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  • Imran Khan ‘incapable’ of completing his term: Bilawal Bhutto
    Imran Khan 'incapable' of completing his term: Bilawal Bhutto ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Opioid crisis: Aberration, or logical outgrowth of for-profit US healthcare system?
    Four major drug companies have reached a partial settlement over their role in the opioid epidemic, dodging a federal trial. The drug plague is less of an accident than an inevitable consequence of a for-profit healthcare system. US drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., and McKesson Corp. – as ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘Not putting up with your Republican bulls**t!’: Angry liberals accost Rand Paul
    Are last year’s ‘restaurant wars’ kicking off again? Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) seems to think so, after he was confronted in a diner by two elderly, outraged liberals. The Kentucky Republican was confronted by an elderly couple while dining in California on Friday. Paul’s spokesperson described the pair as “aggressive ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Sheff Utd stun Arsenal to move into top half of table
    Sheffield United claim a stunning win over Arsenal to move to into the top half of the Premier League. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Pak: Nawaz Sharif shifted to hospital after deterioration in health condition
    Pak: Nawaz Sharif shifted to hospital after deterioration in health condition ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Torture video found in Alaska contains vital clue to killing
    Police have arrested Brian Smith, who has pleaded not guilty to the September slaying of 30-year-old Kathleen Henry. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump: Republicans must ‘get tougher’ against impeachment inquiry
    Trump's comments come as he faces criticism from some Republicans over other issues, including his policy towards Syria. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Nicolle Wallace: Pompeo just had worst appearance by executive branch official I’ve ever seen
    Nicolle Wallace on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's interview on ABC This Week: "I was a Communications Director for a White House that didn't get a lot of points for communicating. That was the worst appearance by an executive branch official I've everRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ISIS Reaps Gains of U.S. Pullout From Syria
    The troop withdrawal ends American operations against the terrorist group conducted jointly with a Kurdish-led militia. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump’s awkward declaration on ‘Character…
    On "National Character Counts Week," Trump shouldn't be surprised when those who see his proclamation take note of the gap between the message and the messengerRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • The opioid crisis: After a big cash settlement, what next?
    West Virginia was the first state to reach an opioid settlement back in 2001, but Dr. Rahul Gupta, who served as the commissioner for the WV Bureau for Public Health, says officials fell short in caring for children affected by the crisis. He joins ChrisRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • German defense chief recommends international security zone in Syria
    The current situation in Syria "requires a stronger European initiative," said Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in an interview with DW. A deployment of German troops to the region, however, must be decided by Parliament. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Referendum on Trudeau: Liberals and Conservatives neck and neck as voters go to the polls in Canadian election
    Canadians heading to the polls are faced with the choice of whether to grant a second term to scandal-plagued PM Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party — or to hand the reins of power to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives. Trudeau, who raced to historic victory four years ago having ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Referendum on Trudeau: Liberals and Conservatives neck and neck as voters go to the polls in Canadian election
    Canadians heading to the polls are faced with the choice of whether to grant a second term to scandal-plagued PM Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party — or to hand the reins of power to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives. Trudeau, who raced to historic victory four years ago having ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Your Tuesday Briefing
    Turkey wants nukes. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland
    Much to the chagrin of the DUP, Northern Ireland will be brought into regulatory alignment with the rest of the UK. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Female astronauts answer questions from orbit after spacewalk
    US astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch answer questions about their all-female space walk. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump ‘fully prepared’ for military action against Turkey – Pompeo
    US President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to use military force against Turkey if “needed,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared, qualifying the statement by insisting Washington prefers to use its “diplomatic powers.” “We prefer peace to war,” Pompeo told CNBC in a taped interview that aired Monday afternoon. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump ‘fully prepared’ for military action against Turkey – Pompeo
    US President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to use military force against Turkey if “needed,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared, qualifying the statement by insisting Washington prefers to use its “diplomatic powers.” “We prefer peace to war,” Pompeo told CNBC in a taped interview that aired Monday afternoon. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Turkey names banker US convicted of Iran sanctions-dodging as head of STOCK EXCHANGE
    A Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran avoid US sanctions has been named head of the Turkish stock exchange in a defiant gesture to Washington as US President Donald Trump threatens Ankara with its own sanctions. Hakan Atilla has been appointed general manager of Borsa Istanbul, Turkish Finance Minister Berat ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Turkey names banker US convicted of Iran sanctions-dodging as head of STOCK EXCHANGE
