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Protesters throw gasoline bombs in Hong Kong

Protests in Hong Kong again reached a crescendo very early on Sunday morning when protesters threw gas bombs at police who fired tear gas tanks in return, reports Reuters. The uprising happened near Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon District. [19659002] Concerns have rocked the former British colony for up to five months, but some believe that soldiers from the …

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Pence adviser says Trump requesting Ukraine to open Biden probe was "unusual and inappropriate"

An adviser to Vice President Mike Pence told House Chamber investigators this month that President Trump's request for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to launch an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his family "struck me as unusual and inappropriate" and "shed some light on possible other motives behind a security assistance." Tim Morrison, former Head of European Affairs …

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Investigation question: David Holmes offers new damning details about a Trump-Sondland call

David Holmes, an aide to the Kyiv-based State Department, told lawmakers leading the impeachment investigation that he heard a July conversation between President Donald Trump and European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland discussing his efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigations Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Holmes' opening statement – part of a closed-door testimony – was first obtained by CNN on …

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Czech protesters against the government mark the revolution

Image copyright EPA Captions Police say about 200,000 attended the protest while organizers put the figure close to 300,000 At least 200,000 people have protested against the Czech government in the capital, Prague. Protesters demand Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign from allegations of fraud. It is alleged that Babis used the European Union subsidies for his private companies – …

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Testimony of Jennifer Williams, assistance to Vice President Pence: NPR

Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Pence for Europe and Russia, sat for a deposition on Capitol Hill on November 7. Susan Walsh / AP hide captions switch captions Susan Walsh / AP Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Pence for Europe and Russia, sat for a deposition on Capitol Hill on November 7. Susan Walsh …

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Transcripts of Jennifer Williams and Tim Morrison are released from House Arms

Tim Morrison, a former official of the National Security Council, expressed his concern after the call to NSC's top lawyers was concerned that the call could leak. Morrison said he wanted to make sure the best lawyers, not their deputies, saw the conversation. He explained that his concern over the conversation leaked was because he "did not necessarily fully understand …

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Leaked Chinese newspapers about Muslim camps have Xi Jinping speeches

In one of the biggest leaks from the inside of China's secret government party, The New York Times revealed more than 400 documents describing China's policies in its Muslim detention camps, where it is estimated that more than 3 million people are being held. Chinese President Xi Jinping urges the party to use the "dictatorships" to implement the policy and …

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