• Newshour, Pakistan Minister - Asia Bibi's life 'not in danger'
Newshour, Pakistan Minister - Asia Bibi's life 'not in danger'

Pakistan police today arrested almost 250 people from across the country on charges of arson, vandalism and violence during the three-day mass protests following the acquittal of Christian woman Asia Bibi . On Wednesday, she won her appeal against the conviction and death sentence. The official route to asylum would mean the family would need t...

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  • Early Votes Could Ease Election Day Delays
Early Votes Could Ease Election Day Delays

For voters who are registered to vote in another county but can not make it back home to vote, an option to vote only in statewide elections is available at the Brazos County Elections Administration Office. About half of those new voters were newly registered. State elections officials say Saturday afternoon's vote count will be updated as more ...

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  • Trump tweets about a Kavanaugh accuser referred to DOJ for false claim
Trump tweets about a Kavanaugh accuser referred to DOJ for false claim

President Donald Trump , who vowed in a speech at a Montana rally in October that the upcoming midterm elections would be the election of " Kavanaugh [and] the caravan" appeared to be using the potential FBI investigation as a means of inflaming his base.

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  • Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly
Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly

Abrams will make history if she's elected governor of the state as the first black woman to hold the post . She called on the disenfranchised to use their power to vote. Much of the final stretch of the race was consumed by a bitter battle over race and access to the polls. Kemp's office has suspended processing 53,000 voter registrations, 70 pe...

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"Pilots were very amusing, very smart, very nice guys" - Lion Air boss

Later that morning at around 9am, she heard news of a Lion Air flight that had crashed while en route to Pangkal Pinang, the same island where her husband was headed. The problems with the earlier flight were reported and Lion Air said they were fixed. "I keep praying for a miracle although logically, the plane has sunk in the ocean", said Toni...

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  • Seven Killed in Attack on Coptic Christians Bus in Egypt
Seven Killed in Attack on Coptic Christians Bus in Egypt

Gunmen killed at least seven Christians in an attack on a bus near a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday, authorities said , in the most serious assault on the minority in more than a year. The attack took place close to where gunmen killed 28 Christians in a similar assault in May 2017. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he mourned th...

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  • USA to send over 5,000 troops to Mexico border
USA to send over 5,000 troops to Mexico border

O'Shaughnessy said the mission of what's being called Operation Faithful Patriot is to harden the border in preparation for the caravan of asylum-seeking migrant families making its way north through Mexico . On Tuesday, he stepped up his dire warnings, calling the band of migrants fleeing poverty and violence in Central America an "invasion"....

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  • 2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters
2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters

Tala Farea and Rotana Farea are seen in these undated photos released by the New York Police Department. How the Farea sisters came to die and make the 225-mile trip from their home in Fairfax, Virginia to the bank of the Hudson River is still a mystery to police.

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  • Hillary Clinton jokes about black Democrats: ‘I know they all look alike’
Hillary Clinton jokes about black Democrats: ‘I know they all look alike’

The backing for Clinton among the Democrats seems to be fading as well, mostly because despite her loss she remained in the spotlight. Swisher called out the pauses, and this was Clinton's next sentence: "Well, I'd like to be president".

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  • Mattis approves US troops at border with Mexico
Mattis approves US troops at border with Mexico

In what seems to be a growing concern for the Mexico , the government faces a dilemma between averting the travel of several thousand Central American migrants towards the U.S. A coordinator of the caravan said they would strike out again before dawn for Tapanatepec, about 29 miles (46 kilometers) away across the Oaxaca state line.

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  • Supreme Court's Verdict On CBI Tussle: All You Need To Know
Supreme Court's Verdict On CBI Tussle: All You Need To Know

M Nageswar Rao, who was asked to stand in as interim CBI chief, can not take any policy decision, said the judges. During the hearing, CVC pleaded that two weeks for CBI enquiry is not enough as it has to look into several documents. Senior Advocate Fali Nariman is appearing for Alok Verma , while Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave will represe...

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  • US attacked Russia's Syria base with drones, Defense Ministry claims
US attacked Russia's Syria base with drones, Defense Ministry claims

The drones were moving in a common combat battle deployment while a U.S. Poseidon-8 military aircraft was loitering offshore near Syria, Fomin said, speaking at the plenary session of the Xiangshan security forum in Beijing. It's the first time Moscow directly accuses the United States of coordinating an attack on Russian assets in Syria. The two...

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  • Saudi Prosecutors Now Claiming Killing of Jamal Khashoggi Was Premeditated
Saudi Prosecutors Now Claiming Killing of Jamal Khashoggi Was Premeditated

NTV later said they had been given permission and were to begin conducting inspections yesterday. "But there should have never been an execution or a cover-up because it should have never happened". Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan is shedding light on his government's probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Observers say it's u...

