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impeachment 3 hours ago

House Dems to Outline Case for Removing Trump From Office

House Democrats are preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office with the filing of a legal brief due by 5 p.m. Saturday. The submission follows new revelations in t...

  • impeachment 18 hours ago

    Starr, Dershowitz Expected to Join Trump Impeachment Defense Team

    Former independent counsel Ken Starr and famed defense attorney Alan Dershowitz are expected to join President Donald Trump’s legal defense team for the Senate impeachment trial, according to a source familiar with the matter, NBC News reports.

  • Iran 1 hour ago

    Iran to Send Flight Recorders From Downed Jet to Ukraine

    An Iranian official says Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis. The head of accident investigations for Iran’s civil aviation department says it is not possible to read the black boxes in Iran. He says French, American and Canadian experts ...
  • U.S. Supreme Court 6 hours ago

    Supreme Court to Hear Case on State Money to Religious Schools

    A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program for private K-12 education that makes donors eligible for up t...
  • Trump administration 12 hours ago

    Rollback Proposed for Michelle Obama School Lunch Guidelines

    The Trump administration on Friday took another step toward dismantling Michelle Obama’s school nutrition guidelines, proposing a new rule that could lead to more pizza and fries and less fruit and a smaller variety of vegetables on school menus. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who announced the rule changes on Obama’s birthday, said they...
  • Trump administration 22 hours ago

    11 US Troops Flown to Medical Centers After Iran Strike

    Eleven U.S. troops were flown out of Iraq for evaluation of concussion-like symptoms in the days following an Iranian missile strike that President Donald Trump had said caused no harm to American forces, officials said Friday. The Pentagon’s chief spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said Defense Secretary Mark Esper did not know of the injuries unt...
  • Supreme Court 10 hours ago

    Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Religious Freedom in Obamacare Dispute Over Birth Control

    The Supreme Court said Friday it will take up the fate of a Trump administration rule, now on hold, that would grant employers an exemption on religious or moral grounds from Obamacare’s requirement to provide health insurance coverage for birth control, NBC News reported. Pennsylvania and New Jersey successfully challenged the rule that woul...
  • California 19 hours ago

    1 Dead in Avalanche at Lake Tahoe Ski Resort: Calif. Sheriff

    An avalanche Friday morning at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort near Lake Tahoe killed one skier and seriously injured another, officials said. The avalanche, which was reported around 10:16 a.m., happened in an area between Scott Chute and Promised Land — two advanced level ski runs — near Scott Chair, ski resort officials said. The area consists of some...
  • Philippines 5 hours ago

    Philippine Volcano Simmers, Officials Brace for Long Crisis

    Philippine officials said Saturday they’re bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as massive numbers of displaced villagers languish in emergency shelters.......Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said more than 900 villagers who fell ill have been treated, mos...
  • Decision 2020 14 hours ago

    Democrats Announce New Criteria to Qualify for Feb. 7 Debate

    The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges. As they have before, qualifiers will need to meet polling and grassroots funding thresholds to participate in the Feb. 7 debate in ...
  • Mexico 49 mins ago

    Over 2,000 Migrants Build Up at Guatemala-Mexico Border

    More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north.......Across the river from Tecun Uman, in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, National Guard troops with riot shi...
  • Decision 2020 16 hours ago

    Amid Hacking Fears, Key Caucus States to Use App for Results

    Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites — technology intended to make counting easier but that raises concerns of hacking or glitches.

  • georgia 16 hours ago

    3 More Linked to Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Georgia

    Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arrested on federal charges in Maryland and Delaware.......The Base, a collective of hardcore neo-Nazis that operate as a para...
  • Australia 18 hours ago

    Scientists Seek Rare Species Survivors Amid Australia Flames

    Australia’s unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and national parks — killing by one estimate more than a billion wild animals. Scientists fear some of the island continent’s unique and colorful species may not recover. For others, they are trying to throw lifel...
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