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U.S. Says Capitol Rioters Meant To ‘Capture and Assassinate’ Officials – Filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on...

Dutch Government Resigns Over Child Benefits Scandal

(The Guardian) The Dutch government has resigned amid an escalating scandal over child benefits in which more than 20,000 families were wrongly accused of...

Indonesia Quake Kills at Least 35, Injures Hundreds

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed at least 35 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under...

French Officers Convicted Over Deadly Initiation Ritual

France (Al Jazeera) - Soldiers handed suspended jail terms over death of cadet Jallal Hami, who fled Algeria’s civil war to make a new...

Fire at Bangladesh Rohingya Camp Leaves Thousands without Shelter

Rohingya (Al Jazeera) - More than 550 shelters home were burned in a fire that swept through a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar. A fire...

Exclusive: Long-withheld Pentagon survey shows widespread racial discrimination, harassment

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly a third of Black U.S. military servicemembers reported experiencing racial discrimination, harassment or both during a 12-month period, according...

Trump Impeachment: President faces Senate Trial after Historic Second Charge

(BBC News) - Donald Trump faces trial in the Senate after becoming the first US president to be charged with misconduct in office for...

Majority of House Members Vote for 2nd Impeachment of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, just a week after...

NYC to Terminate Trump Contracts After Capitol Insurrection

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor...

Japan Widens Virus Emergency to 7 More Areas as Cases Surge

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to seven more prefectures Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a surge...

Indonesia Retrieves Crashed Sriwijaya Air Plane’s Flight Data Recorder

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian divers on Tuesday retrieved from the sea bed the flight data recorder (FDR) of a Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed...

Impeachment Looming, Democrats Urge Pence to Help Oust Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president...

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