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The Latest: Suspect in Kim murder emotional on airport visit

AP - 3 hours 20 min ago
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing North Korean ruler's half brother (all times local): 2017-10-23T20:18:00-04:00 2017-10-24T00:18:17-04:00
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Weinstein assistant 'was paid for silence'

BBC - 3 hours 21 min ago
Briton Zelda Perkins alleges she was sexually harassed by the American film producer.

China Communist Party enshrines Xi in constitution

REUTERS - 3 hours 22 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday approved an amendment to its constitution directly mentioning Chinese President Xi Jinping's name and his "Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era".

Three-quarters of Australians vote in same-sex marriage poll so far

REUTERS - 3 hours 25 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nearly 12 million Australians, or 74.5 percent of eligible voters, have voted so far in a postal ballot on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, the Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

Incoming New Zealand government to review central bank objectives

REUTERS - 3 hours 30 min ago
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand prime minister-designate Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday her new Labour-led government plans to review and reform the Central Bank Act to possibly include employment, alongside inflation, as a dual target.

Najib will aim to win over voters in last budget before elections

REUTERS - 3 hours 54 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will aim to reduce unhappiness over rising costs of living when he unveils his 2018 budget on Friday, ahead of an election that must be held within 10 months.

Kim Jong-nam murder: Women revisit Malaysia airport

BBC - 4 hours 51 sec ago
The two women are accused of rubbing toxic nerve agent on the half-brother of North Korea's leader.

Canada's Liberals win Quebec seat in sign of pre-election strength

REUTERS - 4 hours 2 min ago
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's ruling Liberals won a special election in Quebec on Monday, picking up a parliamentary seat in a province where insiders say the party needs to do better if it is to retain power in a 2019 federal election.

Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

AP - 4 hours 29 min ago
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother toured the Malaysian airport Tuesday as participants in their murder trial visited the scene of the attack. 2017-10-23T19:12:00-04:00 2017-10-23T23:12:49-04:00
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Xi Jinping to gain more power as China Communist congress ends

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
The Communist Party congress could elevate him to the level of party founder Mao Zedong.

CORRECTS: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam murder tour the Malaysian airport as trial participants visit scene of attack

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 48 min ago
CORRECTS: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam murder tour the Malaysian airport as trial participants visit scene of attack. (Corrects APNewsAlert by removing reference to re-enactment)

Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

AP - 4 hours 49 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother are touring at the Malaysian airport as participants in the murder trial visit the scene of the attack. 2017-10-23T18:41:00-04:00 2017-10-23T22:41:03-04:00
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Newspaper: оne-year-old child from Russia drowns in Florida

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 52 min ago
The police called the death an apparent accident and suspect no foul play

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong freed on bail pending appeal

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 4 min ago
Hong Kong’s highest court has freed pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law on bail pending an appeal of their prison sentences after they were convicted of sparking massive protests in 2014.

Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 4 min ago
The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother are visiting the crime scene at the Malaysian airport as part of a re-enactment of the fatal attack.

Women on trial in Kim Jong Nam murder are visiting the Malaysian airport as part of a trial re-enactment of the attack

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 4 min ago
Women on trial in Kim Jong Nam murder are visiting the Malaysian airport as part of a trial re-enactment of the attack.

New Zealand PM-designate confirms review of central bank act

REUTERS - 5 hours 10 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand prime minister-designate Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday her new Labour-led government planned to review and reform the central bank act.

Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law freed on bail pending appeal of case related to 2014 protests

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 20 min ago
Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law freed on bail pending appeal of case related to 2014 protests.

Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

AP - 5 hours 24 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Monday it will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who perished with his crew while trying to chart the Northwest Passage through the Arctic in the 1840s. 2017-10-23T14:26:00-04:00 2017-10-23T18:26:52-04:00
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Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail by highest court

REUTERS - 5 hours 25 min ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court on Tuesday granted bail to two prominent young democracy activists, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, who were jailed for unlawful assembly linked to the city's large-scale pro-democracy protests in 2014.

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