• Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI
Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

He also claimed in 2017 to represent a woman who he said would accuse a member of Congress of sexual assault. Then on Tuesday, a conservative website posted what it said was an "intelligence report " that included the account of another woman who, in its construction, had a sexual misconduct claim against Mueller .

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  • Synagogue gunman `said he wanted all Jews to die´
Synagogue gunman `said he wanted all Jews to die´

Bowers was charged with 11 state counts of criminal homicide, six counts of aggravated assault and 13 counts of ethnic intimidation in what the leader of the Anti-Defamation League called the deadliest attack on Jews in USA history. Instead, authorities say, Bowers exchanged gunfire with the two officers, shooting one in the hand; the other was...

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  • At least 10 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
At least 10 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Squirrel Hill is considered a historic Jewish enclave and center for Jewish life in Pittsburgh , and it is considered home to more than a quarter of Jewish households in the Pittsburgh-area. "We, as a nation, must stand together and stand against the corrosive and destructive forces of hate in all of its forms". Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the A...

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  • Notorious Mobster Whitey Bulger Found Dead in Prison
Notorious Mobster Whitey Bulger Found Dead in Prison

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., had recently joined other officials in sending a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions voicing concerns over staffing levels at federal prisons , including Hazelton. Bulger was born September 3, 1929, in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The feared former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, Bulger was convicted in 2013 of pa...

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  • Notorious mob boss ‘Whitey’ Bulger killed in West Virginia prison at 89
Notorious mob boss ‘Whitey’ Bulger killed in West Virginia prison at 89

Bulger had recently been moved from a prison in Florida to a transfer facility in Oklahoma City. In 2013, Bulger was convicted of participating in 11 murders in the 1970s and 1980s and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences. He had been held in a high-security prison in the federal correctional complex at Coleman, Fla. He was convicted in 20...

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  • Michael D. Higgins wins second-term as president
Michael D. Higgins wins second-term as president

Casey's support had been as low as 1 percent before the comments but surged after. The Irish Government has appealed for people to use their vote but turnout is not expected to be as strong as the abortion referendum earlier this year. Second placed Peter Casey said: "I'd like to congratulate President Higgins and wish Sabina a wonderful seven ...

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  • Turkey seeks political solution for Syria at 4-way summit
Turkey seeks political solution for Syria at 4-way summit

The leaders of the four countries gathered in Istanbul at the weekend for the first worldwide summit on the conflict since a deal was drawn up last month for a ceasefire in Idlib , the last rebel-controlled province. They said a political process is needed to end the civil war. "We have discussed a political solution in line with Syrian people's...

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  • Anchorage Jewish community reacts to deadly synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
Anchorage Jewish community reacts to deadly synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh

Robert Gregory Bowers, 46, who was shot and wounded in a gun battle with police, arrived at the federal courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh less than two hours after his release from Allegheny General Hospital, according to US marshals. The massacre of 11 worshippers during Sabbath services at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday was indisputably a...

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  • Trump, showing no evidence, calls Andrew Gillum a 'thief'
Trump, showing no evidence, calls Andrew Gillum a 'thief'

Trump has for weeks labeled Democrats as "the party of crime". Gillum responded less than an hour after Trump's attack and, like the last time they clashed, mocked the President for not engaging him more directly. During last week's final debate between the two candidates, Gillum blasted DeSantis over speeches the Republican made at events host...

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  • Prosecutors Want No Bond For Package Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc
Prosecutors Want No Bond For Package Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc

The official wasn't authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity to the AP. Sayoc was arrested last Friday in Florida after more than a dozen bombs had been intercepted across the country; none of them went off.

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  • Hillary Hasn't Given Up: 'I'd Like to Be President'
Hillary Hasn't Given Up: 'I'd Like to Be President'

Clinton responded quickly and intuitively: " Well that was Eric Holder ", Clinton shot back, " Yeah, I know they all look alike ". "And I don't think it's politically correct to say we value that". "She's younger than Donald Trump by a year". When asked if she'd run she said 'No. Her message to the political class: " Simmer down !" "I have n...

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  • Suspicious package found in Atlanta, addressed to CNN
Suspicious package found in Atlanta, addressed to CNN

On Monday, CNN's Brian Stelter reported that yet another suspicious package sent to the news network has been intercepted at a post office in Atlanta. The news comes five days after a pipe bomb was mailed to CNN's NY headquarters. Agents were investigating Monday afternoon to determine if the person who sent the most recent package was the same...

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  • Sanders: Media wrongly blaming Trump for attacks
Sanders: Media wrongly blaming Trump for attacks

Survivors described dodging through the Tree of Life synagogue's warren of nooks and crannies to find bolt holes. A crowdfunding campaign called Muslims Unite for Pittsburgh Synagogue raised more than $90,000 for survivors and families, while a fundraiser led by a graduate student in Washington had taken in almost $545,000 as of Monday morning,...

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  • Trump says media is 'Enemy' after shooting, bomb plot
Trump says media is 'Enemy' after shooting, bomb plot

The president's comments came after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead and a mail bomb scare targeting Democrats and CNN. I am a citizen. The president's latest tweetstorm began Sunday night, when he accused media outlets of being oblivious to the consequences of what he called "fake and dishonest reporting".

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  • Student Shot at Butler HS, Shooter in Custody
Student Shot at Butler HS, Shooter in Custody

CMS Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said the school would be closed on Tuesday so students and teachers could process Monday's shooting. "This is believed to be an isolated incident and the scene has now been secured by police", cops said early Monday.

