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McConnell releases impeachment trial rules, sparking new outcry from Democrats

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:40:23 -0500

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the rules for a Senate impeachment trial on Monday evening.....
Everything we know about the mysterious, deadly Wuhan coronavirus sweeping across China

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:26:44 -0500

China's authorities have confirmed around 300 cases of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, which has spread to other parts of China and other countries.....
Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:11:28 -0500

A hidden camera captured members of a white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war, federal prosecutors said in a court fil....
2 inmates were killed Monday night at an understaffed Mississippi prison

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:32:51 -0500

Two inmates were killed Monday night at an understaffed Mississippi prison that has been shaken by other deadly violence in recent weeks. The state Department of Corrections confirmed the deaths Tuesd....
'I stayed alive to tell' - Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount horrors of Nazi death camp

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:14:38 -0500

A strip of skin tattooed with the Auschwitz death camp number 99288 sits in a silver frame on a shelf in Avraham Harshalom's living room. As the 75th anniversary of the camp's liberation on Jan 27, 1....
How Trump’s Impeachment Changes Dems’ Final Sprint in Iowa

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:49:44 -0500

At 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, every senator participating in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will be commanded by the Senate sergeant-at-arms “to keep silent upon pain of imprisonmen....
Jess Phillips Quits Race to Replace Corbyn as U.K. Labour Leader

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:29:28 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.Jess Phillips quit the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the U.K. Labour Party, saying she was un....
You Should Get an Electric Fireplace

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500

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Photos surface showing convicted Nazi guard Demjanjuk at Sobibor

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:36:42 -0500

New photos have emerged which for the first time show convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk at the Sobibor death camp, a Berlin archive confirmed Monday, although he always denied ever being there. Ukr....
Russia admits its deadly Zircon hypersonic missile is suffering from 'childhood diseases'

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:11:36 -0500

The weapon which is expected to eventually arm the country's newer frigates is apparently experiencing developmental challenges.....
Michigan lawmaker says senator harassed her at orientation

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:04:49 -0500

A Michigan lawmaker alleged Tuesday that a fellow legislator sexually harassed her during a Capitol orientation 14 months ago, coming forward a week after a young female reporter said the same senator....
AOC Compares Baltimore Riots to Peaceful Richmond Gun-Rights Demonstration

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:03:04 -0500

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday contrasted the annual gun rights rally in Richmond, Va. with the riots after the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray and protests foll....
Hurricane Rudy Strikes Back: Giuliani Hints At Tapes Exposing Parnas 'Lies'

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:18:00 -0500

Will the potential Trump impeachment witness hit back?....
China repeats call on Canada to release Huawei CFO Meng

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:12:45 -0500

China repeated its call on Monday for Canada to release detained Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible, ahead of the executive's first extradition heari....
McConnell Impeach Plan: Run Like Hell, Pray for No Surprises

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:52:38 -0500

The vision that Senate Republican leaders have for the impeachment trial of President Trump, which is set to begin on Tuesday, is simple: a sprint that briskly checks the required procedural boxes bef....
China Seeks to Stop Virus Scare From Becoming Political Crisis

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:00:11 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.A deadly new virus reminiscent of one of China’s biggest public health debacles has t....
Biden selfie with elevator operator goes viral after 2020 candidate fails to secure New York Times endorsement

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:35:59 -0500

A clip of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden taking a selfie with an elevator operator has gone viral after the former vice president failed to secure an endorsement from The New York Times.T....
Signs of life at 'no-man's land' around Philippine volcano

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:48:52 -0500

A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines' Taal volcano lay in contrast with a few signs of life at ground zero of the disaster on Tuesday. The island s....
The US Air Force recently acquired a new $64 million Gulfstream private jet for VIP government officials — see inside

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:53:00 -0500

The US president isn't the only government official that flies in a VIP plane operated by the US Air Force.....
Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:29:05 -0500

Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran's main airport earlier this month, killing....
Security guard 'definitely saved lives' by killing shooter at Kansas City bar, police say

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:04:34 -0500

A Missouri security guard was lauded as a hero after shooting a gunman who killed one person and wounded 15 outside a Kansas City nightclub.....
The Navy Has a Plan to Stop Ship-Killer Missiles

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:28:00 -0500

The threat keeps building from nations like Russia, China, Iran and many others.....
Erdogan says Somalia has invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas: NTV

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:54:31 -0500

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara signed a maritime agreement with Libya last year, broadcaster NTV reported.....
Prince Harry banned from wearing military uniform after stepping back from armed forces

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:06:10 -0500

Harry, Duke of Sussex, will be barred from wearing his military uniform after he agreed to step back from his armed forces appointments.....
Four Big Things to Watch For as Impeachment Trial Begins

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:29:12 -0500

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Get Jonathan Bernstein’s newsletter every morning in your inbox. Click here to subscribe.After the formalities last week, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday will begin the impeachment t....
AOC criticises Democratic Party: ‘We don’t have a left party in the United States’

