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Brexit: Queen's speech says government priority is to leave EU on 31 October

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:34:55
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 Brexit: Queen's speech says government priority is to leave EU on 31 October


Nobel in Economics Is Awarded for Work Toward Alleviating Poverty

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:02:18
Source: New York Times

By Kevin Granville

Oct. 14, 2019
Updated 6:18 a.m. ET

Three professors who have done experimental work toward alleviating poverty have been awarded the Nobel in economic sciences: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, both of M.I.T., and Michael K...
 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded for Work Toward Alleviating Poverty


NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:49:23
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 NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort


Threatening China will end in 'crushed bodies', says Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong protests

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:26:43
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 Threatening China will end in 'crushed bodies', says Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong protests


Furious Republicans prepare to rebuke Trump on Syria

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:20:46
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 Furious Republicans prepare to rebuke Trump on Syria


McMaster wasn't aware of White House's foreign call "lockdowns"

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:19:17
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 McMaster wasn't aware of White House's foreign call "lockdowns"


U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad's Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:54:21
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 U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad's Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas


Poland's right wing secures decisive win in parliamentary elections, exit polls show

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:32:34
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 Poland's right wing secures decisive win in parliamentary elections, exit polls show


U.S. Forces Leave 'High-Value' ISIS Detainees Behind in Retreat From Syria

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:21:05
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 U.S. Forces Leave 'High-Value' ISIS Detainees Behind in Retreat From Syria


Turkish-led forces film themselves executing a Kurdish captive in Syria

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:58:23
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 Turkish-led forces film themselves executing a Kurdish captive in Syria


12 Hours. 4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed. One Culprit: Russia.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:53:14


https://twitter.com/evanchill/status/1183397894436478976?s=20...
 12 Hours. 4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed. One Culprit: Russia.


Democrats to offer resolution demanding Trump reverse Syria decision

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:36:57
;( ;( ;( ;( :candle: :candle: :candle: :candle:

https://twitter.com/courageousgirl2/status/1183494685358206977?s=20



https://twitter.com/kle_sq/status/1183495821700030465?s=20





https://twitter.com/EarlOfEnough/status/1183462115929141248?s=20...
 Democrats to offer resolution demanding Trump reverse Syria decision


California governor signs measure banning 'lunch shaming'

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:38:34
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 California governor signs measure banning 'lunch shaming'


UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:34:16
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 UK says fatal crash suspect doesn't have diplomatic immunity


Esper: Turkey 'appears to be' committing war crimes in northern Syria

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:01:48
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 Esper: Turkey 'appears to be' committing war crimes in northern Syria


Sen. Van Hollen torches Trump's Syria response: 'For God's sakes, what are they waiting for?'

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:53:53


https://twitter.com/evanchill/status/1183397894436478976?s=20



https://twitter.com/McFaul/status/1183418317526069249?s=20



https://twitter.com/McFaul/status/1183416796386217984?s=20



https://twitter.com/RepAdamSchiff/status/1183419063026016263?s=20


https://static.politico....
 Sen. Van Hollen torches Trump's Syria response: 'For God's sakes, what are they waiting for?'


Adam Schiff says whistleblower may not testify in impeachment probe

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:36:22
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 Adam Schiff says whistleblower may not testify in impeachment probe


Trump orders withdrawal of U.S. forces from northern Syria, days after Pentagon downplays possibilit

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:28:39
Source: NYT

By Dan Lamothe and Liz Sly

Oct. 13, 2019 at 12:12 p.m. EDT

President Trump has ordered a withdrawal of virtually all U.S. forces from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish military offensive targeting Kurdish fighters in the region, Defense Secretary Mark T. Es...
 Trump orders withdrawal of U.S. forces from northern Syria, days after Pentagon downplays possibilit


Trump impeachment: Esper indicates Pentagon will co-operate with inquiry

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 15:34:41

 Trump impeachment: Esper indicates Pentagon will co-operate with inquiry


Trump threatens to sue Schiff and Pelosi

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 15:18:24
Trump has to be gone. Must be gone from stinking up the Oval Office!


