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US Pulling Out of Northern Syria; Full Withdrawal Possible

US Pulling Out of Northern Syria; Full Withdrawal Possible

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war. Defense Secretary Mark Esper...

49 minutes ago

Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese Board

Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese Board

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden said Sunday he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the...

2 hours ago

Syria's Kurds Look to Assad for Protection After US Pullout

Syria's Kurds Look to Assad for Protection After US Pullout

Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn from the...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 05:23 AM EDT

UK Says Fatal Crash Suspect Doesn't Have Diplomatic Immunity

UK Says Fatal Crash Suspect Doesn't Have Diplomatic Immunity

media are reporting that the wife of an American official who left the U.K. after being involved in a fatal road accident no longer has diplomatic immunity. BBC and Sky News said Sunday that U.K. Foreign...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:44 PM EDT

California to Be First State to Ban New Fur Sales, Creation

California to Be First State to Ban New Fur Sales, Creation

California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 12:40 AM EDT

Sondland to Testify He Doesn't Know Why Ukraine Aid Was Held

Sondland to Testify He Doesn't Know Why Ukraine Aid Was Held

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify to Congress next week that he did not know why United States military assistance to Ukraine was held up nor who ordered it, according to a...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 04:21 AM EDT

Trump Says He's an 'Island of One' on Syria

Trump Says He's an 'Island of One' on Syria

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 10:52 PM EDT

Trump Backs Giuliani, But Some Aides Wish He Would Cut Ties

Trump Backs Giuliani, But Some Aides Wish He Would Cut Ties

President Donald Trump on Saturday stood behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the city Giuliani led as mayor...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:58 PM EDT

Lutsenko Is Unnamed Ukrainian Who Led Plot to Oust Yovanovitch, Says Official

Lutsenko Is Unnamed Ukrainian Who Led Plot to Oust Yovanovitch, Says Official

The unnamed Ukrainian official referenced in a federal indictment as directing a plot to oust the then-U.S. ambassador is Ukraine's former chief prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko, according to a U.S. official familiar...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:35 PM EDT

Mattis Warns ISIS Could Resurge: 'Enemy Gets the Vote' After Trump's Announced Troop Pullout

Mattis Warns ISIS Could Resurge: 'Enemy Gets the Vote' After Trump's Announced Troop Pullout

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who led the Pentagon through the first two years of the Trump administration, warned during an exclusive interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" that the president's decision...

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