Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter 'in the bin', the BBC has been told. In the letter dated 9 October, and sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, Mr Trump told Mr Erdogan: 'Don't be a tough guy.
The Washington Post
Michael Birnbaum, Shane Harris, John Hudson
– Oct 16, 2019, 4:10 PM
The State Department also has allocated more than $100,000 for an “alternate” residence for Sondland for September and October, while work is performed. Sondland, a hotel developer and major Trump fundraiser who had no diplomacy…
– Oct 16, 2019, 9:09 PM
(Reuters) - Iran-backed militias deployed snipers on Baghdad rooftops during the Iraq's deadliest anti-government protests in years, two Iraqi security officials told Reuters. The deployment of militia fighters, which has not been previously…
The New York Times
– Oct 17, 2019, 2:57 AM
Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died on Thursday in Baltimore, his spokeswoman said.