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The woman told the trooper that she stayed inside her vehicle for "several days" before she climbed out and tried to walk towards railroad tracks in the hope she would be found. "We started asking her a bunch of questions: 'How long have you been here?" Officials did not identify the women or provide any further details about her injuries or the cause of the accident.
  • United States weeks away from responding to Khashoggi murder: Pompeo

    United States weeks away from responding to Khashoggi murder: Pompeo

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    After weeks of grisly rumours, Turkey's chief prosecutor has confirmed that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul one month ago. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has also called on Riyadh to disclose the identity of an alleged local collaborator said to have been involved in disposing of Khashoggi's body.
  • Asia Bibi Acquitted of Blasphemy: Muslim Protests Begin

    Asia Bibi Acquitted of Blasphemy: Muslim Protests Begin

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    People can receive up to three years of jail for making derogatory remarks about Islam and life imprisonment for "willful" desecration of the Quran. The case against Bibi stems from a fight over a cup of water on a hot day. By late afternoon, two other religious movements, including one headed by Hafiz Saeed, who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head for his alleged involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, announced that they would also join the protests .
  • Video of cop killer tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

    Video of cop killer tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

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    In a first reaction, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said the ad was a sign of desperation and suggested that Trump was losing the argument over health care that is at the center of the Democratic campaign. Bush's campaign, in which Bush painted Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis as "soft on crime" by connecting him to a horrific story of a black criminal who raped a white woman and stabbed her white fiancee while on furlough from prison.
  • Sexual Abuse 'Part Of Life' In N. Korea

    Sexual Abuse 'Part Of Life' In N. Korea

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    The report from the global non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch based its data on two years of interviews with more than 50 North Koreans who left the country. Another talked about women in a detention centre being forced to leave with a guard who raped them every night. Away from home, they found that those who were supposed to look after them were instead their predators: police officers, prison guards and inspectors on trains.
  • United States government charges two Chinese spies over jet engine blueprint theft

    United States government charges two Chinese spies over jet engine blueprint theft

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    The move came amid a shift in the USA to a more assertive policy towards China on top of the escalating trade spat. A U.S. Army recruit was also indicted in September for working as an agent of a Chinese intelligence officer . The intelligence officers, Zha Rong and Chai Meng, worked for the Jiangsu Province Ministry of State Security in Nanjing, a local foreign intelligence arm of China's Ministry of State Security.
  • National organization disagrees with SPD registered sex offender checks

    National organization disagrees with SPD registered sex offender checks

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    Some Harris County sheriff's deputies are making their rounds on sex offenders in preparation of Halloween , including remind them of what they can not do for the holiday. "Children should not go to the door alone", she says. "There's so many levels", she told 11 Alive . "But I'm not in the business of making them happy".
  • Jho Low maintains innocence despite United States charges over 1MDB

    Jho Low maintains innocence despite United States charges over 1MDB

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    The Lows remain at large. Goldman Sachs itself was not charged. These are reportedly the first U.S. criminal charges to surface in the 1MDB scandal. Hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes were subsequently paid to officials in Malaysia and Abu Dhabi. Prosecutors have previously gone after assets they claim were tainted by monies stolen from hedge fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd - including targeting profits from the film The Wolf of Wall Street , a Bombardier jet, New York City ...
  • Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

    Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

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    The Georgia governor's race is one of the most closely watched campaigns in the nation and is attracting top surrogates from both parties in the final days before the election. Noting that he heard Winfrey was in the Peach State, Pence said, "I got a message for all of Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends: this ain't Hollywood".
  • Boeing stock rebounds after mysterious Lion Air plane crash

    Boeing stock rebounds after mysterious Lion Air plane crash

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    It is too early to determine what led to the disaster, the carrier's owner Rusdi Kirana has said. The single-aisle Boeing plane is one of the world's newest and most advanced commercial passenger jets. It was the worst airline disaster in Indonesia in more than two decades and renewed concerns about safety in its fast-growing aviation industry, which was recently removed from European Union and USA blacklists.
  • Thousands of US troops sent to tighten security at Mexico border

    Thousands of US troops sent to tighten security at Mexico border

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    That followed a more violent confrontation on the border bridge over the river Sunday night, when migrants threw rocks and used sticks against Mexico police. When asked if the US military was being used as part of a political stunt, O'Shaughnessy noted that the USA military routinely partners with the Department of Homeland Security on a host of operations.
  • Here's why Twitter might be removing the 'like' button

