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Trump impeachment probe claims 'dramatic progress'

Trump impeachment probe claims 'dramatic progress'

The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to investigate ...

Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

As Congress escalates its impeachment probe into the Ukraine scandal engulfing his presidency, President Donald Trump faces the White House press corps Wednesday on an investigation he has branded a ‘coup.’

Ukraine drama will impact Biden's 2020 bid, one way or another

Ukraine drama will impact Biden's 2020 bid, one way or another

Joe Biden may have inadvertently triggered the scandal now threatening Donald Trump's presidency, but it has also impacted his own White House bid and the Democrat could soon learn whether it dooms his candidacy ...

US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

The US House of Representatives begins public hearings this week about a mystery vaping-related lung disease that has sickened hundreds of people across the United States and killed nine.

India's Congress promises jobs, end of sedition law to beat Modi

India's Congress promises jobs, end of sedition law to beat Modi

India's main opposition Congress party pledged on Tuesday to expand a rural employment guarantee programme, reward businesses for creating jobs and scrap an 1870 sedition law ...

India's Congress duo launch election campaign on PM's home turf

India's Congress duo launch election campaign on PM's home turf

India's powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty launched a blistering attack Tuesday on Narendra Modi, as the opposition Congress party began election campaigning with a massive rally in the prime minister's home state.

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

A partial US government shutdown that entered its second day on Sunday was set to stretch through Christmas, after Congress adjourned for the weekend with no deal ...

India's Modi stares at biggest election loss since coming to power

India's Modi stares at biggest election loss since coming to power

India's ruling party looked set to lose power in three key states, official vote counts showed on Tuesday, likely handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014, and only months ahead of a general election.

India's ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

India's ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.

Indian court allows BJP to form government in Karnataka

Indian court allows BJP to form government in Karnataka

Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the biggest winner in the Karnataka state election but has fallen short of a majority, sparking a scramble for power between the party and its arch rival Congress.

Prominent Indian MP Shashi Tharoor charged over wife's death

Prominent Indian MP Shashi Tharoor charged over wife's death

Shashi Tharoor, a lawmaker from the opposition Indian National Congress, was also charged with cruelty in marriage, according to the charges filed by Delhi police in court.

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Both Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have campaigned hard in Karnataka, a state of 66 million people with diverse constituencies.