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U.S. peace envoy in Kabul for revival of talks

04 Dec 2019

KABUL/WASHINGTON U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Wednesday in a bid to breath new life into efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, discussing with President Ashraf Ghani steps that could lead to a ceasefire and a peace deal, Washington and Kabul said.

Nunes, top intelligence panel Republican, had frequent contact with Giuliani, call records show

04 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, often spoke to Representative Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, as Giuliani peddled unproven allegations at the heart of the Trump impeachment inquiry, a congressional report said on Tuesday. | Video

Nunes, top intelligence panel Republican, had frequent contact with Giuliani, call records show

04 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, often spoke to Representative Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, as Giuliani peddled unproven allegations at the heart of the Trump impeachment inquiry, a congressional report said on Tuesday.

Nunes, top intelligence panel Republican, had frequent contact with Giuliani, call records show

04 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, often spoke to Representative Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, as Giuliani peddled unproven allegations at the heart of the Trump impeachment inquiry, a congressional report said on Tuesday.

Trump plan to label Mexican cartels as terrorists may backfire, Mexico, experts warn

28 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexico on Wednesday rejected "interventionism" after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will designate the Latin American nation's cartels as terrorist organizations, while a former U.S. official warned of unintended outcomes from such a move. | Video

U.S. House Judiciary panel invites Trump to December 4 impeachment hearing

27 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday invited President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing, scheduled for Dec. 4, starting a new phase of the inquiry that could lead to formal charges against the president within weeks. | Video

Pompeo suggests debunked Ukraine election meddling theory should be probed

27 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday suggested that Ukraine should be investigated over allegations that it interfered in the 2016 election, a debunked theory advanced by President Donald Trump that witnesses told the congressional impeachment inquiry was spread by Russian spy agencies. | Video

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

26 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying Giuliani's crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country. | Video

Ex-Trump ally Bolton says Twitter account 'liberated' from White House control

23 Nov 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that Twitter Inc had returned control of his personal account to him after it had been taken over by the White House.

Can he 'ride it out'? Pompeo future uncertain after impeachment testimony

21 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Testimony on Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo played a more central role than previously known in President Donald Trump’s Ukraine dealings has fuelled uncertainty within the administration about the top diplomat's future.

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