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World News World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in the Black Sea
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The ancient Greek trading vessel looks like the ship depicted on the side of the "Siren Vase" housed at the British Museum . This shipwreck is on the floor of the Black Sea. Over the course of the past three years The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project ( Black Sea MAP ) mapped over 2000 sq km (772 sq miles) of the seabed in unprecedented detail using technology previously reserved for the oil and gas extraction industry.

World News Kerala priest who backed nun in bishop rape case found dead
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Following Fr. Kuriakose's death, his brother and sister-in-law who suspect foul play in the death tell TNM that Father Kuriakose was attacked once and threatened several times after he testified against the Bishop. He was under the Jalandhar diocese which is headed by Mulakkal. Earlier on October 3, the High Court had dismissed the bail plea of the bishop while accepting the prosecution argument that the accused, holding a high position in society will try to influence witnesses in the ...

World News Khashoggi murder premeditated, Erdoğan says, demands answers from Saudi
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In it, they "condemn in the strongest possible terms" the killing of Khashoggi. " Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a very cruel murder ", Erdogan said, adding: "We have all the evidence". A man who looked like Khashoggi, wearing his outfit, glasses and a fake beard, was among a group who left the consulate the same day as the killing, the president added.

World News Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women
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Around 30 minutes later, she felt someone grab her again. "She saw a hand that had thick fingers, were hairy and dirty fingernails", the criminal complaint stated. Upon arrival at Albuquerque International Sunport, Alexander was detained and asked Federal Bureau of Investigation agents what the sentence was for the charge he was being arrested for.

World News CNN Poll: Democrats up in Florida with two weeks to go
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Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott is famously a climate change denier, something he has been particularly criticized for because of the fact that the state is believed to be one of the first US states that will bear the long-term consequences of global warming.

World News Turkish President on Khashoggi probe
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Khashoggi , a dissident who lived in self-imposed exile in the United States where he contributed to The Washington Post , vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Since then, the explanations Saudi Arabia has offered for the death have failed to satisfy its Western allies. On Monday, leaked surveillance video showed a man strolling out of the diplomatic post hours after Khashoggi disappeared into the consulate, apparently wearing the columnist's clothes as part ...

World News Bible Museum says five of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
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The Museum of the Bible has a total of 16 Dead Sea Scrolls fragments , and had been displaying those five since its opening in November 2017. After CNN past year raised questions about the artifacts' authenticity, scholars tested the fragments and found that they "show characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin and therefore will no longer be displayed at the museum".

World News Monkeys wanted for stoning man to death in India
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Local police told The Times of India that the family's demand was illogical, and that police had registered the case as an accident. According to the Times of India , the monkeys are a huge problem in the village and residents routinely complain about their presence.

World News May says 95% of Brexit deal agreed with EU
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That would require a border being drawn in the Irish Sea, and a different set of tariffs being applied on imports to Northern Ireland than those in Britain. The UK is also open to extending the transition period to allow that specific negotiation to come to fruition. "But it's clear that for us there is only a viable Withdrawal Agreement if there's 100% and what is still missing is this important issue on the backstop".

World News Prince Harry hopes he and Meghan Markle will have baby girl
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Even though Meghan made quite an effort to keep up with Prince Harry and their demanding schedule during her first few days in Australia, she has finally chose to scale back on things. Acting on advice from Prince Harry , the Duchess of Sussex will not be taking part in today's royal engagements on Fraser Island. The Duke and Duchess on Fraser Island in Australia yesterday.

World News Explosive device found near George Soros' home in Katonah, New York
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The employee placed the package in a wooded area near the home, which is one three listed for the wealthy investor in the area of the town, and called the cops at around 3:45 p.m. The FBI's New York field office said on Twitter that it was "conducting an investigation at and around a residence in Bedford, NY". As such, Soros has become a favorite boogeyman for the far right in the USA and parts of Europe .

World News US Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait Amid Trade War With China
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The U.S. Navy conducted a similar "freedom of navigation" exercise through the expansive waterway that separate China and Taiwan back in July. The voyage risks further heightening tensions with China, but will likely be viewed in self-ruled Taiwan as a sign of support by President Donald Trump's government, amid growing friction between Taipei and Beijing.

World News Netanyahu angers right over illegal Bedouin outpost
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Israel said on Sunday it would put on hold for "a number of weeks" its threatened razing of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank amid global calls to drop the plan, saying it would try to negotiate an evacuation. Netanyahu's move raised the ire of his two major coalition partners, with Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman saying he opposed the decision to delay the demolition.

World News Ireland is finally on the Brexit agenda - but at a cost
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The ability of the British PM to deliver a plan that will pass through the House of Commons arose after Dominic Raab, the Brexit secretary, informed the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, on Sunday that May could not get an agreement past her cabinet or the DUP, on whose votes her government heavily relies.

World News We lost 5 citizens in Sunday's mayhem, El-Rufai says
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The Kaduna state government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna city and environs. He said the State Security Council would meet tomorrow (Tuesday) from 9:00am and based on its observations of the aftermath of the imposition of the curfew, it will re-examine the need to review the 24 hour curfew.

