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On a three-day campaign visit to western states last week, Mr Trump raised alarm over thousands of migrants travelling through Mexico to the U.S. and threatened to seal off the Mexican border if they are not stopped. But Central America's dire straits can not be used as an excuse to bust through borders on a mass scale. That one shrank significantly as it moved through Mexico, and only a tiny fraction - about 200 of the 1,200 in the group - reached the California border.
  • Brexit: EU offers border compromise as Cabinet to get weekly updates

    Brexit: EU offers border compromise as Cabinet to get weekly updates

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    While the speech is likely to contain no new policy announcements, it will likely provoke suspicions among restless Brexiteers that May has made more secret concessions in Brussels to get a deal over the line. There are 315 Conservative MPs. British Member of Parliament and Brexit supporter Owen Paterson said "we believe that using existing techniques, existing processes and all within EU law, we can continue pretty well seamlessly across all borders without damaging the integrity of the ...
  • Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son

    Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son

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    Prosecutors have previously questioned consulate staff. Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Mr Erdogan in his AK Party and close friend to the dead journalist, said: "One cannot help but wonder how there could have been a "fistfight" between 15 young expert fighters and a 60-year-old Khashoggi, alone and defenceless".
  • Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense

    Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense

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    The woman said she fell asleep shortly after takeoff and woke up when she felt Alexander's hand grab her right breast. She said that she observed a "hand that had thick fingers, [that] were hairy and had dirty fingernails". He told agents he could not describe the woman. Mr. Alexander was referring to the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape released during the 2016 election that captured Mr.
  • Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer

    Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer

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    Turkish investigators on Thursday for a second time searched the Saudi consulate where Khashoggi , a us resident and Washington Post columnist who was a strong critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, vanished. Mr Hunt said there would be "consequences" if the Turkish claims were shown to be true but at the same time he made clear any United Kingdom response would take into account Britain's "strategic relationship" with Saudi Arabia.
  • Migration over US-Mexico border 'reaching a moment of crisis': Pompeo

    Migration over US-Mexico border 'reaching a moment of crisis': Pompeo

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    According to AP, it's not clear where the other people came from as only around 2,000 were gathered on the Mexican side by the night of October 21. "We will now begin cutting off, or substantially reducing, the massive foreign aid" that the United States gives Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador, said the president - who has seized upon the crisis in the run-up to U.S.
  • Saudi FM regrets 'rogue' killing of writer - 10/21/2018 11:27:20 AM

    Saudi FM regrets 'rogue' killing of writer - 10/21/2018 11:27:20 AM

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    Turkish pro-government media say a hit squad traveled from Saudi Arabia to kill Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after he entered the building on October 2. "In this case, people have turned it upside down unfortunately". That version differs from the account of Saudi Arabia, which said early Saturday that the writer died in a " fistfight ".
  • Jimmy Kimmel Urges Texans To Vote Against Ted Cruz

    Jimmy Kimmel Urges Texans To Vote Against Ted Cruz "For Comedy Sake"

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    He also commended the Texas senator for "staring down an angry mob" during the heat of the Kavanaugh hearings. Cruz, for his part, has called Trump a "sniveling coward" and a "pathological liar". "He's the president", Cruz said . President Donald Trump is holding a Houston rally Monday evening for Republican Sen. "What I heard about him, I figured he must be something a little special".
  • Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote

    Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote

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    The more the shape of the final Brexit deal becomes clear, the more it is clear that it will do nothing to improve social justice, reduce inequality, increase our standard of living, or create a better future for future generations. Others, dubbed " Brexit preppers " are stockpiling goods, in anticipation of chaos-or at least sky-high prices-to come. They say that when the first vote was held, the reality of Brexit was not clear and 'negotiations are taking us towards a future that nobody ...
  • Connecting China, Hong Kong

    Connecting China, Hong Kong

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    While there seems to be genuine excitement about the bridge from shipping and transportation companies, people in Hong Kong have mixed feelings about it. The $15 billion, 55-kilometer (34-mile) bridge is the world's longest sea link and is tipped to carry some 29,000 cars and trucks daily between Zhuhai on the mainland and Hong Kong.
  • Brussels No deal: Brexit transition could be extended full year? Brexiteers furious

    Brussels No deal: Brexit transition could be extended full year? Brexiteers furious

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    Another big date arrives on January 21, 2019, when May faces a final deadline to send a Brexit deal to Parliament . This is now set to last 21 months, between the exit day on March 29 next year and the end of 2020. He also said there would be "huge difficulties" within the European Union 27 member states to consider making the backstop UK-wide, adding that the European Union is willing to make exceptions to treat Northern Ireland as a special case because of its hard history and unique ...