Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:49:56 -0400
Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:48:29 -0400
Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos
Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by Beijing.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:48:04 -0400
Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong
An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tolerated, state news agency Xinhua said in an editorial on Monday.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:28:44 -0400
Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chats
Puerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes violent protests demanding his resignation over vulgar chat messages.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:48:29 -0400
Mexico dodges bullet on 'safe third country' talks with U.S. after stemming migrant flows
Mexico said on Sunday it averted the so-called "safe third country" negotiations with the United States it desperately wanted to avoid after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Mexican efforts in reducing U.S.-bound migrant flows.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:21:55 -0400
Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options
Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Iranian military defied a British warship when it boarded and seized a ship three days ago.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:03:21 -0400
Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says
The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 16:30:09 -0400
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Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA
Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 16:23:10 -0400
As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief
With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment.
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:57:02 -0400
'Apologize to America,' Trump tells Democratic congresswomen
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism.