October 23, 2019 - 8:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, has emerged as a cudgel in the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. In explosive new testimony, the longtime Foreign Service officer provided lawmakers with painstaking details on how he came to suspect the White House was withholding aid...
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October 23, 2019 - 4:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The View co-host Meghan McCain celebrated her 35th birthday on Wednesday, and she had no idea she'd be getting a surprise birthday message from former House Speaker Paul Ryan. McCain celebrated her birthday with The View guests Shooter Jennings and RuPaul's Drag Race queens Nina West...
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October 23, 2019 - 1:01 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Roughly two dozen House Republicans delayed a witness deposition in the ongoing impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, storming the secure hearing room and demanding to take part, raising security concerns about the sensitive space. Democrats halted the deposition and were consulting...
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October 23, 2019 - 12:49 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, pleaded not guilty to federal campaign finance crimes during a brief appearance in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were each released on a million-dollar bond and subjected to...
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Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
October 23, 2019 - 12:02 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been awarded the $1 million Berggruen Prize. The award is given annually to "thinkers whose ideas have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world," according to a statement from the Berggruen...
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October 23, 2019 - 11:17 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Less than two weeks before the Trump administration is expected to formally begin withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord, its top diplomat for the environment has announced $1.21 billion for the oceans. The new funding, intended to create a "sustainable blue...
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October 23, 2019 - 10:52 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The House unanimously passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act on Tuesday afternoon, which criminalizes certain acts of animal cruelty. The bi-partisan...
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Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian
October 23, 2019 - 9:17 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, facing harsh criticism from both Republicans and Democrats for his abrupt decisions on Syria, announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that he will make a statement at the White House at 11 a.m. In his tweet, the president touted “big success” on the Turkish-...
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October 23, 2019 - 6:55 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said Tuesday that while he fights to secure in-person testimony of the whistleblower, whose formal complaint about a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskiy ignited the current House...
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ABC News
October 23, 2019 - 6:48 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke reiterated his belief on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is "absolutely" a white supremacist on ABC News' "The Briefing Room," after the president compared the House impeachment inquiry to lynching. "For the...
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