• Kidnapped Cameroon students released
Kidnapped Cameroon students released

The students were enrolled at the Presbyterian Secondary School in Bamenda, one of two areas where surging anglophone separatist militancy has been met with a brutal crackdown by authorities. The video could not be independently verified, but parents have said on social media that they recognize their children in the video. Governor Deben Tchoffo...

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  • First Muslim women elected to Congress
First Muslim women elected to Congress

After moving to the U.S.at the of 12 as a Somali refugee, Omar told TIME she grew a love for politics that was inspired by her grandfather, who loved the idea of democratic governments. Like Omar, Tlaib championed progressive policies, including a Medicare for All, a $15 minimum wage and immigration reform. What is already the most diverse Congre...

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  • Federal trial starts in NYC for accused drug lord 'El Chapo'
Federal trial starts in NYC for accused drug lord 'El Chapo'

During the trial there will be increased security, including patrols by heavily armed federal agents. Potential jurors will be asked if they know of Guzman and if they or anyone close to them has ever felt fearful or threatened by people who they thought were associated with drug crimes.

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  • Seven takeaways from the U.S. midterm elections, United States News & Top Stories
Seven takeaways from the U.S. midterm elections, United States News & Top Stories

The results allowed both parties to claim partial victory, but highlighted an extraordinary realignment of US voters by race, sex and education. U.S. That's very bad news for Donald Trump . The president's current job approval, set at 40 percent by Gallup, was the lowest at this point of any first-term president in the modern era.

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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

Throughout the campaign, Cruz has assured voters that Texas is and will remain a conservative stronghold, frequently dismissing O'Rourke's media attention as hype. In turn, Cruz garnered praise from President Trump, who referred to his former political rival as "Beautiful Ted" in the days ahead of the vote. "They're energized", Cruz said Monday.

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  • Pakistan, China to maintain close engagement on regional, global issues
Pakistan, China to maintain close engagement on regional, global issues

The friendship between the two countries has stood the test of time and has always enjoyed strong vitality. He also said more projects relating to "industrial cooperation" will come up in more areas of Pakistan. The prime minister extended an invitation to President Xi Jinping to visit Pakistan, which was accepted. Khan is visiting China on t...

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  • Weeks before U.S. can sanction Khashoggi killers
Weeks before U.S. can sanction Khashoggi killers

Turkey has demanded that Saudi authorities tell them where the body is. However, Wednesday's statement was the first official declaration from the Turkish prosecution. In a sign of cooperating, a top Saudi prosecutor flew to Turkey on Monday and met the Istanbul chief prosecutor, but Turkey's justice minister has since accused the Saudis of fa...

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  • Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan
Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

Taylor became mayor of North Ogden, a city of about 17,000 people 46 miles north of Salt Lake City, in 2013. Swanson told Fox 13 that Taylor was a "one of a kind" man. We must rally around his sweet family'. "That's important to note because, believe me, they were hurt as well", Burton said. "We are devastated by the loss of our Mayor and fri...

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  • Shiites Vow To Continue Protest
Shiites Vow To Continue Protest

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN ) had declared that 46 of its members were killed after policemen and officers of the Nigerian Army opened fire on the protesters. The army deleted the post hours later without explanation after it had caused an uproar on social media. In its own version of the report , TheCable quotes the Nigerian Army as s...

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  • Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election
Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election

Regardless, the huge surge in early voting by younger voters is likely to benefit Democratic candidates and may encourage more to the polls as election day, November 6, nears closer. The total turnout in OR for this year's midterm election is already approaching presidential election levels, according to the office of Secretary of State Denni...

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  • Georgia Secretary of State launches investigation after alleged failed hacking attempt
Georgia Secretary of State launches investigation after alleged failed hacking attempt

Abrams herself called the investigation "desperate" and characterized it as politically motivated in an appearance on CNN's " State of the Union " on Sunday morning. "This is yet another example of abuse of power by an unethical Secretary of State", she wrote in a statement obtained by Law&Crime. The Georgia gubernatorial race had already bee...

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  • Iranians rally to mark anniversary of 1979 U.S. embassy takeover
Iranians rally to mark anniversary of 1979 U.S. embassy takeover

Bank Mellat, Mehr Eqtesad Bank, Mehr Eqtesad Iranian Investment, Iran Tractor Manufacturing and Esfahan's Mobarakeh Steel were among the firms subject to those sanctions . "Iran is a formidable adversary, well practised in different techniques to keep selling oil and muddle the data, but that won't be a panacea for everything", said Rome.

