• Goldman Sachs Bankers Charged In Malaysian Financial Scandal
Goldman Sachs Bankers Charged In Malaysian Financial Scandal

Both men were charged with conspiracy to commit bribery and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Between 2009 and 2014, top executives and associates of Najib looted $4.5 billion from the fund, laundering it through the U.S., Singapore, Switzerland and other countries, according to the U.S.

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  • Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt
Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt

Crown Prince Mohammed told Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, and John Bolton, the president's national security advisor, that Mr Khashoggi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Washington Post . The Post also reported that bin Salman, in conversations with the White House, has described Khashoggi as "a unsafe Islamis...

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  • Murdered Saudi journalist 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate'
Murdered Saudi journalist 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate'

In a statement issued after two days of talks with Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb, it also said no concrete results were reached in those meetings. "Until Saudi Arabia officially announced his death, I never gave up hope that he was alive", Cengiz told BBC Arabic on Monday. 18 officials who were linked to the plan to ...

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  • S chief Maulana Samiul Haq stabbed to death in Rawalpindi
S chief Maulana Samiul Haq stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

Maulana Hamidul Haq said his octogenarian father was stabbed to death while he was resting in his room. Saeed-ur-Rehman Sarwar, a leader of Haq's JUI-S political party, also confirmed the killing. Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal said the awful news of the assassination was very tragic. Haq had also served as a member of the Senate of Pakist...

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  • Fist fight led to bus plunging into China river, police say
Fist fight led to bus plunging into China river, police say

A passenger is seen hitting the driver, who hits back, then loses control of the bus, which begins shaking violently, apparently upon impact with something. Authorities are still looking for the remaining two. The driver took his right arm off the steering wheel and fought back. A police statement said a female passenger started quarrelling with ...

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  • U.S. grants eight countries Iran sanctions waivers
U.S. grants eight countries Iran sanctions waivers

In a presidential memorandum late on October 31, Trump said he determined there was sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products in the global market to cushion the impact of a cut in purchases of Iranian oil . "I don't know whether these waivers are permanent or temporary ones", IRIB quoted Iran's Deputy Oil Minister Ali Kardor as sayi...

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  • The ‘sickening’ Trump ad that links cop killer to caravan migrants
The ‘sickening’ Trump ad that links cop killer to caravan migrants

The White House and the Trump campaign did not immediately respond to requests for comments as to who made or paid for the video or if any tax dollars were used to run it from the President's account. "This is a sickening ad. Republicans everywhere should denounce it", said Republican senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, a frequent critic of Mr Trump.

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  • Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia
Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia

After Winfrey's speech, Abrams climbed the stage to join a discussion and was greeted by chants from the audience. She added that she is in Georgia because of all the men and women throughout history who were "suppressed, repressed and oppressed for the right and the equality at the polls".

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  • Saudis dissolved Khashoggis body in acid after murder: Erdogan advisor
Saudis dissolved Khashoggis body in acid after murder: Erdogan advisor

Abdulhamit Gul said that Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor - who spent three days in Istanbul as part of joint Turkish-Saudi efforts to investigate the killing - had failed to answer Turkish investigators' questions about the location of the writer's remains as well as who ordered the killing.

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  • Defense Dept. Sending 5200 Troops to Southern Border
Defense Dept. Sending 5200 Troops to Southern Border

O'Shaughnessy said just over 1,000 troops had already deployed to Texas as of Tuesday, where they will carry out tasks like building barriers, erecting tents, and flying government personnel by helicopter to and from different locations along the border.

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  • Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women
Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women

A journalist for the Hill Reporter , Ed Krassenstein, was one of the journalists contacted by the Lorraine Parsons persona. The office of special counsel Robert Mueller , which is investigating Russian interference into the 2016 USA presidential election, has confirmed to DW that it recently referred a case involving a potential campaign to dis...

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  • Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in northern Gaza: medics
Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in northern Gaza: medics

It said paramedics who retrieved the bodies on the Gazan side of the fence confirmed that the children did not have weapons. His friend, 15-year-old Mohammed al-Satari, fixed bikes for neighborhood children to earn money to feed pigeons he raised on the roof of his family's home.

