Rights group calls for Saudis to “immediately produce” Khashoggi’s body

Rights group calls for Saudis to “immediately produce” Khashoggi’s body

ISTANBUL — Amnesty International says Saudi Arabia should “immediately produce” the body of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi so that independence forensic experts can conduct an autopsy in line with international standards. The human rights group issued the appeal on Saturday, after Saudi Arabia said the columnist for The Washington Post was killed in a fistfight in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate — a reversal from previous Saudi assertions that it knew nothing about Khashoggi’s fate. The writer…

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Low Volatility Returns To The Limelight

Low Volatility Returns To The Limelight

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Todd Shriber via Iris.xyz Over the past 20 years, the S&P 500 averaged October gains of 2.20 percent, making it the best month of the year for the benchmark U.S. equity gauge. Even with that data point in its favor, October has a dubious reputation among equity investors. After all, it is the month that saw […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Netflix’s biggest daredevil move could be making blockbuster comic book movies for theaters

Netflix’s biggest daredevil move could be making blockbuster comic book movies for theaters

Netflix released the third season of “Daredevil” on Friday, which stars Charlie Cox as the title character and perhaps the most popular “Defender” in an era of Marvel crossover television shows. “Daredevil” is the latest big original launch from Netflix, which is spending billions this year on original productions. But last week the streaming video company started spending in a new way that further reflects its ambitions to match Hollywood studio-level production. Netflix announced the…

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Mega Millions jackpot is now $1.6 billion — here’s who won the 5 biggest US lottery prizes ever

Mega Millions jackpot is now $1.6 billion — here’s who won the 5 biggest US lottery prizes ever

Although investing is one of the smartest ways to grow your wealth, it’s not the only way. A lucky few become instant multimillionaires thanks to the lottery. If you want to take a chance on joining them, Tueday’s Mega Millions jackpot is now $1.6 billion, the highest jackpot ever. Lottery winners can choose to receive the money in either an annuity — annual allotments over 30 years — or to get it all at once…

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Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus, discuss situation in Syria

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus, discuss situation in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Damascus, Syria October 15, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE October 20, 2018 MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia’s foreign and defense ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. During the meeting, they discussed…

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Thousands of migrants stuck as caravan halted on Mexico’s southern border

Thousands of migrants stuck as caravan halted on Mexico’s southern border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — A standoff between thousands of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States and Mexican police stretched through the night at Mexico’s southern border, with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing “there are children here.” Others slept on a crowded bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico.  As of early Saturday, thousands were stuck on Mexico’s southern border after a failed attempt to enter the country, BBC News reported….

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Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1.6 billion. If you win, here’s how to avoid big mistakes

Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1.6 billion. If you win, here’s how to avoid big mistakes

After no one hit all winning numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot has surged to a staggering $1.6 billion — the largest prize in U.S. lottery history. And at some point, someone will get really lucky. As in really, really lucky. Your chance of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is pretty dismal: 1 in 302.6 million. Prior to last October, when changes were made to the game, it was 1 in 258.9…

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As cabinet row rumbles, Greek PM hails Macedonia name change

As cabinet row rumbles, Greek PM hails Macedonia name change

Newly appointed Greek Foreign Minister and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech during a hand over ceremony at the Foreign Ministry, in Athens, Greece, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas October 20, 2018 ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday welcomed the approval by Macedonia’s parliament of a proposed change to the country’s name as a decisive step toward ending decades of discord between the two neighbors. Macedonia’s parliament approved the proposed…

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Some polls to stay open late after chaotic start to Afghan elections

Some polls to stay open late after chaotic start to Afghan elections

KABUL, Afghanistan — Some Afghans lined up for hours to cast their vote Saturday in a chaotic start to the country’s first parliamentary elections since 2010. In some parts of the capital Kabul, voters waited for polls to open five hours after the official opening time of 7 a.m. In some of the city’s western neighborhoods, voters were posting pictures of closed polling stations hours after they were scheduled to open.  As the extent of the…

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Eye Opener: Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi was killed

Eye Opener: Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi was killed

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