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House Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges


The committee may vote this week on articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump.
House Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #Ukraine #US&Canada
 

North Korea resumes insults of 'erratic old man' Trump


Pyongyang bristled last week after the US president again referred to leader Kim Jong Un as 'Rocket Man'.
North Korea resumes insults of 'erratic old man' Trump
#NorthKorea #UnitedStates #KimJongUn #DonaldTrump #AsiaPacific #US&Canada
 

Saudi attacker 'acted alone' in Florida naval base rampage


US authorities confirm suspect was a member of the Royal Saudi Air Force who attended a US Navy training programme.
Saudi attacker 'acted alone' in Florida naval base rampage
#SaudiArabia #US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

Pensacola shooting: FBI investigators search for attack motive


Saudi airman who carried out rampage at US naval base showed videos of mass shootings at a party before the attack.
Pensacola shooting: FBI investigators search for attack motive
#UnitedStates #Gunviolence #SaudiArabia #MiddleEast
 

Trump tells Jewish-Americans he is Israel's best friend


US leader hopes to repeat 2016 strategy next year by winning re-election through electoral college votes in key states.
Trump tells Jewish-Americans he is Israel's best friend
#UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #Israel #Israeli–Palestinianconflict #MiddleEast
 

California braces for more flooding rains and mountain snow


The wet weather is being welcomed after the driest start to the rainy season in 60 years.
California braces for more flooding rains and mountain snow
#Weather #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held Iranian scientist


US releases Massoud Soleimani in exchange for Xiyue Wang in remarkable swap of prisoners after months of tensions.
Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held Iranian scientist
#UnitedStates #Iran #MiddleEast
 

White House says it won't take part in Trump impeachment hearing


Democrats are pushing ahead with a timetable that could see a vote on articles of impeachment before the end of the year
White House says it won't take part in Trump impeachment hearing
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 

Senior UK diplomat quits over government Brexit 'half-truths'


Alexandra Hall Hall slammed the Conservative government in her resignation letter.
Senior UK diplomat quits over government Brexit 'half-truths'
#Brexit #UnitedKingdom #Europe #UnitedStates
 

NYPD crackdown on subway fare evasion 'criminalises poverty'


Activists slam New York City effort to go after fare evaders and call for an end to police brutality.
NYPD crackdown on subway fare evasion 'criminalises poverty'
#Police #UnitedStates #US&Canada #Poverty
 

Florida shooting: Saudi king orders cooperation with US officials


A Saudi national receiving training at the US naval base in Pensacola, Florida, is suspected
Florida shooting: Saudi king orders cooperation with US officials
#SaudiArabia #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #US&Canada #Gunviolence #MiddleEast
 

Iran nuclear deal stays alive after talks, avoids sanctions blow


The European parties did not trigger a mechanism in the accord that could renew UN sanctions against Iran.
Iran nuclear deal stays alive after talks, avoids sanctions blow
#Iran #MiddleEast #UnitedStates #UnitedKingdom #France #Germany #Europe #US&Canada
 

US House warns against Israel annexation of West Bank settlements


Democrats reaffirm support for two-state solution and say annexation of West Bank territory 'would undermine peace'.
US House warns against Israel annexation of West Bank settlements
#Israeli–Palestinianconflict #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #OccupiedWestBank #Israel #Palestine
 

Gunman dead after opening fire at US Navy base in Florida: Navy


US Navy says at least one other person has died and an 'unknown number' have been taken to hospital with injuries.
Gunman dead after opening fire at US Navy base in Florida: Navy
#Gunviolence #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

Report: UAE linked to illegal influence in 2016 US election


Adviser to UAE crown prince allegedly funneled over $3.5m in illegal campaign contributions, New York Times report says.
Report: UAE linked to illegal influence in 2016 US election
#MiddleEast #UnitedArabEmirates #DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

Russian 'Evil Corp' hackers charged by US over $100m cyber theft


US officials announce a $5m reward towards the hacking group leader's arrest, highest ever offered for a cybercriminal.
Russian 'Evil Corp' hackers charged by US over $100m cyber theft
#Cybersecurity #Crime #UnitedStates #Russia #Europe #Online #Science&Technology
 

Muhammad breaks into top 10 most popular US baby names in 2019


For the first time, Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names, after steady climb in BabyCenter's annual list.
Muhammad breaks into top 10 most popular US baby names in 2019
#UnitedStates #Arts&Culture
 

ICC judges 'were wrong to reject Afghan probe': Prosecutors


Judges at the Hague 'overstepped their powers' when ruling against abuse investigations, prosecutors have said.
ICC judges 'were wrong to reject Afghan probe': Prosecutors
#Afghanistan #Europe #UnitedStates
 

Trump turns to Supreme Court to keep his finances secret


The case represents an important showdown at the top US court over the powers of the presidency versus those of Congress
Trump turns to Supreme Court to keep his finances secret
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump
 

What are US articles of impeachment, and what happens next?


House Speaker Pelosi says she has instructed the House Judiciary panel to draft articles of impeachment against Trump.
What are US articles of impeachment, and what happens next?
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

US panel to hear presentations on impeachment evidence on Monday


Democrats are pushing ahead with a timetable that could see a vote on articles of impeachment before the end of the year
US panel to hear presentations on impeachment evidence on Monday
#UnitedStates #TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #US&Canada #DonaldTrump #USElections2020
 

Mexico, US eye cooperation in meetings sparked by cartel threat


Meetings come after Trump said last week he planned to label Mexican drug cartels 'terrorist organisations'.
Mexico, US eye cooperation in meetings sparked by cartel threat
#AndresManuelLopezObrador #Mexico #DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

US sailor at Pearl Harbor base kills two before shooting himself


Unnamed US Navy sailor fatally shoots two civilians and wounds a third at Hawaii shipyard before taking his own life.
US sailor at Pearl Harbor base kills two before shooting himself
#Gunviolence #UnitedStates #Crime
 

Pentagon denies US mulling 14,000 more troops for Middle East


US defence spokesperson says Wall Street Journal reporting on possible US troop increase to counter Iran 'is wrong'.
Pentagon denies US mulling 14,000 more troops for Middle East
#UnitedStates #Iran #MiddleEast #US&Canada
 

US warship in the Gulf seizes alleged Iranian missile parts


US sailors boarded the vessel and found advanced missile components allegedly bound for Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen.
US warship in the Gulf seizes alleged Iranian missile parts
#Iran #Yemen #Houthis #UnitedStates #MiddleEast
 

North Korea warns UN on discussing country's human rights


Warning comes amid stalled nuclear talks and series of missile launches condemned by European nations as 'provocative'.
North Korea warns UN on discussing country's human rights
#HumanRights #NorthKorea #AsiaPacific #UnitedStates #UnitedNations
 

US Republican faces backlash for suggesting Ilhan Omar be hanged


George Buck, who is running for Congress, is the second Republican to suggest the Muslim congresswoman should be hanged.
US Republican faces backlash for suggesting Ilhan Omar be hanged
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump
 

Trump committed impeachable high crimes: Legal scholars


In landmark hearing, scholars invited by Democrats say Trump abused power, while expert called by Republican disagrees.

In landmark hearing, scholars invited by Democrats say Trump abused power, while expert called by Republicans disagrees.
Trump committed impeachable high crimes: Legal scholars
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 

US's Afghanistan envoy arrives in Kabul, next stop Qatar


US negotiator set to resume talks with Taliban aimed at ceasefire, months after Trump halted diplomatic effort.
US's Afghanistan envoy arrives in Kabul, next stop Qatar
#Asia #Qatar #Afghanistan #Taliban #UnitedStates
 

United States, Sudan agree to upgrade diplomatic ties


US State Department says two countries will proceed with first exchange of ambassadors in 23 years.
United States, Sudan agree to upgrade diplomatic ties
#Sudan #UnitedStates #MiddleEast #Africa #US&Canada
 

Two-faced? Canada's Trudeau plays down spat with Trump


Trump calls Trudeau 'two-faced' after a video appeared to show the Canadian PM joking about Trump's press appearances.

