Democrats lay out case for removing Donald Trump
House impeachment managers launched their case for removing Donald Trump from office by depicting him as a president who is vindictive, untruthful, unbound by the law and above all, willing to abuse his power at the expense of US national security.
US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'
The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restrictin...
Asian shares wilt, oil tumbles as China virus spreads
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.45 per cent.
US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Democrats on documents, witnesses
As the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history began in earnest, Trump's chief legal defender argued the Democratic case was a baseless effort to overturn the 2016 election but a top Democratic lawmaker said there was "overwhelming" evidence of wrongdoing.
ByteDance is seeking a new CEO for its TikTok business
It’s possible ByteDance is searching for a candidate who could help address questions in Washington or for someone with the skills to lead an independent business if it faces pressure to separate TikTok from the Chinese parent.
Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin with rules fight, long days
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own verdict at the start of an election year.
Trump's impeachment trial underway in Senate as battle lines form
Trump, who was impeached last month by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress, says he has done nothing wrong and describes his impeachment as a partisan hoax to derail his 2020 re-election. With the television cameras rolling, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts convened the proceedings.
Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on Trump's impeachment
They have all heard the story of Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Only a handful claim to have not made up their minds on whether Trump should be removed from office. And the outcome — the impeached president's acquittal — seems clear. Still, the trial is expected to cover tedious, familiar territory six days a week until it is resolved.
Donald Trump tells business leaders of 'spectacular' US economy
Trump, who is expected to be acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate, says he is innocent of the charges.
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate
For just the third time in American history, the hushed Senate chamber was transformed into a court of impeachment, presided over by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who administered the oath to senators.
U.S. House to vote on Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate
Speaker Nancy Pelosi was meeting privately Tuesday at the Capitol with House Democrats about next steps, ending her blockade almost a month after they voted to impeach Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Donald Trump impeachment: House votes to send it to Senate for trial
The nearly party-line vote moved Trump's impeachment from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Democratic-run House to the Republican-majority Senate, where Trump expects acquittal, even as new evidence is raising fresh questions about his Ukraine dealings.
Articles of impeachment 'brazen and unlawful' attempt to overturn will of Americans: Trump's lawyers
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Trump knew exactly what was going on in Ukraine: Lev Parnas
Parnas said he was working as part of Trump’s legal team and that Giuliani would tell Ukrainian officials that Parnas was working on behalf of Trump so the Ukrainians would take him seriously.
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