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White House threatens to suspend CNN reporter's press pass again
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The Trump administration is threatening to suspend White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta again, once a federal judge's order expires.


18 Saudis linked to Khashoggi murder banned from European border-free zone
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Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh's Istanbul Consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union's passport-free Schengen zone.


Tijuana protesters blast 'invasion' of Mexico by caravan of U.S.-bound migrants
Central America Migrant Caravan

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the Mexican city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived in hopes of a new life in the U.S.


Rain could complicate search for California wildfire victims
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The search for remains of victims of the devastating northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.


Russia pursues another criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder
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Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating.


Ukraine transgender rights rally attacked by far-right radicals
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Far-right radicals attacked a rally for transgender rights in Ukraine’s capital on Sunday leaving at least three people injured, including a Canadian journalist who was covering the demonstration.


Republican Rick Scott wins Florida's U.S. Senate race after recount
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Florida's outgoing governor, Republican Rick Scott, was declared the winner of the state's hard-fought U.S. Senate race on Sunday, following a manual recount of ballots in the tight contest against three-term Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson.


Netanyahu takes on defence post amid call for early Israeli election
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on his country's defence minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely.


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Nissan Chairman Ousted Amid Investigation Over Financial Misconduct
Carlos Ghosn, who also chairs Renault and Mitsubishi, is widely admired for saving Nissan from bankruptcy nearly 20 years ago. Now he has been accused of underreporting income and reportedly arrested.
China's President To Meet With His Philippine Counterpart
Xi Jinping leaves Tuesday for a week-long visit to the Philippines. Ties between the two countries have grown closer in recent years — as both have faced challenges in relations with the U.S.
North Korea Denuclearization Plan Has Gone Nowhere Since Trump-Kim Summit
Five months after the Singapore summit, North Korea's nuclear program chugs on. "I think right now, we are absolutely stuck," says North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA analyst.
Former CIA Official John McLaughlin On Jamal Khashoggi's Death
Steve Inskeep talks to John McLaughlin, former acting director of the CIA under George W. Bush, about how President Trump should work with his intelligence agencies on the Saudi journalist's death.
Mexican Protesters In Tijuana Demand Caravan Migrants Be Deported
Some 2,500 migrants belonging to the Central American caravan are in a government shelter in Tijuana. Another 2,000 members are on their way to the city while smaller groups are headed north.
Brexit Negotiations Provide A Great Challenge To May's Leadership
Rachel Martin talks to George Parker of the
Russian Cheesemaker Benefits From Putin's Sanctions
At a panel discussion attended by Vladimir Putin, a man got up to thank the Russian president for the ban on EU food imports, which he credited for helping his local cheese business to flourish.
News Brief: California Wildfires, Brexit Negotiations
The search goes on for more victims, and President Trump visited some areas impacted by the fires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the EU.
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South African opposition wants payment to Ramaphosa campaign fund investigated
South Africa's main opposition party has called for an independent inquiry into a $36,000 payment made to a fund that financed President Cyril Ramaphosa's successful campaign for leader of the African National Congress last year.
'Missing Picasso' found in Romania may be hoax - media
A painting that Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday might be a work by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 is more likely a forgery created as a publicity stunt, Dutch media reported.
Nobel literature body rejigs committee after sex scandal
The body that picks the winner of the annual Nobel Prize in Literature is setting up a new selection committee in a bid to draw a line under a sex scandal that forced it to cancel this year's prize.
Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war
Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
EU backs Iran sanctions over foiled France attack plot: diplomats
European Union foreign ministers on Monday endorsed a French government decision to sanction Iranian nationals accused of a bomb plot in France, potentially allowing the measures to take effect across the bloc, three diplomats sai
Canadian diplomats hit by Cuba illness feel 'abandoned': paper
A group of Canadian diplomats who left the embassy in Cuba after they suffered unusual health symptoms says their foreign ministry has abandoned them, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Monday.
UK PM May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge
British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge.
EU's Barnier says draft Brexit deal is 'fair and balanced'
The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday the draft Brexit deal reached with London was "fair and balanced", as the bloc haggled with Britain over any extension to the envisaged transition period.
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Olympic Powerbroker Indicted, Faces Swiss Forgery Trial
Facing a criminal trial in Switzerland, Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah temporarily stepped aside from his IOC work on Monday.   The Kuwaiti sheikh denies wrongdoing but said in a statement he did not want “these politically motivated allegations to distract attention” from the Olympic movement's work.   “Sheikh Ahmad has every confidence and trust in the Swiss courts and IOC Ethics Commission's impartial due processes,” the statement from his...

