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World News Khashoggi was tortured before being killed
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While Trump has voiced support for Saudi Arabia as the investigation continues, some USA lawmakers have all but accepted Turkey's version of the events - that a team of Saudi agents arrived in Istanbul and killed Khashoggi when he went to the consulate to pick up documents he needed to marry his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, a Turkish national who waited in vain for Khashoggi to emerge from the consulate.

World News Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on writer's disappearance
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The statement would pin blame on intelligence officials rather than Saudi leaders, alleging that an interrogation attempt had gone wrong and Khashoggi , who is a USA resident and an opinion writer at the Washington Post , was killed without authorization.

World News Congressman Who's Actually a Cherokee Nation Member Slams Warren
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Is Warren a hero for Native Americans? No. A darling of many on the left, she is widely expected to run for president in 2020. And when we say "vindicated", we mean she made a complete ass of herself. Cherokee Nation , the tribe Warren claimed to have a connection to, issued a statement accusing her of "undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage".

World News Another Trump-branded building is stripping the president's name
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Unit owners in the Upper West Side building, a 46-story tower at 200 Riverside Boulevard, were informed of the decision to remove the signs Wednesday afternoon in an email from the condo board. "Having clarified our rights in court, we are pleased to have resolved this matter democratically", the email concluded. 'Our entire community has engaged in a thorough and respectful deliberative process regarding how to address the signage on our building'.

World News At least 50 killed as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab
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At least 50 are feared killed after a train ran into dozens of people standing on a railway track in Amritsar , watching the burning of Ravan's effigy this evening. Singh tweeted soon after the incident. Have asked officials to provide immediate assistance that is required. On-lookers say the police personnel have neither warned the crowd not to stand on railway track nor they have informed the near-by railway crossing.

World News US opens investigation into child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania
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In the early 2000s, the Sacramento diocese agreed to pay $35 million to settle 33 sexual abuse cases against 10 priests in the diocese. The Catholic Church in IL has been sued by four people who claim they were sexually abused by priests and that the church protected the priests by concealing the abuse.

World News Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near
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In another, he suggested that the "onslaught" of immigrants could undermine a recently announced reworked trade deal with Mexico and Canada, writing that immigration is "far more important to me, as President, than Trade". He tweeted on Tuesday: "The United States has strongly informed the President of Honduras that if the large Caravan of people heading to the U.S.is not stopped and brought back to Honduras, no more money or aid will be given to Honduras, effective immediately!" NBC News ...

World News Barnier: Brexit deal at 90%, Ireland a 'sticking point'
Author: 0 Barnier: Brexit deal at 90%, Ireland a 'sticking point'

But she said she didn't believe the extension would be needed. "I think that this is giving us some room to prepare the future relation in the best way possible", he told reporters after the summit. "These issues are still pending, but in the talks I had this morning with Prime Minister Theresa May , we encouraged one another to reach an agreement on two out of the four memorandums, those dealing with tax issues, which are the most flexible ones".

World News Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security
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The new hypersonic missiles could evade western defence systems. "We have run ahead of the competition". Another new weapon, the Avangard, is set to enter service in the next few months, he said. Putin spoke on a wide range of topics from USA domestic politics to Russian involvement in Syria. Putin said Thursday that Russian Federation helped negotiate the pullback of Iranian forces from the border with Israel over the summer.

World News Another Orthodox Church, after the Orthodox Church broke off relations with Constantinople
Author: 0 Another Orthodox Church, after the Orthodox Church broke off relations with Constantinople

Serbian Orthodox Church leaders have - predictably - aligned their stances on Ukrainian Church independence with Russia's Patriarch - accusing the Patriarch of Constantinople of encouraging a schism. The Russian Orthodox Church condemned the move and on Monday announced it is breaking ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate in protest. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who was the author of the bill, hailed the parliament's decision as bringing the independence of the Ukrainian ...

World News Trump jokes about Greg Gianforte body-slamming reporter amid Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance
Author: 0 Trump jokes about Greg Gianforte body-slamming reporter amid Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Greg Gianforte (R-Montana) as "my kind of guy" for body slamming a reporter who was trying to ask him a question on the eve of a special election a year ago. Jacobs alleged that Gianforte "body slammed" him in response to a question about healthcare, breaking his glasses. "So I was in Rome with a lot of the leaders from other countries, talking about all sorts of things, when I heard about it", Trump said.

World News Honduras and Guatemala stop migrants after Trump threats
Author: 0 Honduras and Guatemala stop migrants after Trump threats

The Honduran security ministry said Fuentes was detained because he "did not comply with Guatemalan immigration rules" and would be deported back to Honduras in the coming hours. He welcomed China's growing diplomatic presence in the region as an "opportunity". Over the previous fiscal year the USA gave about $248 million in aid to Guatemala, $175 million to Honduras, and $115 million to El Salvador.

