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      Trump aide said Ukraine behind Democratic party hack: Documents
      Nov03

      Trump aide said Ukraine behind Democratic party hack: Documents

      WASHINGTON: Documents released by the US Department of Justice on Saturday indicated that a top advisor to then-candidate Donald Trump (pix) said as early as the summer of 2016 that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind a hack of Democratic party emails.Trump and his surrogates have suggested that Kiev hacked Democratic National Committee servers and...

      Trump’s 2020 reelection fight set to be most perilous in decades
      Oct30

      Trump’s 2020 reelection fight set to be most perilous in decades

      WASHINGTON: Elections are often described as a horse race but when Donald Trump seeks his second term in 12 months, it’s going to look more like a monster car demolition derby.One of the most divisive presidents in US history, fighting impeachment in a Congress paralysed by partisanship, will go before an electorate split down the middle on...

      Democrats set Thursday vote on US House path in Trump impeachment probe
      Oct29

      Democrats set Thursday vote on US House path in Trump impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON: Democrats in Congress, answering Republican complaints that their impeachment investigation of US President Donald Trump is being conducted in secret, plan a vote on Thursday on a format for going public with their inquiry, marking a significant new stage in the probe.Trump and his fellow Republicans have for weeks branded as...

      Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition, delay testimony
      Oct24

      Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition, delay testimony

      WASHINGTON: US congressional Republicans furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process stormed a closed-door witness deposition Wednesday and refused to leave for several hours, escalating a showdown over the investigation of the president.More than two dozen lawmakers barged into a secure US Capitol meeting room known as a...

      Grenade blast in Kiev kills two: Police
      Oct23

      Grenade blast in Kiev kills two: Police

      KIEV: Two men were killed in an apparent hand grenade explosion in downtown Kiev, Ukrainian police said on Wednesday.The blast that left two men dead and also one woman injured happened late Tuesday at the entrance to an office building in the centre of the capital, police said.Kiev police spokeswoman Oksana Blyshchyk told AFP that one of the...

      Diplomat’s testimony supercharges Trump impeachment probe
      Oct23

      Diplomat’s testimony supercharges Trump impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON: The top US diplomat in Ukraine poured fuel on Donald Trump’s impeachment probe Tuesday with a detailed account of how the president pushed Kiev to discredit one of his main political rivals, withholding US military aid to exert pressure.Democrats said the congressional testimony by Bill Taylor was a stunning confirmation of...

      Trump exhorts Republicans to ‘get tougher’ against impeachment inquiry
      Oct22

      Trump exhorts Republicans to ‘get tougher’ against impeachment inquiry

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Monday exhorted fellow Republicans to get tougher and fight for his presidency, saying the Democratic-led US House of Representatives wants to impeach him “as quick as possible” over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival.Trump made his comments during a White House Cabinet meeting as Democrats sought...

      Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida golf resort
      Oct20

      Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida golf resort

      WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.In a series of tweets, Trump said he would drop the plan announced Thursday by...

      US Democrats present united front in defending impeachment inquiry
      Oct16

      US Democrats present united front in defending impeachment inquiry

      WESTERVILLE: Democratic presidential contenders defended the congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump during a debate on Tuesday, saying Trump needed to be held accountable for his actions and for stonewalling Congress on its probe.The Democratic-led probe focuses on Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate his...

      From Minnesota to Michigan, Trump aims to turn scandal into reelection fuel
      Oct12

      From Minnesota to Michigan, Trump aims to turn scandal into reelection fuel

      LAKE CHARLES, United States: As impeachment pressure mounted on Donald Trump (pix), the president left Washington for the second day in a row Friday to rally hardcore supporters in a bid to turn the scandal into fuel for his 2020 reelection.Framing himself as the victim of a plot between “corrupt Democrat politicians” and the “fake news media“,...