Today in History for October 20th

Today in History for October 20th

Highlights of this day in history: 'Saturday Night Massacre' takes place during Watergate scandal; Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to Philippines; Jacqueline Kennedy weds Aristotle Onassis; Three Lynyrd Skynyrd members die in plane crash.
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'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters

'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters

Basking in loud chants of "Bernie's back," Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders resumed campaigning weeks after being sidelined by a heart attack and told supporters he was ready to resume "the epic struggle" for the White House.
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Johnson on Brexit: we need to get this done

Johnson on Brexit: we need to get this done

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told UK parliament "now is the time to get this thing done" as he pleaded with lawmakers to back his new Brexit plan.
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Anti-Brexit protesters converge on London

Anti-Brexit protesters converge on London

Thousands of Brexit opponents gathered in central London on Saturday calling for Britain to remain part of the European Union.
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Today in History for October 19th

Today in History for October 19th

Highlights of this day in history: British surrender at Yorktown decides American Revolution; Stock market crash hits Wall Street in late 1980s; Napoleon's forces begin retreat from Moscow; Concorde makes first landing in New York.
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Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change

Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change

Inspired by the climate activism of Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, Jane Fonda says she's returned to civil disobedience in support of a Green New Deal.
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Woman hog-ties Trump in NYC ad billboard

Woman hog-ties Trump in NYC ad billboard

A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Time Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear.
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Calif. utility bosses grilled over power outages

Calif. utility bosses grilled over power outages

Appearing before an emergency meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission, Pacific Gas and Electric executives defended their decision to shut off power earlier this month to two million people to prevent wildfires.
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Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

Wing, a Google affiliate, is beginning its test run of drone-delivered packages in the Virginia town of Christiansburg.
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Barcelona protest after Catalan leaders jailed

Barcelona protest after Catalan leaders jailed

Thousands of pro-independence Catalans protested outside Barcelona´s iconic Sagrada Familia basilica on Friday, blocking entrances and making it impossible for tourists to visit the city's most popular touristic site.
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Churches step in for students amid Chicago strike

Churches step in for students amid Chicago strike

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups to help care for their children as Chicago Public School teachers went on strike this week. The Ark of St. Sabina extended its after-school program hours to care for students.
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AP Top Stories October 18

AP Top Stories October 18

Here are the top stories for Friday, October 18th: Trump paints positive picture of Turkish cease-fire; More than 60 dead in Afghanistan bombing; Mexican security forces outgunned by drug cartel; Female astronauts make history with spacewalk.
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Tall tale: Baby giraffe debuts at Los Angeles Zoo

Tall tale: Baby giraffe debuts at Los Angeles Zoo

A female Masai giraffe born at the Los Angeles Zoo earlier this month is being introduced to the public and her extended family.
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Fonda, Waterston arrested in climate protests

Fonda, Waterston arrested in climate protests

U.S. Capitol Police arrested Fonda and fellow actor Sam Waterston on Friday in a second week of climate change protests. Fonda says she's holding the events to draw more people into climate activism.
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Trump makes call to first all-female spacewalkers

Trump makes call to first all-female spacewalkers

President Donald Trump put in a congratulatory call from the White House to the world's first all-female spacewalking team that made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.
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Pompeo briefs NATO on Syria ceasefire

Pompeo briefs NATO on Syria ceasefire

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Brussels on Friday to address NATO leaders on the cease-fire in Northern Syria.
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Baby bearcat Univ. of Cincinnati's next mascot

Baby bearcat Univ. of Cincinnati's next mascot

The Cincinnati Zoo debuted the newest baby bearcat Friday destined to become the University of Cincinnati's next mascot. Zoo staff are asking visitors to suggest a name. It will be announced at the University's homecoming game in early November.
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Cast of 'Goliath' talk popularity of the show

Cast of 'Goliath' talk popularity of the show

Billy Bob Thornton, star of 'Goliath' on Amazon Prime Video, belives viewers enjoy the show because they can see themselves in the characters. 'We're fighting goliath everyday,' says Thornton. Also, newly added season 3 cast members Dennis Quaid a...
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Huawei exec: Tech giant wants to be 'transparent'

Huawei exec: Tech giant wants to be 'transparent'

A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei says the company wants to be open and transparent in persuading the U.S. government that national security concerns about its technology are unfounded.
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Trump wraps up wild week marked by multiple crises

Trump wraps up wild week marked by multiple crises

President Donald Trump wrapped up what could be considered one of the most intense weeks of his presidency, marked by multiple crises both at home and abroad. AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace gives us a rundown of what it all means.
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Trump says U.S. doing very well with Turkey

Trump says U.S. doing very well with Turkey

President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States is doing very well with Turkey and that the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey is intact.
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Baby bearcat Univ. of Cincinnati's next mascot

Baby bearcat Univ. of Cincinnati's next mascot

The Cincinnati Zoo debuted the newest baby bearcat Friday destined to become the University of Cincinnati's next mascot. Zoo staff are asking visitors to suggest a name. It will be announced at the University's homecoming game in early November.
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Bryana Salaz says the Kardashians influenced 'Team Kaylie'

Bryana Salaz says the Kardashians influenced 'Team Kaylie'

Bryana Salaz says her character on the new Netflix children's show 'Team Kaylie' was loosely influenced by the Kardashians. She also reveals how an email from Gwen Stefani encouraged her to pursue her dreams.
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EU Tusk scathing about 'so called' Syria ceasefire

EU Tusk scathing about 'so called' Syria ceasefire

EU Council President Tusk says the "so-called" Syria ceasefire is "a demand of capitulation of the Kurds" and called on Turkey to immediately halt its operation in northern Syria.
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Gunfight rages in capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state

