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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, meanwhile, accuses Western countries of 'standing by terrorists' in failing to support Turkey's operation
The deal is worth $260 million to two Ohio counties at the center of the lawsuit but could spell billions more for 2,700 US communities devastated by addiction and overdose epidemic
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper also hints that some sort of residual US force might remain in Syria to protect oil fields, but stresses no decision has been taken
This trial could be the most costly since litigation against tobacco companies in the 1990s, which showed cigarette companies cynically hiding and exploiting the dangers of tobacco for profits
There were calls for the 78-year-old progressive to quit the race, but a strong performance at the fourth Democratic primary debate earlier in the week in Ohio showed he still had plenty of fight left in him
'We right now have one of the best Democratic presidential primary fields in a generation, and much of that is thanks to work that Bernie Sanders has done in his entire life,' says firebrand Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman Mustefa Bali says Turkey is clearly violating the terms of the agreement reached during a visit to Ankara by US Vice President Mike Pence
Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies are among the high-profile targets with Europe ready to hit back against its own list of iconic or politically sensitive US products in 2020
(UPDATED) The mission was originally planned for earlier this year but had to be aborted due to a lack of properly fitting spacesuits, leading to allegations of sexism
With China a key driver of global growth, the soft reading adds to concerns about the world economy and prompts speculation that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus following a series of other measures in recent months
US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, they are facing the deadliest drug yet
US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland tells Congress that in May, President Donald Trump ordered diplomats to involve his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in discussions about Ukraine policy
Osprey aircraft, amphibious assault vehicles, and Howitzer guns rock the Crow Valley Gunnery Range as the two countries' marines engage in joint exercises
(UPDATED) A total of 129 members of Trump's Republican Party joins Democrats as the House denounces the withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria in a 354-60 vote
The US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, says 'a group of Midshipmen with beliefs aligned with those practiced by The Satanic Temple... requested a space where they could assemble to discuss and share their common beliefs.'
'As the president of Ukraine, I won't interfere with events in other countries, unlike some others [who] may try [to],' says President Volodymyr Zelensky
The 'Desperate Housewives' star is serving her prison term at the Federal Correctional Institution in San Francisco
The act now moves to a similar vote in the Senate before it can become law
The US-China trade war alone is estimated to shrink the world economy by 0.8% in 2020, the International Monetary Fund says
'Did I make a mistake? Maybe in the grand scheme of things. But did I make a mistake based on some ethical lapse? Absolutely not,' says Hunter Biden
(UPDATED) Alexei Leonov is laid to rest at a military cemetery in Mytishchi in a ceremony that includes a gun salute and a service by a Russian Orthodox priest
American farmers aren't celebrating just yet, as they seek concrete information on the United States' tentative trade deal with China
Zuckerberg confirms hosting a series of dinners with right-wing figures amid accusations that the social media platform stifles conservative voices
Japan joins the yearly exercise for the first time as regional allies build 'interoperability' in responding to security threats and natural disasters
US President Donald Trump faces a new setback with his former top Russia advisor, Fiona Hill, sitting for a closed-door deposition before Capitol Hill lawmakers
On Monday night, October 14, a huge crowd fills Hong Kong's commercial district to show support for a US bill that could dramatically alter Washington's relationship with the trading hub
(UPDATED) Washington says it is planning to pull out 1,000 troops – almost the entire ground force – from Syria's north, in a move welcomed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as 'a positive approach'
China's imports dive 8.5% while exports drop 3.2% in September 2019, amid its trade war with the United States
Analysts say the initial trade agreement between the United States and China will take weeks to finalize and the details remain unclear
(UPDATED) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Iran comes after both the US and Saudi Arabia had asked him to mediate with Iran to defuse tensions in the Gulf
The local affiliate of ABC News describes the place where the shooting took place as an after-hours club
The KAMANDAG 3 joint exercises between the Philippine and US marines marks a significant leap forward in the country's amphibious assault capability with the deployment of its brand new assets
Lawmakers are looking into whether Marie Yovanovitch was removed by Trump because she failed to go along with a bid to get Ukraine to open an investigation into former vice president Biden and his son Hunter
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could be sentenced to spend up to 175 years in a US prison if convicted on all charges filed under the US Espionage Act
(UPDATED) The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 60,000 people have been displaced in less than a day
The atmosphere surrounding the talks is acrimonious and shifting rapidly, with one news report overnight saying Chinese officials could cut short their visit
The Facebook chief will be the sole witness at the October 23 hearing on 'An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors'
The sole aim of the phone call, says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, was to plan a meeting with Donald Trump
(UPDATED) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces the start of the attack on Twitter, labeling it 'Operation Peace Spring'
The joint military exercises will feature the Philippines' brand new amphibious assault vehicles in an international drill for the first time
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweets: 'China must end its draconian surveillance and repression, release all those arbitrarily detained and cease its coercion of Chinese Muslims abroad'
'The failure to produce this witness...we consider yet additional strong evidence of obstruction of the constitutional functions of Congress,' says House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff
Ria Tabacco Mar of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is up to the Supreme Court to stop the LGBTQ community from being 'relegated to second class status'
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announces the move, saying the United States 'cannot and will not tolerate the brutal suppression of ethnic minorities within China'
'I have told Turkey that if they do anything outside of what we would think is humane...they could suffer the wrath of an extremely decimated economy,' says US President Donald Trump
The chairmen of 3 House panels leading the impeachment investigation are seeking information related to President Donald Trump pressing his Ukrainian counterpart to uncover dirt on 2020 US presidential contender Joe Biden
(UPDATED) 'The Court cannot square a vision of presidential immunity that would place the President above the law,' Judge Victor Marrero says in a 75-page ruling rejecting Trump's argument
(UPDATED) The move marks a major shift in US policy, and effectively abandons the Kurds, who were Washington's main ally in the years-old battle against the so-called Islamic State group
American manufacturers are closing down and announcing job cuts, but the US government says the economy and manufacturing are both 'strong as a rock'