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Trump acquittal now certain as Senate nixes witnesses

Republicans narrowly win vote against summoning witnesses to testify on U.S. president dealings with Ukraine

01 Feb 2020 9:16 AM

Telescope in Hawaii captures Sun in great detail

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on the island of Maui has a 13-foot (four meters) mirror, the world's largest for a solar telescope.

31 Jan 2020 2:07 PM

US issues 'Do Not Travel' advisory to China over Coronavirus

The State Department's advisory also suggested Americans in China to departing using commercial means

31 Jan 2020 12:25 PM

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death

The president spoke in a ballroom at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, at a Republican event.

19 Jan 2020 1:24 PM

Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2020 3:10 PM

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Guatemala swears in conservative Giammattei as President

The ceremony came after a five-hour delay and boisterous protests against ex-President Jimmy Morales.

15 Jan 2020 12:08 PM

Australia to kill up to 10,000 Camels amid wildfires: Report

The disaster has killed more than a dozen people and caused the displacement or deaths of 480 million animals.

08 Jan 2020 12:48 PM

Not looking to start war with Iran, but prepared to finish one: US

The US drone strike on Friday that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has sharply escalated tensions between US and Iran.

08 Jan 2020 11:29 AM

'Death to America', chants tens of thousands of Iraqis at Soleimani funeral march

Trump said he had decided to 'terminate' Iran's military mastermind to prevent an 'imminent' attack on US diplomats and troops.

05 Jan 2020 10:48 AM

Trump links Soleimani to Delhi, London terror plots

Caught in the crossfire between US and Iran, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) remained silent on Trump’s statement.

05 Jan 2020 1:41 AM

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Iran appoints Esmail Qaani as new Chief of Quds Force post top commander’s death

Qaani was described by Khamenei as one of the 'most decorated commanders' of the Guards during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

03 Jan 2020 6:14 PM

Watch: Pompeo posts video of Iraqis dancing to 'celebrate' Iran commander's death

Trump ordered the killing of the Iran Revolutionary Guards commander, who died Friday 'in a decisive defensive action'

03 Jan 2020 5:11 PM

Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon

Ties between the US and Iran deteriorated since Washington pulled out of nuclear deal with Tehran.

03 Jan 2020 9:11 AM

Here is why hundreds in US jumped into ice-cold water in Santa Hats to ring in 2020

Polar bear plunges were also held in such locales as North Beach, Maryland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Perth, Ontario.

02 Jan 2020 2:52 PM

US man kills woman, then turns to cops and yells ‘kill me’

The New Year's Eve shooting happened after officers were called to a complex known as Evans Tower shortly after 10 pm Tuesday.

02 Jan 2020 2:43 PM

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At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day

An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year's Day, according to UNICEF.

02 Jan 2020 10:20 AM

2 wounded in shooting outside a Walmart in Tennessee

The shooting happened around 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

01 Jan 2020 11:57 AM

'Over in 6 seconds': Gun laws saved lives at Texas church, says Trump

The Sunday shooting at a church service in the Fort Worth Suburb of White Settlement was the latest attack on a house of worship in the US.

31 Dec 2019 9:23 AM

Two dead in Texas church shooting, shooter killed

The shooting took place at about 11:50 am (local time), during the morning service on Sunday.

30 Dec 2019 3:55 PM

‘5 stabbed at Hanukkah gathering was act of intolerance’: New York City Guv

Authorities have not provided a motive for the attack, but Cuomo said it was an example of larger problems.

30 Dec 2019 12:20 PM

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