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Global News Khashoggi killers to be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia: Jubeir
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A columnist for The Washington Post , Khashoggi was last seen on October 2 when he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul . Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was premeditated , reversing previous statements that it was unintended.

Global News Kabul attack on election workers kills 1
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On the eve of the ballot, Afghan air strikes killed at least 56 Taliban militants in Kandahar's Shah Wali Kot district, provincial police spokesman Zia Durrani told AFP . More than half a million people were registered to vote across the province, according to the IEC's media relations office, with women making up roughly 1 in 8 registered voters.Turnout figures have not yet been released.

Global News Harry and Meghan set to tour New Zealand
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Meghan Markle is now on a 16 day long tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. The closing ceremony was the final public appearance in Australia for Harry and Meghan , who fly out to New Zealand on Sunday for the last leg of their first major overseas tour.

Global News United States to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer
Author: 0 United States to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

On Tuesday, Saudi State TV aired footage of Khashoggi's son, Salah, and his brother, Sahel, meeting with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Yamama Palace in Riyadh. "The President said that he asked the Crown Prince "'Where did it start?' And he said it started at lower levels". Saudi Arabia has said his death was the result of a " rogue operation" by people acting beyond the scope of their authority, and 18 Saudis have been arrested.

Global News Woman injures 14 children with a knife in Chinese nursery school
Author: 0 Woman injures 14 children with a knife in Chinese nursery school

School security guards attempted to restrain the woman while bystanders began to take matters into their own hands, kicking the woman once she was subdued. In April, a 28-year-old man killed nine middle school students as they were returning home in one of the country's deadliest knife attacks in recent years.

Global News Strong earthquake rattles Greece, Ionian sea Europe 04:39
Author: 0 Strong earthquake rattles Greece, Ionian sea Europe 04:39

The tremor was felt strongly throughout western Greece as far as Athens , as well as in Albania, Italy, Libya and Malta. Was quake felt on Zante, Crete and Corfu? . The quake was fairly shallow, only 16.5km below the seabed, which would have amplified shaking. Firefighters in Calabria, Puglia and Sicily received thousands of telephone calls seeking information about the quake.

Global News No German arms to Saudi until Khashoggi case is clarified: Merkel
Author: 0 No German arms to Saudi until Khashoggi case is clarified: Merkel

Beyond the detention of the 18 suspects , five Saudi intelligence chiefs have been sacked, including two who were part of the crown prince's inner circle. However, world leaders including Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump have called the Saudi's account "not credible" with the United States leader saying it was the "worst cover up in the history of cover ups".

Global News China listens to Trump’s phone calls, says report
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A 2012 report by a congressional panel said Huawei's equipment was a security risk and the us has banned government personnel from using the company's devices. The former president first had an impregnable Blackberry phone and later ditched that for an iPhone modified in a way that it barely functioned . His phone could not make or receive calls, and it has no camera or microphone.

Global News 'I will remain Lankan PM, naming Rajapaksa unconstitutional': Ranil Wickremesinghe
Author: 0 'I will remain Lankan PM, naming Rajapaksa unconstitutional': Ranil Wickremesinghe

President Sirisena's decision also plunged the island into an unprecedented constitutional crisis with the Speaker saying he was seeking legal advice and would announce Saturday if he recognises Rajapakse as the new prime minister. Wickremesinghe's views were echoed by Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera, who in a tweet said: "This is an anti democratic coup". Parliamentary officials said the president prorogued the house till November 16.

Global News Police investigate suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro
Author: 0 Police investigate suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro

Authorities responded to 375 Greenwich Street in the vicinity of Greenwich and Franklin streets. De Niro has been one of Hollywood's most outspoken critics of President Donald Trump . The former Central Intelligence Agency director frequently appears on CNN . Asked if the bombs were meant to create fear or inflict injury, O'Neill said authorities believed the packages posed a lethal threat.

Global News Trump promises thorough investigation into suspicious packages, United States News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Trump promises thorough investigation into suspicious packages, United States News & Top Stories

But among Republican Party officials, there was a more neutral line in this early stage of the FBI's investigation into who sent these devices to prominent critics of the president. Philip Bartlett, inspector in charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service's NY division, said Thursday afternoon that the Postal Service had found nothing since early that morning, leaving the tally at 10 packages.

