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'It's going to blow up': Trump impeachment witnesses describe scheme to use US government for domestic political means
Former White House adviser Fiona Hill has testified that the vast majority of the American diplomatic and intelligence community believed a central thrust behind Donald Trump’s demands that Ukraine launch an investigation were based on a “fictional narrative” pushed by Russians intent on casting a dark cloud over the American electoral system, and that the unconventional American effort to pursue it was "going to blow up".The damning remarks undercut a central element of the Republican argument against the impeachment narrative - that the president had good reason to ask for a foreign leader to effectively interfere and dig into American elections - and came amid hours of testimony from Dr Hill, alongside evidence from David Holmes, a top staffer at the US embassy in Ukraine.
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A US Open ball boy's decision to part with a priceless piece of Serena Williams memorabilia is set to cost him big time.
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A man has called out a restaurant on Facebook for the racial slur he found on his receipt, which led to the termination of one employees, and resignation of another.
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SINGAPORE - A Chinese national was jailed for nine months for causing grievous hurt to a man he suspected of having an affair with his wife.
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As he cradles his young puppy in his arms, Laurent Simons looks much like any other 9-year-old boy. Then he starts describing his work at a university in the Netherlands, developing a computer circuit that will replicate a part of the brain. "What we are doing is placing neurons and making connections to see what the reaction is to medication in a part of the brain," he says of the brain-on-chip project, which combines the biomedical and electrical engineering fields.
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'Big thanks to you all' - Mauricio Pochettino breaks silence with message to Spurs players following his sacking
Mauricio Pochettino appeared to leave a thank you message to his players after being sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager.