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United States forces and Manbij officials have repeatedly said that Turkish forces will not enter Manbij city itself, but will be confined to designated neutral areas, even within the joint patrols. At the time, the SDF said it sent its fighters to defend the enclave, and accused Turkey of jeopardizing the anti-ISIS campaign. "The joint patrols of Turkish and United States troops - on which we have made plans and completed training and which we said would start - began at 3:53 pm local ...
  • Pakistan overturns Christian woman Asia Bibi's blasphemy verdict, death sentence

    Pakistan overturns Christian woman Asia Bibi's blasphemy verdict, death sentence

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    We all woke up this morning to the news of the Supreme Court giving its verdict on the Asia Bibi case. In Pakistan, the mere rumor of blasphemy against Muhammad can ignite mob violence and lynchings. Asia Bibi's case gained even more prominence after the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab province. Ms Bibi's case has been high on the agenda of religious hardliners in Pakistan, many of whom are fiercely opposed to her release.
  • Kabul attack on election workers kills 1

    Kabul attack on election workers kills 1

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    The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, the latest surrounding Afghanistan's embattled parliamentary election process. No security incidents were reported Saturday in Kandahar, according to Zabiullah Sadat, deputy spokesman for Afghan Independence Election Commission.
  • Ndidi reacts to Leicester City owner's death in helicopter crash

    Ndidi reacts to Leicester City owner's death in helicopter crash

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    Britain's Prince William, president of the English Football Association, said he had known Vichai for several years. "Everyone at the Club has been truly touched by the remarkable response of the football family, whose thoughtful messages of support and solidarity have been deeply appreciated at this hard time", the statement said.
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader

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    However she has come under mounting pressure in recent months, culminating in a disastrous result for Germany's ruling parties in state elections this weekend . Merkel's preferred heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, wants to continue in her tradition of moderation and big-tent centrism. This rout comes just two weeks after Bavaria's state election , which was also a disappointing result for the conservative Christian Social Union, the CDU's Bavarian sister party.
  • Fil-Am suspect rapped for 13 bombs in mail

    Fil-Am suspect rapped for 13 bombs in mail

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    Another package was delivered to the cable network's NY offices last week, causing an evacuation. Sayoc was arrested Friday in Florida after investigators said they identified him through fingerprint and DNA evidence. As of Friday, authorities had intercepted 14 packages Sayoc sent through the USA mail system, officials said. "He's done everything from trying to operate a laundromat, to being a DJ, a bouncer, a dancer, a pizza man, you name it", said Ron Lowy, an attorney representing ...
  • Harrowing accounts from synagogue; suspect due in court

    Harrowing accounts from synagogue; suspect due in court

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    The oldest victim was identified as 97-year-old Rose Malinger of Squirrel Hill, the heavily Jewish neighbourhood in which the synagogue is located. "The actions of Robert Bowers represent the worst of humanity", USA attorney for western Pennsylvania Scott Brady told reporters.
  • Hate crime considered in Kentucky grocery store shooting

    Hate crime considered in Kentucky grocery store shooting

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    In the store, Bush allegedly "pulled a pistol from his waistband and shot [a man] in the rear of the head and again multiple times as he lay on the floor", according to an arrest reported cited by the Courier-Journal . Stallard was the father of Kellie Watson, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's chief racial equity officer. Police wrote in the report that Bush's parents are "terrified of (his) unpredictable behavior".
  • Queen saddened by death of Whisper the corgi

    Queen saddened by death of Whisper the corgi

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    She was known as "keeper of the Queen's corgis". Queen Elizabeth's last corgi has passed away. "When the dog was born it was named Wispa after the chocolate bar". But the queen still has some dogs to keep her company. "Her corgis are getting on a bit and move along at a sedate speed but a young dog would obviously be very lively and much more active".
  • Stray fingerprint and bad spelling pointed to bomb suspect

    Stray fingerprint and bad spelling pointed to bomb suspect

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    The FBI says DNA evidence and a fingerprint on the pipe bomb packages led them to Sayoc in Aventura, Florida . Coworkers say he was DJing at a club the night before he was picked up by the FBI, Myre reports. On Twitter , the 56-year-old Sayoc trafficked conspiracy theories and ranted about liberal billionaire George Soros , former president Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton , as well as others whose politics were out of line with his.
  • Florida man arrested in political mail bomb case

    Florida man arrested in political mail bomb case

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    Law enforcement officers discovered several more packages Thursday addressed to actor Robert DeNiro and former Vice President Joe Biden . Miller said bomb squad officials transported each of the packages recovered in the New York City area to the FBI's lab at Quantico.
  • Investigators search Florida mail facility for clues to bombmaker

    Investigators search Florida mail facility for clues to bombmaker

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    It comes after United States police said they were investigating an two more suspicious packages on Friday in NY and Florida , taking the total packages intercepted to 12. A similar package was found addressed to De Niro at his production offices in Manhattan, according to law enforcement officials. The parcels each consisted of a manila envelope with a bubble-wrap interior containing "potentially destructive devices", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
  • Middle schoolers planned to kill classmates, drink their blood

    Middle schoolers planned to kill classmates, drink their blood

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    Two middle-school girls - ages 11 and 12 - brought knives to their Florida school in a foiled plot to kill classmates, cut them up and drink their blood before killing themselves, police officials said Wednesday. "This is horrific, and if I had children in school I'd be scared half to death", Hall admitted. Some of the weapons the girls planned to use included butcher knives, paring knives, and a pizza cutter.
  • Bomb Suspect Described as 'Loner' with Long Arrest Record

