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By Tony Williams On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Trump Impeachment Hearings To Go Public Next Week

Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office. Three state department officials will testify first. So far lawmakers More...

By Tony Williams On Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Ex-Trump Aide Wants Judge To Decide On Impeachment Testimony

An ex-White House adviser who’s supposed to testify before House impeachment investigators on Monday has asked a federal court whether he should comply with a subpoena or follow President Donald Trump’s More...

By Tony Williams On Monday, October 21st, 2019

Brexit: No 10 To Push Again For Vote On Boris Johnson’s Deal

Parliament must be given “a straight up-and-down vote” on the PM’s Brexit deal, No 10 says, after MPs delivered a major blow to his strategy on Saturday. Boris Johnson was forced by law to send More...

Jessica Meir and Christina Koch
By Tony Williams On Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Nasa Astronauts Christina Koch And Jessica Meir In All-Women Spacewalk

Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have made history by completing the first ever all-female spacewalk. They spent seven hours outside the International Space Station (ISS) replacing a failed power More...

Trio Win Nobel
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Trio Win Nobel Economics Prize For Work On Poverty

A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including with new approaches in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences More...

Abqaiq oil
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Trump Says Iran Appears Responsible For Saudi Attack But That He Wants To Avoid War

President Trump said Monday that Iran appeared to have been responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he also said he would “like to avoid” a military conflict with Tehran, emphasized More...

Hurricane Dorian
By Tony Williams On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Hundreds Flee ‘Chaos’ In Storm-Ravaged Bahamas

Hundreds of Hurricane Dorian victims have fled the Bahamas as thousands more anxiously await evacuation from the devastated islands. The hurricane tore through the islands earlier this week, leaving a trail of More...

Novak Djokovic
By Tony Williams On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

US Open: Defending Champion Novak Djokovic Pulls Out

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of the US Open after quitting through injury against Swiss 23rd seed Stan Wawrinka as defeat loomed in an electrifying fourth-round match. Djokovic, 32, retired with a shoulder More...

Landmark Euthanasia Case
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Dutch Doctor Faces Trial In Landmark Euthanasia Case

A Dutch doctor has appeared in court after performing euthanasia on a patient suffering with severe dementia. Prosecutors say the doctor did not do enough to verify consent. It is the first such case since the More...

High blood pressure
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

High Blood Pressure In Mid-30s May Pose Risk To Brain Health

People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study. It found the “window of opportunity” to safeguard brain health runs from then until the More...