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In addition, business investment climbed 10 per cent in the first half of the year, which suggests productivity will rise, allowing the economy to continue to grow without fueling inflation and while attracting more workers into the labor pool, he told the Economic Club of NY.
  • Sabarimala: Protesters block women from entering Hindu shrine

    Sabarimala: Protesters block women from entering Hindu shrine

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    Even before the police charge several people could be seen with blood streaming down their faces, suggesting further clashes had taken place with police nearer the temple . (1130 GMT) for the first time since the court decision, there were no signs of any women going in. Another woman devotee, Liby, who got down at the Pathanamthitta bus stand and was to board a bus to Nilackal, faced angry devotees who booed her.
  • Desperate Beto Tries To Channel Trump. Calls Cruz 'Lyin' Ted.'

    Desperate Beto Tries To Channel Trump. Calls Cruz 'Lyin' Ted.'

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    It's why the president called him "Lyin" Ted, ' and it's why the nickname stuck, because it's true", said the three-term congressman from El Paso, who is trailing the GOP incumbent in the polls . On Tuesday night, the Democrat went on the attack with charges such as, " Ted Cruz is for Ted Cruz ". "Really interesting to hear you talk about a partisan circus after your six years in the U.S.
  • German police detain suspected hostage-taker and free woman

    German police detain suspected hostage-taker and free woman

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    There were no immediate details on who was taken hostage or how many people were involved. "Witnesses told us that the attacker said he belonged to the Islamic State group as he was entering the restaurant, but we can not confirm this", Cologne Police Marshal Klaus Rueschenschmidt said during a news conference.
  • 300,000 without power as Storm Leslie hits Portugal

    300,000 without power as Storm Leslie hits Portugal

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    In Sevilla all parks in the city were closed from 8pm on Saturday night. Leslie - which was downgraded to a tropical storm before it made landfall - is unusual since hurricanes that regularly batter the American side of the Atlantic rarely bring their destructive force across to Europe.
  • Trump demands answers in missing Saudi journalist case

    Trump demands answers in missing Saudi journalist case

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    In an interview with USA 60 Minutes , Mr Trump said the Saudis denied involvement "in every way you can imagine" when the crown prince spoke to his son-in-law Jared Kushner. With the mystery over Khashoggi unresolved after he failed to reappear after walking into the consulate on October 2, a pro-government Turkish daily said the Saudi national had recorded his own interrogation inside the mission on an Apple Watch .
  • Freed pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, due in U.S. Saturday

    Freed pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, due in U.S. Saturday

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    The evangelical pastor was accused of terror-related charges and espionage, facing up to 35 years in prison. The Turkish government released Friday an American Protestant pastor who spent 21 months in jail and two under house arrest, following persistent pressure from, and a secret deal with, the Trump administration.
  • United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

    United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

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    But investigative journalism site Bellingcat has dug into the backgrounds of "Petrov" and "Boshirov", and says it has identified both men's true identities and that they work for the GRU. The website said it had identified Petrov using testimonies from people the suspect knew and a scanned copy of his passport. During his studies he was recruited by the GRU and by 2010 had relocated to Moscow, where he received his undercover identity - including a second national ID and travel passport - ...
  • HRW urges Saudi allies to review ties over missing journalist

    HRW urges Saudi allies to review ties over missing journalist

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    The dissident Saudi journalist went missing October 2, shortly after he entered the consulate to obtain paperwork related to his upcoming wedding. "He went in and doesn't look like he came out". No evidence of him leaving the consulate has been made public, but Turkish officials also have yet to provide evidence he was kidnapped or killed. Mr Khashoggi had been living in the USA, where he contributed articles to the Washington Post's opinion section.
  • Bulgaria probes rape and murder of journalist Viktoria Marinova

    Bulgaria probes rape and murder of journalist Viktoria Marinova

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    Although there is no confirmation that Marinova, who was 30, was murdered because of her television work, the case has led to calls from worldwide and domestic media freedom bodies who have urged a thorough investigation and linked it to Bulgaria's low ranking in media freedom in comparison with all other European Union countries.
  • Melania Trump puts on happier face during Africa tour

    Melania Trump puts on happier face during Africa tour

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    On her four-country tour of Africa (which wrapped up in Egypt on the weekend) Trump's wardrobe had a freaky "safari chic" vibe, starting from when she stepped onto her jet in Maryland wearing a pair of leopard print Manolo Blahniks. It comes after the United States president allegedly called some African countries "shitholes" during a White House meeting on immigration in January.
  • After the cheers, Tito Mboweni's first big task

    After the cheers, Tito Mboweni's first big task

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    Watch the full announcement here. Nene revealed for the first time when he testified before the Commission of inquiry into state capture, that he's had several private meetings with the Guptas at their residence and business premises. Earlier on Tuesday, presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko said Ramaphosa had been engaging with Nene following his testimony at the state capture inquiry.
  • Limousine crash: Vehicle 'failed inspection' and driver 'did not have proper licence'

    Limousine crash: Vehicle 'failed inspection' and driver 'did not have proper licence'

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    The limousine involved in the deadliest transport accident in the United States for almost a decade had failed inspection and the driver was not properly licensed, a top official said Monday. He said his parents were still "in shock" by the sudden death of more than half of their children. The driver wasn't properly licensed and the limo had failed a state safety inspection last month and shouldn't have been on the road, Gov.