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Posted: Mon-Nov-2019



Boris Johnson says it is a pity "for one side or the other of the debate in Northern Ireland to have a veto".

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Jimmy Carter in hospital ahead of procedure to relieve pressure on his brain
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

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Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire
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A Hong Kong protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads during the morning commute.

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Australia's most populous state prepares for extreme fires
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Hundreds of schools were closed and residents were urged to evacuate woodlands for the relative safety of city centres Tuesday as hot, dry and windy weather posed an extreme fire danger across Australia's most populous state.

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British founder of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Istanbul
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The British founder of an organization that trained the Syrian White Helmets emergency response group has died in Istanbul, three people with knowledge of his death said on Monday.

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Myanmar formally accused of genocide in court case filed at The Hague
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Myanmar has repeatedly been blamed in the systematic displacement, killing and widespread sexual assault of Rohingya Muslims, but only today has it been formally accused in an international court of acts of genocide.

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Minister says Mexico has made arrests in massacre of American women, children
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Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week's massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Monday.

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Trump loses another bid to block the release of his tax returns
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A U.S. federal judge has dismissed President Donald Trump's lawsuit against New York officials that was aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns.

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Sombre Remembrance Day services held across Europe
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French President Emmanuel Macron marked Remembrance Day on Monday by relighting the flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

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Iran's violations of nuclear deal increasing, UN watchdog says
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The United Nations' nuclear watchdog reported Monday that its inspectors have discovered uranium particles of a man-made origin "at a location in Iran not declared to the agency."

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Egypt denies former president Mohammed Morsi was mistreated in prison
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Egyptian lawmakers said Monday that the late president Mohammed Morsi was treated well in prison, just days after a UN report attributed Morsi's death to "brutal" conditions in the country's jails.

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Uber CEO walks back comment on Jamal Khashoggi's murder
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles.

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Evo Morales leaves Bolivia for asylum in Mexico as protesters mass in the streets
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Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in power and seemingly every person constitutionally in line for the job quit as well.

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Election gift for Boris Johnson: U.K. Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seats
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of his election campaign to date, after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would not contest 317 seats where the Conservative Party won in 2017.

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Russia charges historian with murder after lover's severed arms found in bag
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A Russian court has charged a distinguished historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes with the murder of his partner after he was found in a river with a backpack containing her severed arms.

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Boeing now says it expects 737 Max to resume commercial service in January
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Boeing said Monday it now expects its grounded 737 Max to resume commercial service in January as it works to address questions from regulators over its documentation for revisions to the plane's software.

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink mini-satellites
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SpaceX has launched 60 mini satellites, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage.

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Turkey says it has started repatriation of captured ISIS militants
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Turkey has deported an American foreign fighter and will soon deport another seven Germans, a spokesperson for the interior ministry was quoted as saying on Monday after state media said Ankara had begun repatriation of captured ISIS militants.

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Socialists win Spanish election, but deadlock likely as far-right party surges
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Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won Spain's national election on Sunday, but large gains by the upstart far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political deadlock in the European Union's fifth-largest economy.

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'The hottest daytime soap opera': Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV
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When the House impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump begins its public phase on Wednesday, people will be watching on screens large and small.

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Canadian professor talks dogs, hockey with Putin after receiving major Russian award
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A St. John's professor of Russian literature is one of the few Canadians getting face time with Vladimir Putin these days. While Canada has frozen most of its high-level contacts with Russia, John Durrant, an honorary consul in St. John's, received one of the country's highest civilian awards in Moscow this week.

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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Says He’s Leaving Bolivia For Mexico
Morales stepped down Sunday following weeks of massive protests over a disputed presidential election. ... read more


Australia Battles Outbreak Of Wildfires As Officials Brace For ‘Catastrophic’ Conditions
“We plan for these sorts of days, but we always hope they will never come," a New South Wales fire commissioner said. ... read more


What To Know About The Political Crisis In Bolivia
Socialist President Evo Morales resigned after a disputed election and calls from the military that he leave, raising more concerns about democracy in the region. ... read more


British Man Who Helped Form Syria's White Helmets Found Dead In Turkey
The humanitarian group has been vilified by the Syrian government and its allies, including Russia. ... read more


Bolivia In Power Void As President Resigns
Evo Morales' resignation creates a space for the military to potentially step in and assume power. ... read more


