Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead -White House

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead -White House

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation, the White House said on Saturday.
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At least three people died after a supermarket in the Chilean capital Santiago was set alight by demonstrators, while many flights into the city's airport were suspended as crew were unable to get to work, the city's governor said on Sunday (October
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Trump drops plan to host G7 meeting at his Florida resort

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U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain
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Police said on Saturday (October 19) they had freed nearly 150 students from a purported school in northern Nigeria that claimed it was teaching the Koran but had instead subjected them to abuse.
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UK PM Johnson sends unsigned request for Brexit delay

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Apple to debut a new TV show tackling #MeToo

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A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not negotiate a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament on Saturday that means he is obliged to request a postponement.
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British lawmakers back Brexit deal delay

British lawmakers back Brexit deal delay

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Flames light up another night of Catalan fury in Barcelona

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Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday (October 18), setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders.
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UK PM Johnson says hopes this is the moment to get Brexit resolution

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