• Khashoggi’s body chopped and dissolved in acid
Khashoggi’s body chopped and dissolved in acid

Hunt and other UK government officials are under huge pressure to act against Saudi crimes in Yemen , especially after it was revealed last month that Saudi authorities had ordered the killing on October 2 of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey .

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  • Ireland can not let United Kingdom decide Brexit backstop end, says Varadkar
Ireland can not let United Kingdom decide Brexit backstop end, says Varadkar

British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a deal with the European Union on Brexit that will avoid the need for a hard border in Ireland , it has been reported. His comments came after Ireland's deputy premier Simon Coveney said he believes a Brexit deal could be reached by the end of November, with his Westminster counterpart, Cabinet Of...

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  • Wisconsin Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in hit-and-run crash
Wisconsin Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in hit-and-run crash

A relative of one of the uninjured girls told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune that the children were area Girl Scouts in the fourth grade at Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls. It was unclear Sunday if Treu had an attorney who could speak for him. The driver was identified as an adult male, Colton Treu age 21 of Chippewa Falls.

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  • Obama warns against fear, Trump touts economy on campaign trail
Obama warns against fear, Trump touts economy on campaign trail

The former and current presidents are barnstorming the country ahead of the elections, in which Democrats hope to win control of the House of Representatives, gain Senate seats and pick up governor's mansions and state legislatures across the country ahead of the 2020 redistricting process.

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  • Pompeo confident Iran will not restart nuclear program as United States reimposes sanctions
Pompeo confident Iran will not restart nuclear program as United States reimposes sanctions

The new wave of sanctions, the second since August, will target Iran's energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors. After the US' withdrawal from the deal, Trump signed fresh sanctions against Iran and warned countries against any cooperation with Tehran over its controversial nuclear weapons programme.

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  • Sri Lanka rivals target defectors to end political crisis
Sri Lanka rivals target defectors to end political crisis

President Sirisena is the leader of the UPFA. "We are expecting a few more defections on Saturday", a source close to President Sirisena said . "We are witnessing the breakdown of democracy in Sri Lanka". Rajapaksa's return could increase China's clout in Sri Lanka. The billions China loaned Sri Lanka to develop the port and airport - a sign o...

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  • Maharashtra: Man-eater Tigress Avni Killed in Yavatmal District Forest
Maharashtra: Man-eater Tigress Avni Killed in Yavatmal District Forest

Officials hoped to take her alive because she was known to travel with two 10-month-old cubs. Forest officials had activated ground personnel, drones, elephants and expert shooters to hunt down the tigress, after getting the orders of shoot-on-sight for the wild animal on Sept 4.

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  • Nigeria's army cites Trump to justify shooting Shia protesters
Nigeria's army cites Trump to justify shooting Shia protesters

His recent inflammatory statements , made days before the United States midterm elections, have clearly been seized upon by some in the Nigerian military as an abusive new standard to which they would like to adhere. Asked about the president's remarks, a Pentagon spokesperson said, "We will not discuss hypothetical situations or specific measures...

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  • US Soldier Killed In Kabul Had Been A Utah Mayor
US Soldier Killed In Kabul Had Been A Utah Mayor

Taylor was killed in an apparent insider attack after a member of the Afghan security forces opened fire at a base in Kabul where foreign troops provide training to Afghan forces. North Ogden is a city of 17,000 people north of Salt Lake City. Taylor announced his deployment to his constituents in early January via Facebook Live, explaining tha...

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  • More children off Nauru and in Australia - PM
More children off Nauru and in Australia - PM

A poll conducted by Sydney's Daily Telegraph newspaper in late October revealed that more than 80 percent of Australians were in favour of resettling the children on Nauru after the Australian Medical Association (AMA) declared the situation a "medical emergency".

