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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, to go to the Houses of Parliament in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.
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October 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, stands at left, to give a statement to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019.
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October 19, 2019 - 11:51 am
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says expert legislators will assess the House of Commons vote Monday.
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A burnt out truck used by gunmen smolders on an intersection, a day after street battles between gunmen and security forces in Culiacan, Mexico, Friday Oct. 18, 2019.
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October 18, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel henchmen that left at least eight people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said Friday.
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This June 2, 2017 file frame from video shows the Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla.
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October 17, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort near Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks out to greet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
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October 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
Britain and the European Union finally reached a tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and bitter frustrations of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now must sell the accord to a recalcitrant Parliament. Johnson's political...
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Turkish tanks and troops stationed near Syrian town of Manbij, Syria.
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October 15, 2019 - 7:18 pm
When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with Damascus and Moscow, it seemed like a moment of geopolitical whiplash.
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Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
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October 15, 2019 - 8:57 am
A U.S. official says the approximately 1,000 U.S. troops being withdrawn from northern Syria will reposition in Iraq, Kuwait and possibly Jordan.
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Syrian troops deploy in the northern town of Tal Tamr, Monday, Oct 14, 2019.
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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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Vatican head of security Domenico Giani, right, with the pope.
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October 14, 2019 - 12:51 pm
The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. Read more here.
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People welcome Syrian troops
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October 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. Read more here.
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