Putin, Erdogan Mark Key Phase in Natural Gas Pipeline
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have marked the completion of a key phase of TurkStream, a natural gas pipeline connecting the two countries. Speaking at a ceremony in Istanbul, Erdogan announced the offshore part of TurkStream's two parallel lines two kilometers deep in the Black Sea had been finished and said the final leg of the “historic project” had been reached. The lines are expected to supply Russian gas to Turkey and European...

Saudi King's Speech Makes No Mention of Slain Journalist
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has given his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing. Monday's speech highlighted the kingdom's priorities for the coming year, focusing on issues such as the war in Yemen, security for Palestinians, stability in the oil market, countering rival Iran and job creation for Saudis. It...

Washington Looks for Clarity on Who Ordered Khashoggi Killed
Confusion continues in Washington over what the Trump administration has concluded regarding the death of Saudi journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi – and the implications for U.S.-Saudi relations. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, President Donald Trump has repeatedly deflected questions about the kingdom’s crown prince amid news reports the CIA believes Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, last month in Turkey.

Russia Brings New Charges Against Kremlin Critic Browder
Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating.   They also revealed a “theory” that he could be behind the death of his employee, Sergei Magnitsky, in a Russian prison.   Magnitsky, a lawyer who alleged he had uncovered $230 million in tax fraud by Russian officials, died in 2009 following a year in pre-trial detention. A...

Khan Slams Trump’s Denunciation of Pakistan’s Anti-Terror Efforts
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan sharply criticized President Donald Trump Monday for questioning Pakistan's anti-terror efforts, saying Washington is making Islamabad “a scapegoat” for U.S. “failures” in Afghanistan. In an interview that aired Sunday on the U.S. network Fox News, Trump defended his decision to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country doesn't "do a damn thing for us.” The president went on to accuse...

Britain's Top diplomat Holds Talks in Iran Amid Renewed Sanctions
Iranian state media say the country's foreign minister discussed ways of easing international financial transactions during a meeting with British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in Tehran. Britain's top diplomat arrived in Iran on Monday, less than two weeks after the United States re-imposed sanctions on the country's oil and banking sectors. The official IRNA news agency said Hunt and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also discussed ways of ending the war in...

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Warn of Threat to Civil Rights
Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing's growing influence. “What is on trial is not just the nine of us. What is on trial also is the high degree of autonomy and the rule of law that all Hong Kong people are entitled to,” said defendant and University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai at a news conference...

