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President Trump says he is unsure if Defense Secretary Mattis will depart

Trump said he had lunch with Mattis two days earlier and the retired Marine four-star general had not told him that he was leaving. "We're going to do whatever we can do to get it slowed down". "And I...

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Fifteen killed as migrant vehicle crashes in Turkey

Fifteen killed as migrant vehicle crashes in Turkey

The truck driver lost control of the vehicle and it crashed at around 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) in the Gaziemir district, near the airport south of Izmir city, DHA said. In addition to the dead, 13 people w...

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British mountain biker shot dead in French hunting

British mountain biker shot dead in French hunting

The Foreign Office issued a statement confirming the death of a British man. In October 2017, a 69-year-old woman was said to have died after being hit by a hunter's bullet as she sat in her garden ...

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'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

On October 4, comedy group AIB announced it would de-list every video featuring former member Utsav Chakraborty , whom women had accused of sexual harassment on social media . One in three US bu...

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Bipartisan Senate Group Forces U.S. Probe of Saudi Journalist's Disappearance

Bipartisan Senate Group Forces U.S. Probe of Saudi Journalist's Disappearance

The Saudi government is suspected of kidnapping or assassinating him for his criticism of the royal dynasty. President Donald Trump said he has talked to officials in Saudi Arabia at the highe...

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Royal wedding photos show surprise reunion

Royal wedding photos show surprise reunion

To attend her evening reception at Royal Lodge , the bride slipped into a blush design by Zac Posen and the groom a dapper tux - and they chose not to reveal the looks until her official portraits ...

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Trump reluctant to cancel arms sales to Saudis

Trump reluctant to cancel arms sales to Saudis

Trump also said on Saturday that he would meet with Khashoggi's family. According to The Daily Sabah , a government-backed Turkish newspaper, Mr Khashoggi was so concerned about his safety that...

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Beto O'Rourke smashes quarterly fundraising record with $38 million haul

Beto O'Rourke smashes quarterly fundraising record with $38 million haul

Cruz raked in $12 million in the third quarter, according to the Texas Tribute , an impressive number, but one that looks paltry compared to what O'Rourke raked in. The previous record for quarterl...

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Australian woman taken by 'problem crocodile' in Northern Territory

Australian woman taken by 'problem crocodile' in Northern Territory

The body of an indigenous women was recovered by Australian police Friday (Oct 12) following a reported crocodile attack in a remote part of the country's north. "There's been no confirmation that the...

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Anwar Ibrahim wins bypoll to complete return to Malaysia’s frontline politics

Anwar Ibrahim wins bypoll to complete return to Malaysia’s frontline politics

Anwar, who is also PKR president-elect, said that votes from Malaysian Armed Forces personnel which had previously been less favourable to PH also witnessed a surge of nearly 122 per cent from the l...

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Donald Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if journalist killed by Saudi

Donald Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if journalist killed by Saudi

Turkish daily Milliyet reported "arguments and shouting" could be heard on the recordings. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Saturday that Saudi authorities should cooperate to provide access f...

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Australian Mother Badly Injured by Hailstorm Trying to Save Daughter

Australian Mother Badly Injured by Hailstorm Trying to Save Daughter

Simpson said she went into shock and her whole body felt numb when paramedics arrived, the Australian news site reported . The hail lashed the woman's body, leaving cuts and bruises across her face...

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President Trump Signs Bob Goodlatte’s Music Modernization Act Into Law

President Trump Signs Bob Goodlatte’s Music Modernization Act Into Law

He was joined by the likes of Kid Rock and Mike Love , two very vocal Trump supporters from the music industry. The former bill turned law ensures artists receive the compensation they are owed...

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South African apartheid-era foreign minister Pik Botha dies

South African apartheid-era foreign minister Pik Botha dies

He is survived by his second wife Ina, two sons, the rock musician Piet Botha and the economist Roelof Botha, along with two daughters, Anna Hertzog and artist Lien Botha. President Cyril Ramaphosa h...

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Taliban confirms meeting with U.S. peace envoy in Qatar

Taliban confirms meeting with U.S. peace envoy in Qatar

It couldn't immediately be determined what the American envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, discussed with Taliban officials in Qatar's capital Doha. In July, Alice Wells, the US Principal Deputy Assistant S...

