White House infighting flares amid Democrats’ probe

Two of President Trump’s top advisers are battling over strategy, contributing to the administration’s increasingly tenuous response to the inquiry.

Trump cites Ukraine’s corruption, European stinginess to justify his actions. Neither rationale withstands scrutiny.

The Defense and State departments have certified that Kyiv has taken “substantial actions” to tackle corruption. And European nations spend more on Ukraine than the United States does.

Jimmy Carter hospitalized to relieve pressure on his brain due to recent falls

Last month, the former president was hospitalized for a minor pelvic fracture after falling at home.
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Gavin Newsom accused PG&E of mismanaging funds and ‘corporate greed.’ The utility helped fund the careers of the governor and his wife.

Over the past two decades, the California governor and his wife have accepted more than $700,000 from Pacific Gas & Electric, its foundation and its employees as the utility has supported his campaigns, ballot initiatives, inauguration festivities and his wife’s film projects, records show.
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In December, Patrick, 63, said he would not be a candidate for president. The former two-term governor of Massachusetts, elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010, at that time cited “the cruelty of our elections process.”
The aircraft in question were among 88 used planes purchased from foreign carriers. The Federal Aviation Administration official said they should be grounded.
Hundreds have been arrested. Medics have disappeared on their way to Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, not heard from since. Protesters described receiving threats and seeing strange men appear in their tents, taking photographs and leaving.
When the first customer stepped in to help at the Alabama restaurant, “It was a transition so smooth I initially assumed it was a staff member returning to their shift,” one customer said in an email. Soon after, another jumped in. Then another.
In a letter to fans, the Canadian-born rock legend said he had applied to become a dual citizen and passed the test for American citizenship. But, Young wrote, he was asked to take another test “due to my use of marijuana and how some people who smoke it have exhibited a problem.”
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