Russian Professor Found With Woman's Arms In Backpack After Being Pulled From River
Oleg Sokolov reportedly confessed to the murder of former student Anastasia Yeshenko after her body was found in his St Petersburg apartment. ... read more


States Of Emergency Declared Across Australia's East Coast As Deadly Fires Loom
All residents have been warned “to be on alert." ... read more


Hong Kong Police Open Fire On Protesters, Shooting One As Chaos Erupts
Video footage appeared to show police firing rounds at Hong Kong protesters, hitting at least one as demonstrations prepare to enter their sixth month. ... read more


Offshoot Mormon Community Returns To U.S. After Deadly Attack In Mexico
After a massacre earlier in the week, a community that had called Mexico home since the 1950s returned to the United States. ... read more


Bolivian President Agrees To Hold New Election After Damning Audit
The Organization of American States found serious irregularities in an Oct. 20 vote won by leftist leader Evo Morales. ... read more


Germany Commemorates 30th Anniversary Of Berlin Wall's Fall
As the country reflects on the wall's historic toppling, German leaders have warned that democracy continues to be "challenged" -- and must be defended. ... read more


Brazil's Newly Freed Former Leader Sets Up Clash With Bolsonaro's Right-Wing Government
Brazil’s former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, newly freed from jail, attacked right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro for impoverishing working Brazilians. ... read more


Oh, Baby: Prince Harry Is Keen On Tips About Second Kids In Visit With Military Moms
"Harry was really quite interested in how things were with second children," reveals an Army mom after a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. ... read more


Brazil's Former Left-Wing President 'Lula' Is Freed From Prison, Hailed By Bernie Sanders
Cheering throngs mob Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as court rules he can remain free as he fights conviction. He poses a political threat to President Jair Bolsonaro. ... read more


Hand Of Missing Tourist Found In The Stomach Of A Tiger Shark
A 44-year-old Scottish man went snorkeling off an island notorious for its shark attacks. His wife identified his body through his wedding ring. ... read more


Brazil Top Court's Ruling Could Free Ex-President Da Silva
The decision appears to cover former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and others convicted in cases arising from the sprawling “Car Wash” corruption investigation. ... read more


Italian Holocaust Survivor Placed Under Police Protection After Anti-Hate Campaign
Liliana Segre, 89, who was sent to Auschwitz when she was 13, has said she receives about 200 anti-Semitic threats a day on social media. ... read more


How A Conspiracy Theory About The Notre Dame Cathedral Led To A Mosque Shooting
Disinformation can bleed into the real world in violent ways. It happened in the French city of Bayonne. ... read more


Australian Women's Soccer Team Will Finally Get Paid The Same As Men's Team
The team launched a campaign to pressure FIFA to provide equal prize-money at World Cups ahead of the women’s tournament in France earlier this year. ... read more


Tehran To Begin Injecting Uranium Gas Into Over 1,000 Centrifuges, Iranian President Says
The move is Iran's latest step away from its nuclear deal with world powers since Trump withdrew from the accord over a year ago. ... read more


Russian historian found with body parts accused of murder
Napoleon expert Oleg Sokolov admits in court he shot his girlfriend in his St Petersburg flat. ... read more


James Le Mesurier, White Helmets co-founder, discovered dead in Turkey
The body of ex-British Army officer James Le Mesurier is found near his office in Istanbul. ... read more


Spanish elections: Socialists win amid far-right surge
The ruling Socialists again fall short of a majority in the election with the far right coming third. ... read more


Turkey starts sending Islamic State fighters back to home countries
Turkey says one US jihadist has been expelled, and several Europeans will follow shortly. ... read more


More than 750kg of cocaine washes up on French Atlantic beaches
Tides have dumped more than 750kg of cocaine on France's Atlantic coast this month, police say. ... read more


General election 2019: Brexit Party will not stand in Tory seats
Nigel Farage says the party will not contest seats won by the Tories in 2017, but will stand against Labour. ... read more


Jingye to invest £1bn and save 'thousands of British Steel jobs'
The Chinese company says it will invest £1.2bn in British Steel following rescue agreement. ... read more


Roman Polanski denies new 'violent' rape claim
The film director threatens to sue after a fresh allegation from a former French actress. ... read more


Climate change: British Airways reviews 'fuel-tankering' over climate concerns
A British Airways insider has revealed airlines deliberately fill planes with extra fuel to cut costs. ... read more


Robert Keogh jailed for smuggling guns into UK at Dover
The discovery at the Port of Dover is the largest seizure of weapons at a UK port, police say. ... read more


