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Saudi officials must prove claims about missing journalist: Erdogan

Saudi officials must prove claims about missing journalist: Erdogan

Mr Trump told reporters he had talked to the Saudi authorities "at the highest level" about Mr Khashoggi. "God willing, we will not face an undesired situation", he told reporters, avoiding confir...

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Tropical Storm Michael nears hurricane strength as Florida prepares

Tropical Storm Michael nears hurricane strength as Florida prepares

Michael is expected to become a hurricane by Monday evening as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico, heading for a possible landing on the Florida Panhandle by sometime Wednesday. He also activated 500 F...

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Around 30 Labour MPs willing to vote for Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Around 30 Labour MPs willing to vote for Theresa May’s Brexit deal

If 40 Tories rebelled against the PM it could mean her Brexit deal would fail to get Parliamentary approval and she would need Labour votes to get it through. Progress report on #SecurityUnion . "The...

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THIS WEEK: Hurricane Michael and a significant cold front

Tropical Storm Michael is already a fairly good-sized storm. Forecast models have come into better agreement on strength and track now that a defined center has formed. Though forecasters expect the...

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The mysterious case of the missing Saudi journalist

Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and United States resident, had written articles critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . The Foreign Office has never had any illusions tha...

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Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister after Nhlanhla Nene’s abrupt resignation

Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister after Nhlanhla Nene’s abrupt resignation

The decision, made by President Cyril Ramaphosa , comes after Nene chose to resign from the post on Tuesday morning following a public outcry sparked by his public apology last week over his multiple...

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Florida braces for lethal floods as hurricane nears

Florida braces for lethal floods as hurricane nears

Mandatory evacuation orders went into effect Tuesday morning for some 120,000 people in Panama City Beach and across other low-lying parts of the coast. Florida Panhandle or the Florida Big Bend ar...

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Kavanaugh sworn in again during ceremonial event at White House

Kavanaugh sworn in again during ceremonial event at White House

Senate following accusations of sexual misconduct, including one of sexual assault as a high-schooler, that he emphatically denied. Nadler called the FBI investigation into the allegations against K...

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Who will replace Nikki Haley as United States ambassador to the UN?

Who will replace Nikki Haley as United States ambassador to the UN?

The former SC governor was chosen by President Trump soon after his inauguration and confirmed to serve as United Nations ambassador just four-days after he took office. Many describe Haley as a fi...

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Turkish authorities to search Saudi consulate after dissident journalist vanishes

Turkish authorities to search Saudi consulate after dissident journalist vanishes

A Turkish government source told AFP that police believed Khashoggi was killed at the Istanbul consulate, which Riyadh strongly denied . While the Turkish authorities seem confident in the...

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Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang

Pompeo said progress is being made in efforts to denuclearize the country as talks continue for another possible summit between Trump and Kim. The U.S. "On the issues that you characterized, we have...

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Limo crash kills 20 people in NY

Limo crash kills 20 people in NY

What is already emerging is that the authorities failed to enforce the law and one can not help but ask how many other unsafe stretch limos are out there. The 2001 Ford Excursion limo was travelin...

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Erdogan tells Saudi officials to prove missing journalist left consulate in Turkey

Erdogan tells Saudi officials to prove missing journalist left consulate in Turkey

Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributing writer who had been critical of the Salman government, has been living for a year in self-imposed exile in the United States after a Riyadh crackdown on dis...

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Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named

Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named

A still image taken from a video footage and released by RT worldwide news channel on September 13, 2018, shows two Russian men with the same names, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , as those ac...

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Quake in Indonesia: the number of victims exceeded 1,640

Quake in Indonesia: the number of victims exceeded 1,640

Australia is providing additional support to Indonesia in the wake of the devastating quake and tsunami which struck Sulawesi on 28 September. Australia's first delivery of urgent supplies will arri...

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Melania Trump has told her husband to put the phone down

Melania Trump has told her husband to put the phone down

The journey of Melania Trump intervenes while in Washington, the political debate is lively in a few weeks of mid-term elections in Congress, where the republican majority must confront in November ...

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Alarming portents from global warming report

Alarming portents from global warming report

As it stands, only a handful of nations are even on track to hit their Paris benchmarks. Low-lying island nations, for example, weren't satisfied with negotiating toward a goal that might not even sav...

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Sparks Fly as Collins, Hirono Debate Kavanaugh Confirmation

Sparks Fly as Collins, Hirono Debate Kavanaugh Confirmation

Sen. Susan Collins said that although she thought newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh "stepped over the line" during his confirmation process, she ultimately put herself "in hi...

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Russian Minority Party Wins Latvian Vote; Populists Surge

Russian Minority Party Wins Latvian Vote; Populists Surge

With all the votes counted, results Sunday from Latvia's electoral committee showed the left-wing Harmony party winning with 19.8 per cent support. The country of 2 million, a quarter of whom are ...

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Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad

Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad

The two candidates have painted starkly different visions of the country's past and future. Nearly two-thirds of the electorate are concentrated in the more populous south and southeast of Brazil wh...

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