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Maltese journalist's son says she was murdered for exposing corruption


VALLETTA The son of Malta's best-known investigative journalist said on Tuesday his mother had been killed by a car bomb because of her work exposing political corruption, as hundreds of people demonstrated to demand justice after her death. | Video

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board: source 3:59pm EDT

LOS ANGELES Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, a source close to Weinstein said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.

U.S. condemns killing of Malta journalist, says FBI assisting probe 3:47pm EDT

WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday condemned the slaying of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and said the FBI had responded to Malta's request for assistance in investigating the car bomb attack that killed her.

Too racy for Louvre, sex sculpture finds home at Pompidou Centre 3:23pm EDT

PARIS In the end it was just too kinky for the Louvre.

Exclusive: China's Orient Hontai in deal to take control of Spain's Imagina 2:47pm EDT

MADRID China's Orient Hontai has agreed to buy a majority stake in Spanish sports rights group Imagina for $1 billion, the latest deal from deep-pocketed Chinese investors to transform the Asian country into a global soccer powerhouse.

Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges 1:53pm EDT

DHAKA Bangladesh allowed two journalists from Myanmar detained while reporting about fleeing Rohingya Muslims to fly home on Tuesday and was dropping charges against them, their lawyer said.

Eighteen injured in bomb attack on police vehicle in Turkey's Mersin province 1:25pm EDT

ANKARA A bomb blast wrecked a bus carrying police officers on Tuesday in the southern Turkish province of Mersin, injuring 18 people in an attack that security sources blamed on Kurdish militants.

Obituary: Jim Saft, Reuters columnist, a man of humor and insight 1:05pm EDT

This headline by Jim Saft, who died on Monday after suffering a stroke last month, was typical of the writing of one of Reuters smartest and most engaging columnists on investment and markets. [SAFT/]

Netflix flirting near record on subscriber growth 10:47am EDT

Shares of Netflix Inc hit a record high on Tuesday as more subscribers around the globe signed up for its popular original content in the latest quarter.

Wanda vice president quits amid government crackdown on offshore investment 8:29am EDT

BEIJING Dalian Wanda’s senior vice president, Jack Gao, has resigned from the Chinese conglomerate, sources close to the company said.