussed potential U.S. monitoring of Pyongyang's steps toward denuclearization, South Korea's presidential office said on Sunday.

Wife of Israeli prime minister goes on trial for fraud

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 3:08pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday for the first hearing in the fraud trial against her, in which she is alleged to have misused state funds in ordering catered meals.

Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 3:03pm
Relatives of hundreds of people missing after an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia reacted with anger, sadness and resignation on Sunday to a decision by the state disaster agency to end searches for bodies later this week.

Apple tells Congress it found no signs of hacking attack

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 2:36pm
Apple Inc's top security officer told Congress on Sunday that it had found no sign of suspicious transmissions or other evidence that it had been penetrated in a sophisticated attack on its supply chain.

Trump to announce pro-ethanol measure on Tuesday ahead of Iowa trip: sources

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 2:32pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the lifting of a federal ban on summer sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline on Tuesday in Washington DC ahead of a trip to Iowa the same day, according to two sources familiar with the planning of the event.

Interpol says China's Meng resigns as president of organization

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 1:40pm
Interpol said on Sunday that Meng Hongwei - whom China says is being investigated over suspected violations of the law - had resigned as president of the international police organization.

France says it has no information on investigation of Interpol's Meng

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:16pm
The French interior ministry said on Sunday that it had no information on the latest developments concerning Interpol President Meng Hongwei, after China's antigraft watchdog said Meng was being investigated for suspected violations of the law.

Stunning Farah claims Chicago Marathon in European record

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:05pm
Mo Farah scored a stunning Chicago Marathon victory as he won in two hours five minutes and 11 seconds in only his third race over the distance on Sunday.

China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 11:32am
China's central bank on Sunday announced a steep cut in the level of cash that banks must hold as reserves, stepping up moves to lower financing costs and spur growth amid concerns over the economic drag from an escalating trade dispute with the United States.

Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 9:49am
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Turkey's Erdogan says following case of missing Saudi journalist personally

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:55am
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was personally following the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared last week, and added that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter.