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House panel to edit Trump articles of impeachment in rare evening session

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:57:02 -0500

Democrats on the judiciary committee to put finishing touches on House resolution 755, ‘impeaching Donald Trump’Eager not to miss a stride in the impeachment process against Donald Trump, Democrats on....
Cities are criminalizing homelessness by banning people from camping in public. That's the wrong approach, report says

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:57:09 -0500

More cities are criminally punishing homeless people for sleeping in public, a new report shows, amid an increase in Americans living on the streets.....
Why Can't Russia Replace Its Old Submarines Fast Enough?

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 20:00:00 -0500

The Yasen class is in trouble.....
How did South Bend actually do under Mayor Pete Buttigieg? We pulled the numbers to find out.

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:38:33 -0500

Buttigieg was a two-term mayor of a small city. It rebounded from a severely high unemployment rate but vacant houses are a problem.....
Beshear faces suit from ousted state school board members

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 08:29:55 -0500

For nearly four years as Kentucky attorney general, Andy Beshear filed a series of lawsuits accusing then-Gov. Matt Bevin of abusing his executive powers. Now Beshear is being sued by the people he o....
'She is speaking out to us': Māori leader says volcano eruption was a message

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:53:23 -0500

Pouroto Ngaropo, standing on an ancient settlement site overlooking the island of Whakaari, recites his ancestry back thousands of years, back to the volcano which erupted there on Monday. "Whakaari ....
Biden Suggests He Would Only Serve One Term: Report

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:26:14 -0500

Former vice president Joe Biden has reportedly suggested that he would only serve one term if elected president but has stopped short of publicly pledging not to run again.“If Biden is elected, he’s g....
Delhi rapist-murderer cites pollution in death row appeal

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:12:52 -0500

Akshay Kumar Singh was one of a group of men who gang-raped a 23-year-old woman on a bus in India's capital late at night in December seven years ago. Filed through his lawyer, the now 31-year-old sa....
Inspector General report on FBI's FISA abuse tells us one thing: We need radical reform.

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 13:38:29 -0500

According to the IG, political bias wasn't what motivated the investigation into President Trump. But he found plenty of other misconduct.....
What’s Worse Than World Leaders Laughing at the U.S.?

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 01:00:00 -0500

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- That viral video of the leaders of Canada, France and the U.K. laughing about their U.S. counterpart at last week’s NATO summit was vivid yet anecdotal evidence of what the rest....
'Absolutely Not a Choice.' Elizabeth Smart's Father on Coming Out as Gay, Leaving Mormon Church

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:42:54 -0500

Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart, discussed his struggle to come out as gay in a new interview.....
Best man punches bride and drags her downstairs at brother's wedding

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:31:24 -0500

A best man punched his brother’s new wife and then dragged her down the stairs on their wedding day, a court in the U.K. heard. Tomos Rhydian Wilson went on a drunken rampage at the reception in Wales....
Deadliest Weapon After a Nuclear Bomb: Meet Russia's TOS-1 MLRS 'Buratino'

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 07:56:00 -0500

This thing does some real damage.....
Florida GOP Rep. Yoho announces retirement from Congress

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 13:30:19 -0500

Republican Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida announced Tuesday that he will not seek another term, saying he never meant to spend more than eight years in Congress. Yoho, who aligned himself with the Tea Party....
Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 01:37:12 -0500

Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia's legal team as it set out its genocide case against....
The Best War Movies on Netflix

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:00:00 -0500

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San Francisco is so expensive, Oracle is moving its annual mega-conference to Las Vegas instead

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:35:21 -0500

Oracle will move its OpenWorld conference to Caesars Forum in Las Vegas because of high hotel rates in San Francisco and "poor street conditions."....
Russian court sentences 11 for Saint Petersburg bombing

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:30:38 -0500

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced 11 people to terms including life in prison after finding them guilty of a deadly bomb attack on the Saint Petersburg metro in 2017. Abror Azimov, a 29-year-old f....
Rudy Giuliani's divorce battle ends, but legal troubles continue for Trump lawyer

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:49:35 -0500

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's lawyer, has settled his divorce fight with Judith Nathan. Federal prosecutors continue to investigate him.....
Buttigieg Says McKinsey Clients Included Blue Cross, Best Buy

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:49:18 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released the names of clients that he worked for as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., a list that includes Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, the U.S. Postal Servi....
Hong Kong Protestors Win TIME’s 2019 Person of the Year Reader Poll

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:37:05 -0500

The choice of 30% of visitors to our online survey....
Chinese ambassador 'threatens to withdraw trade deal with Faroe Islands' in Huawei 5G row

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:24:00 -0500

China’s ambassador to Denmark threatened to scupper a trade deal with the Faroe Islands if Huawei was not given a 5G contract in the region, according to Danish newspaper Berlingske. The alleged threa....
'S*** just got real': DOJ watchdog uncovers pro-Trump text messages between FBI agents

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 20:13:48 -0500

The Justice Department’s inspector general, Michael Horowitz, uncovered a series of text messages between two FBI agents expressing support for President Trump right after the 2016 election.....
GM, doubling down on big SUVs, unveils longer Chevy Tahoe, Suburban

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:42:51 -0500

General Motors Co could expand the lineup of vehicles using its large truck and sport utility vehicle architecture and sees big opportunities in over-the-air software updates, President Mark Reuss to....
Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:25:47 -0500

Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s. Handke accepted the 9 million-kronor ($....
The architect of Mexico's war on cartels was just arrested in Texas and accused of drug trafficking and taking bribes

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:27:52 -0500

Genaro Garcia Luna, a former Mexican security official once considered "something of a wunderkind," was arrested by US federal agents on Monday.....
Moderate Dems Float Proposal to Censure Trump in Place of Impeachment

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:09:23 -0500

A group of around 10 moderate House Democrats has revived a proposal to censure President Trump over his actions regarding Ukraine rather than to impeach him, according to Politico.The group is made u....
Ousted Envoy Says Guaido Must Clean up Venezuelan Opposition

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:54:13 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- One of Venezuela’s most experienced opposition figures says National Assembly chief Juan Guaido needs to root out corruption in his inner circle.Humberto Calderon Berti, who was recentl....
Greta slams 'misleading' climate pledges at chaotic UN summit

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:17:09 -0500

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg accused rich countries of "misleading" people over climate action at UN talks in Madrid on Wednesday as scuffles broke out between security guards and environmental pro....
Corpus Christi Naval Air Station lockdown lifted; armed suspect in custody

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:47:25 -0500

Corpus Christi officials issued a lockdown after an armed suspect was reported to be on the base Wednesday morning.....
Pro-Trump Network OAN Tried to Get This Ukrainian Millionaire a Visa Before His Arrest

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:30:24 -0500

Before catching the eye of German law enforcement, former Ukrainian parliamentarian Oleksandr Onyshchenko drew attention from the conservative TV channel One America News. Last week, German authoritie....
Why the Marines Love Their LAV-25 "Destroyers"

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:59:00 -0500

A spunky and useful vehicle.....
The Aging B-1 Bomber Can No Longer Fly Like It Used To

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:13:00 -0500

The 80s-era bomber may need to cut low-altitude flying due to old age.....
Andrew Yang qualifies for December presidential debate

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:06:42 -0500

Businessman Andrew Yang qualified Tuesday to participate in next week's Democratic presidential debate, making him the seventh candidate to make the stage in Los Angeles. The 44-year-old entrepreneur....
Jersey City shooting: Gunmen target Jewish market in deadly attack, officials say

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:03:52 -0500

Two shooting suspects targeted a kosher supermarket in a deadly attack that left four people dead in Jersey City, New Jersey, following a deadly standoff with police, officials said.The suspects repor....
Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:13:02 -0500

The FAA administrator will be questioned by Congress today over its certification of the change to the 787 Dreamliner as well as the 737 Max.....
No Bias or Spying on Trump, But 17 FBI Mistakes: Key Takeaways

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:53:12 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released a long-anticipated report Monday into the FBI’s investigation in 2016 of people associated with Donald Trump’s presidentia....
China imprisoned more journalists than any other country in 2019: CPJ

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 02:00:16 -0500

At least 250 journalists were imprisoned worldwide this year, according to the report, which the committee compiles annually. China's total rose by one since last year. "A crackdown in Xinjiang prov....
Pete Buttigieg's real 'black problem': He has been convicted of white privilege

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 03:15:07 -0500

Acknowledge the original sin, but also that white men risked their lives to end slavery and a black man led the way to gay marriage equality.....
Nude portrait of Emiliano Zapata in high heels sparks fury in Mexico

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 04:00:33 -0500

Campesinos storm museum to call for removal of image featuring revolutionary hero posing in pink sombreroA new portrait of Emiliano Zapata has caused a firestorm of outrage for its portrayal of the Me....
Why Israel and Russia Have Built Special Urban Warfare Tanks

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:30:00 -0500

How do they work?....
University of California lawsuit could change the future of SAT, ACT testing for college admissions

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:58:51 -0500

The University of California system could drop the SAT and ACT tests in admissions — which could diminish the tests' prominence across the country.....
Afghan bomber hits medical facility near US base, 2 killed

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:39:01 -0500

A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility Wednesday near Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of Afghanistan's capital, the U.S. military and Afghan officials....
Panel urges the U.S. to weigh sanctions against India's home minister

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:22:55 -0500

A federal panel on religion has urged the United States to weigh sanctions against India's Home Minister Amit Shah if the South Asian nation adopts legislation to exclude Muslims from a path to ci....
Bernie Sanders has a $150 billion plan to turn the internet into a public utility with low prices and fast speeds — here's how his plan works

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:25:22 -0500

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders just proposed a sweeping plan that would fundamentally change how the internet works in the US.....
Toxic Israeli Politics Give Rise to Fears of Assassinations

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:00:00 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- In Israel’s toxic political atmosphere, talk has turned to assassination.Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leaders have received death threats as two divisive and inconclusive elections....
U.S. Senate leader McConnell raises possibility of quick impeachment trial

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:48:59 -0500

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell raised the prospect on Tuesday of a short Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump in which no witnesses would be called. The scenario of a trun....
Republicans believe white people experience same level of racism as black people, report says

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:31:01 -0500

Researchers have punctured right-wing claims that a wave of "racism against white people" has coincided with efforts to prevent discrimination against blacks.A study published in Nature Huma....
Elon Musk's Plan for One Giant Solar Farm Is a Little Insane, but Not Completely Insane

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:51:00 -0500

He's had crazier ideas.....