U.S. rips Russia over violating Turkish air space

ISTANBUL - The United States and its NATO allies denounced Russia for violating Turkish air space along the frontier with Syria, and Ankara threatened to respond if provoked again, raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the Cold War enemies.

Historic Pacific trade deal faces skeptics in Congress 4:58pm EDT

ATLANTA - Twelve Pacific Rim countries on Monday reached the most ambitious trade pact in a generation, aiming to liberalize commerce in 40 percent of the world's economy in a deal that faces skepticism from U.S. lawmakers. | Video

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a campaign town hall meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire October 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clinton takes aim at the NRA

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls for responsible gun-owners to 'take back' the second amendment from extremists in the National Rifle Association.   Video | Full Article 

U.S. Coast Guard members retrieve a life preserver ring from the cargo ship El Faro in this still image from a October 4, 2015 U.S. Coast Guard handout video. Search and rescue teams on Sunday located debris which appeared to belong to the El Faro, which went missing in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin with 33 mostly American crew members aboard. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters  THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

Body found in search for ship sunk in hurricane

MIAMI - Coast Guard crews found a body and an empty, heavily damaged lifeboat in their search for the cargo ship El Faro, believed to have sunk after going missing off the Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin.  Full Article 

Bandmates participate in the funeral of Bryan Sandoval, a mudslide victim in Santa Catarina Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, October 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

'We found almost all of them huddled together'

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Beneath the mud and rock that engulfed the small Guatemalan town of Santa Catarina Pinula last week, search crews have found entire families who died huddled together after they were buried alive.  Full Article 

Afghan staff react inside a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital after an air strike in the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan in this October 3, 2015 MSF handout photo. REUTERS/Medecins Sans Frontieres/Handout via Reuters

Afghan forces called for air strike: U.S. general

WASHINGTON - Afghan forces asked for U.S. air support in Kunduz shortly before a strike killed civilians in a hospital, said the American commander of international forces in Afghanistan.  Full Article 

Indonesia haze persists as resources run dry

Forest fires in Indonesia continue to spread, as efforts to quell the flames and resulting haze are hampered by a lack of resources. Natasha Howitt reports.

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