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Rockets make “direct hit” on US embassy, Baghdad, reportedly injuring one

Rockets make “direct hit” on US embassy, Baghdad, reportedly injuring one

At least one rocket hit a dining facility or cafeteria at the site. Sirens sounded in the compound directing people to seek shelter.   Three… Read More ›

Israelis join world, NBA in mourning death of Kobe Bryant

Israelis join world, NBA in mourning death of Kobe Bryant

PM Netanyahu calls ex-Laker ‘one of the greatest basketball players in history,’ fans stand and applaud in tribute as news of his death announced during… Read More ›

Kobe Bryant, 41, dies in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

Kobe Bryant, 41, dies in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

  Basketball icon Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California. He was 41. Several news outlets reported that Bryant was… Read More ›

Iran has passed low uranium enrichment threshold for a nuke – Iran official

Iran has passed low uranium enrichment threshold for a nuke – Iran official

Actual nuke still requires decision to weaponize, deliver   Iran’s Deputy Atomic Energy Organization Director Ali Asghar Zarean posted a surprising report on Saturday stating… Read More ›

Analysis: Zelensky sails through crises from Trump scandal to downed jet

Analysis: Zelensky sails through crises from Trump scandal to downed jet

Ukrainian president has escaped international spotlight unscathed, maintained his popularity, but has yet to enact major reforms, analysts say   AFP — In his first… Read More ›

Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

  BEIJING (AP) — The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far in what the country’s leader called a grave… Read More ›

Opinion: The World Health Organization should sound the alarm on Wuhan coronavirus

Opinion: The World Health Organization should sound the alarm on Wuhan coronavirus

  As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the World Health Organization’s decision to hold off on declaring the outbreak “a public… Read More ›

First Space-baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven

First Space-baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less… Read More ›

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz praised Democrats’ impeachment presentation and skewered Trump’s defense as looking like ‘an 8th-grade book report’

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz praised Democrats’ impeachment presentation and skewered Trump’s defense as looking like ‘an 8th-grade book report’

  Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal congressional allies, praised House Democrats for the way they presented the case against… Read More ›

Trump Sets Presidential Record For Most Tweets In A Day

Trump Sets Presidential Record For Most Tweets In A Day

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump set a presidential record for activity on his favorite social media platform Wednesday, tweeting and retweeting at length… Read More ›

Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

  Snakes — the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra — may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an… Read More ›

Florida Creates Task Force on Sea-Level Rise

Florida Creates Task Force on Sea-Level Rise

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After years of mostly ignoring climate change, Florida lawmakers waded deeper into the matter on Tuesday , advancing a proposal… Read More ›

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President… Read More ›

China confirms new coronavirus can spread between humans

China confirms new coronavirus can spread between humans

  Beijing – A mysterious respiratory virus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China can be transmitted between… Read More ›

The US is entering an era in which impeaching the president will be routine

The US is entering an era in which impeaching the president will be routine

  Impeaching a president used to be unthinkable, but now two presidents have been impeached just 21 years apart. President Trump’s impeachment is a sign… Read More ›

ICE Leader Blames ‘Sanctuary’ Policies for NYC Killing

ICE Leader Blames ‘Sanctuary’ Policies for NYC Killing

  NEW YORK (AP) — The country’s top immigration official blamed the “sanctuary policies” of New York City on Friday for the sexual assault and… Read More ›

Harry and Meghan will no longer use ‘His and Her Royal Highness,’ Buckingham Palace says

Harry and Meghan will no longer use ‘His and Her Royal Highness,’ Buckingham Palace says

London – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use the titles His and Her Royal Highness after announcing they would step back from their roles as… Read More ›

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

  Facebook will reportedly retreat from its efforts to include advertisements in WhatsApp’s messaging service, the Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horowitz and Kirsten Grind reported on… Read More ›

Sanders’ Wife On Feud With Warren: ‘This Discussion Is Over’

Sanders’ Wife On Feud With Warren: ‘This Discussion Is Over’

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Jane O’Meara Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, has a clear message about the simmering dispute between her… Read More ›

Analysis: A world trade war is brewing. The US-China deal won’t stop it

Analysis: A world trade war is brewing. The US-China deal won’t stop it

Hong Kong / London – The United States has signed a partial trade agreement with China. But that doesn’t mean simmering conflicts and uncertainty over… Read More ›