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Deadly 'megafires' the new normal in California

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(Reuters) – Paradise, California had long prepared for wildfires but only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of “megafire” that last week destroyed most of the town and is becoming a common occurrence in the state. The burnt wreckage of a vehicle and debris are seen in the aftermath of the Woolsey Read More

'Megafire' that torched town now common in California

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(Reuters) – Paradise, California had long prepared for wildfires but only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of “megafire” that last week destroyed most of the town and killed at least 42 people. The burnt wreckage of a vehicle and debris are seen in the aftermath of the Woolsey fire in Malibu, Read More

Tiger pursues terrified tourist ‘prey’ through wildlife park

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A group of terrified tourists, on safari in India, were forced to flee for their lives after a spooked tiger turned on them, chasing them through a wildlife park. The group had set out to catch a glimpse of one of the big cats at the Tadoba National Park in Maharashtra but got much more Read More

WATCH IDF bus burst into flames after being hit by missile from Gaza

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A video has surfaced online showing an Israeli military bus being hit with an anti-tank missile near the Gaza border. The attack happened during a rapid escalation of violence between Israel and Hamas. The video, published Monday, begins with a long white bus parked behind the trees. Reportedly dozens of soldiers had just disembarked. Several Read More

Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China's giant tech scene

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Wang Miaoyi’s small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels. Game developer Wang Miaoyi works in her studio that is located in her appartment in Beijing, October 29, 2018.REUTERS/Thomas Peter The 30-year old game developer is a child of the Read More

IDF releases footage of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has released a video of its airstrikes on Gaza, showing flames and smoke billowing over the landscape as the targets were hit. The strikes have led to the deaths of at least two Palestinians. Israel sent its fighter jets to strike dozens of Gaza targets earlier on Monday, after a Read More

VW could build up to 50 million electric cars: Automotive News

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) could build up to 50 million electric cars on its new electric vehicle platform and is looking at expanding its manufacturing footprint in the United States, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Automotive News. FILE PHOTO: Herbert Diess, Volkswagen’s new CEO, poses during the Volkswagen Group’s annual general meeting in Berlin, Read More

Cosmetics giant Coty replaces CEO, chairman

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(Reuters) – Coty Inc (COTY.N) replaced its chief executive officer and chairman on Monday, days after the cosmetics giant spooked investors by saying it was grappling with a supply chain issues that could hurt its performance this fiscal year. FILE PHOTO – A trader works at the trading post that trades Coty Inc. on the Read More

Large shark nursery found off Irish coast

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A rare shark nursery has been found off the Irish coast by marine scientists exploring the country’s coral reefs. Scientists working on the Irish government’s INFOMAR programme used a remotely operated vehicle to dive to depths of 750m, where the nursery was discovered. According to the chief scientist, it is the largest ever found in Read More

Russia excels in ditching dollar ahead of pending US sanctions against country’s financial system

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The list of the countries currently taking active steps towards eliminating their economic reliance on the US dollar is growing. Russia has joined a league of nations is making a lot of headway with the task, the WSJ reports. The share of foreign currency in corporate and personal deposits in Russia has declined to 26 Read More