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Police rescued the man as he was being beaten and took him to a hospital for treatment, though his condition was not immediately clear.On Sunday, several in the caravan took to microphones to denounce the attack."Is that the way we're going to always behave?" a woman from Honduras asked.Others complained of trekkers smoking marijuana or warned that images of litter and uneaten food made them appear disrespectful.The group planned to set out early Monday for Niltepec , 54 kilometers (33 miles) ...
  • Strong 6.8 magnitude quake strikes off Greece: USGS

    Strong 6.8 magnitude quake strikes off Greece: USGS

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    People walk past damages in a street of Zante after the quake. Was quake felt on Zante, Crete and Corfu? . In Zakynthos , the harbour is still functional although local schools have been shut down for the day as a precaution. Firefighters in Calabria, Puglia and Sicily received thousands of telephone calls from anxious locals. Subsequently, it reported an "anomaly of some 10 centimeters observed by the marigraph station in Le Castella, in the province of Crotone, confirming an orange ...
  • Saudi rejects Turkey’s call to extradite Khashoggi killers

    Saudi rejects Turkey’s call to extradite Khashoggi killers

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    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan also urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to disclose who ordered Khashoggi's murder , as well as the location of his body, heightening worldwide pressure on the kingdom to come clean on the case. The Saudi FM's comments came in response to a question by Arab News at the first day of the annual IISS Manama Dialogue 2018. The country's relations with the United States are "iron-clad", the minister said, adding that during the tenure of Barack Obama in the ...
  • Yemen's Houthis criticize Oman for Netanyahu visit

    Yemen's Houthis criticize Oman for Netanyahu visit

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    Days before Netanyahu's visit, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also visited Oman, raising the possibility that Oman might be trying to help revive negotiations or push forward a troubled U.S. Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt welcomed the "warming ties and growing cooperation between our regional friends" in a tweet on Friday. But "if you open up to the Arab world and you normalise relations with them, it will open the door for an eventual reconciliation and peace with the ...
  • China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security

    China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security

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    She also sarcastically shared that if Americans are so anxious about iPhones being listened on, they could instead start using Huawei phones, one of China's most popular phone brands. "Many of those Mr Trump speaks with, most often on one of his cellphones, such as hosts at Fox News, share the president's political views, or simply enable his sense of grievance about any number of subjects", the daily said.
  • Man tries to kill spiders with blowtorch, sets parents’ home on fire

    Man tries to kill spiders with blowtorch, sets parents’ home on fire

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    According to the Fresno Bee , the 23-year-old man told firefighters he was using the blowtorch on the spiders and their webs outside on some the home's bricks. More than 25 firefighters were called out to put out the flames. He was the only person home at the time . The fire spread to the second floor above the garage, Escobedo said.
  • Turmoil looms as Sri Lanka's PM replaced by president

    Turmoil looms as Sri Lanka's PM replaced by president

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    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse, who was controversially sworn in as the new prime minister, is a charismatic leader whose human rights record had attracted widespread global censure. His ruthlessness with dissenters, the lavish lifestyles of his three sons and nepotism that saw his brothers holding sway in many key institutions gradually eroded Rajapaksa's popularity, resulting in his defeat in his bid for a third term in 2015.
  • Robert De Niro Is The Latest Target Of Suspicious Packages

    Robert De Niro Is The Latest Target Of Suspicious Packages

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    New York City's police commissioner says a package sent to CNN's offices in New York contained what appeared to be a live explosive and an envelope containing white powder. The spree began Monday with a device found at the NY home of billionaire liberal donor George Soros . She says she's deeply disturbed by these packages , disturbed that it showed up and that her name has been used in all of this.
  • At least 800 troops to be sent to US-Mexico border

    At least 800 troops to be sent to US-Mexico border

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    Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said the troops would be used mainly to provide logistical support including tents, vehicles, and equipment. President Donald Trump's administration is sending military troops to secure the southern border as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants moves north through Mexico.
  • Telugu IPS M Nageshwar Rao new interim CBI Chief

