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18 Saudi citizens detained in connection with murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Report
Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Eighteen Saudi citizens have been detained in connection with the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency.Khashoggi disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.An initial investigation has revealed that discussions between Khashoggi and the individuals who met with him at the consulate led to an argument and a fist fight -- which resulted in the journalist's death -- Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said in a statement, according to the Saudi Press Agency.Investigators are working to hold those involved with Khashoggi's...
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Trump wades into California water wars, calls for diverting water to farmers in central valley
ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is wading into California's water wars, demanding speedy action by the federal government to divert much-needed water resources to Republican-leaning farmers in California's central valley — a move sure to infuriate left-leaning environmentalists on the west coast.Signing a presidential memorandum in Arizona Friday afternoon, the president set into motion a plan that's expected to benefit farmers who have complained about water restrictions intended to protect endangered fish and other species.“This is a vital action ... to improve access to water in the American West,” President Trump said, signing the memorandum. “They've taken it...
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Two members of far right group arrested after New York City brawl
zocik/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys have been arrested after allegedly brawling after a political event in Manhattan last week.New York Police Department officials confirmed the arrests of Geoffrey Young and Jay Kinsman in connection to a clash that took place near an event involving the Proud Boys.The leader of the Proud Boys, a far right group that call themselves "western chauvinists," but deny that they are racists or white nationalists, gave a speech at the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Oct. 12.Police said that an altercation occurred between protesters who were...
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Watch John Stamos as a pot-smoking therapist on Sunday’s 'You'
Courtesy of Lifetime (NEW YORK) -- This Sunday, John Stamos joins the Lifetime thriller You for a four-episode arc in which he plays a therapist with some unconventional methods. He plays Dr. Nicky, the therapist of Elizabeth Lail’s character Beck. Things get twisted when Beck’s stalker Joe, played by Penn Badgley, also begins seeing him. “I saw the script and I said, ‘Oh, I like this character,’” Stamos says. “It’s just a layered character. There’s just a lot more going on than what you see. But I saw in the book that he smokes pot and he sort of uses...
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Marijuana company heads to New York Stock Exchange
rgbspace/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The New York Stock Exchange is about to get greener. Canada-based Aurora Cannabis plans to start trading on the NYSE on Oct. 23, the company announced Thursday.The move comes in spite of the fact U.S. financial institutions are still barred from doing business with marijuana companies, be it financing the businesses or accepting deposits or allowing employees to open personal bank accounts.Aurora Cannabis is allowed to be listed in the U.S. because it's not an American firm. A weed company in, say, Colorado wouldn't be permitted to list shares because of federal law."The Exchange has broad...
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Mom reveals the most heartbreaking comments people have made to her since she lost her baby
(Courtesy: Ariel Mendoza) Ariel Mendoza, 24, of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared a photo project revealing the most upsetting comments people made to her since she lost her son. (ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A woman who lost her newborn son is spotlighting what she feels are the most unintentionally upsetting comments that people have made to her.Ariel Mendoza of St. Paul, Minnesota, shared the photo series onto her blog and Facebook page, A Rainbow From Onyx, where it received over 4,000 shares. Mendoza told ABC's Good Morning America that she wants to create a platform so those who experienced the loss...
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Cleveland Browns trade running back Carlos Hyde to Jacksonville Jaguars
Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Cleveland Browns are trading running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.Hyde has rushed for 382 yards and five touchdown through Cleveland's first six games. He will now help fill a hole for a Jacksonville team that has been without its star running back Leonard Fournette for much of the season.Fournette has already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. It will be the third consecutive game Fournette will not play.The move will give Browns rookie running back Nick Chubb more opportunities...
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