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Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno, left, speaks during negotiations with anti-government protesters as Arnaud Peral Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System and UNDP Representative in Ecuador, right, listen in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. The government and indigenous protesters started negotiations aimed at defusing more than a week of demonstrations that have paralyzed the nation's economy. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Ecuador indigenous, president strike deal to end protestsEcuador President Lenín Moreno and leaders of the country's indigenous peoples struck a deal Sunday night to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed the economy and left seven dead
The Associated Press1 hour ago
With airstrikes and artillery, Turkey has launched an offensive aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.;
US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possibleThe U.S. appears to be moving toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom has signed a law giving child sexual assault victims more time to file lawsuits. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suitsCalifornia governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander addresses the media outside Town Center at Boca Raton, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Boca Raton, Fla. The mall had been placed on lockdown following reports of shots fired. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post via AP)
Police: No evidence of shooting after Florida mall lockdownThe police chief of a Florida city where a mall was placed on a lockdown for hours after reports of possible shots fired says authorities found no immediate evidence of any shooting; calls it a "suspicious incident."
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, image made from a body camera video released by the Fort Worth Police Department an officer shines a flashlight into a window in Fort Worth, Texas. A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside the home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified her as 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson. (Fort Worth Police Department via AP)
Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at homeAn attorney for the family of a 28-year-old black woman who was killed by police inside her Texas home says the white officer who shot her didn't have time to perceive a threat.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This January 2018, file photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Marilyn Hartman.  Chicago police say  Hartman was arrested Friday, Oct. 12, 2019 after officers determined she didn't have a boarding pass or identification. The arrest marks the latest chapter in a story that's played out for a decade at airports across the United States, including last year when Hartman was arrested after sneaking on a flight from O'Hare to London. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
Serial stowaway remains jailed after latest airport arrestA 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photograph, Kyla Hines, assistant director of the LGBTQ Student Resource Center, poses for a photo outside her offices in the student union on the campus of Metropolitan State College in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on LGBT festsNational Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety over the Supreme Court deliberations about job discrimination law
The Associated Press4 hours ago
California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuitsCalifornia governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters advance with theirs armoured personnel carrier in Tel Abyad, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Fighting continued into the afternoon in Tel Abyad, where smoke could be seen rising from several points in the town. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shiftSyrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country's central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
This photo provided by WWL-TV shows several construction standing after a large portion of the Hard Rock Hotel, under construction suddenly collapsed Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in New Orleans. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. Upper floors began to fall on top of each other before one side of the building fell to the ground below. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. (WWL-TV via AP)
New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a missing workerAuthorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A child stands across from a building damaged by a mortar fired from inside Syra, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Incoming shells fired from northeastern Syria hit the house earlier on Sunday. Two residents were at the house and were evacuated. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Syria's Kurds look to Assad for protection after US pulloutTurkey's offensive against the Syrian Kurds is plunging Syria deeper into turmoil
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A federal police officer, left, speaks to a migrant carrying a child, right, near Tuzantan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Hundreds of migrants were arrested by Mexican authorities as they made their way to Mexico City. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in MexicoHundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America are now corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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