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Ethiopia lawmakers to appoint new president: state media

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Ethiopian lawmakers last week approved a Cabinet with women making up a record 50 per cent of ministers, including the country's first female defence minister. Sahle-Work's appointment comes amid a Cabinet reshuffle and radical political reforms by Abiy, who took office in April and, at 41, is Africa's youngest leader. Read More »

China denies spying on Trump's iPhone, says he should switch to Huawei

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Since the phone is not secured, it's likely Chinese and Russian spies can listen into calls, the paper said . In a tweet , he insisted he only used government-approved phones. The President also has an iPhone that can make private calls, despite U.S. spies urging him to stop using it. Anonymous White House officials said they were disclosing the president's cell phone habits because they've become increasingly frustrated with his lackadaisical tendencies regarding electronic security. Read More »

Trump Fires Back At CNN's Zucker, Says MEDIA Is Stoking National Anger

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It was addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan , care of the cable news network. President of CNN Jeff Zucker has taken aim at the White House for its constant attacks on the media. But he has not worked out that way, often fueling Trump's racist impulses, including when he advised the president to reject immigration deals to preserve DACA, and at other times getting into ugly feuds, including with a Florida congresswoman who stood up for a Gold Star widow Trump had ... Read More »

Will Demise Of INF Treaty Lead To New Arms Race?

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On Oct. 22, President Trump criticized the INF treaty for not including China . The Kremlin said on Thursday that it was very alarmed by a report from the Russian Defense Ministry alleging that. At a post-summit news conference alongside Mr Putin , Mr Trump questioned the findings of United States intelligence agencies that Russian Federation had tried to influence the vote. Read More »

Jokowi Wants Saudi Transparent in Khashoggi Murder Investigation

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A pro-government Turkish newspaper is reporting that a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made four calls to the royal's office from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul the day Jamal Khashoggi was killed. But any direct challenge to Prince Mohammed's succession "may be destabilizing for the kingdom as a whole", said Cinzia Bianco, a London-based analyst for Gulf State Analytics. Read More »

Chinese, Russian spies are listening in on Trump's iPhone calls

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The calls are intercepted by foreign government through cell towers and cables that are part of cellphone networks. The report indicated Trump prefers using his cell phones over the White House's more secure landline. "White House officials say they can only hope he refrains from discussing classified information when he is on them", reports the Times . Through its efforts, China reportedly identified Blackstone Group chief executive Stephen Schwarzman, who has ties to Beijing's Tsinghua ... Read More »

Australia's PM apologises for institutional child abuse

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The apology also coincided with National Children's Week. In an address to Federal Parliament, Mr Morrison said there was no promise that could be made and nothing that could be done to right the wrongs of the past. Archbishop Coleridge called these events "a significant moment in our ongoing efforts to make Australia safe for all children and young people". The Australian government has previously issued formal apologies for the mistreatment of Aboriginal Australians, for forced adoptions ... Read More »

Suspicious package found at Clinton home; another sent to Obama

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The news comes on the heels of billionaire investor and Democratic donor George Soros being mailed a similar suspicious package on Monday. The house of former U.S. presidents and their families, Clinton is the wife of former president Bill Clinton , said it had initiated a "full scope criminal investigation". Read More »

Suspicious package found near offices of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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NY police commissioner James O'Neill described the one sent to Brennan at CNN as appearing to be a "live explosive device". A bomb squad removed another device from CNN's NY headquarters, which was evacuated . The U.S. Secret Service said the devices were discovered during normal mail screening and never reached them. Local ABC-affiliated television news station said her building had been evacuated, although it was not known if she was in her office at the time. Read More »

Voter Registration, Absentee and Early Voting

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Candidates benefit from early voting because they can stop targeting those voters in the campaigns' turnout efforts. If you want to vote by mail, you can do so as long as your ballot is received by your county's elections supervisor by 7 p.m. Read More »

Multiple people shot in Kentucky grocery store

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Police say one person was fatally shot inside the store and one was shot outside. Police later confirmed that there were two fatalities. The shooter then exchanged gunfire with a civilian in the parking lot, though neither were injured. Read More »

Pollution may have entered human food chain, here's why

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They included polypropylene used in bottle caps, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used in drink bottles, polystyrene found in plastic utensils and cups, and polyethylene used in plastic bags and storage containers. It is estimated that two to five percent of the plastic produced ends up in the sea, where the waste is crushed and absorbed by marine animals and can reach humans via the food chain. Read More »

Obama Slams Trump In Not So Subtle Way

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President Trump retrieved an old video of Barack Obama speaking in favor of a strict immigration policy and surprisingly tweeted out his support for the statement Tuesday afternoon. Obama's visit to the battleground state follows visits over the weekend by his former Vice President Joe Biden and a rally by President Donald Trump . Read More »

