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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

Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, has died in a New Delhi hospital, prompting protests from opposition leaders who blamed the ruling party for failing to check incidents of violence against women. (Reuters 07/12 11:15)

» Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze (Reuters 07/12 11:15)

» Reuters  

02

Johnson, Corbyn wage Brexit battle in final debate before UK election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit on Friday in the last televised debate before next week's election that will determine the path for Britain's departure from the European Union. (Reuters 07/12 12:26)

» BBC News  Reuters  France 24  

03

PG&E: California power firm to pay $13.5bn to wildfire victims

Utility giant PG&E reaches a settlement over several fires tied to the firm's equipment. (BBC News 07/12 10:02)

» BBC News  

04

Trump halts plan to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

The US president vowed to label Mexican drug gangs as terrorists after US citizens were ambushed. (BBC News 07/12 08:30)

» BBC News  Google News  

05

Unnao rape case: Indian woman set on fire on way to hearing dies

The 23-year-old, who suffered 90% burns, died after she was attacked, allegedly by men who had raped her. (BBC News 07/12 06:50)

» BBC News  CNN  


06

Friends actor Ron Leibman dies at the age of 82

The award-winning actor, best known for playing Rachel's dad in Friends, had a decorated career. (BBC News 07/12 09:40)

» BBC News  CNN  

07

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on Twitter. (Reuters 07/12 04:39)

» BBC News  CNN  Reuters  Time Magazine  RT  

08

Saudi airman in U.S. for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida naval base

A Saudi Air Force second lieutenant killed four people and wounded eight others on Friday in an unexplained shooting rampage at a U.S. Navy base in Florida where he was training, U.S. officials told Reuters. (Reuters 07/12 03:56)

» Reuters  France 24  

09

White House Opting Out of House Judiciary Committee’s Next Impeachment Hearing

The apparent decision came in a fiery letter from White House counsel Pat Cipollone (Time Magazine 07/12 01:09)

» Time Magazine  UPI  

10

Boy, 5, invites entire class to watch his adoption

"Family doesn't have to be DNA, because family is support and love," his teacher tells the class. (BBC News 06/12 18:26)

» BBC News  


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