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Democrats wind down impeachment case

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/24/20, 11:51 am

Friday is the third and final day for Democrats to present their arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. After this, White House lawyers will have 24 hours over three days to respond.

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UN: Saudis hacked Amazon CEO

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/23/20, 12:20 pm

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was likely responsible for the hacking of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ phone, experts with the United Nations said on Wednesday. Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post, exchanged numbers with the crown prince at a dinner in California in 2018. Investigators said the Saudis hacked the phone after Bezos received a video file from Crown Prince Mohammed’s WhatsApp account.

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Third manager falls in MLB scandal

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/17/20, 12:08 pm

The growing sign-stealing scandal led a third major league baseball team to sack its manager on Thursday. The New York Mets parted ways with new hire Carlos Beltrán before he even managed his first game. Beltrán played on the 2017 Houston Astros team that won the World Series while electronically stealing opposing catchers’ signals to pitchers. Houston fired general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch on Monday.

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