New clues from 911 call emerge in case of missing Wisconsin girl

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:14
A sheriff's department dispatch log reveals new information about the night that missing Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs' parents were found dead -- including that a 911 call appeared to have come from her mother's cell phone, and that the door to the family's home had been kicked in.
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Democrats seek answers over Trump 'personal enrichment' from Saudi government

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:14
Two Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Friday criticizing the administration's response to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and asking for information about what they describe as the President's "ongoing personal enrichment from Saudi government payments."
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Albania migration trends change, 52 percent mull leaving

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:09
More than half of Albania's population would like to move to richer countries with better schooling, a study showed on Friday.
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French lawmaker proposes bill to outlaw mockery of accents

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:08
A French member of parliament has proposed that mockery of accents be outlawed, after an irate politician derided a journalist's southwestern pronunciation before asking if anyone had a question in "understandable French".
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Israeli forces wound 130 Palestinians at Gaza border protest

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:06
Israeli soldiers shot and wounded 130 Palestinians during protests near the Gaza Strip border on Friday, the enclave's Health Ministry said.
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Barcelona icon gets building permit, 136 years late

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 20:03
After more than a century of illegal construction work, Barcelona's towering Sagrada Familia church has finally agreed to make things right with the city council.
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A 9-year-old Canadian cashes in on the long lines for pot

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:58
Canada legalized recreational pot this week and its dispensaries weren't the only ones with a business plan. A Girl Scouts Brownie -- and budding entrepreneur -- knew exactly where her best sales would come from.
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Commuter train runs over crowd on tracks in northern India, 50 feared dead

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:54
A commuter train traveling at high speed struck a crowd of people seated on tracks in northern India on Friday and at least 50 were feared killed, Punjab state police and witnesses said.
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Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:53
Turkish prosecutors investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Friday, widening the hunt for evidence in a case straining some of Riyadh's oldest alliances.
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Google should buy Twitter and Square. But it won't

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:49
Could Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey one day find himself working for Google? A prominent hedge fund manager hopes so.
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Mexico vows to meet challenge of migrant caravan heading to U.S.

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:38
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday that the country will face the challenge of responding to a migrant caravan that U.S. President Donald Trump has insisted must be halted before it reaches the U.S. border.
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Estonia plans new legal measures to combat money laundering

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:33
Estonia said on Friday it was planning to toughen anti-money laundering rules by forcing people suspected of benefiting from suspicious financial transactions to prove their wealth came from legitimate sources.
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Cambodia talks fail to end trade sanction threat, EU says

Reuters - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:32
Cambodia failed on Friday to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country's duty-free trading access to the European Union, the EU's top diplomat said after talks with its premier.
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Analysis: What Trump did Thursday in Montana is dangerous

Associated Press - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 19:13
During a Thursday night campaign rally in Montana, Donald Trump, the President of the United States, praised a Republican Congressman for assaulting a reporter.
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