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After 13-hour session, Republicans OK rules for Trump impeachment trial over Democratic objections

  • Jan 22, 2020

In an overtly partisan start to the third presidential impeachment trial in American history, Senate Republicans on Tuesday repeatedly brushed aside Democratic proposals to subpoena witnesses and documents, and approved trial rules that will punt those critical questions into next week. As the long session r

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'The civil rights march of my life': Thousands of pro-gun protesters, many heavily armed, rally peacefully in Richmond

  • Jan 21, 2020

Thousands of gun owners and gun rights supporters gathered Monday at Virginia's Capitol for a "peaceful day to address our Legislature" that appeared to generate none of the violence feared by some state leaders. Many demonstrators, opposed to proposed gun restrictions, open

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Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada to reunite with Meghan, Archie

  • Jan 21, 2020

Prince Harry has left the U.K. and is flying to Canada to

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Senate impeachment trial set to begin as Trump adds last-minute reinforcements to defense team

  • Jan 21, 2020

After an opening salvo of back-and-forth arguments from President Trump's attorneys and 

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Iran's new Quds leader vows 'manly' revenge for Soleimani killing

  • Jan 21, 2020

The newly appointed commander of Iran's elite Quds Force said the United States killed his predecessor, Qassem Soleimani, "in a cowardly way" and promise

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Pig Bungee Jumping Stunt In China Prompts Global Outcry

  • Jan 21, 2020

A theme park in China is facing international backlash for throwing a live pig off a bungee jumping platform for a marketing stunt. In disturbing footage documenting the incident, employees of Meixin Red Wine Town theme park can be seen carrying a trussed-up pig, reportedly weighing 160 pounds, up a metal st

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China is trying to stop the spread of a deadly new virus at the worst possible time of year

  • Jan 21, 2020

Governments around the world have always struggled to stop the spread of disease, from the deadly swine flu which struck the globe in 2009, to ongoing attempts to rein in Ebola in West Africa

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Can Microsoft's 'moonshot' carbon goal succeed?

  • Jan 20, 2020

In an interview with the BBC's Chris Fox, Microsoft president Brad Smith admitted that the plan was a "moonshot" - a very big idea with no guaranteed outcome or profitability - for the company. He stressed there was simultaneously a sense of urgency and a need to take the time to do the job pro

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Isabel dos Santos: Africa's richest woman 'ripped off Angola'

  • Jan 20, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Leaked documents reveal how Africa's richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern Afric

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