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Putin, Erdogan announce plan for northeast Syria, bolstering Russian influence

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Ambassador William Taylor arrived on Capitol Hill today to testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry.

Diplomat provides House with 'disturbing' account on Ukraine

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Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor provided lawmakers Tuesday with a vivid, detailed and what some lawmakers called "disturbing" account of the way President Donald Trump wanted to put the new Ukraine president "in a public box" by demanding a quid pro quo at the center of the impeachment probe.
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Astros executive's rant creates many Washington fans for World Series

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Punt returner Sherels released by Vikings

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Amazon needs a leash

It's harder to make a classic antitrust case than it is for other tech companies, but there are ways to check its power.