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European Union and Italian flags are seen in downtown Rome, Italy, October 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

The European Commission has rejected Italy's 2019 budget and will ask Rome to present a new document within three weeks, Italian news agency AGI reported on Tuesday, citing EU sources.

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FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions from the media in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under pressure to punish Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Tuesday it would be very hard to scrap an arms deal with Riyadh worth up to $13 billion as critics have demanded.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, Turkey October 23, 2018. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing on rogue operatives, saying the person who ordered the death of the prominent Saudi journalist must "be brought to account".

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Delegations, led by Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) and U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (2nd L), meet in Moscow, Russia October 23, 2018. Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defence Ministry Press Service/Handout via REUTERS

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a landmark nuclear arms treaty Washington says it wants to quit had its weak points, but that the U.S. approach of talking about leaving it without proposing a replacement was dangerous.

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FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), casts his vote in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 7, 2018 and Fernando Haddad, presidential candidate of Brazil's leftist Workers' Party (PT), gestures as he casts his vote, in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 7, 2018. Pictures taken October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo

Brazil's leading presidential hopeful, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, said on Tuesday that he will not debate his leftist rival before Sunday's election, and sought to counter criticism that he represents a threat to the country's democracy.

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FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (L) and Paulo Chagas, retired General of the Brazilian Army, attend a rally in Taguatinga near Brasilia, Brazil September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

The man who will likely be Brazil's next Defense Minister greeted two reporters waiting outside the door, then politely sent them packing.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

British Prime Minister Theresa May believes she can get a Brexit deal that will win the support of parliament, her spokesman said on Tuesday, brushing aside questions about a possible leadership challenge.

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FILE PHOTO: French police and gendarmes check identity cards of two women for wearing full-face veils, or niqab, as they arrived to demonstrate after calls on the internet by Islamic groups to protest over an anti-Islam video, in Lille September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France's ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human rights and called on it to review the legislation.

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FILE PHOTO: A nun enters to take part at the synod afternoon session led by Pope Francis at the Vatican October 16, 2018. Picture taken October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic women say there's a clerical stained glass ceiling in the Vatican, and they want to shatter it.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in Houston, Texas, U.S., October 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Leah Millis

A U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty with Russia could give the Pentagon new options to counter Chinese missile advances but experts warn the ensuing arms race could greatly escalate tensions in the Asia-Pacific.

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FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son speaks during their joint news conference with Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan October 4, 2018.  REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, whose $93 billion Vision Fund drew nearly half its money from Saudi Arabia, canceled a speaking engagement at the kingdom's investment conference this week, a person close to the matter told Reuters.

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Lubna Olayan, Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairperson of Olayan Financing Company and Yasir al-Rumayyan, Chief Executive and Managing Director of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, attend the investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Saudi Arabia signed deals worth $50 billion on Tuesday, showing it can still attract investment at a conference boycotted by Western politicians and global business chiefs after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype.

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FILE PHOTO: Flags of Taiwan and U.S. are placed for a meeting between U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce speaks and with Su Chia-chyuan, President of the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.

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FILE PHOTO: Golf - Women's British Open - Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham Saint Annes, Britain - August 2, 2018   China's Shanshan Feng in action during the first round   Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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A general view shows the Malecon as Hurricane Willa approaches the Pacific beach resort of Mazatlan, Mexico October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings were boarded up and schools closed on Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday as Hurricane Willa threatened to batter tourist resorts with high winds and heavy rains.

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Saudi king Salman received family members of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: A Turkish coast guard ship patrols in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast, April 20, 2016, part of a NATO naval presence meant to monitor illegal naval movement between Turkey and Greece.  REUTERS/John MacDougall/Pool/File Photo

Turkey warned Greece on Tuesday it would not tolerate a shift in Greece's maritime border, drawing a sharp rebuke from Athens that it would decide when and how it exercises its sovereign rights.

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (front) attends a meeting with Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia October 23, 2018. Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defence Ministry Press Service/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton used a series of meetings with Russian government officials on Tuesday to complain about China's economic and military policies, the RIA news agency reported.

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FILE PHOTO: A view of a derailed train at Sidi Bouknadel near the Moroccan capital Rabat, Morocco, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

The driver of a train that crashed in Morocco on Oct. 16, killing at least seven, was traveling more than twice the speed limit on the section of track where it derailed, a regional prosecutor said.

