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UPDATE 1-Tens of thousands rally against former ruling party in Sudan

Thousands gathered in Freedom Square, where ousted president Omar al-Bashir held a large rally in his final months in power, to call for the dissolution of his National Congress Party and to put Bashir-era officials on trial for alleged corruption. A …

Britain's Prince William worried about Harry after TV interview-BBC

Britain’s Prince William is worried about his brother after Prince Harry and wife Meghan spoke out about their struggle to live under a global spotlight, the BBC reported. William was worried about his younger brother and hoping that they “are all rig…

AP Interview: Catalan head says only talks can stop protests

Catalonia’s leader said Monday that the recent massive protests in the region, which often spiraled into violent clashes with police, won’t cease until the Spanish government agrees to listen to separatists’ demands. “If we don’t sit down to talk this…

EXPLAINER-As PM Johnson pushes ahead with Brexit, what happens now in parliament?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to drive the legislation needed to take Britain out of the European Union through parliament in the next 10 days, or else break his “do or die” pledge to leave on Oct. 31. On Monday, Johnson was forced to abandon …

UPDATE 1-Bolivia election on a knife-edge as rivals clash over results

Bolivia’s presidential election result was on a knife-edge on Monday, with a preliminary count suggesting it should go to a second-round run-off, but President Evo Morales insisting that he would secure enough votes in Sunday’s first round for an outri…

Trump says being president has cost him $2 billion to $5 billion

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that being president has cost him between $2 billion and $5 billion that he would have made if he had continued running his business instead of getting into politics. Trump expressed annoyance at having to re…

Uprooted by war, Kurdish families stuck at Syria-Iraq border crossing

SEMALKA, Syria/ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Made homeless when Turkish shells slammed into his house in northern Syria, Kurdish day labourer Suleiman Mohamed and his family spent 10 days in desperate search of shelter nearby. Now all they want is t…

EXCLUSIVE-EU regulator expects to clear Boeing 737 MAX in Jan. at earliest

European regulators expect to clear Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX to return to service in January at the earliest, following flight trials by European test pilots currently scheduled for mid-December, Europe’s top air safety official told Reuters. The hea…

13 years later, soldier meets students who wrote him letters while he was in Iraq

A U.S. Army brigadier general who became unlikely pen pals with a group of kindergarten students when he was deployed in Iraq drove more than six hours to surprise those students, who are now high school seniors. Buggs, who lives in Tampa, Florida, wa…

UPDATE 1-Israel's Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was giving up his effort to form a new government after failing to secure a majority coalition in parliament following an inconclusive election in September. Netanyahu, who heads the right-wi…

Peloton's stock takes a spill, even as IPO underwriters cheer it on

Shares of Peloton Interactive slumped 6% on Monday, even after a multitude of buy ratings from the stationary bike seller’s IPO banks, underscoring Wall Street’s growing exhaustion from money-losing startups. At least 14 underwriters of Peloton’s ini…

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