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What is the chief justice’s role in presidential impeachment?
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:44
Actress Annabella Sciorra, center, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, with Assistant District Attorney Joan…
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Sciorra has become the first of Weinstein's accusers to testify at his New York City rape trial
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:14
FILE - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 16, 2020.
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton tops the Democrats' wish list
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:03
Containers sit stacked at Port 2000 terminal in Le Havre harbour, eastern France, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault…
High-level representatives said Thursday at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos that it's possible that those discussions, operating in parallel, could be wrapped up by the end of the year
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:55
Demonstrators stand outside Westminster Magistrates Court in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is due to appear for an administrative hearing, in London, Jan. 13, 2020.
Assange is being held at Belmarsh Prison in east London while he waits for the hearing
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:07
Supporters of President Donald Trump rally outside Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
Applicants will be denied tourist visas if they are determined by consular officers to be coming to the US primarily to give birth, according to the rules in the Federal Register
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:41
An Egret looks for food along Valhalla Pond Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Riverview, Fla. The Trump administration on Tuesday…
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The changes, launched by President Donald Trump when he took office, sharply scale back the government's interpretation of which waterways qualify for protection against pollution and development under the half-century-old Clean Water Act
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:48
Swedish climate activist and Time's Person of the Year 2019 Greta Thunberg attends a session during the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020.
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At a press briefing in the Swiss town of Davos, Mnuchin took a swipe at the 17-year-old environmental campaigner for her recommendation that both the public and private sectors should divest from fossil fuels
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:50
In this image from video, impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., argues in favor of amendment
House managers will try to show how president's alleged 'corrupt scheme' to benefit himself politically fits into the country's constitutional requirement that he committed 'high crimes and misdemeanors'
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:26
Congressional Democrats: Trump 'Schemed' to Pressure Ukraine
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Congressional Democrats accused President Donald Trump Wednesday of designing “a corrupt scheme” to pressure Ukraine into investigating former Vice President Joe Biden, Trump's leading 2020 election rival. In the first day of opening arguments before the 100 U.S. senators weighing if Trump should be removed from office, Congressman Adam Schiff said the vote on articles of impeachment would decide America’s standing around the world. VOA’s congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more.
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:40
As sea levels rise, Moody’s said the worst impact on Hong Kong would be the hit to cross-border trade.
A report from Moody’s draws link between climate change and the ability to borrow money ahead of Davos forum
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:20
Firefighters battle the Morton Fire as it burns a home near Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. …
A C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in the Snowy Monaro region of Australia’s southern New South Wales state
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 00:58
Nathan Dalley, left, shakes hands with Republican Utah Rep. Craig Hall following a news conference about the discredited…
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Conversion therapy is a practice used to try to change sexual orientation or gender identity
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 00:57
This aerial view taken on September 16, 2019 shows the haze covered airport in Palangkaraya, central Kalimantan. - Thousands of…
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Borneo officials disputed claims the arrest may have been linked to Jacobson's involvement in sensitive stories about Indonesia's myriad environmental and corruption
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 23:14
Longfellow Middle School, Falls Church, Virginia
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Longfellow Middle School in Falls Church, Virginia, canceled a visit by a group of 20 students from Yichang, Hubei province, China, about 321 kilometers from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak began
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:25