World News Trump Calls One-Time Bitter Rival Cruz ‘A Really Good Friend of Mine’
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Cruz, who is leading O'Rourke in the polls, said over the summer that he would welcome Trump's support, though he has brushed off any suggestion he'd need Trump to win. The Houston Police Department will be "fully mobilized" for the downtown rally, according to the Houston Chronicle . Closing in on Election Day, Trump tweeted Monday morning: "Big Night In Texas!" It's "Lyin' Ted" no more, apparently.

World News Asks for 2,000 volunteers to search for Jayme Closs, other evidence
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A search for an "endangered" missing girl, whose parents were found shot dead in their home in the USA state of Wisconsin, has expanded nationwide as police struggle to find clues to her whereabouts. Barron County's sheriff is once again putting out a call for volunteers in the search for missing and endangered teen Jayme Closs. Investigators have received more than 1,200 tips and have looked into more than 1,000 of them, according to the sheriff's department.

World News World’s longest sea bridge opened only to drivers with special permit
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Proponents of the idea say the bridge will cut journey times between the cities from three hours to 30 minutes , which they say will enable commuters and tourists to easily move around the region. Nine workers have died in the construction of the bridge and 200 have been injured. The finished product contains "enough steel to build 60 Eiffel Towers and enough concrete to construct 22 Chrysler Buildings", Xinhua reports, adding that the structure is built to withstand strong earthquakes and ...

World News Trump administration mulls rollback of Obama-era transgender protections, report says
Author: 0 Trump administration mulls rollback of Obama-era transgender protections, report says

It is feared the changes allegedly being proposed could effectively "define out of existence" Americans who now identify as transgender - a community who are said to number at least 1.4 million people. It would also set back aspirations for tolerance and equality among the estimated 0.7% of the population that identifies as transgender. The Trump administration has sought to ban transgender people from military service and rescinded guidance to public schools recommending that ...

World News Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote
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Theresa May visited an arts exhibition in her constituency of Maidenhead today while anti-Brexit protesters gathered for the People's Vote march. With a bill enacted late previous year, Parliament gave itself the right to hold a final vote on any Brexit deal before May can complete it.

World News Four earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast
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A strong magnitude 6.6 quake has struck just off the west coast of Vancouver Island late Sunday evening. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.6 magnitude quake about 260 kilometres west of Tofino, followed by a 6.8 tremor and then a third measuring 6.5.

World News Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection
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The EU and U.S. also used to buy Saudi oil but not Iranian oil exports. King Salman similarly made a condolence call as worldwide pressure on the kingdom continues to rise, even after it acknowledged on Saturday that the Washington Post journalist was killed on October 2 at the consulate under still-disputed circumstances.

World News Hundreds in migrant caravan turn back, some trickle into Mexico
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He reiterated that is seeking Trump's support to help fund a development plan that could alleviate poverty in Central America and southern Mexico. It has not been clear where the additional travelers had gathered from, since about 2,000 had been gathered on the Mexican side on Saturday night.

World News Donald Trump Would Prefer To Pick A Woman For UN Envoy
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Haley kept the crowd entertained during her keynote speech at the Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a fundraiser for impoverished children, and she even touched on the president's ongoing feud with Warren, D-Mass., over the senator's Native American ancestry.

World News Merkel: Berlin May Halt Weapon Sales to Riyadh Over Khashoggi’s Death
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Speaking at an event in Istanbul on Sunday, Erdogan stated that Turkey seeks justice and will reveal the "naked truth", reported Xinhua news agency. Saudi Arabia finally admitted Friday that its agents killed Khashoggi after he entered the consulate on October 2, but is denying that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman or King Salman were involved.

World News Julian Assange Sues Ecuador for Violating His 'Fundamental Rights'
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It said Ecuador's government had refused to allow a visit by Human Rights Watch's general counsel Dinah PoKempner and stopped several meetings with Assange's lawyers. Recall that Assange has been granted asylum in Ecuador from the predecessor of President Moreno Rafael Correa. The WikiLeaks founder, 47, was given a set of new house rules earlier this week, including cleaning his bathroom and taking better care of his cat.

World News Speeding train kills 60 worshippers at Hindu festival of Dussehra
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Amritsar City DCP Amrik Singh Powar confirmed that Madaan, the son of the Congress municipal corporator of the ward where the incident took place, had sought police permission to organise it. "Railways is conducting immediate relief and rescue operations". The minister, who is now in the U.S., has cancelled all his engagements there and is immediately returning to India.

World News 30 injured after floor collapses at apartment clubhouse in Clemson
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The beat was about to drop and then the whole floor collapsed ", Larissa Stone, a sophomore at Clemson, told the Anderson Independent Mail . "It happened so quickly". It is understood numerous people at the party attended nearby Clemson University . "Everybody was jumping, next thing you know, I'm jumping, I had my hands in the air and I can feel myself falling".

World News USA and South Korea suspend more military exercises
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The trilateral meeting came ahead of a possible second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which Trump expects to realize in the near future. She added that Mattis had spoken with his Japanese counterpart as well on the issue. The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea .