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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: US President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 12, 2019 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Donald Trump’s Ukrainian path to impeachment attempt

It started with a shadowy diplomatic campaign as Donald Trump bypassed official channels on Ukraine, and the unusual foreign policy bid has now triggered public hearings on impeachment — the ultimate indignity for a US president.
Democratic presidential hopeful former US Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a town hall at the Proulx Community Center in Franklin, New Hampshire on November 8, 2019. – Biden spoke to local community members from the region shortly after signing paperwork at the NH State House where he officially joined the New Hampshire Primary as a candidate. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP)

Joe Biden brings confidence to New Hampshire, as 2020 rivals close in

Democrat Joe Biden strode into New Hampshire’s statehouse Friday like he owned the place, back-slapping officials and insisting he has broad voter support as he ramps up his bid to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.
Michael R. Bloomberg has seriously explored running for president at least three times. Brittainy Newman-The New York Times

Former New York mayor joins 2020 White House race

Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president.
Philanthropies Mike Bloomberg is jumping into the Democratic presidential race because he believes that Joe Biden is fading, opening the moderate lane next to Elizabeth Warren, sources close to the former New York mayor tell Axios.

Michael Bloomberg prepares to enter 2020 presidential race

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to enter the crowded race to become the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, US media reported Thursday.
A New York judge on Thursday ordered Donald Trump to pay $2 million for using his former charity to further his political and business interests, adding to the president’s legal woes.

Judge orders Donald Trump to pay $2 million in damages to charities

A New York judge on Thursday ordered Donald Trump to pay $2 million for using his former charity to further his political and business interests, adding to the president’s legal woes.
Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, offered a combative performance on Thursday’s episode of “The View,” with the president’s son hurling explosive accusations at the daytime talk show’s hosts during the 5,000th installment of the ABC program.

Donald Trump Jr backlashed for tweeting identity of alleged whistleblower

President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr. has triggered a backlash after he revealed in a tweet the name of the alleged whistleblower at the centre of the impeachment probe of his father.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Democrats to hold first open hearings in impeachment inquiry

Democrats will hold the first open hearings in Congress next week as part of the impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump, Adam Schiff, the Head of the House Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said.

Donald Trump calls Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, backs talks on disputed dam on Nile

President Donald Trump backs talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resolve the ongoing dam dispute between the three African countries, the White House said.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump: Written answers from whistleblower unacceptable

U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith-Getty Images-AFP

Donald Trump says whistleblower behind impeachment woes ‘Obama guy’

US President Donald Trump has described the whistleblower that triggered the impeachment probe against him as a fraud and an ‘Obama guy’
They say every dog has its day — and so it will be for this consummate paw-fessional who has been invited to the White House in recognition of his heroic role in taking out jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Canine hero Conan to get White House welcome after Baghdadi raid

They say every dog has its day — and so it will be for this consummate paw-fessional who has been invited to the White House in recognition of his heroic role in taking out jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Demonstrators take part in a protest against the government’s economic policies in Santiago, on October 31, 2019. – Chile pulled out of hosting two major international summits Wednesday as it struggled to restore order amid clashes between protestors and security forces that have left at least 20 dead. President Sebastian Pinera said “common sense” had dictated the decision to withdraw from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Cop 25 climate change conference. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)

Chile launches fresh talks to calm deadly unrest

Chile’s government met with opposition leaders Thursday in a fresh bid to end deadly protests that forced the country to abandon hosting two major economic and climate summits, but leftist parties poured scorn on the efforts.
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Donald Trump moves permanent residence to Florida

US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he will change his permanent residence from New York to Palm Beach, Florida, claiming he had been “treated very badly” in his native city.
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China, US to continue trade talks in spite of APEC cancellation

China and the U.S. have said that they will continue trade consultations in spite of the cancellation of a summit in Chile where the countries’ leaders were supposed to sign an interim trade deal.
Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith-Getty Images-AFP

House to formalise Donald Trump impeachment investigation

Democrats laid out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday as they accumulated more evidence to support charges that he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost his own 2020 electoral prospects.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.

Donald Trump: ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in Syria

US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.
US President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on October 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Eric BARADAT - AFP)

Donald Trump confirms death of Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

US President Donald Trump finally lifted the veil off the tweeted riddle “something very big has happened”, confirming the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a military raid in Syria.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘killed’ in US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State was believed to have been killed in a raid on Saturday by US Special Operation Forces in Syria.

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