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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi murder suspect had spy training

Image copyright EPA Image caption Turkish media released CCTV pictures allegedly showing the Saudi ‘hit squad’ suspected of Mr Khashoggi’s disappearance The BBC has uncovered new details about one of the men accused of murdering Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist who was critical of his country’s government. Turkish media identified Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb as being part of a 15-member ...

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Trump to meet heads of Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop at Arizona air base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet the chief executives of the biggest U.S. defense companies at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona on Friday to discuss how they can source more parts and materials domestically, people familiar with the meeting said on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters outside a hangar at Missoula ...

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Mexico vows to meet migrant ‘challenge’ as caravan hits border

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government on Friday vowed to meet the challenge of a caravan of Central American migrants heading north that has angered U.S. President Donald Trump, who has threatened to shut down the U.S-Mexico border to halt its passage. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexico’s Foreign Affairs Minister Luis Videgaray Caso shake hands after making ...

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Switzerland, Victorinox settle legal fight over Swiss Army perfume

ZURICH (Reuters) – Fans of Swiss Army perfume can breathe a sigh of relief: the government and knifemaker Victorinox have settled a legal row that paves the way for military-grade scents to be sold in North America. A logo is pictured on a retail shop of Victorinox in Geneva, Switzerland, October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Under the accord announced on ...

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Dismembered Journalists and America’s Long, Sick Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Follow Dale Hurd on Twitter and Facebook America finds itself saddled with a crucial ally in the Middle East who just sawed up a green card-holding US resident into pieces, reportedly while alive.   But while even long-time Saudi backer Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has threatened to “sanction the Hell out of” Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal ...

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Amritsar: Scores dead as train mows down crowd

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds celebrate Hindu festival near Amritsar More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera, eyewitnesses told ...

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AbbVie CFO Chase stepping down, to retire by mid-year 2019

(Reuters) – AbbVie Inc (ABBV.N) said on Friday that Chief Financial Officer William Chase is retiring in mid-2019 and named its controller, Robert Michael, his immediate successor as CFO. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the share price for pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Michael, 48, will report ...

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