• Trump impeachment: CNN host interrupts senior Republican to correct president's false claims on Ukraine aid

    CNN host Jake Tapper interrupted a senior Republican to correct him as he repeated a false claim by Donald Trump about European aid to Ukraine.Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate homeland security committee, cited the president's claim that he had withheld almost $400 million in military assistance because he was concerned that the EU was not doing enough.
  • Saudi king urges Iran to quit 'harmful' expansionism

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman urged arch-rival Iran on Wednesday to abandon an expansionist ideology that has "harmed" its own people, following violent street protests in the Islamic republic."We hope the Iranian regime chooses the side of wisdom and realises there is no way to overcome the international position that rejects its practises, without abandoning its expansionist and destructive thinking that has harmed its own people," the king told the consultative Shura Council."The kingdom has suf
  • New Israel elections loom as Gantz says can't form govt

    Israel edged ever closer to a third general election in a year Wednesday, as Benny Gantz announced his Blue and White coalition -- the winner of the most seats in September's national poll -- was unable to form a government.The centrist former army general, whose party gained one more seat than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud in those elections, said he had tried everything during his 28-day negotiation period to secure a majority in Israel's 120-seat parliament."I raised ev
  • Best Black Friday 2019 Nintendo Switch Game Deals: Super Mario Odyssey, The Witcher 3, And More

    Nintendo and Black Friday are always an interesting duo. Throughout the year, Nintendo Switch games--at least those published by Nintendo--don't go on sale as often, or as steeply, as PS4 and Xbox One games, nor do they see permanent price drops as quickly. That makes any discount on Switch games notable.Black Friday usually sees huge discounts on just about every kind of consumer good, even including games released in the weeks just prior to the event, giving it huge potential for those who've
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  • France takes aim at Saudi over failed West Africa commitments

    France's armed forces minister criticized close ally Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for failing to honor commitments it made almost two years ago to provide millions of euros to a West African counter-terrorism force fighting Islamist militants.Saudi Arabia agreed in December 2017 to provide about 100 million euros($110.7 million) to the G5 Sahel force, which is composed of the armies of Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad.Groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State have strengthened t
  • Bolivia president says will call elections as toll from unrest rises 

    Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said Wednesday she is preparing to call elections in the coming hours, after deadly unrest following the resignation of Evo Morales and the disputed October 20 ballot.The announcement comes as the number of people killed in clashes with security forces at a fuel plant near La Paz on Tuesday rose to eight, officials said, taking the total death toll since last month's vote to 32.Morales, who fled to Mexico after resigning November 10, accused the Bolivian
  • Pokemon Go December Community Day Weekend Brings Back All Previous Featured Pokemon

    We're a little over a month away from 2020, which means only one Pokemon Go Community Day remains before the new year arrives. Niantic has now announced the first details for December's Community Day, and like last year, the developer is doing something special for the final event of 2019.While most Community Days only run for three hours, December's will be a two-day affair. The event takes place on December 14 and 15 and runs from 9 AM - 9 PM local time each day. During both days, all of the f
  • Pokemon Go Community Day: December 2019 Brings Back All Previous Featured Pokemon

    We're a little over a month away from 2020, which means only one Pokemon Go Community Day remains before the new year arrives. Niantic has now announced the first details for December 2019's Community Day, and like last year, the developer is doing something special for the final event of 2019.While most Community Days only run for three hours, December's will be a two-day affair. The event takes place on December 14 and 15 and runs from 9 AM - 9 PM local time each day. During both days, all of
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  • Israel Nears Unprecedented Third Vote as Gantz Coalition Bid Fails

    (Bloomberg) -- Former military chief Benny Gantz failed to muster enough support in parliament to form a government and dislodge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, bringing Israel closer to its third election in a year and prolonging its drawn-out political gridlock.Four weeks after Netanyahu fell short in that same task, political newcomer Gantz -- the only politician to present a serious challenge to the prime minister over the past decade -- informed Israeli President Reuven Rivlin that he co
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 Goes Offline With A Brand-New, Fully-Funded Board Game

    Larian Studios' isometric RPG, Divinity: Original Sin 2, has gone offline in a brand-new board game in partnership with Lynnvander Studios. The board game, Divinity: Original Sin – The Board Game, has been fully-funded in just four hours.According to the Kickstarter page, Divinity: Original Sin – The Board Game takes the essence of Divinity: Original Sin 2 and condenses it into a four-player tabletop RPG composed of "a branching, narrative adventure filled with tactical combat and me
  • When Does Black Friday 2019 Begin? All Store Hours And Start Times For Target, Walmart, Best Buy, And More

