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The next House impeachment witness is the most important so far

The next House impeachment witness is the most important so far

Back to the text messages! Bill Taylor, currently the top official at the US Embassy in Ukraine, will get his moment before congressional investigators Tuesday. Taylor was one of the officials whose text messages were released by House Democrats earlier this month. His explanation for why he said he felt the US was trading foreign…MORE

Impeachment delays bring new risks for everyone involved — including Trump

Impeachment delays bring new risks for everyone involved — including Trump

Impeaching President Donald Trump may take a little longer than Democrats hoped — a prospect that brings new political complications to their already high-risk strategy. Ever-broadening revelations about Trump’s alleged covert foreign policy scheme for political gain in Ukraine are bolstering an increasingly firm case that he abused the power of his office. But paradoxically,…MORE

Asian markets mostly move higher, following Wall Street’s lead

Asian markets mostly move higher, following Wall Street’s lead

Asian stocks mostly rose Tuesday, tracking a positive session on Wall Street overnight. South Korea’s Kospi rose 1.1%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index gained 0.2%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index, though, inched down 0.1%, erasing slight gains in earlier trading. Japanese markets are closed for a public holiday. Major stock indexes ended in the green Monday.…MORE

Amash: Republicans wish they weren’t ‘trapped’ into defending Trump

Amash: Republicans wish they weren’t ‘trapped’ into defending Trump

Rep. Justin Amash said his Republican colleagues are caught in an untenable position trying to defend President Donald Trump as the controversy surrounding his dealings with Ukraine continues to grow. Asked by CNN’s Erin Burnett on Monday night whether those around the President were essentially forced to lie in order to defend Trump, Amash replied,…MORE

The real story behind ‘The Current War,’ about Edison, Tesla and Westinghouse

The real story behind ‘The Current War,’ about Edison, Tesla and Westinghouse

Yes, children really were hired to collect stray dogs for electrocution experiments to help determine which electric system would power the modern world. This is one of many events in the true story behind “The Current War,” a historical drama that recreates the battle of technology and ideas that pit Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse…MORE

Man charged in New Hampshire church shooting accused of assaulting attorney

Man charged in New Hampshire church shooting accused of assaulting attorney

The man who allegedly barged into a wedding at a New Hampshire church and shot the bride and a bishop has been charged with assaulting his attorney at a jail Monday, the state’s attorney general said. Dale Holloway, 37, was charged with first-degree assault after causing a serious head injury to his attorney, Michael Davidow,…MORE

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