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      US House Democrats to Argue Trump Abused Presidency
      Jan22

      US House Democrats to Argue Trump Abused Presidency

      U.S. House Democrats are starting three days of arguments Wednesday to make the case that President Donald Trump abused the presidency to try to help himself politically and should be removed from office.During 13 hours of debate extending in to early Wednesday, the House managers prosecuting the case against the country’s 45th president...

      After Lengthy Rules Debate, Trump Impeachment Trial Moves to Opening Statements
      Jan22

      After Lengthy Rules Debate, Trump Impeachment Trial Moves to Opening Statements

      After a marathon day spent debating the rules for U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, the U.S. Senate will convene Wednesday to hear the first day of opening arguments from a group of House of Representatives members making the case Trump should be removed from office.Just before 2 a.m. on Capitol Hill, the Senate voted along...

      Suspected Nazi Commander Living in US Dies at 100
      Jan22

      Suspected Nazi Commander Living in US Dies at 100

      A Minneapolis carpenter whom the Associated Press exposed as a former Nazi commander — a charge his family fiercely denied — has died.According to a Hennepin County, Minnesota, death certificate, Michael Karkoc died last month in a nursing home at age 100.The Ukrainian-born Karkoc came to the United States after World War II in 1949 and led a...

      Trump Impeachment Trial Begins with Debate on Rules
      Jan21

      Trump Impeachment Trial Begins with Debate on Rules

      The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump began in full Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, with the expectation of a spirited debate over the rules governing the third such trial in U.S. history over whether a president should be ousted from the White House for allegedly violating his oath of office.One of the first pieces of business for the...

      Canada, Iran at Odds Over who Should Analyze Downed Plane’s Black Boxes
      Jan21

      Canada, Iran at Odds Over who Should Analyze Downed Plane’s Black Boxes

      Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders analyzed abroad.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, which lost 57 of the 176 people killed in the crash, said Iran did not have the ability to...

      Democrats Accuse McConnell of Rigging Trump’s Impeachment Trial
      Jan21

      Democrats Accuse McConnell of Rigging Trump’s Impeachment Trial

      Democrats on Tuesday accused the top Senate Republican of rigging U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with proposed rules that would prevent witnesses from testifying and bar evidence gathered by investigators.Trump’s trial on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges begins in earnest in the Republican-controlled...

      Buckle Up: What to Watch as Impeachment Trial Takes Off
      Jan21

      Buckle Up: What to Watch as Impeachment Trial Takes Off

      Senators like to float above messy politics in what’s known by some as the dignified “upper chamber,“ home of Congress’ cooler heads and lofty rhetoric. But as a court of President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the Senate beginning Tuesday might seem more like the economy cabin of an oversold flight on an especially...

      Iran Acknowledges Two Russian-Made Missiles Targeted Ukraine Jet
      Jan21

      Iran Acknowledges Two Russian-Made Missiles Targeted Ukraine Jet

      Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. The new preliminary report by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization however stopped short of blaming the TOR-M1...

      Buckle Up: What to Watch as Impeachment Trial Takes Off
      Jan21

      Buckle Up: What to Watch as Impeachment Trial Takes Off

      Senators like to float above messy politics in what’s known by some as the dignified “upper chamber,” home of Congress’ cooler heads and lofty rhetoric. But as a court of President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the Senate beginning Tuesday might seem more like the economy cabin of an oversold flight on an especially...

      Trump Impeachment Trial Ready to Begin
      Jan21

      Trump Impeachment Trial Ready to Begin

      The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump begins in full Tuesday in the U.S. Senate — only the third time in U.S. history a president faces removal from office for allegedly violating his oath.One of the first pieces of business for the Senate is a vote on Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed timeline for the...