    Bomb Suspect Described as 'Loner' with Long Arrest Record

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    Two additional bombs, sent in separate packages on Wednesday, targeted Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), but police and officials at a South Los Angeles mail facility intercepted them prior to delivery. The first pipe bomb that was received came Monday in Northern Westchester at the Katonah home of billionaire business magnate and political activist George Soros .
  • Trump says U.S. needs to build border wall fast - USA

    Trump says U.S. needs to build border wall fast - USA

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    Vice President Mike Pence , Honduran President Juan Hernández said that the caravan was organized by leftist organizations and financed by Venezuela when they met for talks on October 23. So that George Soros funding story? He also has warned that if the migrant caravan from Honduras makes it to the USA border, "We'll call up our military if we have to".
  • Turkish employees of Saudi consulate give statements in Khashoggi probe

    Turkish employees of Saudi consulate give statements in Khashoggi probe

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    Hours later, a Saudi source told the news agency a team of 15 people was involved in the killing. After that, the same man is seen at Blue Mosque, one of Turkey's most famous landmarks. "We can not close this file until the crown prince is brought to account and removed from his post ". "He'll make a determination on what he wants to do once he feels like he has all of the information that he needs", she said.
  • Dead Sea area flash flood kills 19 students and teachers in Jordan

    Dead Sea area flash flood kills 19 students and teachers in Jordan

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    In April, 10 Israeli students were killed in a flash flood while on a hiking trip near the Dead Sea. Israel's military said it also dispatched helicopters carrying a rescue team. The flooding occurred after heavy rainfall, the first such rains after the end of the summer season. Prime Minister Omar Razza helped with the rescue operation, according to the Jordan Times.
  • CNN president tells Trump 'words matter' after suspected mail bomb found

    CNN president tells Trump 'words matter' after suspected mail bomb found

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    He said the media are at fault for much of the partisan hostility, which has resulted in leftists hounding and harassing Republican officials in public. "They asked me if the president tells mistruths or lies", Scaramucci said of his CNN interview during an appearance on Fox News. "Yesterday, the very first thing that the president did was come out and condemn the violence".
  • DeSantis Takes Lead Over Gillum in Florida Gubernatorial Race

    DeSantis Takes Lead Over Gillum in Florida Gubernatorial Race

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    Chestnut, who is black, said she believes the call was "specifically created to intimidate me and any other African-Americans that hold a leadership role". The documents were turned over to the Florida Commission on Ethics by Christopher Kise, a well-known Tallahassee attorney representing lobbyist Adam Corey.
  • USA military weighs request for troops on Mexico border

    USA military weighs request for troops on Mexico border

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    The sprawling caravan of migrants -once estimated by the United Nations to be more than 7,000 strong - is hoping to make it to the United State. Trump previously said he would send the military to the border if Mexican authorities failed to stop the caravan, which they have.
  • Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense

    Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense

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    The woman was identified in court documents as "C.W". Southwest Airlines did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment. This time, she stood up, turned around and told the passenger behind her to stop. "You can do anything ", Trump said. Both Alexander and the victim said they had not been drinking alcohol or had taken any sleep aids, the affidavit said.
  • Over 20 injured after escalator malfunctions, rapidly speeds down in Rome

    Over 20 injured after escalator malfunctions, rapidly speeds down in Rome

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    The footage appears to show a packed escalator moving at an alarmingly fast speed, flinging riders off and causing them to pile at the bottom of the steps with no place to move. One Russian fan was stabbed with a knife, and two others were hurt in clashes with other supporters. Incidents on escalators have caused injuries, and even deaths, around the world.
  • World's longest sea crossing bridge opens for business in China

    World's longest sea crossing bridge opens for business in China

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    The announcement was greeted with applause from the hundreds of guests in attendance, including the leaders of Hong Kong and Macau, Carrie Lam and Fernando Chui, and Guangdong Party Secretary Li Xi. But then the road plunges below the sea, entering a 6.7 kilometre long tunnel - which the biggest container vessels can navigate over - before rising back above the waves and continuing onto Hong Kong.
  • US Secretary of State says illegal immigrants will not enter the US

    US Secretary of State says illegal immigrants will not enter the US

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    He told supporters at rallies... Numerous bedraggled travelers of the swollen caravan appeared determined to keep moving, saying they are fleeing a toxic mix of violence, poverty and endemic corruption and would not turn back. Numerous migrants hail from Honduras , fleeing violence, poverty and a lack of jobs. Hundreds of Honduran migrants decided on Saturday to cross the Suchiate River in their eagerness to reach the US.
  • Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government

    Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government

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    He paid tribute to Dr Phelps, as well as the Labor candidate Tim Murray, and Mr Turnbull and his wife Lucy. On a two-candidate basis Phelps is now leading the Liberals Dave Sharma 51.1% to 48.9%. Slammed by critics as a cynical bid to garner Jewish votes in the by-election , Morrison's statement was welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but sparked concern among Palestinian officials and leaders in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.
  • Turkey's Erdogan Promises Details on Khashoggi Case for Tuesday

    Turkey's Erdogan Promises Details on Khashoggi Case for Tuesday

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    Saudi Arabia says it does not know the body's whereabouts, with anonymous officials saying it was rolled into a carpet and given to a "local collaborator" to be disposed of, a claim dismissed by Turkish sources. they can not take place in the current situation". On Friday, during a roundtable in Arizona, asked if he believed whether the Saudi explanation that Khashoggi was killed during a "fistfight" with more than a dozen agents was credible, he said: "I do.