An Iconic News Anchor Is Dead at 85

His anchor desk successor, Judy Woodruff , said in a statement on Thursday: "I am broken because I lost someone who was central to my professional life, a mentor for me, and someone whose friendship I have valued for decades". He also anchored PBS ... More..

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Huawei to be given
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Huawei to be given "limited" role in United Kingdom 5G

The decision is similar to that made past year by former Prime Minister Theresa May, with a spokesman for current prime minister Boris Johnson saying , "The work on the issue of high risk vendors in the 5G n...More..

'Get rid of her': Trump reportedly called for removal of Ukraine ambassador
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

'Get rid of her': Trump reportedly called for removal of Ukraine ambassador

If the recording is authentic, it would bolster Democrats' argument that Trump associates spent almost a year trying to oust the ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch , because they saw her as an obstacle in their eff...More..

Iraq protest tents set ablaze after cleric withdraws support
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Iraq protest tents set ablaze after cleric withdraws support

With that cover gone, many in the four-month-old movement feared the worst. "Al-Sadr has shown the he can bring large numbers to the street, by asking his supporters to withdraw yesterday nigh is showing that...More..

Pompeo loses temper, curses at journalist over Ukraine questions
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Pompeo loses temper, curses at journalist over Ukraine questions

In an interview aired on NPR's " All Things Considered " on Friday, Pompeo instead replied to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly question by saying, "You know, I agreed to come on your show today to talk about Iran"...More..

18 people confirmed dead in Turkey natural disaster
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

18 people confirmed dead in Turkey natural disaster

This means it requires assistance at the national level but is one stage short of needing worldwide help. Separately, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, condoling with the leadership and people of Turkey...More..

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads

Chinese officials have scrambled to contain the virus, also known as 2019-nCoV. In addition, 19 provinces reported 1118 new suspected cases with 30 provinces now reporting at least one case. Authorities c...More..

Total Number of Coronavirus Cases in China Rises to 830, 25 Deaths
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Total Number of Coronavirus Cases in China Rises to 830, 25 Deaths

The cities are Wuhan, where the illness has been concentrated, and nine of its neighbors in central China's Hubei province . China says the virus is mutating and can be transmitted through human contact....More..

‘3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy’s voice recreated’
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

‘3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy’s voice recreated’

Indeed, with this proof-of-concept experiment done, the researchers can now look to other possibilities, such as recreating words and even entire sentences. Prof David Howard from Royal Holloway said: "I ...More..

European Union chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

European Union chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote

With Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel's formal endorsement, the text will now go to the European Parliament on Wednesday, January 29 for ratification. Following its departure, Britain will enter a tr...More..

At least Four dead in powerful quake in eastern Turkey
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

At least Four dead in powerful quake in eastern Turkey

The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.7 tremor struck Elazig province at 8:55 p.m., local time. Television footage showed rescuers searching for survivors among debris. Zekeriya Gunes, 68, a resident of...More..

Trump unveils Space Force logo
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Trump unveils Space Force logo

The circular logo shows an upward-pointing delta graphic laid over a representation of a globe in the center, surrounded by stars and text that reads "United States Space Force" on top and "Department of the ...More..

Canada: One dead, 5 tourists missing after snowmobile plunges into freezing water
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Canada: One dead, 5 tourists missing after snowmobile plunges into freezing water

Two snowmobiles similar to those used by the original group of eight tourists and their Canadian guide were found on Wednesday at the bottom of Saint-Jean Lake near where the accident occurred. The cause of the...More..

Elizabeth Warren campaign lays out strategy for primaries and beyond
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Elizabeth Warren campaign lays out strategy for primaries and beyond

Warren's campaign is also hoping to focus on states that vote between Super Tuesday and the beginning of April, saying it has "several hundred" organizing staffers in places like Alabama and Washington stat...More..

U.S. troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

U.S. troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon

President Donald Trump had initially said no troops were injured in the January 8 strike on the Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq in a retaliation attack for the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani ....More..

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons: President Rouhani

Emphasizing that economic power is impossible without political power, Rouhani said, "We can not cut our relations and interaction with the world and at the same time gain economic power". Iran has always insis...More..

Schiff Rules Out ‘Fantasy Football’ Witness Trade
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Schiff Rules Out ‘Fantasy Football’ Witness Trade

Biden was asked by a voter if he considered testifying or allowing his son, Hunter, to be a witness in return for the testimony of former national security adviser John Bolton and acting White House Chief o...More..

U.S. Treasury chief Mnuchin takes jab at Greta Thunberg at Davos
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

U.S. Treasury chief Mnuchin takes jab at Greta Thunberg at Davos

After she goes and studies economics in college she can come back and explain that to us". Mnuchin, also in Davos , brushed off Thunberg's comments as uninformed when asked what divestment would do to the ...More..

