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Impeachment Hearings: White House Expert Says President Trump Made Improper Demand Of Ukraine

On Tuesday, a White House official told impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump’s request that Ukraine investigate a political rival was an improper demand.

Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the White House National Security Council’s top Ukraine expert and a decorated Iraq war veteran, testified at the third public impeachment hearing before the U.S. House...

Two Prison Guards Arrested In Connection With Jeffrey Epstein Death

Two federal prison staffers were arrested on Tuesday in New York and are expected to face charges related to their alleged failure to conduct regular checks on accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein before he hung himself inside his Manhattan cell.

Epstein's sudden death triggered a shakeup at the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Attorney General William...

Chick-fil-A Ends Donations For Anti-LGBTQ Organizations

Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A is no longer funding two organizations that oppose same-sex marriage, the company said Monday. The Atlanta-based restaurant chain has come under fire from LGBTQ+ activists for donating millions of dollars to two Christian charities: The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

However a spokeswoman for Chick-fil-A said on Monday.: "We...

Three Dead In Oklahoma Walmart Shooting, Including Suspect

Three people were shot and killed in the parking lot of a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, on Monday morning.  Police confirmed the fatalities, adding that the suspect is among the dead. The suspect’s identity has not been released.  

Schools in the south central Oklahoma city were locked down Monday morning.

Two Arkansas Chemistry Professors Accused Of Making Meth In Science Lab At University

Two Arkansas college chemistry professors have been arrested on charges of making meth. The Clark County sheriff’s office says Henderson State University professors Terry David Bateman and Bradley Allen Rowland were arrested Friday on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and using drug paraphernalia.

Bateman and Rowland have been on administrative leave since Oct. 11 after police...

Hong Kong Protests Continue As Police Surround University As Standoff Continues

Protests in Hong Kong have intensified as police continued their standoff with students at Polytechnic University. The police had surrounded the university, in what has been a protest movement that is now in its sixth month. Police have been trying to disperse the protesters from the roads around Polytechnic, which is the last...

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Joins 2020 Presidential Race

Deval Patrick, the former two-term governor of Massachusetts and the state's first black chief executive, formally announced a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Deval said in an announcement video on Thursday:  "I've had the chance to live my American dream. But over the years, I've seen the path to that dream closing...

American Teacher Found Strangled To Death At Her Home In Dominican Republic

An American teacher was found bound and strangled in her apartment in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic National Police said Patricia Ann Anton, 63, was found dead in her apartment in Cabarete, on the country's rural northern coast, with her hands and feet tied. Anton was robbed by unknown suspects of a cellphone,...

Impeachment Hearings Focus On Ukraine Pressure Campaign During First Day Of Testimony

During testimony on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine linked the president more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.

William Taylor was one of two career diplomats who testified before the U.S....