• Hyperbolic Hanging
    Last update: 03:45 23.10.2019
    03:45 23.10.2019

    Hyperbolic Hanging

    As the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry continues behind closed doors, US President Donald Trump’s Twitter rants reached a new low on Tuesday after 45 ditched his routine rhetoric in favor of a more provocative and repugnant word.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren calls for people across the country to support striking Chicago teachers after joining educators picketing outside an elementary school, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
    Last update: 03:44 23.10.2019
    03:44 23.10.2019

    Chicago Strike Threatens ‘Political Crisis’ as Teachers Seek Student Resources Over More Policing

    As the Chicago teachers’ strike gears up for its fifth day and more than 300,000 students remain out of school, negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Chicago Public Schools remain at a standstill.

  • Mariia Butina
    Last update: 03:14 23.10.2019
    03:14 23.10.2019

    Russian National Maria Butina Could Face Some Difficulties Returning Home From US - Ambassador

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – There are no legal obstacles preventing Russian national Maria Butina from returning home to Russia, however, some issues with her departure from the United States could arise, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said.

  • Police car, lights
    Last update: 02:39 23.10.2019
    02:39 23.10.2019

    Phone Home? Actor Who Played Alien’s Best Pal in ‘E.T.’ Arrested for DUI

    Actor Henry Thomas, best known for his role as “Elliott” in the 1982 movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence earlier this week after cops caught him snoozing while parked in the middle of an intersection.

  • Doctors protest in front of the national electoral computing center in La Paz, Bolivia, October 22, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado
    Last update: 02:11 23.10.2019
    02:11 23.10.2019

    Vice President of Bolivian Electoral Tribunal Resigns Amid Vote Count Controversy - Letter

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Vice President of Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal, Antonio Costas, is resigning amid controversies over the results of the presidential election.

  • Turkish soldiers stand near military trucks in the village of Yabisa, near the Turkish-Syrian border, Syria, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
    Last update: 01:33 23.10.2019
    01:33 23.10.2019

    Turkish Defence Ministry: No Need to Carry Out New Operation in Syria 'At This Stage'

    Following a negotiated settlement in Sochi earlier on Tuesday, Turkey's Defence Ministry has announced that its Operation Peace Spring is complete.

  • San Francisco, elevated view
    Last update: 01:13 23.10.2019
    01:13 23.10.2019

    Photos: US Mayoral Race Sees Candidate Target Incumbent With 'Racist' Political Ad

    A controversial political advertisement in San Francisco, California, has been removed from its billboard after community members and elected officials alike condemned the ad’s depiction of the city’s mayor.

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    00:25 23.10.2019

    Two Dead After Grenade Explodes in Ukraine Capital City - Report

    The explosion occurred after two unidentified men played with and mishandled what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to witnesses.

  • Palais Bourbon
    Last update: 23:49 22.10.2019
    23:49 22.10.2019

    France Says Might Only Agree to 'Technical' Brexit Delay of Few Days, No Further Extension - Report

    France will exaime before the end of this week whether it will agree to a "purely technical" Brexit delay of a few days, but rules out any further extension beyond this period, Reuters reported citing a diplomatic source.

  • Former Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam waves as she declares her victory in the chief executive election of Hong Kong in Hong Kong
    Last update: 23:29 22.10.2019
    23:29 22.10.2019

    China Reportedly Planning to Replace Hong Kong's Carrie Lam With New 'Interim' Chief

    The Chinese government reportedly intends to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with a new "interim" chief who will be expected to serve until the 2022 end of her term.

  • The New York Times
    Last update: 23:21 22.10.2019
    23:21 22.10.2019

    Anonymous Trump Insider Who Authored NYT Column Has Forthcoming Tell-All Book

    The anonymous Trump administration insider who authored a New York Times article last year pledging to be “part of the Resistance” has written a behind-the-scenes, tell-all book on the real estate mogul’s government, to be published next month, the Washington Post reported.

