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28
Sep

The phases of Trump’s coming impeachment proceedings

The phases of Trump’s coming impeachment proceedings

28
Sep

Trump’s Ukraine scandal: Who’s who?

(CNN)The fast-moving scandal involving President Donald Trump and allegations that he pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has upended politics in Washington, DC, and turned Democra…

28
Sep

Houston department’s first Sikh deputy was fatally ‘shot from behind,’ sheriff says

(CNN)The first Sikh to become a deputy at a Houston-area sheriff’s department was fatally shot in the head from behind Friday, authorities said. Sandeep Dhaliwal, who was described as a trailblazer who paved the way for other Sikhs to join the department, w…

28
Sep

Pompeo subpoenaed by House committees for failure to produce Ukraine documents

Pompeo subpoenaed by House committees for failure to produce Ukraine documents

28
Sep

Princeton grad who killed his father after his allowance was cut gets 30 years to life

(CNN)Thomas Gilbert Jr., who was convicted of killing his father after the older man cut back his weekly allowance, was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison. Thomas Gilbert Sr., a founding managing partner of the hedge fund Wainscott Capital, was f…

28
Sep

News24.com | Egypt’s opposition destroyed under Sisi

Since ousting Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in 2011, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has moved to crush opponents, whether Islamists or liberals. Only a few small groups have survived the crackdown, with successive waves of arrests scooping up hundre…

28
Sep

News24.com | EXPLAINER | You’ve won the lottery. Now what?

This includes first making contact with lottery officials to deciding whether to go public with the news or stay anonymous. If the winner decides to go public with the news, there is a winner’s ceremony along with various other media obligations where questi…

28
Sep

Road to 400m hurdles showdown begins – IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, Day 1 – International Association of Athletics Federations

One of biggest questions ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 was the form and fitness of home hero and sensation Abderrahman Samba. And on an exhilarating first day of action at the Khalifa International Stadium, the Qatari at least par…

28
Sep

News24.com | Stinkwater groundwater not fit for human consumption, CSIR study finds

Groundwater in Stinkwater, north of Pretoria, is not safe for human consumption and even contains faecal pollution, a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) study has found. The results of the study, published on Thursday, were part of a three…

28
Sep

Half of people surviving ‘untreatable cancer’

Image copyrightHuw Evans picture agency More than half of patients can now survive a deadly skin cancer that was considered untreatable just a decade ago, say UK doctors. Ten years ago only one-in-20 patients would live for five years after being diagnosed …