• Mexico torn between stopping, aiding migrant caravan

    Mexico torn between stopping, aiding migrant caravan

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    More than a hundred Central American migrants have forced their way through a customs gate at the Guatemalan border town of Tecun Uman to request passage into Mexico. Late Saturday night, groups of migrants were running through the town's streets saying a migrant's child had been snatched. Rojas transported the group to their destination after spotting them on a highway trudging through temperatures approaching 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).
  • Over the weekend: German election results putting pressure on Merkel

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    Shifting tectonic plates in German politics are set to mark a second regional election in as many weeks Sunday, threatening fresh aftershocks for Chancellor Angela Merkel's battered Berlin coalition. The Greens placed third, just barely trailing behind the Social Democrats with 19.5 percent of the votes. That decision has led to lasting tensions in her conservative Union bloc, particularly with the CDU's Bavaria-only sister party, the Christian Social Union.
  • Turkey wants extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case

    Turkey wants extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case

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    Mr Erdogan criticised initial Saudi statements that claimed the journalist had left the consulate unharmed after going there for paperwork related to his planned marriage to Ms Cengiz. While these were some of the sharpest comments Mattis has made on the Khashoggi killing, he said the incident would not diminish ties with Saudi Arabia.
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders Responds to Bomb Crisis by Criticizing CNN

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Responds to Bomb Crisis by Criticizing CNN

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    The package addressed to the former Central Intelligence Agency chief was sent to the Time Warner Center in Manhattan, which prompted CNN's NY bureau, housed within the building, to be evacuated. "Mainstream Media must clean up its act, FAST!" Brennan has been an outspoken critic of Trump , calling the president's performance during a July joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki "nothing short of treasonous".
  • China, Russia Eavesdropping on Trump's iPhone Calls, NYT Says

    China, Russia Eavesdropping on Trump's iPhone Calls, NYT Says

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    Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying gave a humorous response at a news conference on Thursday. The New York Times report is also remarkable, she said , because it shows that Trump's own person aides are so terrified by his behavior that they've leaked it to the press.
  • CJI-led bench to hear plea of exiled CBI chief today

    CJI-led bench to hear plea of exiled CBI chief today

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    Walking in the front, Rahul Gandhi led hundreds of people who shouted slogans and carried placards and posters that criticised the government. The decisions, which included the mass transfer of CBI officers investigating corruption charges against Alok Verma's deputy Rakesh Asthana , will be scrutinised, the three judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi indicated.
  • Yemen's Houthis criticize Oman for Netanyahu visit

    Yemen's Houthis criticize Oman for Netanyahu visit

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    The visit came at the invitation of Sultan Qaboos and followed "lengthy contacts between the two countries", the Israeli statement said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday returned from an unannounced visit to Oman , the two countries confirmed, meeting the Gulf state's leader in the first visit of its kind in over 20 years.
  • Man sets home on fire after using blowtorch to kill spiders

    Man sets home on fire after using blowtorch to kill spiders

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    No-one was injured and the man was the only person at home at the time , United States news outlet ABC13 reported. The fire was lit by a man who was house-sitting at his parents' home. Some social media users joked about the man's method of killing the spiders. Well, this is not the first a person has accidentally set a house on fire.
  • Two shot, killed at Kroger in Kentucky

    Two shot, killed at Kroger in Kentucky

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    The church is headed by a black pastor and has a large African-American membership. A Facebook and Twitter account that appear to belong to Bush - dating back many years and identically matching his appearance and name - hint at both mental illness and racially charged viewpoints.
  • Saudi prosecutor says Khashoggi murder was premeditated

    Saudi prosecutor says Khashoggi murder was premeditated

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    The crown prince said all culprits will be punished, and Saudi Arabia and Turkey will work together "to reach results". Representatives for the CIA and Turkish intelligence declined to comment. Pence, who spoke in Washington at an event hosted by The Washington Post , said whatever USA response the president decides to make will keep in mind the importance of US relations with Saudi Arabia - an alliance that he noted has been in existence since shortly after World War II.
  • Chaos descends on Sri Lanka as president ousts prime minister

    Chaos descends on Sri Lanka as president ousts prime minister

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    A political battle is being fought in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo with newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and United National Party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe who is disputing his sacking by the President overnight, attempts consolidate a parliamentary majority of 113.
  • Pakistan to seek International Monetary Fund bailout despite Saudi Assistance: PM

    Pakistan to seek International Monetary Fund bailout despite Saudi Assistance: PM

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    The Pakistani Prime Minister also attended the second edition of the three-day Saudi Future Investment Initiative Forum which began on Tuesday in Riyadh . The crown prince, the FO said, accepted Mr Khan's suggestion for reduction of visa fee for Pakistani workers. In his victory speech after the July elections, Khan expressed his willingness to improve Pakistan's ties with India and said his government would like the leaders of the two sides to resolve all disputes, including the "core ...
  • Maintaining CBI's integrity is a precondition, says FM Arun Jaitley

    Maintaining CBI's integrity is a precondition, says FM Arun Jaitley

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    Hence, the decision to suspend Verma could only be taken by the special committee, and not by the DoPT. "Every file in the CBI at each level is accounted for", Dayal said. The court also ruled that the CBI director could be transferred only under extraordinary circumstances and the transfer needs to be approved by the Selection Committee, none of which have been done.