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Grace Millane: ‘Concern grows’ for backpacker missing in New Zealand

Image copyright Millane Family Image caption Grace Millane turned 22 on Sunday, but has not replied to her family’s birthday messages Police searching for a British backpacker missing in New Zealand say concerns are growing for her safety. Grace Millane’s father is said to be on his way to the country, where his 22-year-old daughter vanished on Saturday. Miss Millane, ...

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Aging Japan: Neighboring suburbs face divergent futures as one grays, one grows

SAKURA/INZAI, Japan (Reuters) – Katsuya Kodama’s wife died two years ago, and the 77-year-old keeps her ashes on a Buddhist altar in their suburban Tokyo home. Kanako Hagiwara works in the kitchen of her house at Higashinohara district in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon     “I talk to her morning and night, tell her everything,” he ...

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Oil edges lower as economic outlook grows gloomier

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices inched lower on Monday as concern over the global economy put crude on track for its biggest monthly fall since mid-2016. Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $77.59 a barrel by 1225 GMT, ...

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Oil falls as economic outlook grows gloomier

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday, as concern over the global economy put crude on track for its biggest monthly fall since mid-2016. Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were down 34 cents at $77.28 a barrel at ...

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As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son’s power: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) – So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, attends a banquet hosted by Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister, at the prime minister’s official residence ...

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‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

PARIS (Reuters) – Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Facebook (FB.O) pay more taxes and it is time for a decision, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire arrives to attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, ...

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Honduran migrant group grows, heading for United States

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – A growing group of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants headed for the United States moved toward the Guatemalan border on Sunday, witnesses and organizers said. A large group of Hondurans fleeing poverty and violence, move in a caravan toward the United States, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera The migrants, who included families ...

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Brazil’s far-right Bolsonaro grows lead with run-off victory in sight

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has widened his lead over leftist Fernando Haddad ahead of Sunday’s deeply polarized election, and would win a likely second-round run-off later this month, a CNT/MDA poll showed on Saturday. A worker cleans a window of a building next a banner in support for Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro at ...

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