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Trump’s Defense Team Discounts Bolton as Republicans Work to Hold Off WitnessesThe president’s legal team completed its impeachment defense and Republicans huddled to discuss whether to call new witnesses.For John Bolton, an ‘Upside-Down World’ After Trump RevelationDemocrats who once derided him now want him to testify at President Trump’s impeachment trial while some of his erstwhile Republican friends are throwing him to the curb.Bolton Book Puts New Focus on Trump’s Actions in Turkey and China CasesInterventions in Justice Department proceedings draw scrutiny after the former national security adviser raised concerns about the president’s embrace of authoritarian leaders.Trump Releases Mideast Peace Plan That Strongly Favors IsraelThe plan would discard the longtime goal of granting the Palestinians a full-fledged state. President Trump called it “a win-win” for both sides; Palestinian leaders immediately rejected it.Trump Plan’s First Result: Israel Will Claim Sovereignty Over Part of West BankPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government would effectively annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank, with U.S. approval.Cordoning the Coronavirus: Countries Limit Travel to ChinaWith cases spiking in China and early signs of a spread outside Asia, Hong Kong severely cut back transportation to the mainland.Coronavirus Live Updates: Death Toll Climbs, and So Does the Number of InfectionsThe number of known cases of the new virus rose by nearly a third overnight. A shortage of test kits has led experts to warn that the real number may be higher.Helicopter Dropped Quickly in Kobe Bryant Crash, Official SaysPhotographs published by investigators showed several heaps of obliterated metal on a hillside near Calabasas, Calif.
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Mitch McConnell Says The GOP Can’t Block Witnesses — YetMcConnell spoke with Republican senators in a closed-door meeting about Democrats' efforts to call Bolton to testify.Trump Defense Urges Senators To Feel Bad For TrumpThe legal team asked lawmakers to put themselves in the president's shoes.RECAP: Read Highlights From Trump Team’s Last Day Of Opening ArgumentsTrump's defense team, led by White House counsel Pat Cipollone, continued to argue that the president did nothing wrong.Former Trump Chief Of Staff John Kelly On Ukraine Claim: ‘I Believe John Bolton’Bolton reportedly says in his book that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine in an effort to smear political rival Joe Biden.Lawyers Aren’t Supposed To Lie In Court, But Bolton Shows Trump’s Already May HaveMaking false claims on the Senate floor in an impeachment trial does not appear to carry any sanctions.GOP Senators Ready To Acquit Trump Despite ‘Unknown Unknowns’ About New EvidenceLast time the GOP did this, they voted in a committee to protect Nixon just before the release of the Watergate tapes.Powerful Earthquake Strikes Between Cuba And JamaicaA magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica.Rudy Giuliani Goes After John Bolton For Book Revelations: ‘He’s A Backstabber’The lawyer's remarks come as the Senate clashes over whether to call Bolton to testify.
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US citizen describes fleeing Wuhan, ChinaPriscilla Dickey and her 8-year-old daughter were among the Americans to board a charter flight arranged by the US government to leave Wuhan, China, the city put on lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. CNN's David Culver reports.Some Democrats won't rule out clearing Trump• Poll: 75% of voters want witnesses at trial • Trump lawyer called him corrupt in 2016 and said he could be a corrupt PresidentKobe Bryant's helicopter missed clearing mountain by 20 to 30 feetThe helicopter that crashed over the weekend in California killing nine people, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant, dropped more than 2,000 feet a minute and was in one piece until impact into a hillside, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Tuesday.Shaq speaks on Kobe's death for the first timeShaquille O'Neal spoke out publicly for the first time since the passing of Kobe Bryant during the "The Big Podcast with Shaq."50 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strikeFifty US military personnel have now been diagnosed with concussions and traumatic brain injuries following the Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq earlier this month, according to a statement Tuesday from the Pentagon.
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Sen. Tom Cotton: China is not close to having control over coronavirus situationSen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Tuesday that stopping commercial airline flights to China is the solution to shielding the United States from more cases of the deadly coronavirus.Grand Duke of Luxembourg comes to wife's defense over 'hostile working environment' claims at palaceThe Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg defended on Monday his wife following allegations she created a “hostile working environment” in the palace.Bloomberg's ruff time: Dem greets dog by shaking its mouthDemocratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg caught flack after a viral video from a campaign stop in Vermont showed him shaking a dog's mouth instead of his paw.Philadelphia man surrenders after Allen Iverson's backpack stolen with $500G in jewelry insideA 20-year-old man surrendered to police after he reportedly stole $500,000 in jewelry from former NBA star Allen Iverson at a Center City hotel.Winona Ryder visits birthplace of Winona, Minn., in Squarespace ad for Sunday's gameWinona's coming home.T.I. apologizes to daughters following Kobe Bryant's deathRapper T.I. has issued an apology to his daughters.Queen Elizabeth's first public engagements announced amid royal family dramaQueen Elizabeth II is back at work following her winter stay at Sandringham estate in Norfolk.Charles Hurt: Most Americans have 'tuned out' impeachment trial, showing why Trump was elected in the first placeFox News contributor Charles Hurt said people in Middle America are largely tuning out President Trump's impeachment trial and do not have serious feelings one way or the other about the reported contents of ex-National Security Adviser John Bolton's forthcoming book.
