How Trump, Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate president’s rivals

New revelations about President Trump’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether he used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents.

Trump’s freeze on Ukraine aid draws fresh attention

Democrats question whether President Trump withheld military aid to pressure Ukraine’s new leader to investigate former vice president Joe Biden’s son.
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP)
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Scrutiny over Trump’s Ukraine scandal may hurt Biden’s campaign

The issue is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner’s son, pushing one of the topics that Joe Biden is least comfortable discussing into the spotlight.

U.S. to send more troops to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper emphasized that the deployments were defensive in nature and in response to requests from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to help protect “critical infrastructure.”

‘Boiling us like frogs’: China’s clampdown on Muslims creeps into the heartland, finds new targets

The Hui minority, a mostly Islamic people who speak Chinese, face increasing restrictions on religious observance, raising fears of Xinjiang-style oppression.

‘They weren’t listening’: How Congress failed to act on a deadly drug’s harrowing rise

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