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Turkey gives recordings on Khashoggi’s death to Saudis, US, Britain – Erdogan

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)Recordings related to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death have been passed on to Saudi Arabia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. Erdogan said the killer, or killers, would be known to the 18 suspects identified by Turkish authorities — including 15 men who arrived from Saudi Arabia shortly before Khashoggi’s death. He again called on Saudi Arabia to provide answers as to what happened to Khashoggi and his body. Saudi Arabia has presented an evolving narrative about what…

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What 7 statistics tell us about immigration and crime

(CNN)With high-stakes midterm elections looming, US President Donald Trump has placed immigration front and center, doubling down on his claims in speeches and campaign ads tying immigrants to crime. That’s the latest estimate of the number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States, according to the Pew Research Center. That’s less than 4% of the total US population. 105,736 The number of immigrants ICE arrested in fiscal year 2017 who were convicted criminals. ICE says it’s committed to targeting “criminal aliens” for arrest and removal. Advocates accuse ICE of inflating…

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They planned to practice yoga outdoors. Last night’s shooting didn’t stop them

(CNN)Tallahassee yogis planned to roll out their mats on a downtown street Saturday morning to raise funds for Hurricane Michael recovery efforts. But the class took on an additional meaning in the wake of Friday’s deadly shooting at a yoga studio in the Florida city. Yoga in downtown Tallahassee to honor and remember #yoga #IHeartTally #TallahasseeStrong #PrayforTallahassee #StoptheViolence #Namaste #TallyStrong A post shared by Gabrielle (@gabriellefsu) on Nov 3, 2018 at 9:20am PDT “There were so many hugs and so much love and gratitude for just being here together,” Lohbeck…

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5 things to know for October 31: Trump, Indonesia, Pakistan, ‘Whitey’ Bulger, Gen Z

(CNN) 1. President Trump A day after visiting Pittsburgh to mourn the victims of the synagogue attack, President Trump returns to campaign mode, hitting 11 cities in six days before Election Day on Tuesday. During a three-hour stay in Pittsburgh, the President and first lady somberly laid stones atop the 11 Star of David markers planted in the ground outside the Tree of Life synagogue, where 11 worshipers were gunned down. He didn’t make any public remarks, and there were some who protested his visit. Earlier in the day, the…

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New York City Marathon Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the New York City Marathon. Over 2.5 million spectators line the course which goes through the city’s five boroughs: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan. The race begins on Staten Island and ends in Central Park. The guaranteed prize purse totals more than $825,000 including $100,000to the first place male and female runners. Timeline:1970 – The first New York City Marathon takes place with 127 runners (55 finished). The course consists of over four laps around Central Park. The first winner is Gary Muhrcke…

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Brett Kavanaugh Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Father: Edward Kavanaugh, president of a trade association Mother: Martha Kavanaugh, teacher, prosecutor and judge Marriage: Ashley (Estes) Kavanaugh Children: Elizabeth and Margaret Education: Yale College, B.A., 1987, graduated cum laude; Yale Law School, J.D., 1990 Religion: Roman Catholic Other Facts:Regularly taught courses on separation of powers and on the Supreme Court at Harvard Law School. His first date with his now-wife was on September 10, 2001, one day before the 9/11 attacks.…

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Sheriff asks for 100 volunteers in search for missng Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs

(CNN)A Wisconsin sheriff made a plea on Thursday for volunteers to help in the search for a missing teenager whose parents were found dead in their home this week. Since authorities received a cryptic 911 call and discovered the bodies of Jayme’s parents in their home near the town of Barron early Monday, investigators have received more than 400 tips and have not confirmed any credible sightings of the girl. But the sheriff said he has a “100% expectation that she’s alive.” An Amber Alert was issued Monday for Jayme…

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Duck boat survivor Tia Coleman stunned by legal maneuver invoking 1851 law

(CNN)Citing a maritime law from the 1850s, the companies that operated a duck boat that sank during a fierce storm in July, killing 17 people, have filed paperwork asking a federal court to rule they have little or no liability for the incident. Survivor: Husband’s memory will keep me going “Except as provided in section 30506 of this title, the liability of the owner of a vessel for any claim, debt, or liability described in subsection (b) shall not exceed the value of the vessel and pending freight,” the law…

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Joni Mitchell Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of singer, songwriter and painter Joni Mitchell. Father: William “Bill” Anderson, Air Force officer and grocer Mother: Myrtle (McKee) Anderson, teacher Marriages: Larry Klein, (1982-1994, divorced); Chuck Mitchell (1965-1967, divorced) Children: with Brad MacMath:Kelly Dale Anderson (renamed Kilauren Gibb), 1965 Education: Attended Alberta College of Art in Calgary, 1963-1964 Other Facts:Taught herself to play guitar, ukulele and dulcimer. She is known for her difficult musical compositions, alternative guitar tunings and uncommon chord changes. Has won eight Grammy Awards (seven competitive and one honorary)…

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5 things to know for October 4: Kavanaugh, police ambush, immigration, Saudi Arabia

(CNN)If you want to sip (or gulp) a drink at the London watering hole just recognized as the world’s best bar, you’d better hurry. It’sclosing soon — for good. 1. Brett Kavanaugh Senators who will decide the fate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will start reading the report from the FBI’s investigation of him this morning. It comes as Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set up a procedural vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination for tomorrow. If that’s successful, a final vote could come Saturday. Democrats and others are still grumbling…

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Track Palin arrested on domestic violence charges

(CNN)Sarah Palin’s oldest son, Track Palin, was arrested Friday on domestic violence charges, Alaska State Troopers said. Palin allegedly assaulted an acquaintance, then prevented her from calling police by taking away her phone, troopers said in a statement. He then physically resisted troopers while being placed under arrest, authorities said.

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What’s next for Bill Cosby — in prison, in court and beyond

(CNN)Bill Cosby, the former beloved TV dad and one of the most recognizable entertainers in America, woke up Wednesday in his new home: an 7-by-13 foot cell with a narrow cot and a metal toilet. He’s getting new boots, and chocolate pudding Cosby arrived Tuesday night to Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institute at Phoenix. The prison in Collegeville is about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia and not far from the Montgomery County courthouse where he was convicted. Cosby got one of the SCI Phoenix facility’s 3,830 beds to start serving his…

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Before-and-after aerial photos show destruction, beach erosion on North Carolina coastline

(CNN)Aerial images captured the destruction Hurricane Florence inflicted on the North Carolina coastline, from lines of houses shorn of their shingles to sand-covered streets. The flow of the storm surge is etched into the sand it flung onshore. Some docks behind Carolina Boulevard are stripped of their timber, with only their pylons remaining. Houses across the island had their shingles shorn by the high winds. Before Hurricane Florence, the Surf Condos black asphalt parking lot hugged the eight buildings in the complex. Now, aerial images show it covered in sand.…

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These neighbors are riding out Hurricane Florence on an island

Carolina Beach, North Carolina (CNN)David Hoffman has heard all the mandatory evacuation warnings as Hurricane Florence gets closer. But he’s not planning to leave Carolina Beach and is riding out the storm with his neighbors. These pet-owners aren’t evacuating Florence’s center will approach the coast of the Carolinas late Thursday and Friday, but it’s unclear where it will make landfall. As the storm moves inland, parts of Georgia, Virginia and Maryland will also be in peril. ‘We’ve decided to stay and it’s on us’ Hoffman said the home is not…

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