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World News Joint probe into presumed murder of Saudi journalist underway
Author: 0 Joint probe into presumed murder of Saudi journalist underway

Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Khashoggi vanished on October 2 after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage. While unnamed Turkish officials quoted in the media have been giving sometimes macabre details of the alleged murder, Erdogan has so far been more circumspect.

World News Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test

Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., (left) announced on Friday that she had sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission concerning what she said were Trump's "reckless comments on market-moving economic data prior to their public release ".

World News Hillary Clinton: Bill Did Not Abuse His Power in Lewinsky Affair
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Bill Did Not Abuse His Power in Lewinsky Affair

The former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic nominee for president denied that her husband's sexual relationship with Lewinksy, who was 22 when it began, should be considered an abuse of power. One of the allegations against Clinton is that he raped a woman in 1970s. Clinton "gave the greenlight" for an investigator to "impugn" the character of Ginnifer Flowers "until she is destroyed beyond all recognition".

World News #MeToo: MJ Akbar sues journalist for defamation
Author: 0 #MeToo: MJ Akbar sues journalist for defamation

Akbar is now minister of state for external affairs in the Narendra Modi government. The lawsuit, a copy of which was reviewed by Reuters, names journalist Priya Ramani as the sole accused and says that she "intentionally put forward malicious, fabricated and salacious" allegations to harm his reputation.

World News German train station locked down after man takes woman hostage, police say
Author: 0 German train station locked down after man takes woman hostage, police say

Local media reported shots being fired inside the station, something which a police spokesperson later denied. An armed man has taken a woman hostage at a chemist's there, a police spokesman says. DW's Dana Regev was at the scene and watched as negotiation crisis units. Reports speak of at least one explosion during the incident. Police stormed the pharmacy and captured the hostage-taker.

World News First glimpse of what Princess Eugenie wore to wedding dinner
Author: 0 First glimpse of what Princess Eugenie wore to wedding dinner

Princess Eugenie was certainly one of the most modern royal brides we've seen during her recent celebrations - blending her family's traditional custom with more unique details such as her fun fairground-themed Saturday reception and her very glamorous second wedding gown .

World News NBC Forced to Issue Correction on Trump's 'Robert E. Lee' Comments
Author: 0 NBC Forced to Issue Correction on Trump's 'Robert E. Lee' Comments

Trump then said "So Robert E. Lee was a great general, and Abraham Lincoln developed a phobia, he couldn't beat Robert E. Lee ". "Last night I was disheartened to hear Donald Trump , our president, make comments about Robert E. Trump, at least, was magnanimous, thanking NBC for the correction . Trump did indeed say that Lee was an incredible general. Trump, however, said those monuments should stay.

World News UK Brexit agreement deal set to be announced
Author: 0 UK Brexit agreement deal set to be announced

Many, notably French President Emmanuel Macron, made clear at a summit with May last month that they would agree to meet only if she could show she had come sufficiently close to a deal to make it worthwhile. However, Brexiteers like Patel and Davis suspect this could turn into a permanent situation, restricting Britain's freedom to strike future trade deals with other countries.

World News Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi
Author: 0 Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi

Jeff Flake of Arizona if at this point there is any other plausible explanation for why Khashoggi never came out of the consulate, other than the Turkish authorities' claim he was killed. In a meeting with Brunson at the White House, Trump also said the USA could take "very, very powerful, very strong measures" against Saudi Arabia if its leadership is found responsible for the disappearance of Khashoggi.

Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney for official visit

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are understood to be travelling with an entourage of 10 staff members, including press secretaries and a hairdresser. We will have to wait and see if the couple get as involved in the dancing as Prince William and Kate did when they visited the tiny Pacific island of Tuvalu in 2012.

World News British mountain biker shot dead by French hunter
Author: 0 British mountain biker shot dead by French hunter

The Foreign Office issued a statement confirming the death of a British man. The victim - who had been cycling on a well-used but hard to access mountain track - was shot as a hunting party of up to 18 people made its way through woods near Montriond, according to reports.

World News Lagarde sees more market volatility ahead amid trade risks
Author: 0 Lagarde sees more market volatility ahead amid trade risks

Mnuchin on Saturday said Chinese officials told him at the Bali meetings this week that a further depreciation of China's yuan currency was not in the country's interests. "The recovery is increasingly uneven, and some previously identified risks have partially materialised", the communique said, referring to threatened tariffs.

World News Inside Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Two-Day Wedding Reception
Author: 0 Inside Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Two-Day Wedding Reception

Eugenie, 28, is known to be a big fan of the label, wearing designs by the designer on a number of occasions - including for her official engagement photograph with fiancé Jack Brooksbank . According to the Palace website, the blush color is a reference to the English rose. Eugenie set off her evening look with diamond and emerald drop earrings which were a wedding gift from the groom, and a hair slide belonging to the Queen.

