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Global Sahle-Work Zewde is elected Ethiopia's first Female President
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A session involving both houses of parliament is expected to hear and formally accept the resignation of current President Mulatu Teshome who has served in the post for the last five years. Even before Ethiopia's parliament approved Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's new president on Thursday, the veteran diplomat had been receiving congratulatory messages on social media.

Global Suspect in University of Utah shooting found dead
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He is now listed on the Utah Sex Offender Registery for a 2004 Conviction, involving a minor. She broke it off with him after she found out he lied about his age, his name and his criminal past, her family said. Rowland lied to McCluskey about his name, age and criminal history in the past month when they dated, her parents told the The Salt Lake Tribune .

Global Nageshwar Rao Is Corrupt: Prashant Bhushan..
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A row also broke out after four men belonging to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) were picked up outside Verma's official residence +. An unidentified official from the Ministry of Home Affairs told The Indian Express that the officers had stopped there to "check why an unusual collection of people had collected at Janpath".

Global Photo Emerges Of Georgia's Dem Governor Nominee Burning State Flag
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The two sides of Georgia's heated gubernatorial race appeared on stage together for their first debate Tuesday and familiar themes were on hand for the candidates, except a fire alarm about 5 minutes into the program. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says that she is "sick and exhausted about of hearing about the free market" when discussing health care policy.

Global Brexit deal is 95% done, Prime Minister will tell MPs
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The prime minister announced there would now be a weekly cabinet discussion on preparations for Brexit , whether under a deal or no-deal scenario. Brussels still wants a "Northern Ireland-only" backstop - in case trade talks fail. Ahead of committee convening, a senior Tory source said: "She is going and taking the opportunity to talk to colleagues". Parliamentarians expressed their lack of confidence in the Conservative leader and support for a referendum on the final terms of any Brexit ...

Global Video appears to show Khashoggi's 'body double' leaving Saudi consulate
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Riyadh has given multiple and conflicting accounts on what led to Khashoggi's death on october 2 at its consulate in Istanbul . He initially said he believed the Saudi account. In a joint-statement yesterday, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Trade Minister David Parker said the New Zealand government continued to condemn in the strongest possible terms the killing of Jamal Khashoggi .

Global Turkish police search forest after Khashoggi disappearance
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Some of the officials were transported in a tinted van to the home of the Saudi consul general, and all of them later left the country on planes departing for Cairo and Dubai. Cavusoglu on Friday also denied the claims and said it was "out of the question for Turkey to give any kind of audio tape to Pompeo or any other United States official".

Global Mexico allows caravan women, kids in, but thousands remain stranded
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Some are trying to bypass Mexico's migration authorities by rafting or even swimming across the massive and fast-running Suchiate River that separates a large part of Guatemala and Mexico . "We're going to make it, we're going to keep moving so long as they don't stop us", said Honduran Jaffe Borjas, 17, marching alongside a childhood friend at the head of the column that stretched far down the highway to the horizon.

Global Dozens hurt in floor collapse at SC apartment party
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Clemson City Police said that nobody was trapped, and the injuries are non-life-threatening. Officials told NBC News that 30 people were hospitalized after falling to the basement. In one video , people can be seen happily dancing before screams and chaos erupt. People were bleeding. I had blood on my sneakers. "I can tell you there was a floor collapse", Slann told the Associated Press .

Global China opens the world's longest sea-crossing bridge
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The bridge slashes through the Pearl River Estuary and reduces the travel time between Hong Kong and Zhuhai from 4 hours to 45 minutes. The mega bridge will open to traffic on Wednesday. The $20 billion megaproject further connects mainland China with the semi-autonomous territories of Hong Kong and Macau, with a 55-kilometer (34-mile) road bridge that has been in the works for nearly nine years.

