Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the new timeline will allow the Senate to move on key Biden appointees and give House lawmakers more time to prepare for the trial, while Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sought a postponement to give Trump more time to prepare a defense.
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Winning lottery ticket for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in Michigan
A single winning ticket for a Mega Millions lottery jackpot of $1.05 billion, the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, was sold at a supermarket in a suburb of Detroit, lottery organizers said on Saturday.
Exclusive: Canada deporting thousands even as pandemic rages
Canada deported thousands of people even as COVID-19 raged last year, data seen by Reuters shows, and lawyers say deportations are ramping up, putting people needlessly at risk in the midst of a global health emergency.
Bolsonaro's support falls sharply, but a majority reject impeachment, polls show
Support for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has overseen the world's second deadliest coronavirus outbreak, has fallen sharply, a Datafolha poll shows, as a brutal second wave and a lack of vaccines sours views of his far-right government.
'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war
The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice.
Iran's Zarif open to oil, Gulf security contacts with U.S., not on Israel
Iran may cooperate with the United States on oil and security in the Gulf, but not on Israel, the Iranian foreign minister said in remarks published on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia expects 'excellent relations' with Biden administration
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Saturday the kingdom was optimistic that it would have "excellent relations" with the new U.S. administration of President Joe Biden and that it would continue to talk with Washington regarding the Iran nuclear deal.
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