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State of emergency declared in Chile as demonstrations over transit costs turn violent

Sunday  02:10,   20 october 2019
thehill

Troops roamed the streets of Santiago, Chile after long protests turned violent Saturday, resulting in more than 150 injured police officers and more than 300 arrests, NBC News reported. Chilean President Sebastián Piñera declared a state of... >>>

A second Brexit referendum? London protesters keep the cry alive.

Sunday  00:50,   20 october 2019
washingtonpost

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets as Boris Johnson lost a key vote in Parliament.But there was one more special... >>>

Kurds and Turkey Accuse Each Other of Cease-Fire Violations

Sunday  00:35,   20 october 2019
online.wsj

Kurdish forces and Turkey traded accusations of violating a cease-fire agreement between Washington and Ankara on Saturday, as scattered fighting in northeastern Syria began to subside, according to local activists. © bakr alkasem/Agence... >>>

Former sensation Justin Trudeau fighting for his political life in Canada’s election

Sunday  00:05,   20 october 2019
washingtonpost

Trudeau’s Liberals are locked in a tight race with Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives as Canadians head to the polls Monday.Polls show Trudeau’s Liberals and Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives locked in a tight race, with neither party building the necessary... >>>

Thousands in Germany, France protest Turkish push into Syria

Saturday  21:50,   19 october 2019
msn

Thousands of people in the German city of Cologne and in the French capital demonstrated Saturday against Turkey's offensive in northern Syria. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Tourist deaths in Dominican Republic were due to natural causes: FBI

Saturday  21:05,   19 october 2019
abcnews.go

FBI toxicology tests confirmed that three Americans who died in Dominican Republic died of natural causes.The results were consistent with the findings of local authorities, according to a statement from the State Department on... >>>

Erdogan vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurds if they don't withdraw; both sides trade blame for violating cease-fire

Saturday  20:50,   19 october 2019
foxnews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday promised to "crush the heads" of the Kurds in Syria if they don't fall back from the border's safe zone, according to reports. © Provided by Fox News Network LLCThe threat comes as both... >>>

What happened with Brexit on Super Saturday, and what happens next?

Saturday  20:10,   19 october 2019
cnn

Boris Johnson's plans to hold a decisve vote on his Brexit deal were scuppered by lawmakers in the House of Commons, who voted to delay approval until the associated legislation is passed.Boris Johnson planned to put his new Brexit deal to a... >>>

The Latest: Johnson says he will push ahead with Brexit

Saturday  17:35,   19 october 2019
msn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will push ahead and try to leave European Union by Oct. 31. He said Saturday he is not daunted or dismayed by a vote delaying approval of the new Brexit deal, and said there will be no new negotiations... >>>

Erdogan to discuss Syrian deployment in 'safe zone' with Putin next week

Saturday  16:55,   19 october 2019
reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he would discuss the deployment of Syrian government forces in a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria during talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin next week, but warned Ankara would... >>>

Remembering Atatiana Jefferson, Brexit talks, Emmett Till memorial: 5 things to know this weekend

Saturday  13:15,   19 october 2019
usatoday

DESCRIPTIONS and more things to start your weekend.The vandalized memorial for slain civil rights icon Emmett Till will be replaced with a bulletproof sign in a ceremony Saturday following outrage over a photo of three University of Mississippi... >>>

Britain's Parliament set for knife-edge vote on Brexit's 'Super Saturday'

Saturday  13:15,   19 october 2019
usatoday

British lawmakers are set to vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new European Union exit deal. The vote is going to be very close.Johnson does not command an absolute majority in Britain's 650-seat Parliament and the vote is expected to be... >>>

What to Watch For in Today’s Brexit Vote: Live Updates

Saturday  12:50,   19 october 2019
nytimes

Showdown in Parliament on a new Brexit deal. Three times before, Britain’s Parliament took up a thorny divorce agreement between Britain and European Union. Three times before, Britain’s Parliament took up a thorny divorce agreement between... >>>

Dam Collapse at Siberia Gold Mine in Russia Leaves 12 Dead

Saturday  11:15,   19 october 2019
bloomberg

A dam collapse at a gold mine in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region left at least 12 people dead, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said on its website. © Courtesy: Ministry of Emergency Situations The dam collapsed at about 2 a.m. Moscow time near one... >>>

Kurds’ Sense of Betrayal Compounded by Empowerment of Unsavory Rivals

Saturday  11:00,   19 october 2019
nytimes

DOHUK, Iraq — The United States had encouraged its Kurdish allies to dismantle their defenses in northern Syria, saying it would make it easier to assure Turkey that the Kurds posed no threat. So in recent months, according to three American... >>>