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Oct 12, 2019

Caravan of 2,000 migrants detained in southern Mexico
Mexican officials broke apart a caravan of around 2,000 migrants that had set out from southern Mexico Saturday in the hopes of reaching the United States

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Oct 12, 2019

Chinese app on Xi's ideology allows data access to 100 million users' phones, report says
The propaganda app — mandatory in some workplaces — can give the Communist Party a powerful new surveillance tool.

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Oct 12, 2019

Four dead, more than a dozen missing after Typhoon Hagibis drenches Tokyo
Several rivers burst their banks and landslides buried houses after high winds and record-breaking rains battered the capital and large swaths of central Japan.

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Oct 12, 2019

Here's what we know about the ISIS prisons controlled by the Syrian Kurds
Kurdish forces are caught between protecting the prisons holding Islamic State fighters and their families and staving off Turkish soldiers at their border.

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Oct 12, 2019

In Syria, U.S. pullout and Turkish assault sparks exodus to anywhere that feels safe
The capture of Ras al-Ayn would mark Turkey's first major advance in battles to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from the border.

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Oct 12, 2019

Indonesia nabs 2 accused of planning to attack Bali police
Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested two suspected militants accused of plotting an attack on police on the tourist island of Bali

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Oct 12, 2019

Rescue efforts begin after typhoon causes flooding in Japan
Rescue efforts for people stranded in flooded areas have begun after a powerful typhoon brought heavy rainfall and winds through a widespread area of Japan, including Tokyo

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Oct 12, 2019

Rescue efforts underway after typhoon rains flood Japan
Helicopters pluck people from flooded homes as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rain

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Oct 12, 2019

The Latest: Turkey says troops captured Syrian border town
Turkey's military says it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain since an offensive against Kurdish fighters began four days ago, with no sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.

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Oct 12, 2019

The Latest: Typhoon leaves 7 dead, 15 missing in Japan
Japan's chief government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says Typhoon Hagibis has left seven dead and 15 missing

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Oct 12, 2019

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation
The president's support for the embattled attorney comes just a day after he seemed to put distance between himself and the former mayor when asked if Giuliani still worked for him.

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Oct 12, 2019

Trump's envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo' came from Trump
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to say he doesn't know whether the president was being truthful.

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Oct 12, 2019

Why the Catholic Church's new saint John Henry Newman is surprisingly relevant in a Pope Francis era
How to learn from the "controversialist" in our tribal age.

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Oct 11, 2019

Trump may be against ‘forever wars,' but he's no dove
The U.S. president dons an anti-war mantle, but his rhetoric doesn't mirror his actions.

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Oct 11, 2019

Turkey's invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time
Islamic State remnants are seeking to revive their networks in Syria and Iraq but now the effort to prevent them from regaining a foothold has paused.

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Oct 11, 2019

Turkish forces advance in Syria as US troops come under fire
Turkish forces push deeper into northeastern Syria on the third day of Ankara's offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian forces

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Oct 11, 2019

Turkish forces push deeper into Syria amid intense fighting
Turkish forces push deeper into northeastern Syria on the third day of Ankara's offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian forces

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Oct 11, 2019

U.S. military is taking custody of two British men accused of involvement in Islamic State killings of American hostages
The pair — part of a group dubbed the "Beatles" — were being detained with the goal of putting them on trial in the United States, said a senior U.S. official. In total, the United States is taking direct responsibility for nearly 40 high-value Islamic State detainees.

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Oct 11, 2019

U.S. to send 1,800 additional troops to Saudi Arabia to boost defenses against Iran
The kingdom "has agreed to pay us for everything we're doing to help them," Trump says.

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Oct 11, 2019

While adoption isn't as common in Russia as it is in the U.S., this family has 13 adopted children
Photographer Ksenia Les has been documenting the unique circumstances of this Russian family for the last few years.

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Oct 11, 2019

Who are the Kurds, and why is Turkey attacking them?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened the incursion for months. Here's why he went ahead with it.

