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World News Adam Schiff to Trump in impeachment hearing: 'Stop obstructing'
Author: 0 Adam Schiff to Trump in impeachment hearing: 'Stop obstructing'

The tweets, she said, undermined the career diplomat's ability to represent the USA effectively in Ukraine. "Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him", wrote President Trump in reference to his conversation with Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

World News Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest
Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest

Internet access in Iran was curbed after the protests at the order of a state security council, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported. The protests flared hours after it was announced that the price of gasoline would be raised by 50 percent for the first 60 liters (16 gallons) and by 300 percent for anything above that each month.

World News Deputy tackles teen quadruple amputee in group home
Author: 0 Deputy tackles teen quadruple amputee in group home

Feinman told the Daily News. Further details about what prompted the call are not readily available at the time of this writing. The eight-minute cellphone video , first published by KOLD in Tucson, was filmed in September by another teenager in the Tucson home, who was also allegedly assaulted by deputies.

World News Twitter exempts some cause-based messages from political ad ban
Author: 0 Twitter exempts some cause-based messages from political ad ban

Twitter ( TWTR ) announced details of its new policy banning political ads on Friday, saying that although politicians, political candidates and groups like SuperPACs will be banned from advertising on its platform, other groups and qualifying news organizations will be allowed to advertise on political issues.

World News Mass protests continue in Lebanon despite gov't reforms
Author: 0 Mass protests continue in Lebanon despite gov't reforms

Former prime minister Saad Hariri resigned on Oct. 29 after the nationwide protests started on October 17 due to the incapability of the cabinet to implement structural reforms to save Lebanon's ailing economy. The next government will be expected to win worldwide financial support to alleviate the country's worst economic crisis since the 1975-90 civil war, while also addressing the demands of protestors which have brought the country to its knees.

Author: 0 "Unusual, Inappropriate": Vice President's Aide On Trump's Ukraine Call

Williams had listened in on the phone call while it was happening, and a whistleblower revealing the controversial contents of that call prompted the current impeachment inquiry into Trump. Sandy, a career official of the Office of Management and Budget, would be the first person from OMB to testify before the inquiry after three political appointees defied congressional subpoenas to appear.

Author: 0 Sondland said he was acting on Trump's orders, aide told investigators

The most alarming information in Taylor's public testimony was his account of the moment his colleague, David Holmes , also an American diplomat in Ukraine, overheard President Trump asking US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland , on the phone from Kyiv, about the status of "the investigations".

World News Bloomberg pouring $100M in anti-Trump ads
Author: 0 Bloomberg pouring $100M in anti-Trump ads

Bloomberg's ad buy could serve as a buffer, an effort to offset Trump's advantage. The ads then could expand to other states. "You will be seeing a lot of Mike Bloomberg ". Ipsos polled 2,235 adults online in the United States from November 12-14. Those four states are considered some of the closest and most hotly contested in the primary contest.

World News Police looking into claims of electoral fraud
Author: 0 Police looking into claims of electoral fraud

He stated that when that failed, folks working "deep inside Quantity 10" had tried to bypass him, going on to senior Brexit Social gathering figures and suggesting eight of them might be made friends if they may persuade him to withdraw extra of his candidates.

World News Kerala not to allow women to visit Sabarimala shrine
Author: 0 Kerala not to allow women to visit Sabarimala shrine

The Kerala Police on Saturday reportedly turned back 10 women under the age of 50 who had arrived in the town of Pampa to trek to the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple. Leaders at different levels conducted house visits and it was found that lack of clarity on the government and party stance on the Sabarimala issue was one of the reasons that led to an erosion of its captive vote base.

World News Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises
Author: 0 Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises

Searing temperatures into the 40s, combined with strong winds and little moisture in the air will likely prompt widespread severe fire danger across the state this coming week, RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said on Sunday. NSW Police said in a statement that a 51-year-old man has been charged after allegedly lighting a fire which is now out of control in the state's Northern Tablelands.

World News Trump gets early start on annual health checkup
Author: 0 Trump gets early start on annual health checkup

President Donald Trump will try to convince USA allies that they should increase defense spending, when he attends a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders next month in London, the White House said on Friday. However, Mr. Trump had gained four pounds since his last physical, weighing in at 243 pounds. A Body Mass Index rating of 30 is the level at which doctors consider someone obese under the commonly used formula.

World News Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary
Author: 0 Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Calling on protesters to abandon streets, police department head Didier Lallement warned violent incidents would be responded harshly. Rioters unleashed some of the worst violence the city has seen in months. The rioters may only have been a minority, but the other yellow vests did nothing to stop them. Police say they were contained in the square and the rest of Paris has been largely peaceful.

World News Political Crisis Continues in Bolivia After an Interim President Takes Over
Author: 0 Political Crisis Continues in Bolivia After an Interim President Takes Over

The rising body count prompted Morales to strike a more conciliatory tone with the government of interim President Jeanine Anez in recent days. At least eight have died in the violence. Mr Morales has denied there was fraud. A tearful woman put her hand on a wooden casket surrounded by flowers and asked: "Is this what you call democracy?" "Firearms must be excluded from the operations used to control the social protests", the commission said on Twitter with along with a video that showed ...

