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FILE - In this June 8, 2015 file photo, Pete Docter, from left, John Lasseter, Alan Horn, and Ed Catmull attend the Los Angeles premiere of "Inside Out" at the El Capitan Theatre. Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The Walt Disney Company says Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, that the 73-year-old Pixar co-founder will remain in an advisory role through July 2019. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retireEd Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year
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Lawmakers postpone interview with Deputy AG RosensteinThe chairmen of two House committees are postponing an interview with Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein that was expected to delve into reports that he discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump
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Gabrielle McLemore, one of the four victims that accuse Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill of assault, talks about the filing of a lawsuit against him during a news conference in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. A special prosecutor said Tuesday he will not charge Hill with a crime even though he believes four women who say Hill drunkenly groped them at a party in March. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Indiana attorney general won't be charged in alleged gropingIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill won't be criminally charged in the alleged drunken groping of a lawmaker and three legislative staffers at a party in March
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Turkish police crime scene investigators, looking for possible clues into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, work in an underground car park, where authorities Monday found a vehicle belonging to the Saudi consulate, in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Saudi officials murdered Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia's explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Trump calls Khashoggi killing a 'total fiasco'U.S. President Donald Trump says he will be briefed Wednesday afternoon by U.S. officials looking into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabian agents
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FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, left, arrives at U.S. District Court in downtown Tucson, Ariz., where opening arguments began in his murder trial in Tucson. Swartz will face a second trial Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in the killing of a 16-year-old Mexican teen across the international border. Swartz was acquitted of second-degree murder in Tucson earlier in the year and now will be tried on voluntary and involuntary manslaughter charges. (Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star via AP, File)
Jury selected for border agent's 2nd trial in teen's killingFederal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting
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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2018. There are 69 days left in the year.

On Oct. 23, 1983, 241 U.S. service members, most of them Marines, were killed in a suicide truck-bombing at Beirut International Airport in Lebanon; a near-simultaneous attack on French forces killed 58 paratroopers.

1707

the first Parliament of Great Britain, created by the Acts of Union between England and Scotland, held its first meeting.

1915

tens of thousands of women paraded up Fifth Avenue in New York City, demanding the right to vote.

1942

during World War II, Britain launched a major offensive against Axis forces at El Alamein (el ah-lah-MAYN') in Egypt, resulting in an Allied victory.

1944

the World War II Battle of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces.

1956

a student-sparked revolt against Hungary's Communist rule began; as the revolution spread, Soviet forces started entering the country, and the uprising was put down within weeks.

1958

Boris Pasternak was named winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. (However, Soviet authorities pressured Pasternak into relinquishing the award.)

1973

President Richard Nixon agreed to turn over White House tape recordings subpoenaed by the Watergate special prosecutor to Judge John J. Sirica.

1987

the U.S. Senate rejected, 58-42, the Supreme Court nomination of Robert H. Bork.

1991

Cambodia's warring factions and representatives of 18 other nations signed a peace treaty in Paris.

1995

a jury in Houston convicted Yolanda Saldivar of murdering Tejano singing star Selena. (Saldivar is serving a life prison sentence.)

2001

the nation's anthrax scare hit the White House with the discovery of a small concentration of spores at an offsite mail processing center.

2006

former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced by a federal judge in Houston to 24 years, four months for his role in the company's collapse. Eventually 10 years was cut off Skilling's prison sentence, and he was released to a halfway house in Aug. 2018.

Ten years ago:

Badgered by lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan denied the nation's economic crisis was his fault but conceded the meltdown had revealed a flaw in a lifetime of economic thinking and left him in a "state of shocked disbelief." The Tampa Bay Rays evened the World Series at one game apiece by beating the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2.

Five years ago:

A defensive Obama administration acknowledged its problem-plagued health insurance website didn't get enough testing before going live; it said technicians were deep into the job of fixing major computer snags, but provided no timetable. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called President Barack Obama to complain about allegations U.S. intelligence had targeted her cellphone. (The White House said it wasn't monitoring and wouldn't monitor Merkel's communications, but conspicuously didn't say they had never been monitored.) The Boston Red Sox took the World Series opener, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1.

One year ago:

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation into the Weinstein Co., amid sexual harassment and assault allegations against its founder, Harvey Weinstein. As Republicans searched for ways to finance tax cuts, President Donald Trump promised that the popular 401(k) retirement savings program would not be touched. Sen. John McCain said he didn't consider Donald Trump to be a draft-dodger, but told ABC's "The View" that the system that allowed Trump and other wealthy Americans to use medical deferments to avoid military service during the Vietnam War was wrong.

Today's Birthdays:

Movie director Philip Kaufman is 82. Soccer great Pele (pay-lay) is 78. Rhythm-and-blues singer Barbara Ann Hawkins (The Dixie Cups) is 75. Former ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross is 70. Actor Michael Rupert is 67. Movie director Ang Lee is 64. Jazz singer Dianne Reeves is 62. Country singer Dwight Yoakam is 62. Community activist Martin Luther King III is 61. Movie director Sam Raimi is 59. Parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic is 59. Rock musician Robert Trujillo (Metallica) is 54. Christian/jazz singer David Thomas (Take 6) is 52. Rock musician Brian Nevin (Big Head Todd and the Monsters) is 52. Country singer-musician Junior Bryant is 50. Actor Jon Huertas is 49. Movie director Chris Weitz is 49. CNN medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta is 49. Bluegrass musician Eric Gibson (The Gibson Brothers) is 48. Country singer Jimmy Wayne is 46. Actress Vivian Bang is 45. Rock musician Eric Bass (Shinedown) is 44. TV personality and host Cat Deeley is 42. Actor Ryan Reynolds is 42. Rock singer Matthew Shultz (Cage the Elephant) is 35. TV personality Meghan McCain ("The View") is 34.Rhythm-and-blues singer Miguel is 33. Actress Masiela Lusha (MAH'-see-ella loo-SHA') is 33. Actress Emilia Clarke is 32. Actress Briana Evigan is 32. Actress Inbar Lavi is 32. Actress Jessica Stroup is 32. Neo-soul musician Allen Branstetter (St. Paul & the Broken Bones) is 28. Actress Taylor Spreitler is 25. Actress Amandla Stenberg is 20.

Thought for Today:

"Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it." — Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (CE 121-CE 180).

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