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U.S., Turkey agree to 5-day cease-fire in
U.S., Turkey agree to 5-day cease-fire in Syria, Pence says, to let Kurds withdraw after U.S. pullout sparked violence  The Washington PostTurkey's Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria letter in bin'  BBC NewsErdogan threw Trump's 'don't be a fool' letter in the trash, sources claim  Fox NewsWhy Turkey Treated Trump’s Letter as Trash  The AtlanticDonald Trump pours gasoline on Syria. Now Turkey-Kurds-Russia blowup may one day burn USA.  USA TODAYView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:04 am
Modern Humans Inherited Even More DNA from
Modern Humans Inherited Even More DNA from Neanderthals and Denisovans Than We Thought  Gizmodo
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:00 am
'The Batman' Casts Paul Dano as The Riddler
'The Batman' Casts Paul Dano as The Riddler  Hollywood ReporterRobert Pattinson's 'The Batman' Body Shown Off In New Photos  Heroic HollywoodJonah Hill Passes on Role in ‘The Batman’  VarietyMichelle Pfeiffer Gives Zoë Kravitz Some Unexpecting Advice For Catwoman Role  AccessRobert Pattinson Says His Batman Is 'Not a Hero'  ScreenCrushView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:47 am
Do You Really Need the Stadia Founder’s
Do You Really Need the Stadia Founder’s Pack on Launch Day?  LifehackerGoogle’s Stadia wireless controller won’t be very wireless at launch  The VergeGoogle continues to ignore the Chromecast, the best product it ever made  Digital TrendsGoogle Stadia's Wireless Controller Will Be Limited At Launch - IGN  IGNGoogle Stadia Release Date And Launch Regions Announced  redmondpie.comView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:45 am
HBO Max will stream 'Spirited Away' and
HBO Max will stream 'Spirited Away' and other Studio Ghibli movies  EngadgetMiyazaki and Studio Ghibli films will stream exclusively on HBO Max  PolygonWow! Studio Ghibli Movies Will Stream on the Upcoming HBO Max  GizmodoHBO Max Acquires U.S. Streaming Rights To Studio Ghibli Library  DeadlineStudio Ghibli Films Will Finally Be Available To Stream, Exclusive to HBO Max  KotakuView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:32 am
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Mick Mulvaney acknowledges Ukraine aid was
Donald Trump's acting chief of staff said Thursday that aid to Ukraine was withheld because of the president's desire for Kiev to probe U.S. politics.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:54 am
Mulvaney on quid pro quo: 'We do that
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney addressed the press on Thursday and said the Trump administration does quid pro quos “all the time.”
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:45 am
Florida school resource officer fired for
Jonathan Cross, a resource officer at Thomas E. Weightman Middle School in Wesley Chapel, Florida, was fired for "mishandling" a gun.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:37 am
View Photos of the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:00 am
35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus crash
Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Islamic holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday. The accident on Wednesday evening involved the collision of "a private chartered bus... with a heavy vehicle" near the western city, a spokesman for Medina police said, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. This year, some 2.5 million faithful travelled to Saudi Arabia from across the world in August to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage -- one of the five pillars of Islam.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 9:49 am
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First All-Woman Spacewalk on October 18 -
First All-Woman Spacewalk on October 18  NASANASA Tries Again for the First All-Female Spacewalk  The Wall Street JournalUS astronauts to make history with first all-female spacewalk  msnNOWNASA's First All-Female Spacewalk Set For Friday  NPRWatch UCSD alum join in first all-female spacewalk early Friday  The San Diego Union-TribuneView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:28 am
GM still plans to sell Lordstown plant to EV
GM still plans to sell Lordstown plant to EV startup after UAW strike  The VergeLordstown workers vow to push for contract rejection; factory to remain closed  Detroit Free PressBREAKING: GM officially done with Lordstown Assembly Complex  MahoningMatters.comGM contract: worker pay hikes, factory closings including Lordstown move forward  WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandDetails revealed: What's in the tentative UAW GM contract?  WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7View full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:18 am
New England Nor'easter Storm Shuts Power Off
New England Nor'easter Storm Shuts Power Off For Hundreds Of Thousands  NPRView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:13 am
Trump to host G7 at his own Florida resort
Trump to host G7 at his own Florida resort property  CNNTrump has awarded next year’s G-7 summit of world leaders to his Miami-area resort, the White House said  The Washington PostTrump's Doral Golf Course To Host G-7 Summit In Miami  NPRHolding G-7 at Trump's Doral resort is shameless  Washington ExaminerWhite House: Climate change won't be on agenda when Trump hosts G-7 | TheHill  The HillView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:12 am
Urban Meyer: Penn State White Out Is 'The
Urban Meyer: Penn State White Out Is 'The Toughest Environment In The Country'  Onward StateThe Big Ten Is A Big Slog  FiveThirtyEightMichigan football vs. Penn State: Scouting report, prediction  Detroit Free PressWhy doesn’t Penn State wear white uniforms for its all-stadium ‘Whiteout’ game?  PennLiveBest of times, worst of times: Why the Big Ten is a historical anomaly this season  Yahoo SportsView full coverage on Google News
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:05 am
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Turkey agrees 'ceasefire' in Syria offensive
Turkey and the US have reached a deal to suspend the incursion into northern Syria, to allow Kurdish fighters to withdraw.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:21 am
William and Kate's turbulent flight aborts
Prince William has said he and wife Kate are fine after their turbulent flight's landing in Islamabad was aborted twice.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 8:50 am
Former Nazi, 93, on trial over 5,000
A former Nazi guard has gone on trial over the deaths of more than 5,000 prisoners at a World War Two concentration camp in Poland.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 7:15 am
Mo Salah dresses up as Disney character for
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah swapped his football strip for a leafy skirt when he dressed up as a Disney character for his daughter's birthday.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 3:36 am
HK politicians dragged out of parliament
Pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong were dragged out of parliament for heckling leader Carrie Lam as they demanded an inquiry into a vicious attack on a prominent human rights activist.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 3:15 am
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Turkey to suspend Syria offensive, Mike
