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FILE- In this Dec. 15, 2015, file photo, A U. S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik Air Base near Adana, Turkey. Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey are raising a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it keeps at a Turkish air base? There is no known evidence that the weapons are at direct risk, but President Donald Trump has threatened to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy if it does not halt its invasion of Syria, and some American arms control experts say the bombs would be safer elsewhere. (AP Photo)
Some worries about nuclear weapons at Turkey baseFrayed U.S. relations with Turkey are raising a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it keeps at a Turkish air base?
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Protesters push a bicycle in front of a gate of the Santa Lucia subway station during a protest against the rising cost of subway and bus fares, in Santiago, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Subway service in Chile's capital suspended as protest growsSchool and university students have flooded subway stations in Chile's capital, jumping turnstiles, dodging fares and vandalizing equipment as part of protests against a fare hike
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with his supporters after Friday prayers, in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Erdogan says his country "cannot forget" an unusual letter that U.S. President Donald Trump sent him, but says the mutual "love and respect" between the leaders prevent him from keeping it on Turkey's agenda.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shakyPresident Donald Trump punched back at criticism that his Syria policy damaged U.S. credibility, betrayed an ally and opened the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State
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In this Tuesday. Oct. 15, 2019, photo, a man walks on an alley at a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia. Known for his down-to-earth style with a reputation for clean governance, Indonesian President Joko Widodo's signature policy has been improving Indonesia's inadequate infrastructure and reducing poverty, which afflicts close to a tenth of Indonesia's nearly 270 million people. But raising money would be harder at a time of global economic slowdown, major trade conflicts and falling exports. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Indonesia's Widodo faces daunting goals in final termIndonesian President Joko Widodo will be sworn in for a final five-year term with a mixed record of reformist agenda and unwilling to press for accountability
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The bullet riddled bodies of two men lie on the ground next to a vehicle, a day after a gun battle between gunmen and security forces in Culiacan, Mexico, Friday Oct. 18, 2019. Mexican officials say eight people were killed in the battles in what is being described as a failed operation to detain the son of convicted Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. (AP Photo/Augusto Zurita)
Failed raid against El Chapo's son leaves 8 dead in MexicoMexican security forces say they aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a fierce shootout with cartel enforcers
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Protesters wear masks of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are donning cartoon/superheroes masks as they formed a human chain across the semiautonomous Chinese city, in defiance of a government ban on face coverings. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protesters mock China leaders, defy face mask banHong Kong protesters don cartoon character masks and mock China leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies
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The sun rises over the Pacific from the research vessel Petrel nearly 200 miles off Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The crew of the Petrel found the sunken remains of the Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga, which sank in the historic Battle of Midway, and are searching the vast area for other sunken warships in the coming days. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Deep-sea explorers find Japanese ship that sank during WWIIA crew of researchers scanning the seafloor of the Pacific has found the final resting place of a warship lost during the historic World War II Battle of Midway
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Huawei Chief Technology Officer Paul Scanlan, during an interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Scanlan says the company wants to be open and transparent in persuading the U.S. government that national security concerns about its technology are unfounded.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Huawei exec: Chinese tech giant wants to be 'transparent'A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei says the company wants to be open and transparent
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019 file photo, Syrians who were displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria carry their belongings as they walk to receive a tent at the Bardarash refugee camp, north of Mosul, Iraq,   An estimated 160,000 Syrians who have fled Turkey’s offensive, which began last week after President Donald Trump announced he would move U.S. forces out of the way, abandoning their Kurdish allies. The invasion transformed one of the safest parts of Syria into a war zone, leaving displaced residents with a deep sense of betrayal. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
'Only God is with us': A Syrian family feels betrayed by USA Syrian family who had taken refuge in a northern town thought it was safe because the Americans were there, but then they left.
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Protesters make barricades during clashes with police in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.The Catalan regional capital is bracing for a fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders. Five marches of tens of thousands from inland towns are converging in Barcelona's center for a mass protest. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist angerMasses of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia's independence and the release from prison of separatist leaders are jamming downtown Barcelona as the northeastern Spanish region endures its fifth straight day of tense protests
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Lida Perdomo, of Honduras, holds a sign outside federal court in Manhattan Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. Tony Hernandez, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, has been convicted in a massive drug conspiracy that prosecutors say was protected by the Central American country's government. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens)
Brother of Honduran president convicted of drug conspiracyThe brother of the Honduran president has been convicted in a massive drug conspiracy case in New York City
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Protesters stand and crouch behind barricades on the fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Tens of thousands of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia???s independence and the release from prison of their separatist leaders have flooded downtown Barcelona. The protesters have poured into the city after some of them walked for three days in ???Freedom marches??? from towns across the northeastern Spanish region, joining students and workers who have also taken to the streets on a general strike day. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)
The Latest: Protesters battle police in chaos-hit BarcelonaPolice in the regional capital of Catalonia are using water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to repel masked youths who are throwing cobblestones and flammable bottles, building barricades and setting bonfires
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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