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5 Saudi officials face death penalty for Khashoggi murder

5 Saudi officials face death penalty for Khashoggi murder

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Five Saudi officials face the death penalty for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was dismembered inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, but Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was not involved, the prosecutor said today. The announcement follows growing international outcry over the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi…
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Melania publicly calls for White House aide’s firing

Melania publicly calls for White House aide’s firing

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In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed. After reports circulated Tuesday that President Donald Trump had decided to remove Mira Ricardel from her post at the National Security Council, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s spokeswoman, released a statement that said: “It is the position…
INFERNOS IN CALIFORNIA: Death toll rises to 44

INFERNOS IN CALIFORNIA: Death toll rises to 44

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Body recovery teams with sniffer dogs carried out a grim search for fire victims yesterday as thousands of weary firefighters waged a pitched battle against the deadliest infernos in California's history. At least 44 deaths have been reported so far from the late-season wildfires and with hundreds of people unaccounted for the toll is likely…
War fear looms large on Gaza

War fear looms large on Gaza

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Dozens of Israeli airstrikes flattens buildings in the enclave, killing at least 7  Militants fire more than 460 rockets, mortar rounds wounding 27    Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war. The groups, including Hamas,…
iGen a mentally fragile generation

iGen a mentally fragile generation

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San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge sees smartphones and social media as raising an unhappy, compliant "iGen."   QUESTION: WHAT IS THE IGEN? ANSWER: The iGen is the generation born in 1995 and later, and they're the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. They spend a…
Saudi public prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case

Saudi public prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case

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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday he was seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder…