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Nancy Pelosi
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Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake," Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.” Pelosi delivered the historic...
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Pearl Harbor
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Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 9:27 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. sailor shot and wounded three civilian Department of Defense employees at the Pearl Harbor shipyard Wednesday before taking their own life, the military said. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, one of the Navy's major installations, said the shooting began around 2:30 p.m. at...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seriously misused the power of his office for personal political gain by seeking foreign intervention in the American election process and obstructed Congress by stonewalling efforts to investigate, a House report released Tuesday concluded in findings that...
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Donald Trump
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Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday outlining evidence of what it calls President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office. The 300-page report...
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A pedestrian makes their way through a parking lot where snow is being cleared after an overnight snowfall, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Marlborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 8:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks with members of the press before participating in a law enforcement roundtable at the Flathead County Sheriff's Posse in Evergreen, Mont. An appeals court is upholding a ruling that blocked the federal government’s plan to restart federal executions next week after a 16-year hiatus. The order was handed down Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Justice Department asked the court to vacate or stay an injunction put in place by a district court judge. Attorney General William Barr has said he would take the case to the Supreme Court if necessary. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday for permission to begin executing federal inmates as soon as next week. The Justice Department said in a filing late Monday that lower courts were wrong to put the executions on hold. Attorney General William Barr...
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Trump impeachment inquiry
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WWL Newsroom
December 01, 2019 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The “three amigos” used to stand for one thing in Washington — the pack of globe-trotting senators led by John McCain who brought American idealism to the world’s trouble spots. Now it refers to another trio, the Trump envoys who pushed Ukraine to pursue investigations of...
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London Bridge stabbing
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Associated Press
November 29, 2019 - 12:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — A man wearing a fake explosive vest stabbed several people in what police are treating as a terrorist attack Friday before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge, police and the city’s mayor said. The Metropolitan Police said “a...
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London Bridge stabbing
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Associated Press
November 29, 2019 - 9:35 am
LONDON (AP) — British police cleared the area around London Bridge in the center of the British capital on Friday following a stabbing and shooting incident that left several people wounded. Police said one man had been detained, and witnesses reported seeing a man shot by armed officers. The...
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Fire
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile (seven-kilometer) radius from the plant in Port...
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