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Trump fires IG said to be investigating Pompeo, involved in impeachment probe

The White House fired the State Department Inspector General late Friday, according to a State Department spokesperson and a senior congressional aide — the latest senior U.S. official involved in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump to be forced out by his administration. The inspector general, who acts as an independent watchdog responsible for …

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Protesters, some armed, spill into Michigan Capitol building demanding end to stay-at-home order

The state legislature is debating extending Michigan’s state of emergency. April 30, 2020, 9:15 PM 6 min read 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Hundreds of protesters entered the Michigan State Capitol building Thursday and crowded its halls and staircases demanding that the state legislature not extend Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus …

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Coronavirus live updates: Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30

More than 33,000 people have died around the world as the amount of novel coronavirus cases continues to skyrocket, with the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases globally surpassing 713,000 on Sunday. The number of cases has grown exponentially in a matter of weeks. Last Thursday, there were 500,000 cases worldwide, which was double the number …

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Teacher charged after video shows him lifting teen, carrying him out of classroom

The teacher and student said the incident occurred over loud music. January 9, 2020, 10:49 PM 5 min read A teacher in Florida is facing a charge of simple battery, after cellphone footage taken during class showed him lifting a 14-year-old student out of his desk and shoving him out of the classroom. The incident …

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The key contents and basic judgment on the #U.S.-#China trade negotiation

China and the United States have recently reached an agreement on the contents of the first phase of the trade deal. In China, the State Council Information Office held a rare press conference at 11 p.m. on December 13, and invited Ning Jizhe, Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission, Liao Min, Deputy …

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Europe replicated in #Huawei City, #China

Google was forced to suspend Huawei’s Android license earlier this year after the Chinese firm was added to the US government’s Entity List, which prevents American companies from doing business with them. It stems from fears that Huawei devices and services are being used by the Chinese government as secret surveillance tools, however no evidence …

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White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say whether he would send legal counsel to participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, Trend reports citing Reuters. Although the deadline passed, it was not immediately known if the White House had …

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