Gov. Jay Inslee withdraws from 2020 race

Gov. Jay Inslee withdraws from 2020 race

Washington state governor Jay Inslee has announced that he is dropping out of the 2020 race for the Democratic party's nomination to face Republican President Donald Trump next November.
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Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people or property, initial reports said.
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Trump, Netanyahu unveil peace plan; Palestinians balk

Trump, Netanyahu unveil peace plan; Palestinians balk

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace solution, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and for agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested We
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NTSB sifts through wreckage at Kobe Bryant crash site

NTSB sifts through wreckage at Kobe Bryant crash site

Investigators are at the site of the wreckage searching for clues from Sundays's helicopter crash which killed nine people including retired NBA icon Kobe Bryant. Conway G. Gittens has the latest.
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GOP struggles to respond to Bolton revelations

GOP struggles to respond to Bolton revelations

The Senate’s top Democrat rejected a Republican proposal to make former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive unpublished book manuscript available to senators on a classified basis.
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A place in the sun: French defend right to retire early

A place in the sun: French defend right to retire early

Retired psysiotherapist Joelle Svetchine goes rowing most days on the French Riviera, but could President Macron's pension reforms stop others from doing the same in future? Joe Davies reports.
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"I think you did a good job on her" -Trump on Pompeo's row with reporter

"I think you did a good job on her" -Trump on Pompeo's row with reporter

Referring to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's treatment of an NPR reporter, U.S. President Donald Trump said, "I think you did a good job on her.
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As Brexit looms, Germany and France fret over time for new deal

As Brexit looms, Germany and France fret over time for new deal

French and German ministers warned there was little time to agree a new trade deal with Britain as they arrived for the last senior European Union meeting in Brussels at which the United Kingdom is represented as a member state.
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Netanyahu formally indicted on corruption charges

Netanyahu formally indicted on corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted in court on Tuesday on corruption charges after he withdrew his request for parliamentary immunity from prosecution. Ciara Lee reports
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China will defeat 'devil' coronavirus, infections pass 4,500

China will defeat 'devil' coronavirus, infections pass 4,500

Russia and Hong Kong have closed some border crossings with mainland China. The coronavirus has killed over 100 people and infections have been found in more than a dozen countries.
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Nearly 50 dead, thousands displaced as storms lash southeast Brazil

Nearly 50 dead, thousands displaced as storms lash southeast Brazil

At least 46 people have died in Brazil and more than 25,000 have been displaced due to widespread flooding following storms and heavy rains that have swept across the south east of the country, authorities said.
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Taliban repel Afghan effort to reach U.S. military jet crash

Taliban repel Afghan effort to reach U.S. military jet crash

Afghan forces and Taliban fighters clashed in a central region where a U.S. military aircraft crashed, officials said on Tuesday, as the government tried to reach the wreckage site in a Taliban stronghold. Ciara Lee reports
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Weather a possible factor in Bryant crash

Weather a possible factor in Bryant crash

Investigators are looking into weather conditions on the day of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, and eight other people.
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Violent protests return to Barcelona

Violent protests return to Barcelona

Catalonia's parliament stripped the head of the region's pro-independence government of his rights as a regional lawmaker on Monday, angering supporters who scuffled with police outside the assembly.
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U.S. State Department advises against China travel

U.S. State Department advises against China travel

The United States State Department has advised on Monday against Americans travelling to any part of China, as the country battled to contain a coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan.
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Trump's team ramps up defense despite Bolton's claim

Trump's team ramps up defense despite Bolton's claim

Donald Trump's lawyers continued their defense of the U.S. president in his impeachment trial, despite revelations by ex-national security advisor John Bolton that Trump's deal with Ukraine was, in fact, 'quid pro quo.' Lisa Bernhard has more.
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Trump says Palestinians may reject his long-awaited peace plan

Trump says Palestinians may reject his long-awaited peace plan

U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration had readied a proposal meant to peacefully resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but acknowledged that Palestinians may reject the plan.
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GOP Senators feel the heat after Bolton revelations

GOP Senators feel the heat after Bolton revelations

Senate Republicans came under new pressure to allow witnesses and new documents in President Trump's impeachment trial after news that a former top aide wrote a book that undercuts Trump's versions of events in the Ukraine affair.
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FBI receives 'zero cooperation' from Prince Andrew in Epstein probe -source

FBI receives 'zero cooperation' from Prince Andrew in Epstein probe -source

The FBI approached Britain's Prince Andrew for an interview in connection with its investigation into the activities and death of Jeffrey Epstein, a U.S. law enforcement source said on Monday.
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Heavy fog likely on Bryant crash investigators' radar

Heavy fog likely on Bryant crash investigators' radar

Weather conditions appear likely to come under the scrutiny of investigators probing the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others near Los Angeles on Sunday, when overcast skies and fog grounded other aircraft. Gavino Garay has more.
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‘Leave history research to historians, not politicians': Israeli President in Auschwitz

‘Leave history research to historians, not politicians': Israeli President in Auschwitz

The presidents of Israel and Poland call for the end of historical revisionism on Holocasut memorial day, after Vladimir Putin's latest comments regarding World War II.
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The man with the spider brooch who could cost Macron Paris

The man with the spider brooch who could cost Macron Paris

Cedric Villani, a mathematician and former Macron loyalist, is gaining support in the Paris mayoral election campaign. But polls suggest he's more likely to cost Macron's party victory than gain the support needed to win himself.
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Two Iraq protesters killed as anti-government unrest persists

Two Iraq protesters killed as anti-government unrest persists

Unidentified gunmen shot dead two protesters in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya after security forces began a crackdown on months-long demonstrations against the country’s largely Iran-backed ruling elite.
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Dramatic rescue of woman and child after 24 hours under rubble

Dramatic rescue of woman and child after 24 hours under rubble

Dramatic footage released by Turkish gendarmerie showed the rescue of a 35-year-old woman and her infant daughter in the Mustafa Pasa district of Elazig on Saturday, after spending 24 hours in a collapsed building following an earthquake in eastern T
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Sorrow and triumph, an Auschwitz survivor's journey back to a former hell

Sorrow and triumph, an Auschwitz survivor's journey back to a former hell

Jona Laks only escaped death at Auschwitz due to Nazi doctor Josef Mengele's fascination with experimenting with twins. Seventy-five years on from the camp's liberation, she has returned with her granddaughter.
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