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President Donald Trump's plan to pull US troops from Northern Syria is being condemned in both the Middle East and Washington.
Kurdish groups in Syria say they're being abandoned and Senate Majority leader Mitch Mcconnell opposes the pullout.
The Nobel prize for Medicine goes to a British researcher and two Americans, including Harvard's Dr. William Kaelin. They were honored for their work that could develop new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases.
Talks to end a 21-day strike by the United Auto workers against General Motors have hit a snag over job security. Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer says she's concerned about the strike's impact on the state's economy.
Nearly two dozen scuba divers took part in an underwater pumpkin-carving contest off the Florida Keys. As they carved, they had to keep the naturally buoyant pumpkins from floating away.