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New Ukrainian leader dissolves parliament after being sworn in

World / Politics May 20, 2019

New Ukrainian leader dissolves parliament after being sworn in

Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, which he has branded as a group only interested in self-enrichment. Even before he ...

National May 19, 2019

Japanese mountaineer dies climbing Kamen volcano in Russia

A Japanese mountaineer died after falling from a dormant volcano on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Friday, local authorities said. Minoru Sawada, whose office is in Kawasaki, was confirmed dead Saturday after suffering a fall on Kamen, the peninsula's second-highest volcano, his friend told Kyodo News. Two ...

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

World / Politics May 19, 2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior. Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election reveals that Trump ...

In William Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

World / Politics May 18, 2019

In William Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

U.S. President Donald Trump could only be delighted to have his attorney general in El Salvador, dealing with his biggest issue: illegal immigration. Yet Barr did even better for his boss. In interviews from the Central American country, he's been offering cryptic comments suggesting ...