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Typhoon Hagibis
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October 14, 2019 - 6:40 am
Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 48 people dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. Read more here.
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File photo: President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium.
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AP News
October 13, 2019 - 6:36 pm
A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his coming testimony in the impeachment probe.
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Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters on pick-up trucks celebrate as they drive in Tal Abyad, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
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AP News
October 13, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Syrian government troops will deploy along the border with Turkey to help Kurdish fighters fend off Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, the Kurds said Sunday, hours after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the area to avoid getting caught in the middle of the fast-...
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Students and residents scoop dirt as the town is flooded Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
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AP News
October 13, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Rescuers in Japan are continuing to help people in the aftermath of a ferocious typhoon.
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A Turkish soldier watches as mourners carry the coffins of Halil Yagmur, 64 and Muslum Guzel, killed Friday during mortar shelling from Syria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
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AP News
October 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain, as its offensive against Kurdish fighters pressed into its fourth day with little sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.
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Chinese Vice Premier Liu He accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, greets the media before a minister-level trade meetings at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washing
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest economies reached a cease-fire in their 15-month trade war.
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, second left, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center, hold hands as they wave at the crowds in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country's two-decade border conflict with Eritrea.
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Syrians flee shelling by Turkish forces in Ras al Ayn, northeast Syria.
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 9:32 pm
Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area.
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A shipping container
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John McDevitt
October 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Prospects of a sweeping trade deal between the United States and China appear to be dimming as negotiators prepare to resume two days of talks on Thursday. Read more here.
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Police officers in Halle, Germany
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October 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Shots were fired outside a synagogue and into a kebab shop in an eastern German city on Wednesday, Judaism's holiest day, witnesses said. Police said that two people were killed and the assailant or assailants fled. Read the latest here.
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