A look at some of today’s top headlines from select sources.
The stunningly consequential accusation spelled out in the Democrats’ impeachment report represents the most sweeping effort yet to capture the span of President Donald Trump’s alleged offense and to boil it into a crisp indictment.
House Democrats on Tuesday released a 300-page report presenting what they call “overwhelming” evidence that President Donald Trump abused his official powers by pressuring Ukraine to help his reelection and then obstructed the inquiry into his actions.
Sen. Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential campaign on Tuesday, an abrupt departure for a candidate who was once seen as a leading contender for the Democratic nomination.
A mother in Kentucky has been accused of selling her baby for $2,000, police said.
Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, will take over as CEO of Alphabet in addition to his current role, as Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquish their executive roles at Google’s parent company.
US President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn’t know Britain’s Prince Andrew, despite being photographed with him on several occasions.
Huawei is facing a growing backlash in China after new details came to light in the case of a former employee who was arrested and jailed for 251 days following an unproven accusation of blackmail from the company.
After a dramatic back and forth over where the next G7 will be hosted, Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the summit will be hosted at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland.
Brad Pitt is a changed man. For one thing, he cries now.
A South African professor whose education was paid for by a stranger has started an online trend getting students to share their graduation pictures. Mamokgethi Phakeng told BBC OS how a stranger saw her results and offered to clear her university fees. She went on to graduate with her first class degree in mathematics.
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from top roles at the online giant’s parent company. They will leave their respective roles as Alphabet’s chief executive officer and president but remain on the board. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai will become Alphabet’s CEO too, a statement said.
Nato leaders are to meet outside of London for formal talks on Wednesday, as they gather to mark the military alliance’s 70th anniversary. The talks will take place at a luxury hotel near Watford and follows receptions held Tuesday at Buckingham Palace and Downing Street.
Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe died with $10m (£7.7m) cash in the bank, a legal letter from his daughter quoted by state media says. But he appears not to have left a will, according to the family’s lawyer. Mugabe, who died in September aged 95, was ousted in 2017 after 37 years in power.
Photos of a man allegedly masturbating in a car outside a high school in Tunisia have prompted an outpouring of stories by women about the sexual abuse and harassment they have experienced. They are being shared under the hashtag #EnaZeda, which means “MeToo” in Tunisian Arabic.
Rain-triggered disasters, including flash floods and landslides, have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa in recent weeks, with about half of the deaths occurring in Kenya. Homes have been demolished, crops destroyed and roads swept away, hampering relief efforts in far-flung areas.
Civilization’s carbon emissions – like Earth’s temperature, sea level, and the rate of ice sheet melting in Greenland – are still going up. Researchers at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO) in Oslo, Norway spend each year tediously compiling the amount of heat-trapping greenhouse gases humanity expels into the planet’s atmosphere.
While testifying in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Elon Musk had to square off against one of his worst enemies: bureaucracy. The Tesla CEO was subject to the sloth of the justice system as he answered painstaking questions from the prosecution and waited through legal challenges and process scuffles while testifying in a defamation lawsuit against him.
For anyone whose job is to keep a straight face around Donald Trump, dozens of private conversations such as these must happen every week, and in much stronger language. But to catch world leaders apparently sharing a laugh over the president’s foibles is rare.
Samsung is working on a new foldable phone, to be released in February, and this one won’t break the bank. This is according to a report by The Korea Herald , which cites industry sources.
This holiday season, let’s all take a moment and remember the poor, poor Facebook employees. It’s not easy, after all, working for a company that’s widely blamed for everything from poisoning political discourse to enabling the spread of hate speech that fanned the flames of genocide.