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Ford recalling about 1.3M vehicles for possible door issue

Oct 18, 2017

Ford is recalling about 1.3M 2015-17 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty vehicles in North America because of potential door problems

Memorial set for US site where British surrendered in 1777

Oct 18, 2017

Work is expected to begin next year on a memorial to be built on the exact spot where a British general turned over his sword to his American counterpart after the Battles of Saratoga during the American Revolution

10 WTO members air concerns about Trump 'Buy American' order

Oct 18, 2017

China and Taiwan joined many U.S. allies including Israel at the World Trade Organization to express concerns over a Trump administration executive order that seeks to maximize use of American-made goods, products and materials in government procurement.

US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September

Oct 18, 2017

US home construction slid 4.7 percent in September, biggest decline in 6 months

NYC waitress charged with scamming widow out of nearly $500K

Oct 18, 2017

New York City prosecutors say a diner waitress who befriended an 84-year-old Brooklyn widow is accused of scamming her out of nearly a half million dollars

Turkey: Iraqi Kurds 'miscalculated' with independence vote

Oct 18, 2017

Turkey says Iraq's retaking of the northern city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces earlier this week has rectified the Kurds' "mistake" in holding a non-binding referendum on independence last month

NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues

Oct 18, 2017

NFL players and owners hold unusual meeting to discuss social issues; national anthem not discussed at any length

Berlusconi stumps for referendums in 2 Italian regions

Oct 18, 2017

Silvio Berlusconi has thrown his political weight behind a referendum on autonomy in his native Lombard region, but said he is not sure whether or not he can vote himself

The Latest: Maryland judge becomes 2nd to block travel ban

Oct 18, 2017

A judge in Maryland has become the second federal judge in the country to block the Trump administration's latest travel ban hours before it was set to take full effect

Literary publications get mixed reviews on gender parity

Oct 18, 2017

The state of book criticism is getting a mixed review on gender parity