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Stuff-A-Truck 2019 feeds hundreds of Prince George’s County families

By Chay Masagca EBC Washington D.C. Bureau (Eagle News) — Prince George’s County in Maryland recently wrapped up  its five-day food drive to feed  500 families in the county.   Dubbed as Stuff-A-Truck 2019,   the drive kicked off last November 4, …

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Key moments from Day Two of Trump impeachment hearing

    By Chris Lefkow Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine, delivered more than five hours of dramatic testimony on Friday before the congressional committee  holding impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump. Here are key moments from the second …

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Trump attacks US diplomat as she testifies in impeachment probe

  WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) — President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted an attack against the former US ambassador to Ukraine while she was in the middle of testifying in his impeachment probe, prompting her to complain she was being intimidated. …

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UPDATED: Two killed in California school shooting, teen in custody

by Frederic J. BROWN with Andrew MARSZAL in Los Angeles SANTA CLARITA, United States (AFP) —  A teenage boy gunned down fellow students at a California high school on his 16th birthday Thursday, killing two and wounding another three before …

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Trump dodges US-Turkey rows to focus on Erdogan friendship

by Sebastian Smith WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday sidestepped rows snaring US relations with fellow NATO member Turkey, instead of telling visiting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is a “fan.” On a day when …

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New revelation at historic Trump impeachment hearing

By Chris Lefkow The top US diplomat in Ukraine, in gripping public testimony at the historic impeachment hearing into President Donald Trump, levelled a stark new accusation Wednesday about White House efforts to pressure Kiev to investigate Democratic rival Joe …

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Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open

By Paul Handley Donald Trump faces the most perilous challenge of his three-year presidency as public hearings convened as part of the impeachment probe against him open under the glare of television cameras on Wednesday. Democrats who control the House …

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Jimmy Carter hospitalized for procedure after recent falls: statement

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Former US president Jimmy Carter was hospitalized on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure after recent falls, The Carter Center said. The 95-year-old “was admitted to Emory University Hospital this evening for a procedure …

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Trump: Bolivia leader’s resignation sign to ‘illegitimate regimes’

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump on Monday hailed the resignation of Bolivia’s leftist leader Evo Morales as a sign to “illegitimate” regimes and praised the role of the country’s military. “These events send a strong signal …

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New York honors veterans on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

    By Emil Valerio EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) — Monday, November 11, 2019 marks the 100th year anniversary of Armistice Day. “The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.” — …

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Mexico offers asylum to Bolivia’s Morales: foreign minister

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Mexico on Sunday said it was offering asylum to Bolivia’s President Evo Morales after 20 government officials and lawmakers had sought refuge at its embassy in La Paz. “Mexico, in accordance with its tradition of …

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Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to EU, in impeachment hot seat

By Chris Lefkow WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) — Like many others before him, Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, was appointed to a plum diplomatic post by a grateful president. The wealthy hotelier donated $1 million to President …

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