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Former National security adviser John Bolton leaves his home in Bethesda, Md. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. President Donald Trump's legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at the Senate trial. Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to helping with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Associated Press
January 28, 2020 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team neared the end of his impeachment trial defense Tuesday, arguing that presidents cannot be removed from office over “vague" allegations of misconduct. But most attention was on the separate turmoil over whether trial witnesses will be summoned...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 28, 2020 - 12:11 pm
President Donald Trump welcomed Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Monday. Trump is expected to reveal his administration's Middle East peace plan in order to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, reported Associated Press . The president and Israeli's prime...
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January 28, 2020 - 11:13 am
LISTEN NOW as Trump's defense team finishes opening arguments in impeachment trial. On Tuesday afternoon, the White House defense team will continue and finish their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. Monday afternoon was the second day for the White House defense team to deliver...
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This artist sketch depicts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, listening to defense arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
Associated Press
January 27, 2020 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as Trump's lawyers mostly brushed past extraordinary new allegations from the former national security adviser and focused instead on corruption in Ukraine...
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Associated Press
January 27, 2020 - 7:45 pm
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a hillside outside Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer, an accident investigator said.
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Marla Diamond
January 27, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Five Americans have tested positive for coronavirus and another 73 are being tested, including some in the Tri-State area.
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In this image from video, Ken Starr, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
Associated Press
January 27, 2020 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment, he said, “is hell.” A measure of "last resort.” A bad habit to be kicked. With that, Ken Starr, the man whose years-long probe led to the impeachment of the 42nd president, stood before senators on Monday and delivered a nearly hour-long argument against the ouster of...
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Associated Press
January 27, 2020 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers. Under the new policy, immigration officials can deny green cards to legal...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2019 file photo, then National security adviser John Bolton speaks to media at the White House in Washington. Bolton says he's 'prepared to testify' in Senate impeachment trial if subpoenaed (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
AP News
January 26, 2020 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told his national security adviser he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it launched political investigations into his Democratic rivals, according to John Bolton's description of their exchange in drafts of his forthcoming...
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Kobe Bryant Gianna
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 26, 2020 - 6:54 pm
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, considered one of the best basketball players of all time, and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.
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