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November 9, 2018 12:02 PM The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in Australia that police say was linked to terrorism. Police say the driver of a pickup truck got out of his vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife before being fatally shot by police on Friday in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city. The militant 101

November 8, 2018 9:49 PM Trump administration takes step to limit migrants' asylum claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration took a major step on Thursday to restrict asylum claims by migrants, putting forward a regulation that would make individuals ineligible for asylum if they cross the U.S. southern border illegally. Once the plan goes into full effect, which is expected to happen in coming days, migrants entering at the U.S. southern 82

November 8, 2018 8:46 AM Tajik security forces kill at least 13 inmates in prison riot: security sources

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Tajik security forces have killed at least 13 inmates at a high-security prison in the northern city of Khujand where a riot broke out late on Wednesday, three security sources said on Thursday. Local authorities confirmed there had been a riot at the prison, but provided no other information. Khujand lies around 300 km (186 miles) 74

November 8, 2018 12:21 AM John Legend rips Trump, calls him a 'f------ embarrassment' on Twitter

After being questioned about the migrant caravan and Russia investigation during a post-midterms press conference, the president lashes out at the 'rude, terrible' CNN chief White House correspondent. The same day that President Trump labeled CNN reporter Jim Acosta “a rude, terrible person,” singer John Legend issued a sharp condemnation about the president 144

November 7, 2018 4:23 PM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

BAMENDA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said. Armed men who seized the youngsters on Monday in the city of Bamenda - a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region - released them about 18 km (11 miles) 98

November 5, 2018 4:10 PM The Latest: Mexico City prepares for thousands of migrants

Central American migrants who splintered off a U.S.-bound caravan, file into a sporting center that has been turned into a shelter for them in Mexico City, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. The migrants now aim to regroup in the Mexican capital, seeking medical care and rest while they await stragglers. (AP Photo/Anthony Vazquez) Officials in Mexico City say hundreds 68

November 5, 2018 1:14 PM The Latest: Migrant caravan renews push to Mexico's capital

A girl relaxes next to her doll inside a temporary shelter set up for a splinter group of a migrant caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, in Cordoba, Veracruz state, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Thousands of wary Central American migrants resumed their push toward the United States on Sunday, entering a treacherous part of the caravan’s journey on a trek through 68

November 5, 2018 1:10 PM Taliban officials say they will attend Moscow peace talks

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban will join multilateral peace talks hosted by Russia on Friday, senior Taliban officials said on Tuesday, after the United States and Afghanistan turned down their invitations. But Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said they had not formally agreed to take part. Russia invited 12 countries and the Taliban 97

November 5, 2018 3:17 AM US troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border

U.S. troops, along with Customs and Border Protection officers, were seen laying down barbed-wire fencing near the Texas-Mexico border. (U.S. Air Force) U.S. troops, along with Customs and Border Protection officers, have been working to secure sections of the Texas-Mexico border, in part by laying down barbed-wire fencing, as new photos show. The protection 131

November 4, 2018 7:21 PM Lelisa Desisa from Ethiopia Has Won the Men's Division of the NYC Marathon

With breakneck pace, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the men’s group of the annual New York City Marathon with a time of two hours, five minutes, 59 seconds. Desisa beat out second place Shura Kitata by two seconds, The Washington Post reported. With the win, the 28-year-old runner gets to take home the $100,000 grand prize. In last year’s race, Geoffrey 117