Iranians indicted in U.S. for spying on Jewish facility

Two Iranian men indicted for allegedly spying for Tehran in the United States.

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The Latest: Man says he killed wife for strangling daughters

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Hajj: Seven things you don’t know about the Muslim Pilgrimage

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Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against ...
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Jury adjourns without verdict in Manafort trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's attorney Kevin Downing says his client is happy to hear that the jury ended ...
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Why do Muslims not allow anyone to pray on the Temple Mount?

What really matters on the Temple Mount.

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Slovenia suspends trains from Croatia ahead of migrant arrivals: railways

Migrants board a train after making their way through the countryside and crossing the Hungarian-Croatian border near the village of Zakany on October 16, 2015Slovenia on Friday suspended its rail links with Croatia ahead of the anticipated arrival of large numbers of migrants being rerouted towards the Alpine country after Hungary announced it would close its border with Croatia. “Given the exceptional circumstances, the passenger traffic between Croatia and Slovenia has been suspended,” Slovenia’s national rail company said on its website, adding it had taken the decision “in coordination with the authorities”. Earlier Croatia announced that it would divert migrants to Slovenia after Hungary said it would close the border with its fellow EU member — a major transit point for tens of thousands of refugees — at midnight (2200 GMT).

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London pro-migrant rally causes Eurostar delays

Protesters hold signs and banners outside the Eurostar entrance at the Saint Pancras rail station in London on October 16, 2015, during a demonstration calling for the government to open the United Kingdom's bordersAbout 250 protesters staged a demonstration in support of migrants at the London Eurostar terminus on Friday, delaying some departures to mainland Europe. The activists poured red liquid on the floor of St Pancras station in memory of migrants who have died trying to use the Channel Tunnel to enter Britain, and carried banners reading “Your borders kill” and “Protect people, no borders”. Some passengers were blocked from boarding trains during the protest and Eurostar said the rally caused minor delays to departures, but that services had returned to normal by 1930 GMT.

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Kerry, Israel's Netanyahu to meet in Germany next week

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Germany next week to discuss the recent spate of violence between Israel and Palestinians in which 39 people have been killed, the Israeli ambassador to Washington said on Friday. Kerry, who has said he planned to go to the Middle East soon to try to calm the violence, was traveling to Europe on Friday. Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, confirmed the planned meeting in Germany during an interview with CNN.

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Netanyahu and Kerry hope to meet in Berlin: officials

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem on October 15, 2015Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State John Kerry plan to meet in Berlin next week, US and Israeli officials said Friday. Officials were not able to confirm the exact timing of the talks, but Netanyahu already has a scheduled meeting with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday. State Department spokesman Mark Toner noted that Kerry had previously spoken of a desire to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders about the unrest in the coming days.

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