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China, Japan to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

China, Japan to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

Since an awkward 2014 encounter between Abe and Xi on the sidelines of a summit, there have been ministerial visits by both sides and a softening of rhetoric. On Friday, Abe is set to hold separate me...

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Strong quake hits Greek island

Strong quake hits Greek island

The U.S. Geological Survey said the undersea quake was magnitude 6.8 and its epicenter was 33 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of Mouzaki in the southern part of the island. Zakynthos was hit by a 7.3-...

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Flash Floods Near Dead Sea Sweep Away School Group

Flash Floods Near Dead Sea Sweep Away School Group

Hundreds of families and relatives converged on Shounah hospital a few kilometres from the resort area. Flash flooding was reported in the south due to heavy rainfall with police closing off Highw...

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Trump sends troops to border, an issue that fires up base

Trump sends troops to border, an issue that fires up base

The Trump administration is planning to dispatch at least 800 active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into elector...

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China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security

China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security

The newspaper cited anonymous officials who said China and Russian Federation had listened in to Trump's frequent phone calls with friends and allies made over his iPhone, using the information glea...

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John Kelly's 'Hissy Fits' Hurting Donald Trump - Ex-White House Media Chief

John Kelly's 'Hissy Fits' Hurting Donald Trump - Ex-White House Media Chief

Sanders also responded to former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan who demanded that the president "act presidential" after the attacks. "Absolutely", said Sanders. "As the president...

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Putin: Russia will attack any country that launches US missiles

Putin: Russia will attack any country that launches US missiles

It was clear much of the world was watching Mr. Trump's decision and Mr. Bolton's trip with keep interest. But while other European leaders are also calling on Russian Federation to be more transp...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation was the source of Andrew Gillum's 'Hamilton' ticket, new records show

Federal Bureau of Investigation was the source of Andrew Gillum's 'Hamilton' ticket, new records show

DeSantis denounced the latest calls at an Orlando campaign event on Tuesday, saying "It's disgusting", and that the media should "investigate who's doing that". The issue at hand revolves around how G...

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Ethiopia appoints its first female president

Ethiopia appoints its first female president

The Ethiopian parliament is the final step for the country to officially welcome its first female president under the ruling Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF's dispensation. Tes...

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Japanese journalist freed 3 years after kidnapping in Syria

Japanese journalist freed 3 years after kidnapping in Syria

Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japanese diplomats met with 44-year-old Jumpei Yasuda at an immigration center in Antakya, in southern Turkey. The Kyodo news agency said the image was circulated b...

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'The world is watching', Kushner tells Saudi crown prince on Khashoggi

'The world is watching', Kushner tells Saudi crown prince on Khashoggi

Indonesia's president is "deeply concerned" about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and wants a transparent investigation. Whatever the USA response, US ...

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Lawmakers, Including Coffman, Doubtful Of Saudi Arabia’s Explanation Of Khashoggi’s Death

Lawmakers, Including Coffman, Doubtful Of Saudi Arabia’s Explanation Of Khashoggi’s Death

According to the senior Saudi official, the Saudi team rolled up Khashoggi's body in a rug, took it out in a consular vehicle and handed it to a "local cooperator" for disposal. For weeks Saudi Arabi...

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China, Russia Listen in on Trump's Cell Phone Calls — NY Times

China, Russia Listen in on Trump's Cell Phone Calls — NY Times

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the Times report which also said aides had tried to pressure Trump into using his secure White House landline more often...

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Satan-Worshiping Girls Planned To Kill Classmates, Drink Their Blood

Satan-Worshiping Girls Planned To Kill Classmates, Drink Their Blood

A check of the girls' residences uncovered a drawing outlining the school and hallways and marking the restroom where they planned to carry out their plan, the affidavit said. Officers also found pari...

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Suspicious Packages, Some Containing Explosives, Sent To Prominent Democrats, CNN

Suspicious Packages, Some Containing Explosives, Sent To Prominent Democrats, CNN

Debbie Wasserman Schultz were evacuated Wednesday, following reports of a bomb threat, reports Local 10 News . The hunt for a serial mail bomber began late Tuesday night when Secret Service pers...

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More than a million Florida voters have already cast their ballots

More than a million Florida voters have already cast their ballots

Early voting is now underway in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties for 14 consecutive days from 7am - 7pm and 13 days in Monroe County. May also firmly rejected the state's argument that the arrangeme...

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At least two people killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting

At least two people killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting

One woman said her sister had to step over a victim to get to safety once police arrived and locked down the scene. Multiple people were shot at a Kroger grocery store Wednesday on the outskirts of ...

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CVC can investigate CBI bribery case, govt cannot interfere: Jaitley

CVC can investigate CBI bribery case, govt cannot interfere: Jaitley

Other officials sent on leave include Arun Sharma, the joint director of policy and anti-corruption within the CBI , and Manish Sinha, a deputy inspector general-level officer. Verma also referred to...

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Is there plastic in your poop? Study raises concerns

Is there plastic in your poop? Study raises concerns

The particles in the samples were between 50 and 500 micrometres wide, and the most commonly found type of plastics were polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Sky News repor...