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Oct 11, 2019

Why didn't Greta Thunberg win the Nobel Peace Prize?
The teenage climate activist was the odds-on favorite.

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Oct 11, 2019

Why Eritrea didn't win a Nobel for its peace accord when Ethiopia did
Activists say Eritrea's government, one of the most restrictive in the world, is as bad as ever.

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Oct 11, 2019

The Latest: US Syria outpost vacated after coming under fire
U.S. officials say an American outpost in northeastern Syria has been vacated after coming under fire from Turkish artillery

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Oct 11, 2019

Thousands of protesters in Haiti loot stores, battle police
Haitian journalist shot to death as country braces for more violent protests

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Oct 11, 2019

Super Typhoon Hagibis moves ominously toward Tokyo
Typhoon Hagibis is expected to bring at least 90 mph winds, heavy rain and coastal flooding to the city of 9 million.

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Oct 11, 2019

Thai army chief rants at critics, warns of Hong Kong unrest
Thailand's powerful army chief has declared that the country's government is virtually at war with its critics, warning that politicians and intellectuals may "manipulate" young people to stage protests like those in Hong Kong

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Oct 11, 2019

The attack on a German synagogue highlights the threat posed by do-it-yourself guns
The 27-year-old gunman accused of killing two people on Thursday outside a synagogue in eastern Germany had planned for even more carnage. According to an 11-page manifesto by Stephan Balliet, which a...

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Oct 11, 2019

The Latest: Despite US, Turkey says Syria mission continues.
Turkey's foreign ministry says the Turkish military operation in Syria will proceed "with determination," despite U.S. warnings of possible sanctions

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Oct 11, 2019

Iran says missiles struck one of its oil tankers in the Red Sea
The vessel was near the Saudi port city of Jiddah when it was hit, Iranian media reported.

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Oct 11, 2019

Israelis see Trump's Syria pullout as a betrayal that could help unravel the region
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said little as politicians and military officers plead for Israel to help the Kurds.

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Oct 11, 2019

José Andrés doesn't win the Nobel Peace Prize, but that doesn't slow his disaster relief work
The celebrity-chef-turned-humanitarian was serving meals in the Bahamas in the days before the Nobel announcement.

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Oct 11, 2019

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian prime minister who ended standoff with Eritrea
Abiy, 43, has initiated democratic reforms and sought to resolve conflicts in the region.

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Oct 11, 2019

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian prime minister who helped end Eritrea standoff
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, 43, has initiated democratic reforms and sought to resolve conflicts in the region.

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Oct 11, 2019

How do Poland's ruling populists remain so popular? Follow the money.
The Law and Justice party has introduced generous cash benefits, and voters are scared to lose them.

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Oct 11, 2019

How the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize fits a global pattern
Once geographically uniform, the Nobel Peace Prize is now truly global.

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Oct 11, 2019

‘A place of ghosts:' Ethiopia opens controversial palace to a divided public
Prime Minister and newly minted Nobel winner Abiy Ahmed wants it to be a symbol of unity. Not everyone is happy.  The privately funded, $170 million renovation includes a park, a zoo and a museum of the country's history, with exhibits adorning walls once stained with the blood of prisoners.

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Oct 11, 2019

As Tunisia embraces democracy, its late dictator still casts a shadow
With the economy in crisis, there is nostalgia among some Tunisians for Ben Ali's regime.

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Oct 11, 2019

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival
Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion.

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Oct 11, 2019

Attack on German synagogue highlights threat posed by do-it-yourself guns
Improvised, homemade weapons are an increasingly popular alternative for criminals and extremists worldwide as information about how to build these guns proliferates online.

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Oct 11, 2019

British police arrest man on suspicion of terrorism after Manchester mall stabbings
Three victims were rushed to the hospital with knife wounds. A fourth was treated at the scene.

