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Left to right: vice premier Luigi Di Maio, premier Giuseppe Conte and vice premier Matteo Salvini, pose as they arrive for a press conference at Chigi's Palace, in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 20 2018. Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in disputeThe European Commission has rejected Italy's proposed budget for next year, arguing its deficit and spending are out of line to keep its debt in control
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Lara Trump, left, watches as her husband Eric Trump speaks during a campaign rally for his father, President Donald Trump, at the Houston Toyota Center, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost CruzPresident Donald Trump has escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders and overwhelm our nation"
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to address members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Erdogan was expected to announce details of his country's investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia's account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul.(AP Photo/Ali Unal)
The Latest: Sweden, Denmark react to Erdogan speechThe leaders of Sweden and Denmark are reacting after Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia murdered Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi after plotting his death
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Update expected on Indiana attorney general groping claimsA special prosecutor who helped investigate allegations that Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers is planning an announcement on that investigation
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FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, philanthropist George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundations, attends the European Council On Foreign Relations Annual Meeting in Paris. The FBI and local police responded to an address near Soros' home after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox. The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the hamlet of Katonah, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, after an employee of the residence opened the package. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
The Latest: AP source: Soros device had bomb 'components'A law enforcement official tells The AP that the device found outside a New York residential compound owned by George Soros 'had the components' of an actual bomb, including explosive powder
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Sahar Zeki, an activist and a friend of slain Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, holds a picture of him, after attaching a bouquet of flowers, at the barriers blocking the road leading to the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia's explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved, regardless of rank. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish president: Saudis plotted writer's killing for daysSaudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's president says
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Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed: OfficialsDeputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed in Mogadishu, intelligence officials say
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Dow plunges more than 400 points; global market turmoil spreads after major declines in Europe, AsiaDow plunges more than 400 points; global market turmoil spreads after major declines in Europe, Asia
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Japan's Emperor Akihito, left, and Empress Michiko greet Praemium Imperiale culture award winners including French actress Catherine Deneuve, rear left, in its reception in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (Kyodo News via AP)
French film star Catherine Deneuve receives Japanese awardFrench film star Catherine Deneuve has received Japanese prestigious art award, the Praemium Imperiale, and was greeted by Emperor Akihito
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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, left, and U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser Bolton struck a conciliatory note Tuesday in talks in Moscow, just days after Trump vowed to pull out of a key arms control treaty with Russia. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool Photo via AP)
Kremlin calls treaty exit without new deal offer 'dangerous'The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump took "a dangerous position" by deciding to abandon an existing nuclear weapons treaty with Russia without offering anything to replace it
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
A photo showing South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed to wish for peace on the Korean Peninsula near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. The government of Moon formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with Kim last month. The sign reads: "Implementation of the Pyongyang Declaration on Sept. 19." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative oppositionThe government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a news conference in Manama, Bahrain. Saudi Arabia is moving ahead with plans to hold a glitzy investment forum that kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, despite some of its most important speakers pulling out in the global outcry over the killing of Khashoggi. The meeting was intended to draw leading investors who could help underwrite Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitious plans to revamp the economy. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
Trump sends CIA director to Turkey to review Khashoggi casePresident Donald Trump dispatched the director of the CIA to Turkey in a quest to get more information about the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi and weigh a possible U.S. response
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