World News Bushfires rage across Australia’s east and west as danger rises
Author: 0 Bushfires rage across Australia’s east and west as danger rises

The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia's most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned Thursday of worsening weather conditions to come. NSW Police said in a statement that a 51-year-old man has been charged after allegedly lighting a fire which is now out of control in the state's Northern Tablelands.

World News 5 killed, including 3 children, in family shooting
Author: 0 5 killed, including 3 children, in family shooting

The caller didn't speak to the dispatcher, but the sound of arguing could be heard in the background. Officers received no answer when they knocked on the front door of the granny flat, so they walked around back and through a window could see a child on the ground covered in blood, Dobbs said.

World News EIB to end fossil fuel investment in 2021
Author: 0 EIB to end fossil fuel investment in 2021

The European Investment Bank will cease lending for fossil fuel projects in two years, officials announced late yesterday. What does the new EIB energy lending policy do? As a part of this effort, the European Central Bank's (ECB) new president, Christine Legarde, has also promised to direct the ECB to focus more closely on climate-related risks in its stress tests for banks.

World News Israel Carries Out Fresh Strikes on Gaza
Author: 0 Israel Carries Out Fresh Strikes on Gaza

The rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome Aerial Defence System. Israeli warplanes struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response. Dozens of Israelis were treated for injuries as they ran for bomb shelters or stress symptoms. Senior Hamas officials were accosted by Islamic Jihad supporters when they tried to visit a mourning tent for Baha Abu al-Ata, the assassinated Jihad commander.

World News AOC calls on Stephen Miller to resign over leaked emails
Author: 0 AOC calls on Stephen Miller to resign over leaked emails

The article sparked outrage among Democratic presidential candidates and politicians, including Ocasio-Cortez, who tweeted , " Stephen Miller , Trump's architect of mass human rights abuses at the border (including child separation & detention camps w/ child fatalities) has been exposed as a bonafide white nationalist".

World News Boris Johnson rejects Brussels' demand that he names an European Union commissioner
Author: 0 Boris Johnson rejects Brussels' demand that he names an European Union commissioner

A new team, to be led by European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen , is due to serve from 1 December. According to European Union treaties, each member state has an obligation to nominate a commission member. But the commission's incoming president has twice written to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding that someone be named. Objections by the European Parliament over other candidates from France, Hungary and Romania have also held up the launch.

World News Ousted ambassador testifies in Trump impeachment probe
Author: 0 Ousted ambassador testifies in Trump impeachment probe

The remarks come on the eve of a second day of public hearings in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of Trump that have focused on his dealings with Kyiv. President Donald Trump , late on Thursday night, November 14, said, "The fake impeachment inquiry is now dead" after top Ukrainian official denied the link between military aid and the Bidens investigations, which is at the heart of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against the president.

World News Ahead of Sri Lanka elections, gunmen attack convoy carrying Muslim voters
Author: 0 Ahead of Sri Lanka elections, gunmen attack convoy carrying Muslim voters

According to the police, Muslims from the coastal town of Puttalam were travelling to the neighbouring district of Mannar, where they were registered to vote. Election Commission officials have said that the results were expected by Saturday night. When the voting is over the ballot boxes will be brought to the counting centers.

World News 9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University
Author: 0 9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University

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World News Russia to deliver S-400 missiles to India as planned, says Putin
Author: 0 Russia to deliver S-400 missiles to India as planned, says Putin

Putin was speaking to reporters on the conclusion of the five-nation summit. India announced its intention to acquire S-400 "Triumf" surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. Last week, Trump said that he was considering attending the commemorative events after receiving an invitation from the Kremlin. His statement came at a time when there is a warning from the USA about this deal.

World News Key takeaways from testimony by former Ukraine Amb. Marie Yovanovitch
Author: 0 Key takeaways from testimony by former Ukraine Amb. Marie Yovanovitch

When asked by Schiff about the tweet , Yovanovitch responded: "I can't speak to what the president is trying to do, but I think the effect is to be intimidating". And ironically (given the person in the White House right now), she quietly observed that "corrupt leaders are inherently less trustworthy, while an honest and accountable Ukrainian leadership makes a U.S".

World News 'Unicorn' turns up in dog rescue center
Author: 0 'Unicorn' turns up in dog rescue center

Narwhal , a 10-week-old rescue puppy with an extra tail on his forehead, was found in rural Missouri by Mac's Mission . Besides the unusual tail on his face, he also was nursing an injured paw. A rescued puppy and Missouri are gaining national attention. Rochelle Steffen , the rescue centre's founder said: "He's literally the most magical thing you've ever seen, and so happy".

World News Court blocks Trump bid to keep financial records from Congress
Author: 0 Court blocks Trump bid to keep financial records from Congress

In her new opinion, she also rejected House Democrats' argument that the question of which kind of legal authority it was invoking was no longer of "practical consequence" because two weeks ago, the full House voted for a resolution endorsing the impeachment investigation , which it styled as "ongoing".

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