Bible Museum Admits Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fakes

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Mr Kloha said: 'As an educational institution entrusted with cultural heritage, the museum upholds and adheres to all museum and ethical guidelines on collection care, research and display'. He said in some cases letters are oddly shaped or not straight, or they appear to conform to the edge of the fragments and other "bizarre-looking features". Read More »

Utah Utes track athlete Lauren McCluskey shot and killed

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Lauren, a 21-year-old senior who was a star on the college's track and field team, was shot and killed Monday night near the campus dorms, prompting a lockdown while police searched for a gunman. Athletics Director Mark Harlan said university counselors and psychologists were available to support McCluskey's teammates, coaches and friends. Read More »

World Reacts With Skepticism To Saudi Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

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But some USA lawmakers expressed doubt about the Saudi explanation. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan - who has remained largely silent, even as Turkey's pro-Government media reported gruesome allegations about how Khashoggi was killed - said he would reveal "necessary details" about the case later in the week. Read More »

'Saudi investments in SA should be scrutinised after Khashoggi’s death'

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Turkish police have named 15 men, including several of Prince Mohammed's personal employees and an Australia-trained, bone-saw wielding Saudi pathologist , who allegedly made up a "hit squad" to kill Khashoggi. The UK, France and Germany said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia's version of Khashoggi's death needs to be supported by "facts" to be considered "credible". Read More »

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

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His remarks are likely to infuriate Brussels and the Irish Republic, who have both insisted that a backstop - essentially an insurance policy created to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit - must be part of any withdrawal agreement. Read More »

Saudis Claim Jamal Khashoggi Died During Fistfight

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Pro-government media in Turkey have released surveillance photos identifying an intelligence officer in Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage as the mastermind of the alleged killing. In Istanbul, a leaked surveillance photo showed a man who has been a member of the crown prince's entourage during trips overseas walking into the Saudi Consulate just before Mr Khashoggi vanished there - timing that drew the kingdom's heir-apparent closer to the columnist's apparent demise. Read More »

Varadkar says even with Brexit transition extension Irish ‘backstop’ needed

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He warned that solving the Irish border issue was a " prerequisite " for a successful outcome of Brexit negotiations, and that failure to find a resolution would spell disaster for striking any deal. Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that "we need much time, much more time, and we continue to work in the next weeks". Britain's Brexit minister, Dominic Raab, said just a week ago that the so-called backstop created to prevent a hard border between the British province of Northern ... Read More »

Abrams-Kemp Debate Reflected Old Southern Divisions Over Equality and Justice

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Rolling Stone magazine released an audio clip in which Kemp appears to say that he is anxious about an "unprecedented" number of absentee ballot applications after Abrams' campaign focused on turning out its base with absentee ballots. The whole debate was an ancient argument between those who believe a Deep South state like Georgia needs a government committed to equality and full voting rights for the previously excluded, and those who believe the status quo-or even a leaner, meaner ... Read More »

World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea

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Researchers with the university's Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project led an expedition to map the floor of the sea, which touches on Bulgaria, Turkey, the Ukraine and Russian Federation, among other countries. Dr Kroum Batchvarov who worked on the project said: "It is the first of its kind, an absolutely incredible find, it is unique". "This will change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world", Jon Adams , the Black Sea MAP's principal investigator, said ... Read More »

Trump calls Khashoggi's death 'worst cover-up in history of cover-ups'

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The remaining three are consulate staff who have been detained in connection with Khashoggi's "ferocious murder". We have people over in Saudi Arabia now. Media captionWhy do Trump's Saudi job numbers keep growing? The custodian of the two holy mosques is a deferential title used in the Islamic world acknowledging Saudi King Salman as the ruler responsible of the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina. Read More »

Titanic II to set sail in 2022, retrace route of original ship

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According to Cruise Arabia and Africa , the ship will then follow the very same route the original ship did, setting sail from Southampton, England to NY. The nine-deck ship will be home to 835 cabins and will accommodate 2,435 passengers and 900 crew, while customers will be able to purchase first-class, second-class and third-class tickets - just like on the original. Read More »

Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women

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However, agents noticed his thick fingers with dirty nails and dark hair matched the description the woman provided of the hands she said had groped her, according to the complaint. And the man authorities say is responsible allegedly cited President Trump's past lewd language about women. Alexander told agents he did remember a woman he was seated behind speaking to him during the flight and then moving seats, but could not describe her. Read More »

May: Brexit deal '95% done'

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But as she spoke to MPs the Prime Minister knew that some of her harshest critics were not opposite her but on her own side. British PM Theresa May appeared to open the way to extend the post-Brexit transition period until December 2021, as European Union leaders offered an olive branch to her in a bid to break the impasse during the European Union summit on Wednesday (17 October). Read More »

Indian Villager Pelted to Death by Brick-Throwing Monkeys

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Police described the death as a "bizarre incident". Now, his brother is adamant to file a First Information Report (FIR) against the group of monkeys for killing his brother while the police are resisting the complaint. He added the family will meet senior officials and request them to initiate action in this regard. This will make us a laughing stock'. "I do not think it is a logical demand". Read More »