  • Last update: 22:57 22.10.2019
    22:57 22.10.2019

    Chileans Take to Streets in Protests Against Government and President Pinera - Photos

    Chilean authorities on Monday said that they will impose a curfew in the coastal provinces of Valparaiso and Concepcion in response to mass protests against the government imposing transportation fees that increase of the cost of living, local media reported.

  • Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a joint press conference with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic after their meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, October 7, 2019
    Last update: 22:42 22.10.2019
    22:42 22.10.2019

    Erdogan Says US 'Not Fully Completed Promises' on Syria, Turkey Ready to Take Needed Steps - Report

    On 17 October, Turkey and the US reached a 120-hour ceasefire agreement to allow Kurdish forces to leave the 'safe zone' imposed by Ankara in areas in northern Syria.

  • Vladimir Putin meets with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, November 2017
    Last update: 22:27 22.10.2019
    22:27 22.10.2019

    Putin Informs Assad About Details of Russia-Turkey Memorandum on Syria

    SOCHI (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin informed Syrian President Bashar Assad in a phone call about the provisions of the Russia-Turkey memorandum of understanding on actions in Syria following talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

  • Riot police hold up a banner warning protesters about tear gas during anti-government protest in Hong Kong, China October 20, 2019
    Last update: 22:22 22.10.2019
    22:22 22.10.2019

    Hong Kong Riot Police Rely on Mainland Suppliers as US, UK Tear Gas Stocks Run Low

    As anti-government protests persist in Hong Kong and foreign lawmakers push back against the exports of crowd-control supplies, the city’s police force recently tapped into a new and reportedly stronger supply source from mainland China.

  • Supporters of Catalonia's independence sit on a street as they attend a protests over the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders outside Spanish Government offices in Barcelona, Spain, October 21, 2019
    Last update: 22:08 22.10.2019
    22:08 22.10.2019

    Protesters Take to the Streets in Barcelona as Rallies Enter Second Week - Video

    The violent protests have been ongoing in Spain’s secessionist region since 14 October sparked by the Spanish Supreme Court's ruling to sentence nine Catalan independence leaders to lengthy prison terms.

  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in presides over the National Security Council at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, September 15, 2017
    Last update: 22:07 22.10.2019
    22:07 22.10.2019

    South Korea’s Moon Calls for ‘Crucial’ Spending Increases Amid Flagging Economy

    In a budget speech before the South Korean National Assembly Tuesday, President Moon Jae In called for dramatic increases in state spending in an effort to boost the country’s slowing economy. Defense tops the budget increases, seeing a dramatic 7% hike.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dances as she is introduced at a rally, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Pembroke Pines, Fla.
    Last update: 22:05 22.10.2019
    22:05 22.10.2019

    Hillary Clinton Rumoured to Say She Would Run for President if She Felt She Could Win – Report

    Speculation that the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, who was beaten by Donald Trump, could dive into the 2020 race for the presidency has been fuelled by her remarks during a PBS News Hour interview. She said that she could defeat Donald Trump "again" if she decided to jump into a hypothetical run.

  • Horse
    Last update: 22:00 22.10.2019
    22:00 22.10.2019

    Australia Initiates Probe Into Reports of Secret Mass Slaughter of Racehorses

    The government of Australia’s Queensland state announced Tuesday it will investigate the alleged mass mistreatment and slaughter of multiple prize-winning racehorses who were seen in secretly-recorded footage being tortured at an abattoir.

  • US former White house intern Monica Lewinsky attends at the Cannes Lions 2015, International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Thursday, June 25, 2015
    Last update: 21:27 22.10.2019
    21:27 22.10.2019

    15 Minutes of Shame: Monica Lewinsky to Produce Documentary About Public Shaming

    The woman, whose internship at the White House when she was in her early 20s turned into one of the greatest sex scandals in US political history and ended with the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton, disappeared from the spotlight for more than a decade only to emerge as an anti-bullying activist just a few years ago.