Crimea mourns victims of mass shooting

KERCH, Crimea (Reuters) – Hundreds of residents in the Crimean port city of Kerch commemorated on Friday the victims of a college mass shooting in which an armed teenager killed 20 people, mostly his fellow pupils, and injured dozens more. People mourn during a memorial ceremony before the funeral of victims of an attack on a local college in the ...

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Ian Tomlin: Murder arrests over Battersea father’s death

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a father who was killed outside his home. Ian Tomlin, 46, was killed on Wednesday at flats on Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea, south London. The Met Police have refused to comment on whether Mr Tomlin, who worked as a lorry driver, had been confronting drug dealers. This breaking news story is ...

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Daimler issues profit warning on diesel woes, shares hit five-year low

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German luxury carmaker Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) issued its second profit warning in four months on Friday, saying that costs from “government proceedings and measures in various regions” affecting its diesel vehicles were mainly to blame. The Daimler is seen during a press conference on the second press day of the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, October ...

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Turkey, Russia, Germany, France to discuss Syria on Oct. 27

ANKARA/PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will hold a summit on the Syrian conflict in Istanbul next week, officials said on Friday, a month after Ankara and Moscow brokered a deal to create a demilitarized zone in the northwest Idlib region. Idlib and adjacent areas are the last stronghold of rebels who rose up against ...

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Amber Rudd: I’d like to be home secretary again

Image copyright Getty Images Amber Rudd has said she would “quite like” to be home secretary again “because there’s a few things I’d like to do a bit better than last time”. Ms Rudd quit the role in April, saying she had “inadvertently misled” MPs over the Windrush scandal. She wished she had looked into immigration enforcement “much earlier” but ...

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Exclusive: OPEC, allies struggle to fully deliver pledged oil output boost – internal document

LONDON (Reuters) – OPEC is struggling to add barrels to the market after agreeing in June to increase output, an internal document seen by Reuters showed, as an increase in Saudi Arabia was offset by declines in Iran, Venezuela and Angola. FILE PHOTO: A man fixes a sign with OPEC’s logo next to its headquarters’ entrance before a meeting of ...

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Russian delegation led by RDIF head to attend Saudi investment forum next week

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A delegation led by Russian Direct Investment Fund head Kirill Dmitriev will take part in the Future Investment Initiative investment forum next week in Saudi Arabia, the fund said in a statement on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Cheif Executive Officer of Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev waits before a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with representatives ...

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Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

Image copyright PA Image caption Sir Nick Clegg is joining Facebook Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as head of its global affairs and communications team. The 51-year-old politician was leader of the Liberal Democrats and formed a coalition government with David Cameron and the Conservatives in 2010. Facebook has faced intense scrutiny and the threat ...

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