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'The evidence is overwhelming': Combative hearing moves House closer to impeachment

'The evidence is overwhelming': Combative hearing moves House closer to impeachmentDemocrat Adam Schiff’s committee formally presented its findings to the House Judiciary Committee on Monday, bringing the House one step closer to a formal vote to impeach President Trump.



Remember When Russian Diesel Submarines Chased Down A British Nuclear Sub?

Remember When Russian Diesel Submarines Chased Down A British Nuclear Sub?Depends if it actually happened.



Boston's trauma to be dissected as marathon bomber appeals death sentence

Boston's trauma to be dissected as marathon bomber appeals death sentenceThis city's deepest wound - the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured hundreds more - will be re-examined Thursday when lawyers for bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seek to have his death sentence lifted because the jury pool was too traumatized to render a fair verdict. The then-19-year old Tsarnaev and his 26-year-old brother Tamerlan sparked five days of panic in Boston that began April 15, 2013, when they detonated a pair of homemade pressure cooker bombs at the race's packed finish line. The pair eluded capture for days, punctuated by a gunbattle with police in Watertown that killed Tamerlan and led to a daylong lockdown of Boston and most of its suburbs while heavily armed officers and troops conducted a house-to-house search for Dzhokhar.



Consulting firm allows Buttigieg to release names of clients

Consulting firm allows Buttigieg to release names of clientsThe McKinsey & Co. consulting firm said Monday that it will allow Pete Buttigieg to identify the clients he served more than a decade ago while the Democratic presidential contender also pledged to open his fundraising events to the news media and provide the names of key fundraising organizers. The moves reflect the growing pressure Buttigieg is under as his campaign gains traction in early voting states, particularly Iowa, less than two months before the Democratic contest begins. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is one of the party's most successful fundraisers this year — collecting more than $50 million so far in 2019 — in part by tapping the resources of big donors.



China says detained Canadians treated in 'civilised way'

China says detained Canadians treated in 'civilised way'China defended on Tuesday its year-long detention of two Canadians after Ottawa accused Beijing of "arbitrarily" arresting the men in what was widely seen as retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive. Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor have been languishing in China's opaque legal system since they were apprehended on December 10, 2018, just nine days after the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.



‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers 75ft wave off California coast

‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers 75ft wave off California coastA 75ft wave was recorded off the Californian coast after a ‘bomb cyclone’ pounded the West Coast during Thanksgiving week.Scientists from the University of California said it was the tallest wave they had documented in the last 15 years.