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Pelosi: Trump impeachment articles to be sent 'soon'

U.S. President Donald Trump's articles of impeachment will likely be transmitted "soon" to the Senate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Jan. 9.

The top House Democrat did not offer a more concrete timeline but said only that she would do so "when I'm ready."

"And that will probably be soon," she told reporters at the Capitol.
"I'm not withholding them indefinitely."

US Senate approves US Senate approves $1.5 trillion tax bill 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the press conference after the Senate vote of the tax reform bill. The Senate has passed the tax reform bill and it will return to the House of Representatives for final approval.  The rewrite of the tax code provides dramatic tax breaks to corporations.

Meticulous planning by Las Vegas gunman before he opened fire (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

Before he mowed down concertgoers from a perch high in a hotel tower, Stephen C. Paddock created a ring of surveillance around him, with video cameras in his suite and in the hallway, law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. But investigators were still at a loss to offer a motive for the massacre.