Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds celebrate Hindu festival near Amritsar More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu
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U.S. Fed monitoring Khashoggi case, potential oil market impact: Bostic

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MACON, Ga. (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials are monitoring the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the possibility that any sanctions against Saudi Arabia could disrupt oil markets, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President, Raphael Bostic speaks with Reuters in an interview at
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Image copyright CBS Image caption It took workers six hours to free the 62-year-old father from the mine An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in a mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting to be discovered, according to rescue crews. John Waddell, 62, was lowering himself into
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are believed to have extended their search to the Belgrad Forest Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi
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Peugeot World RX exit not down to results, says CEO

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The French marque revealed on Thursday that it will withdraw from World RX after the season finale in South Africa next month.  Jean-Philippe Imparato also confirmed that nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb, the only driver other than Johan Kristoffersson to have won a round of World RX so far this season, will remain a
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Sagrada Familia cathedral gets building license 130 years after work began

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BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – More than 130 years after construction first began, Barcelona’s towering Sagrada Familia cathedral is finally to get a building permit, the city council and the monument’s official blog said. FILE PHOTO: A full moon “Super Blue Blood Moon” rises behind Mediterranean sea, next to Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain January
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Image copyright PA Image caption Julian Assange has lived in Ecuador’s UK embassy since 2012 Julian Assange is to launch legal action against the government of Ecuador, accusing it of violating his “fundamental rights and freedoms”. The Wikileaks co-founder has lived in its UK embassy since 2012 after seeking asylum to avoid extradition to Sweden
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