- Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2
SANTA CLARITA: A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said. The attacker was hospitalized in critical condition,....
- Hong Kong Protesters Issue Demands, Begin Leaving a University
HONG KONG - Protesters who had barricaded themselves in a Hong Kong university this week began to leave Friday after partially clearing a road they had blocked and demanding that the government commit to going ahead with local elections on Nov. 24. It wasn’t immediately clear why the protesters at....
- Re: FM: Israel will continue with policy of targeted assassinations
A woman holds a baby near a destroyed house after Israeli carried out air strike in Gaza on 14 November 2019 [Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency] Israel Foreign Minister Israel Katz said Tel Aviv will continue with its policy of assassinations against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip despite an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire.
- Bolivia’s dueling parties converge on new vote to calm political chaos
November 15, 2019. By Daniel Ramos. LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia’s interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leftist leader Evo Morales appeared to have reach an accord late on Thursday to hold a new presidential election, potentially helping resolve country’s political crisis.
- Amazon says ‘bias’ in Pentagon awarding $10 bn contract to Microsoft
Amazon on Thursday challenged the awarding of a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract to Microsoft, alleging “unmistakable bias” in the process. The 10-year contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program, better known as JEDI, ultimately will see all military branches....
- Myles Garrett brawl brings fierce reaction from Steelers players, regret from Browns
“I don’t know how he got to the point that it’s OK to use a helmet as a weapon,” Heyward said. “I know we play a sport that’s violent, but it should never have gotten handled like that. That dumb stuff shouldn’t be allowed. For someone to use a helmet as a weapon is uncalled for.
- Free broadband? UK Labour Party promises nationalization Source: AP
LONDON (AP) - The British Labour Party's latest plan for public ownership of big industries sent shivers through the telecoms sector Friday with an electoral promise to nationalize part of the former phone monopoly BT to provide free fiber optic broadband.
- State of emergency declared in Venice after floods sweep UNESCO city
on Thursday declared a state of emergency for Venice after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the cabinet had approved the state of emergency and ordered the immediate release....
- Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe
WASHINGTON - The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president’s allies in a “smear” campaign now central to the inquiry. The career diplomat, who served both Republican and....
- Trump says impeachment probe has been ‘very hard’ on family
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) President Donald Trump said the impeachment probe has been “very hard” on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor’s mansion in deep-red Louisiana. Speaking in friendly territory in a state he carried in 2016 by 20 percentage points, Trump....