Friday, October 23, 2020

More violence grips Hong Kong ahead of China’s National Day

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EILEEN NG Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday, throwing the semiautonomous...

Greta: Grown-ups mock children because world view threatened

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ROB GILLIES and FRANK JORDANS Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn't understand why grown-ups and world leaders would...

Syria demands withdrawal of all American, Turkish forces

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AYA BATRAWY and EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's top diplomat on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish...

Mexico finds migrant smuggling ring that earned $40,000 per week

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say they have broken up a human smuggling ring that earned around $40,000 a week helping migrants mostly...

Trump administration to triple democracy aid to Venezuela

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JOSHUA GOODMAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration is more than tripling U.S. support for pro-democracy work in Venezuela and for the first...

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid

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By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Anti-Taliban raids by Afghan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes killed at least 40 civilians attending a wedding...

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, global bookings canceled

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By GREGORY KATZ Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Longtime British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for...

World leaders feel the heat in upcoming climate summit

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By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer UNITED NATIONS — Saying humanity is waging war with the planet, the head of the United Nations isn't planning...

Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

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By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional...