Bill Clinton was released from a southern California hospital on Sunday morning where he was treated for an infection. Mr Clinton, aged 75, was admitted to the hospital southeast of Los Angeles on Tuesday with an infection unrelated to Covid-19, officials said. Angel Ureña, a spokesperson for the 42nd president, said on Saturday that he would remain hospitalised one more night to receive further intravenous antibiotics.
China's economy is "doing well", but faces challenges such as default risks for certain firms due to "mismanagement", the People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said on Sunday. Concerns have grown in recent weeks over the possible collapse of property developer China Evergrande Group, which has more than $300 billion in liabilities and has missed three rounds of interest payments on its dollar bonds. As the company wrestles with its debt, worries about a possible spillover of credit risk from China's property sector into the broader economy have intensified.
Sir David Amess received an “upsetting threat” in the days leading up to his murder, according to colleagues. Despite the alert, he chose to go ahead with his public appointments, including his surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, where he was stabbed multiple times on Friday lunchtime. Mr Lamb said Sir David wanted to hold surgeries in places like the church so he would be more accessible to constituents, rather than Tory Party offices in Southend.
A Tunisian court on Sunday ordered a lawmaker to be detained over suspected tax fraud and money laundering - the fourth parliamentarian to be taken into custody since President Kais Saied seized near total control of the country in July. Mehdi Ben Gharbia, a businessman and former minister, is a member of the Tahya Tounes party headed by former prime minister Youssef Chahed, who was dismissed by Saied. Ben Gharbia's lawyer could not immediately be contacted for comment.
Another nine individuals in Singapore have succumbed to the coronavirus, as the Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 3,058 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (17 October), bringing the country's total case count to 148,178.
Lazio defender Luiz Felipe has apologised for jumping on Inter Milan striker Joaquin Correa's back after the Roman club's 3-1 Serie A win, saying he wanted to hug his friend but mis-read the moment.The Brazilian was shown a red card after the final whistle for leaping on his former teammate, who left Lazio in the off-season, after the Roman club came from behind to beat the Italian champions in a fiery game at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
In comparison to its estimated net worth, the show cost just $21.4 million to produce, Bloomberg said. Netflix had earlier announced the show had amassed 111 million fans, but Bloomberg said those figures were based on slightly older data. Los Gatos, California-based Netflix estimated that 89% of people who started the show watched more than one episode, the news agency said, and 66% of the viewers finished watching the series in the first 23 days.
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Chinese stocks have sold off en masse since the Spring, but is now the time for aggressive investors to go bargain-hunting in the Middle Kingdom? One indication could be the recent case of Meituan (OTC: MPNGF), the largest food delivery company in China, with businesses in daily deals, hotel bookings, community e-commerce, restaurant software, and grocery and drugstore delivery. On Oct. 8, China's State Administration for Market Regulation imposed a $534 million fine on Meituan -- a penalty for abusing its dominant market share in food delivery to force restaurants into exclusivity arrangements.