Global Trump Administration Appealing To Narrow Definition Of Gender
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On Sunday, the New York Times reported that the Department of Health and Human Services was circulating a memo proposing gender be defined as an immutable biological condition determined by a person's sex organs at birth. "We are protected as transgender people by these laws they are trying to cut us out of, and they can not make the laws go away". It would also do away with a series of contentions by the Obama administration that people can be any gender they choose.

Global 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying
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Police say Maynard remains at large and should be considered armed and unsafe. A second suspect 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard was charged with aggravated assault and felony murder but remained on the loose Sunday. It's unclear if any of the suspects are injured. News outlets report multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for suspects following the Saturday afternoon shooting near Snellville.

Global Saudi Arrests in Journalist’s Death ‘Good First Step,’ Says Trump
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A spokesman for the Japanese company said that MUFG Bank Deputy President Eiichi Yoshikawa will attend the Saudi event in place of CEO Kanetsugu Mike. But Trump defended Riyadh as an "incredible ally" and kept open the possibility that Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, the de facto leader of the kingdom, did not order Saudi agents to kill Khashoggi.

Global These lines for Trump's Houston rally for Ted Cruz are HUGE
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Trump acknowledged that he and Cruz had a "very, very nasty and tough campaign", but he said they have "worked together very closely" since then. Cruz, for his part, has called Trump a "sniveling coward" and a "pathological liar". Trump tweeted Monday, without mentioning that Republicans have held the majority in the House and the Senate throughout the first two years of his presidency.

Global Worried Britons to rally for new Brexit vote
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Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP and chair of the European Research Group, delivered a swift response when asked about whether the British people should be given another say on leaving the European Union. The latest protest will definitely build pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May over her negotiations just five months ahead of the official Brexit.

Global King says Jordan to reclaim land leased to Israel under 1994 deal
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Jordan will not renew parts of a 1994 peace treaty that leases two areas on the Jordan River to Israel, saying Jordan aims to practice "full sovereignty on our land". He said: "We will enter into negotiations with Jordan to option an extension of the existing lease agreement". After the king's announcement on Sunday, Jordanians took to social media, calling it a " historic and wise decision".

Global Amritsar train mishap: Protestors pelt stones at police
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The railways have maintained that it was not at fault because it had no intimation about the Dussehra event. A state of mourning was declared for Saturday in Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan. An FIR should be registered on the statements of the victims. The party also said that the Congress government in Punjab would fix accountability after the four-week inquiry.

Global President Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Nevada
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Trump has never had a higher job rating as president, according to NBC/WSJ polls. American values, "are being shredded", Biden said. Trump referenced Biden's appearance in Las Vegas, mocking the smaller crowd drawn by his potential 2020 rival, compared with the thousands he gathered on an airport tarmac in the more sparsely populated part of the state.

Global Trump pulling US out of worldwide pact on postal rates
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Under the current UPU system, a one-pound package shipped by a US business costs between $10 to $13. White House officials said the United States would start the process of getting out of the Universal Postal Union , a Switzerland-based United Nations organization that connects postal services worldwide.

Global Israel Supreme Court sides with American student facing deportation
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She issued the following statement through her lawyers: "I'm relieved at the court's decision and am incredibly grateful for the work of my wonderful and tireless lawyers...as well as the support of my family and friends", adding that she "will be happy to say more when I've had a chance to rest and process".

Global USA withdrawal from nuclear arms deal 'dangerous step', says Moscow
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A Kremlin spokesman said Russian President Vladimir Putin would seek answers about the planned withdrawal when he meets John Bolton, Trump's national security adviser, for scheduled talks in Moscow this week. Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said "there's no question" Russian Federation is violating the treaty.

Global Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office
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Bolton and Mr. Kelly, who has a temper. Washington , Oct 19 The White House has blamed the Democrats for a heated row between Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Advisor John Bolton over immigration. The new numbers, which marked an 80 percent increase from July, are making the U.S. president highly critical of DHS and Nielsen's tactics, senior administration officials told Washington Post on Wednesday.

