Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been traveling across the nation as the US election race enters its final hours. Republican President Trump, 74, visited five battleground states while his 77-year-old Democratic challenger spoke at a campaign event in Pennsylvania, where the race also looks tight. Mr Biden, a former vice-president, has a healthy national lead in the latest polls ahead of Tuesday’s election.
At least four people have died and nearly 350,000 are in evacuation centers as a super typhoon hits the Philippines. Goni, the world’s strongest storm so far this year, made landfall in the southern Bicol region, with sustained winds of 140mph and gusts of 174mph. The victims included one person who was reportedly hit by a tree and a five-year-old who was washed away after a river overflowed in Albay province.
Rescue workers extricated a 70-year-old man from a collapsed building in western Turkey on Sunday, some 34 hours after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck Turkey and Greece, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 900. It was the latest series of remarkable rescues after the Friday afternoon earthquake, which was centered in the Aegean northeast of the Greek island of Samos.
Two people were killed and five wounded after being stabbed by a man dressed in medieval clothes and wielding a sword, Quebec police said on Sunday, noting the attack appeared to be driven by personal motives and not linked to any terror group. Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Montreal early on Sunday morning. The incident began late Saturday night, on Halloween, inside the city’s historic walled center.
A metro train that overran the stop blocks at a station outside Rotterdam has been left balancing 10 meters above ground on the plastic tail of a whale sculpture. The metro driver was reportedly able to free himself from the train without injury after the incident shortly after midnight on Monday morning. There were no passengers on board.