Indonesia floods kill 26 after heaviest rain in decades

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides killed up to 26 people amid some of the heaviest rain in more than 20 years, with more deluges forecast, authorities said. The flooding, among the deadliest in years, caused chaos in parts of Southeast Asia’s biggest…

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Floods in Indonesia capital recede as death toll reaches 30

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Residents of Indonesia’s capital who had been forced into shelters by widespread flooding began returning to their homes Thursday as the waters started to recede, though the death toll from the disaster jumped to 30. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 182 neighborhoods in greater Jakarta starting Wednesday and…

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Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss ‘walked out of home alone’ before fleeing Japan for Lebanon

Surveillance cameras captured Nissan’s former chair Carlos Ghosn leaving his home alone on the night he fled to Lebanon while awaiting trial for financial misconduct, according to Japan‘s state broadcaster NHK. Cameras installed as part of his £6.9m bail agreement pictured the disgraced executive walking out of his residence on Sunday at noon and failing…

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Here are all the bizarre theories surrounding Carlos Ghosn's international bail-jumping escapade

The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images The escape of Carlos Ghosn from Japan to Lebanon has captured the world’s attention.  But how, exactly, the former auto executive disappeared under intense surveillance, remains the source of much mystery.  Theories have ranged from a musical instrument case to forged passports and help from Turkey. Here’s what we…

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Sanders, Buttigieg Get Enough Cash to Make 2020 a Long Race

(Bloomberg) — Huge fundraising hauls by some of the 2020 Democratic candidates point to a long road to the presidential nomination that could crush front-runner Joe Biden’s hopes of securing an early victory. Bernie Sanders blew the competition away by reporting he’d raised $34.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, built on 5 million…

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