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    VOA news 2019-07-07

    This is VOA news. I'm Jim Bertel. Emergency workers in Ridgecrest, California, are assessing damage after a second major earthquake struck on Friday night. No deaths or major injuries have been reported from it or Thursday's earthquake. But as VOA's Michael O'Sullivan reports, Friday's ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-07

    BBC News with Debbie Russ. Emergency officials in southern California are warning more potential dangerous aftershocks following the biggest earthquake in the U.S state for 20 years. The 7.1 magnitude quake caused significant damage although major cities were not significantly affected. ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-06

    BBC news with Maria Marshal. President Trump has threatened to issue an executive order to get the controversial question about citizenship into the 2020 census . Supreme Court has ruled against including the question. Government’s lawyers are looking for new legal grounds for including it...

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    VOA news 2019-07-06

    This is VOA news. I'm Jim Bertel. The Trump administration is still looking for a legal way around Supreme Court decision blocking the inclusion of a citizenship question on next year's census. AP's Mark Sherman has more. There has been a dizzying series of events and the latest is t...

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    VOA news 2019-07-05

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The United States today marks its birth as a nation. President Trump has added a new feature such as a show of military equipment and a presidential speech at the Lincoln Memorial. He is billing it as a salute to America and "the show of a lifetime....

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    BBC news 2019-07-05

    BBC news. Iran has summoned Britain's ambassador following the seizure of an oil tanker by British marine in the straits of Gibraltar. Tehran says the vessel is Iranian, and the seizure an act of piracy. It was suspected trying to deliver Iranian oil to Syrian in breach of EU's sanctions. ...

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    BBC news 2019-07-04

    BBC news with Maria Marshall. The United Nation says there should be an independent investigation into an air strike that killed at least 44 people in a migrant detention center near the Libyan capital Tripoli. The secretary general António Guterres said he was outraged by the attack, whic...

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    VOA news 2019-07-04

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The United Nations says at least 44 people were killed and more than 130 wounded in the airstrike late Tuesday that hit a migrant detention camp outside the Libyan capital. VOA's Heather Murdock is there. Here is what she found. The main detentio...

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    VOA news 2019-07-03

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol is condemning offensive posts on a secret Facebook group for agents. AP Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Some were sexually explicit posts about Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is amo...

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    BBC news 2019-07-03

    BBC news with David Auston. E.U. heads of government have agreed on their choices for the bloc's most senior jobs, with Germany's defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, being proposed to replace Jean-Claude Junker as head of the European Commission. Belgium's Prime Minister, Charles Miche...