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   INTERNATIONAL NEWS - EuropeOct 22, 2019
Johnson wins landmark vote on his Brexit deal
PM then suffers quick defeat over attempt to push legislation through at high speed

Over to EU on Brexit delay, Johnson says after parliament rejects swift decision (Reuters World News)
Explainer: What next for Brexit after UK parliament rejects Johnson's timetable? (Reuters World News)

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 22, 2019
Turkey, Russia agree to clear Kurdish fighters and control the Syria-Turkey border
The deal allows Turkey to maintain control of areas it pushed into launching its offensive into Syria earlier this month.

Thousands of refugees left Syria within days: UN (ABC News)
Syrian Kurdish fighters say withdrew in line with ceasefire: U.S. officials (Reuters World News)

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 22, 2019
Trump impeachment: US envoy condemns 'irregular' pressure on Ukraine
A key envoy tells the impeachment inquiry ties with Ukraine were undermined for "political reasons". - Comment & AnalysisOct 22, 2019
Parliamentary roadblock leaves path to Brexit for Johnson
Wrecking amendments pose big risks but the prime minister has made progress

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
Newt Gingrich says Trump calling impeachment a 'lynching' was unnecessary
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich weighed in on President Trump's tweet comparing the impeachment process against him to "a lynching" on "The View" Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Trump Has a 'Legitimate Complaint' About Impeachment, McConnell Says, But Declines to Defend Lynching Remarks (Newsweek)

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 22, 2019
Brexit bill 'in limbo' as UK MPs reject timetable
MPs support the PM's bill at first stage, but vote against pushing it through the Commons in three days.

UK parliament votes in favour of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill ( - Europe)

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Netanyahu rival Gantz to be named Wednesday to try to form Israeli government
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will on Wednesday task centrist politician Benny Gantz with trying to form the next coalition government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed, Rivlin's office said on Tuesday.

Israel's Netanyahu down but not out after failing to form government (Reuters World News)

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
EU's takes note of British vote on divorce deal, in no rush to react
The European Commission took note on Tuesday of the vote in British parliament rejecting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tight timetable for the approval of a divorce deal with the EU and said it would wait for London to tell it what's next.

Brexit deal: How did my MP vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill? (BBC Front Page)

MSNBC Int'l NewsOct 22, 2019
Brexit in limbo as Boris Johnson wins one vote, loses another
Johnson won one vote and lost another in Parliament, a result that inches him closer to his goal but effectively guarantees it won't happen on Oct. 31.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Canada's Trudeau keeps the wheel but prepares for left turn
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power on Tuesday, after a tight election reduced his Liberal government to a minority, a result that will likely push his agenda to the left while alienating energy producing provinces.

Trudeau Re-election Reveals Intensified Divisions in Canada (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NewsweekOct 22, 2019
World Series 2019 Schedule: Where to Watch Nationals vs Astros Game 1, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds
The 115th edition of the World Series gets underway with Game 1 in Houston on Tuesday night as the Astros host the Nationals.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Canada's Trudeau retains power in election but will have minority government
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party.

NewsweekOct 22, 2019
World Series 2019: Why Nationals Vs. Astros Could Be the Greatest Pitching Matchup in History
In Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke the Astros have arguably the most dominant pitchers in the MLB, but the Nationals have plenty of firepower in Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin.

Astros And Nationals Set To Face Off As World Series Starts Tuesday In Houston (NPR Headline News)

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
1 teenager shot 'just outside' California high school
One teenager is injured after a shooting near Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa, California, Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Shooting Near School in Santa Rosa, California, Leaves at Least 1 Injured (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
Ukraine Envoy Testifies Trump Linked Military Aid to Investigations, Lawmaker Says
In closed-door testimony, a Democratic lawmaker said, William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, drew a "direct line" between President Trump's withholding of security aid and his demand for investigations.

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
Turkey announces new deal with Russia as US says its Syria ceasefire has succeeded
Russia and Turkey have reached an agreement to share control of Syria's northern border, superseding a deal Turkey made with the U.S. last week.

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols (Reuters World News)

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
France gives tentative nod to Lebanese government over reforms
France said on Tuesday that it was encouraging the Lebanese government to push ahead with the necessary reforms to restore the economy and that it remained committed to putting into action decisions made at a donor's conference last year.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Chile military says 'nothing to hide' amid allegations of rights violations in riots
Chile's military said it would investigate allegations of human rights violations in days of riots, looting and protests throughout the country that have left 15 dead and led to the arrest of more than 2,600.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
WeWork, Rejected by Wall Street, Accepts Lifeline From SoftBank
The troubled shared office company scrapped an initial public offering and push out its chief executive last month.

CBC Top StoriesOct 22, 2019
Chile's military says 'nothing to hide' amid allegations of rights violations during deadly riots
Chile's military said it would investigate allegations of human rights violations during days of riots, looting and protests that have left 15 dead and led to the arrest of more than 2,600.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
U.S aim is for troops pulling out of Syria to leave Iraq eventually: Pentagon chief
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States, and not for them to stay in Iraq "interminably".

Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in Iraq (ABC News)
'Start Here': US troops moving in Syria and diplomat to testify in impeachment probe (ABC News)

NYTimes GlobalOct 22, 2019
Katie Hill, Rising Democratic Star in House, Denies Relationship With Aide
The California freshman denied a report of a relationship with a congressional aide, which House rules forbid, but refused to comment on whether she was intimately involved with a campaign staff member. - EuropeOct 22, 2019
Boeing replaces head of commercial aeroplanes division
Kevin McAllister is the most senior executive to leave since 737 Max disasters

Top Boeing Executive to Leave as 737 Max Crisis Swells (Int'l Herald Tribune)

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 22, 2019
Turkey Syria offensive: Erdogan and Putin strike deal over Kurds
President Erdogan and President Putin reach a deal over Turkey's border battle with Kurds in Syria.

Putin and Erdogan Announce Plan for Northeast Syria, Bolstering Russian Influence (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Armed man hits pedestrians with hijacked ambulance in Oslo -police
An armed man stole an ambulance in Oslo on Tuesday, lightly injuring five people including two babies in an apparent attempt to target pedestrians, Norwegian police and hospital officials told Reuters.

Police shoot suspect as stolen ambulance crashes into bystanders in Oslo (ABC News)
Stolen Oslo ambulance hits family, two babies injured: police (Reuters World News)

CNBC World NewsOct 22, 2019
WeWork's Adam Neumann will reportedly get a $1.7 billion deal to step down from board
SoftBank will take control of WeWork after the deal is announced.

CNBC World NewsOct 22, 2019
Boris Johnson faces two crucial votes Tuesday as he tries to seal Brexit before the deadline
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hoping to receive enough backing from lawmakers in two key Brexit votes on Tuesday.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
As Netanyahu Fails to Form a Government, Benny Gantz Gets a Chance to Try
The former army chief will have 28 days to assemble a coalition government for the fiercely divided country. Otherwise, a third election could follow.

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
Anonymous senior Trump official behind 'resistance' op-ed has written a book
The senior administration official set off a firestorm last year.

Anonymous Trump Official Behind Times Op-Ed Is Writing a Book (NYTimes Global)

CBC Top StoriesOct 22, 2019
Lori Loughlin faces new charges in college admissions scandal
Actress Lori Loughlin, alongside her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and nine other defendants, were served with new charges on Tuesday in the ongoing college admissions scandal

New 'Varsity Blues' charges affect 11 parents, including Lori Loughlin (ABC News)
Lori Loughlin and Other Parents Face New Charges in College Admissions Scandal (NYTimes Global) - EuropeOct 22, 2019
Zuckerberg admits Facebook in a poor position to promote Libra
Candid comments come ahead of a congressional hearing into the cryptocurrency project

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
Why Baby Elijah Lost Medicaid, and a Million Fewer Children Have It
Officials point to rising employment, but the uninsured rate is climbing as families run afoul of new paperwork and as fear rises among immigrants.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 22, 2019
Norway ambulance hijack: Oslo rampage leaves three hurt
Three people - including baby twins - were injured after the emergency vehicle careered into them.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
Votes on Brexit Withdrawal Deal Are Another Crunch Moment for Boris Johnson
The prime minister is hoping for his first win in Parliament, particularly on compressing the debate on the deal. If that fails, he will call for an election.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
India government, Facebook spar over decryption laws at top court
India's government asked Facebook Inc on Tuesday to help it decrypt private messages on its network, citing national security requirements in a court hearing on privacy rights on social media platforms.

CNBC World NewsOct 22, 2019
Nearly 60% of global banks would not survive another downturn, new research warns
More than half the players in the global banking sector are too weak to survive the next economic downturn, according to a report from consulting firm McKinsey.

CBC Top StoriesOct 22, 2019
More violent clashes in Chile leave 12 dead amid anti-government protests
Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile's capital Monday, continuing violent clashes, arson and looting that have left at least 12 dead and led the president to say the country is "at war."

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
WATCH: Facebook shuts down disinformation campaigns
Facebook announced it found evidence of Russia and other foreign actors, including Iran, trying to influence the 2020 U.S. election using social media.

NYTimes GlobalOct 22, 2019
PG&E Warns It Could Cut Power to California Users Again
More than a dozen counties could lose electricity as the struggling utility tries to keep its equipment from sparking wildfires.

BBC Front PageOct 21, 2019
Do today's global protests have anything in common?
People are protesting around the world, from Lebanon to Chile. What do they have in common?

Washington Post World NewsOct 20, 2019
Chile's president rolls back subway fare hike amid protests
Soldiers are patrolling the streets in Chile's capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990

Christian Science Monitor--worldOct 20, 2019
As Brexit deadline looms, Boris Johnson faces hard choices
Boris Johnson supporters say they have the votes to pass his new Brexit plan and won't need to delay past Oct. 31. Critics have other plans.
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