World News Amazon announces sponsorship ahead of the Invictus Games in Sydney
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Finishing off that Prince Harry is "lovely". Earlier, Harry and his wife Meghan Markle joined a group hug on Bondi Beach at an event organised by surfers to build awareness of mental health issues. The shrieking students gave the couple a rock star welcome to a school assembly. The couple finished their day's events with formal meetings with Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten.

World News Israeli Supreme Court allows United States 'boycott' student to stay
Author: 0 Israeli Supreme Court allows United States 'boycott' student to stay

The court accepted Lara Alqasem's appeal, saying her desire to study in Israel undermines the premise of her alleged support for a boycott. Wheeling a suitcase and carrying a neck pillow - reminders of the fairly simple journey she likely thought she was embarking on to Tel Aviv at the start of October - Lara Alqasem walked into the airport's cavernous arrivals hall, beaming but drained from the ordeal.

World News Pope Francis gets invite to North Korea
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Pope Francis accepted a handwritten letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, delivered by President Moon Jae-in, Thursday, inviting him to visit Pyongyang. Moon's office quoted the pope as telling Moon: "Do not stop, move forward". South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook, second from left, sit inside St.

World News US downgrades Palestinian mission into Israel embassy
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In December, President Trump upended decades of US foreign policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital . For years, the consulate has served as a defacto embassy to the Palestinians, reporting straight to the State Department in Washington .

World News UN approves resolution enabling Palestinians to chair group
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He said that 16 resolutions on the Palestinian issue would be voted on after the main committees in the UN General Assembly end their work. "Today's United Nations mistake undermines the prospects for peace by encouraging the illusion held by some Palestinian leaders that they can advance their goals without direct peace negotiations".

World News Woman leaves child alone at doorstep
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She can be seen ringing the doorbell and banging on the door, but then she runs off and leaves him behind. After several rings and knocks on the door, the woman runs off, hops in her auto and speeds away. "I was gut-wrenched. It was very alarming and very disturbing, and my heart was hurting for that child", Spencer told reporters, recalling how he felt upon initially reviewing the surveillance recording.

World News Turkey says authorities have concrete information on missing Saudi journalist
Author: 0 Turkey says authorities have concrete information on missing Saudi journalist

The Post cited one anonymous official who said investigators believe a 15-member team "came from Saudi Arabia". On Monday, a Turkish official also said Saudi Arabia's envoy to Ankara had been summoned to the foreign ministry for a second time on Sunday and had been asked by Turkish diplomats to be "in full coordination" on the matter.

World News Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accused Indian intelligence RAW of assassinating him
Author: 0 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accused Indian intelligence RAW of assassinating him

Mr. Sirisena's allegation, sources at the meeting said, came when he raised concerns over the government's "indifference" to an assassination plot targeting him. The Sri Lankan president's office also said that India's High Commissioner clarified all matters with Sirisena on Wednesday morning. "The President highlighted the importance of Sri Lanka having a deep sea port terminal in the interest of the national economy", said the PMD press release.

World News Female Hecklers Attack Ted Cruz For Supporting Kavanaugh. His Response Is Perfect
Author: 0 Female Hecklers Attack Ted Cruz For Supporting Kavanaugh. His Response Is Perfect

Earlier this week, President Trump expressed his support for Cruz on Twitter and berated his opponent. The exchange that was caught on video started with Cruz asserting, "It's a victory for women in America". "He's dishonest. That's why the president called him "Lying Ted" - That's why it stuck - because it's true", O'Rourke said during a Tuesday debate.

World News U.S. airstrike wiped out al-Shabaab camp
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This was the deadliest air strike since November 2017 when 100 militants were killed, the statement added. According to a report by Daily Monitor, the strike took place close to where the U.S. Washington says its attacks target militants groups. So far this year in Somalia, the United States has conducted 27 strikes, including by drone attacks, mostly against small numbers of al-Shabab fighters.

World News Twitter Releases Tweets Showing Foreign Attempts to Influence US Politics
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In line with our strong principles of transparency and with the goal of improving understanding of foreign influence and information campaigns, we are releasing the full, comprehensive archives of the Tweets and media that are connected with these two previously disclosed and potentially state-backed operations on our service.

World News Russian Federation probe findings loom
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He made the comments Wednesday, adding, he can understand why some people are frustrated with the process, including President Trump. While presenting the findings after the midterms is surely a "good government" strategy to not have the findings turn into a political football, the imminent end to the investigation would be a very big deal in the upcoming election - if people think the Russian Federation investigation is a big deal among the voting public, which I'm not sure it is.

World News A hug from Harry makes India's day
Author: 0 A hug from Harry makes India's day

Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex address the public during a Community Event at Victoria Park on October 17, 2018 in Dubbo, Australia. The 37-year-old accompanied Prince Harry to a special engagement to learn about some innovative programs developed by young Victorians, but she wasn't expecting a slight fright when she met a particular group of school students.

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