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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy was expanding at a modest pace in September and into October despite the fact manufacturing was being hurt by rising trade tensions and weaker global growth while adverse weather was affecting farmers.

The Federal Reserve,

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

President Donald Trump says members of the Islamic State group who were being held in prisons by Kurdish fighters in Syria have been

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DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.

The deal, which the union says offers "major

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing four civilians and wounding nearly a dozen others, officials from both sides said Wednesday, as tensions remain high between the two South Asian countries.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA said Wednesday that the overall graduation rate for college athletes hit a record high of 89%.

That's up 1 percentage point from last year's previous one-year high and almost 10 percentage points above the goal established by the

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Ursula von der Leyen will have to wait a bit longer before she takes over as the next European Commission president after the European Parliament delayed a vote on the appointment of her team on Wednesday.

The new European Commission, the

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

8:45 p.m.

Ireland's president says it's paramount that any Brexit deal safeguards the Good Friday agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland.

Michael

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Biden is jabbing at his top primary rival, Elizabeth Warren, and President Donald Trump coming out of Democrats' latest 2020 primary debate.

Biden hammered Warren for a lack of specifics about how she would fund a single-payer

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local):

1:35 p.m.

President Donald Trump says things are "very nicely under control" in northern Syria where Turkish forces are fighting Syrian Kurds who were

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a tentative Brexit deal on Wednesday, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected a deal could be sealed at the upcoming EU summit.

Positive vibes oozed from French

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