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John Kelly owes the congresswoman an apology Washington Post

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly speaks to journalists Thursday during the daily briefing in the White House. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press). By Editorial Board. WHITE HOUSE Chief of Staff John F. Kelly owes Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) an apology. That is the only conclusion that can be drawn after watching a video of the representative’s remarks at the dedication of an FBI building in Miramar, Fla., in 2015. Mr. ... Full story

Several injured in Munich knife attack

Image caption Police said no motive had been established. Several people have injured by a man wielding a knife in the German city of Munich, according to police. Officers are searching for the attacker, who fled the scene. The motive for the assault is unknown, a police statement said. Residents nearby have been told to stay indoors while the suspect remains at large. None of the victims suffered life threatening injuries, police said. They ... Full story

‘The Wire’ barred from writing on Jay Shah to protect his ‘right to live with dignity’

Amit Shah with his wife at their son Jay Shah’s wedding in Ahmedabad. (file photo). An Ahmedabad court last week passed an order barring The Wire from publishing any further report on BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s business turnover “so that the right to live with dignity of the plaintiff (Jay) may be protected”. Additional Senior Civil Judge B K Dasondi of Ahmedabad rural court observed that the “injunction should be granted to ... Full story

The woman without legs who became an equestrian champion

Angelika Trabert has won 24 medals in more than 25 years, six of them at five different Paralympic Games. When she's not riding horses she works as an anaesthetist in Frankfurt or in Guinea where she travels with an NGO to provide urgent medical care. Video Journalist: Jan Bruck. -. - From the section Europe Full story

Pakistan condemns mosque attacks in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):. Pakistan is strongly condemning two suicide attacks at mosques in Afghanistan that killed at least 72 people. In a statement Saturday, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said the government and people of Pakistan stand in solidarity with the Afghan government and its people. The statement said Pakistan expressed condolences to the affected families and reiterated ... Full story

Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles

GENEVA (Reuters) - The appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe gestures as he attends the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission in Pretoria, South Africa October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the appointment ... Full story

'Live for the moment' - Alberto Moreno's story of redemption

A simple Spanish phrase but one to which Alberto Moreno’s answer has transformed in the past three months. Restored to the Liverpool starting line-up this term by virtue of his refusal to accept such a scenario was beyond his reach, the left-back’s redemptive story since returning to pre-season in the summer is as uplifting as the smile that forms across his face when that question – “How are you?” – comes from the visiting Kenny Dalglish at ... Full story

Spain ready to take control of Catalonia to stop secession 

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (C) presides over a crisis cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid on Oct. 21. (Juan Carlos Hidalgo/AFP/Getty Images). BARCELONA — Spain’s top ministers met Saturday morning behind closed doors in Madrid to decide exactly how to take control of government in Catalonia, the restive region led by secessionists who are pushing to carve an independent nation out of Spain. Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano ... Full story

Pakistan’s only sign language cafe

This cafe in Pakistan is one of a kind. To get served you have to use sign language. It’s run by the Raza family: Mum, dad and brothers are deaf or partially hearing. They say they’ve experienced challenges in the country and the cafe is changing attitudes. Find more 60-second news bulletins at BBC Minute . -. - From the section Asia Full story

Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish cabinet was meeting on Saturday to prepare to impose direct rule on Catalonia and thwart a drive by the autonomous region to breakaway from Spain. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy heads a special cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, October 21, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Hidalgo/Pool. It will be the first time in Spain’s four decades of democracy that Madrid has invoked the constitutional ... Full story

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