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While Turkish officials have not officially stated what they believe happened to Khashoggi, they have reportedly told the US that they have video and audio that suggests the journalist was tortured and murdered by a team of Saudis. Until now, Saudi officials have repeated that the columnist and critic of the kingdom left the consulate unharmed, calling allegations that he was kidnapped or killed baseless.
  • Trial beginning on suit alleging Harvard admissions bias

    Trial beginning on suit alleging Harvard admissions bias

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    Dozens of supporters and observers packed into the courtroom and two overflow rooms Monday, a day after backers from both sides hosted separate rallies in the Boston area. But schools must first use race-neutral options, like grades and test scores, to meet their diversity goals, said Mike Reilly, executive director of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
  • Sabarimala: Women devotees forced to turn back fearing violence

    Sabarimala: Women devotees forced to turn back fearing violence

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    Nilakkal, October 17: Kerala remained on the edge as Sabarimala temple opens its door for all women today for the first time following the historic Supreme Court verdict . A total 30 people have been arrested in Pamba -- nine on Tuesday and 21 so far on Wednesday, in connection with protests against the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple .
  • Palestinian killed following Israeli air strikes on Gaza

    Palestinian killed following Israeli air strikes on Gaza

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    It gutted most of the home, blowing out concrete walls and its stone facade, showering its yard and an adjacent street with rubble. There were no injuries in Wednesday's attack, despite the rocket scoring a direct hit on a home, after mother Miri Tamano managed to drag her three sons into a reinforced bomb shelter seconds before the strike.
  • France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit

    France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit

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    During a three-hour Cabinet meeting Tuesday, May said the government must "stand together and stand firm". "Not just the speech but also the answers that were given to a number of questions in the Commons, they indeed, for our chief negotiator, demonstrate that finding an agreement will be even more hard than one could expect", the official said.
  • American Pilot May Have Been Involved In Ukraine Plane Crash

    American Pilot May Have Been Involved In Ukraine Plane Crash

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    An American pilot was killed in a fighter jet crash during a training operation conducted in Ukraine Tuesday. "A Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 5 p.m. "We have seen reports claiming a USA casualty and can confirm a USA service member was involved in this incident", it said in a statement, adding that the circumstances of the crash were under investigation.
  • Trump Threatens to End Aid to Honduras Over Migrant 'Caravan'

    Trump Threatens to End Aid to Honduras Over Migrant 'Caravan'

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a threat to Honduras that he will cut off aid to the country if the "caravan" of people seeking refuge in the US isn't "stopped". The caravan organizer, Bartolo Fuentes, is a former member of the Honduran Congress and was detained by police officers in Guatemala. After a standoff of about two hours, the migrants began walking again.
  • Welsh biker shot dead by hunter in French Alps

    Welsh biker shot dead by hunter in French Alps

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    He was shot on Saturday evening as a hunting party beat its way through nearby woods near Montriond, according to a local prosecutor quoted by the newswire. "He now faces trial and prison". 'He was on a popular and well used track, although it was hard to get to and would not have been very busy as darkness approached.
  • Reims: un enfant de 13 mois meurt martyrisé par ses parents

    Reims: un enfant de 13 mois meurt martyrisé par ses parents

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    Un couple a été mis en examen dimanche pour " meurtre aggravé " après la mort de leur bébé de 13 mois à Reims (Marne), rapporte l'Union . Les deux parents - un Français de 34 ans né en Mauritanie et une Ivoirienne de 22 ans - ont été placés en détention provisoire et encourent la réclusion à perpétuité .
  • Police lock down Cologne train station after man takes woman hostage

    Police lock down Cologne train station after man takes woman hostage

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    Before getting into the pharmacy, the man lit a Molotov cocktail inside a restaurant at the station, Cologne police said. RPT police said a hostage was taken at Breslauer Platz, a major square near the busy train station. Police said they found a passport issued to a 55-year-old Syrian man at the scene, and that the suspect had claimed to be a member of the Islamic State militant group.
  • Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza protests

    Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza protests

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    The Palestinian deaths bring to around 200 the number of Gazans killed since the border protests began on March 30, according to Palestinian Health Ministry figures. A 48-year-old Palestinian mother of eight was killed late Friday night when Israeli settlers threw rocks at the vehicle she was in with her husband on a northern West Bank road, according to Palestinian medical and security sources.
  • Brexit talks between Raab and Barnier fail to secure breakthrough

    Brexit talks between Raab and Barnier fail to secure breakthrough

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    The European proposal would keep Northern Ireland in the EU's customs union, but UK Brexit supporters warn it could keep the whole country in the customs union indefinitely. The comment will anger Brexiteer ministers who pushed for a end date during a 90-minute crunch cabinet meeting. Any move for the PM has become both harder, and more urgent.
  • Haute-Savoie : un vététiste tué par un chasseur

    Haute-Savoie : un vététiste tué par un chasseur

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    C'est lors d'une battue au gros gibier, organisée sur les hauteurs du village par l'association de chasse de Montriond, dans le Chablais, que le vététiste a été touché par une balle tirée par l'un des invités de la battue. Vététiste assidu, l'homme était " parfaitement identifiable " sur ce chemin fréquenté, pentu et difficile d'accès, situé à 1.350 mètres d'altitude. Le jeune chasseur , en état de choc, a dû être hospitalisé.
  • Theresa May plus que jamais sous pression — Brexit

    Theresa May plus que jamais sous pression — Brexit

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    Une manière de signifier à Theresa May de ne pas fléchir devant les Vingt-Sept, en la menaçant de démissionner juste avant le sommet. Michel Barnier insiste ainsi pour obtenir l'engagement ferme que, faute de meilleure solution lors des négociations sur la relation future entre l'UE et Londres, l'Irlande du Nord seule restera dans l'union douanière et le marché unique.
  • Kushner likely paid nearly no federal income taxes for years

    Kushner likely paid nearly no federal income taxes for years

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    The Times did not see Kushner's tax returns themselves, according to the report. Documents released by the White House in June showed Kushner held assets worth at least $181 million, the Associated Press reported . The Times wrote that "nothing in the documents suggests Mr. Kushner or his company broke the law ". The newspaper's independent review of the documents did not reveal any wrongdoing on the part of Kushner.