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Most US intelligence officials believe that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman had carried out an operation to murder Khashoggi, who wrote a series of columns criticising the kingdom country's regime in The Washington Post . "Is it possible for there to be no camera systems at the Saudi Arabia consulate, where the event took place?", Erdogan was quoted as saying by Hurriyet .
  • Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

    Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

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    While Clinton was not on his initial list, it is clear why Clinton would feel she would eventually be threatened. Trump used Monday's swearing in to comment on the nomination process that was brutally bipartisan. While campaigning, Trump publicly asked Russian Federation at a rally to hack Hillary's emails. Clinton himself was impeached in 1998 by the House, but the Senate acquitted him, preventing his removal from office.
  • Donald Trump Signs Music Modernization Act..

    Donald Trump Signs Music Modernization Act..

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    Also joining the president were Mike Love of the Beach Boys, singer Sam Moore , and the Christian group MercyMe. Phillips Nizer partner Helene Freeman , who served as co-counsel in Led Zeppelin's case over the rights to "Stairway to Heaven", notes, "The Music Modernization Act's CLASSICS section gives federal protection for pre-1972 sound recordings so that recording artists can get paid for the streaming of their records on digital platforms like Pandora and Spotify and ...
  • Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

    Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

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    The news that he would not be coming to Dublin came three days after the publication of a Grand Jury report detailing systemic cover-ups of rapes and other sexual crimes perpetrated in six Pennsylvania dioceses by 301 clerics on at least 1,000 children over the past 70 years.
  • New Poll Shows Blue Wave Thriving Following Kavanaugh Fight

    New Poll Shows Blue Wave Thriving Following Kavanaugh Fight

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    The Cook Political Report's David Wasserman noted , "House Republicans have seen more bright spots in the past week of polling since the Kavanaugh confirmation fight than they saw in over a month". Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. "I live on the sunrise side of the mountain", Kavanaugh said, echoing a line from his fiery testimony last month before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

    Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

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    India's neighbor country Bangladesh which is dealing with Rohingya issue, was also got elected to the Council with 178 votes to the Council. The other regional candidates were Bahrain, Fiji and the Philippines . This is the fifth time India has been elected to the Geneva-based Council, the main body of the United Nations charged with promoting and monitoring human rights.
  • Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest

    Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest

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    It said four died along the frontier east of Al-Bureij in central Gaza, two east of Gaza City and one near Rafah in southern Gaza. "Following the serious incidents in the Gaza Strip, the defence ministry orders the immediate halt to the delivery of fuel" to the area, he said in a statement.
  • Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

    Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

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    The RSA said that with the risk of coastal flooding, motorists should not attempt to drive through flooded areas. A zone of heavy rain associated with an intense weather system affecting western parts of the United Kingdom will become slow moving for a time, bringing prolonged rainfall and the potential for surface water flooding.
  • Pope Francis blames devil for church sex abuse scandals

    Pope Francis blames devil for church sex abuse scandals

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    Allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy worldwide continue to affect the Church. The archbishop had issued an open letter to Cardinal Ouellet in late September urging him to tell what he knew about now-Archbishop McCarrick. Vigano claimed he told Francis during a June 23, 2013, meeting that Pope Benedict XVI had sanctioned McCarrick to a lifetime of penance and prayer for having "corrupted a generation of seminarians and priests".
  • Flight with 133 on board grazes wall at Trichy airport

    Flight with 133 on board grazes wall at Trichy airport

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    All 176 passengers and 14 crew members on board Air India flight AI-101, operating on Delhi-New York route on October 10, are safe, the source said. "No one suffered any injuries", according to the Air India Express statement. Another flight has been arranged to take the passengers from Mumbai to Dubai, Air India said.
  • Soyuz Space Vehicle Designed to Safely Return Crew in Any Conditions - ASI

    Soyuz Space Vehicle Designed to Safely Return Crew in Any Conditions - ASI

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    The two astronauts-US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin-were reported to say they felt "weightlessness" as the crew capsule detached. An interruption would also be disastrous for the research aboard the ISS, as the orbiting station serves as a scientific laboratory. This isn't the first time this has happened.
  • USA and Turkey reach deal to free detained American pastor

    USA and Turkey reach deal to free detained American pastor

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    Late on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said releasing Brunson would be the right thing for Turkey to do. It had moved Brunson from prison to house arrest in July. The officials cited in the report, however, cautioned that Ankara may not follow through on the purported deal. The evangelical pastor is accused of terror-related charges and espionage, facing up to 35 years if convicted.
  • Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacutes 3 lakh people from coastal districts

    Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacutes 3 lakh people from coastal districts

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    Titli made landfall between the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coast early Thursday morning, disrupting road and telecommunications networks and power supply in most parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts. East Coast Railway has already announced cancellation of some trains, diversion and short-termination of trains between Vizianagaram and Khurda Road (in Odisha).
  • Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted

    Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted

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    A normally sleepy city, Dar es Salaam is not known for high intrigue, and there has certainly never been a case of white men kidnapping prominent individuals reported before. In a 2017 report, it said Mr Dewji was Africa's youngest billionaire. According to eyewitnesses, unknown men arrived in two vehicles and parked at the hotel before Mr Dewji got there.
  • Erroneous information on South Korea abounds in foreign textbooks

    Erroneous information on South Korea abounds in foreign textbooks

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    Now, with inter-Korean tensions easing far more rapidly than North Korea-US strains, that possibility is looking more likely. Kang's remarks on sanctions, retracted after criticism from South Korean lawmakers, prompted U.S. While arguing that improved inter-Korean relations could possibly facilitate progress in larger nuclear negotiations between the USA and North Korea, Cho said Seoul isn't ready yet to campaign for reduced pressure against its rival.
  • Governments must put an end to the death penalty

    Governments must put an end to the death penalty

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    Full stop. Since we are abolishing the sentence, all executions should not be carried out", he said. Liew Vui Keong , minister in the prime minister's office, said Thursday that the paperwork to abolish the death penalty in Malaysia is now in its final stages after the cabinet approved the measure on Wednesday.
  • Trump campaign sought Israeli help in 2016, says NYT

    Trump campaign sought Israeli help in 2016, says NYT

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    Campaign official Rick Gates reportedly requested information on how to create fake online personas, engage in social media manipulation, and gather information online to help Trump defeat his Republican primary opponents and eventually, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton .
  • LOUTH WEATHER: Storm Callum has 'potential to cause damage'

    LOUTH WEATHER: Storm Callum has 'potential to cause damage'

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    In wet weather drivers are urged to slow down if the rain and spray from vehicles is making it hard to see and be seen and remember that stopping distances will be at least double in wet weather, keep well back from the vehicle in front, and ease off the accelerator and slow down gradually if the steering becomes unresponsive.
  • Pentagon orders temporary pause in F-35 flights after crash

    Pentagon orders temporary pause in F-35 flights after crash

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    During the subsequent investigation, certain fuel tubes were identified as a potential problem, largely involving aircraft built before 2015. The DOD said in the statement that if "good fuel tubes are already installed, then those aircraft will be returned to flight status".
  • Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

    Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

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    The journalist, Jamal Khashoggi , has not been seen since October 2 after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul . Around the time Khashoggi entered the consulate, a second private plane from Riyadh took off for Istanbul . The official said that a security delegation consisting of Saudi investigators arrived in Istanbul on Saturday to participate in the investigations into the disappearance of Khashoggi.
  • Foster rejects Irish sea border after Barnier meeting

    Foster rejects Irish sea border after Barnier meeting

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    Technical talks are continuing at official level in Brussels this week, but no visit by Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has been announced, and Downing Street would say only that new proposals on the border issue would be released "in due course".
  • Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

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    Nadal's state-of-the-art academy opened in June 2016 and is in his home town of Manacor. Witnesses said a dry creek overflowed, creating a strong current of water and mud that buried cars and tore down trees. "We had to swim to try to survive". In all, more than 500 people helped with rescue and cleaning up operations, as authorities said the rainstorm was unlike any people could remember.
  • Japanese Passport Tops 2018 Visa-Free Travel Index

    Japanese Passport Tops 2018 Visa-Free Travel Index

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    Trailing not too far behind is another Asian country, Singapore, with visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 189 destinations. The US and the United Kingdom both give access to 186 destinations with their passports, but neither have gained access to any new jurisdictions since the start of 2018.
  • Storm Michael could soon form, hit USA midweek

    Storm Michael could soon form, hit USA midweek

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    Now-Tropical Storm Michael now sits off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days. He says winds in those areas could reach more than 100 miles per hour (160 kph). When the storm moves ashore, it will probably be a Category 1 storm, with winds between 74-95 miles per hour, said Frank Strait, senior meteorologist for the private forecasting firm AccuWeather .