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  • Khashoggi’s Body ‘Dissolved’ After Murder, Erdogan Aide Says
Khashoggi’s Body ‘Dissolved’ After Murder, Erdogan Aide Says

Earlier on Friday, another Erdogan adviser said the team that killed Khashoggi in Istanbul cut up his body in order to dissolve it for easier disposal, the newspaper Hurriyet reported . Once an adviser to the Saudi royal family , Khashoggi fell out of favour with the government a year ago and went into self-imposed exile. "What happened i...

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  • Saudi-led coalition bombs air base in Yemen capital
Saudi-led coalition bombs air base in Yemen capital

Following the collapse of the talks, which would have been the first of their kind in almost two years, the coalition announced it was relaunching an assault on Houthi-held Hodeidah, a strategically important Red Sea port city. Guterres' remarks come three days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a cessation of hostilities and said...

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  • Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls
Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls

Kemp - who, as Georgia secretary of state, is also in charge of elections and voter registration - faced backlash after it was reported his office had put more than 53,000 voter applications on hold, almost 70% of which are from African-Americans, because they failed to clear the state's controversial "exact match" standard.

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  • Upcoming Brett Kavanaugh Ceremony Will Break SCOTUS Tradition Due to ‘Security Concerns’
Upcoming Brett Kavanaugh Ceremony Will Break SCOTUS Tradition Due to ‘Security Concerns’

The Senate Judiciary Committee tweeted that Munro-Leighton "admitted, contrary to her prior claims, that she had not been sexually assaulted by Judge Kavanaugh and was not the author of the original "Jane Doe" letter ". The Supreme Court says new Justice Brett Kavanaugh won't take the traditional walk down the courthouse steps after his cere...

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  • Chinese, Taiwanese companies indicted for stealing USA trade secrets
Chinese, Taiwanese companies indicted for stealing USA trade secrets

The Micron charges name two companies, one in China and one in Taiwan , and three Taiwanese defendants. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has also initiated a civil case in the Northern District of California. Chen was originally a top executive at Micron's Taiwan operation. "We are committed to continuing to work closely with our federal, state, ...

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  • Arron Banks referred to crime agency over suspected offences in Brexit campaign
Arron Banks referred to crime agency over suspected offences in Brexit campaign

Mr Banks was not the true source of the £8m loans made to Better for the Country. The Electoral Commission has referred me to the National Crime Agency under intense political pressure from anti-Brexit supporters. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has previously said Banks' connections to Russian Federation were being examined "very seriously" by the go...

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  • Oprah to Campaign for Stacy Abrams in Georgia
Oprah to Campaign for Stacy Abrams in Georgia

The competing scenes - from the candidates, to the audiences, to the headliner guests - underscore the choice Georgia voters face Tuesday in one of the nation's premier midterm matchups. Winfrey, once the subject of speculation that she wanted to run for the White House, has ruled out challenging President Trump in 2020. Both candidates have ...

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  • Trump on Migrants Throwing Rocks: ‘I Didn’t Say Shoot’
Trump on Migrants Throwing Rocks: ‘I Didn’t Say Shoot’

Any asylum-seekers who cross the border illegally will be deported, and those who cross at points of entry will be held in tent cities with their families while they await adjudication, rather than be released into the US, Trump said on Thursday at the White House .

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  • One dead, four wounded after shooting at Florida yoga studio
One dead, four wounded after shooting at Florida yoga studio

City spokeswoman Alison Faris tells news outlets that the suspect fatally shot himself. Police have yet to name the shooter, but say they have "tentatively" identified him and are trying to make a connection between him and the people inside the yoga studio.

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  • Indonesia Protests Saudi Execution of Migrant Worker Without Prior Notification
Indonesia Protests Saudi Execution of Migrant Worker Without Prior Notification

Speaking about the incident, Indonesian politician Abidin Fikri said that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ignored principles of human rights, "including a right for everyone to live". The office of the cabinet secretary cited the Migrant Care assertion. Indonesia's Government has also called for a thorough probe into the death of Jamal Khashog...

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