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U.S. military says monitoring situation about U.S. aircraft crash in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military said on Monday that it is monitoring the situation following reports of a U.S. aircraft crash in Afghanistan.

Jerry Nadler skips impeachment hearing as wife battles pancreatic cancer

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Rep. Jerry Nadler will skip Monday’s impeachment hearing as his wife battles pancreatic cancer.

4 rockets land near U.S. embassy in Baghdad

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Four Katyusha rockets on Sunday landed near the U.S. embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, capital of Iraq, an Interior Ministry official said.

Neo-Nazi group was forming al-Qaida-style terror network, FBI says. 5 things to know

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Police and federal agents around the country are investigating a neo-Nazi group that the FBI says was trying to build an al-Qaida-style terror network.

Trump lawyers begin impeachment defense with offensive against Democrats

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President Donald Trump’s lawyers briefly laid out his defense Saturday at the Senate impeachment trial, focusing their attacks on what they called a lack of evidence, the actions of lead House manager Adam B. Schiff and a flawed House investigation.

In fiery close, Democrats warn that Americans are not safe if Trump stays in...

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House Democrats wrapped up three days of scathing arguments against President Donald Trump on Friday, warning at his Senate impeachment trial that Trump will cheat in the November election if he is not removed from office and that no Americans — including senators themselves — were safe from his abuses.

Trump to host Israel’s Netanyahu at White House next week

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U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss regional and security issues with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu here next week.

Trump’s silence on Bezos hack shows risk of close ties to Saudi prince

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President Donald Trump is again facing questions about his relationship with Mohammed bin Salman after the Saudi crown prince was accused of spying on Amazon.com Inc. chief Jeff Bezos.

Trump administration to restrict US Visas for pregnant women

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The Trump administration issued new visa rules Thursday clamping down on so-called birth tourism, the practice by which some pregnant foreign women travel to the U.S. to give birth to win automatic citizenship for their newborns.

UN panel sees possible role by Saudi prince in Bezos hack

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United Nations experts said the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was possibly involved in hacking the cellphone of Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos and have called for an investigation.

Commentary: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school...

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On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty.

U.S. Senate passes Republican-proposed resolution guiding Trump impeachment trial

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The U.S. Senate on early Wednesday voted to pass the Republican-proposed resolution laying out rules guiding the ongoing impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, after a marathon debate killed 11 amendments introduced by Democrats.

Congress saw more bills introduced in 2019 than it has in 40 years, but...

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It would stand to reason that representatives and senators, dissuaded by the gridlock in Congress, would hesitate to introduce legislation.

View from the gallery: Senators struggle to sit in silence at Trump trial

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Sen. Lindsey Graham looked restless during the first hour of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, when none of the senators had access to their cellphones and the president’s lawyers and the House managers traded procedural arguments.

Impeachment comes with its own rules — or lack thereof — on standard of...

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What is the standard of proof senators will apply to the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump? It depends on whom you ask.

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