• Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, says truth out soon
Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, says truth out soon

Two weeks after Khashoggi's disappearance on October 2, the United States and allies have collected some intelligence through their own sources and methods, which partly confirms news reports based on leaks of audio recordings, four of the sources said .

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  • US Jerusalem consulate merger draws Palestinian anger
US Jerusalem consulate merger draws Palestinian anger

It means the Palestinian mission will no longer have its own separate channel to Washington. Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, claimed the decision to close the consulate was proof Trump's administration "has fully endorsed the Israeli narrative".

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  • Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself
Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump has repeatedly mocked Warren using the nickname " Pocahontas " due to the MA politician's claims to native ancestry. Trump's reference to "1/1024" referred to the scenario that her native ancestor is 10 generations back. No amount of plaintive claiming from Warren that to question her Native roots is to "call my mother a liar", is going t...

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  • Trump threatens to send troops to border to stop migrant caravan
Trump threatens to send troops to border to stop migrant caravan

Trump , who ran in 2016 promising to tighten U.S. immigration laws end the inflow of people entering the country illegally, has called for cutting off foreign aid to Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador if they do not stop the migrants . He posited that the Trump administration could coordinate with Mexico and Central American countries regarding...

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  • Debt Conflict: European Commission Rejects Italian Draft Budget
Debt Conflict: European Commission Rejects Italian Draft Budget

This is not just because the planned 2.4 percent headline deficit is too high to be within European Union limits. "Of course, Italian public finances we cause a lot of hassle, but we do not have prejudices", was assured on Tuesday the president of the eu executive Jean-Claude Juncker in an interview with several television and radio stations in i...

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  • At least 50 dead as train hits crowd watching fireworks in India
At least 50 dead as train hits crowd watching fireworks in India

At least 60 people were admitted to hospital with injuries, the police officer in the control room said, after what he called a "freak accident " given that people did not hear the train approaching amid the din of festivities and fireworks.

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  • Pakistan welcomes joint saudi arabia-Turkey probe
Pakistan welcomes joint saudi arabia-Turkey probe

Speaking on Monday about the potential cost for Saudi Arabia , Trump only told the media that "the world is watching". The kingdom has so far publicly denied involvement in his disappearance. Trump sent Pompeo to meet with the Saudi king in Riyadh on Monday and said Pompeo may travel to Turkey as well. A defiant Saudi statement on Sunday said ...

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  • Twitter publishes tweet trove from Russia, Iran trolling campaigns
Twitter publishes tweet trove from Russia, Iran trolling campaigns

But it now says it wants researchers to have full access to the data to help gain a better understanding of how such trolling operations work. The Russian operation had multiple goals, including interfering in the USA presidential election, dividing polarized online communities, unifying support for Russia's worldwide interests, and weakening t...

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  • Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization
Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

Meanwhile across town at a second Tweed location, an employee said that some product lines simply weren't supplied yet and the stock would broaden as legalization continued and suppliers had more product ready for sale. cannabis companies in the eight states like Colorado, California and ME where recreational use is allowed, and around 30 othe...

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  • Except the EU: No one wants another year of Brexit transition
Except the EU: No one wants another year of Brexit transition

One pro-EU MP who sits among the Conservative "rebels" told BI they support the idea in principle. European leaders also tackled the topic of migration on Thursday, an issue that has troubled the EU since 2015 when a million migrants arrived on the continent fleeing conflict and other disruptions in their home countries.

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  • Following RAW assassination plot reports, Sri Lankan President speaks to PM Modi
Following RAW assassination plot reports, Sri Lankan President speaks to PM Modi

Earlier last month, reports had suggested that the Crime Investigation Department (CID) in Sri Lanka had questioned an anti-corruption crusader named Namal Kumara, who claimed to have knowledge regarding Sirisena's assassination plot. The media reports came ahead of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit to New Delhi for talks w...

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  • Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter
Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

Gianforte admitted Jacobs had done nothing wrong. Trump said Thursday "it certainly looks" like Khashoggi is dead. Fox News reporters who witnessed the attack later recalled : "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him".

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  • House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors about 'wire' comment
House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors about 'wire' comment

But to date, House GOP leaders have not gone as far as Meadows, Gaetz and other Trump allies, who have called for declassification of records related to the probe, and for Rosenstein's head - most recently with an unsuccessful attempt to push for his impeachment over the summer.

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  • Mike Pompeo meets King Salman amid mystery over missing journalist
Mike Pompeo meets King Salman amid mystery over missing journalist

It took 13 days for Saudi authorities to allow Turkish Investigators access to the consulate for investigation. Pompeo was due to arrive in the kingdom on Tuesday morning for his meeting with the king. Riyadh on Sunday vowed to hit back against any punitive measures while Trump has also made clear he is reluctant to curb all-important arms sales t...

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  • USA military will shut Mexico border to stop illegal immigration
USA military will shut Mexico border to stop illegal immigration

Pompeo is due to meet with outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City on Friday. Images like this caught Trump's eye Thursday morning, and he started leveling a slew of threats - including cutting off aid to Central American countries and demanding Mexico intervene.

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  • Cruz rally in Houston moving to larger 18,000 seat arena
Cruz rally in Houston moving to larger 18,000 seat arena

Cruz tried to educate the woman: "I believe in due process". "Thank you for expressing your First Amendment rights", said Cruz. The second female heckler chimed in with another exhausted old chestnut regarding Kavanaugh (above left): "Do you believe in a man lying about his alcohol in front of the Senate and perjury?" Cruz, who was not about ...

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  • Video shows woman abandon friend's toddler on Texas doorstep
Video shows woman abandon friend's toddler on Texas doorstep

She flees, jumps into a vehicle and drives off, leaving the boy standing at the door. The entire incident lasted only about 23 seconds. Thankfully, the child is uninjured and appears to be in good health. Video taken by the home's security system captured the woman dropping the child off. "I was gut-wrenched. It was very alarming and very dist...

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  • Post publishes possibly last image of missing Saudi reporter
Post publishes possibly last image of missing Saudi reporter

Earlier on Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia should prove that Khashoggi has, in fact, left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Khashoggi went missing last week after visiting the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. On Wednesday, the Post published a column by Cengiz, who said her fiance first visited the consul...

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  • Treasury Employee Charged With Leaking Documents Related To Mueller Probe
Treasury Employee Charged With Leaking Documents Related To Mueller Probe

Banks must file the suspicious activity reports with the Treasury Department when they spot transactions that raise questions about possible financial misconduct such as money laundering. Edwards is facing charges of unauthorized disclosures of SARs to the media and conspiracy to disclose SARs. Each charge can be punished with five years of priso...

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  • The Next Victim Of U.S.-China Trade War — International Postage Treaty
The Next Victim Of U.S.-China Trade War — International Postage Treaty

President Trump argues the growth in Chinese exports to the USA has destroyed American jobs. But China pays only about $2.50 for shipping in the USA, the official said. From now on, the United States will have "self-declared rates" for packages under 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) to correct what USA officials call a "major economic distortion".

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