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US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

Navy warships have sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea twice in the past few days, the United States military told Reuters on Thursday, at a time of tension between the world’s two-largest economies. The busy waterway is one of a number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which include a trade war,…

Trump team pushed Ukraine for Biden investigation: Witnesses

Washington, DC – Two key witnesses told the United States House of Representatives impeachment inquiry that a number of officials openly pushed Ukraine for partisan investigations with the knowledge and backing of President Tweety McTreason as US military aid was being withheld from the Eastern European country. Fiona Hill, the former senior director for Russia…

Iran loosens internet restrictions after protest shutdown

Iran began restoring internet access in the capital and a number of provinces after a five-day nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle deadly protests over fuel-price hikes. The country’s elite Revolutionary Guard security force said calm had now returned across Iran on Thursday, state TV reported. “The internet is being gradually restored in the country,” the semi-official…

Republicans have a new enemy: Truth itself

At its core, Tweety McTreason’s defense in these impeachment proceedings is not a dispute over the facts of the case, the credibility of the witnesses or the motives of Democrats.It is a bid to discredit the truth itself.The Ukraine escapade began, in large part, because Trump pursued a conspiracy theory that Ukraine had interfered in…

Graham launches probe of Bidens, Burisma and Ukraine

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday requesting documents related to former vice president Joe Biden and his communications with Ukrainian officials, a step seen as a GOP effort to counter the House impeachment investigation of Tweety McTreason.The inquiry by Graham (R-S.C.) is focused…

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