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Senate approves impeachment rules after being rebuked by chief justice

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, has told ...

Boeing 737 Max jets to remain grounded for at least another six months

CHICAGO, Illinois - As hundreds of Boeing 737 Max jets remain grounded awaiting approval from aviation regulators, the company said ...

Barbaric attack in Burkina Faso leaves dozens dead

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkino Faso - (ANI/Sputnik): Thirty-six civilians were killed on Monday in an attack on a market in Sanmatenga province, ...

WHO: Coronavirus could spread to other countries "in coming days"

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization (WHO) says the novel coronavirus could spread to other countries "in the coming ...

Foreign investors returning to Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil has shown a marked increase in foreign investment over the last year, pushing it from sixth ...

Sean Hannity calls on voters to pressure senators to 'do their job'

NEW YORK, New York - Fox News has doubled down on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, with its top ...

Caribbean and Latin America deadliest region in world for journalists

It has been a deadly decade for journalists across the world, however last year there was a glimmer of hope ...

Rockets fired into Baghdad's Green Zone

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two rockets have landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad located in the heavily fortified Green Zone, ...

Taking a look at the politicisation of antisemitism

LONDON, UK In 2004 Greg Philo and Mike Berry authored Bad News from Israel, a ground-breaking work for the Glasgow ...

Grandson of JFK urges Republicans to break ranks with Trump

NEW YORK, New York - President John F. Kennedy's only grandson has called on Republican Senators to hear from witnesses ...

Moscow Lab's Status Suspended Amid Doping Scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it has provisionally suspended the status of the national anti-doping laboratory in Moscow as ...

Chechen Minister Says Reading Of Koran Therapeutic For Lesbian

A minister in Russia's Chechnya region has said it would be 'remedial' for an openly gay woman to read the ...

Bangladesh cricketers arrive in Pakistan amidst tight security

Lahore - Bangladesh's cricket team arrived in Pakistan late Wednesday for a three-match Twenty20 series on a tour only finalised ...

'Perilous times' for Iraq's Shia militias after Soleimani killing

On January 3, soon after Iranian general Qassem Soleimani left Baghdad airport in an armoured vehicle, a US drone fired ...

Trump to add a 'couple of countries' to US travel ban

US President Donald Trump said his administration was preparing to add a "couple of countries" to the controversial list of ...

Chinese City Stops Outbound Flights, Trains From Wuhan to Fight Virus

BEIJING - Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country ...

Huawei Founder Says Company Can Withstand Increased US Pressure

Despite the U.S.-China trade deal signed last week, the two countries appear headed for more confrontation, especially over high tech.One ...

Kem Sokha's Lawyers Submit New Evidence on Third Day of Treason Trial

The third day of the treason trial of Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha kicked off Wednesday with his defense team ...

AP Fact Check: Trump's False Account of Ukraine Episode

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump gave a false account Wednesday of some of the circumstances that got him impeached.As the ...

Democrats: Trump Used 'Corrupt Scheme' to Help Him Win 2020 Election

WASHINGTON - U.S. House Democrats accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of designing "a corrupt scheme" to press Ukraine to ...

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Wall Street wobbles, S&P 500 finishes flat

NEW YORK, New York - Early gains on Wall Street gave way to a mixed close on Wall Street on ...

Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...

Asian markets in recovery mode, U.S. dollar stars

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded on Wednesday, clawing back some of the extensive losses of a day earlier.The ...

Dense fog hits Indian capital, disrupts airport operations

NEW DELHI, India: At least five flights were diverted from the Delhi Airport due to bad weather on Wednesday morning."Five ...

Foreign investors returning to Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil has shown a marked increase in foreign investment over the last year, pushing it from sixth ...

Trump to end aid to U.S. farmers following conclusion of trade deal

AUSTIN, TEXAS - With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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