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Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: military
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  • 2018-10-22 08:55:48Z

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot dead by the wounded man and other troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. In a statement, the military said the incident occurred near the biblical Cave of the Patriarchs, revered by Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque,

Russian paper: Indicted Prigozhin ordered beatings, killing
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  • 2018-10-22 08:51:49Z

MOSCOW (AP) - An independent Russian newspaper says a security aide of businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the U.S. for trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, says the Russian mogul has been involved in attacks on several people and at least one killing.

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico
Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico
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  • 2018-10-22 08:51:32Z

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) - Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun.

Taiwan investigates train crash that killed 18
Taiwan investigates train crash that killed 18
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  • 2018-10-22 08:43:58Z

Taiwan's president pushed for a swift investigation Monday after an express train derailed on a coastal tourist route, killing 18 people as it sent sleeping passengers flying from their seats. The crash on the popular east coast line injured another 187 people Sunday and left the Puyuma Express

Poland vote results due on Tuesday at earliest: committee
Poland vote results due on Tuesday at earliest: committee
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  • 2018-10-22 07:54:33Z

Poland will announce regional election results on Tuesday at the earliest, an election official said, after an exit poll showed the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) scored limited gains in Sunday's contest. The eurosceptic PiS scored 32.3 percent backing in the race for regional assemblies but unexpectedly

U.S. general confirmed wounded after Afghanistan shooting
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  • 2018-10-22 07:48:02Z

U.S. Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley, was confirmed as one of two Americans wounded in Thursday's attack that killed the police chief of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a spokeswoman for the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said. Smiley, commander of Resolute Support's training

Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown
Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown

SINGAPORE (AP) - Asian markets advanced Monday, lifted by Chinese benchmarks after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.

Duchess of Sussex rejoins Duke for walkabout after rest from Australian tour as pregnancy 'takes its toll'
Duchess of Sussex rejoins Duke for walkabout after rest from Australian tour as pregnancy 'takes its toll'

The Duchess of Sussex joined her husband for a walkabout on Fraser Island, having spent the morning resting as her pregnancy "takes its toll". Meghan, wearing a striped dress by Reformation and brown leather lace-up sandals, clutched her baby bump for part of the walk under blue skies in Queensland. The Duke had attended three of the day's engagements on his own, including an unveiling of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, where he joked about plaque-unveiling running "in the family". He had told his pregnant wife to take it easy as the couple carry out a 16-day tour across Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga, telling Invictus Games athletes on Sunday:...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
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  • 2018-10-22 05:53:58Z

BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90
Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90
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  • 2018-10-22 05:53:30Z

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 90.

Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi
Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son
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  • 2018-10-22 05:53:01Z

ISTANBUL (AP) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early Monday, to express condolences for the death of the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal's entourage.

Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting
Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities said they are continuing the search for the second of two teenage suspects in connection with the fatal weekend shooting of a police officer near a school northeast of Atlanta.

South Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200 mln unpaid
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  • 2018-10-22 04:02:09Z

South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about $200 million is unpaid. Indonesia and South Korea agreed in 2014 to develop the "KF-X" fighter jet. The project is estimated

Australia offers rare national apology to victims of child sex abuse
Australia offers rare national apology to victims of child sex abuse
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  • 2018-10-22 03:07:02Z

The gesture followed a five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse that delved into more than 8,000 cases of sexual misconduct, most of them at religious and state-run institutions responsible for keeping children safe. In August, a top Catholic body, the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference, said

The Latest: Khashoggi
The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection
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  • 2018-10-22 02:55:33Z

ISTANBUL (AP) - The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local):

Des Hasler returns to Brookvale as Manly coach
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  • 2018-10-22 02:54:23Z

SYDNEY (AP) - Des Hasler has signed a three-year contract to return as head coach to Manly, where won two National Rugby League premierships as coach and two top-flight premierships as a player.

Hurricane Willa a Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico
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  • 2018-10-22 02:49:39Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm in the Pacific off Mexico on Sunday, with a potential to make landfall on a western stretch of coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days.

Taiwan
Taiwan's president meets relatives of 18 killed in worst rail tragedy in decades
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  • 2018-10-22 02:18:34Z

Four carriages overturned in Sunday's crash in Yilan county near the coast on a route frequented by sightseers after all eight cars of a train carrying 366 passengers left the tracks on a bend near a railway station, officials said. An American was among those injured in the disaster, which the

Is Another Major 'Walking Dead' Character Secretly Leaving? An Investigation.
Is Another Major 'Walking Dead' Character Secretly Leaving? An Investigation.

