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      Ex-NSC official agrees Sondland was a ‘problem’ and operated in irregular foreign policy channels
      Nov17

      Ex-NSC official agrees Sondland was a ‘problem’ and operated in irregular foreign policy channels

      In newly released testimony, two aides described their concerns as they listened to President Donald Trump discussing political investigations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the July 25 phone call at the heart of the House impeachment inquiry. And in one instance, former National Security Council official Tim Morrison testified in...

      The Latest: Trump: I didn’t need Ukraine help to beat Biden
      Nov15

      The Latest: Trump: I didn’t need Ukraine help to beat Biden

      BOSSIER CITY, La. — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Louisiana (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is claiming he didn’t need help from Ukraine to beat Joe Biden. At a rally in Louisiana on Thursday, Trump discussed the impeachment inquiry as he campaigned for the Republican governor candidate. It’s his first...

      Singh, a fireball and outdated Disney classics; In-The-News Nov. 14
      Nov14

      Singh, a fireball and outdated Disney classics; In-The-News Nov. 14

      In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 14. What we are watching in Canada … OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today, when he will lay out his priorities in the hopes of...

      Barack Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Justin Trudeau’s
      Nov14

      Barack Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Justin Trudeau’s

      HALIFAX — Former U.S. president Barack Obama made a point of highlighting his admiration for Justin Trudeau Wednesday, saying the prime minister’s approach to politics is close to his own. Obama, who endorsed Trudeau toward the end of the recent federal election campaign, made the remarks during a one-hour question-and-answer session before...

      Barack Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Justin Trudeau’s
      Nov14

      Barack Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Justin Trudeau’s

      HALIFAX — Former U.S. president Barack Obama made a point of highlighting his admiration for Justin Trudeau Wednesday, saying the prime minister’s approach to politics is close to his own. Obama, who endorsed Trudeau toward the end of the recent federal election campaign, made the remarks during a one-hour question-and-answer session before...

      U.S. diplomat says Trump asked about ‘the investigations’ day after Ukraine call
      Nov13

      U.S. diplomat says Trump asked about ‘the investigations’ day after Ukraine call

      The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine says his staff recently told him they overheard President Donald Trump speaking on the phone to another diplomat about investigations. William Taylor made the statement Wednesday in the first public hearing in the House impeachment inquiry. Taylor says some of his staff were at a restaurant with Ambassador to the...

      Diplomat says aide heard Trump ask about “investigations” day after Ukraine call — live updates
      Nov13

      Diplomat says aide heard Trump ask about “investigations” day after Ukraine call — live updates

      The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine revealed new information about the events at the center of the House impeachment inquiry as the first open hearings before the House Intelligence Committee got underway Wednesday. Bill Taylor, the chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Kiev, said in his opening statement that he recently learned about a...

      Trump to face limits of his power in impeachment hearings
      Nov13

      Trump to face limits of his power in impeachment hearings

      NEW YORK — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution that will play out in public and help shape how the president will be viewed by voters next year and in...

      ‘Sad day’ or a ‘scam’? What to watch at impeachment hearing
      Nov13

      ‘Sad day’ or a ‘scam’? What to watch at impeachment hearing

      WASHINGTON — House Democrats are giving President Donald Trump a reality show for the ages as they take their case public for his impeachment. But the proceedings are much more than showbiz, with lawmakers considering the use of a grave and seldom-employed power spelled out in the Constitution. With the bang of a gavel, House Intelligence...

      Inauguration galas, an intimate dinner, and a White House party: Trump’s 10 interactions with indicted Giuliani associates
      Nov13

      Inauguration galas, an intimate dinner, and a White House party: Trump’s 10 interactions with indicted Giuliani associates

      President Donald Trump has had at least 10 encounters with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, the indicted associates of Rudy Giuliani the President has adamantly claimed not to know. Prosecutors allege Parnas and his business partner Fruman illegally funded Republican politicians and campaigns with money from foreign nationals in attempts to buy...