Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said President Trump has already admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of the Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution.
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U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars
Hopes of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing turned world stock markets and other risk assets higher on Friday, though an escalating wave of global protests from Hong Kong to Chile left some deep scars.
Bolivia's dueling parties strike deal to end political chaos
Bolivia's interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leader Evo Morales struck a deal late on Thursday to pursue new elections, potentially helping resolve the South American country's political crisis.
Pentagon's Esper says it is crucial South Korea pays more for U.S. troops
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing U.S. troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact with its other Asian ally, Japan, that Seoul is about to let lapse.
North Korea calls U.S. candidate Biden a 'rabid dog' nearing death
North Korea's state media on Friday stepped up a personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for slandering its leader, calling the Democratic presidential candidate "a rabid dog" that needed to be put down.
Australia braces for heavy winds, lightning amid bushfire threat
Australia braced on Friday for strong winds that began to whip up bushfires in two states, potentially adding to a toll of more than 270 homes destroyed and 2.5 million acres (1 million hectares) of land ravaged during the past week.
Browns' defensive hits Pittsburgh quarterback with helmet in nasty end to victory over Steelers
A violent incident marred the end of the National Football League game between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, when Browns' defensive end Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph and used it to strike Rudolph in the head.
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