Taison: Shakhtar's Brazil midfielder after sending-off following alleged racist abuse
Taison cries "tears of helplessness" after being sent off following alleged racist abuse during Shakhtar Donetsk's win over Dynamo Kyiv. ... read more


Unai Emery: Arsenal manager given public backing but 'things need to improve'
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been offered public backing by the club's hierarchy, but warned results must improve. ... read more


Sweden's 100 explosions this year: What's going on?
Swedish police are dealing with unprecedented levels of attacks, in city centres and suburbs. ... read more


Robert Enke: Remembering former Germany and Hannover goalkeeper, 10 years on
Robert Enke was Germany's goalkeeper, set to play in the next summer's World Cup. On 10 November 2009, he took his own life. ... read more


Spanish elections: How the far-right Vox party found its footing
Santiago Abascal's party has become the third force in parliament, gaining 52 seats in the election. ... read more


The Iranian opposition fighters who mustn't think about sex
Some ex-members of the 'cult-like' MEK have quit - and are now stranded in Albania. ... read more


How Trump Ukraine story unfolded, step by step
It's a complicated story - here's how Trump got into deeper and deeper trouble over Ukraine. ... read more


The Russian adventurer who is heading to the stratosphere
Fedor Konyukhov is seeking a high-altitude hot-air balloon record, with the help of an 80-year-old Scot. ... read more


Paris tour shows how black people helped to shape France
Resistance fighters and anti-colonial writers - a Paris tour celebrates an alternative French history. ... read more


Berlin Wall VR: ‘I was looking into my grandma’s eyes’
Thirty years after fall of the Berlin Wall, a new experience recreates what life was like. ... read more


President Jimmy Carter to undergo procedure to relieve pressure on brain after falls
The 95-year-old former president has fallen at home at least twice in recent months. ... read more


Arctic blast brings snow, ice and bone-chilling temps across U.S.
At least four people in the Midwest have been killed in crashes in which officials say weather was a factor. ... read more


Pentagon official testifies Trump directed freeze on aid to Ukraine
Asked if the president was authorized to order that type of hold, Laura Cooper said there were concerns that he wasn’t. ... read more


Bolivia's Evo Morales pleads for peace, but his resignation leaves severe political conflict
“After all we’ve been through, there’s a feeling of powerlessness,” says a college student and Morales supporter who's worried over what comes next. ... read more


Judge tosses Trump suit over New York tax returns, rejects conspiracy claim
Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that his court was not the proper jurisdiction to hear the case. ... read more


Tree-planting campaigns are gaining momentum. But do they make a difference?
“Reforestation needs to be part of the solution if we’re going to succeed, but we need to understand that trees everywhere isn’t always a good thing,” one researcher said. ... read more


Mother of missing 5-year-old girl in Florida now a person of interest
The mother of Taylor Rose Williams stopped cooperating with police once investigators pressed her on inconsistencies in her story. ... read more


China's mega shopping event, Singles Day, sold more in 24 hours than Amazon sells in two months
Singles Day, China's mega shopping event, sold $38 billion of goods in 24 hours — with some help from Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian West. ... read more


Oklahoma police chief dead after fight with his own officer at Florida conference
Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller was found dead in Pensacola Beach after an apparent altercation, authorities said. ... read more


Cholesterol levels dropping in U.S., but many still need care
Heart disease is the world's leading killer and high cholesterol is a key risk factor. ... read more


Supreme Court to hear arguments on Dreamers in case against Trump's move to end DACA
The fate of nearly a million young people is at stake in one of the most important cases before the justices this term. ... read more


CPS took their kids. Now, the agency says it found no evidence of abuse.
Melissa and Dillon Bright were temporarily separated from their two young children after doctors raised concerns of abuse. ... read more


Trump impeachment inquiry: Live updates and the latest news
Stay informed about Democrats' impeachment efforts and the Trump administration's responses. ... read more


WWII submarine missing 75 years discovered off coast of Japan
The sub was sunk with 80 sailors on board by a Nakajima b5N carrier bomber Feb. 26, 1944. ... read more


Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for calling immigrants 'you people'
A Canadian broadcast company fired Cherry after a rant on television in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers. ... read more


Turkey starts repatriating Western ISIS militants
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said his country is not "a hotel" for militants. ... read more


