Government and politics

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, centre, is greeted by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, left, after arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. Pompeo arrived Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman over the unexplained disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.(Leah Millis/Pool via AP)
October 16, 2018 - 5:31 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A Turkish Foreign Ministry official says Turkish authorities will search the residence of the top Saudi diplomat in Istanbul...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook says anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation. The company said Tuesday that it will also require disclaimers for any British political...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2017, file photo, Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, speaks on the sideline of the National People's Congress in Beijing, China. The senior Chinese official is describing the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims in the country’s far west as a system of training centers that saves Muslims from religious extremism by teaching them to speak Mandarin and accept modern science. It was a rare instance of the ruling Communist Party publicly detailing its vision of what the extrajudicial detention of an estimated 1 million ethnic minority Uighur and Kazakh Muslims is setting out to achieve. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
October 16, 2018 - 5:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is saving Muslim ethnic minorities from the lure of religious extremism by teaching them to speak Mandarin and accept modern science, a senior Chinese official said in a report Tuesday, Beijing's latest propaganda effort to defend its internment of Muslims against mounting...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, centre left, talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, after arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. Pompeo arrived Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for high level diplomatic talks over the unexplained disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. (Leah Millis/Pool via AP)
October 16, 2018 - 5:18 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Pompeo landed in Riyadh on Tuesday morning and...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:09 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement to store transaction data for all Indian customers within the country. A new rule took effect Tuesday that directs payment companies to store all...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:07 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement to store transaction data for all Indian customers within the country. A new rule took effect Tuesday that directs payment companies to store all...
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October 16, 2018 - 3:40 am
MILAN (AP) — Investors have reacted with calm to the new Italian budget draft that delivers on electoral promises to restore pensions to thousands whose retirement age had been pushed back and the creation of a basic salary for some job-seekers. The difference between Germany's 10-year bond and...
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An investor sits at private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for the fourth straight month. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
October 16, 2018 - 3:37 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for a fourth straight month. Hopes that President Donald Trump may meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in November lifted sentiment...
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, second from left, President Donald J Trump, center left, Melania Trump, center right, and Lynn Haven, Fla., Mayor Margo Anderson walk through a neighborhood in the storm-ravaged city Monday Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 8:19 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: How many people were killed during Hurricane Michael? The storm that ravaged the Florida Panhandle left incredible destruction, but so far getting a firm grasp on how many died is proving elusive. Search and rescue teams have...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Eric Godard, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Riley Cote (32) fight in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. As Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Now a handful of years into retirement, Cote is a proponent of cannabis and its oils as an alternative to more addictive drugs commonly used by athletes to play through pain. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 15, 2018 - 5:35 pm
As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing option. "I started noticing some therapeutic benefits," Cote said. "It helped me sleep, helped with my...
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