Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China

Tesla has made an arrangement with Shanghai’s government to built a manufacturing plant in the city’s free-trade zone, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cites reports from people briefed on the company’s plans.

Global appetite for croissants leaves French short of butter – France 24

French pastries, like croissants and pains au chocolat, along with their core ingredient – butter - have taken the world by storm to the point that France is now experiencing a shortage of the dairy product, leaving bakers and consumers worried.

Stranded diver stalked by tiger shark during 7.5km swim to safety off Gascoyne coast...

When experienced diver John Craig found himself alone in deep water more than seven kilometres off the WA coast — and with a four-metre tiger shark circling him — he thought those moments might be his last.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday.

Far-right scores surprise success in Czech election

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A far-right party whose leader wants to quit the EU and urged Czechs to walk pigs near mosques and stop eating kebabs, performed surprisingly well in an election, potentially giving it a chance to influence how the next government is formed.

New Zealand’s prime minister left the Mormon church to support LGBT rights

New Zealand’s new prime minister renounced her faith when she was in her twenties in favour of equal rights for LGBT people.

BMW raided in cartel investigation as Daimler claims immunity

MUNICH/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - BMW’s (BMWG.DE) headquarters were raided by European Union officials investigating an alleged cartel among German carmakers, it said on Friday, as rival Daimler (DAIGn.DE) claimed whistleblower status in an effort to avoid fines.

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it.

9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history

The great ape teeth found in Eppelsheim last year could topple the understanding of our earliest history.

Russian jail frees Vladimir Putin opponent Alexei Navalny | News | DW | 22.10.2017

Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, said he was "ready for work" immediately after being released from a Moscow detention center on Sunday.

Vacationing in the United States? Be Warned, Some Countries Say

Natural disasters like Hurricanes Maria and Irma and the recent wildfires in California have led to a spate of warnings from countries that want to caution their citizens about the risk of traveling to the United States, but the advisories are also noting potential for violence in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting and the potential for terrorist attacks as well.

Systematic doping of Chinese athletes in Olympic Games revealed by former doctor | News...

A former doctor for the Chinese Olympic team told German media that tens of thousands of Chinese athletes took performance enhancing drugs in the 1980s and 1990s as part of a systematic government doping scheme.

CIA Director issues chilling warning

That is the grim warning given by CIA Director Mike Pompeo who said the secretive state was getting closer to achieving its nuclear ambitions.

Al Gore Addresses Trump’s Climate Stance at Morelia: ‘I Thought There Was a Chance...

The festival attracts the best and brightest from Mexico, Latin America and indeed the rest of the world.

WHO chief now ‘rethinking’ Mugabe ‘goodwill ambassador’ appointment after outcry | Toronto Star

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Carter volunteers to help solve tensions with North Korea

Former President Jimmy Carter says he is open to working with President Trump to solve the growing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

"So on the way back to our home port in Long Beach, California, we decided to take a shortcut through the gyre, which few seafarers ever cross.

Mob attacks kill 9 as ‘vampire’ scare spreads in Malawi, 140 arrested

Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be “vampires” have led to 140 arrests in Malawi, police said on Friday.