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Kurdish fighters accuse US of treachery

President Trump gives Turkey green light for a military attack.

The US withdraws troops from northern Syria, leaving its former Kurdish allies - who helped America defeat the Islamic State group - open to a Turkish attack. Also: Extinction Rebellion kicks off a wave of international climate change protests and anger over a tweet about Hong Kong prompts an apology from the Houston Rockets basketball team.

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