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World's billionaires became 20% richer in 2017, report reveals

 

UBS report shows billionaires increased fortunes by $1.4tn, more than the GDP of Spain

 

 

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

Fri 26 Oct 2018 06.01 BST

 

 

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More than 40 of the 179 new billionaires created last year inherited their wealth and the UBS report’s authors expect a further $3.4tn to be handed down over the next 20 years
Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/oct/26/worlds-billionaires-became-20-richer-in-2017-report-reveals

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Pipe bomb investigation: Florida mail facility searched by FBI and police

 

Some packages came from Florida, says homeland security secretary

 

All devices were intercepted and no injuries reported

 

 

Jon Swaine and Amanda Holpuch in New York

Fri 26 Oct 2018 05.19 BST

 

 

 

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A police officer and dog are shown outside a postal facility in Opa-locka, Florida on Thursday
Photograph: Wilfredo Lee/AP
 
 
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White man shoots two black customers at Kentucky grocery, police say

 

Authorities uncertain of motive but witness claims suspect told another white man: ‘Whites don’t shoot whites’

 

 

Associated Press

Fri 26 Oct 2018 00.06 BST

 

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Kroger employees hug each other in the aftermath of the shooting
Photograph: Timothy D Easley/AP
 
 
 
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Pipe bombs suspect Cesar Sayoc charged with five federal crimes – live updates

 

Sayoc, 56, from Aventura, faces up to 58 years in prison

 

Two more suspicious packages discovered in US on Friday

 

 

Jamiles Lartey (now) and Erin Durkin (earlier)

Fri 26 Oct 2018 21.27 BST

 

 

 

 

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Cesar Sayoc: what we know about the pipe bomb suspect

 

The 56-year-old Florida man is a Trump supporter and has an extensive arrest record

 

 

Adam Gabbatt

Fri 26 Oct 2018 20.39 BST Last modified on Sat 27 Oct 2018 00.00 BST

 

 

 

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Police believe Cesar Sayoc, from Aventura, Florida, is behind a series of suspected pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump
Photograph: AFP/Getty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pipe bombs suspect Cesar Sayoc charged with five federal crimes – as it happened

 

Sayoc, 56, from Aventura, faces up to 58 years in prison

 

Two more suspicious packages discovered in US on Friday

 

 

Sam Levin, Jamiles Lartey and Erin Durkin

Sat 27 Oct 2018 01.38 BST

 

 

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2018/oct/26/pipe-bombs-latest-live-news-updates-arrest-florida

 
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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: suspect held as multiple fatalities reported

 

Police say gunman in custody and three officers shot

 

Local media reports eight fatalities

 

 

Martin Pengelly in New York, Lois Beckett in San Francisco and Mike Elk in Pittsburgh

Sat 27 Oct 2018 17.13 BST

 

 

 

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/27/pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting

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Pittsburgh shooting: husband and wife and two brothers among 11 victims

 

Synagogue shooting investigated as hate crime, not terror

 

Suspect Robert Bowers charged with 29 counts

 

 

 

Erin Durkin in New York and Carmen Gentile in South Baldwin, Pennsylvania

Sun 28 Oct 2018 14.30 GMT

 

 

 

 

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Police tape and memorial flowers are seen outside the Tree of Life Synagogue
Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
 
 
 
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Asia Bibi’s husband pleads for family asylum in UK after blasphemy acquittal

 

Pakistan government accused of signing death warrant by blocking Christian woman from leaving the country

 

 

Memphis Barker in Islamabad and Harriet Sherwood

Sat 3 Nov 2018 17.07 GMT

 

 

 

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A Pakistani supporter of hardline religious party the ASWJ stands on an image of Asia Bibi during a protest rally on 2 November
Photograph: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images
 
 
 
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Florida yoga studio shooting: two killed before class members tackle gunman

 

Suspect fatally shot himself, authorities say

 

No connection between shooter and victims determined

 

 

 

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Four people were wounded and two killed in a shooting at a Tallahassee yoga studio
Photograph: Steve Cannon/AP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

American Airlines passenger who says she was raped in bathroom sues carrier

 

Aubrey Lane says staff failed to protect her and others when they served the alleged attacker as many as six alcoholic drinks

 

 

