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US Secretary of State Mike Pomepo announced at a press conference on Monday that the US will reverse its long-standing stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank region, no longer holding that the settlements violate international law. The West Bank has been a zone of contention since Israel occupied the region following the Six [...]

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The three House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released the transcript of the deposition of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Laura Cooper on Tuesday in which she testified that the Pentagon was not informed of the rationale for the Trump administration’s decision to withhold [...]

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The three House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released the transcript of the deposition by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent on Thursday. The House of Representatives is currently investigating Trump for allegedly attempting to induce the government of Ukraine into publicly launching an investigation into former Vice [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a decision by a lower court on Monday that an accounting firm employed by President Donald Trump must comply with a subpoena to release the president’s tax returns. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance obtained a grand jury subpoena in August ordering Mazars USA, an accounting [...]

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The European Union agreed on Monday to extend the deadline for Britain to ratify an exit agreement until January 31, 2020, giving the United Kingdom three months to approve a deal for their withdrawal from the EU. In response, the House of Commons voted to hold a general election on December 12 to elect a [...]

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt another blow on Monday when Speaker of the House John Bercow refused to allow him to present his new Brexit agreement for a second floor vote, citing parliamentary rules that prevent members from bringing the same legislation for a vote multiple times. Johnson was able to broker a [...]

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and leaders of the European Union reached a tentative agreement on Thursday for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. The final agreement is similar to the deal that Johnson proposed earlier in October. While the deal is substantially similar for England, Scotland, and Wales as former Prime [...]

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On Thursday the Democratic-led House Education and Labor Committee voted along party lines to approve a sweeping prescription drug bill aimed at lowering costs of medicine across the country. The bill, officially titled the Lower Drug Prices Now Act of 2019, aims to lower the cost of prescription medication by imposing caps on the markup [...]

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US President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday authorizing the US Department of State and Department of the Treasury to impose economic and political sanctions against Turkey in response to escalating violence in northern Syria. Trump ordered the withdrawal of US military forces from northern Syria last week after a phone call with Turkish [...]

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US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was issued a subpoena on Thursday by three House of Representatives committees investigating the Trump administration for attempting to induce the government of Ukraine to interfere with the upcoming 2020 US presidential election. The subpoena demands that Perry provide relevant documents and appear before the committees to testify before [...]

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