Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hardening his argument against new witness testimony in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, a sign that the powerful GOP leader plans to rally fellow Republican senators to block witness testimony and bring a swift end to the proceedings, according to GOP sources.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 6:02 am
The Lunar New Year -- the most important festival in the Chinese calendar -- is just three days away, but in the Chinese city of Wuhan, there are few reasons to celebrate.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 6:00 am
What becomes of an agent for change who doesn't change much?
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 5:58 am
The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to nine, as dozens more cases were reported across China and as far afield as the western United States sparking fears of a possible pandemic.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 5:40 am
Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says it has temporarily discontinued two types of Excedrin items as a precautionary measure.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 5:33 am
Australia has already dealt with extreme fires, flooding and hail this year. Now experts are warning people to watch out for deadly funnel-web spiders due to "perfect conditions" for the arachnid to thrive.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 3:47 am
Extensive water channels built by indigenous Australians thousands of years ago to trap and harvest eels for food have been revealed after wildfires burned away thick vegetation in the state of Victoria.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 2:43 am
Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, scolded both the Democratic House managers and the President's defense team early Wednesday morning after a contentious exchange on the Senate floor.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 2:25 am
Chinese stocks continued to fall Wednesday as a new virus spreads throughout the region, complicating plans for the millions of people traveling over the Lunar New Year.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 2:18 am
Tuesday was not the boring parliamentary nitpicking you might have expected.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 2:02 am
Following remarks by impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and White House counsel Pat Cipollone, Chief Justice John Roberts warned both teams about using rhetoric inappropriate for an impeachment trial in the Senate chamber.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 1:41 am
Shortly after takeoff from LAX at 11:32 AM on Tuesday, Delta Flight 89, a Boeing 777-200 bound for Shanghai experienced an engine abnormality called a compressor stall. According to recorded transcripts of the flight during its departure, one of the pilots reported the event to air traffic controllers, along with a request to return to the airport 20 minutes after it had taken off.
Posted on: 22 January 2020 | 12:30 am