The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for January She is hoping to put an end to the government shutdown that has lasted for a few weeks.
President Trump has vowed to keep the shutdown running for as long as it takes to gain funding for the wall. On January 4, three people died and another four were wounded after a gunman began shooting at a bowling alley in Southern California. No arrests have been made, as police are still investigating possible suspects.
On January 10, the CDC announced that up to 84, people have been hospitalized for the flu in the past three months. There were overhospitalizations and 80, deaths during the flu season, the highest the CDC has seen in a decade. Over 6 million people total have contracted the flu over the last few months. These men will be freed 70 years after they were wrongly convicted of rape.
On January 14, more than 32, teachers began their strike, leavingstudents without class. The strike comes after negotiations between the union and the school district went nowhere. The march was highly focused on the election, and making sure everyone qualified has the right to vote. He killed five people senselessly. The year-old suspect has been arrested, and so far no motive has been discovered. On January 24, the Senate rejected two bills that could have ended the day strike.
This shutdown is the longest in US history, and there was no end in sight; however, on January 25 President Trump signed a deal to end the shutdown until February The deal does not include funding for his border wall. On January 27, a suspect was arrested after police believe he had killed five people. The suspect is accused of killing his girlfriend, her brother and father, and his parents. Updated January 6, Infoplease Staff.
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President Donald Trump answering questions from reporters on October 9,including the pending impeachment inquiry. Trump was impeached : In August, an anonymous whistleblower in the Trump administration first revealed a July phone conversation in which President Trump urged Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, to investigate alleged corruption on the part of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who sat on the board of the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
As Joe Biden was a leading Democratic presidential candidate forCongressional Democrats claimed Trump broke the law by soliciting help from a foreign government in digging up dirt on his political rival.
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After a Senate trial in JanuaryTrump was acquitted of both charges on February 5, Japan's Emperor Akihito, with Empress Michiko, visiting central Japan while partaking in a series of rituals ahead of his abdication in April A rare public speech in by the popular monarch was widely seen as an appeal to Japanese lawmakers to change the law to allow him to step aside; they did so last year.
The U. As head of the Conservative Party, May survived no-confidence votes from her party and Parliament by earlybut resigned after failing three times to get a Brexit agreement passed. Boris Johnson, the controversial former mayor of London, succeeded May as Conservative leader and prime minister in July.
Large crowds of protesters gathered in central Hong Kong on June 12, as the city braced for another mass rally in a show of strength against the government over a divisive plan to allow extraditions to China. Hong Kong protests: Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong began in June, when more than 1 million people marched to protest a bill that would allow the extradition of people to mainland China to stand trial.
Hong Kong, a British colony untilallows more autonomy to its citizens than mainland China, and protesters feared the bill could undermine this independence and endanger journalists and political activists. Though the bill was withdrawn in September, the unrest continued, including increasingly violent clashes between protesters and police. Actress Felicity Huffman surrounded by reporters as she leaves a Boston courthouse on April 3, following the college admissions scandal.
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A subsequent investigation found no evidence that the fire was a deliberate act and suggested that it may have been the result of ongoing renovation work at the cathedral. While President Emmanuel Macron initially called for Notre-Dame to be rebuilt within five years, experts say its reconstruction could take decades.
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