• Bolivia's president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

    Bolivia's president resigns amid election-fraud allegations
    Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests
  • World Health Organization warns window for stopping coronavirus epidemic is narrowing

    World Health Organization warns window for stopping coronavirus epidemic is narrowing
    Japan, South Korea and Iran reported sharp spikes in coronavirus cases as the World Health Organization warned the window for stopping the epidemic is narrowing. Globally, nearly 78,000 people are infected and more than 2,300 have died. Debora Patta reports.
  • Gold Roars Through $1,600 But Here Is The Really Big Surprise

    Gold Roars Through $1,600 But Here Is The Really Big Surprise
    This week the price of gold roared through the $1,600 level, but here is the really big surprise.
    The post Gold Roars Through $1,600 But Here Is The Really Big Surprise appeared first on King World News.
  • Security adviser: I've seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

    Security adviser: I've seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump
    President Donald Trump's national security adviser said he's seen no intelligence indicating that Russia is doing anything to try to help get the president re-elected.Robert O'Brien's comments were released Saturday in a transcript of an interview with ABC's “This Week with George Stephanopoulos" set to air on Sunday.“The national security adviser gets pretty good access to our intelligence," O'Brien said.
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  • No Evidence Russia Helping Trump, Top U.S. Security Aide Says

    No Evidence Russia Helping Trump, Top U.S. Security Aide Says
    (Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s top security aide said he’s seen no evidence that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. election in an effort to support the president’s re-election bid.On the other hand, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien told ABC News that it would be “no surprise” if Moscow was trying to help Senator Bernie Sanders win the election, as reported on Friday.“I haven’t seen any intelligence that Russia is doing anything to attem
  • Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego

    Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego
    A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment Saturday, killing three people and injuring 18 others, authorities said.Several passengers were thrown from the bus, and one of the dead was trapped under the vehicle after it landed on its roof shortly after 10 a.m. off Interstate 15 in Pala Mesa, an unincorporated community about 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of San Diego, North County Fire Protection District spokesman John Choi said.“Ther
  • Iran Hardliners Take Broad Lead in Election as Moderates Stymied

    Iran Hardliners Take Broad Lead in Election as Moderates Stymied
    (Bloomberg) -- Iranian hard-liners headed for victory in parliamentary elections, sweeping Tehran and other cities in a repudiation of President Hassan Rouhani’s engagement with outside powers.The vote was widely predicted to hand control of the legislature to conservatives empowered by the country’s revived, economically damaging standoff with the U.S. Preliminary results show that hard-liners won a majority of the 290 seats, according to a tally compiled by the semi-official Mehr n
  • NASA images reveal dramatic effects of heat in Antarctica

    NASA images reveal dramatic effects of heat in Antarctica
    New snapshots capture the 20% loss of snow on Eagle Island after Antarctica hit a record-breaking 64.9 degrees Fahrenheit earlier this month.
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  • Woman named world's oldest yoga teacher has died at 101

    Woman named world's oldest yoga teacher has died at 101
    Tao Porchon-Lynch also marched twice with Mahatma Gandhi, according to her website.
  • California apologizes for internment of Japanese Americans

    California apologizes for internment of Japanese Americans
    In all, 120,000 Japanese Americans were put into internment camps.
  • Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California city

    Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California city
    A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the outbreak.A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order late Friday to halt the transportation of anyone who has tested positive for the new coronavirus to Costa Mesa, a city of 110,000 in the heart of Orange County.City offi
  • Coronavirus politicized in Lebanon as some blame Iran

    Coronavirus politicized in Lebanon as some blame Iran
    Some in Lebanon are casting blame on Iran, the supporter of the country's powerful Hezbollah group, after the country's first case of the new virus was discovered on a flight from the Iranian city of Qom this week.The existence in Lebanon of the new virus that first emerged in China has been politicized by some in Lebanon's deeply divided population.Many Lebanese who support an Iran-backed coalition led by Hezbollah have remained silent on the issue of the virus, while some supporters of rival g
  • Top aide: detained Lebanese-American isn't guilty of murder