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  • Turkey starts large-scale military operation in Syria
Turkey starts large-scale military operation in Syria

Turkish forces this week struck several Kurdish militia targets near the town of Kobani in northern Syria. On Wednesday, the SDF said the Turkish attacks had forced it to suspend its US-backed campaign against IS near the Iraqi border. Syria's Foreign Ministry is complaining to the United Nations about airstrikes carried out by the US -led coal...

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  • Malaysian tycoon wanted by U.S. in 1MDB scandal fights back
Malaysian tycoon wanted by U.S. in 1MDB scandal fights back

Malaysian fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho has maintained his innocence after the United States Department of Justice charged him in court over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB ) scandal. In a speech past year in Washington, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced the scandal as "kleptocracy at its worst". Low is seeking immunity i...

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  • Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled And Dismembered: Turkish Prosecutor
Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled And Dismembered: Turkish Prosecutor

Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia over the journalist's slaying. The murder of the Washington Post columnist and US resident, Khashoggi spiralled into a crisis for Saudi Arabia. "What the Turks still don't know has been publicly voiced by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Where is Mr. Khashoggi's body?" ...

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  • 'Father of the Taliban' killed in Pakistan
'Father of the Taliban' killed in Pakistan

A security guard of Sami ul Haq also has sustained serious injury, the report said. A spokesman for the military condemned the "assassination" and expressed "grief and condolences" to his family. DW interviewed Haq in 2015, during a visit to Haqqania. Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said the brutal murder of Maulana Samiul Haq was "utterly...

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  • Sheriff puts ‘no trick-or-treat’ signs in yards of sex offenders
Sheriff puts ‘no trick-or-treat’ signs in yards of sex offenders

A Georgia sheriff says signs have been placed at the homes of registered sex offenders to warn families not to trick-or-treat there on Halloween . Long told CBS News that most of the registered sex offenders understood, but that a few of them sent him emails objecting to the displays.

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  • Hillary: I'd like to be president
Hillary: I'd like to be president

Clinton made the remarks in a recent interview amid increasing speculation that the former secretary of state might launch another bid for the USA presidency after the midterm elections. "You know it could happen, but I don't see it right now", he said. He added, "If she can't let go of the spotlight, that's no good for these other [potentia...

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  • Islamist radicals defy Imran, choke Pakistan over blasphemy acquittal
Islamist radicals defy Imran, choke Pakistan over blasphemy acquittal

Incidentally, the whereabouts of Asia Bibi and her family were unclear on Thursday. Bibi was set to be released immediately according to the court, although there was no word if any security arrangements were being made for her protection.

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  • Fist fight between bus driver and passenger caused deadly crash in Chongqing
Fist fight between bus driver and passenger caused deadly crash in Chongqing

The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday 13 bodies had been retrieved from the river and two others were still missing. The 48-year-old woman then attacked the driver with her cell phone, while he fought back with his right arm. After the driver refused to stop, Liu hit the driver's head with her cellphone. This seems to be the moment the driv...

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  • Sweeping Iran sanctions target oil, banks
Sweeping Iran sanctions target oil, banks

On Friday, Brent futures LCOc1 traded flat at around $73, having fallen 12 percent since the beginning of October. USA investment bank Jefferies also warned of a "troubling... "This surge has driven the market into oversupply", Jefferies said. Hours before he spoke, Iranian President Hassan Rohani warned Iranians they could face more economic h...

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  • Isle of Man company linked with helicopter crash
Isle of Man company linked with helicopter crash

Prommanee Sombattpiboon, a Thai student studying in Leicester, said she wanted to sign it as a mark of gratitude to Vichai who helped lead City to an unlikely Premier League title in 2016 beating 5,000-1 odds. Many fans replied calling for him to resign and accusing him of disrespecting Mr Srivaddhaprabha's memory with his "disgraceful" and "offe...

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  • Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller
Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller

Further, when NBC news tried to call the website's officially-registered number, it led them to the voicemail inbox of the 20-year-old's mother . At the same time, reporters came forward about a weird email a number of outlets, including TPM, received from someone who had claimed to have worked with Mueller in the 1970s and who said she was off...

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  • Crash at IN school bus stop kills three children
Crash at IN school bus stop kills three children

Slocum said three of the children died at the scene and the fourth was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital. The injured child was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital by helicopter. Tony Slocum confirmed to CNN. This was in the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation area. The Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. said in a statement posted on Facebook that c...

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  • Pak Outfit Demands
Pak Outfit Demands "Death" For Judge Who Overturned Blasphemy Verdict

Later on, in 2010, a court in district Nankana awarded her capital punishment, which was later challenged and upheld by a two-member bench of Lahore High Court in 2014. Bibi's lawyer Saiful Mulook told AFP: "The verdict has shown that the poor, the minorities and the lowest segments of society can get justice in this country despite its shortco...

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