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Trump's Senate impeachment trial underway

An impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump has begun in the Senate. It was formally opened with Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's address.  "Last Thursday, the United …

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Trump impeachment trial begins in U.S.

The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is now underway.  The trial adjourned after supreme court chief justice John Roberts was sworn in to preside over the trial. He then swore in …

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Trump demands 'immediate' Senate trial

U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded an "immediate" trial in the Senate after the impeachment process was left in disarray as Democrats refused to send over the charges. "So after the Democrats gave …

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Trump impeached by U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives approved both articles of U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment. A total of 230 congressmen voted in favor of accusing Trump of abuse of power, 197 - against, one …

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Ankara lashes at U.S. resolution on 'Armenian genocide'

The Turkish authorities said that the recent U.S. resolution recognizing Armenian claims of 1915 events, jeopardize the bilateral relations with Turkey. "The sanctions bill that passed yesterday in the Senate Foreign Relations …

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U.S. sanctions to delay Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Imposing the U.S. sanctions on the companies laying the Nord Stream 2 pipeline would delay it by over a year, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said. "The best outcome, and the outcome that I think is likely, is we stop …

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 U.S. senators threaten sanctions over Nord Stream 2

According to the draft version of the bipartisan bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and his Democratic colleague Jeanne Shaheen, a series of sanctions will be slapped on companies involved in laying deep-sea pipelines for Russian energy …

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U.S. senators re-introduce Russian sanctions bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill that would impose stiff new sanctions on Russia over its meddling in U.S. elections and aggression against Ukraine. The new restrictions would target banks, Russia's LNG projects …

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U.S. Senate blocks Trump's bills to reopen government

The U.S. Senate cast sufficient votes to block a bill backed by President Donald Trump that would have ended a record-long partial federal government shutdown by funding the wall he wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. …

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U.S. Senate blocks bill on new anti-Russia sanctions

The U.S. Senate have prevented consideration of a bill on new sanctions against Moscow and Tehran over helping the Syrian government. The bill called 'Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act' seeks to …

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