Americans divided: Neighbors turn enemies over Trump in swing-vote Michigan suburbs

At first glance, Cavell Street in Livonia, Michigan, looks tranquil enough - until the subject of the Democratic-led impeachment probe of President Donald Trump comes up.

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15.Oct.2019


Hunter Biden defends overseas work in interview, but expresses regret

Hunter Biden, son of former vice president and leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House Joe Biden, defended his overseas work in his first television interview after months of political attacks, but expressed regret over how it has been used to bludgeon his father.

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15.Oct.2019


Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkey's path.

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15.Oct.2019


Rule-breaking Booker judges honor Atwood, Evaristo with rare double prize

Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double award in which the literary prize recognized its oldest and first black woman winners.

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15.Oct.2019


Impeachment inquiry, Warren-Biden matchup highlight U.S. Democratic debate

Twelve top White House contenders will take part on Tuesday in the first Democratic debate since the launch of an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden.

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15.Oct.2019


U.S. House impeachment inquiry into Trump to question career diplomat

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump turns on Tuesday to George Kent, a U.S. career diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere.

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15.Oct.2019


Exclusive: Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday.

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15.Oct.2019


Trump ex-Russia adviser Fiona Hill testifies in impeachment inquiry

Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified for more than nine hours on Monday behind closed doors, the latest witness summoned in the impeachment inquiry against the U.S. president over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival.

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15.Oct.2019


Texas policeman faces murder charges after killing black woman in her home

A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer was jailed on murder charges on Monday in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old black woman who was babysitting inside her home, the police department said.

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15.Oct.2019


California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's widespread power shutoffs and urged the company to provide credits or rebates to affected customers.

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15.Oct.2019


Deadly Los Angeles wildfire began near base of electrical tower, company and fire officials say

A deadly wind-driven wildfire that raged across the northern edge of Los Angeles last week started near the base of high-voltage transmission tower owned by electric utility Southern California Edison, company and fire officials said on Monday.

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15.Oct.2019


Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather

Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had stoked the flames gave way to moister, gentler breezes blowing in from the Pacific.

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15.Oct.2019


Texas policeman charged with murder in shooting death of black woman: reports

A white police officer in Fort Worth, Texas was charged with murder after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, multiple media outlets reported on Monday.

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15.Oct.2019


Trump says Ukraine whistleblower's identity should be revealed

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblower's complaint that focused on Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy must be unmasked.

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14.Oct.2019


Former top Pompeo aide expected to testify in closed U.S. House session

P. Michael Mckinley, a diplomat who resigned last week as an aide to U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, is expected to appear on Wednesday for a closed session with the lawmakers conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a U.S. official working on the inquiry said.

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14.Oct.2019


Britain reviews all weapons export licenses with Turkey: FT

The United Kingdom is reviewing all weapons exports licenses to Turkey as it faces mounting pressure over its military offensive in northern Syria, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

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14.Oct.2019


Top U.S. Republican says Trump's sanctions on Turkey 'do not go far enough'

The top Republican on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday said President Donald Trump's economic sanctions against Turkey do not go far enough.

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14.Oct.2019


House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to reconsider.

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14.Oct.2019


'Do the right thing,' family of UK teen killed in crash tells U.S. diplomat's wife

The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman returned to the United States following the accident.

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14.Oct.2019


Tropical Depression Fifteen forms over eastern Atlantic - U.S. NHC

Tropical Depression Fifteen has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is forecast to become a tropical storm by early Tuesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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14.Oct.2019