Here are today’s biggest headlines from select sources.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi again said President Trump is not “above the law” and promised to hold him accountable while speaking to reporters following her morning caucus meeting.
President Donald Trump was incredulous Tuesday as he sat in Trump Tower and watched House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announce she was launching a formal impeachment inquiry against him, sources familiar with the moment say. Sitting in the same building where he launched his long shot presidential campaign four years ago, Trump said he couldn’t believe it, he later told people.
Parliament resumes: Members of Parliament will return to the House of Commons after Tuesday’s landmark ruling which saw UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament declared unlawful by the Supreme Court. Contentious decision: Johnson had prorogued parliament until mid-October, with critics accusing him of trying to shut down efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit.
A new report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change details the changes humans have caused in Earth’s oceans and frozen regions. It warns that without rapid cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, the impacts will grow more severe.
Archie meets the Archbishop: Harry and Meghan bring baby Archie to meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu in South Africa on Wednesday. Royal split: The tour program then splits, with Harry departing for a working visit to Botswana. Over the coming days, he will also travel to Angola and Malawi.
Uber is blowing through billions of dollars, but CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is undeterred.
Eleven members of the same Chinese family allegedly staged 23 phoney marriages within two weeks — all to access free housing.
An unusual object detected streaking across the sky last month was a comet that originated outside our solar system, observations have confirmed, becoming only the second observed interstellar object to cross into our solar system.
Editor’s Note – CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) – Six thousand years before Christ turned water into wine, the ancestors of modern-day Georgia were turning grapes into it.
Chinese smartphone maker Transsion, which is dominating Africa with its Tecno brand, has raised nearly $400 million in an IPO on China’s hot new tech-focused stock market.
The White House released a summary of President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday, but had yet to release a copy of the whistleblower complaint that set the ordeal in motion. The release comes three days after Trump confirmed his political opponent Joe Biden was a subject of the conversation with Zelensky.
Sept 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched an official impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump after he encouraged a foreign leader to conduct a probe that could damage a political rival. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, announced the investigation at a news conference, declaring “no one is above the law.”
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani had yet another wild night on TV, screaming insults at a fellow guest on Fox News, spinning conspiracy theories about former Vice President Joe Biden and claiming the State Department initiated his contacts with Ukraine on behalf of President Donald Trump.
Stephen Colbert broke the news to his “Late Show” audience: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Audience members broke out into an extended ovation, then rose to their feet, cheering for 40 seconds: TONIGHT: Is this the thing?!
Keep it coy, Keanu. Keanu Reeves was asked Tuesday about the soon-to-film ” Matrix 4″ and he tried hard to deflect questions from Nischelle Turner of “Entertainment Tonight.” But he did let one tidbit slip. He has read the script and … “It’s very ambitious,” he said, as shown in the interview above.
Greta Thunberg spent Monday trying to get world leaders to do something about climate change. On Tuesday, she proved also knows a lot about shade ― specifically the Twitter kind. The Swedish teen activist gave a powerful speech on Monday at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, accusing world leaders of turning a blind eye to global climate problems in exchange for profits and temporary economic growth.
‘Storm Area 51’ The meme came to life and it was actually kind of beautiful by Morgan Sung ‘Storm Area 51’ The meme came to life and it was actually kind of beautiful by Morgan Sung The first thing I saw when I unzipped my tent on Friday morning at Alienstock was a woman sitting in the driver’s seat of her Subaru, door open, staring at our campsite as if she’d been waiting for me and my videographer, Liz, to wake up.
The word “impeachment” has been bandied around quite a bit over the past two years, but now it looks like it may actually be happening. On Tuesday, in response to Trump’s ongoing Ukraine scandal, Nancy Pelosi announced that an impeachment inquiry would be launched by the Democrats – prompting a flurry of jokes and impersonations from various late night hosts.
Facebook announced it’s letting politicians say the kind of stuff that normal users can’t – just in time for the heated 2020 presidential race. Starting today, Facebook view all speech from politicians as “newsworthy content” meaning it will be exempt from the platform’s community standards .
On Tuesday, Warner Bros. released a statement regarding the controversy surrounding Joker. In theaters next weekend, the Joaquin Phoenix-led project chronicles the origin of the Joker in a way that – according to some critics – paints the Gotham villain as a sympathetic outcast rather than a mass murderer.
We shouldn’t still be having this conversation, but here we are. On Monday, Microsoft warned users of its once beloved Internet Explorer that a critical vulnerability in the browser allows malicious actors to hijack the computers of those running the outdated program. In other words, if you still use Internet Explorer, you should really stop.