Crime required for impeachment? Not so, say legal experts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense hinges largely on arguments made in the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson more than 150 years ago: that impeachment requires a crime. ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 1...

Impeachment arguments as seen by Democrats, Trump team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal filings to the Senate have laid out the arguments that will be made in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, where he faces two distinct allegations of abuse of power and...

AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's legal defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense against impeachment charges, as laid out in his legal argument released Monday, has distortions at its core. Trump through his lawy...

Former German military translator on trial as Iran spy

BERLIN (AP) — A German-Afghan man who worked for years as an interpreter and adviser for the German military went on trial Monday on charges of spying for Iranian intelligence. The 5...

Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. ...

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Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he was arrested in what is widely seen as a politically motiv...

Pakistan court overturns death penalty for ex-president

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Monday overturned the death sentence given to the country's ex-military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, a former close U.S. ally in the war against terror. ...

Israel frees 2 more Syrians in swap for soldier's remains

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights (AP) — Israel released two more Syrian prisoners back to the occupied Golan Heights on Friday, a second goodwill gesture to Russia for helping find the remains of an Israel...

Uganda police detain Bobi Wine, foil meeting with supporters

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Monday detained the singer and political activist known as Bobi Wine, who was prevented from holding his first public meeting with supporters as a presidential...

AP FACT CHECK: Pence misleadingly links Iran general to 9/11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump closed out the old year by reprising a selection of his most familiar falsehoods and putting a few of his predecessor's accomplishments in his own win column. ...

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