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Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
UK PM Johnson calls on Corbyn to explain how he will get Brexit done
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday to explain how he would get Brexit done, repeating his disappointment that parliament had rejected his timetable while voting in favor of his deal.

After PM meeting, UK Conservative source says Labour's Corbyn just wants Brexit delay (Reuters World News)
Brexit: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn meet after timetable rejected (BBC Front Page)

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Syria to establish 15 posts along border with Turkey: Ifax
Syria's government will establish 15 posts along its border with Turkey, the Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing Russia's Defence Ministry.

This is how Putin and Erdogan have redrawn northeastern Syria (MSNBC Int'l News)
Turkey Syria offensive: Russia deploys troops to border (BBC Front Page)

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Ireland to investigate if truck where bodies found passed through country
Irish authorities will carry out any investigations necessary if it is established that the truck in which the bodies of 39 people were found near London on Wednesday passed through Ireland, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

ABC NewsOct 23, 2019
WATCH: Nationals win World Series Game 1 against Astros
Nationals' star Juan Soto tied the game with a solo homerun and later smashed a two-run double to help the Nats defeat the Astros in Houston.

Astros Vs. Nationals: Five Things We Learned From World Series Game 1 (Newsweek)

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 23, 2019
39 Found Dead in Truck in U.K., Prompting Murder Investigation
The police believe the truck is from Bulgaria, and they have taken the driver into custody.

BBC Front PageOct 23, 2019
World Series 2019: Juan Soto shines as Washington Nationals lead Houston Astros 1-0
Juan Soto hits a massive home run as the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in the opening game of the World Series.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps
European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey's offensive to carve out a "safe zone" in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Russian military police arrive in Syria's Kobani: TASS
A column of Russian military police arrived in the city of Kobani in northern Syria, Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, the TASS news agency reported.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 23, 2019
Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal with Russia
The Turkish military said it would advance no further into Syria, after an agreement with Russia promised to force Kurdish fighters from the border region.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Raising voter fears helped Trudeau to victory in Canada: sources
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled off a second consecutive election win on Monday with a late change in tactics designed to scare progressive voters who showed signs of abandoning Liberal candidates, four Liberal campaign sources said.

Justin Trudeau's election victory lays bare deep divides in Canadian map (Washington Post World News)
Canada election: Trudeau to lead minority government (Washington Post World News)

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
Parliament denies Boris Johnson support for his fast-tracked Brexit deal, making Oct. 31 exit unlikely
The bill is 115 pages. Johnson wanted it sorted in 72 hours.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
British police find 39 dead in truck container, arrest driver
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate to the east of London on Wednesday.

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England
Police in southeastern England say 39 people were found dead in a truck believed to be from Bulgaria

39 Bodies Discovered In Truck Container In Southeast England (NPR Headline News)

ABC NewsOct 23, 2019
Hong Kong Extradition Bill officially withdrawn
After 20 weeks of protests in Hong Kong the controversial extradition bill that started it all has been officially withdrawn from the Hong Kong Legislature.

Under China's shadow, Taiwan, Hong Kong squabble over a murder suspect (Reuters World News)

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Britain's Corbyn meets PM Johnson to discuss Brexit timetable: Labour source
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday to discuss a new timetable for passing Brexit legislation, a source in the party said.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 23, 2019
The murder behind the Hong Kong protests: A case where no-one wants the killer
Chan Tong-kai's alleged crime and attempted extradition sparked months of protests in Hong Kong.

CNBC World NewsOct 23, 2019
Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests
Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.

Hong Kong formally scraps extradition bill that sparked protests (BBC Front Page)

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
British police launch murder investigation after discovery of 39 bodies in a container
The container is believed to have originated in Bulgaria and the driver of the truck has been arrested.

BBC Front PageOct 23, 2019
Essex Police: 39 people found dead in lorry container
The driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
China foreign ministry says report on plans to replace Hong Kong leader Lam a political rumor
China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday the Financial Times report on plans for replacing Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam was a political rumor with ulterior motives.

CNBC World NewsOct 23, 2019
Hong Kong man accused of murder walks free as city's authorities clash with Taiwan counterparts
A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
China's CCTV shuns NBA season opening games following Hong Kong tweet row
Chinese state television did not air the National Basketball Association's (NBA) season opening games, underscoring the damage on the U.S. league's business in the country following a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 23, 2019
Boeing Sales and Profits Plummet as 737 Max Crisis Continues
The commercial airlines division lost $40 million in the quarter after earning more than $2 billion during the same period a year ago.

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
UK PM Johnson says people-traffickers should be hunted down
All those involved in people-trafficking should be hunted down and brought to justice, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday after British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria.

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
What is happening in Brexit? The defeat of Boris Johnson's timetable and what happens next.
Britain's prime minister has a new plan for Brexit, but will it work?

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
Iraqi defense minister says after meeting US official that American troops leaving Syria will depart Iraq within 4 weeks
Iraqi defense minister says after meeting US official that American troops leaving Syria will depart Iraq within 4 weeks

NewsweekOct 23, 2019
Slavia Prague vs. Barcelona: Where to Watch UEFA Champions League, TV Channel, Live Stream, Team News and Odds
The five-time European Cup winners look to extend their lead at the top of Group F when they take on Slavia Prague.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 23, 2019
Grudgingly, E.U. Looks Set to Grant Brexit Extension to Jan. 31
That date, set by the British Parliament, is seen by European leaders as the least likely to cause them trouble.