    Top aide: detained Lebanese-American isn't guilty of murder
    Naz Durakoglu, senior foreign policy adviser to Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, said in a conference call with media outlets Friday that colleagues in different U.S. government offices have found no evidence that Amer Fakhoury is guilty of the murder, prison torture and other allegations levied by his native country.Durakoglu said that in such cases there are often made-up allegations or charges, forcing defendants to try to refute lies.“In this case we’re confident tha
  • In South Korea, Coronavirus Meets the Second Coming

    In South Korea, Coronavirus Meets the Second Coming
    SEOUL—A South Korean church whose founder says, rather mysteriously, that he represents the second coming of Christ on Earth and has unique insights into God’s revelations is getting much of the blame for a major surge in the spread of the deadly coronavirus here.Coronavirus Now a ‘Tremendous Public Health Threat’: CDCFear of the disease now known as COVID-19 actually had been on the decline in South Korea until a fresh outbreak was traced to a 61-year-old woman who belon
  • German Voters Are Getting a First Verdict on Political Chaos

    German Voters Are Getting a First Verdict on Political Chaos
    (Bloomberg) -- Germany has been mired in political turmoil, and a regional vote on Sunday will give an early indication of the fallout.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s succession plan collapsed on Feb. 10 when her chosen heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, unexpectedly announced she would resign as head of the Christian Democratic Union.The Hamburg city-state election takes place a day before the party leader is due to move forward with a plan to select a replacement as party chief. The winner wil
  • Donald Trump pounces on reports Russia is seeking to help Bernie Sanders

    Donald Trump pounces on reports Russia is seeking to help Bernie Sanders
    * President claims Democrats are rigging process* Trump calls Russian meddling on his behalf ‘a rumor’* Nevada: Democrats prepare to vote in most diverse state yetAs Democrats in Nevada went to the polls on Saturday, Donald Trump gleefully stirred the pot over reports that US intelligence believes Russia is trying to aid Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner for the nomination to face the president in November.In a tweet, Trump said: “Democrats in the Great State of Nevada (Which, be
  • The Latest: Some caucus precincts tell of trouble reporting

    The Latest: Some caucus precincts tell of trouble reporting
    Kimi Cole, the chair of the Douglas County Democrats who was the site lead at the school, said her precinct and another tried to call the hotline after their caucuses wrapped up early afternoon but instead of being put on hold they were met with a tone that seemed to indicate the number wasn’t working.A third person at the caucus site was able to get through and report results right after, but Cole said she and the other precinct leader decided to use one of the Nevada Democratic Party&rsq
  • The Latest: Sanders in Texas as Nevada results come in

    The Latest: Sanders in Texas as Nevada results come in
    Bernie Sanders has moved on to Texas, where he addressed about 1,500 supporters in El Paso as the results came in from the Nevada caucuses.Before his El Paso campaign event, Sanders visited a memorial for the victims of the Aug. 3 shooting that left 22 dead and about two dozen injured.Another 2020 contender, Mike Bloomberg, also said he visited the memorial before his rally this month.
  • The Latest: Klobuchar upbeat after trailing in Nevada

    The Latest: Klobuchar upbeat after trailing in Nevada
    Amy Klobuchar is telling supporters her presidential campaign has “exceeded expectations” and she plans to carry on, even as she trailed far behind several rivals in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses.Klobuchar finished in fifth place in the kickoff Iowa caucuses before a strong debate performance helped lift her to third place in New Hampshire.On Monday she will be in South Carolina, which holds its primary Saturday and where she will participate in a Tuesday debate.
  • The Latest: Democratic hopefuls fan out to caucus sites

    The Latest: Democratic hopefuls fan out to caucus sites
    Several of the Democratic presidential candidates are out among the voters as the Nevada caucuses get underway.Pete Buttigieg greeted supporters at a Las Vegas caucus site shortly before the start.Buttigieg nodded to Nevada’s diversity compared with the predominantly white states of Iowa and New Hampshire that have already held contests.
  • The Latest: Crowd gathers for a Sanders event in Texas

    The Latest: Crowd gathers for a Sanders event in Texas
    Hundreds gathered for a Bernie Sanders’ event at the Cowboy Dance Hall in San Antonio which features two levels of dance floors and a mechanical bull that was, perhaps appropriately, not operating as supporters waited for theVermont senator's event to begin Saturday night.The crowd watched CNN coverage of results from Nevada on television and projector screens placed around the venue and cheered whenever a new batch indicated Sanders was performing well.Teddy Hilton, a 31-year-old bar tend
  • The Latest: Buttigieg criticizes Sanders over Russia story

