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 2018-10-17 07:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Naked man who jumped into shark tank arrested in earlier assault, police say...

A naked man who took a dip in a massive shark tank in downtown Toronto last week was arrested on Tuesday for a violent assault he allegedly committed before his swim with the fishes, police said....

 2018-10-17 07:12 

Sky News

Canada legalises marijuana for recreational use...

Canada has legalised marijuana for recreational use, making it the largest country with a legal national pot market....

 2018-10-17 07:09 

Washington Post

Pompeo says Saudis promise to punish wrongdoers in Khashoggi case...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Turkey after talks with Saudis over journalist's disappearance....

 2018-10-17 07:03 

Euronews

Belgian cricket, the superfood of the future...

In the heart of Brussels, an agricultural revolution is taking place with the aim of getting you to eat insects....

 2018-10-17 06:58 

Al Jazeera

Taiwan to hold mass independence rally in challenge to Beijing...

Organisers aim to draw 100,000 people to large-scale protest calling for an outright independence vote from China....

 2018-10-17 06:57 

The Times of India

Pompeo: Saudis promise nobody exempt in missing journo probe...
 2018-10-17 06:55 

The Times of India

How Russia moved into Central Africa...

Muscling in on a country dominated by France for years served as a statement of intent about Moscow's renewed push for global prestige and influence, and is part of a wider campaign shaking up long-standing power dynamics on the continent....

 2018-10-17 06:49 

AP

The Latest: Turkish paper: Saudi writer was tortured, killed...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month......

 2018-10-17 06:48 

News24

WATCH: Hungary makes sleeping on the streets a crime...

A tough new law that bans homeless people from sleeping on Hungary's streets came into force, prompting criticism from human rights groups who say it is inhumane....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Shanghai airport launches facial-recognition check-in...

The fully automated process cuts check-in times down to less than 90 seconds for passengers with low-cost flyer Spring Airlines, and is part of the ever-expanding use of facial recognition across China for security, payment and social control purposes....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Afghanistan: German helicopters shot at, nobody injured...

German news agency dpa says German transport helicopters in Afghanistan have been shot but that nobody was injured....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Pompeo in Turkey for talks on Saudi writer...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Turkey awaits permit to search consul's home...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Pompeo meets with Turkish president, FM...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Turkish police arrive at Saudi consul residence...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Turkish investigators enter home of Saudi consul...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: US, Saudi officials meet after writer disappears...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Washington Post to publish new Khashoggi column...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Washington Post publishes new Khashoggi column...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there....

 2018-10-17 06:47 

Al Jazeera

Khashoggi case brings new scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over Yemen war...

The Khashoggi case brings Saudi Arabia under a new level of scrutiny....

 2018-10-17 06:46 

Washington Post

Afghanistan: German helicopters shot at, nobody injured...

German news agency dpa says German transport helicopters in Afghanistan have been shot but that nobody was injured....

 2018-10-17 06:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia-Indonesia free trade deal safe, for now...

The Indonesia-Australia free trade deal, which was finalised in August and is due to be signed later this year. Although that could change....

 2018-10-17 06:42 

Washington Post

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lands in Turkey to discuss disappearance, alleged slaying of Saudi writer...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lands in Turkey to discuss disappearance, alleged slaying of Saudi writer...

 2018-10-17 06:39 

Washington Post

Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate...

A temple in southern India that's one of the largest Hindu pilgrimage centers in the world is set to open its doors to females of menstruating age following a ruling by the top court...

 2018-10-17 06:38 

CNN International

Harry and Meghan visit drought-stricken area of New South Wales on Australia tour...

Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Australia took in a visit to a struggling, drought-stricken farming area of New South Wales Wednesday, after stopping by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) -- a lifeline for many in the vast, rural areas the state ...

 2018-10-17 06:36 

Euronews

From 'Horseface' to 'Pocahontas': For Trump, a clear schedule doesn't mean a quiet day...

From behind closed doors at the White House, the president used insults, boasts and grievances to stay in the spotlight....

 2018-10-17 06:34 

Al Jazeera

PR and politics: 'Davos of the Desert' sees mass cancellations...

Hailed as the start of Saudi's economic reform, the Future Investment Initiative is now tainted by the Khashoggi case....

 2018-10-17 06:34 

DEBKAfile

Israeli air force hits Palestinian rocket squad in Gaza...

The Palestinian squad that fired three rockets into Israel Wednesday was hit in the ongoing Israel air operation over the The post Israeli air force hits Palestinian rocket squad in Gaza appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-10-17 06:26 

Al Jazeera

Afghan election candidate killed in Taliban attack...

