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UPDATE 3-Afghan security forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-Masri
KABUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted Terrorists list, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a tweet late on Saturday.
UPDATE 3-Belarus and Russia will respond to external threats, Lukashenko tells Pompeo: agencies
MOSCOW, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call on Saturday that Belarus and Russia were ready to respond jointly to external threats, Russian agencies quoted Belarus state media as saying.
Thomas and Rahm set for Zozo Championship showdown
(Reuters) - World number three Justin Thomas birdied two of his final three holes to grab a one-shot lead over Jon Rahm at the Zozo Championships on Saturday and set up a final round showdown with the Spanish world number two.
UPDATE 2-Yemen's Houthis targeted two airports and a base in Saudi Arabia -spokesman
CAIRO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The military spokesman for Yemen's Houthi movement said in a tweet on Saturday it had targeted the Jizan and Abha airports and the Khamis Mushait base in Saudi Arabia with drones.
Mexico's president pushes back against U.S. lawmakers' energy policy complaints
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday pushed back against 43 U.S. lawmakers who this week complained in a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump that Mexico's energy policies were hurting U.S. companies.
Republican Murkowski, who opposed pre-election Supreme Court confirmation, will vote for Barrett
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of two Republican U.S. senators who had opposed the pre-election confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, said on Saturday she would nevertheless vote to confirm Barrett.
Khabib retires after choking out Gaethje to retain UFC lightweight crown
(Reuters) - Khabib Nurmagomedov choked Justin Gaethje unconscious in the second round to successfully defend his UFC lightweight title and then said he was retiring from the sport following a fierce brawl at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Deal to normalize ties with Israel stirs opposition in Sudan
KHARTOUM, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Prominent political factions in Sudan have rejected a deal brokered with the help of the United States to take steps to normalize ties with Israel.
UPDATE 1-Afghan forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-Masri who was on FBI most wanted list
KABUL, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted Terrorists list, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a tweet late on Saturday.
Fired-up New Yorkers stand in line for hours to cast early votes
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Yorkers jammed polling places and stood in line for hours to cast ballots on the state's first day of early voting on Saturday, rushing to record their choices 10 days ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
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