• JP Morgan, Ford To Drop Out Of Saudi Meet Over Missing Journalist
JP Morgan, Ford To Drop Out Of Saudi Meet Over Missing Journalist

Saudi Arabia has been under pressure since Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Riyadh and a U.S. resident, disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . On Friday, media reports noted that Future Investment Initiative's high-profile media sponsors, including the Financial Times, CNBC, The New York Times , CNN and Bloo...

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  • Trump hails ‘truly attractive bride’ Princess Eugenie but gets wedding date wrong
Trump hails ‘truly attractive bride’ Princess Eugenie but gets wedding date wrong

The third photo shows Princess Eugenie and Jack sharing a kiss in the Scottish State Coach upon its return to Windsor Castle after the carriage procession. According to the Palace website, the blush color is a reference to the English rose. He also took inspiration for the design from the White Rose of York.

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  • Surveillance Footage Captures Old Man Firing Shotgun At Lost Teenage Boy
Surveillance Footage Captures Old Man Firing Shotgun At Lost Teenage Boy

Kelly concluded: "He was the danger on April 12". The judge said she would permit the attorneys to write a statement on how often the descriptor was made and that she would personally read them to the jury. After viewing it a second time, he said he was "charged up, because I was offended by what I had seen". He noted that he would have given W...

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  • Minus MATTIS? Trump Denies Defense Secretary Is Departing Cabinet
Minus MATTIS? Trump Denies Defense Secretary Is Departing Cabinet

In an interview to be aired Sunday on CBS's " 60 Minutes ", Trump was asked whether he wanted Mattis to leave. "I mean, at some point, everybody leaves. I have people now on standby that will be phenomenal. There're some people that I'm not happy with. "They'll come into the administration, they'll be phenomenal", Trump said.

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  • Theresa May will not insist on backstop ‘end date’, Matt Hancock admits
Theresa May will not insist on backstop ‘end date’, Matt Hancock admits

Stewart Jackson, who was chief of staff to former Brexit secretary David Davis, said it was "quite possible" that another Cabinet minister could follow the example of his former boss and resign. As negotiations for the wider Withdrawal Agreement continued in Brussels ahead of a summit starting on Wednesday, UK Cabinet ministers were urged to spea...

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  • South Africa's Apartheid-Era Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies At 86
South Africa's Apartheid-Era Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies At 86

Often willing to passionately debate critics, the longtime foreign minister was vilified around the world while drawing the ire of his own boss, President P.W. Roelof Frederik Botha was born in 1932, and began his career as a diplomat in South Africa's embassies in Sweden, Washington, and to the United Nations before becoming a politician.

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  • U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Khalilzad meets Taliban officials in Qatar
U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Khalilzad meets Taliban officials in Qatar

The U.S. State Department has said only that Khalilzad has had "a number of meetings with a wide range of stakeholders as part of his trip to explore how best to reach a negotiated settlement" to the war in Afghanistan . Khalilzad's trip started in Afghanistan and he travelled to Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar before re...

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  • Beto O'Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months
Beto O'Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months

Cruz and O'Rourke debated last month but canceled a second one amid Senate votes confirming Bret Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Through the first six months of 2018, O'Rourke had raised $23.6 million and had almost $14 million in cash on hand as November 6 nears.

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  • Trump pessimistic about Khashoggi's fate, says 'not looking too good'
Trump pessimistic about Khashoggi's fate, says 'not looking too good'

He warned that the Saudis could instead buy from Russian Federation or China. United States President Donald Trump has promised to inflict "severe punishment" on Saudi Arabia if it is found to have murdered missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

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  • Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi
Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi

However they have not presented any evidence to corroborate their claim and say that video cameras at the consolate were not recording at the time . "Human rights, freedom of information are essential rights and horrifying things have been reported and I am horrified", she told reporters in Bali where the International Monetary Fund is holding...

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  • Chinese spy nabbed for stealing aviation secrets
Chinese spy nabbed for stealing aviation secrets

The announcement comes as the Trump administration has significantly ramped up its rhetoric against China amid a trade war and general worsening of relations between the world powers. In fact, Beijing has targeted "aircraft and aircraft components" as one of ten tech sectors that it wishes to develop aggressively-as part of its " Made in China ...

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  • Brexit backstop must be finite, says Dominic Raab ahead of crunch summit
Brexit backstop must be finite, says Dominic Raab ahead of crunch summit

The issue of the Northern Ireland "backstop", the contingency plan in place to avoid a hard border, is thought to have been the main point of discussion at the meeting. 'There would appear to be progress, but sometimes the devil is in the details, ' she said. Other cabinet members, who appeared to not have been invited to the meeting, including E...

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  • Schools 'could turn away gay kids, teachers'
Schools 'could turn away gay kids, teachers'

A report from the government-ordered review has been debated by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's cabinet for the last four months. On Thursday the Greens sought to capitalise on anger about the Ruddock review proposals by promising to push to repeal existing exemptions that allow religious schools to discriminate against staff and students.

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  • UNESCO: Cave of the Patriarchs, Rachel's Tomb Part of
UNESCO: Cave of the Patriarchs, Rachel's Tomb Part of "Occupied Palestine"

While Alqasem reserves the right to leave the country at any point, she has chosen to stay and fight the ban in court with the support of the Hebrew University where she had meant to spend a year studying. But when Alqasem arrived at Tel Aviv's worldwide airport last week, she was blocked from entering the country. Israel's strategic affairs mini...

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  • Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home
Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home

The discovery was made after the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which licenses funeral homes, was sent an anonymous letter Friday afternoon, which described exactly where the remains could be found. "Obviously they had knowledge", he said. LARA released a statement to WXYZ explaining the discovery and the April ...

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  • Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas
Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

A search-and-rescue helicopter pilot saw eight bodies scattered across the mountain, a Nepal police spokesman, Shailesh Thapa, said. The remote area is hard to reach by foot, he said, and locals are still looking for two other climbers who are missing after the overnight storm.

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  • Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali
Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali

The victims in East Java's Sumenep district perished after being crushed by collapsed buildings, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. "We are specifically concerned about women and children affected, and who so often suffer disproportionately during humanitarian emergencies". He said there was no damage in the town, but o...

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  • Seven Palestinians killed in border protests: Gaza health officials
Seven Palestinians killed in border protests: Gaza health officials

On Monday night roughly 7,000 Palestinian Arabs provoked Israeli troops by attacking them with burning tires, rocks and firebombs while dozens of boats tried to break through Israel's naval blockade, Arutz 7 reported. The Israeli military has been criticised by the Palestinians as well as several global human rights groups for its lethal response...

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  • Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities
Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities

Explaining how the proposal has been planned, he said that new immigrants to Australia would be mandatorily required to live in regional areas for at least "a few years" and this condition would be put forward in the visa application procedure.

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  • Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim
Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim

He told the Associated Press, "No bishop or cardinal in the nation has had a more consistent and courageous record than Donald Wuerl" in dealing with sex abuse by priests. Shortly after becoming Bishop of Pittsburgh in 1988, he established the first independent review board to evaluate and recommend actions in cases of abuse, a model later adop...

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