Global News No hidden deal with Saudi Arabia: FM Qureshi
Author: 0 No hidden deal with Saudi Arabia: FM Qureshi

Growing global outrage over the murder of journalist and Saudi government critic Khashoggi has overshadowed the Riyadh conference, expected to run until Thursday. "Pakistan's economic crisis is too big to be resolved by Saudi financing alone". The country still has another $12 billion shortage to cover. But some tough talking by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the United States on Pakistan's bailout plan, demanding absolute transparency on the country's debts, including those ...

Global News Pentagon to send 'several hundred' troops to US-Mexico border
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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen told Fox News on Thursday night that "everything is on the table" in regard to the migrant caravan. No one at CBP, including the Border Patrol, endorses this activity. Despite the Trump administration's claims that the migrants are trying to enter "illegally", current USA law allows foreign nationals to apply for asylum at a port of entry at the border.

Global News Bomb found in mailbox at philanthropist George Soros’s suburban home
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An official tells the Associate Press investigators are reviewing surveillance video to determine whether the package had been sent through the mail or otherwise delivered. Last week, Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz floated the completely unsubstantiated theory that Soros was responsible for cash handouts being made to the migrants.

Global News US President Donald Trump calls Khashoggi killing a 'total fiasco'
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Khashoggi , a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was a US resident and columnist for The Washington Post . Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul . Erdogan did not mention audio and video recordings of Khashoggi's death, which Turkish intelligence officers have anonymously claimed to have. In his remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump derided the initial Saudi denial of any wrongdoing and efforts to hide what happened ...

Global News Tories tell Theresa May to 'bring her own noose' to meeting
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The second problem is that such talks should start only after Brexit . Two key issues remain unresolved in the Brexit talks: how to ensure that the so-called backstop created to avoid a hard border in Ireland has an end point and that it does not allow for Northern Ireland to be separated from Great Britain via a customs border.

Global News China Set To Open The Longest Sea-Crossing Bridge In The World
Author: 0 China Set To Open The Longest Sea-Crossing Bridge In The World

A 55-kilometre (34 miles) sea-bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is all set to open this week. The bridge, a joint effort by Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, was hailed by Frank Chan, Hong Kong's Transport Secretary, on Friday as "instrumental in enhancing the flow of people, goods and capital, as well as technological collaboration within the region".

Global News Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border
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Mexican authorities said that from Friday to Sunday, 1,028 people requested asylum in Mexico . Mexico's Interior Department said in a statement that federal and Chiapas state authorities were providing assistance to migrants, including legal counseling for those who applied for asylum.

Global News 30 injured as floor collapses during party at university
Author: 0 30 injured as floor collapses during party at university

The university said 29 of the 30 were Clemson students. Reports say many people were taken to local hospitals with injuries but none were considered life-threatening. Video footage from the incident shows the moment of chaos . Raven Guerra, 20, who was at the party at the time, told GMA: "By the time I had put one foot out the door, I felt that something was weird and that's when everyone just collapsed and the guy behind me disappeared".

Global News Biden says American values are being ‘shredded’ under Trump
Author: 0 Biden says American values are being ‘shredded’ under Trump

Don't see the graphic above? Soon after, Democrats lost control of the House. Of 24 general election rallies he has held or have been announced, just three have been in suburban swing districts. But Heller has since become an ally of the president, who has made two fundraising stops for him in Nevada this year already. Former US Vice President Joe Biden spoke during a rally at the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Global News Germany leads European Union criticism of Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Germany leads European Union criticism of Saudi Arabia

The Saudis initially dismissed the allegations as baseless, without providing an explanation as to how the Washington Post columnist disappeared after entering the consulate on October 2. President Donald Trump says he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the USA response.

Global News Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis

Iran's judiciary chief on Monday slammed Saudi Arabia over the "heinous murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and blasted Western countries for "double standards". The administration is approaching Saudi Arabia's explanation for Khashoggi's death with "our eyes wide open", Kushner said. The King of Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince sent their condolences to Khashoggi's son.

