• Boy or girl: Duke of Sussex reveals his choice
Boy or girl: Duke of Sussex reveals his choice

The royal couple have had a gruelling schedule since arriving in Australia on Monday, visiting Sydney , Melbourne and the regional town of Dubbo, as well as opening the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers. Days before, they received hugs from a sweet 5-year-old boy with Down syndrome , and later, the duchess proudl...

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  • Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms
Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms

Despite another weekend of vicious attacks from within her own ranks, Ms May is expected to say a Brexit deal with the European Union is 95 per cent complete when she speaks in the UK's most powerful house - the House of Commons - tomorrow.

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  • Injured in Clemson Clubhouse When Floor Collapses
Injured in Clemson Clubhouse When Floor Collapses

I stood up, and everyone was trying to climb out. People were under other people. People are hurt. People are bleeding. "I got five stitches on my leg from a slash, a real bad cut after people grabbed me and jumped over the ones in there", he said.

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  • Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home
Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home

Perry Funeral Home also failed to certify and file death certificates for the bodies of fetuses and infants within 72 hours of death, according to LARA. Arrangements were being made to relocate a service previously scheduled at the funeral home. More than 60 human foetuses have been found stashed in cardboard boxes and freezers at funeral home in...

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  • Warren defends decision to release DNA test
Warren defends decision to release DNA test

A 1997 Fordham Law Review article identified the Democrat as Harvard Law's "first woman of color". An ancestor six generations removed would make Warren 1/64th Native American while an ancestor as much as 10 generations removed would render the Massachusetts Democrat only 1/1024th Native American, according to Blaine Bettinger, a genealogist ...

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  • Canadian Joints Running Out of Weed After Legalization
Canadian Joints Running Out of Weed After Legalization

First Nations communities will also be provided with a similar opportunity to prohibit cannabis retail and delivery within their communities, which will not be time limited. The production, distribution or sale of cannabis products is an offense for minors. The Democrats have proposed legalization legislation if they take control of Cong...

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  • Barnier: Brexit deal at 90%, Ireland a 'sticking point'
Barnier: Brexit deal at 90%, Ireland a 'sticking point'

British Prime Minister Theresa May had earlier addressed her fellow leaders, indicating that she could accept extending the post-Brexit transition phase to take the heat out the deadlocked issue of the Irish border. Japanese vehicle firms warned that failing to reach a Brexit deal must be "avoided at all costs". "And the European Parliament w...

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  • Migrant Caravan Tears Down Border Fence, Storms Mexico
Migrant Caravan Tears Down Border Fence, Storms Mexico

He also appeared to threaten a revamped trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Trump ran for president in 2016 on promises to toughen US immigration policies and build a wall along the USA border with Mexico. Mr Trump returned to the issue on Thursday adding: "Hard to believe that with thousands of people from South of the Border, walking uni...

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  • Audio recordings indicate torture, dismemberment of Saudi journalist
Audio recordings indicate torture, dismemberment of Saudi journalist

Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed confidence that the Saudi government could be trusted to investigate the disappearance and suspected murder of a US-based Saudi journalist in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul - despite the likelihood that senior Saudi officials were involved.

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  • Boy left on Spring doorstep dropped off at wrong house, father says
Boy left on Spring doorstep dropped off at wrong house, father says

Authorities in Texas are seeking the public's help to identify a woman who left a 2-year-old child on a doorstep. Authorities say deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to a home in Spring, Texas Wednesday evening.

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  • Russian Federation vows tough response to Ecumenical Patriachate over Ukraine
Russian Federation vows tough response to Ecumenical Patriachate over Ukraine

Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church Irinej called the Constantinople Patriarchate's decision to grant independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as a catastrophic move. President Poroshenko accuses the Kremlin of trying to foment a religious war, and he has warned that Russian agents could try to seize church property.

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  • Police chief Abdul Raziq shot dead by own guard in Afghanistan
Police chief Abdul Raziq shot dead by own guard in Afghanistan

NATO's Resolute Support mission confirmed that an incident had occurred at Kandahar Palace, on the governor's compound. Another lawmaker, Khalid Pashtun, also said the police chief, governor and intelligence chief were killed in the attack, the Associated Press reported.

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  • O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate
O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

Ted Cruz is the butt of another joke, this time it's an ad aimed at the senator's appreciation for the fast food joint, White Castle, instead of Texas' Whataburger. O'Rourke criticized Trump for alienating trade partners like Canada and Mexico, and said his trade war is "hurting no state more than it's hurting Texas".