Abdul Jabar Qahraman was killed in a blast in his office in the southern Helmand province, seven others were injured....

 2018-10-17 06:24 

Euronews

Archeological discovery in Pompeii rewrites history of Vesuvius eruption | The Cube...

An archaeological discovery in Pompeii means eruption of Vesuvius may have been later than originally believed...

 2018-10-17 06:22 

Washington Post

New Zealand political leader taped speaking inappropriately...

New Zealand's opposition leader has been secretly recorded using an obscenity to attack a colleague and making other questionable remarks as turmoil in the conservative party escalated...

 2018-10-17 06:18 

Reuters Africa

How Russia moved into Central Africa...

When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized off Somalia. But Russia objected and donated its own weapons instead....

 2018-10-17 06:16 

Washington Post

Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites...

Iraq's soaring water pollution is threatening the religious rites of its tight-knit Mandaean community, already devastated by 15 years of war that has also affected the country's other minority sects...

 2018-10-17 06:16 

AP

Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Every Sunday in Iraq, along a strip of embankment on the Tigris River reserved for followers of the obscure and ancient Mandaean faith, worshippers bathe themselves in the waters to ......

 2018-10-17 06:12 

Euronews

Sen. Lindsey Graham says Saudi crown prince had Khashoggi 'murdered'...

Graham, who had previously been a staunch defender of the Saudi kingdom, did not provide any evidence to support his claim....

 2018-10-17 06:11 

CBC

U.S. top diplomat says Saudis committed to complete probe into journalist's disappearance...

Saudi Arabia has committed to conducting a complete investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday before departing the kingdom for Turkey....

 2018-10-17 06:11 

CBC

Turkish police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi probe...

Turkish crime scene investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul to search for evidence in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome recounting of his alleged ...

 2018-10-17 06:11 

Euronews

Trump tops $100 million raised for his 2020 re-election campaign...

The president has more than $47 million in the bank as a significant show of strength against a possible Democratic opponent....

 2018-10-17 06:08 

The Times of India

Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back...

The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home in Beersheba was struck, were being treated for shock after they fled to their shelter upon hearing warning sirens. It said two others were injured during the panic to se...

 2018-10-17 06:05 

Reuters Africa

Afghanistan blast kills election candidate in southern province...

An Afghan election candidate was killed on Wednesday in a blast in his office in the southern province of Helmand, officials said, although there was no immediate claim of responsibility....

 2018-10-17 06:04 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Trump tweets a warning to illegal migrants...

There are reports that a new migrant caravan from Honduras is moving towards the US via Guatemala...

 2018-10-17 06:04 

DEBKAfile

NYT: Turkey names 4 suspects close to MbS in Khashoggi case...

The New York Times Wednesday cited Turkey as identifying four associates of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MbS) as suspected The post NYT: Turkey names 4 suspects close to MbS in Khashoggi case appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-10-17 06:02 

Washington Post

Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back...

The Israeli military says a rocket fired from Gaza made a direct hit on a home in southern Israel; military strikes Hamas targets in Gaza...

 2018-10-17 06:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Televisions that roll up? How inventing flexible crystals earned a Brisbane professor the PM's science prize...

Could smartphones of the future be rolled up and put into your pocket? And could televisions one day bend in half to store in a cupboard? A Brisbane researcher who thinks so has won a prize for his work....

 2018-10-17 05:58 

Reuters Africa

Prospects for Swiss-EU treaty dim as talks yield no breakthrough...

Prospects for a new treaty cementing ties between Switzerland and the European Union, its biggest trading partner, appeared to fade on Wednesday as four years of negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough by the EU...

 2018-10-17 05:58 

Al Jazeera

Australia signals possible shift on New Zealand refugee offer...

New Zealand offered to take 150 people in 2013, but Australia fears it would give refugees 'backdoor' entry to country....

 2018-10-17 05:57 

Deutsche Welle

US wants new free trade deals with EU, UK, Japan...

Washington is looking to fix "chronic" trade imbalances by negotiating trade agreements with the UK, the EU, and Japan, US officials have said. Donald Trump's efforts to cut trade deficit have so far been unsuccessful....

 2018-10-17 05:48 

i24 News

Analysis: Shooting during contact...
 2018-10-17 05:47 

i24 News

LIVE BLOG: IDF pounds Gaza targets after rocket fire hits home in Beersheba...
 2018-10-17 05:47 

AP

Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town...

DUBBO, Australia (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were jokingly thanked for bringing England's notoriously inclement weather to a drought-stricken Outback town on Wednesday in a rain-drenched ......

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