• Search expands for US girl missing after parents found shot dead

    Search expands for US girl missing after parents found shot dead

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    Tips continued to stream in, but authorities had not yet been able to identify any suspects, Sheriff Fitzgerald said at a press conference. Evidence from both the house and from the 911 call indicate Jayme was in the house when her parents - 46-year-old Denise and 56-year-old James Closs - were killed.
  • EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says Irish border issue could sink whole deal

    EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says Irish border issue could sink whole deal

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    On Thursday British Prime Minister Theresa May angered many of her Tory MPs, when she revealed one option that had emerged from talks in Brussels with the 27 European Union leaders, was an extension of the "implementation [or transition] period for a matter of months" - in an effort to break the deadlock over the Irish border issue.
  • Texas woman faces child abandonment after dropping toddler off at wrong home

    Texas woman faces child abandonment after dropping toddler off at wrong home

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    Spencer says the boy's father, Willie Simmons, lives next door. On Thursday, a man in the neighborhood was shown the video and said he was the boy's father. Thankfully, the child is uninjured and appears to be in good health. When she ended up in the hospital, she asked a friend to do it. A woman called 911 and said she found a boy on her stoop after hearing a knock at her door at 8:20 p.m., according to local law enforcement.
  • Rep. Mark Meadows Calls on Rod Rosenstein to Resign

    Rep. Mark Meadows Calls on Rod Rosenstein to Resign

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    Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus had originally pushed for Rosenstein to appear, but they will be left out of the meeting. Goodlatte and Gowdy added that the interview will be held in a secure room and that a transcript will be released after the intelligence community reviews it for classified information.
  • Mexico to Ask UN for Help with Central American Refugees

    Mexico to Ask UN for Help with Central American Refugees

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    Trump zeroed in on Mexico's role Thursday, tweeting that he cared more about the caravan than the recently renegotiated North American trade deal between Mexico and Canada. The response came as Mexico's ambassador to Guatemala met with the migrants in Guatemala City on October 17, telling them that there is no such thing as a transit visa for those wishing to cross Mexico to reach the United States.
  • Delhi court to record Akbar`s statement on Oct 31

    Delhi court to record Akbar`s statement on Oct 31

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    Akbar, a former influential newspaper editor, left office after initially refusing to step down amid the wave of accusations in recent days. Reacting to Akbar's resignation, Priya Ramani said , "As women we feel vindicated". Allegations against Akbar snowballed last week after journalist Priya Ramani accused him of sexual harassment when the pair worked together in the 1990s.
  • Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

    Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

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    Gianforte was convicted of assault after he grabbed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs by the neck and body-slammed him to the ground at a campaign event on the eve of Montana's special election in 2017. Trump said Thursday at a campaign rally for Tester's Republican opponent that Tester "led the Democratic mob" in an effort to destroy Jackson's reputation.
  • Russian Federation hints at tough response to Ukrainian church split

    Russian Federation hints at tough response to Ukrainian church split

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    French news agency reported on Monday, October 15, Metropolitan Hilarion, responsible the Russian Orthodox Church's diplomacy, stated: "A decision has been made to rupture full communion with the Constantinople Patriarchate". "For refusing to follow such prohibitions for the clergy penalties (suspensions), and for the laity - repentance in confession of disobedience to the Church", said Yakimchuk.
  • USAF Pilot Killed in Russian-Made Su-27 Fighter Crash in Ukraine

    USAF Pilot Killed in Russian-Made Su-27 Fighter Crash in Ukraine

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    Military authorities said the bodies of the two airmen had been recovered. The name of the American pilot is being withheld pending next of kin notification, Bowyer-Meeder said. US assets participating include six F-15C Eagles from the 144th Fighter Wing, based at Fresno Air National Guard Base, Calif.; an F-15D from the 48th Fighter Wing, at RAF Lakenheath , England; and C-130Js from the Guard's 146th Airlift Wing, operating out of Vinnytsia Air Base.
  • Cuomo blames Trump, GOP for violence by far-right group

    Cuomo blames Trump, GOP for violence by far-right group

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    NYPD announced on Monday, October 15, that the department had sufficient evidence to "arrest nine members of the Proud Boys for rioting and attempted assault, the Daily Beast reported ". The NYPD is defending its preparedness for Friday night's event before violence between a far-right group and anti-fascist activists broke out, reports CBS2's Alice Gainer.
  • PM 'totally open' to nuclear power if economics stack up

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had recently spoken to Morrison and welcomed the Australian policy shift. Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir declined to comment on a report by Australian broadcaster ABC that Jakarta was considering putting off a trade deal due to be signed soon with Australia on hold over Morrison's comments.
  • Elizabeth Warren angers prominent Native Americans with politically fraught DNA test

    Elizabeth Warren angers prominent Native Americans with politically fraught DNA test

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    The Massachusetts Democrat and possible 2020 presidential candidate on Monday released DNA test results that genealogists say show she could be anywhere from 1/64th to 1/1024th Native American . Warren's disclosure was met with a scoff by Trump, who succinctly said " who cares? " when asked about the results by reporters. While the findings align with the Oklahoma native's family lore that that her great-great-great-grandmother was at least partially Native American , a 2014 study found ...
  • 27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal

    27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal

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    Maximum sustained winds in the former Category 1 hurricane decreased to 70 miles per hour (110 kph) as the storm neared Portugal's west coast, the U.S National Hurricane Center in Miami said. In Portugal cancelled three dozen flights and closed several highways and Railways. The Category 1 storm was 500 kilometres (310 miles) southwest of Lisbon, the U.S.
  • Ditch Columbus Day? Some Places Already Have

    Ditch Columbus Day? Some Places Already Have

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    Instead, it is because the city lacks funding to give its 8,500 employees the day off on both Columbus Day and Veterans Day , mayor's office spokeswoman Robin Davis told USA Today . On Monday evening, students joined the Stanford American Indian Organization (SAIO) and the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) in an Indigenous Peoples' Day Vigil.
  • More F-35 Problems: Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded

    More F-35 Problems: Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded

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    The decision temporarily halts combat operations by Marines, who began conducting airstrikes against Taliban targets in Afghanistan the day before the crash. "We will take every measure to ensure safe operations while we deliver, sustain and modernize the F-35 for the warfighter and our defense partners". The US government's accountability office estimates all costs associated with the project will amount to one trillion dollars.
  • US security adviser Bolton vows tougher approach to China

    US security adviser Bolton vows tougher approach to China

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    Fresh concern about a trade war with China and rising interest rates have in part sparked a broad USA stock market sell-off, with the S&P 500 on Wednesday falling the most since February. The United States is tightening controls on China's imports of civil nuclear technology to prevent use for military or other unauthorized purposes, the U.S.