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      Trump missed having Putin at Canada’s 2018 G7 leaders’ summit dinner, recalls sherpa
      Jan18

      Trump missed having Putin at Canada’s 2018 G7 leaders’ summit dinner, recalls sherpa

      OTTAWA — During his only supper on Canadian soil, Donald Trump told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and their fellow G7 leaders that their table was incomplete. Come 2020, the American president promised to fix that by inviting Russia’s Vladimir Putin to his G7 dinner. It was June 2018, four years since Russia had been expelled from what was...

      Deceptions in the time of the ‘alternative facts’ president
      Jan17

      Deceptions in the time of the ‘alternative facts’ president

      WASHINGTON — Truth caught up with Donald Trump after years of giving chase. The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation. In service of his ego, his nature and his...

      EXPLAINER: What’s next after House impeachment vote
      Jan15

      EXPLAINER: What’s next after House impeachment vote

      WASHINGTON — Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump for the second time, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must figure out the best strategy for arguing the case before the Senate. Senate rules say the trial must start soon after the chamber receives the article of impeachment, which charges “incitement of insurrection” after an angry mob of...

      Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia
      Jan14

      Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia

      MOSCOW — Europe’s top human rights court agreed Thursday to look into Ukraine’s complaint against alleged human rights violations in the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights, or ECHR, concluded that Ukraine’s case against Russia is backed by sufficient evidence and admissible for...

      McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial
      Jan14

      McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial

      WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out Wednesday that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial. Minutes after the House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, McConnell said in a letter to his GOP colleagues that...

      EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold
      Jan13

      EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold

      WASHINGTON — The House is expected to impeach President Donald Trump for his encouragement of supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, a vote that would make him the first American president to be impeached twice. While the previous three impeachments — those of Presidents Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Trump — took months before a final vote,...

      EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold
      Jan13

      EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold

      WASHINGTON — The House is expected to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his encouragement of supporters who violently stormed the U.S. Capitol, a vote that would make him the first American president to be impeached twice. While the previous three impeachments — those of Presidents Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Trump — took...

      US imposes new Ukraine sanctions over election interference
      Jan11

      US imposes new Ukraine sanctions over election interference

      WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday sanctioned more than a half-dozen associates of a Ukrainian lawmaker accused by U.S. officials of interfering in the 2020 presidential election by releasing edited audio recordings of President-elect Joe Biden. The Treasury Department already had imposed sanctions on Andrii Derkach, whom U.S....

      The Latest: Virus infections top 90 million confirmed cases
      Jan11

      The Latest: Virus infections top 90 million confirmed cases

      BALTIMORE — Coronavirus infections have now surpassed 90 million confirmed cases around the world, as more countries braced for wider spread of more virulent strains of a disease that has now killed nearly 2 million worldwide. The number of infections worldwide has doubled in just 10 weeks, according to a tally by John Hopkins University on...

      The Latest: Seattle probes officers about Washington rally
      Jan09

      The Latest: Seattle probes officers about Washington rally

      WASHINGTON — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Seattle’s police chief says two city officers were apparently in Washington, D.C., Wednesday when a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol and that an...