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Oct 03, 2019

Do sanctions on other countries work? The U.S. government doesn't know.
A report released by a government watchdog found that although the agencies that implement sanctions track their economic impact, they do not measure whether the sanctions force a target to change its behavior.

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Oct 03, 2019

Trump's ex-envoy says Ukrainians gave Giuliani misinformation on the Bidens
Kurt Volker's testimony offers the first inside account of the administration's efforts to press for an investigation of the former vice president and his son.

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Oct 03, 2019

Watch a jailed Colombian politician escape through a window during a dentist appointment
Aida Merlano, 43, has not been seen since, authorities said.

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Oct 03, 2019

UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea launches
Diplomats at the U.N. say the Security Council will hold closed consultations Tuesday on North Korea's recent ballistic missile launches

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Oct 03, 2019

US stocks rebound from sell-off as Fed rate cut odds improve
Technology and health care companies helped U.S. stocks rebound broadly from an early sell-off Thursday, snapping the market's steep two-day skid

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Oct 03, 2019

Iraq is under curfew and Internet blackout as government tries to curb protests
Demonstrations over corruption and poor services, and a government crackdown, have shaken the country.

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Oct 03, 2019

Putin: Russia helps China build missile warning system
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is helping China build a system to warn of ballistic missile launches

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Oct 03, 2019

Trudeau's main political rival has American citizenship
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's main political rival in elections this month holds dual Canadian-U.S. citizenship, but a spokesman for Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer says he recently began the process to renounce his American citizenship

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Oct 03, 2019

Putin rejects blaming Stalin for start of World War II
Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected the claims that Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union share responsibility for starting World War II

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Oct 03, 2019

Giuliani was warned that Ukrainian claims of Bidens' misconduct were not credible, Trump's ex-envoy tells lawmakers
Kurt Volker is the first of five former and current State Dept. officials to testify before the committees leading an impeachment inquiry.

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Oct 03, 2019

Iraqi protesters defy curfew as violence leaves 33 dead
Anti-government protesters in Iraq defy curfew, with at least 33 deaths reported in the unrest over three days

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Oct 03, 2019

Pakistan, Afghan Taliban call for resumption of peace talks
Afghan Taliban leaders, Pakistani officials call for resumption of talks on peaceful resolution for war in Afghanistan

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Oct 03, 2019

Libya's coast guard intercepts 102 Europe-bound migrants
Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted more than 100 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast

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Oct 03, 2019

Egypt decreases fuel prices for the first time in decades
Egypt's government is decreasing fuel prices for the first time in decades and after a series of hikes in recent years after embarking on an ambitious reform program aimed at overhauling the country's ailing economy

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Oct 03, 2019

In Peru, political upheaval fuels long-simmering frustration
Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra so far has the upper hand in his standoff with defiant legislators over his order to dissolve the opposition-controlled congress amid the public's long-simmering frustration over corruption

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Oct 03, 2019

Canada's political leaders agree Quebec's religious symbols ban is discriminatory. They've also agreed not to do anything about it.
The Bill 21 prohibition on public employees wearing hijabs, turbans and yarmulkes has drawn international condemnation, but it has broad support in the battleground province.

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Oct 03, 2019

Deadly protests squeeze Haitians in shrinking economy
Deadly protests that have shuttered public schools and businesses in Haiti's capital and nearby communities have left the country's economy sputtering amid ballooning inflation as the opposition demands the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse

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Oct 03, 2019

Tanzania rejects suspicions that it covered up Ebola cases
Tanzania rejects suspicions that it covered up Ebola cases, calling it plot to harm reputation

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Oct 03, 2019

U.S., allies ask Facebook not to expand encryption on its services
In a letter, top law enforcement officials say encryption helps criminals

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Oct 03, 2019

The Latest: Protesters block section of Baghdad airport road
Iraqi officials say anti-government protesters in the Iraqi capital have blocked a section of Baghdad's international airport road and torched two local government buildings farther north

