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Career US diplomat testifies at House impeachment inquiry on Trump's Ukraine dealings

Career US diplomat testifies at House impeachment inquiry on Trump's Ukraine dealings

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday questioned George Kent

Even as a rival says he is 'declining,' Biden keeps poll lead

Even as a rival says he is 'declining,' Biden keeps poll lead

Former vice president Joe Biden continues to hold a lead among Democratic presidential aspirants, a new poll showed Sunday

US lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules

US lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules

Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats.

Attorney General Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice

Attorney General Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice

Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice

US Democrats request Trump documents from Deutsche Bank

US Democrats request Trump documents from Deutsche Bank

Democratic lawmakers in the US Congress have requested documents from German lender Deutsche Bank as part of their investigation into the financial affairs of US President Donald Trump.

Former Democratic Colorado Governor Hickenlooper joins presidential race

Former Democratic Colorado Governor Hickenlooper joins presidential race

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper joined the growing field of Democratic presidential candidates on Monday, hoping to position himself as a centrist and an experienced officeholder who is best poised to defeat Republican President Donald Trump in 2020.

Kamala Harris launches White House bid in America 'under attack'

Kamala Harris launches White House bid in America 'under attack'

Lamenting that the American Dream and its democracy are under attack in Donald Trump's United States, California Senator Kamala Harris formally declared Sunday her candidacy to become the country's first black female president in 2020.

Trump says no emergency declaration to end US govt shutdown

Trump says no emergency declaration to end US govt shutdown

President Donald Trump said he was holding off on declaring a state of emergency to end the partial US government shutdown that dragged into a 23rd day Sunday, as he insisted on $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall that congressional Democrats oppose.

Mail bomb suspect to have 1st hearing in US court in New York

Mail bomb suspect to have 1st hearing in US court in New York

The Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of US President Donald Trump was due to make his first appearance in federal court in New York on Tuesday where prosecutors will argue he is too dangerous to be freed on bail.

Restrictive rules keep millions of Americans from voting

Restrictive rules keep millions of Americans from voting

Millions of Americans will be barred from casting ballots in Tuesday's crucial midterm elections due to electoral rules at the state level, which effectively exclude many minority voters to the detriment of Democrats.

US mail bomb suspect agrees to face charges in New York

US mail bomb suspect agrees to face charges in New York

The 56-year-old Florida man accused of mailing 15 pipe bombs to top Democrats and other high-profile critics of President Donald Trump agreed in a Miami court to be transferred to New York state to face charges and waived his right to a bail hearing in Florida.

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

The Republican president has used the threat of a government shutdown several times since taking office in 2017.