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Extradition hearing for WikiLeaks’ Assange to be split in two parts

23 January 2020, 3:26 PM

The London hearing to decide whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange can be extradited to the United States to face charges including spying will be split in two, with the second half delayed until May, a judge ruled on Thursday.

Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine

23 January 2020, 7:52 AM

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.

US Senate blocks Democratic bids for evidence

22 January 2020, 5:50 AM

The Republican-controlled US Senate rejected Democratic efforts on Tuesday to obtain evidence and call witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favorable to Trump.

US to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

18 January 2020, 10:25 AM

The United States will begin screening efforts at three US airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.

House Democrats deliver impeachment articles to the Senate

16 January 2020, 9:04 AM

After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of US House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the trial of President Donald Trump.

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