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People Did Jared Kushner Cover For Saudi Crown Prince In Journalist's Murder?
Author: 0 Did Jared Kushner Cover For Saudi Crown Prince In Journalist's Murder?

LONDON-A month after the killing of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, the Trump administration has chose to stand by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, having concluded that he is nearly certain to retain his grip on power despite a growing worldwide consensus that he bears responsibility for the killing, officials familiar with the deliberations said.

People Jho Low contacted Mahathir's adviser last week to seek immunity
Author: 0 Jho Low contacted Mahathir's adviser last week to seek immunity

In another court filing, Tim Leissner, 48, a former Goldman Sachs partner, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money and conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by paying bribes to various Malaysian and Abu Dhabi officials and circumventing internal accounting controls.

People White House Hints At Easing Of Iran Sanctions For 'Friends And Allies'
Author: 0 White House Hints At Easing Of Iran Sanctions For 'Friends And Allies'

India and other key importing countries have been engaged for months with the United States for a waiver. US national-security adviser John Bolton says the White House wants sanctions on Iran's oil sector to put a strain on Iran's economy, but it does not want to harm "friends and allies" that depend on the oil.

People Oprah: 'Not Trying to Test Any Waters' With Abrams Speeches
Author: 0 Oprah: 'Not Trying to Test Any Waters' With Abrams Speeches

Kemp has since said the 53,000 Georgians would be able to vote in November. Both candidates have taken to describing the race as a battle for "the soul of our state". "And I've got a message for all of Stacey Abrams's liberal Hollywood friends: This ain't Hollywood", he added. Media icon Oprah Winfrey and Vice President Mike Pence are hitting the campaign trail Thursday in the Georgia governor's race.

People New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children
Author: 0 New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children

While the signs have created some buzz online, Sheriff Gary Long says they are placed in accordance with Georgia Law . Officers have posted the signs to provide residents a "safe and enjoyable Halloween". There are over 130 sex offenders residing in New Bedford, according to FamilyWatchdog.us. "I don't think I could sleep at night". "There's so many levels", she told 11 Alive .

People Arron Banks and Leave.EU investigated for 'multiple offences' during Brexit referendum
Author: 0 Arron Banks and Leave.EU investigated for 'multiple offences' during Brexit referendum

In a statement released on Thursday, the Electoral Commission said "a number of companies and individuals" had been referred to the NCA for suspected criminal offences during the European Union referendum. A number of criminal offences may have been committed. Ms Bilney also accused the Commission of having a "biased approach" in its investigations and said she was confident she would be "exonerated".

People Trump Weighs Sending 15,000 Troops to Border
Author: 0 Trump Weighs Sending 15,000 Troops to Border

Defense Secretary James Mattis fired back Wednesday at criticisms of the Trump administration's move to send troops to the Mexican border, as the migrant caravan moves north. The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday described "an unprecedented crisis on our Southern Border". Also Wednesday, a Guatemalan woman gave birth to the first known caravan baby at a hospital in Juchitan.

People Jimmy Carter asks Brian Kemp to resign as secretary of state
Author: 0 Jimmy Carter asks Brian Kemp to resign as secretary of state

While Carter conceded that Kemp's resignation would not address all of the concerns surrounding the upcoming election, he said that it would "be a sign" that Kemp acknowledges "the importance of this key democratic principle". Kemp's office has defended the pending registrations, saying that voters will still be able to cast a ballot if they present identification at the polls.

Author: 0 Trump hardens stance on Mexico border; says 15000 troops could be sent

Mexican government officials recently released photographs of two Hondurans from the second caravan who they arrested and deported for crimes they said were committed in Honduras. At a campaign rally in Florida, the president doubled-down on his controversial idea to reform immigration: putting an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States .

People Austria to withdraw from United Nations migration treaty
Author: 0 Austria to withdraw from United Nations migration treaty

Kurz's position is that migrants rescued in the Mediterranean should not be allowed entry into Europe. The coalition, which took office past year, won votes on an anti-immigration platform following the 2015 surge in arrivals of asylum seekers.

