'Cheap shot': Sanders fires back when Bloomberg goes after 'socialism'
Michael Bloomberg attacked Sen. Bernie Sanders at Wednesdayâ€™s debate in Las Vegas, with the billionaire former New York City mayor claiming the self-described democratic socialistâ€™s ownership of multiple homes makes him a hypocrite.
Rohrabacher confirms he offered Trump pardon to Assange for proof Russia didn't hack DNC email
Former congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed to Yahoo News he told Julian Assange President Trump would pardon him if he turned over information proving Russians weren't the source of Democratic emails published by WikiLeaks.
Americans stranded at Pakistan airport after cruise ship was denied entry to multiple countries over coronavirus fears
A plane full of Americans and Canadians was stranded on a tarmac at an airport in Karachi, Pakistan, for several hours on Thursday after it was turned away from multiple countries due to fears of the coronavirus, according to a family member of two of the passengers.
Suspects in abduction, murder of 7-year-old Mexican girl detained
Mexican authorities arrested a couple believed to have kidnapped, tortured and murdered a seven year-old girl on Wednesday, days after the discovery of the victim's body sparked protests in the violence-wracked country. The suspects "were detained in a town in the State of Mexico," Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum tweeted, without giving more detail. Prosecutors on Tuesday released pictures of the two suspects -- identified as Giovana and Mario Alberto "N" -- after searching a house near the victim's home.
Coronavirus is Spreading Rapidly in China (And One Minority Group Is Under Serious Threat)
If the Chinese government cannot or does not curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus in Xinjiang, itâ€™s possible that it will evolve, as the influenza virus did in 1918, to become even more dangerous to humans
A 15-month-old last seen in December was reported missing only this week
Fuel tanker explodes causing 'catastrophic' damage on Indianapolis interstate
A police officer was fired and told to immediately turn in his uniform at a town meeting, so he stripped down to his underwear and walked home in the snow
Chuck Todd gets existential with billionaire Michael Bloomberg: 'Should you exist?'
Some of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's rivals don't think he should exist.Or rather, they don't think the billions of dollars he has in the bank should've ever been his. So during Wednesday night's Democratic, Meet The Press host Chuck Todd posed the very meta question to Bloomberg himself.Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) answered the "should billionaires exist" question first, affirming his previously declaration that no, they should not. Todd then asked Bloomberg "should you exist," to which Bloomberg said "I can't speak for all billionaires." But he's "been very lucky" and "worked hard" for his money, Bloomberg said and he deserves it because he's "giving it all away to make this country better. > .@chucktodd: "Mayor Bloomberg, should you exist?"@MikeBloomberg: "I can't speak for all billionaires. All I know is, I've been very lucky, made a lot of money and I'm giving it all away to make this country better." pic.twitter.com/gy18iIXVap> > -- Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) February 20, 2020More stories from theweek.com Former CIA Director John Brennan says 'we are now in a full-blown national security crisis' USDA predicts China will buy $14 billion in goods from U.S. farmers, probably not the promised $40 billion The growing crisis in cosmology
Trump intelligence pick fits pattern of mistrust
Intelligence experts interviewed by Yahoo News are skeptical that Richard Grenell, President Trumpâ€™s pick to replace Adm. Joseph Maguire as acting director of national intelligence, is a good fit for the job.Â Â
Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'
China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an easing in new cases to his country's "forceful action" agains
Coronavirus similar to influenza say scientists
CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new coronavirus say it behaves much more like influenza than other closely related v
WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus
The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged in China in December.
"We are making tremendous progre
Phone Apps in China Track Coronavirus
People in China are using mobile phone apps to follow and, perhaps, help slow the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Some apps provide up-to-date information about locations with the virus,
Israel reports first case of coronavirus
Tel Aviv [Israel], Feb 22 (ANI): Israel Health Ministry on Friday reported the first case of the novel coronavirus, involving a woman who returned to the country a day before from cruise ship Diamond
Tokyo Delays Olympic Volunteer Training Because of Virus
TOKYO - While again stating there are no plans to cancel or delay the Tokyo Olympics, local organizers postponed training sessions for volunteers on Friday for at least two months because of the vi
Charges Filed in Vietnam in Truck Deaths Case
Authorities in Vietnam's coastal Ha Tinh province have filed charges against seven human traffickers accused of involvement in a smuggling ring that sent 39 migrant workers to their deaths in a ref
Hong Kong Protesters Gather to Remember Mob Attack in Yuen Long
Hundreds of people gathered in malls and public places in Hong Kong on Friday in renewed protests against the city's police force for failing to respond promptly to a mob attack on train passengers
Halep in hurry to set up Dubai final clash with Rybakina
Dubai - Simona Halep pounded out a 6-2, 6-0 defeat of US qualifier Jennifer Brady on Friday to move into a second career final at the Dubai Championships.
Thai Court Dissolves Pro-Democracy Opposition Party
BANGKOK - Thailand's Constitutional Court on Friday ordered the dissolution of the country's most vocal pro-democracy party, the Future Forward Party, after determining it took an illegal loan, an
China's Economy at Risk From Epidemic Recovery Cures
As China's economy struggles to recover from the damage of the coronavirus, it may be in more danger from excessive stimulus measures than from the epidemic itself, some experts say.
JSE stocks fall as coronavirus infections rise
The JSE slipped on Friday as pressure mounted on global stocks due to new cases of coronavirus infections being recorded across different countries.
It is becoming more apparent that some eco
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