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  • Donald Trump: U.S. To 'Substantially' Cut Aid To Honduras, Guatemala And El Salvador

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    President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted that he is "substantially" cutting

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:59:58 -0400
  • Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Put Under 24-Hour Police Protection In Turkey

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    Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has reportedly been placed under 24-hour police protection in Turkey.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:15:05 -0400
  • Dozens Injured After Floor Collapses During Party Near Clemson University

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    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- The floor of a condominium clubhouse near Clemson

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:57:05 -0400
  • The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

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    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:40:09 -0400
  • Oreo Candy Canes Are Finally Hitting Shelves

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    Suddenly, we're SO excited for Christmas.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:00:00 -0400
  • 6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

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    Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars play.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 02:02:26 -0400
  • Special police force deployed in Nigerian state of Kaduna: Buhari on Twitter

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    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.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:46:26 -0400
  • US probe widens after 63 fetuses found at funeral home

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    Police in the US city of Detroit have found 63 fetuses at a funeral home during a widening investigation of alleged malpractice at such facilities, US media reported. "This is larger than we might know," The Detroit News quoted Police Chief James Craig as saying. Michigan state regulators suspended the home's license, a week after investigators found the remains of 10 fetuses in a false ceiling at another funeral home in the city.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:43:44 -0400
  • These are the top 10 moneymaking cities from travel and tourism

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    A new report reveals that Shanghai made the most money from tourism in 2017, raking in USD $35 billion mostly from domestic visitors. 

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:17:38 -0400
  • Train derails in Taiwan

    One of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said. The Puyuma express was carrying more than 360 passengers from a suburb of Taipei in the north to Taitung, a city on Taiwan’s southeast coast, when it went off the tracks shortly before 5 p.m., the government said in a statement.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:47:58 -0400
  • Trump Says Anybody Voting Democrat ‘Is Crazy’ At Arizona Rally

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    President Donald Trump declared that anyone voting for Democrats in the 2018

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:50:10 -0400
  • From blackmailing princes to murdering journalists: how Saudi Arabia’s spy network has expanded under Mohammed bin Salman

