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At issue is Trump's decision to tie military aid for Ukraine to investigations of Joe Biden and the Democrats. Congressional Republicans conducting the impeachment inquiry said that the closed-door testimony has not established that President Trump has committed an impeachable offense.
  • US to export more than $1bn poultry to China

    US to export more than $1bn poultry to China

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    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said lifting the poultry ban would be a welcome relief for American poultry producers. The move came after U.S. The National Chicken Council said it estimated that renewed access to China's market could result in $1 billion in sales of chicken feet and about $1.2 billion of other chicken products such as leg and breast meat, turkeys and poultry breeding stock.
  • Tsunami Warning Issued After Magnitude 7.1 Quake Hit Molucca Sea

    Tsunami Warning Issued After Magnitude 7.1 Quake Hit Molucca Sea

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    INDONESIA'S meteorology and geophysics agency said in a message on its Twitter account it had lifted a tsunami alert after a powerful natural disaster struck near the Moluccas islands on Thursday. "We can still feel tremors but weaker". Indonesia's Metro TV said some people had fled to higher ground in North Maluku . He said there had been no reports of damage so far.
  • US wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses: Erdogan

    US wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses: Erdogan

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    Viewing the militia teams as terrorists, Turkey lastly launched a crackdown on them final month, as soon as USA forces withdrew from Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria. "There has been a callous disregard for civilian lives, including attacks on residential areas", said Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA.
  • Trump impeachment inquiry to hear from former Ukraine ambassador

    Trump impeachment inquiry to hear from former Ukraine ambassador

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    Still, Trump's re-election effort raised more than $3 million on the first day of public impeachment hearings, and campaign manager Brad Parscale announced it now hopes to raise $5 million within a 24-hour span. During a press briefing, Pelosi said a day after the first public hearing in the impeachment enquiry, "The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the elections ".
  • Ukrainian-Americans say Ukraine is 'victim' in Trump impeachment probe

    Ukrainian-Americans say Ukraine is 'victim' in Trump impeachment probe

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    He said on Twitter on Monday evening, however, that he would be releasing it "sometime this week", adding: "I am sure you will find it tantalizing!" The testimony from these eight officials will come after three others are scheduled to appear this week, bringing the total number of officials set to testify publicly to 11, out of 15 witnesses who have testified behind closed doors.
  • Turkish President Erdogan Visiting Trump at White House

    Turkish President Erdogan Visiting Trump at White House

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    The only way that it would appear to be possible to salvage relations with Turkey would be an agreement that would sell them the Patriot missile defense system as well as the US F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. In a letter led by House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel, the 15 House Democrats and two Republicans said Turkey's invasion of Syria "has had disastrous consequences for United States national security, has led to deep divisions in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance ...
  • Key backer of Syrian 'White Helmets' found dead in Istanbul

    Key backer of Syrian 'White Helmets' found dead in Istanbul

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    Le Mesurier set up the Mayday Rescue emergency response group, which helped train White Helmets volunteers. The diplomat said the circumstances around his death were unclear. The White Helmets have become a favourite target of pro-Syrian and pro-Russian groups. When bombs strike residential neighborhoods outside of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's control, it is the White Helmets who respond, pulling families from the rubble and rushing casualties to hospital.