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A migrant tends to a child while surrounded by members of the National Guard 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 PhotoIsabel Mateos)


TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT-GIULIANI _ President Donald Trump stands behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the city Giuliani led as mayor are eyeing him for possible lobbying violations. By Darlene Superville, Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1,170 words, photo. WITH: TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT-WHAT'S NEXT _ As Congress ends break, House steps up impeachment inquiry (sent).

ASIA-TYPHOON _ Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops are deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more than a dozen missing. One woman fell to her death from a rescue helicopter. By Yuri Kageyama. SENT: 780 words, photos. With ASIA-TYPHOON-THE LATEST.

Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei talks with reporters upon arriving at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Giammattei says officials have blocked him from entering Venezuela where he planned to meet opposition politician Juan Guaido, a foe of socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. (AP PhotoMoises Castillo)

ELECTION 2019-LOUISIANA-GOVERNOR _ Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election. By Melinda Deslatte. SENT: 890 words, photos. With ELECTION-2019-LOUISIANA-GOVERNOR-THE LATEST.

SYRIA _ Turkey's official news agency says allied Syrian forces have captured the town Suluk in the fifth day of the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria. By Elena Becatoros. SENT: 140 words, photos. With SYRIA-THE LATEST;


New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres, left, and right fielder Aaron Judge celebrate after their win against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Houston. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)



BRITAIN-US DIPLOMAT’S WIFE _ British media reports that the wife of an American official who left the U.K. after being involved in a fatal road accident no longer has diplomatic immunity. SENT: 140 words, photos.

CANADA-ELECTION-TRUDEAU _ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat SENT: 260 words, photos.

KENYA-ATTACK _ Kenya's police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country's southern border with Somalia. SENT: 130 words.

NEW HAMPSHIRE CHURCH SHOOTING _ A gunman open fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities say. SENT: 380 words, photo.

SERIAL STOWAWAY _ Serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport again. SENT: 130 words, photo.




UNITED STATES-SYRIA _ President Donald Trump says he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked the lives of Syrian Kurdish allies who helped the U.S. bring down the Islamic State group in Syria. SENT: 250 words, photo.




ECUADOR _ Ecuador's army took to the streets after President Lenín Moreno ordered the first 24-hour curfew in decades in response to a day of attacks on government buildings and media offices. SENT: 950 words, photos. With ECUADOR-THE LATEST.

HONG KONG-PROTESTS _ Tearing a page out of ancient Chinese military philosophy, protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and popped up in small groups in multiple locations across the city rather than gather in one large demonstration, pursued by police who swooped in to make muscular arrests. SENT: 520 words, photos.

VATICAN-SAINTS _ Pope Francis canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. SENT: 440 words, photos.

TUNISIA-PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION _ Tunisians are voting for president in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a law professor backed by resurgent Islamists. SENT: 590 words, photos.

POLAND-ELECTION _ Poles were voting Sunday in a parliamentary election that the ruling nationalist Law and Justice party was favored to win, buoyed by the popularity of its conservative agenda and its generous social spending. SENT: 510 words, photos.

MOZAMBIQUE-ELECTIONS _ Mozambique's elections on Tuesday are almost certain to be won by the ruling party, Frelimo, and President Filipe Nyusi — but it is unclear if the results will establish badly-needed stability and economic growth. SENT: 1,100 words.




CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES _ Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities say, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a blaze on the edge of Los Angeles that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures and sent a blanket of smoke across a swath of neighborhoods. SENT: 910 words, photos, video. With: CALIFORNIA POWER SHUTOFF-AIR QUALITY _ California power shutdowns raise air pollution worries; CALIFORNIA POWER SHUTOFF ENDS _ Utility: All power has been restored to Northern California (both sent).

HOTEL COLLAPSE _ A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction beside New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed amid blinding dust and flying debris, killing two people and injuring more than 20. Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for one person still unaccounted for. SENT: 750 words, photos. With HOTEL COLLAPSE-THE LATEST.

CALIFORNIA-NEW LAWS _ California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The fur law bars residents from selling or making clothing, shoes or handbags with fur starting in 2023. SENT: 850 words, photos.l

CALIFORNIA-FOSSIL FUELS _ California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land. SENT: 450 words, photos.




GM STRIKE-WORKERS PAY INCREASE _ United Auto Workers say it's increasing strike pay for workers picketing at General Motors as the walkout by more than 49,000 employees nears the four-week mark. SENT: 260 words.




JESSYE NORMAN-FUNERAL _ World-famous performers, civil rights leaders and people who know her good works are gathering for the funeral of international opera star Jessye Norman in her Georgia hometown. Norman will be laid to rest at the William B. Bell Auditorium in Augusta, Georgia, with a private burial to follow. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 920 words, photos.




BBA--ALCS _ Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 in the AL Championship Series opener. By Sports Writer Kristie Rieken. SENT: 1,050 words, photos.

BBN--NLCS _ Max Scherzer followed Aníbal Sánchez's near no-hitter with a try of his own and the stingy Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. By Sports Writer Jay Cohen. SENT: 960 words, photos.

FBC--T25-FLORIDA-LSU _ Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to emerge with a 42-28 victory over No. 7 Florida. By Sports Writer Brett Martel. SENT: 700 words, photos.




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