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White House calls House impeachment probe unconstitutional

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:49pm
The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as "constitutionally invalid" and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House.

White House says it will refuse to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:22pm
The White House said on Tuesday it would refuse to cooperate with a "baseless, unconstitutional" congressional impeachment inquiry, setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives.

House Democrats subpoena U.S. diplomat Sondland in Trump impeachment probe

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:22pm
House of Representatives Democrats subpoenaed U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland on Tuesday after he did not appear for a deposition in their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

FBI ask public to help identify victims as U.S. serial killer confesses to 93 murders

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 4:45pm
The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying dozens of victims of a convicted murderer who has confessed to strangling 93 people, claims the agency says are credible and make him the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 4:25pm
Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce wildfire risk following severe wind warnings.

Wealthy couple gets prison terms for U.S. college admissions scam

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:56pm
The founder of a food and beverage packaging company and his wife were each sentenced to one month in prison on Tuesday for their roles in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States.

Democratic presidential hopeful Sanders says he was 'dumb' to ignore health warnings

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:40pm
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he had wrongly ignored warning signs about his health before suffering a heart attack last week, but that he did not think the scare would damage his campaign for president.

U.S. lawyer Michael Avenatti gets trial date on charges of stealing from ex-client

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:38pm
Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who became nationally known as an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump before his arrest earlier this year, will stand trial in April on charges that he stole from his former client Stormy Daniels, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

GM strike affects about 150,000 auto industry workers: consulting firm

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:27pm
The prolonged strike at General Motors Co is estimated to have hit as many as 150,000 workers in the auto industry, a report from research and consulting firm Anderson Economic Group (AEG) showed on Tuesday.

GSK recalls popular heartburn drug Zantac globally after cancer scare

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:16pm
GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday said it is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets as a "precaution", days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found "unacceptable" levels of probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug.

Branding impeachment probe a 'kangaroo court,' Trump blocks ambassador's appearance

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:03pm
The Trump administration on Tuesday abruptly blocked a key witness in the Ukraine scandal from appearing before a congressional impeachment inquiry, setting the White House firmly on a collision course with the Democratic-led House of Representatives.

Pro-impeachment group targets vulnerable House Republicans with new ads

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:03pm
A group pushing for President Donald Trump's impeachment will launch a six-figure digital ad campaign on Tuesday, targeting vulnerable Republicans in the House of Representatives at a time polls show a growing percentage of Americans favor impeachment.

Former Goldman programmer fails, again, to toss theft conviction

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 2:39pm
A New York state appeals court on Tuesday refused to toss out a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc computer programmer's theft conviction, rejecting his claim that he was wrongly prosecuted twice for the same conduct.