Full story - October 03, 2018
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The official death toll from the 7.5 magnitude quake that hit the west coast of Sulawesi island last Friday rose to 1,407, many killed by tsunami waves it triggered. But officials fear the toll could soar.
Full story - October 03, 2018
Fan Bingbing is shown in a close-up portrait photo with dark sunglasses on.
China has ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about $129 million in overdue taxes and fines, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, as a crackdown on tax evasion in the entertainment industry gathers momentum.
Full story - October 02, 2018
portraits of the three winners of the nobel prize for physics
Canada's Donna Strickland, of the University of Waterloo, becomes only the third woman to win a Nobel for physics, after Marie Curie in 1903 and Maria Goeppert-Mayer in 1963.
Full story - October 02, 2018
A woman wearing a head covering looks out on the ocean after a tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island..
Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for reinforcements in a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, as the official death toll rose above 1,200 on Tuesday.
Full story - October 01, 2018
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness and manipulate the immune system to fight cancer.
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness and manipulate the immune system to fight cancer.
Full story - October 01, 2018
Charles Aznavour, beloved French crooner
French singer Charles Aznavour, who rose to stardom under the wing of Edith Piaf and went on to steal the hearts of millions with decades of haunting love songs, has died at the age of 94.
Full story - September 30, 2018
a woman and her child
The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help.
Full story - September 29, 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi  on a stage dressed in white
Canadian legislators, in a symbolic move, on Thursday voted unanimously to strip Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship in response to crimes committed against the Rohingya minority.
Full story - September 29, 2018
a police squadron covered in colorful powder
Tensions remain high in the independence-minded region a year after the October 1 vote deemed illegal by Madrid but celebrated by separatist Catalans.
Full story - September 28, 2018
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The tsunami up to six feet high struck beaches as dusk fell in Palu, a sleepy but growing tourist resort, and the nearby fishing town of Donggala, closest to the epicenter of the quake, officials said.

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