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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

01

Judge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes

HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."... (Associated Press 18/10 01:48)

» Trump's latest travel ban order blocked (BBC News 17/10 22:27)
» Trump's latest travel ban blocked one day before it takes effect (CNN 17/10 23:38)
» Judge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes (Associated Press 18/10 01:48)
» Federal Judge Blocks Latest Trump Travel Ban (MSNBC 17/10 22:49)
» Judge blocks Trump's third travel ban (UPI 17/10 21:57)

» BBC News  CNN  Associated Press  MSNBC  UPI  France 24  

02

Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. (Reuters 18/10 01:00)

» CNN  Reuters  

03

Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

The US author is awarded the £50,000 prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. (BBC News 18/10 00:12)

» BBC News  Time Magazine  

04

ISIS routed in Raqqa as 'major military operations' declared over

US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa say "major military operations" in the city have ended and that the jihadists have lost their grip on their self-declared capital. (CNN 18/10 00:18)

» CNN  

05

Harvey Weinstein Resigns From His Company Following Scandal

Harvey Weinstein resigned from the board of his company Tuesday on a call with the Weinstein Co. board, a knowledgeable source told NBC News. (MSNBC 17/10 22:49)

» MSNBC  


06

At least 44 dead in Portugal, Spain wildfires

At least 44 people have been killed in wildfires in Portugal and Spain, according to officials from both countries. (CNN 17/10 22:05)

» CNN  MSNBC  

07

US-backed forces celebrate fall of IS 'capital' of Raqqa

BEIRUT (AP) -- U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining control of the northern city that once was the heart of the Islamic State's self-styled caliphate, dealing a major defeat to the extremist group that has seen its territory shrink ever smaller since summer.... (Associated Press 17/10 21:24)

» BBC News  Associated Press  

08

Trump warns McCain: 'Be careful ... at some point I fight back'

President Donald Trump, hours after Sen. John McCain delivered a speech that repudiated the President, warned the Arizona Republican to "be careful" because at some point he will "fight back." (CNN 17/10 21:31)

» CNN  Alternet  

09

Trump takes credit for ISIS 'giving up'

President Donald Trump took credit for the fact that ISIS is in retreat during an interview Tuesday, claiming that ISIS wasn't on the run before because "you didn't have Trump as your president." (CNN 17/10 21:32)

» CNN  

10

Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. lawmaker who was President Donald Trump's pick for drug czar withdrew on Tuesday after it became public he spearheaded a bill that hurt the government's ability to crack down on opioid makers flooding the market with the addictive painkillers. (Reuters 17/10 20:57)

» CNN  Reuters  


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