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Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi is shown at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in 2011. Khashoggi, who Saudi officials say died in their consulate in Istanbul, had a complicated relationship with Saudi Arabia's royal family. At various times in his career, he worked for the Saudi leadership, and at other times he was a critic. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Jamal Khashoggi's Complicated History With The Saudi Royal Family

For generations, the Khashoggi family has had close ties to the Saudi royals. Over a long career, Jamal Khashoggi was a loyalist who worked for the monarchy — and a critic who urged reform.

Robert Hill surveys the damage within his living room on Wednesday at Tyndall Air Force Base after Hurricane Michael hit the base last week. Support personnel from Tyndall and other bases were on location to support Airmen returning to their homes to assess damage and collect personal belongings. Kelly Walker/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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'It Will Be Years' Before Life At Tyndall Air Force Base Returns To Normal

Tyndall Air Force base, home to 11,000 airmen and their families, sustained catastrophic damage when Hurricane Michael came through earlier this month. Residents don't know if they will ever go back.

The European Union's highest court on Friday ordered Poland to reverse a law that removed nearly a third of the nation's Supreme Court judges, and to reinstate those who were dismissed. picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Top EU Court Blocks Polish Supreme Court Law Forcing Judges To Retire

Since going into effect in July, nearly a third of Poland's judges have been ousted. Friday's ruling orders officials to reinstate justices and raise the mandatory retirement age from 65 back to 70.

Some 70,000 women in August gathered in central Seoul, holding signs saying, "My life is not your porn." It was the fourth protest this year condemning the prevalence of hidden-camera crimes. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

Microcameras installed in public bathrooms for surreptitious filming are an everyday concern for women. Police say the number of "illegal filming" crimes sharply increased between 2011 and 2017.

South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

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Russian honor guards perform during an international military and music festival on the Red Square in Moscow on August 24, 2018. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spy Bosses Warn Of Foreign Interference As Feds Unseal New Russia Charges

The intelligence agencies said the threat of foreign interference persists; DOJ unsealed a criminal case against a Russian accused of being the top accountant for Moscow's disinformation effort.

An angry crowd shouts slogans at the site of a deadly train accident on the outskirts of Amritsar, India, on Friday. One official said the local response was on par with a "war footing" as emergency workers tended to the dead and injured. Prabhjot Gill/AP hide caption

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Dozens Feared Dead As Train Plows Through Crowd Of Revelers In India

One official said the local response was on par with a "war footing" as emergency workers tended to the dead and injured among crowds celebrating a Hindu festival.

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This 'Halloween,' Jamie Lee Curtis Reckons With 40 Years Of Trauma

Michael Myers is back and, so is Laurie Strode. Jamie Lee Curtis was 19 when she starred in the original Halloween. This sequel ignores the others to focus on what has happened to Laurie since 1978.

This 'Halloween,' Jamie Lee Curtis Reckons With 40 Years Of Trauma

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Protesters on both sides of the abortion debate demonstrated in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in July concerning Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. It is thought that challenge to Roe v. Wade could have a chance of passing now that he's confirmed. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Legal Battle Over Missouri Clinic Could Foretell Abortion Fights In Other States

Two rules have forced closure of all but one Planned Parenthood center in the state. Abortion-rights supporters say it is an example of an "abortion desert" that could result if Roe is overturned.

This October 2008 photo shows Mercury during the Messenger spacecraft's second flyby of the planet. NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington via AP hide caption

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A Slow Trip To A Hot Planet: Spacecraft Launches For Mission To Mercury

The European Space Agency's BepiColombo will take seven years to reach the innermost planet in our solar system, where temperatures at the surface can reach 800 degrees Fahrenheit.

Paul Manafort, left, departs Federal District Court after a hearing with defense lawyer Kevin Downing on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Washington. A federal judge set his sentencing date on Friday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Paul Manafort To Be Sentenced In February; Lawyers Cite His Health Woes In Jail

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman continues cooperating with the Justice Department after his plea agreement; it isn't clear when prosecutors might be finished with him.

Load Trail has had a hard time hiring welders to fabricate its trailers since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested about a quarter of its workforce in August. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant — one of ICE's largest operations in a decade. Now the employer is pushing back.

After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

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When the mines in the North Fork Valley started laying off employees, Eric and Teresa Neal hired and retrained former coal miners to learn how to work with fiber optic cable. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs

For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans are increasingly feeling optimistic about their economic future.

A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs

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A man does a fascist salute as he stands next to the tomb of Francisco Franco inside the basilica at the Valley of the Fallen monument outside Madrid. Spain's center-left government approved legal amendments that it says will ensure that Franco's remains can soon be dug up and removed. Andrea Comas/AP hide caption

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Spain Plans To Remove Franco's Remains From A Memorial, Angering His Supporters

More than four decades after his death, the dictator Francisco Franco remains a divisive figure. His tomb is situated at a memorial outside Madrid that has become a pilgrimage site of sorts.

Spain Plans To Remove Franco's Remains From A Memorial, Angering His Supporters

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