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      Impeachment an afterthought for vulnerable Democrat lawmaker
      Feb24

      Impeachment an afterthought for vulnerable Democrat lawmaker

      EAST LANSING, Mich. — A man held up a hostile poster a few rows behind Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin as she spoke. On other side of the room, allies hoisted a Slotkin-friendly banner. But what was perhaps most striking at Slotkin’s first town hall since President Donald Trump’s impeachment was a newfound and uncharacteristic sense of...

      Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has book deal
      Feb22

      Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has book deal

      NEW YORK — Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, the career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed Friday to The Associated Press that it had acquired Yovanovitch’s planned...

      Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has book deal
      Feb21

      Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch has book deal

      NEW YORK — Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, the career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed Friday to The Associated Press that it had acquired Yovanovitch’s planned...

      Report: Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy
      Feb21

      Report: Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy

      WASHINGTON — Intelligence officials say Russia is interfering with the 2020 election to try to help President Donald Trump get reelected, The New York Times reported Thursday. The Times said intelligence officials told lawmakers about the interference in a Feb. 13 closed-door briefing to the House Intelligence Committee. It said the disclosure...

      Trump ousts top defence official who certified Ukraine aid
      Feb19

      Trump ousts top defence official who certified Ukraine aid

      WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon’s top policy official who had certified last year that Ukraine had made enough anti-corruption progress to justify the Trump administration’s release of congressionally authorized aid to Kyiv in its conflict against Russian-backed separatists. John Rood resigned Wednesday,...

      Bolton to break his silence as White House wrangles over content of his book
      Feb18

      Bolton to break his silence as White House wrangles over content of his book

      President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton is due to make his first public speech since the impeachment inquiry into Trump wrapped up, even as his lawyers continue to wrangle with the White House over the contents of his highly anticipated book. Bolton, whose views of the President’s policies toward Ukraine...

      Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner probe
      Feb15

      Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner probe

      MUNICH — Diplomats from nations that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner pushed Iran’s foreign minister Saturday for more co-operation from Tehran on the investigation and other issues. Amid heightened tensions with the United States, Iran said it accidentally shot the aircraft down Jan. 8 after mistaking it for an...

      Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims
      Feb15

      Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

      MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he and his counterparts from countries that lost citizens in last month’s Ukrainian jetliner crash pressed Iran for compensation today at a meeting in Germany. The ministers met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Munich Security Conference, and...

      Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims
      Feb15

      Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

      MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he and his counterparts from countries that lost citizens in last month’s Ukrainian jetliner crash pressed Iran for compensation today at a meeting in Germany. The ministers met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Munich Security Conference, and...

      Ukraine’s president vows to end war, invites Trump to Kyiv
      Feb15

      Ukraine’s president vows to end war, invites Trump to Kyiv

      MUNICH — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy vowed Saturday to end the separatist conflict in the east of his country, where fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops has killed more than 14,000 people since 2014. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Zelenskiy said he hopes to end the conflict by the end of his...