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  • What Happened To Jamal Khashoggi? Donald Trump Asks For Tape Recordings
What Happened To Jamal Khashoggi? Donald Trump Asks For Tape Recordings

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body was given to a "local cooperator" after he was killed in his country's consulate in Istanbul, a report said. In the Commons, Jeremy Corbyn said he was pleased Mrs May had condemned the "horrific murder" of Mr Khashoggi but added "condemnation is not enough" from the Government.

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  • Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipweck
Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipweck

They found a Greek trading vessel whose design had previously been seen only on ancient pottery. The Black Sea MAP project has found more than 60 shipwrecks in the region, ranging from 17th century Cossack raiders to Roman trading ships.

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  • The definition of a nationalist
The definition of a nationalist

Trump , who's given Cruz the new nickname "Beautiful Ted", urged voters to get out and cast their ballots for the incumbent senator and other Texas Republicans in early voting , which had begun in Texas. Cruz seems to agree-or at least he's resigned to the new arrangements. Ted Cruz was " a little bit of a maniac ", " a totally unstable indivi...

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  • United Kingdom might need to seek a short extension to Brexit transition: May
United Kingdom might need to seek a short extension to Brexit transition: May

There is increasing speculation that May will face a leadership challenge from her own party. May's most recent attempt to break the deadlock - her suggestion that the United Kingdom could extend the transition period "for a few months" if the United Kingdom needed more time to solve the Irish border conundrum - was met with fury by Tory MPs, who...

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  • Trump says MS-13, terrorists are part of caravan
Trump says MS-13, terrorists are part of caravan

His words followed a series of threats, including one to shut the US Mexico border entirely , as a caravan of migrants from Honduras , El Salvador and Guatemala made their way north through Mexico. With Mexico's immigration authorities controlling migration more assiduously, Central Americans were forced to take more isolated, unsafe routes...

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  • Search For Jayme Closs Enters 2nd Week; Sheriff Asks For 2,000 Volunteers
Search For Jayme Closs Enters 2nd Week; Sheriff Asks For 2,000 Volunteers

A 911 call was placed from Denise Closs's cellphone. The Barron County Sheriff's Office is asking for 2,000 volunteers to help find 13-year-old Jayme Closs . Fitzgerald had declined to comment whether the crime was random or targeted. - Authorities said Monday that they're looking for two cars in connection with the disappearance of a Wisconsi...

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  • Migrant caravan vows to continue march toward USA border
Migrant caravan vows to continue march toward USA border

Mexican police in riot gear pushed them back, setting off smoke canisters. Jonathan Guzman, who joined the mass procession caravan en route, said he dreams of finding a construction job in Los Angeles. "Violent entry into the country not only threatens our sovereignty, but also puts the migrants themselves at risk", Pena Nieto said in a video pub...

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  • Video of floor collapsing at Clemson party SC
Video of floor collapsing at Clemson party SC

Some people standing on the sidelines pulled out their cellphones to record the floor collapse. Some 30 people were taken to three area hospitals, ABC news reported. They were not life-threatening. "You've got people that are trying to have a good time, trying to enjoy themselves...then the next thing they know the floor collapses", said Chie...

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  • Saudi authorities admit Khashoggi killed in consulate
Saudi authorities admit Khashoggi killed in consulate

She also noted that human rights organizations have underlined the need for "an impartial and independent investigation by the United Nations to find out what happened and ensure justice" for Khashoggi . Investigating Turkish officials surmised that Khashoggi was killed during his time in the building, an allegation that Saudi Arabia initially d...

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  • Meghan Markle Opens Up About Her Pregnancy During Royal Tour
Meghan Markle Opens Up About Her Pregnancy During Royal Tour

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have been taking "secret breathers" during their tour of Australia , it has been claimed. Meghan , Duchess of Sussex waives to members of the public on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia . Earlier, Harry and his wife, Megan Markle, joined a group hug on Bondi Beach at an event organized by surfers to...

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  • Manafort visited Mueller 9 times since pleading guilty
Manafort visited Mueller 9 times since pleading guilty

A judge on Friday set February 8 for sentencing of Manafort, who was convicted of tax and bank fraud charges. Prosecutors agreed to drop, and the judge dismissed, the remaining 10 charges the jury could not come to an agreement on. He also agreed to cooperate with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election led by Mueller. Ma...

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  • Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico
Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico

In a string of tweets on Thursday, Trump also appeared to link the issue to trade and a newly minted deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement pact that is awaiting ratification. Military officials instructed troops to alert border agents if they encountered migrants, rather than intervene themselves except in cases ...

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