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UK can unilaterally stop Brexit: top EU court12/10/2018 8:17:15 AM The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the British government may unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the bloc, without consulting the other member states.South Korean taxi driver sets himself on fire in protest over carpool app12/10/2018 8:14:17 AM A South Korean taxi driver set himself on fire and died on Monday to protest a carpooling service proposed by a company that operates the country's most popular chat app.Macron prepares response to 'yellow vest' protesters as Paris cleans up12/10/2018 7:46:57 AM French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.Macron must unify France as unrest is hurting economy: Le Maire12/10/2018 7:46:57 AM President Emmanuel Macron needs to unify a country divided by the forces of globalization in a national addresses on Monday and end anti-government protests that will cut economic growth by about 0.1 percentage points, France's finance minister said.Long-distance rail traffic in Germany halted due to strike12/10/2018 7:29:41 AM Rail workers in Germany staged a four-hour strike over pay on Monday morning, bringing long-distance rail traffic to a standstill and disrupting commuter and freight trains, state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn said.Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns12/10/2018 7:24:43 AM AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade.'Time has come': Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders12/10/2018 7:15:56 AM Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant "house" churches, congregation members and activists said, in the latest government action against unregistered religious groups.Indian state elections could halt Prime Minister Modi's winning streak12/10/2018 6:28:23 AM Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs for growing numbers of young people could prove stumbling blocks for his re-election bid in May.PM Ardern apologizes to family of British tourist killed in New Zealand12/10/2018 5:52:51 AM New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern fought back tears as she apologized on Monday to the family of a 22-year-old British woman who was killed while she was on a backpacking tour, two days after a man was charged with the Briton's murder.Lion Air says November passenger numbers fell less than 5 percent after deadly crash12/10/2018 4:21:17 AM Lion Air said on Monday passenger numbers dropped by less than 5 percent in November compared to a year earlier, after one of its Boeing Co 737 MAX jets crashed in late October killing all 189 people on board.Acting Armenian PM's bloc easily wins parliamentary vote: commission12/10/2018 4:17:52 AM Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, bolstered his authority as his political bloc won early parliamentary elections in the former Soviet country on Sunday, the Central Election Commission's (CEC) results showed.Few Venezuelans turn out for municipal elections amid crisis12/10/2018 3:53:17 AM Venezuela held municipal elections to elect some 2,500 counselors on Sunday, though the mainstream political opposition boycotted the vote and widespread apathy kept most people at home during a devastating economic crisis.Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail12/10/2018 3:04:35 AM The CFO of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing her longstanding ties to Canada, properties she owns in Vancouver and fears for her health while incarcerated, court documents showed on Sunday.Peruvians back anti-corruption reforms in referendum: exit poll12/10/2018 2:10:53 AM Peruvians showed strong support in a referendum on Sunday for political and judicial reforms introduced by the new President Martin Vizcarra to target corruption in one of Latin America's most promising economies, according to an exit poll.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit Seoul this year: YTN12/10/2018 12:35:06 AM North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit Seoul in the final three weeks of this year, South Korean TV channel YTN said on Monday, citing an unidentified official in the South Korean presidential office.More than 150 governments to adopt U.N. migration pact in Morocco12/9/2018 11:36:38 PM More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior U.N. official said on Sunday, less than the number that initially worked on the plan.Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars: court documents12/9/2018 11:32:47 PM A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing due to severe hypertension and fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada, court documents released on Sunday showed.Australian voters shun conservative government in widely watched poll12/9/2018 10:09:24 PM Australia's conservative government is on course for a landslide election defeat, a widely watched survey showed on Monday, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison struggles to win favor with voters less than six months out from a national poll.Syrian news agency removes report of Damascus air attack12/9/2018 9:14:15 PM The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) issued a report on Sunday saying Syrian air defences had intercepted enemy targets around Damascus international airport, but later in the day said the attack had not happened.Brexit redux? Lessons for the future from May's deal12/9/2018 9:07:15 PM The story of how Prime Minister Theresa May reached agreement on how Britain can leave the European Union offers lessons for the future of Brexit, whatever happens when parliament votes on the deal on Tuesday.