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Vietnam police bust massive $3m meth haul

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Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated $3m after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities said, the latest major bust in a country where synthetic drug use is on the rise.

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test

2018-10-16 18:38

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting US President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy".

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi's disappearance

2018-10-16 13:02

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump hangs painting of self at bar with Republican presidents

2018-10-16 11:57

It could be any Republican president's fantasy: Hanging out at a bar with fellow conservative American leaders of years, decades, and even centuries past.

 
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ARTISTIC:  A painting by Andy Thomas (R) entilted "The Republican Club", alongside a screenshot of the painting hanging at the White House. (Maro Siranosian, AFP)

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Australia hesitates as Jerusalem embassy move draws fire

2018-10-16 14:15

Facing a domestic backlash and the threat of foreign trade retaliation, Australia's Prime Minister appeared to slow-peddle a controversial decision to move the country's embassy to Jerusalem, saying he would first consult with allies.

'Make America Date Again' - New dating app for Trump fans leaks data - report

2018-10-16 12:30

New dating app DonaldDaters was supposed to help lonely conservatives find each other discreetly. But the app leaked its database of users on launch day, a report said.

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Canada's FM calls for 'transparent' probe into missing Saudi journalist

2018-10-16 10:03

Canada's foreign minister called for a full and transparent probe on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a telephone conversation with her Saudi counterpart.

WATCH: Saudi Arabia will admit Khashoggi was killed - CNN

2018-10-16 08:13

Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as a result of an interrogation that went wrong, CNN is reporting.

Trump opponent Warren reveals DNA test in challenge to president

2018-10-16 06:15

US Senator Elizabeth Warren, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, has released DNA test results confirming her Native American ancestry.

Saudis begin internal probe into journo's disappearance

2018-10-15 16:42

Saudi Arabia has begun an internal investigation into the disappearance of a prominent journalist at its Istanbul consulate and could hold people accountable if the evidence warrants it, according to a Saudi official.

Clashes after Israel closes Palestinian school

2018-10-15 22:04

Clashes broke out in the occupied West Bank on Monday after Israeli forces ordered the closure of a Palestinian school, AFP correspondents said.

May to deliver Brexit update in parliament - spokesperson

2018-10-15 19:50

British Prime Minister Theresa May will update parliament on the status of Brexit negotiations, her spokesperson said, a day after last-ditch talks in Brussels failed to agree a draft divorce settlement.

Handling of sex assault claim in state government questioned

2018-10-15 19:01

A New Jersey woman says she was sexually assaulted by a man who went on to work in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration and tried for a year to get authorities to take action but with no result.

UPDATE: Hostage freed at German station, man detained

2018-10-15 14:25

German police say they've freed a woman who had been taken hostage in Cologne's main train station and have her captor in custody.

WATCH: Bodies of 11 babies found hidden in former funeral home in Detroit

2018-10-15 13:25

The bodies of 11 babies have been found hidden at a former funeral home in Detroit after authorities received an anonymous letter leading them to the remains.

A murder claim involving missing journo gives Turkey leverage over Saudi and Trump

2018-10-15 14:29

After Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, Turkish officials said privately that they knew exactly what happened to him: Two weeks later, they’ve yet to go public or release conclusive evidence.

Brexit talks put on hold as stalemate deepens

2018-10-15 12:01

The UK and the European Union are on course to miss a key milestone on the road to a Brexit deal after talks hit a roadblock. Negotiations are now paused, putting pressure on leaders to step into the breach later this week.

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

2018-10-15 11:36

US President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again".

Trump says Mattis 'could be' leaving as US defense chief

2018-10-14 22:21

US President Donald Trump said in an interview that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "could be" leaving, referring to him as "sort of a Democrat".

Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge

2018-10-16 09:37

A man convicted of killed four children by throwing them from an Alabama bridge has had his death sentence reduced to life imprisonment after tests showed he had an IQ of 51.

WATCH: How would Saudi Arabia retaliate if US imposes sanctions?

2018-10-16 10:33

An op-ed in Saudi-owned Al Arabiya news has warned of repercussions should the US impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Syria reopens two border crossings, but many escape regime control

2018-10-16 07:06

Two border crossings in Syria's south have reopened, after the government's capture of the entire frontier there allowed for the gates to be opened for the first time in years.

WHO considering global health emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

2018-10-16 10:00

The World Health Organisation says its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global health emergency.

Trump says US attendance uncertain at Saudi investment meeting

2018-10-16 08:35

President Donald Trump said he’s uncertain whether his administration will participate in a Saudi investment conference in the wake of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Germany preparing to deport convicted 9/11 suspect

2018-10-15 22:53

Germany is preparing to deport a Moroccan man convicted in Hamburg of helping three of the 9/11 attackers as they got ready to strike New York and Washington.

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered journalist Khashoggi

2018-10-15 22:40

Trump says Saudi Arabia's king denies any knowledge" of what happened to the journalist who disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago.

Three wounded in Cologne hostage-taking

2018-10-15 20:46

German police said they ended a hostage-taking in a pharmacy in Cologne's main train station, gravely wounding the alleged perpetrator after he himself injured two people.

WATCH: Up close with beluga whales in Hudson Bay

2018-10-15 20:57

Every year, tens of thousands of beluga whales come to frolic and mate in Hudson Bay, Canada.

Air hostess falls out of plane, suffers injuries

2018-10-15 19:24

A flight attendant fell out of an Air India plane while trying to close its door, the airline said, reportedly breaking her leg when she landed on the tarmac.

In Canada, pot legalisation poses health and safety challenges

2018-10-15 17:59

Canada will end its pot prohibition with the goals of curbing the black market and use by youth, amid concerns around the public health and safety merits of legalisation.

Slain councilwoman honoured in Rio de Janeiro

2018-10-15 14:04

Thousands of people have gathered in Brazil's second largest city to honour the memory of a councilwoman and human rights activist who was shot to death seven months ago

4 men killed in shooting at child's birthday party in Texas

2018-10-15 11:07

Authorities say an argument escalated into a backyard shooting at a toddler's first birthday party in South Texas, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

2018-10-15 10:05

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies have lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin in a regional election, a result that could cause more turbulence within the national government.

Saudi dissident believes Riyadh tapped calls with Khashoggi

2018-10-15 08:09

A Saudi dissident in Quebec believes the kingdom hacked his phone and listened to calls he had with Jamal Khashoggi prior to the journalist's disappearance.

WATCH: Storm Callum victim named as treacherous conditions ease

2018-10-15 05:20

The family of a 21-year-old man who died in a landslide following torrential rain brought by Storm Callum have paid tribute to a "beautiful son".

WATCH: Hope fades in search for hurricane survivors

2018-10-14 22:32

The hunt for missing people in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael is turning into a search for the dead, as hope of finding more people alive fades.

Israel's Netanyahu threatens Hamas with 'very strong blows'

2018-10-14 21:27

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip.

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