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Trump downplays impeachment inquiry as public hearings approach

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he's "not concerned about anything" as first public hearings in his impeachment inquiry were approaching and more transcripts of the inquiry's closed-door depositions were released.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/10 8:38:29

Trump weighs in on Bloomberg's likely presidential run; analysts split on his prospect

US President Donald Trump on Friday weighed in on billionaire Michael Bloomberg's likely presidential run, as political analysts are split on the former New York City mayor's prospect.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 9:24:29

Brazil's ex-president Lula released from prison

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was released from prison in Curitiba, southern Brazil, on Friday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 7:49:43

Trump's ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions seeks US Senate return

Former Alabama senator Jeff Sessions, who was forced out as attorney general by President Donald Trump after less than two years in office, on Thursday announced his bid to reclaim his Senate seat.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/8 23:28:40

US not fulfilling Syria promises: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey, and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/8 23:23:41

NATO experiencing 'brain death,' France's Macron says

France's president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying, citing a lack of coordination and US unpredictability under President Donald Trump, comments quickly rejected as “drastic” by the German chancellor.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/8 23:18:44

Trump's attorney Giuliani accused of waging campaign of 'lies' against Ukraine ambassador

A top US diplomat told congressional investigators that President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani conducted a "campaign full of lies" against the US ambassador to Ukraine before she was recalled from her post, according to a transcript of his testimony released on Thursday.
Source: CGTN | 2019/11/8 11:57:56

Republicans asked to submit witness requests in public impeachment inquiry hearings

US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has asked Republicans to submit witness requests by Saturday ahead of next week's open hearings as part of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 10:53:22

UNGA adopts resolution urging end to US embargo on Cuba

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the US embargo on Cuba, marking the 28th time it has passed such resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 7:45:00

Impeachment probe starts Nov 13

The first open impeachment hearings into US President Donald Trump will begin next week, the congressman leading the probe said on Wednesday, as the investigation heads into a highly anticipated public phase.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/7 22:38:41

Brazil cancels ban on sugarcane farming in Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro canceled a ban on sugarcane farming in the country's Amazon and Pantanal tropical wetlands Wednesday, a move that environmentalists say threatens the ecologically vulnerable regions.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/7 18:38:40

First public hearings in Trump impeachment inquiry to begin next week: House intelligence chair

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced on Wednesday that the panel's first open hearings as part of an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump will begin next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/7 7:24:08

Dems win big in Kentucky, Virginia polls

US President Donald Trump and his ­Republican allies suffered stinging defeats on Tuesday as Democrats were projected to win closely watched elections in two states, results that signal troubling headwinds for his 2020 re-election campaign.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 21:23:42

Chile's Pinera resists call to resign

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said Tuesday he will not resign in the face of deadly protests over inequality and poor social conditions that have entered their third week.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 20:48:40

Self-driving, a threat to jaywalking?

An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognize her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 18:58:40

'Help! What is this?' Reddit users log on for diagnosis

"How did I get chlamydia?" "Is this herpes?" People are increasingly turning to strangers on social network Reddit to diagnose their sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study published in a US journal Tuesday that called the phenomenon "crowd-diagnosis."
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 18:53:41

9 members of American family killed in ambush in Mexico

At least nine members of an American family, including three mothers and six children, were ambushed and killed by suspected members of a drug cartel in northern Mexico, officials said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/6 10:55:10

US envoy says she felt threatened

Witness transcripts in the impeachment probe into Donald Trump were made public for the first time on Monday, with the former US ambassador to Kiev telling investigators she felt threatened by the president in his call to Ukraine's leader.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/5 20:48:41