US Vice-President Mike Pence says the pause in operations will allow Kurdish-led forces to withdraw.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:39 am
New Brexit deal: Four ways it's different,
Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming compares Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement with Theresa May's.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:17 am
National Doral Miami: Trump Florida golf
The Doral Miami resort will host the summit but the president will not profit, the White House says.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:11 am
Brexit: Johnson 'very confident' MPs will
The PM is facing an uphill battle to get his new Brexit deal through the House of Commons on Saturday.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:03 am
Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights
The same body announced plans to send a fact-finding mission to investigate Venezuela last month.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 10:17 am
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Turkish officials say they will pause
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Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire in
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:25 am
Watch Pence discuss details of ceasefire
Vice President Mike Pence says Turkey and the US have agreed to a 120-hour ceasefire so Kurdish forces may evacuate northern Syria.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:24 am
Pence said operation would end when Kurdish
US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that he and President Erdogan of Turkey agreed to a ceasefire halting Turkey's incursion into northern Syria.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:21 am
Opinion: A letter to Kurdish soldiers from a
Dear Kurdish soldiers,
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:12 am
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Mike Pence announces that Turkey agreed to a
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo land in Turkey to salvage U.S. interests in Syria.       
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:59 pm
A day without teachers: 32,000+ educators in
Chicago Public Schools teachers went on strike Thursday morning, seeking smaller class sizes, more support staff and a pay raise.       
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:59 pm
Mick Mulvaney acknowledges Ukraine aid was
Donald Trump's acting chief of staff said Thursday that aid to Ukraine was withheld because of the president's desire for Kiev to probe U.S. politics.       
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:51 pm
Marine Corps says another WWII hero
Three historians using film footage from Mount Suribachi identified one of the six flag-raisers as Cpl. Harold 'Pie' Keller - not Pfc. Rene Gagnon.       
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:45 pm
Record-smashing bomb cyclone or 'explosive
An 'explosive cyclogenesis' or bomb cyclone hit the Northeast, causing widespread power outages in Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire.       
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:29 pm
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Impeachment Inquiry: Mulvaney Undercuts
The acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, told reporters that the U.S. withheld military aid to force Ukraine to investigate corruption, which he said would include scrutinizing Democrats.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:58 pm
Senate Fails to Override Trump’s Veto,
The vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override President Trump’s veto, allowing him to continue circumventing Congress to fund the border wall.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:56 pm
Alicia Alonso, Star of Cuba’s National
A ballerina of unusual range and power, she continued to dance into her 70s despite chronic vision problems.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:53 pm
Defiant Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t
In an address at Georgetown University, the Facebook chief executive called for more free speech — not less — as his company has been assailed for allowing lies and falsehoods to appear.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:52 pm
Elijah Cummings, Powerful Democrat Who
A son of sharecroppers, he fought tirelessly for his hometown, Baltimore, and became a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:52 pm
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Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria
Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture, in a deal hailed by the Trump administration and cast by Turkey as a complete victory.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:59 pm
Aid agencies struggle in northeast Syria
Aid agencies said on Thursday they were struggling to meet the needs of up to 200,000 civilians who fled fighting in northeast Syria and reported water shortages in the Syrian city of Hasaka.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:58 pm
Venezuela wins seat on U.N. rights council
Venezuela was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday with 105 votes and a round of applause, despite fierce lobbying against it by the United States and rights groups, and the late entry of Costa Rica as competition.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:54 pm
UAW deal with GM to end strike includes pay
The United Auto Workers union wrung higher pay and better coverage for temporary workers from General Motors Co as part of its tentative deal to end a month-long U.S. strike, but the deal would also allow the automaker to move forward with closing three plants, the union said on Thursday.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:50 pm
Timeline: UAW wrings higher pay from GM in
The United Auto Workers union wrung higher pay and other benefits from General Motors Co as part of a tentative deal to end a month-long U.S. strike by about 48,000 workers, the union disclosed on Thursday.
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:50 pm
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Ankara confirms ‘pausing’ operation
Turkey has confirmed reaching an agreement with the US on temporarily halting its military operation against Kurdish-led militias in northern Syria but refused to call it a ‘ceasefire’, adding that it will go on with its plans. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 1:00 pm
Stuck in a Russiagate-collusion rut: Putin
Critics of US President Donald Trump went into full-on meltdown mode after the White House announced that the US will host next year’s G7 summit at the Trump-owned Miami resort. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 12:49 pm
‘Tough love’ with Turkey got Syria
US President Donald Trump hailed the news that Turkey agreed to halt its operation in Syria pending the withdrawal of Kurdish militia from the ‘safe zone’ along the border, crediting his “tough love” approach for the breakthrough. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:29 am
Journalist who wrote about Al Qaeda-linked
Tulsi Gabbard drew criticism this week for saying that the US backed Al Qaeda in Syria. One of those offended was journalist Clint Watts — but it turns out, Watts himself was in favor of ‘befriending’ Al Qaeda-linked groups. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 17 October 2019 | 11:21 am