The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whom President Trump called "bad news" before firing her, will be in the spotlight today when she testifies at the second day of televised impeachment hearings.
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U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars
Hopes of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing turned world stock markets and other risk assets higher on Friday, though an escalating wave of global protests from Hong Kong to Chile left some deep scars.
U.S. companies say consumer still strong even as broader outlook dims
Walmart became the latest company to point to a strong U.S. consumer, adding to a raft of firms in recent weeks citing healthy demand at a time when spending is seen as an increasingly key support for the economy.
Automakers around world await Trump tariff decision
Automakers around the world are awaiting a decision from U.S. President Donald Trump on whether he will impose up to 25% tariffs on U.S. car and auto part imports after a 180-day review period elapsed this week.
In win for protesters, Chile to vote on Pinochet-era constitution
Lawmakers in Chile agreed on Friday to hold a referendum next April on replacing the Pinochet-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who want the country's social and economic model overhauled.
Bolivia's dueling parties converge on new vote to calm political chaos
Bolivia's interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leftist leader Evo Morales appeared to have reach an accord late on Thursday to hold a new presidential election, potentially helping resolve country's political crisis.
Venice hit by another ferocious high tide, flooding city
Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels on Friday just days after the lagoon city suffered the worst flood in more than 50 years.
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