President Donald Trump on Monday defended his original decision to host the 2020 G-7 summit of world leaders at his private resort in Miami, blaming what he called the "phony" emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution for his abrupt reversal, NBC News reported.
"You people with this phony emoluments clause," Trump told reporters at the White House during a Cabinet meeting, referring to the section of the Constitution that prohibits government officials from accepting payments and gifts from foreign governments.
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House Democrats are zeroing in on a framework for their impeachment case against President Donald Trump that will center on a simple “abuse of power” narrative involving the president's actions regarding Ukraine, according to multiple people familiar with the deliberations.
As Democrats continue closed-door depositions with critical witnesses and prepare to move to the next phase of public hearings, they are wrestling over which elements and evidence to bring in, and which to leave out, NBC News reported.
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A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage.
A meteorologist said Monday that people took shelter thanks to early alerts, and that it was fortunate the tornado struck Sunday evening, when many people were home.
Gunmen struck two babies in separate shootings at a Kensington rowhome and a car driving in North Philadelphia, and detectives are seeking any witnesses who might be able to help in making arrests in both cases.
Nicolette Rivera, 2, died from bullets fired into the house on North Water Street in Kensington on Sunday afternoon and Yazeem Jenkins, 11 months old, is in "very, very, very critical condition" after he was shot Saturday night while in the backseat of a car driving on North Seventh Street, police said.
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A tornado tore homes and businesses apart in a densely populated area of Dallas, where only minor injuries were reported, but a person was killed by a falling tree in northwest Arkansas as a late-night series of storms caused chaos in several states. The National Weather Service confirmed at least one tornado touched down in Dallas Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity to tens of thousands across North Texas. NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jennifer Dunn told The Associated Press there may have been two or more tornadoes in North Texas, but reiterated that the extent wouldn't be known until later Monday afternoon, after survey teams assess the damage.
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Constance Wannamaker wanted to scream and cry at the same time.
The Texas immigration attorney had just heard what should have been great news: Her client, a 21-year-old Guatemalan woman, was getting released from the El Paso Processing Center after weeks in detention.
But that’s just a sliver of the story.
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Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile's capital Monday, continuing disturbances that have left at least 11 dead and led the president to say the country is "at war."
Police used tear gas and streams of water to break up a march by hundreds of students and union members on one of Santiago's main streets, but demonstrators who at first dispersed later reformed elsewhere.
Meanwhile, police and soldiers guarded Chileans who formed long lines outside supermarkets before they reopened after many closed during a weekend during which dozens of stores were looted or burned.
Police have made an arrest after a student was sexually assaulted while she was sleeping inside a her dorm room at Rutgers University, law enforcement sources said.
The student was asleep in an "unsecured" dorm room on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey, around 7:40 a.m. on Oct. 20 when the suspect went in and made “unwanted sexual contact,” Rutgers police said Sunday.
An extensive search is underway for a cadet at West Point who has gone missing.
The U.S. Military said the cadet was last seen at the academy on Friday. He was scheduled to participate in a military skills competition this past weekend but failed to show up.
Officials said Sunday the cadet's M4 rifle is also missing, but they don't believe he has any magazines or ammunition. They say he does not pose a threat to the public, but may be a danger to himself.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, confirmed late Sunday that he is behind an anonymous Twitter account under the pseudonym "Pierre Delecto" that he's used to be a "lurker" on social media for most of the past decade.
The account was first revealed by Slate's Ashley Feinberg, who was also responsible in 2017 for revealing former FBI Director James Comey's anonymous account.
The trail leading to Romney's secret account began earlier Sunday when The Atlantic published a profile of Romney at a time when he is one of a few prominent Republicans to be critical of President Donald Trump's actions on Ukraine that led House Democrats to open an impeachment inquiry.
Romney told The Atlantic's McKay Coppins, who authored the profile of him, that he uses a secret Twitter account to follow politics. He declined to name the account, but said he followed less than 700 accounts.
The revelation sparked Feinberg's interest, who went through the Twitter accounts of some of Romney's relatives for clues.
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In a new documentary, Meghan Markle talks about the struggles of being a new mom under intense media scrutiny and Prince Harry finally addresses an issue bugging a lot of royal fans: What is up with his relationship with his brother, Prince William?
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee have been recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella.
A Food Safety and Inspection Service statement released Friday says the ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage products were made by George's Prepared Food in Caryville, Tennessee.
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While President Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the American military will continue operations against the Islamic State group.
They aren't coming home and the United States isn't leaving the turbulent Middle East, according to current plans outlined by U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper before he arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday. The fight in Syria against IS, once spearheaded by American allied Syrian Kurds who have been cast aside by Trump, will be undertaken by U.S. forces, possibly from neighboring Iraq.
Esper did not rule out the idea that U.S. forces would conduct counterterrorism missions from Iraq into Syria. But he told reporters traveling with him that those details will be worked out over time.
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Destination Maternity, a leading retailer of maternity wear, is planning a bankruptcy filing that could come as soon as the next few weeks, as it deals with better-capitalized competition and an onerous debt load, people familiar with the matter told CNBC.
The company is working with advisors at the law firm Kirkland & Ellis and Berkeley Research Group, one of the people said. It is trying to find a buyer in bankruptcy, but if it is unable, it will likely be forced to liquidate, that person said.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a U.K. court Monday to fight extradition to the United States on espionage charges, and he lost a bid to delay proceedings so that his legal team would have more time to prepare his case.
Assange defiantly raised a fist to supporters who jammed the public gallery in Westminster Magistrates Court for a rare view of their hero. He appears to have lost weight but looked healthy, although he spoke very softly and at times seemed despondent and confused.