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World News Afghan forces struggle to regain control over its land
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Afghan forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and US -led coalition troops continued in mopping-up operations as the Taliban militant group has been attempting to take territory and consolidate its positions ahead of winter in the Central Asian country.

World News Activists 'Rename' Street Outside Saudi Embassy in London After Murdered Journo
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Ms Cengiz made a strong plea for answers, noting that Istanbul's top prosecutor had already accused Saudi agents of strangling Khashoggi and dismembering and destroying his body. Who is the "local collaborator" to whom Saudi officials claimed to have handed over Khashoggi's remains? By not directly pointing the blame at the crown prince over Khashoggi, Erdogan is seeking to keep him under pressure, according to Karim Bitar of the Paris-based French Institute for worldwide and ...

World News Kavanaugh Accuser Admits She Fabricated Allegations as a ‘Ploy’ for ‘Attention’
Author: 0 Kavanaugh Accuser Admits She Fabricated Allegations as a ‘Ploy’ for ‘Attention’

That allegation came amid Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing and during a firestorm over allegations that he sexually assaulted women in high school and college. Supreme Court at the Capitol in Washington on September 6, 2018. Grassley urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and attorney general to give the case his "utmost consideration", but added that Munro-Leighton's fabricated allegations should not discount sexual assault claims that were made in "good faith".

World News Nigerian army deletes tweet using Trump's statement to justify attack on protesters
Author: 0 Nigerian army deletes tweet using Trump's statement to justify attack on protesters

On Friday, the army's official Twitter account posted the footage of the US President with the caption " Please watch and make your deductions " after coming under criticism for killing Shiites on the outskirt of capital Abuja. Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), have been demanding the release of their leader Ibraheem Zakzaky who has been in custody for 34 months.

World News Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Lytham and surrounding areas
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Gates open 4pm, fireworks from 6pm with bonfire (weather/wind permitting). Wrap up warm everyone and be safe, I'll see you all down at The Lakes! The fireworks are launched from the far side of where the fishing fleet moor, good vantage points include the salts, Hilders cliff, the cricket pitch and the back of the Queens pub as well as the Monckbretton bridge area.

World News Facebook bans far-right group the Proud Boys
Author: 0 Facebook bans far-right group the Proud Boys

The site will also remove any "praise and support" for the group once they become aware of it. Facebook confirmed the take-down in a statement sent to Business Insider , which was first to report about it. The SPLC has previously revealed how the organisation used Facebook as a recruitment tool , setting up private groups for "vetting" prospective members.

World News Execution of Indonesian maid who killed employer while being raped sparks outrage
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Mr. Joko said his government had officially protested to Saudi Arabia after the kingdom executed an Indonesian domestic worker without notice.CreditCreditBeawiharta/ReutersIndonesia is protesting Saudi Arabia's execution this week of one of its citizens, a domestic worker, saying the kingdom failed to notify her family or the Indonesian government beforehand.

World News Australia To Relocate Asylum-Seeking Children Held on Nauru
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The Nibok refugee settlement, Nauru. Past year a number of asylum seekers left Manus Island for the United States. Government's expectation is people receiving medical assistance in Australia will - after having their health problems treated - be returned to their country of origin, or resettled in the USA or a third country.

World News Lion Air JT610 black box found, may help explain plane crash
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Some of them were in Jakarta to take part in the ministry's anniversary event and meetings last weekend; some were also visiting their families. "The suspected cause of the accident is still being investigated and it is making us all curious what could have caused it", he said.

World News 4 wounded, shooter dead at Florida yoga studio
Author: 0 4 wounded, shooter dead at Florida yoga studio

Police investigators work the scene of a shooting, Friday, Nov 2, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla . Officials say a man killed himself after wounding at least four others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital city. A total of six victims were shot. "In my public service career, I have had to be on some bad scenes". Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum posted on Twitter about the shooting thanking law enforcement for their quick response.

World News Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly
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She shared, "Georgia you've been on my mind and here's why". "Nobody paid for me to come here". Although he trails in the polls with single digits, the presence of a third name on the ballot could be enough to block any candidate from surpassing the 50 percent threshold Georgia requires to avoid a December 4 runoff.

World News Woman Choked Innocent Man Claiming He Groped Her
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Before the footage was released, Lagrave accused the bouncer of sexually assaulting her. Indeed, video obtained by the New York Post and others shows Lagrave standing next to another woman, who appears to quickly and surreptitiously slap Lagrave's rear end.

World News Will the body of the Saudi journalists ever be found? | Inside Story
Author: 0 Will the body of the Saudi journalists ever be found? | Inside Story

Turkey pressed Saudi authorities on Thursday to tell them the whereabouts of Khashoggi's body, which has not been recovered. Finally, on October 25, Saudi Arabia said the murder was "premeditated" based on information supplied by Turkey. The American right-wing Christian delegation, which included Mike Evans, founder of the Jerusalem Prayer Team, met with Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir, Saudi ambassador to the USA prince Khalid bin Salman and secretary-general of the Muslim World ...

World News IL sees jump in turnout for early voting
Author: 0 IL sees jump in turnout for early voting

During the 2014 midterm election, 791,000 total early votes were cast. More than 16 percent of voters to date have Spanish surnames, a higher share than in any previous midterm election. In Onslow County, turnout is slightly lower, with less than 5% of residents voting early. "As of last night, we are about 700 (ballots) ahead of where we were in the presidential election two years ago", Kittitas County Auditor Jerry Pettit said Wednesday afternoon.