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  • Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets
Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets

Egypt, which sent a delegation to Gaza on Tuesday for the latest round of talks on a long-term ceasefire, postponed a visit there by its intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, following Wednesday's surge in violence, Palestinian officials said .

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  • 'Tacky' painting of Trump drinking with other presidents hangs in White House
'Tacky' painting of Trump drinking with other presidents hangs in White House

The White House counsel's office, which typically consists of a 50 attorneys, now has around 25, according to a Washington Post report published Saturday. But in entering the deal with Cohen, prosecutors signaled that they accepted his recitation of facts and account of what occurred. President Donald Trump has hung a painting depicting a ...

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  • British royal couple visit Australia
British royal couple visit Australia

Afterwards, they'll do a walkabout on the forecourt to meet eager royal fans, including 98-year-old war widow Daphne Dunne who has met Harry during his previous visits. Ms Gee, who is based in Sydney , said it was a "wonderful surprise" to see Meghan in one of her designs - although had been aware it could happen after submitting several pie...

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  • Gov. Rick Scott says 'many families lost everything' to Hurricane Michael
Gov. Rick Scott says 'many families lost everything' to Hurricane Michael

Uprooted trees. Piles of rubble and debris everywhere. Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, called Mexico Beach, which has a population of about 1,200, "ground zero" for the hurricane damage. Others came with nothing - as there was nothing left to save. The storm has now moved beyond Florida and turned into a tropical de...

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  • US Calls for
US Calls for "Transparent" Saudi Probe into Journalist’s Disappearance

Khashoggi's Turkish fiance, Hatice Cengiz, who was waiting outside, said he never re-appeared. Turkish authorities say Mr Khashoggi was killed. Britain and the United States are considering boycotting a major global conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , the BBC has learned.

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  • International Monetary Fund predicts 7.3% growth rate for India in current fiscal year
International Monetary Fund predicts 7.3% growth rate for India in current fiscal year

With much of the U.S. " India's growth is expected to increase to 7.3 percent in 2018 and 7.4 percent in 2019 (slightly lower than in the April 2018 World Economic Outlook (WEO) for 2019, given the recent increase in oil prices and the tightening of global financial conditions), up from 6.7 percent in 2017", it said in the WEO report.

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  • American Pastor Andrew Brunson Freed, Turkish Court Rules
American Pastor Andrew Brunson Freed, Turkish Court Rules

Last week, Erdogan accused the Trump administration of using Brunson as a pretext for sanctions, charging the pastor has " dark ties to terror groups , Bloomberg reported ". President Donald Trump launched sanctions on Turkey earlier this year over Brunson's jailing, and made resolving the pastor's case a key foreign policy issue for his admin...

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  • Saudi's strategy of silence on Khashoggi risky
Saudi's strategy of silence on Khashoggi risky

Saudi officials insist Khashoggi left shortly after he entered but his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz , who was waiting outside, says he never came out. The Saudi ambassador to Washington , Prince Khalid bin Salman, who is also the brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , denies these claims .

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  • Status Orange weather warning for Galway extended into Friday evening
Status Orange weather warning for Galway extended into Friday evening

Meteorologist with Met Eireann Joanna Donnelly says all coastal counties will be impacted. THE Met Office has upgraded its severe weather warning for tomorrow with torrential rain and gale-force winds set to batter the Cardigan area. Expect the unexpected. Watch out for falling/fallen debris on the road and vehicles veering across the road. ...

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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

There have been mounting calls for Nene to resign after he admitted at the state capture inquiry that he DID meet with the Guptas on several occasions at their Saxonwold home. After leaving the bank in 2009, Mboweni went into business, establishing his own investment company and serving on a number of company boards including as the chairman of Ang...

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  • Kavanaugh sex assault claims were 'all made up'
Kavanaugh sex assault claims were 'all made up'

In 2009 when Sotomayor was sworn in , administration officials said Obama wanted to forgo a White House oath as a sign of the new justice's independence. He shares the name of the newest Supreme Court Justice, though not the same spelling. He ended up asking questions of lawyers on both sides during two cases argued before the justices.

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  • Democrats Want To Boycott Maine Over Sen. Susan Collins's Pro-Kavanaugh Vote
Democrats Want To Boycott Maine Over Sen. Susan Collins's Pro-Kavanaugh Vote

A day after the confirmation vote was cast, the political buzz was Susan Collins might be challenged for re-election by Susan Rice, Barack Obama's former national security adviser. Press-Herald reports that angry leftists are organizing against ME - planning to "boycott" the state by canceling scheduled travel, and avoiding Maine's signature prod...

