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Israeli Challenger Gantz Accepts Trump’s White House Invitation

Israeli Challenger Gantz Accepts Trump’s White House Invitation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main election opponent accepted invitations to the White House ahead of President Donald Trump’s planned release of a Middle East peace plan.
China Warns Virus Spread Increasing, More Cases: Virus Update

China Warns Virus Spread Increasing, More Cases: Virus Update

The novel coronavirus spread further and killed more people as Canada confirmed its first case and China reported an increase in fatalities and infections.
LGBT Rights Group Demands Sanders Renounce Rogan Endorsement

LGBT Rights Group Demands Sanders Renounce Rogan Endorsement

The Human Rights Campaign is calling on Bernie Sanders to renounce an endorsement from radio host Joe Rogan, who has made derogatory comments about African Americans and LGBTQ people.
EU to Hold Emergency Summit on Bloc’s Budget, February 20

EU to Hold Emergency Summit on Bloc’s Budget, February 20

European Union (EU) flags fly from flagpoles outside the Berlaymont building in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. The Brexit talks have turned into an angry stalemate, as U.K. and EU
Pompeo Keeps NPR Reporter Feud Going With Pointed Bible Quote

Pompeo Keeps NPR Reporter Feud Going With Pointed Bible Quote

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo kept a feud with an NPR reporter alive on Sunday, taking to his personal Twitter account to post a Bible quote about lying and slander.
Peter MacKay Begins Bid to Lead Canada’s Conservative Party

Peter MacKay Begins Bid to Lead Canada’s Conservative Party

Former Canadian cabinet minister Peter MacKay criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday as he officially announced he is running to be leader of Canada's Conservative Party.
Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Donald Trump’s lawyers said House Democrats failed to prove their case for impeaching the president and now are asking the Senate to take the unprecedented step of removing him from office without
Warren Gets Backing From Des Moines Register: Campaign Update

Warren Gets Backing From Des Moines Register: Campaign Update

Attendees hold campaign signs as Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a rally in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Saturday, Oct.
Sanders Takes Iowa Lead Over Buttigieg, Biden in NYT Poll

Sanders Takes Iowa Lead Over Buttigieg, Biden in NYT Poll

Senator Bernie Sanders has jumped to the lead in Iowa over Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden, while support for Elizabeth Warren has slipped, according to a New York Times/Siena poll released on Saturday.
Mnuchin Says Telling Thunberg to Study Economics ‘Was a Joke’

Mnuchin Says Telling Thunberg to Study Economics ‘Was a Joke’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin downplayed his remark that environmental activist Greta Thunberg should go study economics, saying he hadn’t meant it seriously.
Mnuchin Says U.K. Can Resolve Many EU, U.S. Issues at Same Time

Mnuchin Says U.K. Can Resolve Many EU, U.S. Issues at Same Time

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was focused on getting a trade deal between the U.S. and U.K. this year, adding that the U.K. can work out an agreement at the same time it negotiates with
Impeachment, an Outbreak and a Climate Awakening: Weekend Reads

Impeachment, an Outbreak and a Climate Awakening: Weekend Reads

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Hong Kong Scraps Marathon as Virus Response Raised to Emergency

Hong Kong Scraps Marathon as Virus Response Raised to Emergency

Hong Kong canceled its largest marathon as Chief Executive Carrie Lam upgraded the government’s response against the coronavirus to the highest level and said the outbreak could extend the city’s
French State’s Legal Adviser Warns Macron on Pension Reform

French State’s Legal Adviser Warns Macron on Pension Reform

France’s supreme administrative jurisdiction warned there are gaps in the financial forecasts of President Emmanuel Macron‘s pension reform and said that it can’t guarantee the legal certainty of the
Putin’s Key Kremlin Aide on Ukraine Unrest Resigns, Ally Says

Putin’s Key Kremlin Aide on Ukraine Unrest Resigns, Ally Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s longtime Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov, who was responsible for handling separatist forces in Ukraine, quit over unspecified policy differences, said his longtime
Trump Says He’s Being Treated ‘Unfairly’: Impeachment Update

Trump Says He’s Being Treated ‘Unfairly’: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers began presenting their defense in his Senate impeachment trial Saturday, the beginning of as many as 24 hours of argument before senators will decide whether to call
Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

House Democrats used their full 24 hours in an effort this week to convince senators that President Donald Trump should be removed from office for abusing his power and obstructing Congress.
Bloomberg Offers Few Details to Back Up Trillions in Spending

Bloomberg Offers Few Details to Back Up Trillions in Spending

Ask Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg how he’ll pay for his plans to create jobs, provide health insurance and repair roads and bridges, and you get the same answer: Wait until you
Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Donald Trump’s lawyers kick off their formal defense in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, taking their turn at center stage to argue the president should not be removed from office.
Nuclear Deal Empowered Iran, Saudi Deputy Minister Says

Nuclear Deal Empowered Iran, Saudi Deputy Minister Says

The Iran nuclear deal empowered the country to step up the developing of traditional weapons and has created more destruction in the Middle East, the Saudi deputy defense minister said.