Gabbard calls Clinton 'personification of rot'

Gabbard calls Clinton 'personification of rot'

Representative Tulsi Gabbard resorted to name calling after Hillary Clinton hinted Gabbard was being "groomed" to disrupt the 2020 race as a third-party candidate. Conway G. Gittens has the story.
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Apple to debut a new TV show tackling #MeToo

Apple to debut a new TV show tackling #MeToo

Apple is jumping into the streaming video wars with a series that explores accusations of sexual misconduct at a fictional morning television news show, a story that tackles issues brought to life over the past two years of the #MeToo movement.
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Biden campaign cracks down on Facebook over false ads

Biden campaign cracks down on Facebook over false ads

The Biden campaign wrote a letter to Facebook to take down a video ad which falsely accused the former Vice President of blackmailing Ukrainian officials to stop an investigation of his son, according to the New York Times.
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Johnson defiant after lawmakers vote to force Brexit delay

Johnson defiant after lawmakers vote to force Brexit delay

A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not negotiate a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament on Saturday that means he is obliged to request a postponement.
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Clinton probe finds no mishandling of classified emails

Clinton probe finds no mishandling of classified emails

A U.S. State Department investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information. Conway G.
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Lebanon faces third day of unrest as rage sweeps country

Lebanon faces third day of unrest as rage sweeps country

Small groups of demonstrators gathered in central Beirut in an effort to keep Lebanon's anti-government protests going, with storefronts of banks and upmarket retailers in the capital's commercial district smashed in and fires still smouldering from
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British lawmakers back Brexit deal delay

British lawmakers back Brexit deal delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would not negotiate a delay to Brexit, after lawmakers backed a proposal to withhold approval for his agreement until formal ratification legislation has passed.
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Flames light up another night of Catalan fury in Barcelona

Flames light up another night of Catalan fury in Barcelona

Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday (October 18), setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders.
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UK PM Johnson says hopes this is the moment to get Brexit resolution

UK PM Johnson says hopes this is the moment to get Brexit resolution

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped lawmakers would go ahead with a vote on Saturday on the divorce deal he struck this week with the European Union and this would be the moment Britain would get resolution over Brexit.
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Fate of Japan's imperial dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Fate of Japan's imperial dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Among Japan's youngest royals, only one qualifies to be the future emperor. Thirteen year-old Hisahito is the only male of his generation, leading some to ask whether it's time to revisit the debate about succession.
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Trump downplays flare-up in Syria amid ceasefire

Trump downplays flare-up in Syria amid ceasefire

Trump’s comments came one day after he praised a deal announced by Vice President Mike Pence that would pause fighting in Northeast Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture. Jonah Green has more.
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Canada's Trudeau says fighting for every vote

Canada's Trudeau says fighting for every vote

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, trying to retain power after scandals dimmed his image, on Friday said he was fighting for every vote in an election next week and conceded his main rival could win.
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Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

A Boeing senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world’s largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis. Conway G. Gittens has the details.
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Wall Street pressured by global growth concerns

Wall Street pressured by global growth concerns

Yahaira Jacquez wraps up Friday's market action on Wall Street.
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U.S. astronauts soar in first all-female spacewalk

U.S. astronauts soar in first all-female spacewalk

U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk. Conway G. Gittens has the story.
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Investors should be on the hunt for yield - Jay Jacobs

Investors should be on the hunt for yield - Jay Jacobs

As the markets try to shake out what's going on with trade and Brexit, Jay Jacobs, head of research at Global X ETFs, tells Yahaira Jacquez that investors should search for yield.
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Key earnings next week: McDonald's, Boeing, Caterpillar

Key earnings next week: McDonald's, Boeing, Caterpillar

Earnings season heats up in the coming week with key quarterly results and updates from several marquee names including McDonald's, Boeing, Catepillar, Microsoft and Amazon. Conway G. Gittens has the highlights.
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Mexico's president defends decision to release El Chapo's son

Mexico's president defends decision to release El Chapo's son

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended security forces on Friday over their handling of a shocking outbreak of drug violence, saying they had saved lives by releasing a son of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after his brief c
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Shells fall in northeast Syria despite ceasefire agreement

Shells fall in northeast Syria despite ceasefire agreement

Shelling could be heard at the Syrian-Turkish border on Friday morning despite a five-day ceasefire agreed between Turkey and the United States, and Washington said the deal covered only a small part of the territory Ankara aims to seize.
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The last Soviet leader warns history is repeating itself

The last Soviet leader warns history is repeating itself

Mikhail Gorbachev saw the Cold War end. Now Russia's last Soviet head of state is demanding that Moscow and Washington walk away from a new era of 'militarized politics,' or risk calamity.
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Johnson & Johnson shares drop after baby powder recall

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after baby powder recall

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after the U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online.
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At least 62 killed in Afghan mosque bombing

