• 'Intense effort' didn't seal UK-EU Brexit deal
'Intense effort' didn't seal UK-EU Brexit deal

Britain has proposed that it would continue to follow European Union customs rules after Brexit as a fall-back option to keep the border open, until a wider trade deal is agreed that avoids the need for frontier checks. Under May's proposals, the whole of the United Kingdom would forge a customs partnership with the European Union after a tra...

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  • Erdoğan, Saudi King discuss Khashoggi case over phone
Erdoğan, Saudi King discuss Khashoggi case over phone

Endeavor Content is considering withdrawing from a $400 million Saudi investment in the company, following the disappearance - and suspected murder - of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Speaking on Twitter , Mr Trump said: "Just spoke to the King of Saudi Arabia who denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened "to our Saudi Arabian c...

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  • Lewinsky affair not an abuse of power, says Hillary Clinton
Lewinsky affair not an abuse of power, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton said her husband's mid-90s affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power . One of the allegations against Clinton is that he raped a woman in 1970s. This runs counter to the current Leftist talking points on sexual assault and harassment, which insist that there is an implicit level of coercion in a...

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  • Afghan district police chief killed in Taleban attack
Afghan district police chief killed in Taleban attack

The Taliban have generally insisted on negotiating only with the United States , saying they will not enter talks unless U.S. troops leave the country. In a statement, Khalilzad said all Afghans "must be a part of this reconciliation process", but he did not mention meeting with the Taliban. The meeting took place in a bid to find a solution t...

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  • Harry And Meghan Announce Pregnancy
Harry And Meghan Announce Pregnancy

The newest addition to the royal family , announced five months after Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding and due to arrive "in Spring 2019" , will be Queen Elizabeth II's eighth great-grandchild and the seventh in line to the throne.

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  • Beto O’Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months
Beto O’Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months

Nevertheless, with O'Rourke emerging as a competitive challenger in Texas, Republicans are "understanding now that this is a serious race beginning to rally to Cruz's side", said Brandon Rottinghaus, a professor of political science at University of Texas at Austin.

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  • Cologne station shut down in 'hostage situation'
Cologne station shut down in 'hostage situation'

Police refused to speculate whether the incident was terror related, said DW's David Martin. Police confirmed that there is a possible hostage scenario at a pharmacy located inside the station building. Cologne police urged people to stay clear of the train station and asked that no photos or videos of the hostage situation to be posted on social m...

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's
Sen. Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's "Pocahontas" taunt with DNA test

The video , which points to a new section of Warren's website dedicated to facts about her heritage , begins with images of the senator returning to meet her brothers in Norman, Oklahoma, where she was raised, as audio of Trump mocking her as a " fake Pocahontas " rings out on the soundtrack.

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  • Trump Suggests Defense Chief Could Leave
Trump Suggests Defense Chief Could Leave

Trump recently sat down for a rare 60 Minutes interview set to air tonight. "I have a very good relationship with him". Mr Trump said he had lunch with Mr Mattis two days earlier and Mr Mattis, a retired Marine four-star general, had not told him that he was leaving.

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  • Hurricane Michael Death Toll May Rise as Rescue Efforts Continue
Hurricane Michael Death Toll May Rise as Rescue Efforts Continue

State officials said that by one count, 285 people in Mexico Beach defied mandatory evacuation orders and stayed behind. "It's like a war zone", he said . "After every event, you always go back and look what you can do better", Scott said. "I spent my life savings and retirement to stay here". "Can't tell the difference between what I've pick...

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  • Maneka Gandhi sets up panel to look into all MeToo cases
Maneka Gandhi sets up panel to look into all MeToo cases

Victims can depose before the committee about their complaints. The law builds on the landmark 1997 Vishakha case, in which India's Supreme Court held that sexual harassment at work violated a woman's constitutional right to equality. Perhaps the most startling development has been the string of accusations against Junior External Affairs Minis...

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  • Michaelle Jean loses La Francophonie secretary general bid
Michaelle Jean loses La Francophonie secretary general bid

The Canadian and Quebec governments announced Tuesday they were withdrawing support for Jean's bid to remain in the job, backing instead the "consensus" candidate, Mushikiwabo. Analysts of the elections say that, so far, Mushikiwabo is expected to enjoy a landslide victory as even Canada, where her competitor hails from, has since endorsed her.

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  • Images surface of alleged Saudi ‘assassination squad’ following writer’s disappearance
Images surface of alleged Saudi ‘assassination squad’ following writer’s disappearance

Al Jazeera also reported that Turkish media published images of an alleged 15-member Saudi "assassination squad" and video of suspicious movements at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul following Khashoggi's disappearance. Khashoggi's disappearance is likely to further deepen divisions between Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The Post said it was ...

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  • Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed
Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed

Turkish sources said the initial assessment of the police was that Khashoggi , an outspoken critic of the Saudi government, had been deliberately killed inside the consulate . Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia had not yet cooperated with Turkey on the search for Khashoggi. Mr Trump said: "They are ordering mil...

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  • Hurricane Or Not, Leslie Makes A Rare Landfall Across Portugal Tonight
Hurricane Or Not, Leslie Makes A Rare Landfall Across Portugal Tonight

The A1, the main motorway running through Portugal, was temporarily blocked by a fallen tree, authorities said. Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida. The hurricane was forecast by the U.S. National Hurricane Center to loop back south then southwest, brushing the Canary Islands, then model guidance started to agree on a track northeast towards...

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  • Snowstorm kills 9 climbers on Nepal peak
Snowstorm kills 9 climbers on Nepal peak

Wangchu Sherpa, who heads the Trekking Camp Nepal agency, which organized the expedition, said the rescue operation will continue on Sunday due to poor weather conditions at the base camp. All nine members of a climbing expedition have been killed after they were caught in a deadly snowstorm on a Himalayan peak in Nepal. The climbers had been wai...

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  • United Kingdom no-deal Brexit paper warns of complications for power imports
United Kingdom no-deal Brexit paper warns of complications for power imports

Prime Minister Theresa May's office insisted Friday it would not "trap" Britain in an endless customs union with the EU after Brexit, amid reports some ministers could quit if this is the price of a divorce deal. "The prime minister would never agree to a deal which could trap the United Kingdom in a backstop permanently", she said. She must ...

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  • Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home
Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home

Detroit police ordered a search of the building to ensure there are no additional bodies inside. The Cantrell Funeral home was shuttered in April when inspectors found "deplorable, unsanitary conditions", which included decomposing bodies left in an unrefrigerated garage for months, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs...

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  • Pope Francis accepts resignation of United States cardinal
Pope Francis accepts resignation of United States cardinal

Wuerl, 77, who was bishop of Pittsburgh between 1988 and 2006, was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests, and instead covering up the scandal in the state of Pennsylvania . In his first months as bishop, after the priests were charged with more than 100 counts of abuse, he formed a review board at the diocese level. FILE PH...

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  • US, rights groups say United Nations rights council vote awards abusers
US, rights groups say United Nations rights council vote awards abusers

A minimum of 97 votes were needed by a country to get elected to the Council. India was vying for a seat in the Asia Pacific category . Along with India, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Fiji and the Philippines also staked a claim in the same regional group.

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