Top Headlines for October 24, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Ghosts of Vietnam stirring as Trump preps for Asia trip

    NEW YORK (AP) — For more than 50 years, every American president has been forced to grapple, in one way or another, with the quagmire of the Vietnam War. Now it's Donald Trump's turn….
  • APNewsBreak: Review to confirm Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials are preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare that "ethnic cleansing" is occurring against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims. That assessment would raise pressure on the Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers to consider new sanctions on a country that had been lauded for its democratic transition….
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  • Trump plans lunch with GOP senators as focus turns to taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning lunch with GOP senators after sparring with several of them, as congressional Republicans turn to overhauling the tax code….
  • Xi accrues power, worrying critics and delighting supporters

    BEIJING (AP) — The model lunar rover didn't much impress the retiree in a cotton Mao jacket visiting an exhibition of Chinese achievements under President Xi Jinping. Nor did the displays charting China's climate change progress or other technological advancements….
  • Women on trial visit scene of attack on North Korean scion

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were taken back to the scene of the crime on Tuesday as their murder trial moved from the courtroom to the Malaysian airport for a three-hour inspection tour under heavy police guard….
  • Trump comments concern judge, loom over Bergdahl sentencing

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has become a factor in the soldier's sentencing as a military judge weighs the president's impact on public perception of military justice….
  • What can be done about the abandoned embassy next door?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty fenced-off parking lot….
  • GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades….
  • Late show: MLB postseason games stretch to record length

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't be surprised if you doze off during one of these World Series games, wake up and discover they're not even at the seventh-inning stretch….
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