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:32:14 -0500

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explained that the Democratic party does not represent the political left in the United States, calling the organisation a “centre or centre-conservativ....
30 Doormats That Will Wow Visitors

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:30:26 -0500

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Venezuela reportedly has less than $1 billion in cash, which is less than rapper Jay-Z's net worth

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:50:00 -0500

The South American country has been cash-strapped since facing global sanctions.....
US envoy say it's his mustache; South Koreans say otherwise

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:24:21 -0500

The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. Or a Japanese ancestry that raises unpleasant reminders of Japan's former colo....
Homeless Oakland Moms Cut Deal to Buy House They Squatted In

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:32:55 -0500

A group of homeless mothers evicted and arrested after squatting in an empty Oakland residence have reached an agreement to buy the home in a radical conclusion to a struggle that shone a renewed spot....
Jeff Bezos’s Phone Hacked by Saudi Crown Prince: Report

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:12:21 -0500

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's phone was hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2018, five months before the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the Guardian reported on....
Don't shun China, urges Merkel at American prize ceremony

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:50:46 -0500

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Western global powers to include China in their multilateral system and treat Beijing equally rather than freeze it out and risk slipping into a Cold W....
Why America Stores 50 B61 Nuclear Bombs in Turkey

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:00:00 -0500

Seems like a questionable idea.....
Biden Tops Iowa Poll by Democratic Rural Group: Campaign Update

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:05:38 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- A new Iowa poll has Joe Biden leading the Democratic presidential race in the first caucus state. The former vice president also placed as likely caucusgoers’ top second choice, putting....
Iran MP: $3 million reward for 'whoever kills Trump': ISNA

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:50:08 -0500

An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed President Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran's la....
Martin Luther King Jr's daughter slams Kellyanne Conway for claiming he would oppose Trump impeachment

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:26:38 -0500

The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr says she wishes Donald Trump's administration would "keep his name, and incorrect analysis, out of their conversations about current issues" after t....
The married couple who created a wacky sex button went on 'Shark Tank' and the investors didn't understand why it even exists

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:41:52 -0500

LoveSync, a device that lets you silently indicate to your partner you're in the mood for sex, went viral in 2019 and was heavily mocked online.....
Police: Dad strangles coyote to defend family under attack

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:24:38 -0500

A coyote attacked a pair of dogs, bit a woman and skirmished with a vehicle before being killed by a father defending his family on a walk Monday, police said. The same coyote is likely connected to ....
Panamanian village sleepless with fear after ritual killings

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:42:03 -0500

Altos del Terrón (Panamá) (AFP) - A week after six children and a pregnant woman were sacrificed in a brutal religious ritual, the inhabitants of a remote village in northwestern Panama fear they migh....
Photos of starving lions in Sudan spark campaign to save them

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:35:34 -0500

One of the five lions at Khartoum's Al-Qureshi Park is believed to have died.....
French workers turn to sabotage as transport strike flags

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:09:01 -0500

French energy workers protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans cut power to Paris' wholesale food market on Tuesday in the latest of a series of sabotage and wildcat actions....
Why Did North Korea Sink the South Korean Warship Cheonan in 2010?

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:50:00 -0500

What was the point of this terrible act?....
China Tries to Ease Concern U.S. Trade Deal Hurts Other Nations

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:53:10 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng told the World Economic Forum that the country’s trade ....
Meet the General Who Ran Soleimani’s Spies, Guns and Assassins

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:51:31 -0500

They're the Quds Force officers who tracked and killed Iraqis working with the U.S.-led coalition, hunted those deemed hostile to Iranian influence through a council of assassins, and smuggled the....
Warren Proposes New DOJ Task Force Dedicated to Retroactively Investigating Trump Admin ‘Violations’

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:37:05 -0500

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) unveiled a new campaign plan Tuesday that calls for the creation of a Justice Department task force to investigate and prosecute corruption and immigration “violat....
Amanda Knox posts selfie in old prison uniform as her 'something old' to prepare for wedding

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:39:45 -0500

With just 40 days left until her wedding, like many a bride-to-be, Amanda Knox has a long to-do list to get through before the big day.Ms Knox revealed a unique "something old" in a post on ....
Indonesia says 5 citizens kidnapped by Philippine militants

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:31:08 -0500

Indonesian authorities said Tuesday that five of the country's citizens have been kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines.....
Mothers who occupied vacant Oakland house will be allowed to buy it

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:07:24 -0500

Intervention of California governor helps Moms 4 Housing group score victory in fight against state’s homeless crisisThe homeless mothers who took over a vacant house in Oakland, California, and occup....
Nigerian military clears thousands from Lagos waterfront

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:21:28 -0500

Nigerian navy personnel shot in the air Tuesday as they sought to clear a waterfront community of 10,000 people in the latest mass-eviction around economic hub Lagos. Bulldozers rumbled into Tarkwa B....