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Khashoggi murder turns focus on violence against journalists

Khashoggi murder turns focus on violence against journalists

Recent killings of well-known journalists have shone a light on increasing concerns over press freedom around the world. The question of impunity for crimes against journalists became more prominent following ...

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Sen. Warner endorses Virginia Democrat over Dave Brat

Sen. Warner endorses Virginia Democrat over Dave Brat

Former Virginia GOP Sen. John Warner has endorsed Democrat Abigail Spanberger in her race against Republican incumbent Rep. Dave Brat, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Spanberger is a former CIA ...

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FBI recovers a package ‘similar’ to last week’s letter bombs, addressed to Tom Steyer

FBI recovers a package ‘similar’ to last week’s letter bombs, addressed to Tom Steyer

A package resembling those allegedly sent by Cesar Sayoc was recovered last night and was addressed to Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer, the FBI tweeted Friday. “The FBI has confirmed a ...

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Trump walks back earlier remarks, says migrants won’t be fired upon at border

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President Trump on Friday walked back his suggestion that the military would fire on migrants at the border if they throw rocks at U.S. service members. Speaking to reporters at ...

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Alec Baldwin arrested in New York

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday for assault related to a dispute over a parking spot, according to New York police. NYPD Lieutenant John Grimpel told CNN the incident occurred ...

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Majority of migrants traveling to US are ‘victims of violence’

Majority of migrants traveling to US are ‘victims of violence’

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday that the majority of migrants traveling to the U.S. as part are victims of violence — a message seemingly at odds with the ...

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Central American asylum seekers are ‘just like our family’

Central American asylum seekers are ‘just like our family’

The uncle of White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said Friday that the Central American migrants seeking asylum are just like his Jewish ancestors who fled Europe and came ...

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Trump: troops will shoot at rock throwers

Trump: troops will shoot at rock throwers

President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed he would sign an executive order “next week” aimed at restricting US asylum rules, as he seeks to use a group of Central American ...

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Gates Foundation halts cooperation with Saudi crown prince’s nonprofit after Khashoggi killing

Gates Foundation halts cooperation with Saudi crown prince’s nonprofit after Khashoggi killing

A youth charity founded by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince just lost an influential backer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in the latest sign of fallout after the killing of ...

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Trump offers UN ambassador post to Heather Nauert

Trump offers UN ambassador post to Heather Nauert

President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman and one of the US’s highest-ranking diplomats, to replace Nikki Haley as the US’s ambassador to the UN. ...

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