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Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties8/20/2018 7:21:49 PM The U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara came under brief gunfire early on Monday but nobody was hurt in the incident, which coincides with increased tensions between the two NATO allies over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.Erdogan invokes patriotism, Islam as lira remains under pressure8/20/2018 7:21:49 PM President Tayyip Erdogan appealed to Turks' religious and patriotic feelings ahead of a major Muslim holiday on Monday, promising they would not be brought "to their knees" by an economic crisis that has battered the lira currency.One detained in relation to shooting outside U.S. Embassy in Turkish capital: Anadolu Agency8/20/2018 7:21:26 PM One person was detained in relation to the shooting outside the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday.Irish abuse survivors await Pope's arrival with scepticism8/20/2018 7:14:09 PM Andrew Madden became the first victim of clerical child sex abuse in Ireland to speak out publicly in 1995 when he detailed how, as a 12-year-old altar boy, he suffered two-and-a-half years of abuse at the hands of his parish priest.Brazilian border state asks supreme court to halt entry of Venezuelans8/20/2018 7:13:17 PM The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the country's supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants, as the border state struggles to cope with a flow that has already sparked violent confrontations.Brazil poll shows jailed Lula extending lead for October election8/20/2018 7:08:59 PM Jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has increased his support by almost five percentage points and would win Brazil's October presidential election if he is allowed to run, a poll by CNT/MDA showed on Monday.Factbox: Reports into abuse in the Irish Catholic Church8/20/2018 7:06:47 PM Pope Francis travels to Ireland this week for the first papal visit in almost 40 years and since a series of clerical sex abuse scandals rocked the church's standing in a once staunchly Roman Catholic country.Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years8/20/2018 7:05:47 PM About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced on Monday as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.Trump has responsibility towards media, U.N. rights boss says8/20/2018 7:01:48 PM The U.N. rights chief said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump bears "a heavy responsibility" for how the media is portrayed and that his remarks could have a knock-on effect that make the situation for journalists more difficult in other countries.Wall St. higher on U.S.-China trade talk optimism8/20/2018 6:52:32 PM U.S. stock index opened higher on Monday as reports of planned trade talks between the United States and China raised hopes of a potential resolution to their trade spat.Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya8/20/2018 6:51:42 PM Militants in the Russian region of Chechnya staged a series of attacks against police targets on Monday, the leader of the region and law enforcement officials said, amid one unconfirmed report that Islamic State had claimed responsibility.Jury weighs ex-Trump aide Manafort's fate for third day8/20/2018 6:50:10 PM The jury in the trial of Paul Manafort began deliberating for a third day on Monday about whether to convict the former Trump campaign chairman for financial crimes.Zuma influence-peddling inquiry opens; judge seeks more witnesses8/20/2018 6:47:34 PM The judge leading an inquiry into claims of influence-peddling against former South African president Jacob Zuma on Monday urged more witnesses to come forward, as public hearings began in a case that could last two years.Tesla nears three-month low as JPMorgan adds to deal doubts8/20/2018 6:43:35 PM Tesla Inc shares fell nearly 4 percent on Monday as a $113 cut in JPMorgan Chase's price target for the electric carmaker added to growing doubts among market players about a plan to take the company private.China defies U.S. pressure as EU parts ways with Iranian oil8/20/2018 6:41:59 PM China, seeking to skirt U.S. sanctions, will use oil tankers from Iran for its purchases of that country's crude, throwing Tehran a lifeline while European companies such as France's Total are walking away due to fear of reprisals from Washington.ConocoPhillips settles with Venezuela's PDVSA to recover $2 billion8/20/2018 6:37:10 PM U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips will recover about $2 billion under a settlement with Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, ending a long-running dispute over the fallout of the nationalization of the country's oil industry.Cautious optimism for U.S.-China trade talks lifts shares8/20/2018 6:24:10 PM Shares rose worldwide on Monday on hopes of a resolution to the U.S.-China trade row at talks this week, while Turkey's lira fell after cuts to the country's credit ratings and shots were fired outside the U.S. embassy in Ankara.With record in view, aging U.S. bull market may still be frisky8/20/2018 6:21:47 PM Why settle for nine-and-a-half years when you can do an even 10 or better? That’s the thinking of a lot of investors measuring whether a historically long run in U.S. stocks still has legs.Pope vows no more cover ups on sexual abuse in letter to Catholics8/20/2018 6:15:02 PM Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics on Monday, asking each one of them to help root out "this culture of death" and vowing there would be no more cover ups.Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens not in festive mood8/20/2018 6:13:54 PM Greece emerged from the biggest bailout in economic history on Monday after nine years of creditor-mandated austerity, with European institutions hailing the exit a success but jaded Greeks finding little reason to celebrate.