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    Inside the Georgian mansion in Mayfair that houses Saudi Arabia’s embassy in London, two offices of Saudi intelligence operatives are busy at work.  The first office belongs to the General Intelligence Presidency, Saudi Arabia’s foreign intelligence agency. Its staff are engaged in the “normal” work of spies, meeting with MI6 to discuss Britain and Saudi Arabia’s shared fight against al-Qaeda or to swap secrets on Iran.  The second office has a darker purpose. There the staff of the Mabahith, Saudi Arabia’s secret police, are tracking people of interest inside the UK.  Its operatives are watching obvious targets like Saudi dissidents who have gone into exile in Britain, or London-based Islamists whose ideology is seen as a threat to Saudi Arabia’s absolute monarchy. But they are also keeping tabs on Arab businessmen and the decadent lives of Gulf royals living the UK. The Mabahith’s spies are especially interested in compromising material they can use as blackmail to further Riyadh’s interests.       “These guys gather the dirt and they hold it until directed,” said a former Saudi embassy employee, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “They want to know who is sleeping with who, who is drinking and doing drugs, who is spending money they don’t have.”  Saudi spies and secret police work out of the kingdom's embassy in London Credit: Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images The set-up in the London embassy is replicated at Saudi diplomatic posts around the world, forming a vast web of spies watching the kingdom’s enemies and surveilling its own people.  While this apparatus has existed for years, it has become more aggressive and more violent under Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince, who controls the Saudi security services.  His ambition to silence critics abroad and stomp out political rivals at home has depended on a new ferocity in the intelligence agencies. The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is just the most extreme example.   “For many decades Saudi Arabia had a system in which the king sought to develop a policy consensus within the royal family, the clerical establishment, and the entrepreneur elite,” said Bruce Riedel, a former CIA officer who now heads the Intelligence Project at the Brookings Institute.  “That has changed profoundly in the last few years. Instead of a consensual system they have moved to a very autocratic system, which relies much more on the intelligence services hounding out dissent at home and abroad.”  Maher Mutreb, a Saudi intelligence officer, was allegedly part of the squad that killed Mr Khashoggi Credit: Sabah via AP  Mr Khashoggi was no stranger to the craft of the secret police or how its methods changed over time. In the mid-2000s he worked at the Saudi embassy in London as an advisor to the ambassador, Prince Turki bin Faisal. The prince was Saudi Arabia’s spy chief before moving to the UK.   One of Mr Khashoggi’s embassy colleagues was Maher Mutreb, a Saudi intelligence officer stationed in London. Mr Mutreb is now under arrest in Saudi Arabia as part of the 15-man squad accused of Mr Khashoggi’s murder.    In his Washington Post column, Mr Khashoggi noted the aggression of Saud al-Qahtani, a senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed who was sacked over the weekend amid the fallout out of the killing. The prince’s aide made no secret of his hatred for dissidents and once asked his 1.35 million Twitter followers to give him names for a blacklist. Mr Khashoggi pointed to the tweet as an example of how unrestrained Saudi repression had become in the last two years. “Writers like me, whose criticism is offered respectfully, seem to be considered more dangerous than the more strident Saudi opposition based in London.”  Saudi Arabia’s spies have always focused on the UK, which has given safe harbour to many Saudi dissidents as well as Islamists and anti-monarchists from across the Middle East.  One of their targets has been Sa’ad al-Faqih, the leader of Movement for Islamic Reform in Arabia, a UK-based Saudi opposition group that campaigns to replace with the royal family with an Islamic government. Saad al-Faqih, a Saudi dissident based in London, has been a target for Saudi intelligence Credit: AP Photo/Richard Lewis Dr Faqih was attacked at his home in Willesden Green, northwest London, in June 2003 by two men who he said claimed to be plumbers. They tried to spray chemicals in his face and then attacked him with a spanner but he was able to fight them off.  He believes the two white men were British gangsters hired by Saudi Arabia to kidnap him, a claim that the kingdom has always denied.   Dr Faqih has not faced any more physical attacks since 2003. But he has felt a heightened threat since Crown Prince Mohammed began to gather power three years ago and he started taking new security precautions. “We feel extra danger because we know that this boy is reckless and impulsive,” he said.  Saudi dissidents were rattled by an incident in August this year on the pavement outside Harrods in central London. Ghanem al-Masarir, a popular Saudi political satirist who often mocks Crown Prince Mohammed, was confronted and attacked by two Saudi men.  يا شين المهايط فـ الخلا ما يحمّس يبربر على اسياده .. ولا احدٍ درا به ٰ سلامي على يـدٍ عطته ( المخمّس ) هذي اصغر ردود السعودي والاجابه��������#جلد_الكلب_غانم_الدوسري@GhanemAlmasarirpic.twitter.com/axejGsqNAt— بيع قصايد جزله .. (@Be3_600) September 9, 2018 “They were shouting about the king and Mohammed bin Salman and they said: ‘how dare you insult al-Saud?’” Mr Dosari said. He is convinced that the men were put up to the attack by Saudi intelligence.  “I don’t think they were trying to kill me or kidnap me but they wanted to insult me and to send a message that I was not safe where I was,” he said. Video footage of the attack was widely shared by pro-Saudi Twitter accounts under a hashtag celebrating the attack. The Saudi embassy in London did not respond to multiple requests for comment for this story. Saudi Arabia insists that Mr Khashoggi's death was the result of "a rogue operation" which was not ordered by the government.   Before the killing in Istanbul made global headlines, the starkest example of the Saudi intelligence's new aggression was an apparent campaign to kidnap rebel princes in Europe and bring them back to Saudi Arabia.  According to the BBC, three princes who had fallen out with the royal family have been captured since 2015. One, Prince Sultan bin Turki, a grandson of King Abdulaziz, accepted a flight on a Saudi government private jet from Paris to Cairo in January 2016.     The prince went to sleep on the flight and when he awoke he realised the jet was in fact heading Saudi Arabia. He was dragged off the plane by Saudi agents and is believed to be under house arrest to this day.  Saudi dissidents joke darkly that Mr Khashoggi’s death probably means they are safer now than they have been in years because Riyadh will be unwilling to risk another international scandal. But none believe the danger has fully passed.  Over the weekend, King Salman ordered his ministers to prepare reforms of the Saudi intelligence services to prevent another incident like Mr Khashoggi’s death. No one should expect sweeping changes: the head of the reform committee is none other Crown Prince Mohammed himself. 

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:58:27 -0400
  • Brett Kavanaugh: Witches placed mass hex on Supreme Court Justice during New York protest ritual

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    Witches placed a hex on US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a protest ritual in New York. The spell, which was livestreamed on Facebook and Instagram on Saturday, was also targeted at “all rapists and the patriarchy which emboldens, rewards and protects them”. Organisers at the Catland occult bookshop in Brooklyn said the hex was as “an act of resistance and resilience” following the controversy over allegations of sexual assault against Mr Kavanaugh.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:43:00 -0400
  • The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying

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    SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local):

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:59:50 -0400
  • Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: military

    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, in the city of Hebron. Palestinians began a wave of knife and car-ramming attacks in the West Bank and in Israel in 2015, after peace talks with Israel collapsed.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:55:48 -0400
  • Is Costco's Same-Day Fresh Food Delivery Worth It?

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    Costco recently added produce, meats, fish, dairy and other fresh groceries—including its popular rotisserie chicken—to the roster of items available for same-day delivery.  If you're a member an...

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 06:00:08 -0400
  • School Cook Fired After Serving Students Kangaroo Meat Chili

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    He argues that it's a lean, healthy meat.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:54:27 -0400
  • Discover the secret ingredient for creating a great chili

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    Ground beef chili is way more convenient than chili made with whole chunks of meat, but a truly great version requires a few tricks. To keep the meat moist and tender, we treated it with salt and baking soda.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:09:27 -0400
  • The 2019 Nissan Maxima Is Getting a New Look

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    The updated sedan will have more active-safety tech, and we'll learn the full details at the Los Angeles auto show.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:10:00 -0400
  • Photographer documents abandoned asylums and psychiatric hospitals

    These eerie images showcase the haunting abandoned asylums that lie dotted across secluded parts of the U.S. and Canada. Intrepid explorer Dave, the man behind the social media presence Freaktography, has spent more than six years documenting these wonders.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:38:29 -0400
  • Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia's Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

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    Republican senators on Sunday threw cold water on Saudi Arabia's shifting

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:40:48 -0400
  • Jordan wants Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal

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    King Abdullah II announced Sunday that Jordan has notified Israel it wants to reclaim two small plots of territory leased under their 1994 peace deal. "We have informed Israel (that we are putting) an end to the application of the peace treaty annexes regarding Baqura and Ghumar," said the king, quoted by official news agency Petra. The land was leased to Israel for a 25-year renewable period under annexes of the 1994 peace treaty that lay down a one-year notice period, with Jordan retaining sovereignty.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:36:16 -0400
  • Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting

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    The search continued for the second of two teenage suspects in the fatal shooting of a police officer in the Atlanta area.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:06:47 -0400
  • ABC News' Paula Faris interviews Texas Senate candidate Ted Cruz

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    ABC News' Paula Faris sat down separately with Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke, who are competing for Cruz' U.S. Senate seat in Texas, to discuss the midterm elections, among other topics.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 18:59:43 -0400
  • Fenty Beauty is here to help you shimmer into the holiday season

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    Rihanna sprung another surprise on her 'Navy' of fans over the weekend, with the announcement of a new Fenty Beauty launch. The superstar's cult cosmetics brand is bringing back its ‘Fairy Bomb Shimmer Powder,' which launched as a limited-edition body shimmer back in the summer. "These 3 hyper-reflective shades come in the same superfine all-over highlighting powder formula from #FAIRYBOMB Pom Pom, but now available in loose powder form to glow all over your face and body!" Fenty Beauty has confirmed via Instagram.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:29:29 -0400
  • 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)

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:29:33 -0400
  • Thomas Markle Found Out About Meghan Markle's Baby News From The Radio

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    Thomas Markle, Meghan Markle's father, said he found out his daughter and

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:09:17 -0400
  • 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

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    SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:00:49 -0400
  • Roche scores win in slowing aggressive type of breast cancer

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    Trial data released on Saturday shed light on the treatment of triple-negative tumors, which affect 15 percent of breast cancer patients, typically affecting younger-than-average women. Tecentriq's benefit was shown to be greatest among the roughly 40 percent of trial participants who had high levels of a protein known as PD-L1, which helps tumors avoid immune system detection. Peter Schmid, clinical director of St. Bartholomew's Breast Cancer Centre in London and the study's lead author, said the results "will change the way triple-negative breast cancer is treated".