Global Federal Bureau of Investigation expands search nationwide for missing Wisconsin girl
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Hours earlier, Fitzgerald asked for 100 volunteers to help in the routine search for evidence that could be related to the case as the search for Jayme Closs entered its fourth day. Deputies are also trying to solve the killings of Jayme's parents, James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46, in the small city of Barron. He said both were shot to death.

Global Prince Harry speaks about
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Karwai Tang via Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony at the Sydney Opera House on October 20, 2018 in Sydney , Australia . "With the help of medical science, the Invictus generation has not only survived injuries that in past conflicts would have been fatal but have also chosen to fight back from the darkest of places to be here tonight", the Duke of Sussex said at the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games .

Global Facebook taps UK's Nick Clegg as its new communications head
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He will move to California with his family in the new year. But now Nick Clegg , the former deputy prime minister, has landed on his feet in Silicon Valley. He'll replace Elliot Schrage, who recently announced he would be leaving after a decade at the tech giant. "Having spoken at length to Mark and Sheryl over the last few months, I have been struck by their recognition that the company is on a journey which brings new responsibilities not only to the users of Facebook's apps but to ...

Global Mexico vows to meet migrant 'challenge' as caravan hits border
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A Honduran migrant mother and child cower as they are surrounded by Mexican Federal Police in riot gear, at the border crossing in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Oct. Mindful that many members of the caravan are fleeing poverty and violence, United Nations officials at the shelters will decide which migrants have legitimate claims for refugee status.

Global This Week: Mueller Expected To Deliver Reports On Obstruction, Collusion After Midterms
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He is also awaiting sentencing on the two separate counts of conspiracy to which he pleaded guilty in September. He set a February 8 sentencing date for the tax and bank fraud charges on which Manafort was convicted. It wasn't the first time he had locked horns with Mueller's team. But given that we're dealing with anonymous sources, it's impossible to know if this timeline for wrapping up the investigation is Mueller's actual timeline, or more wishcasting from the White House, or a best guess ...

Global No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue
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British Prime Minister Theresa May offered her fellow EU leaders no new Brexit proposals on Wednesday, though she appeared keen to reach an agreement, the head of the European Parliament said. The meeting in Brussels was supposed to be the occasion when the leaders of the European Union 27 member states gave the green light for a special summit in November to finalise the terms of Britain's withdrawal.

Global Over 50 feared dead as train runs them over during Dussehra celebrations
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All services on Jalandhar-Amritsar route remained suspended three hours after Dussehra revellers standing across railway tracks were mowed down by a train near Amritsar Friday evening, a railway official said . "There are more than 50 casualties". Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced Rs 5 lakh for kin of each deceased and free treatment for the injured.

Global Multiple deaths in armed attack on Crimean college
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The paper said Roslyakov's mother is a Jehovah's Witness - a Christian organisation considered "extremist" and banned in Russian Federation. Aksyonov described Roslyakov, a fourth-year student, as a shy boy who had no known friends and a good record in school.

Global Canada Now World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace
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Canada has become the second country in the world to legalize cannabis on a national level, following Uruguay . " We will be introducing legislation to introduce an expedited pardon process, with no fee, for those with previous convictions for simple possession of cannabis ", Scott Bardsley, a spokesperson for Canada's Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, told ABC News on Wednesday.

Global Guy & Marie Battle Over Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test
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But DNA & family history has nothing to do with tribal affiliation or citizenship, which is determined only - only - by Tribal Nations. Listing herself as a minority in a "legal directory published by the Association of American Law Schools from 1986 to 1995".

Global Migrants break through fence at Guatemala-Mexico border
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President Trump's threats of retaliation. On Thursday, Trump said he prioritizes border security over even the recently struck trade deal to replace NAFTA, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. Those who apply for refugee status will be vetted by United Nations officials at the immigration shelters on the border. More than 3,000 migrants are demanding they be let into Mexico, and ultimately through to the U.S., with many heard chanting " We want to work! ".

