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Two key witnesses will testify before the House intelligence committee on Wednesday as the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump enters the public phase. Here’s a guide to who is testifying, what they’ll be asked about and why it matters.
After weeks of closed-door depositions, the impeachment inquiry into allegations of abuse of power by U.S. President Donald Trump is set to take the spotlight with public hearings. In full view Read article
The People’s Bank of China announced that it had not issued any digital currencies brushing aside rumors about its launch in Q1 2020.
The Peoples Bank of China addresses rumors about its digital currency launching in Q1 2020. Speculations mount about the government-backed cryptocurrency. A few details are known about the upcoming digital Read article
Then Assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar had disqualified these 17 MLAs of ruling the Congress-JD(S) coalition ahead of a trust vote in July.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of the 17 Karnataka MLAs on the orders of the then Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar but allowed their plea to contest Read article
A new study finds the most destructive hurricanes are hitting the US three times more often.
A federal judge has struck down a decision by the Trump administration to allow blueprints for 3D-printed guns to be shared online. Judge Robert Lasnik said the deal made in July last year was “arbitrary,” “capricious,” and “unlawful.” Facilitating the spread…
Helping share 3D-printed firearms would threaten world peace, said the judge The 3D-printed Liberator gun designed by Defense Distributed. A federal judge has struck down a decision by the Trump Read article
A police officer has been charged with murder over the shooting of Kumanjayi Walker, 19, in a Central Australian Aboriginal community.
A Northern Territory police officer has been charged with murder over last weekend’s shooting of 19-year-old Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker. Mr Walker died after he was shot at Yuendumu, a Read article
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is poised to launch a Hong Kong share sale expected to raise up to $13.4 billion as soon as Thursday, according to two sources with knowledge of the discussions.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is poised to launch a Hong Kong share sale expected to raise up to $13.4 billion as soon as Thursday, according Read article
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liber…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed Read article
Intel has been struggling to patch security flaws in its processors, but it has also been misleading customers about fixes. A new report reveals Intel missed key flaws and the company isn’t addressing the core issues with its chips
Intel claimed issues were fixed, but they werent Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel revealed a new set of security problems with its processors earlier this year, and Read article