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Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

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Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist's body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

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Palestinians say merging it with the new embassy there shows the US is "imposing 'Greater Israel'".

Israeli Supreme Court allows US 'boycott' student to stay

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Lara Alqasem was denied entry into Israel amid claims she supports an anti-Israel boycott campaign.

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Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays


Oregon zoo posted images taken during routine health checks.

Convicts 'blackmail US soldiers in sexting scheme' from prison


Inmates pretending to be underage girls demanded cash from US troops, according to Army investigators.


US 'opens Catholic church sex abuse probe' in Pennsylvania


Prosecutors have reportedly requested documents from secret church archives and confidential files.

Hurricane Michael: Returning to a city that no longer exists


Families from Mexico Beach are returning to homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael - or nothing at all.

Top Afghan commander Raziq killed in Kandahar gun attack

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A bodyguard kills the Kandahar police chief, but US commander Scott Miller escapes unhurt.


Emma Bunton to host the US version of Bake Off

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The Spice Girl will present The Great American Baking Show with Paul Hollywood as judge.


Harvey Weinstein accuser told to delete phone files

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Prosecutors admit that one of the Hollywood producer's accusers was told to remove personal files.


Your US mid-term elections daily digest


There are pretty big indications people are keen to vote this year. Find out more in our daily round-up.


Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

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The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old pact give China an 'unfair' advantage.


Former USA Gymnastics head arrested for evidence tampering in Nassar case

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Steve Penny had been indicted for evidence tampering in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation.

Thursday, Oct 18

Cannabis in Canada: How it went down on Legalisation Day

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Cannabis-users celebrated across Canada on the first day of marijuana legalisation in the country.

Jayme Closs: Hunt for 13-year-old after parents murdered

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The FBI and Wisconsin police are looking for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, whose parents were shot dead.

eBay files lawsuit against Amazon over 'seller recruitment'

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In a lawsuit, eBay says the retail giant used its internal message system to recruit sellers.

Wednesday, Oct 17

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

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Turkish officials say it shows the Saudi journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Hurricane Michael: Death toll continues to rise amid searches


The number of deaths blamed on Hurricane Michael continues to increase, with others still missing.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis

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The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

Your US mid-term elections daily digest


The fallout from a bitter Texas debate and what one tiny donation means - it’s your mid-terms roundup.

Tuesday, Oct 16

USA Gymnastics boss quits amid Nike ad row

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The interim boss of USA Gymnastics resigns after her appointment was criticised by Olympic champions Simone Biles and Aly Raisman.

Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras over migrants

A group of at least 1,500 migrants is currently in Guatemala, heading north toward the US border.

Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

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The US secretary of state and Saudi king discuss the disappearance in Istanbul of Jamal Khashoggi.

Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

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The billionaire businessman, who also owned the Seattle Seahawks NFL team, died in Seattle on Monday.

Monday, Oct 15

Affirmative action: Harvard racial admissions trial begins


Numbers of Asian students were kept artificially low to promote campus diversity, a lawsuit claims.

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests 'rogue killers' to blame

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Saudi and Turkish investigators enter the consulate in Istanbul where the Saudi journalist was last seen.

Trump: Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'

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The US president says he accepts the climate is changing but does not want to "lose millions of jobs".

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

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The American retail giant has been struggling with huge debts and a shift to shopping online.

Sunday, Oct 14

Melania Trump says 'don't care' jacket was a message

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Mrs Trump's own team had denied that her clothing during a visit to a detention centre had any meaning.