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Migrants weigh limited options at Guatemala-Mexico border

January 23, 2020

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot... more »»

 
 
 
Chinese city stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus

January 22, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese city of more than 11 million people planned to shut down outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world's most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that... more »»

Lebanese Cabinet faces multiple challenges, growing unrest

January 22, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's new government made up of appointees nominated by the Shiite group Hezbollah and its allies got down to business Wednesday, a day after it was formed. more »»

Britain's Brexit bill passes final hurdle in Parliament

January 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit bill passed its final hurdle in Parliament on Wednesday after the House of Lords abandoned attempts to amend it, leaving the U.K. more »»

Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack

January 22, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The cellphone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked in what appeared to be an attempt by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to "influence,... more »»

Dems appeal for GOP open minds as impeachment arguments open

January 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats opened arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to remove Trump from... more »»

Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump held court in the snow-capped Alps for two days, showcasing the American economy to world leaders and global elites. more »»

'Africa's richest woman' now a formal suspect in graft probe

January 22, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa's reputed richest woman is a formal suspect in an investigation into mismanagement and the siphoning off of funds during her time with Angola's state-run oil company,... more »»

Migrants weigh limited options at Guatemala-Mexico border

January 22, 2020

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot... more »»

Italy's 5-Star leader Di Maio steps down as party struggles

January 22, 2020

ROME (AP) — The head of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement stepped down as party leader Wednesday, following a string of parliamentary defections, falling poll numbers and questions about the... more »»

HRW: Armed groups move freely on Colombia-Venezuela border

January 22, 2020

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Illegal armed groups operate with virtual impunity along the border between Colombia and Venezuela, and civilians are suffering as a result, Human Rights Watch said... more »»

Guaidó seeks EU sanctions for Venezuela, meeting with Trump

January 22, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader said Wednesday that he wants the European Union to broaden sanctions against members of the Venezuelan government as a way to push toward free... more »»

Rio de Janeiro 2019 homicides fall as police killings surge

January 22, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The number of homicides in Rio de Janeiro plunged to a record low in 2019, while police killings surged to a previously unseen level in the same year, according to official... more »»

Trump's trial opens on fast track, Dems arguing for removal

January 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. more »»

Canada matching donations to fund for Iran plane families

January 22, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's federal government said Wednesday it will match donations to a fund set up to help families of those who died in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran this month. more »»

The Latest: WTO chief says debate over trade rules will last

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

7:25 p.. more »»

US-French tax truce a respite in tense relations with EU

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — France will delay its tax on big tech firms like Google and Facebook in exchange for the United States's promise to hold off retaliatory tariffs — a potential sign of... more »»

'Naughty boy': Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

January 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by colleagues as “the complete Renaissance comedian" and “a man of endless enthusiasms,” has died a... more »»

Russia's Putin remains secretive about his future role

January 22, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin remained tight-lipped about his future role Wednesday as he fast-tracks a set of constitutional changes widely seen as an attempt to maintain his... more »»

Wife: China's ex-Interpol boss jailed for reformist views

January 22, 2020

PARIS (AP) — In her first comments about her imprisoned husband's sentence in China, the wife of former Interpol president Meng Hongwei dismissed his bribery conviction as “a lie, a fake case” an... more »»

Cyprus: Turkey may have stolen data for latest gas drilling

January 22, 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey may have stolen technical data that enabled it to send a drill ship to a specific location south of Cyprus that energy companies Eni and Total had pre-selected to... more »»

 
 

Bridge group to meet every Wednesday January 22, 2020

Beginning and intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 876-2661 or 876-0751. more »

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