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Oct 15 2018

German train station shut down after woman taken hostage

Police refused to speculate whether the incident was terror related, said DW's David Martin. Cologne's main railway station is being evacuated because of a hostage-ta...

Oct 15 2018

Elizabeth Warren Releases Results of Full DNA Test

That's what some were wondering on Twitter after the Democratic Senator from MA released the findings of a DNA test that she says is "strong evidence" of Native American...

Oct 15 2018

Saudi Crown Prince behind journalist Khashoggi's disappearance

Further reports said that a group of 15 Saudis entered the consulate on the same day as Khashoggi and soon left the country, and that Khashoggi had been dismembered an...

Oct 15 2018

United Nations rights council criticised over election of new members

For the first time in the council's history, the five voting regions had only put forward as many candidates as there were seats available, thus removing any competition....

Oct 15 2018

Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of 9 climbers, Asia News

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday eve...

Oct 14 2018

Pyongyang plans to abolish all nuclear weapons, says South Korea’s Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will have an audience with the Pope during a visit to the Vatican from October 17 to 18. A move by South Korea to lift its uni...

Oct 14 2018

Indonesia calls off grim search for dead

Rehabilitation and reconstruction will take until 2021, the government says. Heavy equipment hasn't been able to operate in neighborhoods where the earth turned to mud,...

Oct 14 2018

Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel , Fri...

Oct 12 2018

International Monetary Fund cuts global economic growth target to 3.7%

It cited USA tariffs on solar panels, washing machines, steel and aluminum, in addition to retaliation by trade partners, as potentially depressing factors. That could re...

Oct 11 2018

Washington Post publishes possible last photo of missing Saudi journalist

Since the disappearance of Khashoggi, activists and journalists have gathered by the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly every day in the last week to rally in support...

Oct 10 2018

China US talks on North Korea get off to frosty start

Wang, also a state councillor, accused Washington of escalating the trade conflict, interfering with Taiwan, and levelling false accusations about China's domestic and fo...

Oct 10 2018

Trump says he's not firing Rod Rosenstein

President Donald Trump says he doesn't have plans to fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein. Two senior FBI officials thought that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was "...

Oct 10 2018

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist

While the Turkish authorities seem confident in their assessment that Khashoggi was indeed murdered, the U.S. administration, while exercising abundant discretion and...

Oct 10 2018

USA envoy to UN Nikki Haley, staunch Israel ally, reportedly resigns

With US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley set to depart by year's end, speculation is rampant as who might replace her. He says Guterres and Haley had "a very productive an...

Oct 10 2018

Hurricane Michael heads toward Florida Panhandle, 13 deaths in its wake

Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for residents of barrier islands, mobile homes and low-lying coastal areas in Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties. Kemp said the bill ...

Oct 10 2018

Hope Hicks Joins New Fox as Chief Communications Officer

Her new role will give her power in an amorphous media company, figuring out an identity after selling off numerous products for which it is best known. She went on to wo...

Oct 09 2018

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound

The ceremony was small and attended mostly by close family, with former President George W. Bush walking his daughter down the aisle, according to the site. "I'm so pro...

Oct 09 2018

Florida braces for lethal floods as hurricane nears

With the center of the storm targeting the central Florida Panhandle, that part of the area will get storm surge, hurricane wind heavy rain and possible tornadoes. The go...

Oct 09 2018

CAIR Decries Senate's Kavanaugh Confirmation, Says Judge Lacks 'Veracity and Judicial Temperament'

Ahead of the vote, hundreds of people protesting against Mr Kavanaugh's nomination demonstrated at the US Capitol in Washington. Yet Kavanaugh's path to confirmation se...

Oct 09 2018

Midterm Elections Hold Ultimate Verdict on Kavanaugh

But constituents in ME have told a different story since Collins' speech last Friday, in which she suggested that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford incorrectly remembered ...