Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion

Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world's deadliest ongoing war. Jonah Green has more.
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Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Protests erupt after Spain jails separatist leaders

Spain's Supreme Court on Monday jailed nine Catalan separatist leaders for between nine and 13 years for their role in a failed independence bid, a decision that triggered mass protests in the region and left the future course of the dispute uncertai
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Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

Second-ever woman Nobel Econ winner hopes to be role model for others

U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that has helped millions of children by favoring practical steps over theory.
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Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

Stocks pause on trade deal uncertainty

U.S. stocks edged lower Monday as uncertainties following recent U.S.-China trade negotiations clouded sentiment and investors turned their focus to the third-quarter earnings season, which begins Tuesday.
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"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

"Face us as a broken family"- mother of UK teen killed in crash

The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash in England involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman responsible for the crash fled to the United States. Ji
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Q3 earnings outlook

Q3 earnings outlook

U.S. companies have guided expectations so low that they'll likely surprise Wall Street with flat earnings, RiverFront Investment Group's Kevin Nicholson tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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Damascus cements its new Kurd alliance

Damascus cements its new Kurd alliance

Russian-backed Syrian government forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria after the Turkish incursion, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier.
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Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry

Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry

U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. C
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Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea.
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Thousands protest after Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Thousands protest after Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Protesters poured onto then streets of Barcelona on Monday after Spain's Supreme Court jailed nine separatist leaders behind a failed Catalan independence bid in 2017.
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What to watch in Q3 earnings

What to watch in Q3 earnings

With some big banks on deck Tuesday, expect U.S. companies to report sour third-quarter results amid a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economy that has been showing signs of struggling.
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Germany snubs U.S. demand to ban Huawei

Germany snubs U.S. demand to ban Huawei

Germany's rules for its 5G phone network will not exclude China's Huawei Technologies, in a snub to U.S. demands.
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Airbus: WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods

Airbus: WTO clears U.S. to target EU goods

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorised the United States on Monday to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion of imports of EU goods after an arbitrator's decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus.
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Pomp and controversy on day of Queen's speech

Pomp and controversy on day of Queen's speech

The British parliament reopens at the request of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But Queen Elizabeth's speech outlining Johnson's legislative agenda is being derided as a political stunt Francis Maguire reports.
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Pioneers in fight against poverty win 2019 Nobel economics prize

Pioneers in fight against poverty win 2019 Nobel economics prize

Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. Emily Wither has the details.
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Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders for a total of almost 100 years

Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders for a total of almost 100 years

Spain's Supreme Court handed prison sentences of between nine and 13 years to nine separatist leaders on Monday, for their role in a failed Catalan independence bid in 2017.
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Stocks slip amid lack of detail on trade deal

Stocks slip amid lack of detail on trade deal

Stock markets slipped sharply on Monday as signs of progress in the China-U.S. trade dispute drew mixed a reaction from investors. Brexit worries, meanwhile, drove London stocks lower.
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SoftBank eyes full control of WeWork

SoftBank eyes full control of WeWork

SoftBank is planning to take full control of WeWork following its IPO debacle, according to Reuters sources.
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Ecuador's president strikes deal to end protests

Ecuador's president strikes deal to end protests

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno said he struck a deal late on Sunday with indigenous leaders who have mobilized thousands of protesters against a decree that slashed fuel subsidies, agreeing to replace it with one that does more to help the most nee
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Poland's nationalists win general election

Poland's nationalists win general election

Official results show Poland's ruling nationalist party has won a second term in Sunday's parliamentary election.
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Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight

Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight

The son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he is stepping down from the board of a Chinese firm. President Donald Trump has urged China to investigate Hunter Biden, and accused him and his father of corrupt dealings in Ukraine.
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Poland's nationalists look set to stay in power

Poland's nationalists look set to stay in power

Poland’s ruling nationalist party was on course to keep its majority after a general election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, a victory likely to stoke concern about democratic standards in the largest former Soviet European Union state.
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Canada's Trudeau forges ahead with campaign despite security threat

Canada's Trudeau forges ahead with campaign despite security threat

Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election after a security threat forced him to wear a bulletproof vest at a campaign rally on Saturday.
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Incident at Florida mall leaves one injured

Incident at Florida mall leaves one injured

A loud noise at a shopping center near Miami spread fears of an active shooter on Sunday. But Boca Raton police say they've found no casings and have no suspect in custody.
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Kenyan Kosgei shatters women's marathon record

Kenyan Kosgei shatters women's marathon record

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record on Sunday.
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Democrat Schiff says he's committed to protecting whistleblower in impeachment probes

Democrat Schiff says he's committed to protecting whistleblower in impeachment probes

The Democratic lawmaker leading an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said his "primary interest" was in protecting the whistleblower whose complaint touched off the presidential probe.
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Trump tells Pentagon to start pulling troops from northern Syria

Trump tells Pentagon to start pulling troops from northern Syria

The United States is poised to move about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish incursion into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situation "untenable" for U.S. forces. Lisa Bernhard has more.
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Graves desecrated at Israeli Commonwealth cemetery.

