Washington: House impeachment managers on Friday night concluded their argument before the Senate to remove US President Donald Trump from office, saying he misused his position and indulged in obstruction to the Congress. The house managers closed their marathon 24-hour argument spread over three days with an impassioned plea that the trial be fair. The ruling Republican Party enjoys 53-47 majority in the 100-member Senate. Continue Reading
US President Donald Trump on Monday said gun laws in the state of Texas saved lives when a church security officer shot dead a gunman who killed two during a service Continue Reading
Civil rights icon and US House Representative John Lewis has announced that he had been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer.
US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies 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 Representatives. Continue Reading
A Chinese national trespassed at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and was arrested when she refused to leave, police said, the second time this year a woman from that country has been charged with illicitly entering the Florida resort.
The US Senate voted to slap sanctions on companies working on Russia”s Nord Stream pipeline, sending a bill to President Donald Trump that is sure to antagonise European nations counting on the project”s natural gas.
The United States said that it opposes a draft resolution proposed by China and Russia that would terminate UN sanctions on key North Korean exports, calling the measure “premature” at a time when Pyongyang is threatening to conduct “an escalated provocation” and is refusing to meet with US officials to discuss denuclearisation.
Democrat Ben McAdams stepped into a small town city council chamber just outside Salt Lake City and took a deep breath. Continue Reading
Britain’s new political landscape began to take shape Monday as triumphant Prime Minister Boris Johnson talked trade with President Donald Trump and readied a pep talk for his new Conservative Party lawmakers.
A key Democratic lawmaker said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s misconduct amounted to “a crime in progress” that threatens US democracy, as the full House prepares for a historic vote on impeachment. Continue Reading