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U.S. Secretary of State's ex-aide to testify in Trump impeachment inquiry

1 minute ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Democratic lawmakers pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump are due to hear testimony on Wednesday from a former senior diplomat who...
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With interest rates falling, U.S. Bank leans on noninterest businesses for growth

4 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The impact of two interest rate cuts showed up in U.S. Bank's latest results.
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Bayer expects significant surge in number of U.S. glyphosate cases

9 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter, as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to...
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Futures slip on renewed U.S.-China trade war concerns

9 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday as a new U.S. bill taking a hard line on China stoked fresh concerns about a prolonged trade war, but more positive results from...
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UN Syria envoy calls for ceasefire in northeast border area

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

DAMASCUS/GENEVA - The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria called on Wednesday for an immediate end to hostilities along its border with Turkey, where Ankara has launched an...
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U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Mindanao, Philippines

17 minutes ago   |   ABC News


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Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft won't testify before Congress: report

45 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc have declined to appear at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on Wednesday on issues relating to the ride-hailing industry, the...
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Strategic Re-Evaluation in Mideast Was Long Overdue

52 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

For several years, there has been a significant shift underway in U.S. strategy toward the Middle East, where Washington has consistently sought to avoid
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Trump's Syria Troop Withdrawal Is a 'Lottery Win' for Putin, States Kremlin-backed Paper

55 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Newspapers "Moskovsky Komsomolets" and "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" have criticized the move by the U.S. president, who is now seeking to impose sanctions on Turkey.
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China Vows to Retaliate Against U.S. for Supporting Hong Kong Human Rights, Condemns Congress' 'Shocking Hypocrisy'

55 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   4 articles

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 bill would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials believed to be undermining the territory's autonomy.
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Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

For the first time in 86 years, a team from the nation's capital is heading to the World Series. Read more ...

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

The debate marks the first time the candidates meet since the House moved forward with the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Read more ...

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Twelve Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a wide-ranging debate featuring the largest number of qualifying candidates on the same stage. Read more ...

Dutch family found living in cellar for 9 YEARS waiting for ‘end of days' &...

Dutch family found living in cellar for 9 YEARS waiting for ‘end of days' & unaware other people still existed

A family of six has been rescued from the hidden cellar of a Dutch farmhouse after the eldest son escaped and wandered into a local pub to seek help. They had lived in total... Read more ...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. Read more ...

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

The second-grader said he got the vape device from his mother's purse. Read more ...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream doesn't contain vanilla

According to the lawsuit, the vanilla ice cream products instead contain flavors “derived from non-vanilla sources, which is misleading to consumers." Read more ...

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

Lefty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Queens on Saturday, her campaign said. The progressive rising star's... Read more ...

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

WASHINGTON - As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark's infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the... Read more ...

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

A US senator ripped LeBron James after the Lakers great criticized NBA general manager Daryl Morey's tweet supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters. “Having just been in... Read more ...