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  1. SAUDI-KHASHOGGI/SENATE

    Fuelled by outrage over Saudi Arabia’s murder of journalist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi, Congress on Thursday took a historic vote to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen, the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe. Here are key questions about the resolution.

  2. Lettuce Outbreak

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said 59 people have now been sickened by the tainted lettuce. Officials said a water reservoir at Adams Brothers Farms in Santa Barbara County, Calif., tested positive for the bacterial strain and the owners are co-operating with U.S. officials.

  3. EU-SUMMIT/

    European Union leaders offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises Thursday, as the British prime minister, weakened after a leadership challenge, sought a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament.

  4. Sri Lanka Politics

    Sri Lanka's top court ruled unanimously that President Maithripala Sirisena's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections was unconstitutional — a much-anticipated verdict that further embroils the Indian Ocean nation in political crisis.

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    U.S. President Donald Trump offered up a handful of legal arguments in a series of tweets on Thursday distancing himself from former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who was sentenced to prison on Wednesday.