People Kim Jong-un silences North Korea's 'rape epidemic'
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un silences North Korea's 'rape epidemic'

The regime in Pyongyang said that North Korea is a "heaven for women" in response to a call for action from the United Nations in 2014 on human rights abuses. The prospects for a second summit between Kim and President Donald Trump improved after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made his fourth visit to North Korea earlier this month.

People Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after vehicle crash
Author: 0 Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after vehicle crash

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the 53-year-old woman was driving along the US 60 near Wickenburg on October 12 when she lost control of her vehicle, went through a fence, and dropped 50 feet before landing in a tree where her vehicle remained suspended above the ground.

People Shocking video shows 'fight club' at child care centre
Author: 0 Shocking video shows 'fight club' at child care centre

Merseal, of St. Charles, Missouri, accused the day care in court documents of permitting another child "to intimidate and harm" her son while directing a " fight club ". A spokeswoman for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services did not respond to phone and email messages. The news station also quoted a police report stating two teachers were fired over the incident, but the St Louis Circuit Attorney's Office didn't prosecute anyone.

People Turkey calls for Saudi cooperation into Khashoggi probe
Author: 0 Turkey calls for Saudi cooperation into Khashoggi probe

The statement added, "The victim's body was dismembered and destroyed following his death by suffocation - again, in line with advance plans". The prosecutor reiterated a call for the extradition of the suspects arrested in Saudi Arabia, saying " Turkish courts have jurisdiction over the case in line with Turkish law and principles of worldwide law, provided that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Turkey".

People Iran attempted political assassination in Denmark: PET
Author: 0 Iran attempted political assassination in Denmark: PET

Meanwhile, the British government has also expressed deep concern over recent reports of Iranian assassination attempts overseas. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Twitter that the alleged assassination plot highlighted the need for allies to confront Iran .

People Oprah Winfrey to campaign in Georgia for Stacey Abrams
Author: 0 Oprah Winfrey to campaign in Georgia for Stacey Abrams

Abrams' campaign confirmed that the billionaire media mogul will appear with Abrams, who is vying to become the country's first black female governor. Abrams' campaign manager, Lauren Groh-Wargo, says the debate is off because Kemp backed out. Polling has Abrams and Kemp in a statistical tie. There's a possibility of a December runoff, given that Libertarian Ted Metz also is on the ballot and Georgia's requirement that the victor garner a majority of the votes.

People WikiLeaks' Assange says Ecuador seeking to end his asylum
Author: 0 WikiLeaks' Assange says Ecuador seeking to end his asylum

The Wikileaks founder had said the new guidelines were created to push him into leaving the building in London where has has been holed up since 2012. The new rules, against which WikiLeaks lawyer filed a lawsuit, Assange is responsible for getting his own food thereby increasing his risk of arrest by United Kingdom authorities.

People Palestinian teens killed in Israeli strike buried in Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinian teens killed in Israeli strike buried in Gaza

The incident occurred after months of protests and clashes along the Gaza border. The deaths a day earlier of the teens, whom Gaza's Health Ministry said were 13 and 14 years old, threaten to plunge the area into further violence after a brief exchange of fire between Gaza militants and Israel over the weekend.

People Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks
Author: 0 Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks

We have completed preparations for this issue. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a mixed Arab-Kurdish force led by the YPG Kurdish militia, said Turkish attacks in the northern Kobane region had forced units "to stop our current operation temporarily" against the last IS strongholds near the border with Iraq.

People Strong but deep quake rattles New Zealand's North Island
Author: 0 Strong but deep quake rattles New Zealand's North Island

The quake, which occurred at 2.13 a.m., was initially centered at 39.0541 degrees south latitude and 174.9766 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 227.28 km, reports Xinhua news agency. No damage had been reported, a civil defence spokeswoman said. Prince Harry and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex are now in New Zealand, with Kensington Palace posting photos on Twitter today of the couple planting a tree at a riding club near Auckland , about 250 kilometres north of the quake's epicentre.