    Here's why Twitter might be removing the 'like' button

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    Jack Dorsey , founder of Twitter , explained at an event last week that he would like to soon. "Some expressed fears that without the button , retweets and argument would be the only means of communication", reported The Verge . However, Twitter seems in no hurry to push changes out the door. While this may not always trigger longer, more considered interactions I don't think this is the source for most Twitter toxicity.
  • Saudis strangled and dismembered Khashoggi, Turkey says

    Saudis strangled and dismembered Khashoggi, Turkey says

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    According to the statement, the Istanbul chief prosecutor reiterated a call for the extradition of the suspects arrested in Saudi Arabia, saying " Turkish courts have jurisdiction over the case in line with Turkish law and principles of global law, provided that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Turkey ".
  • Mexican official says there's an election link to caravan

    Mexican official says there's an election link to caravan

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    A USA official told Reuters that as of Wednesday the Pentagon had identified more than 7,000 active-duty troops , which included about 2,000 on standby, that could be deployed to the border with Mexico if needed. The U.N. Refugee Agency has urged the Trump administration to allow people fleeing persecution and violence to request asylum on US territory. Mr Trump has been accused of playing up concerns over immigration to help drive up turnout among his supporters, with the Republican ...
  • European Union criticises Austria for not signing United Nations global migration pact

    European Union criticises Austria for not signing United Nations global migration pact

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    Mr Kurz, of the conservative People's Party, said earlier this month that he viewed some of the points of the agreement very critically. "Migration is not and can not become a human right". The Austrian government previously called the text of the document " too vague ", adding that " it leaves important questions unanswered ". Hungary later said that it would not sign the final document.
  • Oprah Winfrey to campaign in Georgia for Stacey Abrams

    Oprah Winfrey to campaign in Georgia for Stacey Abrams

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    If elected Abrams will be the first African-American female governor in America. This is also one of the best governorship pickup opportunities for Democrats. McCain bitterly responded by saying, "I do appreciate your honesty, and I assume by banning it, you would be rounding them up?" Kemp reportedly suggested rescheduling the debate to Monday night, but Abrams said she had already made plans to meet with voters in southeastern Georgia at that time.
  • Pittsburgh shooting suspect indicted on 44 counts, including hate crimes

    Pittsburgh shooting suspect indicted on 44 counts, including hate crimes

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    It came after Jewish leaders, politicians and at least one of the victims' families criticised Mr Trump for his divisive rhetoric in the aftermath of Saturday's shooting, the deadliest attack on Jews in America's history. The crowd of about 2,000 at Rabinowitz's funeral included nurses dressed in their surgical scrubs. Authorities have not said whether Bowers - who was wounded during the gun battle with police responding to the synagogue - is cooperating with investigators or detailed ...
  • China allows rhino horn, tiger bone to be traded in 'special cases'

    China allows rhino horn, tiger bone to be traded in 'special cases'

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    Instead, conservation groups surmise that the policy will benefit China's industry of tiger farms and rhino ranches, which have flourished outside the scope of official sanctions. Reaction has been swift to the Chinese decision, with WWF describing it as an "enormous setback for wildlife conservation" and a reversal of efforts that have saved rhinos and tigers from extinction.
  • Turkey targets east of Syria after securing Idlib

    Turkey targets east of Syria after securing Idlib

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    Other Kurdish groups in Iraq and Syria have proven themselves to be invaluable allies in the fight against the Islamic State. When Turkey launched Olive Branch, the United States announced that it would not provide any military support to the YPG fighters in Afrin since they operated outside the realm of the US-led coalition's mission to defeat IS.
  • Israel fires on Palestinians launching arson balloons

    Israel fires on Palestinians launching arson balloons

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    According to the IDF, it struck three Palestinians who were attempting to place an explosive device near the border fence in the southern Gaza Strip . According to the NGO, this death toll includes 21 children targeted directly, 11 of whom were shot in the head or neck. In the face of growing criticism over Gaza border violence, the Israeli authorities earlier said that human rights laws do not apply to ongoing Palestinian protests along the Gaza Strip.
  • Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

    Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

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    Hatice Cengiz , the fiancee of murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi , has called upon US President Donald Trump to "help reveal the truth" about the killing. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the Saudis were protecting the person responsible for Khashoggi's murder, adding that Turkey would not abandon its investigation.
  • Nine people wounded as woman blows herself up in Tunis

    Nine people wounded as woman blows herself up in Tunis

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    Several ambulances and security personnel have reached the scene. "There have been no reported deaths except for the bomber" he stressed. Officials say the explosion took place near police vehicles and Le Palmarium shopping center in the city's busiest location which is often frequented by tourists.