• NI businesses scolded over Brexit no-deal preparation
NI businesses scolded over Brexit no-deal preparation

The prime minister said she didn't want that to happen, but noted it may be useful for certain situations. As well as the transition period, May will expect tough questions from MPs on the controversial "backstop" policy for preserving the frictionless Irish border no matter what the outcome of Brexit talks.

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  • Bomb Found at Bill and Hillary Clinton's House
Bomb Found at Bill and Hillary Clinton's House

Explosive devices have been sent to the NY home of Hillary Clinton and Washington DC office of former President Barack Obama . The New Castle Police issued a statement saying: "This morning, The New Castle Police Department assisted to FBI, Secret Service, and the Westchester County Police with the investigation of a suspicious package".

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  • Turkish police search abandoned Saudi auto over journalist's death
Turkish police search abandoned Saudi auto over journalist's death

The disappearance of Khashoggi has snowballed into a massive crisis for the kingdom, forcing the 82-year-old monarch, King Salman, to personally get involved. The crown prince has "now crossed a line and there has to be a punishment and a price paid for that", Corker said. "Nobody has told me he is not responsible", the US leader said.

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  • Alleged in-flight groper: Trump says it’s ‘ok’ to grab women’s private parts
Alleged in-flight groper: Trump says it’s ‘ok’ to grab women’s private parts

However, 30 minutes later, she felt fingers grabbing onto the back of her arm. A criminal complaint describes how the woman seated in front of Alexander initially felt a hand touch her right breast but thought it might've been an accident, per KHOU and the Albuquerque Journal .

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  • University of Utah student slain on campus; ex-boyfriend found dead
University of Utah student slain on campus; ex-boyfriend found dead

He was caught in an online sex crimes sting when a police officer posed as a 13-year-old girl. Monday night, he encountered her on the U of U campus. A University of Utah track athlete was shot and killed Monday night, the school announced. Lauren McCluskey was found shot in a vehicle Monday night near on-campus student housing.

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  • Search for Khashoggi’s body moved from Saudi consulate to secluded forest, farmland
Search for Khashoggi’s body moved from Saudi consulate to secluded forest, farmland

Without a word to clarify what a forensic expert and 14 other Saudi officials (one of them recently killed in an "accident" in Riyadh) arriving in Istanbul on 2 private jets were doing right before Khashoggi was killed, the Kingdom also said 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested so far.

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  • US Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait
US Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait

The Navy sailed two Japan-based ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday amid ongoing tensions over freedom of navigation in the western Pacific and political strains over trade with China . It raised concerns over U.S. policy toward Taiwan in talks earlier with U.S. Defence Secretary, Jim Mattis, in Singapore. The voyage "demonstrates the US com...

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  • Saudi foreign minister commits to ‘comprehensive’ probe of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing
Saudi foreign minister commits to ‘comprehensive’ probe of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Addressing lawmakers of his ruling party in Parliament, Erdogan said that all those responsible for the killing must be punished regardless of rank - from the person who ordered it to those who carried it out. The timing of the controversy could not be worse for Prince Mohammed as the investment summit, dubbed "Davos in the desert", began in Riyadh...

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  • Chinese missile build-up has also strained US-Russia arms pact
Chinese missile build-up has also strained US-Russia arms pact

The 1987 pact helps protect the security of the U.S. and its allies in Europe and the Far East. Moscow also threatened to shoot down USA missiles in Syria, and Trump responded on Twitter with threats of "nice and new and 'smart!'" United States missiles.

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  • Australian government at risk of losing majority in crucial by-election
Australian government at risk of losing majority in crucial by-election

Speaking to reporters, Ms. Phelps declined to say how she might vote should a no-confidence motion be moved in Parliament against the government, but indicated she wants the government to run its full term, which expires next May. Australia's opposition Labor Party, for instance, had its roots in organized labor, and "people don't join unions anymo...

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  • Israel puts West Bank Bedouin village eviction on hold for several weeks
Israel puts West Bank Bedouin village eviction on hold for several weeks

As Israeli occupation forces violently repressed local and global activists, who were participating in Khan al-Ahmar's weekly protest organized by residents of the Palestinian village resisting its imminent demolition Friday, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has issued renewed calls to supporters, companies and countries to boy...

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  • 5-magnitude quake hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island
5-magnitude quake hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island

That one is being called the "foreshock" as a stronger 6.8-magnitude quake occurred 35 minutes later. The National Tsunami Warning Center wrote that a tsunami in the area is "not expected", AP reported. Some Native American tribes also have oral traditions that speak about a giant natural disaster as well as a tsunami-like flooding event along ...

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  • Migrant caravan heads north for USA after crossing into Mexico
Migrant caravan heads north for USA after crossing into Mexico

Mr Trump has said that he would send troops to the southern United States border if there was a mass attempt to cross from Mexico and has placed immigration at the top of the midterm election campaign. It arrived in the afternoon in the city of Tapachula , more than 20 miles away. "You have to help the next person". "We're going to figure ...

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  • Corker: 'Has to be a punishment' for Saudi journalist's death
Corker: 'Has to be a punishment' for Saudi journalist's death

The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has described Khashoggi's death as a "shocking violation" of global conventions, and on Saturday Canada's Foreign Minister Chrsytia Freeland said "the explanations offered to date lack consistency and credibility ".

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  • Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz
Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz

President Donald Trump will call on his supporters at a rally Monday night in Houston to turn out for his onetime nemesis, Sen. Trump, by the way, says he regrets nothing. On April 9, 2018, interview with KFYO, O'Rourke described commonly owned semiautomatic rifles as "weapons of war" and said, "I've come to the conclusion that we should no...

