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More homeless New Yorkers died last year than in any other in the past decade -- despite promises by Mayor Bill de Blasio to make their lives better. New York Post
VOA VIEW: De Blasio is making NYC unsafe for all.
The impeachment of President Donald Trump could be a boon for the presidential candidates serving in the Senate, one expert believes. The jury of 100 senators which will decide the president’s fate will include Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. “They are going to get a lot of the limelight just being part of... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Total madness.
President Trump's legal team denounced the articles of impeachment leveled against him, in an aggressive seven-page response Saturday evening. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It's a sham.

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The four-term Maine senator, who crossed party lines to vote against President Clinton’s impeachment, must now decide whether to break with President Trump. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Collins better go with Trump or she is out.
Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Dems are acting like the fools they are.
The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologized on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women's fight for voting rights and said it had removed the display. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Sad!
The U.S. Supreme Court could issue a decision that would mean the end of deferred action for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.        USA Today
VOA VIEW: The Supremes will go against DACA.
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation. “This is not a request - it's a demand,” Henry Lucero, a ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: NYC better follow the law.
Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle encountered criticism Friday over restrictions proposed for journalists covering the upcoming impeachment trial of President Trump. A coalition of 18 groups including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) raised concerns in a letter ... Washington Times

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Saturday said during a campaign stop here that President Trump has been exposed as a political huckster during his first term in office. "This carny show came through town once, and they found out there's no pea under any one ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: America is tired or Biden.
But he's called for constitutional changes that could help him stay in power. ABC
VOA VIEW: Putin is a liar - he is power hungry and wants it to last.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no longer "working members' of royal family, Buckingham Palace said. ABC
VOA VIEW: The two bums are a disgrace.
The couple also intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of their UK home. BBC
VOA VIEW: Good!

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The White House defense team and House managers will argue the resolution laying down the rules for the trial, not senators. CBS
Social media companies are updating and revising their political ad policies. One platform that's received backlash is Facebook, which is standing firm on its position to not fact-check politicians' statements. Sara Fischer, Axios media reporter, joined CBSN to break down what she's learned from Democratic and Republican campaign strategists. CBS
Epic is phoning customers to explain that it's withdrawing support for Google Cloud, instead focusing on AWS and Microsoft Azure. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Good!

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Many of the Bloomberg team's targets are backing other candidates, but the effort could potentially put pressure on the donors to withhold funds from other contenders. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bloomberg has the money and is trying to keep others from obtaining any.
Members of staff employed by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at their Frogmore Cottage residence are being "redeployed," a source close to the couple told CNN on Friday, raising questions about the royal pair's plans for the future. CNN
"Inside Politics" host John King reacts to President Donald Trump retweeting a photoshopped image of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in traditional Islamic clothing in front of the Iranian flag. CNN
VOA VIEW: Pelosi and Schumer are traitors.
House Democrats on Saturday released their argument for why President Donald Trump should be removed from office by the Senate in the upcoming impeachment trial. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems are fools.
Top ministers are warned to stay off TV with reshuffle alert part of plan by Dominic CummingsBoris Johnson is to tell cabinet ministers that they must focus all their energy on developing policies for post-Brexit Britain – or face the sack in a wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle within weeks.In an extraordinary move, Johnson will tell his most senior ministers that they must concentrate on “delivery” and hard work that will help “level up” the country, rather than “touring TV studios” and trying to raise their personal profiles in the media. Guardian

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The Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Dems will look like the fools, they are.
The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the president. Reuters
VOA VIEW: it would sound foolish.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused rival Bernie Sanders’s campaign on Saturday of disseminating a "doctored" video which falsely shows Biden supporting the privatization of Social Security, and called on the Sanders campaign to disown it. Reuters

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The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who commanded units blamed for a massacre of protesters in November. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Good!
Organizers of a Virginia gun rally urged thousands of people to attend Monday's event protesting Democrats' push to stiffen the state's gun laws after its top court upheld the governor's emergency ban on weapons at the rally grounds. Reuters
VOA VIEW: A major mess started by anti gun nuts.
Facebook Inc said on Saturday it was working to find out how Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appeared as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused and saying the problem had been fixed. Reuters

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