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Americans vote in primaries amid Covid-19 and mass protests | US news

Eight states and Washington DC are holding primaries on Tuesday in the most widespread trial yet over whether America can safely hold an election amid the pandemic and unrest as days of protest over the police killings of African Americans continues. Election officials, who have been encouraging people to vote by mail, already faced an […]

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Chinese parliament to vote on Hong Kong security law as US condemnation builds | World news

China’s legislature was set to approve plans to force a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, as the US prepared to retaliate against Beijing for stripping the territory of its promised freedoms. On Thursday, China’s National People’s Congress was preparing to vote on a draft decision that would pave the way for anti-sedition laws […]

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Utah lawmakers halt efforts to recall, censure Romney over Trump impeachment vote

Utah lawmakers said Tuesday they won’t consider proposals to censure or recall U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney following his vote to convict President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial. Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson said the Republican caucus decided not to advance either proposal following a “robust debate” behind closed doors. Instead, Wilson will be present […]

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Trump impeachment: What time is the vote?

What time is the impeachment vote? The whole House will gather to begin debating on two articles of impeachment at 9 a.m. But don’t expect a result too soon after. Members will have six hours to debate, and the final vote is predicted to take place between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. What will Trump be […]

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Major victory for Catalyst against HBC take-private deal as OSC delays shareholder vote

The Ontario Securities Commission has decided to push back a crucial shareholder vote on the takeover of Hudson’s Bay Co., effectively freezing the transaction until the company releases a more detailed story on how the deal came together. The decision, announced late Friday evening, marks a major victory for Catalyst Capital Group Inc., the private […]

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Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Trump spoke just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee voted. December 13, 2019, 8:30 PM 8 min read Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of “trivializing” the constitutional process for political gain. Before a meeting with Paraguay’s […]

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Trump impeachment: House prepares for crucial vote amid whistleblower row – live | US news

As we await the impeachment hearing that starts at 9am ET today, the president has had a manic morning on Twitter so far. Most of it does not need national and international news coverage. But the blog must pause to note that the President of the United States has just taken a spiteful pop at […]

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Democrats Expect Wide Scale Defections on Impeachment Vote

Democrats are expecting wide-scale defections among their rank and file when Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump come to the floor for a vote next week, the Washington Post reports. the Washington Post’s Rachael Bade and Mike DeBonis wrote late Wednesday: House Democratic leaders are bracing for some defections among a group of moderate […]

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Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting Wednesday evening to deliver sharp, poignant and, […]

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Algeria election: A dismal vote that hardly anyone wants

On Thursday, the country’s authorities will stage a presidential poll that was twice deferred this year in the wake of a startling anti-establishment uprising that dramatically ended President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s two-decade-long rule in April. But the protest movement, known as the Hirak, resolutely opposes the election. All five candidates are closely linked to Algeria’s ruling […]

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