Lucia Graves

Sat 3 Nov 2018 15.11 GMT Last modified on Sat 3 Nov 2018 15.13 GMT

 
 
 
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‘If our crews discover or are told about any alleged illegal misconduct that may occur on the aircraft, law enforcement is contacted and will meet the aircraft upon arrival,’ American Airlines said in a statement
Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Two dead after part of Amazon warehouse collapses in Baltimore

 

One man was found under debris Friday and a second man’s body recovered Saturday after 50ft wall collapsed in severe weather

 

 

Associated Press in Baltimore

Sat 3 Nov 2018 18.02 GMT

 

 

 

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A ship sorter at an Amazon fulfillment center in Kent, Washington on 24 October
Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Afghanistan: US service member killed in 'apparent insider attack'

 

Another was wounded in the incident in Kabul, Nato-led Resolute support mission said

 

 

Reuters in Kabul

Sat 3 Nov 2018 12.42 GMT

 
 
 
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The attack is the latest in a series of ‘green-on-blue’ attacks in which members of the Afghan forces have killed US or coalition advisers this year
Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images
 
 
 
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El Chapo: jury selected in trial of Mexican cartel boss

 

Jurors will be kept anonymous in trial, and Guzmán has been held in solitary confinement, barred from seeing his wife

 

 

Ed Vulliamy and agencies in New York

Wed 7 Nov 2018 21.08 GMT

 

 

 

 

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Law enforcement authorities escort Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán in New York in 2017. Jury selection has begun under tight security at the New York trial of the alleged Mexican cartel boss
Photograph: AP
 
 
 
 
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Thousand Oaks shooting: gunman kills 12 at California western bar

 

Sheriff’s deputy is among the dead and the gunman was found dead inside the bar

 

 

Adam Gabbatt in New York and agencies

Thu 8 Nov 2018 13.41 GMT

 

 

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/08/california-borderline-mass-shooting-thousand-oaks

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Neil Young criticises Trump after losing his home in California fires

 

Songwriter says state is vulnerable because of climate change and accuses US president of defying science

 

Laura Snapes

Mon 12 Nov 2018 10.37 GMT Last modified on Mon 12 Nov 2018 13.16 GMT

 
 
 
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Poor forest management ‘not to blame’ … Neil Young
Photograph: Dan Steinberg/Rex/Shutterstock

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/nov/12/neil-young-donald-trump-california-fires-climate-change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UK: Neo-Nazi couple found guilty of membership of banned terror group

 

Adam Thomas and Claudia Patatas were members of National Action, banned in 2016

 

 

Vikram Dodd and agencies

Mon 12 Nov 2018 12.54 GMT

 

 

 

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Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas, who gave their child the middle name Adolf in admiration of Hitler
Photograph: PA
 
 
 
 
 
Deeply sorry for that child..........But one can't choose/pick parents...Unfortunately
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El Chapo trial: accountant exposes details of cartel's vast operations

 

Jesús Zambada García lays out Sinaloa cartel’s complex financial structure as his former boss listens in New York

 

 

Ed Vulliamy in New York

Thu 15 Nov 2018 02.22 GMT

 

 

 

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Jesús Zambada García in 2008
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Jeff Bezos tells employees 'one day Amazon will fail'

 

Tech giant’s founder made surprise warning in staff meeting when addressing question about Sears, according to a recording

 

 

Dominic Rushe

Fri 16 Nov 2018 16.29 GMT Last modified on Fri 16 Nov 2018 18.35 GMT

 
 
 
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Jeff Bezos in National Harbor, Maryland, on 19 September
Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images
 
 
 
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Spacewatch: landing site for ExoMars mission chosen

 

European-Russian mission’s rover will land on Mars in 2021 at Oxia Planum, north of equator

 

 

Stuart Clark

Thu 15 Nov 2018 21.30 GMT

 
 
 
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The ancient lake bed of Oxia Planum has been recommended as the landing site for the European-Russian 2020 ExoMars mission
Photograph: Nasa/JPL/University of Arizona
 
 
 
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Shooting near Chicago hospital leaves multiple victims

 

Jorge L. Ortiz and Aamer Madhani USA TODAY
Published 5:37 PM EST Nov 19, 2018

 

 

 

 

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