Gunfight rages in capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state

An intense gunfight with heavy weapons raged in the Mexican city of Culiacán on Thursday, after security forces located one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons who is wanted in the US on drug trafficking charges.
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Adam Lambert talks new music and relating to Lil Nas X

Adam Lambert talks new music and relating to Lil Nas X

Rocker Adam Lambert is back with his first project of original music in four years, “Velvet: Side A.” The former American Idol contestant reveals why it took him so long to release new music, and what he’s learned from touring the world with Queen...
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AP Top Stories October 18

AP Top Stories October 18

Here's the latest for Friday, Oct. 18th: Erdogan says Turkey will resume offensive if Syrian fighters aren't pulled; White House acknowledges Ukraine aid hold up tied to demands; First all-female space walk; Key West Fantasy Fest to kick off.
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Female spacewalking team makes history

Female spacewalking team makes history

The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network.
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Gloria Coelho's mystical collection

Gloria Coelho's mystical collection

Gloria Coelho takes inspiration from five decades of fashion for her winter 2020 catwalk show at Sao Paulo Fashion Week – as well as the mystical creatures in a book written by 10-year-old Ricardo Valle, "Necroromance and the Conquest of Dragon Pl...
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Joao Pimenta shows gender fluid fashion

Joao Pimenta shows gender fluid fashion

At Sao Paulo Fashion Week, designer Joao Pimenta experiments with androgynous looks on the catwalk.
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Mattis: 'I'm the Meryl Streep of generals'

Mattis: 'I'm the Meryl Streep of generals'

Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis laughed off an insult hurled at him Thursday by President Trump calling Mattis an 'overrated general.' Speaking at a New York charity event Mattis said "So I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals."
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Today in History for October 18th

Today in History for October 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Inventor Thomas Edison dies; Three scientists share Nobel prize for DNA work; Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York; Two U.S. athletes suspended for Mexico City Olympics protest; Rock star Chuck Berry born.
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ShowBiz Minute: Kingsley, Anuel AA, Barbie

ShowBiz Minute: Kingsley, Anuel AA, Barbie

Country radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, dies at home in Texas; Puerto Rican rapper Anuell AA wins big at the Latin American Music Awards; The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is listed on Airbnb for a limited time.
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Are people still visiting Hong Kong?

Are people still visiting Hong Kong?

Hong Kong visitors see a silver lining in the blow to tourism from anti-government protests.
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Deep-sea explorers hunt for sunken WWII ships

Deep-sea explorers hunt for sunken WWII ships

Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are honing in on sonar readings of debris fields deep in the Pacific. They recently discovered a Japanese aircraft carrier that went down during the Battle of Midway.
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Union approves ratification vote to end GM strike

Union approves ratification vote to end GM strike

Nearly 50,000 General Motors employees who've been on the picket line since September 16 will begin voting on a tentative contract on Saturday.
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California launches earthquake early warning app

California launches earthquake early warning app

California is launching MyShake, a mobile app that will send out earthquake early warning alerts. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials announced the system Thursday, the 30th anniversary of the of the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake.
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Trump tours Louis Vuitton workshop ahead of rally

Trump tours Louis Vuitton workshop ahead of rally

President Donald Trump toured a new Louis Vuitton leather workshop in Texas on Thursday before headlining a campaign rally in Dallas.
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Senate Republicans weigh-in on cease-fire in Syria

Senate Republicans weigh-in on cease-fire in Syria

GOP Senate lawmakers reacted to Thursday's announced cease-fire in Syria, with the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voicing approval, but Sen. Mitt Romney blasting the administration and calling for hearings.
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Mayor to teachers: Chicago won't budge on money

Mayor to teachers: Chicago won't budge on money

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says a teacher strike could be settled "today" if the Chicago Teachers Union would negotiate with a seriousness and "sense of urgency."
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Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

A family business of West Virginia’s billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China.
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Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid tied to Dem probe

Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid tied to Dem probe

The White House is confirming Donald Trump asked Ukraine's leader to investigate his country's role in meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said withholding funding was "absolutely appropriate."
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Schiff: Things have gone from bad to much worse

Schiff: Things have gone from bad to much worse

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says that "things have just gone from very, very bad to much, much worse" with the White House's acknowledgment that it held up military aid to Ukraine.
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AP Top Stories October 17

AP Top Stories October 17

Here's the latest for Wednesday, Oct. 17th: Vice President Pence announces Turkey cease-fire in Syria; Chicago teachers go on strike; Lawmakers mourn the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings; A solar-powered car race in Australia.
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Trump credits 'tough love' for 5-day cease-fire

Trump credits 'tough love' for 5-day cease-fire

President Donald Trump is crediting his threat of sanctions on Turkey as "tough love" that led the country to agree to a five-day cease-fire with Kurds in northern Syria. Touting the agreement, Trump said it's "a great day for civilization."
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Detroit pastor: Cummings was 'great American hero'

Detroit pastor: Cummings was 'great American hero'

A prominent Detroit pastor is calling the late Rep. Elijah Cummings “a great American hero”
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Speaker Pelosi meets Italian President Mattarella

Speaker Pelosi meets Italian President Mattarella

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi greets Italian President Sergio Mattarella Thursday on Capitol Hill during the Italian president's five-day visit to the United States.
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Pence: Turkey has agreed to cease-fire in Syria

Pence: Turkey has agreed to cease-fire in Syria

Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire to allow the Kurdish forces it was battling to safely withdraw from an area in northern Syria.
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