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Power outage: How did global leadership change in 2019?

US President Donald Trump faces a Senate trial over whether to remove him from office in January. But impeachment is not the only way to remove a leader. Here's a look at political shake-ups around the world, where both legal and extralegal means to bring about regime change have made headlines.

Brexit

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

Britain's election campaign has delivered funny, strange and surreal moments, from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit-branded boxing to a stranded train full of journalists on their way to a speech about rail investment. As voters head to the polls, here are some the highlights from six weeks of cross-country campaigning.

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Environment

Geo answer: Carn Menyn

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name a spot in Wales where the massive "bluestones" that were used to build Stonehenge are believed to have originated. The answer is Carn Menyn, a grouping of craggy rocks in the Preseli Hills of Wales. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Timothy Darvill, an archaeologist who began a new excavation at the Stonehenge site.

Friday round-up

Anchor Lisa Mullins has a quick round-up of quirky news stories from around the globe.

Environment

Extra-terrestrial life

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with University of East Anglia professor Andrew Watson about his recent paper on the likelihood of finding intelligent life on another planet; his mathematical model says: not very likely.

Fortune tellers protest

Anchor Marco Werman has details on a protest in London today by psychics and fortune tellers: they're unhappy about a new law imposing consumer protection rules on the "medium" industry.

Arts, Culture & Media

The real James Bond?

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Iain Dalzel-Job whose father, Patrick Dalzel-Job, has long been thought to be the real-life model for Ian Fleming's James Bond, and the release of Dalzel-Job's war records seem to provide some support for that.

Environment

Bee trouble in Britain

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Tim Lovett of the British Beekeeping Association about the danger that honey bee populations might collapse in Britain; the same problem wiped out millions of bees in the United States last year.