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Impeachment trial fallout: Trump could get his wish — to hurt Biden

Impeachment trial fallout: Trump could get his wish — to hurt BidenDetails about Hunter Biden could complicate life for Joe Biden — exactly what Trump was trying to do with his Ukraine scheme last summer.  




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 3:20 PM

'His intention was to kill everyone in the home except himself': Utah boy, 16, charged with killing mother, 3 siblings

'His intention was to kill everyone in the home except himself': Utah boy, 16, charged with killing mother, 3 siblingsA 16-year-old boy was charged Wednesday after being accused of carrying out what appears to be the worst mass shooting in Utah in 13 years.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2020 9:50 AM

WWII-era ammunition found at Tesla factory site near Berlin

WWII-era ammunition found at Tesla factory site near BerlinAuthorities in Germany say 85 kilograms (187 pounds) of World War II ammunition have been found on the site where Tesla plans to build its first European factory. Local newspaper Maerkische Oderzeitung quoted officials in Brandenburg on Wednesday as saying they estimate about 25 unexploded bombs could be found at the partially wooded site on the outskirts of Berlin, the German capital. Thousands of unexploded bombs dropped over Nazi Germany by American, British and Russian forces remain undiscovered even 75 years after the end of the war.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 9:32 AM

China Student’s Jailing for U.S. Tweets Shows Beijing’s Reach

China Student’s Jailing for U.S. Tweets Shows Beijing’s Reach(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.The case of a Chinese student jailed for tweets he sent while studying in America underscores that being overseas is no protection from Beijing’s censors.Luo Daiqing, who attends the University of Minnesota in the U.S., was sentenced to six months in jail by a district court in November for “provocation” after he posted tweets that “defaced the image of the country’s leaders” and had a “negative impact” on society. He was detained in his hometown of Wuhan between July 12 and Jan. 11.A Twitter account linked to Luo posted photos showing government slogans printed over a cartoon villain who looks similar to Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to Axios, which first reported the case Wednesday. The account, which was inaccessible on Thursday, also posted images of Winnie the Pooh, whose likeness is considered sensitive on Chinese social media due to unflattering comparisons to the Communist Party chief.The case is another sign that China is cracking down on government criticism, even outside its borders. While Twitter Inc.’s service is one of many foreign websites banned on the mainland, it’s accessible using virtual private network software that mask a user’s location and Chinese propaganda organizations maintain a robust presence on the platform.The court said Luo had “confessed” to using a false identity for a post that included altered pictures in a bid to attract attention. He later deleted them after realizing they were “improper.” Human rights groups have long accused Chinese authorities of extracting forced confessions as a condition of release, even though local law excludes such evidence from trial.The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing didn’t immediately respond to a faxed request for comment Thursday.U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who sits on the Intelligence Committee, criticized the prosecution in a statement.“The Chinese Communist Party has banned Twitter, so the only people who even saw these tweets were the goons charged with monitoring Chinese citizens while they’re enjoying freedom here in the United States,” Sasse said. “This is what ruthless and paranoid totalitarianism looks like.”\--With assistance from Lin Zhu.To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Sharon Chen in Beijing at schen462@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Brendan Scott at bscott66@bloomberg.net, Chris KayFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2020 3:11 AM

Are North Korea's Vaunted Submarines Actually Any Good?

Are North Korea's Vaunted Submarines Actually Any Good?Let's take a look.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 4:20 AM

Penn State student allegedly assaulted by 4 fraternity brothers

Penn State student allegedly assaulted by 4 fraternity brothers"Obviously, the alleged incident is absolutely antithetical to our fraternity's ideals and values," Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity spokesperson said.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 11:35 PM

The brazen (and careless) Russian assassination team behind the Salisbury poisonings has been spotted in Europe, again

The brazen (and careless) Russian assassination team behind the Salisbury poisonings has been spotted in Europe, againThey keep failing to kill their targets. And they leave lots of evidence behind them.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 10:34 AM

Japan prosecutors hit back at Ghosn's '8 hours of questions' claim

Japan prosecutors hit back at Ghosn's '8 hours of questions' claimJapanese prosecutors hit back Thursday at claims made by fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn that he was interrogated for "up to eight hours per day" during questioning over financial misconduct allegations. Ghosn, who dramatically skipped bail earlier this month and fled to Lebanon, had painted a picture of harsh conditions in Japanese custody that authorities have contested. "I had spent the previous months being interrogated up to eight hours a day without any lawyers present, without an understanding of exactly what I was being accused of, without access to the evidence that justified this travesty against my human rights and dignity," he told reporters in Lebanon.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2020 3:51 AM

The outbreaks of both the Wuhan coronavirus and SARS started in Chinese wet markets. Photos show what the markets look like.

The outbreaks of both the Wuhan coronavirus and SARS started in Chinese wet markets. Photos show what the markets look like.The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak started in a Chinese wet market, where livestock and poultry are sold alongside animals like dogs, hares, and civets.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 6:58 PM

Schiff mauls Cipollone on impeachment trial's first day

Schiff mauls Cipollone on impeachment trial's first dayPresident Trump’s lawyers were caught off-guard as the lead House impeachment manager, Rep. Adam Schiff, launched into a passionate and comprehensive set of arguments about why the House impeached Trump.




POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 6:37 PM

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