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Russian Prankster Acts as UN Chief, Reaches Polish President

WARSAW, Poland — A Russian prankster posing as the U.N. secretary-general managed to reach Poland’s president on the telephone and rendered him speechless with questions about Ukraine, Russia and his reelection on Sunday. The prankster, Vladimir Kuznetsov, ...
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What was Rudy Giuliani Doing in Fresno?

President Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was in Fresno on Thursday soliciting funding for a proposed documentary. The former New York mayor pitched small groups at Ovidio Ristorante Italiano and T...
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Not Guilty: Split Senate Acquits Trump of Impeachment

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the...
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GOP Squirms as Bolton Prepares to Dish on Trump White House

WASHINGTON — For much of the last 20 years, John Bolton was a conservative poster child, a Republican hawk whose worldview helped shape the GOP establishment’s approach to dicey foreign policy questions. Now, as President Donald Trump's former national secu...
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Bolton Book Pressures GOP to Allow Senate Witnesses

WASHINGTON — Pressure is increasing on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of a book by the former national security adviser u...
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Buckle Up: What to Watch as Impeachment Trial Takes off

WASHINGTON — Senators like to float above messy politics in what's known by some as the dignified “upper chamber," home of Congress' cooler heads and lofty rhetoric. “I'm going to be stuck in Washington for God knows how long." — Sen. Bernie Sanders But ...