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Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

World / Politics Feb 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

Once dismissed by many as a fringe candidate with wacky socialist ideas, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned to the brink of the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and has now set his sights on the White House once again. Vermont's Sanders, 77, announced on Tuesday ...

Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week

World Feb 19, 2019

Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week

Israel will launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organizers said Monday. The 585-kg Beresheet (Genesis) spacecraft is to lift off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday. Israel Aerospace ...

Trump tells Venezuelan military to back Guaido or 'lose everything'

World / Politics Feb 19, 2019

Trump tells Venezuelan military to back Guaido or 'lose everything'

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid. Bringing in humanitarian aid is crucial to ...

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