    A Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran avoid US sanctions has been named head of the Turkish stock exchange in a defiant gesture to Washington as US President Donald Trump threatens Ankara with its own sanctions. Hakan Atilla has been appointed general manager of Borsa Istanbul, Turkish Finance Minister Berat ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Virus may cause mysterious paralysing illness in children: Study
    Some 590 cases of the ailment have been confirmed in the US since agencies began tracking it in 2014. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Opinion: Lebanon needs more than just protests and outrage
    The Lebanese government is trying to placate mass protests with economic reforms. That plan could work, but achieving lasting change and progress requires commitment from the protesters, too, writes DW's Rainer Sollich. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Indonesian woman climbs 15m wall in under seven seconds
    Indonesian climber Aries Susanti Rahayu climbed this wall at just under 5mph. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Eighth-tier Chichester City get bye to FA Cup second round
    Non-league Chichester City - the lowest ranked club in the FA Cup - receive a bye to the second round following Bury's removal from the competition. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump irked his Doral golf club will no longer host G7
    President Trump says finding another location for the summit will cost the US a fortune. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Erdogan spokesman: Europeans ‘should be thankful to our soldiers’
    The Turkish and Russian presidents are meeting in Sochi as the five-day cease-fire expires. In a DW interview, Ibrahim Kalin spoke about his country's aims in the Syria conflict and what to expect from the meeting. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • German defense minister floats ‘security zone’ along Syria-Turkish border
    An internationally controlled zone inside northern Syria on its border with Turkey has been floated by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. It follows Turkey’s bid to evict Kurdish fighters and resettle refugees. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Israel’s Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government
    President Rivlin hands mandate to form new administration to Benny Gantz after Netanyahu's push for 'unity' gov't fails. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Lebanon protesters reject government reform promises
    A raft of economic reforms fails to quell protesters, who continue to demonstrate demanding government's resignation. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘That girl is so beatable’: UFC phenom Maycee Barber steps up attack on Paige VanZant (VIDEO)
    Maycee Barber says she wants to 'maul' UFC star Paige VanZant after accusing the fight league of giving preferential treatment to the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model which, she says, hasn't been reciprocated. Barber, 21, is now 3-0 in the UFC (8-0 overall) after earning a UFC contract by taking the Dana ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • NYC to get 1st Central Park monument featuring accomplished women
    The monument, to be dedicated next August, will pay tribute to Susan B Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojouner Truth. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Thousands rally in Sudan, call for Bashir party to be disbanded
    Rallies held in several cities with demonstrators calling for the former leader's party to be dissolved. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Ransomware cripples US emergency services, local governments
    Travails of one Georgia county illustrate perils of ransomware attacks that have plagued United States towns and cities. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Lebanon’s cabinet approves reforms after protests
    PM Hariri announces reforms that include cutting salaries of politicians by half. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘Something I’ll never forget’: Russian youngster Andrey Rublev on emotional Kremlin Cup win (VIDEO)
    Rising Russian tennis star Andrey Rublev celebrated turning 22 in style on Sunday when he won the Kremlin Cup on home soil in Moscow, telling RT Sport that it was a moment “I’m going to remember my whole life.” Rublev beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-0 in the final at ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • England’s Bronze & White on Women’s Ballon d’Or shortlist
    England players Lucy Bronze and Ellen White have made the 20-woman shortlist for the 2019 Women's Ballon d'Or. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘We knew dad could not be the only one’ – Astle’s daughter on ‘staggering’ dementia study
    The daughter of the late Jeff Astle is "staggered" by new research into links between dementia and football. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu fails to form a government ahead of deadline
    The prime minister concedes he cannot form a coalition, handing an opportunity to his rival Benny Gantz ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • US soldiers who fought alongside Kurds slam Trump’s Syria retreat
    Some veterans blast Trump's decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria, calling it a 'violation of trust'. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • PM Modi meets USISPF members, highlights steps taken to improve ease of doing business
    PM Modi meets USISPF members, highlights steps taken to improve ease of doing business ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • King of Thailand Dismisses Royal Consort Accused of Disloyalty
    The Thai king stripped his royal consort of her title months after awarding it because she sought to supplant the queen, a palace statement said. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘Have you no shame?’: Bare Knuckle FC criticized after Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva suffers inevitable KO defeat
    'Bigfoot' Silva may have challenged for the UFC heavyweight title in the halcyon days of his combat sports career but with those days long gone, is it time for promoters to exercise more caution when booking veteran fighters? 'Bigfoot' was floored in the second round of his Bare Knuckle FC ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua hosts trial
    Trial of Orlando Tercero in the killing of a student in New York is taking place in a court in Nicaragua. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Netanyahu Fails to Form a Government. Israel Turns to Gantz.
    Israel’s president will offer the chance to form a government to Benny Gantz. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Vulnerable child and women refugees refused evacuation from Libya
    With countries refusing to take in refugees, UNHCR forced to turn down evacuation requests from vulnerable refugees. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Facebook Discloses New Disinformation Campaigns From Russia and Iran
    The company also announced several new initiatives to reduce the spread of false information, including an effort to clearly label inaccurate posts. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Ditch the Kurds, grab the oil? Trump says US ‘never committed’ to Syrian allies, but SecDef says Washington still committed to oil
    President Donald Trump has said that the US never committed to the security of Kurds in northern Syria, ahead of the end of the Turkish ceasefire. His defense secretary meanwhile says the US troops had a job to “secure the oil.” “We never gave a commitment to the Kurds,” Trump ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • US mulls leaving some troops in northeast Syria to guard oil
    Pentagon chief says US could retain military presence in northeastern Syria amid heightened fears of ISIL revival. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Israel’s Netanyahu gives up mandate to form government
    Following failed coalition talks, Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu has given back the mandate to form a government. That mandate will now be given to his political opponent, a presidential spokesman says. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Van Dijk one of six Liverpool players on Ballon d’Or shortlist
    Virgil van Dijk is one of six Liverpool players to be named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo on the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d'Or. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Top secret: Declassified files tell dramatic story of how first Soviet atomic bomb was made (PHOTOS)
    After the US nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the USSR needed to develop its own A-bomb fast to keep parity. The declassified papers provide a glimpse into how the elaborate task was achieved just four years later. First Soviet first atomic bomb, RDS-1 or Pervaya Molniya (First Lightning), ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Kurdish refugee: ‘Fear made my children ill’
    The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports on the impact of the Turkish offensive on people in northern Syria. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • HERESY IN THE VATICAN? Catholics steal the Pope’s ‘pagan’ fertility statues, dump them in river (VIDEO)
    Angered at Pope Francis’ apparent worship of false gods and idols, a crack team of angry Catholics have slipped into a Roman church and made off with a collection of Amazonian statues, before dumping them in the River Tiber. In a video apparently filmed in the early hours of the ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • HERESY IN THE VATICAN? Catholics steal the Pope’s ‘pagan’ fertility statues, dump them in river (VIDEO)
    Angered at Pope Francis’ apparent worship of false gods and idols, a crack team of angry Catholics have slipped into a Roman church and made off with a collection of Amazonian statues, before dumping them in the River Tiber. In a video apparently filmed in the early hours of the ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Ex-Nazi Bunker Will Soon House Hotel Guests
    An air raid shelter in Hamburg, built by forced laborers during World War II, will become a “design and lifestyle” hotel. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Netanyahu says he FAILED to form govt, his rival Gantz given 28 days to do the job
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Netanyahu says he FAILED to form govt, his rival Gantz given 28 days to do the job
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • UK University offering course in Porn where students will study making & watching of X-rated material
    It seems there’s a college course for everything these days and the academic options are being expanded even further by a UK university, which will soon let students study the explicit subject of pornography. From 2020, students studying Art History and Visual Culture in the University of Exeter, will be ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • UK University offering course in Porn where students will study making & watching of X-rated material
    It seems there’s a college course for everything these days and the academic options are being expanded even further by a UK university, which will soon let students study the explicit subject of pornography. From 2020, students studying Art History and Visual Culture in the University of Exeter, will be ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Winger Lane to replace forward Navidi in Wales World Cup squad
    Wales call up Cardiff Blues wing Owen Lane to the World Cup after back-row Josh Navidi is ruled out by injury. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Native American tribe regains island it calls centre of universe
    Most of an island off northern California will now belong to the Wiyot Tribe, which was decimated by settlers in 1860. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Bangladesh MP ‘hired eight lookalikes’ to sit university exams
    Ruling party's Tamanna Nusrat expelled from university after local channel exposed cheating. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • World will suffer badly if nothing is done to stop persecution of religious minorities: Condoleezza Rice
    World will suffer badly if nothing is done to stop persecution of religious minorities: Condoleezza Rice ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • ‘It’s Hard’: Prince Harry and Meghan Speak of Strain of Royal Life in New Documentary
    During a recent trip to Africa, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex offered a candid look into the struggles of dealing with the tabloid spotlight. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • California’s PG&E plans more power cuts, warns of severe weather
    The utility says possible power cutoffs would be 'significantly smaller' than those that took place earlier this month. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Ankara outlines 120km ‘safe zone’ plan ahead of key deadline – report
    Turkey outlined Monday its plans for a 120km ‘safe zone’ in Syria on the eve of a key withdrawal deadline, AFP reported. A Turkish military source said Kurdish fighters should initially withdraw from the area between Tal Abyad, captured by Turkish forces at the start of the offensive, and Ras ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Opposition on specific issues is consistent, says French Ambassador on FATF’s decision to keep Pak in grey list
    Opposition on specific issues is consistent, says French Ambassador on FATF's decision to keep Pak in grey list ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Hard Rock Hotel construction site cranes destroyed
    Two cranes were destroyed after the partial collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel last week. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Real Madrid head to ‘hell’ as Zidane faces crunch Champions League encounter
    A trip to ‘hell’ is probably not high on anyone’s agenda but least of all when you are a beleaguered boss at a football club increasingly shrouded in doom and gloom. That is what Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane will face this week when they travel to take on Galatasaray ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Haiti protests: President Moise under pressure to resign
    Protesters set up barricades and throw rocks at police, who respond with tear gas and shotgun pellets. They scatter, regroup and start again. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing after fumes cause two crew members to lose consciousness
    Cleaning supplies spilled on the jet and seeped into the carpet, a pilot on the flight from London to Philadelphia said. The odor made people so sick the plane had to land in Dublin. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing after fumes cause two crew members to lose consciousness
    Cleaning supplies spilled on a jet and seeped into the carpet, a pilot said. The odor made people so sick the plane had to land. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Chile protests: Is inequality becoming worse?
    Protests at rising metro fares have widened to reflect anger over living costs and inequality. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Bangladesh MP ‘hired eight proxies to sit exams’
    Tamanna Nusrat is expelled from Bangladesh's Open University after an alleged exam-sitter is caught. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • World in flames: why are protests raging around the globe?
    Protests and demonstrations have rocked every corner of the world in recent days, with tax hikes, corruption and supposed environmental injustice all raising public anger. But why have they spread? Watching the news over the last week, one would be convinced that the world has devolved into a series of ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • World in flames: why are protests raging around the globe?
