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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2010, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington.  Since the early days of the United States, leading politicians have had to contend with awkward problems posed by their family members. Joe Biden is the latest prominent politician to navigate this tricky terrain. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Hunter Biden, son of former VP, to leave Chinese boardHunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2019, file photo, an investor adjusts his hat as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Asian stock markets have risen after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffsAsian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war
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Graphic illustration highlights a text quote between U.S. ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland and charge d'affaires Bill Taylor in September with a more than four-hour gap in the exchange.;
Ambassador expected to testify key assurance was from TrumpA U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy there was no 'quid pro quo. in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what he was told by President Donald Trump
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
In this photo provided by Philippine National Police Public Information Office, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde, second from right, along with top police generals, Lt.Gen. Camilo Cascolan, right, Lt.Gen. Archie Gamboa, second from left, and Maj.Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, left, salutes during the flag-raising ceremony at Camp Crame Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Albayalde resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized. (Philippine National Police Via AP)
Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegationsPhilippine national police chief resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened in 2013 to prevent provincial police officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling seized drugs
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden celebrates after breaking up a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
Steelers' Conner scores 2 TDs, Hodges wins first startJames Conner scored two touchdowns, Devin Bush recovered a pair of turnovers and Devlin Hodges won his first NFL start as the Pittsburgh Steelers held off the Los Angeles Chargers 24-17 on Sunday night
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Indigenous leaders celebrates the announcement that the government cancelled an austerity package that triggered violent protests, in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. President Lenin Moreno and leaders of Ecuador's indigenous peoples sat down Sunday evening to a nationally broadcast negotiating session aimed at defusing nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed the economy and left seven dead and hundreds injured in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Ecuador indigenous, president strike deal to end protestsEcuador is celebrating a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Donaldo Morales, right, and his wife Isleen Gimenez Morales, left, pose for a photograph at an attorney's office in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
High court to consider state role in prosecuting immigrantsThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week over whether states have the authority to prosecute immigrants for using false Social Security numbers to work unlawfully in the United States
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters advance with theirs armoured personnel carrier in Tel Abyad, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Fighting continued into the afternoon in Tel Abyad, where smoke could be seen rising from several points in the town. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Australia says Turkey to blame for IS escapesAustralia's foreign minister says minister says Turkey is solely responsible for the escape of Islamic State group fighters from custody in Syria
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Passengers shop at the Shanghai Disney flagship store at the Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, China, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. 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. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's trade with US shrinks again in SeptemberChina's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
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