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Trump Faces Contempt Hearing For Comments On Witnesses

Donald Trump faces a contempt of court hearing on Tuesday as part of his historic criminal trial, with New York prosecutors insisting the former president repeatedly violated the gag order issued to prevent him from intimidating witnesses.

Taiwan Hit By Dozens Of Strong Aftershocks From Deadly Quake

Taiwan was shaken by dozens of earthquakes overnight and into Tuesday that left buildings swaying, with the government saying they were aftershocks from a huge deadly quake that hit the island more than two weeks ago. The strongest, which the US Geological Survey measured at magnitude 6.1, hit around 2:30 am (1830 GMT) followed minutes later by a 6.0 tremor.

TV Tower In Kharkiv Struck As Russia Says Captured Village

A major television tower was toppled in Ukraine's war-battered city of Kharkiv on Monday after bombardments from Russia forces, as the country's head of military intelligence warned the situation on the front lines would likely deteriorate in coming weeks.