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Anti-Muslim bullying on rise after Canada attacks

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Reports of anti-Muslim harassment in Canada have risen, Muslim organizations say, after attacks last week in which two soldiers were killed by people authorities say were inspired by the militant group Islamic State. #Business #China #France #India #Japan #markets #Quebec #Russia #Technology

20 mins ago

German court sentences "Autobahn gunman" to 10 years in jail

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court on Thursday sentenced a lorry driver to 10 1/2 years in prison for shooting hundreds of times from his cab at other vehicles on the country's motorways. #Argentina #Brazil #Business #China #facebook #France #India #Italy #Mexico #United Kingdom

35 mins ago

Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, who witnessed the three-way signing ceremony in Brussels as he prepares to leave office on Friday, said: "There is now no reason for people in Europe to stay cold this winter." Talks had been broken off in the early hours as Moscow sought more guarantees from the EU that it would help Ukraine pay for its natural gas. They resumed on Thursday evening #european #India #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Ukraine #United Kingdom #United States

50 mins ago

Apple’s Cook signals front line of new gay rights battle

REUTERS - In his essay coming out as gay, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook criticized an Arizona proposal that would have given private business owners the ability to deny services to gay people on religious grounds. Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward. #Arabic #facebook #France #Italy #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

50 mins ago

UN, AU chiefs mourn Zambia’s late president

Lusaka, Oct 31 (IANS) Messages of condolences on the death of Zambian late president Michael Sata continued pouring here Thursday, with the latest coming from the heads of the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU). Sata, 77, died Tuesday night at London's King Edward VII Hospital where he had gone for medical check-ups, Xinhua reported. #Ajax #Congress #Crime #Economy #Firefox #Japan #Politics #Sports

Oct 31, 2014

New U.S. rockets include crew launch-escape systems

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - Heeding a lesson from history, designers of a new generation of U.S. rockets will include escape systems to give crew members a fighting chance of surviving launch accidents such as the one that felled an unmanned Orbital Sciences ( ORB.N ) Antares rocket on Tuesday. #Argentina #Business #facebook #France #India #Japan #Middle East #opinion #Politics #United States

Oct 31, 2014

Bike-riding US nurse defies Ebola quarantine, on collision course with governor

CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, 33, said they had not yet been served with a court order to enforce the 21-day quarantine - matching the virus's maximum incubation period - but remained prepared to fight such an order if necessary. #Arabic #Brazil #Health #markets #Mexico #Technology #United States #Virus

Oct 31, 2014

Ukraine, Russia, EU likely to agree gas supply deal Thursday – officials

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and the European Union on Thursday agreed a deal on the resumption of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine and are to sign the accord shortly, sources close to the talks said. A news conference scheduled for 9:45 p.m. (2045 GMT) at the Brussels headquarters of the European Commission would formally announce the signing of the agreement, two sources told Reuters #Arabic #Brazil #european #facebook #markets #Mexico #opinion #Russia #Ukraine #United Kingdom

Oct 31, 2014

Burkina Faso’s army seizes power

Ouagadougou, Oct 31 (IANS) Burkina Faso's armed forces Thursday announced the dissolution of parliament and government and the creation of a transitional body after violent protests against the president's plan to extend his 27-year-rule, a senior military official said. "A transitional body will be put in place in consultation with all parties #Chrome #Congress #Crime #Halloween #India #Multimedia #News #NewsTracker #Opera #science

Oct 31, 2014

Four dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday, setting off an explosion and a huge ball of fire, officials said. #China #facebook #France #India #Japan #Kansas #Mexico #Russia #Technology #United Kingdom #United States
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