    Telugu IPS M Nageshwar Rao new interim CBI Chief

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    Chidambaram, as well as the IRCTC tender issuance case involving former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav. Modi was the Chief Minister of the state at the time of the riots. Is there a co-relation betn (sic) Rafale deal and removal of Alok Verma? Minutes after taking charge, Rao issued orders transferring at least 11 officers on Wednesday.
  • Explosive device found at home of George Soros

    Explosive device found at home of George Soros

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    An employee opened the package and found what appeared to be a bomb. Agents came out and safely detonated the device, which a federal law enforcement official said contained explosive powder. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida speculated on Twitter lately that Soros was paying Central American women and children to join the caravan of migrants headed toward the USA, though he later backtracked, speculating that drug cartels were to blame.
  • UK's May tries to calm Brexit rebels, says deal almost done

    UK's May tries to calm Brexit rebels, says deal almost done

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    Mrs May told leaders of the remaining European Union member states in Brussels that she was willing to consider extending the transition period by a year. The latest display of backbench unrest came amid reports that the number of Conservative MPs submitting letters calling for her removal was approaching the 48 needed to trigger a no confidence vote in her leadership.
  • China opens world's longest sea bridge in Hong Kong

    China opens world's longest sea bridge in Hong Kong

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    It took nearly a decade to build the £15 billion bridge while incurring major delays and cost overruns. In late September, a $11 billion high-speed rail link opened between Hong Kong and mainland China , cutting the time between Hong Kong and major Chinese cities.
  • Trump and Bolton try to dismantle the INF Treaty

    Trump and Bolton try to dismantle the INF Treaty

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    The Russian leader further demonstrated his knowledge of US symbols, citing the motto written on the scroll the eagle holds in its beak - "Out of Many, One" - as reflecting the need to find common ground despite various viewpoints. "It's important to figure out if it's possible or not". It represented a significant concession by Moscow-previously rejected by Gorbachev's predecessors and the Soviet military command-resulting in the destruction of 1,752 Soviet missiles, including SS-20s aimed ...
  • Hospitalized After Floor Collapses During Clemson Fraternity Homecoming Party

    Hospitalized After Floor Collapses During Clemson Fraternity Homecoming Party

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    SALT LAKE CITY ― Students attending a fraternity's homecoming party near Clemson University got an terrible surprise on Saturday when they learned that sometimes, the beat isn't the only thing that drops. Students from Clemson University were gathered for a homecoming celebration, where they packed many people into one big room. " You could hear the floor about to go through ", partygoer Jeremy Tester told WYFF , "but nobody thought it was going to happen".
  • President Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Nevada

    President Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Nevada

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    Trump noted that despite repeatedly running for president, Biden never got more than one percent support in the polls. The former president said, "Let me say something as the man who passed the law that protects people with preexisting conditions from being discriminated against: They have no way of protecting people with preexisting conditions in anything they've proposed".
  • 6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

    6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

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    Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office , said several shots rang out about 12:35 p.m. Sunday on a boulevard in the stadium's general area and that five men and one woman were hit by gunfire. The story will be updated as more information becomes available. The area around A Philip Randolph has been blocked off. JSO says the area is not in any immediate danger but has been roped off as officers investigate the shooting.
  • Trump says 'not satisfied' with Saudi explanations of Khashoggi's death

    Trump says 'not satisfied' with Saudi explanations of Khashoggi's death

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    On the day of Khashoggi's disappearance, 15 other Saudis, including several officials, arrived in Istanbul on two planes and visited the consulate while he was still inside, according to Turkish police sources. Barriers block the road leading to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Monday, where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen alive. We have also benefited from the presence of many outstanding Saudi students, faculty, and staff on our campus, and our Saudi students and ...
  • Three 'pretty big' earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island

    Three 'pretty big' earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island

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    The temblor was situated 218 km southwest of Port Hardy, a town on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. That one is being called the "foreshock" as a stronger 6.8-magnitude quake occurred 35 minutes later. The earthquakes were in a close cluster about between 197 and 223 kilometres west of Port Hardy, all happening within 45 minutes of each other. Some Native American tribes also have oral traditions that speak about a giant natural disaster as well as a tsunami-like flooding event ...
  • Former Australian PM accused of failing gov't in key by-election