Global Gianforte's Body Slam Helped Him Win Special Election
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Trump said he was afraid Gianforte would lose after the moment, but then recalled , "Wait a moment, I know Montana". A letter sent by Mr Gianforte to Mr Jacobs offered a "sincere apology". Gianforte initially blamed Jacobs for provoking the attack, but he later apologized and promised to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Global Turkey will continue searches at Saudi Consulate over journalist’s death: Erdogan
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Leaked surveillance footage show diplomatic cars traveled to the consul's home shortly after Khashoggi's disappearance at the consulate on October 2. The official said evidence was being shared with countries including Saudi Arabia and the United States. Investigators, wearing white crime-scene overalls and shoe covers, entered the Istanbul residence of the Saudi consul general, Mohammed al-Otaibi, who has returned to Riyadh .

Global Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine
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In response to the latest decision on the Ukrainian Church, Moscow has broken with the Universal Patriarch, charged him with being an American agent, and even sought to have Ankara expel him from Istanbul ( Gazeta.ru , October 15). In the first half of 2018 alone, Ukraine witnessed 10 new attacks on Russian Orthodox Churches. It has now said it is impossible to continue being in "Eucharistic communion" with the Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Global Treasury Secretary Mnuchin backs out of Saudi conference amid Khashoggi situation
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Axios reported Thursday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a stern message to Saudi leaders over the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey . "I can never do business with Saudi Arabia again until we get this behind us", he said this week. David Stockman, the former budget director for President Ronald Reagan, is warning that stocks would take a nosedive if the USA imposes sanctions against Saudi Arabia.

Global Afghanistan’s Elections Shrink in Face of Violence
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But the top American commander in Afghanistan , Gen. Austin S. Miller, who was present, escaped the attack, which took place after a meeting about election security . "Afghanistan lost a patriot, my condolences to the people of Afghanistan", said Miller, the top US Forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan.

Global In Texas Senate showdown, Beto O'Rourke faces off against Ted Cruz
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Despite that, his campaign raised more than $38.1 million in the third quarter of 2018 - the largest quarterly fundraising total in Senate history.Cruz maintains a slight lead over O'Rourke in recent polls but has struggled to raise as much money - only $12 million in the final quarter.

Global Video shows frantic woman abandoning toddler on front porch
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The boy's father lives next door to the home in the surveillance video . A woman could be facing charges after abandoning a friend's child on a stranger's doorstep at a Texas home Wednesday. A resident of the home went to answer the door and found the boy alone on the porch. The district attorney's office is looking into child abandonment charges for the woman in the video.

Global Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official
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After President Donald Trump on Sunday said he could take action if the allegations proved true, the kingdom threatened to use its economic clout to retaliate. "And it sounds like he and also the crown prince had no knowledge", he said, referring to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman . He said Bangladesh is following the news of the disappearance.

Global Witches will gather in Brooklyn to hex Brett Kavanaugh
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But that depends on what happens in a couple weeks... Walker tweeted her confirmation of the vote and her support for the amendment. The American public isn't the only group calling for a new probe into Kavanaugh. "We are embracing witchcraft's true roots as the magik of the poor, the downtrodden and disenfranchised and it's history as often the only weapon, the only means of exacting justice available to those of us who have been wronged by men just like [Kavanaugh]", the event's ...

Global Searches in the case of missing journalist
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But while U.S. lawmakers have sparked a human rights investigation that could trigger sanctions on Riyadh, Mr Trump said he is reluctant to cancel multimillion-dollar arms sales to the Gulf state. Trump announced he'd dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the kingdom — and anywhere else necessary — to get to the bottom of the apparent demise of Khashoggi, a Saudi who had been living and working in the United States.

Global Victims of Crimea school attack killed by gunshots
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The committee also said he might not have been acting alone and it was looking for other possible participants. A committee spokeswoman said the death toll had risen to 13 after initial reports 10 people were killed in the explosion that detonated at around noon.

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