People China reverses ban on rhino and tiger parts in medicine, worrying activists
Author: 0 China reverses ban on rhino and tiger parts in medicine, worrying activists

China has revised a law on the ban of rhino horn and tiger bone products that would now allow domestic trade and use of the products under "special circumstances". Jones and other owners who have amassed significant quantities of horn after removing their animals' horns to make them less attractive to poachers hope they can now sell those stockpiles legally.

Author: 0 Vatican embassy: Human remains found at Rome property

Demonstrators gather around Emanuela Orlandi's brother, Pietro (C) during a commemoration of the 30th anniversary of her disappearance in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on June 22 2013. In January he spoke about how disappointed he was when he met Pope Francis who had told him "Emanuela is in heaven". It has evolved into the Vatican's civil police force, responsible for investigating and preventing crime in the city state.

People Scores protest Trump's visit to Pittsburgh after anti-Semitic shooting at synagogue
Author: 0 Scores protest Trump's visit to Pittsburgh after anti-Semitic shooting at synagogue

The US President and Melania laid stones and white roses outside the synagogue , a Jewish tradition to honour those who have passed. Local and religious leaders were divided on whether Trump should have come. The death toll includes a set of brothers, a husband and wife, professors, dentists and a physician. Hundreds of protesters assembled to show their displeasure with Trump's presence.

People Collins, King slam Trump plan to end birthright citizenship
Author: 0 Collins, King slam Trump plan to end birthright citizenship

He said he would take the fight to the nation's highest court. "No sane country would do that, right?" Trump's previous calls to end the practice have resonated with his political base, but moderate Republicans and some legal experts say Trump is running afoul of the U.S.

People Detractors will not succeed in weakening deep-rooted Pak-Iran ties: Javad Zarif
Author: 0 Detractors will not succeed in weakening deep-rooted Pak-Iran ties: Javad Zarif

The statement says they also discussed the situation in Afghanistan and "ways to work together in the wake of the re-imposition of USA sanctions on Iran ". He underlined that the Pak-Iran border was a border of peace and Pakistan will spare no effort to keep it this way. Shah Mehmood Qureshi emphasized that this objective can only be achieved through better communication, mutual trust and understanding.

People Turkey warns Saudi Arabia against stalling Jamal Khashoggi murder probe
Author: 0 Turkey warns Saudi Arabia against stalling Jamal Khashoggi murder probe

Khashoggi , 59, was last seen alive on October 2 entering Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulat where he had hoped to obtain paperwork that would have allowed him to marry Cengiz, a Turkish national, CNN said. Some were members of a 15-man hit team, many of them Saudi intelligence operatives, who flew into Istanbul hours before Khashoggi's death, Turkish security sources say.

People Georgia Voting Machines Switching Votes From Democrat to Republican According to NAACP
Author: 0 Georgia Voting Machines Switching Votes From Democrat to Republican According to NAACP

Constitution's guarantee of due process and equal protection. May ruled that officials should be required to allow voters to contest election officials' determinations and prove their identity. Kemp has denied the accusation and his office says local election officials have discretion in deciding which ballots to count. The suit came after reports that Gwinnett County was rejecting a disproportionate number of absentee ballots.

Author: 0 Denmark recalls ambassador following Iran assassination drama

Arabs are a minority in Iran, and some activists view them as living under Iranian occupation. French intelligence concluded that Iran's deputy minister and director general of intelligence, Saeid Hashemi Moghadam had ordered the attack.

Author: 0 WWF: Humans Wiping Out Wildlife at Breathtaking Rate

The findings underline the rapidly-closing window for action and the urgent need for the global community to collectively rethink and redefine how we value, protect and restore nature, the WWF says. It has also highlighted the Agriculture Ministry's submission to a parliamentary committee that productivity of major crops could decrease by 10 to 40% by 2100 unless agriculture adapts to climate change impacts.