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With Sunken Argentine Sub Found, Families Demand Loved Ones’ Remains
“It’s not something I want — it’s something I need,” the mother of one of the lost sailors declared.
Migrant Caravan Is Just Yards From U.S. Border, but Long Wait Lies Ahead
As many as 10,000 Central Americans may reach Tijuana, Mexico, in the coming weeks. As the city scrambles to provide for them, a shelter has taken on the qualities of an overwhelmed refugee camp.
U.S. and China Square Off on Trade, and APEC Nations Duck for Cover
The clash between President Xi Jinping and Vice President Pence left the gathering of 21 nations in Papua New Guinea in disarray, and worried.
A Stolen Picasso Buried in the Woods? Probably Not
A letter pointed to a spot in Romania where a painting stolen from a Dutch museum in 2012 could be found. But what, exactly, was under the rock?
Can Marijuana Save This Maori Community in New Zealand?
As the country prepares to legalize the production of medicinal marijuana, the economically battered town of Ruatoria — population 750 and falling — hopes to cash in.
Theresa May: ‘The Next 7 Days Are Critical’ for Brexit Deal
The British prime minister is planning more negotiations in Brussels. At home, she could face a no-confidence vote and rebellion from cabinet ministers.
Netanyahu’s Coalition in Israel Survives, for Now
In a sharp turnaround, two hawkish ministers decided not to resign over the government’s handling of the latest conflict in Gaza, staving off elections.
U.K. Investigates 3,000 Foreign Medics, After Fake Doctor Is Exposed
A woman practiced medicine for two decades, claiming falsely to have credentials from New Zealand. The case came to light after she tried to defraud a patient.
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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested over 'misconduct'
Carlos Ghosn, a towering figure in the car industry, is accused of under-reporting his pay package.
UK PM seeks business backing for Brexit plan
The PM stresses immigration changes in a CBI speech - amid the threat of a leadership challenge.
Israel's Netanyahu survives early poll threat
The government had been on the verge of collapse amid a crisis after the defence minister resigned.
California wildfires: Finland bemused by Trump raking comment
The Finnish leader is not sure where Donald Trump got the idea that Finland rakes its forest floors.
Stolen Picasso found in Romanian forest revealed as fake
The Spanish artist's painting was taken in the "theft of the century" by Romanian robbers in 2012.
'It took me 15 minutes to walk 200m'
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.
Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'
Emily Pratt, six, took part in the treatment trial and can now tolerate foods with traces of peanuts.
'Rowing helps me control my mind after losing my legs'
Ha Jae-heon lost his legs to a North Korean mine but says rowing gave him the strength to recover.
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Goodnight, and good luck
A valedictory note from Al Jazeera America on what we tried to bring to the online news landscape

A long road to reintegration for Rwandan ex-combatants
Despite programs aimed at helping former fighters recover and rebuild, many struggle to find their place in society

The Cabula 12: Brazils police war against the black community
Brazil's anti-police movement continues to fight for the soul of Cabula, even as death threats intensify

Nevada governor says he doesn't want Supreme Court consideration
Republican Brian Sandoval, reportedly under consideration by Obama for the nation's top court, says he's not interested

Elegy for a website where Native voices mattered
AJAM reported on tribal communities and offered coverage on Indian Country that few could match

As thousands enter Europe, EU flails in anti-smuggling efforts
Why did Frontex, the EU border agency, abruptly cancel a successful anti-smuggling pilot program in Greece?

New Orleanians see tourism bias in post-Katrina public transport
While 62 percent of transportation has been restored, locals say bus service has been left behind

The cancer cluster of Piketon, Ohio
How the legacy of the Cold War poisons people still

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Nissan Chairman Ousted Amid Investigation Over Financial Misconduct
Carlos Ghosn, who also chairs Renault and Mitsubishi, is widely admired for saving Nissan from bankruptcy nearly 20 years ago. Now he has been accused of underreporting income and reportedly arrested.
China's President To Meet With His Philippine Counterpart
Xi Jinping leaves Tuesday for a week-long visit to the Philippines. Ties between the two countries have grown closer in recent years — as both have faced challenges in relations with the U.S.
North Korea Denuclearization Plan Has Gone Nowhere Since Trump-Kim Summit
Five months after the Singapore summit, North Korea's nuclear program chugs on. "I think right now, we are absolutely stuck," says North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA analyst.
Former CIA Official John McLaughlin On Jamal Khashoggi's Death
Steve Inskeep talks to John McLaughlin, former acting director of the CIA under George W. Bush, about how President Trump should work with his intelligence agencies on the Saudi journalist's death.
Mexican Protesters In Tijuana Demand Caravan Migrants Be Deported
Some 2,500 migrants belonging to the Central American caravan are in a government shelter in Tijuana. Another 2,000 members are on their way to the city while smaller groups are headed north.
Brexit Negotiations Provide A Great Challenge To May's Leadership
Rachel Martin talks to George Parker of the
Russian Cheesemaker Benefits From Putin's Sanctions
At a panel discussion attended by Vladimir Putin, a man got up to thank the Russian president for the ban on EU food imports, which he credited for helping his local cheese business to flourish.
News Brief: California Wildfires, Brexit Negotiations
The search goes on for more victims, and President Trump visited some areas impacted by the fires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the EU.
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Her political career under siege, Theresa May says 'Brexit' won't be any easier if she's gone

With her political career hanging by a thread, British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a stark warning Sunday to the lawmakers trying to oust her over her proposed “Brexit” divorce deal: Negotiations won’t be any easier if I’m gone.