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Oct 03, 2019

Civilian employee kills 4 in knife attack at Paris police HQ
A civilian employee rages through Paris police headquarters with a knife, stabs four police colleagues to death before he is shot and killed

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Oct 03, 2019

Catholic bishops consider married priests, face opposition
More than 100 bishops from South America will convene at the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region

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Oct 03, 2019

Cameroon's president orders release of 300 separatists
Cameroon's president orders release of 300 separatists in bid to calm deadly conflict

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Oct 03, 2019

Canada's political leaders agree Quebec's ban on religious symbols discriminates. They've also agreed not to do anything about it.
The Bill 21 prohibition on public employees wearing hijabs, turbans and yarmulkes has drawn international condemnation, but it has broad support in the battleground province.

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Oct 03, 2019

‘Has anyone checked in on the president of Finland?': Trump's ‘off the rails' performance turned a foreign leader into a meme
"Have you ever gone over to a couple's house not knowing they just decided to get a divorce?" one person tweeted. "That's Finnish President Sauli Niinistö today."

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Oct 03, 2019

Canada's political leaders agree Quebec's religious symbols ban discriminates. They've also agreed not to do anything about it.
The Bill 21 prohibition on public employees wearing hijabs, turbans and yarmulkes has drawn international condemnation, but it has broad support in the battleground province.

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Oct 03, 2019

Four police officers stabbed to death in Paris; suspect shot dead
The motive was not immediately known. The attack came a day after police officers protested throughout the French capital against the violence they regularly face in their work.

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Oct 03, 2019

E.U. rejects Boris Johnson's Brexit proposal, raising prospect of chaotic break within weeks
Europeans said that Britain needed to make major concessions to pull off a deal by the Oct. 31 deadline.

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Oct 03, 2019

Mia Farrow visits Chad to promote new approach to hunger
Mia Farrow visits Chad to promote new approach to treating malnutrition that affects millions

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Oct 03, 2019

Nigeria's leader in South Africa after attacks on foreigners
Nigerian leader in South Africa condemns deadly attacks against foreigners that hurt relations

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Oct 03, 2019

Israeli accused of child abuse in Australia to stay in jail
An Israeli former educator accused of sexually abusing her students in Australia will remain imprisoned in Israel while a judge considers whether she should be released on house arrest while she fights extradition proceedings

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Oct 03, 2019

Iraqi medical official says 6 protesters killed in rally south of the capital Baghdad
Iraqi medical official says 6 protesters killed in rally south of the capital Baghdad

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Oct 03, 2019

US stocks recover losses after early sell-off
Stocks took an early stumble on Wall Street following another piece of bad news on the economy, but recovered to breakeven by midday.

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Oct 03, 2019

Trump's proposed cheese and wine tariffs rile Europeans
With a WTO ruling in Washington's favor on Airbus subsidies, the door is open to U.S. tariffs on $7.5 billion of E.U. products.

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Oct 03, 2019

Winds from ex-hurricane Lorenzo set to storm Ireland, U.K.
British forecasters say remnants of the former hurricane now known as Storm Lorenzo are bringing very high wind gusts and possible travel disruptions to parts of Britain and Ireland

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Oct 03, 2019

Official says dengue outbreak in Pakistan among worst-ever
A top Pakistani health official says authorities are battling one of the worst-ever dengue fever outbreaks in the country, including the capital Islamabad as hospitals continued to receive scores of patients, putting strain on emergency services

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Oct 03, 2019

Spain launches $330 million plan after Thomas Cook collapse
Spain launches $330 million plan to deal with fallout of Thomas Cook's collapse

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Oct 03, 2019

The Latest: Police attack probed as murder, not terror
The Paris prosecutor says a 45-year-old employee's knife attack at Paris police headquarters left three officers and an administrator dead

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Oct 03, 2019

Finnish media: Leader ‘ice-cold strong' in Trump encounter
Finnish media say president was ‘ice-cold strong' in Trump's heated news conference

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Oct 03, 2019

Egypt releases 3 foreigners arrested over protests
Egyptian airport officials say two Jordanians and a Sudanese arrested in Cairo amid the recent crackdown that followed anti-government protests have been released and flown back to their home countries

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Oct 03, 2019

Do Trump's sanctions on foreign countries work? The government doesn't know.
Government agencies do not attempt to calculate whether sanctions are achieving their aims, the Government Accountability Office found.

