Category Archives: CNN – World News

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

A key witness could gut Trump’s entire impeachment defense this week

A key witness could gut Trump’s entire impeachment defense this week

This was originally published as the November 18 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. The facts just keep getting worse for President Donald Trump — and a key witness could gut his entire impeachment defense this week.…MORE

Saturn’s moon Titan is largely covered in organic material, new evidence shows

Saturn’s moon Titan is largely covered in organic material, new evidence shows

Before NASA’s Cassini mission ended its study of Saturn in 2017, it also flew by Saturn’s moon, Titan. The data provided by the Hyugens probe, which was part of the mission, suggested that Titan was the perfect candidate for further exploration. And now, that data has helped scientists put together the first global geological map…MORE

The Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend

The Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend

In the early morning hours on Monday, the Leonid meteor shower will send shooting stars across the sky. Look up on Saturday and Sunday night as well to spot bright meteors with trains streaming behind them. But the meteors may be harder to see because of the bright moon in the Waning Gibbous phase just…MORE

What next for Bolivia?

What next for Bolivia?

A simple haircut can make Alfredo Mamani feel like things are getting back to normal. The school teacher is glad to get a trim after three tense weeks in Bolivia that have upturned its government. Last month, a disputed presidential election led to nationwide strikes paralyzed this South American nation. The strike ended this week,…MORE

Why can’t Mexico control the cartels? Some blame America

Why can’t Mexico control the cartels? Some blame America

It was just small talk. A quick conversation about weather, traffic and pollution. I was, after all, in Mexico City, a metropolis of more than 20 million with more than its share of big city problems. But as soon as the cab driver realized his customer was a journalist, and a fellow Mexican living in…MORE

Blogs

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

Kane Brown celebrated the arrival of his first child last week. Announcing the milestone via his Instagram, Kane first posted the news of daughter Kingsley Rose Brown’s arrival on Wednesday, before posting news of an additional surprise song release! “I wrote this song when I found out we were officially going to become parents. I meant…

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton dropped a new video for their duet, “Dive Bar.” The new clip features Garth, Blake and the G-man’s band swimming with the sharks in a “dive” bar. “We don’t do a lot [of videos],” said Garth. “Unless it’s something, pretty much, that brings another whole dimension to the song, we’re…

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

CandyStore.com has put out a list of the most popular candy in EVERY state! Skittles just edged out Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for winning the most states! But seriously, what are you thinking North Dakota, Iowa, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico???   Check out what all the states are buying here: Most Popular Halloween Candy…