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Netanyahu pulls request for immunity on corruption charges

Tuesday  11:50,   28 january 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his request for immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, hours before parliamentary proceedings were set to begin. In a statement issued on his official Facebook page, Netanyahu, who... >>>

Man and child die after family camping accident in Australia

Tuesday  09:50,   28 january 2020

A camping accident in Australia left a man and child dead and a woman in serious condition during a family trip, according to authorities. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Brazil downpour displaces 30,000, bracing for more rain

Tuesday  07:10,   28 january 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Over 30,000 people have been displaced by heavy rains in southeast Brazil that also killed 54 people and left 18 missing. The storms in recent days caused floods and landslides, submerging entire neighborhoods and sending homes >>>

At Auschwitz, Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

Tuesday  06:30,   28 january 2020

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU, Poland — They wore scarves emblazoned with their prisoner numbers, the same ones tattooed on their arms. Many were frail, walking only with the support of friends or relatives. AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU, Poland — They wore scarves... >>>

New Zealand PM Ardern sets Sept 19 as election date

Tuesday  05:50,   28 january 2020

New Zealand PM Ardern sets Sept 19 as election dateArdern's centre-left Labour Party-led coalition came to power in 2017, and is seeking a second term. An election had to take place by the coming... >>>

Canada confirms first virus case

Tuesday  05:40,   28 january 2020

Canadian health authorities on Monday confirmed the country's first case of a deadly coronavirus that originated in China and said the patient's wife had also tested positive. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

WHO Chief Heads to China as Virus Death Toll Tops 100

Tuesday  05:20,   28 january 2020

The director-general of the World Health Organization is visiting Beijing to assess China’s response to a deadly coronavirus as the death toll climbed to at least 100. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Brazil rains and floods leave dozens dead

Tuesday  05:05,   28 january 2020

At least 44 people have been killed after heavy rains hit southeastern Brazil, the country's Civil Defense force said Monday. Around 13,000 people have been affected by the floods in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, with... >>>

Guatemalan president offers El Salvador the chance to build a port in Guatemalan waters

Tuesday  04:50,   28 january 2020

Guatemalan president offers El Salvador the chance to build a port in Guatemalan watersGiammattei, who took office in January, said the governments will work to develop a legal framework so that El Salvador can develop projects through a... >>>

Boris Johnson Walks Huawei Tightrope as U.K. Sets Up Clash With Trump

Tuesday  03:30,   28 january 2020

It’s the kind of balancing act Britain may have to get used to as the country forges its way in the world after leaving the European Union. © Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg An array of 5G masts including Huawei equipment in central London.... >>>

Trump’s Mideast peace plan expected to offer Palestinians conditional statehood

Tuesday  02:25,   28 january 2020

The president will unveil a long-awaited set of proposals Tuesday that is expected to set benchmarks for limited Palestinian sovereignty within years, while codifying Jewish settlements.Trump described his proposals for Middle East peace in private... >>>

CDC, State Department warn against any travel to China

Tuesday  01:20,   28 january 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest travel warning on Monday, urging Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to China because of the outbreak of coronavirus. © Getty Images CDC, State Department warn against any... >>>

Americans in Wuhan Prepare to Flee Outbreak---While Others Stay

Tuesday  00:30,   28 january 2020

A plane full of Americans is preparing to fly out of Wuhan to California as fears build at the epicenter of China’s health crisis. But more U.S. citizens aren’t leaving, having failed to get a seat on the lone U.S.-bound flight—or decided to ride... >>>

DNA tests show Belgian ex-king is father of artist, lawyer says

Monday  23:01,   27 january 2020

DNA tests show Belgian ex-king is father of artist, lawyer saysAlbert, who abdicated six years ago in favor of his son Philippe, had long contested Boel's claim. He gave a DNA sample in May after a Belgian court... >>>

'Essence of survival': Holocaust survivor holds great-grandchild in moving photo

Monday  21:01,   27 january 2020

"It is my history and my future inextricably linked.” Glatt lives in Short Hills, New Jersey with her husband, Brian, and children, Harli, now 6, Skylar, 3, and Carter, 1. Her grandparents live in Florida, where they continue to live every day to... >>>