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A high level U.S. delegation arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks on a cease-fire in Syria.
Presidential Press Service via AP
AP News
October 17, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire to allow the Kurdish forces it was battling to safely withdraw from an area in northern Syria.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 17, 2019 - 6:01 am
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
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Union members picket outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 16, 2019 - 11:56 am
The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.
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A bullet hole from the police officer's shot is seen in the rear window of Atatiana Jefferson's home on E. Allen Ave in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP
AP News
October 16, 2019 - 8:07 am
By Jake Bleiberg and Jill Bleed, Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speak during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
AP News
October 16, 2019 - 6:54 am
Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign.
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Demonstrators set a Lebron James jersey on fire during a rally at the Southorn Playground in Hong Kong.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
AP News
October 15, 2019 - 9:03 pm
LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the ongoing fallout with what James derided as a "misinformed" tweet.
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Yolanda Jacobs, a United Auto Workers member, walks the picket line at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Mich.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 15, 2019 - 10:59 am
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.
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Crystal Zamora, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., performs with the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M.
Russell Contreras/AP Photo
AP News
October 14, 2019 - 9:08 pm
A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.
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Syrian troops deploy in the northern town of Tal Tamr, Monday, Oct 14, 2019.
SANA via AP
AP News
October 14, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria.
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Amber Carr, center, wipes a tear as her sister, Ashley Carr, left, and attorney Lee Merritt, right, listen to their brother Adarius Carr talk about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson during a news conference.
Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News via AP
AP News
October 14, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Fort Worth police chief says a white officer accused in the fatal shooting of a black woman in her home has resigned.
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