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Portal:Current events/October 2018

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October 2018 was the tenth month of the current common year. The month, which began on a Monday, ended on a Wednesday after 31 days.

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This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from October 2018.

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  • Danish airline Primera Air collapses into bankruptcy and announces that it is ceasing all operations at midnight on Monday. (BBC)

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  • Toys "R" Us lenders cancel the bankruptcy auction of its brand name and other intellectual property assets and instead plan to revive the Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us brand names. (CNBC)

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  • Google announces that it is shutting down its Google+ network for consumers after seven years due to "very low usage" and a software error, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, that potentially exposed the data of 500,000 users. Google+ will fully shut down in August 2019. (Sky News)

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  • Venezuela releases political activist Lorent Saleh due to his poor mental health, after a prolonged campaign by and talks with the Spanish Office for Latin America. Saleh had been detained for over four years by secret services in Venezuela without trial, and is being transferred to Spain. (BBC)
  • Acting on an anonymous tip, Michigan state inspectors discover the bodies of 11 badly-decomposed infants inside the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit. (UPI)
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  • Severe flooding in Texas kills at least two people and damages dozens of houses. Weather forecasters predict that more rain will come and possibly flood hundreds more houses. (CBS News)

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  • Four U.S. tourists are killed in Costa Rica after a rafting accident on a swollen river. (BBC)

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  • Flash floods in southern Russia result in six deaths and one missing person. (WECT)

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    • American online payments system company PayPal bans American social media site Gab, known for its association with the alt-right movement, while Joyent, Gab's American hosting provider, states that they will terminate their service tomorrow. The move comes after it was revealed that the suspect in yesterday's 11 deaths, Robert Bowers, was an active member on the social network. (CNET)
  • American computer company IBM announces plans to acquire American software company Red Hat for US$34 billion. (CNBC)

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