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Toronto van attack suspect expected in court on Tuesday

Reuters News - 15 hours 2 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - A driver suspected of killing 10 and injuring 15 others when he plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.
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Toronto van suspect a withdrawn figure, with special needs

Reuters News - 15 hours 40 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - The suspect in a Toronto van attack that killed 10 people and injured 15 others on Monday attended a high school program for students with special needs where he would often walk the halls with his head down and hands tightly clasped, according to former classmates.
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Indonesia child marriage sparks controversy

BBC News - 15 hours 42 min ago
The case has attracted worldwide attention and the Indonesian government plans to change the law.
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Coca-Cola revenue beats estimates

Reuters News - 15 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday on higher demand for Coke Zero Sugar and new flavors of Diet Coke.
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'Bin Laden bodyguard' on German welfare

BBC News - 15 hours 56 min ago
Concern about torture stops Germany deporting the suspect to his home country of Tunisia.
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Iran warns Trump it might withdraw from Non-Proliferation Treaty

Reuters News - 17 hours 12 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran might quit a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons if U.S. President Donald Trump scraps the nuclear accord Iran signed with world powers in 2015.
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One in five financial institutions consider cryptocurrency trading, survey says

Reuters News - 17 hours 47 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - One in five financial institutions is considering trading cryptocurrencies within the next 12 months, a survey published by Thomson Reuters on Tuesday found.
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Exclusive: China's HNA Group seeks up to $1.5 billion in new fund - document

Reuters News - 18 hours 18 min ago
(Reuters) - A unit of debt-laden Chinese conglomerate HNA Group [HNAIR.UL] is seeking to raise as much as $1.5 billion by the end of this year in an investment fund that will serve as the group's primary vehicle for global acquisitions, a document reviewed by Reuters showed.
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Softbank, Google join $1.9 billion investment in China truck-hailing firm

Reuters News - 18 hours 20 min ago
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Group and Alphabet Inc's venture capital fund CapitalG are among investors pouring $1.9 billion into a truck hailing service platform Manbang, the Chinese company said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Express Scripts targets new migraine drugs to change U.S. pricing dynamic

Reuters News - 18 hours 23 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it.
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Iran warns Trump to remain in nuclear deal or 'face severe consequences'

Reuters News - 18 hours 46 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stay in the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, or face "severe consequences", as other signatories stepped up efforts to save the agreement.
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China karaoke bar fire kills 18 in Yingde

BBC News - 19 hours 30 min ago
A 32-year-old suspect has been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire and blocking the only exit.
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Pakistan hockey player seeks heart transplant in India

BBC News - 21 hours 18 min ago
Mansoor Ahmed, 49, has applied for a medical visa to travel to India for a heart transplant.
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Australian boy flies solo to Bali 'after row over holiday'

BBC News - 22 hours 53 min ago
The child was found by police in Indonesia after booking the solo trip on his parents' credit card.
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Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists

BBC News - April 23, 2018 - 11:31pm
The reporting on the deaths of 32 Chinese tourists is a rare admission of negative news from North Korea.
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Driver kills 10, injures 15 plowing van into Toronto sidewalk crowd

Reuters News - April 23, 2018 - 10:52pm
TORONTO (Reuters) - A driver deliberately plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk thronged with pedestrians, police said.
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Ad sales surge at Google parent Alphabet, but so do costs

Reuters News - April 23, 2018 - 8:35pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares flat after hours on Monday.
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Crossing Divides: Two ex-child soldiers forge peace bonds

BBC News - April 23, 2018 - 8:15pm
A Muslim and a Christian bond as they work together to build peace on the Indonesian island of Ambon.
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Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

Reuters News - April 23, 2018 - 8:08pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.
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South Korean youths: 'We're too busy for reunification'

BBC News - April 23, 2018 - 7:52pm
Young South Koreans aren't sure the two Koreas will become one again someday.
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