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Erdogan keeps Saudi under pressure but shuns confrontation

Erdogan keeps Saudi under pressure but shuns confrontationPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s key speech on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows that Turkey wants to shun confrontation with Saudi Arabia and work closely with King Salman while keeping up the pressure on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, analysts say. Erdogan appeared to deflect blame from King Salman, with whom he has a cordial personal relationship, by expressing confidence of the ageing monarch’s full cooperation, they said.



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'I saw myself in Dr Ford's words': protesters tell of Jeff Flake elevator confrontation

'I saw myself in Dr Ford's words': protesters tell of Jeff Flake elevator confrontationThe two women who helped alter the course of American legal history by staging an impromptu protest in a Washington elevator have said they were driven by memories of private trauma and inspired by the courage of Dr Christine Blasey Ford. Ana Maria Archila and Maria Gallagher of New York loudly berated Senator Jeff Flake for planning to back Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme court on Friday, influencing him to alter his view and call for an FBI investigation, which the White House then ordered.



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Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in CharlottesvilleCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security presence there this weekend.



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Suspect at Large After Baltimore Police Officer Run Over in Armed Confrontation, Say Witnesses

Suspect at Large After Baltimore Police Officer Run Over in Armed Confrontation, Say WitnessesThe badly injured officer was reportedly on the ground as several residents tried to keep her alive



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Israel-Iran flare-up raises spectre of major confrontation

Israel-Iran flare-up raises spectre of major confrontationDeadly strikes by Israel against alleged Iranian sites in Syria have raised fears of a dramatic escalation in regional conflict, but the situation remains shrouded by contradictory accounts and uncertainty. Israel says its raids early Thursday were in immediate response to Iranian missiles raining down on the occupied Golan Heights. Israel has repeatedly warned it considers an entrenched Iranian military presence in war-ravaged Syria to be a dangerous red line.



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Trump Needs a Plan for Israel’s Confrontation With Iran

Trump Needs a Plan for Israel’s Confrontation With IranTehran and Moscow are becoming the arbiters of the Middle East — and Israel’s relationship with both is growing increasingly tense.



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Austin Bombing Suspect Dead After Blowing Himself Up During Police Confrontation

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Suspected Austin Bomber Dead In Confrontation With Police

Suspected Austin Bomber Dead In Confrontation With Police* The suspected bomber died Wednesday morning after a device exploded in his car during a confrontation with police



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India, China to pull back troops from border confrontation

India, China to pull back troops from border confrontationNEW DELHI (AP) — India and China have agreed to pull back their troops from a face-off in the high Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, signaling a thaw in the monthslong standoff, India's government said Monday.



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Senior U.S. Officials Say Confrontation With North Korea Is Not Imminent

Senior U.S. Officials Say Confrontation With North Korea Is Not Imminent"We're not closer to war than a week ago"



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