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Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist

Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalistSaudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as “lies and baseless allegations”, as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist’s fate. A Saudi delegation was in Turkey for talks on the case, which threatens not only to harm fragile relations between the two countries but also to do serious damage to the reformist credentials of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the kingdom’s ties to the West. As the controversy intensified, the Washington Post reported Turkish officials had recordings made from inside the building that allegedly proved their claims Khashoggi was tortured and killed at the consulate.



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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist 'recorded his own torture and murder on Apple Watch', Turkish paper claims

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist 'recorded his own torture and murder on Apple Watch', Turkish paper claimsA missing Saudi journalist may have recorded the moments he was allegedly tortured and killed on his Apple Watch, a Turkish newspaper reported. Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government, went missing more than a week ago after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish officials have said they believe the 59-year-old was murdered there by a 15-member Saudi “assassination squad”.



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Senators discuss FBI investigation of claims against Kavanaugh

Senators discuss FBI investigation of claims against KavanaughThey disagree on whether to release FBI's conclusions to public.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran.



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Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouse

Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouseIsrael’s prime minister on Thursday accused arch-enemy Tehran of harboring a secret atomic warehouse, making deft use of ample props and vowing that his country would never let Iran develop nuclear weapons. Iran “hasn’t abandoned its goal to develop nuclear weapons,” Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly, where his annual appearance has frequently focused on Israel’s chief enemy, the Islamic republic. “Israel will never let a regime that calls for our destruction to develop nuclear weapons.



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Netanyahu claims Israel has found Iran's 'secret atomic warehouse'

Netanyahu claims Israel has found Iran's 'secret atomic warehouse'Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that Israel had identified a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran, containing nuclear equipment and radioactive material. Israel’s prime minister called for new sanctions against Iran and accused European leaders of “appeasement” for opposing them.



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Accuser blasts pope silence, 'slander' over cover-up claims

Accuser blasts pope silence, 'slander' over cover-up claimsVATICAN CITY (AP) — The former Vatican ambassador who accused three popes and their advisers of covering up for a disgraced American ex-cardinal has challenged the Vatican to say what it knows about the scandal and accused Pope Francis of mounting a campaign of "subtle slander" against him.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu said the site contained some 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of radioactive material that has since been moved and called on the U.N. atomic agency to inspect the location immediately with Geiger counters.



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Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu, in U.N. speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear siteAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. Netanyahu spoke 4-1/2 months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, arguing it did too little to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions and triggering the resumption of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu said the site contained some 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of radioactive material that has since been moved and called on the U.N. atomic agency to inspect the location immediately with Geiger counters.



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Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims Grassley

Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims GrassleyDuring his opening statement for testimony related to Judge Brett Kavanaugh's



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