France ponders repatriating citizens from Wuhan…

The French government is meeting to decide whether to repatriate some 800 French citizens living in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of a deadly virus

'Get rid of her': Tape emerges of Trump calling…

A video has emerged of a 2018 dinner at which U.S. President Donald Trump appears to call for then ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch to be removed. David Doyle reports.

Philanthropist Makes $1B Promise

George Soros made a big promise Thursday, and it's gonna cost him. The wealthy philanthropist announced he'll donate $1 billion toward liberal-arts education in a worldwide network of universities, the Guardian reports. It will be "the most important and enduring project of my life," he said at the World Economic...

Report: U.S. Prepares to Evacuate U.S. Citizens…

Multiple reports say the U.S. plans to send a plane to Wuhan to evacuate U.S. citizens and diplomats due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Pope on Holocaust atrocities: Let's all say never…

Pope Francis is inviting prayers and reflection about the “atrocity” of the Holocaust, urging people to vow in their heart “never again

Venezuela's Guaido takes selfie video with…

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido joined thousands of supporters in Madrid's Puerta del Sol while on a European tour - defying a travel ban to seek support for new elections in his country. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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With Lawyers Gone, Holmes Phones In to Arizona…

Elizabeth Holmes is stretched thin in a couple of ways right now. The criminal case against the former head of Theranos is being heard in San Jose. A civil case—a fraud lawsuit—is proceeding in Arizona. Her lawyers handling the fraud suit have quit because they weren't being paid....

At Least 22 Killed After 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake…

The initial quake struck in eastern Turkey, about 340 miles east of the capital of Ankara. There have been more than 400 aftershocks.

Pope's new aide is priest who worked with street…

Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries

U.S. Treasury Secretary optimistic on trade deal…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he was optimistic about the chances of a trade deal between the United States and Britain this year, adding that he earlier met Britain's finance minister to discuss it.

Turns Out There's a Problem With Meghan's New…

The palace recently announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex would henceforth be known as Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. One problem: Sarah Ferguson goes by Sarah, Duchess of York, and she's a divorcee—which led to concern that the change made it sound like Prince Harry's marriage had...

U.K. And EU Still Need To Figure Out Their…

The U.K.'s official exit from the EU kicks off a new round of tough negotiations on what the country's future relationship with Europe looks like.

Germany urged to fight anti-Semitism to avoid…

Germany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility of many Jews deciding to leave the country

'I don't think the president's counsel did a very…

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said the president's counsel inadvertently 'made a really compelling case for why the Senate should call witnesses and documents" and House impeachment manager Adam Schiff said Trump's lawyers "don't contest the basic architecture of this scheme."

Coronavirus Reaches Europe

On the same day the US confirmed its second case of the Wuhan coronavirus, France announced it has three cases—the first three to be confirmed in Europe, France24 reports. One of the patients recently returned from a trip to China during which he stopped in Wuhan. "He's in isolation...

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North Korea's New Foreign Minister Pick May…

Ri Son-gwon is a retired army officer with a reputation for being harsh and uncompromising.

Ringing in Brexit? Plans to celebrate UK exit…

With Britain due to leave the European Union next week, the country is divided over how to mark a historic moment that some are relishing but others are dreading

Four killed after Iraqi security forces raid…

Iraqi security forces raided Baghdad's main protest site on Saturday and tried to eject protesters in southern cities, firing tear gas and bullets killing four people and wounding dozens more, police and medical sources said. Emer McCarthy reports.

UN Pleads for Help Amid 'Devastating' Locust…

Last month, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization reported on the plague of locusts that had overtaken Somalia and Ethiopia, and now a new East African nation is being beleaguered by the bugs. The FAO says Kenya is also dealing with an "unprecedented" and "devastating" number of desert locusts,...

What The Fact: Australia Fires, In Context

The Australian bushfires have spurred a lot of viral images. But take a second look before you share.

Burundi's ruling party picks general as…

Burundi's ruling party has chosen an army general as its candidate in the presidential election set for May

'We need to make them survive': Australian…

Janine Davies has converted her home into a bat clinic to care for flying foxes who have lost their habitats to Australia's bushfires, Beth Timmins reports.

UK Fumes After US Refuses to Extradite Anne…

The UK is fuming after the US announced Thursday that it would not extradite the diplomat's wife charged with dangerous driving causing the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn. While the government "expresses its sincere condolences and sympathy to the Dunn family," Anne Sacoolas' extradition "would render the invocation of diplomatic...

Thousands Gather In Baghdad To Protest U.S…

Large crowds flooded the streets in Baghdad to demand the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

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Almodóvar, Banderas triumph with “Pain and Glo…

Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” has swept the top prizes at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards

Dems asking 'remove a president, tear up the…

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, the head of the President Trump's defense team at his impeachment trial, told Senators on Saturday they would be denying voters their right to give their opinion on Trump at the Nov. 3 presidential election if they found him guilty and ousted him now.

China Will Build New Hospital in Just 6 Days

With coronavirus cases mounting daily—along with the number of cities where transport has been locked down—China plans to build a new hospital in just six days. Work began Thursday night on a 1,000-bed facility in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, reports the Guardian . China shut down...