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President Donald Trump speaks to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition, at the McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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October 28, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his visit to Chicago (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A crowd of protesters numbering well into the thousands has gathered outside Trump Hotel and Tower in Chicago. Kept across the Chicago River by police, they shouted slogans like "lock him up...
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Claudia Lopez with the Green Alliance celebrates her election victory as mayor of Bogota, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Colombians went to the polls to choose mayors, state governors and local assemblies. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
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October 27, 2019 - 10:39 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's capital city elected its first female mayor Sunday in what is being hailed as an important advancement for both women and LGBT rights. Claudia López won the race for mayor of Bogota on a platform promising to combat corruption and advance equal rights for minority...
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FILE - In an April 11, 2016 file photo, Congressman John Conyers is seen during a ceremony for former U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, in Detroit. Detroit police say the former congressman died at his home on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. He was 90. ((AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
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October 27, 2019 - 5:05 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back home in Detroit despite several scandals, has died. He was 90. Conyers, among the high-profile...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019 file photo, ornate architecture adorns structures in the median of the newly-named Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Kansas City, Mo. Until January, the street through the city's predominantly black east side was known as The Paseo. The City Council voted to rename it after King, but many in the community want the old name back. The Kansas City Star reports that a petition drive put the issue on the Nov. 5 ballot. A group called Save The Paseo say they want to honor King, but that the street is the wrong choice because of its historic importance to the city. Ministers who pushed for the change worry about the message that will be sent if King's name is removed. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel File)
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October 27, 2019 - 12:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, voters will decide if a street named in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. should keep that name or revert to its old one. Until January, the street through the city's predominantly black east side was known as The Paseo. The City Council voted...
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Anti-government protesters march demanding a second round presidential election in La Paz, Bolivia, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Bolivia's official vote tally was revealed Friday pointing to an outright win for incumbent Evo Morales in a disputed presidential election that has triggered protests and growing international pressure on the Andean nation to hold a runoff ballot. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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October 26, 2019 - 11:05 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales said Saturday he'd welcome an international audit of his disputed re-election and if vote fraud is found he would call a second round of voting. Electoral authorities say the socialist leader narrowly won enough votes Sunday to avoid a December...
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Anti-government protesters rest during sit-in at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Iraqi protesters converged on a central square in the capital Baghdad on Saturday as security forces erected blast walls to prevent them from reaching a heavily fortified government area after a day of violence that killed scores. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
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October 26, 2019 - 3:16 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the nationwide protests in Iraq (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Iraq's semi-official human rights commission says at least 63 protesters have been killed in two days of anti-government rallies in the capital and southern cities. The Iraq High Commission for Human Rights...
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Security forces fire tear gas and close the bridge leading to the Green Zone during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Iraqi protesters converged on a central square in the capital Baghdad on Saturday as security forces erected blast walls to prevent them from reaching a heavily fortified government area after a day of violence that killed scores. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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October 26, 2019 - 2:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — In Hong Kong, it was a complicated extradition dispute involving a murder suspect. In Beirut, it was a proposed tax on the popular WhatsApp messenger service. In Chile, it was a 4-cent hike in subway fares. Recent weeks have seen mass protests and clashes erupt in far-flung places...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg listens to a question during a campaign stop, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
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October 25, 2019 - 2:07 am
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — For much of the year, Pete Buttigieg has glided through the Democratic presidential campaign, raising stunning amounts of money, impressing many with his calm eloquence and gaining ground in early voting Iowa. Now he is starting to pay the price of success. New to national...
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Suspended Greenville Sheriff Will Lewis enters the courtroom with his wife, Amy, Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. Lewis, 43, said he did not plan to have sex with his young female assistant at an out-of-town budget conference, but one thing led to another after they went out for drinks and ended up in her hotel room.(Josh Morgan/The Greenville News via AP, Pool)
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October 24, 2019 - 11:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff faces up to a year in prison and will lose his job after a jury found him guilty Thursday of misconduct in office. A Greenville jury deliberated more than four hours before splitting its verdicts, finding suspended Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis...
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A firefighter sprays water on a burning home as the Kincade Fire burns through the Jimtown community of unincorporated Sonoma County, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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October 24, 2019 - 9:46 pm
GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires in California (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is informing officials of another massive power shutdown expected this weekend throughout Northern California starting Saturday night and lasting into Monday. The...
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