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Politics3 hours ago

Lead manager House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivers an opening argument as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (lowerR) prepares to speak during the second day of the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump in this frame grab from video shot in the U.S. Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/U.S. Senate TV/Handout via Reuters

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.

Entertainment News28 minutes ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

U.S. News7 hours ago

Police block a road following a shooting in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media.   Mandatory credit JESSICA SCHREINDL/via REUTERS

A violent altercation that escalated into gunfire in downtown Seattle left one woman dead and six other bystanders wounded outside a fast-food restaurant on Wednesday, and police said they were searching for at least two suspects.

World News4 hours ago

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Nelson Perez, the current Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, to be the new archbishop of Philadelphia, the latest Latino to head a major U.S. archdiocese.

Environment3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing on the FY2020 EPA Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The Trump administration on Thursday will announce a plan to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, in a move intended to ease burdens on industries like agriculture and mining.

U.S. News11 hours ago

Tents and tarps are seen on the sidewalk of a freeway overpass home to hundreds of homeless living on the streets of Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 22, 2020.     REUTERS/Mike Blake

California Governor Gavin Newsom, stepping up his bid to enlist U.S. government help to combat homelessness, has urged the Trump administration to open up surplus federal property for construction of more low-cost housing across the state.

Politics4 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A bipartisan majority of Americans want to see new witnesses testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and the public appears to be largely following the proceedings even after a bruising congressional inquiry that lasted several months, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released Wednesday.

U.S. News18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in McLean, Virginia, August 14, 2008.  REUTERS/Larry Downing

Troubled that former American spies are plying their trade for foreign governments, Congress has passed new legislation requiring U.S. spy agencies to provide an annual assessment detailing the risks such conduct poses for national security.

Environment6 hours ago

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 km (50 miles) west of the city of Adak in Alaska at a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday.

World News15 hours ago

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper meets Navy sailor David Link, one of the first responders at the scene of a December 6, 2019 shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola by a Saudi military officer that killed three U.S. sailors, at the base in Pensacola, Florida, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at this sprawling Florida naval base last month.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to New Orleans, Louisiana from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate will hear the second day of the House of Representatives' case to impeach President Donald Trump on Thursday.

Entertainment News3 hours ago

Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood's most powerful executives, Weinstein is now on trial for rape in a Manhattan courtroom.

Politics3 hours ago

A protester burst into the Senate visitor gallery shouting "dismiss the charges" during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday, only to be quickly subdued and led away in handcuffs by police.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks to reporters as she arrives at the U.S. Senate for opening arguments in U.S. President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Some members of the U.S. Senate hearing President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, a proceeding following decades-old precedent, said they welcomed at least one of the chamber's anachronistic rules: a ban on cellphones.

Healthcare & Pharma6 hours ago

Employees in scrubs talk next to the ambulance entrance at Providence Regional Medical Center after a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveler from China has been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 21, 2020.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

At least 16 people had close contact with a Washington state man diagnosed as the first U.S. case of the coronavirus and are being monitored for the illness that has killed 17 people in China and sickened hundreds more, local officials said.

Politics8 hours ago

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer participates in a news conference at the U.S Capitol ahead of the second day of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday ruled out a so-called witness trade in which Republicans call witnesses Democrats want in exchange for former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden testifying in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

Politics8 hours ago

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives prior to opening arguments in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday did not slam the door shut on the possibility of Joe Biden or his son Hunter testifying in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he said there was no need to hear from anyone unrelated to the charges.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving and Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson deliver the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to Secretary of the Senate Julie Adams on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 15, 2020. Following are impeachment managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-CA, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-TX, Rep. Val Demings, D-FL., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-CA, and Rep. Jason Crow, D-CO. Jose Luis Magana/ Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Starting on Wednesday, seven members of the House of Representatives will try to convince the U.S. Senate that President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol stands as evening falls on the first day of the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

About 11 million TV viewers watched the start of the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday when lawmakers sparred for hours over witnesses and records for the historic proceedings, according to Nielsen ratings data.

Politics8 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he holds a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Here are some key quotes from Wednesday, the first day the U.S. Senate heard the Democrats' case for removing President Donald Trump from office.

