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Saudi crown prince should face probe over Khashoggi killing, UN official says
June 19, 2019
Special Rapporteur releases 101-page report blaming Saudi Arabia for journalists murder, and saying there's "credible evidence" heir to Saudi throne should be investigated
Starving polar bear wanders into Siberian city looking for food
June 19, 2019
Hundreds of miles from where it should be hunting, emaciated bear seen poking around on industrial estate for food
Trump vows "millions" of undocumented immigrants will be removed
June 19, 2019
President Trump tweeted that "millions" of undocumented immigrants will be removed. But he offered no specifics about mass arrests or deportations. Jeff Pegues reports.
Why investment pros are worried even as stocks near new highs
June 19, 2019
The S&P 500 came with 1% of its all-time high on Tuesday, but the market may only be climbing proverbial wall of worry
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Khashoggi killing: 'Credible evidence' linking MBS to murder - UN
June 19, 2019
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over killing of journalist Khashoggi, UN expert concludes.
ASEAN must not turn a blind eye to Rohingya crisis: Rights groups
June 19, 2019
Southeast Asian nations should use upcoming Bangkok summit to do some straight talking with Myanmar, groups urge.

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EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation
June 19, 2019
European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU official said.
Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder: U.N. expert
June 19, 2019
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence they are liable for his death, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder
June 19, 2019
Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder
June 19, 2019
Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday.
German government official: We're striving for agreement on EU top jobs by July 2
June 19, 2019
Berlin is striving for an agreement on who will take the European Union's top jobs by July 2 - when the new European Parliament convenes - in the hope of avoiding an institutional crisis, a German government official said on Wednesday.
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U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder
June 19, 2019
A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Venice Cruise-Ship Crash Spurs Drive to Ban Them
June 19, 2019
After a towering cruise ship crunched into a Venice pier and a smaller boat on June 2, locals reignited calls for the government to ban the vessels from the heart of the historic city, and the tourism minister says he will have a solution by the end of the month.
Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength
June 19, 2019
Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency.
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Pentagon’s plan to counter China with robotic ships may be impractical or even bluff
June 19, 2019
Preview The US Navy is eyeing a large-scale introduction of robotic surface ships of various sizes as a counter to China’s boosted capabilities. The vision, however, relies on not-yet-proven technologies and may even be a bluff.
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Women finally beat men in medical exams after Japanese University stops rigging test
June 19, 2019
Preview Women are outperforming men at a Japanese University for the first time in seven years, after the medical school admitted to previously rigging entrance exams to limit female entrants.
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Rising vaccination mistrust worldwide is undermining fight against deadly diseases – research
June 19, 2019
Preview Vaccination mistrust is highest in developed nations, with France the most skeptical, says new research. Public mistrust in vaccines is having a negative effect on the fight against deadly, preventable diseases, experts warn.
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Rihanna Might Possibly Be Trolling Her Superfans and This Is Proof
June 19, 2019
Despite the fact that Rihanna recently told her Ocean’s 8 co-star Sarah Paulson that she was “working on” her long-awaited ninth album in an interview for Interview, Rih now appears to be trolling her music-thirsty fans with a new Fenty t-shirt. At a Fenty pop-up in New York City on Tuesday, Rihanna debuted a new…
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Muhammad Morsi, Egypt’s only democratic ruler, dies in court
June 17, 2019
His death is a footnote in a country that has slid back into dictatorship
German politicians are scrambling to respond to the Green Party’s surge
June 15, 2019
Everyone wants to save the world. No one wants to pay for it
Russia and America both want Moldova’s ruling oligarch to go
June 15, 2019
Vlad Plahotniuc has few defenders
France’s president kicks off a second round of reforms
June 15, 2019
The civil service, welfare and pensions will all be shaken up
Brexit is the ideal moment to make English the EU’s common language
June 15, 2019
It will be a neutral lingua franca
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