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In this photo provided by Philippine National Police Public Information Office, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde, second from right, along with top police generals, Lt.Gen. Camilo Cascolan, right, Lt.Gen. Archie Gamboa, second from left, and Maj.Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, left, salutes during the flag-raising ceremony at Camp Crame Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Albayalde resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized. (Philippine National Police Via AP)
Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegationsPhilippine national police chief resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened in 2013 to prevent provincial police officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling seized drugs
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Indigenous leaders celebrates the announcement that the government cancelled an austerity package that triggered violent protests, in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. President Lenin Moreno and leaders of Ecuador's indigenous peoples sat down Sunday evening to a nationally broadcast negotiating session aimed at defusing nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed the economy and left seven dead and hundreds injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Ecuador indigenous, president strike deal to end protestsEcuador is celebrating a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests
The Associated Press48 minutes 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: Australia says Turkey to blame for IS escapesAustralia's foreign minister says minister says Turkey is solely responsible for the escape of Islamic State group fighters from custody in Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Passengers shop at the Shanghai Disney flagship store at the Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, China, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's trade with US shrinks again in SeptemberChina's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Debris caused by Typhoon Hagibis are left on a street in Motomiya, Fukushima prefecture, Japan Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Rescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near flooded rivers for missing people Monday after the typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warns of mudslidesRescue crews dig through mudslides and search near swollen rivers for those missing after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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 Press3 hours ago
Anti-government protesters face off with police near the National Assembly during a military curfew in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Deadly protests against a plan to remove fuel subsidies as part of an International Monetary Fund austerity package have gone on for more than a week. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
The Latest: Ecuador president, indigenous leaders set truceEcuadorian President Lenín Moreno and leaders of the country's indigenous peoples have struck a deal to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed the economy and left seven dead
The Associated Press3 hours 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
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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 Press6 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
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Members of a local election committee empty a ballot box for counting at a polling station at the end of local elections in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party was facing a challenge Sunday from opposition parties who are backing joint candidates in many cities in Hungary's nationwide local election. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
Orban's party suffers major losses in Hungary's local votesHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party has suffered large losses in local elections nationwide
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Kurds Strike Last-Minute Deal to Avoid 'Genocide'This might be a last-minute, desperation deal—but now Syrian Kurds have some protection. They said Sunday the Syrian government has agreed to send army forces to the nation's northern border to try to curb Turkey's assault, the BBC reports. Russia brokered the deal over three days between the Kurdish-led...
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