Author: 0 Trump suggests Mattis may be next to resign

Mr Mattis, seen as one of the steadiest but also more independent members of Trump's cabinet, has served as a low-profile counterweight to the president in his often abrasive treatment of U.S. A book about the administration by journalist Bob Woodward has an account claiming that Mr. Mattis referred to the president as having the understanding of "a fifth- or sixth-grader" after a meeting about North Korea.

World News No deal yet after flurry of Brexit diplomacy in Brussels
Author: 0 No deal yet after flurry of Brexit diplomacy in Brussels

Former Brexit secretary David Davis said the plan was "completely unacceptable" and urged Cabinet ministers to "exert their collective authority". Mr Davis has said the Brexit plan now on the table is "completely unacceptable" and called on the Cabinet to "exert their collective authority".

World News US increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance
Author: 0 US increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance

VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports. Trump, speaking to reporters Wednesday in the Oval Office, said he had spoken "more than once" with Saudi officials in recent days but didn't provide details of the conversations. While living in Saudi Arabia, Khashoggi was told to stop writing or posting on Twitter, where he has more than 1.6 million followers. Khashoggi's fiance Cengiz was surprised when an American friend told her of Trump's comment about inviting her to the White House, the friend ...

World News All the Details on Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding Reception Dress
Author: 0 All the Details on Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding Reception Dress

It's the first time since Sarah Ferguson has appeared in an official photograph since she and Eugenie's father, Prince Andrew the Duke of York split 22 years ago. Mr Posen was reportedly inspired by the beauty of Windsor and the surrounding countryside and the blush of an English rose, according to Buckingham Palace.

World News Saudi slams 'baseless lies' over Khashoggi's disappearance
Author: 0 Saudi slams 'baseless lies' over Khashoggi's disappearance

Turkey has said it has evidence that Khashoggi was tortured and killed in the diplomatic building with a team of 15 men sent over from Saudi Arabia to carry out the murder . "I think we'd be punishing ourselves if we did that", he said. "We want to see this", Cavusoglu said. The minister added that his country was "in compliance with worldwide laws and conventions", the official Saudi Press Agency reported him as saying.

World News Beto O’Rourke Shatters Campaign Records by Raising $38.1 Million
Author: 0 Beto O’Rourke Shatters Campaign Records by Raising $38.1 Million

However, while Mr. O'Rourke's campaign trumpets the fact it doesn't take PAC money, its war chest is flush with money from various groups that have an agenda, according to the Center for Responsive Politics database. O'Rourke, who campaigns on his refusal to take money from political action committees, came close to doubling the previous record of $22 million, set by Rick Lazio in his losing New York Senate race against Hillary Clinton in 2000, Axios reported .

World News Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town
Author: 0 Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

But with mobile phone service out across vast swathes of the Florida Panhandle, officials said it was possible that some of those unaccounted for are safe and just have not been able to contact friends or family to let them know. "We are with you!" he tweeted. Virginia officials said that Michael, classified as a tropical storm by the time it plowed through the state, had killed five people there.

World News Trump's Administration is Still Staying Friendly With Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Trump's Administration is Still Staying Friendly With Saudi Arabia

They have leaked an array of grim details, and said most recently that they have audio and video recordings of torture and death. World leaders have demanded an explanation from Riyadh after USA and Turkish media reports that authorities believe Khashoggi , a legal resident, was killed in the consulate.

World News Death of Pik Botha: Condolences from across the political spectrum
Author: 0 Death of Pik Botha: Condolences from across the political spectrum

His son, Piet Botha, said that his father died in his sleep in the early hours of yesterday morning at his home in Pretoria. The former South African foreign minister died on Thursday night at a Pretoria hospital at the age of 86. Holomisa said during the conversation he explained to Botha the corruption Matanzima and Sigcau were involved in. I was fortunate to have worked with him during the time I was in charge of Transkei.

World News Australian rules on religious schools rejecting gay students
Author: 0 Australian rules on religious schools rejecting gay students

Recently when the senate passed a motion demanding the report be released, Senator Mathias Cormann said it could not be made public because it was now being considered by cabinet. "The Government should be protecting kids in schools, not allowing them to be turned away for be gay or trans". "The fact is every child is entitled to human dignity".

World News Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student
Author: 0 Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student

Lara Alqasem, 22, has been held at an immigration facility since her arrival more than a week ago, but is hoping to be allowed to enter for the start of the academic term next week. Alqasem can return to the U.S. at any time. Israel says the movement masks its motives to delegitimize or destroy the Jewish state. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Executive Board has adopted resolutions 28 and 29, stating that the Cave of the Patriarchs (Maarat ...