    Protests and demonstrations have rocked every corner of the world in recent days, with tax hikes, corruption and supposed environmental injustice all raising public anger. But why have they spread? Watching the news over the last week, one would be convinced that the world has devolved into a series of ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Chicago teachers strike: Educators hit picket line for third day
    Classes cancelled for third day as thousands of teachers continue strike over pay, resources and class sizes. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied extradition hearing delay
    Assange faces 18 charges in US, including violating espionage law and conspiring to hack government computers. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Jan Kuciak: Four charged over murder of journalist and fiancée
    The murder of Jan Kuciak and his fiancée last year triggered mass protests in Slovakia. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Lebanon’s govt announces economic reforms on 5th day of protests
    Lebanon’s cabinet on Monday approved economic reforms and agreed on the 2020 budget, PM Saad Hariri said, after growing protests fuelled calls for his government’s resignation. Hariri said that the measures, including the halving of salaries for MPs and ministers, were not merely an attempt to quell the demonstrations, in ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • At least 55 elephants die in Zimbabwe drought
    A severe drought over the past two months kills the animals in Hwange National Park. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Abortion in Northern Ireland decriminalized
    The UK region's strict abortion law has been changed after politicians in London stepped in to end decades of discrimination against British and Irish women there. The legislation dates back to 1861. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Bot race! Mitt Romney admits he’s ‘Pierre Delecto,’ anon Twitter handle who ‘liked’ impeachment, never-Trumpers & Romney posts
    Utah Senator Mitt Romney has come clean about running a secret anonymous Twitter handle – “Pierre Delecto” – which passive-aggressively dumped on Trump and other Republican rivals while puffing up Romney and his allies. Mitt Romney is Pierre Delecto. Pierre Delecto is Mitt Romney. The ultra-wealthy Mormon senator, recently rumored ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Johannesburg mayor quits over DA’s stance on racial inequality
    Herman Mashaba also resigns from the historically white opposition DA party over its approach to racial inequality. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Boris Johnson Suffers Another Brexit Setback
    The speaker of the House of Commons refused to grant permission for another vote on the withdrawal agreement the prime minister negotiated with the European Union. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Turkey’s Border Towns Pay Deadly Price for Erdogan’s Syria Incursion
    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign against the Kurdish militia in Syria has led to at least 20 deaths at home and has reopened old wounds in southeast Turkey’s traumatized population. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Cheating master fail: Bangladeshi MP expelled from uni for hiring EIGHT LOOKALIKES to take exams for her
    A Bangladeshi politician has been expelled from university after reportedly hiring a small ‘class’ of her impersonators to take exams on her behalf. Apparently being unable to tackle the challenge of combining parliamentary work and university study, Tamanna Nusrat from the ruling Awami League party found at least eight female ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Cheating master fail: Bangladeshi MP expelled from uni for hiring EIGHT LOOKALIKES to take exams for her
    A Bangladeshi politician has been expelled from university after reportedly hiring a small ‘class’ of her impersonators to take exams on her behalf. Apparently being unable to tackle the challenge of combining parliamentary work and university study, Tamanna Nusrat from the ruling Awami League party found at least eight female ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Toulouse woman goes on trial accused of dismembering colleague
    The suspect is accused of killing a workmate and throwing her body parts in a French canal. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • The US opioid epidemic by the numbers
    From the number of deaths linked to overdoses to the number of lawsuits, a look at the scale of the US opioid crisis. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • McGregor heads to Moscow: What can we expect from ‘The Notorious’ in Russia?
    Personal appearances from Conor McGregor will always generate headlines, but what exactly can we expect from The Notorious when he pays a visit to the homeland of arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov later this week? READ MORE: Conor McGregor to hold Moscow press conference on Thursday after Khabib feud explodes again McGregor is ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Prime editing: DNA tool could correct 89% of genetic defects
    New technology - called prime editing - is like a "genetic word processor" able to re-write DNA. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • What’s behind wealthy Chile’s deadly protests?