Six killed, several injured in Germany shooting
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Six killed, several injured in Germany shooting

Aalen Police said that a suspect had been arrested after the shooting and there was no suggestion anyone else was involved. Biehlmaier said the initial information suggested the suspect, a German citizen, and...More..

Massive explosion rips through Houston building, shock waves felt across city
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Massive explosion rips through Houston building, shock waves felt across city

According to KTRK, the owner of the facility confirmed the explosion had been tied to a propylene tank, which holds a form of extremely flammable gas. It busted out every window in our house. Chief Samuel Peñ...More..

New viral internet challenge terrifies fire officials: 'Endangering everyone'
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

New viral internet challenge terrifies fire officials: 'Endangering everyone'

The boys allegedly touched a penny to the exposed metal prongs of a partially plugged in phone charger, causing the sockets to spark, according to the statement . Plymouth police say these actions are unsafe a...More..

Harry Dunn: US rejects extradition request for Anne Sacoolas
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Harry Dunn: US rejects extradition request for Anne Sacoolas

Dunn died in August after his motorbike collided with a vehicle driven by Sacoolas outside RAF Croughton, a British military base in central England used by USA forces. Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme...More..

France agrees to delay new tax on tech giants
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

France agrees to delay new tax on tech giants

The apparent détente emerged after Macron and President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call late Sunday to grant more time for negotiations over a global solution to taxing Amazon, Facebook and other digital ...More..

Brexit bill clears final hurdle, becomes law after receiving royal assent
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Brexit bill clears final hurdle, becomes law after receiving royal assent

The landscape transformed after the December 2019 snap poll, which handed Boris Johnson a thumping 80-seat majority largely on the back of his Brexit agenda. Despite Johnson's repeated promise to "get Brex...More..

History: Trump to Be First President to Attend March For Life Rally
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

History: Trump to Be First President to Attend March For Life Rally

The changes had been sought by industry, developers and farmers, but opposed by environmental advocates and public health officials. "The goal of the Trump administration rollback is to reduce the obligat...More..

United States imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

United States imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

The new restrictions create barriers for pregnant people applying for B visas, which are offered to short-term visitors including, but not limited to, tourists, people traveling on business, and people seeking ...More..

Prince Charles Appears to Snub Mike Pence Handshake
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Prince Charles Appears to Snub Mike Pence Handshake

However, according to press secretaries for the Prince of Wales and US Vice President, it isn't what it looks like. England's Prince Charles shook several hands at an event at the World Holocaust Forum in...More..

Korean military decides to discharge transgender soldier:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Korean military decides to discharge transgender soldier:The Asahi Shimbun

Speaking at the same news conference, rights activist Lim Tae-hoon said he will fight alongside Byun and others to transform what he called "our savage military". This follows last week's findings by a military...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Biden Loses It on Reporter Who Asks About Bernie Feud

Sanders endorsed Clinton after she won the nomination - but many Clinton supporters think he did not support her to the best of his abilities. Sanders has denied making the comment but Warren confronted him...More..

'Doomsday Clock' closest to midnight in its 73-year history
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

'Doomsday Clock' closest to midnight in its 73-year history

The clock was introduced in 1967 and is a symbolic representation of how close humanity is to destroying civilization. After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, the Bulletin was founded ...More..

Trump downplays brain injuries suffered by United States troops in Iran missile strike
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Trump downplays brain injuries suffered by United States troops in Iran missile strike

The president was also chastised by Mark Hertling, a retired Army officer who served as the commanding general of the U.S. Army Europe and the Seventh Army. Apparently because the president has his own definiti...More..

Trump to Greta Thunberg: ‘Start Working On Other Countries’ Who Pollute Oceans
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Trump to Greta Thunberg: ‘Start Working On Other Countries’ Who Pollute Oceans

This is a very different tone than Trump struck during his controversial decision to withdraw from the global Paris Climate Accord, which he also criticized as being a ploy to drain jobs and money from Amer...More..

'Oasis of the Seas' cruise ship passenger dies after going overboard
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

'Oasis of the Seas' cruise ship passenger dies after going overboard

Security footage shows the man intentionally went overboard. Divers recovered the mans body. Our thoughts go out to the man's family and friends during this very hard time. San Juan police said that due to pr...More..

Prince Charles: lessons of Holocaust still 'searingly relevant'
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Prince Charles: lessons of Holocaust still 'searingly relevant'

Polish President Andrzej Duda has refused to attend the event taking place at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem. The heir to the throne will give a speech at the World Holocaust...More..

Phoenix woman arrested in murders of three young children
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Phoenix woman arrested in murders of three young children

An arrest report states the mother said she smothered the 1-year-old, Mireya, first, AZCentral.com said. Henry first told officers the children had been home sick all day but later admitted to killing them as ...More..