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Oct 17, 2019

Ex-Pompeo adviser tells impeachment investigators he was ‘disturbed' by attempts to enlist foreigners to hurt Trump's political opponents
Michael McKinley resigned last week after a bitter fallout with the secretary of state.

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Oct 17, 2019

Protesters bar Haiti's president from visiting historic site
Haiti's embattled president has been forced to hold a private ceremony amid heavy security to honor one of the country's founding fathers during a national holiday

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Oct 17, 2019

Putin directs exercise of Russian nuclear forces
Russian President Vladimir Putin has overseen sweeping war games carried out by his nation's strategic nuclear forces

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Oct 17, 2019

The Latest: Pence-Erdogan meeting stretches to 4 hours
Vice President Mike Pence meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stretched to more than four hours Thursday, as he pressed the NATO ally to agree to a ceasefire in Northern Syria

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Oct 17, 2019

Two Americans detained in China on ‘bogus' charges, their families say
The two ran China Horizons, a company helping college students teach in China.

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Oct 17, 2019

UK's Prince William, Kate tour Pakistani cultural hub Lahore
Britain's Prince William and wife Kate tour Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, where they undertook an emotional visit to a cancer hospital previously visited by William's mother, the late Princess Diana

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Oct 17, 2019

UK, EU reach Brexit deal, with Parliament as next hurdle
After three years of tense negotiations, Britain and the European Union say they have struck an outline Brexit deal

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Oct 17, 2019

Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body despite opposition
Venezuela has won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council despite a campaign by organizations and countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro's government and its rights record

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Oct 17, 2019

Violent protests rock Catalonia following conviction of separatist leaders
Protesters clashed with police in Barcelona and throughout Catalonia, leaving more than 90 injured on both sides.

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Oct 17, 2019

What is happening with Brexit now? Boris Johnson's plans for the Irish border and the E.U. explained.
Britain's prime minister has a new plan for Brexit, but will it work?

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Oct 17, 2019

Venezuela wins a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council
The government of Nicolás Maduro joins Cuba, Saudi Arabia and Sudan on the 47-member panel. The United States walked out last year.

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Oct 17, 2019

U.K. and E.U. reach new Brexit deal, setting up a clash in U.K. Parliament
If lawmakers appove, Britain could be out by the end of the month.

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Oct 17, 2019

Trump says his meeting with Harry Dunn's parents was ‘beautiful.' Their spokesman calls it ‘an ambush.'
"It didn't feel beautiful," the spokesman said in a television interview, describing Trump's efforts to prod the grieving parents to meet the woman blamed for the death of their son.

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Oct 17, 2019

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification
After three years of tense negotiations, Britain and the European Union say they have struck an outline Brexit deal

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Oct 17, 2019

The Latest: Russia's Putin raises Syria concerns with Turkey
The Kremlin says Russia's President Vladimir Putin will discuss humanitarian problems stemming from Turkey's military operation into northern Syria when he meets with his Turkish counterpart next week

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Oct 17, 2019

Libya official: Gunmen kill 2 women, 3 kids near capital
A Libyan health official says gunmen have killed two women and three children while they were driving on a highway near the capital, Tripoli

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Oct 17, 2019

Past three months in Afghanistan have been the deadliest for civilians in a decade
The U.N. says more civilians have died between July and September this year than during any other three-month period in the last 10 years.

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Oct 17, 2019

Pence arrives in Turkey as U.S. seeks to halt Erdogan's Syria offensive
The visit came a day after the White House made public a letter Trump sent to Erdogan urging the Turkish leader to "make a great deal."

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Oct 17, 2019

Indonesia arrests 40 militant suspects ahead of inauguration
Indonesian police say they have arrested 40 suspected militants ahead of presidential inauguration

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Oct 17, 2019

Climate change protesters dragged off subway car roof after blocking London Underground trains
"Activists are willing to go to prison in order to save lives in acts of conscience and necessity," Extinction Rebellion said in a statement.

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Oct 17, 2019

Canada's Mounties, a beloved national icon, rocked by sexual abuse and harassment
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police set aside $150 million to settle two class-action lawsuits over sexual misconduct.

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Oct 17, 2019

Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift
Aid groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people as rapidly shifting battle lines make it increasingly difficult to reach them

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Oct 17, 2019

EU negotiator: Johnson told EU Commission president he is confident he can get deal through Britain's House of Commons
EU negotiator: Johnson told EU Commission president he is confident he can get deal through Britain's House of Commons

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Oct 17, 2019

Greece: 12 detained in Turkey protest
Police detain 12 people at protest against Turkey's attacks in Syria at birthplace of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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Oct 17, 2019

The Latest: Iraq will only take its IS citizens from Syria
Iraq's foreign minister says his country will only take back Iraqi citizens detained in Syria who were fighters with the Islamic State group and their families

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Oct 17, 2019

The Latest: Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to meet Erdogan
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have arrived in Turkey to mount an improbable push for a cease-fire in Syria

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Oct 17, 2019

Socialism doesn't work? Bolivia's growing middle class would beg to differ.
Thirteen years after socialist Evo Morales was elected president, Bolivians are healthier, wealthier, better educated, living longer and more equal than at any time in their nation's history.

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Oct 17, 2019

John Bolton's revenge will be bittersweet
The former national security adviser's legacy at the White House is unpalatable to many.

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Oct 17, 2019

Gordon Sondland, Trump envoy and key figure in impeachment probe, faces criticism over $1 million taxpayer-funded home renovation
The project includes a $209,000 professional kitchen and a $223,000 family kitchen.

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Oct 17, 2019

Ex-Pompeo adviser tells impeachment investigators he was ‘disturbed' by attempts to use foreigners to hurt Trump's political opponents
Michael McKinley resigned last week after a bitter fallout with the secretary of state.

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Oct 17, 2019

China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program
China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border

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Oct 17, 2019

Amid a hasty withdrawal, Pentagon scrambles to revise campaign against Islamic State
Officials anticipate challenges in containing militants from afar after the bulk of U.S. forces leave Syria.

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Oct 17, 2019

A Norwegian is happy to be on trial for employing undocumented migrants
Arne Viste wants Norway to reconsider its policy denying legal employment to migrants in limbo.

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Oct 17, 2019

Brexit: U.K. and Europe edge closer to deal — but are not there yet
Any agreement would still need approval by E.U. leaders and the British Parliament

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Oct 17, 2019

Brexit deal has been reached say E.U. and U.K. leaders
Negotiators reached a deal in theory early Thursday, but Johnson appeared unable for now to sell it to his own Parliament while European member states still had concerns of their own.

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Oct 17, 2019

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a beloved national icon, rocked by sexual abuse and harassment
The agency has set aside $200 million to settle misconduct claims.

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Oct 17, 2019

Trump stuns Harry Dunn's parents, says woman in U.K. crash that killed their son is nearby and able to meet
President Trump wanted a "hug and make up" moment between Dunn's parents and the driver of the car that fatally struck their son, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions.

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Oct 17, 2019

What Trump just triggered in Syria, visualized
Assad's forces now have a more expansive geographical footprint than at any time over the last half decade.

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Oct 16, 2019

Why aid groups are leaving Syria as another humanitarian crisis unfolds
Aid groups working in war-torn countries often have to flee just when help is most needed.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trump's Syria pullout leaves U.S. with few options — and very little leverage
Washington now has very few options to sway the outcome of Turkey's offensive in Syria.

