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Pelosi: “I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment”
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Pelosi: “I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment”
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Democratic committee chairs to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. “Sadly, but with confidence and humility, with allegiance to our founders, and a heart full of love for America, today I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment,” Pelosi said. Pelosi’s announcement is a […]

Trump calls Trudeau “two-faced,” cancels NATO press conference
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Trump calls Trudeau “two-faced,” cancels NATO press conference
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President Trump called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “two-faced” on Wednesday after Trudeau appeared to mock the president during a reception at Buckingham Palace. The president also canceled a news conference that was scheduled to take place at the conclusion of the NATO summit. “When today’s meetings are over, I will be heading back to […]

Trump rips French leader Emmanuel Macron for “nasty” remark as NATO summit starts
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Trump rips French leader Emmanuel Macron for “nasty” remark as NATO summit starts
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President Trump, who has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from NATO and once called it “obsolete,” surprised many by kicking off a two-day visit to London on Tuesday for the transatlantic alliance’s annual summit by defending it against criticism from France. After French President Emmanuel Macron’s suggested that NATO had suffered “brain death,” Mr. Trump called […]

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan
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Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan
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President Trump showed up in Afghanistan on Thursday for a surprise Thanksgiving visit with troops engaged in America’s longest-ever military conflict. Mr. Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time and spent more than two-and-a-half hours on the ground, speaking to troops and meeting with Afghanistan’s president. Reporters were under strict […]

Trump slams Democrats during ‘homecoming’ rally in Florida
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Trump slams Democrats during ‘homecoming’ rally in Florida
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Now a Florida resident, President Trump held what his campaign dubbed a “homecoming rally” near Miami on Tuesday. During the rally, Mr. Trump continued to lash out at the ongoing impeachment inquiry in a state that will be crucial to his 2020 reelection bid. The rally was Mr. Trump’s first in the state since he […]

Bloomberg officially joins presidential campaign with multimillion-dollar ad blitz
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Bloomberg officially joins presidential campaign with multimillion-dollar ad blitz
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Washington — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg formally announced he is running for the Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, launching a multimillion-dollar ad campaign that frames his candidacy as the best hope for defeating President Trump. Bloomberg’s first minute-long advertisement will debut nationally on “60 Minutes” on Sunday evening, and appear again on NBC Sunday […]

8 striking moments in the 2nd day of public impeachment hearings
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8 striking moments in the 2nd day of public impeachment hearings
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Washington — Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was recalled from her post earlier this year, testified Friday in the second day of public impeachment hearings. Yovanovitch said she was the victim of a smear campaign led by President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and “foreign corrupt interests” in Ukraine — a […]

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended by NFL after helmet hit and fight during Steelers game
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Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended by NFL after helmet hit and fight during Steelers game
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Cleveland Brown star Myles Garrett has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for ripping off Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and striking him on the head during the final seconds of Thursday Night Football. Garrett will be suspended at least through the regular season and postseason for his actions, the league said in a […]

In major milestone, SpaceX test fires Crew Dragon abort engines
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In major milestone, SpaceX test fires Crew Dragon abort engines
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In a major milestone, SpaceX engineers fired the powerful abort engines in the company’s Crew Dragon astronaut ferry ship Wednesday, carrying out an apparently successful ground test showing the problem that triggered a catastrophic explosion last April has been resolved. This time around, the capsule’s eight Super Draco engines ignited and fired as planned, generating […]

CDC identifies ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses
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CDC identifies ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses
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U.S. health officials reported a breakthrough Friday in their investigation into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical compound in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. The compound — vitamin E acetate — […]

State Department official testifies as part of impeachment inquiry
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State Department official testifies as part of impeachment inquiry
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Philip Reeker, the acting assistant secretary of European and Eurasian affairs, is testifying before the House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry in a closed deposition on Saturday. Reeker is the latest in a line of current and former administration officials testifying about their knowledge of a July 25 call where President Trump asked the Ukrainian […]