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Inspectors raided the funeral home in response to a complaint, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said, without releasing details of the complaint. More than 60 human foetuses have been found stashed in cardboard boxes and freezers at funeral home in MI. Friday's findings point clearly toward criminal offenses of state laws regulating funeral homes that could be felonies "punishable by imprisonment for not more than 10 years or a fine of not more than $50,000 or ...
  • 3 top Afghan officials killed by guards, USA general survives

    3 top Afghan officials killed by guards, USA general survives

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    Mr. Mattis said he had yet spoken to Gen. Miller and could not confirm the Taliban's claim of responsibility. In recent months, Afghan troops have come under near-daily attacks. He ruled in Kandahar , the former Taliban heartland, with an iron fist and had survived several attempts to kill him, including one a year ago that resulted in the death of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates.
  • Indian police charge protesters at flashpoint temple, South Asia News & Top Stories

    Indian police charge protesters at flashpoint temple, South Asia News & Top Stories

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    The court agreed with Indian feminists that the blanket ban was discriminatory and unconstitutional. We can't say if they are actual devotees. The Kerala government has said it will uphold the supreme court ruling. Surendran, who reviewed the situation and preparations for the three-month-long Mandalam-Makaravilakku-festival beginning November 17 at Sannidhanam ( Sabarimala temple complex), said the government would tackle the agitation politically.
  • German police say hostage suspect lit explosive, had record

    German police say hostage suspect lit explosive, had record

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    He said parts of the station, one of the biggest in the country, were closed off as well as Breslauer Platz square behind the station. The hostage take-, who was severely injured in the police operation, was taken to an intensive care unit in a local hospital.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet and greet on Opera House walkabout

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet and greet on Opera House walkabout

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    Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan , Duchess of Sussex walk with Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove at Admiralty House on October 16, 2018 in Sydney . War widow Daphne Dunne , 98, has come out to greet Prince Harry numerous times, come rain or shine, and has created a special bond with the royal.
  • US 'hopeful' on pastor's release, unaware of a deal with Turkey

    US 'hopeful' on pastor's release, unaware of a deal with Turkey

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    Brunson told the court he is "an innocent man". He tearfully hugged his wife Norine Lyn as he awaited the court decision. A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror links but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave the country, a move that's likely to ease tensions between Turkey and the United States.
  • Gales and heavy rain to end the week

    Gales and heavy rain to end the week

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    The warnings are set to remain in place until 9 o' clock tomorrow morning for most of the country. THE Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for much of the United Kingdom this weekend as Storm Callum threatens to strike. "In addition, leaves and twigs, brought down by the wind, could block drains and culverts, increasing the likelihood of flooding". Winds of up to 60 miles per hour are expected to hit the area, which combined with high tides could lead to some coastal impact due ...
  • Melania Trump’s visit to Africa in Pictures

    Melania Trump’s visit to Africa in Pictures

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    It was her first major solo trip overseas and a rare example of a time when she has answered questions by reporters. "Do U?" printed on the back during a June trip to the U.S. Trump has focussed on her signature issue of campaigning for children with stops at a hospital, primary school and an orphanage. The first steps of the visit of Melania Trump in Africa, presented as a "diplomatic and humanitarian", have not mobilized the crowds or aroused of genuine fervour.
  • Susan Collins: 'I do not believe' Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

    Susan Collins: 'I do not believe' Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

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    Collins' wholehearted embrace of these vapid GOP talking points is emblematic of her entire justification for supporting Kavanaugh , which basically consisted of her closing her eyes and plugging her ears to information that would prove inconvenient to the creation of a conservative Supreme Court majority.
  • Killed in New York Limo Crash is Deadliest Since 2009

    Killed in New York Limo Crash is Deadliest Since 2009

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    Twenty people have been killed in a crash involving a limousine transporting a wedding party in the U.S. state of NY, police say. There was no information Sunday on the limousine, its origin or its integrity. How did the crash occur? Authorities say all the occupants died. A weekend crash in upstate NY that killed 20 people , including 18 in a limousine headed to a birthday party, was the deadliest transportation-related accident in almost a decade, authorities said.
  • Bolsonaro Election Effect Turns Brazil's Congress on Its Head

    Bolsonaro Election Effect Turns Brazil's Congress on Its Head

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    The clear probability is that after Brazil's run off vote in three weeks, Jair Bolsonaro will be the latest in a slew of anti-establishment leaders to take office around the world. Indeed, Bolsonaro already showed his ability to tap deep anger in Brazil with the traditional political class and "throw the bums out" rage after a massive corruption investigation revealed staggering levels of graft.
  • Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice

    Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice

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    Democrats expressed outrage of Republicans' handling of the allegations and efforts by the White House to limit the scope of the FBI investigation into the matter. Mr Kavanaugh denied the accusations in sworn testimony. "I'm not going to be complicit in packing a court with more corporate justices". The Time's Up campaign praised a turning tide in U.S.
  • Serena Williams' husband slams double standards between her and Brett Kavanaugh

    Serena Williams' husband slams double standards between her and Brett Kavanaugh

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    Kavanaugh's confirmation process exploded in controversy after California university professor Christine Blasey Ford went public with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982, while they were in high school. Trump said the mere mention of impeaching a Supreme Court justice who "is a top scholar, a top student, a top intellect, and who did nothing wrong" should galvanize support for Republican candidates on the ballot.
  • Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-N’s CEC meeting

    Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-N’s CEC meeting

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    NAB said in a brief statement that Shehbaz , the younger brother of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was taken into custody in a house scheme scandal in Lahore . Earlier, Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz briefed Nawaz Sharif at his Jati Umra residence about the case against their father. A source at the time said that Fawad had also provided "incriminating evidence" against the ex-chief minister in the Ashiana Housing corruption case, making it hard for him (Sharif) to defend ...
  • Indonesia's quake, tsunami reaches 1,571, search mission extended

