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House Democrats Trump deliver impeachment charge to Senate

House Democrats Trump deliver impeachment charge to Senate

The US House of Representatives delivered to the Senate on Monday a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on the Capitol ...

Trump impeachment article to be sent to Senate, triggering trial

Trump impeachment article to be sent to Senate, triggering trial

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to send the Senate a single article of impeachment Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol riot, formally triggering the first-ever impeachment trial of a former president.

Rejecting Trump veto, Republican-led Senate backs defence bill

Rejecting Trump veto, Republican-led Senate backs defence bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stinging rebuke in the US Senate on Friday when fellow Republicans joined Democrats to override a presidential veto for the first time in his tenure ...

Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation days from US election

Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation days from US election

President Donald Trump's struggling reelection campaign received a boost Monday with the confirmation of his latest Supreme Court nominee, tilting the top body to the right and clinching his judicial legacy in a landmark victory for American conservatives.

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

A trillion-dollar Senate proposal to rescue the reeling US economy crashed to defeat Sunday after receiving zero support from Democrats, and with five Republicans absent from the chamber ...

Senate to take charge of Trump impeachment process

Senate to take charge of Trump impeachment process

The US Senate will take charge of the impeachment process on Thursday, setting the stage for the trial of President Donald Trump to get under way in earnest next week.

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the US House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month ...

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his list of cabinet nominees to the upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday, giving lawmakers a chance to vote on them ...

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signalling broad public backing for the maverick leader.

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

The Italian Senate on Sunday passed a revised 2019 budget agreed after a tense standoff with Brussels which saw the populist government water down key measures.

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

The US senate has delivered a significant rebuke to the Trump administration by defying the advice of its top officials and advancing a measure that would cut American military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

Argentina awaits crucial Senate vote on abortion

Argentina awaits crucial Senate vote on abortion

After Ireland voted to legalize abortion in May, will Argentina, another traditionally Catholic country, do the same?