McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial

McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell put forward rules that could lead to a quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, with no guarantee that witnesses or new evidence would be allowed.
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'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India

'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday to a raucous reception, at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted by a trade spat.
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The broken lives of Nigeria's gay law suspects

The broken lives of Nigeria's gay law suspects

From beatings to lost jobs: men arrested at a birthday party two years ago, accused of being gay, say their punishments have already begun.
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Former French presidential hopeful attends hearing in fake jobs trial

Former French presidential hopeful attends hearing in fake jobs trial

Former French prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope go on trial on Monday over a fake jobs scandal that wrecked his 2017 run for president and opened the Elysee Palace door for Emmanuel Macron.
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'You win some, you lose some': Hillary Clinton on Sanders' Nevada victory

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Hillary Clinton walked the red carpet for a screening of a documentary about her life at Berlin International Film Festival on Monday (February 24) and discussed her thoughts on the presidential election.
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Lesotho PM in court charged with murdering wife

Lesotho PM in court charged with murdering wife

Lesotho's high court will decide if Prime Minister Thomas Thabane can claim immunity from a charge that he murdered his wife prior to marrying his present spouse, a magistrate ruled on Monday.
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Italian, Mideast outbreaks lead to more deaths

Italian, Mideast outbreaks lead to more deaths

A sixth person has died in the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy it was announced on Monday, while the number of confirmed cases rose to more than 220. Meanwhile infections in Iran appear to be spreading to neighbors.
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'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India

'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday to a raucous reception, at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted by a trade spat.
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Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid

Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid

A British court will begin hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret U.S. documents.
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Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) won most support in a vote in the northern city of Hamburg on Sunday and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives came third in the first electoral test since her protegee gave up ambitions for the top job.
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Malaysia's 94-year-old prime minister resigns

Malaysia's 94-year-old prime minister resigns

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly resigned as prime minister on Monday, leaving the country in political turmoil and drawing calls from some quarters for the world's oldest leader to return at the head of a new government.
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Israeli jets strike targets in Syria and Gaza

Israeli jets strike targets in Syria and Gaza

An Israeli air strike in Damascus overnight killed two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the militant group said on Monday.
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Italy cuts Carnival short over coronavirus spike

Italy cuts Carnival short over coronavirus spike

Fears mounted on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. Venice also had to cancel
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Violent protests overshadow Carnival in Haiti

Violent protests overshadow Carnival in Haiti

Violent anti-government protests replaced Carnival celebrations on Sunday (February 23) in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.
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Amazon criticized for made up Holocaust scenes in new show Hunters

Amazon criticized for made up Holocaust scenes in new show Hunters

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.
Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum

Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum

Democratic presidential contenders fanned out across the United States on Sunday to try to blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after his dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15 key nominating contests in the next 10 days.
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Trump blames Schiff for Russia-Sanders intel 'leak'

Trump blames Schiff for Russia-Sanders intel 'leak'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 election - which Schiff refuted by saying, "your false claims fool no one." Yahaira Jacquez reports.
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Nine dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran border region

Nine dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran border region

At least nine people were killed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after an earthquake struck near the border with Iran. Ciara Lee reports
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Climate change keeps Italy's alpine rescuers busy

Climate change keeps Italy's alpine rescuers busy

The Italian Alps are under attack by climate change with a consistent temperature increase and more extreme weather fronts, glaciers are shrinking and the risk of avalanches is becoming more common.
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S.Korea declares coronavirus "red alert"

S.Korea declares coronavirus "red alert"

South Korea raised its infectious disease alert to its highest level on Sunday as confirmed coronavirus cases in the country jumped to 602 and the death toll rose to six. Ciara Lee reports
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Pope appears to reject Trump's Middle East peace plan

Pope appears to reject Trump's Middle East peace plan

Pope Francis has warned against "inequitable solutions" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal.
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Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title

Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title

Britain's Tyson Fury delivered a dominant performance in his heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder on Saturday. Ciara Lee reports
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Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Bernie Sanders secured a decisive victory on Saturday in the Nevada caucuses with broad-based support that suggests his surging campaign is attracting support from outside its long-standing base.
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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Senator Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive win in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish.
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Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by Jonah Green.
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