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Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

The internet slowly trickled back on in Iran on Friday after a dayslong shutdown by authorities amid protests and unrest that followed government-set gasoline prices sharply rising, as the U.S. sanctioned the...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 06:01 PM PST

House Urges Court to Lift Hold on Subpoena for Trump Records

House Urges Court to Lift Hold on Subpoena for Trump Records

House Democrats and Manhattan's top prosecutor told the Supreme Court Thursday that President Donald Trump's arguments to shield his tax returns and financial records are weak, and not deserving of the justices'...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 05:14 PM PST

WATCH: David Holmes Describes Call Between Trump, Sondland

WATCH: David Holmes Describes Call Between Trump, Sondland

David Holmes, a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, described a phone conversation he overheard between Ambassador Gordon Sondland and President Donald Trump in which the two men discussed...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 05:03 PM PST

Fiona Hill Warns Against Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

Fiona Hill Warns Against Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

Former White House adviser and Russian policy expert Fiona Hill warned lawmakers during her testimony on Thursday to refrain from perpetuating "politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance Russian...

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Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'

Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'

The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 03:11 PM PST

Fiona Hill Pushes Back, Demands Opportunity to Respond

Fiona Hill Pushes Back, Demands Opportunity to Respond

After several Republican lawmakers opted to forgo asking questions of former White House adviser Fiona Hill during an impeachment hearing Thursday, Hill interrupted Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, to assert that she...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 01:34 PM PST

1st Honduran Returned to Guatemala Under US Asylum Accord

1st Honduran Returned to Guatemala Under US Asylum Accord

The United States has begun carrying out a landmark policy shift on asylum that's a top priority of President Donald Trump, returning a Honduran immigrant to Guatemala to pursue his asylum case. Guatemala's...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 01:05 PM PST

David Holmes: Congressional Inaction Would Set 'Very Bad Precedent'

David Holmes: Congressional Inaction Would Set 'Very Bad Precedent'

David Holmes, a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, testified that congressional inaction on President Donald Trump's request for Ukraine to investigate the Bidens would set a precedent for...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 12:49 PM PST

Fiona Hill Says Vindman Is 'Excellent' on Ukraine Issues

Fiona Hill Says Vindman Is 'Excellent' on Ukraine Issues

During her congressional testimony, former White House adviser Fiona Hill refuted claims that she had expressed concerns over the professional judgment of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in the...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 11:48 AM PST

EPA Prosecutions of Polluters Approach Quarter-Century Lows

EPA Prosecutions of Polluters Approach Quarter-Century Lows

Criminal prosecution and convictions of polluters have fallen to quarter-century lows under the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency, deepening three years of overall enforcement declines,...

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