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Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations

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Police have arrived at the official residence of Israel's prime minister in what is believed to be part of an investigation into corruption allegations.

Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara, citing security

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Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital.

Mugabe defies expectation he will resign, ends speech without announcing exit

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has baffled the country by ending his address on national television without announcing his resignation.

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail


U.S. President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.

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Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine

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Argentina's Navy could not confirm Sunday if seven brief satellite calls received a day prior were from a lost submarine with 44 crew members onboard.


Syria: ISIS militants defeated in last major stronghold


Pro-government forces defeated the Islamic State group in its last major stronghold in Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported on Sunday, leaving the militants to defend just strips of desert territory in the country and a…


Norway's king hospitalized with infection


Norway's royal palace says King Harald has been hospitalized with an infection and remains in satisfactory condition with improving health.


Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper


The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.


Zimbabwe ruling party says Mugabe goes or impeachment starts

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Zimbabwe's ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying that if he doesn't resign as the country's president by noon Monday they will begin impeachment proceedings when Parliament…

Trump era sparks fresh debate about nuclear war authority


It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday -- the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war.

Juncker: EU backs Spain in fight against Catalan secession


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker calls Catalonia's secessionist push a "disaster" and has reaffirmed Europe's support of a unified Spain.



Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub


Argentina's Navy detected seven brief satellite calls late Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn't been heard from in three days.


Republicans are 'toast' if party follows Trump, Roy Moore: GOP senator


Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying that the GOP is "toast" if it follows Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Donald Trump.


House fire in Beijing suburb kills 19 people


The official Chinese news agency says a fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb has killed 19 people and injured eight others.

Saturday, Nov 18

Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed…

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if U.S. closes PLO mission

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The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington.

9 injured in large fire atop 6-storey NYC apartment building

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A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in nine minor injuries.

Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

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Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dooming its operation and making it exceedingly difficult to hold…

Friday, Nov 17

Pope to feed hundreds of poor at special Sunday lunch, Mass


Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people -- homeless, migrants, unemployed -- a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi.

10,744 more Kennedy assassination records released


The National Archives is releasing 10,744 FBI records -- some that have never been previously disclosed -- related to the assassination of Former U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Mugabe makes 1st public appearance amid pressure to exit

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe emerged for the first time Friday from military-imposed house arrest, presiding at a university graduation ceremony in a fragile show of normalcy even as former loyalists across the country demanded that…

Killer Charles Manson alive as reports swirl of ill health

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California officials declined to confirm reports that notorious killer Charles Manson is seriously ill, saying only that Manson is still alive.

Thursday, Nov 16

McDonald's drive-thru window break-in: Suspect surrenders


A suspect has surrendered in a McDonald's break-in in which a woman squeezed her way through a drive-thru window.

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen

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An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease.

GOP, Democratic senators back bill to bolster FBI gun checks


Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people…

Wednesday, Nov 15

California gunman's mom says he told her 'it's all over now'

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The mother of the gunman who killed five people and wounded 10 said he called her the day before the rampage in Northern California to say he was weary of constant feuding with his neighbours and felt like he "was on a cliff and there's…

Trump returns to GOP panic. Will he try to push Moore out?

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U.S. President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won't be so lucky on U.S. soil.

'My rapist can go to jail': U.K. woman crowdfunding for private prosecution

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A woman in the U.K. is crowdfunding to bring her alleged rapist to court in a private prosecution, after the case was dismissed last year by the Crown.

China sending envoy to North Korea after Trump visit

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Following U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China says it's sending a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbours over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs.