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The son of a Chinese billionaire has been banned from flying first class, playing golf, buying property, or going clubbing

Tuesday  11:05,   12 november 2019
businessinsider

Wang Sicong, the heir of Chinese real estate mogul Wang Jianlin's estimated $12.5 billion fortune, is said to have a personal debt of $21.6 million.According to The South China Morning Post, Wang was banned from these luxuries last month via a... >>>

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

Tuesday  10:40,   12 november 2019
msn

More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday. Later in 2018, a knife-wielding woman injured 14 children at a... >>>

Trump, Macron to meet after French president criticized NATO

Tuesday  10:40,   12 november 2019
msn

French President Emmanuel Macron says he will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the Dec. 3-4 NATO summit in London. Macron tweeted that he had an "excellent discussion" with Trump on Monday evening about Syria, Iran and the NATO... >>>

Bangaldesh train collision kills at least 12 and injures 100

Tuesday  10:00,   12 november 2019
cnn

At least 12 people have been killed and around 100 others injured after two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh in the early hours of Tuesday morning. © AP People gather near badly damaged coaches after two trains collided in Brahmanbaria... >>>

Afghan president: Taliban to release 2 American University profs in prisoner swap

Tuesday  10:00,   12 november 2019
nbcnews

Kevin King, a U.S. citizen, and Timothy Weeks were kidnapped at gunpoint from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul in August of 2016.President Ashraf Ghani said on national television Tuesday that the prisoner exchange would free two... >>>

Firefighters who saved house leave milk 'apology'

Tuesday  08:35,   12 november 2019
bbc

They saved a New South Wales home - then apologised to the owner for taking milk from the fridge.Paul Sefky returned to his New South Wales home to find a note signed by the Urunga Rural Fire Service... >>>

Israel kills Palestinian militant commander in Gaza strike

Tuesday  07:20,   12 november 2019
msn

Israel's military killed a commander for Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, officials said, prompting retaliatory rocket fire. Islamic Jihad's armed wing announced the death in a >>>

Unprecedented, ‘catastrophic’ fire danger for Sydney as bush fires rage amid bone-dry conditions, high winds

Tuesday  06:55,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

Officials are bracing for the highest wildfire risk seen in Sydney and surrounding areas, as a state of emergency is in effect.Gusty, fickle winds, bone-dry air, dozens of already burning blazes and unusually high temperatures will combine to... >>>

Protesters disrupt commute again after violent Hong Kong day

Tuesday  05:50,   12 november 2019
msn

Protesters disrupted the morning commute in Hong Kong on Tuesday after an especially violent day in the Chinese city that has been wracked by anti-government protests for more than five months. Blocking streets and subway stations has been a... >>>

'Stay alert': millions of Australians brace for 'catastrophic' bushfires

Tuesday  01:30,   12 november 2019
reuters

'Stay alert': millions of Australians brace for 'catastrophic'... >>>

Spain was once thought to be immune to the far-right. Vox is proving otherwise.

Tuesday  01:00,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

The party placed third in Sunday’s national elections.But after the Vox party cracked open the door to parliament in April and came in third in national elections on Sunday, Spain can be singled out for something else: Among major European... >>>

Evo Morales of Bolivia Accepts Asylum in Mexico

Tuesday  00:50,   12 november 2019
nytimes

LA PAZ, Bolivia — The former president of Bolivia, who resigned his post under pressure from street protests, was granted asylum in Mexico on Monday. Evo Morales, who stepped down on Sunday, was granted refuge “for humanitarian reasons and in light... >>>

Fear spreads among Iraqi protesters as government cracks down, keeps death toll secret

Tuesday  00:35,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

Crowds have begun to shrink in the face of violence, arrests and threats.The political class scrambled, then it closed ranks, and with crowds now shrinking and state violence undimmed, tendrils of fear are creeping through the protest movement.... >>>

Ugly From the Outset: A Day of Violence and Anger in Hong Kong

Tuesday  00:15,   12 november 2019
nytimes

HONG KONG — On a Hong Kong street corner, a young protester found himself staring at the end of an angry police officer’s handgun. He was shot. Across town on an overpass, a middle-aged man argued with rowdy protesters, accusing them of lacking... >>>

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales, demands safe conduct

Monday  23:35,   11 november 2019
reuters

BOLIVIA-ELECTION/MEXICO (UPDATE 1, PIX, TV):UPDATE 1-Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales, demands safe conduct"We will immediately proceed to inform Bolivia's foreign ministry that under international law, it should offer safe conduct" >>>