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Oct 03, 2019

Dutch police arrest suspect in slaying of witness' lawyer
Dutch police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of involvement in the shooting last month of a lawyer, a slaying that shocked the nation

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Oct 03, 2019

A young couple's gamble
The gates are slamming shut to refugees from Syria's brutal war. Farrah and Besher would risk it all to reach the West.

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Oct 03, 2019

Aid ship captain slams EU for outsourcing migrant rescues
The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship arrested for docking in an Italian port without authorization is taking aim at the EU for outsourcing the handling of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to conflict-ravaged Libya

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Oct 03, 2019

Employee kills 4 officers in knife attack at Paris police HQ
A French police union official says an employee armed with a knife attacked officers inside Paris police headquarters Thursday, killing at least four

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Oct 03, 2019

Ex-hurricane Lorenzo slams into Ireland, Britain
Lorenzo, which spent a week as a hurricane, is now a powerful cyclone.

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Oct 03, 2019

E.U. rejects new Brexit proposal, raising prospect of chaotic break
Europeans said that Britain needed to make major concessions to pull off a deal by the Oct. 31 deadline.

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Oct 03, 2019

Four officers killed in stabbing at Paris police headquarters
The alleged assailant, shot dead at the scene, was a 20-year-employee of the administrative staff.

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Oct 03, 2019

The Latest: EU's Tusk "unconvinced" about UK Brexit proposal
European Union Council President Donald Tusk says he is "still unconvinced" about the new British proposals to unblock the stalled Brexit negotiations even after having a phone call to discuss them

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Oct 03, 2019

US stocks sink following weak services sector report
U.S. stocks fell for a third straight day after yet another disappointing report on the economy stoked fears of a slowdown. The services sector, which makes up the bulk of the U.S. economy, grew at a slower pace in September than economists had forecast.

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Oct 03, 2019

Trump's new proposed cheese and wine tariffs rile Europeans
With a WTO ruling in Washington's favor on Airbus subsidies, the door is now open to U.S. tariffs on $7.5 billion of E.U. products.

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Oct 03, 2019

The Latest: Irish PM: Might have to live with no-deal Brexit
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says Ireland "may have to live with a no-deal (Brexit) for a period of time" if no solution for a British exit from the European Union is found

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Oct 03, 2019

Ricardo Mazalan to head AP's photo coverage in Latin America
The Associated Press has named Ricardo Mazalan as deputy news director for photography and storytelling for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Oct 03, 2019

Pope names anti-Mafia prosecutor to court as scandal swirls
Pope Francis has named one of Italy's leading anti-Mafia prosecutors as president of the Vatican's criminal tribunal, days after a new scandal erupted over alleged financial wrongdoing

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Oct 03, 2019

Iraq under curfew and Internet blackout as government wrestles to halt protests
Demonstrations have shaken the country as people protest over corruption and poor services.

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Oct 03, 2019

Four officers killed in Paris police stabbing
The motive was not immediately known but follows police protests over the violence they face.

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Oct 03, 2019

E.U. rejects new British Brexit proposal, raising prospect of chaotic break within weeks
Europeans said that Britain needed to make major concessions to pull off a deal by the Oct. 31 deadline.

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Oct 03, 2019

Finnish media: President handled ‘explosive' Trump solidly
Finnish media say President Sauli Niinisto came out with honors from meeting with "explosive" Trump, performance "ice-cold strong"

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Oct 03, 2019

‘This is when the inquiry gets real': Former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine testifies in impeachment probe today
Kurt Volker is the first of five former and current State Department officials to testify before the committees leading the investigation.

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