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South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probe

South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probe

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea's justice minister resigned Monday, citing the political burden of an investigation into alleged financial crimes and academic favours surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal governmen
Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

HOUSTON — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief.

Atwood, Ellmann favourites to win fiction's Booker Prize

LONDON — Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies' favourite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale.
Ecuador deal cancels austerity plan, ends indigenous protest

Ecuador deal cancels austerity plan, ends indigenous protest

QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador celebrated a deal President Lenín Morenoand indigenous leaders struck late Sunday to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed the economy and left seven dead.
For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iraqi-American Huda Kattan has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world. Her eponymous empire Huda Beauty, a makeup line valued at $1.
No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

HAMPTON, Ga. — The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds said Capt.
China's trade with US shrinks again in September

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

BEIJING — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China's biggest foreign market, fell 17.8% to $36.
Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' Day

Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' Day

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honouring Christopher Columbus. From Minnesota to Vermont, at least five states and Washington, D.C.
US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

WASHINGTON — 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.
Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suits

Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suits

SACRAMENTO, Calif.