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Three killed in another US shooting

Police arrested a man suspected of killing three people and wounding two on Wednesday at a Maryland business park before shooting another person in neighboring Delaware.

Spain to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy

Spain said Thursday it will press ahead with suspending Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s leader warned he may declare independence, heralding an unprecedented escalation of the country’s worst political crisis in decades.

Xi pledges “no tolerance for corruption”

In the past five years, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has steamrolled over 1.5 million crooked Communist Party officials. And it may just be getting started.

California fire toll rises to 42

The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said, as rescuers found another body.

Malta murder reveals frustrations beneath postcard image

The shocking assassination of an influential anti-corruption blogger has brought to a head the public frustration at Malta’s stagnating institutions, bubbling away for years beneath the Mediterranean holiday island image.

Australia spy chief warns of growing foreign meddling

Foreign powers are waging an “extensive, unrelenting” campaign of espionage and meddling in Australia, notably targeting ethnic and religious minorities, the country’s spy chief warned Thursday.

How flowers “vry” bees

Hundreds of flower species have evolved the ability to project ethereal halos of blue light invisible to humans in order to lure pollinating bees, researchers revealed Wednesday.

Abe eyes big win in snap Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears poised to secure a fresh term at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy Sunday, as he seeks a mandate for his nationalist agenda and hardline stance on North Korea.
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