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Mexico Slowly Processes Caravan Migrants At Guatemala Border

Mexico Slowly Processes Caravan Migrants At Guatemala Border

By MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PEREZ D. , Associated Press CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities for a second straight day Saturday refused mass entry to a caravan of Central American migrants held up at the border with Guatemala, but began accepting small groups for asylum processing and gave out some 45-day visitor permits…

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Trump: Saudi Arrests In Khashoggi Death ‘A Good First Step’

Trump: Saudi Arrests In Khashoggi Death ‘A Good First Step’

By ZEKE MILLER and ASHLEY THOMAS , Associated Press LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia’s announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a “good first step” and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. The president spoke…

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No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion

DES MOINES, IA (AP) — No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night’s drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7. The…

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12-Pound Lunar Meteorite Sells For More Than $600,000

12-Pound Lunar Meteorite Sells For More Than $600,000

BOSTON, MA (AP) — A 12-pound (5.5 kilogram) chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000. Boston-based RR Auction announced Friday the $612,500 winning bid for the meteorite, composed of six fragments that fit together like a puzzle, came from a representative…

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For 1st Time, Saudis Say Jamal Khashoggi Killed in Consulate

For 1st Time, Saudis Say Jamal Khashoggi Killed in Consulate

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom said early Saturday, acknowledging the writer’s death for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. The overnight announcements in Saudi state media…

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