LONDON — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces issued a “public mobilization” call along the Syrian border with Turkey on Wednesday as tensions ratchet up in northeastern Syria in the face of an imminent Turkish invasion. “We are and we have to ...

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(TOKYO) — Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 36 dead and caused serious ...

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As U.S. lawmakers from both parties have criticized President Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D.-Calif, is reportedly working with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina to overturn the Trump's decision in an effort to protect Kurds from the current

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At least 13 police officers were killed early Monday in the state of Michoacan in western Mexico, the latest in a series of high-casualty attacks by armed criminal groups across the country. The state police were enforcing a judicial order in the small town of El Aguaje not long after daybreak when

Cory Booker Asked About Struggles With Black Voters: 'Let My Work Speak For Me'
His soaring rhetoric has drawn comparisons to former President Barack Obama. He prides himself as the only Democratic presidential hopeful to live in an inner-city neighborhood. Reforming a criminal justice system plagued by racial disparities is central to his campaign. Yet New Jersey Sen. Cory Boo   NPR  
Pentagon to withdraw 1,000 troops from Syria within weeks from fight against ISIS
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon will pull virtually all its troops from Syria over the next few weeks, reversing years of U.S. policy on fighting ISIS terrorists in the Middle East, as Turkey presses its invasion into the country. About 1,000 U.S. soldiers who had partnered with Kurdish forces will be flo   USA Today  
Japan Looks for Missing People After Typhoon Hagibis Leaves Several Dead
(TOKYO) — Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 36 dead and caused serious ...   Time  
Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive
ISTANBUL — Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took up positions Monday in several key towns across northeastern Syria, state media and war monitoring group reported, following a last-minute agreement with local Kurdish fighters to ward off a Turkish offensive. Syrian troops reportedly   Washington Post  
Brexit: Queen's speech in Parliament kicks off crucial week of negotiations
LONDON — The United Kingdom is embarking on a frantic and potentially decisive week in Brexit negotiations, one that could shape the country's future for decades. But — Britain being Britain — there was still time for some wildly ostentatious pomp and ceremony first. Monday marks the state opening o   NBC News  
China's Xi Warns Of 'Crushed Bodies' Amid Escalating Chaos And Violence in Hong Kong
China's President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempt to divide China will end in "crushed bodies and shattered bones.” While he didn’t mention any names, the comments, made during a state visit to Nepal, were seen as a warning to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. “And any external forces ba   International Business Times  
Abandoned by withdrawing U.S., Kurds turn to Assad and Russia as ISIS detainees escape
On the ground in Syria as the Turkish onslaught continues Hundreds of ISIS family members and supporters escaped from a camp in northern Syria over the weekend amid a fast-moving Turkish offensive, Kurdish officials said. They said detainees attacked gates at the Ain Issa displacement camp as fighti   CBS News  
Ecuadorians Return to Streets, Despite Military Curfew, After Violent Protests
(QUITO, Ecuador) — Residents of Ecuador’s capital ventured out into the streets Sunday despite a 24-hour military curfew, picking their way through piles of burnt tires, chunks of pavement and tree trunks smoldering after a day of violent protests across Quito. The government and indigenous proteste   Time  
U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria as ISIS supporters escape amid alleged Turkish atrocities
U.S. troops were preparing to withdraw from northern Syria Sunday as Turkish forces continued their advance. Hundreds of Islamic State group supporters escaped from a displacement camp in the area and there were reports of alleged atrocities amid growing international alarm. About 1,000 troops will   NBC News  
Dozens killed as Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan
At least 28 people have died and 18 people are missing in the aftermath of Hagibis, the strongest typhoon to strike Japan's mainland in decades. NHK also reported 166 people were injured. Record-breaking rainfall, strong winds and severe flooding struck ...   UPI.com