• Tropical Storm Michael could bring heavy rainfall to Mexico, Cuba, Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Michael could bring heavy rainfall to Mexico, Cuba, Gulf Coast

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    The complex will spread tropical storm force winds across western Cuba late Sunday into Monday. It is forecast to move north toward the Gulf Coast of Alabama or Florida Panhandle by midweek as a Category 1 or 2 hurricane. As of 11 p.m. Monday, the storm is located about 485 miles S of Panama City, Florida, and about 450 miles S of Apalachicola, Florida. "Nearly all of the intensity models bring the cyclone to hurricane strength over the Gulf of Mexico in 2 to 3 days, and the NHC forecast ...
  • In Florida, Biden calls election fight for 'soul of America'

    In Florida, Biden calls election fight for 'soul of America'

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    Since 1894, there have been 31 midterm elections. Leaders are clear about what's not on the agenda: impeachment of Trump - at least until the outcome of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections and possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow.
  • MBS guard took part of Khashoggi body to Riyadh

    MBS guard took part of Khashoggi body to Riyadh

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    White House adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that the US remains in a "fact-finding phase", and that officials are still "getting facts in from multiple places". congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom - in particular its crown prince - should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
  • At least 17 dead, dozens injured after train derails in Taiwan

    At least 17 dead, dozens injured after train derails in Taiwan

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    Some passengers were crushed to death, Ministry of National Defence spokesman Chen Chung-chi said. "This is something that is not supposed to happen when taking a train", said Mr Chen Tai-liang, whose niece, a seventh grader, was killed. Several cars of the passenger train were left overturned in Lian in northern Yilan county. The 6-year-old trains were built to travel at an especially fast 150 kph to ease transportation on rugged parts of the island.
  • Railways washes it hands of Amritsar tragedy

    Railways washes it hands of Amritsar tragedy

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    Leave alone stopping, the train did not even slow down. Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani had also ruled out any statutory inquiry into the incident, saying it was a case of trespass on rail tracks. In a new development, the police have retrieved a CCTV footage, that shows the Sourabh Madan Mithu - a local councillor's son escaping from the spot of Dussehra event - which was organised by him and witnessed death of 61 spectators on a railway track in Amritsar .
  • Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

    Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

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    The officials told CBS News reporter Kylie Atwood that the Saudi government was expected to claim a mission was approved by King Salman's son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (often referred to as MBS), to interrogate Khashoggi , but not kill him.
  • Russia Mourns Victims of Crimea College Shooting, in Photos

    Russia Mourns Victims of Crimea College Shooting, in Photos

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    Wednesday's attack in the city of Kerch was by far the worst by a student in Russian Federation, raising questions about school security in the country. "Young people with a fragile mental state are creating false heroes for themselves", he said. "If you monitor the Crimean media, there is propagated hatred for Ukraine, the Crimean Tatars", Chubarov said, adding that Russian law enforcement agencies on the occupied peninsula would ratchet up repressions against Crimean Tatars.