Graves desecrated at Israeli Commonwealth cemetery.

Police are investigating a suspected hate crime after vandals targeted Commonwealth Cemetary in Israel.
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Islamic State relatives escape in northern Syria

Islamic State relatives escape in northern Syria

Relatives of IS fighters have escaped from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria, amid a Turkish cross-border offensive.
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Poland's nationist government set to win second term

Poland's nationist government set to win second term

Poland heads to the polls in an election expected to hand PiS an absolute majority.
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'Lady Liberty' erected above Hong Kong

'Lady Liberty' erected above Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters have placed a Lady Liberty statue on a peak overlooking Hong Kong, as clashes with riot police cause chaos.
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UK opposition leader unlikely to support Brexit deal

UK opposition leader unlikely to support Brexit deal

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is unlikely to support a deal agreed between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union, as talks to find an agreement intensify.
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Thousands of troops deployed after Japan's deadly typhoon

Thousands of troops deployed after Japan's deadly typhoon

The Japanese government has sent thousands of soldiers and rescue workers to save stranded residents in the destruction left by Typhoon Hagibis.
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Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe

Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his deal
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Ecuador's capital rocked by clashes

Ecuador's capital rocked by clashes

An indigenous group in Ecuador that has led massive protests to reinstate a fuel subsidy said on Saturday that it has decided to hold direct talks with President Lenin Moreno, the first sign of a potential breakthrough in a dispute that has triggered
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Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize border town of Ras al Ain - official

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize border town of Ras al Ain - official

Turkey has intensified its assault on Syria in the fourth fay of Ankara's offensive against Kurdish forces.
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Kipchoge breaks two hour marathon barrier

Kipchoge breaks two hour marathon barrier

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, stretching the limits of human endeavor and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for decades if at all.
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At least one dead as Typhoon Hagibis hits Tokyo

At least one dead as Typhoon Hagibis hits Tokyo

One man has been killed and more than 3 million people were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years.
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Egypt discovers ancient factories

Egypt discovers ancient factories

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has announced it has uncovered an ancient industrial park in Luxor.
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U.S., China reach 'phase 1' of trade deal

U.S., China reach 'phase 1' of trade deal

The US and China agreed to the first phase of a deal towards ending a trade war, prompting President Trump to suspend a tariff hike set for next week. The US President said: "There was a lot of friction, now it's a love fest."
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What to watch on Wall Street

What to watch on Wall Street

Next week, earnings season kicks off with reports from the big banks and Netflix. Retail sales data gives a glimpse of the strength of the consumer.
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Stocks pare gains on partial trade deal

Stocks pare gains on partial trade deal

U.S. stocks ended more than 1% higher Friday, but below their session highs after the announcement of a partial trade deal between the United States and China.
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ISIS prison camps at risk amid Turkey's incursion

ISIS prison camps at risk amid Turkey's incursion

Turkey's military incursion into Syria to battle various Kurdish groups is raising alarms with the U.S. amid concerns that Islamic State prisoners could escape amid the chaos unfolding. Nathan Frandino has more.
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Massive CA wildfire 'zero percent contained'

Massive CA wildfire 'zero percent contained'

The ferocious Saddleridge fire is ripping through the Los Angeles area, with dry conditions and high winds making the massive flames difficult to contain.
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GM appeals directly to employees, riling UAW

GM appeals directly to employees, riling UAW

General Motors took the unusual step of appealing directly to employees in a blog post on Friday that laid out the terms of the automaker’s latest offer aimed at ending a month-long strike, angering the union with which it is negotiating.
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Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims'

Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims'

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president on Friday that Trump removed her from her post based on "unfounded and false claims," according to U.S
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House can obtain Trump's financial records: court

House can obtain Trump's financial records: court

In a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to block oversight of his business dealings, a U.S. court on Friday backed a House of Representatives request for the Republican's financial records including tax documents.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's daughter reunited with father in UK

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's daughter reunited with father in UK

The daughter of jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been reunited with her father Richard in the UK leaving her mother in Tehran.
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