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  • Hurricane Michael Takes Aim At North Florida While Strengthening Into Category 2
Hurricane Michael Takes Aim At North Florida While Strengthening Into Category 2

A storm surge watch is in effect for the Anclote River to Anna Maria Island, including Tampa Bay, and for the Alabama-Florida border to the Okaloosa-Walton County line. After striking Florida, Michael is forecast to move up the East Coast on Wednesday and Thursday tearing through the Carolinas, still recovering from Hurricane Florence last month...

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  • Ivanka Trump Tweets She Won't Replace Nikki Haley as the UN Ambassador
Ivanka Trump Tweets She Won't Replace Nikki Haley as the UN Ambassador

President Donald Trump tweeted that he has a "big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m". "Before she was named by Trump to her United Nations post, Haley was elected the first female governor of SC".

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  • Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting
Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting

Israel's national ambulance service said a man and two women were shot in the attack in the Barkan industrial area, where almost 5,000 Palestinians are employed in Israeli-owned businesses. He held a valid work permit and had been absent from work in the days leading up to the attack, the army said. Closed-circuit footage from the scene showed a ...

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  • Senate Confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Senate Confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Even as Kavanaugh took his oath of office Saturday evening in a quiet private ceremony, not long after the narrowest Senate confirmation in almost a century and a half, protesters chanted outside the court building across the street from the Capitol.

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  • Trump does victory lap after bitter Supreme Court battle
Trump does victory lap after bitter Supreme Court battle

Mr Kavanaugh said he was not changed by a "contentious and emotional" battle over his confirmation to the nation's highest court, which was imperiled by sexual misconduct allegations . "It was all made up, it was fabricated and it's a disgrace", he said. "And he toughed it out", Trump said at the International Association of Chiefs of Police mee...

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  • French say no more signs of life in Indonesia hotel rubble
French say no more signs of life in Indonesia hotel rubble

Most of the confirmed dead have come from Palu and losses in remote areas remain unknown. They are hoping more aid will arrive in the shattered city of Palu and the surrounding Donggala district on the island of Sulawesi. The first signs of recovery are evident in Palu . The government was taking measures to restore security for shop and s...

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  • Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife before his disappearance
Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife before his disappearance

It did not say why. While Meng is listed on the website of China's Ministry of Public Security as a vice-minister, he lost his seat on its Communist Party Committee - its real decision-making body - in April, the Post reported . Mr Xi has been seeking the return of officials and business people accused of fraud and corruption from overseas, some...

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  • ABC's Tom Llamas interviews Melania Trump for '20/20'
ABC's Tom Llamas interviews Melania Trump for '20/20'

Mrs. Trump is on her first extended solo worldwide trip as US first lady and her first visit to Africa. She returned the girl and kneeled down to lift a boy from a mat and turned to face the news media with him in her arms. "Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", the first lady said. ...

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  • Missing Saudi journalist has not left the consulate - police sources say
Missing Saudi journalist has not left the consulate - police sources say

Jamal Khashoggi went missing on Tuesday after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Mr Atkay's comments come amid speculation that Khashoggi's body was dismembered after his murder so it could be smuggled out of the consulate in parts.

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  • Nigeria's opposition PDP picks Atiku to challenge Buhari
Nigeria's opposition PDP picks Atiku to challenge Buhari

He also commended the role played by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike towards ensuring a successful convention of the PDP in Port Harcourt. Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar attends an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria May 11, 2018.

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  • Kim, Pompeo agree to US-North Korea Summit II
Kim, Pompeo agree to US-North Korea Summit II

President Trump sends his regards. Their meeting took after Pompeo returned from his trip to Pyongyang to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un earlier in the day. " Most importantly, both the leaders believe there is real progress that can be made, substantive progress that can be made at the next summit and so we are going to get it at a tim...

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  • Senator Susan Collins backs Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation
Senator Susan Collins backs Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation

Murkowski said she has a high bar for any nominee to the Supreme Court , referencing section 1.2 of the Judicial Code of Conduct, which states that "a judge shall act at all times in a manner that promotes public confidence in the independence, integrity and impartiality of the judiciary, and shall avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropr...

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  • Retired Justice Stevens: Kavanaugh's Temperament Disqualifies Him
Retired Justice Stevens: Kavanaugh's Temperament Disqualifies Him

The retired Supreme Court justice said there is "merit" in the criticism that Kavanaugh "has demonstrated a potential bias involving enough potential (litigation) before the court that he would not be able to perform his full responsibilities".

