House judiciary committee begins debating impeachment articles – live | US news

The paid parental leave provision was added after a significant push from Democrats, who during the course of the negotiation saw an opening with President Donald Trump’s desire to see the establishment of Space Force as a branch of the US military. In the White House push for Space Force’s inclusion, it was made clear, […]

Democrats unveil articles of impeachment against Trump – live | US news

Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of another momentous day in American politics. A day after a judiciary committee hearing marked by outbursts and attempted obstruction from Republicans, House Democrats will hold a press conference on Capitol Hill at 9am, to unveil articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. Committee chairs Adam Schiff (intelligence), […]

DoJ internal watchdog report clears FBI of illegal surveillance of Trump adviser – live | US news

Democratic Senator Kamala Harris and, until a week ago, presidential candidate, hasn’t wasted a lot of time since abruptly leaving the 2020 campaign trail. Today she leads 26 of her colleagues in a letter to Donald Trump, demanding the immediate removal of the right-winger and white nationalist at the core of Trump’s inner policy circle, […]

Elon Musk’s lawyer asks cave explorer to apologize for insulting submarine | Technology

Elon Musk’s attorney pressured a British cave explorer to apologize for criticizing Musk’s miniature submarine, in the third day of Vernon Unsworth’s defamation trial. “Do you believe Mr Musk is so cold-hearted that he was sending over this sub with no regard for the children’s lives?” Bill Price asked Vernon Unsworth in a Los Angeles […]

China envoy warns of ‘destructive forces’ trying to undermine US ties | World news

China’s envoy to the United States has said the two countries were trying to resolve their differences over trade, but warned that forces were trying to drive a wedge between the two. Ambassador Cui Tiankai, speaking at a dinner hosted by the US-China Business Council on Wednesday, said US-China ties were at a critical crossroads […]

General election: Corbyn expresses doubts about Trump’s NHS pledge ahead of possible meeting – live news | Politics

4.28pm GMT16:28 Swinson says Trump cannot be trusted when he gives assurances about NHS Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem leader, has said that she does not trust President Trump when he says that he does not want the NHS to be included in a UK-US trade deal. (See 10.15am.) Responding to what Trump said this […]

Thanksgiving storm brings snow, sleet and wind to most of the US | US news

A final hit from a seemingly endless winter storm that affected most of the US over the long Thanksgiving weekend was bearing down on the east on Monday, dumping heavy snow, shuttering schools and stymying travel. The storm dropped one round of snow on parts of the region late on Sunday and could bring 10in […]