Democratic lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Donald Trump said the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government.
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Vows of peace, fears of violence at Virginia gun rally
The top Republican in Virginia's lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias planning to attend swore they were coming in peace.
Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings.
China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows
China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries.
EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G
European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, weighing in on an increasingly tense debate in Germany over the risk posed by China's Huawei.
Lebanon security forces fire water cannons at stone-throwing protesters
Lebanese security forces fired water cannons at stone-throwing protesters on Sunday in a second night of violence in Beirut, which has been rocked by some of the worst unrest since demonstrations against the ruling elite began in October.
Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix up for more awards at Hollywood's SAG ceremony
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