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Comparing impeachment trialsTrump and ClintonLike Super Bowl ads? Come vote!📺 + 🏈 + ✔️ = 📈Swipe through the looksGrammys red carpet 📸Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs vs. 49ersFull Super Bowl coverageKobe Bryant's body, 8 others recovered from copter that lacked key terrain warning systemFederal investigators are collecting evidence to try to understand what caused the helicopter to crash, killing all nine aboardTNT's NBA crew, including Shaquille O'Neal, Dwyane Wade, honor Kobe BryantShaquille O'Neal said, ''I haven't felt a pain that sharp in a while,'' about learning of Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning.Pentagon raises number of troops that suffered brain injuries in Iran strike to 50The missiles were launched in retaliation for a U.S. operation that killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Iran's most powerful military commander.White House considers ban on flights to China amid coronavirus outbreakThe White House is considering a ban on flights between the U.S. and China as the new coronavirus continues to spread, officials said late Tuesday.
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McConnell acknowledges GOP doesn't yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump trialSenators are expected to vote in the coming days about whether to call witnesses in the impeachment trial.FAA overruled safety system that 'could have helped' in Kobe Bryant helicopter crashA terrain awareness and warning system "could have helped" before the helicopter crashed Sunday, a federal investigator said.Coronavirus risk in U.S. 'remains low' even as federal officials take steps to protect public"This is a very fast moving, constantly changing situation," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said.50 U.S. service members diagnosed with brain injury from Iran missile attackOf the 16 new diagnosed cases, 15 service members have returned to duty in Iraq, the Pentagon said.Selena Gomez says she experienced emotional abuse in Justin Bieber relationship"I do feel I was a victim to certain abuse," the "Lose You to Love Me" singer said in an interview with NPR.Washington Post reverses suspension of reporter who tweeted about Kobe BryantA managing editor wrote that while the reporter's tweets were "ill-timed, she was not in clear and direct violation of our social media policy."Fotis Dulos, charged in murder of missing wife Jennifer Dulos, attempted suicide, lawyer says"I am told Mr. Dulos is en route to the hospital with a pulse. Our thoughts and prayers are with him," the lawyer told NBC News.BuzzFeed News editor Ben Smith to join New York Times as media columnistSmith will serve as the writer of the publication’s “Media Equation" column, which became a must-read for media industry insiders under David Carr, who died in 2015.
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Officials See Low Risk of Extensive U.S. Coronavirus InfectionsHealth officials said the risk of extensive infections by the coronavirus in the U.S. is low and said the U.S. is expanding airport screenings of passengers for the virus.WHO Chief Praises Beijing's Virus Response as Travel Barriers RiseThe head of the World Health Organization praised China’s handling of the outbreak of a new and dangerous coronavirus during a visit to Beijing, as the U.S. expanded screenings of passengers to 20 airports and other governments took steps to reduce exposure to travelers from China.Trump's Peace Plan Charts Two-State Course for Israelis, PalestiniansPresident Trump’s Mideast peace plan charts a course leading to separate states for Israelis and Palestinians, with Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Palestinian leaders rejected the plan.U.K. Allows Huawei to Build Parts of 5G Network, Countering White HouseHuawei was given the green light to build part of Britain’s next-generation 5G cellular network, with the U.K. government dismissing calls from the U.S. to boycott the Chinese telecom-equipment vendor over security fears.U.S. Recovers Two Killed in Afghanistan CrashThe U.S. military has recovered the remains of the two U.S. service members who were on a plane that crashed in Taliban-controlled Afghan territory on Monday, U.S. military officials in Kabul said.German Bishops Rethink Catholic Teachings Amid Talk of 'Schism'Germany’s Catholic bishops will launch their most ambitious effort in their role as the church’s liberal vanguard: a two-year series of talks rethinking teaching on topics including sexual morality, priestly celibacy and the ordination of women.
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Powerful earthquake strikes between Jamaica and CubaA 7.7 magnitude earthquake is on the high end of the Richter Scale.4 children among those killed in massive dock fireThe fire broke out at Jackson County Park in Scottsboro, Alabama, destroying 35 boats. Several people are unaccounted for.Harvard professor charged with hiding China ties, paymentsThe case reflects ongoing Justice Department concerns about universities.Ex-girlfriend gets max sentence in fiancee murderKrsytal Lee pleaded guilty to tampering with physical evidence in the Kelsey Berreth case. She has been sentenced.US military recovers 2 bodies from aircraft crash site in AfghanistanThe U.S. military recovered the remains of the two individuals on board the U.S. Air Force aircraft that crashed in central Afghanistan.Budget deficit to break $1 trillion despite strong economyAn annual congressional report says that the U.S. budget deficit is likely to burst through the symbolic $1 trillion barrier this year despite a healthy economyShooting suspect left disturbing message on wallA disturbing message was found in the home of the woman who police said shot three Illinois state troopers in a cigar lounge.Man smokes marijuana in front of judge after advocating for legalizationA Tennessee man smoked marijuana in front of a judge while advocating for the legalization.
