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L.A. County Fire Chief responds to Trump’s remarks about California wildfires

L.A. County Fire Chief responds to Trump’s remarks about California wildfiresL.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby responded after President Trump tweeted that “gross mismanagement” was the cause of California wildfires. Chief Osby called the president’s remarks “unsatisfactory” and “hurtful” to first responders.



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UN rights chief wants 'international experts' to help probe Khashoggi hit

UN rights chief wants 'international experts' to help probe Khashoggi hitThe UN rights chief called Tuesday for “international experts” to help investigate the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and called on Riyadh to reveal the whereabouts of his body. “For an investigation to be carried out free of any appearance of political considerations, the involvement of international experts, with full access to evidence and witnesses, would be highly desirable,” Michelle Bachelet said in a statement. Khashoggi, a 59-year-old Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain paperwork ahead of his upcoming wedding.



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Indonesia military chief 'strongly believes' crashed jet found

Indonesia military chief 'strongly believes' crashed jet foundUsing sonar technology, Hadi Tjahjanto said authorities were confident they had pinpointed the location of the Boeing 737-MAX plane that plunged into the sea on Monday. “We strongly believe we’ve determined the coordinates of the JT 610 fuselage,” he told reporters in Jakarta. Authorities have been searching for the downed jet’s location in water some 30-40 meters (100-130 feet) deep in the hopes of also finding flight data recorders expected to be crucial to the crash investigation.



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Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled On Entering Consulate, Istanbul's Chief Prosecutor Says

Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled On Entering Consulate, Istanbul's Chief Prosecutor SaysThe missing Saudi Arabian journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi was



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GOP Campaign Chief Condemns Steve King Over White Supremacist Rhetoric

GOP Campaign Chief Condemns Steve King Over White Supremacist RhetoricA top House Republican on Tuesday condemned Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his



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US defense chief: killing of writer is threat to stability

US defense chief: killing of writer is threat to stabilityMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "undermines regional stability" and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday at an international conference in the Middle East.



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Apple chief pushes for US privacy law to stop 'weaponizing' data

Apple chief pushes for US privacy law to stop 'weaponizing' dataApple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said the United States needed a federal privacy law because personal information was being “weaponized” by companies against internet users to boost profits. “We at Apple are in full support of a comprehensive federal privacy law in the United States,” Cook told a conference in Brussels. Gossip, he said, had become a lucrative trade for the internet giants.



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Poland's local vote result a good sign for PiS: party chief Kaczynski

Poland's local vote result a good sign for PiS: party chief KaczynskiWARSAW (Reuters) – Poland's regional elections on Sunday bode well for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party during a parliamentary vote next year, PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said. "We have won … and this bodes well when it comes to the future, especially for the parliamentary election," Kaczynski said on Sunday after exit poll showed PiS had scored 32.3 percent in the vote for provincial assembly members. (Reporting by Warsaw Newsroom)



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India's Punjab state chief minister says train accident killed 59

India's Punjab state chief minister says train accident killed 59India’s northern state of Punjab’s chief minister said 59 people were killed and 57 injured in a railway accident on Friday in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in the city of Amritsar. Declining to comment on the likely reasons behind the accident, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told reporters on Saturday that an official inquiry into the accident was underway and was expected to be completed within four weeks. A large crowd had formed near the tracks on the city’s fringe for the burning of effigies as part of a major Hindu festival on Friday when the train sped through the gathering in darkness, officials and witnesses said.



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'Compelling Evidence' Points To Saudi Prince In Khashoggi Death, Says Ex-MI6 Chief

'Compelling Evidence' Points To Saudi Prince In Khashoggi Death, Says Ex-MI6 ChiefThe former head of Britain's foreign intelligence service MI6 believes "very



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