• Saudi Arabia Announces the death of journalist Khashoggi . Details
Saudi Arabia Announces the death of journalist Khashoggi . Details

In the latest version of events from Riyadh , Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said Khashoggi died after talks at the consulate degenerated into a physical altercation. And will the US government believe this explanation of the chain of events, which raises more questions and looks like an attempt to separate the Saudi royals from thi...

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  • More than 60 Infant Bodies Stashed Inside Detroit Funeral Home
More than 60 Infant Bodies Stashed Inside Detroit Funeral Home

They raided the Perry Funeral Home near Warren on Friday where remains of 63 fetuses have now been removed. Officers made the "deeply disturbing" discovery in Detroit on Friday, with some of the bodies having dates of death as far back as 2015.

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  • Bolton and Kelly get into heated shouting match
Bolton and Kelly get into heated shouting match

The altercation occurred between White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , who is a former homeland security secretary, and Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , the sources said . The president threatened to use the military to seal off the border, and hinted vaguely that he might sacrifice a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada to re...

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  • United States to oppose no-fly zone over Korean DMZ
United States to oppose no-fly zone over Korean DMZ

Moon's office has reported that during their summit, Kim said the pope would be "enthusiastically" welcomed in North Korea. A Vatican statement made no mention of the verbal invitation from Kim. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, walks past South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he arrives to celebrate a Mass for peace for th...

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  • Caravan migrants turn back at Mexico border
Caravan migrants turn back at Mexico border

The Mexican government's crackdown on the Honduran caravan has been met with outrage by the Mexican people, the bulk of whom have family or friends who have immigrated to the USA and faced similar repression from United States immigration authorities.

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  • United States will pull out of nuke treaty with Russian Federation
United States will pull out of nuke treaty with Russian Federation

White House officials did not deny the report. The department's Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance said in December that "the Russian Federation's continuing violation and refusal to engage constructively is an impediment to improving bilateral relations and creates an untenable situation whereby the United States unilaterally co...

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  • Protesters Flood Into London To Demand New Brexit Vote
Protesters Flood Into London To Demand New Brexit Vote

With just over five months until Britain is due to leave there is no clarity about what a future trade deal with the European Union will look like and some rebels in May's Conservative Party have threatened to vote down a deal if she clinches one.

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  • Feds subpoena Catholic dioceses in Pa., N.Y. amid priest abuse scandal
Feds subpoena Catholic dioceses in Pa., N.Y. amid priest abuse scandal

The almost 900-page Pennsylvania grand jury report found that church leaders had engaged in a systematic coverup by shuffling accused priests around to different parishes and in some cases working to prevent police investigations. 301 Catholic priests identified as predator priests who sexually abused children. "State prosecutors don't have juris...

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  • Facebook hires Nick Clegg as global communications chief
Facebook hires Nick Clegg as global communications chief

He served as deputy prime minister to David Cameron, but was ousted after the Conservatives won a majority in 2015 in an election that saw Clegg's party suffer a significant loss of support. Despite his status as an electoral failure, Sir Nick nevertheless remains extremely well-connected among Europe's political, bureaucratic, and corporate elite ...

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  • Saudi Arabia confirms Khashoggi is dead, blaming 'fight' at consulate
Saudi Arabia confirms Khashoggi is dead, blaming 'fight' at consulate

Khashoggi, who was US -based and wrote for The Washington Post , disappeared on October 2 after going into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Security officials linked to the prince were seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, just before Khashoggi disappeared, according to photos published by Turkish media.

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  • ‘Appropriate to step down, challenge false charges’: MJ Akbar’s full statement
‘Appropriate to step down, challenge false charges’: MJ Akbar’s full statement

Amid the tide of sexual harassment allegations rising against him, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar submitted his resignation on Wednesday. "I wriggled out and ran till I reached the road, jumped into an auto rickshaw and started crying". Akbar had been facing flak over allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards women, with o...

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  • Saudi explanation of journalist Khashoggi death credible
Saudi explanation of journalist Khashoggi death credible

In Istanbul , Turkish prosecutors investigating Khashoggi's disappearance questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate on Friday, widening the hunt for clues in a case straining Riyadh's alliance with Western powers. Trump, who said on Thursday he believes Khashoggi is likely dead and has warned of a potential "very severe" response. ...

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  • China 'regrets' U.S. leaving postal union amid trade dispute
China 'regrets' U.S. leaving postal union amid trade dispute

The postal treaty irked leaders from both parties long before Trump took office, Taub said . This is in terms of, again, the Trump administration themes, we were dealing with a multilateral organisation, one vote out for 193. "I want them to open their markets like our markets are open". Due to lower rates, foreign packages cost the USA about US...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle open Anzac Memorial in Sydney's Hyde Park
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle open Anzac Memorial in Sydney's Hyde Park

From mucking out on the farm to Prince Harry's touching reunion with his "favourite Aussie", click on the gallery of photos above to see some of the highlights of their trip so far. He opened up on the beach about the role Meghan has played. They have already delighted fans in Sydney , Melbourne and Dubbo. Harry saluted as the Last Post...

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  • In first, Russian woman charged with interference in United States midterm elections
In first, Russian woman charged with interference in United States midterm elections

USA intelligence officials say they're concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia , China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy. United States intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation sought to influence the 2016 presidential election in favour of Donald Trump.

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  • At Least 17 People Killed In Attack At School In Crimea
At Least 17 People Killed In Attack At School In Crimea

Putin said the tragedy in Kerch is a signal that the humanity is failing to adapt to new realities of the globalized world. "I saw people without legs, without arms". Residents of the Black Sea city of Kerch brought flowers and toys to a makeshift memorial outside the school on Thursday morning. "We all lost people close to us, the children of ...

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  • Federal Reserve to increase interest rate regardless of Trump's criticism
Federal Reserve to increase interest rate regardless of Trump's criticism

Stronger US currency makes American exports more costly to foreign buyers, possibly weighing on growth, and makes many debt payments more costly for foreign borrowers. The central bank continues to have a bullish outlook on the US economy, and praised "robust increases" in household income, the minutes show. Accommodative monetary policies creating...

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  • Israeli Supreme Court overturns entry ban on United States student
Israeli Supreme Court overturns entry ban on United States student

Lara Alqasem , 22, a Florida native whose father is Palestinian, was released Thursday from Ben Gurion International Airport, where she had been held in detention since her October 2 arrival - even though she was in possession of a valid student visa.

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  • Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico
Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump wrote on Twitter . The Interior and Foreign Relations ministries said in a joint statement that any migrant in the caravan without proper immigration papers would be arrested and "returned to their country of origin", reported USA Today .

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  • 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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