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House Democrats have introduced a resolution that authorizes the next phase of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. The eight-page resolution released Tuesday calls for open hearings and requires the intelligence committee to submit a report outlining its findings and recommendations.... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: The resolution is a joke.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg faced withering questions from senators Tuesday about two crashes of 737 Max jets and whether the company concealed information about ... Las Vegas Sun
House Democrats on Tuesday released a draft impeachment resolution that calls for public hearings in which both the chair and ranking Republican on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence can call and question witnesses and subpoena documents. The eight-page resolution appears to address at least some of the complaints GOP lawmakers have raised since the... New York Post
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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is slamming a proposal from the New York State Democratic Party that would essentially crush the chances of almost any third party to get a spot on the ballot in the next election. The proposal, which came from party chairman and key Cuomo-ally Jay Jacobs, would require a political party to... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems already have a third party candidate - Sanders, a socialist.
Well, this is one way to distinguish himself from fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren. Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) does not think he needs to come up with a plan for how to pay for Medicare-for-all, according to an interview he gave to CNBC’s John Harwood. During the interview, which was published Tuesday, Harwood... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Sander is an angry fool.
Former top Obama White House adviser David Axelrod says Joe Biden is running his 2020 presidential campaign as if he were in the federal witness protection program, and also trashed his “bewildering” defense of son Hunter’s controversial business dealings in foreign countries. “They have him in the candidate protection program,” Axelrod said in a profile... New York Post
Just before the Purple Heart recipient spoke to House impeachment investigators, a host at Fox News and right-wing internet figures questioned his patriotism. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Expected liberal trash from NYT.
A North Carolina court on Monday temporarily blocked the state from using its congressional map in next year's elections and strongly suggested it would eventually rule the districts were illegally gerrymandered to favor Republicans. Rueters
VOA VIEW: A higher court will remand the ruling.
Robert Blair, an aide to the acting White House chief of staff, is expected to testify on Friday in a closed session of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, an official working on the impeachment probe said on Tuesday. Rueters
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Even as support for impeachment grows, President Trump is backed by unshakable supporters who deny he has done anything wrong. Here is who they are.
VOA VIEW: The Dems don't have anyone to beat Trump.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has fast-tracked a sanctions bill for Turkey that would require a detailed accounting of President Erdogan's net worth. USA Today
VOA VIEW: Dems take an anti Trump move.
If you think Facebook should decide on claims by politicians, why do you want us to have so much power?, write Katie Harbath and Nell McCarthy
VOA VIEW: Facebook can't be trusted, but they are right on this issue.
George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide who was a key figure in the FBI's Russia probe, is running for the U.S. House seat left vacant by Democrat Katie Hill. Papadopoulos filed paperwork Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission. Hill announced her resignation Sunday amid an ... Washington Times
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On a recent swing through Iowa, Sen. Amy Klobuchar hammered home her message that it's vital to win "heartland" states to win the White House, saying Democrats need to take their pitch beyond party stalwarts. "There's a lot of other people that are dissatisfied with Donald Trump," the Minnesota Democrat ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Klobuchar can't beat Dems, much less Trump.
In a clear rebuke of President Trump's move to pull out U.S. forces from a key buffer zone between Turkey and Syria, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan sanctions bill against Ankara in response to its military offensive in northern Syria. The legislation, sponsored by the top Democrat ... Washington Times
A top adviser to President Donald Trump on Ukraine testified on Tuesday that he was so alarmed after hearing Trump ask Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival, Democrat Joe Biden, that he reported the matter to a White House lawyer out of concern for U.S. national security. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Bet that the so-called adviser has an ulterior motives.
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House Democrats on Tuesday released the text of a resolution outlining the procedures for conducting the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A foolish questionable resolution.
Democrats prepare to move into public phase of impeachment inquiry. ABC
VOA VIEW: The process is a joke that no one knows reality.
A more generous plan with a deductible can be an attractive recruitment tool. ABC
MPs approve the principle of a pre-Christmas poll but there is wrangling over the exact date. BBC
Judge's ruling halts the restrictions from going into effect while a legal challenge continues CBS
VOA VIEW: There has to be a quick ruling.
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Labor action will slice automaker's profits for the year, though latest earnings top analyst forecasts CBS
VOA VIEW: What did it cost the UAW and strikers?
Religious beliefs in America are changing. A recent Pew Research Center survey found 65 percent of American adults describe themselves as Christians. That’s down 12 percent over the past decade. Cardinal Timothy Dolan joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Who Do You Say I Am?: Daily Reflections on the Bible, the Saints, and the Answer That Is Christ," and to address the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church. CBS
Facebook is suing an Israeli cybersecurity company over claims it hacked WhatsApp users earlier this year. CNBC
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The Fed is widely expected to cut interest rates on Wednesday, but what it says about future moves could have a big impact on markets. CNBC
Joe Biden said President Donald Trump should still be investigated even if it leads to political damage against 2020 Democratic contenders. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden wants to use a Dems led House to do his dirty work.
Michael Flynn's lawyer says Trump's former national security advisor is the victim of a "plot to set up an innocent man." CNBC
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
Senators grill Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about safety problems with the plane and for not sufficiently informing pilots about changes it made. CNBC
Former Vice President Joe Biden was denied communion Sunday at a Catholic church in South Carolina over his support for abortion rights. CNN
Strengthening and shifting winds on Tuesday are expected to reenergize the Kincade Fire, placing red flag weather warnings into effect for most of the San Francisco Bay Area as northern California’s sweeping wine country battles what’s now the largest fire in the state this year for the fifth day in a row. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A sad situation.
An interim trade agreement between the United States and China might not be completed in time for signing in Chile next month as expected but that does not mean the accord is falling apart, a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Bad news for China.
Arrests at or near the U.S. border with Mexico fell to their lowest monthly total of the year in September but the fiscal year total was up 88 percent, indicating illegal immigration remained a crisis, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Illegal immigration must be reduced if not stopped.
The United States Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn voiced concern on Tuesday at what he said was the "continuing dangerous situation in northeast Syria" and urged all sides to work to stabilize the situation. Reuters
Turkey and Syrian government forces fought against each other Tuesday for the first time since Turkey began its offensive earlier this month into northern Syria to go after Kurdish fighters. UPI
The Trump administration has expanded a controversial immigration policy to another Texas port of entry. UPI
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