• El Chapo trial expected to open in NY
El Chapo trial expected to open in NY

Undated photos from a wanted poster released by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Pedro, left, and his twin brother, Margarito Flores. At pretrial hearings leading to the trial, heavily armed federal officers and bomb-sniffing dogs patrolled outside.

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  • Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz declared victor in U.S. Senate race
Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz declared victor in U.S. Senate race

In 2016 Mr Cruz ran for the presidency, winning the first state to vote, Iowa, and going on to finish runner-up to Donald Trump in the race for the Republican nomination. "It's the time for choosing". We know that the hard-left right now, they're angry. "They're filled with rage and hatred for the president". No matter what happens, O'Rourke is...

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  • Irish leader lays down red lines on Brexit border deal
Irish leader lays down red lines on Brexit border deal

But that has not stopped a flurry of concern from backbench Tory Brexiteers who are concerned the cabinet may be about to be "bounced" into agreeing to terms that they say could bind the United Kingdom into an indefinite customs "limbo" with the EU.

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  • Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms
Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms

At a rally for Gillum, Obama decried as a "political stunt" Trump's plan to send thousands of USA soldiers to the Mexican border to block migrants from entering the country. Pence and Walker addressed more than 500 supporters in northwest Wisconsin, where the two-term governor told them, "I need your help now more than ever".

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  • Driver was huffing before crash that killed 3 Girl Scouts, mom
Driver was huffing before crash that killed 3 Girl Scouts, mom

As a western Wisconsin community grieves the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were struck by a pickup truck, authorities still haven't released the names of the victims or a fourth girl who survived. "Girl Scouts everywhere stand with you during this hard time". We would also like to thank the City of Chippewa Falls Police Department, C...

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  • China challenges United States to provide 'evidence' in trade secrets case
China challenges United States to provide 'evidence' in trade secrets case

Led by Assistant Attorney General John Demers and staffed by senior DOJ officials, the new initiative will work to combat various forms of Chinese economic espionage, including the targeting of US centers of ingenuity like universities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday.

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  • Trump warns United States troops will shoot at migrants if they throw rocks
Trump warns United States troops will shoot at migrants if they throw rocks

They should apply to come into our country. The deployment appears to be the largest such peacetime mobilization of active-duty US troops at the border in at least a century. "It's a classic strategy that goes back to 19th-century nativist thinking", he said. Trump said Thursday he plans to end the practice of catch and release through an execu...

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  • Pence Knocks Abrams Over Celebrity Support: 'This Ain't Hollywood, This Is Georgia'
Pence Knocks Abrams Over Celebrity Support: 'This Ain't Hollywood, This Is Georgia'

According to the Associated Press, only a deputy registrar can verify proof of citizenship at a polling place, which the groups argued amounted to an undue burden. In her remarks at Thursday's town hall with Abrams , Winfrey told the crowd that she is a registered independent, "because I don't want any party and I don't want any kind of partisan...

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  • Israeli authorities to launch probe into killing of Gaza medic
Israeli authorities to launch probe into killing of Gaza medic

Israel has not yet responded to Hamas' demand. Separately on Thursday, a security jeep was set on fire some 2.5 miles from the border by an incendiary device flown from the Strip. On Friday 26 October, mass protests at the perimeter fence resulted in five Palestinians being killed and over 200 injured. The violence came to an end after Islami...

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  • Goldman Sachs Bankers Charged In Malaysian Financial Scandal
Goldman Sachs Bankers Charged In Malaysian Financial Scandal

Low is seeking immunity in exchange for assistance in finding assets linked to the scandal-ridden fund, Daim said in the report published Wednesday, adding that the government hasn't been swayed. Funds from 1MDB that were raised for development projects were used to pay for luxury real estate, art, lavish parties and more, US investigators say.

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  • Video of cop killer becomes Trump campaign push
Video of cop killer becomes Trump campaign push

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez characterised the ad as "distracting, divisive Donald at his worst". Dukakis went on to lose to Republican George H.W. The video is reminiscent of the infamous 1988 " Willie Horton " ad used against Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis and condemned as racist .

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  • Prince Turki Al-Faisal denounces demonization of Saudi Arabia
Prince Turki Al-Faisal denounces demonization of Saudi Arabia

Turkish prosecutors plan to seek the extradition of 18 suspects in the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi so they can be prosecuted. State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters Washington will "hold accountable not only those who executed the murder, but also those who led, were involved and were connected to it".