    While a metro fare hike sparked the violent demonstrations in Chile, experts say discontent is much deeper and far-reaching. With an APEC summit one month away, Sebastian Pinera's government faces a tricky situation. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Saudi Arabia’s 100% hookah tax hike ignites social media fury
    A decision by Saudi Arabia’s ministry of rural and municipal affairs to introduce a 100 percent tax on bills at restaurants that serve shisha has sparked criticism on kingdom’s social media. Shisha smoking (using a water-pipe, narghile or hookah) is a popular pastime in the country. The new tax will ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Don’t see any major difficulty in resolving trade disputes with US, says Jaishankar
    Don't see any major difficulty in resolving trade disputes with US, says Jaishankar ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Brexit: MPs’ vote on deal ruled out by Speaker John Bercow
    John Bercow says the plan was put to the Commons on Saturday and it would be "disorderly" to debate it again. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Thai king strips ‘disloyal’ consort of all titles in shock move
    Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi dismissed for 'disloyalty' and apparent 'ambition' to match the Queen's position, palace said. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • UK House Speaker Bercow blocks ‘meaningful vote’ on BoJo’s Brexit deal
    UK Speaker of the House John Bercow has rejected the UK government’s request for a so-called “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal agreed with the EU, in a further blow to PM Boris Johnson. Bercow ruled that granting such a request would amount to debating the same matter twice. Speaking ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • UK PM Boris Johnson braces for rough ride over Brexit deal
    British lawmakers have refused to back PM's revised divorce deal until the legislation needed to ratify it has passed. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • The top US diplomat to Ukraine came out of retirement for the job. Now he’s the next impeachment witness.
    Ambassador Bill Taylor, who is scheduled to serve as the next key witness in the House impeachment inquiry, came out of retirement to lead the US embassy in Kiev -- a post he needed some convincing to take. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Nicolle Wallace: Pompeo just had worst appearance by executive branch official I’ve ever seen
    Nicolle Wallace on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's interview on ABC This Week: "I was a Communications Director for a White House that didn't get a lot of points for communicating. That was the worst appearance by an executive branch official I've everRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • House Republicans push to censure Schiff over whistleblower comments
    House Republicans are trying to force a House floor vote Monday on a resolution to censure House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, one of the Democrats leading the impeachment investigation, "for certain misleading conduct" in his characterization of a phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian President. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Here’s who is scheduled to be deposed in the impeachment inquiry this week
    The House's impeachment inquiry is in full swing and when lawmakers return this week, they've got several high-profile individuals from across the State Department, Pentagon and Office of Management and Budget whom they plan to interview in closed-door depositions. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump’s awkward declaration on ‘Character…
    On "National Character Counts Week," Trump shouldn't be surprised when those who see his proclamation take note of the gap between the message and the messengerRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • The opioid crisis: After a big cash settlement, what next?
    West Virginia was the first state to reach an opioid settlement back in 2001, but Dr. Rahul Gupta, who served as the commissioner for the WV Bureau for Public Health, says officials fell short in caring for children affected by the crisis. He joins ChrisRead more ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Kentucky GOP governor candidate who lost in primary endorses Democrat
    A Kentucky GOP candidate who lost in the gubernatorial primary to incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin has thrown his support behind the Democratic nominee.William Woods endorsed State Attorney General A ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Live updates: Trump urges GOP to ‘get tougher and fight’ impeachment as Pelosi details his ‘shakedown’ of Ukraine
    The speaker’s “fact sheet” outlines what her office characterized as a gross abuse of power by Trump, including a “shakedown,” “pressure campaign” and “cover up.” ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Pelosi releases ‘fact sheet’ saying Trump has ‘betrayed his oath of office’
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) office on Monday released a "fact sheet" laying out what Democrats believe is their most compelling evidence to date against President Trump in their investigation of the president's effo ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • It’s not just Giuliani: The intertwining team focused on Trump and Ukraine
    A look at Rudolph Giuliani’s extended associations. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Trump isn’t ‘bringing our soldiers back home’ from Syria — not hardly
    It's his No. 1 justification for a hasty Syria withdrawal. But it's making less and less sense -- especially now that those troops are going to Iraq, not coming home. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • READ: Pelosi’s ‘fact sheet’ on Trump impeachment
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) office on Monday released a "fact sheet" detailing allegations against President Trump amid House Democrats' ongoing impeachment inquiry."President Trump has betrayed his oath of o ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Canada sleepwalks into the future
    Canada's low-key election today masks big political challenges. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-21
  • Budget bill to reach Senate in February
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