Politics

Protesters take cover in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. A Hong Kong police official says a pro-democracy protester was shot when an officer opened fire with his revolver during clashes Tuesday.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:12 am
In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground. Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist...
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Rudy Giuliani
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 4:11 pm
House Democrats have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for documents related to his interactions with Ukrainian officials. Read the latest here.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 2:52 pm
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead his country out of the European Union in just over a month — and, he hopes, move British politics beyond its fracture over...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on May 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to Louisiana.
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CNN
September 30, 2019 - 7:19 am
President Donald Trump on Sunday escalated his rebuke of the anonymous whistleblower at the center of the mounting Ukraine controversy after House Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry against him, asserting that he deserves to "meet my accuser.
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Activists rally for the impeachment of Trump
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 9:40 am
The White House and the Justice Department learned about a CIA officer's concerns about President Donald Trump around the same time the individual filed a whistleblower complaint that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry, according to a U.S. official and another person familiar with the...
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Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 10:18 am
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that a whistleblower's complaint at the center of the House's impeachment inquiry shows that President Donald Trump was engaged in a cover-up.
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French president Jacques Chirac poses after recording a television address from the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:02 am
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, died Thursday at age 86.
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Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 7:27 am
A secret whistleblower complaint at the center of an impeachment inquiry alleges that President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to "solicit interference from a foreign country" in next year's U.S. election. The White House then tried to "lock down" the information to cover it up, the...
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U.S. Constitution
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Here's what needs to happen for Democrats in the House to impeach Trump, which seems increasingly likely, and for the Senate to remove him from office, which still seems very unlikely. Read more here.
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Man holding vape and tobacco cigarettes
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Tony Romeo
September 25, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would raise to 21 the legal age to purchase nicotine and vaping products.
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