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  • World’s longest sea bridge opened only to drivers with special permit
World’s longest sea bridge opened only to drivers with special permit

The world's longest sea bridge Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be thrown open for traffic on October 24, the authorities said Saturday. Xi said nothing during the inauguration of the bridge on Tuesday morning other than to declare it officially open to a burst of fireworks projected onto a screen behind him.

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  • Brexit: UK open to longer transition period
Brexit: UK open to longer transition period

The Fine Gael leader said that the European Union acknowledges the difficulties which Mrs May faces in securing a deal that she can get through Westminster, adding that the European Union wants to help her. The backstop would not be time-limited and apply as long as other solutions, such as technological solutions, have not been found. May's ...

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  • Pence Admin Reportedly Planning to Erase Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ People
Pence Admin Reportedly Planning to Erase Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ People

The Department of Health and Human Services is spearheading an effort to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX , the federal law that bans gender discrimination in education programs that receive government funding, according to the memo obtained by The Times .

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  • Over 7K-Strong, Migrant Caravan Pushes On; Still Far from US
Over 7K-Strong, Migrant Caravan Pushes On; Still Far from US

Around a million of their citizens have been apprehended by Border Patrol trying to enter the country illegally since 2013 ( pdf ). "Of course the president has a lot of power, but they will have to explain it there to the different government structures".

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  • Jordan shocks Jerusalem, downgrades peace treaty with Israel
Jordan shocks Jerusalem, downgrades peace treaty with Israel

The parts Jordan wants to revoke relate to two parcels of land Jordan leased to Israel for 25 years. Abdullah was quoted by official news agency Petra as saying: "We have informed Israel [that we are putting] an end to the application of the peace treaty annexes regarding Baqura and Ghamr".

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  • Julian Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights and freedoms'
Julian Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights and freedoms'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange presented a protection action through his lawyers against the Ecuadorian government on Friday, accusing it of violating his fundamental rights and freedoms. Recall that Assange has been granted asylum in Ecuador from the predecessor of President Moreno Rafael Correa. Julian Assange greets supporters outside the...

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  • Prince Harry speaks about
Prince Harry speaks about "newest addition" to his family

They will next travel to Fraser Island, off the coast of Queensland, with Monday's planned engagements including a visit to Lake McKenzie and a walkabout on the Kingfisher Bay. The couple visited the island to watch an Invictus Games event - the Land Rover Driving Challenge. However, the childcare expert and author who counts George and Ama...

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  • Prince Harry flies solo on tour after pregnant Meghan steps back
Prince Harry flies solo on tour after pregnant Meghan steps back

At the event, a female fan called out to him as he walked on the side of the cycling path, saying, "I hope it's a girl!" Comments from the father-to-be this week suggest the couple do not yet know the gender of their unborn baby, the DailyMail reports.

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  • UPU 'regrets' USA withdrawal from world body's membership
UPU 'regrets' USA withdrawal from world body's membership

Contrary to Trump's claim, China has large stockpiles of ammunition to be used in the ongoing trade war . The bid to overhaul the treaty is part of US President Donald Trump's combative "America First" approach to trade, which has led to tariffs on billions of dollars in goods, attacks on existing trade treaties and criticism of multilateral...

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  • Taiwan train accident leaves several dead, many injured
Taiwan train accident leaves several dead, many injured

Rescue workers tend to the injured at the site of a train derailment in Lian county in northern Taiwan on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Some passengers were crushed to death, said the defence ministry spokesman Chen Chung-chi. The defense ministry deployed 120 soldiers to aid in rescue efforts; an AFP reporter said that bodies continue to be removed f...

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  • Curfew imposed in NW Nigeria state following violence
Curfew imposed in NW Nigeria state following violence

The government has slammed a 24-hour curfew in Nigeria's northwest following what locals called a violence between Muslim and Christian youths late Thursday. "The violence in Kaduna, which has resulted in the deaths of 55 innocent people, is condemnable. A Special Intervention Force has been deployed to the flash-points, and the IG will provide reg...

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  • 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot
2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

The officer was six days shy of his third anniversary with the Gwinnett County Police Department. Upon finding and nearing the vehicle, "shots were fired from inside the suspect vehicle", and one of them hit Toney, a news release said. Tafahree Maynard (Left) and Isaiah Pretlow (right), as seen in mugshots from prior arrests provided by the Gwi...

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  • Relatives of India Train Accident Victims Stage Protests
Relatives of India Train Accident Victims Stage Protests

One official said the local response was on par with a "war footing" as emergency workers tended to the dead and injured. The disaster has led to renewed demands for safety reforms to India's accident-plagued railway system, which records thousands of deaths each year.

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  • Canadian Girl Guide sells out of cookies at new pot shop
Canadian Girl Guide sells out of cookies at new pot shop

Elina's dad, Sean Childs, told Daily Hive that he had a hunch there would be massive lines outside the Nova Cannabis shop on the first day of legalization. "Everybody we met was incredibly friendly, it was a great atmosphere and there was not a single thing going on in that line that I saw that I would just say, 'Oh, my god, I need to shield your...

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  • 30 injured when clubhouse floor collapses at Clemson apartment complex
30 injured when clubhouse floor collapses at Clemson apartment complex

Students could be seen plummeting from the first floor into the basement, while others attempted to jump to safety, but majority were unsuccessful. Social media footage captured the first floor collapsing onto the lower level just after midnight.

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