Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Europe’s long-standing resistance to joint policing of its financial system is coming home to roost.  A widening moneyilaundering scandal  has exposed weaknesses that Russian criminals have exploited for years, increasing the prospect of U.S. authorities stepping in with draconian fines of...
Theresa May has been accused of betraying the legacy of the suffragists by failing to impose abortion law reform on Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister has insisted that Ulster’s strict abortion laws can only be relaxed by the power-sharing government...
 French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said that the government was committed to overhauling the country's pension system after talks with the heads of trade unions to end 15 days of strikes. The head of France's powerful CGT union, Philippe Martinez,...
A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to settle a suit by New York’s attorney general alleging he misused his Trump Foundation charity to benefit his 2016 presidential campaign, in addition to other unlawful activity...
The American public is about evenly split over whether President Donald Trump  should be impeached and removed from office, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, with the House of Representatives poised to vote on articles of impeachment  this...

Lombok earthquake

More than 500 hikers are stranded on an Indonesian mountain popular with tourists after a powerful earthquake caused a landslide. Food has been dropped from the air for the hikers, who are from a number of different countries, as helicopters...
Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the first gun-shot and the arrest of 86 people, the youngest just 12. Police fired...
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday will discuss the strategy and timing for sending articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate as Republicans balk at a call to dismiss the charges without a...
Michael Gove is concerned the EU will use the Northern Ireland border issue to "hold us hostage" and keep the UK in the Single Market and Customs Union. The Environment Secretary raised concerns at a private dinner of Tory Eurosceptics that...
Iranian forces fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, raising the stakes in its conflict with Washington amid concern of a wider war in...

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