    With Black Friday and Cyber Monday hitting next week, having a good idea of your schedule will be key to grabbing the best deals while you can. The best deals tend to sell out quick, after all. Luckily, plenty of retailers have given us a heads-up on when their deals will be available, as well as their store hours during Thanksgiving and Black Friday. As time goes on, these schedules have become more and more complicated; some deals go live as soon as November 1, while others happen in the mad d
  • Zimbabwean police beat opposition supporters after rally ban

    Zimbabwean riot police fired tear gas and beat opposition supporters on Wednesday after barring a planned address by the main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, AFP journalists said.Hundreds of supporters had gathered outside the Harare headquarters of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) after the party was denied permission to hold a rally in the city's Africa Unity Square.Chamisa had been expected to make the address from the office balcony instead, but he later spoke to a few party membe
  • Next Star Wars Movie Has A Director, Announcement In January--Report

    There has been considerable uncertainty in the past few weeks about the future of the Star Wars series on the big screen. No new movie beyond next month's The Rise of Skywalker has been announced, and the recent departure of David Benioff and DB Weiss from the trilogy they were working on was followed by Disney boss Bob Iger stating that the series would soon go "on hiatus." However, it has now been reported that a director has been lined up for the next film.According the The Hollywood Reporter
  • PS4 Black Friday 2019 Deals: Great Bundles And Savings On Consoles and Accessories

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 might just have some of the best PS4 console deals we've ever seen. If you haven't grabbed a PS4 yet, Sony has a fantastic new bundle to get you started. You can also save on a PlayStation VR headset by snagging one of a couple of great bundles. A growing number of retailers, including Target, Best Buy, and Walmart have already released their Black Friday ads, so let's take a look at the best PS4 console and accessory deals retailers will have available when th
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - How To Beat The Oggdo Bogdo

    The galaxy is full of dangerous creatures in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, but the scariest are the Legendary Beasts. These four creatures, each located on a different planet, represent optional minibosses that guard useful upgrades and tidbits of story. The first of the Legendary Beasts you're likely to encounter is the Oggdo Bogdo on Bogano, a giant, angry frog that will have you for lunch if you're not careful.Fortunately, you have some options when it comes to beating the Oggdo Bogdo. First,
  • Black Friday 2019 PS Plus Sale: Save 25% On 12-Month Memberships

    PlayStation Plus has become a must-have add-on for anyone with a PS4. For $60 a year, you can play online multiplayer games with others, store all of your PS4 saves in the cloud, and get two free games each month, keeping them for as long as you're a PS Plus member. You also get bonus deals in Sony's digital PlayStation store, netting you some major discounts on games all throughout the year. If you're looking to save big with some of the PS4 console deals floating around, you'd be remiss not to
  • GameStop Black Friday 2019 Deals: Store Hours And Online Start Time

    GameStop is getting ahead of its Black Friday 2019 competition once again this year. Per a press release, its stores will open at 3 PM local time on Thanksgiving Day and stay open through 10 PM. This has been GameStop's plan since 2017, of course, but it's nice to finally have a firm schedule to work with.Before 2017, however, GameStop remained closed on Thanksgiving Day out of respect for the company's workers who might have had family gatherings that day.GameStop's Black Friday deals actually
  • Trump's memo to self on Sondland testimony: 'I want nothing'

    The president’s notes when addressing the media after Ambassador Gordon Sondland's impeachment testimony included, “I want nothing I want nothing.”
  • Netflix Debuts New Witcher Poster

    With The Witcher exactly a month away from arriving, the countdown has officially begun, and Netflix is ready to help with the release of a brand-new poster shared on Twitter today. It features Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, and Anya Chaltotra as Yennefer.Announced all the way back in 2017, the premiere of The Witcher has been a long time coming. Based more on the best selling novels by Andrzej Sapkowski rather than the video game series of the same name, the show will fo
  • Black Friday 2019 At Walmart: Best Gaming Deals Include Call of Duty Modern Warfare For $38