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Oct 16, 2019

Turkey rebuffs U.S. calls for truce in Syria, demands Kurdish fighters disarm
President Erdogan vowed to continue the Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurds, as President Trump sought to distance the United States from the conflict.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trump stuns Harry Dunn's parents, says woman in crash that killed their son is nearby and able to meet
Dunn's parents had no idea they were to meet President Trump at the White House, much less the woman they want to return to Britain.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Latest: US envoy urges Turkey to stop Syria offensive
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Turkey to halt its offensive in northeastern Syria "and declare a cease-fire immediately"

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Oct 16, 2019

U.S. withdrawal, Turkish offensive in Syria send a new wave of refugees to Iraq
Humanitarian agencies are preparing to receive as many as 50,000 people by January.

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Oct 16, 2019

Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit
The European Union and Britain were inching ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed within a day at an EU summit

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Oct 16, 2019

Brexit: U.K and Europe edge closer to deal — but are not there yet
British and European Brexit negotiators blew right past their midnight deadline and continued talks, with diplomats and officials divided — and confused — over whether the sides could reach a last-minute agreement.

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Oct 16, 2019

As violent crime spikes in Israeli Arab towns, so does anger over an alleged double standard in policing
A wave of violence has prompted outrage in the country's Arab communities, near-daily protests and accusations that law enforcement protects some Israelis more than others.

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Oct 16, 2019

Brazil's income inequality hits highest since at least 2012
Brazil's income inequality in 2018 reaches its highest level since the start of the national statistics' series in 2012, reflecting an economic downturn that's taken an outsized toll on the poor.

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Oct 16, 2019

A Norwegian man is on trial for employing undocumented migrants. He's thrilled.
Arne Viste wants Norway to reconsider its policy denying legal employment to migrants in limbo.

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Oct 16, 2019

Archaeologists find more than 20 sealed coffins looking much as the ancient Egyptians left them
The sarcophagi, stacked in two layers in a large tomb, still boasted their original carvings of faces and hands and colors of red, green, white and black that have not faded much over time.

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Oct 16, 2019

Armed burglars break into fancy Brazilian home. Watch what happens when the occupant fights back.
The wealthy have devised elaborate security systems in Sao Paulo — but even that sometimes doesn't keep crime away.

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Oct 16, 2019

Cuba to let citizens buy imports with foreign currencies
The Cuban government says it will allow citizens to use 10 foreign currencies to buy products like televisions and air conditioners at state stores in an attempt to compete with a multi-billion-dollar informal market in imported goods

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Oct 16, 2019

Pompeo adviser decries politicization of State Dept. in impeachment probe testimony
Michael McKinley resigned last week after a bitter fallout with the secretary of state.

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Oct 16, 2019

Reports: Mexico oil union leader resigns amid complaints
The longtime leader of Mexico's oil workers union has reportedly resigned following repeated scandals over alleged corruption

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Oct 16, 2019

Russia's media savors Moscow's upper hand in Syria, while noting pitfalls
Putin is applauded for handling the "lottery prize" that came with Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops.

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Oct 16, 2019

She was lost in the wilderness for over two days, until her SOS message was spotted in the dirt
Deborah Pilgrim had been missing since Sunday, when she went for an early-morning hike.

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Oct 16, 2019

The hasty U.S. pullback from Syria is a searing moment in America's withdrawal from the Middle East
Many in the region are wondering whether the United States is not only an unreliable power but also a weak one, one analyst said.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Latest: Customs, VAT issues seen holding up Brexit deal
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says that over the coming hours in the run-up to the EU summit "there are possibilities for an agreement, but it is not done."

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Oct 16, 2019

Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain - and plans ‘great operation'
Photos showing the North Korean leader on horseback in the snow, atop an active volcano, could presage a major announcement.

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Oct 16, 2019

The awkward tension underlying the West's anger at Turkey
None of the anger over the multi-year war in Yemen that was voiced in the West ever translated into the same sort of sweeping political action that a few days of Turkish incursions provoked this week.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Latest: UN envoy calls on Turks, Kurds to cease fighting
The Latest: UN Special Envoy for Syria says there must be a cessation of hostilities between Turkish troops and Kurdish fighters

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Oct 16, 2019

Socialism doesn't work? An emerging middle class of Bolivians would beg to differ.
The Andean nation has lifted people out of poverty at a faster rate than any other country in South America.

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Oct 16, 2019

Russian indicted by Mueller held in Belarus, then released
The suspect, Anna Bogcheva, worked for Russia's "troll factory" suspected of 2016 election interference.

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Oct 16, 2019

Some booed Saudi-Palestinian soccer match in West Bank even before it started
Most Arab teams refused to seek Israeli permission to enter the occupied territory. Saudi Arabia was among them — until now.

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Oct 16, 2019

Sri Lanka's army chief in controversy over election ad
Sri Lanka's election chief says he has asked for an explanation from the defense ministry on why the army commander features in an advertisement promoting a candidate for next month's presidential election

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Oct 16, 2019

Russia patrolling between Turkish and Syrian forces after U.S. troops withdraw
Battles in northern Syrian towns Tuesday were part of a scramble for territory amid a Turkish government offensive

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Oct 16, 2019

India's court ends hearings in Hindu-Muslim temple dispute
India's top court has ended hearings to settle a land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on site where hard liners demolished a 16th-century mosque

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Oct 16, 2019

House Democrats focus on Mulvaney, Bolton after key witness testimony in impeachment inquiry
Former top NSC official Fiona Hill testified that Bolton wanted it to be clear he was not involved in the "drug deal" on Ukraine being cooked up by others, including Trump's chief of staff, according to people familiar with her testimony.

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Oct 16, 2019

Huawei says its business is steady, defying U.S.-led pressure campaign
The Chinese tech company said revenue has increased sharply this year.

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Oct 16, 2019

EU orders chipmaker Broadcom to change business practices
European regulators have ordered chipmaker Broadcom to change the way it does business with key customers because it hurts competition

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Oct 16, 2019

Europe and Britain edge closer to Brexit deal — but still not over the line
With the hours ticking away until E.U. leaders meet this week, Britain is making concessions.

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Oct 16, 2019

Dutch farmers protest efforts to cut emissions, reduce herds
Dutch farmers are driving their tractors in slow-moving convoys across the country - to protest their treatment by the government as it seeks to rein in carbon and nitrogen emissions

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Oct 16, 2019

Erdogan rejects U.S. offer to mediate cease-fire with Kurds in Syria
His remarks come as Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo head to Turkey.

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Oct 16, 2019

Grief, accusations surround killing of Kurdish politician in northeastern Syria
Kurds call Hevrin Khalaf's death a war crime and blame Turkish-backed Islamist fighters.

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Oct 16, 2019

As violent crime spikes in Israeli Arab towns, so does anger over a double standard in policing
Arab citizens are protesting lax law enforcement they say would never be tolerated in Jewish neighborhoods.

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Oct 16, 2019

‘I can't even look at the atrocities': U.S. troops say Trump's Syria withdrawal betrayed an ally
"Reasonable-man definition says that we facilitated that attack," one Army officer said of Turkey's offensive against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.

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Oct 16, 2019

5 uncomfortable facts at the heart of the U.S.-Turkey relationship
The United States has imposed sanctions on Turkey, a NATO ally that houses U.S. nuclear weapons, after it began a military offensive against another U.S. ally.

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Oct 16, 2019

A couple digging a grave for their baby found another infant buried alive
Authorities were looking for the girl's parents, who they believe must have involved.

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Oct 16, 2019

Bosnian authorities round up migrants amid crisis warnings
Authorities in northwestern Bosnia have rounded up hundreds of migrants and moved them to a refugee center while warning of a looming crisis ahead of upcoming winter

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Oct 16, 2019

U.S. troops abandoned their Syrian base. Video appears to show Russians have moved in.
"We are at the U.S. base in Manbij. Only yesterday morning they were still here and today we are here."

