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Pompeo Says U.S., North Korea 'Pretty Close' to Holding Second Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly invited Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang. "President Moon had said the Pyongyang summit mu...

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Israelis killed in West Bank shooting

The army is searching for the assailant, who worked with the dead, said the official representative of the IDF. They reportedly include Mr Naa...

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Limo that crashed in NY, killing 20, failed inspection

Two additional pedestrians and the limo driver were killed during the crash. Schoharie Town Supervisor Alan Tavenner described how two sta...

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Saudi Journalist, Critic of the Regime, Killed at Consulate in Turkey

A Turkish police source told the Middle East Eye that officials believe Khashoggi was "brutally tortured, killed and cut into pieces" whil...

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Kavanaugh confirmed: Senate OKs Supreme Court nominee

Yet, according to several media outlets, he made telephone calls to several Republican senators over the past few weeks to push for Brett Kav...

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Populist Revolution: Nationalists Win 1 In 4 Votes in Latvia

The pro-Russia party Harmony, which is supported by ethnic Russians who make up a quarter of the population, took 19.9% of the vote but will fin...

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What Is Closed (And Open) on Columbus Day 2018

Columbus Day is a federal holiday , but, unlike most federal holidays the USA financial and stock markets are open for business. For Joe Cu...

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Backed by Key Senators, Kavanaugh Has the Votes for US Supreme Court

The tweet was widely viewed as a thinly-veiled threat to challenge Murkowski in her 2022 reelection campaign to the Senate. Collins and Murkow...

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Trump decries calls to impeach Kavanaugh as an ‘insult to American public’

Kavanaugh was added to the list via the same process after Neil Gorsuch's confirmation, and attracted immediate support from orthodox membe...

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Former Trump aide Hope Hicks to work at Fox company

While not a direct swap of assets, the tradeoff between the White House and Fox has a certain air of symmetry about it. Hicks' hiring was anno...

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McConnell: Kavanaugh deserved an up-or-down vote

Ford's testimony and Kavanaugh's. In August, a CNN/SSRS poll found that Brett Kavanaugh was the most unpopular Supreme Court nominee i...

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President Trump Speaks to Police Chiefs in Florida

Trump said , "we had a very good talk", without elaborating. They postponed the meeting amid the Kavanaugh confirmation battle and speculation...

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Pompeo arrives in Beijing to discuss results of latest visit to Pyeongyang

Pompeo arrived in China from North Korea and said he wanted to inform Yi about his meeting with the North Korean leader. Korean Central News...

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'A profoundly heart-breaking day': Celebration and anger for Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

The president flashed two thumbs up aboard Air Force One as the Senate confirmed Kavanaugh, marking a significant addition to his legacy. "T...

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to Christian doctor who heals rape victims

Such an award would be a nod to the role of a free press as a pillar of democracy at a time when the profession is increasingly under threat fro...

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Haiti quake kills at least 11, injures others

Homes and a hospital were also reported to have been destroyed by the natural disaster. The quake was 7.3 miles (11.7 kilometres) below the surf...

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Kavanaugh confirmation all but sure after long, bitter fight

But Collins also spent much of her remarks discussing issues other than the allegations made by three women, including the nominee's views on ...

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Four sisters among 20 killed in United States limo crash

Police said everyone inside the limousine, including the driver, died in the crash, and all those killed were adults. The New York-based new...

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Collins: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was’ Ford’s assailant

Kennedy, (Retired) administers the Judicial Oath to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh in the Justices Conference Room, Supreme Court Building. Kavanaug...

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China probes Interpol chief Meng Hongwei

The Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France received the resignation of the organization's president, Meng Hongwei , 64, effective immed...

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Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes

Republicans have a 51-49 majority in the Senate and this razor-thin majority has carried the vote forward, despite two swing votes. They said he...

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Senate Democrats seek to put the brakes on Kavanaugh impeachment talk

Collins told Bash that while she found Ford's testimony "heart-wrenching", the fact that both Ford and Kavanaugh said they were "100 percent cer...

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Nigeria's opposition PDP picks Atiku to challenge Buhari

Other contestants were former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, 19 votes; former President of the Senate, David Mark , 35; former Minister...

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Washington Post prints empty column for Saudi journalist missing in Turkey

Further, his most recent pieces had been translated into Arabic, something which Ali Shihabi said was particularly contentious in his discussi...

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Melania Trump dances to African beat, feeds baby elephants

Her first-ever visit to Africa is also her first extended solo global trip as first lady. Despite the backlash she has received online, Me...

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New Iraqi President Congratulates Nadia Murad on Nobel Peace Prize

Mukwege has treated a population that has been victim to rape by militias, government soldiers, and foreign armies. Berit Reiss-Andersen, the ...

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No signs of life in hotel rubble, week after Indonesia quake

An earthquake-affected child drinks water at a makeshift camp in Palu in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi on October 4, 2018, following the Septem...

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Brett Kavanaugh's College Roommate Says Supreme Court Nominee Lied Under Oath

Kavanaugh faces allegations of sexual misconduct allegations from three women, all of whom say he had been drinking at the time of the alleged...

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Trump mocks Al Franken's Senate resignation over sexual misconduct claims

Trump's aggressive defense of Kavanaugh has resonated particularly with white working-class men, who are a shrinking voting bloc nationally but ...

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Saudi source denies journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate in Istanbul

Saudi Arabia invited a group of journalists into the Istanbul mission on Saturday, in an effort to show that Khashoggi was not on the premises...

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Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as next Supreme Court justice despite sex assault claims

The final result was 50 to 48 in favor of Kavanaugh. "Instead of a 6-3 liberal Supreme Court under Hillary Clinton, we now have a 5-4 conservati...

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Interpol urges China to clarify status of missing president Meng Hongwei

Meng's wife, who has remained in Lyon with their children according to police sources, was receiving protection, it said. French authorities...

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Melania Trump arrival? KAA orders JKIA Terminal Two closed from 5-9pm

USA first lady Melania Trump arrives in Cairo , Egypt, October 6, 2018. The first lady's wardrobe choices - including a tie she donned in E...

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Why Kavanaugh's confirmation won't be a failure for sexual assault survivors

If three of those four vote against Kavanaugh, his nomination is defeated. Kavanaugh forcefully denied the accusations in sworn testimony. Pr...

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Toddler shreds $1000 parents had been saving for a year

Leo Belnap often helps his mom Jackee shred junk mail - so when he saw a pile of green bills next to the shredder, he thought he knew just what ...

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