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Three killed after US man goes on shooting rampage at work

An employee at a US business opened fire on five co-workers, killing three of them, and then shot a former colleague at a car dealership.

Deadline on Catalonian independence declaration looms

A second deadline for Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont to say explicitly whether he has declared independence from Madrid is drawing near.

Muslim Americans take to streets to protest against travel ban

The majority-Muslim group marched to the Trump International Hotel as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters.

Trump denies 'hurtful' remark to grieving widow

President Donald Trump has denied that he told a grieving soldier's widow in a phone call that the soldier knew what he signed up for.'

Xi heralds "new era" for China

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is underway

Portuguese minister quits over 106 wildfire deaths

The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned after 106 people were killed in unprecedented wildfires this year.

Xi Jinping heralds a "new era" for China

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is underway

Richard Branson targeted in $5m scam

Billionaire Richard Branson has revealed he was targeted in a $5 million scam "straight out of le Carre book".

China a leader among major economies - Xi

In the past five years, China's gross domestic product grew from 54 to 80 trillion yuan, said the country's president Xi Jinping.

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of Weinstein Co., as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted women over 30 years.

Mom accused of killing two sons by placing them in a hot oven

A Georgia mother has been charged with murder after authorities say it appears she put two of her young sons in an oven and turned it on.

How Trump handled four dead soldiers

A president who revels in providing colour commentary on the news said nothing about what happened in Niger for 12 straight days.

Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous version

Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order

PICS: President Xi outlines plans for 'great modern socialist China'

The heavens opened as Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his opening address as the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China officially got underway.

Amazon Studios chief #RoyPrice resigns after harassment claims

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned after allegations that he harassed producer Isa Hackett.

California wildfires: Dozens still missing as evacuees return home

Search-and-rescue teams in California will continue to comb through burned homes for dozens of people still missing in the state's deadliest wildfires

Man accused of helping girlfriend he thought had cancer commit suicide

A US man is accused of helping his girlfriend kill herself after taking her word that she suffered from stage four cancer, despite having no proof.

Islamic State defeated in Syria's capital

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle.

US man accused of plotting Islamic State beheading

Prosecutors claim a Boston man accused of plotting to attack police and behead a blogger was a fervent supporter of Islamic State, actively recruiting for them.

Son says Malteste journalist was murdered for exposing corruption

The son of Malta's best-known investigative journalist claims his mother was killed by a car bomb because her work exposed political corruption.

At least 69 killed in Taliban attacks across Afghanistan

Taliban militants struck government targets across Afghanistan, killing at least 69 people, including a senior police official, and wounding scores more.

Duterte declares Marawi City liberated

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi liberated though the military continues to battle Muslim militants.

PICS: #Ophelia's remnants leaves 3 dead in UK, Ireland

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland, killing at least three people, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages.

39 dead after wildfires ravage Portugal and Spain

At least 36 people died in wildfires raging through Portugal and another three in neighbouring northwestern Spain.

Every person using wi-fi is at risk of being hacked - researchers

Cyber security watchdogs and researchers are issuing warnings over risks associated with a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications.

Scientists find the origins of gold after 'all hell breaks loose'

One of the most violent events in the cosmos has helped scientists explain the centuries old puzzle of where elements like platinum and gold come from

Don't join any US action and you're safe, North Korea warns states

North Korea has sent a chilling warning to countries at the United Nations not to join any military action the United States has planned against it.

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

A woman died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre waves.

Have dirt that could impeach Trump? Larry Flynt will pay you $10m

"$10 MILLION FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE IMPEACHMENT AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE OF DONALD J. TRUMP." That's what Larry Flynt's full page ad says.

Thousands join the #MeToo movement

Actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter to urge any woman who have been sexually assaulted or harassed to write just two words on Twitter - #MeToo.

27 killed as wildfires sweep through Portugal

Wildfires in Portugal killed 27 people and left an unconfirmed number of people missing in the country's second such tragedy in four months.

WATCH: The moment family discovers dog survived #CaliforniaFires

A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them.

South Korea and US begin naval drills despite North Korean threat

South Korean and U.S. troops began five days of naval drills after North Korea renewed its threat to fire missiles near Guam.

Ireland shuts down schools, hospitals as storm #Ophelia approaches

Ireland warned people to stay indoors as tropical storm Ophelia threatened to lash the country with the worst weather in 50 years.

ANC condemns attacks, discrimination against Rohingya Muslims

ANC has condemned the actions of the Myanmar military that have resulted in the displacement of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

Violence. Threats. Begging. Weinstein's 30-year pattern of abuse

In interviews with 67 people, The Washington Post found a striking pattern of abuse going back to the dawn of Harvey Weinstein's career.

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are engaged

Joe Jonas took to Instagram to announce he had proposed to Sophie Turner - and she had said yes.

WATCH: AirAsia apologises after plane plunges 6000 metres

AirAsia has apologised to passengers who feared for their lives when their flight from Perth to Bali suddenly plunged 6 000 metres.

Harvey Weinstein to be stripped of French Legion of Honor

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that he has "taken steps" to remove Harvey Weinstein's French Legion of Honor.

Q&A: #WFD2017 What are the most important issues this World Food Day?

This year the link between food insecurity, conflict and migration is being examined

Academy of Motion Pictures expels disgraced Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein, after allegations of sexual assaults came to the surface.

Ireland, UK brace for Hurricane Ophelia

Authorities in Britain and Ireland say the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring disruption and damage.

Taliban denies rape of former hostage's wife, murder of child

A Taliban spokesperson denied accusations by a Canadian man that his child had been murdered and his wife raped while they were held captive in 2012.

California blazes rage on, killing 40 in one week

Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10 000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed 40 people.

Cistercian monastery in Germany to close after 883 years

A Cistercian monastery that's existed for almost 900 years ago in what is now western Germany is closing down for good, due to a shortage of monks.

Ex-hospital chief convicted in Vatican housing scandal

The former president of the pope's children's hospital has been found guilty of diverting donations to renovate a cardinal's flat by a Vatican court.

Video shows California deputy braving flames

Body camera footage shows a sheriff's deputy braving flames to rescue a disabled woman and get people to flee from a lethal wildfire in Northern California.

Asian-themed opera canned over all-white cast

A London theatre has cancelled a scheduled performance of the opera "The Golden Dragon" because the production featured an all-white cast.

France, Britain, Germany warn US over moves on Iran

The three countries warned the US against taking decisions that could harm the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump's decision not to certify the agreement.

LOOK: Luxury villa seized in Fifa World Cup bribery case

Italian police seized a R109 million luxury villa they claim Nasser al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, made available to Jerome Valcke