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Witness fight threatens quick ending to impeachment trial

Witness fight threatens quick ending to impeachment trial

Senate Republicans are wrestling with a momentous dilemma over whether to call witnesses in Donald Trump’s trial in a closed-door tussle that risks antagonizing the President and fueling Democrat claims of a cover-up. Revelations from former national security adviser John Bolton that could bolster evidence that Trump pressured Ukraine for electoral favors are jolting GOP…MORE

The flaw in Trump and Kushner’s ‘real estate’ school of diplomacy

The flaw in Trump and Kushner’s ‘real estate’ school of diplomacy

One impeached, the other indicted, they posed as honest brokers with a common vision of a mythical Middle East peace. US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu both have strong political reasons to use their “deal of the century” to distract from their parlous domestic plights, and as a tool in looming…MORE

US airlines briefed on government measures to stop spread of deadly coronavirus

US airlines briefed on government measures to stop spread of deadly coronavirus

An airline industry official told CNN that Trump administration officials briefed US airlines Tuesday on measures being taken to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The official said the White House mentioned the possibility of banning flights to China, but said they are not now issuing such a ban, and said the administration would…MORE

‘Arrow’ finale looks to the past, while planting seeds for the future

‘Arrow’ finale looks to the past, while planting seeds for the future

The following contains spoilers about the “Arrow” series finale. As the series that essentially started the superhero tidal wave on the CW, “Arrow’s” series finale felt like an occasion. But the last episode — coming after the death of its title character — couldn’t help but feel a bit anticlimactic, looking back to its past…MORE

Red state Democrats won’t rule out clearing Trump

Red state Democrats won’t rule out clearing Trump

Democrats in states President Donald Trump carried in 2016 are not ruling out voting to acquit him of the charges he faces in his impeachment trial, giving the White House hopes of potential bipartisan opposition to his conviction as he gears up for his reelection bid. Several key Democrats, including Sens. Joe Manchin of West…MORE

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JANUARY 29, 2020

SHAQUILLE O’NEAL isn’t taking KOBE BRYANT’s death well. He said, “I’m not doing well.  I’m sick.  I’m just getting over the death of my sister . . .I haven’t been sleeping . . . I haven’t eaten . . .I know some idiot’s gonna bring up the relationship me and Kobe had.  Our relationship is…

JANUARY 28, 2020

For KOBE BRYANT, using a helicopter was a pretty standard method of transportation, but he and his wife had a deal that they would never fly on a helicopter together. It sounds like they wanted to make sure their kids weren’t orphaned if something happened. aKobe and the others with him were just shooting across…