Trump calls Trudeau 'two-faced' after a video appeared to show the Canadian PM joking about Trump's press appearances.
Two-faced? Canada's Trudeau plays down spat with Trump
#US&Canada #DonaldTrump #Canada #UnitedKingdom #UnitedStates #NATO
 

Trump impeachment hearings updates: Judiciary panel takes over


New phase of Trump impeachment inquiry kicks off with first hearing of the House Judiciary Committee.
Trump impeachment hearings updates: Judiciary panel takes over
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 

Trump impeachment probe to enter new phase with landmark hearing


House Judiciary Committee set to hear from legal scholars to determine whether Trump committed impeachable offences.
Trump impeachment probe to enter new phase with landmark hearing
#US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

Trump impeachment probe to enter new phase with landmark hearing


House Judiciary Committee set to hear from legal scholars to determine whether Trump committed impeachable offences.
Trump impeachment probe to enter new phase with landmark hearing
#TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

China condemns US bill against Uighur camps


The US legislation - still to be passed by the Senate - also threatens sanctions against Communist Party officials blamed for abuses as more than one million Muslims are jailed.
China condemns US bill against Uighur camps
#AsiaPacific #China #Uighur #UnitedStates
 

Three day snowstorm finally ends for the northeast US


Normal life begins to resume following heavy snow and hundreds of flight delays.
Three day snowstorm finally ends for the northeast US
#Weather #UnitedStates
 

Transcript: Where is Trump taking the global economy?


Read the full transcript of our discussion about Trump's tariffs, USMCA and a trade war with China.
Transcript: Where is Trump taking the global economy?
#UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #Business&Economy #TradeWar #Childlabour
 

Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before


A deluge of new lawsuits could surpass anything the US clergy sexual abuse crisis has seen before.
Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before
#UnitedStates #Abuse #HumanRights
 

North Korea's Kim rides through snow as nuclear deadline looms


State news agency released undated photos of Kim, his wife and a military entourage at the symbolic Mount Paektu.
North Korea's Kim rides through snow as nuclear deadline looms
#KimJongUn #NorthKorea #AsiaPacific #UnitedStates
 

US courts China anger as House passes Uighur crackdown bill


Beijing 'resolutely opposes' resolution, which among others seeks to sanction the Communist Party leader in Xinjiang.
US courts China anger as House passes Uighur crackdown bill
#China #UnitedStates #Xinjiang #Uighur #HumanRights #AsiaPacific
 
Trump's re-election campaign says it will no longer issue press credentials to reporters working for Bloomberg News. #USElections2020 #DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 
Offering few details, US Secretary of State Pompeo accuses Cuba, Venezuela of attempting to 'hijack' democratic protests #LatinAmerica #UnitedStates #US&Canada #Venezuela #Cuba
 
Democrats set take major step in probe with hearings seen as the precursor to formal changes against Trump. #TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #Ukraine #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 
Sanctions by China follow the US President Donald Trump signing into law the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democratic Act. #HongKongprotests #China #HongKong #Asia #UnitedStates
 

Amazon pulls Auschwitz death camp Christmas ornaments


After generating public outrage, Amazon removed ornaments that showed the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi camp.
Amazon pulls Auschwitz death camp Christmas ornaments
#UnitedStates #Poland
 
White House counsel claims inquiry lacks 'fundamental fairness' continuing attacks on impeachment process. #TrumpImpeachmentInquiry #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 
Three survivors were taken to the hospital after rescuers pulled them from the wreckage during a winter storm. #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 
More than two decades after its creation, the WTO's promise of prosperity and job creation has not been fulfilled. #Business&Economy #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 
We discuss racism in the United States through the lens of Trumpism with philosopher and activist Cornel West. #Racism #UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #WhiteHouse #US&Canada #Immigration
 
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