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Yearender: US entering deep water of 2020 election year after a year of political divisiveness

The year 2019, which kicked off in Washington D.C. with the longest-ever US government shutdown and the inauguration of a Congress with more partisan split, is drawing to a close with Donald Trump becoming only the third president to be impeached in US history as its final, discordant note.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/27 10:51:15

Illinois legalizes licensed sale of recreational marijuana

Many pot-smoking adults in Illinois will ring in the New Year on a high note when recreational marijuana use becomes legal in the state on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/26 18:58:41

Survival camps cater to new fear: America's political unrest

Aiming an AR-15 rifle across a Colorado valley dotted with antelope and cattle, Drew Miller explains how members of his new survival ranch would ride out an apocalypse
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/26 16:58:40

At least 13 people reported dead during Christmas celebrations in Honduras

At least 13 people died from Tuesday to Wednesday morning during the course of Christmas celebrations in Honduras, the majority from traffic accidents, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/26 13:57:25

China releases article on money politics in US

The China Society for Human Rights Studies on Thursday issued an article titled "Money Politics Exposes the Hypocrisy of 'US-Style Democracy.'"
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/26 13:10:55

Bloomberg has spent $120 mln on ads in presidential race: media

Former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg has spent about $120 million in digital and television advertising since joining the presidential race last month, local media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/26 10:55:52

US military eyes information warfare to defend 2020 elections: report

The US military cyber unit is developing information warfare tactics targeting Russian officials if Moscow interferes with the US elections next year, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/26 10:28:22

Bloomberg campaign used prison labor

Billionaire US presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg used prison labor to make calls for his campaign, investigative website The Intercept reported on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/25 22:03:40

US orchestrated Bolivia coup: Morales

Former Bolivian president Evo Morales told AFP on Tuesday that he was forced from office by a United States-backed coup d'etat aimed at gaining access to the South American country's vast lithium resources.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/25 21:48:41

Boeing document dump shows 'disturbing' picture on 737 MAX: official

Boeing provided a fresh batch of incriminating documents on the 737 MAX to regulators and congressional investigators, only hours after announcing a leadership shakeup, officials confirmed Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/25 18:28:40

Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting 'Merry Christmas'

A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, "Merry Christmas" to passersby.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/25 18:26:33

US astronauts help track Santa's delivery route

For decades, the Canadian and American defense agency NORAD has provided updates on Santa Claus's international gift delivery route, but this year, for the first time, US astronauts lent a hand.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/25 18:26:26

Bolsonaro temporarily lost memory

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro temporarily lost his memory after hitting his head in a fall at his official residence, he said in an interview on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/25 18:23:40

Chile's president calls for end to unrest in Christmas message

In a Christmas Eve address on Tuesday, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera called for an end to more than two months of anti-government protests and greater political cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/25 10:38:08

Trump downplays DPRK's possible "Christmas surprise"

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed the significance of a possible "Christmas surprise" from Pyongyang, saying he would deal with it successfully.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/25 10:16:52

House speaker, Senate leader spar over trial

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sparred on Monday over the ground rules for President Donald Trump's trial in the Senate on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/24 21:38:40

Argentina approves urgent economic measures aimed at ending crisis

Argentina's new government approved on Monday a package of emergency measures aimed at lifting the South American country out of its worst economic crisis in years.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/24 20:23:40

Preying hard

In some instances, the behavior may have been illegal or unethical under U.S. laws and rules barring solicitation and deceptive practices, several legal ethics experts said.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/24 17:28:40

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