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Brazil: Rio security chief stands down amid violence surge

The head of security for the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, Jose Beltrame, stands down after a surge in drug-related violence since the end of the Olympics.
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A group of sailors freed after being held by Somali pirates for nearly five years ate rats to survive, one survivor tells the BBC.
Washington A little more than two weeks before the November 8 presidential elections, US Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican opponent Donald Trump have begun the final stretch of
WASHINGTON - In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honoured with the nation
Russian inspectors on Monday will start observation flights over the Turkish territory under the Open Skies Treaty to monitor its compliance, a senior Russian defense official said.
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Bill Murray being honoured at the Kennedy Center (all times local): 10:43 p.m. Bill Murray accepted a bust of Mark Twain for his lifetime achievement in comedy — and immed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president has proposed revising the country’s Constitution to change the current single five-year presidential system. Critics quickly criticized P
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Potential jurors in the trial on Monday of former banker Rurik Jutting, charged with the double murder of two Indonesian women, were warned by the judge that the Briton had recor
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico’s coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's right snatched dozens of mayoralties on Sunday from the governing center-left coalition, in a boost to former leader Sebastian Pinera, the front-runner to lead the conserv
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets mostly rose Monday as Japan reported its trade balance swung to a surplus in September and strong Japanese manufacturing data from a purchasing manager’s survey also
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton’s top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches a
BELCAMP, Md. (AP) — Officials say 14 people, including 10 children, were injured in a multi-car crash on Interstate 95 in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun ( reports that the four-ca
British banker Rurik Jutting, accused of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, pleads not guilty at the start of his trial.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports its trade balance swung to a surplus in September, though exports fell 6.9 percent, pulled lower by weak demand for autos and machinery. Customs figures released Monday sho
Nearly 20 percent of China is desert, and it’s expanding — by one estimate to 21,000 square miles more desert than in 1975, about the size of Croatia. The Tengger Desert is merging with two other des
HONG KONG (AP) — A British banker accused of the grisly 2014 killings of two Indonesian women pleaded not guilty when he went on trial Monday in Hong Kong, in a case expected to highlight the Asian f
Beyond all of the bluster in this campaign, a clash of ideas is also at work, with consequences for nearly all Americans and plenty of people around the world. Here is a quick look at the numerous po
MANILA (Reuters) - The most senior U.S. diplomat for Asia has arrived in the Philippines and will meet the country's foreign minister on Monday amid confusion over the status of ties between the two l
PORT-AU-PRINCE. — At least 172 inmates escaped a Haitian prison near the capital Port-au-Prince during an armed mutiny, killing one guard and many escaping with police weapons, local media reported. L
Thirteen people are killed and more than 30 injured in southern California when a tour bus collides with a lorry, media reports say.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two people were injured during a disturbance at the Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro, North Carolina Local media outlets report that an inmate and a
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Several law enforcement agencies have responded to an incident at the Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Local media outlets report that the Wayne Cou
At least eight people died and 20 people injured in a car accident in Casablanca, Morocco
OTTAWA - An Ottawa police officer is facing charges under the police act in connection with online comments about the death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook, remarks the city police chief has said were
On the final day before authorities begin to dismantle the Calais refugee camp known as “the Jungle,” dozens of young people headed to a small sanctuary amid the chaos: a graffiti-fronted, one-roo
After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
Venezuelan congressmen put President Nicolas Maduro under further pressure by voting on Sunday to put him on trial for violating democracy.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - A tour bus returning home to Los Angeles from a casino trip plowed into the back of a semi-truck on a California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31 others,
Kaine, whose affable nature has led to numerous internet dad jokes since he was tapped by Clinton to be her running mate
A centrist agrarian party that was previously represented by a single parliamentarian has won a shock victory in Lithuanian elections.
The meeting will see Britain's decision to leave the EU take centre stage, ahead of the formal negotiations with Brussels
LONDON (Reuters) - Representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish governments will get a chance to tell Brexit minister David Davis how they hope Britain's future relationship with the EU w
The French authorities have already made detailed plans for moving migrants out of the Jungle camp near Calais.
Two PKK terrorists were killed in Turkey’s eastern province of Tunceli on Sunday

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Large Chinese banks seen selling dollars in FX market - traders

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BRIEF-Pacific Current Group says as at 30 Sept PAC Boutiques aggregate FUM up 3.8%

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China stocks rise as raw material shares jump; HK also up

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Major banks mark first-ever international trade using blockchain tech

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U.S. government, MetLife set for rematch over 'too big to fail'

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. government and the country's largest life insurer are set for a rematch in a U.S. appeals court on Monday over how federal regulators decide a company is "too b
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The move would give more teeth and leeway to the aviation regulator and aviation security agency BCAS in dealing with instances of violations amid the domestic sector witnessing over 20 per cent susta
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