Blood still stained the asphalt Wednesday morning as the streets of Beirut teemed with rescuers and bystanders a day after a massive explosion killed at least 100 and injured 4,000 people in Lebanon's capital.
Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Ukraine cautiously promised Wednesday to report any interference in the US election, an issue that triggered the president's impeachment. Keith Dayton, a respected retired army lieutenant general, was tapped to be the first US ambassador to Ukraine since Marie Yovanovitch, whom Trump abruptly removed in May 2019. Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Dayton was pressed by the top Democrat, Robert Menendez, on whether he would report any attempts to use Ukraine to sway the US election in November.
Democrats have pushed to continue the benefits until January, while Trump tweeted his support for temporarily extending it.
State lawmakers have approved a bill to automatically send mail-in ballots to voters.
The company made the statement following a conversation between is CEO Satya Nadella and U.S. President Donald Trump. It said it would ensure that all private data of TikTok's American users is transferred to and remains in the United States.