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Bolivia Senate leader declares herself president

Wednesday  01:35,   13 november 2019
msn

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on Bolivia's political turmoil (all times local): 7 p.m. An opposition leader in Bolivia's Senate has declared herself the country's interim president after the resignation of Evo Morales. The... >>>

‘We are in a war’: In Hong Kong, an accountant by day is a street fighter by night

Wednesday  01:35,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

White-collar workers, with stable jobs and promising careers, now trade tips on petrol bombs and helmets.People run as riot police fire tear gas on Nov.... >>>

First death reported in Lebanon's protests

Wednesday  00:50,   13 november 2019
msn

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on naionwide protests in Lebanon (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The newspaper of a Lebanese political party says a local official was shot dead in south Beirut during anti-government protests, marking the first death during... >>>

Canadian declares canoe travel as a moving expense

Wednesday  00:35,   13 november 2019
msn

A Canadian teacher -- pushed to test the limits of tax laws after losing a court fight -- has successfully claimed a canoe trip as a moving expense, public broadcaster CBC said Tuesday. Konecny decided to up the ante and in June 2018 loaded up a... >>>

Paris protest disrupts Polanski film debut over rape accusations

Wednesday  00:35,   13 november 2019
reuters

Paris protest disrupts Polanski film debut over rape accusationsA group of about 40 activists blocked the screening of the French premiere of Polanski's film "J'accuse" at a theater in Rue Champollion, although the film was shown at some other... >>>

American suspected of ISIS connections trapped in no man's land between Turkish, Greek borders: reports

Wednesday  00:25,   13 november 2019
foxnews

A U.S. citizen suspected of being a member of ISIS, is reportedly stuck in a heavily militarized no-man’s land between the borders of the country that kicked him out, Turkey, and the one that refuses to accept him, Greece, officials say. © AP A... >>>

51 children injured in chemical attack at Chinese kindergarten after man sprays caustic soda

Wednesday  00:10,   13 november 2019
usatoday

Fifty-one children and three teachers were hurt in the sodium hydroxide attack in the city of Kaiyuan in Yunnan Province, Xinhua News Agency reported. According to CNA, the suspect climbed a wall to enter the kindergarten and sprayed caustic... >>>

The U.S. relationship with Ukraine runs deep. Here’s why.

Wednesday  00:10,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

Ukraine and the United States have a relationship that far predates Trump.Here’s a walk through the history of U.S.-Ukraine relations. The developments and dramas help inform the hearings now unfolding in the... >>>

Uighur researchers say China running hundreds more camps

Tuesday  23:30,   12 november 2019
msn

Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain the ethnic group, alleging that China could be holding far more than the commonly cited figure of one million people. Rights advocates have... >>>

‘I Am Not a Witch’: Victims Testify on Ex-President’s Brutal Roundups

Tuesday  23:30,   12 november 2019
nytimes

SINTET, Gambia — Matty Sanyang was at a baby naming ceremony when the soldiers arrived in Sintet, a farming town not far from the West African coast, pulled her neighbors from their homes and announced that the president had made a decision: The... >>>

German intelligence agencies open new spy school in Berlin

Tuesday  23:05,   12 november 2019
msn

BERLIN (AP) — A room full of grey suits, strict instructions only to photograph the audience from behind and — of course — a medley of James Bond tunes to lighten the mood. Germany's intelligence agencies on Tuesday inaugurated a joint training... >>>

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi May Have Had U.S. Hostage Executed, Witness Says

Tuesday  22:40,   12 november 2019
nytimes

WASHINGTON — After the Islamic State declared that Kayla Mueller, a 26-year-old humanitarian worker from Arizona it was holding hostage, was killed in an airstrike in Syria in 2015, her parents became increasingly frustrated with the government’s... >>>

Trump Organization ordered to pay $290,000 after losing battle against Scottish wind farm

Tuesday  22:20,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

President Trump has a long-standing disdain for windmills, including the ones he said would harm views from his golf course.The Trump Organization has agreed to pay $290,000 to the Scottish government, ending a multiyear legal battle in which Donald >>>

Brexit donor Arron Banks tells Farage to stand down in Labour marginal seats

Tuesday  19:10,   12 november 2019
reuters

Arron Banks, one of the biggest financiers behind the Brexit campaign, said Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage should stand down candidates in opposition Labour marginal seats to secure Britain's exit from the European Union. © Reuters/HANNAH... >>>

Catalan parliament presses case for independence, more protests planned

Tuesday  18:30,   12 november 2019
reuters

Catalonia's parliament pressed its case for secession from Spain on Tuesday, two days after a national election, while French riot police fired tear gas at Catalan protesters to try to unblock a major border crossing. © Guy Smallman/Getty Images >>>