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Trump’s defense team urges senators to end proceedings quickly

Four GOP senators would have to join with Democrats to produce the majority needed to call witnesses — an outcome the Senate majority leader has sought to avoid since it could invite new controversy.

Anatomy of a ‘smear’: How John Bolton became a target of the pro-Trump Internet

The 24 hours that followed revelations about the former national security adviser’s book showed how the president’s most fervent online supporters use conspiracy theories to defend him.
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Trump releases Mideast peace plan as Israel prepares to vote on annexing settlements

President Trump touted the proposal as the potential solution to decades of bloody conflict, but his administration did little to solicit the support of Palestinian leaders who rejected it sight unseen.

Lack of ‘black box’ could hinder Kobe Bryant crash investigation

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner said it had recovered all nine bodies from the crash scene. Four of the people on board, including Bryant, were formally identified.
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In Iowa, second choices are critical, since the state’s caucuses force some voters to choose another candidate before the caucus is over. On Tuesday, new data emerged looking at this question on a national level.
The Prince George's County police chief said that bringing such a charge against an officer within 24 hours of an incident is “unprecedented.” William Green, 43, was killed while sitting in the passenger side of a police car with his hands cuffed behind his back.
The biggest jolt to British politics in a generation won’t be felt by most until the end of an 11-month transition period. That’s when everyone will see a profound change in Britain’s relationship with Europe and the world.
Minor shaking was felt as far north as Florida, while more moderate shaking was reported in Jamaica. Initial reports of damage from the region have been spotty.
Historians have unearthed hundreds of photos of the camp and other key sites in the Nazi extermination machine, stashed for decades in albums belonging to the camp’s deputy commandant and in the attic and cupboards of the family home.
A combination of the 2017 tax cuts and a surge in new spending has expanded the deficit.
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Facebook will now show you exactly how it stalks you — even when you’re not using Facebook

The new Off-Facebook Activity tool reminds us we’re living in a reality TV program where we forget the cameras are always on. Here are the privacy settings to change now.
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Hotels are rewarding travelers for opting out of housekeeping. But where does that leave workers?

Hotels around the world are offering guests loyalty points or vouchers to forego cleaning service during their stays, couching the option as a green choice. But critics say the opt-out programs are harmful for housekeepers.
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‘Antiques Roadshow’ guest collapsed when he learned the real value of his $345 watch

The watch owner greeted the final dollar estimate with closed eyes and a word that was bleeped out.
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