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The filing of criminal charges in the matter was a rare move against senior executives of a major USA bank in the decade since the financial crisis. The 36-year-old Low, whose real name is Low Taek Jho, was indicted in the federal court in the Eastern District of NY on Thursday, the same day the department arrested former Goldman Sachs banker, Ng Chong Hwa (Roger Ng), was arrested in Malaysia.
  • Pentagon ramps up military activity across border before midterms

    Pentagon ramps up military activity across border before midterms

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    His warning comes as the United States military is reportedly preparing to send 5,000 troops to the border, a significant increase over the initial estimates of 800 reported last week. Trump denied his focus on the caravan is meant to help Republicans in next week's midterms, saying, "This has nothing to do with elections". But there already is a bottleneck of would-be asylum seekers waiting at some US border crossings to make their claims, some waiting as long as five weeks.
  • Thousands sign petition to move Halloween to Saturday

    Thousands sign petition to move Halloween to Saturday

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    Now one group has launched a petition for Halloween to be moved to the last Saturday every October. the petition addressed to the white house already has more than 41,000 signatures and it's growing fast. Heidi turned up to her 19th Annual Halloween Party at Lavo, New York in a Princess Fiona costume, a character from 2001's hit movie, Shrek . The U.S.
  • Israel army says did not know fatal Gaza strike targets were children

    Israel army says did not know fatal Gaza strike targets were children

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    In response to Hamas' "grave actions", dozens of IDF fighter jets, attack helicopters and aircraft struck roughly 80 Hamas targets throughout the Gaza Strip, said the Israeli army. More specifically, regarding the weekly Hamas-led border protests, just 36 percent of Gazans support this tactic, while 62 percent say they oppose it.
  • Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies

    Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies

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    The 14th Amendment allows for "all persons born or naturalised in the U.S., and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the USA and of the State wherein they reside". Mr Trump has long-criticised so-called "anchor babies", a phrase used to describe the practice in which undocumented immigrants are able to gain legal foothold in the country through their citizen children.
  • Statue of Unity will inspire generations, says Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s family

    Statue of Unity will inspire generations, says Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s family

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    But the authorities are taking no chances in case community groups stage protests to demand compensation for land taken to erect the Statue of Unity , which cost 29.9 billion rupees. The statue is part of Modi's poll promise which helped the BJP come to power in 2014 by defeating the Congress. "The actual signboard is that of the statue with its logo, stating that is a government of India project", the official said.
  • Bodies found duct-taped together in river identified as missing sisters

    Bodies found duct-taped together in river identified as missing sisters

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    The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of the sisters' death. The two had been found together with duct tape and were facing each other, police said, according to a Univision Nueva York report . Emergency medical personnel pronounced them dead at the scene. Rotana Farea, 22, and Tala Farea, 16, were found on the rocks near 68th Street & Riverside Park in Manhattan on Thursday.
  • Afghan election commission officials injured in blast near Kabul headquarters

    Afghan election commission officials injured in blast near Kabul headquarters

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    The parliamentary election , which was more than three years late and the third since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, is seen as a dry run for next year's presidential vote . So far, the electoral body has received thousands of complaints following the vote . The incident happened at about 8:15am local time in PD9 in Kabul city, a spokesman for Kabul police chief confirmed.
  • German SPD leader gives Merkel an ultimatum after state vote losses

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    That was good enough for first place, but down 11 per cent since the state last voted, in 2013, and represents the party's worst performance in the state in more than half a century. Volker Bouffier, lead candidate for the German Christian Democrats (CDU), fills in his ballot paper in Hesse state elections on October 28, 2018 in Giessen, Germany.
  • After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza

    After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza

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    Israeli occupation forces regularly strike sites in the besieged Gaza Strip claiming they target resistance sites, however, thousands of Palestinians have been left homeless as a result. Hamas wants the deal to end a crippling Israeli-Egyptian blockade on Gaza. Sirens were heard in Israeli settlements near the Gaza-Israel buffer zone because of the rockets fired from Gaza.
  • Netizens rage as Khashoggi's sons meet Saudi crown prince

    Netizens rage as Khashoggi's sons meet Saudi crown prince

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    Shortly afterwards, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. would "punish those responsible" and had revoked visas of 21 identified suspects. The Axios poll released early Wednesday found that 56 percent of respondents said Trump's response to Saudi Arabia has been "not tough enough", while 32 percent said his response has been "about right".
  • Woman injures 14 children with a knife in Chinese nursery school

    Woman injures 14 children with a knife in Chinese nursery school

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    Mentioned by her surname, Liu, was arrested from the scene. Some reports claim that the school's security guards and staff managed to restrain the suspect while angry onlookers attempted to hit and kick her. Police are continuing to investigate. The use of knives for crime is common, because there is much strictness on gun controls in China. In April, a 28-year-old man killed nine middle school students as they were returning home in one of the country's deadliest knife attacks in recent ...
  • Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

    Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

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    Authorities issued no immediate reports of damage on Thursday. The quake was felt throughout Athens , particularly felt in Messolonghi and Agrinio, where residents commented that it was long-lasting. The natural disaster was detected at 1:54 a.m. local time. The quake was fairly shallow, according to the USGS, just 14 km (8.7 miles) below the seabed, which would have amplified shaking.
  • Saudi rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers

    Saudi rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers

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    Saudi Arabia initially said Khashoggi had left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul alive on October 2, then claimed he had died in a fistfight there with Saudi officials. The kingdom's leadership has pushed responsibility down the chain of command. The sale of weapons "has nothing to do with Mr Khashoggi". The killing has tainted the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has positioned himself as a Saudi reformer, and tested ties between Washington and Riyadh as Western powers ...
  • Trump dismisses NYT report on intercepted calls

    Trump dismisses NYT report on intercepted calls

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    Previous year national security advisers expressed concern over Trump's decision to hand over his personal cell phone number to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Pena Nieto. "I only use Government Phones, and have only one seldom used government cell phone", he wrote. Relations between the world's two largest economies have plummeted in recent weeks with Trump slapping $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods amid complaints over Beijing's trade policies.
  • Bartow PD: Girls planned to attack and kill at least 15 students

    Bartow PD: Girls planned to attack and kill at least 15 students

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    They also said they had planned on targeting smaller students who they could easily overpower, Mr Hall said. "They told us they were Satan worshippers", Hall said. 24, 2018. Local authorities have searched the girls' homes and reportedly found a map of the school with the words "Go to kill in bathroom", written on it.