Global News Several powerful earthquakes reported near Canadian coast
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They were followed by a magnitude 6.5 quake and they were all in the same Sovanco transform fault. The first quake with a magnitude of 6.5 was followed by one of 6.8 and another of 6.5. He said: "The Ring of Fire is a girdle of volcanoes and quake zones that circles the Pacific Ocean, and which marks the join between some of the planet's most active tectonic plates".

Global News Minister denies Railways' lapse in Amritsar tragedy
Author: 0 Minister denies Railways' lapse in Amritsar tragedy

The country is home to hundreds of railway crossings that are unmanned and particularly accident prone, with people often ignoring oncoming train warnings. Will people who are seeing their loved ones lying in pools of blood leave them and pick up stones to hit the train? "He is lying", he added. When they were removed, the agitated protestors resorted to stone-pelting and clashed with security personnel, officials said.

Global News Erdogan to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death
Author: 0 Erdogan to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, said the Saudi version lacked "consistency and credibility". King Salman ordered the dismissal of five officials, including Saud al-Qahtani, a royal court adviser seen as the right-hand man to Prince Mohammed, and deputy intelligence chief Ahmed Asiri, Saudi state media reported on Saturday.

Global News Saudi king denies any information on Khashoggi, orders an inquiry
Author: 0 Saudi king denies any information on Khashoggi, orders an inquiry

The head of the biggest American bank is backing out of a high-profile financial conference hosted by Saudi Arabia as criticism of the kingdom mounts over its possible role in the disappearance of a journalist. The crown prince, ambitious, aggressive and just 33 in a kingdom long ruled by aging monarchs, has considerable weight in Saudi government actions.

Global News Crimea death toll rises to 20; authorities question if shooter acted alone
Author: 0 Crimea death toll rises to 20; authorities question if shooter acted alone

Authorities said 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov detonated explosives and opened fire Wednesday at Kerch Polytechnic College before taking his own life. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is now in the Black Sea resort of Sochi , said in televised comments that a "tragic event" had happened and that "as a result of an explosion of an explosive device, people died and many are injured".

Global News White House's Kudlow says Trump not demanding Fed policy change
Author: 0 White House's Kudlow says Trump not demanding Fed policy change

U.S. homebuilding dropped more than expected in September as construction activity in the South fell by the most in almost three years, likely held down by Hurricane Florence. Mnuchin said Trump's complaints simply reflected his preference for low interest rates. "I put (Powell) there". This was less than a year after the Fed ended the QE program.

Global News Before Amritsar Tragedy, People Stood On Elevated Tracks For Better View
Author: 0 Before Amritsar Tragedy, People Stood On Elevated Tracks For Better View

They did not hear the train approach as they watched a firecracker-filled effigy of the demon king Ravana burn. He further briefed that the two manned level-crossing on the track, where the accident took place, was closed. It was an EMU train, running between Jalandhar and Amritsar . "I am also leaving for the site of the accident". In 2016, 146 people were killed when a train slid off railroad tracks in eastern India.

Global News Elizabeth Warren’s obligation to Native Americans
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Meaning that Elizabeth Warren's DNA results show that the Democrat's Native American ancestry is roughly the same as that of the average white American and may be less. While she can point to no specific ancestor or tribe, according to genetic test results released by Warren to the Boston Globe , the MA senator did in fact have a Native American ancestor .

Global News A longer Brexit transition makes sense
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The firestorm around Mrs May came as she signalled she is ready to delay the UK's final departure from the EU's hold until 2021 in a last ditch bid to end the deadlock over the Irish border issue. Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday: "There is a situation in which you've negotiated a free trade agreement and its going to take a few months more to implement - months not years - when it might be helpful to have the ability to extend the transition period".

Global News Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep
Author: 0 Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep

The toddler turns and stares after the woman as she runs then drives away. A woman answered the door and found the child - who she says she had never seen before - and two bags, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said. The woman approaches the door holding the toddler by the arm. A resident of a home in the Conroe-area community called sheriff's office deputies about 8:20 p.m.