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

I also thank Judge Kavanaugh's family for remaining strong in what has been a hard time personally, they all reflect the character of true public service. He said he is also concerned about closure of rural hospitals, like the one in Fort Scott, which announced it was shuttering its doors last week, and Medicaid expansion, which is an issue for far...

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  • Twitter Reacts To Jason Van Dyke’s Guilty Verdict Over Laquan McDonald Killing
Twitter Reacts To Jason Van Dyke’s Guilty Verdict Over Laquan McDonald Killing

The city has been preparing for possible demonstrations in a case that already sparked protests. Van Dyke , who was also found guilty of 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, sat impassively in a dark suit - his shoulders slumped - as the verdicts were read in the high-profile case.

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  • India inks missile deal with Russian Federation
India inks missile deal with Russian Federation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin prior to their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India October 5, 2018. law. New Delhi , which does not want to jeopardize its growing ties with Washington, is optimistic about avoiding USA sanctions. Also Read | India-Russia missile deal has some dom...

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  • India and Russian Federation to sign over $7 billion defence deals
India and Russian Federation to sign over $7 billion defence deals

Today, upon the arrival of the Russian president, Modi tweeted, "Welcome to India, President Putin". Welcoming Modi to Sochi "personally as a big friend" of Russia , Putin said his visit would give a fresh impetus to bilateral ties. The source added that U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis has made a serious push for a waiver but the decision i...

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  • Theresa May's Dancing Queen routine compared to David Brent
Theresa May's Dancing Queen routine compared to David Brent

It was a nod to her much-mocked boogie during a trip to Africa earlier this year. "But my job as Prime Minister is to do what I believe to be in the national interest", she said. She's just as dorky as a dancer as 99% of us. I mean, it's definitely one way to make an entrance - but I'm pretty sure there aren't many people talking about her actu...

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  • Mitch McConnell Sets Friday Vote to Thwart Filibuster of Brett Kavanaugh
Mitch McConnell Sets Friday Vote to Thwart Filibuster of Brett Kavanaugh

Senators are not supposed to divulge the contents of the agency's background reports. Senator Susan Collins surrounded by reporters asking her questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Bob Corker of Tennessee, who has traded barbs with Trump and will retire at year's end. Following Ford's testimony last Thursday, Trump called...

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  • Theresa May: Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit
Theresa May: Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit

May used a punchy speech to lay down a challenge to her detractors, a day after her rival Boris Johnson trashed her Brexit plan and challenged her authority with a crowd-pleasing speech of his own. The DUP leader delivered a speech at the event that attempted to chart a middle-ground of respect for LGBT+ rights while defending her stance against ...

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  • I told Saudi king he wouldn't last two weeks without U.S. support
I told Saudi king he wouldn't last two weeks without U.S. support

Would you say they're rich. And I love the King ... "Those of us that count barrels are anxious to see how much Iranian production actually falls next month and then how much Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation will actually make up from any losses", said Brian Kessens, who helps manage US$16 billion in energy assets at Tortoise.

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  • Trump mocks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony at MS rally
Trump mocks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony at MS rally

After first refusing to answer questions about the FBI probe into the allegations against Kavanaugh, Trump then changed course to answer questions on the investigation. "I don't know", he continued, as the audience from DeSoto County - a heavily conservative region - applauded. 'I don't know.' What neighborhood was it? Trump spoke to reporters ...

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  • North Korea, South Korea begin removing land mines along border
North Korea, South Korea begin removing land mines along border

There was no immediate confirmation from North Korea that its troops had begun the demining process, but the South said it expects its neighbor to adhere to the deal. His comments come as South Korea celebrated its 70th Armed Forces Day as the peninsula works to reduce tension and build trust. Moon, a liberal who aspires to achieve greater ties...

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  • Kavanaugh faced police questioning over 1985 bar brawl
Kavanaugh faced police questioning over 1985 bar brawl

But that assertion was called into question by Charles "Chad" Ludington , who said he had been a friend of Mr Kavanaugh's at Yale. Ms Brookes says she moved in the "exact same social circles" as Mr Kavanaugh while at Yale and that the Supreme Court nominees drinking habits were excessive.

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  • White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh
White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

His remarks came amid questions about whether Republicans want to limit the scope of the FBI's investigation into allegations of sexual assault that have been level against Kavanaugh . Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday she is confident in the investigation and "that the FBI will follow up on any leads that result from the interviews".

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