U.S. House files brief laying out abuse of power, obstruction case against Trump

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 17:31
The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the president.
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Biden accuses Sanders campaign of releasing 'doctored' video, calls it a lie

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 17:13
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused rival Bernie Sanders’s campaign on Saturday of disseminating a "doctored" video which falsely shows Biden supporting the privatization of Social Security, and called on the Sanders campaign to disown it.
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Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib: Saudi state TV

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 16:25
Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing‮ ‬60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television said on Saturday evening.
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National Archives removes exhibit that altered images of Women's March

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 16:21
The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologized on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women's fight for voting rights and said it had removed the display.
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U.N. envoy hopes for, but cannot predict, speedy reopening of Libya oil ports

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 15:47
The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but "could not predict" whether eastern oil ports shut ahead of a Berlin summit aimed at reaching a truce in Libya would be reopened soon.
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Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 15:38
President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not want Russia to return to the late Soviet-era practice of having lifelong rulers who died in office without a proper succession strategy.
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U.S. sanctions Iranian commander over Mahshahr killings

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 14:59
The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who commanded units blamed for a massacre of protesters in November.
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Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 14:35
Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had unfairly tried to block white women from serving on the jury.
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Angered by weapons ban, organizers urge thousands to attend Virginia gun rally

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 14:03
Organizers of a Virginia gun rally urged thousands of people to attend Monday's event protesting Democrats' push to stiffen the state's gun laws after its top court upheld the governor's emergency ban on weapons at the rally grounds.
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2020 Democratic White House hopefuls court teachers in pivotal Iowa

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 13:32
Democrats vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination courted Iowa's teachers on Saturday by promising to oust U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and appoint someone who has taught in public schools.
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Iran to send black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane to Ukraine

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 13:01
Iran said on Saturday it was sending to Ukraine the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger plane that the Iranian military shot down this month, an accident that sparked unrest at home and added to pressure on Tehran from abroad.
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Facebook apologizes after vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 12:47
Facebook Inc said on Saturday it was working to find out how Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appeared as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused and saying the problem had been fixed.
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Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death: CNN

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 11:27
U.S. President Donald Trump gave a minute-to-minute account of the U.S. drone strikes that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in remarks to a Republican fund-raising dinner on Friday night, according to audio obtained by CNN.
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Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu Kyi

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 11:11
China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbor increasingly isolated by the West.
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 08:16
As the 2020 race heats up, the Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a dispute involving the complex U.S. presidential election system focusing on whether Electoral College electors are free to break their pledges to back the candidate who wins their state's popular vote, an act that could upend an election.
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Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 08:12
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance that they provide to employees pays for women's birth control.
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China reports new virus cases, raising concern globally before key holiday

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 08:07
China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread during a key holiday period.
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Protesters gather at Paris theater to confront Macron over pension reform

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 08:06
Protesters opposed to the French government's proposed changes to the pension system tried to force their way into a theater in Paris where President Emmanuel Macron attended a show with his wife.
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Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attack

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 08:04
President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state's gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally.
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Yemen's rival powers battle over banknotes

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 07:10
Yemen's warring sides opened a new front in their five-year conflict on Saturday - a battle over old and new banknotes that threatens to create two economies in the same state.
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