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July 03, 2019
Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

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.

'It's all over': Trump says of impeachment hearings

'It's all over': Trump says of impeachment hearings

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was 'all over' regarding the impeachment inquiry and then recounted what U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland said in his testimony that Trump told him that he did not want quid pro quo.

Sondland: There was no 'irregular channel' on Urkaine

Sondland: There was no 'irregular channel' on Urkaine

In his testimony on Wednesday, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland pushed back on the notion that he was part of an "irregular channel" of policy-making on Ukraine.

Johnson, Corbyn agree to improve tone of political debate

Johnson, Corbyn agree to improve tone of political debate

Prime Minister Boris Johnson shook hands with his rival, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, during a live television debate on Tuesday as both men agreed to improve the tone of Britain's political debate. Gavino Garay reports.

Epstein scandal chills Prince Andrew's backers

Epstein scandal chills Prince Andrew's backers

A program for entrepreneurs founded by Prince Andrew has taken down the logos of its corporate sponsors from its website, as firms and charities distance themselves from the British royal over the Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse scandal.

Over 100 killed in Iran unrest: Amnesty Intl.

Over 100 killed in Iran unrest: Amnesty Intl.

At least 106 protestors have been killed in 21 cities in Iran during unrest that broke out over fuel price rises last week, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Trump blasts impeachment hearing as witnesses testify

Trump blasts impeachment hearing as witnesses testify

U.S. President Donald Trump labeled impeachment proceedings "a big scam" on Tuesday as witnesses testified in a televised Congressional hearing.

Two jail guards charged over Jeffrey Epstein death

Two jail guards charged over Jeffrey Epstein death

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unveiled criminal charges accusing two correctional officers of falsifying records on the night financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a New York jail cell.

Vindman: Trump request for Biden probe 'improper'

Vindman: Trump request for Biden probe 'improper'

A White House official testified in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump that a phone call the president made to ask Ukraine to investigate his political rivals was improper, and denounced attacks on witnesses in the investigation.

Trump's doctor dismisses health rumors

Trump's doctor dismisses health rumors

U.S President Trump's health examination on Saturday was "routine" and he was not treated for any urgent or acute issues, his physician said in a statement on Monday. It comes after an unexpected trip to Walter Reed Medical Centre over the weekend sparked a variety of rumors. Jayson...

Johnson drops Tory plan to cut corporation tax

Johnson drops Tory plan to cut corporation tax

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told UK business leaders that he was putting on hold further cuts in corporation tax, as the December 12 general election nears. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Hundreds withdraw from besieged HK campus

Hundreds withdraw from besieged HK campus

Hong Kong anti-government protesters that have been barricaded in the Polytechnic University attempted to flee the campus by motorbike, while a few others surrendered voluntarily. Jayson Albano reports.

National Zoo to bid Bei Bei, bye bye

National Zoo to bid Bei Bei, bye bye

Washington’s National Zoo will soon have an empty-nester exhibit on display when Bei Bei, the 4-year-old male offspring of the zoo’s giant panda couple, sets out for China on Tuesday to help breed more of his species in his parents’ homeland. Gavino Garay reports.

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