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Oct 16, 2019

U.K. and E.U. negotiators talk into early morning with hopes for a Brexit deal
British leaders appeared willing to make concessions as talks moved past midnight deadline.

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Oct 16, 2019

Trump's lose-lose game in Syria
As other regional powers gain ground, Trump's America is getting the geopolitical rug pulled out from under its feet.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Louvre wants to include this $450 million painting in its big show about da Vinci. Its mystery owner seems to be balking.
Controversy over attribution dogs the "Salvator Mundi," and the differences between "by Leonardo da Vinci" and "by Leonardo and workshop" could have massive financial consequences. The work's owner may not be willing to expose the acquisition to that risk.

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Oct 16, 2019

U.K. and E.U. negotiators talk into early morning with hopes for Brexit deal
With talks passing a midnight deadline imposed by the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Britain appeared willing to make concessions, said diplomats familiar with the talks.

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Oct 16, 2019

Apartment building in upscale Brazil neighborhood is latest to collapse without warning
At least one person is dead and others are missing after the building in Fortaleza came down.

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Oct 16, 2019

China slams ‘arrogant and dangerous' U.S. over Hong Kong democracy bill as city's dysfunction deepens
Beijing accused U.S. lawmakers of harboring sinister intentions and said China would take strong measures to safeguard its interests.

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Oct 14, 2019

Daily protests are paralyzing Haiti. Here's why.
Demonstrators are demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse in the longest sustained protests of his term.

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Oct 14, 2019

Europe's populists shaken after elections in Hungary and Poland
Viktor Orban's party saw poor results and Poland's ruling party lost control of the senate.

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Oct 14, 2019

European leaders warn of ISIS revival with Turkish invasion of Syria
France is scrambling to protect its troops amid frustration with Washington's abrupt pullout.

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Oct 14, 2019

Hong Kong protesters plead for American protection as police crackdown intensifies
After months of protest and no signs of the government giving in, some activists hope for foreign pressure.

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Oct 14, 2019

Greek authorities evacuate island migrant camp after fire
Greek authorities are evacuating an overcrowded camp for asylum-seekers on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, where a large fire broke out following clashes between residents

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Oct 14, 2019

Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach
Foreign aid workers and journalists pack the border crossing, looking to get out of northeast Syria and into Iraq, a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping the Kurdish-run region

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Oct 14, 2019

Celebration, cleanup in Ecuador as deal ends nationwide protests — for now
President Lenín Moreno agreed to reinstate popular fuel subsidies; indigenous protest leaders agreed to end the demonstrations that paralyzed the country.

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Oct 14, 2019

In China, talk of ‘progress' and a ‘result,' but no mention of any trade deal with U.S.
The Chinese narrative about last week's trade talks differs sharply from President Trump's.

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Oct 14, 2019

In the Middle East, there's one country every side talks to: Russia
Putin travels to Saudi Arabia for discussions on all sorts of topics, from Syria to Iran to oil.

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Oct 14, 2019

K-pop singer Sulli found dead in suspected suicide, highlighting mental health pressures
The 25-year-old South Korean actress and singer had suffered online hate attacks and had spoken out about mental health problems.

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Oct 14, 2019

Queen sets out government agenda ahead of consequential week for Boris Johnson and Brexit
The state opening of Parliament came as British and European negotiators were in their third day of secret talks over the fate of Brexit.

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Oct 14, 2019

Parents of British teen Harry Dunn land in America, ask Trump: How could you let this happen?
Police said the 19-year-old was killed in a crash involving Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. government employee. She has since returned to the United States.

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Oct 14, 2019

Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad took up positions in key towns across northeast Syria. Meanwhile, Turkish-backed rebels launched an offensive in the flash-point town of Manbij.

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Oct 14, 2019

Spanish Supreme Court sentences Catalan separatists to prison, sparking protests
The leaders who organized the 2017 referendum received between nine and 13 years prison.

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