Global News MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani: The Legal Fight Over #MeToo
Author: 0 MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani: The Legal Fight Over #MeToo

Akbar said in a statement that he would "challenge false accusations" in a personal capacity, referring to a criminal case he filed Monday against the first woman to accuse him. The accusations first surfaced in a Twitter post by Ramani on 8th October as Akbar began his trip to Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. In her statement, Ramani said that she is ready to fight the allegations Akbar levelled against her.

Global News Jordan and Syria say border to reopen on Monday
Author: 0 Jordan and Syria say border to reopen on Monday

The reopening comes after Syrian government troops retook their side of the crossing in July under a deal with rebel fighters brokered by Russian Federation. Petra said Syrians entering Jordan must first obtain security clearance from Jordanian authorities, as has been the case throughout the their country's war.

Global News Sabarimala temple updates: Ayyappa devotees stop womens entry, 20 detained
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He is kept at Pamba police station. In another incident of violence against women, a reporter from The News Minute , Saritha S. Balan, was attacked by a mob of 20 men while was she travelling in a KSRTC bus. It is our job. National television showed protesters wearing black and saffron turbans running after women journalists' cars and violently pounding the vehicles in a bid to stop them from proceeding to Pamba from Nilakkal on their way to Sabarimala .

Global News Trailing in Polls, O'Rourke Lays into Cruz in Texas Debate
Author: 0 Trailing in Polls, O'Rourke Lays into Cruz in Texas Debate

A former Ivy League debate champion, Cruz shot back, "It's clear Mr. O'Rourke's pollsters have told him to come out on the attack". Democrats have long dreamed about a growing Hispanic population helping to flip Texas from red to blue and shaking up the electoral map.

Global News Hurricane Leslie heads quickly to Iberian Peninsula
Author: 0 Hurricane Leslie heads quickly to Iberian Peninsula

Civil defense officials said that more than two dozen people were injured in Portugal. State broadcaster RTP said Leslie's wind speeds reached 170kmh in the coastal town of Figueira da Foz, 200km north of Lisbon. National Hurricane Centre ( NHC ) said. Over the past 176 years, only Hurricane Vince has made landfall on the Iberian peninsula, hitting southern Spain in 2005, according to weather records.

Global News U.S. increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance
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Murad Sezer / Reuters Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. As Mr. Kaine rightly put it, "We will have to analyze everything about the U.S. -Saudi relationship", including military sales and cooperation. In an essay in the Washington Post on Tuesday, Cengiz implored the president and Melania Trump to "help shed light on Jamal's disappearance".

Global News Pope Francis: Satan Is Stalking The Catholic Church
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In the report, Wuerl, who was bishop of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 2006, is repeatedly cited as one of the church leaders who helped cover up the scandal. After his resignation was announced October 12, Cardinal Wuerl said in a statement: "Once again for any past errors in judgment, I apologize and ask for pardon".

Global News IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% as risks rise
Author: 0 IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% as risks rise

Besides, the Azerbaijani government expects the growth of the country's GDP at the level of 2 percent for this year, 3.19 percent for 2019, and 3.5 percent for 2020. Thor Equities CEO Joe Sitt on the increasing USA trade tensions with China. The report said: "In the United Kingdom, where the output gap is closed and unemployment is low, a modest tightening of monetary policy may be warranted, although at a time of heightened uncertainty, monetary policy should remain flexible in response to ...

Global News American pastor freed; 'tenacious' Trump team thanked
Author: 0 American pastor freed; 'tenacious' Trump team thanked

Last week, Erdogan accused the Trump administration of using Brunson as a pretext for sanctions, charging the pastor has " dark ties to terror groups , Bloomberg reported ". Brunson was first detained in October 2016 on allegations of assisting groups branded as terrorists as part of a crackdown by the Turkish government following a failed coup earlier that year blamed on US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen .

Global News Second Skripal suspect was decorated by Putin: Bellingcat
Author: 0 Second Skripal suspect was decorated by Putin: Bellingcat

Dr. Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin, 39, used the alias "Alexander Petrov" when he traveled to Salisbury, England, in March for an attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, according to Bellingcat . Between 2011 and 2018 he travelled extensively under his new identity, Bellingcat said, including making frequent trips to Ukraine. The group also said that until 2014, Mishkin's registered home address in Moscow was the same as the GRU's headquarters.

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