General News

Washington state deals setback to massive methanol plant

Nov 22, 2019

Washington state has dealt a setback to efforts to build one of the world’s biggest methanol plants on the Columbia River

UN: Bodies of at least 6 migrants found on Libyan coast

Nov 22, 2019

The U.N. migration agency says the bodies of at least 6 migrants were found on Libya’s Mediterranean coast

UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo

Nov 22, 2019

UN says spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo

US working with Taiwan to combat China election interference

Nov 22, 2019

The top U.S. representative in Taiwan says Washington is working with Taipei to combat efforts by Beijing to influence upcoming elections on the island

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov 21, 2019

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower.

Rights group: Islamist leader’s daughter tortured in prison

Nov 21, 2019

Amnesty International alleges daughter of senior leader of outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group has been tortured and denied medical treatment in prison

Cambodian leader willing to lose EU trade privileges

Nov 21, 2019

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says it is more important for his country to maintain its independence and sovereignty than to retain special trading privileges that the European Union has threatened to withdraw

Former Israeli policewoman charged with shooting Palestinian

Nov 21, 2019

Former policewoman in Israel charged for allegedly shooting unarmed Palestinian in the back at West Bank checkpoint

Billy Ray Cyrus, H.E.R., Shelton and react to Grammy noms

Nov 20, 2019

Reactions from Billy Ray Cyrus, H.E.R., Blake Shelton and more of the artists nominated Wednesday for Grammy Awards

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