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When POLITICO met Caruana Galizia in the run-up to a snap election called by Muscat this year, she said if Labour won, she would be concerned for her safety and would consider leaving the country. On Monday, she had written: "There are crooks everywhere you look now". It gave no further information. "The situation is desperate", Caruana Galizia wrote in a blog published on her site just half an hour before an explosion tore into her auto.
  • Rex Tillerson Once Again Does Not Deny Calling President Trump a Moron

    Rex Tillerson Once Again Does Not Deny Calling President Trump a Moron

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    And whatever he decides though, he's the president of the United States. But Tillerson would not answer repeated questions as to whether he called Trump, as has been reported , "a moron" after a tense meeting at the Pentagon in July during which the national security team stressed to a skeptical president the need for a robust American presence around the globe.
  • 24 passengers fall ill after consuming food in Mumbai-Karmali Tejas Express

    24 passengers fall ill after consuming food in Mumbai-Karmali Tejas Express

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    According to some of the passengers , they were served breakfast at 9.30 am followed by vegetable tomato soup at noon. The Tejas Express, one of the premium trains of the Indian Railways , connects Mumbai and Karmali in Goa. The train was slated to reach Mumbai at 7.45 pm. In an official communication, IRCTC assured that strict action would be taken against the contractor, if found guilty.
  • Former footballer George Weah leads ahead of Liberia presidency run-off poll

    Former footballer George Weah leads ahead of Liberia presidency run-off poll

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    Weah and Boakai lead the 20-candidate field to succeed Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in what would be Liberia's first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years. "This commission has not declared any victor", he stressed. But global observers said they had seen no major problems with the vote. Also in the statement, the United Nations chief congratulated the people of Liberia who turned out enthusiastically in high numbers to vote, and commended the Liberian women's ...
  • Detective wrangles 9-foot anaconda with her bare hands

    Detective wrangles 9-foot anaconda with her bare hands

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    Shaw you are cra-zy", he said in the video. While she is maneuvering the boa the man filming her says: "Emily Shaw you are insane, you are insane girl!" Detective Emily Shaw got the call Wednesday about the yellow anaconda . "If you own an exotic pet please be responsible", officials warned in a Facebook post along with a video of the capture. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission warns that setting exotic pets free is illegal and likely to result in the animal's death.
  • Indian Railways to start cheaper, faster Rajdhani between Delhi

    Indian Railways to start cheaper, faster Rajdhani between Delhi

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    The new Rajdhani is expected to bring down the travel time between national capital and financial capital from 15 hours to 13 hours. Similarly, in case of AC three-tier, a passenger travelling in August Kranti Rajdhani is charged the maximum fare of Rs 3270 while Rs 2325 will be charged on this train.
  • Huge blast rocks Somalia's capital; police say 20 killed

    Huge blast rocks Somalia's capital; police say 20 killed

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    The explosion occurred outside the Safari Hotel, a popular place but not one that is commonly used by government officials. Voice of America reported at least 25 bodies were visible at the scene and 50 other people were injured, though officials cautioned the death toll could rise as rescue workers sifted through the rubble of buildings that crumbled from the force of the blast.
  • It's now happening: Sonia on elevation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress chief

    It's now happening: Sonia on elevation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress chief

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    Mr Singh said about Mr Gandhi, 47, being projected as a youth leader. His elevation will come before the crucial Assembly polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh where the Congress is facing a tough challenge from the BJP . He also praised reconstruction of Bhuj and Kutch after the natural disaster during the tenure of then Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "The whole DNA of Congress has been reeking of corruption", he said.
  • House Passes $36.5 Billion Disaster Aid Bill To Help Puerto Rico

    House Passes $36.5 Billion Disaster Aid Bill To Help Puerto Rico

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    Others, including House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-San Francisco, and Puerto Rican mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, also pleaded with Trump to not abandon the island, home to 3.4 million USA citizens. Cruz berated Trump, saying he is "incapable of empathy" while lauding the efforts of American volunteers on the island. "While you are amusing yourself throwing paper towels at us, your compatriots and the world are sending love and help our way".
  • Feds tell New Orleans it's not a sanctuary city, says mayor

    Feds tell New Orleans it's not a sanctuary city, says mayor

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    The U.S. Department of Justice has put five U.S. jurisdictions on notice: end sanctuary policies by October 27. President Trump vowed to strip federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, which refuse to assist with enforcement and deportation against undocumented immigrants.
  • Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

    Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

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    Trudeau told reporters in Washington DC that he agreed with the U.S. president that that the NAFTA trade deal needed to be revamped and that any new agreement needed to "give citizens opportunities to succeed". One of the most contentious US proposals is around so-called rules of origin for vehicles, which govern what share of a auto must be built within NAFTA countries to receive the pact's benefits.
  • Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson

    Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson

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    President Donald Trump challenged Tillerson to "compare IQ tests", delivering a sharp-edged ribbing that threw a bright spotlight on his seemingly shaky relationship with his top diplomat. Trump says he listens to everyone "but ultimately my attitude is the one that matters". Every meeting between Trump and Tillerson at this point are high-stakes affairs given their extremely fraught relationship.
  • Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

    Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

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    But one student, 19-year-old Matthew Alexander Naquin, also faces a count of negligent homicide, which is a felony, as well as the hazing count. The exact circumstances surrounding Gruver's death are unclear. All 10 turned themselves into LSU Police after warrants were issued for their arrests . "As we've continually warned over and over again, hazing is unsafe, irresponsible, and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU period", Alexander said then.
  • USA warship sails near South China Sea, Beijing denounces Washington's move

    USA warship sails near South China Sea, Beijing denounces Washington's move

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    China's claims in the South China Sea , through which about $5 trillion in shipborne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines , Taiwan and Vietnam. China is North Korea's neighbor and biggest trading partner. Twelve nautical miles mark internationally recognized territorial limits. China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, and has heavily militarized some islands in the region and expanded other territories with major land reclamation work, turning ...
  • Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout

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    Turkey is calling for a normalization of relations with the United States following rising diplomatic tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. citizens at our diplomatic and consular missions", it added. The spat between the two countries was ignited by the recent arrest of Metin Topuz, a US consulate employee in Istanbul, over suspected links to USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of being behind a failed coup attempt in July 2016.