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      Senate Republican Leader: Trump ‘Provoked’ US Capitol Rampage
      Jan20

      Senate Republican Leader: Trump ‘Provoked’ US Capitol Rampage

      U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell contended Tuesday that outgoing President Donald Trump “provoked” thousands of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol on January 6 in a futile effort to block Congress from certifying that Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump in the November election.“The mob was fed lies” that Trump had been cheated...

      Biden Fills Out State Department Team With Obama Veterans
      Jan16

      Biden Fills Out State Department Team With Obama Veterans

      President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to a more traditional foreign policy after four years of uncertainty and unpredictability under President Donald Trump. A transition official said Biden intends to...

      Impeachment Managers Plan Expansive Case Against Trump
      Jan15

      Impeachment Managers Plan Expansive Case Against Trump

      Democratic impeachment managers are planning to showcase President Donald Trump’s role leading up to last week’s deadly rampage at the U.S. Capitol as it tries to convict him of inciting insurrection at a Senate impeachment trial that is set to start soon after President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated next Wednesday. Congresswoman...

      Biden Proposes Samantha Power for USAID Lead
      Jan15

      Biden Proposes Samantha Power for USAID Lead

      Samantha Power, nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to head the U.S. Agency for International Development, brings human rights and development experience to the role if confirmed. “As a journalist, activist, and diplomat, I’ve seen the world-changing impact of @USAID,” Power offered in a tweet. “At this critical moment, I feel immensely...

      ‘Absolutely Ridiculous’ Trump Says of Democrats’ Impeachment Effort
      Jan12

      ‘Absolutely Ridiculous’ Trump Says of Democrats’ Impeachment Effort

      U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Democratic lawmakers’ push to impeach him in the last days of his presidency is “absolutely ridiculous.” Speaking to reporters for the first time since thousands of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday to try to upend his defeat for reelection, Trump rejected any contention...

      US House Moves to Remove Trump from Office
      Jan12

      US House Moves to Remove Trump from Office

      The Democrat-majority U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution calling for Vice President Mike Pence and members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to use their constitutional authority to remove Trump from office.The measure, which is expected to pass, sets a 24-hour deadline for Pence to respond.WATCH: US...

      US Treasury Sanctions Alleged Russian Disinformation Network 
      Jan11

      US Treasury Sanctions Alleged Russian Disinformation Network 

      The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions Monday against associates and entities affiliated with Ukrainian politician Andrii Derkach, who they say operates a Russian-backed foreign influence network that attempted to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The individuals sanctioned are former Ukrainian government officials...

      Year After Iran Downed Ukrainian Plane, Victims’ Kin in US, Canada Want Justice
      Jan08

      Year After Iran Downed Ukrainian Plane, Victims’ Kin in US, Canada Want Justice

      Relatives of those killed by Iran’s shoot-down of a Ukrainian passenger plane last January say they do not want blood money from Tehran but rather an international trial to hold its leaders accountable, a procedure contingent on overcoming lengthy hurdles under global conventions.The Jan. 8, 2020, downing of Ukraine International Airlines...

      A Year On, Questions Haunt Iran’s Downing of Ukrainian Plane
      Jan07

      A Year On, Questions Haunt Iran’s Downing of Ukrainian Plane

      When Navaz Ebrahim learned that a Ukrainian plane had fallen from the sky near Iran’s capital, she didn’t realize her older sister was on the flight. They had just spoken on the phone. Niloufar had promised her, like she always does, that everything was going to be alright. As news spread of the jetliner that burst into flames and...

      US Accuses Ukrainians of Using Misappropriated Funds for Ohio Real Estate
      Dec31

      US Accuses Ukrainians of Using Misappropriated Funds for Ohio Real Estate

      U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused Ukrainian tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky and another Ukrainian businessman of using misappropriated funds to buy real estate in Ohio, following earlier similar U.S. allegations involving property in Kentucky and Texas.Kolomoisky, one of the most prominent tycoons in Ukraine and regarded as a key political backer of...