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  • Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race
Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race

After Winfrey's speech, Abrams climbed the stage to join a discussion and was greeted by chants from the audience. "Democracy is not just about our individual rights and concerns and our individual protections". "This ain't Hollywood . This is Georgia". " Brian Kemp's getting the support of all kinds of hard-working, good people all across Ge...

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  • Pentagon: 5000 Troops Will Be Deployed To U.S.-Mexico Border
Pentagon: 5000 Troops Will Be Deployed To U.S.-Mexico Border

Trump in recent weeks has repeatedly said more troops are needed to tighten security at the border and he has made political capital of the caravan in the weeks before important mid-term congressional elections that could see the Democrats regain a degree of power.

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  • Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate WWII workers
Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate WWII workers

Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest the ruling and warned Tokyo will bring the case to an worldwide court "if appropriate measures are not taken immediately". "South Korea and Japan should create a new relationship based on the restoration of their rights". The court ruled that the former labourers' right to...

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  • Trump far off track on birthright citizenshipWASHINGTON
Trump far off track on birthright citizenshipWASHINGTON

President Donald Trump went after House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday, saying one of the top Republican leaders in the President's party "knows nothing about" birthright citizenship and "should be focusing on holding the Majority" in the House of Representatives "rather than giving his opinions" on the issue.

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  • Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case
Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case

If her death sentence had been carried out, Bibi would have been the first person executed by the state under the blasphemy laws. The allegations against Bibi date back to June 2009, when she was labouring in a field and a row broke out with some Muslim women who alleged that she committed blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

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  • USA to revoke 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi's death
USA to revoke 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi's death

Shortly afterwards, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. would "punish those responsible" and had revoked visas of 21 identified suspects. British Prime Minister Theresa May "strongly urged" Saudi Arabia in a phone call with King Salman on Wednesday to cooperate with a Turkish investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Kha...

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  • India's Modi and Japan's Abe draw closer as Tokyo woos Beijing
India's Modi and Japan's Abe draw closer as Tokyo woos Beijing

The two countries also called upon Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of terrorist attacks, including those responsible for the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai and the January 2016 attack in Pathankot. Modi urged Japan's medium, small and micro enterprises to explore business opportunities in India, promising a more conducive environment...

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  • Saudi, Turkish prosecutors discuss Khashoggi killing
Saudi, Turkish prosecutors discuss Khashoggi killing

Cengiz said her fiancee's death had left a "void" in her life and had turned him into a "martyr" for the cause of democracy in Saudi Arabia . "If only I knew what would happen, I would have entered the consulate myself". Crispin Blunt MP, who sits on the all party parliamentary group on Saudi Arabia, told those gathered at the memorial: " Ja...

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  • Trump To Visit Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre
Trump To Visit Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre

The president's comments follow a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and a mail bomb scare targeting senior Democrats and CNN . "This is a Conservative synagogue", Peduto said . "At times I think there's individuals that the president would be referencing". Sanders echoed that during a testy White House news briefing. Zucker announced th...

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  • CNN Receives Another Suspicious Package As Trump Attacks the Press
CNN Receives Another Suspicious Package As Trump Attacks the Press

The FBI hasn't yet said what the package contained. All mail at all of CNN's domestic bureaus has been screened at off-site facilities since Wednesday, so the package would have not come to the building. Cesar Sayoc, 56, is slated to appear in court on October 29. As a result of Wednesday's package, all mail destined for CNN's U.S. offices is n...

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  • Student Dies After Being Shot By Another At School In North Carolina
Student Dies After Being Shot By Another At School In North Carolina

Wilcox said an investigation would take place and the school would try to improve the situation for the future. Matthews Police say two students were fighting prior to the shooting. "We will review procedures and security plans and perhaps will do things that are a little more aggressive". She said, "I left because of the bullying and the fights"...

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  • Angela Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote
Angela Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote

It came two weeks after a similar debacle for the CSU and Social Democrats in neighbouring Bavaria . "The CDU slumped to 27% in preliminary results in the state, the party's worst showing in the state since 1966 and a drop of 11 points since Hesse last went to the polls in 2013".

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  • Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence
Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence

Parliamentary election has also been postponed for an indefinite period in Kandahar's neighboring Ghazni province. The roads will reopen after polls close at 4 p.m. Streets in the city were quieter than usual at the beginning of the Afghan working week, after authorities restricted the use of cars and motorbikes during voting hours.

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