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    TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT (sent, developing)

    IMPEACHMENT-HUNTER BIDEN (sent, developing)






    INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY _ Some U.S. states are marking their first Indigenous Peoples' Day. SENT: 400 words, photos.

    NOBEL-ECONOMICS _ Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize. SENT: 500 words, photos.

    SOUTH KOREA-POP STAR DEATH _ South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at her home. Sent: 200 words, photo.

    TEENS KILLED-FIERY CRASH _ 2 teens die when SUV crashes off overpass, onto train tracks. SENT: 300 words.




    TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT _ A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his coming testimony in the impeachment probe. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. closed testimony by Fiona Hill, 890 words by 5 p.m., photos.

    IMPEACHMENT-HUNTER BIDEN _ Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden says he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency. SENT: 855 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing, updates possible.

    TRUMP-VIOLENT VIDEO _ The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the news media, but says he "strongly condemns it." The parody was shown at a meeting of Trump supporters at his Miami resort. SENT: 480 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

    ELECTION 2020-SANDERS _ Bernie Sanders has released a major proposal to "end corporate greed and corruption" by requiring large companies to give ownership stakes to their workers. The proposal also would ensure that many of the nation's most profitable firms pay more in federal taxes and government authorities do more to target monopolies and halt mergers that may harm consumers. SENT: 1190 words, photo. (Moved at 6 a.m.)

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE _ Democrats prepare to debate at a pivotal moment in the campaign, as the impeachment controversy swirls, Elizabeth Warren gains traction and Bernie Sanders is under scrutiny following a heart attack. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., photos.

    SUPREME COURT-IMMIGRATION-STATES _ The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week over whether states have the authority to prosecute immigrants for using false Social Security numbers to work unlawfully in the United States. SENT: 1020 words, photos.

    ELECTION 2020-OHIO _ Changing voting patterns have put Ohio in an unfamiliar position this presidential election: It's in danger of being ignored. Many former Democrats in rural, blue-collar Ohio voted for Donald Trump in 2016 and for a GOP ticket statewide last year. Those ballots helped turn territory along the Ohio River from blue to bright red. Now Democratic strategists are plotting once unheard-of victory scenarios that leave out Ohio. SENT: 1240 words, photo.




    SYRIA _ Syrian government troops entered a series of towns and villages in northern Syria, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces in the area, as U.S. troops prepared to pull out. By Mehmet Guzel and Bassem Mroue. SENT: 650 words, photos, DEVELOPING. WITH UNITED STATES-SYRIA _ The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war. By Robert Burns. SENT: 1,280 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updates possible. AND EUROPE-SYRIA European Union nations are venting outrage at Turkey's offensive in northern Syria and are joining France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara, a rare move against a NATO ally for many of them. SENT: 130 words, developing.

    JAPAN-TYPHOON-CLEANING UP _ Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left dozens dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. SENT: 640 words, photos, video. WITH: ASIA-TYPHOON SENT: 650 words, photos.

    SAUDIA ARABIA-RUSSIA _ Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Saudi Arabia, meeting with the oil-rich nation's king and crown prince as he seeks to cement Moscow's political and energy ties across the Mideast. SENT: 450 words, photos.

    BREXIT _ Britain and the European Union said Brexit talks were making progress - but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month - as the U.K. government tried to look beyond the country's stalled EU exit with a wide-ranging policy platform read by Queen Elizabeth II in a pomp-filled ceremony in Parliament. By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert. SENT: 870 words, photos. WITH Brexit-Week Ahead _ The next seven days look set to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in more than three years of Brexit drama and BRITAIN-POLITICS-QUEEN'S SPEECH (both sent.)

    SPAIN _ CATALONIA _ Spain's Supreme Court sentenced 12 prominent former Catalan politicians and activists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2017 bid to take the wealthy region out of Spain and create a new European country. SENT: 950 words, photos.

    HONG KONG-PROTESTS _A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to “kill or to harm” riot control officers was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, police said, in a further escalation of destructive street battles gripping the business hub.. Sent: 750 words, photos. Will be updated.

    MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN _ Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves 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. SENT: 900 words, photos.




    POLICE SHOOTING IN HOME-TEXAS _ A white police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her Texas home is set to be interviewed by investigators as questions and outrage grow over the shooting. SENT: 830 words, photos, video.

    CALIFORNIA POWER SHUTOFF-WORTH IT? _ Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pre-emptively cut the power but by far the largest to date in the utility's effort to prevent a deadly wildfire sparked by its power lines. But do the power shut-offs actually prevent fires? By Jonathan J. Cooper and Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 950 words, photos.

    CENSUS-CITIZENSHIP _ The U.S. Census Bureau is asking states for drivers' license records that typically include citizenship data and has made a new request for information on recipients of government assistance after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked plans to include a citizenship question in its 2020 population count. The two approaches, documented by The Associated Press, alarm civil rights activists. By Mike Schneider. SENT: 1,000 words, photos. This is the Tuesday Spotlight.

    CALIFORNIA-CHILD-SEX-ASSAULT _ California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. SENT: 730 words, photos.




    FILM-BOX OFFICE _The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man." By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 760 words, photos.




    BBA-ALCS _ Houston may be known for oil, but this October it's Cole country. With the AL Championship Series tied at 1-1, Gerrit Cole starts for Houston on Tuesday after going 18-0 in his last 24 starts. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos, by 7:30 p.m.




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