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Trump dismisses climate change at Davos, as Thunberg looks on

US President Donald Trump touted the success of the US economy in Davos yesterday, dismissing “perennial prophets of doom” on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg. With his impeachment trial set to begin in Washington, Trump largely

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US Senate blocks bids for documents in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: The Republican-controlled US Senate rejected three Democratic efforts yesterday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favourable to Trump. As the third impeachment trial in US

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Trump ally, McConnell comes up with rules that may acquit the president

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal. The 116-page Trial Memorandum

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In impeachment document, Democrats say Trump endangers security

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH: Democratic US lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. In a 111-page document filed

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US House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

WASHINGTON: The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted yesterday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a US president to begin in earnest next week. Lawmakers

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The four pillars of Donald Trump’s Second Coming!

1. White supremacy The Republicans hated Barack Obama- a white-hot form of anger that is now directed at all Democrats, regardless of race, creed or colour. What they found particularly objectionable was that they let an outsider take over the

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Pelosi: Republicans will pay a price for denying impeachment witnesses

WASHINGTON: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine tomorrow when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate and warned that Republicans will pay a political price for denying a trial with witnesses.

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‘Our enemy is here’: Iranians demand that leaders quit after plane downed

DUBAI: Protests erupted across Iran for a second day yesterday, increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down a Ukrainian airliner by accident, despite days of denials that Iranian forces were to blame. “They

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‘Traumatised’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake

YAUCO: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico yesterday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday. The latest quake took place at 6:26 p.m.

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Iran avenges Soleimani, fires missiles at Iraqi air base housing US forces

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON: Iran launched a missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq in the early hours today, hours after the funeral of an Iranian commander whose killing in a US drone strike has raised fears of a wider war in the

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