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Car hits pedestrians near Rio’s Copacabana beach

A baby dies and 15 people are hurt when a car hits crowds on a promenade near Copacabana beach.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 4:49 am

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 3:56 am

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $8bn investment deal

Travis Kalanick is selling $1.4bn worth of shares as consortium invest $8bn in the ride-hailing firm.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 3:24 am

Pope Francis arrives in crisis-hit Peru

Peru has been rocked by protests against the authorities’ decision to pardon ex-President Fujimori.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:44 am

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she “thought 2017 was a big year”.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:35 am

‘Shaking’ Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a “technical” issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:24 am

Cosmetic firms ‘need to do more for women of colour’

Beauty blogger Jackie Aina wants the cosmetic industry to do more for women of colour.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 1:57 am

Australia’s Channel 9 news promo looks like BBC’s version

Channel 9’s promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC’s promo video.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 1:47 am

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 1:21 am

Cancer in a country with no radiotherapy machine

Uganda’s only machine broke in 2016, leaving Monica Kyotazala and hundreds of other cancer patients without adequate care.

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 12:31 am

World – Google News

Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes

  1. Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes  TIME
  2. Peru’s indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon  SFGate
  3. In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches  Seattle Times
  4. With wedding on a plane, Pope Francis reclaims love from its emoji status  CNN
  5. Full coverage

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 3:31 am

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant

  1. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant  CNN
  2. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Says That She Is Pregnant  New York Times
  3. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child  Reuters
  4. ‘It’s what ladies do’. Of course Jacinda Ardern can be ‘prime minister AND a mum’  The Guardian
  5. Live: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern pregnant  Stuff.co.nz
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:28 am

At least 15 injured as car drives into crowd at Rio’s Copacabana Beach

  1. At least 15 injured as car drives into crowd at Rio’s Copacabana Beach  NBCNews.com
  2. Car Plows Through Copacabana Sidewalk, Kills Baby, Injures 15  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Car hits pedestrians near Rio’s Copacabana beach  BBC News
  4. Full coverage

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 4:41 am

A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia

  1. A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia  New York Times
  2. Drone Used To Save 2 Teens Caught In Dangerous Australian Waves  NPR
  3. Drone Rescue Off Australian Beach Heralded as World-first  Bloomberg
  4. Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first  BBC News
  5. Australia lifesaving drone in world first dramatic rescue  SBS
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 4:13 am

US won’t pay $45 million pledged for Palestinian food aid for now

  1. US won’t pay $45 million pledged for Palestinian food aid for now  Reuters
  2. In Gaza, Palestinians face uncertainty as Trump declares financial freeze  NBCNews.com
  3. US Withholding Added $45 Million in Palestinian Aid, Sources Say  Bloomberg
  4. US decides to withhold aid funding for Palestinian refugees | NRC  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
  5. MISSILE ACTIVITIES: Trump accusses Russia of helping North Korea evade int’l sanctions  Ripples Nigeria
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Posted on 18 January 2018 | 11:53 pm

Man fools officers with car made of snow, gets fake parking ticket

  1. Man fools officers with car made of snow, gets fake parking ticket  CBS News
  2. Cop stops to ticket fake car made of snow  NBC4i.com
  3. Man fools cops with fake car made of snow  NBC2 News
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Posted on 19 January 2018 | 3:06 am

She wore the weapon in a photo with a friend — then killed her with it

  1. She wore the weapon in a photo with a friend — then killed her with it  Washington Post
  2. A woman confesses to a killing after police spot murder weapon in her Facebook photo  CNN
  3. Canadian woman convicted in friend’s murder after authorities uncover clue in Facebook selfie  New York Daily News
  4. 7-year sentence for Gargol killer in case with Facebook selfie evidence  CBC.ca
  5. Brittney Gargol homicide: Cheyenne Antoine gets 7 years for manslaughter in 2015 death outside Saskatoon  Saskatoon StarPhoenix
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 18 January 2018 | 6:01 pm

FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report

  1. FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report  The Hill
  2. McClatchy: FBI investigating potential Russian donations to NRA to boost Trump  CNN
  3. Did Russia Use the NRA to Help Trump? FBI Wants to Know.  Daily Beast
  4. Mobster or Central Banker? Spanish Cops Allege This Russian Both  Bloomberg
  5. The Russia scandal just got bigger. And Republicans are trying to prevent an accounting.  Washington Post
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Posted on 18 January 2018 | 12:44 pm

Wild winter wind storm pummels Europe, killing at least seven

  1. Wild winter wind storm pummels Europe, killing at least seven  NBCNews.com
  2. Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos  The Denver Post
  3. A windstorm so bad it toppled trucks and blew the roofs off buildings  Washington Post
  4. Dutch airport cancels all flights as storm batters Europe  Daily Mail
  5. Brutal late rush hour anticipated in Netherlands; Planes, Trains, and Automobiles affected  NL Times
  6. Full coverage

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:34 am

Before Trump administration blocked Haitians from getting work visas, his businesses welcomed their labor

  1. Before Trump administration blocked Haitians from getting work visas, his businesses welcomed their labor  New York Daily News
  2. Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in US  The Hill
  3. Days After ‘Shithole’ Controversy, Trump Administration Bans Haiti From Applying for Low-Skilled Work Visa  Newsweek
  4. Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker program  Miami Herald
  5. Full coverage

Posted on 18 January 2018 | 5:09 pm