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It is understood that Saudi Arabia's consul-general in Istanbul also an accomplice to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi , Altun said. Khashoggi, a U.S. Separately, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is also weighing whether to vote on legislation to suspend arms sales with the country and sanction individuals responsible for the murder of Khashoggi - including potentially the crown prince because of his alleged role in ordering the killing.
  • Trump mulls several names for new White House chief of staff

    Trump mulls several names for new White House chief of staff

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    While President Donald Trump and Nick Ayers were still in the middle of negotiations about him replacing John Kelly as chief of staff, Trump had already given Ayers a task. Trump decided he wanted someone in the job for longer. Meadows now chairs the House Freedom Caucus, making him the most conservative choice of those likely to run.
  • 'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal

    'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal

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    The two leaders held high stakes discussions on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires last week and agreed to a ceasefire in their trade war . China had been the largest purchaser of USA soybeans, buying $12.25 billion worth of that product in 2017. Trump said via Twitter on Thursday . The two sides will negotiate structural changes to forced technology transfer, intellectual property protection, cyber-intrusions and cybertheft, services and agriculture, according to the ...
  • Brexit: UK's May, facing defeat, to postpone vote, Report

    Brexit: UK's May, facing defeat, to postpone vote, Report

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    During Monday's debate, the prime minister sought a commitment from MPs to compromise and deliver Brexit , approved in a vote by the British people in 2016. Sterling fell to the lowest since June 2017. Anti-Brexit protesters use illuminated signs as they demonstrate with placards outside the Houses of Parliament, Westminster on December 10, 2018 in London .
  • Russian Federation says detained Ukrainian sailors not war prisoners

    Russian Federation says detained Ukrainian sailors not war prisoners

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    The Ukrainian sailors remain in Russian captivity despite worldwide calls for their release. Kiev has since then constantly urged Moscow to release the captured sailors. Ukrainian authorities say this will allow the coast guard and the navy to be more efficient in patrolling the area to prevent military threats and smuggling.
  • Germany's ruling party to elect Merkel's successor

    Germany's ruling party to elect Merkel's successor

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    For crump, Karrenbauer voted 52% of the participants of the Congress, over its competitor, the former Chairman of the CDU in the Bundestag, Friedrich Merz - 48%. "Even if among voters there seems to be a clear preference for AKK, it doesn't look that clear-cut among CDU delegates who are the ones voting at the end of the day", said Famke Krumbmueller, a Paris-based partner at political-risk consultancy OpenCitiz.
  • 'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, report says

    'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, report says

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    Khashoggi , a Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post, went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Although Khashoggi was killed by Saudi rogue operatives, according to Riyadh, Kushner and the Saudi crown prince continued to communicate with each other, according to two former senior USA officials and two people briefed by the Saudi officials.
  • 'Well Done, Mr. President' - Lindsey Graham Digs President Trump's Next Attorney General

    'Well Done, Mr. President' - Lindsey Graham Digs President Trump's Next Attorney General

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    The president is weighing a number of other end-of-year staff changes, including replacing Chief of Staff John Kelly, two of Trump's advisers said on Thursday. Trump said Friday Barr had been his "first choice from Day One". He has raised concerns about Mr Mueller's appointment of prosecutors with a history of donating to Democratic candidates, saying he "would have liked to see him have more balance on this group".
  • Virginia city hopes to heal after man's murder conviction

    Virginia city hopes to heal after man's murder conviction

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    In a taped phone call between Fields and his mother, which was recorded while he was in jail, Fields described Heyer's mother as "the enemy". The jury was also shown texts that Fields sent his mother up to and during the rally. Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy says he hopes the guilty verdict will allow the city to move forward and to eventually heal. Several victims and eyewitnesses testified against Fields, recalling events leading up to the deadly crash.
  • Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

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    One source said Trump had sought a two-year commitment from Ayers and he was unable to agree. Trump wants his next chief of staff to hold the job through the 2020 election, the official said. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Republican Representative Mark Meadows , chairman of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus, are among the possible contenders to replace current White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , one source told Reuters.