    Walmart has revealed its Black Friday 2019 ad, which has great Black Friday deals in gaming, tech, and entertainment. It's a little later to the Black Friday party than Target and Best Buy, but it's coming in strong. Walmart will have tons of games on sale, and will also slash prices on TVs, laptops, Chromebooks, and much more. It will also be the first store to sell the fantastic PS4 Slim holiday 2019 bundle--it'll sell the deal starting November 23 at 9 PM PT. Black Friday 2019 Deals & New
  • New Pokemon Sword & Shield Spirits Being Added To Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Pokemon Sword and Shield are finally available on Nintendo Switch, and to celebrate their release, Nintendo is holding a Pokemon-themed Spirit Board event in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this week. The event kicks off on Thursday, November 21, and introduces a handful of new Pokemon Spirits to collect in the fighting game.From November 21-26, four new Pokemon Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Not only will defeating these add them to your collection, you'll also earn more Spirit Points than
  • Britain's Prince Andrew steps down from public duties

    Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his ill-judged association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work.Andrew, Queen Elizabeth's second son, denies an allegation that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl procured for him by his friend Epstein, who killed himself in a U.S. prison while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.The scandal has escalated since Andrew's rambling
  • One Of 2019's Best Horror Games Is Still MIA And That's A Shame

    At GameSpot, we're still weeks away from beginning our Game of the Year 2019 deliberations; though a few of us have at least started thinking about our nominees. I'm normally pretty excited to begin mulling over which games of a given year are my favorite, but this year, I'm a little bummed. Trying to put together my top 10 list has reminded me that one of my favorite games of the year, Devotion, still hasn't returned to Steam after it was abruptly pulled from the digital storefront days after r
  • One Of 2019's Best Horror Games, Devotion, Is Still MIA And That's A Shame

    At GameSpot, we're still weeks away from beginning our Game of the Year 2019 deliberations; though a few of us have at least started thinking about our nominees. I'm normally pretty excited to begin mulling over which games of a given year are my favorite, but this year, I'm a little bummed. Trying to put together my top 10 list has reminded me that one of my favorite games of the year, Devotion, still hasn't returned to Steam after it was abruptly pulled from the digital storefront days after r
  • New Borderlands 3 Story DLC Releases Next Month

    Gearbox has announced the first DLC campaign for Borderlands 3, Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, will launch on December 19. The DLC is the final piece of Borderlands 3 post-launch content scheduled for 2019--though Gearbox's loot shooter will get more campaign add-ons starting in 2020.To access Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, you'll need to have at least reached Sanctuary III, the spaceship hub area unlocked when you complete the opening campaign chapters on Pandora. The DLC is spe
  • Sea Of Thieves' The Seabound Soul Update Now Live

    Rare's ongoing live-service game Sea of Thieves has received a new update called The Seabound Soul. The content, which is now live for PC and Xbox One, adds a new tall tale, extra purchasable cosmetics, a brand-new projectile weapon, and more.The headlining feature of The Seabound Soul is the added tall tale, which sees you joining the aristocratic adventurer Sir Arthur Pendragon on an expedition to explore a feared ship and uncover the mystery of a new threat on the open seas. Like all tall tal
  • Resident Evil: Project Resistance - Mastermind Gameplay

    In Resident Evil spin-off Project Resistance, you can become the mastermind to spawn zombies and traps. Player controlled survivors will have to navigate your devious plans.
  • Black Friday 2019: Early Ads, Start Times, Best Deals So Far, And More

    Although we scout out the best deals on games and gaming accessories all year, nothing beats the incredible blowout sales we typically see during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Consoles, games, accessories, and tech all get deep discounts in the days after Thanksgiving, which can make saving tons of money on all your favorite games (and holiday shopping for your loved ones, of course) a hectic endeavor.Black Friday 2019 is now only a week away--with many deals set to begin even sooner than that-
  • Pokemon Sword And Shield Sell Big In Japan In First Week

    Pokemon Sword and Shield are, perhaps unsurprisingly, off to a strong start in Nintendo's native Japan. According to Famitsu (via Gematsu), the pair of Pokemon games sold a combined 1.36 million retail copies within their first three days. That makes it the best-selling opening week for a Switch game in Japan, surpassing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's 1.23 million.That number is already a strong debut, but even stronger when you consider that the figure only includes physical game copies and downl
  • What's New To Netflix In December 2019? Movies, TV Shows, And Originals

    December is a big month for Netflix original series. In addition to the movies and TV shows arriving on the service for the final month of 2019, there is a ton of original programming headed your way as well. Below, you can find a full list of what's coming to and leaving Netflix this December along with a few of our recommendations.Are you really excited to see Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker but hate crowded theaters? Luckily, you have something else to do that day instead, and that

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