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Prosecutors, defense lay out arguments for Trump's impeachment

President Donald Trump's defense team and the prosecutors of his impeachment are laying out their arguments over whether his conduct toward Ukraine warrants his removal from office.

Trump's lawyers on Jan. 19 previewed their impeachment defense with the questionable assertion that the charges against him are invalid, adopting a position rejected by Democrats as "nonsense."

US, China sign initial 'phase one' trade deal

The U.S. and China signed a "phase one" trade deal on Jan. 15 that marks a major milestone in the more than two-year trade war between the world's top two economies.

The agreement was signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He during a White House ceremony attended by droves of government officials and business leaders.

Democratic debate allows one more jab before Iowa caucuses

An unusually heated clash of rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination could be the hallmark of Jan. 14 night's televised debate in Iowa.

Just six candidates are gathering in Des Moines, the smallest number yet on a debate stage. That dynamic will offer candidates more opportunities to criticize each other's proposals as well as tout their own.

Mitsotakis spoke, but was Trump listening?

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis conveyed Greece's concerns about Turkish activities in the Eastern Mediterranean during his visit to the White House on Tuesday, both in person to US President Donald Trump during the meeting of the two delegations and publicly in front of the cameras, but he did not get the response he expected.

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