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  • Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested at Airport
    Russian_opposition_leader_alexei_navalny_arrested_at_airport 2021-01-17 20:05:25 UTC
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny’s detention at passport control in Moscow’s...

  • US Republican Party: Right-Wing Extremists Talk About Civil War
    Us_republican_party-_right-wing_extremism_talk_about_civil_war_ 2021-01-17 19:55:10 UTC
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war. In northw...

  • Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could Begin On January 20
    Trump%e2%80%99s_impeachment_trial_could_begin_on_january_20_-_biden 2021-01-14 19:06:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Spe...

  • US House Impeaches Trump a 2nd Time
    Us_house_impeaches_trump_a_2nd_time 2021-01-14 01:32:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed Nati...

  • HRW: Trump Has Been a Disaster For Human Rights
    Hrw-_trump_has_been_a_disaster_for_human_rights 2021-01-14 01:34:55 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s record on human rights in his first year in office has been a “disaster” and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday. Kenneth Roth was speaking ahea...

  • Resolution: U.S. House Urges Pence to Oust Trump, Impeach Vote Looms
    Resolution-_u.s._house_urges_pence_to_oust_trump__impeach_vote_looms 2021-01-14 01:35:28 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the “tremendous anger” in America. ...

  • Alamo Visit: A Symbol of Trump’s Defiance
    Alamo_visit-_a_symbol_of_trump%e2%80%99s_defiance 2021-01-12 22:06:06 UTC
    ALAMO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault. “...

  • Impeachment: Trump Faces charge of 'Incitement of Insurrection'
    Pelosi_slams_trump's_team-_i_don't_think_they_know_what_they're_talking_about_ 2021-01-11 16:48:28 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the House prepares for impeachment, President Donald Trump faces a single charge — “incitement of insurrection” — over the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to a draft of the articles obtained by The Associated Press. Lawmakers are set to introduce the legislation...

  • Companies to Suspend Donations to US Lawmakers Who Do Not Respect Rule of Law
    Companies_to_suspend_donations_to_us_lawmakers_who_do_not_respect_rule_of_law 2021-01-11 16:25:05 UTC
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marriott International Inc, the world’s largest hotel company, and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) said Sunday they will suspend donations to U.S. lawmakers who voted against certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory last week. “We have taken...

  • Two Republican Senators Say Trump Should Resign
    Two_republican_senators_say_trump_should_resign 2021-01-10 18:23:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign in the wake of deadly riots at the Capitol and support for the House drive to impeach him a second time is gaining momentum. Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday joined Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski in calling f...

  • Democrats Control of Congress Makes Biden's Presidency "Easier"
    Democrats_control_of_congress_makes_biden's_presidency_%22easier%22 2021-01-10 01:33:30 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November was tempered by concerns that he would face Republican opposition in the Senate that could stymie him at every turn. Those worries eased this past week when <a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/19389">Democrats swept t...

  • U.S. Military Will "Prevent Trump From Firing Nuclear Weapons"
    U.s._military_will_%22prevent_trump_from_firing_nuclear_weapons 2021-01-08 19:17:21 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling fellow Democrats that the nation&rsquo;s top military officer has told her there are steps in place that would prevent President Donald Trump from firing nuclear weapons.</p><p>Pelosi has spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs o...

  • Washington in Shock After Trump's Mob Riots
    Washington_in_shock_after_trump's_mob_riots_ 2021-01-08 03:35:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — With 13 days left in President Donald Trump’s term, a nation shaken by the violence carried out in his name was left wondering what he might do next, and there was open talk in Washington of trying to force him from office early. Out of sight in the White House — and <a href="ht...

  • Calls Grow for Trump's Removal From Office
    Calls_grow_for_trump's_removal_from_office 2021-01-07 18:30:08 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on US President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to remove him from office following Wednesday’s violent assault on the Capitol by the president’s supporters. In a statement Thursday, Schumer said the attack on the Capitol “was an insur...

  • U.S. Capitol Terror: Four Deaths, 52 Arrests
    U.s._capitol_terror-_four_deaths__52_arrests 2021-01-07 08:23:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Four people died and 52 were arrested, Washington D.C.’s police chief said, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. In a late night news conference, Met...

  • Biden: Our Democracy Is Under Unprecedented Assault
    Biden-_our_democracy_is_under_unprecedented_assault_ 2021-01-07 07:58:26 UTC
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November’s election. Biden had planned to deliver a speech focused on how ...

  • Democrats to Control House, Senate for First Time in 10 Years
    Democrats_to_control_house__senate_for_first_time_in_10_years 2021-01-07 18:33:27 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his turbulent final days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s pro...

  • Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, One Dead
    Pro-trump_mob_breaches_us_capitol 2021-01-07 02:11:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more — were hiding under tables, hunkered in lockdowns, saying prayers, and seeing the fruits of ...

  • Georgia Runoff: Black Voters Carry Democrats to Victory
    Georgia_runoff-_black_voters_carry_democrats_to_victory 2021-01-06 08:34:16 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King ...

  • Georgia US Senate Runoffs: Democrats Are Clear Favorites
    Georgia_us_senate_runoffs-_democrats_are_clear_favorites_in_both_races 2021-01-06 08:34:04 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials began counting the final votes of the nation’s turbulent 2020 election season on Tuesday night as polls closed in two critical races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and, in turn, the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda. The two...

  • Boris Johnson's Father Applies for French Citizenship: I Will Always Be European
    Boris_johnson's_father_applying_for_french_citizenship-_i_will_always_be_european_ 2021-01-02 21:42:41 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with the European Union after Brexit. Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain’s 201...

  • UK Parliament Approves Boris Johnson’s Post-Brexit Trade Deal
    Uk_parliament_approves_prime_minister_boris_johnson%e2%80%99s_post-brexit_trade_deal 2020-12-30 19:25:29 UTC
    LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) -British lawmakers approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Wednesday, as both sides looked to begin a new chapter of relations just days before their divorce becomes a reality. Britain and the European Union signed the...

  • New COVID-19 Variant Has Been Discovered in US
    New_covid-19_variant_has_been_discovered_in_us 2020-12-30 03:11:50 UTC
    DENVER (AP) — The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday, adding urgency to efforts to vaccinate Americans. The variant was found in a man in his 20s who is in isolation southe...

  • Russia Issues Navalny an Ultimatum: Fly Back From Germany or Be Jailed
    Russia_issues_navalny_an_ultimatum-_fly_back_from_germany_or_be_jailed 2020-12-29 02:46:47 UTC
    <p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia&rsquo;s prison service on Monday gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a last minute ultimatum: Fly back from Germany at once and report at a Moscow office early on Tuesday morning, or be jailed if you return after that deadline.</p><p>Navalny, one of President Vladimir ...

  • EU: Doctors, Nurses, Elderly Rolled Up Their Sleeves to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
    Eu-_doctors__nurses__elderly_rolled_up_their_sleeves_to_receive_covid-19_vaccine 2020-12-27 21:41:01 UTC
    ROME (AP) — Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday in a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care crisis in a century. Weeks after the U.S....