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Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:56am
Lawyers representing U.S. President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial launch a second day of defense arguments on Monday as the proceedings on whether to remove him from office enter a critical week.

There's something else at stake in Trump impeachment: Control of Senate

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:53am
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial may not result in his removal from office, but it could help determine whether his Republicans retain control of the Senate in the November congressional elections.

Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls seek contrast with Trump on immigration

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:49am
Candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have been uniformly critical of the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, who was elected after promising to crack down on illegal immigration and bolster enforcement along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Testimony in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial enters second week

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:38am
Harvey Weinstein's rape trial is expected to continue on Monday, following last week's testimony by actress Annabella Sciorra that the former Hollywood mogul violently raped her in her Manhattan apartment in the early 1990s.

Trump and 2020 Democrats brand themselves criminal justice reformers

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:34am
Donald Trump and the Democrats hoping to unseat him as president all say they want to reform the criminal justice system in the United States, which held 2.3 million people behind bars in 2019

U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:32am
Lawyers in the extortion case of Michael Avenatti are expected on Monday to begin choosing jurors who will decide the fate of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Explainer: What to expect at Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial in New York

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:31am
Michael Avenatti, the celebrity lawyer and self-described high-profile nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, faces a trial on charges he tried to extort Nike Inc and defrauded a youth basketball coach he represented.

Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:30am
Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others appear likely to become a key focus of aviation experts investigating the weekend tragedy near Los Angeles.

Explainer: Why Iowa? How one rural state picks presidential nominees

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:20am
Utilizing a complicated in-person caucus system, the first contest in the Democratic presidential primary will take place in Iowa on Feb. 3.

With clock ticking, Democratic White House hopefuls sprint through Iowa during impeachment break

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 5:13am
The leading three Democratic U.S. senators running for president barnstormed across Iowa this weekend, seeking to maximize a frenzied 36 hours before returning to Washington to resume duties as jurors in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

Djokovic leads tennis community in mourning 'mentor' Bryant

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:38am
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic led the tennis world in mourning for "mentor" Kobe Bryant on Monday after Melbourne Park awoke to the news that the NBA great had died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others.

NBA great Kobe Bryant and daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash near Los Angeles

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 11:37pm
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greatest players and an athlete of global renown, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven on board, officials said.

Former NBA star Kobe Bryant and daughter among 9 killed in helicopter crash near Los Angeles

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 9:07pm
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said.

Obituary: Bryant, a transcendent star who never took a night off

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 9:02pm
Kobe Bryant became one of the greatest players in basketball, a transcendent star who went straight from high school to the game's biggest stage and brought "Showtime" back to the Los Angeles Lakers for two glittering decades.

Kobe Bryant, daughter 'Mambacita' died pursuing basketball dream

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 9:01pm
Kobe Bryant called his daughter Gianna "Mambacita" after his own court nickname, "Black Mamba," confident she would follow in his footsteps and become a professional basketball player.

Former NBA star Kobe Bryant and daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash near Los Angeles

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 8:18pm
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said.

Kobe Bryant remembered at Grammy Awards hours after his death

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 8:07pm
Musicians and performers at the Grammy Awards paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at his former home arena, the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hours after the NBA great was killed some 40 miles (65 km) away in a helicopter crash.

U.S. candidate Bloomberg vows to back Israel, takes dig at Sanders

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 6:06pm
U.S. presidential contender Michael Bloomberg pledged on Sunday to "always have Israel's back," while separately joking he was the only Jewish candidate who does not want to turn the United States into a "kibbutz."

Former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter among nine killed in California helicopter crash

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 6:04pm
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greats whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said. He was 41.

Kobe Bryant's death leaves sports world stunned

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 6:04pm
The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned.

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