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  • Impeachment resolution shortens trial’s opening arguments to two days per side

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to give House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s legal team each 24 hours divided over two days for their opening arguments in the Senate’s impeachment trial, a move that indicates Senate Republicans are pushing to finish the trial as quickly as possible — ahead of the President’s February 4 State of the Union address. The timeline laid out in the Kentucky Republican’s four-page organizing resolution, which was obtained by CNN, is a break from the impeachment trial […]

  • China confirms new coronavirus can spread between humans

    A mysterious respiratory virus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China can be transmitted between humans, a Chinese government-appointed expert has said, fueling fears about the possibility of a deadly epidemic as millions prepare to travel for the Lunar New Year holiday. Zhong Nanshan, head of the team set up by China’s National Health Commission to investigate the pneumonia-like virus, confirmed that at least two cases had been spread from person to person and medical staff […]

  • Puerto Ricans call for resignation of governor after Hurricane Maria supplies found in warehouse

    Puerto Ricans poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday calling for the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez. The protests come days after Hurricane Maria supplies were found in a warehouse over the weekend in the city of Ponce, on Puerto Rico’s southern coast. They included numerous pallets of water and other boxes with emergency supplies. The discovery took place as the US territory struggles with tremors and aftershocks from a December earthquake. Protesters were seen Monday banging pots outside the governor’s […]

  • California man allegedly rammed into another vehicle intentionally, killing 3 teens, police say

    A California man is facing murder charges after police say he intentionally rammed his vehicle into another, resulting in the death of three teenage boys. The incident took place Sunday around 10:30 p.m. (1:30 a.m. ET) about 60 miles southeast of Los Angeles near Corona, when the man, police said, rammed into a 2002 Prius, causing the driver of the vehicle to lose control and hit a tree. There were six teenagers in the car, including an 18-year-old driver, according […]

  • Tough guy Jason Momoa shows his softer side visiting young patients at a Pittsburgh hospital

    Actor Jason Momoa, best known for his tough-guy roles such as Khal Drogo in “Game of Thrones” or Aquaman, showed a different side on Monday that was anything but. Momoa took a break from shooting his new Netflix thriller to bring smiles to patients’ faces at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The hospital tweeted four photos of the actor visiting several patients with their families: “Thanks to actor Jason Momoa, for stopping by this morning to visit the patients and […]

  • Delta thanking employees with 2 months of extra pay

    Delta Air Lines had a very good year last year. Instead of just verbally thanking its employees for the company’s strong performance, it announced it would pay them $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses. That means every eligible employee will receive a check next month for 16.6% of their annual salary, which is the equivalent of an additional two months’ pay. “Delta would be nothing without our 90,000 people. They deserve all the credit,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said on LinkedIn. […]

  • Texas family heartbroken after cat mistakenly euthanized during routine vet visit

    HOUSTON – A Texas family is mourning after their cat was accidentally euthanized during a routine visit to an animal hospital. Michelle Olson and her husband had taken 8-year-old Sophie to Suburbia North Animal Hospital in Houston, Texas, for her regular checkup and rabies vaccination. Everything seemed fine, until they received a frightening call on their drive home. “It was the doctor herself calling saying, ‘Please get Sophie back here immediately, we gave her euthanasia instead of a rabies vaccine,'” […]

  • A diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan may be their unlucky charm. So they’ve asked him to stay home

    Abstain from laundry until after the Chiefs clinch the win. Lock yourself in the bathroom during the entire game, if you feel it’s best for the team. And whatever you do, don’t let Charles Penn into Arrowhead Stadium. Poor Penn, known among Kansas City Chiefs fans as “Bad Luck Chuck,” has been unofficially banned from future Chiefs games by superstitious fans — and star quarterback Patrick Mahomes — who worry his presence could forebode a loss. It started as an […]

  • Commercial pilot charged after allegedly writing racist graffiti on airport bathroom wall

    A commercial pilot has been charged with criminal mischief after allegedly writing racist and pro-Trump graffiti at the Tallahassee, Florida, airport, court documents show. Police charged James Ellis Dees, now a former Endeavor Air employee, with nine counts of criminal mischief after he admitted he wrote such slurs as “#MAGA =NO N**S =NO SP**S” — derogatory terms toward African Americans and Hispanics — multiple times, according to court documents. The graffiti was found mainly in airport bathrooms and the parking […]

  • Virginia gun-rights rally concludes peacefully despite earlier fears of extremist violence

    A large gun-rights rally in Virginia’s state capital unfolded peacefully Monday despite earlier fears of the kind of violence that took place in nearby Charlottesville three years ago. Security was tight as gun-rights advocates descended on Richmond for “Lobby Day” to oppose legislation that would restrict access to firearms in the state. The commonwealth braced for the potential of extremist and white nationalist groups to disrupt the peaceful demonstrations with violence and riots, and the state’s Democratic governor, Ralph Northam, […]

  • ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ is back with MAGA and #MeToo at the center of Season 10

    “Curb Your Enthusiasm” has returned and Larry David has found all new ways of pissing people off. David is in fine form in Sunday night’s 10th season premiere, with fresh complaints about too-cold coffee, politically correct sayings, and most other things in his path as he tries to get through another day of being Larry David. Among the many things that irritate him this season is when he catches a pregnant woman exercising. “You’re jostling the fetus,” he tells her. […]

  • Trump’s legal team argues impeachment process a ‘charade’

    President Donald Trump’s legal team on Monday filed a lengthy response to charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, decrying the attempt to remove him as a “charade” and calling on senators to quickly reject it. The 110-page filing reflects the most fulsome rebuttal of Democrats’ accusations against Trump and amounts to a preview of the case Trump’s lawyers will make on the Senate floor when the impeachment trial commences this week. They argue the impeachment was a partisan […]

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