    The Latest: Buttigieg criticizes Sanders over Russia story
    Pete Buttigieg is trying to fundraise off the recent revelation that Russia may be trying to help the campaign of his rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders.News broke Friday that intelligence officials briefed Sanders a month ago about the apparent Russian meddling effort.Sanders called on the Russians to stop, but also used the occasion to take a shot at The Washington Post, which first to report it.
  • The Latest: Biden declares himself back in the race

    The Latest: Biden declares himself back in the race
    Joe Biden is declaring himself back into the race for the presidency after early results in Nevada showed the former vice president in second place.Biden told supporters Saturday that “we're alive and we're coming back and we're gonna win.” Biden thanked unions for their support, citing labor groups that have endorsed him including firefighters, ironworkers and electrical workers.He took a shot at the race's frontrunner, self-declared democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, and former N
  • The Latest: All eyes on Nevada's caucuses after Iowa muddle

    The Latest: All eyes on Nevada's caucuses after Iowa muddle
    Votes are being cast in the Nevada presidential caucuses.Among them are seven casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip.Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is a Democrat who's not endorsing a candidate.
  • Merkel Party Split Reopens in Bid to End Crisis Over Far Right

    Merkel Party Split Reopens in Bid to End Crisis Over Far Right
    (Bloomberg) -- Divisions in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party over how to isolate the far-right Alternative for Germany in an eastern German state parliament resurfaced, reversing signs that a constellation of parties in the legislature had found a solution.Top members of Merkel’s Christian Democrats on Saturday rejected a move by four parties in the Thuringian regional assembly to end a power vacuum in the state that followed elections in October. The plan to re-elect Governor Bodo R
  • Caught between extremes, Merkel's party mired in crisis

    Caught between extremes, Merkel's party mired in crisis
    Senior members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democratic Union warned Saturday the party was in crisis as it tries to keep its distance from both the hard right and left.The issue has come to a head in recent weeks in the small eastern state of Thuringia, where uproar followed a move by CDU regional lawmakers to join the far right AfD in voting to oust a popular Left party politician as state premier.The breaching of a "firewall" preventing any cooperation between centrist
  • Iran shuts schools, cultural centres as coronavirus kills five

    Iran shuts schools, cultural centres as coronavirus kills five
    Iran on Saturday ordered the closure of schools, universities and cultural centres after a coronavirus outbreak that has killed five people in the Islamic republic -- the most outside the Far East.The moves came as Iranian authorities reported one more death among 10 new cases of the virus.Since it emerged in December, the new coronavirus has killed 2,345 people in China, the epicentre of the epidemic, and 17 elsewhere in the world.
  • Netflix series explores the assassination of Malcolm X

    Netflix series explores the assassination of Malcolm X
    A new Netflix series is tackling questions around the 1965 assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X.The show available now on the streaming service comes as Friday marked the 55th anniversary of Malcolm X's death.The series follows activist-scholar Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, who revisits the assassination through interviews and archives.
  • Syria reopens highway linking largest cities after 8 years

    Syria reopens highway linking largest cities after 8 years
    The highway that links the Syrian capital with the northern city of Aleppo is open for public use for the first time in nearly eight years after government forces recently captured parts of it that had been held by insurgents, the transpiration minister said Saturday.The reopening of the M5 highway came as another Turkish soldier was killed in northwestern Syria in shelling by government forces, according to Turkish state media.The full control of the highway known as the M5 by government forces
  • Conservatives poised to make gains in Iran elections amid sanctions, domestic problems

    Conservatives poised to make gains in Iran elections amid sanctions, domestic problems
    Iran held its 11th parliament election on Friday amid the toughest sanctions on the country and after a few hectic months, domestically.The competition for more than 290 seats in the parliament seems an already-won game for the conservative parties in the absence of many well-known reformist candidates.The initial, yet unofficial, results indicate that the conservative party candidates are likely to take all 30 parliament seats in Tehran, Fars News Agency reported on Saturday.

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