UK unveils immigration overhaul for 2021 focused…

Britain has announced new post-Brexit immigration rules that will make it tougher for European Union citizens, but easier for people from many other nations, to move to the U.K. starting next year

Stars arrive for the 40th Brit awards

Britian's top singers and songwriters hit the red carpet for the 2020 BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday (February 18) along with international nominees including Lizzo and Billie Eilish.

Julian Assange Is Doing Better: Rep

A month and a half after Julian Assange said he was "slowly dying" inside a London prison, the WikiLeaks founder's spokesperson says Assange is doing better. He's been moved from solitary confinement, the rep says, per Reuters : "I saw him about 10 days ago—he has improved thanks to the...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Wins Reelection

Ghani secured a little more than 50% of the votes, which was just enough to avoid another round of voting.

Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American…

Asian-American businesses in major U.S. cities are seeing a remarkable decline in customers amid fears about the viral outbreak that originated in China

Trump cuts prison sentence for Blagojevich…

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had commuted the sentence of 63-year-old Rod Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois convicted of corruption for trying to sell former President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat. Colette Luke has more.

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For More Than a Year, This 'Ghost Ship' Traveled…

A "ghost ship" has finally struck land after more than a year traveling the world, from the Americas to Africa and Europe, without a crew. The MV Alta cargo vessel disabled some 1,380 miles southeast of Bermuda while traveling from Greece to Haiti in September 2018. The crew of...

Israeli Court Sets Date For Netanyahu's…

The district court in Jerusalem said Tuesday Netanyahu's trial will begin on March 17 — just two weeks after Israel's national elections.

Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South…

Officials say the worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan

Dow, S&P 500 hurt by Apple warning

Investors pushed the Dow and S&P 500 lower after Apple warned sales will underwhelm due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on store traffic and production in China. Conway G. Gittens has the daily market round-up.

The Royal Hits Just Keep Coming

The Earl and Countess of Snowdon are splitting up after 26 years of marriage. Queen Elizabeth II's nephew, David Armstrong-Jones, and his wife, Serena, are the second royal couple to announce their divorce within a week, following the Queen's eldest grandson and his Canadian wife. The earl and countess "amicably...

Boris Johnson Aide Resigns Over Controversial…

Not long after Andrew Sabisky was appointed, critics pointed to multiple online comments he made and called for his removal.

Stresses multiply for many US clergy: 'We need…

These are daunting times for U.S. clergy of many faiths as the age-old challenges of their ministries are compounded by newly evolving stresses

Convicted Trump ally Stone loses bid to delay…

A federal judge denied a bid by longtime Donald Trump friend Roger Stone to delay his sentencing, as Trump claimed again the political operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" was being treated "very unfairly." This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Coronavirus Kills Hospital Director

A hospital director on the front line of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak in China has become one of its latest victims. Chinese authorities say 51-year-old neurosurgeon Liu Zhiming, director of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan died Tuesday morning, the New York Times reports. He was one of the...

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Iran's President Says Talks Are Possible If U.S…

Rouhani said the U.S. can "sit at the negotiating table ... like before" once it lifts sanctions and resumes commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.

Russia to ban entry of Chinese nationals to halt…

Russia says it will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country amid the outbreak of the new virus centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people

Diamond Princess 'incubator for infection': Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a discussion on global health threats at the Council on Foreign Relations on Tuesday that the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan could reveal potential "modalities of transmission."

Inside the Final Hours of Caroline Flack's Life

British TV presenter Caroline Flack was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday afternoon. Hours prior, around 10:30pm on Valentine's Day, someone called emergency services from Flack's home and an ambulance responded, the Sun reports. Paramedics assessed Flack, but did not take her to the hospital, a London Ambulance...

Separating Fact From Fiction About The…

As the coronavirus continues to spread, so does a wealth of misinformation about it, including conspiracy theories and fake cures.

Lewis Capaldi, Dave win at politically tinged…

Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and soulful London rapper Dave have taken top prizes at the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards

Dr. Fauci calls Diamond Princess infection…

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said at the Council on Foreign Relations on Tuesday that the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan could reveal potential "modalities of transmission." Gavino Garay reports.

Tom Cotton's Virus Theory Doesn't Go Over Well

Sen. Tom Cotton over the weekend again floated a controversial theory about how the coronavirus came to be. On Fox , the Arkansas Republican suggested the outbreak is linked to a Chinese biochemical lab in the city of Wuhan. “We don’t have evidence that this disease originated there,” said Cotton, “but...

China May Postpone Annual Legislative Meeting…

The Two Sessions brings thousands of delegates to Beijing for 10 days. But Chinese officials say they may do better to focus on the outbreak instead.

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Russia and Turkey agree on more talks on Syria…

A spokesman for Turkey's president says talks in Moscow between Russia and Turkey on reducing tensions  in northwestern Syria did not yield a “satisfactory result” for Ankara

Don't buy Apple on this dip: trader

Apple is overvalued, says Tactical Income’s Jeff Tomasulo. He says wait for a correction before buying the shares.

US Evacuates Americans From Ship, But Some Aren't…

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US almost doubled overnight with the arrival of two planes carrying American citizens evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan. Officials say they were notified during the evacuation process that 14 of the passengers had tested positive for COVID-19, reports CNBC . The...