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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan [[ teye-YIP ERR-doh-ahn ]] says he won't meet with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when they visit Ankara. Pence and Pompeo are scheduled to leave later today to discuss the situation in Syria after President Trump pulled U.S. troops out of the northern part of that country, clearing the way for Turkish forces to attack Kurdish forces in the region. The U.S. delegation was expected to meet with Erdogan on Thursday       Democratic presidential candidates targeted gun violence during last night's debate. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar [[ KLO-buh-shar ]] and California Senator Kamala [[ COMMA-la ]] Harris both said they support a voluntary buy-back program and an assault weapon ban. Harris would include a ban on importing assault-style weapons.       The possible nor'easter that's bearing down on New England could turn into a "bomb cyclone." Forecasters say the powerful storm could generate winds near 40 miles-an-hour in New York City, Boston and Portland, Maine and cause major flight delays across the Northeast.       Actress Felicity Huffman is spending the next two weeks in a California prison her role in the college cheating scandal. The Emmy-winning "Desperate Housewives" star turned herself in yesterday at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, 40 miles east of San Francisco. Huffman admitted paying 15-thousand-dollars to have her daughter's SAT scores boosted.        Florida lawmakers will take a look at a bill that would require Bible classes in public schools. Schools in Florida can now offer Bible classes but they aren't required. If the bill passes, students wouldn't have to take the class. Critics have raised concerns over the separation of church and state.        The Washington Nationals are in the World Series. The Nats wrapped up a sweep of the Cardinals last night with a 7-4 win in Game Four of the National League Championship Series.