The House delivered to the Senate a charge accusing former President Trump with inciting insurrection in a speech to his supporters before the deadly attack on the Capitol, setting in motion his second impeachment trial.
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Asian stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm
Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday, retreating from record highs as lingering concerns about potential roadblocks to the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion stimulus weighed on sentiment, dragging U.S. Treasury yields to three-weeks lows.
U.S. bankruptcy judge okays Weinstein Co plan paying $17 million for sex abuse claims
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Monday approved The Weinstein Co’s liquidation plan, which sets aside $17 million for women who accused co-founder Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender people serving in U.S. military
President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order that overturned a controversial ban by his predecessor on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military, a move cheered by LGBTQ advocates that fulfills a campaign promise.
Farmers mass in Indian capital ahead of Republic Day protests
Tens of thousands of farmers gathered on the outskirts of India's capital New Delhi on Tuesday, ahead of a tractor procession aimed at protesting a controversial set of agricultural laws.
Marina Bay beckons as Singapore gears up for 'Davos in Asia'
Once part of daily life for Singapore, conferences in the era of COVID-19 are a meticulously planned operation in the global business hub, which is due to host 'Davos in Asia" in May.
Guatemalan Maya families fear relatives among Mexican massacre victims
Guatemalan Maya families said on Monday they feared relatives were among bodies found over the weekend in a remote part of northern Mexico along a route popular with migrant smugglers heading towards the U.S. border.
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