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Senate Republicans move the goal posts again after Bolton’s book and Dershowitz’s defense

Lawmakers and lawyers for the president now say a quid pro quo is not a basis for abuse of power.
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Anatomy of a ‘smear’: How 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.
‘Can He Do That?’

How Bolton’s allegation — no, not the one you’re thinking of — could change the trial

Listen as national security reporter Matt Zapotosky describes what an exchange between John Bolton and the attorney general might tell us about the Justice Department.

Val Demings has an American dream. The impeachment trial is testing it.

For the Democratic congresswoman from Florida, persuading Republicans to convict President Trump is the challenge of a lifetime.
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Jail staff mocked a sick man as he begged for help, video shows. Days later, he was dead.

Terral Ellis, 26, died of septic shock from pneumonia after he was denied substantive medical treatment during his 12 days in an Oklahoma jail.

Jeff Bezos’s iPhone had Apple’s state-of-the-art security, and that may have helped its alleged hackers

Security researchers say Apple’s secretive stance on bugs may prove to be an Achilles’ heel.

Who’s paying for Trump’s impeachment defense?

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The president is likely to tout the USMCA agreement during the 2020 presidential election.
Campaign 2020
Democratic operatives say even the hint of an organized movement against Sen. Bernie Sanders would risk alienating his supporters. Meanwhile, Democratic House candidates in swing districts say they are nervous about running on the same ticket as Sanders.
The city of Los Angeles and basketball legends paid their respects at memorials at Staples Center, at the Lakers’ practice facility and at the site of his fatal helicopter crash.
The four-term congressman announced that he will challenge Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), who was appointed to the post by Gov. Brian Kemp.
Berkshire Hathaway announced that it is selling the entirety of its newspaper operations to Lee Enterprises for $140 million, bringing the publisher’s stable from 50 to 81 papers.
The watch owner greeted the final dollar estimate with closed eyes and a word that was bleeped out.

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.
By The Way

Hotels are rewarding travelers for opting out of housekeeping. But where does that leave workers?

Hotels are offering guests loyalty points or vouchers to forgo cleaning service, calling it a green choice. But critics say the programs harm housekeepers.

The completely correct guide to eating and drinking on a plane

One must choose one's plane food wisely. The first order of business: Leave your tuna salad sandwich behind.
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What GOP senators have said about John Bolton testifying
What GOP senators have said about John Bolton testifying
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How America is quietly exporting its controversial Internet regulation
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Colbert, Meyers slam Pompeo following NPR interview fallout
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Fox News' shifting tone on John Bolton
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