The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote late Thursday on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a nearly 14-hour session that dragged with partisanship but had been expected to end with the formal charges being sent to the full House for a vote
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson-led Conservative Party will return to power after his party crossed a majority in the House of Commons after triumphing their 326th seat. The exit poll had indicated that Tories could win 368 seats, 74 more than other parties combined.
The International team is going so well at this Presidents Cup that it had to settle for a three-point lead after two sessions at Royal Melbourne. Justin Thomas and Patrick Cantlay were among those who made sure it was only that. Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott rallied from 2 down by winning five of
Veteran Labour Party left-wing firebrand Dennis Skinner has lost his seat in the British election, one of many Labour lawmakers ousted by a Conservative challenger in Boris Johnson’s landslide victory. The former miner, known for heckling at the State Opening of Parliament and for being ejected from
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. With 640 of the 650 results declared
New Zealand's geological agency downgraded its "alert level" for the White Island volcano this week - at the same time its own scientists said another eruption similar to Monday's deadly blast was increasingly likely. The apparent juxtaposition, which has confused many observers, arises
As grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island Friday morning and recovered six bodies of the 16 people who died in an eruption four days earlier. The specialists — six men and two women wearing hooded protective
The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote late Thursday on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a 14-hour session that dragged with partisanship but had been expected to end with the formal charges being sent to the full House for a vote next week
Hong Kong's much-maligned police force has slipped on a banana peel by trying to make light of its liberal use of tear gas during the territory's protest movement. Respondents to the post called it crass and some, in turn, posted videos of Hong Kong police's actions, which protesters say
Lamar Jackson threw five touchdown passes, scurried into the NFL record book and guided the Baltimore Ravens to their second straight AFC North title and 10th consecutive victory, 42-21 over the New York Jets on Thursday night. Baltimore (12-2) took control with touchdowns on its first three possessions
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery. The league made the announcement about Stern's condition in a statement, saying its thoughts and prayers were with the 77-year-old Stern's family. Stern served exactly 30 years as the
China's leaders are promising to shore up economic growth next year in the face of a tariff war with Washington and to reduce poverty and pollution. Leaders of the ruling Communist Party, in a statement reported Friday by state media, pledged at an annual planning meeting to promote technology-based
Vote on articles of impeachment delayed after marathon debate. After hours spent sparring over proposed amendments to the two counts against Donald Trump, the vote was moved to Friday
WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand military team in gas masks and hazmat suits recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, as doctors worked to save badly burned survivors. An eight-person bomb disposal squad set off before dawn and spent
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the European Union in matter of weeks. For Johnson, whose 20-week tenure in power has been marked by chaotic scenes in parliament and stark division on the streets over Britain's tortuous
WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand military team in gas masks and hazmat suits recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, as doctors worked to save badly burned survivors. "Today was all about returning them to their loved ones,"
A closely watched economic survey by the Bank of Japan showed sentiment among major manufacturers soured for the fourth straight quarter, sapped by trade tensions and damage from a typhoon. It showed the headline index for big manufacturers' sentiment was zero in December, down from plus 5 in September
Rain continues to play spoil sport in Pakistan’s first home test after 10 years. The start of the third day’s play in the test match against Sri Lanka has been delayed as overnight rain leaves the outfield soggy and there is also water on the covers at the Pindi Cricket Stadium. Only 18.2 overs were
Author of report ranking Australia worst on climate policy hits back at PM's claim it's not 'credible'. Germanwatch says assessment that ranked Australia last or near last was based on scientific criteria and data. Scott Morrison says climate change report isn’t credible
Authorities relaxed curfew for six hours on Friday in violence-wracked parts of India's northeastern state of Assam but shut schools until next week as protests continued against a new law that would grant citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from neighboring countries. Police said there was
Counting of votes for the UK general elections results 2019 are underway. LatestLY will give live updates on exit polls and the final UK general elections results.
A Malaysian court Friday approved the extradition of a North Korean man to the U.S. to face money laundering charges in a case he says is politically motivated. Defense lawyer Jagjit Singh said Mun Chol Myong, 54, was shocked by the ruling and will appeal to the High Court. Mun has lived in Malaysia
U.S. lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to move forward with impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as the Democratic head of the Judiciary Committee shocked Republicans by declining to hold a late-night vote after a hearing that lasted more than 14 hours. The committee had been expected to
After a crushing defeat in the UK General Elections 2019, socialist Jeremy Corbyn has announced his plans to step down as leader of the Labour Party. Addressing people after his re-election as an MP for Islington North, Corbyn said that he would remain in position while the party "reflected"
U.S. negotiators are taking a "brief pause" from talks with the Taliban after the militants launched a suicide attack on a U.S. base outside Kabul killing two civilians, Special Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Friday. Khalilzad had renewed talks with the Taliban earlier this