Trump attacks whistleblower, Biden says impeach

Trump attacks whistleblower, Biden says impeach

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday in his strongest indictment of the Republican leader’s actions involving Ukraine. Chris Dignam has more.
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Protests set Barcelona ablaze for a third night

Protests set Barcelona ablaze for a third night

Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona for a second straight night, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state.
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Wounded army vet dreams of Paralympic gold

Wounded army vet dreams of Paralympic gold

South Korean Paralympic hopeful Ha Jae-hun is the picture of calm determination as he trains down the lake, but it's taken him four years and 21 rounds of surgery to find this peace.
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Netflix shares jump as subscribers grow

Netflix shares jump as subscribers grow

Netflix added slightly more paying subscribers than Wall Street expected in the third quarter, a relief to investors who had worried the company might fall short just as Disney and others prepare to ramp up the streaming video wars. Jillian Kitchener
Man charged after Dutch family found locked away in farmhouse

Man charged after Dutch family found locked away in farmhouse

A man who paid the rent on a Dutch farmhouse where six members of a family were found locked away in a secret room will appear in court on Thursday on charges of unlawful detention and harming others' health, prosecutors said. Colette Luke has more.
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Trump and Democrats face off on Syria after U.S. House vote

Trump and Democrats face off on Syria after U.S. House vote

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders' cut short a White House meeting after Republican President Donald Trump had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal.
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Wall Street slips as weak economic data offsets earnings strength

Wall Street slips as weak economic data offsets earnings strength

Wall Street lost ground on Wednesday as weak U.S. economic data and simmering geopolitical tensions spooked buyers away from the equities market, despite a string of generally positive third-quarter earnings reports.
Jalinski unfazed by weak retail sales due to 'generally strong' economy

Jalinski unfazed by weak retail sales due to 'generally strong' economy

Josh Jalinski, president of Jalinski Advisory Group and author of "Retirement Reality Check," says he's not worried about weak retail sales numbers, since "the economy is generally strong." Yahaira Jacquez reports.
Trump: Syria crisis 'has nothing to do with us'

Trump: Syria crisis 'has nothing to do with us'

U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed criticism over the continuing crisis in Syria, a stance in stark contrast with the president's fellow Republicans in the United States.
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'Wrong setting': Dunn's parents reject Trump's offer

'Wrong setting': Dunn's parents reject Trump's offer

The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash by a U.S. diplomat's wife were surprised to learn the woman was at the White House during their meeting with Trump Tuesday - and declined his suggestion that they be introduced to her there.
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Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe

Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe

Former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests in his dealings with Ukraine.
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UAW and GM reach tentative labor deal

UAW and GM reach tentative labor deal

General Motors and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative deal on Wednesday for a new four-year labor deal. Freddie Joyner reports
Viagra inventor to target rare diseases with AI

Viagra inventor to target rare diseases with AI

Big pharmaceutical firms do not usually spend big on finding the solutions to the very rarest diseases -- but now a company based in eastern England is launching an initiative to discover new treatments for exactly those conditions.
Blood on his hands: 2020 Democrats slam Trump over Syria

Blood on his hands: 2020 Democrats slam Trump over Syria

Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops back from Syria, saying in an Ohio debate he had endangered America’s longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria. Chris Dignam has mo
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Weak U.S. retail sales cast gloom over economy

Weak U.S. retail sales cast gloom over economy

U.S. retail sales fell for the first time in seven months in September, which could raise fears that manufacturing-led weakness was spreading to the broader economy, keeping the Federal Reserve on course to cut interest rates again this month.
British TV starts Brexit-free news channel

British TV starts Brexit-free news channel

Bored by Brexit? After three years of crisis, Sky News is betting that some viewers are so fed up with the divorce drama that there is a market for a Brexit-free news channel.
EU sources report Brexit negotiation 'standstill'

EU sources report Brexit negotiation 'standstill'

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to seek an extension of the October 31 deadline for Britain's exit from the bloc.
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Bodies found in sunken migrant boat wreckage

Bodies found in sunken migrant boat wreckage

Twelve bodies have been found at the wreckage site of a capsized boat after a crowded migrant vessel went down in bad weather off the coast of Lampedusa on October 7.
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Erdogan: Syria offensive will end if Kurds withdraw

Erdogan: Syria offensive will end if Kurds withdraw

Turkey's offensive into northeast Syria will end if Kurdish fighters in the region drop their weapons and withdraw from a planned "safe zone," President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, but warned that no power could stop it until then.
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Amazon, Broadcom face new antitrust probes in Europe

Amazon, Broadcom face new antitrust probes in Europe

Amazon and chipmaker Broadcom are the latest U.S. tech giants to face antitrust probes in Europe.
Flames in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed

Flames in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed

Police clashed with protesters late on Tuesday, in a second day of rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatists by Spain's supreme court.
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Europe's corporate recession set to deepen

Europe's corporate recession set to deepen

Amid a mixed set of company results on Wednesday, a Refinitiv survey suggests the Q3 earnings season will see Europe's corporates slip deeper into recession.
Heckling forces Lam to cancel HK policy speech

Heckling forces Lam to cancel HK policy speech

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to abandon her annual policy address after some lawmakers jeered as she began speaking, causing an unprecedented cancellation of the speech. The embattled leader later delivered the speech via a pre-recorded vid
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Huawei revenues jump despite U.S. sanctions

Huawei revenues jump despite U.S. sanctions

Huawei revenue jumped by almost a quarter in the first nine months of this year despite its U.S. blacklisting.
North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation'

North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation'

North Korea's leader is pictured riding a white horse on a sacred mountain in new state media report, which also cited Kim Jong Un aides saying they're convinced he is planning a "great operation." Francis Maguire reports.
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