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European Union and Italian flags are seen in downtown Rome, Italy, October 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

The European Commission has rejected Italy's 2019 budget and will ask Rome to present a new document within three weeks, Italian news agency AGI reported on Tuesday, citing EU sources.

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FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions from the media in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under pressure to punish Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Tuesday it would be very hard to scrap an arms deal with Riyadh worth up to $13 billion as critics have demanded.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, Turkey October 23, 2018. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing on rogue operatives, saying the person who ordered the death of the prominent Saudi journalist must "be brought to account".

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Delegations, led by Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) and U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (2nd L), meet in Moscow, Russia October 23, 2018. Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defence Ministry Press Service/Handout via REUTERS

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a landmark nuclear arms treaty Washington says it wants to quit had its weak points, but that the U.S. approach of talking about leaving it without proposing a replacement was dangerous.

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FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), casts his vote in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 7, 2018 and Fernando Haddad, presidential candidate of Brazil's leftist Workers' Party (PT), gestures as he casts his vote, in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 7, 2018. Pictures taken October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo

Brazil's leading presidential hopeful, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, said on Tuesday that he will not debate his leftist rival before Sunday's election, and sought to counter criticism that he represents a threat to the country's democracy.

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FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (L) and Paulo Chagas, retired General of the Brazilian Army, attend a rally in Taguatinga near Brasilia, Brazil September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

The man who will likely be Brazil's next Defense Minister greeted two reporters waiting outside the door, then politely sent them packing.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

British Prime Minister Theresa May believes she can get a Brexit deal that will win the support of parliament, her spokesman said on Tuesday, brushing aside questions about a possible leadership challenge.

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FILE PHOTO: French police and gendarmes check identity cards of two women for wearing full-face veils, or niqab, as they arrived to demonstrate after calls on the internet by Islamic groups to protest over an anti-Islam video, in Lille September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France's ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human rights and called on it to review the legislation.

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FILE PHOTO: A nun enters to take part at the synod afternoon session led by Pope Francis at the Vatican October 16, 2018. Picture taken October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic women say there's a clerical stained glass ceiling in the Vatican, and they want to shatter it.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in Houston, Texas, U.S., October 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Leah Millis

A U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty with Russia could give the Pentagon new options to counter Chinese missile advances but experts warn the ensuing arms race could greatly escalate tensions in the Asia-Pacific.

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FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son speaks during their joint news conference with Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan October 4, 2018.  REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, whose $93 billion Vision Fund drew nearly half its money from Saudi Arabia, canceled a speaking engagement at the kingdom's investment conference this week, a person close to the matter told Reuters.

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Lubna Olayan, Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairperson of Olayan Financing Company and Yasir al-Rumayyan, Chief Executive and Managing Director of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, attend the investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Saudi Arabia signed deals worth $50 billion on Tuesday, showing it can still attract investment at a conference boycotted by Western politicians and global business chiefs after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype.

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FILE PHOTO: Flags of Taiwan and U.S. are placed for a meeting between U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce speaks and with Su Chia-chyuan, President of the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.

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FILE PHOTO: Golf - Women's British Open - Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham Saint Annes, Britain - August 2, 2018   China's Shanshan Feng in action during the first round   Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

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A general view shows the Malecon as Hurricane Willa approaches the Pacific beach resort of Mazatlan, Mexico October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings were boarded up and schools closed on Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday as Hurricane Willa threatened to batter tourist resorts with high winds and heavy rains.

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Saudi king Salman received family members of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: A Turkish coast guard ship patrols in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast, April 20, 2016, part of a NATO naval presence meant to monitor illegal naval movement between Turkey and Greece.  REUTERS/John MacDougall/Pool/File Photo

Turkey warned Greece on Tuesday it would not tolerate a shift in Greece's maritime border, drawing a sharp rebuke from Athens that it would decide when and how it exercises its sovereign rights.

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (front) attends a meeting with Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia October 23, 2018. Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defence Ministry Press Service/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton used a series of meetings with Russian government officials on Tuesday to complain about China's economic and military policies, the RIA news agency reported.

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FILE PHOTO: A view of a derailed train at Sidi Bouknadel near the Moroccan capital Rabat, Morocco, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

The driver of a train that crashed in Morocco on Oct. 16, killing at least seven, was traveling more than twice the speed limit on the section of track where it derailed, a regional prosecutor said.

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