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In political triumph, Trump acquitted of all impeachment charges
by Paul Handley - February 6, 2020 - 9:19am
US President Donald Trump drew on staunch Republican support to defeat the gravest threat yet to his three-year-old presidency on Wednesday, winning acquittal in the Senate on impeachment charges of abuse of power...
Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate
by Paul Handley - January 16, 2020 - 8:11am
Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate Wednesday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with...
US insists no plans to pull out of Iraq
by Paul Handley - January 8, 2020 - 8:56am
The United States has no plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq, the White House and Pentagon insisted Tuesday, as Iraq premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said he had received a US letter signalling a pullout.
Killing Soleimani: Trump acted where other US leaders saw big risks
by Paul Handley - January 4, 2020 - 9:56am
President Donald Trump did Friday what previous presidents did not dare to do -- eliminate a top Iranian general who aggressively expanded Tehran's power while obstructing US efforts across the Middle East.
Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment
by Paul Handley - December 20, 2019 - 4:06pm
US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies Thursday to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Repr...
Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages
by Paul Handley - December 18, 2019 - 8:48am
An enraged US President Donald Trump said he was being subjected to an "attempted coup" and a witch trial as Democrats set a historic impeachment vote for Wednesday.
Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress
by Paul Handley - December 5, 2019 - 10:22am
Three constitutional scholars on Wednesday bolstered Democrats' case for impeaching Donald Trump by saying the president's actions seeking foreign interference in US elections were clear grounds for removal, as the...
Democrats unveil plans for open impeachment hearings
by Paul Handley - October 30, 2019 - 8:37am
House Democrats unveiled plans Tuesday to open up the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump with public hearings, after criticism from Republicans that the process has been overly secretive.
IS chief Baghdadi buried at sea by US military
by Paul Handley - October 29, 2019 - 9:48am
US officials said Monday that the body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea as fresh details surfaced about the US special forces operation that led to his death over the weekend.
Islamic State head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike — US media
by Paul Handley - October 27, 2019 - 2:53pm
Long pursued by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State, Baghdadi has been erroneously reported dead several times in recent years.
Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup'
by Paul Handley - October 2, 2019 - 8:35am
Trump's comments came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed to prevent or delay five former or current State Department staffers from testifying in the investigation probing accusations that Trump abused his...
US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks
by Paul Handley - September 17, 2019 - 9:06am
The United States readied its response Monday to the "unprecedented" attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said Iran was likely to blame, fanning new fears of conflict in the Gulf region.
Cats, dolphins and one smart raven: the CIA's secret animal spies
by Paul Handley - September 14, 2019 - 6:12pm
In early 1974, Do Da was top in espionage class, on the way to becoming a high-flying CIA agent: he handled himself better in the rough, carried heavier loads, and could brush off attackers.
Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls
by Paul Handley - August 9, 2019 - 9:28am
Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had...
Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls
by Paul Handley - August 9, 2019 - 8:54am
Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had...
Trump gloats as Mueller gives Democrats little support for impeachment
by Paul Handley - July 25, 2019 - 8:00am
Answering questions on his investigation for the first time, a shaky-voiced, sometimes uncertain Mueller would not go beyond the facts set out in his final investigation report and refused dozens of times to answer...
Trump declares 'complete exoneration' after Mueller report finds no collusion
by Paul Handley - March 25, 2019 - 7:57am
US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.
Trump's Justice nominee faces questions over Russia probe
by Paul Handley - January 13, 2019 - 10:14am
President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Justice, Bill Barr, faces tough questions in the Senate next week on whether he intends to curb Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia collusion...
Fears for Russia probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions
by Paul Handley - November 8, 2018 - 1:58pm
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired by Donald Trump Wednesday, casting a cloud over the Russia investigation that has dogged the White House, a day after Republicans lost control over the lower house of...
White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange
by Paul Handley - November 8, 2018 - 11:37am
The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of a CNN reporter who earlier sparred with Donald Trump at a news conference, in which the US president branded the journalist an "enemy of the people."
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