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This could be the defining moment of America’s entire impeachment drama

This could be the defining moment of America’s entire impeachment drama

This story was originally published in the November 20 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. Picture the scene. The terrace of a swank Kiev restaurant. The US ambassador to the EU, rich Republican donor Gordon Sondland, selects…MORE

UK Conservatives criticized for ‘misleading’ Twitter change

UK Conservatives criticized for ‘misleading’ Twitter change

Twitter issued a warning after Britain’s Conservative Party came under fire for rebranding one of its official Twitter accounts “factcheckUK” during a debate between its leader, Boris Johnson, and the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday. The change during a pivotal election debate drew immediate condemnation not just from users but also from organizations on…MORE

Koala-sniffing dogs are on a mission to save animals from Australia’s bushfires

Koala-sniffing dogs are on a mission to save animals from Australia’s bushfires

Dogs who have been trained to find and save koalas in the wild are helping to rescue the animals in Australia’s devastating bushfires. Bear, a border collie-koolie cross, is a detection dog who sniffs out live koalas during search and rescue operations in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region, according to the International Fund for…MORE

Neptune’s moons perform a strange orbit dance around each other

Neptune’s moons perform a strange orbit dance around each other

Two of Neptune’s innermost moons perform a strange dance to avoid each other that is weird and completely unique compared to all known orbits, according to new research. Naiad and Thalassa, both tiny Tic Tac-shaped moons around Neptune, are only about 1,150 miles apart. While Naiad completes an orbit around Neptune every seven hours, Thalassa…MORE

Why would Trump reverse US policy on Israeli settlements? Good question.

Why would Trump reverse US policy on Israeli settlements? Good question.

This was originally published as the November 19 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. Does it deliver a hefty domestic political payoff, reverse an Obama administration position, upturn international law and irritate the European Union? If so,…MORE

Better late than never — Trump’s latest gift to Netanyahu

Better late than never — Trump’s latest gift to Netanyahu

The Trump administration’s reversal of decades of US foreign policy on Israeli settlements in the West Bank has been in the works for a year, says a US official, but the timing couldn’t have been better for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu has banked on his relationship with the US President to carry him to…MORE

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