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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a U.S. congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first public hearing. Democrats leading the U.S. House of Representatives probe have summoned three U.S. diplomats – all of whom have previously expressed
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks to reporters during a break in a closed-door deposition as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump led by the House Intelligence, House Foreign Affairs and House Oversight and Reform Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 6,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to President Donald Trump’s effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children – dubbed “Dreamers” – part of his tough immigration policies. Prootesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Tuesday to hear arguments over the legality of President Donald Trump’s effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children, part of his tough immigration policies. FILE PHOTO:
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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during an event promoting “The Book of Gutsy Women” at the Southbank Centre in London, Britain, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s failure to publish a parliamentary report on alleged Russian meddling is “inexplicable and shameful”, former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives for a closed-door
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FILE PHOTO: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives for a closed-door hearing on Capitol Hill to testify as part of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Trump, in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Militias and conservative activists rallied in Washington on Saturday to demand protection of gun ownership rights, term limits for lawmakers in Congress, and tighter U.S. borders against immigrants, among other things. Militia members and pro-gun rights activists participating in the “Declaration of Restoration” rally march pass the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Comedian Randy Credico testified on Friday he did not believe that President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone truly intended to harm Credico’s dog when he threatened to do so, which could undercut the government’s witness-tampering case against Stone. Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the continuation
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Comedian Randy Credico testified in the trial of President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone on Thursday where he told jokes, did a Bernie Sanders impression and said he never served as a backchannel between Stone and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration overruled agency technical specialists on two Boeing Co safety issues involving the 737 MAX and the 787 Dreamliner jets that they said could be “potentially catastrophic.” FILE PHOTO: Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) speaks during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee
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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – For Earl Cummings, the psychological scars remain raw a year after California’s deadliest wildfire raced across a mountain ridge and destroyed the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. FILE PHOTO: The wreckage of burned buildings continue to smolder during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will retire from the department after handling three years of high-profile crimes and a federal probe into police shootings, while also lowering the city’s homicide rate from a two-decade high, a police spokesman said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders said on Thursday he would put a moratorium on deportations from the United States and end raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on his first day in office. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a campaign
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