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Suu Kyi in court to refute Myanmar genocide allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:01am

Former pro-democracy symbol Aung San Suu Kyi takes center-stage Wednesday at the U.N.’s top court as she seeks to defend Myanmar’s armed forces against genocide allegations over its crackdown on the country’s Rohingya minority.

Trump, allies aim to delegitimize impeachment from the start

Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:39pm

They're calling it a circus, a farce and even zany.

Judge puts lawsuit against Utah’s 18-week abortion ban on hold

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:43pm

A federal judge put the legal challenge to a new Utah law that bans abortions beginning at 18 weeks of pregnancy on hold Tuesday.

Gov. Gary Herbert calls special session on Utah tax reform

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:30pm

It’s official: The Utah Legislature will be tackling tax reform in a special session on Thursday.

Trump to sign order targeting anti-Semitism at colleges

Matthew Lee and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:26pm

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday targeting antisemitism on college campuses, the White House said.

Buttigieg discloses ex-clients as fundraising swing begins

Steve Peoples and Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:08pm

Facing intense pressure to answer questions about his work in the private sector, Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday disclosed a roster of former consulting clients that include a major health insurance provider, a nationwide electronics retailer, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of Defense.

AP FACT CHECK: How Trump's Russia claims line up with report

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:44pm

President Donald Trump has railed for years against the FBI's investigation into his campaign, making incendiary — and sometimes easily disprovable — allegations.

Trump mocks impeachment effort, talks up trade deal at rally

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:40pm

President Donald Trump mocked the Democratic impeachment effort as he sought to rally supporters Tuesday in the key swing state of Pennsylvania, calling the process “impeachment lite” and promising it would lead to his reelection in 2020.

AP Analysis: Trump faces narrow but consequential charges

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm

The articles of impeachment offered up Tuesday against President Donald Trump are narrow, but consequential. They are also likely to be approved by Democrats alone.

In South Carolina, Steyer investing in black voters

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:50pm

In the waning weeks before South Carolina's presidential primary, Democrat Tom Steyer is renewing his focus on the black voters who play a pivotal role in the first-in-the-South state, rolling out a proposal to improve historically black colleges and institutions.

Takeaways: Democrats make case in articles of impeachment

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:30pm

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, setting up a historic vote in the days before Christmas. The articles charge the president with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress and argue that he is a “threat to national security and the Constitution."

Andrew Yang qualifies for December presidential debate

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:06pm

Businessman Andrew Yang qualified Tuesday to participate in next week's Democratic presidential debate, making him the seventh candidate to make the stage in Los Angeles.

Navy: Flight training suspended for Saudi students

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:43pm

Flight training has been suspended for more than 300 Saudi Arabian students at three bases in Florida in the wake of the deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer on Friday, the U.S. Navy said Tuesday.

Pentagon to probe legality of using troops on US border

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:25pm

The Pentagon's independent investigations office says it will evaluate the legality of the Trump administration's use of the military at the U.S. southwestern border.

Tens of thousands of Czechs call on prime minister to resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:57am

Tens of thousands of Czechs returned to the streets of Prague on Tuesday to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign.

House votes, Senate trial: What's next in impeachment

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:05am

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment by the end of the week, sending them to the House floor for a vote by Christmas. Next would come a Senate trial, likely in 2020.

READ: Articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:45am

and in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed — Donald J. Trump has abused the powers of the Presidency, in that:

Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

David Keyton and Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:25am

Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s.

Russia angered by Prague plans to build Vlasov monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:17am

A Prague district has approved a plan by its mayor to build a monument to the soldiers of Gen. Andrei Vlasov's army, a move that has angered Russia.