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In streaming wars, Disney reaches beyond kids and families
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:43:39 -0500 - During commercial breaks in a broadcast of World Wrestling Entertainment's WWE SmackDown, fans were shown ads for Walt Disney Co's new streaming service, Disney+. So were "Monday Night Football" viewers and video gamers watching Twitch.
Violence brings Hong Kong to 'brink of total breakdown': police
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:35:36 -0500 - Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Tuesday in the Central financial district, over the harbour in Mong Kok and at universities to break up pro-democracy protests which they said were leading the city to the "brink of total breakdown".
Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:21:16 -0500 - Bolivia's ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night, the latest step in the once-beloved leader's rapid fall, while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence.
German prosecutors indict current and former Volkswagen managers
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:12:53 -0500 - German prosecutors on Tuesday filed charges against a current Volkswagen manager as well as a former manager and two former board members, accusing them of a breach of fiduciary trust in connection with salary awards to works council members.
Bolivia seeks new leader as Morales heads for Mexico refuge
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:51:09 -0500 - Bolivia's former leader Evo Morales was flying to Mexico for asylum on Tuesday as security forces sought to quell violence over the long-serving leftist's resignation and lawmakers searched for an interim replacement.
As impeachment probe starts new phase, Trump promises another transcript
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:44:47 -0500 - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dangled a new line of defense a day before Congress' impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine goes public, promising to release details about another call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to end safeguards for immigrant 'Dreamers'
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:29:10 -0500 - The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Tuesday to hear arguments over the legality of President Donald Trump's effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children - dubbed "Dreamers" - part of his tough immigration policies.
Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:27:13 -0500 - 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, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv.
How a preacher sent gunmen into Burkina Faso's schools
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:04:03 -0500 - When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso's northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weapon was a radio station. The words he spoke kindled the anger of a frustrated population, and helped turn their homes into a breeding ground for jihad.
Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:35:04 -0500 - U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the country's trade policy at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, and the markets are likely to hang on every word.
Netanyahu says Israel-Gaza fighting 'could take time'
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:32:49 -0500 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said fighting with Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants that erupted after Israel killed their top field commander in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday could prove protracted.
Explainer: What to expect from the televised Trump impeachment hearings this week
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:11:12 -0500 - U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week, with open, televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives.
Factbox: What rules will the House use in televised impeachment hearings?
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:09:31 -0500 - When millions of Americans watch the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, they will see a different procedure than is ordinarily used for congressional committee hearings.
As longtime Trump adviser Stone's trial resumes, pivotal witness looms
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:05:04 -0500 - The criminal trial of President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone is set to resume with testimony expected as soon as Tuesday from another important prosecution witness - Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates.
Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as anti-government protests grip city
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:23:56 -0500 - Hong Kong police fired tear gas in the heart of the Central financial district and at two university campuses to break up pro-democracy protests.
Global stocks seek enlightenment from Trump on trade
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:07:41 -0500 - World shares inched higher on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump on U.S. trade policy and on news he was likely to delay a decision on European auto tariffs.
Iraq's elite rallies around Iran-backed plan to hang on to power
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:05:31 -0500 - Iraq's ruling parties appear to have rallied behind a strategy, blessed by Iran, to try to survive a mass anti-government uprising by containing protests on the streets of Baghdad while offering a package of political reforms and elections next year.
'Shameful' of UK not to publish report on Russian meddling, says Hillary Clinton
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:04:28 -0500 - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized as "shameful" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision not to publish a parliamentary report on Russian meddling in UK politics until after an election next month.
Behind Trump-Erdogan 'bromance,' a White House meeting to repair U.S.-Turkey ties
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:35:48 -0500 - At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was "highly respected" around the world.
Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seats
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:19:46 -0500 - Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Nigel Farage's Brexit Party pulled out of 317 Conservative-held seats in a bid to prevent opponents of Brexit controlling the next parliament.


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