At least 62 killed in Afghan mosque bombing

A spokesman for Nangarhar province's governor says there were multiple blasts from explosives placed inside the mosque in the Jawdara area of Haska Mena district.
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Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies

Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide’s suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration’s impeachment strategy and left Republican allies flummoxed and frustrated. Chris Dignam has
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Renault shares tumble after profit warning

Renault shares tumble after profit warning

Renault shares tumbled Friday after the French automaker cut its outlook for sales and profits.
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Massive separatist 'freedom' march hits Barcelona

Massive separatist 'freedom' march hits Barcelona

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators waving pro-independence flags and chanting "freedom for political prisoners" joined marches across Catalonia on Friday, the fifth day of protests against the jailing of nine separatist leaders over a failed bid
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Despite Tunisia's vote for change, enduring miseries drive youth exodus

Despite Tunisia's vote for change, enduring miseries drive youth exodus

A story of a young Tunisian man who went missing at sea after his migrant boat capsized is a testament of growing frustration and anger, particularly among young people.
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Brexit stakes high in Northern Ireland’s border city

Brexit stakes high in Northern Ireland’s border city

The stakes are high in the Northern Irish city Londonderry as Britain tries to complete the difficult process of leaving the European Union.
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Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest

Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood joined a protest outside the London headquarters of BP on Friday. The city has been hit for days by climate change demonstrations.
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How a tiny aluminum maker won protection

How a tiny aluminum maker won protection

This U.S. plant operated by Century Aluminum on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River is a relative success story in an industry still reeling from global competition.
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Pompeo to Israel: U.S. focus is still on Iran 'threat'

Pompeo to Israel: U.S. focus is still on Iran 'threat'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored U.S.-Israeli efforts to counter Iran in talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, in an apparent attempt to ease concerns in Israel that Tehran could exploit a U.S. military pullback in Syria.
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Bleak China GDP rattles global markets

Bleak China GDP rattles global markets

Chinese equities sank on Friday after the country posted its worst quarterly GDP numbers in almost 30 years.
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Cartel gunmen free El Chapo's son from police

Cartel gunmen free El Chapo's son from police

Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gun battles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.
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Plan to close New York's Rikers jails approved

Plan to close New York's Rikers jails approved

The New York City Council voted on Thursday to close the city's infamous Rikers Island jail complex by 2026, casting off a detention system plagued by chronic violence and decrepit facilities, as the nation rethinks mass incarceration.
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign

President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed that his energy secretary, Rick Perry, is quitting. The announcement comes a day before a deadline set by Congressional Democrats for Perry to turn over documents in the impeachment probe.
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Fiery clashes plunge Lebanon into crisis

Fiery clashes plunge Lebanon into crisis

Demonstrators and police clashed in Lebanon into the early hours of Friday as thousands of people rallied against the government's handling of an economic crisis, in one of the biggest protests the country has seen in years.
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Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault

Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault

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.
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

Facebook's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.
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White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid

White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid

A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Wall Street rises on earnings

Wall Street rises on earnings

Wall Street advanced on Thursday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and encouraging geopolitical developments. Yahaira Jacquez wraps up Thursday's market action on Wall Street.
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Outlook is key for investors this earnings season - Gabriel

Outlook is key for investors this earnings season - Gabriel

Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz analyst Terence Gabriel says investors are 'very focused' on outlooks this earnings season in an interview with Yahaira Jacquez.
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Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said on Thursday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Striking Chicago teachers picket as contract talks gear up

Striking Chicago teachers picket as contract talks gear up

Teachers in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system picketed outside of schools on Thursday during their first day of a strike after protracted labor negotiations between the union and district leadership failed to produce a deal.
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U.S diplomats stopped near military accident site: Russia

U.S diplomats stopped near military accident site: Russia

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova complained on Thursday that U.S. military diplomats regularly ignored Russia notification requirements and tried to get into restricted military areas.
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Key witness Sondland testifies in impeachment inquiry

Key witness Sondland testifies in impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump directed U.S. officials involved in Ukraine policy to work directly with his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday in prepared testimony to an impeachment inquiry against Trump
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Ex-Nazi guard accused of 5,230 murders appears in German court

Ex-Nazi guard accused of 5,230 murders appears in German court

A 93-year-old former concentration camp guard arrived in court in a wheelchair on Thursday, in what could be one of Germany's last trials of Nazi war crimes.
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Brexit rally fizzles as deal faces hurdles

Brexit rally fizzles as deal faces hurdles

Sterling surged and European stocks jumped after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU officials said a Brexit deal was done. But the rally was short-lived.
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Tesla gets green light to manufacture in China

Tesla gets green light to manufacture in China

Tesla was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country.
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UK's Johnson says Brexit deal is 'reasonable, fair'

UK's Johnson says Brexit deal is 'reasonable, fair'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson commended a Brexit deal reached by negotiators as on Thursday and urged lawmakers to approve it at the weekend.
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