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Barack Obama Takes a Swipe at Trump: ' Actually Try to State Facts'

Barack Obama Takes a Swipe at Trump: ' Actually Try to State Facts'

In a speech to Nevada Democrats, Mr. Obama derided Mr. Trump , without naming him in that clip, as merely being handed off a booming economy by the previous president and contrasted that with his own...

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Suspicious package found at Clinton home; another sent to Obama

Suspicious package found at Clinton home; another sent to Obama

The New York Times reported that the devices are similar to one found at billionaire philanthropist and liberal benefactor George Soros' home on Monday. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller told ...

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The trip will go on: Titanic II set to sail in 2022

The trip will go on: Titanic II set to sail in 2022

And last week the company announced the appointment of a European director - who had originally been part of the project in 2012 - for the project who will be responsible for commercial negotiations, ...

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Saudi official gives contrary version of Khashoggi death

Saudi official gives contrary version of Khashoggi death

A person close to the White House said on Thursday Saudi officials are considering a plan to shield Mohammed from scrutiny and culpability by blaming Khashoggi's apparent death on an operation order...

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Vintage plane crash-lands on California freeway, no injuries

Vintage plane crash-lands on California freeway, no injuries

After announcing that all lanes were closed, California Highway Patrol officers in Los Angeles County said in a tweet that traffic was being diverted from the freeway. The president of Condor Squ...

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Jared Kushner says administration still 'fact-finding' in Jamal Khashoggi death investigation

Jared Kushner says administration still 'fact-finding' in Jamal Khashoggi death investigation

The Saudi authorities finally admitted the dissident writer was killed in the consulate earlier this month, saying he died in a fist fight . "The "fistfight" argument regarding Khashoggi's death is...

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Italy Resists EU Pressure on Budget

Italy Resists EU Pressure on Budget

The EU Commission has labeled Rome's 2019 draft budget an unprecedented breach of EU fiscal rules. European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on October 19 that the next step in ...

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Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Saudi's attorney general said Khashoggi died after a fight broke out between him and other people inside the consulate. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has fired deputy intelligence chief Ahmed Assi...

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UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is nearly done

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is nearly done

British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell the Commons on Monday that 95 per cent of the Brexit withdrawal agreement and its protocols are settled as she seeks to demonstrate to anxious MPs in h...

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University of Utah student slain on campus; ex-boyfriend found dead

University of Utah student slain on campus; ex-boyfriend found dead

Last night a little before 9 p.m., she was returning to her university apartment from her night class and talking to me on the phone . "I just heard all the commotion", Tyler Olsen told the Sa...

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Australia Offers Rare National Apology to Victims of Child Sex Abuse

Australia Offers Rare National Apology to Victims of Child Sex Abuse

From December, the government will report each year for the next five years, and then again in 10 years, on the progress of the recommendations. "Today, Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination,...

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World War II-era plane crashes on 101 freeway near Los Angeles

Starling said the pilot suffered only some singed hair from the resulting fire. Images on social media from Cynthia Alvarez showed the plane in flames, moments after it crashed. Officials with the...

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Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism

Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism

It has also evolved into a major crisis for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a Trump administration favourite widely known as MBS, whose image as a modernising Arab reformer has been gravely undermin...

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Voting access a focus of Georgia debate

The GOP shenanigans are particularly dubious in Georgia, where Democrat Stacey Abrams is vying to be the first black female governor, running against Republican Brian Kemp - who as the current Geo...

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Saudi dismissals over Khashoggi murder point to Crown Prince MBS

Saudi dismissals over Khashoggi murder point to Crown Prince MBS

Saudi officials started planning to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate, Turkey's president said Tuesday. The US has faced pressure to ...

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Harry opens fourth Invictus Games

Harry opens fourth Invictus Games

The Duchess of Sussex has chose to cut back on some parts of her first major royal tour after announcing earlier in the week that she's expecting her first child. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morri...

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Titanic II Expected To Make Maiden Voyage In 2022

Titanic II Expected To Make Maiden Voyage In 2022

Simply named " Titanic II ", the ship will have "the same interiors and cabin layout as the original vessel while integrating modern safety procedures, navigation methods and 21st-century technology",...

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World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in the Black Sea

World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in the Black Sea

Over the course of the past three years The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea MAP) mapped over 2000 sq km (772 sq miles) of the seabed in unprecedented detail using technology previo...

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Man accused of groping passenger cites the president’s words

Man accused of groping passenger cites the president’s words

Around 30 minutes later, she felt someone grab her again. After that, the woman stood up, turned around and told Alexander, sitting behind her, "that she didn't know why he thought it was OK [to tou...

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Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

Sources stated that the prince was among Saudi officials who had been attempting to persuade Khashoggi to return to the country, claiming he would be given a warm welcome and high-level job. Saudi o...

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Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

The Dead Sea Scrolls are ancient Jewish religious manuscripts and were found in the Qumran Caves in the West Bank of the Dead Sea in what is now Israel. Their report, which the Bible Museum said they ...

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