Government And Politics

Bolton willing to testify in impeachment trial if subpoenaed

Jan 6, 2020

Former Trump national security adviser John Bolton says he is “prepared to testify” if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in its impeachment trial

Thousands to march in Liberia to protest falling economy

Jan 6, 2020

Hundreds of Liberians have gathered in the capital Monday to demand that President George Weah take decisive action to improve the economy

Trump warns of sanctions if Iraq tries to expel U.S. troops

Jan 6, 2020

President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. would levy harsh sanctions if Iraq expels American troops in retaliation for a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian official

Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed

Jan 5, 2020

The U.S. military says that Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled

Trump returns to Washington to face a pair of challenges

Jan 5, 2020

As his two-plus week stay at his Florida resort draws to a close, President Donald Trump returns to Washington on Sunday facing twin challenges: the fallout from the strike he ordered to kill an Iranian general and his looming impeachment trial in the Senate

Solidarity march against anti-Semitism, acts of hate

Jan 5, 2020

Throngs of demonstrators including city and state elected officials have streamed across the Brooklyn Bridge in a solidarity march against anti-Semitism and all acts of hate

Austrian Foreign Ministry under 'serious cyberattack'

Jan 5, 2020

Austria's Foreign Ministry says its IT systems are the target of a “serious cyberattack” and authorities have taken counter measures

Autopsy: Man fatally shot by Texas troopers struck 16 times

Jan 4, 2020

The autopsy of a man fatally shot by two state troopers following a Dallas traffic stop shows he had 16 gunshot wounds, including shots to the head, front and back torso and both legs

Australian PM calls up reservists as fire threats escalate

Jan 4, 2020

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called up about 3,000 reservists as the threat of wildfires has escalated in at least three states

Bolivia set to hold May 3 vote for new president, congress

Jan 4, 2020

An official for Bolivia's new election court says a new government will be chosen in elections set for May 3  to replace ousted President Evo Morales and the interim administration that followed

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