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Witness says he overheard Trump demand Ukrainian investigation of Bidens

David Holmes said he overheard a phone call between President Trump and Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, during which Trump pressed for updates on the Ukrainians’ willingness to investigate the former vice president and his son.
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Trump confidant Roger Stone guilty on all counts

A federal jury has convicted Stone of lying to Congress and tampering with a witness about his efforts to learn about the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks' release of hacked Democratic emails in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Trump issues pardons in war-crimes cases, despite Pentagon opposition to the move

President Trump’s calls to the service members were made at the end of a day dominated by impeachment hearings, and after days of efforts by some senior Pentagon officials to change his mind, according to three U.S. officials.

Trump’s Doral resort was a last-minute addition in search for G-7 site, email shows

“We now know that Doral was added for consideration at the last minute and the Secret Service had reluctance about holding it there,” said Jordan Libowitz, a spokesman for the watchdog group that obtained the email.
Perspective
The Browns defensive lineman is one of the best people to have to rehabilitate himself because, in everything he has shown over the years, the former No. 1 overall draft pick has a mind that will want to discover the reason for his actions.
Reed’s attorneys are challenging his 1998 murder conviction because of new evidence.
The request by President Trump’s private lawyers sets up the latest separation-of-powers test for the Supreme Court.
The brother-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick was convicted of raping Patrick’s sister. A second rape conviction occurred earlier this year.
A small but passionate group of smartphone owners won’t use biometric security features. Instead, they’re sticking with passcodes or unlock patterns to access their devices, even as companies push biometrics as key selling points.
Campaign 2020
The former president urged Democrats not to lurch too far left in their pursuit of the presidential nomination, and tried to quell concerns in the party about its 2020 hopefuls.
Book Review
Why the “Peanuts” gang still compels revisitation from page to stage to screen — nearly two decades after creator Charles Schulz died — is a question that rests centrally in the often-engaging new anthology “The Peanuts Papers.”
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These remote islands are closing to visitors next spring in the name of overtourism

A weekend without traditional tourists aims to protect the Faroe Islands from the same fate as places like Rome or Thailand's Maya Bay.
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A church leader’s abuse and a woman’s years-long struggle

With a rise in clergy abuse cases coming to light, some church leaders are becoming transparent with congregants, rather than sweeping allegations under the rug.
Perspective

A white football coach, a historically black college and lessons that endure

Joe Purzycki wasn’t easily accepted when he was hired at Delaware State in 1981; Friday he’ll be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
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