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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry embark on their first engagements as a couple: Part 6
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry embark on their first engagements as a couple: Part 6

The two share a passion for humanitarian work, and their first stop was an event honoring World Aids Day.

Israel strikes militant targets in Gaza after mortar barrage
Israel strikes militant targets in Gaza after mortar barrage

By Ori Lewis and Nidal al-Mughrabi JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tanks and aircraft struck militant positions in the Gaza Strip on Thursday soon after Palestinian militants fired mortar shells at an Israeli military post close to the territory, the Israeli army said. A Reuters witness in Gaza said he saw smoke rising from at least two targets struck by Israel, one belonging to Hamas and another to Islamic Jihad militants. Witnesses in the southern Gaza Strip said two Islamic Jihad posts was hit there.

2018 Jaguar E-Pace Joins the Compact Luxury SUV Party
2018 Jaguar E-Pace Joins the Compact Luxury SUV Party

As Jaguar's first entry into the hugely popular compact sport-utility segment, the E-Pace commands a starring role for the British brand here at the Los Angeles Auto Show. With a starting price o...

Trump condemns
Trump condemns 'horrible and cowardly' mosque attack in Egypt

US President Donald Trump condemned as "horrible and cowardly" a bomb and gun attack Friday that killed more than 200 people at a mosque in Egypt and called his counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to offer condolences. A bomb explosion tore through the Rawda mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province, and then armed attackers raked fleeing worshipers with gunfire. The mosque, located roughly 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish, was frequented by Sufis, considered heretics by the Islamic State group and other Islamists.

Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA
Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA's US subsidiary Citgo

Venezuela on Tuesday arrested the acting president and five other top executives in charge of Citgo, the US refinery subsidiary of troubled state oil company PDVSA, on corruption charges. "Six senior executives have been arrested," said chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab, adding that the charges included embezzlement, collusion over contracts, money laundering and criminal association. The Citgo chief, Jose Angel Pereira, was arrested in Caracas.

The Latest: FBI says officer
The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'

DALLAS (AP) - The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local):

Ukraine rebel leader accuses sacked ally of staging revolt
Ukraine rebel leader accuses sacked ally of staging revolt

By Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armed men in masks blocked off the center of Ukraine's rebel-controlled city of Luhansk on Wednesday in what the rebel leader said was a revolt by supporters of a sacked regional police chief. In fighting that broke out in 2014, Russian-backed rebels threw off rule by a new pro-Western leadership in Kiev and set up two self-proclaimed separatist statelets in eastern Ukraine, one centred around Luhansk and another around the city of Donetsk. The tension in Luhansk on Tuesday did not appear to have any direct connection to the conflict between the rebels and Ukraine's government.

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe finally resigns, sparking wild jubilation on the streets of Harare 
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe finally resigns, sparking wild jubilation on the streets of Harare 

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigns Wild jubilation among MPs as speaker tells parliament  Comes one week after military coup How Mugabe brought Zimbabwe's economy to its knees Who are Robert Mugabe's indulged children?  ​ Mugabe denied his people freedom and prosperity Robert Mugabe's fall is an opportunity for Zimbabwe​ Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, bringing to an end 37 years in power which he began as a hero of the struggle against white rule and ended as the man blamed for reducing his country to despotism and economic misery.  The streets of Harare erupted in celebration after Mr Mugabe's resignation was announced during a joint session of...

Iran
Iran's Rouhani urges France to remain "realistic, impartial" in Middle East

BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - France can play a productive role in the Middle East by taking a "realistic and impartial approach", Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in a phone call on Tuesday, according to Iranian state media. Tensions between Iran and France increased last week after Macron said that Tehran should be less aggressive in the region and should clarify its ballistic missile program.

How Harvey Weinstein Used Elaborate Nondisclosure Agreements To Silence Accusers
How Harvey Weinstein Used Elaborate Nondisclosure Agreements To Silence Accusers

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein used lengthy nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) attached to hefty monetary settlements to prevent accusers from coming forward with reports of his alleged serial sexual predation, as detailed in a new story from The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow published on Tuesday.

Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East
Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East

And there's no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman's bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide.

LaVar Ball Is Feuding with Donald Trump Over His Son
LaVar Ball Is Feuding with Donald Trump Over His Son's Release From China

Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night.

A Member of India
A Member of India's Ruling Party Has Put a Bounty on the Heads of a Bollywood Actress and Her Director

A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film "Padmavati."

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress
Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

NEW DELHI (AP) - A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film "Padmavati" rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.

California gunman
California gunman's mom says he told her "it's all over now"

The mother of a gunman who shot 14 people, killing four, said he called her the day before the rampage in Northern California to say he was weary of constant feuding with his neighbors and felt like he "was on a cliff and there's nowhere to go."

Watch This GOP Congressman Literally Run Away From Questions About Roy Moore
Watch This GOP Congressman Literally Run Away From Questions About Roy Moore

desperately wants nothing to do with questions about allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Janssen drops U.S. lawsuit against Samsung Bioepis' Remicade copy

A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson has dropped a lawsuit it filed to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade produced by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd from being sold in the United States. Janssen Biotech Inc, in a document to the U.S. District Court of New Jersey dated Friday and seen by Reuters, voluntarily dismissed its suit to block Samsung Bioepis' biosimilar of Remicade from sale. Remicade is Johnson & Johnson's biggest selling drug, with U.S. sales of about $5 billion a year.

Fifth woman accuses US Republican candidate of sexual misconduct
Fifth woman accuses US Republican candidate of sexual misconduct

A fifth woman on Monday accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, claiming he assaulted her when she was a teenager, as the evangelical conservative came under mounting party pressure to quit the Alabama election. Nelson, who is now a 55-year-old businesswoman in Alabama, told reporters in New York that Moore, a regular in the restaurant where she worked, one night offered to drive her home after she finished her shift. Moore then groped her and squeezed her neck, attempting to force her head onto his crotch, she said, reading from a prepared statement alongside celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, who has represented women who accused felled Hollywood mogul Harvey...

Lebanon
Lebanon's Hariri shackled by bigger outside forces

By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nothing so encapsulated the political shackles in which Saad al-Hariri has operated as Lebanon's prime minister as the way he resigned in a televised statement made from Saudi Arabia. The dependence of their leaders on powerful external patrons is nothing new in Lebanon, where regional powers from Saudi Arabia to Iran have long tussled for geopolitical advantage. In an interview on Sunday, he said he will return to Lebanon in the coming days and might reconsider his resignation.

The Latest: Iran-Iraq quake death toll hits 430 in Iran
The Latest: Iran-Iraq quake death toll hits 430 in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Latest on a powerful earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border (all times local):

Roy Moore
Roy Moore's Base Is Sticking With Him, Attacking Those Who Attack Him

WASHINGTON ― Even as Roy Moore's campaign for Senate in Alabama has been rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct against him, many of the candidate's most fervent supporters aren't ready to abandon ship. A group of over 50 pastors, who endorsed Moore in August, published a letter Monday renewing their support for his campaign. "Roy Moore has been an immovable rock in the culture wars," the letter, posted by Moore's wife and later published on AL.com, read.

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