Author: 0 Istanbul demands Saudis reveal whereabouts of Khashoggi's body

He also said Khashoggi , a critic of the Saudi government, was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood . Saudi officials have offered varying explanations for how and why Khashoggi was killed on October 2. Saudi officials have for weeks pushed a theory, via anonymous leaks to the media, that Khashoggi's killers rolled the Saudi journalist's body in some kind of carpet or fabric and gave it to a Turkish coconspirator for removal from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

World News Buhari Congratulates Brazil's Bolsonaro On Election Victory
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But investors said further gains will hinge on clearer signs he will deliver on a market-friendly agenda. However, his praise of Brazil's former dictatorship and his comments on race, women and homosexuality have raised concern. That happened as the economy gradually descended into deep recession, even as the far-reaching Petrobras "Car Wash" corruption scandal started toppling dozens of political and business elites across the spectrum, culminating in the controversial impeachment of Ms.

World News Coptic Church: Attack on Christians in Egypt kills 7
Author: 0 Coptic Church: Attack on Christians in Egypt kills 7

According to Coptic sources, unknown gunmen fired a barrage on two buses carrying the Copts who were on their way to the monastery of St. Samuel in Minya south of the country, killing seven people and 14 injured. A year earlier, an IS suicide bomber killed nearly 30 worshippers at a church in Cairo located in the Saint Mark's Cathedral complex, the seat of the Coptic papacy.

World News Couple in fatal Yosemite fall may have been taking selfie
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Their bodies have been recovered. Park rangers had to use technical climbing and rappelling techniques along with helicopters to reach the bodies. In one post at the Grand Canyon this spring, 30-year-old Meenakshi Moorthy even warned daredevils who try to snap selfies from unsafe heights: "Did you know that wind gusts can be FATAL???" " Is our life worth just one photo? ".

World News Maulana Samiul Haq, considered `father of Taliban`, killed in Pakistan
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He said that his father was attacked at his residence by some unknown assailants, who stabbed him. Samiul Haq had close ties with the Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar. Samiul Haq was also a founding member of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal. Born in 1936, Haq was one of the senior-most religio-political figures in Pakistan and came from the spiritual family of Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

World News Tennessee executes double murderer by electrocution
Author: 0 Tennessee executes double murderer by electrocution

Another reporter said Zagorski's lawyer Kelly Henry was nodding, smiling and tapping her heart just before the execution got underway. When asked about her actions, Kelly Henry, said afterward: "I told him when I put my hand over my heart, that was me holding him in my heart".

World News 'Have come to learn from China's experiences': PM Khan tells Chinese President
Author: 0 'Have come to learn from China's experiences': PM Khan tells Chinese President

Furthermore, they have not played any bilateral series amid high political tensions. "I'm looking forward to it (China visit), and meet with the Chinese leadership", said Khan, adding Pakistan can learn a lot from the Chinese experiences of development and the most important is that how could Pakistan benefit from the Chinese experiences.

World News Armed police respond to stabbing at Sony Music's London HQ building
Author: 0 Armed police respond to stabbing at Sony Music's London HQ building

Another witness said: "Large crowds of people began exiting the building's front door at around 11 o clock.Most were running, all towards Kensington Square Garden". "Evacuations are in place as precaution". Videos have been shared, which allegedly show one person being taken to an ambulance by paramedics, while another shows the alleged attacker handcuffed and escorted away by police.

World News Denmark consulting allies over possible Iran sanctions
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Uncertainty is clouding Iran-EU ties after Danish officials leveled accusations that an Iranian intelligence organization was behind an attempted assassination in Denmark. In response to the incident, the Danish ambassador in Iran has been recalled, and the Iranian ambassador was summoned to a meeting with the Danish government.

World News Fist fight between bus driver and passenger caused deadly crash in Chongqing
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Police say a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver led to the bus plunging off a bridge in southwestern China Sunday, killing 13 people on board and leaving two missing. The driver then took his right arm off the steering wheel as he tried to defend himself. Rescuers lifted the wreck of the bus from the river Wednesday night.

World News Saudi sisters in NYC since Sept. 1 after other stops
Author: 0 Saudi sisters in NYC since Sept. 1 after other stops

Now, more details about Rotana Farea, 22, and Tala , 16, of Fairfax, Virginia, are emerging, even as much of the case remains a mystery. The sisters moved from Saudi Arabia to Fairfax, Virginia in 2015 with their mother, and had a history of running away from home, according to USA officials.

World News After a decade in prison, Asia Bibi is free
Author: 0 After a decade in prison, Asia Bibi is free

He asked protesters not to "test the patience of the state". On Thursday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the government was avoiding the use of force against demonstrators to resolve the issue peacefully. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, who headed a special three-judge bench set up for the appeal, cited the Koran in the ruling, writing that "tolerance is the basic principle of Islam" and noting the religion condemns injustice and oppression.

World News Washington Vows to Hold Accountable Khashoggi Killers, Others Involved in Murder
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He recalled that the German journalist was released after a phone call made by Chancellor Angela Merkel and detained United States Pastor Andrew Brunson was freed after a call by U.S. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called senior American officials recently to urge that Washington not abandon its support for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid growing criticism over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, according to multiple reports.