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Trump says Ukraine envoy Yovanovitch wouldn’t hang his picture. Fact check: There was no official portrait for most of 2017.

Trump says Ukraine envoy Yovanovitch wouldn’t hang his picture. Fact check: There was no official portrait for most of 2017."She is in charge of the embassy," the president said on "Fox & Friends" Friday morning. "She wouldn't hang it. It look a year-and-a-half or two years to get the picture up."


22 Nov 2019 6:46pm GMT

Police make arrest over Los Angeles-area school threat

Police make arrest over Los Angeles-area school threatAuthorities say an arrest has been made after a student threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area school. Undersheriff Tim Murakami tweeted Friday that deputies also seized an AR-15-style rifle, a list of intended victims and a drawing of the school. Sheriff Alex Villanueva plans a news conference to release more details.


22 Nov 2019 6:45pm GMT

Warren taps all-woman lineup to chair U.S. presidential campaign

Warren taps all-woman lineup to chair U.S. presidential campaignU.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren announced on Friday that her presidential campaign will be chaired by a diverse group of congresswomen elected in 2018 in a record-breaking wave of women who helped Democrats retake the U.S. House of Representatives. Presidential campaign chairs often play public-facing roles interacting with voters. Warren chose three women seen as rising stars in the Democratic Party with national profiles.


22 Nov 2019 6:44pm GMT

US STOCKS-Wall St higher on trade optimism, upbeat economic data

US STOCKS-Wall St higher on trade optimism, upbeat economic dataWall Street rose on Friday as upbeat domestic economic data and positive comments from Washington and Beijing calmed investor worries about a delay in a potential trade deal, which had pushed U.S. stocks off record highs earlier in the week. Trump told Fox News a trade deal was "potentially very close", adding to optimism following remarks by President Xi Jinping that Beijing wanted to work out an initial agreement.


22 Nov 2019 6:43pm GMT

Woman accused of encouraging boyfriend to kill himself releases last text message they sent

Woman accused of encouraging boyfriend to kill himself releases last text message they sentA 21-year-old woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges after publicly releasing the last text messages the pair sent to each other before his death.Inyoung You appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where she was taken into custody and had her bail set at $5,000 (£3,896), which her lawyer noted would be paid immediately. Her trial date was set for November 2020.


22 Nov 2019 6:41pm GMT

Prince Andrew to step back from public duties due to 'ill-judged association' with Jeffrey Epstein

Prince Andrew to step back from public duties due to 'ill-judged association' with Jeffrey EpsteinPrince Andrew will step back from public duties "for the foreseeable future" over heavy criticism he has faced for his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, he said in a statement on Wednesday. "It has become clear to me over the last few days that the circumstances relating to my former association with Jeffrey Epstein has become a major disruption to my family's work and the valuable work going on in the many organisations and charities that I am proud to support," the statement from the prince read.


22 Nov 2019 6:41pm GMT

Exclusive: Chevron CEO plans major cost-cutting overhaul of production teams - sources

Exclusive: Chevron CEO plans major cost-cutting overhaul of production teams - sourcesChevron has been among the strongest performers among the big oil majors but the company is trying to stay ahead of weakness in shale that has hurt other large oil exploration companies. "The company is proactively evaluating existing operating models and structures to better position Chevron to compete and win in any environment," said Chevron spokesman Kent Robertson. Known for cost cutting at refining and chemical operations earlier in his career, Wirth's overhaul will apply those skills to Chevron's upstream operations, which supply 90% of profit but face challenges from shale fields that require constant investment to keep production rising.


22 Nov 2019 6:38pm GMT

UPDATE 1-British Airways, union agree pay deal to settle dispute - source

UPDATE 1-British Airways, union agree pay deal to settle dispute - sourceBritish Airways and its pilots' union BALPA have reached an agreement to end a pay dispute that resulted in the first walkout by pilots in the airline's history, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. BALPA had written to members saying it had struck a deal with BA over pilot pay and urged members to vote to accept the deal, the source said. As part of the agreement, BA agreed to insert an inflation protection clause to its previous pay offer of an 11.5% rise over three years, the Financial Times reported.


22 Nov 2019 6:34pm GMT

PHOTOS: French women demand action amid high domestic violence rate

PHOTOS: French women demand action amid high domestic violence rateSylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their shared fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic violence this year alone in France, according to activists who track the deaths.


22 Nov 2019 6:30pm GMT

Honduran migrant sent back under new U.S. deal resigned to fate for now

Honduran migrant sent back under new U.S. deal resigned to fate for nowThe first Honduran migrant sent back home under new restrictions pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump expressed sadness and confusion over his whirlwind repatriation on Friday, resigned for now to his failure to join relatives living in America. After an arduous trek north, Erwin Ardon, a 23-year old farm worker from Honduras' northern coast, spent three days at the U.S. border city of El Paso, Texas. Ardon spoke to Reuters in a hallway at a migrants shelter in the Guatemalan capital prior to leaving in a car provided by the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM).


22 Nov 2019 6:28pm GMT

UK Conservative lead over Labour narrows to 10 pts -Panelbase poll

UK Conservative lead over Labour narrows to 10 pts -Panelbase pollBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has seen its lead narrow to 10 points over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll by Panelbase released on Friday, the first time the lead has shrunk in one of its recent surveys. The Conservatives were on 42%, down one point from the pollster's survey last week, with Labour on 32%, up 2 points. The Liberal Democrats were on 14%, down one point, and the Brexit Party was down two points to 3%.


