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Saudi king to tour northern region, address Shura Council next week

Saudi king to tour northern region, address Shura Council next weekSaudi Arabia’s King Salman will resume a domestic tour and make an annual address to the Shura Council next week, as the country grapples with its worst political crisis in a generation over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The king, 82, will meet citizens and launch development projects in northern areas including Waad al-Shamal industrial city, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. The king last week visited Qassim and Hail provinces, north of the capital Riyadh, and was accompanied at times by his favorite son and heir apparent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.



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Arizona could wait a week to learn who its next U.S. senator will be

Arizona could wait a week to learn who its next U.S. senator will beWith one out of every four ballots remaining to be counted, McSally led by about 15,000 votes, less than one percentage point. Neither candidate was ready to concede, though the outcome was unlikely to tip the balance of power in the U.S. Senate after Republicans flipped three seats in their favor, extending their majority. The delayed result is a familiar feature of Arizona politics, when candidates can wait for days or weeks to learn final results.



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North and South Korea agree railway ceremony next month

North and South Korea agree railway ceremony next monthThe two Koreas will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconnection of their railways and roads as early as next month, they agreed Monday, as Seoul pursues an approach to the nuclear-armed North increasingly diverging from the US. “The South and North agreed to hold the groundbreaking ceremony for the connection and modernisation of the east and west coast rail and road in late November or early December,” read a joint statement issued after the meeting. Monday’s talks marked the second meeting between South Korean unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon since President Moon Jae-in met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang last month.



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Michael Avenatti Warns Trump, Kavanaugh: 'Be Very, Very Careful' About What You Do Next

Michael Avenatti Warns Trump, Kavanaugh: 'Be Very, Very Careful' About What You Do NextAttorney Michael Avenatti has issued a stark warning to those attempting to



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Christine Blasey Ford Says She's Willing To Negotiate On Testimony Next Week

Christine Blasey Ford Says She's Willing To Negotiate On Testimony Next WeekChristine Blasey Ford, the psychology professor who accused Supreme Court



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Republicans Resist Additional Witnesses At Next Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Republicans Resist Additional Witnesses At Next Brett Kavanaugh HearingWASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans agreed this week to hear from a woman who



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Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairmanAlibaba Group Holding Ltd’s billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being. Ma will announce the plan on his 54th birthday and the handover strategy will stretch over a significant period of time, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper reported citing a company spokesman. Alibaba declined to comment but pointed towards the SCMP story when asked about Ma’s plans.



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Tropical Storm Florence expected to gain strength into next week

Tropical Storm Florence expected to gain strength into next weekTropical Storm Florence is expected to intensify at a faster rate throughout the rest of the upcoming weekend, according to the latest intensity forecasts from AccuWeather.



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Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairmanAlibaba Group Holding Ltd’s billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being. Ma will announce the plan on his 54th birthday and the handover strategy will stretch over a significant period of time, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper reported citing a company spokesman. Alibaba declined to comment but pointed towards the SCMP story when asked about Ma’s plans.



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Despite tensions, China says navy chief plans to visit U.S. next month

Despite tensions, China says navy chief plans to visit U.S. next monthChina’s defense ministry said on Thursday that navy chief Shen Jinlong plans to visit the United States in September, despite an escalating trade row that threatens to spill into other areas of tension between the two countries. The announcement the ministry’s spokesman Wu Qian comes two months after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Beijing. China said that visit yielded positive results, and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe has accepted an invitation to visit the United States before the end of the year.



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