The Ricktatorship is ending, but should fans be nervous about yet another

The Latest: Mexico
The Latest: Mexico's AMLO eyes development to fix migration

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) - The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):

Thousands in U.S.-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city
Thousands in U.S.-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city

Members of the caravan, exhausted from the hours-long trek on foot from the Guatemalan border, mostly ignored police offers to board buses heading to a migrant shelter because of suspicions they might be deported instead. The migrants have defied threats by Trump that he will close the U.S.-Mexico border if the caravan advances, as well as warnings from the Mexican government that they risk deportation if they cannot justify seeking asylum in Mexico. On Sunday, Trump said on Twitter that "full efforts are being made to stop the onslaught of illegal aliens," arguing that the migrants must apply for asylum in Mexico before attempting to petition U.S. authorities.

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting
Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday.

A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US
A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US
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  • 2018-10-21 23:27:15Z

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) - A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.

6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game
6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied
Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied
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  • 2018-10-21 23:15:16Z

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Kimi Raikkonen's second stint with Ferrari has been long on frustration and short on victories.

Australian PM seeks meeting with independent lawmakers in bid to shore-up government
Australian PM seeks meeting with independent lawmakers in bid to shore-up government
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  • 2018-10-21 23:11:12Z

The ruling Liberal Party saw a 20 percent swing against it at a by-election in Sydney, leaving the government reliant on support of five independents to survive. Several independent lawmakers have so far offered only qualified support for Morrison to continue, warning that their backing would be conditional

With divorce deal almost done, May repeats rejection of EU proposal on Northern Ireland
With divorce deal almost done, May repeats rejection of EU proposal on Northern Ireland
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  • 2018-10-21 22:13:22Z

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell parliament on Monday that 95 percent of Britain's divorce deal has now been settled but will repeat her opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland. Facing some of the fiercest criticism to date over her Brexit plans

Coalition airstrike targets mosque used by Islamic State

AL-UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) - An airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group targeted a mosque in Syria last week because it was determined to be an insurgent command-and-control center, the U.S. said Sunday.

Hurricane Willa, headed for central Mexico, set to become Category 4: NHC
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  • 2018-10-21 21:01:16Z

Hurricane Willa gained strength and churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast, where it was expected to make landfall by Tuesday unleashing torrential rains in its wake, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday. The Category 3 hurricane had maximum sustained winds of about 115 miles per

President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'
President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'

The caravan crossed over into Mexico last night

Inter left counting the cost of 1-0 derby win against Milan
Inter left counting the cost of 1-0 derby win against Milan
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  • 2018-10-21 20:48:43Z

MILAN (AP) - Mauro Icardi's stoppage-time header gave Inter Milan a 1-0 win over AC Milan in the city derby on Sunday but it could be left counting the cost of that victory after key midfielder Radja Nainggolan limped off in the first half.

Jordan says it won't renew peace treaty land deal with Israel
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  • 2018-10-21 20:46:18Z

Much of the land in Baquora in the northwestern part of the kingdom and Ghumar in the south is used by Israeli farmers, some of whom were given private land ownership rights and special travel rights under a 1994 peace treaty between the two countries. King Abdullah has been under increasing public

Selma Blair Reveals She Has Multiple Sclerosis
Selma Blair Reveals She Has Multiple Sclerosis

Actress Selma Blair revealed to her Instagram followers Saturday that she has

Israel arrests Palestinian officials suspected of abduction: lawyers

Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, their lawyers said on Sunday. The two men taken into custody by Israel were Adnan Gheith, who holds the largely ceremonial post of Palestinian-appointed governor of Jerusalem, and Jihad Al-Faqeeh, the head of Palestinian intelligence in the city. The Palestinian Authority condemned what it said was an "abduction" of the two Palestinian officials, but it did not comment on the specifics of the charges.

