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Nov 10 2019

Germany Marks 30th Anniversary Of Fall Of Berlin Wall

But the euphoria for liberal democracy that characterized the event of the time has dissipated a little after three decades, since the western alliance that helped secure...

Nov 10 2019

GOP senators ask State Dept for all records related to Hunter Biden

Two Republican senators on November 6 requested documents and answers from the State Department related to the department's interactions with Hunter Biden potentially...

Nov 10 2019

Top State Dept. official to testify politics prevented defense of Yovanovitch

Diplomats and civil servants discussing unhappiness at the department also point to Pompeo's endorsement of Trump and Giuliani's efforts to undermine United States intell...

Nov 09 2019

Hong Kong student who fell during weekend protests dies

Some carried white flowers and placards that read " Hong Kong is a police state". Protesters demanded justice for Chow and hurled abuse at several police officials on ...

Nov 09 2019

Bloomberg Dips Toe In Presidential Primary Waters

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a file photo. Asked about Bloomberg in a Fox News Channel interview, White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said Tr...

Nov 09 2019

Trump impeachment: Democrats to hold first public hearings

Under questioning from Rep. Democrats in the room for Taylor's deposition on October 22 said it was remarkably "thorough". Graham said "that's his opinion", adding, "...

Nov 09 2019

Canada: 18 Sikh leaders elected to Parliament, five more than India

Ontario provided the gateway to the Liberal victory with the party picking up nearly two-thirds of the province's 121 seats. NAN reports that Trudeau won a second term...

Nov 09 2019

Archeologists discover 'mammoth traps' with 14 skeletons in Mexican pit

The pits - which are 6 feet deep and 25 yards in diameter - were discovered when the site was excavated to be used as a garbage dump, according to a statement from Mex...

Nov 08 2019

Judge orders Trump to pay $2M in foundation case

Justice Saliann Scarpulla, of the state Supreme Court in Manhattan, directed the payment to eight non-profits, in connection with a lawsuit by the state's attorney genera...

Nov 08 2019

Bill Gates criticizes Warren

When asked whether he would consider sharing his ideas on taxes with Warren - including his view that raising taxes too high would put innovation and capital formation at...

Nov 07 2019

Iraqi Troops Open Fire, Killing Public Protesters in Baghdad, Karbala

The United Nations' mission in Iraq raised the alarm on Tuesday over "serious human rights violations and abuses" in the second wave of demonstrations, citing "unlawf...

Nov 07 2019

Accidental Hijack Alarm Triggers Amsterdam Airport Chaos

An accidental triggering of an alarm has sparked a security alert that caused the evacuation of passengers and crew from an airliner at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. "We ...

Nov 06 2019

China trade war 'hurting both countries'

That in turn risks taking a toll on the entire global economy, the agency cautioned. Despite the Trump administration's efforts to reduce deficit with its trading partn...

Nov 06 2019

Xi meets Lam in show of support on unrest in HK

Protesters in the area had initially formed a peaceful human chain before facing off with police in skirmishes up and down escalators, and spraying graffiti on a restaura...

Nov 06 2019

Delhi air quality: Severe pollution drives auto rationing

Authorities restricted many private vehicles from taking to the roads of India's capital today amid a public health crisis that has left New Delhi residents gasping and...

Nov 06 2019

Farage: Hundreds of Brexit Party candidates will run in election

In a major campaign speech for a snap election on December 12, Corbyn will lay the groundwork for his centre-left party to campaign as safeguards of Britain's welfare sta...

Nov 05 2019

Eight arrested in Vietnam over migrant lorry deaths

In a separate development on Friday, police in Vietnam confirmed they had arrested two people in connection with the 39 deaths and human trafficking . Last week the driv...

Nov 05 2019

Appeals Court Rules Trump's Accountants Must Turn Over Tax Records

Trump's lawyers claimed in court that their client doesn't need to abide by Vance's injunction because as president of the United States he can not be prosecuted for an ...

Nov 04 2019

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to meet Maharashtra Governor today

But now BJP is going against its word. While the BJP is firm on their stand that Devendra Fadnavis will become the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra , Shiv Sena...

Nov 04 2019

US judge blocks Trump's health insurance rule for immigrants

The prospective measure would not apply to those already in the United States, nor would it apply to lawful permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees or children. Und...