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Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Putin on brink: Why shock resignations confirm huge threat to Russian President

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:49 AM PST



VLADIMIR PUTIN revealed yesterday that he intends to completely reshape Russian politics with a series of changes that could drastically change the constitution in Moscow. With analysts seeing this as a move to consolidate power, it appears that the Kremlin's chief is also hoping to quash growing opposition in the country before his control is seriously undermined.

WW3 fears: Rockets fired from Gaza at Israel - Is the world on brink of war?

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:46 AM PST



ROCKETS were fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, but in a time of heightened tension, is the world on brink of war?

Trump impeachment: Was someone tracking the US ambassador in Kiev? Shock claim

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:54 AM PST



DONALD TRUMP impeachment proceedings may now progress to their next stage, as the House of Representatives has voted to send impeachment "articles" to the Senate, setting the stage for a trial. Members of the House have also vowed to investigate claims the former US ambassador to Ukraine was under "surveillance".

EU budget row: ‘No money!’ Von der Leyen savaged by own MEPs over €1trillion pledge

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:10 AM PST



THE European Union and Ursula von Der Leyen have come under fire over proposals for a €1trillion, 10-year European Green Deal Investment Plan, with furious member states questioning where the huge amount of money would be generated from.

Coronavirus outbreak: US issues TRAVEL ALERT following spread of deadly virus

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 12:25 AM PST



A TRAVEL alert has been issued by the US State Department following the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

EU fury: Commissioner launches scathing attack on Putin’s historical ‘memory’ over WW2

Posted: 15 Jan 2020 10:11 PM PST



VLADIMIR PUTIN was accused by the European Commission of "distorting historical facts", as it backed Poland in its heated dispute with Russia over Stalin's invasion of Eastern Poland in 1939.

Shark horror: Tourist left with brutal gaping gash on leg after beach swimming attack

Posted: 15 Jan 2020 10:11 PM PST



A TOURIST was brutally attacked by a shark when they were swimming a British tourist hotspot in Thailand.

Democrats on the brink: Civil war beckons in fierce clash between Warren and Sanders

Posted: 15 Jan 2020 08:34 PM PST



THE simmering feud between Democrat colleagues Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders broke out into open warfare, after the two Senators clashed at the end of Tuesday's debate in Iowa.

Flu epidemic fears grow as deadly coronavirus spreads from China to Japan

Posted: 15 Jan 2020 08:12 PM PST



JAPANESE officials have confirmed the first case of the deadly coronavirus in the country as fears of an epidemic grow across the globe.

Space horror: Female astronauts panic as helmet 'comes loose' on groundbreaking mission

Posted: 15 Jan 2020 06:00 PM PST



NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch both ventured out of the International Space Station on Wednesday shortly before 7 am , for the first spacewalk of 2020, before their mission abruptly ended at 2.04 pm.