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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 8:37am

Protests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations.

Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of

Mike Corder and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:11am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.

German cabin crew union strikes at Lufthansa subsidiaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:10am

A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike — a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice.

The Latest: UK minister: No-deal Brexit preparations gear up

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:07am

The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:51am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal as the European Union considers his grudging request to extend the looming Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Lauran Neergaard and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:25am

If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:23pm

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes again on Sunday as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses on a main tourist drag and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally.

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:22pm

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year's Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida.

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:13pm

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.

Chile's president rolls back subway fare hike amid protests

Eva Vergara, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:34pm

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on Saturday announced the suspension of a subway fare hike that had prompted violent student protests, less than a day after he declared a state of emergency amid rioting and commuter chaos in the capital.

Impeachment inquiry puts spotlight on Perry, who shunned it

Ellen Knickmeyer and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:29am

Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy.

Corps: No more Dakota Access Pipeline study needed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:10am

An attorney for the Army Corps of Engineers is asking a judge to sign off on the Corps' conclusion that the Dakota Access oil pipeline doesn't harm American Indian tribes.

Colorado votes on tax regime embraced by conservatives

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:19am

Democrats who control Colorado's Statehouse are asking voters in November to dismantle part of a state tax regime that for decades has served as a model for fiscal conservatives nationwide.

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others

Kathleen Foody and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:35am

Chicago parents leaned on family, friends and community groups as 25,000 teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike this past week, canceling classes for more than 300,000 kids.

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:25am

One of the longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. is set to run through Heath Frantzen's property in the Texas Hill Country, where more than 600 white-tailed and trophy axis deer graze on a hunting ranch his family has owned for three generations.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will push ahead and try to have Britain leave the European Union by Oct. 31

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:57am

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will push ahead and try to have Britain leave the European Union by Oct. 31.

UK Parliament votes to postpone decision on EU divorce deal, raising prospect of further delay to Brexit.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:51am

UK Parliament votes to postpone decision on EU divorce deal, raising prospect of further delay to Brexit.

Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in slavery's role

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:15am

A new art exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson's highly influential architectural ideas and his vision for structures that symbolize liberty and democracy.

The Latest: Lebanon party pulls out of embattled government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:20am

The Latest on anti-government protests in Lebanon (all times local):