    Indonesia's quake, tsunami reaches 1,571, search mission extended

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    In Palu city - one of the most affected areas - the power grid was 60 per cent out of action, according to the state-owned power company which hopes to restore power by October 14. "We could tolerate it (looting) on the first and second day because they needed those things", he continued. "Logistics are in and continue to spread, there are places that we haven't reached", he said.
  • Melania Trump feeds baby elephants and goes on safari in Kenya

    Melania Trump feeds baby elephants and goes on safari in Kenya

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    President Donald Trump has pushed time and again to slash USA spending on foreign assistance - calling for deep cuts to nutrition programs, education initiatives and HIV/AIDS prevention in developing countries across the world. Trump opened her first extended solo worldwide trip on Tuesday in Ghana. The trip is part of her "Be Best" initiative , which focuses on improving the lives of children.
  • Pompeo seeks allied unity on North Korea denuke effort

    Pompeo seeks allied unity on North Korea denuke effort

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    He left Pyongyang in July hailing progress, only for North Korea to denounce him for making "gangster-like demands". The official indicated some progress was made during the visit, which included a meeting with the North Korean leader, but added: "It's going to be a long haul".
  • Who is Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court's new judge

    Who is Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court's new judge

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    Capitol in the hours ahead of a scheduled U.S. Senate vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in Washington, U.S. October 6, 2018 . Joe Manchin of West Virginia, announced they, too, would support Kavanaugh. Before the sexual accusations grabbed the Senate's and the nation's attention, Democrats had argued that Kavanaugh's rulings and writings as an appeals court judge raised serious concerns about his views on abortion rights and a president's right to bat ...
  • Turkish police believe journalist killed in Saudi consulate

    Turkish police believe journalist killed in Saudi consulate

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    Within a day, Turkish officials were saying they had no evidence that Khashoggi had ever left the consulate while Saudi officials were insisting that the journalist had left fairly quickly. Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday summoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador over the issue. Mr Khashoggi has also criticised Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen, where Riyadh leads a military coalition fighting alongside the government in its war with Iran-backed rebels.
  • Trump's North Korean Love Affair Shows That Diplomacy Works

    Trump's North Korean Love Affair Shows That Diplomacy Works

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    The DPRK on Saturday demanded the United States take steps to secure Pyongyang's trust before its denuclearization. South Korea's Yonhap Newsnoticed on Tuesday that North Korean media has been curiously reluctant to admit Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho met with American and Japanese officials on the sidelines of the U.N.
  • John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

    John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

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    Retired Justice John Paul Stevens is one of the longest serving Supreme Court justices, and he dissented on Bush v Gore amid the recount that propelled Bush to the presidency. The 98-year-old Stevens was nominated to the court by Republican President Gerald Ford and served from 1975 to 2010. "Although we may never know with complete certainty the identity of the victor of this year's presidential election, the identity of the loser is clear", Stevens wrote in the strongly worded dissent.
  • Donald Trump wins battle to put Brett Kavanaugh in Supreme Court

    Donald Trump wins battle to put Brett Kavanaugh in Supreme Court

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    Kavanaugh's path to the court seemed unfettered until mid-September, when Ford accused him of drunkenly sexually assaulting her in a locked bedroom at a 1982 high school gathering. When it was Murkowski's turn, she rose and practically whispered "no", returning to her chair and snot talking to any senator for another 10 minutes as she stared stone-faced at the front of the room.
  • India signs $5 billion deal for Russian air defence systems

    India signs $5 billion deal for Russian air defence systems

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    S-400 is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system. The US had earlier urged its allies to forgo transactions with Russia, warning that the S-400 missile defence system that India intends to buy would be a "focus area" for it to implement punitive sanctions against a nation undertaking "significant" business deals with the Russians.
  • Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-graft agency

    Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-graft agency

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    The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said it arrested Rosmah, 66, who will face charges in court on Thursday for infringing an anti-money laundering law. After the arrest, Ms Rosmah's lawyer, Geethan Ram Vincent, told reporters her lawyers had not been informed of the nature of the charges to be filed against her.
  • South China Sea Cold War revealed

    South China Sea Cold War revealed

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    The operation was conducted to 'uphold the rights and freedoms of all states under worldwide law. The US disregard of China's claims over the disputed waters, through which trillions of dollars-worth of trade passes annually, is being demonstrated amid unprecedented tensions between the world's two largest economies.
  • Strictly Dancer Gives Score For Theresa May's Conference Dance

    Strictly Dancer Gives Score For Theresa May's Conference Dance

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    No, what Theresa May is doing while the stage for her speech to close the Conservative Party Conference - to the dulcet sounds of ABBA's Dancing Queen - is walking in an ostentatious yet casual manner, typically with exaggerated movements of the hips and shoulders.
  • The FBI’s Investigation of Kavanaugh Was a Sham

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    Republicans plan a careful choreography for reviewing the results of the FBI's background inquiry into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that includes restricting its distribution and inviting senators to a secure meeting room in the Capitol to view the report.
  • Peace Puppies: Kim Jong Un Gifted Two Dogs to South Korea

    Peace Puppies: Kim Jong Un Gifted Two Dogs to South Korea

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    The 20-day exercise that began on Monday saw South Korean troops clearing landmines at the Joint Security Area (JSA). Since fighting during the 1950-1953 Korean War ended in a stalemate, at least nine soldiers have been killed in incidents with North Korean troops, including the killing in 1976 of two USA soldiers by axe-wielding North Koreans, the UNC says.