Under growing pressure from her own party and faced with...


In Tijuana, a city of migrants turns on Central American caravan that's reached the border

This city of migrants has turned on the caravan of thousands of Central American migrants that has roiled the border town.

“This is an invasion!” shouted Luis Alexis Mendoza, 30, a bespectacled carpenter who was among scores of protesting Tijuana residents staging an anti-caravan demonstration...


Trump is reluctant to accept U.S. intelligence reportedly linking Saudi crown prince to journalist's killing

President Trump, under increasing pressure from lawmakers to punish Saudi Arabia in the killing of prominent journalist-critic Jamal Khashoggi, sided Sunday with the kingdom’s de facto ruler, distancing himself from reported U.S. intelligence assessments that the crown prince had ordered the assassination.

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Here's what's behind Mexico's radical move toward legalizing marijuana during its war on drugs

Mexico may soon legalize marijuana, a radical shift for a country whose prohibition on narcotics has been at the heart of its long and violent war against drug traffickers.

Legislation submitted to Congress last week by the party of leftist President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would regulate...


Caravan attracts diplomats and denouncers in Tijuana

The Honduran diplomat said he came to express solidarity with his many compatriots who have descended on this border town in recent days as part of the Central American migrant caravan.

“These are our people, we want to do what we can for them,” Alden Rivera, the Honduran ambassador to Mexico,...


Trump says he’ll speak with CIA about Khashoggi killing

President Trump said Saturday that he would speak with the CIA about its finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post first reported Friday that the CIA had assessed with high confidence that the Saudi leader ordered...


Thousands of Hondurans are arriving on the doorstep of the U.S. But they may never get in.

He ran a produce stand back in Honduras, but Richard Umanzor said he’s willing to take any work available — in whatever country that will grant him entry.

He and more than 2,000 other migrants who have arrived in this border city in the last few days can see California with their own eyes. But...


Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early elections in Israel

The Israeli government teetered on the verge of collapse Friday after a second key right-wing minister called for early elections in protest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of the long-running crisis with Hamas, the Islamist militia that governs the Gaza Strip.

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Readers write: The value of ‘puttering’ and people-to-people diplomacy

Readers write: The value of ‘puttering’ and people-to-people diplomacyThank you for the heartwarming Oct. 22 People Making a Difference article about Sharon Tennison’s dedicated work to advance peaceful cooperation between Russia and the United States. The then-President Mikhail Gorbachev had recently declared perestroika and glasnost in Russia.



A legal takedown of genocide

A legal takedown of genocideDespite a four-decade delay in justice, a United Nations-backed court established on Friday that the Khmer Rouge had indeed committed genocide in Cambodia during its reign. The two most senior and surviving leaders of the radical group, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, were convicted of the most heinous of crimes – the killing of innocent minority groups en mass in the late 1970s. The verdict may further assist Cambodians in coming to terms with their “killing field” past.



Democrats’ reliance on seniority clashes with enthusiasm for fresh faces

Democrats’ reliance on seniority clashes with enthusiasm for fresh facesRep. Diana DeGette, Democrat from Colorado, is done with waiting. For “probably” 12 years, she says, she’s aspired to one of the top three jobs in the Democratic leadership. Now that Democrats have won the majority in the House, Congresswoman DeGette is making her move – challenging a powerful member of the troika for the No. 3 slot, the “whip,” or chief vote counter.