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Rachel Homan’s team perfect at Ontario ScottiesIn an Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts she could have avoided, Rachel Homan appears out to make amends. The four-time provincial champion currently sits at 3-0 after two wins on Tuesday at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall. Homan and her team of third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney, and lead Lisa Weagle scored three […]England crushes South Africa in cricketFollowing a disastrous 2019 that included an early exit from the World Cup and lopsided losses to India and Sri Lanka, the South Africans looked forward to putting things right against England. Hopes were high as England arrived after getting its knuckles rapped by New Zealand and few expected the visitors to dig deep and […]Lowry becomes Raptors all-time assists leader in easy win over HawksThis time there would be no frantic finish. After nearly coughing up a huge lead in Atlanta recently, the Raptors blew out Vince Carter’s Hawks 130-114 on another solemn night on Tuesday. Kobe Bryant was honoured before the game with an inspiring video put on by the Raptors and Toronto outplayed Atlanta from the start. […]NBA Courtside: Vince Carter reflects on long history with Kobe BryantVince Carter is the last of Kobe Bryant’s true contemporaries still playing in the NBA, so who better to share some tales and provide some perspective on the late superstar, who died on Sunday in a helicopter crash. Carter, who was in Toronto for the penultimate time as a player on Tuesday for a game […]LILLEY: Conservative leadership race still looking backRona Ambrose may not be in the Conservative leadership race but that doesn’t mean her presence won’t be felt as various campaigns try to claim she’s backing their candidate. A call on Tuesday afternoon did just that as someone backing the still undeclared leadership ambitions of Manitoba MP Candice Bergen tried to hint at support […]HUNTER: Nothing to fear ‘but fear itself’ in coronavirus panicIn the pitch-black days following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, panic permeated every fibre of life. Soldiers and cops patrolled Manhattan armed with machine-guns, tears following closely behind. In 15 minutes of insanity, the world changed. The shattered pieces of the old smouldering in Lower Manhattan. Three-thousand people were dead, the […]LEVY: No talk of gun ban at violence summitSo there’s some good news on the gun violence front. At a forum on the increasing and absolutely chilling amount of violence perpetuated by gangbangers in Toronto and the surrounding GTA — attended by a collection of GTA mayors, chairs and police chiefs, as well provincial and federal politicians — there was little talk of […]BRAUN: Nurses stay ahead of the curve on coronavirusMisinformation and drama — those are the boogiemen of the Wuhan coronavirus. As fears grow about the spread and severity of the illness, not to mention concerns about China’s economy, Canadians need to keep calm and carry on. Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, cautions that it is crucial to follow […]
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth finalize their divorce following just eight months of marriageThe divorce settlement began in December. Because they had a strong prenup and they never had children, the proceedings were smooth sailing. They wed in December 2018.7.7-magnitude earthquake hits Jamaica and Cuba: tsunami riskThe mammoth 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck at 2.10pm EST Tuesday in the strait between Jamaica and Cuba - prompting a tsunami warning in surrounding islands.Lord Lucan 'FOUND by son of nanny he murdered' in AustraliaNeil Berriman's mother Sandra Rivett was murdered by Richard John Bingham, the 7th Earl of Lucan, in November 1974. The 52-year-old now thinks he's found Lucan in Perth, Australia.Prince Andrew tells pals he WILL talk to the FBIA US prosecutor accused the Duke of York of 'zero co-operation' with their investigation, but a source close to Andrew claimed: 'Nothing could be further from the truth.'Veteran COLLAPSES on Antiques Roadshow after being told his Rolex is worth up to $700kA veteran (right) collapsed to the ground when he was told on Antiques Roadshow that the Rolex (inset) he bought for less than $400 in the '70s and never wore is actually worth up to $700,000.NASA's new spacecraft will travel within 26 million miles of the sun in order to gather dataNASA and ESA are teaming up to send a the Solar Orbiter to the sun. The craft will study the massive star for seven years and gather data that will help experts better understand solar storms.NTAs 2020: Coronation Street's Alison King appears to be escorted out of the ceremonyIt appears Alison King may have indulged in one glass too many at this year's event, as she was seemingly escorted out of the ceremony at 9pm Tuesday evening.NTAs 2020: Chris Hughes is embroiled in a violent altercation with a photographer as he leaves O2Chris Hughes found himself embroiled in a violent-looking altercation as he exited London's O2 Arena following Tuesday night's National Television Awards.
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