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  • Merkel to step down as party chair after election losses
Merkel to step down as party chair after election losses

Whoever succeeds her as party chair of the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU), however, will likely be allowed to use the position to increase their public profile before the next general election in 2021. With surprising candor, she has mentioned over the past few days how hard it is to manage one's own succession after so many years at the h...

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  • Eiffel Tower Goes Dark in Support of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims
Eiffel Tower Goes Dark in Support of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims

The suspect, Robert Gregory Bowers , is now facing 11 state charges of homicide, six counts of aggravated assault and 13 counts of ethnic intimidation. Earlier in the day, a woman walking by the Chicago Loop Synagogue said she had grown up in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, where the gunman had opened fire Saturday.

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  • Modi to Attend India-Japan Summit, Meets Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi
Modi to Attend India-Japan Summit, Meets Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi

The two countries will seek to review the progress in ties and deepen the strategic dimension of the bilateral relationship. In the evening, Abe hosted a banquet for Modi at his cottage in Narusawa, Yamanashi Prefecture. We're manufacturing quality products not only for India but for world. "Japanese investors have faith in India's economic futur...

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  • Voting underway for parliamentary elections in Kandahar province
Voting underway for parliamentary elections in Kandahar province

The Electoral Complaints Commission has received thousands of complaints following three days of voting in 33 out of 34 provinces. Turbaned men and burqa-clad women stood in long, segregated queues outside polling centres in the deeply conservative Kandahar provincial capital, which was blanketed with heavy security in anticipation of militant at...

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  • Facebook removes fake accounts tied to Iran
Facebook removes fake accounts tied to Iran

Facebook said the owners of the accounts on Facebook and Instagram appeared to represent themselves as US citizens, or in a few cases British citizens, and they posted contents on politically charged topics such as race relations, immigration policies and the federal government.

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  • Merkel party suffers heavy losses in key regional election
Merkel party suffers heavy losses in key regional election

The CDU has governed Hesse for almost 20 years, and the party campaigned on an enviable record in the state of ultra-low unemployment, high wages and minimal crime. The pro-business Free Democrats were seen winning above 7% and the Left Party around 6.5%. "People are fed up with the grand coalition", said Raed Saleh, the SPD parliamentary group l...

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  • Khashoggi supporters hold vigil outside Saudi consulate
Khashoggi supporters hold vigil outside Saudi consulate

Jubeir didn't directly answer a question about whether it was credible for the Saudi leadership to suggest Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would have been unaware of a large-scale operation involving more than a dozen agents to target Khashoggi in Istanbul .

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  • South Florida synagogues call for peace after deadly Pittsburgh shooting
South Florida synagogues call for peace after deadly Pittsburgh shooting

Officials said on Sunday that the suspected perpetrator - 46-year-old Robert Bowers - likely acted alone. Mr Wax was described as a "pillar of the congregation", by fellow members, while his friend Myron Snider called him "unfailingly generous".

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  • Lion Air Plane Crashes Minutes After Take-Off From Jakarta: Updates
Lion Air Plane Crashes Minutes After Take-Off From Jakarta: Updates

Lion, a low-priced airline which has engaged in a huge expansion in recent years, has been involved in a number of incidents including a fatal 2004 crash. We are now still trying to dive to find the aircraft. Retrieving the cockpit voice and data recorders of Lion Air flight JT610 has been the focus for investigators in Indonesia, as they try to ...

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  • Trump congratulates Bolsonaro on his victory
Trump congratulates Bolsonaro on his victory

Workers' Party presidential candidate Fernando Haddad holds a Brazilian flag after casting his vote in the presidential election in Sao Paulo , Brazil, Sunday, Oct. Haddad, who lacks Lula's natural charisma, has struggled to unite opposition to Bolsonaro, despite mounting fears over what the former army officer's presidency would look like.

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  • Season’s first nor’easter taking shape, with help from Willa’s moisture
Season’s first nor’easter taking shape, with help from Willa’s moisture

The storm is expected to reach the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas Friday night and then reach Philadelphia and New York City after midnight. While mother nature hammered the coastline with heavy rains and strong winds reporter Kimberly Davis braved the conditions.

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  • Ten killed as Jordan flooding sweeps away students on trip
Ten killed as Jordan flooding sweeps away students on trip

Some survived by clinging to rocks, he said. Mustafa al-Basaiah, the director general of the kingdom's Civil Defence, said 13 of the dead and 21 of about three dozen wounded were middle school students. At least 20 people, a lot of them school pupils, have been killed in flash floods in Jordan, the emergency services said Friday in an updated tol...

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  • Mexico made an offer to migrants
Mexico made an offer to migrants

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday approved a request from the Department of Homeland Security to send a second deployment of U.S. military troops to the U.S. At an IL campaign rally on Saturday, President Donald Trump again lied about crowd size. Nielsen echoed the president's words with a warning for any migrants who illegally cross the U...

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  • Global outcry over Khashoggi killing 'hysterical', Saudi official says
Global outcry over Khashoggi killing 'hysterical', Saudi official says

Cengiz said that she and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were calling for all involved parties to testify in order to finish the emotionally painful investigation "as soon as possible". Most of Saudi Arabia's western allies have expressed shock and have demanded a full explanation. Saudi Arabia, which had initially said the Washington P...

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  • Several killed in USA shooting near Pittsburgh synagogue
Several killed in USA shooting near Pittsburgh synagogue

Mr Wax was described as a "pillar of the congregation", by fellow members, while his friend Myron Snider called him "unfailingly generous". Wax was in his late 80s. Francis prayed for the dead, injured and their families and said: "In reality, all of us are wounded by this inhuman act of violence". "May the Lord help us put out the flames of ha...

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