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Rising seas threaten Norfolk Naval Shipyard, raising fears of 'catastrophic damage'
“Every year you wait to make decisions and take actions, the risk goes up," said retired Rear Adm. Jonathan White.
Republicans had a secret weapon in the Florida recount fight
How a GOP lawyer managed politics, the law and big egos to defend Rick Scott.
Volunteers flock to Northern California to lend a helping hand
"I've fallen in love with the people here. I've met people who will likely be lifelong friends."
CNN and Jim Acosta's White House access fight isn't over
The network has asked the court for an emergency hearing on Monday afternoon.
Nissan chairman arrested for hiding $44.6 million in pay
'Numerous other significant acts of misconduct have been uncovered.'
Stacey Abrams refuses to call Brian Kemp's victory 'legitimate' but says it is 'legal'
"I think that what happened is that we have watched systematic erosion of our democracy," she told MSNBC's Joy Reid.
Trump blasts retired Navy SEAL, suggesting he should've caught bin Laden sooner
"OK, he’s a Hillary Clinton backer and an Obama backer," Trump said of retired Adm. Bill McRaven.
'Widows' is terrific as a crime thriller — but it's so much more than that
Although “Widows” presents itself as an action movie, its creative team boasts both Oscar and arthouse credentials. And it shows.
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Two Trident II ballistic missile prosecution contracts awarded to Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Space is being awarded two contract modifications worth a combined $90.4 million for Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile production and support of already deployed systems.

China's Hengyi to start Brunei refinery by June 2019
China's Zhejiang Hengyi, which is constructing a 175,000 barrels per day refinery in Brunei, will have the long-delayed first part of the project operational by the first half of next year.

Gabrielle Union details daughter Kaavia James' name
Gabrielle Union posted a pronunciation, nicknames and the meaning behind her baby girl's name after welcoming the infant with Dwyane Wade.

Alex Smith injury brings back terrible memories for Joe Theismann
Legendary quarterback Joe Theismann knew exactly how Alex Smith felt when the Washington Redskins quarterback suffered season-ending injuries in Week 11.

Arctic blast could set records for coldest Thanksgiving in New York, other cities
This could be the coldest Thanksgiving on record with Boston, Philadelphia and New York City projecting high temperatures below 30 degrees.

Severe pollution in China gives ‘off-the-scale’ reading
Pollution in China is reaching such critically high levels in places like Hebei Province.

Mandy Moore marries Taylor Goldsmith in Los Angeles
"This is Us" star Mandy Moore tied the knot with musician Taylor Goldsmith at an intimate backyard wedding.

Civil rights groups will challenge Trump administration's policies on asylum seekers in court
President Donald Trump's attempt to fast-track a proclamation limiting asylum seekers will be challenged in two federal courts Monday.

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Iran will thrive despite US sanctions, says foreign minister

Javad Zarif insists restrictive measures will strengthen Iranian resolve to resist

Iran’s foreign minister has said his country will not only survive newly reimposed US sanctions but it will thrive.

The Trump administration announced sanctions this month covering banking, oil exports and shipping, aimed at forcing Tehran to stop what the US described as its “destabilising activities” in the Middle East.

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Russian prosecutors bring fresh charges against Kremlin critic Bill Browder

New move over 2009 prison death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky brings fresh alarm over possible Russian Interpol appointment

Russian authorities have announced new charges against the US-born British financier William Browder – another twist in a highly politicised case that has seen the Kremlin tirelessly go after one of its most vocal international critics.

Related: Bill Browder: I found a way to challenge Putin. He's really sore about it

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Brexit talks: work still needed on future ties declaration, says No 10

Draft form contains language Brexiters take to be a step towards a permanent customs union

Significant progress is still needed in the Brexit negotiations to flesh out the final political declaration on the future relationship, Downing Street has said, including addressing some language on customs that alarmed Brexiters.

Theresa May would play a negotiating role in the final stages before Sunday’s summit in Brussels, her spokesman said, although there is no day set this week for her anticipated meeting with the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker.

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White House threatens to suspend CNN reporter's pass again when order expires

Trump administration sent Jim Acosta a letter saying credentials are set to be pulled when 14-day order is over, CNN reported

The tug-of-war between the White House and CNN over correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass and fierce arguments over the US constitution and a free press are set to go on this week.

Related: Trump v CNN: lawsuit becomes test case on press freedom

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Zimbabwe 'state agents' tried to cover up post-election violence, say doctors

Government pathologists forced to describe gunshot wounds as stab injuries, report alleges

Doctors in Zimbabwe have accused “state agents” of pressuring medical officials to falsify diagnoses to cover up violence by security services and the army after historic elections this year.

