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Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 13, 2019 - 12:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s been “too busy” to watch the first public impeachment hearing. But he told reporters as he meets with his Turkish counterpart in the Oval Office...
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November 13, 2019 - 11:46 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States said Wednesday it is “gravely disappointed” and will reevaluate its relationship with South Sudan over the failure of its rival leaders to form a coalition government according to the country’s fragile peace accord. President Salva Kiir and opposition leader...
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Career Foreign Service officer George Kent, left, and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, right, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 13, 2019 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:40 a.m. President Donald Trump isn’t watching the public House impeachment hearings against him. That’s according to Stephanie Grisham, the president’s chief spokeswoman. Grisham tells...
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg attends a panel with former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Georgetown Law's second annual Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 13, 2019 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments at the court because she’s home sick with a stomach bug. The 86-year-old Ginsburg was absent when her colleagues took the bench just after 10 a.m. Wednesday. Chief Justice John Roberts announced she was...
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Career Foreign Service officer George Kent, left, and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, right, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:12 a.m. The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine says his staff recently told him they overheard President Donald Trump speaking on the phone to another diplomat about investigations. William...
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This undated file photo made available by the Georgia Department of Corrections, shows inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie in custody. Cromartie is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening, Nov. 13, 2019, at the state prison in Jackson, Ga. He was convicted of malice murder and sentenced to death for April 1994’s slaying of Richard Slysz at a Thomasville, Ga., convenience store. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
November 13, 2019 - 10:49 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Prison officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk 25 years ago. Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, is scheduled for a lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson. He was convicted of malice murder and...
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Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, right, and career Foreign Service officer George Kent, take their seats as they arrive to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 13, 2019 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:42 a.m. A top State Department official tells a House committee investigating whether President Donald Trump should be impeached that he does not believe the U.S. should ask other countries...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff of Calif., left, speaks as Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the ranking member on the committee listens during the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2019 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee says Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is “a carefully orchestrated media smear campaign.” In his opening statement in the first...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff of Calif., left, speaks as Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the ranking member on the committee listens during the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2019 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:22 House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says the impeachment inquiry is a test of “what kind of conduct or misconduct” Americans will expect of their president. As the first...
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Israeli police sappers remove a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in farmland near the Israel Gaza border, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Israeli military said more than 250 rockets have been fired at Israeli communities since the violence erupted following an Israeli airstrike that killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
November 13, 2019 - 9:52 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes pounded Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza on Wednesday and militants resumed rocket fire toward Israel after a brief overnight lull, as the death toll rose to 23 Palestinians, including a 7-year-old boy and two other minors, in the heaviest round of...
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