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
The Latest: Russians patrol Syrian area under Turkey deal
The Latest: Russian media say Russian military police patrolling in northern Syria under Turkish-Russian agreement

Washington Post World NewsOct 23, 2019
Botswana votes as ruling party faces surprising challenge
Botswana votes as ruling party faces surprising challenge after former president broke away

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
German defense minister wants U.N. mandate for Syria safe zone: source
Germany's defense minister has told lawmakers she wants to get the U.N. Security Council to approve a safe zone in northern Syria, a source said on Wednesday.

NYTimes GlobalOct 23, 2019
‘What Is Going to Happen to Us?' Inside ISIS Prison, Children Ask Their Fate
A rare inside look by New York Times journalists exposes an enormous legal and humanitarian crisis, one that the world has largely chosen to ignore.

ABC NewsOct 23, 2019
'Start Here': Top diplomat directly links Trump to Ukraine investigation push
It's Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

CBC Top StoriesOct 23, 2019
The preachy, gauzy, meaningless aphorisms don't suffice, Justin Trudeau: Neil Macdonald
Where Stephen Harper and his ministers simply refused to answer, Trudeau's team never stopped answering. They just never said anything, writes Neil Macdonald, and it cost them at the polls.

CNBC World NewsOct 23, 2019
African nations are building deeper and more transparent financial markets, OMFIF research says
African countries are making substantial progress in developing their financial markets, according to new research from OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum).

Reuters World NewsOct 23, 2019
Botswana votes in first real challenge to ruling party
Botswana polls opened on Wednesday for a general election that is expected to provide the first genuine challenge to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in its five decades of dominance over southern Africa's wealthiest and most stable nation.

NPR Topics: NewsOct 23, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg Offers A Choice: The Facebook Way Or The China Way
In prepared remarks to Congress, the CEO acknowledges Facebook is not "the ideal messenger" for its digital currency plan, but says innovation is essential to American financial leadership.

NPR Topics: NewsOct 23, 2019
Diversifying Crops Is Good For The Planet. But Can It Be Good For Farmers' Wallets?
Fertilizer runoff is fueling the toxic algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico. Farmers could help, by growing crops in rotation to reduce the need for fertilizer. But it's unclear who will buy them.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 23, 2019
The ‘Most Damning' Impeachment Testimony Yet
Democrats leading the inquiry believe the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has provided what could be a critical plank in their case.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
Trudeau Re-election Reveals Intensified Divisions in Canada
An urban vs. rural split, along with increasing regionalism, has taken hold in a country celebrated for social cohesion.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
Boeing Ousts Top Executive as 737 Max Crisis Swells
Kevin McAllister, the head of Boeing commercial airplanes, is departing as the company struggles to cope with the grounding of the Max.

NewsweekOct 22, 2019
World Series 2019 Schedule: Where to Watch Nationals vs Astros Game 1, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds
The 115th edition of the World Series gets underway with Game 1 in Houston on Tuesday night as the Astros host the Nationals.

NewsweekOct 22, 2019
Joe Biden Calls Trump's Lynching Comment 'Abhorrent' as Video Surfaces of Him Using Exact Same Language
As former Vice President Joe Biden condemned President Trump's comparison of the impeachment process to lynching, video surfaces of Biden using the same language to describe the Clinton impeachment process.

Donald Trump's Quid Pro Quo Is Now a Smoking Gun (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
An Envoy's Damning Account of Trump's Ukraine Pressure and Its Consequences
William B. Taylor Jr. laid out in visceral terms the potentially life-or-death stakes of what he saw as an illegitimate scheme to pressure Kiev for political help by suspending American security aid.

Reuters World NewsOct 22, 2019
Brazil's Bolsonaro heralds 'great day' as Senate approves pension reform
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday hailed the Senate's approval of a sweeping overhaul of the nation's pension system as a launch pad for the wider economy, although voting on the last few remaining amendments was delayed to the following day.

Brazil's Senate suspends voting on amendments to pension bill (Reuters World News)
Can Brazil's pension reform kick-start the economy? ( - Europe)

CNBC World NewsOct 22, 2019
Major Asia Pacific shares fall as Brexit looks set for a delay again
Major Asia Pacific markets fell in the afternoon on Wednesday, as Brexit developments overnight meant the deadline for U.K. to leave the EU would likely be delayed yet again.

BBC News Front Page | WorldOct 22, 2019
Mark Parker: Nike boss to leave role after Oregon Project is closed down
Nike announce chief executive Mark Parker will step down from the role next year, just weeks after the company's Oregon Project was closed down. - Comment & AnalysisOct 22, 2019
Parliamentary reverse leaves Johnson's Brexit plan in limbo
Hostage to delay and wrecking amendments the prime minister still faces fierce battle - EuropeOct 22, 2019
US envoy says Trump withheld Ukraine aid over investigation
William Taylor testifies that president demanded public declaration from counterpart in Kiev

Ukraine Envoy Testifies Trump Linked Military Aid to Investigations (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CNN WorldOct 22, 2019
Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canada's general election
Election results show Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will return to power, but as a minority government after Monday's general election, according to CBC News and CTV News.

Int'l Herald TribuneOct 22, 2019
William Taylor, ‘Model' Diplomat, Is at Center of Impeachment Inquiry
Mr. Taylor, a former Army officer and State Department official who testified Tuesday, has served under both Democratic and Republican presidents.

ABC NewsOct 22, 2019
Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in Iraq
Iraqi military: US troops leaving Syria for neighboring Iraq don't have permission to stay in the country

Russia Troops Patrol Between Turkish and Syrian Forces, Filling an American Void (NYT Middle East)
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