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:42:52 -0400
  • Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’

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    The risks to global security could be severe if the U.S. pulls out of the

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:21:13 -0400
  • Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza after lull

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    Israel ordered the country's goods and people border crossings with Gaza to be opened on Sunday, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory air strikes. The move followed efforts to prevent an escalation in violence that has raised fears of a new war between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Islamist rulers Hamas. "The decision comes after a decrease in the violent events in Gaza over the weekend and efforts Hamas made to restrain" demonstrators, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman's office said in a statement.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:08:04 -0400
  • US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria

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    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.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:56:46 -0400
  • The 2019 Volvo S60 Shrink-Wraps Volvo's Best Stuff into One Smart Package

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    And in doing so, displays a unique and likeable character.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:01:00 -0400
  • Man Pulls Off Surprise Proposal at Tennessee Football Stadium

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    He wanted to propose at a place that had special meaning for his wife-to-be.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:49:42 -0400
  • 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.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:57:50 -0400
  • LeBron James' First Lakers Home Game Turns Into A Brawl

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

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:03:10 -0400
  • Religious Extremists Got Their Justice. Now They're Going To Strip LGBTQ Rights.

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    While much of the country was in an uproar over the nomination (and

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 05:45:16 -0400
  • Roche lands Tecentriq trial win, still trails Merck in lung cancer

    Roche's Tecentriq plus chemotherapy boosted lung cancer patients' survival by nearly five months, study data released on Monday showed, underscoring benefits of the Swiss group's immunotherapy but still leaving it trailing a rival's drug. Tecentriq added to a chemotherapy backbone of carboplatin/nab-paclitaxel in first-line non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) boosted median overall survival (OS) to 18.6 months, Roche said, compared to 13.9 months for those getting just chemotherapy. Survival without the disease worsening (PFS) was lifted to 7 months for patients getting Tecentriq plus chemotherapy, Roche said, versus 5.5 months for the chemotherapy group.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:22:59 -0400
  • Trump will lead rally for Cruz, keeping hatchet buried

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    The president’s visit is also likely to invoke memories of the bitter 2016 primary fight between Cruz and Trump, one of the ugliest campaigns in recent memory.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 15:32:03 -0400
  • 8 combatants, 6 civilians die in Kashmir battles, clashes

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    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three local rebels were killed in a gunbattle with Indian government forces in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, and six civilians were killed in an explosion at the site after the fighting was over, officials and residents said.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:11:57 -0400
  • 'Half million' rally in London for new Brexit vote

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    EU flag waving Britons rejecting a future outside Europe packed the heart of London on Saturday for an anti-Brexit protest organisers said drew more than half a million people. The police gave no figures for how many showed up for the massive march and rally outside parliament aimed at pressing the government into holding a second Brexit vote. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called Saturday "an historic moment in our democracy" that united "every corner of our country and every section of our society".

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:44:17 -0400
  • Harry and Meghan travel in different style on Australia tour

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    SYDNEY (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took separate boats Monday to Queensland's Fraser Island as their tour of Australia and the South Pacific continued with a reduced schedule for the pregnant duchess.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 02:59:29 -0400
  • 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.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:32:11 -0400
  • Israel delays eviction of West Bank Bedouin village

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed the forced eviction of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, a government official said. The fate of Khan al-Ahmar has drawn international concern after Israel said it planned to raze the village, a ramshackle camp housing 180 residents. Its residents, backed by foreign activists who have gathered at the site, have been waiting for bulldozers to move in at any time after an Oct. 1 deadline from Israel for the villagers to demolish their own homes expired.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:44:16 -0400
  • Japan orders Facebook to improve data protection

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    The Japanese government on Monday ordered Facebook to improve protection of users' personal information following data breaches affecting tens of millions of people worldwide. Facebook said early this month that hackers accessed the personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world's leading social network first disclosed late September. Japan's Personal Information Protection Commission on Monday demanded the social media giant investigate why the personal data was hacked and draw up preventive measures.

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:53:55 -0400
  • Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

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    For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects.

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:43:36 -0400
  • The Nevada Senate Race Was Supposed To Be Easier For Democrats. It's Still Up For Grabs.

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    LAS VEGAS ― It seemed like there was every indication Dean Heller was toast

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:47:10 -0400
  • A Dandelion-Inspired Chandelier and Other Great New Products

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    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:51:19 -0400
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