In a report, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) alleges government pathologists at public hospitals were forced to describe gunshot injuries as stab wounds.

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European travel ban imposed on 18 Saudis over Khashoggi killing

Ban covering 26-nation Schengen zone was coordinated with France and UK, Germany says

Germany has imposed European travel bans on 18 Saudi nationals believed to be connected to the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday.

Heiko Maas told reporters in Brussels the ban was for the 26-nation Schengen zone and was issued in close coordination with France, which is part of the Schengen area, and the UK, which is not.

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Israeli education minister Naftali Bennett vows not to resign in reprieve for Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett was expected to quit after Gaza truce but has given the PM another chance

Benjamin Netanyahu has won a reprieve from the threat of early elections in Israel after a senior member of his cabinet announced he would not resign and break up the coalition government.

Naftali Bennett, the hardliner education minister, was widely expected to quit during a press conference on Monday morning but instead said in a surprise announcement that his Jewish Home party would give the prime minister another chance.

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Nissan Renault chief Carlos Ghosn faces arrest in Japan

Shares slide after executive is alleged to have understated income on financial statements

Carlos Ghosn: Nissan scandal slams brakes on cost killer’s career

Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of Nissan and chief executive of Renault, faces arrest in Japan and will be sacked by the car manufacturers for alleged financial violations.

Renault’s market value dived by €2bn (£1.78bn) to €17bn after the report, with shares falling by 11%. The value of Nissan securities listed in Germany fell by 12%.

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India’s top court gave women access to a prominent temple. Protesters are keeping them out.
The Sabarimala temple in Kerala opened for its annual pilgrimage, but no women of childbearing age have managed to enter.
Amid political turmoil, Israeli government holds together — for now
A key ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided not to quit as had been expected, allowing the right-wing government to limp along and possibly avoid new elections.
Some residents of Mexico’s Tijuana protest caravan of migrants heading to U.S.
Tijuana’s mayor has referred to the migrants as “bums” and a “horde,” and a small group of residents held a protest, shouting “No to the invasion.” But others in town volunteer to help the migrants.
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Houthi rebels want to freeze military operations in Yemen
Yemen's Houthi rebels say they will freeze military operations if the Saudi-UAE military alliance is prepared to do the same.

Migrant caravan bears hallmarks of Syria exodus
This isn't a full on humanitarian crisis yet but it soon could be.

North Korea defector: My generation has no loyalty to Kim Jong Un
A North Korean soldier who was seriously injured when he defected to the South in a hail of bullets believes his generation has no loyalty towards leader Kim Jong Un.

Finland baffled by Trump raking comments
Finland has been left baffled after Donald Trump praised the country for managing its massive forests by raking.

China launches two new navigation satellites
China has successfully launched a pair of navigation satellites to expand the nation's Beidou (Compass) system to global coverage.

Trump: I won't listen to 'vicious' Khashoggi killing tape
Donald Trump has said he has been fully briefed on a "vicious and terrible" audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but does not want to listen to it himself.

APEC fails to agree communique amid US-China stand-off
Leaders of Asia-Pacific economies have failed to agree a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea after a war of words between the US and China over trade and investment.

Enormous waves batter balconies in Tenerife
Enormous waves have been battering buildings on the north coast of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands.

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White House Threatens to Again Revoke Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Once Judge’s Order Expires
The White House argues Acosta did not follow 'basic standards'
Nissan To Dismiss Chairman Over ‘Significant Misconduct’
Violations were discovered during an investigation over several months
Watch Rare Footage of the World’s Most Endangered Rhino
Javan rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species
Communities Near Guatemala’s Erupting Volcano Are Being Urged to Evacuate
The volcano erupted in June, killing 194 people and leaving at least 234 missing
John Oliver Declares War on Authoritarianism on Last Week Tonight
"The world is dabbling with something very dangerous right now and America needs to be very careful," said Oliver.
Yemeni Rebels Say They Will Halt Attacks Amid Peace Efforts
Both sides of the conflict have agreed to attend talks in Sweden "soon"

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