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U.S. House panel to cast impeachment vote on Trump Friday

A U.S. House committee is scheduled to vote on charges against President Donald Trump Friday, setting up a likely showdown by the full House of Representatives next week that could make Trump the third president in U.S. history to be impeached.

Fitch downgrades Lebanon yet again 

The increasing probability of debt restructuring, political uncertainty and “de facto capital controls” led Fitch to downgrade Lebanon from CCC to CC Thursday.

Fitch downgrades Lebanon yet again 

The increasing probability of debt restructuring, political uncertainty and “de facto capital controls” led Fitch to downgrade Lebanon from CCC to CC Thursday.

Merkel faces revolt over Huawei, lawmakers seek full ban

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a potential revolt in Parliament by lawmakers seeking to override her China policy and effectively ban equipment supplier Huawei Technologies Co. from the country’s fifth-generation wireless network.

Rockets look for NBA to flip double overtime loss

The Houston Rockets lost a double-overtime thriller to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night, but the team is reportedly hoping the league will change it to a victory after the referees admitted blowing a call.

Internationals stun U.S., lead Presidents Cup

A Presidents Cup rivalry all but buried by decades of U.S. dominance flickered back to life at Royal Melbourne Thursday, as the unfancied Internationals stormed to a 4-1 lead by routing Tiger Woods in the four-balls matches.

A big year for local photography 

Photography in Lebanon has had an impressive few years, and 2019 has been a particular highlight. Now, after almost two months of protests and a deepening economic crisis, a pall of uncertainty hangs over the whole cultural scene.

A big year for local photography 

Photography in Lebanon has had an impressive few years, and 2019 has been a particular highlight. Now, after almost two months of protests and a deepening economic crisis, a pall of uncertainty hangs over the whole cultural scene.

Turkey moves to plain packaging for tobacco products

Turkey will switch to plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products from Dec. 5, the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry said Tuesday, in a move aimed at curbing tobacco sales and discouraging smokers.