Brazil
Brazil's Bolsonaro says he intends to use armed forces to fight violence
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  • 2018-10-21 20:10:29Z

A 63-year-old, seven-term congressman who openly defends Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship, Bolsonaro is widely expected to win the presidency this month. Opinion polls show him leading his leftist rival Fernando Haddad by 18 percentage points just a week ahead of the Oct. 28 second-round

Poland's local vote result a good sign for PiS: party chief Kaczynski

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's regional elections on Sunday bode well for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party during a parliamentary vote next year, PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said. "We have won ... and this bodes well when it comes to the future, especially for the parliamentary election," Kaczynski said on Sunday after exit poll showed PiS had scored 32.3 percent in the vote for provincial assembly members. (Reporting by Warsaw Newsroom)

Poland
Poland's ruling eurosceptics score modest gains in regional vote
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  • 2018-10-21 19:18:15Z

PiS swept into power in 2015 on a promise of voter-pleasing welfare reforms, social conservatism and a bigger state role in the economy. The party won some 32.3 percent of votes for provincial assemblies, compared with 26.9 percent in a vote four years earlier. "This result bodes well for the

LeBron James' First Lakers Home Game Turns Into A Brawl
LeBron James' First Lakers Home Game Turns Into A Brawl

LeBron James has been a Los Angeles Laker for all of two games now, and aside

Oreo Candy Canes Are Finally Hitting Shelves
Oreo Candy Canes Are Finally Hitting Shelves

Suddenly, we're SO excited for Christmas.

Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection
Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

Turkish authorities have put the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi under 24-hour police protection, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and Washington Post columnist, disappeared on Oct. 2 after he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage to Hatice Cengiz.

Migrant caravan reforms in Mexico after thousands make desperate journey from Guatemala across river
Migrant caravan reforms in Mexico after thousands make desperate journey from Guatemala across river

A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the US border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they started walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 abreast in a line stretching approximately a mile (1.5 kilometres). Several hundred more already had applied for refugee status in Mexico and an estimated 1,500 were still on the Guatemalan side of the Suchiate River, hoping to enter legally. The decision to re-form the migrant caravan capped a day in which Mexican authorities again refused mass entry to migrants on the bridge,...

Special police force deployed in Nigerian state of Kaduna: Buhari on Twitter
Special police force deployed in Nigerian state of Kaduna: Buhari on Twitter

A special police force has been deployed to flashpoints in the northern state of Kaduna on Sunday in the wake of communal violence over the last few days that has killed 55 people, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Twitter. The Kaduna state government imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sunday after violence broke out on the streets of the state's capital city, also called Kaduna.

Dump Truck Driver Arrested for DUI, Automobile Homicide After Six Die in Utah Crash
Dump Truck Driver Arrested for DUI, Automobile Homicide After Six Die in Utah Crash

Jamie Mckenzie, 41, was arrested for multiple counts of automobile homicide and DUI with serious bodily injury after six people were killed in an accident Friday in Wasatch County.

Thousands of Hondurans in U.S.-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico
Thousands of Hondurans in U.S.-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico
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  • 2018-10-21 18:39:52Z

The migrants have defied threats by Trump that he will close the U.S.-Mexico border if the caravan advances and warnings from the Mexican government that they risk deportation if they cannot justify seeking asylum in Mexico. An unidentified police officer told Reuters there were no orders to block the

The Latest: Death toll in Taiwan derailment stands at 18

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - The Latest on a train derailment in Taiwan (all times local):

US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria
US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria

AL-UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) - Turkish and American troops could begin conducting joint patrols in a matter of days around the northern Syrian city of Manbij within the coming days, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East said Sunday.

4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident
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  • 2018-10-21 17:52:29Z

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Four American tourists and a Costa Rican guide were killed in a weekend rafting accident in the Central American country, authorities said Sunday.

The top 10 largest US Jackpots
The top 10 largest US Jackpots

Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1.6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing and an estimated $620 million in Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot.

Italy expects EU budget rejection on Tuesday: source
Italy expects EU budget rejection on Tuesday: source
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  • 2018-10-21 17:50:35Z

The Commission has slammed as an unprecedented breach of EU fiscal rules Italy's 2019 budget plan, which aims to lift the deficit to 2.4 percent of domestic output next year from 1.8 percent in 2018. Since receiving beefed-up powers in 2013 over member states' budgetary plans, the Commission

Italy expects EU's decision on budget on Tuesday -source
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  • 2018-10-21 17:50:35Z

Italy's government expects the European Commission to take on Tuesday the unprecedented decision of asking a member state to amend and resubmit its draft budget, a government source said on Sunday. Italy has come under fire in Brussels with a plan to lift the budget deficit to 2.4 percent of domestic

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