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In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
(Senate Television via AP)
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January 23, 2020 - 4:46 pm
By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: This updates with Democrats defending Joe Biden. ; With AP Photos.; AP Video. WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing through a second day of impeachment arguments, House Democrats scoffed at President Donald Trump's claims that he had...
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Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, meets with sailors and Marines on the USS Bataan amphibious assault ship on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in the northern Red Sea. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
(AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
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January 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq...
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In this Sept. 2017 file photo, a flag is waved outside the White House, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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January 23, 2020 - 12:35 pm
By MATTHEW LEE and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: With AP Photos.; Updates with critics saying policy could put pregnant women at risk. EDITS: Adds background on US-Mexico border policy. Will be updated. Timing is uncertain. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., departs the Capitol, late Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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January 23, 2020 - 12:14 pm
By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: This updates with details, new headline. Trial resumes at 1 p.m. AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the...
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People walk past a billboard announcing the closure of the Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Chinatopix via AP)
(Chinatopix via AP)
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January 23, 2020 - 10:17 am
By KEN MORITSUGU and YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other parts of the world...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., pauses outside the Senate chamber.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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January 22, 2020 - 5:18 pm
By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats opened arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to remove Trump from office to “protect our democracy.” Trump's...
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People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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January 21, 2020 - 5:37 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. The man...
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Reporters extend recording devices to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., as he talks at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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January 21, 2020 - 4:39 pm
By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly backed offsome of his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday, easing plans for a tight two-day schedule and agreeing that House evidence...
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Crowd at State Capital for Gun Rights Rally on January 20, 2020. (Matt Demlein, WRVA)
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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January 21, 2020 - 4:20 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A hidden camera captured members of a violent white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday. Former Canadian...
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People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.  .(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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January 21, 2020 - 3:19 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized in good condition near...
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