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A Turkish court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for two former Saudi officials for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Mr al-Jubeir criticised the way Turkey has shared information with the kingdom. Kushner's support for Prince Mohammed in the moment of crisis is a striking demonstration of a singular bond that has helped draw President Trump into an embrace of Saudi Arabia as one of his most important worldwide allies.
  • Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy

    Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy

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    He told reporters at the White House that she is 'very talented, very smart, very quick. Nauert, a native of Rockford, Illinois, worked at State as the acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs. She also would be going up against foreign counterparts like the United Nations representatives from Russian Federation and China, who each have decades of experience in diplomacy.
  • Mafia drug cartels hit in worldwide police swoop

    Mafia drug cartels hit in worldwide police swoop

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    In Germany, federal police said there had been multiple arrests in the early morning raids. In Germany, the operation focused on restaurants, offices and apartments, mainly in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria, with 21 suspects targeted.
  • US senators pin Khashoggi murder on Saudi crown prince

    US senators pin Khashoggi murder on Saudi crown prince

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    Khashoggi , a United States resident, was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul , Turkey , on October 2. During his visit, Penn is expected to meet with the Washington Post columnist's fiance, Hatice Cengiz, the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reported .
  • Giuliani Gets Mad At Twitter, Doesn't Seem To Understand How It Works

    Giuliani Gets Mad At Twitter, Doesn't Seem To Understand How It Works

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    Of course, when the press explored what that actually meant, it was fairly limited . "Basically, not to prevent a Target [breach], but how to prevent a Target CEO being fired". The result was a simple website that declares " Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country " and includes a link to information related to the Mueller investigation.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation iterates call on Russian Federation to free Ukrainian sailors

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation iterates call on Russian Federation to free Ukrainian sailors

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    Noting that Ukraine isn't a member of the alliance, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the allies already "provide strong political support and strong practical support". "They should release the crew to return the ship, it is not the question which we release out of our zone of attention", the official added. Three NATO allies on the Black Sea - Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey - are also taking individual measures.
  • One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

    One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

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    Reports on Twitter indicate that two US military aircraft have crashed during a midair refueling operation off Iwakuni, Japan . Search and rescue operations were underway following a " mishap ". A Marine Corps KC-130 aerial tanker and an F/A-18 Hornet have crashed off Japan, a defense official told Task & Purpose on Wednesday. The Marine Corps said in a short statement that the incident occurred at 2 a.m.
  • Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

    Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

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    Eric Trump, executive vice president of the Trump Organization , said attorney George Conway's public criticisms of the president, another one of which came Monday morning, are a dishonor to his wife, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway . Cohen pleaded guilty to making false statements during his testimony to Congress about Trump business dealings with Russian Federation. Still, Eric Trump felt the need to insert himself into the controversy and defend her.
  • Theresa May suffers three Brexit defeats in Commons

    Theresa May suffers three Brexit defeats in Commons

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    In a landmark vote on Tuesday, parliamentarians in the lower chamber House of Commons backed a motion, tabled a day before by six parties , demanding full disclosure of the counsel by 311 votes to 293. Left-wing Labour said May's defeat next Tuesday would likely trigger a confidence vote to bring down her government. Another critical vote on the Brexit deal is fast approaching.
  • To Whom Much is Given — George HW Bush

    To Whom Much is Given — George HW Bush

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    Tributes have poured in from former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama , Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton , who defeated Bush in 1992 and later developed a close friendship with him. After graduation Bush embarked on a career in the oil industry of West Texas. "To make sure it was cemented he also went to the United Nations to get a United Nations resolution".
  • George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

    George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

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    After Barbara Bush died, George H.W. Bush insisted on going to greet everyday mourners in Houston who had come to pay their respects to the former first lady. He then celebrated his birthday on June 12 - making history by becoming the first former president to reach the age of 94. There will no doubt be additional weighing in about the elder Bush's presidential career, both the ups and the downs.
  • CNN splits with contributor over Israel-Palestine remarks

    CNN splits with contributor over Israel-Palestine remarks

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    The AU statement said the current situation calls for urgent action towards ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian land. The statement said "AU continues to call on the worldwide community to assume its full responsibilities vis-à-vis the question of Palestine and the implementation of the United Nations resolutions adopted from 1948 to date, to compel Israel to comply with the global law".
  • Putin high-fives MBS at G20, but did he shake Trump's hand?

    Putin high-fives MBS at G20, but did he shake Trump's hand?

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    However, the assessment stated that there is no direct reporting of the crown prince actually issuing a kill order, Wall Street Journal said. The White House said President Trump "exchanged pleasantries" Friday with the crown prince , the de facto leader of the oil-rich kingdom, and there were reports the prince has had private conversations and exchanges with French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others.
  • Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Jamal Khashoggi murder

    Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Jamal Khashoggi murder

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    Pompeo also urged senators to vote against the Yemen resolution, claiming the timing is bad because they are "on the cusp" of all parties coming to the table for a potential cease-fire. But the director of the CIA Gina Haspel, the only Trump cabinet member who listened to the alleged audio of the killing in Istanbul, did not take part in the briefing.
  • Ukrainian President Seeks NATO Support in Russia Dispute

    Ukrainian President Seeks NATO Support in Russia Dispute

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    In Moscow , a Russian lawmaker was quoted by RIA news agency as saying Russia had no plans for a reciprocal move to bar Ukrainian men. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also condemned what he called the "aggressive Russian action". Russian Federation annexed Crimea while pro-Moscow separatists seized parts of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of eastern Ukraine, declaring unrecognised breakaway statelets in a conflict that remains unresolved.
  • Convicted murderer caught crossing border near San Ysidro

    Convicted murderer caught crossing border near San Ysidro

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    A member of the notorious MS-13 gang, who was recently arrested, told authorities that he traveled to the United States with the migrant caravan. Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested an alien from Honduras earlier this week after he crossed into the United States illegally.
  • Putin hits back as Trump fuels G20 tensions

    Putin hits back as Trump fuels G20 tensions

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    The summit is focused on trade, but all eyes are on Trump's meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping , which will be held on Saturday night local time. The dinner scheduled for Saturday evening has been cast as a key encounter that could help the two leaders ease the trade tensions, or it could end in stalemate.