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Why intelligence officials raced to the Istanbul airport

Associated Press - 2 hours 25 min ago
Turkish officials suspected within hours of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance that he had likely been killed, CNN has learned.
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Wife of China's detained Interpol chief says he might already be dead

Associated Press - 3 hours 18 min ago
The wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in September, told the BBC she isn't sure her husband is still alive.
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Crazy for a home? Madonna's old pad for rent

Associated Press - 3 hours 42 min ago
Just like a prayer, you know she'll take you there -- if "there" is London, that is.
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This is what winter in the US will look like

Associated Press - 5 hours 10 min ago
CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray explains the latest predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on this year's winter weather.
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Malaysian ex-deputy PM charged with money laundering, graft

Reuters - 5 hours 13 min ago
Malaysia's former deputy prime minister, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, was charged on Friday with 45 criminal offences including money laundering and graft, the state news agency reported, amid a widening crackdown on corruption.
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Extension of Brexit transition would not solve the problems: German minister

Reuters - 5 hours 16 min ago
The European Union and Germany's government will not block an extension of the post-Brexit transition period, but an extension alone will not solve the problems on hand, European Affairs Minister Michael Roth said on Friday.
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EU's Barnier says Brexit deal 90 percent done, but Ireland issue could derail it

Reuters - 5 hours 17 min ago
European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom was 90 percent done, although there was still a chance no accord would be reached due to ongoing stumbling blocks over the Irish border.
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Italy's Salvini says there is no government crisis over tax amnesty row

Reuters - 5 hours 19 min ago
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said there was no government crisis after a row broke out in the ruling coalition over a tax amnesty draft bill, Il Messaggero said on Friday citing Salvini.
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US takes a tougher stance on Saudi Arabia as evidence mounts

Associated Press - 5 hours 19 min ago
Washington has hardened its stance over Saudi Arabia's role in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's apparent death as new details emerged linking his disappearance to people close to the kingdom's crown prince.
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Afghanistan in shock after death of powerful police commander

Reuters - 5 hours 24 min ago
The assassination of a powerful police commander has left Afghanistan reeling ahead of parliamentary elections on Saturday and raised questions over talks begun recently between the Taliban and U.S. officials.
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Afghan election commissioners recommend suspending Kandahar vote

Reuters - 5 hours 25 min ago
Afghan election commissioners have recommended suspending Saturday's parliamentary election in the southern province of Kandahar following the assassination of the powerful local police chief, officials said on Friday.
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Aging Japan: Unclaimed burial urns pile up in Japan amid fraying social ties

Reuters - 5 hours 27 min ago
Unclaimed urns containing ashes of the dead are piling up by the thousands across Japan, creating storage headaches and reflecting fraying family ties and economic pressures in an rapidly aging nation.
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Facebook builds a 'war room'

Associated Press - 5 hours 28 min ago
How is Facebook fighting election interference? CNN's Laurie Segall gets a look inside the company's war room, a hub that aims to prevent interference ahead of the midterms.
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Cameroon court rejects all petitions calling for re-run of elections

Reuters - 5 hours 34 min ago
Cameroon's Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the last of 18 petitions calling for the partial or total re-run of an Oct. 7 presidential election that leading opposition members said was marred by fraud.
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Hindu groups again block women from entering Indian temple

Reuters - 5 hours 36 min ago
Hundreds of hardline Hindu protesters blocked two women from entering a south Indian hill temple on Friday in a third day of heated protests against the lifting of a ban on women of menstrual age.
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Briton, Canadian arrested in Thailand for graffiti on wall

Reuters - 5 hours 52 min ago
Two tourists charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in northern Thailand face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police said on Friday.
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Prince Harry climbs bridge to open games

Associated Press - 5 hours 58 min ago
Prince Harry kicked off the fourth annual Invictus Games in style, climbing Australia's iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge along with a number of veterans and competitors from the upcoming event.
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In China's Catholic heartland, Vatican deal brings Communist Party closer

Reuters - 6 hours 9 min ago
In 1996, a tiny village with a huge Gothic-style church in China's Catholic heartland of northern Hebei province was the scene of a tense stand-off between the ruling Communist Party and the faithful.
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A censure could cripple Trump's hopes of confronting Iran and be a loss of face for him and his son-in-law

Associated Press - 6 hours 10 min ago
The Trump White House may have too much at stake to make Saudi Arabia pay a proportionate price for the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
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