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Impeachment trial: House Democrats to spotlight what they say is Trump's obstruction of Congress

Washington — House Democrats finish their opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial Friday as they try to persuade skeptical Republican senators to remove him from office.The president's team begins its opening arguments Saturday. ...

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Lev Parnas: House Democrats release new Ukraine texts between indicted Giuliani associate and Derek Harvey, former National Security Council staffer

There are also numerous text exchanges dating back to February 2019 between Parnas and Derek Harvey, a senior aide to Nunes.In one exchange, after Parnas sent Harvey a video apparently featuring a conservative columnist for The Hill titled, "John Solomon on the Ukrainian Plot to Help Clinton," Harvey asked Parnas, "Any documents for us or are you going to keep working through [John] Solomon? ...

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Woman, dog die in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, house fire

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 7:06 AM EST Jan 17, 2020





















A woman and a dog died following a house fire Thursday night in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, according to authorities.Ryan Houchen, spokesman for the Lafayette Township Fire Protection District, said crews responded about 7:30 p. ...

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Kentucky sports betting bill passes out of House committee unanimously

Previously: Could Kentucky see sports betting in the near future?Twenty states have now legalized sports betting after a 2018 U. ...

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House sends Senate articles against Trump for trial

“This was always an exercise in raw partisan politics,” said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.Let’s take care of it," Trump said during a ceremony announcing a China trade agreement. ...

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House approves war powers resolution limiting Trump's ability to act against Iran today; updates on Iran news

Washington — The House of Representatives delivered a sharp rebuke to President Trump over his use of U.The measure, which relies on the original War Powers Resolution of 1973, passed by a vote of 224 to 194 and now goes to the Senate. ...

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Rand Paul criticizes Lindsey Graham, Iran briefing from White House

And then if you do, you'll be emboldening Iran,'” Lee told news cameras following the briefing.I find it insulting and demeaning to the Constitution of the United States," Lee said indignantly. ...

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House votes to limit Trump's ability to wage war with Iran

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Published 7:29 PM EST Jan 9, 2020

































WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed a resolution Thursday aimed at curbing President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran amid concerns about the escalation of tensions following the U.”



“If our loved ones are going to be sent in any protracted war, the president owes our public a conversation,” she said. ...

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Kentucky House Leader John 'Bam' Carney files for 2020 reelection

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 4:41 PM EST Jan 7, 2020






Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader John "Bam" Carney, who has been hospitalized for several weeks, filed to run for reelection on Tuesday.Speaking on behalf of the family, Mark Carney wrote in a Facebook post on Christmas  that Bam Carney was "quickly diagnosed as a very sick man with pancreatitis and had two surgeries. ...

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White House gives lawmakers formal notice of Iraq strike: congressional aides

Iranian gather to mourn General Qassem Soleimani in Tehran


Reuters


By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House transmitted on Saturday its formal notification to Congress of Friday's U.drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, two senior congressional aides told Reuters. ...

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Senate will work until House sends impeachment articles

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Published 4:12 PM EST Jan 3, 2020

































WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will continue its day-to-day work until the House sends the chamber the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.The Senate awaits the articles of impeachment so it can hold a trial on whether to convict and remove Trump from office, which would require a two-thirds vote of the Republican-led Senate. ...

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Fire at German zoo kills dozens of animals in monkey house

A firefighter inspects a burned monkey house in the zoo of Krefeld


Reuters


BERLIN (Reuters) - A fire ripped through the monkey house at a German zoo on New Year's Eve, killing roughly 30 animals inside, the zoo said on Wednesday.Two chimpanzees, Bally and Limbo, survived, the zoo said. ...

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Inside Germany's self sufficient upcycled Earthship house

A community of 20 people from Tempelhof, Germany are living in an "Earthship" that has been made completely out of upcycled materials.Marleen van de Camp/Business Insider Deutschland


Living in a relaxing retreatThulè loves living there. ...

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Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne has an opponent: a teacher

Tiffany Dunn filed Monday to run against House Speaker David Osborne in the May Republican primary for House District 59, which covers the bulk of Oldham County.See also: Newport school board rejects Kentucky's first charter school application






















Her platform will follow those beliefs, Dunn said. ...

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Kentucky House leader in hospital with pancreatitis

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 1:44 PM EST Dec 26, 2019






Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader John "Bam" Carney has been hospitalized with pancreatitis, according to a family member.Speaking on behalf of the family, Mark Carney wrote in a Facebook post that Bam Carney was "quickly diagnosed as a very sick man with pancreatitis. ...

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Donald Trump impeachment: House lawyers leave door open to new articles

Lawyers for the House of Representatives suggested the lower chamber could take up new articles of impeachment against President Trump if new evidence of the president's conduct emerges.The possibility of additional articles was raised by House general counsel Douglas Letter in a filing with the U. ...

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House Democrats request documents in Epstein plea deal investigation

The lawmakers sent a letter to US Attorney General William Barr, asking for all emails about the plea deal and how victims should have been notified.(AP) — House Democrats asked for documents from federal prosecutors and Florida law enforcement officials on Friday as part of a probe into how financier Jeffrey Epstein received a secret plea deal more than a decade ago after he was accused of molesting underage girls. ...

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Trump and Japan's Abe spoke about North Korea: White House spokesman

Japan's Prime Minister Abe meets with U."President Trump and Prime Minister Abe agreed to continue close communication and coordination, particularly in light of recent threatening statements issued by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea," White House spokesman Judd Deere said, referring to North Korea's official name. ...

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Trump invites Britain's Johnson to the White House in new year: Sunday Times

President Donald Trump at the NATO leaders summit in Watford


Reuters


(Reuters) - U.President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year, Britain's Sunday Times newspaper reported. ...

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In Greece, a Radical Triangular House Brings the Outdoors Inside

MansionEpisode 7December 21, 2019'It is a radical house,' says homeowner Pepie GardelisBy Adam FalkDec.Up Next in MansionE6A Love of Yurts Inspired This ‘Glamp’ RetreatKristin Tang first camped on her lakeside property in Fruita, Colo. ...

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