https://twitter.com/HonorDecency/status/1183397818293194755?s=20

https://twitter.com/Arriadna/status/1183345223214206976?s=20


Replying to @thehill
When Trump took office, he had over 3500 active lawsuits. He has b...
 Trump threatens to sue Schiff and Pelosi


Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 13:45:35
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 Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes


U.S. forces set to withdraw further in Syria, Esper says

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 13:24:31
https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1183372364236709888...
 U.S. forces set to withdraw further in Syria, Esper says


Simone Biles makes history by winning her 24th world championship medal -- the most for any gymnast

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:33:19
Source: Washington Post

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STUTTGART, Germany -- Simone Biles broke the record for most world medals by any g...
 Simone Biles makes history by winning her 24th world championship medal -- the most for any gymnast


Trump Releases $50 Million in Aid to Syria After U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:32:09

 Trump Releases $50 Million in Aid to Syria After U.S. Troop Withdrawal


2014 photograph shows earlier ties between Trump and indicted Giuliani associate

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:20:59
Well, well, well. Another lie from tRump about his dirty dealings with ethically bankrupt state sponsors. ...
 2014 photograph shows earlier ties between Trump and indicted Giuliani associate


Democrat Edwards will face runoff in Louisiana governor's race

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 03:18:04
Source: Politico

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, fell short of the majority of the vote needed to clinch reelection in Saturday's all-party primary and will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in a one-on-one general election next month.

Edwards was unable to ...
 Democrat Edwards will face runoff in Louisiana governor's race


Four dead, more than a dozen missing after Typhoon Hagibis drenches Tokyo

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 01:42:59

 Four dead, more than a dozen missing after Typhoon Hagibis drenches Tokyo


Trump's envoy who denied quid pro quo now says he isn't certain

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:47:51
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 Trump's envoy who denied quid pro quo now says he isn't certain


Syrian Arab Fighters Backed by Turkey Kill Two Kurdish Prisoners

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:17:36
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 Syrian Arab Fighters Backed by Turkey Kill Two Kurdish Prisoners


Texas police officer shoots woman to death inside her home

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 23:10:08
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 Texas police officer shoots woman to death inside her home


Exclusive: Giuliani associate linked to Yanukovych's stolen cash

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 22:16:20
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 Exclusive: Giuliani associate linked to Yanukovych's stolen cash


Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered'

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 18:10:18
I imagine our troops over there are feeling VERY helpless --and angry. Just my feeling at the moment.


https://twitter.com/RWPUSA/status/1183050868997922816?s=20...
 Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered'


Brooklyn shooting: 4 dead, 3 injured at gambling site in Crown Heights

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 17:36:56
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 Brooklyn shooting: 4 dead, 3 injured at gambling site in Crown Heights


The Latest: Protesters turn out in Paris to support Kurds

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:02:48
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 The Latest: Protesters turn out in Paris to support Kurds


New Hampshire shooting: 'Multiple people shot inside church'

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:21:42
Source: Mirror

Multiple people have been shot in a church, it is being reported.

The incident is understood to have happened at New England Pentecostal Ministries in Bridge Street, Pelham in New Hampshire this afternoon.

Ambulances are being sent to the scene and at least fou...
 New Hampshire shooting: 'Multiple people shot inside church'


GM strike day 27: General Motors reviewing union proposal

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 15:04:52
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 GM strike day 27: General Motors reviewing union proposal


Senior female Kurdish political leader killed in ambush in Syria

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 13:51:08

 Senior female Kurdish political leader killed in ambush in Syria


Kurdish-led SDF Forces in Syria: ISIS Prisoners No Longer 'Our Responsibility' as Five Escape and Th

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 11:39:56
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 Kurdish-led SDF Forces in Syria: ISIS Prisoners No Longer 'Our Responsibility' as Five Escape and Th


Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier in historic Ineos 1:59 challenge

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 09:34:28
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 Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier in historic Ineos 1:59 challenge


Pullback in Syria could prolong war 'two or three decades,' former top diplomat says

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:36:00
Conservatives love anything that prolongs war. That's good for business and good for donations from defense contractors....
 Pullback in Syria could prolong war 'two or three decades,' former top diplomat says






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!