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Germany condemns Gaza rocket fire

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:52am
Germany condemned the bombardment of cities in Israel by rockets launched from the Gaza strip on Tuesday, calling for de-escalation and saying there could be no justification for violence against innocent civilians.

Prosecutors seek charges against Volkswagen managers over labor bonuses

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:44am
German prosecutors on Tuesday sought charges against a current Volkswagen manager as well as a former manager and two former board members, accusing them of awarding works council members inflated salaries.

Former U.S. President Carter recovering in hospital after successful brain procedure

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:42am
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was recovering at an Atlanta hospital on Tuesday after safely undergoing a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement.

U.S. alleges Russian operatives sought to undermine U.S. election agency

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:38am
U.S. prosecutors have accused Russian operatives of seeking to interfere with a federal agency charged with policing American elections, as part of their case relating to interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential contest, saying the group aimed to interfere with a ban on some election spending by foreign nationals.

Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:31am
U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the country's trade policy at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, and markets from frothy stocks to jittery bonds are likely to hang on every word.

Schiff: Impeachment hearings no place for conspiracy or targeting whistleblower

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:26am
The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings, saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower.

Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:55pm
Bolivia's ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night, the latest step the once-beloved leader's rapid fall, while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence.

Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets fired from Gaza

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:46pm
Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, accusing him of carrying out a series of cross-border attacks and planning more.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as transport chaos grips city

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:44pm
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday and residents of the Asian financial center struggled to get to work as territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc and activists planned flash protests.

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia to take asylum in Mexico

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:47pm
Bolivia's former president, Evo Morales, is flying to Mexico, where he has been granted asylum, Mexico's top diplomat said on Monday night, as unrest shook the South American nation.

Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:27pm
Anti-government protests gripped Hong Kong on Tuesday as riot police fired tear gas at a university campus and traffic and rail disruptions caused commuter chaos.

Trump expected to delay European auto tariff decision: EU officials

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:22pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week he is delaying a decision on whether to slap tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union, likely for another six months, EU officials said.

Trump expected to delay European auto tariff decision - EU officials

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:19pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week he is delaying a decision on whether to slap tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union, likely for another six months, EU officials said.

Former U.S. President Carter hospitalized in Atlanta for bleeding on the brain

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:01pm
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement.

Democrats release new batch of testimony from Trump impeachment inquiry

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:00pm
A senior Pentagon official detailed confusion and concern in the U.S. national security apparatus after the White House blocked aid to Ukraine without explanation, according to testimony released on Monday by the congressional impeachment panel into U.S. President Donald Trump.

White House's Mulvaney to sue over House impeachment subpoenas

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:00pm
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, saying he would bring his own case, according to a court document.

U.S. Republicans say inquiry has not established 'impeachable offense'

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:00pm
Congressional Republicans said on Monday that weeks of closed-door impeachment testimony have not established that U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine to investigate his political rivals for his own benefit or that he has committed an impeachable offense.

Asia shares left guessing on trade, await Trump speech

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:54pm
Asian share markets flatlined on Tuesday as uncertainty over Sino-U.S. trade talks and political strife in Hong Kong dogged sentiment, while safe-haven bonds eked out a bounce.

Google signs healthcare data and cloud computing deal with Ascension

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:15pm
Alphabet Inc's Google has signed its biggest cloud computing customer in healthcare to date, in a deal giving it access to datasets that could help it tune potentially lucrative artificial intelligence (AI) tools.

Hong Kong leader says protesters 'paralyzing' the city are selfish

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:08pm
Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said protesters who are trying to "paralyze" the city were extremely selfish and hoped all universities and schools would urge students not to participate in violence.