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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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Reuters
Leo Varadkar: Ireland will have good relations with the UK no matter what

Leo Varadkar: Ireland will have good relations with the UK no matter what

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says Ireland and the United Kingdom will remain to have good relations after Boris Johnson and the EU agreed a revised Brexit deal. The deal comes despite criticism from the DUP who suggest the new arrangements could affect...
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Press Association
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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Reuters
Senate Republicans weigh-in on cease-fire in Syria

Senate Republicans weigh-in on cease-fire in Syria

GOP Senate lawmakers reacted to Thursday's announced cease-fire in Syria, with the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voicing approval, but Sen. Mitt Romney blasting the administration and calling for hearings.
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Associated Press
Mayor to teachers: Chicago won't budge on money

Mayor to teachers: Chicago won't budge on money

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says a teacher strike could be settled "today" if the Chicago Teachers Union would negotiate with a seriousness and "sense of urgency."
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Associated Press
Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

A family business of West Virginia’s billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China.
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Associated Press
Panama's Embera make Guinness Record to highlight indigenous issues

Panama's Embera make Guinness Record to highlight indigenous issues

The Panama Emberá indigenous community makes Guinness Record with the world's largest patacon - 111.4 kilos of fried plantain. With this challenge, this indigenous community seek to raise awareness to issues affecting the environment, their cultur...
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AFP
Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Mark Grant, the man who spent a decade behind bars the murder of 13-year-old Winnipeg girl Candace Derksen, is suing the Manitoba government and City of Winnipeg for $8.5 million. Grant was eventually found not guilty of the crime in a second tria...
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Canadian Press
French art forger looks back on his infamous career

French art forger looks back on his infamous career

After forging a career for himself falsifying art works, and then serving time behind bars, Frenchman Eric Piedoie explains the motivation and the method behind his elaborate scams.
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AFP
Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid tied to Dem probe

Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid tied to Dem probe

The White House is confirming Donald Trump asked Ukraine's leader to investigate his country's role in meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said withholding funding was "absolutely appropriate."
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Associated Press
Schiff: Things have gone from bad to much worse

Schiff: Things have gone from bad to much worse

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says that "things have just gone from very, very bad to much, much worse" with the White House's acknowledgment that it held up military aid to Ukraine.
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Associated Press
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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Reuters