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  • Trump plans order to end birthright citizenship for migrant babies
Trump plans order to end birthright citizenship for migrant babies

In an interview with Axios published on Tuesday morning , Trump called the practice of giving citizenship to all children born in the U.S. "ridiculous" and announced his plans to sign an executive order banning it. It also guarantees citizens "equal protection" under US law. However, critics are saying the practice stems from a misinterpreta...

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  • World's tallest statue unveiled in India
World's tallest statue unveiled in India

As many as 3,400 workers and 250 engineers worked round-the-clock for 42 months to make the dream project of PM Modi a reality. "To build the Statue of Unity , lakhs of farmers from all over India came together, gave their tools, portions of soil and thus, a mass movement started".

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

Bibi appeared to be in state of disbelief after hearing that Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had quashed her conviction almost eight years after she was first sentenced to death. "Asia Bibi has finally been served justice". Bibi says she was falsely accused and is very respectful of Muslims and Mohammed. Asia Bibi was arrested in 2009 an...

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  • Andrew Gillum Is the New World Champion of Devastating Political Ethers
Andrew Gillum Is the New World Champion of Devastating Political Ethers

Gillum was referring to a sizable donation DeSantis had received from GOP megadonor Steven M. Alembik, who, as Politico reported back in September, had tweeted out racial slurs against former President Barack Obama . "Of course he lied", an nearly cocky DeSantis said Tuesday during a campaign stop in a Miami deli. Gillum said again on Wedn...

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  • Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder 'premeditated'
Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder 'premeditated'

Saudi authorities earlier arrested 18 men wanted by Ankara following an global furore over the death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and critic of Saudi policies, who was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

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  • Afghanistans Kandahar province votes a week late after police chief killed
Afghanistans Kandahar province votes a week late after police chief killed

An Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) official scans a voter with a biometric device at a polling centre for the country's legislative election in Kandahar province on October 27,2018. In view of the challenging security environment in which the elections took place, the United Nations commends the many Afghans for their participation...

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  • Merkel facing calls to step down as CDU party leader
Merkel facing calls to step down as CDU party leader

Germany's central region of Hesse was voting Sunday in a state election marked by discontent with infighting in the national government - and its results could help determine whether Chancellor Angela Merkel's administration has a long-term future.

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  • Israel launched over 80 airstrikes across Gaza
Israel launched over 80 airstrikes across Gaza

Other targets included the entrance to a tunnel dug to infiltrate and attack Israel, and an anti-aircraft observation post, it said. Israel has struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip according to the Israeli military, and Palestinian militants have fired their heaviest rocket salvoes across the border since August.

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  • Turkey won't let Khashoggi killers escape justice - Erdogan
Turkey won't let Khashoggi killers escape justice - Erdogan

But reports have linked Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing. He called the killing of Khashoggi "a total fiasco" and says Saudi Arabia never should have thought about killing the dissident Washington Post contributor.

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  • China Knife Attack: Woman injured 14 kindergarten children in Chongqing
China Knife Attack: Woman injured 14 kindergarten children in Chongqing

Mentioned by her surname, Liu, was arrested from the scene. The police were investigating the incident but did not disclose if it had discovered her motive. Such attacks are often blamed on people with mental illness or who have personal grievances. A woman on Friday attacked more than a dozen schoolchildren with a knife in China.

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  • 8 magnitude natural disaster causes Greek island damage
8 magnitude natural disaster causes Greek island damage

Power outages have been reported on the Greek island of Zakynthos, according to a local official. Greece's main natural disaster monitoring center, Athens' University's Geodynamic Institute, measured the magnitude at 6.4, and said it had a depth of 5 kilometers.

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  • Khashoggi murder 'must concern us all': Mattis to regional forum
Khashoggi murder 'must concern us all': Mattis to regional forum

France wants the plane to be fully exportable - "including to countries in crisis like Saudi Arabia" - and has threatened to walk out if this is not the case, the magazine reported. According to the Wall Street Journal, Crown Prince Mohammed struggled to comprehend why people were so angry , and called Jared Kushner to ask for an explanation.

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  • China listens to Trump’s phone calls, says report
China listens to Trump’s phone calls, says report

But the aides have said that the President, who has been pressured into using his secure White House landline more often these days, has still refused to give up his iPhones. The newspaper cited anonymous officials who said China and Russian Federation had listened in to Trump's frequent phone calls with friends and allies made over his iPhone, usi...

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