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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military style salute toward his supporters during a rally in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
The Latest: Syria Kurds say they will withdraw from borderA senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town
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FBI Throws Cold Water on 'Poisoned Alcohol' TheoryLooks like three of the Americans found dead in the Dominican Republic in recent months died of natural causes, CNN reports. That's based on FBI toxicology tests of Nathaniel Holmes, Cynthia Day, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, whose May deaths helped trigger a scare over allegedly counterfeit or poisoned alcohol in the...
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Opositores al Brexit sostienen una pancarta con la cara del primer ministro británico Boris Johnson pintada como el Guasón mientras participan en una protesta para exigir otro referendo sobre la membresía de Gran Bretaña en la Unión Europea en Londres, el sábado 19 de octubre de 2019. (AP Foto/Matt Dunham)
UK's Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against itPrime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union to delay Brexit
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A woman crosses through a street full of rubble during clashes between police and Catalan pro-independence protestors in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.The Catalan regional capital is bracing for a fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders. Five marches of tens of thousands from inland towns are converging in Barcelona's center for a mass protest. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stopBarcelona mayor calls for violent protests in Catalonia to stop; more than 500 injured
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In this late Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, Turkish police and army cars escort vans and buses returning from Syria, reportedly carrying IS group members and their families, at the border town of Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey.  Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu said Saturday, Oct. 19, that 41 Islamic State members were re-captured in Syria and private IHA news agency said the Turkish nationals among the re-captured were brought over to Turkey in vans. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Erdogan said the Turks captured would be imprisoned and tried in Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide saysA war monitor says Turkish-backed Syrian fighters crossed the border from Turkey and attacked a Kurdish-held town amid continued fighting nearly two days after a cease-fire was declared in northeast Syria
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In this Oct. 15, 2019 photo, Michoacan state police stand next to the coffins of slain colleagues during a memorial service at the public security department headquarters for Michoacan state, in Morelia, Mexico. More than 30 suspected cartel gunmen ambushed the police officers in the town of El Aguaje on Monday as they were traveling in a convoy to serve a warrant, killing 13 officers and wounding nine others. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
In many parts of Mexico, government ceded battle to cartelsA massive gunbattle in the Mexican city of Culiacan was shocking for the openness of government capitulation as it forced the release of a drug kingpin's son, and the brazenness of gunmen in machine-gun mounted armored trucks
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1.3B People Denied Chance to See Tarantino MovieChinese audiences hoping to see Quentin Tarantino's latest movie are going to have to wait—maybe for an illegal copy. China's National Film Administration has abruptly canceled Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 's Oct. 25 release without giving an official explanation, Los Angeles Magazine reports. But sources tell the...
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Protesters take part of a demonstration against Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, on Republique plaza in eastern Paris, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Demonstrators warned that the offensive could allow Islamic State extremists to resurge. Kurdish forces being targeted by Turkey this week were crucial to the international campaign against IS extremists, who orchestrated several deadly attacks against France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Thousands in Germany, France protest Turkish push into SyriaThousands in Germany, France protest Turkish offensive in northern Syria
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Shadowy Oligarch Has a Thing for Giuliani: ReportThe media spotlight fell Rudy Giuliani again this week amid fresh accusations and an intriguing foreign-bribery case. Testifying to congressional investigators, diplomat George Kent said Giuliani had pressed the White House and the State Dept. to get a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor Victor Shokin, CNN reports. Shokin had lost...
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Lebanese riot police use water cannon on anti-government protesters during a protest against government's plans to impose new taxes in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Demonstrators in Lebanon are blocking major roads across the country in a second day of protests against proposed new taxes, which come amid a severe economic crisis. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Lebanon's Nasrallah says he's against government resignationLebanon's influential Hezbollah leader says he doesn't support the government's resignation amid nationwide protests over a deepening economic crisis
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Dead Man's Final Prank Leaves Everyone LaughingAn Irish man with a sense of humor left behind a final prank for his friends and family: He made a recording before his death, and after his coffin was lowered into the ground, it started playing. "Hello?" he can be heard saying. "Let me out. It's f---ing dark in...
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Boris After Brexit Vote: 'Opportunity' Has Been LostBritish parliament faced a dramatic Brexit vote Saturday and chose, by a slim margin, to seek further delay. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new deal with the EU appeared "tantalizingly close" to passing when a delay amendment brought by an ousted member of his Conservative Party passed by 322 to 306—...
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