Day: December 2, 2019

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Trump campaign bans Bloomberg News journalists – live news | US news

11.25pm GMT23:25 House Republicans Release Impeachment Report Defending Trump As House Democrats push forward with their impeachment inquiry, House Republicans have released a 123-page report defending President Donald Trump. Washington journalists called the GOP report a “pre-buttal to the Democrats’ not-yet-drafted articles of impeachment” and a “full-throated defense” of the president’s dealings with Ukraine. You […]

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Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson fired after ‘series of ethical lapses,’ mayor says

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was unexpectedly fired Monday just weeks before he was set to retire, ending a rocky, three-year tenure as head of a department marked by controversial police shootings, court-supervised reforms and its handling of high-profile arrests. But in announcing his firing, Mayor Lori Lightfoot suggested it was Johnson’s personal failures when […]

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Kellyanne Conway’s husband mocks her on Twitter while slamming Trump over impeachment scandal

A prominent Washington attorney married to White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway seemingly mocked his wife in a tweet that also derided Donald Trump over the impeachment inquiry against him. George Conway, a frequent critic of the president, appeared to publicly hit out at his wife on Monday afternoon for the first time since she […]

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Houston Texans’ SWAT costumes help them beat the Patriots

These gridiron warriors know how to make an entrance. Last night, the Houston Texans’ linebackers strutted into Houston’s NRG Stadium to take on the New England Patriots dressed like a SWAT team, complete with tactical vests. The defensive crew led by Zach Cunningham included Tyrell Adams, Peter Kalambayi and Benardrick McKinney, who tweeted “No Hostages,” […]

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Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page says Trump’s ‘demeaning fake orgasm’ was the last straw

The lone tweet appeared Sunday night on a profile bearing the name of former FBI attorney Lisa Page. “I’m done being quiet,” the tweet read. In the roughly two years since Page made national headlines after politically charged text messages between her and then-senior FBI agent Peter Strzok were released, the lawyer has refrained from […]

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Eddie Johnson, Chicago police superintendent, fired for allegedly misleading public about car incident

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday, saying her decision was based on his “ethical lapses.” Lightfoot said she decided to fire the superintendent, who announced last month he was retiring, after reviewing a Chicago inspector general’s report on its investigation into an October incident in which Johnson was found asleep […]

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Amazon customer sent toilet plunger after ordering £299 Apple Watch

John Browne got a shock when he received a £4.39 toilet plunger in the post instead of his £299 Apple Watch (Picture: John Browne / SWNS) They say you can’t always get what you want in life, but it seems that one Amazon customer knows this more than most. John Browne was left ‘fuming’ when […]

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Under Pressure. Can COP25 Deliver? — Global Issues

Climate change effects, such as extreme weather events, drive up environmental remediation costs. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS Opinion by Farhana Haque Rahman (rome) Monday, December 02, 2019 Inter Press Service ROME, Dec 02 (IPS) – Mass public pressure backed by the weight of scientific reports is starting to bring governments to their senses as the […]

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50 million people under winter storm watches, advisories as ‘bomb cyclone’ storm hits Northeast

A winter storm that brought havoc to the Midwest over the Thanksgiving weekend was rolling through the Northeast on Monday, dumping more than a foot of snow in some areas seeing their first measurable snowfall of the season. More than 50 million people remained under winter storm advisories or warnings a week after the historic […]

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Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]

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