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Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense 01/24/2020 07:45pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes. Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, even when it has. Absolutism was the unwritten credo of his career in business and is the guiding light of his presiden One year on, Brazilian city haunted by deadly dam collapse One year on, Brazilian city haunted by deadly dam collapse 01/24/2020 07:00pm • RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like she has so many other nights, Ana María Gomes is awakened by the cries of her husband and tries to calm him as he shouts for help from his mine coworkers. She convinces him the dam collapse that devastated their city of Brumadinho and killed at least 270 people happened Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling 01/24/2020 12:04pm • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo, experts say. On Thursday, the court said it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a defendant convicted of murder should be sent Bomb attack on car of Cypriot 2nd division team's VP 01/24/2020 10:22am • NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A second-division soccer team in Cyprus condemned a “dangerous and cowardly" bombing attack early Friday on the car of the team's vice president. Aris Limassol's board of directors said in a statement that it hopes the attack isn't connected to the recent upheaval within t Now on Trump's team, Dershowitz says, 'I haven't changed' Now on Trump's team, Dershowitz says, 'I haven't changed' 01/24/2020 08:59am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Dershowitz was in line at Mar-a-Lago's lavish Christmas Eve buffet last month when President Donald Trump stopped to chat. The retired Harvard law professor had already been asked by Trump's legal team to assist with the defense at his impeachment trial and, with the case op Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial 01/23/2020 08:16pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case Thursday at Donald Trump's impeachment trial that he abused power like no other president in history, swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani. On Friday, the Democrats will press thei Mexican guardsmen break up migrant caravan along highway Mexican guardsmen break up migrant caravan along highway 01/23/2020 04:07pm • FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Eight hundred Central American migrants were rounded up and hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday and walking for hours along a rural highway. The migrants had stopped for the day at a s Prosecutor: DNA match leads to Florida 'pillowcase rapist' Prosecutor: DNA match leads to Florida 'pillowcase rapist' 01/23/2020 03:24pm • MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday that a sophisticated DNA match has led to the cold case arrest of a Florida man believed to be the “pillowcase rapist" who terrorized greater Miami with a series of assaults on women in the 1980s. Robert Koehler, 60, was arrested over the weekend and w Plea change set in African American church fire case 01/23/2020 01:51pm • NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suspect set for trial next month in a series of fires at African American churches in Louisiana is now scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing. Holden Matthews has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the arson fires at south Louisiana churches. However, a court Crime victims march to Mexico City to protest violence Crime victims march to Mexico City to protest violence 01/23/2020 12:59pm • MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of crime victims and their relatives began a four-day march to Mexico City Thursday to protest a wave of killings and disappearances that left 35,588 people dead in 2019. The march is led by poet Javier Sicilia, whose son was killed in 2011. That year Sicilia led a nat $10K reward each offered for tips in 4 separate Anne Arundel County homicides $10K reward each offered for tips in 4 separate Anne Arundel County homicides 01/23/2020 12:25pm • Police in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, are asking the public for help after four men were killed in separate deadly shootings last fall. "In a three-week period between mid-October, late-October and mid-November last year, we had four young men gunned down. Their lives were stolen; their lives First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei exec ends First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei exec ends 01/23/2020 11:54am • VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge said Thursday she will announce her decision at a later date after ending the first phase of an extradition hearing that will decide whether a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is sent to the United States. This week's hearings dealt wit Steyer aims criminal justice plan at taking on racial bias Steyer aims criminal justice plan at taking on racial bias 01/23/2020 11:23am • COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is proposing a criminal justice reform plan that would reduce the costs of incarceration by redirecting funds to education, community policing and rehabilitation in an effort to amend a system he sees as prejudiced against lower-in Rohingya hail UN ruling that Myanmar act to prevent genocide Rohingya hail UN ruling that Myanmar act to prevent genocide 01/23/2020 11:14am • THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar to do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people, a ruling met by members of the Muslim minority with gratitude and relief but also some skepticism that the country's rulers will fully comply. T Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid 01/23/2020 09:05am • BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company arrived at federal court in Boston on Thursday to be sentenced for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. John Kapoor, the 76-year-old former chairman of Insys Therapeutics, w
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