Politics3 hours ago

Lead manager House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivers an opening argument as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (lowerR) prepares to speak during the second day of the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump in this frame grab from video shot in the U.S. Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/U.S. Senate TV/Handout via Reuters

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.

Entertainment News28 minutes ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

U.S. News7 hours ago

Police block a road following a shooting in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media.   Mandatory credit JESSICA SCHREINDL/via REUTERS

A violent altercation that escalated into gunfire in downtown Seattle left one woman dead and six other bystanders wounded outside a fast-food restaurant on Wednesday, and police said they were searching for at least two suspects.

World News4 hours ago

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Nelson Perez, the current Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, to be the new archbishop of Philadelphia, the latest Latino to head a major U.S. archdiocese.

Environment3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing on the FY2020 EPA Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The Trump administration on Thursday will announce a plan to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, in a move intended to ease burdens on industries like agriculture and mining.

U.S. News11 hours ago

Tents and tarps are seen on the sidewalk of a freeway overpass home to hundreds of homeless living on the streets of Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 22, 2020.     REUTERS/Mike Blake

California Governor Gavin Newsom, stepping up his bid to enlist U.S. government help to combat homelessness, has urged the Trump administration to open up surplus federal property for construction of more low-cost housing across the state.

Politics4 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A bipartisan majority of Americans want to see new witnesses testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and the public appears to be largely following the proceedings even after a bruising congressional inquiry that lasted several months, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released Wednesday.

U.S. News18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in McLean, Virginia, August 14, 2008.  REUTERS/Larry Downing

Troubled that former American spies are plying their trade for foreign governments, Congress has passed new legislation requiring U.S. spy agencies to provide an annual assessment detailing the risks such conduct poses for national security.

Environment6 hours ago

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 km (50 miles) west of the city of Adak in Alaska at a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday.

World News15 hours ago

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper meets Navy sailor David Link, one of the first responders at the scene of a December 6, 2019 shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola by a Saudi military officer that killed three U.S. sailors, at the base in Pensacola, Florida, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Stewart

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at this sprawling Florida naval base last month.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to New Orleans, Louisiana from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate will hear the second day of the House of Representatives' case to impeach President Donald Trump on Thursday.

Entertainment News3 hours ago

Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood's most powerful executives, Weinstein is now on trial for rape in a Manhattan courtroom.

Politics3 hours ago

A protester burst into the Senate visitor gallery shouting "dismiss the charges" during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday, only to be quickly subdued and led away in handcuffs by police.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks to reporters as she arrives at the U.S. Senate for opening arguments in U.S. President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Some members of the U.S. Senate hearing President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, a proceeding following decades-old precedent, said they welcomed at least one of the chamber's anachronistic rules: a ban on cellphones.

Healthcare & Pharma6 hours ago

Employees in scrubs talk next to the ambulance entrance at Providence Regional Medical Center after a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveler from China has been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 21, 2020.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

At least 16 people had close contact with a Washington state man diagnosed as the first U.S. case of the coronavirus and are being monitored for the illness that has killed 17 people in China and sickened hundreds more, local officials said.

Politics8 hours ago

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer participates in a news conference at the U.S Capitol ahead of the second day of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday ruled out a so-called witness trade in which Republicans call witnesses Democrats want in exchange for former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden testifying in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

Politics8 hours ago

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives prior to opening arguments in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday did not slam the door shut on the possibility of Joe Biden or his son Hunter testifying in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he said there was no need to hear from anyone unrelated to the charges.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving and Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson deliver the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to Secretary of the Senate Julie Adams on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 15, 2020. Following are impeachment managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-CA, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-TX, Rep. Val Demings, D-FL., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-CA, and Rep. Jason Crow, D-CO. Jose Luis Magana/ Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Starting on Wednesday, seven members of the House of Representatives will try to convince the U.S. Senate that President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol stands as evening falls on the first day of the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

About 11 million TV viewers watched the start of the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday when lawmakers sparred for hours over witnesses and records for the historic proceedings, according to Nielsen ratings data.

Politics8 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he holds a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Here are some key quotes from Wednesday, the first day the U.S. Senate heard the Democrats' case for removing President Donald Trump from office.

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