    Former Australian PM accused of failing gov't in key by-election

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    Phelps received a fillip during the day after a recount found some errors in preference tallies in the Bondi Beach and Bellevue Hill booths. While a momentous occasion for Phelps, this will become an issue for the government as they try to get bills through the house as they will not possess the number of votes on their own to pass their own legislation, meaning they will rely on support from other parties to do so.
  • Meghan, Duchess of Sussex skips royal tour event to rest

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex skips royal tour event to rest

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    The Duchess , who is 12 weeks pregnant, was told by Prince Harry to "cut back" and stay at home as he cheered on Invictus Games athletes in Sydney on Sunday morning. The former actress will accompany Prince Harry to Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island, but she may alter her schedule while there given the hard terrain.
  • Erdogan, Trump agree on need to explain Khashoggi’s death

    Erdogan, Trump agree on need to explain Khashoggi’s death

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    Investigators hunting for Khashoggi's body have tracked two Saudi Arabian consulate vehicles to separate locations outside the city centre. Meanwhile, Istanbul's chief prosecutor summoned 28 more staff members of the Saudi consulate, including Turkish citizens and foreign nationals, to give testimony on Monday, Turkish state broadcaster TRT reported.
  • More than 60 infant bodies found at another funeral home in Detroit

    More than 60 infant bodies found at another funeral home in Detroit

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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 ...
  • A Mass Shooting and Explosion Reported at a College in Crimea

    A Mass Shooting and Explosion Reported at a College in Crimea

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    Russia's National Guard said it has now deployed officers and riot police to all schools and colleges in Kerch. Wednesday's attack was the deadliest act of violence at a Russian school since the Beslan terrorist attack in 2004, when 333 people, many children, died after Chechen fighters seized a school.
  • Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

    Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

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    A report a year ago from Goldman Sachs documented that the most common cause of the 12 post-World War II recessions it studied was excessive credit tightening by the Federal Reserve . Bullard is not now a voting member of the Fed's rate-setting committee, but he will join that group in 2019. That's especially true in the USA where "the macro-prudential regulatory arsenal is pretty non-existent".
  • Dasara Tragedy: Train Runs Into Burning Ravana Effigy, More than 100 Dead

    Dasara Tragedy: Train Runs Into Burning Ravana Effigy, More than 100 Dead

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    Two cabinet ministers, top bureaucrats, DGP rushed to mishap site to supervise rescue and relief efforts. "District authorities have been mobilised on war footing", Singh tweeted. Suddenly the train crashed through the crowd with screams of disbelief as it failed to stop for the spectators. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was extremely saddened by the train accident.
  • Pocahontas Descendant Calls on Warren to Apologize

    Pocahontas Descendant Calls on Warren to Apologize

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    Falsely claiming you are Native American for years is bad enough. With much fanfare, she announced on Monday that an analysis of DNA tests by a Stanford professor concluded she could have between 1/64th and 1/1024th Native American blood.
  • Sammy Wilson: Theresa May 'must be mad' to have agreed Brexit delay

    Sammy Wilson: Theresa May 'must be mad' to have agreed Brexit delay

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    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday that a possible extension of Britain's post-Brexit transition period would not diminish Ireland's need for a " backstop " to avoid a hard border with Northern Ireland. This week's summit has always been billed as "the moment of truth" when agreement was needed to allow time for ratification before Brexit day in March.
  • Minister Resigns Amid Flurry Of Sexual Harassment Charges

    Minister Resigns Amid Flurry Of Sexual Harassment Charges

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    Akbar, through his counsel, told the court that Ramani's defamatory statements had damaged his image, lowering his esteem in the eyes of the public. "Whilst it is apparent that the accused has resorted to a series of maliciously serious allegations which she is diabolically and viciously spreading in media, it is also apparent that false narrative against the complainant (Akbar) is being circulated in a motivated manner for the fulfilment of an agenda", it alleged.
  • 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.