Global markets slump as a 'poisonous brewing cauldron' of risks spooks investors

Global markets fall once again after brief two-day relief rally. A "poisonous brewing cauldron of geopolitical and economic issues" is to blame for the risk-off sentiment gripping investors. Losses are led by Asia, which has seen virtually all major indexes drop more than 2% on Tuesday. Europe is following suit, with Germany's DAX down more …

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'Nasty' and 'bitter' leading Brexiteer called the stepfather of a hospitalised child a 'pathetic cretin'

A senior Brexiteer called the stepfather of a hospitalised child a "pathetic cretin" in a bizarre Twitter outburst. Stewart Jackson, a former Conservative MP who was later a special adviser to former Brexit Secretary David Davis, has refused to apologise for his tweet despite backlash from numerous MPs. Conservative MPs Anna Soubry and Heidi Allen …

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The death of an American tourist in Turks and Caicos is being investigated as a murder

The death of a 61-year-old American tourist on the Turks and Caicos islands is being investigated as a murder. Marie Kuhnla disappeared on October 15. Her body was found a day later in the bushes near the Club Med resort she was staying. The US State Department said it is aware of Kuhnla's death, but …

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Hackers briefly commandeered the website for Saudi Arabia's big investment conference to send a message about Jamal Khashoggi

Hackers targeted the website for the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, a major investment conference hosted by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The site briefly featured an edited image of the crown prince holding a knife over the slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's head. Below the image, text read: "For the sake of security for …

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'I can no longer call her Pocahontas': Trump ribs Elizabeth Warren after her DNA-test reveal falls short

President Donald Trump joked he could no longer use his derogatory "Pocahontas" nickname for Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. "A sad thing happened last week," Trump said at a campaign rally on Monday. "Because Elizabeth Warren was exposed as being a total fraud. And I can no longer call her Pocahontas because she has no Indian …

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