Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting the impeachment inquiry against him, disrupted the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives probe as a Pentagon official was about to testify.
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Driver arrested after 39 found dead in truck near London
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
Attorney general calls for counseling, intervention to prevent mass shootings
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday announced an effort to prevent mass shootings through court-ordered counseling and supervision of potentially violent individuals.
Netanyahu rival Gantz receives mandate to try to form Israeli government
Former military chief Benny Gantz received an official mandate on Wednesday to try to form Israel's next government, but with no easy path to ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long hold on power.
China says U.S. 'weaponizing' visas after space event no show
The United States is "weaponizing" visas, having failed to grant them in time or at all for Chinese space officials for an international event in Washington, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries.
EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election
EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.
In hungry Venezuela, food producers step up exports to survive
Shrimp farming is booming in this western Venezuelan city, but little of the shellfish is destined for tables in this malnourished nation.
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