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Thursday, 19 October 2017 04:05

Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy

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The Spanish government announced that it will trigger on Saturday the suspension of Catalonia's political autonomy under Article 155 of the constitution.
Nearly 450 clowns from 14 countries parade in the Mexican capital to mark the 22nd Annual International Clown Convention.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 03:05

Catalonia crisis: Spain to trigger suspension of autonomy

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Madrid has announced it will trigger a constitutional measure on Saturday allowing it to take direct control of Catalonia's governance, after the autonomous region's leader ignored a Thursday deadline to rescind his ambiguous declaration of independence made last week. Matthew Larotonda reports.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 02:55

30 years on: Could there be another Black Monday?

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On the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, U.S. stocks are at a record high and investors are concerned that steep valuations may mean a correction is overdue. Laura Frykberg reports.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 02:15

China's Q3 economic growth slows as expected

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China’s economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarter, as expected, as the government’s efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world’s second-largest economy. Grace Lee reports.
The Philippine military says there's a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant, tipped to become Islamic State’s point man in Southeast Asia, has been killed in a battle in Marawi overnight. Samantha Vadas reports.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 01:20

Midnight parties held for Philip Pullman's latest book

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After a gap of 17 years, Philip Pullman's follow-up to his globally-acclaimed 'His Dark Materials' trilogy is released in the UK. David Doyle reports.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:50

Goldman, Morgan Stanley crush targets

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Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley managed to grow earnings that crushed analysts estimates despite suffering big drops in bond trading revenue. Fred Katayama reports.
Zimbabwe has banned fruit and vegetable imports in a bid to preserve its dwindling reserves of foreign currency, but locals fear it may result in severe food shortages.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:40

Kenyan election official flees before vote

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A top Kenyan election official has fled the country citing political intimidation ahead of a presidential re-run in October. Jacob Greaves reports.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:15

Huge fire breaks out at Yangon's lakeside hotel

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A huge fire breaks out at a lakeside hotel in Yangon, gutting the entire building and leaving two injured. No reporter narration.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:15

India cracks down on air pollution as Diwali begins

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The Indian government orders diesel generators and a power plant in Delhi to be shut down as air quality in the capital deteriorates ahead of the Hindu festival of lights, when a night of firecrackers sends pollution levels rocketing. Samantha Vadas reports.
Paraglider Horacio Llorens became part of a flock of starlings to embrace his dream of flying like a bird. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:10

China's 'open door will never close', says Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping promises that China will be fully engaged with the world during his opening address at the critical twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:10

Greece's Tsipras says Turkey must remain in NATO

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he continues to support Turkish course toward Europe and NATO. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 23:45

Changes to Obamacare will impact hospital stocks

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Trump's changes to Obamacare will impact shares of hospitals because of the expected spike in uninsured patients. Fred Katayama reports.
resident Trump denied accusations Tuesday by Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, that he told the widow of a fallen serviceman that her husband "knew what he was getting into". Colette Luke has more.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 23:40

India's northern Ayodhya city lights up on eve of Diwali

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Volunteers light almost 200,000 earthen lamps in India's northern Ayodhya city, on the eve of Hindu festival of lights Diwali. No reporter narration.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 23:40

Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Man Booker Prize

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U.S. author George Saunders' fictional work on Abraham Lincoln has won the coveted Man Booker Prize, the second consecutive American to swipe the British literature award. Matthew Larotonda reports.
During testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he cannot disclose confidential conversations he's had with President Trump. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 22:20

Ghoulish fever hits British pumpkin farmers

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British farmers are preparing for brisk trade in pumpkins as the pagan festival of Halloween looms.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 22:15

U.S. judge blocks latest Trump travel ban

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A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:45

In Lebanon, falafels split brothers and businesses into two

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Two brothers run identical falafel joints side by side in Beirut after splitting their business into two due to irreparable sibling rivalry.
Ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and Senegalese artist Youssou N'Dour, along with others, received Japan's Praemium Imperiale awards. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:30

Hillary Clinton slams threats to start war with North Korea

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Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls 'cavalier' threats to start war on the Korean peninsula "dangerous and short-sighted." No reporter narration.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:15

Clowns from around the world gather in Mexico City

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Hundreds of clowns march through Mexico City to mark the 22nd Annual International Clown Convention. No reporter narration.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 21:15

African rulers use off switch to silence dissent

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African rulers fearful of popular protest and the use of social media to spread information are using various methods to shut down the internet to overcome their tech-savvy opponents, in a growing threat to democracy and economic activity in some of the world's poorest countries. David Pollard reports.
Sixty-two nominations for the annual Beazley Design Awards go on show at the London Design Museum, with prominent themes including U.S. protests and the migrant crisis. David Doyle reports.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 20:55

Eiffel Tower turns lights off for Mogadishu victims

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Paris' iconic structure turned its lights off at midnight in rememberance of the more than 300 people killed in an attack on Somalia's capital. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 20:45

Multi-state manhunt for suspect in fatal shooting spree

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Police on Wendesday say the man wanted for killing three and injuring at least two more in an office park in a Baltimore suburb is also being sought in connection with a seperate incident in Delaware.
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