22 Nov 2019 6:27pm GMT

Airbnb business outside U.S., China had $46 million profit in 2018

Airbnb business outside U.S., China had $46 million profit in 2018Airbnb International Unlimited Company is incorporated in Ireland and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbnb Inc. The filings are public for the first time following a change to the Irish Companies Act. Revenue, which is only the fee collected by Airbnb and not the total collected from hosts, was nearly $2.42 billion in 2018, up more than 35% for the international business excluding the United States and China. Reuters previously reported that Airbnb Inc's revenue for all of 2017 topped $2.5 billion, a more than 50 percent increase over 2016.


22 Nov 2019 6:25pm GMT

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection row

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection rowSouth Africa is blocking arms sales to countries including Saudi Arabia and the UAE in an inspections dispute, endangering billions of dollars of business and thousands of jobs in its struggling defence sector, according to industry officials. The dispute centres on a clause in export documents that requires foreign customers to pledge not to transfer weapons to third parties and to allow South African officials to inspect their facilities to verify compliance, according to the four officials as well as letters obtained by Reuters. Officials at major South African defence groups Denel and Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) said the dispute was holding up their exports, as did a third big defence company which asked not to be named.


22 Nov 2019 6:24pm GMT

EU countries fail to agree on privacy rules governing WhatsApp, Skype

EU countries fail to agree on privacy rules governing WhatsApp, SkypeEU efforts to create a level playing field between telecoms operators and Facebook's WhatsApp and Microsoft unit Skype stalled on Friday after member countries failed to agree on the scope of proposed rules. The European Commission kicked off the process two years ago with its proposal for an ePrivacy regulation which would ensure that tech companies offering online messaging and email services would be subjected to the same tough rules as telecoms providers. Disagreements between EU countries on complex issues such as rules for cookies tracking users' online activities, provisions on detecting and deleting child pornography and consent requirements however have stymied the process.


22 Nov 2019 6:12pm GMT

Bayer's Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal Hawaii pesticide spraying

Bayer's Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal Hawaii pesticide sprayingThe Department of Justice said late Thursday that Monsanto sprayed Penncap-M, which contained the banned pesticide methyl parathion, on research crops in 2014, despite knowing that the Environmental Protection Agency prohibited its use after 2013. It also said Monsanto, now part of Germany's Bayer AG, admitted it let employees enter the sprayed fields after seven days despite knowing it should have waited 31 days.


22 Nov 2019 6:11pm GMT

Just in time for Christmas, wooden manger relics heading from Rome to Bethlehem - Palestinians

Just in time for Christmas, wooden manger relics heading from Rome to Bethlehem - PalestiniansWooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season, Palestinian officials said on Friday. Bethlehem's mayor, Anton Salman, told the Palestinian news agency WAFA the move followed President Mahmoud Abbas's most recent visit to the Vatican, when Abbas asked Pope Francis for the return of the fragments held in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.


22 Nov 2019 6:09pm GMT

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Angry savers emailed Janet Yellen: We're getting crushed by low rates

Rock-bottom interest rates have pumped up stock prices, knocked down mortgage rates and supported the creation of countless unicorns in Silicon Valley. Savers, on the other hand, have been crushed by near-zero rates.

22 Nov 2019 5:18pm GMT

Why Georgia has not charged a teen with hate crime for allegedly plotting to attack black churchgoers

A white teen who allegedly plotted to attack a historically black church in Georgia with knives is facing a charge of criminal attempt to commit murder, and has not been charged with a hate crime, officials say.

22 Nov 2019 1:22pm GMT

World's best pension system pushed to the brink

Record low interest rates are forcing the world's best pension system to take drastic action aimed at staving off cuts to payouts that were once unthinkable.

22 Nov 2019 11:36am GMT

The Department of Justice says a Chicago gang leader was radicalized by ISIS

He is the purported leader of the "AHK Street Gang," a gang in the Chicago area that traffics various narcotics throughout the city region, including heroin and cocaine, according to the Department of Justice.

22 Nov 2019 5:49am GMT

Las Vegas police shoot man accused of attacking officers in airport

Police in Las Vegas shot a suspect who entered a restricted area at McCarran International Airport, where he attacked officers, authorities said Thursday.

22 Nov 2019 3:28am GMT

Detroit officer shot dead during home invasion

A Detroit police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout Wednesday evening with a man accused of invading a home on the city's west side, police said.

22 Nov 2019 1:17am GMT

Obama to worried Democrats: 'Chill out'

Former President Barack Obama bluntly urged Democrats nervous about the state of the party's primary field to "chill out" on Thursday, stressing that while there are differences between the numerous Democrats running for president, those differences are "relatively minor" compared to what the Trump administration is doing.

22 Nov 2019 12:57am GMT

Trump says he won't allow Navy to punish SEAL

President Donald Trump has once again weighed in on potential disciplinary action against Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, appearing to override a Navy decision to initiate a review that could result in him being stripped of his status as a SEAL.

22 Nov 2019 12:15am GMT

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GOP senators talk impeachment trial with White House

Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill are working with the White House to prepare for the likely Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, coalescing around the idea that allowing Democrats to lay out their evidence may be the best course of action to protect the President.

21 Nov 2019 11:54pm GMT

Here's what's next for House Democrats in impeachment inquiry

House Democrats say they are undeterred by the White House preventing first-hand witnesses from testifying before the House Intelligence Committee - and now are actively preparing for the next step in their eight-week-old investigation and the likely impeachment of President Donald Trump.

21 Nov 2019 11:48pm GMT

Milk is falling out of fashion

Milk is falling out of fashion.

21 Nov 2019 3:10pm GMT