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Police went door to door in areas of Dallas Monday morning searching for people who may have been trapped in their home after the tornado damaged buildings, ripped trees and snapped utility poles in half, CNN affiliate KTVT reported. The tornado was part of a series of severe storms reported from Texas to the Illinois-Missouri border yesterday, battering the region with hail, lightning, heavy rain and 70 miles per hour (113 km/h) winds.
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings, Democratic leader and regular Trump target, dies at 68

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, Democratic leader and regular Trump target, dies at 68

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    By 2016, Cummings was the senior Democrat on the House Benghazi Committee, which he said was "nothing more than a taxpayer-funded effort to bring harm to Hillary Clinton's campaign". Cummings was an African American lawmaker who championed civil rights causes. "And every time someone was selected, they'd come back to be a very best friend of Elijah Cummings ".
  • Chile protests continue after gov't backs down on fare hike

    Chile protests continue after gov't backs down on fare hike

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    As the curfew came into effect, crowds of thousands of people marched, gathered in public squares and came out of their homes to take part in traditional pot-banging protests, witnesses said . The country's president has announced a state of emergency. A protester kicks a tear gas canister during clashes with police in Santiago, Chile , October 20, 2019 .
  • US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

    US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

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    Kurdish fighters evacuated a besieged Syrian town on Sunday, the first pullback under the US -brokered ceasefire deal, opening the way to a broader withdrawal of the Kurdish-led forces from along the Turkish border. The Syrian government deployment, although not complete, puts Russian Federation as the ultimate arbiter of the arrangements along much of the Syrian-Turkish border.
  • Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

    Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

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    USA forces also withdrew from a key base in northern Syria on Sunday, two days before the end of the truce, according to the Observatory. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor with sources inside Syria, said the ambulances were transporting wounded civilians and fighters.
  • Hong Kong Braces for Weekend of Fresh Pro-Democracy Protests

    Hong Kong Braces for Weekend of Fresh Pro-Democracy Protests

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    Although the last few days have been relatively calm, with protesters staying off the streets, prominent human rights activist Jimmy Sham was brutally attacked on Wednesday, a move pro-democracy lawmakers said was meant to intimidate protesters and incite violence ahead of Sunday's planned march.
  • Republicans blast Mick Mulvaney's admission of quid pro quo in Ukraine scandal

    Republicans blast Mick Mulvaney's admission of quid pro quo in Ukraine scandal

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    Mulvaney had told reporters on Thursday that Trump said he was concerned about providing support to Ukraine because of corruption there, but Mulvaney said that was not the only reason the aid money was withheld. "Consider the possibility that Donald Trump's brand is strong enough as it is", Mulvaney said. It was apparent to all of us that the key to changing the president's mind on Ukraine was Mr.
  • European Union shuts down talk of fallback if deal defeated

    European Union shuts down talk of fallback if deal defeated

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    Johnson will therefore require backing from hardcore eurosceptics in his own Conservative Party, anti-no deal MPs he expelled from the Tory ranks, and opposition Labour rebels. The leader of the Scottish National Party said her party will not vote for the new deal . "For the objective, United Kingdom authorities will be in charge of applying the Union Customs Code in Northern Ireland", said Barnier during a press conference Thursday.