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Turkish ground forces seized at least one village from Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as they pressed ahead with their assault, launching airstrikes and unleashing artillery shelling on towns and villages the length of its border. The Turkish invasion, now in its second day, has been widely condemned around the world.
Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy says there was“no blackmail" in the July 25 phone call with President Donald Trump that helped spark an impeachment inquiry. Zelenskiy played down suggestions that Trump pressured him to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden in exchange for military aid to help Ukraine battle Russian-backed separatists.
Millions of people in California are playing a waiting game with the winds. Pacific Gas & Electric is watching the weather before deciding whether to restore power to an enormous portion of the state blacked out on purpose.