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Disappearance of Saudi Journalist in Turkey Threatens to Upset Mideast Relations

Khashoggi from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul ", UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani told a Geneva news briefing. The Saudi write...

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Limo on way to birthday party blows stop sign; 20 killed

Saturday's deadly crash in upstate NY is raising other safety concerns for the limousine industry. "We'll determine if there is any criminal c...

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Pompeo Says U.S., North Korea 'Pretty Close' to Holding Second Summit

He also accused the U.S. of making "a series of moves" on Taiwan and "other issues" that he said hurt Chinese sovereignty. In a more upbea...

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In Jerusalem began the process against the wife of Netanyahu

According to her charge sheet, she fraudulently obtained some 100,000 USA dollars of public funds for hundreds of meals supplied by well-known r...

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Photo surfaces of doomed reporter walking into Saudi Consulate

Khashoggi, 59, has had a long career as a senior journalist in Saudi Arabia and also as an adviser to top officials. Riyadh has denied Khash...

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Indonesia to stop searching for quake victims on Thursday: agency

The twin disasters struck Palu and surrounding districts in Central Sulawesi province on September 28. In 2004, a quake off Sumatra island tri...

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Islamabad to start talks with International Monetary Fund for bailout loan

The trade war has already forced China to moderate its own tough campaign to crack down on excessive credit, initiated following growing warning...

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'LOUD BANG': Explosion at Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, N.B

He said: "We probably import more gasoline from that single refinery than any other single refinery around the world". Authorities from the heal...

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Bellingcat investigators say second Skripal poisoning suspect identified

Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin , " a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU ". Mishkin's military rank is unknown, but Bellingcat...

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Pro-Russia party, populists win Latvian parliamentary election

The left-leaning Harmony secured 19.9 percent support in Saturday's vote , but would likely have trouble forming a ruling coalition. "We expe...

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Avoiding climate chaos means 'unprecedented' change

The report makes it clear that climate change is already happening - and what comes next could be even worse, unless urgent worldwide politi...

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Opponents vow Sen. Collins will pay price for Kavanaugh vote

While her vote spurred criticism, Collins was cheered by Republicans including past and former presidents. A letter sent to Collins' office ...

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Limo in NY crash that killed 20 failed inspection

Well, even after that crash, the state of NY didn't do a whole lot. Sen. Two pedestrians and all 18 people in the limo died. The scrutiny is p...

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Saint John oil refinery explosion worries residents

Irving said on Twitter that the company is "actively assessing the situation" and will share more information when it becomes available. Nearb...

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UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-Death Warning

Limiting the increase to 1.5 degrees would also have a dramatic impact on economic growth and development in poorer countries, which could reduc...

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'November Is Coming': Hundreds Rally Against Kavanaugh at US Capitol

After the divisive decision was announced it caused disruption in the Senate gallery as well as outside causing Mike Pence to call order. Democ...

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TRIGGER WARNING: Trump Celebrates Christopher Columbus On 'Columbus Day'

Ohio's capital city announced the move late last week, issuing a short news release to note that its offices are open on Monday, and that tras...

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Brett Kavanaugh Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

He said he would return to cast the decisive vote if needed. Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice Saturday evening in Washington after an extra...

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Trump claims Kavanaugh allegations are 'Democrat hoax' in new attack

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said after the final Senate vote that Kavanaugh's appointment had a "good impact" for Republicans. S...

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Turkey's Erdogan says awaiting probe results over missing Saudi journalist

At Khashoggi's instruction, Cengiz called when he failed to return from the consulate after four hours. Moulay Hicham recalled recent news ...

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Brazil Elections: Leftist PT Biggest Party in Lower House, Bolsonaro's PSL Expands

Now, with 99 percent of the votes counted, Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party will head to runoff elections on October 28. ...

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Brett Kavanaugh to participate in swearing-in ceremony at White House

However, his confirmation process had taken an ugly turn when three women , supported by the Democrats , came forward with allegations that ...

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Kavanaugh sexual assault claims a 'hoax'

Collins says while she believes Ford was assaulted, "I don't know by whom, and I'm not certain when". The "hoax" remark is the furthest the ...

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Hope Hicks joins Fox as chief communications officer

Fox News is President Donald Trump's favourite cable channel. New Fox is the corporate entity that will be formed after 21st Century sells...

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein flying with Trump to Florida

Trump had previously said he would prefer not to fire the Justice Department's No. 2 official and that Rosenstein has told him he did not say ...

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Brazil's polarised election enters last day of campaigning

The congressman and former army captain commands 32 per cent of voter support ahead of Sunday's election. But perhaps more tellingly, Bolsonar...

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Melania Trump mocked for Egypt outfit that looks like Colonel Sanders

Her trip has included promoting the work of the US Agency for International Development, a department which has seen its funding cut twice by ...

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US Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

Protesters, mostly women, flooded the U.S. Capitol on Saturday ahead of the Senate's confirmation vote . The FBI interviewed nine people and ...

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Bush confirms daughter Barbara Bush has tied the knot

Barbara customized her custom Vera Wang gown of ivory silk crepe with a reminder of her late grandmother. The daughter of former President Ge...

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Bulgarian investigative journalist Marinova raped, killed: authorities

Bivol .bg owner Assen Yordanov said he couldn't directly link Marinova's slaying to her work, but noted her September 30 show tackled "our very ...

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