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Wall Street hits new high as data boosts growth outlook

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Wall Street indexes hit new record highs on Friday after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth. ...

Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz. ...

Factbox: Dershowitz, Starr among those on Trump's impeachment defense team

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Prominent attorney Alan Dershowitz and two former independent counsels, Ken Starr and Robert Ray, will be among those defending President Donald Trump when his impeachment trial begins in the Senate in earnest on Tuesday. ...

Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

More than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in U.S.-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a headache for the leaders of Guatemala and Mexico amid fierce U.S. pressure to curb migration. ...

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier bids farewell to the catwalk

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier said on Friday a show scheduled for next week in Paris would be his last, after 50-year career on the catwalk that had earned him a reputation as the "bad boy" of the industry. ...

Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for analysis and said the first remains of victims should soon arrive back in Canada. ...

Trump taps lawyer Dershowitz, others for impeachment trial defense

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Former independent counsel Ken Starr and lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial defense team led by White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump attorney Jay Sekulow, Trump's legal team and a source said on Friday. ...

'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to combat the climate crisis. ...

U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassdor Yovanovitch was under threat - Pompeo

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. ...

U.S. housing starts at 13-year high, factory output gains

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record. ...

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