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Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in SyriaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, a move likely to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and the United States.



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Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s arms

Video shows NYPD officers trying to take toddler from mother’s armsThe New York City Police Department is investigating an incident, captured on video, showing officers trying to pull a 1-year-old from his mother’s arms. Jazmine Headley was at a Brooklyn government assistance center, and was sitting on the floor due to a lack of chairs. Security called the police after Headley did not get up off the floor. The confrontation started after police reportedly asked Headley to leave and she refused.



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Take a number: Migrants, blocked at the border, wait their turn to apply for asylum

Take a number: Migrants, blocked at the border, wait their turn to apply for asylumOn the ground in Juarez, where migrants seeking asylum are given a number – written on their arms – and sent away to wait.



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Dems tried negotiating on immigration, Trump 'won't take yes for an answer': Senator

Dems tried negotiating on immigration, Trump 'won't take yes for an answer': SenatorSen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is interviewed on "This Week" about the special counsel investigation, immigration and whether she'll consider a 2020 presidential bid.



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Utah Teens Steal Plane From An Airstrip And Take It For a Joyride

Utah Teens Steal Plane From An Airstrip And Take It For a JoyrideA pair of teenagers had a wild Thanksgiving after stealing and driving a tractor to a local airstrip, where they nabbed an airplane, took it for a joyride and then landed safely back at the small airport in Vernal, Utah. The two boys, ages 14 and 15, had been staying at the Split Mountain Youth Detention Center in Vernal when they left to stay with friends in nearby Jensen. On Thanksgiving, the pair took a tractor and drove it to a private airstrip.



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Ohio Democrat hints may take on Pelosi for powerful U.S. House speaker job

Ohio Democrat hints may take on Pelosi for powerful U.S. House speaker jobRepresentative Marcia Fudge has not formally announced her candidacy. In a statement to Reuters on Friday, Fudge noted support from people “who look to me as the next speaker of the House.” “In this first stage of the process, I am still giving it considerable thought” but have not made a final decision, she said in an email. Democrats are scheduled to meet behind closed doors on Nov. 28 to pick their leaders for the new 2019-20 House after wresting the chamber from the Republicans on Nov. 6.



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Democrats take control of the House, but Trump voters bolster Republicans in the Senate

Democrats take control of the House, but Trump voters bolster Republicans in the SenateThe Democrats were projected to gain more seats than in 2006, the year they delivered what then-President George W. Bush described as a "thumping." 



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FiveThirtyEight forecast: Democrats take the House, Republicans keep the Senate

FiveThirtyEight forecast: Democrats take the House, Republicans keep the SenateFiveThirtyEight Election Analyst Nathaniel Rakich explains how each party is likely to do in Congressional midterm races.



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Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico

Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern MexicoThe migrants pose a tough challenge to the Mexican government’s pledge to stop the illegal travelers’ plans to press ahead to the U.S. border. More than 5,100 migrants have been registered in three shelters in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, while another 2,000 had camped out for the night in the town’s central square, said Gerardo Hernandez, head of the local government’s emergency services. “So far, they’re all peaceful, thank God.” In a statement on Saturday night, Mexico’s federal government said “nearly 900 migrants” had arrived by unauthorized means, while 640 had been processed after being allowed to cross into the country via the international border crossing on the Suchite River that divides Guatemala from Mexico.



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As Nikki Haley Resigns as U.N. Ambassador, Will Ivanka Trump Take Her Place?

As Nikki Haley Resigns as U.N. Ambassador, Will Ivanka Trump Take Her Place?The abrupt departure has led to rumors that President Trump's eldest daughter will step into the role.



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