Jailed Israeli-American in focus after court rules to extradite suspected Russian hacker
Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday approved Aleksey Burkov's extradition to the U.S. on suspicion of cyber crimes. ... read more


Emma Watson says she's 'self-partnered'. It's probably not a bad idea for most of us.
Celebrities like Emma Watson and Gwyneth Paltrow are re-framing traditionally negative relationship statuses and helping remove the stigma. Here's how to go from 'single' to 'self partnered.' ... read more


Search continues for Texas mom who vanished seven months ago
Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing on April 17, 2019, after she failed to pick up her 6-year-old son from the babysitter’s house in Old East Dallas, Texas. Security video shows Prisma at the Olympus at Ross apartment complex in Dallas at 6 p.m. The Mesquite Police Department is investigating. ... read more


Read the transcript of State Dept. official Christopher Anderson's impeachment testimony
Anderson testified last month as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. ... read more


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President Jimmy Carter to undergo procedure to relieve pressure on brain after falls
The 95-year-old former president has fallen at home at least twice in recent months. ... read more


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Arctic blast brings snow, ice and bone-chilling temps across U.S.
At least four people in the Midwest have been killed in crashes in which officials say weather was a factor. ... read more


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Pentagon official testifies Trump directed freeze on aid to Ukraine
Asked if the president was authorized to order that type of hold, Laura Cooper said there were concerns that he wasn’t. ... read more


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Bolivia's Evo Morales pleads for peace, but his resignation leaves severe political conflict
“After all we’ve been through, there’s a feeling of powerlessness,” says a college student and Morales supporter who's worried over what comes next. ... read more


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Judge tosses Trump suit over New York tax returns, rejects conspiracy claim
Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that his court was not the proper jurisdiction to hear the case. ... read more


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Tree-planting campaigns are gaining momentum. But do they make a difference?
“Reforestation needs to be part of the solution if we’re going to succeed, but we need to understand that trees everywhere isn’t always a good thing,” one researcher said. ... read more


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Mother of missing 5-year-old girl in Florida now a person of interest
The mother of Taylor Rose Williams stopped cooperating with police once investigators pressed her on inconsistencies in her story. ... read more


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China's mega shopping event, Singles Day, sold more in 24 hours than Amazon sells in two months
Singles Day, China's mega shopping event, sold $38 billion of goods in 24 hours — with some help from Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian West. ... read more


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Oklahoma police chief dead after fight with his own officer at Florida conference
Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller was found dead in Pensacola Beach after an apparent altercation, authorities said. ... read more


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Cholesterol levels dropping in U.S., but many still need care
Heart disease is the world's leading killer and high cholesterol is a key risk factor. ... read more


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Supreme Court to hear arguments on Dreamers in case against Trump's move to end DACA
The fate of nearly a million young people is at stake in one of the most important cases before the justices this term. ... read more


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CPS took their kids. Now, the agency says it found no evidence of abuse.
Melissa and Dillon Bright were temporarily separated from their two young children after doctors raised concerns of abuse. ... read more


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Trump impeachment inquiry: Live updates and the latest news
Stay informed about Democrats' impeachment efforts and the Trump administration's responses. ... read more


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WWII submarine missing 75 years discovered off coast of Japan
The sub was sunk with 80 sailors on board by a Nakajima b5N carrier bomber Feb. 26, 1944. ... read more


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Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for calling immigrants 'you people'
A Canadian broadcast company fired Cherry after a rant on television in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers. ... read more


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Turkey starts repatriating Western ISIS militants
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said his country is not "a hotel" for militants. ... read more


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Jailed Israeli-American in focus after court rules to extradite suspected Russian hacker
Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday approved Aleksey Burkov's extradition to the U.S. on suspicion of cyber crimes. ... read more


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Emma Watson says she's 'self-partnered'. It's probably not a bad idea for most of us.
Celebrities like Emma Watson and Gwyneth Paltrow are re-framing traditionally negative relationship statuses and helping remove the stigma. Here's how to go from 'single' to 'self partnered.' ... read more


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Search continues for Texas mom who vanished seven months ago
Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing on April 17, 2019, after she failed to pick up her 6-year-old son from the babysitter’s house in Old East Dallas, Texas. Security video shows Prisma at the Olympus at Ross apartment complex in Dallas at 6 p.m. The Mesquite Police Department is investigating. ... read more


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Read the transcript of State Dept. official Christopher Anderson's impeachment testimony
Anderson testified last month as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. ... read more


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