Republican Senator Mitt Romney of Utah said US President Donald Trump is guilty of an “appalling abuse of public trust”

Republican Senator Mitt Romney of Utah said US President Donald Trump is guilty of an “appalling abuse of public trust” and he will vote to convict him later Wednesday at his Senate impeachment trial. “Corrupting an election to keep one’s self in office is perhaps the most abusive and destructive violation of one’s oath of …
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World Bank chief economist Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg announced she is going to be leaving the institution

World Bank chief economist Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg on Wednesday announced she is going to be leaving the institution, consistent with a letter sent to colleagues and obtained by AFP. Calling it a “difficult decision,” Goldberg wrote that she is going to step down from her post on March 1 to return to teaching at Yale …
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Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno has scrambled to apologize for comments

Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno has scrambled to apologize for comments suggesting women tend to complain about harassment when it comes from ugly people. In a speech to investors Friday within the port city of Guayaquil, Moreno said men were under threat of being denounced for harassment and added, “at times, with harassment, they torment ugly …
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Anti-government demonstrators rejected Iraq’s new prime minister-designate

Anti-government demonstrators on Sunday rejected Iraq’s new prime minister-designate following his nomination by rival government factions, compounding the challenges he’ll need to surmount so as to resolve months of civil unrest. Meanwhile, new divisions emerged among protesters and supporters of a maverick and sometimes inscrutable Shiite cleric, who initially threw his weight behind the uprising …
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed Kazakhstan to be wary of Chinese investment and influence

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday pressed Kazakhstan to be wary of Chinese investment and influence, urging the Central Asian country et al. to hitch calls demanding an end to China’s repression of minorities. Bringing a message almost like the one he has delivered repeatedly to other countries, Pompeo told Kazakh officials that …
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A dual U.S.-Italian citizen who cut her political organizing teeth on two Barack Obama campaigns is emerging because the latest rising star in Italian politics

A dual U.S.-Italian citizen who cut her political organizing teeth on two Barack Obama campaigns is emerging because the latest rising star in Italian politics. Inside every week , 34-year-old Elly Schlein, a former European lawmaker who grew up in Switzerland, has gone from relative obscurity as a political operative to the face of Italy’s …
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For outbreak control New China virus details show challenge for outbreak control

It can spread person to person, albeit someone is showing no symptoms. subsequent in line can still pass it on. The time period is goodbye that folks might not know where or once they picked it up. Details that emerged last week about the new virus from China show how challenging it might be to …
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2 Stabbed In “Terror” Attack In London, Man Shot Dead By Cops

British police on Sunday said that they had shot a person in south London, after a minimum of two people were stabbed during a suspected “terrorist-related” incident. Police later said the person had died as a witness spoke of seeing a person in Streatham “with a machete and silver canisters on his chest”. “We can …
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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will now fight a family battle as Michael Sanchez

Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will now fight a family battle as Michael Sanchez, brother of his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, has filed a lawsuit against him, alleging that the world’s richest man defamed him by saying that he leaked intimate photos and texts to the National Enquirer. In January 2019, the National Enquirer exposed …
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China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a serious city faraway from the epicentre of a coronavirus epidemic

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a serious city faraway from the epicentre of a coronavirus epidemic, as its price from the disease soared to 304 and therefore the first fatality outside the country was reported within the Philippines. The events added to deepening concern about the potential for the virus to spread further and …
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