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Obit Jim Lehrer

Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS NewsHour that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 7:53 pm
Norway Satoil Arctic Drilling

An Oslo appeals court approved Norway's plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had said it violated people's right to a healthy environment.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 7:39 pm
Sexual Misconduct Weinstein

Actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, telling a jury in a quivering voice that the burly Hollywood studio boss barged into her apartment in the mid-1990s, overpowered her and raped her as she tried to fight him off by kicking and punching him.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 7:07 pm
Switzerland Davos Forum Trump

Democrats are pressing their case in the Senate for removing U.S. President Donald Trump from office by using the words of his own allies against him to show his actions were impeachable.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Spain Weather

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced an emergency meeting to deal with the impact of storm Gloria after flying over areas of eastern Spain where heavy rains, powerful winds and huge waves have killed at least 11 people.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 4:32 pm
Spain Weather

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced an emergency meeting to deal with the impact of storm Gloria after flying over areas of eastern Spain where heavy rains, powerful winds and huge waves have killed at least 11 people.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 4:32 pm
HOLOCAUST-MEMORIAL/AUSCHWITZ-ISRAEL

Dozens of world leaders gathered in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, amid a backdrop of rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 2:48 pm
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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities, and preserve evidence of alleged crimes against them.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 11:50 am
travellers Beijing

China effectively quarantined Wuhan, cutting air and rail service to the city of 11 million people and closing down public transit within it. A government edict said citizens should not leave Wuhan unless they had "special conditions." 

Posted: January 23, 2020, 11:43 am
Clariss, Chris Moore

A Toronto couple whose daughter died in a plane crash in March say they're heartened by what Ottawa is doing to support victims of the more recent downing of a plane in Iran — but they still feel they were abandoned by their government.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 9:00 am