» Nurse charged with rape of disabled Arizona woman who gave birth
23/01/19 21:15 from Reuters: Top News
An Arizona male nurse has been charged with raping a severely disabled woman at the long-term care facility where he worked, a crime that came to light only after she gave birth, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

» Administration officials did not expect the speaker's letter canceling the State of the Union in the House
23/01/19 21:15 from CNN.com
White House officials were caught off guard Wednesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally disinviting President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union address from the House chamber, leaving them scrambling for a response.

» Australia confirms writer's arrest in China
23/01/19 21:14 from BBC News - World
Canberra says it is seeking access to Yang Hengjun, a prominent blogger, "as a matter of priority".

» Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency with U.S. backing
23/01/19 21:05 from Reuters: International
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro, who has led the oil-rich nation since 201...

» U.S. weighs oil sanctions on Venezuela as it steps up pressure
23/01/19 21:05 from Reuters: International
The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday, signaling potential new sanctions against the country's vital oil sector as it recognized Venezuela's opposition leader as interim presid...

» Companies push on with IPOs in defiance of US shutdown
23/01/19 21:05 from FT.com - World
Energy and biotech groups plan to float without sign-off from the SEC

» In a month, Venezuela's Guaido emerged from obscurity to challenge Maduro
23/01/19 21:05 from Reuters: Top News
In less than a month, Juan Guaido has gone from a virtual unknown in Venezuelan politics to the country's most-watched figure, assuming the presidency of the opposition-controlled congress and briefly being detained by the secret police.

» North Korea says Kim ordered preparations for 2nd Trump meet
23/01/19 21:02 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump

» At least 5 dead in shooting at Florida bank, suspect in custody: Police
23/01/19 21:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
"There is no danger to the surrounding area," police said.

» Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition
23/01/19 20:58 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Canada’s ambassador to China says a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States

» Australia urges China to treat detained dual citizen fairly
23/01/19 20:58 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Australia has urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and transparently almost a week after he was detained in what a friend suspects is part of a backlash against Canada’s arrest of a top Chinese telecommunications execu...

» Trump's declaration on Venezuela sets stage for 'confrontational moment'
23/01/19 20:57 from CNN.com
President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president sets the stage for dramatic escalation in the coming days, as forces within and outside Venezuela wrestle to deter...

» U.S. rejects Maduro decision to sever diplomatic ties
23/01/19 20:56 from Reuters: Top News
The United States on Wednesday rejected a move by Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro to break diplomatic ties, saying it did not think he had the authority to cut ties and it would conduct relations with a government led by opposition leader Jua...

» A South Korean Adoptee Deported From the U.S. Is Suing His Homeland Over Its ‘Child Export’ Frenzy
23/01/19 20:54 from TIME: Top World Stories
He is suing the Asian country's government and an adoption agency for gross negligence

» The New Atheists are no longer new. Long past the movement’s height, its critique of liberalism lives on, with help from friends in the “intellectual dark web”
23/01/19 20:52 from Arts & Letters Daily
The New Atheists are no longer new. Long past the movement’s height, its critique of liberalism lives on, with help from friends in the “intellectual dark web”

» White House confirms President Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un
23/01/19 20:46 from CNN.com
The White House confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

» With the population in free fall, Japan's military turns to women to fill the ranks
23/01/19 20:45 from CNN.com
The first time 22-year-old Akiko Hirayama stepped on board a navy ship, she was transfixed by the hardware.

» Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests
23/01/19 20:45 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Venezuela’s crisis is quickly escalating as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration has declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro

» Police: At least 5 people killed at SunTrust Bank in Florida
23/01/19 20:44 from CNN.com

» Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen postpones testimony to Congress, citing 'threats'
23/01/19 20:42 from Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is postponing his Feb. 7 testimony to the U.S. Congress because of threats against his family from Trump, his adviser said on Wednesday.

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