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Sondland's testimony raises questions about Pence's denials of Ukraine

And it expands the network of possible officials involved in the system. The vice president's office quickly denied the two men who ever discussed the subject. But as he draws Pence to the center of the investigation, Sondland's testimony raises more questions for a vice president whose main character is loyalty to Trump. Pence's role had already been scrutinized after …

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Iraqi father mourns son killed in protests: NPR

Khazaal Salih mourns his son, Abbas Salih, a doctor who was shot and killed while treating a wounded protest in Baghdad. "By God, my son did nothing wrong," says Salih. Jane Arraf / NPR hide caption switch captions Jane Arraf / NPR Khazaal Salih mourns his son, Abbas Salih, a doctor who was shot and killed while treating a wounded …

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Bolivia crisis: Death rate increases as security forces consider protesters near La Paz

At least 26 people have reportedly been killed in political unrest caused by a disputed presidential election on October 20. In addition to the three deaths on Tuesday, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission said on Saturday that 23 people had been killed since protests began. The demonstrations erupted after reports of irregularities in the elections during the election, throwing the …

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Malta businessman arrested on yacht in connection with killing journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

A prominent Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his yacht early Wednesday as a "person of interest" in the homicide bombing murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. Yorgen Fenech, a leading hotel owner and manager of Maltese power companies, was eavesdropped on a course out of the country and forced back to port. MALTA OFFERS ANYONE TO SUSPECTED MEMBER IN …

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Former UK Consulate Staffer in Hong Kong says he was tortured in China: NPR

Simon Cheng, pictured in this poster, disappeared on August 9 after visiting China's city of Shenzhen. Hong Kong's citizen and former employee of the British Consulate says he was tortured while being held by Chinese police. Willy Kurniawan / Reuters hide captions switch captions Willy Kurniawan / Reuters Simon Cheng, pictured in this poster, disappeared on August 9 after visiting …

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Russia's Putin says shale oil technologies are "barbaric"

Russian President Vladimir Putin Speaks Under Russia's Call! VTB Capital Investment Forum on November 20, 2019 in Moscow, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized sharp nations like the United States for ignoring the environmental impact of shale oil and gas production, and describes it as a "barbaric" process that the …

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A prisoner ran an online fraud from prison and received $ 1 million, authorities say

Hope Olusegun Aroke was convicted of fraud four years ago and held in a maximum security prison in Lagos following his conviction, according to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. While in prison, he worked with employees to commit fraud targeting victims in various countries, the commission said in a statement Tuesday. During that time, he was taken to the …

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