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Beto Came Out Swinging in His Debate With Ted Cruz

Beto Came Out Swinging in His Debate With Ted Cruz

He's going to make up positions and votes that I've never held". At the conclusion of the debate, O'Rourke offered a closing statement in the same vein of the soaring rhetoric that has earned him co...

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Israeli defense minister: Now's the time to strike Hamas

Israeli defense minister: Now's the time to strike Hamas

It follows rocket fire on the southern Israeli city of Beersheba , early Wednesday morning. The family of three children narrowly escaped injury after their mother moved them into the safe room, wi...

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Beijing will defend itself in U.S. trade war, says Chinese ambassador

Beijing will defend itself in U.S. trade war, says Chinese ambassador

Industry experts are predicting that assets from emerging markets will be bouncing back in 2019 as tensions from the trade war between the U.S. and China are expected to ease. Trump said yes, to whi...

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Australia Mulls Following U.S. on Jerusalem Embassy Move, Recognizing Israel's Capital

Australia Mulls Following U.S. on Jerusalem Embassy Move, Recognizing Israel's Capital

Malaysia's PM in-waiting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim warned that Australia could jeopardise its relations with ASEAN countries by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving its embassy there ...

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27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal

27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal

The A1, the main motorway running through Portugal, was temporarily blocked by a fallen tree, authorities said . More than 60 people were forced to leave their homes by the storm and 300,000 people...

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex kick off Australian tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex kick off Australian tour

Several of them congratulated the couple on their baby news, with Meghan , who was wearing a bracelet and earrings which belonged to Diana, replying: "Thank you so much. He leaned in to embrace her, ...

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Hurricane Michael's death count rises after Virginia reports several fatalities

Hurricane Michael's death count rises after Virginia reports several fatalities

Michael killed at least two people - a man who died when a tree toppled onto his house in Florida and a girl who died when debris fell into a home in Georgia, officials and local media said. Hurricane...

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan expresses concern over Saudi journalist's fate

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expresses concern over Saudi journalist's fate

But on Wednesday, the State Department said the USA had no advance knowledge of Khashoggi's disappearance. Britain and the U.S. are considering boycotting a major worldwide conference in Saudi Arab...

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International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19

International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19

The IMF pointed out that a full-blown trade war between the world's largest and second largest economies will cause a significant dent to the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2018. On...

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Trump says freed U.S. pastor will be 'back home soon'

Trump says freed U.S. pastor will be 'back home soon'

Ankara blames Gulenists for the failed 2016 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's regime. "The prayers of thousands were answered today when Pastor Brunson was released by the Turkish go...

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Joint Turkish-Saudi team to investigate journalist's disappearance

Joint Turkish-Saudi team to investigate journalist's disappearance

He'd been living in the United States in self-imposed exile. Turkey can not remain silent over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as say...

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Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Issued this morning at 10:00am, the warning for these counties will be valid from tomorrow night at 10:00pm through to Friday morning at 9:00am. Northern Ireland is set to be hit with winds of speed...

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Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa

Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of the country's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday, following what the President described as "errors of judgement". "He wa...

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Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial swearing

Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial swearing

The court will be hearing arguments Tuesday in two previously little-noticed cases involving the Armed Career Criminal Act, a federal law that imposes heightened penalties on people who repeatedly com...

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Kavanaugh accuser Ford nominated for UNC award for her ‘courage’ and ‘inspiration’

Kavanaugh accuser Ford nominated for UNC award for her ‘courage’ and ‘inspiration’

Collins told Bash that while she found Ford's testimony "heart-wrenching", the fact that both Ford and Kavanaugh said they were "100 percent certain" of their statements meant that she had to lo...

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Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael

Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael

The system has now graduated to Category 2 hurricane status and is expected to reach Category 3 (with winds in excess of 110 mph) when it makes its USA mainland landfall on Wednesday afternoon. "We'...

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World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

More than three in four USA employees (76 percent) have dealt with issues negatively affecting their mental health according to new survey results. Performing "aerobic exercise" and eating a balanced ...

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Ivanka Trump squashes rumors she'll replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador

Ivanka Trump squashes rumors she'll replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador

Last year, she upset U.S. allies and foes alike by warning that the United States would be "taking names" of countries that backed a UN resolution criticising Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem a...

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Three Seriously Injured in West Bank Terror Shooting

Three Seriously Injured in West Bank Terror Shooting

Israel's national ambulance service said a man and two women were shot in the attack in area, where almost 5,000 Palestinians are employed in Israeli-owned businesses. Last month, a Palestinian teenag...

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Trump Sticks By His Man: Judge Kavanaugh Becomes a Justice

Trump Sticks By His Man: Judge Kavanaugh Becomes a Justice

The message came minutes after the Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh, 50-48. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is opposed, but says she will vote "present" as a courtesy to another Republican who will b...

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Trump does victory lap after bitter Supreme Court battle

Trump does victory lap after bitter Supreme Court battle

Although the Senate confirmation process tested me, as it has tested others, it did not change me. The President had at one point previously been conciliatory toward Christine Blasey Ford , who testi...

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Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster

Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster

After days of initial chaos and looting by desperate survivors, some stability has returned to Palu , with shops slowly reopening and electricity restored in some parts of the city. Structures have b...

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Interpol president resigns amid Beijing probe

Interpol president resigns amid Beijing probe

Meng, who is concurrently a Chinese deputy minister of public security , was elected to head Interpol in 2016 and slated to serve at its Lyon, France , headquarters until 2020. A short time later,...

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Melania Trump promotes USA agency president targeted for funding cuts

Melania Trump promotes USA agency president targeted for funding cuts

People on Twitter agree with Bennett's sentiment - suggesting that it's likely a result of her distance from her husband and the controversy surrounding his Supreme Court nominee . "Meeting those...

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Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes

Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes

Turkish officials said Mr Khashoggi was killed on the premises and his body was then removed. The sources did not say how they believed the killing was carried out. Leading Republican and Democrat...

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How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

I commend the party leadership and the Convention Planning Committee for giving us one of the best primary elections in Nigeria's history. While still Governor-Elect he was selected by the People...

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US, N. Korea agree to have second summit

US, N. Korea agree to have second summit

As the pair sat for lunch, Kim said , "It's a very nice day that promises a good future for both countries". "Thank you for hosting, President Trump sends his regards". Kim said he believed the dia...

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Sens. Collins, Manchin to vote yes on Kavanaugh, likely securing his confirmation

Sens. Collins, Manchin to vote yes on Kavanaugh, likely securing his confirmation

Protesters have roamed Capitol Hill corridors and grounds daily, chanting, "November is coming", "Vote them out" and "We believe survivors ". Hundreds of other demonstrators watched from behind barr...

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Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan

Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan

Gore . Asked whether questions raised about Kavanaugh's credibility during the hearings should be disqualifying, Stevens said , "Not necessarily". "I think that that institution has hurt the cour...

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Kavanaugh confirmed, quickly sworn in

Kavanaugh confirmed, quickly sworn in

Both parties are hoping the bitter struggle will energize their most loyal voters to stream to the polls in less than five weeks, when GOP control of the House and perhaps the Senate is in play. "...

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