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Hurricane Michael's death toll rises after five killed in Virginia

Hurricane Michael's death toll rises after five killed in Virginia

The rescue came just hours after Hurricane Michael ripped through Florida's Panhandle, almost wiping out Panama City and Mexico Beach. "I expect the fatality count to rise today and tomorrow as ...

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Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

A councilwoman from there issued an urgent plea to anyone thinking of returning. "They said Michael came, and he came to destroy". On Tuesday, storm scientists predicted that Hurricane Michael w...

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Chinese official extradited to U.S. to face espionage charges

Chinese official extradited to U.S. to face espionage charges

Xu was arrested in Belgium in April and was extradited to the U.S. on Tuesday after losing his appeal. "At the same time, the Chinese government seeks to enhance its collection of US technology by e...

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Pope accepts Archbishop Wuerl’s resignation but still praises him

Pope accepts Archbishop Wuerl’s resignation but still praises him

In this September 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis after a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine o...

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Quick Read: Greece bans obese tourists from riding on donkeys

Quick Read: Greece bans obese tourists from riding on donkeys

Santorini, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, has struggled to deal with swelling numbers of visitors and the associated strain on ill-adapted infrastructure. "Working equines sho...

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Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Labour demands that Britain retain "the exact same" perks it now has within the EU's customs union and single market - something May's so-called Chequers plan does not meet and which the EU rules ou...

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UN criticised over new human rights council members

UN criticised over new human rights council members

Elections were held by secret ballot in the 193-member General Assembly on Friday, although the number of candidates for all the five regions matched the vacancies making it a formality. This is the f...

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IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack

IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack

Tensions have been running high in the West Bank over the past week with two attacks against Israelis. In addition, 10 fires broke out in southern Israel which were started by incendiary balloons ...

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Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

This comes after MI inspectors reportedly shut down Cantrell Funeral Home in April after discovering the funeral home had several violations "including decomposing remains and deplorable conditions"...

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Pope says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

Pope says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

Francis accepted McCarrick's resignation as cardinal in July, after a USA church investigation determined that an accusation he had sexually abused a minor was credible. In August, he intervened in hi...

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Hillary Clinton's security clearance withdrawn at her request

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hit back at Hillary Clinton after the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee said that Democrats "cannot be civil" with Republicans until they retake control. Th...

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Snowstorm kills at least eight climbers on Nepal peak

Snowstorm kills at least eight climbers on Nepal peak

A rescue helicopter at the scene confirmed seeing eight bodies in the ruins of the camp, but was unable to stay due to bad weather conditions. "It is unclear whether the seventh body found was that ...

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Hurricane Michael before and after photos capture utter devastation

Hurricane Michael before and after photos capture utter devastation

Both were killed when trees crashed onto their homes. Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, called Mexico Beach, which has a population of about 1,200, "ground zero" for the h...

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CBBC Newsround: What did you think of the royal wedding?

CBBC Newsround: What did you think of the royal wedding?

Prince Andrew was just interviewed ahead of his daughter Princess Eugenie's royal wedding to Jack Brooksbank , and he managed to throw extremely obvious shade towards Prince Harry and Meghan Mar...

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Before and after images of destruction from Hurricane Michael in Florida's Panhandle

Before and after images of destruction from Hurricane Michael in Florida's Panhandle

Numerous injured in Florida were taken to hard-hit Panama City , 32 kilometres northwest of Mexico Beach . The hurricane hit the panhandle area with category 4 winds that caused major damage. And ...

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Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg, New York City's mayor from 2002 to 2013, announced on Instagram Wednesday he's re-registered as a Democrat - accompanied with a photograph of him signing official forms. Bloomberg has had...

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Syrian rebels complete arms pullout from Idlib

Syrian rebels complete arms pullout from Idlib

The NLF pullout was confirmed to AFP by spokesman Naji Mustafa. Under the deal, the zone must be free by October 15 of all extremists, including those of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the region's d...

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Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student

Israel Defends Treatment of Detained US Student

Israel insists she can leave at any time but must renounce the BDS boycott movement if she wishes to be reconsidered for admission. "She made a decision to appeal and is being held in the facility...

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Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

ESB Networks has reported outages in Donegal, Mayo, and Cavan, together with large outages in Kerry, Limerick, Cork and Dublin. In Northern Ireland, hundreds of homes and businesses experienced power...

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Soyuz emergency landing puts extra pressure on astronauts

Two astronauts from the US and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the Internati...

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